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A Taste of Murder by J H Wear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Detectives Moss Stone and Anya Roberts investigate the sudden death of a liquor agent, Oscar Detrick. and newspaper columnist at a wine festival by poison. Detectives Stone and Roberts enter the world of wine festivals to determine the motive in poisoning Detrick. And was the missing the bag of garbage holding the clues they needed?
Book Of Hours: Unholy Error by J. S. Anderson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,220. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Religious
Brother Alphaios finds a mysterious parchment thrust into the Book of Hours. Upon learning its origin, he must save it from both the Catholic Church and its owner. His brothers are told their cloister is to be sold, their future uncertain. He meets a couple grappling with being driven from their home, and an ataxic young woman driven to create an enormous reproduction of Gustave Klimt’s Hope II.
The Mapmaker's Apprentice by CJ Archer
Series: Glass and Steele. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When an apprentice from the Mapmakers' Guild goes missing, Matt and India are employed to find him. Going undercover as a married couple, they discover that not everyone at the guild is what they seem. The 2nd book in the GLASS AND STEELE series brings danger as enemies draw near, sinister plots are uncovered, and magic links two powerful guilds.
Nearly Dead in Iowa by Wendy Byrne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When divorced, jobless and pretty much homeless Manhattan socialite Izzy Lewis gets a request from the father she never to visit him in Iowa, she figures has nothing more to lose—until she arrives at his home and promptly stumbles (literally) over a dead body. Now her missing father is murder suspect number one, and Izzy's in the crosshairs of the local sheriff!
Delitto agli inizi di settembre - Delitti di provincia 12 by Annarita Coriasco
Series: Delitti di provincia. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: Italian. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Cosa c’è di meglio, a settembre, di una salutare passeggiata nei boschi alla ricerca di funghi? Eppure, come già si è dimostrato più volte, proprio la provincia sonnacchiosa, quella in cui sembra che nulla accada, nasconde segreti inconfessabili e delitti efferati… “Delitto agli inizi di settembre”, una nuova incredibile storia che vede coinvolto il maresciallo Pucci, investigatore privato.
The Discount Detectives by Ben Unglesbee
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ted Shackelford isn’t your typical literary detective. He's neither super-tough like Philip Marlow nor super-smart like Sherlock Holmes. He's a screw-up, a bungler. But he’s trying his hardest. Part crime caper, part screwball comedy and part political satire, The Discount Detectives is a quirky spin on the detective novel.
Nine Squares by E K Prescott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,520. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2016 by World Castle Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Maize and her friend find a skeleton buried in the sand at the beach with a mysterious amulet wrapped around its fingers, she and Richard set out to solve a murder. But Richard soon finds himself following well-planted illusionary clues, and as he continues to investigate, a series of events shake the depths of his philosophical, religious and spiritual beliefs.
Prelude to Peril by Jerry Sohl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chalmer Scott gets the best assignment any journalist could want: An in-depth story of the day's most popular musicians, Celia Peerson and Tony Duwaye. But the moment he joins the couple on their tour, strange and violent things begin to happen... From a master writer for TV (star trek, outer limits, twilight zone, Hitchcock presents...)
The Odious Ones by Jerry Sohl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,890. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Seven buddies meet — then suddenly the members begin to commit suicide in the most peculiar ways. Or is it murder? A novel from a Twilight Zone master.
Mosquito Lagoon: Code of Misconduct III by C.A. Griffith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: American English. Published: October 23, 2016 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Grey Colson is a private investigator and retired cop. When Lisa Riley, a friend of Colson’s current love interest, Beverly, asks him to find her missing half brother, Colson finds himself involved with a bizarre case that includes players from NASA, Congress, and the FBI.
The Last Treasure of Ancient England by MJ Colewood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,700. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
When Chester Bentley is bundled off to a remote boarding school in rural Devon he discovers the old house not only conceals a ghost, but also a dark secret and a string of intriguing riddles that will lead him and his new-found friends to resolve the greatest mystery in all English history
First Moves by strategyforvictory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
In a modern day town a young runaway boy is propelled into a dark world of a seemingly normal orphanage. The house mother is engaged in child pornography. This runaway turned unwilling hero is a flame of hope in an otherwise hopeless world to all who come to know him. Who will help him? Who will betray him? Who will die, and who will live?
Conch Shell Murder by Dorothy Francis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,100. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Newly licensed private detective Katie Hasworth faces her first murder case with more than a little anxiety—not only is she a newcomer, but the Chitting family would give Sherlock Holmes a migraine. Who murdered Alexa Chitting before she had time to change her will, leaving her fortune to the Key West Preservation Society rather than to friends and family? Her husband? Lover? Daughter?
The Pot O'Gold Murder by Shaun Coen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,590. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Hard-living Detective Eileen Ryan is called to investigate the murder of a popular bartender in her hometown, a tight-knit Irish enclave in The Bronx, New York. But she can’t quite remember the night of the murder and has to fight off the advances of a creepy forensics officer who places her at the scene of the crime. Ryan discovers secret societies and double lives.
Mescalero Blood: A Zach Miller Adventure: Book 3 by Dennis A Nehamen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,770. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Adventure » General
Zach Miller straddles two worlds: the challenges of mainstream America, and the culture of an American Indian tribe. Then, when he takes on the task of finding a missing celebrity in the Los Angeles side of his life, he has no idea that he's stumbled into a task that is quite literally…impossible. Add a dash of murder, sprinkling of embezzlement, and Zach is on the journey of his life.
Five Women in Black by BF Oswald
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 93,800. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Why do some very intelligent women make such poor choices when it comes to romance? And how do they become embroiled in devious plots not of their making? Rea Parker knows. She’s been there, done that. Five Women in Black is her story.
Crushing Steel: A Zach Miller Adventure: Book 4 by Dennis A Nehamen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,170. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
WHEN WHO DONE IT, DIDN’T DO IT Zach Miller is a fairly talented writer—give him a story and he’ll put it to words. Nadine Street is a top-notch murder investigator with a whopper of a tale for Zach to tell. The problem is that part way through the narration of what happened that nearly sacked this attractive, tough and talented lady, the script goes through an unexpected revision. Now
Don't Disarm Us by J.S. Bradford
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A brilliant attorney comes up with an ingenious scheme allowing gun owners to secure their weapons in a "Firearms Preservation Trust." It's even better than the 2nd Amendment, plus there's a tax deduction! But when an intrepid paralegal named Darla discovers the hidden agenda of the trust, she vows to shut it down.
Music and Murder: A Benny Wright Story: Book 2 by Dennis A Nehamen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
To his family, he was known as Trance Williams. To his fans and colleagues in the music world, it was Triple-XXX. What distinguished him in the rap scene was his clean lyrics, wholesome sounds and virtuous themes. Then, in the time it takes to fire a bullet, his life was stolen on the streets of Detroit.