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The Naked Cellist
Series: Inspector Winwood Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,580. Language: British English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
What could possibly go wrong at an Arts Festival? It is not long before the first body is found sitting at a table beneath a painting of a naked cellist. Two more strange deaths occur against a festival backdrop of strange, bizarre, unusual and totally experimental acts. Winwood’s nose for suspecting that dark forces are at work has never let him down before and this case is no different.
Arno's Short Story Collection
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 42,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Index: Yesterday... Today... Tomorrow... HOW TO PAUSE A MONSTER CALLED TIME THE LIBRARIAN THE COUNTER "Page 99” MUTATE Midnight Crew THINGS THAT DON'T RHYME Bringing Down The House AS ABOVE, SO BELOW..., and Only Good Men Deserve Yesterday A combination of love, revenge, betrayal, time travel, loss, politics, capitalism, greed and the things m
The First Cut
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 142,150. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Scottish Police Superintendent Terrence Reid’s race to derail the money pipeline fueling a string of deadly terrorist attacks suffers a devastating setback when his informant is brutally murdered. Reid’s chief suspect, a ruthless financier, always seems to be one step ahead of him. After one of his men is murdered, and Reid's wife Reid suspects he’s got a traitor in own camp.
Mermaids of Bodega Bay
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,070. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Suspecting that his estranged wife is having an affair with a famous artist, Scottish Police Superintendent Terrence Reid, heir to a whiskey fortune and Scottish title, travels to the small California seaside town of Bodega Bay to try to win her back—only to discover that her lover’s six-year-old daughter is missing, and his wife and her lover under suspicion of murder.
Haven: The Legacy of Madonast
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,120. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by banboo associates. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Rescue of a mute child and a bizarre interview signal the beginning of an enigma that reverberates from the back streets of Salford to the night clubs and temples of Japan. Survivors of a marooned civilisation; the malevolent Scavengers; an ancient secret which holds a deadly peril: Time is running out... Is catastrophe inevitable..?
Newton Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Amber awakens alone in a strange and decrepit hospital, with no memory of how she got there or any memory at all. All she knows is that she has a head injury, a sore bruised up body and the vague feeling that something bad has happened.
Death Fish
Series: A Dan Jamieson and Rachel Maguire Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Dan Jamieson and Rachel Maguire are asked to investigate the sudden death of Henry Caldwell. The death has been ruled a suicide, but Caldwell's daughter thinks it may have been murder. There appear to be many reasons to consider both causes of death, but very little evidence to suggest the poisoning was murder.
The Spirit of Solstice
Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Konrad Savast is the Malykant: foremost and most secret servant of the God of Death. His job? To track down the foulest of murderers and bring them to The Malykt's Justice. No mercy. No quarter. Solstice Eve, and Konrad is dragged from his bed to investigate the murder of a local wine merchant. The man's as dead as they come, but his spirit seems oddly unperturbed by his passing.
Dana's Dilemma: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Elections and Old Loves Combine with Deadly Results in a Romantic Mystery Featuring Sheriff Mel Crane and Special Agent Dana Rossi! What happens when Mel runs for Sheriff, an Amish girl runs away from home and Dana runs – er, limps - for cover? Can anything else possibly go wrong for these two ladies of law enforcement? Sure it can and it will! Can the two sometimes lovers work it all out?
The Will to Live
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bravery strengthens the will to live, a will for Good against the Evil hidden in our world. There are many known obstacles put in the way of our heroes but many more are still to be discovered. However, defeating an evil enemy takes more than bravery and hope.
La Détective Alchimique (The Alchemical Detective - French)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,150. Language: French. Published: January 18, 2017 by Red Empress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jonglant entre démons, daemons et liseuses de cartes de tarot en colère, Riga doit attraper le tueur avant qu’elle-même ne devienne la prochaine cible.
La Détective Métaphysique (The Metaphysical Detective - French)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,660. Language: French. Published: January 18, 2017 by Red Empress Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Pour attraper un tueur, la détective métaphysique Riga Hayworth doit voyager de San Francisco aux enfers… et réussir à y revenir vivante.
Ms America and the Naughtiness in New Orleans
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,510. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Who better than Ms. America Happy Pennington to grace Mardi Gras festivities in New Orleans? She packs party moves and sleuthing smarts—which come in handy when the king for an old-line krewe is bumped off during a Carnival parade. No ghost, vampire or even voodoo spirit will keep our scrappy beauty queen from nabbing the killer—not when the stakes are sky-high for someone dear to her heart...
Mr. Big Empty
Series: Hollow Folk. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,970. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Vie Eliot arrives in the small town of Vehpese, Wyoming with little more than the clothes--and scars--on his back. Determined to make a new life for himself after escaping his abusive mother, he finds that living with his estranged father brings its own problems. Then Samantha Oates, the girl with blue hair, goes missing, and Vie might be the only one who can find her.
My Bad Grandad (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book Seven)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,240. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Good girls go to heaven. Bad girls go to Sturgis. That’s what they say at the famous motorcycle rally. Is Mercy Watts a bad girl? Mercy doesn’t think so, but she’s going to Sturgis and things are about to go bad in a big way. Mercy’s about to find out that a lie spoken fifty years ago can be used by a present day evil, and it’s not only stalking Sturgis, but the Watts clan itself.
A Quiet Death
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the body of a young Pakistani girl is found out on the moors, the investigation leaves Detective Sanne Jensen facing an ordeal she may not survive.
Murdered in the Gourmet Kitchen (A Riley Reed Cozy Mystery)
Series: Riley Reed Cozy Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murdered in the Gourmet Kitchen is the sequel to the popular Riley Reed cozy mystery, Murdered in the Man Cave, by bestselling crime writer R. Barri Flowers. In her latest sleuthing, Riley finds herself a suspect in the murder of her friend, Suzanne Crier, who was bashed to death with Riley’s own casserole dish.
Death of the Big Kahuna
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
New to both Hawaii and the Aloha Lagoon Resort, Carrie Jorgenson has big dreams of stardom. But while she awaits fame and fortune, she's forced to accept a job waitressing at the resort's The Loco Moco Café. It isn't long before she discovers the dish on her new boss—also known to many as "The Big Kahuna." Hale Akamu is rich, handsome, repulsive...and dead.
The Girl and the Crocodile
Price: Free! Words: 458,530. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
She came to Australia - a visitor seeking an outback holiday. She met a wild charming man who offered to take her to remote places. But he hid dark secrets. Her life descended into a place of nightmare. She ended her holiday thinking she had escaped, but consequences followed her, drawing her ever deeper into a place of terror, an ancient crocodile presence threatening her body and mind
The Old Balmain House
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition. Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day