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The Murders at Hobson’s Coal Hole and The Prospect of Whitby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The third in the series of previously unpublished cases of Sherlock Holmes, related by John H. Watson, MD. The only known manuscripts in this collection are rough drafts without provenance in the library of Oliver St Gaudy, who has revised and otherwise prepared them for publication. Whether they are authentic is for the reader to decide.
Havana Nocturne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Intrigue Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With US relations with Cuba, you can relive the past with this mystery/espionage story set in Cuba right after the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Writing Your First Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A step-by-step guide to constructing your first mystery by bestselling crime fiction author Mar Preston.
Creating Killer Characters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A step-by-step guide to creating the essential--and memorable--characters you need to sell your first mystery.
In the Twinkling of a Bronze Eye
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The arrival of a gift from its sister city, Foshan in China, to Springton forces Bruce Greenwood, the city’s park ranger to face an unusual situation. The gift, a life size bronze statue, placed near the park’s main entrance stirs the outrage of some city folks.
To Not Be In Hamlet
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Murder in a small town is shocking, but maybe not half as strange as its quirky residents. Can mystery writer Sam MacNeil solve the crime before he becomes the next victim? Perhaps, if the simple townsfolk don't drive him crazy first...
The Auto Shop Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A gruesome discovery in the trunk of a white sedan in an auto repair shop, draws homicide detectives John Allen and Chris Davidson into a murder mystery. The victim, Susan Baldwin, is the young wife of a middle-aged real estate developer, Steven Baldwin, a respectable member of the city’s business community and a close friend of the police commissioner.
The Secret of Mud Lake: Collector's Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Knight is known for paranormal research. He gets a call to investigate the deaths of seven young people. It is obviously a serial killer. He is a paranormal investigator. He may be able to solve that, but what about the secret of Mud Lake? Is it a monster, like the legends say, or something else entirely? Is he putting himself into the position of the next victim?
The Mystery Stalker at Hyde Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An exciting short story revolving around the Law Makers versus the Law Breakers.
Recreation: Yes, you do look a little familiar...
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Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A short story prequel to the 'Lena's Friends' novels. Lena sells herself, she is a high class 'escort', a prostitute. At a bike rally, Lena meets up with Tony, someone she had previously met in a ‘professional’ way... Despite initial worries that her business and private lives should be kept separate, it soon becomes obvious that Tony was definitely going to be one of ‘Lena's Friends’...
The Scorned (A Private Investigator Series of crime mystery novels Book 3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,210. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Matt Blake heartless old banker is shot trying to stop a woman robber. Before security guards could stop her, she rushes to an elevator with the money she just robbed. Of course, security guards are waiting for her on the upper floor. However, the woman mysteriously disappears on her way there. Private Eye Alex French has three days to find the mysterious lady to ensure evil does not go unpunished
Secrets of the Tasting Room
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Continuing the lives of Cajun duo investigators who have discovered a "tunnel" of wine runners right from the Michigan Wineries. Intense moments and days as the two Louisiana private investigators actually are involved on a day to day run of the wine across the US!
Re-Homed
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Series: Flynn & Levy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Flynn & Levy Murder Mystery NYPD detectives Frank Flynn & Christine Levy are back!
Egg Hunt
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When a priceless Fabergé egg goes missing from a locked room in the London townhouse of Russian oligarch Yevgeny Ivanov, everybody quickly suspects the cleaning lady Eva Hart. But Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd has her doubts, for Eva Hart has no motive, since the egg is unsellable on the free market. But what does Eva's little daughter Emily know? And what happened to the egg?
The Case of the Headless Heir
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
XYZ takes on a murder case involving the husband of a hippie restaurant owner. The dead man turns out to be George McDowell, a popular Florida mystery writer who often hosted meetings of Miami's only Cryptogram Club. The only clues are two mysterious and bloody scraps of paper found on the scene, but of course Xande's most important clues are always locked up somewhere under her blonde dreadlocks.
The Isleworth Smile Part 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Left for dead in Zurich, is this the end for Kroupa and Benoît? The horrors of the past have come back to life and at the centre of it all is the Mona Lisa. With Hendrych left in the dark, and Kroupa nowhere to be found, it looks as though evil plans laid down over a hundred years ago may finally be realised
The Blue Harp Curse
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Several murders have taken place in the city of Crastgale. Two nightwatchmen search the dark streets for a murderer that could be anyone. However, what started as a manhunt for a murderer may turn into something bigger than they can handle.
Mirror Image
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A "John Doe" with a fatal gunshot wound. An ER doctor. A surprise. Murder
Literature Help: The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-Time
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Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,920. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The story reveals that when Christopher is overloaded with new information, he is not able to take immediate and rational decisions. He finds it difficult to visit other places because he has spent most of his childhood at home with his father, who happens to have told him that his mother died of a heart attack.
Zugzwang (a short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.