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The Last Prisoner by Walter Rice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mitch Souder, a black science teacher, was found guilty of killing a white high school girl, but even after ten years in prison he maintains his innocence. Now that his prison is closing, he’s granted a special parole: Ninety trouble-free days and his sentence will be commuted. If not, he’ll be sent back to prison. But he barely tastes freedom before storm clouds gather.
The Decrypter: Digital Eyes Only by Rose Sandy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,350. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
An unborn child on a hit list. A centuries-old, dark net organization willing to pay. A conspiracy hidden in a billionaires’ virtual reality game. A hi-tech encrypted device, with a list of codes detailing classified near-future technologies, goes missing from the NSA’s vault of secrets. In a fast-paced, action-packed cyberthriller from the streets of London to the coves of Malta, from the glitzy
Shadow of the Ghost Dog by Dorothy Bodoin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The excitement surrounding the making of a movie based on Lucy Hazen’s book, Devilwish, turns to horror when a landscaper unearths a human skeleton in the backyard of the house. Inside the vacant house, Jennet hears the incessant crying of an invisible dog. As she searches for clues to the phenomenon, one tragedy follows another until a second murder takes place.
The Pennsville Rookie by Vernon W. Wilson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young talented policeman attempts to solve his first case; a hit-and-run incident. He has an unusual way of investigation and he is met with a conspiracy of silence. The ending has a twist.
An Eye for Murder by Motti Sharir & Ora Cummings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 92,470. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a medical testing trial turns deadly, Milbert Greene, a naïve and extremely nearsighted medical student, turns amateur sleuth.
Mud Run Murder by Leslie Langtry
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ex-CIA Agent turned small town Girl Scout leader, Merry Wrath, thinks she has her hands full getting her troop ready for the Mud Run out at scout camp. But when she realizes some at the Agency thinks she's leaked classified intel, Merry is suddenly dodging bullets as she tried to clear her name...making it a Mud Run for her life!
15 Strange Tales of Crime and Mystery by Mario Milosevic
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 yarns of crimes dire and humorous, cosmic and ordinary, exploring the frightening and endlessly inventive ways humans find to do each other wrong.
Chicago Jazz by Gregory Randall
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 63,500. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the hot summer of 1933, Chicago Detective Tony Alfano is stunned by the violent death of a young Italian woman. As the Chicago World’s Fair excitedly anticipates the celebrated arrival of Mussolini’s twenty-four flying boats, more murdered bodies are discovered. Is this the work of a deranged psychopath? Will Alfano find and stop the murderer before they can kill again? Will the fair be closed?
Chicago Swing by Gregory Randall
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Depression racked Chicago, three people crash into each other, each hoping for vengeance, redemption, and salvation. For veteran Chicago detective Tony Alfano he thought he’d seen it all, but today wasn’t like most mornings: five bombings in the Loop, a case of missing dynamite, and a dead Serbian off Washington St.. Can he stop the killer or will the killer get to him first?
Sharknose by Chris Graham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A 'Lena's Friends' novel. When a man takes his final journey, it would normally be in a hearse. He’d be wearing his best suit, or at the very least a shroud. However, when that journey’s taken in a small single engined aircraft, and he’s dressed in a basque, with stockings and suspenders, and wearing women’s make up, then something’s obviously gone awry. But he’s still dead, just the same.
The Empty House : What Would You Do A New Beginning by Richard Garcia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017 by HappyLife Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Michael bought a new house in the suburbs with a big garden. The house is surrounded by a safe neighborhood. The empty house next to them is not really empty, but an old man named Noah still lives in there, a man who is still trying to bring his wife back to the world.
The Thirteenth Gate by Kat Ross
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,700. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Occult agent Lady Vivienne Cumberland tracks a demonic killer from the alleys of Whitechapel to the grit and glamor of Gilded Age New York. When an Egyptian amulet is stolen from the Museum of Natural History, Lady Vivienne realizes she faces an ancient evil. The key to stopping it is something called the Thirteenth Gate. But where is it? And more importantly, who will find it first?
American Static by Tom Pitts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
AMERICAN STATIC by Tom Pitts. “A hot dose of pure adrenaline that will leave you gasping for breath and begging for more.” —Owen Laukkanen.
Trapped in Darkness by CJ Vermote
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After ten years of silence from the paranormal world, Sara’s nights are invaded once more. A young child, Lily, has been kidnapped. The dreams don’t register with Sara that they are a cry for help until the soul of her mother appears by the child.
Tender Echoes by Reily Garrett
Price: Free! Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three years ago, Lexi Donovan’s natural gift on the keyboard elevated her from teenage orphan from the street to a self-sufficient, independent, young woman. Acting on her strong moral code places her in a killer’s cross hairs when she anonymously helps police in a murder investigation. A fast-paced mystery thriller.
Inquisitive Traveler: Time Port Santa Fe by Larry Tyree
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,060. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Santa Fe, 1942: When a banker is murdered on a deserted road, there’s no shortage of suspects, yet the case remains unsolved. Fascinated with the historical murder, Walker stumbles back through time from the 1990s to investigate. What is Santa Fe’s mysterious portal to the past? How will he and his girlfriend Maggie control it? Will he choose to stay in 1942, abandoning his career and new love?
Underneath the Killing Tree by Marijka Bright
Price: $3.35 USD. Words: 100,160. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Underneath the Killing Tree is a bone-chilling read which spirals between 1920 and the present day. Detective Inspector Andy Bliss and his team must unravel a mystery which has its roots embedded firmly in the past, while Mary Loxley tries frantically to piece together why her sister, Emlyn Quinn, was murdered and uncover the conspiracy whose web Emlyn had become inextricably entangled in.
Lumbini Uncovered by Ramakanta Mishra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,510. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, was lost centuries ago. Rummindei of Nepal is believed to be Lumbini based on an Aśokan inscription found there. Subsequently, a version of the same inscription was found in Odisha, which would indicate this place to be Lumbini too. How can there be two birthplaces of Buddha? Can any of these two places be Lumbini? What is the real meaning of the inscription?
The Dark Side of Pura Vida: Murder, Betrayal, Abduction and Revenge in the Vacation Paradise by James J. Brodell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Retired baseball player Jack Patterson becomes suspicious after his younger sister dies in a Pacific Ocean rip tide while on vacation in Costa Rica. Jack has to go there to find answers to troubling questions. But soon he is hijacked by a gang of avengers led by an icy Costa Rican-American woman who carries twin pistols strapped to her chest. Jack soon helps uncover a web of corruption and greed.