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An Easy Shot
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Seattle detectives Craig and Bonnie Frakes want nothing more than to enjoy each other’s company and their golf vacation in Scottsdale. They need the rest. But their vacation plans take a sudden turn when they overhear a conversation between two men plotting a murder—the murder of someone very powerful. Now, the Frakes must plan each move of their investigation carefully—or risk untold lives.
The Melungeon Witch: The Five Collected Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,600. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Five romantic suspense short stories set between the two World Wars in the Appalachians near Sneedville, Tennessee featuring mysterious Melungeon healer Cephea Collins and Sheriff Daniel Praeger.
The Melungeon Witch's Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When a single, pregnant woman is attacked, Melungeon healer Cephea Collins comes to her defense and her aid. After all, Cephea herself knows a thing or two about being an outcast in society. As Sheriff Daniel Praeger's ex-wife makes a last-ditch attempt to drive Daniel and Cephea apart, Cephea begins to wonder if there will be a happy ending for anyone.
The Melungeon Witch's Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A mysterious stranger is found with a bag of gold—and shot with a poisoned arrow. When a man and woman arrive in town with claims the gold was stolen, Sheriff Daniel Praeger must uncover the truth while Melungeon healer Cephea Collins tends to the wounded and unconscious victim. Will the growing feelings between Daniel and Cephea help solve the puzzle or drive them further apart?
The Melungeon Witch's Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Sheriff Daniel Praeger's three-year-old son finds a "sleeping man" in the woods, Daniel realizes the man has been murdered—and was himself accused of murdering his own wife a year ago. With the dead man's uncooperative family and Daniel's ex turning up the heat, can Daniel keep his son and Cephea safe while sorting out his own conflicted emotions?
Return of the Melungeon Witch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Melungeon healer Cephea Collins finds herself falling for Sheriff Daniel Praeger, but those feelings are put to the test when he asks her help on a case involving the murder of his ex-girlfriend's brother. As the ex makes it clear she wants to rekindle her relationship with Daniel, Cephea learns that love can be as deadly as any of the poultices and poisons she uses in her craft.
The Melungeon Witch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When a girl is found murdered in a small Appalachian town after meeting with mysterious Melungeon healer Cephea Collins, suspicion falls on Cephea. It's up to Sheriff Daniel Praeger to uncover the truth, but his investigation may dig a little too close to home when he finds himself falling for the main suspect, and his beliefs about science and witchcraft are turned upside down.
The Brass Chills
Series: Inspector Luke Bradley. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Luke Bradley is no stranger to murder, but the stakes have never been higher — the defense of American lives from malevolent Japanese forces. The action begins when screenwriter Chris Wells travels from the west coast to a naval repair base on a barren island. Amid angry rumors and suspicion, Bradley and Wells race to unmask a saboteur before the civilian laborers turn upon each other.
Senator Bradbury and the DX1 Seizure
Price: Free! Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist war with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons! The execution of a colossal atomic bomb on a Pacific military base, the assassination of a top senator, and the hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired a new form of atomic weapons and is executing a sinister plot on civilization!
WMD Redux Weapons Missing Detection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Fiction: WMD planted in a foreign country to justify invasion go missing. One person knows their location. His value is tied to public reaction. Time is running out!
The Lincoln Prophecy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,240. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Following the sudden death of his wife, Michael Riley abandons his high-pressured life as a lawyer in Washington, D.C. for the relative calm of teaching constitutional law in Dallas. Riley was just getting comfortable in his new life when, on an early morning jog along an isolated trail, he witnesses a murder. He's plunged into a high stakes came of cat and mouse where he must run for his life.
Quick Guide: Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is generally categorized under different genres. It is said to be a part-Gothic and part-psychological mystery. Some scholars consider it by turns part-meta-fiction, part-satire, and part-case study of totalitarian thought.
The Disappearance of Anna Popov: A dark page-turning psychological thriller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,000. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A dark page-turning psychological thriller! Celebrated author and journalist Jack Rogan cannot resist a challenge. When he stumbles across a mysterious clue pointing to the tragic disappearance of two girls from Alice Springs, Rogan decides to investigate.
Straight and Narrow
Price: Free! Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tara Richards is approaching forty, unhappy with her job, and disenchanted with her marriage. When her best friend Lisa disappears, Tara's life is thrown into turmoil. Has Lisa jeopardized her sobriety by going on a drinking binge or has she been harmed by her partner who has a history of battering?
Murder Mystery of A Magical Car:The Diary Of A Young Teenager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Cars, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a story about a college going boy who lost his parents at an early age and starts writing diary entries about his life. In order to get a remembrance of his father the boy modifies his father’s self-created and designed car and turns it into a super car. This car gets the boy in a series of problems by committing various murders despite a lot of security. It has mystery, magic, emotion etc
Pesadilla en el Hospital General
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: Spanish. Published: May 22, 2016 by Alba Digital Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tres personas se enfrentan al crimen organizado de la capital. La aparición de un paciente sin identificación en la sala de emergencias del Hospital General, desencadenará una serie de eventos misteriosos e intimidantes que obligarán a Julián Torres, Alejandra Villalobos y Willy Baralt, a desentrañar los hilos y urdimbres que unen la red de ilegalidad de la ciudad.
Much Ado About Murder (Double Barrel Mysteries)
Series: Double Barrel Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Lapdog Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Blake and Shelby are settling in as co-owners of the Drunken Sailor Bed & Breakfast and have begun renovating the boathouse to be used as offices for Double Barrel Investigations. But with construction underway, another case is dropped into their laps. A local man is arrested for murder when his ex-wife is discovered buried beneath his woodpile, and the Gunner’s are hired to find the real killer.
You Be the Dick
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
You are a rookie detective, one your grizzled veteran partner is not taking an immediate shine to. But he's walking you through your first case, like a children's primer, and it's up to you to keep your ears open, eyes wide, and mouth shut! Maybe, if you're worth the time the department's put into you, you'll solve the case. But no one's taking bets.
Afterlife with Father: Father Raises the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Father's one rule for pets was that they were to be kept outside, a rule my sister Alison broke with consistency. Father had many peculiarities, which made life in the Night household fun and exciting. But one frightening Halloween surpassed them all, as the beloved cat we had just buried came back from the dead!
Blood Red
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Swyers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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This short story introduces Iowa detective Callie Worth as she solves a bloody mystery in small-town Macy, Iowa. All is not as it seems but perseverance and a couple of K-9s help get the job done.