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Virgin Territory (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #2)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It just wasn’t fair. When you marry a man for his money, you expect him to leave you a shining pile of gold pieces. Not a crummy old wine business. How was the new young widow Claudia going to pay off her gambling debts now? So when Eugenius Collatinus asks Claudia to chaperone his granddaughter to Sicily she jumps at the chance to escape Rome. And then a woman’s brutalized body is discovered...
I, Claudia (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,200. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Claudia Seferius has successfully flattered her way into marriage with a wealthy Roman wine merchant. But when her secret gambling debts spiral, she hits on another resourceful way to make money - offering her “personal services” to high-ranking Roman Citizens. Unfortunately her clients are now turning up dead - the victims of a sadistic serial killer.
Disappear
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,800. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A UK #1 in Mystery-Women Sleuths A vicious killer...a mind-bending mystery...a woman's search for answers On a rain-drenched night, a young husband runs to the corner shop - and never returns. Eighteen years later his un-aged body is found wearing the same clothes, on the same street. Searching for answers, his widow Jennifer Parkes is drawn into a maze of deception and terror.
Silence and Circumstance
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,750. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Agatha Christie, pawn or puppet-master? For eleven days in December 1926, that was the question all of England was asking. Was she kidnapped, or possibly a pawn trapped in an international mystery? Or could she actually be the puppet-master, secretly manipulating an entire nation from behind her typewriter?
Paradise Lost (A Joe Collins Mystery)
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Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former cop Joe Collins goes after those serial killers who are a threat to society. Along with former partner Doris Linacre, he sets out to stop another bad guy, this time someone behind a series of missing women and kids -- gone, no trace left behind.
The Butterfly Tattoo (A Joe Collins Mystery)
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Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
As a cop, Joe Collins knew there were bad people out there -- serial killers -- monsters that needed to be caught … and eliminated. His vigilante brand of justice makes for exciting reading in this new mystery series that will etch itself into your imagination like a tattoo.
The Quilters Club Quartet (The First Four Quilters Club Mysteries)
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Series: Quilters Club Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,300. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Yes, this anthology contains the first four books on the bestselling Quilters Club Mystery Series -- The Underhanded Stitch, Patchwork Puzzler, Coming Unraveled, and Hemmed In. Here you’ll meet Maddy, Cookie, Bootsie, Lizzie, and precocious Aggie, solving historical mysteries in their cozy little town of Caruthers Corners, Indiana. This special bundle is a huge savings of 37% off the ebooks.
Sewed Up Tight
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Series: Quilters Club Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Those Quilters Club ladies -- Maddy, Cookie, Bootsie, and Lizzie -- don’t believe in ghosts, but they have a case to solve when the ghost of Beasley Mansion scares the high school principal to death … a mysterious Phantom plants a firebomb at the Halloween Festival … and a historic pictorial quilt depicting the founding of Caruthers Corners...Count precocious 12-year-old Aggie.
Killerground
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After the second mysterious death at Righteous Rewards Retreat, Rhetta McCarter re-examines her decision to help the neighboring landowner— a Native American tribe that her Foundation selected as its first project—build a museum. Avery Fielding, the enigmatic leader of the Retreat is determined to own the tribe’s land and warns Rhetta away.
Even When You Win...
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wins and losses… In this, the fifth Jim Stanton Mystery, the retired community journalist and his wife Jan reach out to help a family in need only to find themselves plumbing the depths of despair as they confront winning, losing and family values with everything they hold dear hanging in the balance.
My Father the God
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Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
Suspicion- A Private Investigator Series of crime mystery novels Book 6
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jennifer is accused of murdering her estranged husband, Michael. She is a friend of Alex French's, a seasoned private investigator. The day Michael was gunned down, Jennifer was hanging out in a bar, she had a drink and could not remember anything else for the rest of the day. When Jennifer came to, she was in an apartment she has never seen before holding on to a small handgun, and Michael's
Rhodesland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A run-in with a secretive fraternity during the Malayan Emergency forces Wildan Caspian, a news photographer, to go underground. Chaos reigns when he stumbles upon a trail that leads him to a conspiracy-strewn world of neocolonialists, tribesmen, godmen and imperialist oddballs—all racing to find a lost sceptre. Wildan joins the race with a bumbling friend, a local rascal and an effervescent bandi
One Little, Two Little, Three Little Indians
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,030. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the banks of the mighty Ottawa River, a young woman is brutally dismembered and tossed into the fast-flowing water. The only clue that the police have is the woman's Aboriginal background. Inspector Joe Donnelly is in a race against time to catch a killer who kills with more and more daring. As he puts the violent clues together, he comes to grips with the darkest chapter in Canadian history.
Misfortune Cookies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,350. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A most unlikely pair of detectives, best friends Lovita and Sue Jan, “Comb” the countryside with style, sarcasm, and lots of Szechwan. This tale is like good take-out food–definitely worth bringing home.
Ada Unraveled
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,660. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Rachel Lyons discovers a corpse while hiking the recently burned hillsides of Southern California. The coroner rules it death by wildfire but Rachel disagrees. When she joins a group of women who meet not far from where the body was found, she begins to unravel the tangled web of family secrets that led to the old man’s demise.
Pervious Pickle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pervious pickle, being a career criminal, devised a plan so devious he thought it was fool proof in every way. Everything seemed to fall into place as he put his plan into action. He would have succeeded in his endeavour had it not been for Inspector Cheesecake. This short story takes you through a criminal mind that hatched a brainy idea that couldn't possibly fail.
Death On A Green
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Series: Jill Quint, MD, Forensic Pathologist. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,720. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Dr. Jill Quint, Forensic Pathologist, is enjoying a vacation with her girlfriends who live in Green Bay, Wisconsin Jill’s visit was scheduled to coincide with what they have long called ‘the most entertaining golf match of the year’. After a gunshot rings out they return to the second green to find Doug Easley dead. Follow Jill and her team as they decipher where the shot rang out from and why.
Seven
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Koans and killings, mayhem and metaphysics, the DoubleNickel Detective stories serve up the usual mix of characters, clues and conundrums. The main character is a brown paper sack, a mutt of mixed ancestry: his father Japanese, his mother Irish. He is sardonic. He drinks. Not your gentleman sleuth, but a private eye who lines up with the hard-boiled boys.
The Brain Farm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Truth is often stranger than fiction. A suburban hit and run should be an open and shut case for our intrepid duo. However Kroupa and Hendrych soon realise that things are far more complicated than they look and once again they find themselves plunged into the underbelly of the city. One clue leads to the next, each turn becoming more twisted and dangerous, until finally all is bared, literally!