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Sample Chapters Body in the Harbour
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It started out as a normal day for two young boys playing on the wharf before the Christmas break ended. Normal until they found the bludgeoned body of a young man washed up on the shore of Toronto Harbour on January 7, 1874.
The Maid of Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018 by Curiosity Quills Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
"You will see I was right. They will be so wrong for killing me."
Sunk Costs
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,800. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2018 by All Due Respect Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dan is a con man and drifter who thinks he just hitched a ride back east. Instead, he finds himself going 70-miles-an-hour with a gun pointed at his head. But instead of a bullet, he’s hit with a proposition to make some fast money…in SUNK COSTS by Preston Lang.
Body in the Harbour
Series: Detective Hodgins Victorian Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,930. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It started out as a normal day for two young boys playing on the wharf before the Christmas break ended. Normal until they found the bludgeoned body of a young man washed up on the shore of Toronto Harbour on January 7, 1874.
Unbreakable
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A BIRTHDAY GIRL. A BRUTAL FATHER. WHO WILL BREAK FIRST? In this prequel novella, Samantha Brooks suffers through one of the events that shape her character. On the night before her seventeenth birthday, she is crushed to learn her mother is away. Despite a brutal father laying the blame for her errant mother at her feet, Sam is determined not to let her demons haunt her day.
Broken Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A monster of the past reemerges in the present breaking the life to three young students and engaging in a fight against time with the good and promising Scotland Yard detective, Sonny D’Amato, in charge of solving the difficult case.
Finding Jessie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Christmas. That special time of year when help can come from the most improbable of places. That's a good thing, too, because what Grace needs to find Jessie before time runs out, may just be a Christmas miracle.
Black Beans & Vice
Series: Supper Club Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Book Six in the harrowing and heartwarming Supper Club Mystery series by New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams! “An unusual murder weapon is just one of the surprises in this enjoyable tale of high-cal crime.” —Publishers Weekly
The Relatively Dead Boxed Set, Books 1-3
Series: Relatively Dead Mysteries. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
The first three books in the haunting Relatively Dead Series by New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly!
Zero Warning: An Asher Radman Mystery (Asher Radman - By The Numbers Book 0)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018 by Manifest Vision Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When FBI agent Mateo Hachman took the undercover assignment, he knew the risks. Infiltrate the Proveedores Consortium and bring down the inner circle. After henchman Garceau escaped, a video appeared on every news channel - "This video is for one person and one person only - Mateo Hachman. I promised I'd get you no matter how long it took and now that I'm free I intend to keep my promise."
The Accidental Constable
Price: Free! Words: 43,370. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sonny has a tendency to play practical jokes. His latest trick ended with the death of three of his intended friends. The local Constable, Orville Heades investigated the deaths, and found Sonny not at fault. There was a backlash from the community, but Constable Heades and Sonny became friends. When the local cola mine's Superintendent dies, the Constable includes Sonny in his investigation.
Bloody Bananas
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When supermarket employee Nelson Grant is found bludgeoned to death next to a half empty crate of bananas, the case seems a complete mystery. For Nelson Grant was well liked by his colleagues, so who could possibly want him dead? But then Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team discover that the crate contained more than just bananas and the case suddenly acquires a whole new dimension.
Overlooking the Obvious
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Milton Stone is a doctor in Brooklyn who is dealing in drugs. His partner Finn McCoole has control of several bars and strip clubs where the drugs are sold. Nick Morosco is the bagman who has been skimming some of the profits of the drugs. On the night of the wedding of Stone's daughter Karen and Herb Fishman, a body was found. The body is Nick Morosco....
The Shadow of the Phoenix
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,010. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This is a contemporary psychological thriller about dark obsessions, and the fathers who pass them to their sons. Rife with international glamour, romance and intrigue, the story captures four patriarchal families in a generational conflict where the pursuit of global power at any price makes them the unwitting pawns of a hidden psychotic mastermind...
Murder in Key West 5
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,220. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The island of Key West serves as backdrop for some of the world’s best mystery stories. Here is the fifth collection of murder and mayhem in Paradise, a hard-hitting anthology that features ten leading writers who explore the dark side of the Southernmost city in the continental US...
The Implications
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,970. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a body with mob ties washes up on the beach in a quiet rural town, the marshal has his hands full plus some. The coroner's new assistant being a dead ringer for the marshal's deceased wife only adds to the complications.
Stern Talbot, P.I.—The Early Years: The Case of the Missing Body
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Some cases are better than others, not so rattling. Not so sleep-depriving. Not so insane. But the evidence in a brand new missing persons case echoes the evidence in a three year old cold case that ended with a missing body. Now it's time to figure things out and close them both. The twists and turns of this case test the imagination and strain the emotions.
Stern Talbot, P.I.—The Early Years: The Case of the Sliced-Up Secretary
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Long before he went into private practice as a P.I., Stern Talbot was a detective for the LAPD. Some cases are better than others, not so rattling. Not so sleep-depriving. Not so insane. But when a vibrant young woman is hacked to death, who knew there could be secrets far more gut wrenching? The twists and turns of this case test the imagination and strain the emotions.
Stern Talbot, PI: The Case of the Troubled Actress
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What do a retired mob boss, a deposed city mayor, a city attorney and an up-and-coming movie star have in common? Maybe nothing at all. At least Stern Richards hopes so as he sets out to discover who's trying to kill him. And why. Toss into the mix Stern's secretary, a made man and other assorted bad guys, and you have a volatile mixture in a roller coaster ride of a mystery.
Loose Ends
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What deep personal fantasy can sustain an unrequited love for forty years? How can a jilted lover watch and learn and plot and plan, yet miss the most valuable lesson of all? Come along on this tension-filled journey of intrigue, suspense and atonement with city police detective Del Samuels and PI Stern Richards. Help unravel the truth and discover the one glaring, major lesson buried deep within