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Mayaki's Doll
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017 by Rogue Phoenix Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Had they known that the scar on her foot would give them away, they would have set the car ablaze before pushing it over…
Scarlet Oaks and the Exposed Photographer
Series: Scarlet Oaks, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A caller's cryptic clues, an elusive pastor, her brother's disappearance and an impenetrable commune, have Scarlet and friends sleuthing once again.
All The Way Back
Series: Delorean Harper. Price: Free! Words: 63,020. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Delorean Harper's past catches up with him when the body of the man who killed Delorean's parents is found in a shallow grave. Soon Delorean's the prime suspect, and the investigating detective is relentless. As if that wasn't enough trouble, Delorean agrees to protect an unstable woman in the witness protection program who's sure she's being stalked. Delorean's the one who should be worried.
A Sharp Medicine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Zack Taylor's life is once again in shambles. Having narrowly escaped death, guilty over the pain he's caused a loved one, he's hurting and angry. When looking into the disappearance of a reporter, Zack's death wish may be his cure for his troubles as he uncovers a world of corruption and evil in a world of politics, passion, and power.
Homecoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Liam returns home to the US from ten years in Paris, hoping to reunite with his estranged father, however, after settling down he notices the house is not only absent of his father, but all traces of him as well, which prompts him to believe that something isn't right with home.
Grace Steele: The Prequel
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
This is a short story that introduces amateur detective and blogger Grace Steele and her world to readers.
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's Finest Supernatural Detective: The Brag of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's finest detective of all things supernatural, is in a spot of bother. Without a hint of any paranormal going-ons for months, he finds himself without stimulation, reason to celebrate, or his trusty housekeeper. So when a champion horse breeder recruits him to solve the mystery of a phantom horse, Tristan has no choice but to leap at the opportunity.
Stone Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stone and Karlsson. Partners in crime, who only rob the Mob. Their last job went wrong. Eyeball-witness wrong. They argue over fault in the back of a bar. Smith and Wesson on the table between them. Only one of them would live to see the dawn. "Stone Dead" a crime short story featuring fast talk and brutal action in a thrilling criminal underground setting. From Stefon Mears.
Vigils
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Religious
Openness to letting life unfold and, in a sense, dancing with it, usually resolves most mysteries sooner or later. It is the "later" part that is often the real challenge in life and Monastic life is no exception. The schedule of a monastery revolves around the communal prayer marking the various phases of the day and night.
Ransom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,420. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Lynne Winters is a not-too-successful real estate attorney caught in the middle of the kidnapping of the century in the mid-sized American city of Slate. Entangled in the problem against her will, she finds herself hindered more than helped by the efforts of the police and the victim's self-centered family. Can no one but Lynn remember that a young boy's life is at stake.
Scarlet Oaks and the Serial Caller
Series: Scarlet Oaks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,110. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
Hosting a late night men's call in show takes a sinister turn for Scarlet when San Francisco's latest serial killer targets her as his next victim.
Drawing on the Past
Series: Perri Seamore, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Perri Seamore accepts a spur-of-the-moment position filling in for a home health nurse. Soon after starting the job, she finds there is much more going on in southern Illinois than she anticipated. Perri entangles herself in a centuries-old mystery surrounding a historic house in a nearly abandoned town, persistent rumors of hidden riches, and the double murder of the home’s owners.
Family Ghouls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Allie Callas has been seeing ghosts ever since she can remember. Now death is getting personal. When her best friend and neighbor is murdered, her ghost wants Allie to find out whodunit. Can Allie figure out who killed her friend, without taking a one-way trip to the grave herself? (And where did the hefty ghost cat in her apartment come from, anyway?)
London Spies
Series: Phyllis Bowden. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London Spies is a book of historical fiction set in London, England at the end of World War II. Phyllis Bowden, a secretary at the American Embassy, is catapulted into the limelight when the Military Attache is arrested for espionage and her boss assumes the position. The arrest throws suspicion on everyone at the Embassy so Phyllis starts asking questions. Bombs, black-out balls and pink gin.
Weddings Are Murder: A Sam Monroe Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,530. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Her plan for a quiet weekend in Vermont were slowly unraveling. Samantha "Sam" Monroe is faced with a bridezilla, a bodyguard and her family. As she neared the church to get ready for the rehearsal, she noticed blood in the snow and Mrs. Foster standing motionless over a body, a dead body . . .
Chandler: Circle City Frame
Series: Circle City Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Arnie Grossman was a wealthy man who had been investing heavily in Indianapolis, the city he had grown up in. But wealthy men make enemies. And when Arnie walks in and finds a dead woman in his living room, he knows that he is being set up. Somebody wants to frame him for murder. So he calls in Phillip Chandler, the former US Marshal turned Private Investigator....
The Bonnie, Bonnie Bone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This fourth installment of the Clarice Campion/Miss Letty series finds Clarice, her husband Otis, and their permanent guest, Miss Letitia Lorraine, acting as exchange caretakers/B&B hosts in a Scottish castle which sits on an island in the tidal Firth of Lorn. Otis, drilling through the castle wall in search of a leak, discovers two skeletons. One dates from the 1970s; the other from the 1930s.
The Closer The Bone
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the third adventure of sleuths Clarice Campion and Miss Letty, finds Clarice, husband Otis, and Miss Letty, acting as exchange innkeepers at Flanagan’s Guest House in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. From the first they are locked between two feuding families, the Quinns and the Donovans. Fans of Make Old Bones and Bred in the Bone won’t want to miss this latest installment in the series.
Tabloid: A Crime Stories Weekly Serial (Episode 1: Hell Up In Harlem)
Series: Tabloid, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
She found herself scraping the dregs of a tabloid writing third-rate stories that fell below the fold, passed page fifty and almost always next to a Bubba Gump Shrimp coupon. However, all that changed after she investigated the murder of a girl found floating in the Harlem River.
Mal menor
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 63,890. Language: Spanish. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Una mañana de junio, Marcos Saldaña, un chico problemático de doce años, asesina en su aula a cuatro compañeros y a una profesora. Sin embargo, un alumno, Nico, sobrevive. A partir de este momento padres, profesores y alumnos se enfrentan a la ardua tarea de asimilar lo sucedido. Al cabo de unos años, Nico viaja con su familia y vuelve a coincidir con Marcos. ¿Broma macabra del destino?