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A Sporting Murder
Series: An Eve Appel Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 72,160. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Madeleine’s new beau, David, has been framed for murder. Who’s the real culprit? What about his nasty neighbor Blake, whose rival hunting lodge features illegal exotic animals? Who kidnapped the nephew of Eve’s Miccosukee Indian friend Sammy? Can Eve and Madeleine rescue their consignment shop from Blake’s horrid wife Elvira? Gators are not the only predators stalking rural Florida.
Retribution - A Jack Ryan Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Sizzler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Teaming up with author friend, Marc Webb, storyteller Jack Ryan brings you the latest high-octane thriller about a hitman who loses his daughter in a horrific car accident. When the driver of the car gets off scot-free because he is the son of a drug lord, the hitman decides to take matters into his own hands. This story is intended for mature readers only and contains depictions of gratuitous vi
Sins of the Father
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,630. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lincoln Pierce has enjoyed a certain amount of fame from his previous case, but the attention isn't entirely good. The killer Lincoln unmasked has been linked to other murders in the Denver area, but a call from a mysterious detective puts that into question. Bentley convinces Lincoln to look into the case, but they have to question who's pulling the strings.
7 Crows, A Secret
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 206,960. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
“‘Seven crows, a secret, never to be told’. I guess I’m the secret no one ever told.” For over twenty years David has been haunted by the hanged man’s words. In 1933 he has one last chance to find their meaning. The trail of family stories leads him to the bedside of an old woman, the last witness to the events and David’s best hope for an answer. If she does tell, will anyone have recognize it?
The Connecticut Corpse Caper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Seven quirky inheritance recipients gather for a week-long stay in a creepy mansion replete with hidden passageways and disappearing corpses. Although the will of Mathilda Moone stipulates that no guests may leave early, one does—permanently—just hours after arriving. Enter novice detectives Jill, Rey, and Linda. Soon, amateur sleuthing—and resulting mayhem—begin!
Cairo
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kabir -- a private eye -- is grappling with a conundrum. His wife has left him only three days after the wedding. A client asks him to track down a missing cat called Luna. When Kabir sets out in the cat's pursuit, he hits upon a startling revelation about life and love.
Night and Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,470. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Not all is what it seems in Pecan Valley and Bea can’t quite put her finger on what is wrong. While, with her friend Marge, Bea is scouting the neighborhood she ends up looking for more than a house for her friend. What Bea wants to uncover is the unsavory dealings of a ruthless realtor and a murderer that might put Bea on the list of victims.
The Madonna Rosa
Series: The Juno Letters. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 91,260. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Anisette Durande holds the destiny of a free Brittany in her hands - desperate to keep the Madonna Rosa from the Germans as the Nazi onslaught rolls across defenseless France in 1940. She is La Guardienne - the last of a line of women descended from a lone survivor of a terrible slaughter, blessed to protect the ancient Madonna carved from the crucifix of the Christian martyrs of Roman Lyon.
The Ghost Who Wanted Revenge
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With his dying breath, Stoddard Gusarov names his killer: Danielle Boatman. Danielle had a score to settle with Stoddard Gusarov, but murder him? Never. Proving to the police she is innocent is the least of her problems. She has an angry spirit to contend with, the ghost of Stoddard Gusarov—and he’s out for revenge.
Seasons of the Wild, a Wildlife Center Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a troubled boy is brought to 13-year-old Morgan's family wildlife center for community service, he drags a mystery into her world that threatens Morgan, her friends, and the animals at the sanctuary. Theft. Vandalism. Kidnapping. Can supernaturally inclined Morgan figure out what's going on before someone really gets hurt? Can she muster up enough magic to help a boy she's not even sure of?
The Homicidal Saint
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A church potluck dinner. A sudden, shocking murder right after the pastor says grace. Joe Sonntag is a horrified witness, and swiftly arrests Manfred Wittstein, who claims his wife Freda killed their children, Matthew, Mark, Gerta, and Reuben. Thus begins an odd quest to learn why the killer shot Freda, and whether his wife had destroyed their children. It soon proves to be a case unlike any other
Murder at the Empress Hotel, Book 10
Series: A Jillian Bradley Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Set in the beautiful city of Victoria on Vancouver Island, a bitter conflict over fishing rights and the love of one woman turns deadly with the murder of a young attorney, drawing Jillian and Teddy into yet another intriguing adventure.
Steele Resolve
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Detective Jasmine Steele had a great career, partner and outlook on life. Then her brother was killed and her life was turned upside down. Having lost everything, she has to solve a series of murders that pulls her back into her brother's case. Forced to face her demons, she must find the murderer before he kills someone she loves, again. As her mother said, sometimes your worst enemy is yourself.
Borderline
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,050. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Suspense Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Homicide detectives Barbara Lassiter and Susan Martinez are assigned to investigate the murder of an Albuquerque socialite. The victim, a narcissistic borderline personality, destroyed people’s lives and the list of suspects is long. Things get tougher when her psychiatrist is killed and DVDs turn up showing the doctor had serial sexual relationships with his patients, including the murder victim.
Lamont - Moon's Rising
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Detective Crieff Lamont discovers that he has been allocated a new partner: the young and inexperienced, Felisa Tortolano. Sent to investigate, they find themselves working alongside a detective seconded from Manchester following allegations of racism. So begins a week in which corruption, deception and dark family secrets strain both personal and political relationships.
Mint Cookie Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Ex-CIA agent turned suburban scout leader, Merry Wrath, is just trying to live a normal, quiet life. But all that goes out the window when a convicted traitor (who’s inconveniently not in his prison cell) dies on her doorstep, and an obese cat, who bears a disturbing resemblance to Hitler, decides to move in.
The Necklace (The Kate Brady Series Book 3)
Series: The Kate Brady Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The necklace is the story of women with dangerous secrets. Kate Brady, now 80 years old is determined that her secret will die with her; Andrea Pryor, 42, the famous television anchor is being blackmailed for hers, and 18-year-old Marianne Woodsman’s takes her on the run through a homeless shelter and a brothel as her story becomes intertwined with Kate’s and Andrea’s in a 3-generational bond.
The Weatherman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,710. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When adults tell young men, "There is always someone bigger than you", Sam Stephens is the guy at the end of the line. He is a fiercely proud member of the First Nations, serving as a soldier on the front line in the Canadian military, stationed in Afghanistan. Because of his courage and bravery, his close friends call him Warrior. An improvised explosive device is detonated by the Taliban...
Welcome to Fugitive Inn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Brynn McMurray is awakened to a sea of reporters at her Maine inn in the middle of the night. Her ex-husband is a wanted criminal and heading for her inn. Given the craziness of her current situation, Brynn would rather remove all the guests from the inn so she can have a peaceful life, alone. But until her ex-husband is caught, she's on a mission to stay sane.
Daddy's Girl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: British English. Published: June 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
All her life WPC Jill Bennett has wanted to be a detective. But in 1960, there were no female detectives in CID.. How can she make her dream come true? Simply by being the best and when children begin disappearing from a local primary school, WPC Jill Bennett does just that. Jill Bennett – In 1960, the best detective the Metropolitan Police never had. Meet her here in her debut novel.