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A Storm In Summer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,210. Language: British English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
1651 Rob Haddon, cavalryman in Cromwell's New model Army, returns to his family's farm on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales . Instead of the peaceful, cheerful welcome he expects, he finds his sister-in-law murdered and his mother,brother and sister missing. As one mystery is solved, another rears its head. Storm clouds are gathering over the dale.
Sefton Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,930. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
All is not what it seems in the leafy suburbs of Grovesfleet. The home of Allan Thomas is razed to the ground, leaving behind the remains of two bodies that were burned beyond recognition. Was it just an unfortunate accident, or a deliberate act of arson? Could missing neighbour Kevin Williams be responsible for the destruction, or was someone else involved?
Hot Summer Nights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lonnie Rafferty has problems. He is mentally and emotionally challenged; and he worships his big brother, Everett, his guardian and caregiver. He also has a compulsion he can’t control. Everett would stop at nothing including using Lonnie's disability, or even his wife, for his own profit.
The Right Decision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A detective whose wife was killed in a gas station robbery, spends his time trying to catch the guy who killed her and raising his only daughter.
The Pickle Ball Murders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Every time one of the players loses a match they take out their frustration on their spouses and then what we have is another case of domestic violence on our hands. That stupid game should be outlawed in this country because one of these days some idiotic Pickle Ball player is going to murder his opponent.
A Knife in My Back
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,410. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Renaissance E-Books, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The female Nero Wolfe! The first outing of Amelia Winslow Brewster ("Amy" to her friends), the elephantine, cigar-smoking, blue-blooded genius of a detective, finds her in a battle of wits with an unknown killer who has neatly framed her nephew.
White Peak
Price: Free! Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
An FBI agent is sent back to Montana where he was raised to find out who murdered two Indian surveyors who were surveying for a casino. As he delves into the problems at White Peak he finds murder, corruption and greed. Note: the first addition had some name confusion Gordon/Morgan. In order to keep the stories free, I do not hire editors.
Backslide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Detective Mike Eiser is a conscientious small town cop. So when Mike’s partner and mentor, Charlie Bozeman is killed by a sniper right in front of Mike's eyes, in a town that hasn’t had a murder in years, Mike needs to find the killer fast. The evidence points to a trained military or law enforcement sniper. Eiser's boss, Sheriff Glenn Glassman is a trained sniper - could he be the killer?
A Rain of Death
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,700. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some come to Pebble Beach to play golf. Some come to be seen. And this year, at least one person has come to kill... It's January in the golden era of golf, but death is not gold. For jaded veteran golf writer John Morris and his beautiful globe-trotting muse Julia Sullivan, it's more than a dramatic story—it's where a killer's game has just begun. Number 6 in the Morris & Sullivan Mystery series.
Miz Scarlet and the Bewildered Bridegroom (A Scarlet Wilson Mystery #4)
Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When innkeeper Scarlet Wilson is asked to host Annalee Pinault and Gunnar Magnusdotter’s nuptials at the Four Acorns Inn, she never expects it to start a war of matrimonial madness. As tensions and tempers rise, one thing becomes clear -- someone's willing to do just about anything to prevent Scarlet Wilson from hosting weddings at the Four Acorns Inn. Does that include kidnapping the bride?
At Dawn She Died: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 12, Based On a True Story
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Delia Parish was 5 months pregnant and married to her high school sweetheart. She had the rest of her life ahead of her. But evil is pervasive and if you're unlucky it finds you. Early on May 26, 2012 it found Delia at the end of a 12 gauge shotgun. Her father and husband directed the investigation to the neighbor, but Lt. Joe Novelli turned up secrets that left both families shaking their heads.
Murderous Coffee Crumble #4
Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Emmy had the perfect life in Paris but because her father asked her to help him with the family business, she decided to go home to Sky Valley, Georgia. Sky Valley’s a small town—but it had a lot of secrets, murderous and uncanny ones, lurking within. Read The Sky Valley Mysteries 4: Murderous Coffee Crumble now and get to see the much awaited conclusion to The Sky Valley Mysteries series!
Dying Days
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 113,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
It’s the end of Mugabe’s reign. Factions jockey for power. The scene is set for civil war. Ex Special Forces soldier Matt Reid is on a quest to find the truth about his biological father but what he finds will shake the foundations of all he once believed in and trusted. His journey will take him from England to Australia to Zimbabwe, and back in time to the Rhodesian war in the 1970s.
Getting Even
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This pithy aphorism was found engraved in stone in a monastery in Ioannina, Greece in the year 1287 B.C.: ‘BAD things happen to GOOD people. And GOOD things happen to BAD people. But what happens when BAD things happen to BAD people?’ THEY GET EVEN. In the story that follows that’s exactly what takes place
The Hunt for Avon's Ghost
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,880. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The leader of the US immigrant colony is a fake caliph and trafficker of stolen goods. His snatcher, a student, steals the university’s 400-year old architect’s scale model used to build Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. The fence kingpin can’t sell the million-dollar showpiece because the PI’s phony buyers thwart his efforts. His lover leaves him, alone with the cursed treasure, setting him up to ...
Bronze City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: American English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former NYPD detective, Clay Reynolds is haunted by the disappearance of seven-year-old Alice Harper. He discovers the veil between the living and the dead is thinnest in the South when his search for her kidnapper leads him to coastal South Carolina. Clay’s only witnesses are the victims of a century-old cold case Clay must solve before the deadly legacy of Hamilton Plantation strikes again.
Murder on the Links
Series: A Morris & Sullivan Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
At Augusta National, home of the Masters, the spring grass is green and the world's most famous golfers are gathered. It looks as if it's going to be another splendid tournament. Until Melvin Newton's body is found in Eisenhower Pond, an apparent suicide. But what looks like suicide to most looks like murder to John Morris, a sportswriter, and his gal pal Julia Sullivan. Fourth in their series.
Toxic Man
Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Mad scientist, Gary, is the recipient of heavy metal toxicity – but cancer free – who is suddenly unemployed, unemployable, angry, depressed, and at the end of his rope. The fact that he looks like Mr. Potato Head doesn't help Joan's success oriented mindset to encourage Gary's personal growth or anger management. And when the drunk sleeping it off in the park turns out to be the body of Gary's..
По головам
You set the price! Words: 75,110. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Люди хотят знать правду. Но готовы ли мы ее услышать? Готовы ли мы принять правду, какой бы невероятной она не была…? Современное общество буквально тонет в объеме льющейся на нас отовсюду информации, уже не понимая – кому можно верить. А стремление к обогащению любой ценой, стало нормой жизни и основной ценностью международного общества. А если действительность не такова какой мы ее представляем?
The Zenoglossy Conspiracy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,660. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A tranquil island in the Southern hemisphere is rocked by two rapid murders, throwing residents into panic. Follow Lincoln Davenos, the island's Chief of Police, and his deputy, Sam Ottoman, as the duo race to catch a psychotic character who is already resonating hard with the media. He has even earned himself a nickname - The Ice killer. All that Davenos and his lieutenants have is their resolve.