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The Missing Portrait
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Pregnant at 16, Mary Frances was expected to bear her baby secretly and forget about it. Years later, discovering that the home for unwed mothers she was driven to while blindfolded never existed, she returns to Pennsylvania to confront the driver, her mother. But her mother isn’t talking. To find her child, Mary Frances must unravel a conspiracy far more tangled than anything she can fathom.
Nathania : Our Ancestor?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There also some crows started to hover. Seeing them we remembered Nathania. The same system of giving food and drinks to the crows began there too. One day in the morning, we leaped with extremely surprise to see that Nathania was sitting on the demarcation and was crowing.
Bewaji's Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)
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Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bewaji is a 24-year old woman who is hired to investigate a strange case involving an American woman romantically involved with a man living in Nigeria. The presumption is that the woman is a victim of one of the popular "romance scams." Will her suspicions be proven right?
It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Starts Bleeding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
At what point does childish fun turn into a deadly game of cat and mouse? The games are a tradition and perfectly safe. Until now. Parker is a high school senior with her whole life ahead of her, but how long will that be? Can she save herself and her friends from the killer hidden in their midst? A short story of what happens when high school seniors are pushed to their limits.
Death of a One-Sided Man
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Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There’s more than one unsavory side to the family Mobius. Attorney Frank May has front row seats to the quirks of the Mobius dead and would-be heirs. One, at least, was murdered in his squalid San Francisco home, sitting on a fortune that appears to be left to a cult. To untangle the estate, reluctant sleuth Frank will have to solve the murder mystery. By Stanford Law Professor Lawrence Friedman.
No Mercy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,300. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
No Mercy homicide detective Brett Murphy is every murderer’s worst nightmare, the man who will never give up. He’s hot on the trail of an assassin and a drug lord, but his dogged pursuit puts his life in jeopardy. Outgunned and hiding out, Murphy and his team attack a huge criminal empire, defying the odds every step of the way.
Karma's a Bitch: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Karen Sheppard is found dead in her car at the Paris Club. Her husband is a self-absorbed sociopath, but is he a killer? The initial evidence points towards Karen's husband, but DNA results exonerates him and points towards a convicted sex offender. Who really killed her? This short story is full of twists and turns with an end that will surprise you.
Bailey M.P.D
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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An introduction to Bailey M.P.D My Multiple Personality Detective They wanted a team ... he IS a team!
The Boy in the Ravine
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The body of a wealthy businessman’s son is found at the bottom of a ravine at the affluent Haldane Academy. Sam Hunter, an investigator for the prestigious Blackwell International Security Services, is tasked to investigate the death despite a preliminary investigation by the Academy’s Security Force ruling the death a suicide.
Grannies Investigate The Tunnel of Death
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Series: Grannies' Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Grannies--Diane, Trixie and Cheryl--find themselves neck-deep in mayhem when Trixie's cousin, Joe, is accused of murdering his gypsy wife, Fatima. She is found dead in the churning surf below Joe's five-acre estate on beautiful Belvedere Island, just across the Golden Gate from San Francisco. Wealthy and powerful residents are killing mad over Joe's idea to bore a fire tunnel under the island.
Sabbatical In The Sun
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Bright, beautiful, professor Jessica Slater, on sabbatical from her teaching position at the University takes a house-sitting job in Los Angeles in order to take a break from life and regroup after her messy divorce. After a visit from attorney Mort Abrams, Jessica learns that a valuable missing coin—an heirloom to the Angelides family—has disappeared. Hot on the trail of the valuable coin, and of
The Root of all Trouble
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,500. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When it rains, it pours... When a spring storm rolls through Freedom, Ohio, landscape designer Nina Quinn gets her hands dirty cleaning up the mess left behind—a mess that includes the corpse of a man who’d been reported missing...
Brides of the Storm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Gone Feral Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One Too Many Brides: A woman thought to have died in the 1900 Great Galveston Hurricane shows up at her husband's wedding to a new bride. Her arrival in town brings a string of gruesome murders that a plucky female attorney, Dash Gallagher, must solve before everything she loves is destroyed. In the hunt for the killer, Dash learns the dead can be more helpful than the living.
The Waiting
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Series: Neal Harris--Faith-Based Insurance, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,990. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Why are patients being murdered at a hospital? Is Neal Harris’s grandmother-in-law on the killer’s list? What are the odd staff members at the hospital hiding? How does this all tie to the faith-based insurance account that Neal manages? Neal’s personal story continues as his relationship with his wife evolves from the previous stories, and he explores his hopes for his life.
The Theatre of the Apocalypse - Part 7 & 8
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,120. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Caravaggio is captured and brought to the secret chambers of the Brotherhood. Wagner learns the truth about Ella. August and Ludwig find the last code and the gateway to the lost temple of the Theatre lies before them.
Red Night Zone - Bangkok City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,440. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Monica just wants to be loved like all the other pretty girls in Bangkok City. But sometimes getting what you want isn’t healthy. Her body is discovered decapitated in her cold-water apartment room. A briefcase stuffed with cash is missing from the scene. P.I Joe Dylan ventures into the Bangkok City bars to find out what happened that night. The trail leads to the Demon Dreams a Bangkok S&M joint
Moments
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When a cargo ship in distress docks at International Space Station 3 near Mars, Hoa Nguyen leads the security team. It only takes her a moment to realize something went seriously wrong. The lack of sound, the smell. She’s never encountered anything like this before. No one has. Kristine Kathryn Rusch is one of the best writers in the field. —SFRevu
The Boa Murders
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Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I’m Thanet Blake, Private Detective. Ladies, if your husband is sniffing somebody else’s panties besides yours, come and see me. Men, if you discover briefs in the laundry and you wear boxers, come and see me. I deal in sleaze.
The Floozies of Fate: Doom Divas Book #3
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Series: Doom Divas Humorous Cozy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,890. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Destiny, Chance, and Lady Luck, those crazy Floozies of Fate, are back and stirring up more mischief and mayhem for poor Marty Sheffield. When Marty finds a new acquaintance dead on her kitchen floor, she realizes she must figure out who killed the young woman before she runs completely out of time and becomes the next victim.
Sugar and Spice
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Series: Neal Harris--Faith-Based Insurance, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,420. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Is Neal’s relationship with Angela going to get serious despite his fumbling and inexperience? In the society dominated by religious doctrine, unwed couples are not even supposed to touch one another. Through Neal’s work as an insurance investigator, he tries to help women who work the streets from being stalked.