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Angel, Falling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.67 from 6 reviews)
Young women disappear with depressing regularity in the Southern city of Atlanta, Georgia. Unfortunately, no one really cares if they ever show up again. Private detective Bennett Cole knows this better than most. He's had his share of tough cases that didn't turn out so well, and he'd rather not take this latest one on. But when the friend of a missing young woman named Angel asks him to find her
The Sherlock Holmes Detective Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mrs. Alden’s 3rd grade class is excited when she brings in a suitcase she found. As young detectives they find the owner, Alice Van Brocken, a woman on the track of jewel thieves. As she travels the country on their trail, she writes to the students telling them of her adventures. They in turn write letters to her giving her advice and encouraging her on her quest to bring the thieves to justice.
Antiques in the Attic
Series: South Downs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Following the death of her former husband Sarah discovers a laptop and a suitcase containing antique silver - in her attic. The next day when she tells the police, the case is empty. Sarah goes to stay with a friend. A young secretary from Sarah's office goes missing and her body is left at Sarah's house. Are the deaths and the antique silver connected?
Lies of the Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
How well do we know those closest to us? When Liam kills himself, his older brother Tom needs to know why suicide was the only solution. Tom and his sister Andi search for answers, but don't know who they can believe as they discover Liam's friends and associates aren't the people they claim to be.
Endless Road and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From master mystery author John Lutz comes this collection featuring a gripping man-on-the-run novel and four of his best pieces of short fiction. The stories included in this collection are: The Truth of the Matter DNA Image Endless Road S.O.S.
The Raft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Anything goes aboard the Raft. The ramshackled, mosquito fleet has no law or authority. The Raft's ships clog the waterways of the Puget Sound, exploiting a loophole in the tax code to thumb their noses at the Government.
More Oddments
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,810. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
More Oddments features fourteen more detective stories featuring characters such as Fergus O'Hara and the "Nameless" Detective.
Witness in Greene
Series: The Mark Stewart Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,450. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The rolling hills of Greene County are once again the location for action and romance as Pastor Mark Stewart finds his life and family swept up in tragedy and discovery. Tensions between coal miners and developers of natural gas, protests of unfair deals cut for polluters: these and other stories ripped from today's headlines form the background of this second part of the Mark Stewart trilogy.
Murder in Greene
Series: The Mark Stewart Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Welcome to Greene County where everything is peaceful and pastoral. Or is it? Surely there could not be a murder in Sheriff Earl Humphrey's territory, or a pastor in a wheelchair who notices the only lead for the case on his exercise route near Bell's Bridge? And what is to be done with the baby who is now orphaned? Murder in Greene begins the Mark Stewart triology.
Dead on Demand
Price: Free! Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A career man, Edwin Murphy has always put more effort into his work than his family. Everything changes for Edwin when his wife files for divorce. On the brink of losing his home, his job and his little girl, Edwin orchestrates an intricate plan to eliminate his wife and regain his former lifestyle.
Last Role of the Dice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Retired veteran Ronald Wallace is an old man quietly living out his remaining years in lonely isolation, waiting for the inevitable. Since leaving the RAF after the War he has lead a very ordinary life and does his best to suppress many haunting memories of his wartime service. But the death of an old friend, Hutch, brings a puzzle from beyond the grave which shatters his ordered way of life.
Things Unseen: A Novel of Metamor City
Series: Metamor City, Book 9. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 142,930. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the Year 1974 CR, a team of explorers vanished at the mysterious Telvari Rift. 25 years later, a new group of adventurers has braved this forbidden zone. Some sought power. Some sought answers. None expected what they found. Now a trail of death follows them from the jungles of the Rift to the towers of Metamor City, and only police detectives Kathryn Kitaen and David Silverleaf can stop it.
No Life to Lose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,240. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
James Kirkpatrick's difficult life leads him to take solace in virtual reality — a momentary peace soon shattered by mystery, intrigue, and unseen forces bent on plunging the world into chaos. An epic tale of love, loss, and the boundless influence of technology, No Life to Lose examines our fears, our hopes, the price of our dreams ... and what it truly means to be human.
Asesino a 7 pasos
Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Screenplays » Crime
Una historia corta, donde se conjuga el misterio, suspenso acción y por que no, algo de humor. Un detective se ve forzado a interrumpir su descanso para detener un asesino.
Further Notes From the Dispatch Box of John H Watson, MD
Series: The Dispatch Box of John H Watson MD, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The second box ("the dispatch-box") to be discovered in the vaults of Cox & Co. of Charing Cross has been the source of even more discoveries concerning the celebrated detective Sherlock Holmes. This collection includes a Foreword from consulting Sherlockian Dr. Philip C. Eyster.
Business of Blood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Undead
A woman under threat from her jilted fiancé hires a down-on-his-luck detective to help. She seems like an ordinary client, but the case gets dangerous as it becomes clear she is acting strangely, hiding something. But the detective's penchant for whiskey and wisecracking are minor issues compared to his nocturnal lifestyle. What bloody secret does he harbor? A story after Chandler and Stoker.
The Asterisk
Series: Seven Devils, V. Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An ex-pornstar travels back to his southern roots and former flames, taking his niece with him... An author on a book tour in New York must cope with the knowledge that he's going deaf... A mercenary and his team work against the clock to decipher the clues and stop a large-scale terrorist attack on the city of Philadelphia...
Blood and Justice
Price: Free! Words: 74,230. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
When the search for a missing teenager leads them into a white-knuckle hunt for a serial killer, private investigators Jake and Annie Lincoln find themselves shaken out of their comfort zone. As more bodies pile up, the town is gripped with fear. It seems no one is safe, and the Lincolns race to solve an impossible puzzle before they become the killer's next victims.
Gioco Pericoloso, Maresciallo Maggio!
Series: I Racconti della Riviera, Book 3. Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 63,060. Language: Italian. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quando Palmiero Donati, infaticabile e discusso direttore sportivo di una squadra di periferia con tanti amici e ancor più nemici, viene trovato ucciso con un colpo alla nuca e con sei ricevute di scommesse in tasca per la partita decisiva, molti esultano sommessamente e indicano il movente nei suoi traffici. Troppo piccole queste cifre per giustificare un omicidio? Forse. Tutto sembra in tavola,
Faceless “A Mystery”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,660. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A pretty teenage girl is found dead in the woods, her face horribly mutilated. Days later, a second beautiful girl is attacked in a similar fashion. Who would do such a brutal thing—and why? Detective Jean Whitley and her new partner, Marty Keal, must find the killer before someone else ends up dead…and faceless.