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The Case of the Brainy Birds
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Brainy Birds is the second story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who have formed a detective club. They choose a name for the club and then choose the mystery that they plan to solve. Dick points out that the seagulls that hover over the city are gone. Their investigation takes them into danger as an earthquake strikes the area.
The Last Komole
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Komole is the name given to a popular Nigerian dance move, which literally means "bend down low." A group of ambitious college students visit a local nightclub in their small, university town. What starts out as a typical night out quickly takes a turn for the worse. By the end of the night, dancing the komole takes on an unexpected, but very significant meaning.
Damien Loose, Episode 2 - Now What?
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The 2nd episode of a 10 part mystery serial. The Berchshires found a body, now what? Well, dead uncle or no dead uncle, the mortgage has to be paid, so Damien heads back to work where Dr. "Mad King" George Bennett rules the lab. A mysterious call in the night get Damien a lunch with a possible killer. Damien goes west to ask an estranged friend for a favor.
Through Dark Spaces
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,130. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Hannah Morrison takes a job at a South Dakota gold mine, she doesn’t expect to have to confront her darkest, most personal fears. As she discovers secret after secret, Hannah realizes that somebody is poisoning the water in the Black Hills. Who--and why? Driven to find the people responsible, Hannah finds herself deep underground, trapped in the darkest of spaces--with a murderer.
It's in the Blood
Series: It's in the Blood, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,860. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sheriff Cameron Grant and Deputy Bert Dempsey of Chance, Oregon are caught up in the gruesome murder of 2 and a half young people. Is there a witch loose in their little sea side town? Intrigue, romance and humor spur the police force on. 'It's in the blood' is fraught with danger, disaster and disbelief. Even with the help of Portland Police Bureau's finest, the end isn't guaranteed.
A Hostage to Heritage: A Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thriller
Series: Michael Stoddard American Revolution Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Redcoat investigator Lt. Michael Stoddard expects to round up two miscreants before Lord Cornwallis's army arrives for supplies. But his quarries' trail crosses with that of a criminal who has abducted an English heir. Michael's efforts to track down the boy plunge him into a twilight of terror from radical insurrectionists, whiskey smugglers, and snarled secrets out of his own past in Yorkshire.
Rainy River Wrong
Series: Dan Allex mystery, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Follow the Northern Minnesota river for outdoor adventure and crime solving suspense. A bank robbery in International Falls leads to murder and mystery on the Lakes of Voyageurs National Park. You'll love the character's slant to solving the mystery, while they battle the elements as well.
The Strange Case of the Toff’s Policeman And the Curious Elm.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a big, big park. There’s nobody more aware of that than I am. Although there are more or less sixty constables in the Liverpool Parks Police force, there are more parks than Sefton to look after. We cover the bloody lot! At any one time there are probably about twenty of us in Sefton Park to watch over two hundred and bloody fifty four acres or so I’m told...
No Time To Die
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
A murder case getting harder to solve every minute—just the way detective Ollie Reed didn't like it. Plus, he had to deal with curvy Sally Derivadose—his client—the main suspect.
The History Detectives
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Actually, there’s a bit more than that.” he said, and began to read. “It looks almost like a rhyme or something like that.” Slowly he traced the words with his finger, reading them out loud as he did so. “Run I can, but cannot walk. Sometimes I sing, yet never talk. Lack arms, though have hands; no head have I, but have a face. What am I?”
The Case of the Ancient American
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Ancient American is the first story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who, after hearing a presentation at school about the work of a detective decide to form a club to solve mysteries. The story describes a bully, fishing, golfing, police work, a lemonade stand and bits of history revealed through the stories of an elderly man.
The New Adventures of Diamondstone the Magician
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,200. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There's a Full House...The Lights are Dimmed...The Audience is Seated..and The best seat in the house is saved for You in the Front Row for THE NEW ADVENTURES OF DIAMONDSTONE THE MAGICIAN from Pulp Obscura by Pro Se Productions in conjunction with Altus Press!
Hunting Werewolves in Miami
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When something lurks in the dark, and blood has been shed. Some detectives follow procedure. If something is killing people and police officers with a sidearm is unable to injure it, then you want Detective Michael Hund on it's trail and you don't want to question his methods. Authors note: Some characters & events you will expect and enjoy. Others you feel virtuous for taking an instant dislike.
Money Land: A James Pruett Mystery (Volume Two)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Money Land is the sequel to the bestselling and riveting, Blood Land, that introduced the Sheriff James Pruett Mystery/Thriller series. When a small plane bound for the Canadian border carrying money for the Sustantivo Cartel smashes into the glacial Wind River Mountains, the event brings a heartless evil presence to one of the more remote places on earth.
The Agatha Christie Book Club-Three Strikes-You're Out
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Shooting occurs at the college campus where Leigh teaches a night course, a club member's grandson is arrested and blamed for this terrible crime of attempted murder and murder!With the aid of the newly formed class of sleuths and the club, clues were gathered to prove otherwise. Who was the real target, how, and why were the questions they sought. Too many suspects. Eyewitnesses could be wrong!
Murder Doubles Back
Series: Sullivan Investigations Mystery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For 10 years private detective Mac Sullivan has been haunted by the case of Amanda Norman, a teenage girl who disappeared into thin air during a class trip. But someone is determined to stir the embers of that cold case. Each year Mac receives a postcard that asks a simple question: Where is Amanda Norman? This year, Mac decides he will answer the question once and for all.
Murder on Haint Branch
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anyone will go to the extreme in the mountains. Murder on Haint Branch is an 80,000 word mystery novel set in Western North Carolina.
Talbot Mc'Near and the Mystery of Delton House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,940. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Talbot Mc'Near investigates the 50 year old mystery of the double disappearances of Reba and Bradley Delton at their farm which is known to be haunted to those living in Sharps Landing, North Carolina. What happened all those years ago, and what does a 500 year old ghost of Conquistador Joachim have to do with the Delton missing persons case as well as others that went missing in the area?
Delusion
Price: Free! Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a man by mishap is locked into a sensory deprivation chamber for two days, he comes out changed. But what was he changed into? Some believed he was forever delusional. The man and others believed he was taken over by a holy angel to work miracles in the psych ward. Two college students doing a research project find more than they expected...much more. Review and 'favorite author' welcome!
The Destroyers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,070. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Primmy’s father brings her a puppy, she is overjoyed, as she has wanted a dog for years. However, Primmy and her dog soon fall foul of Destiny Troy, who hates animals but especially dogs