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A Note Before Dying (Ghostwriter Mystery 6)
Series: Ghostwriter Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,210. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When rock legend Jed Moody is electrocuted while strutting his stuff on stage, he’s lucky his biggest fan Roxy Parker is in the crowd. The Ghostwriter may be there to write his life story but now she wants to know who snuffed it out and why. Could it be a string of lovers, his long-suffering wife, embittered band members or the sexy sparkie with the chip on his shoulder and the soft spot for Roxy?
The Kansas Cross-up
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,670. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Harry Hall kills people for a paycheck. He did it for the government, and now he does civilian contracts for a wealthy Hollywood film investor. When Hall is sent to his home state of Kansas, the job looks routine. Then he learns this is one hit he can’t possibly make. As one surprise follows another, Hall dips into his past while doing what it takes to have a future.
Deception
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When her teenage daughter is brutally murdered, Grace and her husband’s lives are in turmoil. After a strange and unexpected telephone call, she suddenly finds herself mixed up in deception and deceit and has to keep this from her grieving husband. With some serious decisions to make, she knows that the consequences of these decisions would have a long and lasting affect on her family.
Breathe
Price: Free! Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
A serial rapist is on the loose and has killed all but one of his victim one, Kara Foster. Kara learned survival surpassed murder. Every noise, every sound, every person, posed a threat on her post traumatic life. The threat grows as her friends are attacked by the same monster. The police have leads but aren't moving quick enough and more friends fall prey. Kara faces her biggest fear head on.
The Purloined Curio: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Elizabeth Wingate, a fraudulent spiritualist, comes to Fall River to exploit the grief of a bereaved widow, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective joins forces with her cousin Sarah Borden and Homer Thesinger the Boy Inventor to protect the widow and expose a dark secret. The Purloined Curio is the third mystery in the Lizzie Borden Girl Detective Mini-Mystery series.
Gypsy in the Moonlight
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
This work of historical noir fiction is set on the island of Trinidad during World War II. As stealthy Nazi U-boats try to reach the ports of Latin America, Trinidad becomes a vital outpost in the British and American effort to head them off. But as the days grow hotter and the nights grow longer lying in wait for those Nazi ships, restlessness turns to mischief, and mischief turns to murder.
Liar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,360. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspired by a true story. Everyone wants to know what happened to Alice Louise who disappeared from the streets of Decatur, Alabama in 1954. Fear captures her family and friends. Alice would not just leave. Ben Slover has big plans for the mystery that shroud Decatur. He knows who took her and $20,000 will keep his mouth shut. But things don't go as Ben plans. Nor did he plan on SJ finding her
That Old Black Magic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lizzie Hart is back—snooping, lying, and chick-fighting to uncover the truth, hoping not to break any hearts along the way…especially her own.
The Ninth Circle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,590. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Join Tommy Hancock, R. P. Steeves, and C. William Russette as they introduce you to the people that populate the city’s last stop to nowhere. Dirty cops, mysterious priests, shadowy nurses, a man with no name, and more are the lifeblood of The Ninth Circle. From Pro Se Productions.
The Danger Next Door
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Anne Lambert first moves to London she’s intent on enjoying her first experience living in a foreign country. Her busy new life takes a wrong turn, however, when a chance encounter with her next door neighbor drags her into the machinations of London’s upper class.
Dog Have Mercy
Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In the 6th golden retriever mystery, Christmas approaches and reformed hacker Steve Levitan tries to help a fellow ex-con now working at the vet’s office in Stewart’s Crossing. His curiosity, & the crime-solving instincts of his golden retriever, Rochester, kick in when liquid potassium ampoules are stolen from the vet and Steve’s new friend is a suspect in the theft -- and in a series of deaths.
The Cranefly Orchid Murders (A Martha's Vineyard Mystery)
Series: Martha's Vineyard Mysteries. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,600. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From the LIBRARY JOURNAL: The second appearance of 92-year-old Victoria Trumbull, amateur sleuth, upholds the promise of her first in Deadly Nightshade. Here, she and her young assistant look for a scarce plant that might provide clues to the murder of a local attorney. A great story. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information, Inc.
Gone Before Goodbye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The police are stumped. Was she a runaway careening toward disaster or the victim of a predator preying on teenage girls? When rebellious seventeen-year-old Lisa Grant vanishes from her New Hampshire home, her guardian, Teagan Raynes, becomes ensnared in the frantic hunt to find her. Search dogs lose the girl’s scent at Pretty Park, where another teenager disappeared three months ago. Law enforce
Deadly in High Heels (High Heels Mysteries #9)
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When fashion designer Maddie Springer is invited to help style contestants in the Hawaiian Paradise Beauty Pageant, trouble follows her to paradise...and one of the beauty queens winds up dead. Between a cagey pageant director, an anti-fashion protester, and a host of competitive beauty queens, Maddie has plenty of suspects! This is one beauty pageant that's about to turn ugly.
Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City, the first story in J. Walt Layne’s From the Pen of…, a man with no name and a monkey on his back roll into Champion City in the wee hours. There's no rest for a man in trouble with the mob. Personal demons and dead bodies revisit a man hard up and down on his luck.
Mercies of Moon Crescent
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,430. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Cam Mercie returns to live in his family home, he finds it has rekindled unwelcome memories for his mother Bev. The unsolved mystery of what happened to both his father and grandfather lingers not only in the Mercie household, but also in the entire county.
The Preyers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,690. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Book six in the Eddie Pannoni crime thriller series, starring Eddie Pannoni, the deep undercover alter ego of Detective Ernie Lijoi, Sr. in his continuing battle against gangsters, drug lords and assassins in a fight to the finish.
Lord Cavendish Returns
Series: The Cavendish Mysteries. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
He has to return to his childhood home to uncover the truth about his ancestry and prove the Cavendish brothers are liars. To find the register that proves his birth he has to enlist the help of the beautiful Arrabella. They are soon drawn into a series of frightening adventures that bring them together, however the truth of Harper's ancestry then tears them apart. Can future ever be theirs?
Someone I Knew
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,400. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brothers, Alex and Fraser McKinnon are close but Alex has a secret that involves one of their friends, the Baxters. As TV journalist Fraser sets out to discover it his attention is caught by some names attached to an old crime, and now associated with the Baxters. Fraser's investigations in Glasgow and Edinburgh uncover something more serious than he imagined and puts his brother's life in danger.
Death on Dangar Island
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,350. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
"A cozy, gripping whodunit driven by a deliciously flamboyant hero. Anyone searching for the new Agatha Christie should look no further than GP Field..."