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Crimes of Magic: The Wizard's Sphere
Series: Crimes of Magic, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
P.I. Rachel Chase and Professor Robert Walker, help Portland Police Detective Jack Avery find a magician who mysteriously escaped from jail after stealing a Ferrari and an iron box. The iron box contains a magical sphere belonging to the Wizard Gabriel who hires Rachel and the Professor to retrieve it. Emotions run high when both Detective Avery and the Professor are attracted to Rachel.
The Red Claw
Series: The Sea Purrtector Files. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
Dame Esmeralda, the Purrsident's littermate, has been catnapped. Xander de Hunter hurries to Jamaica to help rescue her, but C'Pause, captained by Valentine, a bulldog, follows Xander. Was the catnapping a trap?
Cameron
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Gerard Wright agrees to take in his housekeeper’s son until she is released from jail after the self-defense killing of her abusive husband. She should have been out in a few weeks, but when “irregularities at the crime scene” point to murder, she is sentenced to ten years and Gerard soon finds himself tangled in a web of deceit, cruelty and murder.
Chasing Shadows Time To Run
Series: Chasing Shadows, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fifth novel in the crime series Chasing Shadows although it can be read as a stand alone crime novel. DI Mike Watson comes face to face with The Chameleon, Peter Anderson, whom he thought was dead. But this time, the assassin is here to help Mike escape unknown criminals, who have put out a contract on his life. Can he be trusted? How will it end?
An Individual Will
Price: Free! Words: 62,900. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
DCI Barbara Black investigates the curious death of Adrian Mansfield, an artistic young man cast adrift in a boat on Amberton lake. He has been tied into a sitting position with an insulting sign hung about his neck. Murder is assumed, but Barbara's investigations take us into escalating family tragedy and Adrian's dark, antinatalist philosophy. Thought-provoking detective fiction.
Death in Nostalgia City
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,200. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He thinks he’s on edge now…then people start getting killed…Uptight has been ex-cop Lyle Deming default setting for years, but his new job, driving a cab in a theme park, promises to cure his chronic anxieties. Nostalgia City is the ultimate resort for anyone who wants to visit the past, until rides are sabotaged & tourists killed...
The Spy Series: The Usurper General
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,570. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Stuart reestablishes intelligence gathering by penetrating the Indonesian Government where they uncover a plot that threatens to start a regional war, a war that could spread and turn South-East Asia into a battlefield.
The Psychic and the Damsel in Distress
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Telah Costner has enlisted the help of psychic after psychic in a quest to find her missing daughter, Claire. However, to Dani, the newest psychic, Telah and Claire are just two faces in the sea of clients and missing people that comprises her scam. That is, until weird things start happening to Dani.
Bird of Paradise
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Pendraig Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
1978 - Arena rock is at its peak, and British rock band Leviathon is at the top of the charts. The daughter of the lead singer is kidnapped, and LAPD Sgt Paul Taglia and Lt Jeff Kincaid must struggle with their own relationship while searching for clues to the missing girl. But the band have secrets. Was the girl kidnapped for the ransom, or is Allyn’s past coming back to haunt him?
The Leigh Koslow Mystery Series: Books One, Two, and Three
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 220,820. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Digital “boxed set” of the first three novels in the USA TODAY bestselling Leigh Koslow cozy mystery series! Set includes Never Buried, Never Sorry, and Never Preach Past Noon, originally published in paperback by Penguin, Putnam, Inc. (NAL/Signet).
Third Eye Trilogy - Three Novel Bundle
Series: The Third Eye Trilogy. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 310,100. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A fast-moving mystery/thriller where, Clay and Shali seek ancient documents hidden since the beginning of time-documents that forever change the course of history. Using secret CIA parapsychology past life regression techniques , they locate a treasure trove of ancient knowledge, not before a harrowing journey around the world. A dangerous and unknown force is trying to stop their efforts.
A Heavenly Death
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,270. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
New in The Frank May Chronicles, this book joins many others by Stanford law professor Lawrence M. Friedman that follow the adventures of middle-aged lawyer Frank May. He is back and more hesitant than ever to get involved. But a mystery finds him anyway, too bizarre to ignore. Many people believe in life after death, but how many believe in murder after death? Or the truth explained from heaven?
The Nightmare Merchant “Code of Misconduct II”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 139,420. Language: American English. Published: October 3, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When junkie Joshua Bartlett turns up dead and his girlfriend goes missing, their families are determined to discover the truth. With the help of Grey Colson, a retired cop, they investigate a billionaire furniture magnate who hires an assassin to do his wet work for him. And he may just be Atlanta, Georgia’s, biggest drug kingpin—ever.
Clearwater Folly
Series: Clearwater. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Joe has a big date that goes sideways; Sam and Joe expose a crooked judge; Mia tricks Joe financially; little Billy needs a birthday party; Billy Ray wants to kill a dead guy; Luke thinks outside the box, again; an illegal alien goes missing; CHIPs hires a new employee; Jimmy is on a mission; Frank and the Gee boys learn to dance; Mrs. F earns a new nickname; Another crazy romp in paradise!
Dark Gray Demons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,300. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 by booksmango. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Life after rescuing a Hispanic girl from serial killer Stephen Bracken’s basement dungeon should be heavenly. Marvin Gray rekindles his relationship with his girlfriend. He lands a new job investigating missing children. He is solving cases. And he has money for the first time in his life. But Gray is still tormented by his failure to save two other girls from that dungeon. Bracken is still on the
“The Caregiver”
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tate Morgan is a professional caregiver in the health care field. She gets a new client, who moves in with her financially well-off daughter and son-in-law after her husband died. During a date-night for the Barnetts, Tate is left at the house, alone, to protect her new client, Cynthia, from what appears to be a Shadow person in the house!
Party Line
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Long before there were cellphones the big news was when your house had a telephone installed. In the 1950's party lines, where you shared a line with other households, meant you were able to listen in on your neighbours phone calls. Kate Baker is so excited to use the newly installed telephone she inadvertently listens in on a neighbours call she should not have heard.
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
Crashing Through Mirrors
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bass guitarist Bern Aldershot would rather forget the night he was brutally attacked in a dark Los Angeles parking lot and his treasured '65 Rickenbacker stolen. Figuring he'll forget the trauma with time, Bern avoids the papparazzi by not reporting the crime or saying anything to anyone. But that backfires when three months later depression has him looking down the barrel of his own rifle.
The Holiday
Series: Inspector West, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Holiday, the second book in the Inspector West crime series, explores the death of seventy-five year old Kieran Moore and the disappearance of Toby, his ten year old great-grandson.