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Virginia's Ghost
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When ghostly Constance Pendleton gives antiques specialist Virginia Blythe her 1928 diary, Virginia is mystified. What's Constance trying to tell her? But as missing porcelain and murder spin Virginia’s world out of control, she turns to the secrets of the diary to make sense of the chaos that engulfs her. Virginia's Ghost is a tale of ghastly crime, euphoric love, and devastating betrayal.
Halls of Ivy: Books 1-3
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 407,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a compilation for books 1-3 of the Halls of Ivy series. This set includes the original Halls of Ivy, Halls of Ivy: Pathfinder, and Halls of Ivy: Trailblazer.
Overdose
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Caroline Murray is found dead in an underground parking garage with a needle in her arm, the case seems clear. Caroline died of a drug overdose. But everybody who knew Caroline insists that she was opposed to drugs and would never have taken any. Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is convinced that Caroline's death was not a drug overdose. But who had reason to want Caroline dead and why?
The Cork and the Bottle
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When the landlord of "The Cork and the Bottle" ends up dead in a puddle of blood on the floor of his own pub, the case seems clear. The teen burglars who broke into the pub to steal the contents of the till are the culprits. But some things about the case just don't add up. And eventually, Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd begins to suspect that the killers are to be found much closer to home...
Тёмная сторона
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Russian & Former Soviet Union, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ночная Сила среди нас. Остерегайся произносить заклятье - оно может сработать и призвать Тех, кто не не понимает шуток. И тогда красавица превращается в чудовище, а обычные подростки из русской глубинки оказываются в центре разборок вампирских кланов. Но для кого-то переход на Тёмную Сторону означает единственную возможность начать настоящую жизнь взамен привычного прозябания...
The Flood, A Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
You set the price! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction
Tess Darling is a sassy TV producer, who solves media murders aided by her hunky (but hapless) cameraman Miller. In this funny, fast-paced short, the duo are sent to film the launch of a celebrity spa. When the owner's found strangled in his study, they discover he's a blackmailer, his famous guests really victims. As sparks fly, can Tess identify the killer - or will she be blinded by stars?
Motion for Murder
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Jamie Winters loathes her job as a secretary in the sleaziest law firm in New Jersey. Trouble is, someone else loathes the whole firm—enough to kill one of the partners. Now, Jamie is being strong-armed into investigating, Hilary. With assists from her studly landlord and husband-hungry sister, Jamie uncovers dirt on everyone from coworkers to clients...but which one is the killer?
Calamity Jayne Mysteries Boxed Set (books 1-5)
Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 459,580. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
From nationally bestselling author Kathleen Bacus comes a compilation of 5 full length, humorous romantic mysteries, including: Calamity Jayne (book #1), Calamity Jayne and Fowl Play at the Fair (book #2), Calamity Jayne and the Haunted Homecoming (book #3), Calamity Jayne and the Campus Caper (book #4), Calamity Jayne in the Wild, Wild West (book #5)
With Mother's Approval: The Seattle Police Hunt a Serial Killer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,940. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When the Seattle Police Department bumbles the investigation of a serial killer who has brutally taken the lives of five women, Detectives Allie and Jeremy Branson take over the case. The husband and wife team work out of the King County Sheriff Department's Violent Crime Unit and have one of the best track records in the country. But this time around, the Bransons are tested to their limits.
South of the Deadline
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,580. Language: American English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1910, Seattle’s red light district, called the “Deadline,” is doing booming business in gambling, boozing and prostitution. Clara Johnson, a singer and prostitute, is found murdered in a cheap hotel. Suffragette Sophie Bramson, fleeing the music halls of Paris, returns to Seattle and meets Dr. Lars Haglund, a surgeon and pioneer forensic scientist. Together they investigate Clara's death.
The Ties That Bind
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hazard Smith has fallen on hard times. His detective business is dry as a bone and his secretary has left due to non-payment. Just when he thinks things can't get any worse a dame walks into his office. She turns out to be the fifteen year old daughter her never new about. She wants to follow in Hazard's footsteps, something he's not about to let happen, until her stepfather is murdered.
Secrets
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
September 1787, Susanna Westby is left with Point Pleasant Estate and three young sons following her husband’s death. Shortly afterwards, she finds herself in battle with her brother over the estate that is rightfully her sons’. Family secrets have been kept hidden as to her brother’s true motives, tangled with the intricate lives of the aristocratic classes in 18th century Ireland.
Once Upon An Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014 by Books for Pleasure. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An ex-convict is determined to get his revenge on society by committing unsolvable crimes. He has had plenty of time in prison to develop an ingenious and complicated strategy that includes collecting objects which determine whom he kills, where he kills and when. He has determined his next victim will be on Manitoulin Island.
Silhouettes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
There is a CIA Agent, undercover in Scotland. A disturbed individual, who regards the Agent as an alien. A few Cybernats, A couple of CID police officers, and the novel takes place over a short period of time during the current political situation in Scotland, in the run up to the referendum for independence. Murder, politics, humour and intrigue, and near-future sci-fi are all contained within.
A Dead Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a woman is murdered, Detective Valenti must do everything he can to bring the guilty to justice. Otherwise, what’s the point of wearing a badge?
St. Emilion's Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Kroupa needs a holiday, so an invitation to a premiere in Bordeaux comes at just the right time. However, 'in vino veritas' and the region's vineyards soon reveal that the sins of the past still have devastating ramifications to this day. If Kroupa was hoping to avoid a murder, he's in for a disappointment, and this time the stakes are very high!
Rosso & Nero
Series: BB BOX COLLECTION RAF. Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: Italian. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / Italian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Due thriller in un sol colpo. Da John Melvis con i suoi incubi e persecuzioni a George Fratta alle prese di un ascensore che lo porterà lontano.
Murder Mysteries #5
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 111,000. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A mix bag of murders comprise this book. A disgraced Senator has been silenced by his peers; next, a murder of a professor raises the issues of his tenure; in the following story a disgruntled killer has his own idea of a retirement plan for senior workers; and last we find a murdered victim under his barbells in a health club. Stacy Foreham has her work cut out for her.
The Lady Of The Lakewood Diner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who shot Morgan Le Fay? Someone has shot the aging bad-girl rocker and threatens to finish the job. Is it fans of her legendary dead rock-god husband, Merlin? Or is the secret buried in her childhood hometown of Avalon, Maine?
Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Twelve stories, one never before published anywhere, about Martin H. Ehrengraf, the criminal lawyer who takes cases on a contingency basis and rarely sees the inside of a courtroom. You've never met anyone like Ehrengraf, on either side of the law...