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Pirate Cay
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Detective Jim Nash is headed for a long-awaited vacation in the Florida Keys when he checks his messages and discovers that an old flame needs his help. After a brief consult with Zelda, the new woman in his life, Jim heads west to Panama Cay where he becomes embroiled in the rough seas and rocky shores of drugs, guns and money. First in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Mujarrabi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Mujarrabi: Littafi ne da ke kunshe da labarin wasu amintattun mata wanda kawancen su tayi tsanani. Ya kai ga sun kudurta hada yaran su aure, badon komai ba sai don su tabbatad da cewar dankon amintakar su ta dauwama har abada. Al'kawarin sun dauke ta ne tun kafin su kansu suyi aure. Don haka labarin ya kunshi yadda rayuwar yaran da iyayen ya kasance a yunkurin tabbatad da cikar wannan buri.
The Red Shoes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Warning: high level of toxic humour and loose limbs (including tongues in cheeks)! Four irreverent crime stories, created with generous assistance from my blog readers (who are apparently even weirder than me). The Red Shoes, A Study in Black, The Blue Vase, Green Acres
DEAD(ish) Omnibus: Books 1-5
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: Australian English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The DEAD(ish) series is a collection of humorous murder mysteries starring Linda the ghost and Trent the hapless private investigator. Lots of melodrama, ghostly shenanigans, and a pinch of revenge thrown in for good measure. This omnibus contains books 1-5 of the DEAD(ish) series. Warning: Contains Aussie spelling and idioms, lots of rude words, and some adult themes. Not suitable for children.
Finding Harmony (What Doesn’t Kill You, #3): A Katie Romantic Mystery
Series: What Doesn't Kill You. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Katie’s already on edge when a dead guy shows up at Annalise and locals claim there are ghosts in the foundation, but when Nick doesn’t come home to her and the kids, she’s ready to lose it.
Terminally Ill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Elvis the Escape King” chains and nails himself inside a coffin and lowers himself into Montreal’s St. Lawrence River, he can’t break free. Hope restarts his heart and saves his life. But now Elvis demands to know who sabotaged his stunt. So Hope plunges into the magical art of escape--and the art of crime and betrayal. "Entertaining and insightful." -Publishers Weekly
Sole Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catt Russell, an ordinary suburban soccer mom with unordinary, uncontrollable and unreliable psychic powers, comes into possession of a pair of boots under suspicious circumstances, and finds herself caught up in the world of industrial espionage and international intrigue. As the bodies pile up, Catt realizes they have one thing in common – They all look like her!
A Bump in the Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catt Russell, an ordinary suburban mom with unreliable psychic powers, has a dilemma. Her best friend, Jilly, is getting married to CSIS agent Morris Ali. Her society snob sister, Micky, insists on being the wedding planner, the antique wedding ring goes missing in a rash of robberies and an extremely strange woman claims that Catt’s husband, Jack, is her betrothed. What could possibly go wrong?
Rotten Eggs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,080. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catt Russell, an ordinary suburban mom with uncontrollable and unreliable psychic powers, is egged on in this sixth edition of Catt Russell Mysteries, by the sudden appearance – and disappearance – of a body in a foggy supermarket parking lot and her discovery of a flash drive that sets her and her friends on a brand new adventure.
Wounded
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Tara Blankenship’s writing assignment takes her to an “eco village” on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, she anticipates a quiet couple of weeks in a quaint setting. (She’s far too mature to use the word boring, thank you very much.) What she stumbles into is anything but quiet and quaint. Someone has been slaughtering livestock to scare the villagers, mysterious intruders are searching...
GM002 - The Ritual
Series: Sherlock Holmes and Martha Hudson Gaslamp Mystery, Episode 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sherlock Holmes has just left university and is seeking to make a name for himself as an investigator of the unusual when Reginald Musgrave, an acquaintance from the university, arrives requesting Holmes and Martha look into the disappearance of two of his domestic staff. Can Holmes determine what is haunting the Musgrave Ancestral home and why?
Exile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 369,600. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Building on the characters and themes of Heroes and Smoke, Exile brings back Detroit Homicide detectives, George Hofmann and Christopher Garvin. The two face their most enigmatic case as they try to understand the mysterious events at Phlogiston Fabricating. What happened when the first Candice vanished? Who is the second Candice who suddenly appeared? How is the perplexing John Klein involved?
A Murder in Her Past
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When India reads a newspaper account of a recent murder, it triggers a memory from her childhood. She and a friend TK Jonas witnessed a brutal murder fifteen years ago. Taking her research to a friend, Briar Rivers, Briar urges her to go to his brothers, Cade and Elliot. When they hear her story they find more cases with the same MO. As one clue leads to another they uncover a serial killer.
Silks and Stitches
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sylvie Mandel, horseracing enthusiast and alpha knitter, has an enviable life. Raised by her beloved grandmother, Sylvie learns everything about living and loving, the good and the bad. With kindred spirits, Nina Luria and Viv Reynolds, and her one true love, Ira Miller, Sylvie lives life on her own terms without regret or explanation until one afternoon when all bets were off.
Second Fiddle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide Detective Ned Zaleski resents the chief’s decision to enlist Sherlock Holmes’ help in Zaleski’s latest murder investigation. Zaleski fails to see how Holmes, newly transported to the 1990s from his own time by the Santa Cruz Time Wizards, can shed any light on a modern-day serial killer. But Zaleski soon learns Holmes’ earned his reputation for insight honestly.
Shadow Town: Maggie Lane Chronicles #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Foul-mouth Maggie Lane can find anyone she sets her sights on. And it hasn't worked out well for the nineteen-year-old. Despite her vow to quit sleuthing, a waitress at her night job goes missing. Worse, her hot new neighbor, a Shadow, eats away at her life-hardened heart. Will she be strong enough to face the demons she unearths?
Soft Case (Book 1 of the John Keegan Mystery Series)
Price: Free! Words: 86,120. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
NYPD Homicide Detective John Keegan faces the case of his life when he investigates the apparent suicide of software giant Ronald Mullins. Before long, he discovers all is not as it seems, faces betrayal by those closest to him, and ends up in handcuffs, framed and taken off the case. He goes it alone, determined to climb the ladder of corruption to find justice for Mullins, and himself.
End of the Trail
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,660. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
She captured his heart, and he thought he could protect her. FBI Special Agent Tom Stone has sworn to protect not only the victim of a stalker but also the first love of his life. She thought she'd put the hideous nightmare behind her, but it caught up with her. She runs, she hides, only to find that all she can do is face the monster.
Pearl of the Desert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Pearl of the Desert is an archaeological mystery adventure that holds intrigue, danger, light romance and a touch of humor.
Controlling
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,870. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rob Silvers has a great future as an air traffic controller. But is fired during the air controller strike of 1981. When he accepts an illegal flying job from a friend, Rob faces the prospect of making millions, but losing the woman he loves. He must use all his wits to stay ahead of the law, and to win back the love of his beautiful wife. What about the millions?