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You Know What They say About Lightning
Series: The Laura Jessop, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place, right? Wrong!
Under Mary's Oak
Series: The Laura Jessop, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
Laura Jessop is less than impressed when Detective Inspector Dave Jenkins arrives to investigate the discovery of a dead body on her school’s sports’ field.
Death at a Drop-In
Series: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a small town's society matron is murdered at her own party, an octogenarian is curious...and then investigates.
The Magic Bullets: Suzi B. Mystery #5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,120. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gene Grossman, author of the popular 15-book series of Peter Sharp Legal Mysteries is also known for his fondness for the 'locked-room' mystery genre, and this time presents us with a new version: the 'locked-drawer' mystery. This is the 5th book featuring attorney Peter Sharp's 13-year-old legal ward Suzi, who once again is using her superior intellect and computer skills.
The Manhunt For Zoner One
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,830. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The reporter suspects a missing senator was cremated in the colossal oil shale smelter, and the murderer is the operator of the plant. The reporter vanishes, captured by one-world zoning advocates. The chief zoner is the son of the missing senator, on the scene to get at the truth.
Ant-nee's Golden Notebook
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,210. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mayhem and mix-ups follow Bruno Brunotaglia’s murder of a hit man sent after him by a rival mob. Panic stricken, Bruno leaves behind a briefcase of money and an import notebook. Two down-and-out friends find the briefcase and notebook, and Bruno needs them back before his father, head of the Philly mob, blows a gasket. Will Richard get to keep the briefcase of money he found with Strangler...
The Killing Chamber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young man is found dead in a private art gallery. Who is he? Where did he come from? Who killed him? Johnny “Clubs” Murdock is present at the discovery of the body. Murder could happen any town; in any neighborhood like this one. But, it occurred in Murdock’s corner of the world and without trying, with every passing day, he seems to burrow deeper into the mystery.
Bad Apple
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The world's greatest cutting horse, Bad Apple, has been shot. The grieving owner, Rex Pattee, hires livestock detective Cletus Parr to investigate. The homespun Parr, with an office in the stockyards, is soon talking to jet set horse owners in western hats and jeans, looking for a horse assassin.
Internet Hate Machine
Series: Internet Hate Machine, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,950. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The secret world is close. To see it, just put the right glasses on. A great battle is being fought there. The weapons are hi-tech gadgets, the soldiers are computer nerds, and the aim is to change the world. Yes, a bunch of hackers dared to challenge the powers that be. Will they succeed? Or will the ruthless hounds of the mysterious Master track and destroy them?
Fatal Betrayal
Series: The Sarah Richland, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,750. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective Sarah Richland finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation of her best friend from high school. Tasked with facing her past, she finds herself tempted by new feelings for an old classmate who steps in to aid her.
Rings of Guilt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,060. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With her journey to Cuba, via Paris, affected by the Icelandic Volcanic ash clouds, Jenny Moran intuitively feels her vacation will be one to remember. Whether happily, or not, she cannot tell.
The Parting Glass: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mrs. Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked when young Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman—he seemed the last person likely to do such a thing. Between an emphatic witness and Clyde’s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut. But Mrs. Meade has a few ideas of her own...Novelette, approx.12,500 words.
Friend Me!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Routine life on the normally friendly and tradition-filled Texas A&M University campus is disrupted when two coeds are attacked on consecutive Saturday nights. Two police detectives, married to each other, hunt the assailant, dubbed by the local media as the "Saturday-night Rapist." Learn how smartphones and Facebook "friends" contribute to solving the mystery.
Power Failures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,550. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013 by Quadra Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Power Failures by Katrin Horowitz explores the always unequal power relationships between men and women, father and daughter, the first and third world. The setting is a coastal village in Sri Lanka, just weeks before the tsunami of 2004.
Goose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Lardin Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Goose Morgan, a lounge piano player with a close-but-not-quite career, slips ever further down and out, then seems to just disappear entirely. Out of nowhere, he mysteriously rockets to notoriety with new, hot licks. Where has this virtuoso been all these years? Could it really be the same Goose Morgan? Some say you're born with talent. Some say it can be learned. What if it can be stolen?
The Key to My Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,690. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Chance Gannon is washed-up P.I. who survives in post-war San Francisco by taking divorce cases and drinking by himself at night. When he’s gunned down in his own office by a mysterious and beautiful femme fatale, it launches him on one last case that not only threatens his life, but the entire world!
A Matter of Justice (A Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter Novella)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Bounty hunter Grace deHaviland must face the most dangerous adversary of her career—for the second time! How high a price will she pay for a matter of justice? The pulse-pounding new Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter novella by the author of FATAL DESTINY
Shudder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A serial killer stalks the streets of Los Angeles, targeting the most innocent of victims.
Hexes and X's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,910. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Breezy Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
An invitation to a dead pirate’s two-hundred-year-old mansion. A decrepit finger bone tied to a map of hidden passages, supposedly leading to bloody pearls. A legal fight over who owns the estate, and its hidden treasure—the tenacious town council, the mischievous Matilda Dread, or the kooky Coven House Witches? And booby-traps galore. Zoey and Claire are in for a wild ride.
Finding Elmer Lee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The tranquility of a small southern town is shattered when one of its citizens is reported missing and a battered body is found in a wrecked car. Hasty investigations and judgment errors result in both cases being prematurely closed. Detective Lieutenant Lanny Boone is faced with the dilemma of following orders from his superiors and letting things lie, or of following his intuition...