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Seemly Justice (ePub)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,260. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Seemly Justice by Lee Anne Johnston consists of three historical murder mysteries set in the small town of Galt, Upper Canada. The women who unravel each mystery are passionate and flawed. Each reaches out of the page to tell her story, as well as the story of her era, and her town.
A Dead End in Vegas
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 86,920. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the nude body of Dave Sloan’s wife, Tricia, is found dead at the Bellagio in Vegas, he’s stunned. Why was she even there when she told him she was going to a conference in Phoenix? Tricia Sloan’s mysterious death shatters, and later transforms, the lives of those closest to her.
Haunting Megan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A bloody knife shatters Megan’s childhood. Sent to her grandfather in the mountains, Megan must care for her sisters and manage Wind Hollow Lodge. Haunted by memories and terrorized by ghosts, Megan tries to appear normal. When murdered men are found on lodge land, suspicion falls on her. Deputy Jason Belt, drawn to Megan’s beauty and wounded spirit, wants to protect her. Why does she lie to him?
Greetings from Key West
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,530. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Allie manages to talk Jim into a vacation in the Keys, where trouble finds them once again when they cross paths with a woman and her little girl being harassed by the locals. It’s not long before Zelda’s tracking abilities are called upon to restore things as they should be. Third in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Tap Rack Bang - A Ben Blackshaw Novel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A midnight intruder begs former Navy Seal Ben Blackshaw to save a young girl from human traffickers scheming to deal with their prisoners in the most gruesome ways imaginable. Blackshaw stalks in toward the truth, realizing that only extermination of these of butchers can free the girl and shut the slaughterhouse down. The final cost of the rescue will be too devastating for Blackshaw to bear.
Foggy Bits And Pieces
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Foggy bits and pieces is a short story, a crime story. It deals with the complications that are caused by a childhood memory and a missing person. The author Yuukishoumi T. Kouseifukuya uses all elements of the text to support the emotional, logical and social conflicts of the characters. Kouseifukuya used the maze of thoughts to structure this story. "The written word is a form of art."
Sherlock Holmes and The Adventure of The Broadsheet Clippings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young lady who believes her disgraced father guilty of blackmail comes to Sherlock Holmes for help.
Ghostspeaker
Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Konrad Savast is Death’s most trusted servant, charged with finding and punishing the vilest of killers. When a wealthy young woman takes her own life, Konrad is sent to investigate. Was it suicide, or murder? Or... both? To discover the truth, Konrad must navigate the combined perils of society gossip, an unregistered Ghostspeaker and a host of unquiet spirits.
Nica of Los Angeles
Series: Frames, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 9 reviews)
When rookie private eye Nica takes on a mysterious case, she enters a world of multiple dimensions called Frames, where buildings and lawn chairs can be sentient, a stray cat has great powers, books can be killers, and clouds can be spies. At home, Nica solves missing person cases; in the larger reality of the Frames, she gets swept into an escalating battle with stakes that could not be higher.
Corpus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Corpus means there should be a body, and there is! Detective Matt Grey has to do some driving around South Texas, including Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Alice, and Port Aransas on Mustang Island, to find the connections surrounding a murder -- or is it suicide. Malfeasance and family feuding will keep you page-turning.
Imperfect Solitude
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Evan Nellis, a neophyte biologist reeling from the mysterious death of his father, is hired as a consultant, he finds himself under the brutal tutelage of brilliant but surly Gordon Shaw. That changes when a wealthy developer takes a special interest in Evan's career. Suddenly in conflict with his principles, Evan must confront everyone, including himself, before all he values is destroyed.
Twisted Wire
Series: An Enda Osin Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enda Osin loves political intrigue. An MI5 mole draws him to industrial espionage. The USA are building a hyper-speed rocket. Caught in a dangerous Russian plot with a cell of spies, he’s been duped into helping the Russians build the same craft while causing a disaster, endangering lives. With Jessica Du Ross, he must expose the Russians and help the US fly first.
Ballrooms and Blackmail
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
Bells On Her Toes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,380. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DCI Peter Hatherall is called in to investigate a shooting on the Earl of Ditchburn’s country estate. The Earl’s activities have angered animal rights and environmental groups but subsequent deaths suggest Elmsgrove Racehorse Yard is the target. There is more at stake than a horse race and time is running out for Hatherall to solve the case before the culprit kills again.
The Scottish Colourist
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Detective Constable Catrin Sayer is nearing the end of her first year working in the Art Crime Unit of New Scotland Yard. A call to Scotland following a suspicious death of a retired clergyman is tied to a rumour of fraud or theft associated with the Kelvingrove Museum. Catrin finds her enquires lead her into bigger issues; the drug world politics of southern Scotland … and into danger.
The Chinese Sailor
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Chinese naval officer from a cruise ship goes missing while his ship visits Holyhead. An international police operation to break an art smuggling ring loses track of three paintings worth $2 million ... from the same cruise ship, on the same cruise. Constable Catrin Sayer, a uniformed police officer with the Metropolitan Police, agrees to go undercover ...
The Norfolk Probationer
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
Cloud Three
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Pamela Gray is a young widow facing an unknown future. Some people want to take her life. Her own family is against her. She has no idea why. Her rock is her cousin Steve, & even he isn't who she thought he was. She feels as if she's always been in a foggy cloud. Eventually she finds hope for her future & an unexpected ally as she climbs out of the fog and heads for the top of elusive Cloud Three.
The Perfect Corpse
Price: $5.13 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the naked corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings. But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?
Diva Las Vegas
Series: Raven McShane Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Las Vegas exotic dancer Raven McShane launches a private detective business, no one takes her seriously. But when a former dancer needs help solving a murder, Raven joins forces with a built bouncer and a smokin' hot Mormon to uncover the killer's identity. She dodges casino thugs, old-money families, and long-buried secrets...but can she stay one step ahead of the killer?