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Lesilo Arise!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: August 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Latin proverb: “Out of Africa there is always something new.” This is exactly what “Lesilo Arise!” comprises. The detective, Tshepo, soon realises that in this terrifying case of theft and murder he is up against far worse than a common criminal. Sinister and diabolical African forces are at work. Will he survive the onslaught of pure evil with his western orientated training and approach?
Flesh and Blood (An Emily O'Brien novel #4)
Series: Emily O'Brien, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 82,370. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Reporter Emily O’Brien is back on the crime beat – and under the worst of circumstances. Her colleague is found dead, and the police arrest a friend for the murder. Emily is determined to clear Whit’s name, but she also has to cover the story of a man missing from a Caribbean cruise. Now Emily is following two murder investigations, but her questions could make her the next victim.
Snow In Spring
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,830. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hedge fund manager Jonathan Hendricks is the prime suspect in a drive-by shooting of a drug dealer. Det. Arnold tries to find the connection between Hendricks and the drug dealer, keep bumbling DEA agents Allen and Brady out of his hair, and get married to lawyer girlfriend Melinda Devereaux.
Repeat As Necessary
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,340. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Attorneys in a multi-million dollar fee fight start turning up dead. Det. Arnold tracks the killer and the trail of bodies, while proposing to his lawyer girlfriend, Melinda Deverexux.
The Green Team
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 82,950. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Environmentalist Jeffrey Marx, a member of the Watershed Commission, is discovered to be wearing a wire when he collapses and dies from an all-natural poison. Marx's death and tapes lead to both a murder and corruption investigation. Det. Arnold tries to solve both mysteries at once, and determine if they two are related, while moving in with his beautiful girlfriend, attorney Melinda Devereaux.
Opdracht In Amlwch
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: Dutch. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Een detective van Scotland Yard in het Victoriaanse Londen krijgt opdracht een verdwijning in het verre Amlwch te onderzoeken, meer voor zijn eigen bescherming dan een noodzaak de verdwijning op te lossen. In Amlwch ontdekt hij dat de verdwijning een duistere oorzaak heeft en moet hij zich tot het uiterste inspannen zijn verstand te bewaren, laat staan het vege lijf te redden.
Return of the Crystal Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,600. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is an action packed old fashioned Cops and Robbers story with a twist. It is set on a Transatlantic Cruise from New York to Rome Italy. Robert meets many interesting people, mainly due to his accomplice’s bubbly personality. When she is transformed from a pleasant sisterly appearing accomplice, into a goddess of beauty an unexpected romance blossoms.
Jade O'Reilly and the Graveyard Shift (A Sweetwater Short Story)
Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In this 20-page short story, private investigator Jade O’Reilly finds herself on security-guard duty at a supposedly haunted historic mansion on Halloween night. She doesn't believe in the rumors that say the house is cursed; she doesn't believe in ghosts. Will she by the end of her shift? This short story was originally published in the Tales from the Mist anthology.
Deadly Passion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While investigating the murder of a beautiful socialite Detective Lanny Boone uncovers a corrupt gambling cartel that eliminates opposition from any quarter. Having made the connection between the murder and the cartel Boone presses for evidence to convict … and is drawn into a crossfire he might not survive.
Black Snow Rising
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,650. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A couple disappears while recording folklore from various desert clans. When Acey Tapp and Megan Bork investigate, they step onto a stage set decades earlier, and butt heads with trouble as they explore a land hiding its past under vast expanses of sand and along miles of mountain tunnels.
Teen Cops 'A Time for Redemption'
Price: Free! Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thrilling. Inspirational. Action packed. This first book in the series is sure to leave you craving for more... The lives of five teenagers are about to be changed forever. Whilst serving time in a juvenile correction centre, they receive an unexpected offer from the Washington State Police. With nothing to lose, the teens grab the chance to earn their shot at redemption.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Blackmail in Paradise
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max has to deal with a woman who is being blackmailed over raunchy photographs taken years before, but won’t go to the Police to report it. She would rather pay up and hope the villain would honour his word…Some hope! While dealing with this, Max has to attend a wedding and a funeral.
The Offer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Robin Lobianco participates in a ménage à trois with a married couple, expecting nothing more than one evening of wild sex. But when they profess their love for her and ask her to move in with them, she rejects them. Soon the couple begins stalking her. St. Louis police detective Jack Jones takes on what appears to be a stalking case, but soon finds himself investigating a murder.
D.O.A. - A Whit Pynchon Mystery
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A young girl brutally murdered, her pregnant mother blasted into a coma. Why was the woman silenced? What did she know? If the mother doesn't regain consciousness, the answers will die with her. More than a horrifying crime, more than a classic puzzle begging to be solved, news of the double shooting spreads to neighboring states and confronts one young girl, an innocent bystander.
Death By Degrees (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 3)
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A simple e-mail: a victim’s name and the coordinates where the body can be found. Addressed to Det. Lincoln Munroe and signed with the killer’s name, the e-mail is found - with help from an unexpected source - to be one of sixty-four sent to police services around the world. Lincoln is recruited by Interpol to track an international killer who is convinced he’ll never be stopped.
Someday Never Comes
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Help me, Mama... Detective Inspector Paolo Storey is determined to shut down the syndicate flooding Bradchester’s streets with young prostitutes.   When a child is murdered, Paolo becomes aware of a sinister network of abusers spread across Europe, and spanning all levels of society. Someday Never Comes is the second in the gritty crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey.
Huset ved havet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: Danish. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora låner et fiskerhus ved Vesterhavet, fordi hun trænger til at komme væk fra det hele et stykke tid. I første omgang ser det ud til, fasters lille hus i den yderste klitrække er det perfekte valg for Tora, men så snubler den nysgerrige forfatter over et skelet i kælderen. "Huset ved havet" er en kortroman på 27.000 ord fra forlaget Candied Crime, den første i Tora-trilogien.
THE BENTLEY MYSTERY
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
the bentley mystery is a short story for young readers, originally written for a school writing competition. it involves the mysterious absence of andrew bentley, a son of a millionaire who is kidnapped for a ransom. is this the only motive of the criminals or their intentions are far more than being shown? join the detective duo harry and smith who work on the mystery and rescue the 14 year boy.
Death by Proposal (Book #7 in the Caribbean Murder series)
Series: Caribbean Murder, Book 7. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Cindy and Mattheus, finally away together for a much needed vacation on the beautiful island of Aruba, are awakened by horrible shouts of despair. A guest at the hotel has just discovered his new fiancée dead under their window. The two recently met online, had a long-distance internet relationship. The entire hotel is terrified and mobilized. Was it suicide or was it murder?
Judas Goat - The Kennet Narrow Boat Mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is a book that starts off with the baffling murder of some anonymous individual on a Narrow-boat near the town of Reading in the UK. Set in a tranquil river setting it starts like any other murder mystery, but then it changes dramatically. In the end the story takes a turn, and we find ourselves reading about an international arms deal that has gone wrong. This is Morse meets James Bond!