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Dead Dog Blues by Neal Barrett Jr.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,970. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Nothing ever happens in Pharaoh, Texas... Drunks and missing auto parts headline the local crime wave until a barking dead dog shows up in millionaire Max Coomer's backyard. Then Coomer himself is discovered frosty cold and very dead, running for fame and glory forever down the gridiron at Pharaoh High. That's just the beginning of the mayhem that erupts in a sleepy Texas town.
The Darkness Within by Ferguson Shaw
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jonathan Colby is no one’s idea of a hero. Unfit, overweight, weak. A nobody who never wanted to be somebody. But Colby is very valuable to some very bad people. And his beautiful wife and baby son make him a vulnerable target. With those he loves in terrible danger Colby must do exactly as he’s told. Whatever the cost. But everyone has a breaking point. And everyone has darkness inside them...
Rick Wade Investigations: The Case for Sarah by Bill Howard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,330. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Rick Wade:Investigations, the Case for Sarah, is the second book in the Rick Wade mystery series. Sarah is a High School senior, a straight A student. Her father is a Minister and her mother has passed away. She falls in with an unsavory element.
Thrill Kill Jill by P X Duke
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself. Jim Nash #2.
Who Killed Rita Colleridge? by Donald A. Gazzaniga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The death of Rita Colleridge, murdered by someone who did not touch her with hand or weapon, is just the beginning of a web of intrigue that makes "Who Killed Rita?" a first-class page-turner. From the author of A Few Good Men and War Hawks.
Calamity Jayne and the Trouble With Tandems (Calamity Jayne Mysteries book #7) by Kathleen Bacus
Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
What's the hardest part of learning to ride a tandem? The pavement. It's late July, and reporter Tressa Jayne Turner's summer is as sizzling as Ranger Rick Townsend when she covers TribRide—the ginormous state-wide bicycle ride—on a tandem bike with her rival in a Star Trek themed team! But when malicious pranks start to befall the team, Tressa is determined to get the true story.
Killing Sacred by Nancy O'Hara
Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Desperate to put some distance between herself and New York City and to recover from a freak bicycle crash, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan flees to Albuquerque. As soon as the wheels of her plane touch down, the bodies begin to drop.
Panty Raid by Lorraine Bartlett
Series: The Lotus Bay Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
Cornered by Alan Brenham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Detective Matt Brady struggles to solve the disappearances of seven young women, but he quickly finds himself pitted against a criminal organization that knows as much about police procedure as he does—an organization that will do whatever it takes to stay one step ahead of him. His troubles are compounded when a young veterinarian injects herself into the investigation...
My Lord Deceived by Rebecca King
Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
Beehive Blues by Emma Lewis
Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 97,700. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Meet Detective Sergeant Penny Forsyth: her career heading for a dead end; her biological clock ticking towards its use by date; men still an unknown quantity in her life. Then death in the Beehive presents her with the chance to change all that as she delves into the relationships of those who work at the heart of the New Zealand’s Government.
Vandal Eyes by Sean Sandulak
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
Le Livreur by Marie-Sophie Kesteman
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: French. Published: July 19, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Au cœur de Silver Owl, depuis trois cents ans, une légende prospère, jalousement gardée. Le dimanche, au cœur des ténèbres, entre minuit et 10 heures, le Livreur opère. Et un mystérieux colis noir apparaît sur le chemin d’un des habitants. « Ce que vous désirez le plus au monde », voilà ce qu’il vous offre. Il ne se trompe jamais. Il ne demande rien en retour.
The Last Confession by Ethan Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A New York mobster on his deathbed and a priest struggling to make things right. The Last Confession is a short story portraying a great Mafia tale of betrayal, revenge and justice.
Shrink: An Abby Chilton Novel by Doug Romig
Series: Abby Chilton Novels, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Abby thought she would be content with the peace and politics of the office. The only problem is she doesn't like peace and hates politics. Two men enter her boring life. One is an Interpol agent. The other is a killer. Both men have plans for her. Both men have a shared past. Neither one will let her stay behind her safe and secure desk. Neither one know what they have done.
Deadly Portfolio - A Killing in Hedge Funds by John J. Hohn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
July 2008. Four families are riding high on heady market returns until the body of Rene McAllister, wife of multi-millionaire Alan “Mac” McAllister, washes up on the beach after a daylong Fourth of July bash at the home of stockbroker, Matthew Wirth. Eager to avoid publicity, authorities dismiss her death as an accident.
The Missing Patek Philippe by Pen Avram
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Kroupa's faithful police dog, Sara, digs up an absurdly small human bone on an anthill, our dynamic duo have no idea what they're in for. A class reunion has clearly ended badly, but are they looking for a murderer, or a missing diamond watch? The trouble is, they simply don't know.
Premium by Colin Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Robert Fowler was quite happy to leave Mark McCartney's violent death as unsolved. Until someone nailed a dead cat to his door, he met China, and he started to smell dead people. Now the killer wants him dead and the only person telling him anything is Mark McCartney.
Spirit's Revenge by Tom P. Alberti
You set the price! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Whodunit? by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whodunit is an amusing detective story about how a parrot helps to solve the Barlow murder, as well as the stolen diamond necklace case. Cookie does this by learning to say, -Barlow did it, Barlow did it, Cookie wants a biscuit. And as you'll discover she is right up to a point, but not entirely right, as someone else also had a hand in the murder.