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Totally Decked
By Gale Borger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Everyone knows those Miller sisters are something else, but Mark Malone has no idea. The holidays are just around the corner and Mark is in White Bass Lake to open the newest of his family's coffee shops. His sister is supposed to be running the Cool Bean, but she's up and wandered off to "find herself," leaving Mark a little gift, actually not so little.
The Knot Garden
By Marina Oliver
Series: Romantic Suspense, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,790. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Running a garden centre after her father is injured demands all Tansy's courage. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.
I Love You Jimmy Cheng
By Mortimer Jackson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The true crime parody continues in this second installment of the Jimmy Cheng adventure. Having solved the murder of Melissa Wyndon, Jimmy Cheng becomes a star in his community. But when another murder crops up, Jimmy feels more determined than ever to pursue the case. But does he do it for the right reasons, or does his ego blind him?
Red, White And Dead
By Jeffrey Avalon Friedberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,660. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He hated the media. He hated their breathy, too intimate way of speaking. He hated their weird delivery and affectations--their arrogance. He hated the distortion of truth for entertainment or political agenda. He hated FOX; he hated O'Reilly; he hated Sharpton; he hated CNN. He hated all of them. But he'd never dreamed of murder; not until now....
Penelope and The Christmas Spirit
By Ron D. Voigts
Series: A Penelope Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Penelope gets more than she expected when her eccentric parents plan to celebrate Christmas as a home-schooling project in this short story prequel to the Penelope Mystery series. When someone moves into the old Compton house down the road and all they own is a Christmas tree, an arm chair and a lamp, Penelope decides to find out why. Therein lies a Christmas mystery, waiting to be solved.
The Shadows of Shigatse (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. III)
By D. L. Kung
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,120. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who's the traitor—nervous Dr. Chamba, dashing Dr. Norsang, beautiful nurse DaDon or the weary Swiss-Tibetan Kelsang? Xavier Vonalp takes journalist Claire Raymond to his medical project in Tibet on a quest to nail the informer betraying Tibetan patients fleeing to Nepal. Identifying who is the deadly turncoat is hard enough, but her ex-lover Jim also begs a sensitive favor behind Xavier's back.
Rekindling Motives
By Elaine Orr
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,610. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jolie Gentil appraises the Fisher house & dances with a skeleton hidden in the attic. She & friend Scoobie see a link to the family's Prohibition era business & seek clues from old photo albums and ledgers. A present day murder says they're on the right track. Between running a food pantry at Christmas time and escaping a burning building they hope to find the killer before someone else is hurt.
Rose from the Grave
By Candace Murrow
Series: Mystical Mysteries Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two men want Kat Summers. One wants to have her like he had her sister who ended up dead. The other wants to love and protect her. A woman's unrelenting search for the truth about her sister's death, and the danger that follows. A tale of mystery, romance, suspense, and the supernatural bond between sisters.
The Gargoyle in the Seine
By Dee Garretson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,090. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Art student Clary Ashton can’t imagine a more perfect spot to study painting than Paris in the spring of 1878, until she witnesses a body thrown into the Seine. What Clary thinks is murder becomes much more as she finds herself caught between two dangerous men-a revolutionary days away from a royal assassination attempt, and the intrepid British secret agent determined to stop him.
That's the Way He Did It
By Amy Myers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Stories by the well known crime writer Amy Myers. Victorian master chef and sleuth Auguste Didier wrestles with ghosts, missing heirs and distressed gentlemen. In more modern times Mr Punch takes the stage and a Kentish village brings out the traditional Hooden Horse with gruesome results.
The End of May Road (The Handover Mysteries, Vol. II)
By D. L. Kung
Series: The Handover Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sidelined at home on maternity leave, Business World reporter Claire Raymond investigates why a neighbor's son is found dead in Hong Kong's tony Midlevel district only six months before the official handover of Hong Kong from Britain to China. A neurotic anxiety pervades the colonial middle-class and mixes with a rising religious hysteria among Filipina babysitters and threatens her own baby.
Dood in Bed - Commisaris Renz Vos, raadsel 2 - Nederlands
By Benn Flore
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: Dutch. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Slimme Vos Renz is gepensioneerd, maar kan het werk niet laten. Zeker niet, als hij in dit nieuwe TV-synopsis zijn vriend Sjaak ziet liggen: Dood in Bed.
A Lifetime of Terror
By Pete PJ Grondin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,430. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hatred and a desire to even the score drive Victoria Garcia. She has money, a partner and motivation. She needs the right moment. Sheik Al Salil has the motivation. He's waited decades to strike a blow against his enemies. Take a Syrian man, a Mexican woman, and enough hatred to fuel a nuclear power plant and an oil refinery and and you get A Lifetime of Terror!
Peony Street
By Pamela Grandstaff
Series: Rose Hill Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a small town everyone has secrets, but in the picturesque town of Rose Hill someone has a secret so dark it’s dangerous.
Catburglar
By Alice Sabo
You set the price! Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A literary snack. A light-hearted, G rated, very short mystery with line drawings by the author.
The Pheesching Sector - A 6,000 Word Short Story
By Tim Greaton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by Focus House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
The First officer and pilot of a two-man rogue ship, Casper Van Soulier is terrified by his captain’s obsessive need to journey toward the very edge of the galactic hinterlands. But it isn’t until their small patrol ship encounters a window of energy stretched across a massive graveyard of battle cruisers that he realizes they will likely die. A tale from "Maine's Other Author"TM Tim Greaton
Losing Weight For Love Sake
By Joseph Kulcsar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,650. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Inspiration for weight loss Jenna a young lady in her twenties struggles with obesity. Her mother Marilyn secretly hires a fitness trainer under the pretense of a date. Jenna falls head over heels in love with Zack the handsome trainer and she takes on the challenge of losing weight. The more Zack gets to know Jenna, the more his heart gives in to his feelings.
An Angel On My Shoulder
By David Callinan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One man, one angel, one prophecy, one quest An angel group chooses an ordinary man for an extraordinary destiny. He must transcribe the words of the new Messiah – alive on Earth today but who cannot read or write. But dark forces are gathering to stop him at all costs.
Knife Edge
By David Callinan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,710. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
They craved beauty, riches and immortality. And they will stop at nothing. Two brilliant but ugly losers are tormented at college by 'the handsome rich boy who has it all'. If only they could be transformed into beautiful creatures and take over his life and fortune. Would they kill to get what they want?
The Immortality Plot
By David Callinan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,590. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former US government assassin, police enforcer and reclusive monk, Mike Delaney, cracks the global 'Renaissance Project' and wreaks vengeance on the contract serial killer known as 'The Priest' in this high-octane thriller.