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Flowers for Mercedes
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 36,050. Language: British English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A girl on a motorbike, a hit and run, a detective called Flowers, a warehouse robbery, a train derailment, a missing cat, arson, kidnap and more in three complete stories about Mercedes Drew which, together, form the first part of the Mercedes Drew mysteries.
Through the Fog
Series: Irish Adventure, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An amnesiac is pursued through the wilds of west Ireland accompanied by a beautiful woman who may or may not be his friend. As flickers of memory return they only add to his confusion. A light mystery that’s more about people than puzzles. Includes 50 black & white photographs by the author.
The Olivia Hutchinson Collection, Episodes 1-3
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,920. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Three novellas at one low price! Meet Olivia Hutchinson—better known as Hutch—in the first three novellas in her monthly series! A dead male stripper. A case of arson…and attempted murder. A crazed serial killer. Join Hutch as she tries to solve all these mysteries surrounding her…and stay alive! Novellas in this volume include: For Anyone to See Best Served Cold Deck the Halls
Manda flores a mi entierro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: Spanish. Published: November 22, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Todo parece indicar que Mercedes Samper, una acaudalada mujer, se ha suicidado para no tener que sufrir los últimos rigores de una enfermedad terminal. Así lo piensan todos sus familiares y la policía es de la misma opinión. Sin embargo, un inspector que en sus ratos libres se dedica a redondear su sueldo con investigaciones privadas, pronto descubre que hay un pequeño detalle que no cuadra...
Nick Gamble detective privado
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,260. Language: Spanish. Published: November 22, 2012 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), es alcohólico (siempre) y es investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). Nick Gamble es el sabueso más perro de la ciudad. Incluye: El caso del barco ataúd, Mal karma, El luchador enmascarado ha desaparecido y Marcianos en la facultad.
A Private Disgrace: Lizzie Borden by Daylight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Lizzie Andrew Borden was tried and acquitted in the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother in Fall River, Massachusetts. Media coverage of the case created a furor throughout the United States reminiscent of the Rosenberg, Claus von Bulow and O.J. Simpson trials. No other suspect was ever charged with the double homicide, and speculation on the case continues to this day.
Crooked Roads Ginseng War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,320. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Ginseng War is #2 in the Crooked Roads, Sheriff Jack Stanley series. 45000+ words. A growing cast of Middle Appalachian Characters living in the 21st Century under 20th Century values and in places that never change.
Cliffhanger (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book One)
Series: The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
Coming home, Belinda Kittridge expected fun, sun, and sugar cookies. She got an old rival, the murder of a former classmate, and a return to a tragic sailing accident to set things right. But new possibilities emerge in the form of security expert Bennett Tate. Between her connections and his know-how, they're bound to catch the killer - and kick the skeletons out of the closet for good.
Tropical Vice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's high tourist season in the Caribbean and boutique owner Kristen Maroney spends her days working, except for stolen moments with her casino manager boyfriend. But alas, January snowbirds are descending, and her assistant Belinda is acting surly, alienating customers. A simple "What's wrong?" draws Kristen into the treacherous world of child sex trafficking and the fat white men who use it.
Selvage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A bank scam, a series of accidents that end as murders, and police too ready to accept simple explanations for deaths push freelance writer Brooke Beldon and systems programmer Paul Counts ever deeper into a tangled conspiracy. She struggles to clear her brother’s name. Paul, a sucker for a blue-eyed blonde, initially wants to help her, but also ends the chief suspect in murder.
The Wall of Fame Quest for her Father
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,200. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jens Jameson writes books about pop music. The famous singer Brigitte Friends asks him to write her biography, though her real goal is to find her father. Jens’s search begins in the Netherlands, where he meets reporter Esther. She is investigating the death of a rock ‘n’ roll singer. Together they are confronted with fraud, blackmail and murder.
The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Oh no!” Jamie said. “What has Peter done now?” “He sold me this,” Steve said, holding up a piece of paper. “He said it was an authentic document written by one of the pilgrims. I checked and the spelling looks right. The signatures do too. Peter even showed me a picture of the Mayflower Compact in a book. I compared the signatures and words to it.” Is the paper really written by a Pilgrim?
The Case of the Hosiery Hero: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Welcome to our little museum,” they heard a voice say. “I’m Salty Bill and I’ll be your guide today. That will be two dollars each,” he added. “Cash only.” M.r Broderick turned over six dollars and the man quickly stuck it in a cash box under the counter. Jamie stepped up to look at one of the cases. “This is strange,” she said. What is the story behind the panty hose in the case, and is it true?
The Case of the Smashed Statue: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Wow! Could you imagine living in a house like this?” Kendall asked. “Could you imagine having to clean a house like this?” Jamie answered. At that moment they were visiting a huge mansion that allowed tours. They had come with their friends Erica and Andrea. Suddenly they heard a crash from the room next door. They entered to find a smashed statue. Can you discover who smashed the statue?
The Case of the Missing Miner: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I’ve gotten most of what I need for the trip,” Jim said eagerly. “I just need your share to help cover the cost of supplies and travel. “I put in 5,000 myself. If you give me 5,000 it will be enough to get everything I need.” Jim eagerly handed over a list of the supplies he would need. Cousin Jim has found an old miner's map that leads to a treasure. Is it real? Can you solve this mystery?
Killer of Killers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,040. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He was the world’s greatest martial artist – a master of the world's deadliest art. Once revered, he became feared, and for that he blamed his homeland. America was no longer the land of the free and the home of the brave. It had become the land of murder and the home of corruption. But for a man like Trent Smith – it was the perfect hunting ground.
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.
Terminal Download
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,370. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
3 Brits - are each shot in execution-style in southern Spain and another Brit is missing. Investigation shows an IT specialist with a record of violent anti-capitalist protest, while his girlfriend was using the ID of an IT security specialist in the a share-dealer firm. Everything suggests something big and nasty is coming - but what and when? The race is on!
The Case of the Cowering Cat: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“You guys have to help me!” Megan said as she raced up to Kendall and Jamie. “Luda is going to kill me!” “What’s wrong?” Jamie and Kendall asked together. “I lost Gracie,” Megan wailed. “I can’t find her anywhere!” See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Bird's Beak: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Before we go to lunch, I need you all to think about the talks that you have heard,” Miss Tate said. “One of the reports has a problem with it. Can anyone tell me what that talk was, and what the problem was?” she asked. Jamie thought back to all the talks she had heard that day. Mostly she thought about her own talk. Did she get something wrong? Can you spot the mistake before Jamie does?