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Fairy Tale Fusion by A. F. Stewart
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.33 from 3 reviews)
What if the characters in Fairy Tales were real? What if they lived in Fairyland, a place not too dissimilar to ours, next to Wonderland and down the street from Camelot? Follow the exploits of Detective Piper of the Fairyland Metro Police, the Fairy Tale News updates and more cracked characters taken from the world of childhood, including some very scary toys. Enter into Fairy Tale Fusion.
Return to Sonneberg by Thomas W. Bratt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,320. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“We have him.” Those words from his friend, Sergei Mycoff, changed Rusty’s life forever. Flying to Europe to unravel a 25 year mystery, he wasn't prepared for the near death adventure that would lead him across Western Europe into the Communist Zone of East Germany to the town of Sonneberg.
The Vein to the Heart by C. P. Holsinger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,710. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lt. Nick Greer, Phoenix PD, responds when the mutilated body of his friend and mentor is found floating in a canal. When it becomes apparent there's a serial killer on the loose in his city, he follows clues all the way to the East Coast and back. Finally, a trap is set, but not before another close friend goes down. Greer himself becomes a victim of the web of infidelity, deception, and murder...
The Old Queen and the Maui Maiden by Michael Herr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
In this 5th book of the Kohala Coast Mystery Series, Teri Pono is directed by the spirit of Queen Ka'ahumanu to leave the Big Island and go to Maui in order to rescue a maiden from the Queen's court . . . a maiden dead these many years and only recently recovered from her grave.
Her Name Is Mommy by J. D. Webb
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chicago PI, Mike Shepherd spots a child silently crying on an otherwise empty mall bench. Mike and his fiancé try to help four-year-old Madison. A surveillance tape reveals one hour earlier a man had kidnapped Madison’s mother. Mike must rescue the woman despite dealing with a disgruntled federal offic
Keeping Secrets by Cathi Stoler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
While writing an article on hidden identities, Laurel Imperiole tries to help a woman whose fiancé has several aliases. Laurel and her PI friend Helen McCorkendale stir up a hornet’s nest of vengeful Mafiosi, greedy bankers, and dirty politicians. Everyone has something to hide. Will the secrets the women disclose keep them alive or seal their fates? The 2nd Laurel and Helen New York Mystery.
Hawaii Can Wait by Sheila Horgan
Series: The Girls, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,630. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Second book in The Girls Series by best selling author Sheila Horgan - Adeline, Anna and Carolyn continue their adventure having saved one young woman in Las Vegas (first book in the series) they are now headed to Hawaii. Once again, events change their plans.
The Old Queen's Treasure by Michael Herr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,990. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Long before Captain Cook managed to blunder onto the Hawaiian Islands, a Chinese Treasure ship found her way there. Now an archeological team is looking into that visit. But murder dogs their footsteps. And the women of the Pono family are pulled in also. Everything, including the volcano, is primed to boil over. Third book of the Kohala Coast Mystery series.
8 Funny Detective Stories with Maynard Soloman, Gal-Damn Detective by Benjamin Sobieck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
8 Funny Detective Stories represents Maynard Soloman's first eight cases of mystery, malarkey and misadventure. Each combines the slapstick fun of The Pink Panther with the sharp wit of The Onion, if both lived in an RV watching nothing but old Westerns. Fans of Carl Hiaasen's crime fiction humor, Elmore Leonard's bumbling bad guys or snappy current events satire will enjoy these quick reads.
Graveyard Blues by Harriet Rzetelny
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Hamilton Stone. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Homecare worker Molly Lewin confronts two unexpected challenges: a client’s murder and the threatened conviction of his long-time companion, an old-time southern blues singer. She is incensed to discover that the murder may be tied to a scheme to drive out low-rent tenants and replace their homes with a shopping mall.
The Murder of Leo Young by Janice L. Davis
Series: Agatha Larsen mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,820. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Agatha Larsen is on the detective trail once again. Only this time she is investigating a murder that took place fifteen years ago. The trail might be cold, but Agatha and her granddaughters, Mazie and Samara, are hot on it. Because she is questioning so many folks, dark secrets begin to unfold.
Life Bites A Jay Watson Mystery by George R. Appelt, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,430. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Congratulations, Jay, you’re now our reporter.” How hard could this reporting thing be, I thought? Then the vampire murders started... Replaced by a college intern, harassed by a deranged killer, stalked by a horny spinster, haunted by a past lover, taunted by an arrogant rival, and bullied by a vengeful cop, Jay is about to find out how much life really can bite!
Trades by Bonnie Milani
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 1 review)
'Trades' is an action-packed science fiction tale of murder and mystery with a little romance and a sizeable dose of humor mixed in. It's a noir story of dangerous women and hard men battling the odds on the last space station in human space. It's for lovers of Raymond Chandler and Robert Heinlein and Robert Aspirin.
Maynard Soloman vs. The Kidney Thieves (Funny Detective Stories #8) by Benjamin Sobieck
Series: Funny Detective Stories, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
Maynard Soloman, a cantankerous private detective full of old-timey insults, slices open a ring of kidney thieves in this crusty short story. A band of baddies is posting ads for kidneys for sale on the Internet - at a sinister price. It's up to Maynard to climb into a bath tub of ice in a seedy motel to bust the ring in action. * BONUS: Includes Dr. Maynard's Guide to Kidney Transplants.
Family Betrayal: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 5 Based on a True Story by GiAnna Moratelli
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,400. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
"My brother's gonna do something, I don't know what. My mom's yelling at him, saying Matt don't." A woman's pleading can vaguely be heard in the background. There's the pop of a gun, then silence. A door slowly creaks. The cool, collected, 14-year-old Mindy Rodgers, that had been on the telephone to 911, suddenly terrified, screams a high pitched scream, "Matt, no, don'-" The telephone goes dead.
The 45 Stitch Rule: A Week in the D.A.'s Office by Stephen Resnick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 141,270. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The 45 Stitch Rule is a fictional account of events in the lives of staff members of the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office during a week in August, 1974. The book depicts the horror and sadness, and sometimes the joy, humor and love, that comes from dealing with the victims and perpetrators of crime.
A Game of Authors by Frank Herbert
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In pursuit of a scoop, American journalist Hal Garson follows up on a mysterious, desperate letter that points to the whereabouts of legendary author Antone Luac, who vanished without a trace in Mexico years ago. The celebrated writer's disappearance is an enduring mystery, and Garson senses this story will make his career.…
Inmortal - Un thriller sobrenatural - Los Misterios del Detective Saussure I by Trinidad Giachino
Price: Free! Words: 40,560. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
1952. Lord Hugh Hurlingthon contrata al Detective Privado Richard Saussure para resolver un enigma sumamente personal: Lord Hurlingthon dice tener 213 años de edad y no poder morir. Richard Saussure se verá envuelto en una trama de hechos inexplicables que lo obligarán a solicitar la ayuda de su enemiga favorita: la Dra. Annette Kensington. Género: Policial negro/ Thriller sobrenatural ocultista.
This Business of Murder: Murder at the Ranch by Martha E. M. Whitelaw
Price: $6.95 USD. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
First book in the Nicole Elliot Mystery series by Scottish author Martha E. M. Whitelaw, a cozy murder mystery for adult fans of the genre.
Mushing, Mining, Money, and Murder In the Land of the Living Skies by Dr, Joseph Barake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: American English. Published: October 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
McClarty,a genial used car lot owner, blessed with a superb line of blarney, wins fabulously rich mining claims in a poker game. In his efforts to parlay his claims into millions, he gets embroiled in trickery and murder. The surprising finale plays out in the unspoiled, grand Wilderness of the vast North, during a world class dogsled race that Portage Falls sponsors to save itself from bankruptcy