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Now You See It
Series: The Sword and the Spirit Adventures, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
A young boy's birthday celebration is joyously enhanced by the thrilling sleight-of-hand of a travelling magician. But, only hours later, the playful boy is missing, his mother is frantic, and Bertram, Gautier and Robert lend their aid. Meanwhile, a darkly cryptic stranger casts a malevolent shadow over the town. Danger and destruction hover over innocent and evil alike – but on whom will it fall?
Secret Keepers and Skinny Shadows
Series: Secret Keepers and Skinny Shadows. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,040. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Bert Grayson is murdered, it sets off a chain of events to apprehend a relentless killer. Don't trust anyone, Lee and Miranda were warned! But, they risked their own lives in this heart stopping race against time. Lillian Grace, a woman with her own secrets, had loved Bert. Her rambling letters, written after his murder, are the only link 50 years later.
Three Tales About Tanya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A woman accused of murder tells police that after they hear three tales about her scheming younger sister, Tanya, the law will set her free.
Panthera : Death Spiral
Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Wildlife conservationist Ren Hunter is relocating endangered kingcat cubs to Amenti. Her brother Bryn has stolen sentient AI Panthera from his employers and given him to her. As Ren's voyage to the Border planet of Amenti unfolds, she realises the kingcats and Panthera are both being hunted, and she and her brothers have put themselves into danger.
Hard To Kill
Series: Hard Targets, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sabrina Shaw works for an organization called The Alliance, specializing in the kind of jobs that no one else can or wants to do. Her current assignment: find a young girl who has disappeared. It seems simple enough, until Sabrina uncovers the girl may have been the victim of kidnapping. Sabrina puts her training to the test as she infiltrates a sex trafficking ring in order to find the girl.
Bites of Ben Urglar
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Faced with the daunting task of providing a monthly information article for the local Neighbourhood Watch newsletter, Ken created the character of Ben (B.Urglar), to convey "advice" on security (or the lack of it!) in a humorous way. In these short, diary-style reports, Ben boasts of his traditional "skills", bemoans new technology and shows a mature understanding of human behaviour.
Ghostly Summons
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,450. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Lars Kelsen doesn't believe in psychic phenomenon. To him, visions of murder victims are a form of mental illness. Once they begin, options are limited; he can try to ignore them or deal with them by exposing a killer. Only the latter provides any semblance of peace. Temporarily, anyway. Kelsen — ex-crime beat reporter with a penance he can never fully satisfy — sees a victim. In person. Staring.
Clint Faraday Book Seven: Comedy of Terrors Collector's Edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,400. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Judi and Clint take some people they met in Bocas Town to the mountains in the comarca. One of them is murdered. Voodoo? The CIA? What is going on?
Clint Faraday Book Six: Storm Front Collector's Edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A drug runner boat is trapped in the bay when a storm front moves in. The runner escapes to an island. A body is found on the island, but not the drug runner.
Hot Sun, Hot Lead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pro Se Productions announces its release of HOT SUN, HOT LEAD—a new Pro Se Single Shot from The Smoking Gun Sisterhood Author Thad Brown. With this tale mobsters and hard-boiled detectives, author Thad Brown introduces a new name to the growing roster of female shamuses in Pro Se Productions’ gamut of sleuths: Becca Grant.
Murdered in the Man Cave (A Riley Reed Cozy Mystery)
Series: Riley Reed Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,070. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murdered in the Man Cave is a cozy mystery novel by bestselling crime writer R. Barri Flowers. Home décor expert Riley Reed investigates the murder of a former flame who was bludgeoned to death with a pool cue in his man cave.
Good Guys and Bad Guys
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short stories about criminals and their crimes and the people who beought them to justice.
The Library (Where Life Checks Out)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This Special Edition includes the prequel short story, The Depot, and the follow-up novel, The Library, approximately sixty thousand words. When Mark Waters decided to be a detective, he didn't plan to investigate ghosts. As he investigates a murder of a homeless man at the library, though, he realizes the dead won’t rest until the murderer checks out too.
Deadly Shuffle
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Abby Rollins is thrilled to depart Sacramento, where she owns a dance shop, for a romantic getaway with her PI friend, Blade, in Palm Springs. There she finds that her mother, Trish, disappeared after a poker game attended by several men from her colorful past. Along with her sisters, Trish sang with a trio known as the Malones. At the game, one of the men keeled over, dead. Was he murdered?
Blood Chain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,570. Language: American English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
They Say Life Imitates Art, But Sometimes Death Imitates It Better. Dead bodies posed in imitation of paintings at a local art gallery are being left around a quiet New Jersey suburb. Whoever finds them first is the killer’s next target. Detective Julie Martel is out to break this chain of murder before another victim is taken, but will taking this case cost her the lives of everyone she loves?
Deadly Stakes in Brooklyn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s the late 1980’s in Brooklyn, NY. Jason Reddy and Jessica Munroe team up as a pair of tough, wisecracking private investigators to solve a case involving sex, politics, blackmail, and murder, with the help of their sometime-associate Boris Radovich, a tough Russian bear of a limo driver and former engineer with time spent in Siberia. A story with wit and sass as well as terrific fight scenes.
Rough Riders
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rough Riders is the sequel to Charlie Stella’s first novel, Eddie’s World. Ten years have passed and the action has moved from the streets of New York to the prairie state of North Dakota. What happens when a multiple murderer, the mob, a former cop, and the FBI mix it up in the frozen heartland?
Wild to Possess / A Taste for Sin
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,940. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two vintage noir thrillers from the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Ghosttown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,780. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The third book in the Whitney Logan series. Includes a foreword by Michael Connelly and an afterword by Lucas Crown.
Soultown
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,100. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The second of three Whitney Logan mysteries, set in gritty 1990's L.A., and featuring her adversarial ally, Carmen Luzano, a chicana prostitute.