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The Outlier #4: Zappers by Tom Lichtenberg
Series: The Outlier, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The world's #1 Big-Data Detective returns in another unrealistic adventure. This time there are disappearing dogs, cars that won't start, and people who have been partially electrocuted, perhaps by God. Part Freakonomics, part Sherlock Holmes, part Doctor Who, part somewhere on the spectrum and 100% completely absurd, The Outlier series continues with "The Outlier #4, Zappers
Agnus Dei by Darryl Greer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,760. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A gripping novel of evil, justice, sacrifice and atonement… A junior barrister, Brendan Connolly receives a brief to defend a notorious paedophile. He achieves the impossible – a verdict of not guilty. The prospect of turning him loose is too much for the sincere and principled young barrister. In a shock move he dumps his girlfriend, defies his parents and quits to become a Jesuit priest...
Kilned Again, A Jennifer Harrington Jones Mystery by Pamela Mattson McDonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: American English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general(5.00 from 1 review)
A potter with ADHD investigates a caldron of crimes with her skateboarding teenage pal Spruce. With his Cambodian Chinese sidekicks, Jean Ling and Su Fong, they untie a painful knot of family deceit and clear up art crimes plaguing the art word for over a decade.
Race the Sunset (The Campbell Creek Mysteries, Book 3) by Wendy L. Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this thrilling conclusion to The Campbell Creek Mysteries Trilogy (Come the Shadows, Red Sky Warning, and Race the Sunset) Sheriff Will Harmon faces his toughest fight yet. He thought the nightmare was over the night the men disappeared--until he picks up a badly beaten man and realizes that his trouble has only just begun. His nemesis is back and obsessed with revenge on Will and all he loves.
Deadly Secrets by Robert Boris Riskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake Wanderman is not your average retired teacher and Shakespeare maven. He has tangled with the Russian Mafia in Moscow and assassins in Jerusalem and always come out on top. Now his childhood friend’s long-lost daughter is a suspect in a murder investigation and Jake’s help is needed. The daughter flees to London and he follows, searching for clues. Instead, he uncovers rape, suicide, and...
Never Die In Havana by Donovan York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A fire in Manhattan in 1895, and murders in present day Havana, are connected by conspiracy, deceit and greed. Against a backdrop of legends, politicians, lovers and spies, Havana Police Lieutenant Arturo Rocher pursues the killers, even as he himself is a man pursued.
Don't Go In the Water by Madison April Boswell
Series: Shatter the Surface. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Reece Wind is a average girl. Her parents are divorced, and every year, she has to go live with her dad in the queer town of Tredecim. Tredecim is built around a deep, dark lake that everyone is terrified to swim in. Many children mysteriously drown every year, and up until now, everyone thought it was just coincidence. Until Reece figured out that exactly thirteen people drown every year.
Squeeze Play by Nicolette Pierce
Series: Nadia Wolf, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,520. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Nadia is faced with the hardest decision of her life, and she’s hiding like a coward. But, when the decision is choosing between two men she loves, hiding seems like a reasonable option. That is until things start going terribly wrong. Caleb’s money has been stolen and the likely suspect is none other than his PR manager, Jessica. And Greyson has embarked on a project that lures a killer.
Just North of Luck by Susan Whitfield
Series: Logan Hunter, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the mountains of North Carolina a high school custodian is suffocated in plastic and thrown into the Dumpster. A music teacher is beaten to death a few weeks later. SBI Agent Logan Hunter is already in the area working on another case when she's assigned to help Madison County detective Chase Railey track down the killer.
Clearwater Hunter by Al Rennie
Series: Clearwater. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young woman finds her prince that never was. She needs to disengage, but the prince threatens pay back if she tries. Joe to the rescue! Susan Whipple walks away from her smothering family. The family comes to CHIPs to find her if only to know that she is safe. Joe's horse trainer asks a favour for his new wife. The boys learn a code word. Sam learns the truth about Dan. Another romp in paradise!
The Body on Ortega Highway: A Detective Santy Mystery by Louise Hathaway
Series: A Detective Santy Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This psychological thriller about sexual obsession will keep you on the edge of your seats until the very end. It's a riveting murder mystery about a female homicide detective who investigates the brutal murder of two teenage girls on a rural road in Orange County, California. Is the killer the same man who's been making upsetting phone calls to her? Does she know him? Will she be his next victim?
Calamity Jayne in the Wild, Wild West (Calamity Jayne book #5) by Kathleen Bacus
Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Did you hear about the blonde coyote? It got stuck in a trap, chewed off three legs, and was still stuck. Tressa Jayne Turner’s Gammy is gettin' hitched, and Tressa is looking forward to a little down time in the desert. But this wacky wedding's about to become a southwestern scavenger hunt of Amazing Race-meets-The Da Vinci Code proportions!
Calamity Jayne and the Campus Caper (Calamity Jayne book #4) by Kathleen Bacus
Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
What does a blonde get on her intelligence test? Drool. Ace cub reporter Tressa Jayne Turner goes back to college, what's to stop her from making the grade? Her grandmother turned roommate rekindling an old flame, maid of honor madness run amok, a botched betrothal that's more than just schoolyard gossip, and a campus criminal who is out to teach the student body a lesson... one crime at a time.
Death Warmed Up by Christopher J Young
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jockson Hawes is a detective with one very large problem - he is dead. Or rather; he isn't dead. He has woken up from a deep darkness and found himself sitting behind his desk, with flies buzzing around his face and no memory. In the chair across from him sits a Haitian priest, insisting that Jockson gets on with the task at hand, and talking of demons and talismans and a witch called Annie...
Home Coming Death by Aditya Goel
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the family takes their first trip to Dark Falls to meet with the real estate agent, Compton Dawes, and view their new home, only the two children and their dog, Petey, immediately sense that something is not quite right. Despite the fact that it is the middle of July, the entire neighborhood seems covered in an artificial darkness created by massive, overhanging tree limbs. Dead brown leaves
Lo que ocultan las máscaras by pablo blaya
Price: Free! Words: 32,570. Language: Spanish. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lo que ocultan las máscaras es una novela corta, viene a ser una parodia de las novelas de detectives. Acompaña a Tim en sus aventuras por la ciudad, si quieres pasar un buen rato.
Carniville by J.R. McLemore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Death is coming to Carniville, a small Florida apartment complex that is home to a tight-knit community of carnival workers and human oddities. When one of the residents is murdered and the authorities aren't much interested in looking past the obvious suspect, the victim's husband, Blake Stanwick begins conducting his own investigation with the help of his misfit friends.
An Unimportant Death by Tom Watts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 251,370. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A poor worker murdered in Ciudad Juárez, México, appears to be another cartel murder. Chihuahua State Police Detective Moises Calderón believes otherwise, and his instinct and experience lead the investigation to an influential maquila, where he finds reluctant allies and willful enemies. The outcome is unsatisfactory, but one Calderón accepts as the best he can expect.
Who Killed Maggie Swift? by Lawrence M. Friedman
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. At least that's the way he wants it.... But clients and life don't always oblige. Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That's not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine appointment for a teeth cleaning, and he is thrust into an investigation. Can he get to the root of it?
Where Have All The Dogs Gone? by Dorothy Bodoin
Series: Foxglove Corners Mystery Series, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,880. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young animal activist who calls herself Rima frees the shelter dogs in and around Foxglove Corners to save them from being destroyed. Running wild in the countryside, at the mercy of hostile wildlife and hunters, they face an equally distressing fate and pose a risk to whoever comes in contact with them.