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Predator Strike
Series: Sam Ryan, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When ADFIS Investigator, Captain Sam Ryan, is unexpectedly deployed to Afghanistan to investigate an apparent suicide he senses something isn't right. Hitting the ground running he's quickly drawn into an investigation with a terrifying international twist.
Lovely, Dark, and Deep
Series: Stefan Kopriva Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A city councilman is dead of an apparent suicide. Ex-cop Stefan Kopriva finds himself drawn into the case, serving an unlikely client. Once involved, he discovers that things are not as they seem. Kopriva is quickly embroiled in dirty city politics. Along the way, he encounters pimps, prostitutes, gangsters, contractors, and the police as he tries to get to the bottom of what happened, and why.
Clearwater Showdown
Series: Clearwater, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe is about to be deported. Mia doesn't want to leave her home and friends. An unlikely compromise with Homeland Security is brokered by Bob Morse. CHIPS continues to thrive as Doug attracts wealthy clients looking for protection. Another child has gone missing leaving Fred and Billy puzzled. Janille finds a new job. Frank faces a major problem that will affect the lives of the Clearwater family.
Yesterday's News
Series: Yesterday Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Anna Yesterday owns Yesterday’s Antiques in small town USA. She finds an old newspaper clipping in an antique dresser, which tells a disturbing story she’s never heard before. As Anna starts to dig into it, her sleuthing exposes an ugly cover-up that casts the residents of Crocker, Indiana into danger, and leaves them with a corpse.
One Last Breath
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,210. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The caverns beneath England's Peak District are a major tourist attraction - but this summer a convicted killer is mingling with visitors, bent on revenge. Derbyshire detectives Diane Fry and Ben Cooper are trying to anticipate the fugitive's next move. But the case is about to become much more personal for Cooper. The 5th novel in the award-winning Cooper and Fry series, a bestseller in the UK.
Right in Sight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,850. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sassy newspaper columnist, Kate Lambrose receives a cryptic poem asking her to locate a missing person. She discovers the mystery to be the perfect distraction from her grief over the loss of her husband who isn’t dead, but gay. While Kate and her teenage daughter angst over problems at home, she discovers a 40-year-old murder. Unknowingly, she befriends the killer who makes her the next target.
The Whole She-Bang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This anthology contains twenty stories penned by fifteen members of Sisters in Crime in Canada. The stories are cozy and noir, humorous and poignant, historical and current. There are amateur sleuths and professionals–cops, private detectives and one or two you won’t see coming.
Best Served Cold (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Olivia Hutchinson is back in the second installment of her monthly series! It's only a few days before Thanksgiving, and Hutch's life is falling to pieces. She can't follow a recipe to save her life. Her strip club has burned to the ground and the police suspect foul play. And when someone tries to put a bullet through her head, Hutch realizes that she has to figure out who is trying to kill her
A Fool And Her Honey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Wannabe musician Pagan Johansson has never been conventional, so slathering honey on herself for her lover to lick off isn't all that odd. That he dies because the honey was poisoned, though, is out of her comfort zone. Facing quality time in the slammer, Pagan goes on the lam and enlists the help of some less-than-refined pals to help her discover who poisoned the honey.
Right and Left Grand: A Darla King Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,060. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Square dance caller Darla King returns to square dancing in mid-life following tragedies in both her personal and professional lives. She finds that her specialized knowledge draws her into adventures she never thought she'd have.
My Sore Hush-a-Bye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,870. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Camille learned to love and accept her sheltered life with Uncle Bob. But she's growing up and everything is changing. She goes to public school, where no one talks to her, except Ashley. Now that Ashley's missing, Camille starts thinking about her mother and rethinking her life with Uncle Bob and everything she chose to believe.
The Masked Adversary
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,030. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Nothing is quite as it seems in Victorian London. When two strangely horrific bodies are found, the Metrolpolitan Police Commissioner finds he must bend some rules to solve the crimes. Enter ex-detective George Williamson and ally Noah Dyson in a case that is unprecedented in gruesomeness and terror. In a city of a million faces, all men wear masks.
I’m A Sweet Talkin’ Southern Bell Killer
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Juno moves back to her home town in North Carolina after living in New York for the worst five years of her life. She makes a new life for herself and even falls in love, but trouble seems to follow her everywhere. Well she's just going to have to find a way to rid of that trouble, isn't she?
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 2: Tears on Stone
Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Is murder ever justifiable? Falcon's Bend Police Department Investigator Pete Shasta's brother Jordan, is recently divorced and intent on putting his life back together for himself and his daughter. Jordan discovers that people have moved into the house next door to him and one of them is MaryEmma Gold, who'd lived in the house he now owns when he was a boy.
Come What May
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,130. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hi. I’m Alexandra Hollingsworth. You know…being an FBI agent is definitely not as glamorous as it is on TV. Ten years of near misses finally caught up with me when I was shot in the line of duty. And just when I think things couldn’t get any worse, I find out I’m wanted by the FBI for the deaths of four agents...
Bad Bayou
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Suzanne LeBlanc was back! With legs as long as any seen in these parts in a long, long time, the nearly six-foot-tall Cajun goddess had come back to collect. Only she knew the secrets that Bad Bayou held. Accompanied by her Swamp Ops team, she was about to reopen old wounds, settle old scores, and forever stir the old backwater haunts of southern Louisiana’s men and beasts.
The Guardian Saga Trilogy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,120. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This is the complete novel for the Guardian Saga trilogy books I, II, and III combined. It follows Katrina Castillo from the beginning of her troubles to the conclusion. secrets abound in Katrina's life, it will take a cunning and skilled group of individuals to keep her alive to find the truth behind her friends death and who is after Katrina.
October Octagon Occult - A Xara Smith Mystery
Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Private Investigator Xara Smith, her business partner Jill, and her girlfriend Jana go on vacation together to a spirited resort called "Octagon Occult". With Halloween just around the corner the witches gather and mischief ensues. Skyclad witches, pentagrams, candles, pink yarn, a missing reporter, carnival rides, fun in the sun, and thirty-million dollars that the owner does not want.
Game Theory: A Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller
Series: Katerina Carter Fraud Thriller. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"A riveting thriller in the vein of Michael Connolly and John Grisham..." Katerina Carter lands her biggest case ever—a massive Ponzi scheme. Billionaire Zachary Barron’s business is in free fall, somehow connected to the shadowy World Institute. Game Theory uncovers how the world really works, where a small pool of winners take all. And the players will stop at nothing to get what they want.
More Myth Murders (A Sheffield and Black Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
Their nightmare has begun again. When Detectives Vivienne Sheffield and Dylan Black find themselves standing over a dead woman—snake skins in her hair, tusks glued to her severed head, and a toga wrapped around her body—the similarities to their last serial killer case are undeniable. Once the DNA results are in, the truth is revealed: Fenrir’s brother has returned for revenge.