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Cinema Detectives: The Night Whisperer
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Series: Cinema Detectives, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 120. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
When Kathy Baier starts to hear music from the films of her youth in her bedroom at night it marks the beginning of a new comic mystery for Rosa Pleck and Ken Prime, the Cinema Detectives. Is the old cinema next door to Kathy's flat really abandoned? Who is calling to Kathy in the night? And why are the sounds of those old movies always followed by the sounds of screaming?
Terror At St. Anne's
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young girl witnesses murder at a prestigious all-girls Catholic Academy, traumatizing her into repressing her memory for years. Now a recent college graduate, Traci Carlisle receives an offer to teach from the Director himself, Father Paul Price; an offer which could not have come at a better time.
Cleaning Day
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Saturday is house-cleaning day for our unlikely heroine in this story, but what finally gets cleaned up is quite a surprise!
Jesse's Gun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman finds herself eerily caught between two worlds when her husband stumbles on an old gun while exploring an Ozarks cave. Could the gun have belonged to none other than Jesse James?
Murky Waters
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
These eighteen stories are about crime. That means they’re essentially about love, hate, greed, revenge and power. So they are, of course, also about relationships. Most of them explore how ordinary people can be driven to extraordinary behaviour. The characters in these stories are just that: they’re not gangsters, or terrorists, or professional crooks; they are simply ordinary people.
Clearwater Heat
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Series: Clearwater, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Coop and Joe are the new 'go to' investigators for Bob Morse. They are asked to find any mitigating circumstances in an arson, manslaughter charge against Morse's client. The wierd part is that the accused continues to claim his innocence and expects help from an unexpected source. Meanwhile Mia, has some important staggering news to give Joe. And Rosalie asks Doc for a favor that almost kills her
On the Footprints of the Ghost Clinique
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Florin Alexandru Radu. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
ON THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE GHOST CLINIQUE is, above all, a social novel. It is constructed with the style of a crime novel, to facilitate the public access towards a more digestible literary type of fiction. The majority of the characters are marked by an immense social trauma.
The Kiddush Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A great new mystery series! A great bat mitzvah, a dead grandmother, a rabbi with a family problem, a gathering storm of synagogue politics, and Cantor Shoshana Goldberg would much rather mind her own business but finds herself right in the middle of it. Welcome to the new Cantor Shoshana Goldberg mysteries. The Kiddush Murder is only the beginning! You don't have to be Jewish to love it!
A Child is Torn "Innocence Lost"
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Evan Madison fails to show up for work, police go to his home where his ten-year-old son, Brad, is found, unharmed and alone. He is stoic, sitting in front of the TV playing a video game, and covered in blood. In the upstairs bedroom, lie his parents bludgeoned to death. Brad confesses to killing them, but it makes no sense. Is Brad covering some someone else or the evil seed born to kill.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
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Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
The Body Reader
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Body Reader is a detective/thriller novelle introducing the red haired rebel detective Cordelia Storm who accepts no rules except her own. Canberra, Australia is threatened by a blood thirsty serial killer who knows no mercy, Storm must solve the case otherwise more people will die.
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries features three short stories. In Tangled Webs, Albert Stonewall is a cheating husband with a mistress that stole his wife's wedding ring. Long Live Mortality, is the story of Leo Watford who, in his will, has left his head to his missing son. The bonus story is Life in Fiction. Jimmy Slade is looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his young son.
Prophecy Rock
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Series: Will Lansa Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Prophecy Rock - winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award Will Lansa, who was raised by his mother in Aspen, is spending the summer on the Hopi Reservation with his father, the tribal police chief. Pete Lansa is investigating the murder of a man found near a sacred site--Prophecy Rock, and some on the rez suspect it's the work of a powaqu,a powerful witch.
Blood Diamonds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,410. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A well-planned diamond heist falls apart and turns into a four-way bloody scramble among the thieves to grab the stolen diamonds.
Bungalow Heaven
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A story of murder, betrayal, and the ghosts of Hollywood past.
Somewhere West Of Fiji
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Publisher's Place. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
From out of the clouds, lieutenant Bowcutt reduced power on the twin Allison's in his P-38 Lightening fighter. Lost and out of fuel in a pacific storm, his only hope was a water landing next to an uninhabited island. But was he out of the War?
Dying to Get Published
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Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 8 reviews)
Jennifer Marsh is a mystery writer with eight unpublished books and hundreds of rejection letters. If she can just get famous for something, someone will surely publish her books. Why not murder? Because Jennifer's a good person, a vegetarian who rescued a greyhound. She could never actually kill someone, but she could plot a murder that will land her as the prime suspect in a real murder case.
Asuntos pendientes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
El inspector Donardo está a solo una semana de jubilarse de su trabajo de policía, una profesión en la que ha estado más tiempo ocupado en tareas burocráticas o de archivo que en verdaderas investigaciones. Cuando ya sus compañeros andan preparándole la fiesta de despedida, le encargan la resolución de un caso en apariencia sencillo y rutinario...
The Paris Lawyer
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 98,690. Language: American English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Le French Book. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
One of France’s masters in crime fiction brings us an award-winning legal procedural that doubles as a psychological thriller, set between the sophisticated world of Paris and the rural outreaches of France, where beautiful, rolling countryside holds dark secrets.
Menacing Eyes
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Series: The Guardian Saga Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you look over your shoulder, you might notice the target on your back! Katrina Castillo is oblivious to the danger she is currently in. She's a graduate student working at State University trying to get her life back together after a recent tragic death. An attempted mugging brings Michael White, an enigmatic stranger, into her life. As danger draws near, will she be able to tell who to trust?