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Murders at Hollings General
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murders at Hollings General is a medical mystery involving a series of bizarre homicides at a major teaching hospital in New England. The protagonist, Dr. David Brooks, is an engaging if somewhat quirky doctor/amateur sleuth who confines his practice to making afternoon house calls for other physicians. This is the first in a series of Dr. David Brooks mysteries.
In Plain Sight: A Dawna Shepherd Short Story
Series: FBI Special Agent Dawna Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fleeing the cops, a wily Ponzi-schemer disguised in a black hat and chin whiskers is hiding among the Plain Folk wintering in a Sarasota suburb nicknamed “the Amish Las Vegas.” Trying to smoke out the fugitive, FBI Special Agent Dawna Shepherd tangles again with a persistent and hunky bounty hunter. She finds herself suiting up with a Florida college's women's basketball team to nail her man.
Deliver Us From Evelyn
Series: Kansas City Blues, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,660. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Everyone from the Feds to the mob is scrambling to find the husband of heartless media mogul Evelyn Blake. But no one can decide which is worse—that he is missing, or that she is not…
Kickout Clause
Series: Savannah Martin mysteries, Book 8. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Book 7 in the Cutthroat Business mystery series, featuring Savannah Martin, Southern Belle and real estate agent, in Nashville, Tennessee. Savannah and her boyfriend Rafe are settling into domestic bliss, until someone - or several someone's - from Savannah's past threaten the status quo.
Kennel Murders
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,350. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Late night raids on two dog kennels results in stolen, expensive show dogs and a murder. Jim Richards is asked by one kennel owner to help find the dogs, but Jim is out of commission by a broken leg. He puts Buck on the case and then Penny gets involved with a big dog show at a hotel arena. Two more dogs are stolen at the dog show, Plenty of fur raising fun in this 29th Jim Richards book.
Coffee (a short story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
It's 9 o'clock. Time for coffee. Every day, I visit the same diner. Every day, I see the same people. Except today. Today, something is very, very wrong.
Pale Horses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Folk County, Indiana, a brutal murder tears away the illusions of small town serenity and reveals the secrets of its damaged residents. A respected sheriff fights to solve the crime before a tragic disease devours his mind. A traumatized war vet struggles to quell the violence he carried home from the battlefield. Death rides a Pale Horse, and no one in its path escapes unscathed.
Edith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 122,000. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edith was beautiful, yet haughty and unapproachable, but was she also a serial killer? Three husbands dying unexpectedly in three years must be more than just bad luck? Then, before Edith died, she cursed all who had brought about her untimely demise, a curse carried down through generations, by Edith’s daughter and then her granddaughter. Surely, all three women could not be serial killers?
Collared
Series: Going to the Dogs, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,590. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harper Sinclair discovers someone’s stolen her standard poodle’s $50,000 diamond dog collar that was given to her by Harper's eccentric, indulging grandmother. Rough and tumble Detective Caleb Shaw has better things to do than run over to the penthouse of a frigging socialite to find a frigging collar for a frigging pampered poodle. Can a lovely socialite collar a hard-boiled detective?
Smugglers Cove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,220. Language: British English. Published: October 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A tale of mystery, suspense and romance. Smugglers Cove, an old Cornish pub, is the setting for murder, an international drug ring and hatred going back generations. DI Mark Woods investigates, with help from hot-tempered solicitor Emily Baxter, a tale of lost pirate treasure.
Eastward in Eden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,590. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two years after witnessing a devastating suicide, Owen Keane, metaphysical detective, travels to rural Kenya, hoping to lose himself where no one will think to look for him. Instead, he finds another mystery: the murder of charismatic stranger who claimed to be the reincarnation of a long dead warrior hero. To solve the mystery of his own future, Keane must pay for a life with a life.
Black Is Back
Series: Black, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,310. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Artemus Black returns, this time tackling the hard core rap scene as he races to stop a killer who's targeting his new client: Gangsta rapper B-Side. Fans of Elmore Leonard, Michael Connelly and Lawrence Block will delight in Black's second adventure, a high energy romp through Hollywood's seedy underbelly that features more twists than a silly straw and an ending you won't see coming.
Las Vegas Musician Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Police print mug shots of captured serial killers on the web. I recognize each face as that of a customer who entered and exited my nightclub. Reviewing security cameras outside in the parking lot, the staff and I realize the car is an exact match with the one reported by Las Vegas Metro Police. If there is a murder in California, the serial killers are found in Vegas gambling at the slot machines
El anillo de la calavera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,310. Language: Spanish. Published: October 11, 2013 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
El pasado de Julia Stone regresa para acosarla cuando descubre un extraño anillo de plata. Tres hombres desean ayudarla, pero una elección equivocada podría costarle no solo el corazón, sino también el alma.
Monster Proof
Price: Free! Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Winston Manor is “Monster Proof.” The eccentric old millionaire that owns it has spent loads of cash on the ultimate home defense system that repels every invader, no matter what species it may be. But is he, or Winston Manor, prepared for Judy Barnes?
To Slay a Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
(4.00 from 1 review)
Russell Banner is a military vet. In his senior years life is mundane, except for Fridays at the VFW. Shane’s had work troubles. Today his problems escalate, and his life takes a complete turnaround learning a family member has died. Homeless for the past 30 years, James Fredrickson is offered an opportunity at gaining supernatural abilities, tying together the lives of these three characters.
Cold As Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,600. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
He's waited years for this moment: a perfect hideout, a screaming boy no one can hear, and a woman who will finally know the pain of losing what matters most... Mira Morales knows the burning house on the hill belongs to actress Suki Nichols, but who is the ghostly woman running down the driveway - on fire?
Not My Mind
Series: The Nobody Man, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Ferret Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A vigilante or a new weapon in Scotland Yards war on crime? Phil Jennings, a secret consultant for Scotland Yard, is called upon to help with a series of seemingly linked murders. His weapon of choice is his mind.
The Illusion of Smoke: The Prequel
Series: Sonnclere Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Smoke, drugs, chance encounters... The first of the Sonnclere Mysteries, THE ILLUSION OF SMOKE, is a fast-paced thriller with a twist. The heroine, Dr Neroli Sonnclere is a scientist born with an unusual sense of smell. Able to sniff out odours undetected by ordinary humans, she uses her gift, as well as scientific knowledge, to sift clues and solve problems unlike those she's ever faced before.
Category Five - Book Four of the Mira Morales Series
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,520. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bookstore owner and psychic Mira Morales, her daughter Annie and her grandmother are preparing to survive one of the worst hurricanes on record when escaped convicts take over the house. Mira's live-n-lover, Shep, an FBI agent, knows about the danger the women face but he is trapped in a cellar and is unable to get out. Mira has to take charge and see that her family is safe.