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The Broken Kachina
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A mystery set mainly in New Mexico and Arizona, involving art fraud, strong-arm sales techniques and murder, money-laundering and coyote traffic. Two journalists witness an art dealer being pushed off the cliff path at Bandelier National Monument, start investigating and are soon in so deep they decided to involve the police, despite which they get ambushed and almost killed in the process.
LaFrancois
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,050. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
TAMMY LaFRANCOIS is an independant trouble shooter for world wide governments and large corporations. Volume One is the case of missing CEO Ken Redpath whose company manufactures Small Modular (atomic powered) Reactors for the U.S. Navy since the first submarine 1955.
Las cosas de la muerte
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: Spanish. Published: December 30, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Narrada con un estilo impecable, una agilidad y una frescura para los diálogos que no puede por menos de sorprender al lector, "Las cosas de la muerte" es un impresionante retrato de Barcelona desde sus zonas y sus tipos más degradados hasta las clases altas y más pudientes.
Picadura mortal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,580. Language: Spanish. Published: December 30, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Picadura mortal", de Lourdes Ortiz, tiene un valor añadido a su componente literario, y es que fue la primera novela “negra” escrita en castellano por una mujer (allá por 1979) y asimismo tiene como protagonista a una detective, en concreto Bárbara Arenas. Empleada en una agencia de investigaciones, Arenas ha sido contratada para esclarecer la desaparición de un importante industrial...
A Cold Wind (A Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter Novella)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,920. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
The Trouble with Tramps: An Orrie Hitt Homage
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Obelisk Library. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jack Card is a hard-working nowhere man who dreams of a better life. Set in 1957 in a small American town, Jack juggles the favors of three women: Kay, his lush wife who cannot keep faithful; Lucy, his teenage hillbilly girlfriend who is now carrying his child in her belly; and Eve, the rich woman who promises him another life if he helps her murder the husband she hates.
To Catch A Daring Thief
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,050. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A billion dollar heist -espionage in the beauty business - a complex puzzle to be solved. After discovering her fiance inflagrante delico with her best friend and desperate to get out of the U.K.to make a fresh start -Adriana takes a job in Seattle, USA. Watch the fireworks as she endeavours to keep her rich alpha male employer at arms length whilst she investigates the theft.
Stagestruck, a Jubilee Showboat Mystery, book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 421,300. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Combining humor and suspense, Stagestruck follows the adventures of Gwen Barlow, her mother and brother, when they inherit the Jubilee Showboat floating palace. Murder on the Beach Bookstore calls this "a delightful read with plot twists to keep the reader turning pages."
Fearless in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is obsessed with the “Moonlight” movies saga. But when she encounters a murder by bite marks, suddenly life imitates art in the deadliest of ways, and Maddie finds herself investigating a crime that leads her from a deadly dance club to a coven of Hollywood “vampires.”
The Path of Consequence
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Discovered maps. Stolen books. Hidden tunnels. Coded messages on jewelry. Not your standard weekend getaway. But when Jack and Bridget Norton stumbled onto Tor's secret, they wanted to know two things: Who is Tor - is he still alive? - and what kind of treasure did his clues lead to?
Pressing The Message Home
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Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It is spring of 2012. A brilliant, young law student is found dead in Virginia Beach and Press is not happy. Murder in his town always makes him unhappy. He'd much rather he was put out of business.
The Jazz Junkies
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Guns, drugs, jazz, and the secretary service fronting as an escort service, all the wonderful ingredients for a lost noir classic now in digital form for your one buck night time noir reading pleasure! Originally published in 1957 as Junkie and later Frenzy, The Jazz Junkies was the author's intended title in manuscript.
Rockhound
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Journalist Annie Bryce is on the run from a killer. He wants her dead before she can testify in a murder trial. She and photographer Steve are hustled out of town for their own protection. But even on the arid gemfields Annie finds trouble. Probing the secrets of a long-dead dealer in sapphires, she finds the past - and the killer - closing in on her...
Nicky Weaver's Wanton Wenches or Ladies Man
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 51,080. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nicky Weaver has quit the insurance biz, as we last saw him in Orrie Hitt's first 1954 novel, I'LL CALL EVERY MONDAY. Nicky sets his sights on radio advertising and DJing, building up a small station in a small town into something profitable, and something he can take for himself. Even if means murder. There are women issues, all wantons wenches!
I'll Call Every Monday
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 59,590. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Orrie Hitt's first novel tells the story of a sleazy insurance salesman, Nicky Weaver, and all the women he beds. One, a married artist forced by her husband to pose for nudie pictures, turns Nicky to a desire for murder...An unfairly ignored classic of 1950s crime fiction, here for your one buck enjoyment!
Word of a Stranger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Six 'mind opening' short stories. Stories about good vs a better good, challenging time and reality, love, power, curiousity and destiny. A first volume.
Dead Witness
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 97,260. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
FBI’s “dead witness” defies their authority and goes after the man they’re hunting when he threatens her children.
The Argentina Rhodochrosite (An Ainsley Walker Gemstone Travel Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,850. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a famously temperamental Argentine soccer star discovers that his dead mother’s necklace has been stolen, he hires Ainsley Walker to find it. She embarks on a runaway adventure that propels her from glamorous nightclubs to seedy tango parlors, from impoverished shantytowns to the grand landscape of Patagonia ... and finally into the dark secrets of a country’s hidden past.
Murder in the Solid State
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,420. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by ReAnimus Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
David Sanger, an ambitious young physicist, attends a party at which a pompous older scientist, who just happens to have thrwarted the younger man's innovative ideas, is murdered. Suddenly it is not just David's career, but his life that is at stake. Are his ideas that important? Who's out to stop David from changing the world?
The Caller
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Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A sedate academic recieves a distraut call in the middle of the night that sends him tubling into the world of clandestine affairs.