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Teen Cops 'A Time for Redemption'
Price: Free! Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thrilling. Inspirational. Action packed. This first book in the series is sure to leave you craving for more... The lives of five teenagers are about to be changed forever. Whilst serving time in a juvenile correction centre, they receive an unexpected offer from the Washington State Police. With nothing to lose, the teens grab the chance to earn their shot at redemption.
Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye...Blackmail in Paradise
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,150. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Max has to deal with a woman who is being blackmailed over raunchy photographs taken years before, but won’t go to the Police to report it. She would rather pay up and hope the villain would honour his word…Some hope! While dealing with this, Max has to attend a wedding and a funeral.
The Offer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,510. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Robin Lobianco participates in a ménage à trois with a married couple, expecting nothing more than one evening of wild sex. But when they profess their love for her and ask her to move in with them, she rejects them. Soon the couple begins stalking her. St. Louis police detective Jack Jones takes on what appears to be a stalking case, but soon finds himself investigating a murder.
D.O.A. - A Whit Pynchon Mystery
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,620. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A young girl brutally murdered, her pregnant mother blasted into a coma. Why was the woman silenced? What did she know? If the mother doesn't regain consciousness, the answers will die with her. More than a horrifying crime, more than a classic puzzle begging to be solved, news of the double shooting spreads to neighboring states and confronts one young girl, an innocent bystander.
Death By Degrees (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 3)
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A simple e-mail: a victim’s name and the coordinates where the body can be found. Addressed to Det. Lincoln Munroe and signed with the killer’s name, the e-mail is found - with help from an unexpected source - to be one of sixty-four sent to police services around the world. Lincoln is recruited by Interpol to track an international killer who is convinced he’ll never be stopped.
Someday Never Comes
Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Help me, Mama... Detective Inspector Paolo Storey is determined to shut down the syndicate flooding Bradchester’s streets with young prostitutes.   When a child is murdered, Paolo becomes aware of a sinister network of abusers spread across Europe, and spanning all levels of society. Someday Never Comes is the second in the gritty crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey.
Huset ved havet
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: Danish. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora låner et fiskerhus ved Vesterhavet, fordi hun trænger til at komme væk fra det hele et stykke tid. I første omgang ser det ud til, fasters lille hus i den yderste klitrække er det perfekte valg for Tora, men så snubler den nysgerrige forfatter over et skelet i kælderen. "Huset ved havet" er en kortroman på 27.000 ord fra forlaget Candied Crime, den første i Tora-trilogien.
THE BENTLEY MYSTERY
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
the bentley mystery is a short story for young readers, originally written for a school writing competition. it involves the mysterious absence of andrew bentley, a son of a millionaire who is kidnapped for a ransom. is this the only motive of the criminals or their intentions are far more than being shown? join the detective duo harry and smith who work on the mystery and rescue the 14 year boy.
Death by Proposal (Book #7 in the Caribbean Murder series)
Series: Caribbean Murder, Book 7. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,320. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Cindy and Mattheus, finally away together for a much needed vacation on the beautiful island of Aruba, are awakened by horrible shouts of despair. A guest at the hotel has just discovered his new fiancée dead under their window. The two recently met online, had a long-distance internet relationship. The entire hotel is terrified and mobilized. Was it suicide or was it murder?
Judas Goat - The Kennet Narrow Boat Mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is a book that starts off with the baffling murder of some anonymous individual on a Narrow-boat near the town of Reading in the UK. Set in a tranquil river setting it starts like any other murder mystery, but then it changes dramatically. In the end the story takes a turn, and we find ourselves reading about an international arms deal that has gone wrong. This is Morse meets James Bond!
The Dysfunctional Proposal
Series: The Dysfunctional Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,410. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Nadine's path has crossed with assassins before. But, this time, she and her two closest friends, Alex and Kenzie have come so close to death, they are being taken into protective custody. What Nadine hadn't counted on was Melina also being there and Melina is convinced one of the trio is pregnant. Will the girls survive?
Dying in Paradise
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s not right to steal money from an old lady, even if she is very rich and especially if she is a friend of Ben Hood. Deception, fraud, death, witchcraft and the spirit world collided around Ben as he visits Surfers Paradise to sort out anyone who has illegally interfered with the Cruz family fortune.
No Time Like The Present
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sometimes a murder mystery is the least of life’s challenges… This sequel to Hiding Behind The Couch finds Josh and The Circle fighting to prove the innocence of one James Brown, a well-liked and respected MD of a pizza restaurant chain. But his past is far from helpful in freeing him of suspicion, and Eleanor is all set to call it a day. (Hiding Behind The Couch Season Two)
Heartless Falls, Psychics to the Rescue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Heartless Falls is a small town in the North Carolina mountains and home to numerous mediums, telepaths, empaths, and others with supernatural abilities. In this psychic community, the residents interact in their day-to-day-day lives with comical results. But things get serious when a college student disappears and the town's people solve the case.
The Witches Of Foxglove Corners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Marla Holland falls to her death on the stairs of the Foxglove Corners Public Library, nobody realizes that she has been poisoned. In her life, Marla antagonized several people, including Jennet Greenway on the night of her murder, but which one of her enemies killed her? Distracted by a battle to save Marla’s collie from will-ordered euthanasia and a Halloween prankster who threatens...
Dark Places
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,890. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
A heart wrenching mystery recounting the married life of Catherine, an isolated woman from the early 20th century, burdened by an indifferent husband, child deaths, accusations, disbelieving family, only supported by Amelia her modern thinking sister.Eventually culminating in tragedy. a century onwards Michaela becomes absorbed in unearthing facts of Catherine's demise and proving her innocence.
Cowabunga Dead - Grandfather Mummy Series #3
Series: Grandfather Mummy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jo, Ava, and Hank Skinner don't take too kindly to someone murdering a popular television reality star and dumping the body into the moat of the Clankerton Medieval Museum. To top things off, because of the murder, the town mayor shuts down Hank's money making endeavor. This simply won't do. The sooner they find the murderer the sooner Hank can get back to hauling in the dough.
Teen Cops A Time for Redemption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,840. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The lives of five teenagers are about to be changed forever. Whilst serving time in a juvenile correction centre, they receive an unexpected offer from the Washington State Police. With nothing to lose, the teens grab the chance to earn their shot at redemption. Thrown together by chance and relocated to Long Beach Washington State, this is their story, from jail time to solving teen crime.
Two Late
Series: The Laura Jessop, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,290. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A teenage party ends in tragedy and some of Headmistress Laura Jessop’s pupils witness the devastating events.
You Know What They say About Lightning
Series: The Laura Jessop, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,290. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lightning never strikes twice in the same place, right? Wrong!