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Al-Quebeca
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 97,480. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Montreal homicide detective Sophie Gillette, still mourning the death of her brother during covert ops in Afghanistan, investigates a fatal hit-and-run, uncovering a terrorist plot to assassinate an American governor, disable New England’s electrical grid, and kill 10,000 hockey fans.
Happigo Bloodeye
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Bloodeye gets picked up at a night club...by police officers in need of an investigator for a murder.
Fairies in the Garden
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone made a mess of Mrs. Dexter's garden but who could it be? To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends is available, just visit her website at http://www.mysterygirljournal.com/landing-page-2/ for coupon code.
Life's a Beach Then You Die
Price: Free! Words: 75,450. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Max Fried is hired to find a client’s estate assets, but a killer breaks into his home and steals the client's computer. Max doesn’t know the computer contains clues to a 20 year-old murder but the killer doesn’t know Max has a copy of the stolen computer. Now, only Max knows why people are dying. If he can outwit the killer, he can return to his bar stool on the beach. If not, he’s victim #5.
Scalding Deceit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A string of overdoses in Rochester, New York's bedroom suburbs has Detective Louis Baker and her partner Robert Hicks wondering if the only survivor, a wealthy pharmaceutical manufacturer, is the mastermind behind the tragedies, or the man who can lead them to the devious killer.
Tomorrow's Anecdote
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Just another day in the newsroom? Hardly. October 1987. Clare Forester is an overworked and under-appreciated features subeditor on a provincial paper in Somerset. She spends her time cheerfully ranting about her teenage daughter, her spiteful mother, the Thatcher government, new technology, grubby journalists, her charming ex - and just about anything else that crosses her path.
The Weeping Woman
Series: Mendenhall Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kate Williams doesn’t do vacations well. She likes her job as chief of police in tiny Mendenhall, Manitoba. But her niece, the chef, is working too hard, and Kate decides a week by the beach in Gimli is just the ticket. Once they get to the cottage on the lake, however, she discovers something weird going on. And then her niece starts behaving strangely…
The Rankin Files
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Murder and blood money on the Bruce Peninsula... After a body pops up in the spring runoff of the Rankin River, the sleepy town of Wiarton may never be the same. The murdered man, a wealthy Irishman backing a casino bid for the Bruce Peninsula, had apparently also tangled with both the mafia and the IRA. Local tempers flare when police question some young Natives as possible suspects.
A Gift for Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,310. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Gifts and Home Decoration trade show provides Heather McNeill with the longest week of her hectic life. As assistant to the director of Washington, D.C.'s, Market and Commerce center, she's point person for complaining exhibitors, missing shipments and miscellaneous disasters. It's a job she takes in stride—until murder crashes the event.
The Missing Portrait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pregnant at 16, Mary Frances was expected to bear her baby secretly and forget about it. Years later, discovering that the home for unwed mothers she was driven to while blindfolded never existed, she returns to Pennsylvania to confront the driver, her mother. But her mother isn’t talking. To find her child, Mary Frances must unravel a conspiracy far more tangled than anything she can fathom.
Nathania : Our Ancestor?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There also some crows started to hover. Seeing them we remembered Nathania. The same system of giving food and drinks to the crows began there too. One day in the morning, we leaped with extremely surprise to see that Nathania was sitting on the demarcation and was crowing.
Bewaji's Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)
Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Bewaji is a 24-year old woman who is hired to investigate a strange case involving an American woman romantically involved with a man living in Nigeria. The presumption is that the woman is a victim of one of the popular "romance scams." Will her suspicions be proven right?
It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Starts Bleeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
At what point does childish fun turn into a deadly game of cat and mouse? The games are a tradition and perfectly safe. Until now. Parker is a high school senior with her whole life ahead of her, but how long will that be? Can she save herself and her friends from the killer hidden in their midst? A short story of what happens when high school seniors are pushed to their limits.
Death of a One-Sided Man
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Law » Estates & Trusts
There’s more than one unsavory side to the family Mobius. Attorney Frank May has front row seats to the quirks of the Mobius dead and would-be heirs. One, at least, was murdered in his squalid San Francisco home, sitting on a fortune that appears to be left to a cult. To untangle the estate, reluctant sleuth Frank will have to solve the murder mystery. By Stanford Law Professor Lawrence Friedman.
No Mercy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,300. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
No Mercy homicide detective Brett Murphy is every murderer’s worst nightmare, the man who will never give up. He’s hot on the trail of an assassin and a drug lord, but his dogged pursuit puts his life in jeopardy. Outgunned and hiding out, Murphy and his team attack a huge criminal empire, defying the odds every step of the way.
Karma's a Bitch: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Karen Sheppard is found dead in her car at the Paris Club. Her husband is a self-absorbed sociopath, but is he a killer? The initial evidence points towards Karen's husband, but DNA results exonerates him and points towards a convicted sex offender. Who really killed her? This short story is full of twists and turns with an end that will surprise you.
Bailey M.P.D
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An introduction to Bailey M.P.D My Multiple Personality Detective They wanted a team ... he IS a team!
The Boy in the Ravine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,320. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The body of a wealthy businessman’s son is found at the bottom of a ravine at the affluent Haldane Academy. Sam Hunter, an investigator for the prestigious Blackwell International Security Services, is tasked to investigate the death despite a preliminary investigation by the Academy’s Security Force ruling the death a suicide.
Grannies Investigate The Tunnel of Death
Series: Grannies' Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,300. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Grannies--Diane, Trixie and Cheryl--find themselves neck-deep in mayhem when Trixie's cousin, Joe, is accused of murdering his gypsy wife, Fatima. She is found dead in the churning surf below Joe's five-acre estate on beautiful Belvedere Island, just across the Golden Gate from San Francisco. Wealthy and powerful residents are killing mad over Joe's idea to bore a fire tunnel under the island.
Sabbatical In The Sun
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,030. Language: American English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bright, beautiful, professor Jessica Slater, on sabbatical from her teaching position at the University takes a house-sitting job in Los Angeles in order to take a break from life and regroup after her messy divorce. After a visit from attorney Mort Abrams, Jessica learns that a valuable missing coin—an heirloom to the Angelides family—has disappeared. Hot on the trail of the valuable coin, and of