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The Last Bequest
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just how high a price does buried treasure command? As Judy explores the farmhouse, she finds and follows clues in Louise’s mother’s diary to unearth the buried treasure. But was it the treasure that might have been behind Louise’s murder?
Revenge of the Good Shepherds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,280. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Received the 6th Annual International Suntory Mystery Fiction Award. An international organization dedicated to righting injustice outside the law. The Good Shepherds 94,000 words tells of torture in a Vietnamese prison, an international drug conglomerate run by two sadistic ex-CIA operatives, a bank-boat robbery on Long Island, a filmed sexual orgy used for blackmailing International participants
Dead Eyes
Series: The Guardian Saga Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The exciting conclusion to the Guardian Saga. Katrina Castillo is enjoying the minor reprieve of being hunted. She is getting things in order for her father's legacy and trying to prepare for what comes next. Strange things start to happen to Katrina and Giancarlo is no where to be found. Will the threat that has been looming over Katrina finally catch up with her or will she elude death.
The Count of Samerand and the Aguia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The case opens with the young Edward Derby missing with a sizable portion of his employers money. With all the signs pointing to Edward can even the Count of Samerand discover the truth or uncover the larger mystery surrounding his disappearance?
Tangled
Price: Free! Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, shockwaves surge through the sleepy little town of Showsdale. A second body, bearing the same trademark as the first shows a serial killer is on the loose-with a perverse fetish of women; pregnant women. Detectives Marnotti and Payne tackle the case of their lives.
Brownies & Betrayal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Pastry chef Tess Crawford thought moving from Chicago to quiet Silver Springs, Arizona would simplify her life. That was before she found the body of a woman with whom she had traded heated words the previous night, left her fingerprints on the murder weapon, and came under attack for trying to clear her name.
Colorblind In Philadelphia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An alexandrite, a rare gemstone which exhibits a change of color under different light sources, is stolen from an antiques show held in a posh center city hotel. The actions of a cast of odd characters including an antiques dealer, an artist, and a colorblind man, drive this story to its conclusion.
Phantom's Solo
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 72,790. Language: Russian. Published: October 8, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ordinary case, which is not even considered a murder, gets into the hands of inspector Sergei Tkachev. And although it could have remained just a folder with the papers, it becomes a turning point in his life. He has to make an important decision that will determine his fate. Available - seven working days and one spare, during that time he has to finish this investigation.
Dr. Simeon Primate & The Case Of The Black Market Banana
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
On the edge of the rainforest town of Swampton, a young chimpanzee is found dead under mysterious circumstances. Word travels to a crime-fighting gorilla named Dr. Simeon Primate. He investigates with the only lead he has: the skin of a banana. But this is no ordinary banana: it is black market, and it will set him upon a slippery trail into the darkest, murkiest depths of the jungle.
Lisbeth's Choice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Isidore's one and only friend makes a decision which will forever change both their lives
A Taste of Death
Series: Maggie Olenski Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Maggie heads for the snowy mountains in New Hampshire hoping for peace, solitude and a little skiing. Instead she finds a town embroiled in bitter debate over the proposed sale of the local ski resort, which culminates in murder. With her childhood friend under suspicion, Maggie presses to uncover the real killer. Can she do so before getting her own "taste of death?"
Inconclusive Death an Aaron Blake Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Victor Ackerman, the forty-two year old co-owner of a highly regarded architectural firm is found dead under suspicious circumstances, his partner is frantic to stop the rumors that could ruin her now shaky company. The police have all but given up on finding the cause of death. It soon becomes a case for the indomitable P.I., Aaron Blake, to delve into.
Cleo Patra And A World Of Tomorrow
Series: Sudhira's books, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: American English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I see a soul, a sole soul binding all the living beings, human or alien in this universe. How can I harm it when I'm bound to the same soul too?-Minto thinks. A Science fiction that reaches the core of human intelligence and intuition and questions their origins. Breath taking adventures of the born rivals the 'Dinos' and the 'Dragons' adorn the story. See how Cleo saves the soul.
The Magician - An Andromache Jones Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Andromache Jones has somehow managed to capture the attention of The Magician and finds herself caught up in The Game, his challenge that has very real life and death consequences, and not only for her. Can she complete the test he has set in the allotted time and live to see another day, or will failure, and The Magician triumph?
Frozen in Crime
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frozen in Crime is the fifth novel in the Pitkirtly mystery series. As Christmas approaches, deep snow cloaks the little town of Pitkirtly, an armed robbery takes place and Jemima’s husband Dave disappears. But that's just the start of it!
A Temporary Assassin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,970. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Dr. Derrick Lawson's process of human regeneration using nanotechnology and stem cells can eliminate the aging problem entirely. His only roadblock is Sandra Echols, a very influential businesswoman and ethical do-gooder. Can he find a way to effectively eliminate her objections? The answer could lie with Travis Brandon, her most trusted confidant.
Partnerships Can Be Murder: The Third Charlie Parker Mystery
Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Charlie returns from her Hawaiian vacation to discover that her brother Ron is in love. But the younger woman, Vicky, seems manipulative and full of secrets. Meanwhile, Charlie offers to help a friend whose business partner apparently committed suicide. But did he? The questions get tricky as Charlie starts to investigate financial fraud and finds her own life on the line.
Pursuit of the Frog Prince
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A case of mistaken identity unfolds into a tale of murder, betrayal and second chances. Now, it's up to a bug-eyed detective, dubbed the Frog Prince, to find the truth in a sleepy town filled with strange personalities and untold secrets. Peggy Roberts,mistakenly kidnapped and Seth Stone who witnesses a murder join forces with detective Ben Burrows to find and arrest the person behind these crimes
Frincstine and the Euthanasia Specialist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,270. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Drake the serial mercy killer works for a secret organization known as Death Control, and ends the lives of people who have botched up their own suicides. He's a man that can ensure, for any despairing and manically depressed teenager, a more peaceful offline existence. Permanently.
The Chessman Enigma
Price: $4.85 USD. Words: 195,800. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Somebody is killing innocent people all over Wales leaving headless chess pieces as a calling card. The four Welsh Police Forces are at their wits’end because they have no clues.