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The Case of the Swiped Solar System: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“It’s gone,” Jose’s yell interrupted Kendall’s thoughts. “My assignment isn’t in my backpack where I left it.” Everyone turned to look at Jose Gomez. Jose frantically searched through his backpack again. Then he looked up with an angry look on his face. “I’ll bet Peter took it!” See if you can solve the mystery of the Swiped Solar System before Kendall Broderick does.
The Case of the Pilfered Picnic: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Jamie slid her bike to a stop and quickly put it into the bike rack. She had it locked up and was starting to look around before Kendall even came to a complete stop. He started to lock up his bike as Jamie spotted Lisa. The girl was sitting on a park bench with tears rolling down her face. “Something’s wrong,” Jamie yelled as she hurried over. What is wrong, and can Kendall and Jamie fix it?
The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Someone has stolen a leafy sea dragon from the pet store. Jamie and Kendall’s friend Jarren Jones asks for their help. The store owner thinks Jarren has stolen it. Can they help him figure out who really took it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do! LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Jade Jewelry: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“In China, it is very important to give a young girl jade. A family will even go into debt to get a very good piece of jade jewelry. But often they don’t have to buy a bracelet. Jade is passed down from generation to generation, just like my bracelet was passed down to me.” The Brodericks could tell that the jade was important to Shing Lee. But why wouldn’t the shop keeper return her bracelet?
Death at a Solitude Nuclear Waste Dump
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amid the controversy over cleaning up a nuclear waste dump site near Solitude, Dana and Fannie seek to unravel the disappearance of Fannie's cousin who went missing in the 1970s. They seek to help the missing man's son determine whether his father was a patriot, a spy or victim in the plant where he worked producing fuel for nuclear submarines. 15th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
An Abandoned Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants’ wing is leaking, his minister’s manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour’s niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows.
Chicago Cop (A cop family thriller)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Mafia. Murder. Mayhem. A police thriller featuring GUTS team lead Lieutenant Maggie Delaney, a tough-as-nails cop hunting down a crazed mafia hit man bent on revenge. This time it’s not business…it’s personal.
Innocent Strangers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
Falsely accused of the murder of an heiress to a coal mining fortune, a father-and-daughter must fight for their lives in a vengeful town where they are strangers.
Murder at the Windsor Club
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,690. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's 1936 and the wealthy families of Boston’s Beacon Hill like to keep their affairs private. When art objects disappear, when family members go missing, or when bodies turn up in unexpected places, they all turn to the Jeremy Dance for damage control.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Career diplomat Alec Halsey has been elevated to a marquessate he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve. When a nobody vicar drops dead in front of him at a party-political dinner Alec suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why?
The Bill Travis Mysteries Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 124,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Includes the complete text of The Last Call and excerpts from Capitol Offense, Longnecks & Twisted Hearts, The Devil To Pay, Death On The Pedernales, Slow Falling, Caddo Cold, and Arrowmoon, along with Author's Notes, short stories, and an essay.
Life in Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Jimmy Slade is a broken old man looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his ten-year old son.
Grand Jury
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A deputy district attorney confronts a witness over her testimony in a grand jury hearing.
Bite the Moon: A Texas Hill Country Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,520. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Officer Molly Mullet finds the body of Rodney Faver-band manager for Country music star Trenton Wolfe-in the closet of the Solmes Music Hall with a guitar string embedded in his neck. Rodney has a long list of enemies, but it's Molly's childhood friend, Bobby Wiggins, who is fingered for the murder. Molly embarks on a mission to free Bobby and track down the real killer. Or will he find her first?
Watching For The Green Flash
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Follow the adventures of Klark and Linda as they try to unravel the murder of Klark's boss in this tale of mystery, humor and a Key West road trip. Suspicion, deception and danger are their constant companions.
Meduusa
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Series: Isaksson, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,000. Language: Finnish. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Helsingin seudulla tapahtuu lyhyessä ajassa monta hämärää, lavastetun tuntuista surmatyötä. Uhrit ovat viimeisinä päivinään joutuneet omituisten tapahtumien keskelle. Kuin joku olisi halunnut viedä heiltä järjen rippeet. Pikkukaupungista vaikeaan kasvulähiöönsä palannut rikoskonstaapeli Markku Isaksson ryhmineen tutkii täydelliseltä tuntuvaa murhapeliä, jonka narujen vetäjällä on oma päämääränsä.
Brownie and the Dame
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Series: Bubba, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brownie Snoddy is visiting the Snoddy Mansion for Spring Break! Where Brownie goes, mayhem is sure to follow. Possibly destruction, terror, pandemonium, and anarchy might follow, too! He’s got his hands on a fedora, a stack of hardboiled mystery novels, and is ready to squirt metal at the nearest evil perpetrator.
A Crop of Lies
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A compelling tale of deceit and intrigue that will mystify the reader from beginning to end.
The curse of Friday 13th
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Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
Skin Games: A Crime Drama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When a mafia princess falls for a two-bit hoodlum an unhappy don plays some rough games in order to separate the two lovers.