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Trapped
By Kris Shamloo
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a man trapped in a strange prison. By Kris Shamloo.
The Thrill Seekers
By Dan Weatherington
Series: The Thrill Seekers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,100. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
No, we’re interested in people who have problems they didn’t bring on themselves. Something brought on them by other people.” ”We want problems brought on good people by bad people,” said Lynn with a sheepish smile. “Logan nodded. “Yea, I guess that’s the best way to put it. We want problems brought on good people by bad people.”
Something Stirs
By Thomas Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,980. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Taberah Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Some houses are only haunted ... this one is worse. Ben Chalmers is a successful novelist. His wife, Rachel, is a fledgling artist. They have a new home, but a malevolent entity becomes trapped in the wood and stone of the house and it will do whatever it takes, to find a way to complete its bloody transference to our world.
The Collective
By Maxwell Cynn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,200. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
You have a virus on your computer, tracking everything you do and sending that information to the Collective. It can't be detected by any virus scan or blocked by any firewall. If you have a microphone, they are listening. If you have a webcam, they are watching. But they aren't just watching. Flashes of light from your monitor are communicating with your subconscious. You are being brainwashed...
The Smuggler's Wife
By Veronica Catherine Laine
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
All Abigal hoped for was to be able to pay the bills. With her husband out of work, times were desperate. All of that changed with a strange phone call. Abigal’s husband, Emilio suddenly began working for a mysterious exporting company. Abigal inevitably gets wrapped up in the “company” and her life changes forever when tragedy strikes.
Dangerous Inheritance
By Shirley E. Watson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,970. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two sisters and a cousin receive a letter from a lawyer that changes everything. Will their dreams become reality or turn into a nightmare?
Murder on Mount Monadnock
By J S Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,280. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011 by Surry Cottage Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the 20-year-old daughter of vaudeville star Lily Langtree turns up dead at the foot of Mount Monadnock in New Hampshire in the summer of 1910, the police consider it an unfortunate accident, but residents of her hotel, including Mark Twain, Franklin Roosevelt, Smokey Joe Wood, Robert Frost and boxer Jack Johnson are not so sure.
Kamikazi Pigs
By J.A. Sprouls
Series: Cryptozoology, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cryptozoologist Dr. Seth Herne is dismayed. Have the flying feral pigs gone Kamikaze? It appears to be a possibility when Doc and his loyal assistant, Jacey, discover a body in the middle of a road. Was it the flying feral pigs or maybe it was the illusive giant horny toad. Together the two try to find unknown creatures and to keep the murderer from committing anymore murders.
A Dangerous Breed
By Thomas Hopp
Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Genetically modified tomatoes are the least of our worries! These canines have picked up a human-like intelligence somehow. Hopp has written a frightful tale in the tradition of The Hound of the Baskervilles but just a bit more scary -- and believable.
72 Hours
By Dietrich Stogner
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fusion of black humor and breakneck action, 72 Hours is the debut novel by Dietrich Stogner about two navy veterans who get dragged into the search for a missing teenage girl. In the span of 72 hours, they come face to face with the limits of their own morality, and the depth of their own ruthlessness.
Isabella
By Garry Linahan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
BOOK PROCEEDS TO ANIMAL WELFARE Jake Stevens is a succesful and reclusive author living a somewhat retired life on his secluded bush block. A mysterious neighbour moves in nearby, a woman clearly intent on building a relationship with him. Jake soon begins to experience bizarre encounters of a seemingly psychic or paranormal nature and learns, through a friend, of his true connection to Isabella
Betrayal in Brooklyn
By William Reeves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,890. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder, Mystery, Suspense in a drug-ridden Urban college in Brooklyn
Held for Ransom
By Russell Atkinson
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The President of Claritiva Software is kidnapped. FBI Agent Cliff Knowles is the first to respond when the crime is reported. But the report is suspicious in many ways and the front office is skeptical the kidnapping is real. Knowles must fight his own bureaucracy while trying to rescue the victim and catch the kidnappers. The author draws heavily on his 25-year FBI career in this thrilling novel.
Presentation to a Dying
By Marina Oliver
Series: Dodie Fanshaw Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Another cosy village Dodie Fanshaw mystery by Marina Oliver. The Reverend Fairfax is dead - the tile imbedded in his skull proves that! And it’s clearly murder, but no-one seems to have an alibi. Marina Oliver has published over fifty novels and several non-fiction books. Many of her historical novels, twentieth-century sagas, contemporary romances and crime books are now available as e-books.
The Android Who Became a Human Who Became an Android
By Scott William Carter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It ain't easy being a private investigator in a galaxy that spans thousand of worlds — especially when you make the mistake of putting your heart on the line. When an old flame of Dexter Duff's shows up out of the blue, claiming her rich husband is missing, Duff has mixed feelings about getting involved.
My Enemy My Love
By Opal Privette
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Candice Fulton isn’t willing to relinquish her plantation for taxes, nor neither will she sell to a ruthless carpetbagger. Hunter McFarland realizes the plight of this young lady, but will she listen to reason and avoid the threat that is shadowing her. Hunter is captivated by the fiery redhead, struggling to keep her land. But, can he save her from a murder charge
The Case of the Lifted Laptop
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Kendall and Jamie's cousin is going skating with them, but has left her helmet upstairs in her mother's office. They go up to discover that her expensive new laptop computer is missing. There are only two other people in the building and both say they didn't take it. Who is lying and how can they tell? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven mysteries.
The Trouble With Bulldogs
By Jonesy Carlson
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Briana Langstrom wants three things in life: success (being a starving artist sucks), a new brain for her mom (dementia sucks more), and to be the first person to own a condo on the moon (she’s got the wall paper all picked out). There’s only one thing standing in her way: a psychotic killer bent on eliminating Bri’s family.
The Case of the Magazine Millionaire
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Brodericks are invited to a fancy party at the mansion of an arrogant Magazine Millionaire. Suddenly a priceless diamond necklace is missing? Who took it? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries.
The Case of the Disappearing Dragon
By Caitlind L. Alexander
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"We did it! We finished 1,000 cupcakes for the school bake sale." Suddenly Shing Lee notices that her lucky necklace charm is missing. The iron dragon charm has been in her family for generations and it brings them good luck. Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries.