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Taking the Rap
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,870. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When rapper Terrico James claimed to be “mightier than Jesus,” nobody took him seriously…until someone did. Terrico’s dead body ends up nailed to a cross and Chicago Detective Ryan Doherty is on the case. Was it a fringe religious sect making a statement? Or Terrico’s protégé, Mandy Ross, a petulant pop star who sheds hearts like glitter in her path?
Stark Nakid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a ship sinks in a storm on Kootenay Lake in 1898, a fortune in gold is lost. The sleepy mountain hamlet of Nelson, British Columbia, bolts upright when letters surface a century later revealing the location of the lost gold. Disillusioned detective Stark Nakid, his ex-partner and a group of eccentrics race to solve the mystery of the sunken ship before the heirs to the fortune are eliminated.
No Substitute for Maturity (Subbing isn't for Sissies #3)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
After tangling with killers (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MURDER) and a deranged drug dealer (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MONEY), substitute teacher Barbara Reed craves routine, relaxation, and quality time with drug cop Dave Martin. But politics, protests, personality conflicts get in the way. And so does murder.
No Substitute for Money (Subbing isn't for Sissies #2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Substitute teacher Barbara Reed knows using the word “perfect” is a sure way to jinx romance, finance, and circumstance. When her drug-cop boyfriend uses the P-word, her car breaks down, her domineering sister drops in, a computer hacker creates chaos at the high school, a hulking thug threatens violence, and a drug dealer decides Barb and her tiny dog Cheese Puff are his tickets out of trouble.
Bajo la niebla de Londres
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
“Bajo la niebla de Londres” tiene elementos comunes a la primera novela de Francisco R. Delgado, como algunos de los personajes principales y el que se desarrolle casi toda la acción en Londres
Slivers of Glass
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Shorebird Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Summer 1955: The body of a woman thought to be killed three years earlier is found behind a theater in Hollywood. Movie stuntman Skylar Drake, a former LAPD detective, is dragged into the investigation. He can make no sense of the crime until he discovers a dirty underworld and unearths deep-seated… greed.
The Mystery Directive - A Jack Ryan Mystery Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Sizzler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
From the #1 short story thriller writer of The Mystery Caller and Subway comes a suspense thriller that you will read in one sitting. A world on the brink of collapse…. Agent Grant Clark embarks on a mission into the most dangerous place in the world…. To make a discovery that will change the world as we know it. Jack Ryan brings you one more pulsating, quick, violent and thrilling roller-coaster.
An Uncertain Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,480. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Be careful what you wish for. Trapped by her responsibilities in a dead-end job, Charlotte used to yearn for the life she had before marriage and motherhood. That was until the day she came home to find her husband and son missing. Did they leave her or is there a more dire explanation?
Killer Notebook
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As Detective Sergeant Jerzey Swift begins her search for the killer, Ray Cleveland, is called in as a consultant to help. When another murder occurs the case is thrown into chaos. Taking place in thewine country on the Crystal Coast of North Carolina, the action stretches as far as Philadelphia, Pa. Jerzey’s life becomes at risk from an old adversary.
Real Illusions - "The Awakening"
Series: Real Illusions. Price: Free! Words: 62,890. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Long ago, a devastating event changed the world to what it is today. At a perfect, precise moment in time, an epic battle will be fought and a human whose characteristics match no other will arrive to make things "right". The question for all involved is: Will it be "right" for whom? A frightening future is on the horizon, not just for one man and his family, but for countless innocents.
Gary Phillips' Hollis P.I.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Gary Phillips’ Nate Hollis leaps from the comic page to his first complete prose collection. Authors Juliet Blackwell, Bobby Nash, Aaron Philip Clark, and Derrick Ferguson join Phillips to create six double barreled tales of mystery and action. The streets are mean, but they don’t hold a stick of dynamite to Hollis, P.I. From creator Gary Phillips and Pro Se Productions.
Next of Kin
Series: Death Valley Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
As Homicide Detective Will Stellar comes to grips with his brother’s recent incarceration, he’s called out to the murder of a childhood friend. His investigation leads him to uncover secrets that could take down the Lake City Police Department and force him to walk a tightrope of politics and civic responsibility.
Der Leopard jagt im Dunkeln
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 155,880. Language: German. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Ein Serienmörder treibt in Hamburg sein Unwesen. Ein Wettlauf beginnt. LKA gegen Täter. Die ermittlungen jedoch geraten ins Stocken, werden sabotiert. Die LKA-Beamten ahnen nicht, welche Grausamkeiten sie da auf die Spur kommen.
Demons Dwell:The Tower
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,330. Language: British English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Glannant Ty Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The first book in the Demons Dwell series, "The Tower" is a frightening tale set in an idyllic part of the world where evil lies hidden from the bright Mediterranean sunshine, and old world superstitions are a reality.
The Clock Strikes Midnight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With just three months to live, Janie Knox returns to her childhood home to face her dark past and destroy her mother’s killer.
Series: The Just Cause Universe, Mustang Sally Trilogy 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a fellow superhero is murdered, Mustang Sally takes up the case to find his killer. At the same time, a new hero named Champion makes a big splash when he announces a competing organization to Just Cause. Somehow, Champion and the murder victim are linked, and Sally must risk everything that makes her a hero to not only uncover the real killer, but the motive.
Doctor Whooves: A Thief at the Gala
Price: Free! Words: 27,240. Language: American English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A mysterious crown claiming scrolls, a monster with a taste for ponies! How will Doctor Whooves and Forelock Holmes unearth the truth behind the threat? What is Vallade's real target and why is he so fascinated with Ditzy Do?
Louisa's Luck Has Changed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Louisa makes her house into a B&B, but she has no idea her helpful guests could be Irish gangsters. Her friend Henrietta, the local sleuth, is concerned, until Henri starts a sexy fun relationship with a guest who looks like Johnny Depp. When a body is found in Louisa’s garden, Henri has to work with the local detective to prove her new boyfriend had nothing to do with it.
The Last Orchard in America
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,690. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Todd Dills. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SUE LONGTREE IS TOO YOUNG TO BE A MATRIARCH, but when she moves to run down the story behind her brother's suicide, she stands looking down on a family in shambles. The suicide's hardly a whodunit, as the private dick that Longtree hires, the hero of writer Michael Peck's first novel, Harry Jome, sees it. Or is it? The answer may lie in the pages of a hardboiled noir as much as in Longtree history
Show Up Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,150. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Tasfil Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The last thing Peri Milano expected to happen when she planned Mr. Wooley's funeral was that he'd actually show up dead. Proceeds from the sale of this humorous mystery will be donated directly to JDRF for research to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.