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The Beckoning Ice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,960. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The report of a corpse on a floating iceberg is surely challenge enough for Wiki Coffin, deputy sheriff, translator, and sleuth. Even more compellingly there is a violent death on board the U.S. expedition ship Peacock. To solve both, Wiki must out-face determined and vicious killers, in the unforgiving Antarctic Ocean.
From Cracked Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A lost soul struggling to find the light . . . A mother’s retribution . . . A woman’s misguided faith . . . A much-needed lesson . . . A nagging gone wrong . . . Five tales that peer into lives about to split wide open. Includes Empty Shells and Broken Stones, And Then She Was Dead, Eggstreme Measures, In the Arms of the Sea, Swallowing the Serpent’s Tail
In the Arms of the Sea
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Promises don’t mean anything. Not to Jo. She’s seen promises broken over and over again, not because people meant malice. Because they didn’t care. So Jo’s devoted her life to teaching people how to care. Sometimes her lessons sink in. Sometimes they don’t. Sometimes Jo goes a little one-on-one in order to teach a student that one lesson they’ll never, ever forget.
Замысел Рефаимов
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: Russian. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Еще в седом средневековье потомки древних исполинов, рефаимы, получили послание из самого ада, от древнего падшего ангела, Азазела: это был Замысел Рефаимов, направленный на возрождение всесильной расы исполинов, способных вытеснить человечество с земли. К осуществлению этого Замысла силы тьмы готовились на протяжении четырехсот лет, а развязка пришлась, как раз, на наше поколение. Время пришло...
Medicine Bird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,980. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When wildlife biologist Natalie Hughes finds her friend and mentor murdered in a bed and breakfast owned by the older woman, the search for the killer draws Natalie into a struggle over land rights that will shape the fate of a wildlife sanctuary and the future of the local Native American tribe.
ঝুড়ি ভরা ঝাকানাকা [Jhuri Bhora Jhakanaka]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: Bengali. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
উপমহাদেশের বিখ্যাত প্যাঁদানিপ্রবণ গোয়েন্দা ঝাকানাকা, গোবেচারা গোয়েন্দা পুলিশের দারোগা কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় চৌধারি আর ঝাকানাকার নেমেসিস দস্যুসম্রাট বদরু খাঁর রহস্য-রোমাঞ্চ-রাজনীতি জর্জরিত বিটকেল গল্পের সংকলন।
Grandma Was a Bag Lady
Price: Free! Words: 95,450. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A pet supplies traveling saleswoman, aged twenty-eight, picks up a seventy year old woman hitchhiker on the Interstate. They adopt each other as surrogate grandmother and granddaughter, traveling about the southwest, engaging in one adventure after another in which the old woman is not hesitant to use the .25 caliber pistol strapped to her thigh.
Calamity @ the Carwash
Series: Parson's Cove Cozy Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,510. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mabel and Flori are at it again! This time, solving a murder at a carwash.
The Jenkins & Burns Mysteries Boxed Set
Series: Jenkins & Burns Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 163,690. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Jenkins & Burns Mysteries, including the book that Mystery Scene magazine called “atmospheric and tension-filled.”
Jade O'Reilly and the 12 Days of Christmas (A Sweetwater Short)
Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For the 12 days leading up to Christmas, the crankiest old biddy in Sweetwater wakes up to a yard filled with Christmas decorations. But in her opinion, “they’re not decorations; they’re property damage!” Private investigator Jade O'Reilly is on the job, but the decorator strikes with stealth that rivals Santa’s elves. Will Jade catch the decorator before Christmas in this 50-page short story?
Where's Hansel and Gretel's Gingerbread House?: A Gabby Grimm Fairy Tale Mystery #2
Series: A Gabby Grimm Fairy Tale Mystery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 36,840. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
When Latimer Falls Deputy Sheriff Gabby Grimm receives a call for help from cousin Annette in NYC just before Christmas, she rushes off to uncover the mystery of the Gingerbread house and the missing co-worker. Things get ugly fast. It's up to her to rescue the bossy damsel in distress and bring her to Black Forest Farm for safekeeping, the FBI hot on their heels as they try to make a mob case.
The Dog Who Ate The Burglar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,910. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When there’s a rash of burglaries in Canary Corners, West Virginia, the sheriff asks Adam Martin Swope (known as Ram for Robert Adam Madigan) to use his finder skills to help figure out who the burglar is. Unbidden, Bagel, Adam's beagle, offers clues through the use of Boggle dice and the game of colors to help Adam and the sheriff solve the mystery of the burglar who has committed a murder.
If music be the food of crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Isolde, 16, is intern in a symphonic orchestra to improve her culture. On her second work day, the big mess begins .. A fun crime novel. An inquiry which rambles from Maigret, to Facebook, via the adventurous four, Zola, Rouletabille and Einstein with many twists and turns. Romances not always romantic. Cultural clashes: Gen Y versus Mozart, gift of the gab versus erudition, Paris versus Province.
Mrs Hudson's Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
Fatal Absolution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,430. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Nora Owens seeks revenge against the priests who molested her and caused her twin’s suicide. New York police detective Samantha Bannion teams up with Fr. Tim Cavanagh to investigate the murders of two priests. When their paths entangle with the killer’s plans, the whirlwind of evil pulls in family members and innocent priests, resulting in a war against evil and a love that transcends death.
East of the Pier
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brian Woods washes ashore with missing limbs. Counterfeit money and Spanish doubloons are found on his body. How did he get there? Detective Marcello Pardo and former CSI Connie Cane team up with the FBI to find out why. The investigation leads to Florida. The Mardi Gras in New Orleans and the Caribbean Islands. False arrest, racketeering and smuggling dredge up an old unsolved murder. Who?
The Great Chocolate Scam
Series: Death by Chocolate, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Book 3 in the Death by Chocolate series. Finally Rick has agreed to sign the divorce papers and give Lindsay her freedom! She is sitting in her lawyer’s office waiting for him when she gets the call. Rick is dead. Murdered by a bomb that blew up his car in his own driveway. Come for the Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars, stay for the murder, mayhem and fun!
On the Ladder of Humanity (A Jolene Hartley Novel)
Series: A Jolene Hartley Novel, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,680. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The murder of Benjamin Ochoa over Chicago's Dan Ryan sends Detective Jolene Hartley trudging through cold cases only to reveal more about them than her current investigation. The circumstances lead Hartley into the deaths of each victim as she tries to find a common thread between each before her killer does.
The Rising of the Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Just in time for the holidays, New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly gives you a short story that will whet your appetite and last just as long as your tea stays warm. In this quick taste of Sheila’s mysteries, a neighborhood that takes care of their own sometimes has to take care of business . . .
Edge of Justice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,930. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Richard Powell had enough problems of his own. A vicious killer known to the press as The Cannibal was chopping up young women. Having to deal with a drunken teenager was the last thing he needed. But, when a young man named Tommy VanOtten is arrested for the crimes, things take an interesting twist. His lawyer, Robert Sinclair, had a secret of his own.