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The Ticket
You set the price! Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Flora assumed that her retirement life has been well planned, predictable and safe. A decision by her husband, a stolen lottery ticket, and the intervention of a homeless man and an East Indian lottery ticket seller would change these plans. From Toronto to North Bay, Flora and her new friends chase two ticket thieves with a complicated life of their own.
Black Tide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,310. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Here at last is award-winning mystery author Brendan DuBois' second novel in his Lewis Cole mystery series, BLACK TIDE. The sequel to DEAD SAND has Lewis Cole looking into the mystery surrounding an oil spill on the beaches of Tyler, and the headless and handless corpse of a diver, washing ashore in front of his house.
Victims of the Past
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,460. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Iraq War combat veteran-turned-detective Moe Flynn must overcome emotional scars left over from the war to take on his biggest case yet. His assignment: Find the culprits who dumped deadly caustic chemicals into a Pennsylvania river. As Moe’s investigation reaches its action-packed climax, Moe finds that he can put the past behind him—solve the case, and win the heart of the woman he loves.
Bleu Moon (Kallie Bleu)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
My name is Kallie. I know so little about so many things, and almost nothing about the things that Must really matter. I could really use some help in my search. An impartial viewer with a calm head and a willing ear might really help. Is there anyone out there, anyone that can hear me? I am Lost and need a guide. Author's Note: All characters are the age of adulthood (18 years) or older.
Murder By Design
Series: Amston Lake, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,010. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joe Wolf hires Dirk Adler to convert an abandoned mansion into a business-meeting place. When Dirk becomes curious about the discrepancy in the room measurements, he opens a Pandora’s Box that leads him into a complicated plot of science and murder. Dirk decides to become a detective and follow discrepancies, false information, and clues that almost cost him his life.
Blood Money: Murder In Memphis
Series: Murder In Memphis, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Two bodies are discovered within a mile of one another, one a teenage prostitute, the other an investment counselor. Memphis Police Lieutenant. Julia Todd's investigation takes her in two directions: Mexican cartels and Ponzi schemes.The two inquiries intersect at a common theme--the mutli-billion dollar business of money laundering, a business perpetuating terrorism, illegal drugs, and murder.
Runaway Gene
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,570. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Carol Goodard is a genetic researcher on the verge of discovering a drug to alter the genetic code to prevent birth defects when she stumbles upon a gender altering serum which turns a her into a man. It also makes her a prime suspect in several unsolved murders, because as soon as Carol steps into the shoes of Carl, women begin to die. Is Carol's alter ego capable of murder?
A Life of Death: 9
Series: A Life of Death, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Struggling to hold onto his suspicions of Irene Harris, Alex heads to the DC Metropolitan Police Department. There, his suspicions are finally put to rest, and Alex is forced to start his search again. Turning back to the evidence from past ritual murders, Jamie and Alex make an appointment to speak with Egyptologists in George Washington University’s Archeology department.
Diver Down (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book Two)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A sunny place for shady people. Vacations can be murder, especially when you’re Mercy Watts. She’s trying to get away from it all, including her godmother’s lawsuit and a certain situation with the mafia. So she heads to Roatan, Honduras, a place known for scuba diving and lawlessness. Mercy’s on the island less than twenty-four hours when she discovers that she hasn’t gotten away from anything.
The Case of the Ghostly Accident
Series: Fantasy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
As a favor to Doctor Watson, Sherlock Holmes investigates a strange occurrence with a partner of Ebenezer Scrooge.
A Springtime Death at the Riverfront Dog Park
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On a warm March morning in Greenbanks, PA, Terry Drake and her two beloved rescue dogs discover a crushed corpse that appears to have toppled from a tall bridge at the Riverfront Dog Park. Things go from bad to worse when Terry realizes that the dead man is her former husband. While the death is officially ruled a suicide, Terry and her human and canine friends aren't convinced. (2nd in Series)
Mirielle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It was Mirielle's thirteenth birthday when she walked out of her parents' home to go to the fish and chip shop at the end of the road.........and never came back. Mirielle could never have guessed at the destruction that was caused by that one action.
A Petit Jean Mystery
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Imagine going to a state park for a weekend to camp out and the weather changes. Snow covers everything with a six inch blanket while law officers are trying to catch a murderer before he kills again. Would you get involved to attempt to learn why this killer is guarding a sector of the park, especially since he shot at you?
Wads 2-Hard Boiled-Detective Fiction
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This time the timid schmuck is the target. The Whisper's favorite girl becomes uneasy about what's being said during the constant visits. She turns to the one man she's convinced can help her. His price is the same. His results just as messy.
Not in Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,380. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Genevieve McKenna wants to right an old wrong: return a drawing the Nazis stole in Paris to its owners. But someone is determined to stop her. Is it Julien Brooks, who is shadowing her every move? And why does she keep having strange flashbacks to a place she’s never been? What she learns will reveal a heartbreaking story of doomed romance. It might also cost her and Julien their lives.
Vendesi Napoli
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,110. Language: Italian. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Una moto di grossa cilindrata si avvicina al soprintendente delle Antichità e lo uccide senza neppure sfiorarlo. Il commissario Abruzzese è convinto che si tratti di un omicidio. L'assassino non si ferma. Strani raid alle tombe degli uomini illustri e clochard in fuga. Qualcuno vuole farli fuori? Un thriller della migliore tradizione gialla.
(imminently) DEAD
Series: DEAD(ish), Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 12,800. Language: Australian English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Geordie and Lazarus are back, and they have a big problem. Someone's sending death threats to Geordie, and he's afraid that he'll soon be relegated to an afterlife of wandering the earth, giving fashion advice to the passé living. Can Trent and Linda save him from his fate?
Elijah Deville in Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Series: An Elijah Deville Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,950. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Agents for the Secret Service are expected to take a bullet for the President. Failing is not an option. However, when the President is shot and killed, someone must be brought to justice. But is the person accused of the crime, the real killer, or just a patsy? That's what Elijah Deville has to find out. Can you solve the case before Elijah? Take the challenge, that is if you're up to it.
Tracks of a Pigeon-toed Horse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,070. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
With the Black Hawk War at an end, Collin Mitchell is haunted by his past and ready to hang up his guns. Brother Brigham, however, has a job for the reformed gunman—track down a missing girl. But old enemies want Mitchell dead, and caught in a storm of lethal violence, Mitchell must resurrect the killer within and steel himself to stand or die in the shadows of the Wasatch Mountains.
The ABCs, Part 2
Series: The ABCs. Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Part 2 of a serial. Moriarty Jackson heads to Kuroyama Junior High School and prepares to take on the toughest class in town in his pursuit of the stolen alphabet cards.