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Cuban Dagger
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Brad Strickland. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim Dallas knew from the start that a search for a runaway teen-aged daughter was likely to be a losing proposition. But he got pulled from Florida into a search that led to the Caribbean...and into a web of treachery and death. Gary Kim Hayes writes, "Right on the money. Think of John D. MacDonald, Carl Hiassen, and the easy wry style of Nelson Demille...Jim Dallas is my new favorite detective."
Elijah Deville in Judged Worthy of Death
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Series: An Elijah Deville Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder can happen to anyone! Just ask Chief Justice Dexter Cunningham. Being stabbed five times in the back, doesn't bode well for your chances of survival. Before he left this earth though, Justice Cunningham did deliver one final sentence. The question is can Elijah Deville decipher the message? An even better question is, can you? Take the challenge, that is if you're up to it.
The Darlington Substitution
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Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Mentioned in passing by Dr. Watson in his account of A Scandal in Bohemia, The Darlington Substitution is a tale of deceit, treachery, and murder most foul, set in the wild Border country of northern England. Holmes and Watson encounter a centuries-old legend which tells of the future extinction of an ancient noble family, and set themselves against one of the most ingenious and fiendish villains
Twodunit? A Brad Asher Double Shot
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Brad Asher solves mysteries the old-fashioned way--by detecting. Assisted by an attractive operative, Kate Vaughn; the crime-solving duo gets the bad guys and gals on a regular basis. In the first novella, we are introduced to the team as they try to solve the murder of Kate's college pal. In the second, we follow Brad and Kate as they try to get the to the bottom of the business of murder.
Parts of the Whole
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Price: Free! Words: 18,460. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
No one is an island, and private detective of the gods Tom Statford is no different. The family he was born with, the family he chose, the family that chose him, they all make him more than the sum of his parts.
Iceline
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Series: The Grange. Price: Free! Words: 106,860. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Smuggling, skulduggery and scuba diving in Scotland. Steel disappeared and turned up weeks later bruised, bloody and alive, dumped high in the mountains. Relief is mixed with anger, confusion and a determination to uncover what he had stumbled upon. He had crossed a line, not his own, this time the line was his, and he was ready for whatever stepped over it.
The Blue Note
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Price: Free! Words: 24,400. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It was Memphis, Tennesee, summer 1952, a beautiful jazz singer by the name of Michele Dubois disappeared without a trace from a night club called "The Blue Note." Former private investigator from Los Angeles, Dirk Bogart had fallen in love with her and vowed to find her. After a trip to New Orleans, he finds out what Michele really was and had to hurry back to save the mayor's life.
Kosmiczny Klejnot
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,730. Language: Polish. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Moja książka to kryminał retro. Akcja rozgrywa się w Polsce, w latach siedemdziesiątych ubiegłego wieku - w epoce Jedynie Słusznego Ustroju. Z warszawskiego Instytutu znikają płytki półprzewodnika wytworzonego na radzieckiej stacji kosmicznej. Przekazany przez ZSRR materiał ma duże znaczenie wojskowe. Do akcji wkracza kapitan Grad - trzeba uniknąć politycznych konsekwencji afery.
Fevered
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Series: Tango Key Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,910. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On this February morning it looks like winter is about to heat up on Tango Key. Sometime in the night, Judge Henry Michael, his wife, and two small sons were murdered. Butchered. The quiet little Florida island is reeling in horror. But clues are scarce. And the only thing for certain is that whoever did it - enjoyed it.
Blood in the Dust (A Zoe Carter mystery)
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Series: Zoe Carter Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,360. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Zoe Carter stares in horror at the pool of blood lying in the dust at her feet. Where is Martin? And where is his boss, the archaeologist Dr Dirk Smithers? Somewhere in the vast, ancient landscape of the remote Kimberleys a killer lurks who will stop at nothing to get what he wants. In her desperation to track him down, Zoe finds herself drawn into a situation that threatens her life.
Parking Space Vigilantes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Stacy calls herself a Parking Space Vigilante. As a member of the city’s program to ticket able-bodied drivers who park in handicapped spaces, Stacy believes she’s protecting her small corner of the world from the insensitive, the stupid, and the just plain ignorant. But she’s acquired a nemesis. Stacy will stop him…if he doesn’t stop her first.
Killing Monsters
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Series: Killing Memories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 135,460. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Given the choice to either track down and bust a serial killer or have sex with her new boyfriend, Estela would rather butt in to an FBI investigation. Although she’s madly in love with Caleb and has fun trying, she just can’t bring herself to seal the deal, and, quite frankly, feels a bit deformed. Why take a chance at another failed tryst in the sheets—or hay—when there is a serial killer afoot?
The Day Job
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Politics is always dirty. Sometimes dirtier than other times. And, once in a while politics can get deadly. Franc Donahue gets a case shoved his way. He doesn’t really have much choice. It pays the bills. It stinks but a fellow has got to eat and buy bullets.
Dying to Get Her Man
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Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dying to Get Her Man is the 6th in the very funny Jennifer Marsh Mysteries. On the coldest day in Macon, Georgia's recent history, Suzanne Gray, dressed as a bride, is found frozen to death on her lover's grave. Suicide? Jennifer's not buying it, and neither is her boyfriend Sam. But when Sam's old girlfriend shows up claiming to be his fiancee, Jennifer has more than murder to worry about.
Dawn of Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On an open-ended assignment for one of Hollywood’s mainline studios Raymond James, private investigator, and his partner Miss Suzuki develop an understanding of the communist conspiracy plaguing America. Her experiences lead Miss Suzuki to predict the future capture of our country through promotion of a cult-of-personality figurehead fronting for a shadowy cabal of entrenched domestic enemies.
Killer Image
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Series: Art Gallery Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A dead body on the floor of their art gallery? What will these four little elderly ladies do now? And when they find themselves being chased by terrorists, DJ Kelly and her BFFs are on the adventure of a lifetime!
Farbissen: Melissa Morris and the Meaning of Money
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,110. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Melissa Morris is a thirty-something single New Yorker who works in fashion. She has it all, until she fails spectacularly and is banished from the fashion industry. Set adrift, she follows her boyfriend to London, hoping for a second chance. But Melissa's search for herself is interrupted when she discovers a dead body.
L’affaire Marc
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
GENRE. Thriller WHO. Patrick: Cool Blue’s owner Michael: Cool Blue’s builder and handyman. Karen: Cool Blue’s poker game dealer. Duong: Cool Blue’s electronics guru Mark: a bookmaker, Luke's partner WHAT. Luke's body is identified by his partner Mark; Mark feels impelled towards revenge; calls the Mano brothers back to St.Mararten. WHERE: Saba: a volcanic island in the Netherlands Antilles. St.
A Suitable Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents A Suitable Box by Judy Greenless Traditional family groupings struggle to maintain normal relationships as social pressures increase. But this story is about much more than these trends. It is about strong family relationships that survive generations. It is also about quirky habits that family members share, for good and sometimes to their detriment.
Salvaged Quietude
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012 by Short Story Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Salvaged Quietude by Ruth Pettite When an old girlfriend from the past comes back into his life he finds that time is not of the essence. She is lost, upset, and mute. And to top it off, she is definitely not the girl she once was. Her loud political ways from college are gone, leaving her a frail and extremely timid woman with extreme mental issues.