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The Vigilante
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Lachesis Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It isn’t safe for men who work in the porn business in the city of Toronto. When porn producer Sal Turbit is found dead in his apartment, no one seems to care. No one, that is, except Detective Lynette Wilton. Lynette has been a homicide detective for only three months, and has yet to earn her stripes. Murder is murder no matter who the victim is—and Lynette is out to catch a killer.
City of Toys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Lachesis Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four beautiful women seek fame and fortune in Hollywood, the City of Toys, where actresses are like dolls, playing pretend on the big screen.
Bang
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Violet is the lone survivor of a school shooting, she retells her story to a detective. Violet's story is both disturbing and shocking, but may just have shaped the future of the USA. Bonus Story also included: The Night one-ten conquered two-eighty. Shane Grey's first short story, based on a true story.
Covering Up A Hole
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,550. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
All he ever wanted to be was an undertaker. This fictional memoir is a nightmarish jaunt from wide-eyed aspiration to gut-wrenching reality. Come along for the ride and experience the conflict between altruism and the greed of the corporate machine.
Maple Leaf Hunter
Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Susan and Mick have a romantic weekend planned in Niagara Falls and Toronto before her big meeting with a children’s book publisher. When they decide to spend the following week at a fishing lodge on the Ottawa River, Darby, Nate, and Alex decide to come along, too. A Sasquatch, gold hunters, a kidnapping, and dangerous men all make for another unforgettable vacation for Susan.
Grave Injustice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
It had been in the family for years: the ancestral home deep in the South. After the death of James's reclusive uncle, the house is now his to sell. But James is haunted by a childhood memory of the ghostly horror of a deceased young girl. With the help of his wife, who is a law student, the young couple must solve a century old murder and lay to rest the spirit that still haunts the present.
The Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A devastating plane crash and a fathers only hope are the dreams connecting him with his son.
A Summer Wedding Death at the Riverfront Dog Park
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,270. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It is a beautiful July in Greenbanks, PA, and Ellen and her friends are looking forward to her wedding at the Riverfront Dog Park. Joy turns to devastation when Ellen's body is found early one morning at the park just days before her nuptials. It takes the combined efforts of the police and her human and canine friends to bring justice. This is the 3rd in the Riverfront Dog Park series.
The Miniature Golf Course Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013 by HartshornPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Isobel Santini solved River Corner's first murders in decades, then got back to her life with the handsome new professor, Greg Stone. Out on a date at the local miniature golf course, Isobel and Greg discover a dead body. Tempers flare as the town prepares for its annual Summerfest amid finger pointing, electoral divides, and town-gown conflicts. Can Isobel solve the murder before another occurs?
Underdead with a Vengeance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,950. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Science teacher Jo Gartner staked the dangerously attractive vampire who turned her almost undead, and his minions haven't come after her. No worries, she has it all under control. Except she's not sure Will is really dead dead. And her vampire-hunting crush is back investigating an odd murder. And when someone notices Jo's vampire traits, Jo must risk it all--before the next person dead is her.
Bartender Wanted
Series: The Rose Leary Mysteries, book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013 by Tough Prose Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rose Leary tends bar in 1980s New York City to subsidize her writing career. When someone keeps killing women at her job, Rose suspects she's next. Despite official warnings to leave sleuthing to the pros, she struggles to find the murderer in a desperate race to save herself and her work. Smart and stubborn Rose brings her sharp wit to the search, defying her fear with dark humor. And cocktails
The Brim Reaper: A Samantha Kidd Humorous Mystery
Series: Samantha Kidd Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,700. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a hat exhibit at the local museum turns to murder, former fashion buyer turned amateur sleuth Samantha Kidd is in over her head!
Blackberry Crumble
Price: Free! Words: 9,680. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
'Blackberry Crumble' is a long short story about a haunted phone, a desperate café owner and her son, and a ruthless woman who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Defecto de fábrica
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,720. Language: Spanish. Published: December 22, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
En un recóndito paraje norteafricano una niña es despojada a la fuerza de los brazos de su madre.
Hana Du Rose
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Awarded a 5 star review by Readers' Favorite. Hana Du Rose's attackers are still in pursuit, stepping up their attempts to retrieve a hidden object. Following her secret marriage to Logan, Hana's life becomes more complicated with an astounding life-changing discovery of her own. Part 2 in a serial which begins with About Hana.
The Big Easy
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This novel of violence and racial strife set in New Orleans is full of social and physical contrasts. Comiski, a newspaper reporter, descends into an underworld of corrupt policemen, narcotics dealers and black militants in an attempt to unravel a mysterious grave-robbing and find some meaning in his own life. Powerful and compelling.
Naked Came the Sharks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One of IndieAuthorland's top Self-Published Thrillers Worth Reading (2013/14). Murder and mayhem in the Texas Coastal Bend by Jed Donellie and Devorah Fox. Holly Rivera Berry returns to her Texas Coastal Bend hometown of Bonafides to settle her recently deceased father’s estate. She comes to doubt that her father died of natural causes. The more she investigates, the more things don’t add up.
The Case of the Crisp Crayons: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Will you help me?” Jamie looked up from the book she was reading to find Leah Redstone in front of her. She looked like she was about to cry. Leah’s crayons have been stolen, but is there any way to prove it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Educational Versions have exercises geared to meet Common Core Standards.
The Case of the Cowering Cat: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“You guys have to help me!” Megan said as she raced up to Kendall and Jamie. “Luda is going to kill me!” “What’s wrong?” Jamie and Kendall asked together. “I lost Gracie,” Megan wailed. “I can’t find her anywhere!” See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do? Educational Versions have exercises geared to meet Common Core Standards.
The Case of the Bird’s Beak: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Before we go to lunch, I need you all to think about the talks that you have heard,” Miss Tate said. “One of the reports has a problem with it. Can anyone tell me what that talk was, and what the problem was?” Jamie thought back to all the talks she had heard that day. Mostly she thought about her own talk. Did she get something wrong? Can you figure it out? Includes activities to meet CCSS.