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Rock'n'Roll Murders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,290. Language: British English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
1958 Elvis was doing his Military Service and Long John Silver (Harry) and the Pirates were on a summer tour. There are two murders at the theatre as well as other incidents including the group's van being vandalised. The DI in charge of the investigation doesn't like Rock and Roll or young people. The Group help the DS and DC solve the crimes.
Thin Walls: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,260. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Smokey Dalton and Jimmy, the young boy he protects, have settled into a new life on Chicago’s South Side. But when Smokey gets hired to investigate the death of a black man in a local park, he realizes that the murder might not be an isolated case. The case forces Smokey to dig deeper into the area's history—and secrets. Secrets so dark, they threaten his very existence.
Smoke-Filled Rooms: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
On the run after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Private Investigator Smokey Dalton has settled under an assumed name in Chicago. But history won’t leave him alone. His job in security at the Chicago Hilton places him in the center of the protests at the 1968 Democratic Convention. Worse, a killer works his South Side neighborhood. Smokey must take action, before he loses everything.
Vengeance Is Mine (An Emily O'Brien novel #1)
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Series: Emily O'Brien, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,930. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emily O’Brien is slowly putting the pieces of her life back together after her husband, a state trooper, is killed during a traffic stop. But an envelope she finds behind his desk convinces her his death was no random act of violence. Drawing on her years working the crime beat for a major Chicago newspaper, Emily begins asking questions about Alex’s death. Soon she finds she's also a target.
Death Kiss
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 47,390. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An interlude of sexual fantasy turns bad. Madman. Sexual Deviate. Prominent surgeon, Douglas Kaplan, has done the unthinkable.
Bet you can't...Find Me
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Imagine a killer who can kill at will from a distance. No gun, no weapon. Nothing more than a thought."
Blood Marks
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He's smart, he's attractive, and he has a special vision: whenever he sees the blood marks on a woman--marks only he can see--he knows what he must do. Kill her. Brutally. And not leave a trace of himself behind.
Amantes Transparentes
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Price: Free! Words: 23,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2012 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
El investigador privado Richard Steele debe resolver el caso más difícil de su carrera – su propio asesinato – mientras se encuentra atrapado entre dos mujeres a ambos lados de la tumba. Lee, su amante, se encuentra enredada en el desorden que él dejó atrás y su esposa anterior Diana, ya fallecida, ha estado esperando en el más allá por su oportunidad de venganza.
The Tupelo Twist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,340. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Elvis Presley's hometown, an elderly man dies under suspicious circumstances, another man is left, murdered, in a ditch and the resulting investigation and mayhem leave a third man dead. Benny Bob Brenton, PI helps the Tupelo PD solve the mystery before he gets into a life and death confrontation with a drug dealing ex-con. The motive for the murders? $20 million worth of Elvis memorabilia.
Sarah and the Other Woman: A Private Eye Patterson Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sophomore Tabitha Patterson receives her first paid assignment: follow Sarah's boyfriend and find out who the redhead is that he's been seen with. With the help of her best friend, Stu, Tab discovers that--in order to solve a mystery--sometimes you have to get your hands a little dirty . . .
Flashdrive
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Series: Dan Allex mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
A mystery that starts in a quiet community in Lake County, Minnesota. An abandoned fishing boat with a corpse included is found half submerged in the reeds of German lake. Retired sheriff, Dave Johnson and his wife, Jan, follow clues to help the F.B.I. track a robber and murderer to an unusual end. Enjoy the humor of the Midwest while trying to solve this mystery before the characters do.
Chamán
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
El Chamán tiene un secreto para curar al planeta de todas las adicciones. Se enfrenta a gran oposición y peripecias que son la trama de la novela.
Ghost Informant (A Murder Ghost Story)
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Price: $1.05 USD. Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This is a novelette (10 chapters 12900 words) Sergeant Bob Crenshaw sees an apparition of a woman that sends him on a mission to investigate a murder--hers--that he’s not even sure has occurred. A plea from the apparition to find her sends him into uncharted territory for him. He can't rest until she does. He asks a psychic for help but that may not be enough.
Aloha Means Goodbye: A Murder on Maui Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Allan “Poe” Rutherford has his Maui vacation interrupted by a murder investigation involving his best friend Foxx. Foxx’s girlfriend Lauren, a world-renowned artist, is brutally murdered at a crowded art show, and all the evidence points to Foxx as the guilty party. Can Poe discover the identity of the real killer and spare his friend a life behind bars?
Hanged to Death: A Museum Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Rachel interns at a museum, she finds out art and museum politics are murder.
Murder in Humboldt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The year is 1962 and this small west Tennessee town has been turned upside down by a labor strike at its main manufacturing plant – Wayne Knitting. It seems that, as a result of the strike, some very serious underworld crime problems have surfaced in Humboldt. A small town sheriff and small town Chief of Police have their hands full dealing with the strike when the worst happens.
End of Amnesia: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
A young man thinks he’s met the perfect one-night stand in Lacey, but she has a plan of her own, one that will last far longer than one night ... and make him wish he never met her. End of Amnesia is a short story of approximately 2,500 words. Includes a sample of the novel A Song After Dark.
Original Finish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
a cursed chippendale desk propels wally winchester, a severely obsessed arts and crafts furniture picker, into the first great adventure of his life. thrown into the midst of a murder-littered conspiracy and an international forgery scheme, the intrepid wally finds himself torn between saving the antique score of a lifetime and saving his own life.
Crystal White
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Series: Nick Lafferty, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,640. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
With nothing to live for, will only death satisfy his need for revenge? The sensational new crime thriller from David DeLee, author of FATAL DESTINY and the Grace deHaviland bounty hunter series.
Death by Marriage
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Series: Golden Beach Book. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Death by accident, old age, and strangulation. An elderly senior about to marry a con artist. A rash of burglaries. Only an artistic imagination could conjure these disasters into connected events. But costume designer Gwyn Halliday manages it, as she flees trauma in the big city only to discover that bad things can also happen in a sleepy Florida retirement community.