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Death By Accident
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Texas Sheriff Dan Rhodes' cases usually concern the bad boys of rural Blacklin County, or the slightly wacky citizens who are causing trouble that tends to be funny rather than criminal. At first the dead man floating in the old swimming pool at the edge of town seems to have been an accident victim — a staggering drunk tumbling into the water — but Rhodes and his small staff soon uncover murder.
A Fist in the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by J Z Morrison Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Attempted murder without a witness except for the victim, who lies in a coma. She knows who her would-be killer is. She knows that her husband who cares for her day and night is also in danger. She knows that somehow she must save him. She just doesn't yet know how.
The Accidental Prophetess
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,340. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Natalie Richards (27) knows how to make a video go viral. It's her job, after all. But when she's fired over her latest video -- an ad for dish soap, of all things -- she complains. Loudly. In public. It's not her fault that those words were written down decades earlier. Within minutes she's abducted, whisked underground, and proclaimed to be a long-lost prophet destined to save the world.
Organized for Murder
Series: Organized Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Organization expert Kate McKenzie is on track to make her new business, STACKED IN YOUR FAVOR, a hit in small-town Vermont. But when her first client, the wealthy Amelia Nethercutt, is found dead, the job takes a decidedly sinister turn.
Words Can Kill (Ghostwriter Mystery 5)
Series: Ghostwriter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,640. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Max Farrell’s flatmate has just shown up dead in their Berlin unit and the hunky photographer has vanished, last spotted at a Swiss resort, a perky blonde by his side. Has Roxy Parker’s boyfriend run off with another woman or is his life on the line? Packing her bags and swallowing her pride, the ghostwriter must follow the clues to find her true love, while buckling up for the ride of her life!
Bury the Hatchet in Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Anastasia Raven opens a box containing a bloody hatchet, sent as some sort of warning to her friend Cora. When a hacked-up body is discovered in the river, everyone is stunned at the victim’s identity. Continued puzzling discoveries just don’t add up. Ana discovers herself agreeing to participate in a zany conspiracy with a tall and handsome man. (Anastasia Raven Mysteries, #4)
Murder at the Barn Dance
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » General
Murder, good-looking men, and hilarious mayhem follow farm girl Zoey Granger, along with her tutu-wearing pet goat who always finds the clue, in the first of the "Maia Saves the Day!" mystery novella series.
Dead Letter
Price: $2.22 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Brendan and his girlfriend discover a black envelope on his windshield, they think it's a joke. But the message inside it is no laughing matter.
The Turquoise Tablet of Atlantis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Holy Mountain, a lost land, past life journeys to discover wording transcribed on a hidden tablet bringing us the secret of how to survive the Second Great Flood. A sacred truth known to Templar Knights, Cosimo de Medici, Goddess Isis and the God Osiris, uncovered through the gates of the night, to reveal the true location of Atlantis and the reason for the downfall of this Golden society.
Missing My Mark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With her ex-husband's murder solved and the perpetrators in jail, Carly feels safe moving on with her life and focusing on her new relationship. When her son fails to return home at the usual time, panic sets in. In her heart she knows that something is seriously wrong, but will she be able to convince anyone to act before it's too late?
West By West By Key West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mike and Sheila West are remodeling their Key West home when suddenly their lives are changed forever. A murder. A body. A treasure found; and then stolen from them. Can they find it again? Who has it? Where is it? Which direction? Of course ... west by west by Key West!
The Dead Don't Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
You are a Toronto police detective, lying in the gutter, shot by the man you were pursuing, and your life is slipping slowly away. The Dead Don’t Dream takes you back to the year 1973 and the world of Ian McBriar, a homicide police detective, as he investigates the brutal assault on two young boys, one of whom is the son of a local underworld figure.
Scarlet
Series: Sherlock Holmes and Martha Hudson Gaslamp Mystery, Episode 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: American English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A chance encounter in a curio shop with a man searching for his lost fiancée draws Sherlock Holmes into his strangest case to date. Almost one hundred people have gone missing from the streets of Highgate and mysterious “scavengers” are terrorizing the streets at night. When Holmes himself becomes the chief suspect in the kidnappings he is forced to uncover the terrifying truth.
Hot Sinatra (Italiano)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: Italian. Published: February 21, 2014 by Evolved Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Moss Cole è un investigatore privato, uno di quelli che si pensa possano esistere solo nei vecchi film o nelle repliche che mandano in onda a notte inoltrata. È intelligente, ha talento e magari potrà risultare addirittura affascinante. Forse avrebbe dovuto cercare un’occupazione migliore di quella di suo nonno, “Detective al soldo del miglior offerente”.
Viven en la oscuridad
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,450. Language: Spanish. Published: February 21, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Cuando la desaparición de una de las familias más prestigiosas de Inglaterra pone en jaque a todos los medios de comunicación del país, Gavin Royce deberá poner punto y aparte a sus problemas familiares para indagar en los posibles hechos que han ocasionado este escalofriante suceso.
A Crab, a Rustler, and an Ostrich: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by QuickHitsPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s just another sunny day in Middleburrow, Florida, when Deputy Sheriff Jake Santo is called to investigate the discovery of a severed finger on a tourist beach. Things only get stranger as reports of an ostrich causing havoc in town leads to an investigation of animal cruelty, greed, and power. Everyone seems to be in on it, but can Santo locate the nine-fingered man before the staties arrive?
Outlaw Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Border Patrol Agent doesn't make friends easily, but when she arrests an undocumented 14 year-old Mexican orphan, things change, for she and the tiny Tarahumara girl bond strongly. When Hunter learns the girl is in the most dangerous place on the border, the criminal village called Outlaw Road, she doesn't hesitate and crosses into Mexico, to the place where the gun and knife are judge and jury.
Vicious Circle Part I
Price: Free! Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a worried listener to The Psychic Connection, a radio programme dealing with the paranormal, calls about what sounds like a particularly nasty case of emotional blackmail by local Tarot reader and self-styled spiritual teacher, Bob Ferris, the programme's resident panel are curious. Meanwhile, the remains of a woman's body have been found in a dried-out creek-bed in Queensland, Australia...
Buzz Killer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It is Homecoming day, and the star quarterback, Howie the Hand, is not on the field. Abby's housemate may have been the last one to see Howie alive, and panic sets in as they piece together the events of an evening doused with drugs, alcohol and deception. Howie may be dead but one thing is for sure. The housemates’ friendship will never be the same.
Bridge Water
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Forced to come out of the closet to prove his innocence in a brutal murder, Detective Derek Cooper is warned by the police chief not to get involved in the case. Consumed with guilt, Derek knows he must unravel the secrets of his own drunken actions on the night of the murder in order to help find the killer.