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Positive I.D.: Blind Girl's Bluff (Bookisode One)
By Warren Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
New crime series by the co-creator of blockbuster films like Swordfish and Hitman, Positive I.D. is an entertainment first: a TV series designed to be read, not watched. Blind Girl’s Bluff, the premier “bookisode” (think episode), introduces forensic sketch artist and free spirit, Lyra Cole, tracking down a sadistic rapist, fearless because his victim is blind. Inspired by real police cases.
Requiem for a Songbird
By Sharon Joss
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Alive, Birdie Haslett captured the hearts and minds of every man in Ophirville. Dead, she enflames a lynch mob with a thirst for revenge. As Sheriff Ward Tillman searches for her killer, he’s caught between the mob’s demand for frontier justice and his oath to protect the innocent until proven guilty. But the men of Ophirville are getting restless...
T Wave
By Steven F Freeman
Series: The Blackwell Files, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When FBI agent Mallory Wilson begins investigating the potential theft of narcotics at a local hospice, the case quickly escalates as she and boyfriend Alton Blackwell uncover a series of questionable patient deaths. Can they unravel the mystery in time to stop a potential killer, and will their relationship survive Alton's relocation to a new office?
Pigeon Pie And Other Tasty Tales
By Gordon Henderson
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 74,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014 by Peter Apps. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pigeon Pie And Other Tasty Tales is as varied as it is thought provoking; with no real theme except that each has a slightly twisted tail. Enjoy all these tasty tales, but take them with a pinch of salt!
Reckless Illusions
By Claude Dancourt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,690. Language: American English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
what do a dead homeless man, terrorists, and the mafia have to do with an art heist that happened twenty years ago? Ian Braich and Neve Lass are better to stop fighting and find the answer quickly, because their foes are as powerful as they are determined to see them dead.
The Enemy Within
By Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
One of Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most acclaimed short stories becomes one of her most original novels. February, 1964: Two men die in a squalid alley in a bad neighborhood. New York Homicide Detective Seamus O’Reilly receives the shock of his life when he looks at the men’s identification: J. Edgar Hoover, the famous, tyrannical director of the FBI, and his number one assistant, Clyde Tolson.
Murder Straight Up: A Jack Dwyer Novel
By Ed Gorman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
TV news. There's the story and there's the truth. Anchorman David Curtis would never have made the big time. He was handsome in that bland, TV newscaster's way, but nothing special. Then he was murdered — on camera — and suddenly, no one at Channel 3 could talk of anyone else. But for Jack Dwyer, the ex-cop turned actor who moonlights as a security guard, it's a matter of more than talk.
Sob Sisters
By Kris Nelscott
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Madison, Wisconsin, 1972—When Detective Hank Kaplan calls Valentina Wilson to a crime scene, she wonders why. She soon finds more questions than answers in a secret room belonging to a wealthy female philanthropist, whose brutal murder the police hastily cover up.
The Talking Stones
By WR Park
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,430. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jonathan Greylock, college professor, bestselling author, and well-known archaeologist undertakes a quest that nearly costs him his life. His adventure begins when the new, beautiful university librarian, Phineas St. Clair, stops him in the parking lot and hands him a letter from an official of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo instructing Jack to pick up a package at the post office.
The Innocent Thugs - a Mafia Story
By Henry Alfred Bugalho
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Silvana, the mistress of the mafia’s big boss, went to Vico pleading for help, but now she is dead. The most evident explanation is suicide, but detective Vico is not convinced. In a corrupted and violent world, where Vico can trust no one, will he be able to solve Silvana’s death? Will he survive in this fight against ruthless criminal organizations?
Rough Cut
By Ed Gorman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When advertising executive Michael Ketchum falls in love with Cindy Traynor, the prime suspect in the murder of his business partner, he may be setting himself up as the murderer's next victim
The Ghost in the Closet
By M. K. Theodoratus
Price: Free! Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dumdie Swartz, a homeless old lady, must help the ghost haunting her closet close its unfinished business -- if Dumdie’s to keep her room in a shelter.
The Lantern, a Renaissance Mystery
By Joanne Lewis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Lantern, a Renaissance mystery, travels from modern day Miami, Florida to Florence, Italy and from the twenty-first century to the fifteenth century. Along the way, three lives intersect and collide with each other and with some of the most famous figures of the Renaissance including members of the Medici, Brunelleschi, Donatello and a young Michelangelo.
Der Dreißigjährige der aus dem Fenster fiel und starb
By Falko Rademacher
Series: Ein Lisa Becker Krimi. Price: Free! Words: 6,800. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Die dralle Hauptkommissarin Lisa Becker und ihr Kollege Fabian Zonk stehen vor dem kürzesten Fall ihrer Karriere. Ein junger Mann stirbt beim Sturz aus dem Fenster – und alle seine Nachbarn freuen sich, war der Mann doch eine unerträgliche Zecke. Wurde er etwa ermordet? --- Ein Kurzkrimi aus Berlin voller Sex, Gewalt und kapriziöser Haustiere.
The K Street Hunting Society
By Andy Straka
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,210. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a professional killer ambushes Frank and his daughter Nicole while working an executive protection job, one of their clients ends up dead and Nicole is critically wounded. For Frank and best friend and fellow falconer Jake Toronto, the hunt is on for a killer even the cops refer to as “a ghost.” It’s a pursuit that will test them as never before.
Mary Mary . . .
By Walter Golden
Series: Malfore County, book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,710. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In Europe Louie might have been called an executioner, but to everyone who knew him, he was simply a serial killer. Louie didn’t care what they called him. He enjoyed his work and had been doing it in Ukraine since age 14. He long ago lost count of the number of his victims. His present assignment looked to be an easy job and one that could make him famous. He hadn’t counted on Mary and her 45.
The Murdered Metatron
By James Glass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Sekhmet Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The voice of God is dead..... When John Smith wakes from a coma in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania he remembers nothing of his past except that he might have tried to commit suicide. In an effort to pay the bills he becomes a private detective and is hired by a strange pair of cli
The Hard Way
By Cathi Stoler
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,400. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A free getaway to Vegas turns ugly when the winner is murdered. The contest was the brain child of PI Helen McCorkendale, who wanted to help her friend Jimmy Scanlan promote his new hotel/casino. Helen and her friend, Laurel Imperiole, vow to get to the bottom of a scheme involving diamond theft, false identities and mortal danger. The third Laurel and Helen New York Mystery.
Tweet Me Deadly
By Jasmina Kallay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
‘The day Liv disappeared was the worst day of my life. I didn’t think things could get any worse after that. But they did.’ Madison MacLane Madison MacLane (16) turns detective when her best friend Liv Nathanson disappears in Paris after a Halloween party. But when she discovers the truth, she wishes she never went looking for it...
The Piano King And His Girls
By Jason A.Joseph
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,680. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
As time goes by, a serial killer kidnaps girls and leaves body parts for the police and their parents in a chilling game of "Catch Me If You Can." We have a serial killer on our hands.