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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.
The Case of the Jacked Jeans: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Hey, can you help me,” he said to Kendall. “Jack Washington just stole my jeans and my mom is going to kill me if I don’t bring them home.” “Not Jack Washington, again” Jamie said. Jack was the neighborhood bully. He was always trying to take things from the other kids. But how could they prove it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Includes CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Cheater’s Chili: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny walked up to Kendall and Jamie just as they were about to leave the school yard. “I want to hire you guys to help me win the big chili contest on Saturday.” “Help you win?” Kendall asked. “Yeah,” Benny said. “I know my chili recipe is better than Jerry Smart’s, but only if we cook fair.” See if you can tell if Jerry plays fair in this 15-minute mystery. Can you solve it? Includes CCSS tasks.
The Case of the Careless Caver: A 15-Minute Brodricks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The local Bank of Hannibal was just robbed at gunpoint,” the announcer said. “The thief got away with over $100,000. He was last seen heading south on Highway 79 toward the Mark Twain Caves. The police have set up a road block just south of the caves, but the thief has yet to reach it. Has the thief stopped at the caves? Can the Brodericks help find him? Educational versions include CCSS exrcises
The Case of Picasso’s Painting: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall Broderick are excited to read about a missing masterpiece. A museum in France was robbed 30 years ago. Suddenly the painting has turned up, and the owner is seeking the reward. But is he the thief? Can the Brodericks help find out before the reward money is paid? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Educational Versions have CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Mayor’s Mementos: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Other, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Ten thousand dollars,” Carl answered. “I could get a lot more for it where I’m going in Europe. They remember the war over there. My grandfather was a hero to the people of France and England too. I’m only willing to sell it for this low of an amount because this was his hometown.” Is that a good price for an early pistol? And did it really belong to the first mayor? Includes CCSS activities.
The Case of the Gone Globe: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kendall and Jamie were sitting on the front porch looking bored. Just then a police car drove up and stopped. An officer got out and opened the back door. Peter Markham stepped out. “I see Peter’s in trouble again,” Jamie said, loud enough for Peter to hear. “More like you are,” Peter sneered. He headed toward them. What have Kendall and Jamie been accused of? Educ Versions include CCSS activities