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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.
Changing Partners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Writers AMuse Me. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Detective Chris Gallagher leads an investigation to find a cop killer when undercover drug cop Pete Barnigan is found shot in his own home. His partner is then found dead, as is the handler for the two undercover cops. Is Chris looking for a cop killer or a killer cop?
The Black Cane: Dowager Diaries: Book 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The decision to help one small boy turns eight elderly women's lives upside-down. Danger becomes a way of life. If the women are going to save the boy and stay alive, they are going to have to use skills that have been dormant way too long.
Lost And Found
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When her old friend asks Kate Tucker to find his sister, Kate tries to turn him down. Instead, she revisits an old love, enjoys visiting her friends, has a major race with her ex, spends too much time in the hospital, and solves the disappearance of the sister as well as the murders at a race track. Readers of the first two novels will not anticipate the ending of this one!
To The Battle Born
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2014 by IFWGPublishingAustralia. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two similar warriors condemned by their nature. Alex seeks financial gains; with Ryan it is a desire to improve society. Once established, a true belief for something creates a powerful passion in some men that allows them to use any method to accomplish their aim. Self-contained excerpt from Fitzsimmons' novel, Unlikely Hero.
The Apparition - An Andromache Jones Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 15,650. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It is three days since Andromache Jones suffered her ordeal at the hands of The Magician and she doesn't know what to do with herself. She doesn't think that she is up to working. She is not very keen on the idea of getting out of bed. In truth, all she wants is to be left alone. Unlucky for her, Jean Pottersworth is very persistent. Does she have a case that might chase away Mac's blues?
Loose & Lethal (Dusty Deals Mysteries: Books 1 - 3)
Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 203,190. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The first three Dusty Deals Mystery series novels in one box set. Read along as Lucy Mathews, her Alaskan malamute, Kiska and a cast of quirky characters find love and mystery in Montana. Loose Screw. Cut Loose. Loosey Goosey.
The Gag and the Centrefold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A club owner and a pole dancer are murdered within a few blocks of each other. Are the crimes linked? It certainly seems that way, but this time the investigation threatens to drive our intrepid duo apart when Hendrych gives in to temptation. With the help of their dog, Sara, they try to uncover the truth, but their search takes them around the globe and someone is out to kill them.
Curtains of Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
London, 1888. A knife flashes in the fog. A madman has begun the most notorious and shocking series of murders in history. With each new discovery of a woman's mutilated body, the citywide panic grows. The police seem unable to stop the killer, even when he taunts them with letters. Letters signed...Jack the Ripper.
Transition to Murder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A beautiful young transwoman is brutally murdered. The media looks on blindly, the police go thru the motions but the victim's hairdresser goes ballistic. Bobbi Logan is so outraged by these events that she commits two bold & courageous acts: She comes out as a transwoman herself, sending her career as a hair stylist into a gut-wrenching tailspin, & she begins searching for her friend’s murder.