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Be Mine
Series: Tom Reed, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,240. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A personal message written in human blood is left for crime reporter Molly Wilson at the murder scene of her boyfriend, San Francisco Homicide Inspector, Cliff Hooper. "Mofina continues his string of gripping, tense thrillers that explore the intricacies of crime reporting." - Orlando Sentinel.
Blood of Others
Series: Tom Reed, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,580. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The disappearance and ritualistic murder of a lonely San Francisco insurance clerk puts a relentless crime reporter and legendary homicide cop on separate tracks in their pursuit of a killer. The suspect lures solitary, vulnerable women out of their quiet worlds and into his nightmare as he races the clock and travels the globe searching for the one woman who will forgive the unforgiveable.
If Angels Fall
Series: Tom Reed, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,890. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Tom Reed is a crime reporter with The San Francisco Star, whose superb journalistic skills earned him a Pulitzer nomination. But years later Reed’s life is coming apart. His editor wants him fired. His wife has left him to wrestle with his demons. Alone, Reed is tormented by the fear he may have caused the suicide of an innocent man suspected of murdering a two-year-old girl.
Retribution and Revenge (Boone and Lucas Detective Series #1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story of approximately 14,330 words. In this first of the Ferguson Boone and Samantha Lucas Detective Series, Private Investigator Boone and Detective Sam Lucas team up to battle the murderous Trotter family. Full of hate, the Trotters will do anything to bring down the law and anyone who enforces it, using kidnapping and murder.
Lies, Guys and Alibis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,510. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by OnStage Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Izzy and Deanie are back again in the second in the Locksmith series. This time they must help Angela prove that she wasn't involved in the murder of the cute, new boy in town.
The Black Death of Babylon
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Post Mortem Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Don Oberbier investigated anomalies, but he had never encountered one as powerful as the Black Death of Babylon. The disease attacks with a viciousness that decomposes its victim within two hours. When a Professor snaps and starts killing people with the disease, Don has the campus quarantined and tries to catch the killer before everyone at the university is infected.
The Second Bat Guano War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
Shake Your Money Maker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,380. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Casey Rider was only looking to ride a good wave, to stand up as a goofy footer and become his own man. But then, he was wiped out, gone. Some people thought they could get away with it just like they got away with it so many times before. But, maybe this time they fucked with the wrong guys. Whoever they were. Or are.
Game of Royals (The Fathergod Experiment) - A Tale of Treachery, Betrayal, and Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,590. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by FTL Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » General
A tale of treachery, betrayal, and conspiracy (imagine "The Tudors" meets "The X-Files"). Lilz Chantwell was raised in the nobility, but with her father banished and her mother dead, she has to hire herself out as a servant - and a servant to the Hasten family, no less, which is as ruthless as they come.
Kill and Say Goodbye: A Mystery Thriller Short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kill & Say Goodbye is a short mystery thriller. When Gena LaCrosse has had enough of her cheating boyfriend, she takes a leave of absence and heads to the Pacific Northwest. When she finds a woman’s body on the beach, Gena seeks help from Kent Stanton a former U.S. marshal turned private eye. A killer has his sights set on Gena. Can Kent solve two intertwined cases in time to save Gena?
Which One Dies Today? Murder In Memphis
Series: Murder In Memphis, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,380. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The scandalous side of the health insurance industry becomes a motive for murder. Two car bombs are detonated, then a third. Two people are killed, two maimed. Memphis police Lt. Julia Todd discovers that many health insurance companies have been using their version of death panels, lining their coffers by denying life-saving medical treatment while their policyholder dies.
Tales of Rick Engel: Regeneration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thomas Cade was looking to renew a few old friendships, what he found was more than he bargained for...Enter Rick Engel, stalker of the supernatural and unexplained, attempting to solve what most see only in black and white.
Three Mangoes
Price: Free! Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
A teenage girl hawking mangoes on the streets of Lagos has only one goal: to raise enough money to pay her examination fees. Her short, but colorful journey turns out to be an adventure, and a brief glimpse into the lives of her customers. Of particular note, are the customers who purchase the last three yellow mangoes.
The Wrong House
Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
"I walked in the house. A feeling of uneasiness swept over me, like something wasn't right..." When Annabelle Garamond moves to her new house, she knows something is up. Worse, when her mother is murdered, she's determined to find the killer.
Redemption – A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ben Hawkins blames his father for a psychologically abusive childhood and for triggering his mother’s suicide. The two men have been estranged for years. But when Ben is falsely accused of murder, he has no other option than to turn to his father, a retired homicide detective, for help. As Ben languishes in jail, the noose growing tighter, his father desperately searches for the real killer.
Kidnapping Cameron
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
NaNoWriMo 2012 book. Last updated 2012-11-29 14:02:32
Goal reached!
The Prime Minister of Great Britain is spending the day in the North West of England, opening a series of local community projects and centres for unemployed people. He is determined to show that his government is doing everything it can to help his subjects cope with the problems of the economic recession. He never expected to be taken hostage, and can't even understand why - what is the problem?
Кодовое имя: Химера
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: Russian. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Странный случай, потрясший Бруклин… Мистическое проклятие драгоценного медальона… Тайна, пришедшая из глубин древнегреческих легенд… Частный детектив Кевин Крис – единственный, кто может распутать цепочку зловещих событий. Вместе со своей помощницей Пенни он сталкивается с необъяснимыми происшествиями. Шаг за шагом они приближаются к истине, которую скрывает Человек без лица.
The Hanged Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,480. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In a quiet home in the Fort Lauderdale suburbs, a woman psychically witnesses a murder. In a posh estate, a few miles away, a man lies dead. The only clues are a collection of Tarot cards sent to the victim's home and a nuisance call from a Fort Lauderdale woman who claims to have had a vision of the killing.
Pueblo Mysteries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a collection of four short story mysteries involving the Pueblo Indians of New Mexico.
Murder: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short Story about how emotional abandonment leads to murder. Jim, a stay at home writer, becomes disenchanted with his workaholic spouse, Sally, and falls hard for the wife of Sally's boss. Sally looks for love at work and she and Jim begin plotting their way out of a loveless marriage. But their murderous intentions don't work out quite the way they plan and the result is not pretty.