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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.
Dark Corners
Series: The Ella Reynolds, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Ella Reynolds knew from the first moment she walked into the old house someone or something was watching her. Waiting.
What You Ask For
Series: The Grange. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,010. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
NaNoWriMo 2012 book. Last updated 2012-11-29 15:16:09
Goal reached!
A bit of tomfoolery on a hot summer afternoon, an uploaded video and an opportunity to apply pressure. Jessica was Michael Spear's weak spot and pressure was applied. There was more to this than meets the eye, who was the real target, Michael or Jessica, and why? Questions need answers and Steel and Josie Burke are in the vanguard of finding answers.
The Female Jihad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the dusty track that passed itself off as a road on most maps,a woman sat next to her broken down cart and mule.The time passed slowly, the dust trail from the approaching vehicle wound its way across the desert, moving closer as the minutes ticked by.The Taliban leaders wouldn't normally travel in broad daylight, but this was an emergency.Minutes later, the sand around the vehicle erupted...
Updates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Election night—the busiest night of the year, at least for the newsroom at the local listener-sponsored station. Marisa, the news director, has no time for anything, certainly not for the death threats that some idiot insists on calling into the station. They’re an annoyance, nothing more. Or so she believes, until one of the crew goes missing—and the night has just begun.
Taylor Made
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Saint Paul private investigator Charlie Rowe takes on the case of a city councilman who allegedly raped a woman in her home. The case is sensitive enough as it is, but when it becomes entwined with that of an exotic dancer and her stalker, it turns deadly. Before the case is solved, Charlie will have to use all his skill to survive.
Sandy Claws Slay
Series: Surfland Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,300. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Jackson Poe’s first family-friendly adventure, the message is sweeter, but the humor and mystery are still killer: How can a truckload of toilets save the town from a Sandy Claws Slay?
The Furious Legion of Unloved Women
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Witnesses said she tried to fly to earth in a sleeping bag, but they were all off their faces on drink and drugs. The coroner said it was an accident. Two other people said it was murder; one of them was only fourteen at the time and he shouldn’t have been there. But the dead girl was in his sleeping bag when she was chucked over the rail.
Sherwood Ltd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by MWiDP. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sherwood. The name immediately conjures up images of Richard Greene, Michael Praed and Russel Crowe. Or maybe that sly fox in the Disney version. Only, in Anne R. Allen's latest rom-com mystery the fox is a coyote and there's no Robin Hood. Or is there?
Shear Murder
Series: The Trudy Wilson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,790. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An exciting prequel to Bad Loyalty we first meet hairdresser, Trudy Wilson. Trudy joins forces with Sharon’s biker brother, Bruce. Join them on a terrifying ride to a highway of fear, murder and conspiracy to discover the terrible truth. A truth they both fear.
Buried Truth (An Emily O'Brien novel #2)
Series: Emily O'Brien, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Life could be better for small-town reporter Emily O'Brien. Her love life is lousy, her bills are piling up and she barely survived the holidays. When she picks up a teaching gig, she figures it will help her finances. Instead, her faith is challenged as she joins her ex on a hunt to find research that went missing after a professor’s suicide. And someone wants to make sure the truth stays buried.
Games We Play
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,820. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nicholas and Sasha work for the FBI and can't seem to get along. Now to solve a case they have to pretend to be newlyweds in love, no matter their personal distaste. The danger rises as feelings are uncovered and truths are revealed. Can these two agents catch the bad guys and just maybe fall in love?
The Cab Driver
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,860. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Women taught both father and son everything they needed to know about sex. The father became a well-respected engineer, a builder of bridges. The son became a serial killer - the worst in American history. 103 victims. The son could have done in over a thousand if it wasn’t for an act of God. Compelling reading with an amazing ending.
Deadly Bones
Series: Mapleton Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,600. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dog finding a bone is no big deal—until it turns out to be human. Police Chief Gordon Hepler never thought that helping two kids with their runaway dogs would lead to the discovery of long-buried human remains. Trying to convince Mapleton's penny-pinching mayor the victims’ bones are worth investigating puts Gordon's job at risk. Before long, it's not just his job, but his life that's in danger.