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The Fourth Horseman
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
May 1144. Gareth and Gwen travel across the border into England on a diplomatic mission with Prince Hywel of Wales. When a murder case drops at their feet within moments of their arrival, they race to expose a plot that threatens not only their lives, but the life of the future King of England himself. The Fourth Horseman is the third Gareth and Gwen medieval mystery.
The Tustin Chronicles: A Detective Santy Mystery
Series: A Detective Santy Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,310. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This murder mystery, about a daughter's search for the truth behind her father's murder, is an homage to the books of T. Jefferson Parker that describe crime in Orange County, California. Focusing on Tustin in the early 1970's and 1990's, this book brings back the bygone days of tractor showrooms; hippies and head shops in Laguna Beach; and a packing house called "The Sunkist Cathedral".
Killing Without A Trace
Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A serial killer hits Virginia Beach on day 1 of spring break. Press's first thought is that an old nemesis has come back to haunt him. His only goal is to stop the killing before break ends and he loses more girls and perhaps the killer.
Erba Alta
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 48,020. Language: Italian. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Perché in un campo desolato dall'erba fitta e alta compaiono dal nulla strani oggetti? Qual è il segreto del vecchio palazzo che ospita la "Comunità Il Sorriso"? E chi si nasconde nel cimitero abbandonato? Ci sono abbastanza misteri quest'estate a Basigliano per movimentare le pigre vacanze di Giampa e dei suoi amici, trasformandole in una vera avventura.
Grannies' Deadly Reunion
Series: Grannies' Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,380. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"Golden Girls" meets "Charlie's Angels" meets "Murder She Wrote" in this reunion mystery that finds three grandmothers kicking over the traces of a thirty-year-old murder. Mobsters, crooked cops, and childhood friends who grew up to run the dark side of town can't keep the Grannies from kicking loose long-kept secrets.
Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
2 mysterious short stories in 1 book. In "The House on Cliffside," Colonel Booth fears that his wife is spending too much time with their doctor. When her body is found at the foot of a cliff, Booth knows it isn't an accident. "In the Playground," 2nd place winner in Suspense Magazine's 2011 writing contest, is a thriller about a suspicious stranger who watches over a playground - but why?
Amontillado
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,830. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Amontillado is a tale of lust, infidelity, and murder. From rainy street corners to candelit bookstores to hidden tunnels deep below a nameless city, you’ll be transported to a surreal world in which motives are mysterious, intentions are unclear, emotions wreak havoc, and one person’s desire for adventure will lead everyone down a dangerous path.
Decision of the Umpire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
"Decision of the Umpire" is a historical baseball mystery short story set in 1894.
Rubicon Ranch: Necropieces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Residents of Rubicon Ranch are finding body parts scattered all over the desert. Who was the victim and why did someone want him so very dead? Everyone in this upscale housing development is hiding something.
Notes in a Mirror
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before tranquilizers became available, the mentally ill were committed to large institutions where they were supervised and protected from harming themselves and others. Student nurses from neighboring hospital came to these places of hopelessness and despair for their three month psychiatric rotation.
Beautiful Song
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,670. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
What would you do if your favorite pastime took an unexpected turn into a world of riches, family secrets and deceit? Two worlds collide as American girls, Penny and Laine, in London for a half-marathon, stumble on a clue that unravels the world of young French aristocrat, Jacq Laurent. Follow them as they race through three countries to solve the Laurent family mystery. A Beautiful Song awaits…
Take Care
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 77,270. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fiona Daniel lives alone studying while working as a live-in apartment caretaker Vancouver, BC's West End. One day, the body of a wealthy man’s nephew is found discarded behind a building she tends. Her drab life is catapulted into excitement as the murder plot thickens against the background of corporate scandal and political conflict. As the mystery unravels, her life evolves.
Baiting the Rat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For followers of the ‘Boys Own’ genre, 'Baiting the Rat' is a fast-paced, action-packed read. Set in New Zealand's Northland, a trail of crime is unleashed by a young rebel. As the police close in, he turns to his 'old school' uncle. As these two personalities clash, values are tested and frustration reaches its peak until an unlikely solution to end the crime spree presents itself.
Dead Ringer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 127,870. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private eye Ron Shade and news reporter Alex St. James star in their first adventure together. Shade is looking for Bob Bayless, a dead-and-buried executive who was recently spotted playing blackjack in Vegas, while Alex fights off the attentions of a creepy mortician who’s a little too eager to show Alex his backroom moves.
Heroics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Maxwell Scobel writes about heroes for a living. He studies them, imagines them, imagines being them. But when a routine drive turns into a fight for his life—and the life of his soon-to-be-adopted three-year-old daughter—he must rise to the occasion. Or lose everything he never knew he held dear. Voted One of the Top Ten stories of the year by Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine readers.
Gator Bait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,340. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Young women are dying across South Florida at an alarming clip, and an elite team of seasoned investigators has been brought together to solve the most baffling and intense murder case in memory. With three counties in a state of near panic and law enforcement’s best struggling to find answers, one man quietly builds a radical theory, unlike anything ever seen before...
Looks Can Kill
Series: Grannies' Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,110. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Retired cop Chet McGarey feels put out to pasture but rediscovers his detective talents and reconnects with his high school sweetheart when he unmasks a killer aboard a 1950s reunion cruise.
Policy Terminated
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013 by Durango Publishing Corp.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Policy Terminated is the 1st novel in a mystery series featuring Mike Shant, a freelance writer-amateur detective who travels the world exposing business frauds, con games, and scams. Along the way Shant gets the attention of plenty of bad guys, but he always comes out with a hot expose and time for his women. Policy Terminated is set in San Francisco, with side trips to Klamath Falls & Vancouver
Tides Inn - A British Pub Mystery Novelette
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A baffling mystery. A unique British pub. Isolated on the end of a rocky peninsula. Cut off by high tide. Eight people trapped in the pub. One person murdered. Seven people with motives. Zero people with opportunity. Who did it? How did they do it? A charming, classical, old-fashioned "whodunit" that will delight Agatha Christie enthusiasts everywhere.
Daylillies For Emily's Garden
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catherine Jewell is excited when she gets a job restoring the gardens of the reclusive Emily Llewellyn until she discovers a body. Soon she finds herself working with Police Chief John MacDougal again when there's another murder and a young man she's become fond of is a prime suspect. She doesn't believe he could be a murderer because she has several other suspects in min