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Emerging College Sex Rules by Jack McNamara
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When does sex become rape? This is the central question that arises when retired cop Jack McNamara's investigation of a missing student takes him through a college campus, its dorms, and the minds of its sexually active students.
Vérvonal by Jaz
You set the price! Words: 30,240. Language: Hungarian. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Minden utazó bejárja önmagát, és minden kereső a saját mélyében rejtőzőre is bukkan egy kicsit. Ám van, akinek az útját egyik oldalról összemarcangolt emberek és megnyomorított életek, a másik oldalról különös alakok szegélyezik. Rocco izgalmas történetét nem könnyű skatulyákba sorolni, mert joggal viselheti a "lélektani", a "thriller" és az "útleírás" címkéket is.
Hid Wounded Reb by J.L. Salter
Series: Somerset, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,840. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by Clean Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Kelly is haunted by the mysterious involvement of her landlord’s ancestor with a wounded soldier in 1863, while her boyfriend researches the unsolved murder of an unidentified horseman in that same Kentucky community a few years after the Civil War. As Kelly and Mitch assist each other’s research, tantalizing discoveries seem to connect their subjects.
The Barefoot Stiff by M. Ruth Myers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
The Best Of Justice Security Volume 1 - A Three-In-One Omnibus by T. M. Bilderback
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 150,470. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The first three exciting novels in the Justice Security series in one volume! Includes: "Mama Told Me Not To Come" "Jackie Blue" and "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
Heist by Claire Chilton
Series: The Hunted Hearts. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
LESSON#1: DON'T FALL FOR THE MARK. Ellie Phillips doesn’t want to go to university. She wants to keep running cons with her father and her brother Jimmy, just like she always has. When she strikes a deal with her dad to run the perfect heist, she bets her future on the result.
Treated as Murder by Noreen Wainwright
Series: Edith Horton Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Set in 1931, Edith Horton is a former VAD who finds herself not only struggling with her inner demons, but with the presence of evil in her village in the Yorkshire Dales. Her brother is suspected of murdering an elderly wealthy widow, and sins of the past have echoes in her life and the lives of those close to her.
Murder Gentilissimi (Murder Most Kind) by Tom Rynard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,390. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
In this work of historical fiction true to the Venice of the sixteenth century, Reginaldo Morosini, full-time schoolmaster and part-time special consulting investigator for Venice's Council of Ten, investigates the murder of a young member of Venice's patrician society. In the course of that investigation, he unravels a political conspiracy that involves the death of five others.
A Ghost of a Chance - A Dan Rhodes Mystery by Bill Crider
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,020. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In this tenth installment of the Sheriff Dan Rhodes series, the Blacklin County Texas law enforcer is back to solve even more mysteries. No one at the jailhouse is laughing. Not only is the jailhouse itself rumored to be haunted, but a mysterious corpse is found in an open grave in the neighboring town. Rhodes uses his laid back sleuthing skills to find the answers to these puzzling events.
The Bug Man by Rob Hood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
There are several million different species of insects on the planet, but not all are welcome. A number are found in homes and can be eliminated by pest control companies. This story deals with a different type of pest, men that abuse women. The Bug Man, Walter Walthorpe, deals with both six-legged and two-legged varieties and has some very different ideas on how to eliminate them .....
Crimes of Magic: The Witch's Artifact by Richard L. King
Series: Crimes of Magic, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,370. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 1 review)
Portland P.I. Rachel Chase and Professor Robert Walker investigate a case of alleged infidelity with a witch. A magical artifact stolen from the witch’s partner and a murder take them into the dangerous world of scientific magic. A touch of humor, a budding affection, a dose of magic, an element of danger, a bit of action, and a lot of sleuthing combine to make a modern, urban cozy mystery.
The New Mysteries of Sherlock Holmes by Martin Edwards
Price: $3.34 USD. Words: 49,740. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The New Mysteries-Book of Sherlock Holmes brings together for the first time all the Sherlock Holmes stories written by award-winning crime author Martin Edwards. The book includes a range of special features, including an essay by Martin Edwards analysing Arthur Conan Doyle’s story-telling gifts, and another looking at how other writers have paid tribute to Sherlock by writing pastiches.
Liar by Jamie Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,560. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nobody can lie to Amelia Landau, she hears the truth despite their best efforts. When she hears a man confess to the murder of a child, she knows he is lying and must do something to catch the real killer.
The Case of the Exploding Granny by Mark Bateman
Series: The Price & Miller Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: British English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An unexplained fiery death attracts the attention of paranormal investigators Price & Miller. Price is confident he knows the explanation, while Miller struggles with the religious connotations of an innocent person bursting into flames. But with burning grannies, exploding pigs, possible demons or improbable murderers, they may both get more than they bargained for.
By The Sea by Henry Gee
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,340. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A gothic modern scientific fiction horror mystery... Horrific bereavement has forced Detective Inspector Persephone Sheepwool to leave London and make a new life on the remote North Norfolk coast. But horror is never far behind, as she discovers when a body is found at a museum in a decaying clifftop mansion whose shadowy staff is dedicated to discovering the secrets of the sea...
Wura's Woodin Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 2) by Sharon Abimbola Salu
Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Someone has been stealing expensive jewelry from Alhaja Munirat Rahman, a fabric and jewelry merchant. It is up to Wura Oyelese, her 20-something year old niece, to unmask the culprit. As she nurtures a budding romance with the self-proclaimed suave efiko, Kola Adegbenro, and pursues the highly-coveted title of Miss UNILAG, will Wura catch the thief?
Clearwater Assault by Al Rennie
Series: Clearwater. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Luke has been assaulted; Joe wants a piece of the guys who did it; Mia borrows big money from Frank; CHIPs is looking for a man who stepped off the grid five years earlier; Jimmy arrives - oops!; Sam gets assertive; Billy thinks about going back to school; Fred comes back to help solve the last case he was working when he was a cop; there may be a link to the FBI; another romp in Clearwater Beach.
Murder By Bay Breezes by John Elvin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Who killed Sammy Sanchez? Andy Holliday, recently signed on as feature writer for a travel magazine, is off to the Lower Eastern Shore, an off-the-beaten track region beside the Chesapeake Bay. But a piece-of-cake assignment takes a murderous twist.
The Cat Came Back by Dave Hinrichs
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Mr. Parsen is placed under house arrest for stealing from his own bank, a writer interviews him for a novel he’s planning to write about the crime. Only it seems Parsens may have an unexpected ending to the novel… one that involves deception, greed, and murder.
Death Is Overdue by R.W. Weiss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,130. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014 by Class Act Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
With the help of Hugh, his family, and his two Malamutes, Sheriff Beatrice follows a trail of blackmail, adultery, and questionable official behavior to find the connection between the two brutal killings.