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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.
All Mixed Up The Complete Series
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
All eight of the series together, including the latest adventure, Hell Let Loose. This time, Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris And the team are embroiled in a deadly occult case. A naked hanging woman takes them into the dark world of witchcraft and demonology. All Hell Let Loose is also available separately. Audio book versions available
Hell Let Loose
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and the team find themselves embroiled in the occult. A trap is being woven and demonic forces are at work. Number 8 and the finale of the series. Can be purchased separately or as part of the complete series.
The Secret on Riverwind Road
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Because a racially mixed young couple shares love and an astounding secret, they must rescue an innocent boy from intolerance, injustice and brutality. But even if they succeed, can they then overcome their own conflicting cultural allegiances?
The Art of Murder
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,350. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Inventor Theo Duval appeared to be having the perfect life. A locked room with the only key in the decedent’s pocket, a book on hypnotism, and one very rich and very dead inventor, present Inspector Gilles Maintenon of the Surete with a problem. Why would a young, healthy, successful man, one with a beautiful fiance, and a thriving company ever want to kill himself?
November Naughty Nurse - A Xara Smith Mystery
Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigator Xara Smith's good friend Senior Detective Eric Samuels of the Dallas Police Department must move his mother to an assisted living facility called the "Castle". Trouble soon starts when residents at the Castle seem to be dying off at an alarming rate. Naughty Nurse Nola Nevins is killing them off so that her boyfriend might make a financial profit for his business.
Phnom Penh Noir
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Many noir anthologies have inspired writers and publishers around the world to gather novelists to set noir stories in a city. When it comes to noir, not all cities are equal. The history of genocide and dislocation sets Phnom Penh apart from other places. What other city in modern times was emptied of all of his people at gun point, a city abandoned and left as a ghost town?...
Killer Blessings
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A book of short stories that contain murders uncommonly heard of
Night Shots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Six atmospheric, suspenseful Night Shots stories with a classic crackle of mystery, a sting of gun smoke, a stifled scream in the night, a page-turning What Happens Next? Not stories for the light of reading or those scared of the dark. Murder is not fun or cozy or an abstract puzzle. Crime is real--but the night is full of strangely spicy, exhilarating moments for prowling animals--and humans.
Peaches and the Gambler
Price: Free! Words: 78,500. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Take one recently fired woman, add to that two pesky daughters, one opera singing sister, two good-looking men, one murder investigation, and a boxful of Dove Ice Cream Bars. Then, generously stir with a seedy strip club, throw in a .45 Magnum and a dash of Bojangles' cajun seasoned fries and you have a Dish of Disaster!
Power Fade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,990. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Pro golfer Roy Gilbert wakes, dazed and defenseless, in the mangrove swamp of the Everglades. Across the bay hangs the wreckage of the small Cessna his missing friend John piloted on their sightseeing trip. After a 3-day escape from the swamp, Roy returns to the tour in Miami, where he narrowly avoids two more attempts on his life. Can he discover what happened to John before he is killed?
Temporary Detective
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,630. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An anthology of stories based on Sam Callow's temporary assignment at the Nick Drake Detective Agency. Nick leaves Sam in charge to simply wait for a package–then promptly disappears. Sam decides to assume Nick's identity and is soon involved in multiple murder investigations. Sam relies on his vast network of well-placed temp associates to help him solve strange cases while trying to stay alive.
Old Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Knotted Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Wei Fu not only loves the law, he respects it, which is more than those lazy students of his do. When one of his students shows an interest, Wei Fu befriends him, answers his questions. Too many of his questions. Until Wei Fu finds himself contemplating breaking the law himself, unless an old, true friend steps in to help. This short story is set in Tang dynasty China.
Sammy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: Australian English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Who killed Sammy? Our hero explores the seamy underside of a great city in this search for justice.
3 Little Pigs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,350. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sometimes the rural life isn't as peaceful as one might expect. When Benjamin Willoughby takes the job as sheriff of a southern Iowa county, he finds himself dueling once again with his nemesis, Roydel Nuxton. In 3 Little Pigs, the third book in Bill Beaman's Iowa Farmer's Wife Trilogy, love, death, and even humor collide as people try to find their perfect place in life.
Point Men
Series: The MacMaster Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 111,810. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Book 5: MacMaster and his team, wanted for invading Petroleo to get the cure for the Persian Plague, are in the wind. They've left behind the truck driver they had kidnapped then released, and a killing field where men hunting them for the bounty have slaughtered each other. The FBI wants the fugitives and there is no place in the world they can hide. Can they elude the hunters to finish the job?