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Black Jack Justice
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case. Sex, betrayal, sex, money, sex, murder and sex. But when a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
Dying to be Murdered
Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Fifth in the fun Jennifer Marsh Mysteries! Mary Ashton knows someone is going to murder her, so she hires mystery writer Jennifer Marsh to record her final days to keep her killer from getting away with it. The money's too good to turn down, even if Jennifer has to stay in a haunted mansion with a crazy lady. One blood soaked bed later, the mystery's on. Who killed Mary? And where's her body?
Angel Eyes
Price: Free! Words: 77,640. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
(reedited 11/14/'13) Larger-than-life PI Jack Slamm works in the dark places of a crumbling, U. S. city as he struggles to solve a pair of bizarre mysteries involving a cast of bizarre characters.
Fast Friends (Iris Thorne Mysteries Book 3)
Series: Iris Thorne Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,940. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sexy, surefooted investment counselor Iris Thorne never looks back to her blue-collar roots in East L.A. but the suicide of the mother of her childhood friend, Paula, hits harder than the latest L.A. quake. Paula's dad asks Iris to locate the wayward Paula. Returning to the old neighborhood dredges up old memories that may solve an almost perfect murder or bring Iris down in an act of vengeance.
Fall From Grace
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Bucks County Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When a threat against American comes to the surface, retired Homeland Security Agent Lincoln Hawks is called in to put the threat down. After a deep investigation, he finds that the group he’s after has much deeper ties to him than he’d ever imagined! Can Lincoln stop The Ghost Crew before they destroy America? Can he channel the power of his inner emotions to get the job done
Foolproof (Iris Thorne Mysteries Book 4)
Series: Iris Thorne Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,960. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sexy investment counselor Iris Thorne's life is sweet until the hot night her friend Bridget is murdered, witnessed by Brianna, Bridget's five-year-old daughter. The prime suspect is Bridget’s husband, Kip—volatile genius behind their computer games company, Pandora. Bridget left Pandora to her daughter and put Iris in charge. As evidence mounts against Kip, Iris fears for Brianna's life.
Simply Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A compilation of original short stories that take the reader on a journey through a murder in a small Washinton town, and onboard an alien spacecraft where an escaped prisoner is transformed into a creature capable of sucking the life out of all earthly beings. This is just a sampling of the journey on which the stories will take you. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
The Divine Beauty
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 142,120. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Following a military base burglary in the peaceful city of Orwell, Illinois, the entire community is plunged into disarray and twelve people from different backgrounds are set on a deadly collision course that happens to coincide with a treasure of power and majesty beyond all their imaginations. Twisting, turning, and brutally suspenseful, The Divine Beauty is the first novel by Evan Stalter.
Honeymoon in High Heels
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fashion designer Maddie Springer is on her way to honeymoon paradise in Tahiti with her hot new husband. Sand, sun and a romantic suite all to themselves... until Maddie stumbles on the dead body of a Tahitian dancer. Suddenly her husband is spending more time with the local police than his wife. If Maddie wants to have a honeymoon at all, it's up to her and her friends to track down the killer.
Now He Thinks He's Dead - A Ben Spanner & H. J. Mavity Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
H. J. Mavity still wants to get rich quick; her ex-husband, Ben Spanner, still wants to keep her out of trouble; and her chief client, Lloyd Dobkin, thinks someone is trying to kill him. He's right-H.J.'s in trouble, and Ben has his hands full as Dobkin's murderer decides that the lovely artist knows the secret of the girl with the butterfly on her arm...
Even the Butler Was Poor - A Ben Spanner & H. J. Mavity Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,520. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
H. J. Mavity, painter of paperback romance covers, has a perplexing riddle to solve when her ex-boyfriend, Rick Dell, collapses at her feet after telling her that the words "ninety-nine clop clop" hold the clue to a lot of money. First she has to enlist the air of her ex-husband, Ben Spanner.
Killer Advice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,180. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The spaceship arrives at Vaadum Resort and Casino on fire, with some passengers already dead. Vaadum, the kind of place vacationers go by accident, has room for the survivors. Only someone has started picking them off too. Can they catch the killer before he kills them all? Killer Advice chronicles an adventure in the life of Misha, the hero of a novel Rusch wrote under the pen name Kris DeLake.
Somebody Killed the Cart Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012 by Books to Go Now. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The pretty 18-year-old cart girl is murdered at an upscale New England country club,vsomewhere on the course or in the surrounding million dollar homes. Detective Abby Sanders, a former college golfer herself, quickly lets the country club set know that no one is above suspicion.
Tweet the Police
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Being a small town sheriff's deputy would be a quiet job if not for Mrs. Pendergast, the local busy body who fancies herself an amateur sleuth. Now that her granddaughter has given Mrs. P a smartphone, she's unstoppable.
The Bangka Inquiry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,330. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
The story takes place in the early nineteen-nineties on a small island in the Indonesian Archipelago and includes scenes that describe the place, the people, the customs and the difficulties doing business in a third world country. The story is peppered with colorful people from Indonesia and Australia, giving the reader insight into their customs and behavior for dealing with every day events.
Pump It Up
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ernie Boudreaux offers backroom cosmetic surgery at bargain basement prices. Unfortunately the body count starts to build up until ex-Navy SEAL Ike gets involved.
Cape Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A high-end resort on Cape Cod is the scene of a fire and explosion in the midst of summer season in vacationland. An insurance investigator sent to the site finds himself involved in the wreckage of the resort, as well as a missing child and a murder. CAPE TIME is part of a Cape Crime series by author Edward Norton. Two prequels are CAPE LIGHT, and OLD GOLD
The Eyes of a Stranger
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,570. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Has Diane Hansen just interviewed the man who’s going to kill her? After putting her life back together following a tragedy, Diane has found a new love and a teenage “little sister,” Lara Ryan. Then, a story she writes on a pop psychic who once led police to the body of a murdered teen takes on chilling implications when a second girl is murdered and—so says the psychic—another is yet to come...
Danger Music
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Freelance writer Kenny Rubin has no intention of reawakening a killer when she sets out to solve the strangulation death five years earlier of an aspiring actress. Her magazine assignment: to find the name of the killer before the airing of a TV movie about the murder. But many of the people making the film knew the victim, and, as Kenny begins interviewing them, people around her start dying.
Dying to Remember
Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,260. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Fourth in the clever Jennifer Marsh Mysteries. Jimmy Mitchell disappeared 12 years ago the night of Jennifer’s prom, and now her high school reunion has turned deadly. Her first love, now married to her high school rival, is found dead in the parking lot--before he can tell Jennifer something important. Lost love and murder, both past and present, mix in a fast-paced tale of murder and betrayal.