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Gem Stone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,670. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » General
A juvie kid trying to stay on the right path stumbles into trouble... Gemma takes her camera everywhere. From juvie hall to a halfway home, the new hobby gives her a focus she'd never had before and... hope in a future. Until she takes pictures of something that could get her killed. And not just her...after she and another juvie girl are chased by a stranger to the halfway home that same night,
A Strange Case of Undead Murder
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A day of fun at a zombie walk turns to real horror when a college student suddenly drops dead. Razor suspects murder and enlists the aid of his friend and PI partner, Morton Edge, to find a killer. Razor and Edge peel away layers of lies and conspiracy to a shocking conclusion. A new Razor and Edge mystery.
Wake Up and Smell the Creepy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
As you hit the snooze, a man struggles with the question of his own destiny, and a psychiatric patient proclaims he is the new dawn of mankind, while a man in mid-life crisis buys the key to an unsolved mystery. As you shuffle to the coffee pot, revenge sits cold on the table and a ghostly mass murder is brewing. So drink your coffee. Open your eyes. It's time to wake up. And smell the creepy.
Jade O'Reilly and the Mysterious Musician (A Sweetwater Short Story)
Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sassy private investigator Jade O’Reilly solves her own problems and takes care of her own business. That business includes getting to the bottom of an investigation into a mysterious young bass player who sounds too good to be true. Will Jade be able to close the case, or will she finally have to admit defeat? This Sweetwater Short story is about 50 pages in length.
A Luring Murder
Series: The Catherine O'Brien Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Before the Fall Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The irreverent detective is back, and this time she’s on vacation. God help us all. Catherine O'Brien and her partner Louise are back for another fun filled adventure.
A Murder For Christmas
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Christmas and the Sanford Third Age Club are living it up at the Regency Hotel. But on a snowy Christmas morning, there’s murder afoot, and it’s up to Joe, Sheila and Brenda to find the killer. For the Yorkshire sleuths, it’s a taxing mystery, marinated in a yuletide party atmosphere.
Better Mousetraps and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,000. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This collection of thirty-five mystery short stories from Edgar award-winning author John Lutz is filled with suspense and dark humor. The introduction by author Frances M. Nevins, Jr. gives the reader some insight into the author and his works.
Black Moon
Series: Tango Key Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,740. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Tropical bliss deserts sleepy Tango Key when a local dancer in found in a dumpster, stripped of her fingers - and her life. The investigation takes homicide detective Aline Scott into the strange world of santería, a Cuban mystery religion. But Scott is puzzled until she realizes the macabre dismemberment bears a chilling resemblance to murders that occurred on Tango Key more than fifty years ago.
Murder in the Dog Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,820. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Discovering a murdered boy in a rainy dog park sends private detective Jane Ronson on a journey through Baltimore’s gritty underbelly. Like Lisbeth Salander of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, tough chick Jane must use her computer hacking and street fighting skills to find the killer. She’s aided by a sexy cop, a badly behaved bull terrier and a cast of characters out of a John Waters movie.
Murder Comes in Threes
Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sixty-six year old Gertie Johnson and cohorts Cora Mae and Kitty have a knack for stirring up trouble in what was once a quiet backwoods community in the heart of the Michigan Upper Peninsula. Three previously published humorous novella adventures in one edition: Murder Bites the Bullet Murder Trims the Tree Murder Begins at Home
Un piccolo Mistero Mortale - Le indagini di Lady Costantine Vol.2 (Torino 1806)
Series: Le indagini di Lady Costantine (Torino 1806), Book 2. Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: Italian. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Torino, 1806. In piena occupazione napoleonica, con il Piemonte annesso direttamente alla Francia, avvengono delle morti inspiegabili. Lady Costantine ed il suo aiutante Jean Ladini si trovano ad investigare su queste misteriose morti. Per l’appunto, un piccolo mistero mortale… Riusciranno ad assicurare il colpevole alla giustizia?
Dark Passing
Series: The Ella Reynolds, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Mary Nelson’s murder shocked the small town of Jackson. The vibrant, young college student disappeared on her way home. A week later her body was found in the trunk of a burning car. No suspects. No evidence. No case.
Freeze Me, Tender
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,080. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ten years ago the hillbilly king of rock-and-roll, Colton Purcell, was cryogenically frozen after his premature death. Or was he? Chicago-based magazine reporter Harry Bauer intends to find out as he becomes involved in a convoluted murder plot stretching from good-old Memphis to glitzy Las Vegas, where the tenth anniversary celebration of Colton's death is in full swing.
Tuning In (An Elite Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Canan Jones turns twenty-five and receives a phone call from a man who knows his secret. Canan has the ability to tune into the emotions of other people and he is wanted to work for an underground government agency in Sydney. 5000 words
Fear takes a number
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
All Jordon Dane wanted was a good nights sleep when an old aquantance was found murdered in the streets of New York. When the police found Jordon’s name in a dead man’s pocket they came knocking. When the door came apart from a police battering ram Jordon had a feeling he wasn’t going to rest until he found out what went wrong. Come along as Jordon Dane faces his past and his future in F
Truly Twisted
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A man's pursuit of a fugitive child-killer leads him closer and closer to the woman he married. Meanwhile, a reporter is asked to find the two good Samaritans who saved a man's life, but when she does, one of them is murdered. The two stories collide in a truly twisted climax.
Jack of Spades
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A twisted serial killer is on the loose. He wears the mask of Galaxo, Starboy Avenger, a popular cartoon alien. He even speaks in the character's silly cartoonish voice. He does so while committing unspeakable acts on his victims. And it's up to Det. John Spader to find the man beneath the mask and stop the killing.
Искусство исповеди
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,530. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Данная книга представляет собой воспоминания реального человека. Все персонажи в ней - жили или живут настоящей жизнью, и все совпадения которые вы можете обнаружить, являются элементами наблюдавшихся вами когда-то событий.
Palava sydän
Series: Isaksson, Book 2. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 48,230. Language: Finnish. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Isaksson #2. Helsinki peittyy savuun tsaarin makasiinien palaessa. Nuori nainen kuolee väkivaltaisesti Töölönlahden rannassa. Pian mies ruhjoutuu junan alle Linnunlaulun solassa. Sitten katoaa kansanedustaja. Töölönlahden mökissä asuu isäänsä hoitava Ilpo, jonka raivo koneistoa vastaan on kasvamassa. Rikosvyyhteä tutkii vanhempi rikoskonstaapeli Markku Isaksson, joka on sydämensä valinnan edessä.
Une Vie Qui n’a pas eu Lieu
You set the price! Words: 4,190. Language: French. Published: October 24, 2012 and represented by K-Group. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Albert, un étudiant, rêvait de jeter un coup d'oeil au futur, pour savoir si sa vie future correspondrait aux dires des horoscopes, des diseuses de bonne aventure, des prophètes. La rencontre avec l'adorable Geneviève exauça son voeu. Mais pourquoi cette femme sanglotait-elle sur un lit froissé?