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Culpable: An Isaac Black Missing Persons Investigation: by John Berry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
13-year-old Lindsay Lawless is snatched off the street in front of her house. Isaac Black is assigned as the Missing Persons Detective to find Lindsay and bring her home. As Black delves into the investigation, disparate lives intersect, family secrets are revealed, local reporters seem to know as much as he does, and departmental politics all threaten his progress.
Il Traghettatore di Anime by Quelli di ZEd
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: Italian. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Racconto della serie "11 Piccole ombre" C’è un mondo intorno a noi, impalpabile, il più delle volte invisibile, che ci avvolge e ci avviluppa in una sorta di eterea nebbia. Ne abbiamo coscienza solo in rare occasioni o in posti particolari, ma sappiamo che esiste, anche se non riusciamo a spiegarcelo. Undici racconti aprono un piccolo spiraglio sul lato oscuro della nostra esistenza...
Las Vegas - Book One of The Girls Series by Sheila Horgan
Series: The Girls, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,370. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Las Vegas, best selling author Sheila Horgan brings us three women set on making their next few years much more satisfying than the last few. Adeline, is a woman of means. Anna, a practical woman with a penchant for strays - mostly people. And Carolyn, in all things moderate… With humor, determination, wisdom and the occasional Yip Yip, they are off to see the world. First stop – Las Vegas
Class Reunion: Kathy Sear & Greg Hawkins Series, Vol. 3 by Michael E. Field
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
At Pineview East High School a group of friends decide to pull a prank on a fellow classmate, intending to humiliate and embarrass their victim.
Charlotte's Fear by Drew Lindsay
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When your children are kidnapped, a mother will do almost anything to get them back. She will do whatever the kidnapper requires. Ben Hood is not instructed to take this case and the desperate mother wants him to butt out. As usual, Ben has other plans that may place the lives of the children at serious risk, but will turn the kidnapper’s life into a deadly nightmare.
Holes in My Armor by Walter Rice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 128,770. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clay phones in a complaint about a truck cutting him off in Seattle traffic, but all it does is get him mixed up with Tara and her brilliant, scheming mind. Clay has a lot in common with Tara, mainly Montana, where his parents died too early and where he never wants to go back. But his hometown is exactly where Tara wants him to go and solve her cousin’s cold case murder.
Tale of the Magic Dragon by Leo Wang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,220. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The war was over and, officially, there were no live MIAs. Former Green Beret Frank McTigue, now a private investigator, agrees to protect pretty Lia, threatened with death because she witnessed the murder of Frank’s former commanding officer. He makes a shocking discovery about a secret patrol that was left behind, gets into a desperate fight, and finds hope for redemption.
The Case of the Intrusive Furniture by Dean Wesley Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Pilgrim Hugh solved some odd cases before, but an old, smelly couch sitting in the middle of a beautiful lawn seems to have full-blown strange written all over it. With his friend and beautiful assistant, Carrie, he must figure out why the couch ended up there and what the woman living in the perfect home hid (besides a bad facelift and a heart of stone). A new Pilgrim Hugh Incident.
Welcome to the Neighbourhood by Eduard Joseph
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Wilma needs a vacation. She is overworked and her life is not very exciting. She books a weekend away at a Hotel in a little Town called Iniquity Falls after stumbling upon an advert on the internet. The town seems tranquil, quiet and serine. The little town and it's people seem perfect - a little too perfect.
Find And Recover! by H. Susan Shaw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,700. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kate Tucker moves to Pennsylvania for a fresh start. Her friend has been murdered; Kate is next in line, and the killer can’t be identified.
Ya Can't Catch A Kipper With A Spider by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Detective story were uncouth detective Kirk "the kipper" McClacket recounts to us a very unusual and dangerous situation that he found himself in. Contains some swearing.
Cheating Justice by Larry Watts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In his novel, Cheating Justice, Watts tells the story of Bobby Jordan, a husband wrongfully accused of murdering his wife. Jordan suffers the results of botched police work, ego driven prosecutors and a system with few built-in safety nets to prevent a perversion of justice. Finally, the reader must decide, can justice prevail after it has been perverted.
Breaking News by G. J. Irrera
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A day of shopping turns into a robbery investigation. Marlow Phillips helps her Mother solve a robbery at an electronic store. Things just don’t look right to Marlow’s Mom and the store owner's story seems a little too well rehearsed.
Death Among The Deckchairs by Karen Robbins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A cruise. A bikini clad body. What next? All Casey wanted was a relaxing cruise where she could visit with her daughter, the cruise director, but suddenly she finds herself in the middle of a murder at sea. Who would have guessed the beautiful young woman dead in the deckchair next to her had an enemy who would use her love of the sun to end her life?
Murdock Tackles Taos by Robert J. Ray
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 83,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private-eye Matt Murdock is back, and he has met his match—Helene Steinbeck, a writer and cop’s daughter. Helene is hiking in the hills of Taos when she happens upon the corpse of a young woman downed by an arrow. Murdock appears just in time to prevent a team of archers from using Helene as target practice, and the two join forces in a search for answers. The 6th, all-new Matt Murdock Mystery.
Deadlier Than The Male by Mike Crowson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime Short Stories - A man drowned in a locked bathroom; a serial killer where every murder looked like an accident; a carefully planned illusion; a perfect robbery with a tiny flaw; two slightly less than perfect alibis and two women scorned – are all part of a collection of lightweight but entertaining mysteries about a mixed race female detective much deadlier than the male of the species.
Sweet Corn, Fields, Forever by R.J. Minnick
Series: Mackenzie Wilder/Classic Boat Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 117,150. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Jason Fields and Mackenzie Wilder discover the body of a country musician in a conference room of Jason's Research and Design facility, the authorities presume Jason is at fault. Especially when they overhear him say the dead man is the reason he doesn't write country songs any more. They have to stop the killing, but will it cost them more than the diamonds on a country singer's costume?
Criss Cross - a Posh Hits murder mystery - book 1 by Caron Allan
Series: Posh Hits, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,530. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Spoilt society girl Cressida Barker-Powell plans to murder her unbearable mother-in-law. But when she arrives at the scene, she finds the old woman already dead. Obviously her best pal, Monica, has carried out the deed for her. Cressida decides to show her gratitude by killing off Monica’s philandering husband. After all, that’s what Monica wanted, right? Wrong
A Brilliant Plan by Alex Ames
Series: Brilliant - Calendar Moonstone Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just a regular job.... Get in, crack the safe, fetch the diamonds. That‘s what hobby cat burglar and acclaimed jewelry maker Calendar Moonstone has aimed for. Instead she finds a dead body, meets a handsome Detective, has a nosey insurance investigator on her tracks and manages a complicated boyfriend situation. And must solve a century old jewelry mystery!