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Who Killed Rita Colleridge? by Donald A. Gazzaniga
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Arrowhead Classics Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The death of Rita Colleridge, murdered by someone who did not touch her with hand or weapon, is just the beginning of a web of intrigue that makes "Who Killed Rita?" a first-class page-turner. From the author of A Few Good Men and War Hawks.
Killing Sacred by Nancy O'Hara
Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,870. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Desperate to put some distance between herself and New York City and to recover from a freak bicycle crash, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan flees to Albuquerque. As soon as the wheels of her plane touch down, the bodies begin to drop.
Calamity Jayne and the Trouble With Tandems (Calamity Jayne Mysteries book #7) by Kathleen Bacus
Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
What's the hardest part of learning to ride a tandem? The pavement. It's late July, and reporter Tressa Jayne Turner's summer is as sizzling as Ranger Rick Townsend when she covers TribRide—the ginormous state-wide bicycle ride—on a tandem bike with her rival in a Star Trek themed team! But when malicious pranks start to befall the team, Tressa is determined to get the true story.
Panty Raid by Lorraine Bartlett
Series: The Lotus Bay Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
Cornered by Alan Brenham
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,420. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Detective Matt Brady struggles to solve the disappearances of seven young women, but he quickly finds himself pitted against a criminal organization that knows as much about police procedure as he does—an organization that will do whatever it takes to stay one step ahead of him. His troubles are compounded when a young veterinarian injects herself into the investigation...
My Lord Deceived by Rebecca King
Series: The Star Elite, Book 6. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
He has spent the last few years trying to rid the country from smugglers and spies, Jonathan Arbinger returns home, determined to try to further his cause with the delectable Kat. What he finds there is a complex web of mysteries that threaten everything he holds dear. Will the lies that stand between him and Kat force them apart forever?
Beehive Blues by Emma Lewis
Price: $5.88 USD. Words: 97,700. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Meet Detective Sergeant Penny Forsyth: her career heading for a dead end; her biological clock ticking towards its use by date; men still an unknown quantity in her life. Then death in the Beehive presents her with the chance to change all that as she delves into the relationships of those who work at the heart of the New Zealand’s Government.
Vandal Eyes by Sean Sandulak
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
Le Livreur by Marie-Sophie Kesteman
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 40,060. Language: French. Published: July 19, 2014 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Au cœur de Silver Owl, depuis trois cents ans, une légende prospère, jalousement gardée. Le dimanche, au cœur des ténèbres, entre minuit et 10 heures, le Livreur opère. Et un mystérieux colis noir apparaît sur le chemin d’un des habitants. « Ce que vous désirez le plus au monde », voilà ce qu’il vous offre. Il ne se trompe jamais. Il ne demande rien en retour.
The Last Confession by Ethan Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A New York mobster on his deathbed and a priest struggling to make things right. The Last Confession is a short story portraying a great Mafia tale of betrayal, revenge and justice.
Shrink: An Abby Chilton Novel by Doug Romig
Series: Abby Chilton Novels, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,210. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Abby thought she would be content with the peace and politics of the office. The only problem is she doesn't like peace and hates politics. Two men enter her boring life. One is an Interpol agent. The other is a killer. Both men have plans for her. Both men have a shared past. Neither one will let her stay behind her safe and secure desk. Neither one know what they have done.
Deadly Portfolio - A Killing in Hedge Funds by John J. Hohn
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 92,360. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
July 2008. Four families are riding high on heady market returns until the body of Rene McAllister, wife of multi-millionaire Alan “Mac” McAllister, washes up on the beach after a daylong Fourth of July bash at the home of stockbroker, Matthew Wirth. Eager to avoid publicity, authorities dismiss her death as an accident.
The Missing Patek Philippe by Pen Avram
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Kroupa's faithful police dog, Sara, digs up an absurdly small human bone on an anthill, our dynamic duo have no idea what they're in for. A class reunion has clearly ended badly, but are they looking for a murderer, or a missing diamond watch? The trouble is, they simply don't know.
Premium by Colin Grace
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Robert Fowler was quite happy to leave Mark McCartney's violent death as unsolved. Until someone nailed a dead cat to his door, he met China, and he started to smell dead people. Now the killer wants him dead and the only person telling him anything is Mark McCartney.
Spirit's Revenge by Tom P. Alberti
You set the price! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Whodunit? by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whodunit is an amusing detective story about how a parrot helps to solve the Barlow murder, as well as the stolen diamond necklace case. Cookie does this by learning to say, -Barlow did it, Barlow did it, Cookie wants a biscuit. And as you'll discover she is right up to a point, but not entirely right, as someone else also had a hand in the murder.
Luger Rounds by William Lynes, MD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Luger rounds; the expression implies ending the life of a patient whose illness requires an overwhelming effort to maintain, while being to sick to survive. It is an ominous coincidence when Dr. Philip Thomas is admitted to the ICU. He had confronted the possible assassin, but is now comatose; and Luger rounds candidate. Nightmarish dreams begin, while the assassin skulks in the darkness.
The Incident: Lost in the Woods by E. Robb Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,680. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
The story of three brothers and how one brother's tragic mistake affected the other two. One was on the run from the law. The other two wanted to protect him, however, they had to take care of their families first. It was a journey from the swamplands of Louisiana to the "better life" in California.
Mystery at Devil’s Den by E. Robb Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,210. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Was it an accident or was it murder? Did it matter all that much anyhow? The people living in the camp had their own problems, they didn't want to get involved in someone else's. Living in a labor camp and working in the fields was not all that exciting, however there were always a few ways one could find to get into trouble.
The Newly Discovered Diaries of Doctor Kristal by Russell James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A black comedy set in the Swinging Sixties (1963-4) and revealed through the diaries of a doctor – 35 years old and still a virgin – whose curious obsessions drive him to start murdering his patients.