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Mr. Dark Side
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
Wednesday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,980. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by SADAVID ENTERTAINMENT. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
...So the demon moves undetected. Wednesday is an inexorable tale of undiscovered crime where investigation spins out of control. Westminster is confiscated with gruesome deeds of an incognito serial murderer on Wednesdays. A Senior Investigating Officer bestows its prime suspect with the responsibility of catching and bringing this anonymous villain to the bars of justice...
Flandra
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mysterious goings on in the allotments, a lorry hijack and arson at the golf club. Three more complete stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorcycle and Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, in Volume Three of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries.
Fatal Mistress – a 10-minute short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson has problems with his father-in-law, the CEO and majority holder of the Trionid Corporation, who likes to make life difficult for Gary, the finance director of the same company. His father-in-law’s sudden violent death puts Gary in the CEO’s shoes. But now that Gary has everything a person could possibly want, he gets bored. Finally, he realizes how to spice up his daily life. ...
Before He Kills Again: A Veronica Vasquez Thriller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From the author of the bestselling thrillers, Killer in The Woods and Dark Streets of Whitechapel, comes a new crime thriller, Before He Kills Again: A Veronica Vasquez Thriller. FBI profiler Veronica Vasquez works with Portland Police to track down a serial killer who kills women in pairs.
Sam Jenkins Novelette Mysteries Collection 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of published novelettes by Wayne Zurl of the popular series about Police Chief Sam Jenkins of Prospect, Tennessee. Each case presents the reader with compelling circumstance, Zurl’s brand of wit and Jenkins’ justice.
Murder Is Pathological
Series: Maggie Ryan, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The exploding wastebasket is a prank, but slaughtered lab rats have graduate students Maggie Ryan, Monica Bauer and the rest of the lab on edge. When the custodian is murdered, actor Nick O’Connor goes undercover to investigate, a protective gesture Maggie does not appreciate. While Maggie and Nick search for the killer, Monica struggles to connect with a young man shot in the head in Vietnam.
Tales of Mystery and Suspense
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
R.G. Crossley presents five tales of mystery and suspense. He introduces you to a big city PI faced with conspiracy and murder, to a small town writer walking into the middle of a robbery, to a lonely old man who must decide to take sides when friends are threatened. An anthology of tales designed to take you to the dark places where crime thrives and courage is tested.
Two For Justice
Price: Free! Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Newlyweds Leah and Sebastian Reyes were broke and living with parents when a random encounter led them to pursue a career as private investigators. Thanks to a prominent judge business is good. Everything is derailed when a horrific discovery leads them to find out the truth about who is hiring them and why. Pushed to the limit they fight to find the truth, bring justice to light and stay alive.
Claws of the Griffin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Millionaire Peter Reynolds is at loose ends, not terribly moral and more than a little spoiled to a lavish lifestyle. All that he has come to know and cherish is about to change when he gets an invitation to attend the funeral of an ex-girlfriend. Her death that initially looked like a home invasion gone wrong starts to look more and more like a planned murder.
The Tattered Thread
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 2. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
When all hope is gone and there’s nothing left to live for, suicide may be your only option. Tasia McAvoy knows this feeling all too well. Rich and beautiful, Tasia seems to have everything a person could ever want. But her deepest, darkest secrets are catching up with her, and she’s just too tired to run away from them anymore.
Pigeon Blood
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: $1.69 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.
The Destruction of a Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Vi thought trying to teach complicated choreography to inexperienced middle-aged men made for a bad day. But when a Portland homicide detective shows up at Vi’s dance rehearsal, she quickly realizes that bad dance moves pale in comparison to the scrutiny of an experienced investigator seeking suspects in a murder.
Murder to Order
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,890. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A badly decomposed body buried in prison grounds leads to the discovery of a gruesome murder months previously. A former inmate is charged and during the trial the lawyer's wife is kidnapped by the mob to add pressure. After conflicts with diamond smugglers and rhino poachers the climax comes in a crocodile infested reverbed when the lawyer is kidnapped as well.
Final Reckoning
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,690. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Former SAS soldier Greg gets a call from his past. Isle of Wight police want to talk to him about a human skeleton found during extensions to Seastone marina. He allows himself to be dragged into the investigation that follows, and finds all his old skills returning as he uncovers evidence of illegal immigration, drug smuggling, money-laundering and murder.
The Middlemen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Phillip roughs-up yuppies for his bookie boss when they fail to pay their debt, but he's no killer. He wasn't surpised that sleazy bookie Richard was found dead, but had no idea why he was being framed for the murder. He turns to his friends ( a bar owner, a stripper, and a bouncer) to find his way past the detectives that are sure he is in the middle of this killing.
The Fallen Angels Book Club
Series: A Hollis Morgan Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
All the members of the Fallen Angels Book Club are white-collar criminals. Hollis Morgan is one, thanks to her ex-husband, who set her up. Now all she wants is to clear her name so she can return to law school. After fellow members start dying in scenarios right out of club selections, Hollis becomes a suspect. Can she identify the killer before she herself becomes the next victim?
The Shocking Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harwich Police Detective Monica Carson has seen plenty in her career. But when she reports to the scene of what appears to be an unattended death of a wealthy matron, she finds more questions than answers. Doing what she does best, tracking down the answers, causes political friction. The deceased's family just wants to mourn their loss. Monica needs to bring the responsible party to justice.
Blood in the Water
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two detectives take on three unsolved murders, they dive into a world full of secrets and lies. They are determined to solve the cases...even if it means their lives.