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La versión del Minotauro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: Spanish. Published: September 15, 2012 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ambientada en un mundo de alta política sin escrúpulos, fontaneros del sistema, agentes de campo adiestrados en la muerte y gobernantes corruptos, "La versión del Minotauro" nos enfrenta, en una ágil y estremecedora trama, a un escenario donde, si el beneficio lo justifica, hasta la misma realidad puede ser tergiversada a conveniencia, cuantas veces sea necesario. Todo un laberinto.
The Firebird
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ben, a career spy, comes out of retirement to help his country. He’s a bit eccentric—even his cover identities have cover identities—but all his caution has kept him alive. Can Ben uncover a plot in Columbia before the death toll rises? A fast paced novella full of intrigue and espionage.
Waking the Witch
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,940. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What happens when four boys confess to the murder of a woman who died a hundred years ago…? Waking the Witch is an atmospheric gothic novel by new talent Dayle Ivy.
Unico Indizio: un Filo d'Oro (le Indagini di Lady Costantine, Torino 1806)
Series: Le indagini di Lady Costantine (Torino 1806), Book 1. Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: Italian. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Torino, 1806: il Piemonte è stato annesso all’Impero, unico territorio italiano a farne parte. Napoleone I è all’apice del potere. Torino è scossa da un’orrenda serie di delitti, opera apparente di uno squilibrato. Il Governatore non può permettere che l’ordine costituito venga minato ed ordina che il colpevole sia scovato a tutti i costi.
Love, Greed and Lie$
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story begins in the early nineteen hundreds—ending in present day. It's a compelling narrative about identical twins, Emma Jean and Gloria, one secretly given away at birth. The girls never knew of the others existence. Detective Randal uncovers a disturbing plot that brings the twins lives together again—after eighty years. Their families come together in a way that no one
Dedicated Doctor or Baby Broker
Series: Liz Roberts Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,790. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An idealistic young doctor loses her idealism after events intervene to rob her of everything she loves. Is Ellen Goodman the kind, empathetic obstetrician or a greedy baby broker and murderer? Detective Liz Roberts unravels 70 years of secrets to discover a complicated tale of profound love between two people forbidden by law to be together. It is a tale of great sacrifice…and of greater evil.
Pretty Little Girl: A Liz Roberts Mystery
Series: Liz Roberts Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Don Canaan. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Laura turned 13 and became a perfect daughter-- devoting herself to taking care of her Alzheimer's father. But now Laura decides it’s time for her to reclaim her life. Detective Liz Roberts investigates when a confused man is found wandering in a county fair unable to tell anyone who he is. As Liz uncovers his identity, she also begins to uncover long-kept secrets in her own family's past.
The Case of the Dark Angel
Price: Free! Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A two-hundred year-old vampire detective and his human assistant investigate a report of a rogue turning. But there is more -- and less -- to this case than meets the eye. A short story from the author of Bonds of Fenris, offered for free to Smashwords members.
The Impossibles: A Retrieval Artist Short Story
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
To pay off her law school debts, Kerrie works in the public defender’s office at the Interspecies Court. She has more clients than she can defend, most of them from cultures she does not understand. The public defender’s office loses almost all of its cases, but sometimes it gets a win. Kerrie thinks she has a winner. But does she? Or will winning the case mean she loses at everything else?
The Witch
Series: War-N-Wit, Inc.. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Ariel Anson thinks she has her life in order. She’s young, smart, and beautiful, even if she doesn’t believe the beautiful part. She’s a paralegal with a great career and a fiancé who’s a CPA. You just can’t get any steadier than that. Then she meets private investigator, bounty hunter, process server Chad Garrett.
Wilful Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,600. Language: British English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Isabelle Parker, a young Australian heiress, instructs London solicitor Alicia Allen to make a Will in contemplation of her marriage, but when Isabelle's fiance is killed in an explosion she implores Alicia to investigate. Alicia soon realises that she is looking for a psychopathic killer guilty of premeditated and wilful murder... Part 2 of the Alicia Allen Investigates trilogy.
Diary of Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While investigating a murder-suicide, police officer Aaron Grimbold makes a mind-bending discovery. The killer, a brilliant scientist, has left behind a diary. It details the motivation, as well as the mechanism, of the murder. In his diary, the scientist claims to be from the future.
A Hard Place
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 42,190. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jim Cross has to find the killer of an oil mogul’s son or he’ll be returned to Los Angeles where people want him dead. His search for the killer reveals that blood and oil always mix.
Nagging Doubts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,560. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Investigative journalist, Meg Witt, is in El Dorado, TX, where the Mormon Fundamentalist have moved their new compound. She’s found one of the do-gooders in town who has put in place an underground railroad to rescue the women and children. A few weeks after the interview the woman turns up dead and Meg finds herself helping the widower come to terms with her suicide....but it wasn't!
Only Standing Still
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand
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An investor and Western Port landholder is found dead after a dinner party. Dinner guest and ex detective Robin Cork assists police with their inquiries while pursuing his own investigation into an old island murder. The discovery of a number of smuggled golden Buddha statuettes results in a fierce confrontation between armed foreign sailors and police, with Cork assisting from the sidelines.
Oh Holy Ghost
Series: Mellow Summers, Book 5. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 29,760. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's Christmas time and all Mel wants to do is spend it at home with her friends. But quiet isn't in the cards when she sees a woman get murdered during the Christmas Parade. But without a body, no one believes Mel and it's up to her to prove not only that a murder took place, but who the killer is. Can she solve the mystery in time for Christmas dinner? Find out in the fifth installment of the Me
Tracks in the Sand - A Tale of the Border Patrol
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,180. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A compelling,true-to-life novel of bad guys and bandits versus the Border Patrol. Action,danger, brotherhood, and romance; written by a former Border Patrolman. Wambaugh wrote about LAPD - if you liked that, you'll like this.
Conjoined Souls
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After 3 years in a coma, Samantha Brennan wakes up and claims that she is Officer Alexandra McNulty of the St. Louis Police Department. After listening to Pam (Sam’s adopted mother) she quickly figures out that she was born a twin and then made a strong argument that she was Alex in Sam's body. Once Pam became convinced that she was Alex in Sam’s body, Pam had helped her to get to St. Louis.
Three Little Ghosts
Series: Mellow Summers, Book 4. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: American English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this fourth book in the Mellow Summers Series Mel finds herself on a new mystery with the ghosts of three little girls. While at the library investigating a ghost story for Tiny, a woman is murdered. As the investigation intensifies, Mel discovers that the victim was not so innocent after all. Embarking on one twist after another, Mel tries to find the murderer and help the three girls cross
Crimes Of Murder
Series: The Crimes In File no. 9, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 13,790. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Awesome! Suspenseful! Adventures! Free E books Truth as well as fictional is actually the backbone of the high-speed adventure having a salty sprinkle of mystery and also suspense for you.