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FoL by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jonathan Alexander Nicholas Ashworth the Fourth—called Nico—fears nothing. He lives a life of power, prestige, money. He makes his own way, but when that fails, he uses fixers, the best money can buy. Until FoL begins targeting him. Against FoL, fixers can’t help him. Can he help himself? Or will FoL win?
Last Call by Richard Alan Dickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
On a night when things couldn't get any worse, Roger West discovers that they really can when a bar fight claims the life of the stranger who got in the way of his frustrated fist. He learns the true meaning of "worse," however, when the man's wallet identifies him as a notorious public figure... a man with dangerous friends who may look unkindly at his untimely death.
Guardian Angel by Ian Johnstone
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Bodega by Stephen Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
New Orleans Homicide Detective, Sarah Renner and her partner, Gabriel Lucas investigate a late night robbery homicide in an uptown bodega. The blitz style attack leaves the scene in chaos and Renner and Lucas work round the clock to solve this senseless crime.
Diabla meets Abaddon by Karl Tutt
Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
Ripper's Ghost by Kennedy Welles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Triplicity Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Spencer is shocked to learn that she may have biological ties to the infamous Jack The Ripper and doesn't believe a word of it, until she realizes that the murders are being repeated verbatim 125 years later and by someone referring to himself as Ripper's Ghost. She works with a Scotland Yard inspector to try and stop the killer before word spreads across London that Saucy Jack has returned.
The Long, Wrong Trailer by Karen Musser Nortman
Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Punk and PJ Norton decide to spend part of their retirement RV camping and purchase an used travel trailer from a shady dealer in this humorous cozy mystery. They camp at a nearby park where Halloween festivities are in progress. There are problems with the trailer from the start, and then the dealer, who sponsors the activities is found dead. By a disgruntled customer or an angry ex-wife?
All Things Slip Away by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Series: Spookie Town Murder Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the small town of Spookie there's a clever but obviously deranged killer kidnapping people...one, two, three are missing. Can artist Abby and ex-homicide detective Frank catch them before the next victim is spirited away? Or is the next victim someone even closer to them?
Scraps of Paper by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Series: Spookie Town Murder Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 77,040. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A widow starts a new life in a small quaint town full of quirky characters and in renovating her new home finds “scraps of paper” that make her suspect two children and a woman went missing from the house...30 years ago. Are they just missing or were they murdered? In trying to solve the mystery she and her ex-homicide detective friend put themselves in grave danger.
The Rules of the Game by John M. Redoix
Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
Queenie Baby Boxed Set (books 1-3) by Christina A. Burke
Series: Queenie Baby. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 205,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"I love 'Queenie Baby' Diana Hudson – she's one part Stephanie Plum and one part rock goddess!" ~ Gemma Halliday, New York Times bestselling author of the High Heels Mysteries From author Christina A. Burke comes a laugh-out-loud compilation of three full length novels, including: Queenie Baby: On Assignment (book #1), Queenie Baby: Out of Office (book #2), Queenie Baby: On Tour (book #3)
Double or Nothing by Dale Hartley Emery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Driscoll Brook Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Norm Wheeler’s luck at the racetrack runs out, leaving him deep in debt to a ruthless bookie. When he tries to hire a rival thug to kill the man, the negotiation takes a dangerous turn, doubling Norm’s trouble. Desperate, with time running out, caught between two dangerous criminals, Norm must find the courage to settle his own debts once and for all. A short crime story from Dale Hartley Emery.
A Denial of Death by Gin Jones
Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,940. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Helen Binney investigates the disappearance of a member of her charitable knitting group, the yarn trail leads to a husband in denial, a secret bank account, and a shallow grave. If Helen can keep her wits about her, she may be able to untangle herself from one sticky situation, and catch a killer in the process.
A Bloody Nuisance by CD Moulton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,810. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Andy Burke's first night as head of violent crimes in a town that had never had any violent crimes and there are two bodies. Then the FBI gets involved. Then the CIA. What was going on?
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending by Robert Westbrook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
A Good Car by Julia Proud
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Thirteen, an anthology of crime stories by Mesdames of Mayhem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An eerie emerald skull holds the clue to a woman’s origins…and to murder. A bureaucrat stumbling home on a winter evening sees a lion…or does he? Senior citizens show their mettle…and their sinister side. And, more importantly, how do you get rid of a troublesome body and plan the perfect wedding…at the same time? Within these pages lie the answers!
Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper by JL Bryan
Series: Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. She thinks her new case is a by-the-book specter, but finds herself confronting an older and more powerful evil than she’d ever expected, rooted in the dark history of an old mansion.
Kill Him Again: Fifteen Variations on a Country House Murder by Nigel Tappin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fifteen Versions of a Murder and Its Solution A storm and high seas isolate a house party at Morthead Manor situated in southwest England on a headland connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land. In the style of 1920s Golden Age mysteries, this collection explores different scenarios as to how, why and by whom the host is murdered.
Sharp Compassion by M.G. Thomas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,710. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Malicious gossip, madness and revenge lead to rumours, violence and deaths in a small English market town.