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Who Killed the Lark by Margaret Knight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Kate Parnell is determined to solve the mysterious murder of highly respectable and popular Barbadian socialite Ada Lark. Set against the colourful background of Barbados in the 1990s, the wild shenanigans of Kate’s twin sisters Belle and Fleur, her own budding romance with a local detective, and the strange disappearance of her housemaid, ensure there is never a dull moment.
The Bali Mystery: Amelia Moore Detective Series by Linda Weaver Clarke
Series: Amelia Moore Detective Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Mrs. Brody hires Amelia Moore and Rick Bonito to find her missing brother, they find themselves in Bali, Indonesia. They are mystified why her brother quit his job, put his home up for sale, and ran off to this mysterious and exotic island without telling a soul.
Deadly Trust by Ellen Rogers
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lanie Montgomery gave up a high-powered big city career to return to horse country, Southern Pines, NC. She finds peace, quiet, horses, dogs, friends, a sexy but untrustworthy large animal vet—and murder. In Southern Pines, where everyone knows everyone, no one is beyond suspicion. Or does the truth lie in the deep secrets of a prominent family? Deaths began to pile up in a character rich novel.
Sticks & Stones by R. Franklin James
Series: A Hollis Morgan Mystery, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 70,330. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
While awaiting the results of the bar exam, paralegal and pardoned ex-con Hollis Morgan hopes to clear the name of a friend accused of libel by a philanthropist whose charitable giving looks a lot like money-laundering. Only problem: the evidence has disappeared and her friend Catherine is found dead. Can Hollis exonerate her friend without getting killed herself? The 2nd Hollis Morgan mystery.
Past Due by Jenna Bennett
Series: Savannah Martin mysteries, Book 9. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 87,920. Language: American English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Book 8 in the USA Today bestselling Cutthroat Business mystery series, featuring Realtor & recovering Southern Belle Savannah Martin.
Sunshine & Shadows -Book 2 by RD Le Coeur
Series: Sunshine & Shadows, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,470. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A boy, a girl, a beach, a mystery. Could there be magic in the air or something far more sinister? Our heroes continue on their quest and things get more creepy and unnerving. Yet, as one mystery is resolved another more sinister one rears it's ugly head.
Noble Beginnings: A Jack Noble Thriller (Jack Noble #1) by L.T. Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq. Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family.
Spuren des Boesen by Angelika Friedemann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 171,660. Language: German. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Mehr durch einen Zufall erfährt Martin Kuhlmann, Kriminalhauptkommissar beim LKA Hamburg, von dem Verschwinden eines Säuglings aus einer Babyklappe. Schnell stellt er fest, dass es da bereits ähnliche Fälle gab. Obwohl das nicht sein Aufgabenbereich ist, beginnen er und seine Kollegen zu forschen.
Both Sides of Broken by Tim Toterhi
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 83,100. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s hard to stop a hit-man from killing your father. It’s even harder when you’re dead. Both Sides of Broken is a story about defeating demons – those of this life, those in the next, and most importantly, those within ourselves.
Carmen's Roses: A Story of Mystery, Romance and the Paranormal by Jennifer Barraclough
Series: Three Novellas, #1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
This novella of mystery and romance set in New Zealand is written by a former medical doctor, and touches on deeper themes - interplay of body, mind and spirit, evidence for an afterlife, and the power of forgiveness. 'Carmen's Roses' is the first of the interlinked stories in Jennifer Barraclough's trilogy 'Three Novellas'.
Deadly Puzzles by Terry Odell
Series: Mapleton Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,140. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Solving a crime is like piecing together a puzzle. But what happens if the pieces don’t fit? Following doctor's orders to relax or risk losing his vision, Gordon books a winter retreat at a remote Bed and Breakfast. However, traveling incognito doesn’t mean he’s left his cop instincts behind, and it's not long before he's in the middle of a puzzle that turns personal.
Danger At The Beach (A Seagull Bay Mystery) by Annette Oaks Pierce
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Life in Colorado was getting worse by the day, but a move to the Oregon Coast and a day trip to a lonely beach resulted in life-threatening danger for Laura and her teenage daughter, Willow. At the urging of their "Crazy-8" aunt, it seems the only way to stay alive is to solve the mystery before the men with the guns find them again.
Secrets of a Ghost's Diary by Dawn Marie Clifton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Every summer Carson settles into the island routine at his grandparents' lighthouse, but this summer is different. Lured by a rumor that the lighthouse is haunted, Carson begins an investigation with his friend Levi and cousin Emma. Hand-picked by the ghost to guard a diary from the 1800s, the trio begins investigating the old entries. But they aren't the only ones on a quest for answers.
Garcia's Paradise by Neal Donohue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
CIA Agent, Mark Calvin, uncovers the greatest secret in American history, the assassination a President while fighting against the drug Cartel. Betrayed by the Central Intelligence Agency he realizes he is marked for death. Desperate, he confronts his own victim to discover the amazing secret of a Presidential assassination.
The Kilt Killer by Anne Franklin
Series: Meg and Janet Vacation Murder Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,190. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Meg and Janet, from 'A Winter Murderland', are now in the Scottish Highlands on the banks of Loch Ness. In the local village pub they meet an assortment of interesting characters. A brutal murder is committed on the nearby moors. It is soon discovered that it is linked to previous murders in Inverness. When Meg and Janet are stalked by the killer, their will to survive is once more tested.
God's Adamantine Fate by Colin Alexander
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 164,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Three boys in a town have been diagnosed with a rare cancer, one too rare for coincidence. Is a chemical spill nearby the cause? To find the answers, the physician caring for the last surviving boy teams up with a talk show host who seeks notoriety. This detailed thriller about the intersection of medicine with fear and greed in the real world concludes in a way none of the characters expect.
Murder, Sometimes - Book 1 of the Jason Callahan Psychic Detective Series by Patricia Lee Macomber
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Fresh off the NYPD, Jason Callahan has his own detective agency, a nice apartment, and a secretary who doesn't drive him crazy. Jason is happy with his life. Until he meets Trina Dane, that is. Trina is that crazy lady you always worry about meeting. She's also psychic. A series of attempted murders is their first case. But is the murderer even human?
Messing with God's Country by Melissa Laird
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,450. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this "eco-thriller," a landowner tries to donate land containing old growth forest to a conservation group, but the deal falls apart because a family member sympathizes with a hate group.
A Class on Murder by K.B. Gibson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ronnie Raven. She's smart, she's funny, and she might be next on a killer's list! No one liked Crutchfield, least of all Ronnie. But since when is that grounds for murder? When a detective investigating the crime wants to pin the crime on her, Ronnie becomes a rebel with a cause as she tries to learn who killed Crutchfield, before she’s locked up or becomes the killer’s next victim.