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Brownie and the Dame
Series: Bubba, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Brownie Snoddy is visiting the Snoddy Mansion for Spring Break! Where Brownie goes, mayhem is sure to follow. Possibly destruction, terror, pandemonium, and anarchy might follow, too! He’s got his hands on a fedora, a stack of hardboiled mystery novels, and is ready to squirt metal at the nearest evil perpetrator.
A Crop of Lies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,970. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A compelling tale of deceit and intrigue that will mystify the reader from beginning to end.
The curse of Friday 13th
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
Skin Games: A Crime Drama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,110. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
When a mafia princess falls for a two-bit hoodlum an unhappy don plays some rough games in order to separate the two lovers.
Family Ghosts
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
You love or hate genealogy. Hepsie Anderson sets out to undermine her father Eb’s obsession for genealogy. Blind Eb believes his ancestors are trying to get in touch with him. Professional genealogist, Mike Johnson, wishes he wasn’t a genealogist. In Amberley 1894, Zennor Anderson has more stressful family concerns on her mind: can she find the courage to tell her husband George the truth?
Pray and Die [A Jordan Lacey Mystery]
Series: Jordan Lacey Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jordan Lacey, ex-policewoman, now advertising her services as a private investigator in the local paper and working out of a junk shop in the quiet part of town. Will there be enough crime in Latching to keep her in business? Errant husbands, runaway pets… it looks like there might be.
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 1: Degrees of Separation
Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,150. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Who is killing the midnight ladies? Falcon's Bend is a small, sleepy town in Wisconsin that owns more taverns than churches, but fills both on the appropriate days. Teenagers talk of escape from a one-horse town like Falcon's Bend because nothing ever seems to happen...until one fateful night when a dancer from the town's scandalous strip joint is found strangled.
Fortune's Promise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,660. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
A touching account of great personal commitment and epic deceit that will challenge the reader’s deepest values.
Blue Rubicon (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 2)
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an on-duty member of the Ontario Provincial Police is found dead in his cruiser of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, only Lincoln Munroe - now a patrol Sergeant - knows the truth. The officer was murdered, and all the evidence points to the suspect being another cop. Now Lincoln must attempt to unravel a web of corruption in an unsanctioned investigation that may cost him his life.
Angels Unawares
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dead men tell no tales... or do they? Grace Breeden sees dead people. But why then can't she see her late mother? "Blue guys", as Grace refers to them, roam the earth searching for their opportunity to transcend, but one particularly persistent blue guy is shadowing Grace, involving her in near misses that leads her to surmise that there's something a bit "grim" about this spectre.
Death on a Long Winter's Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Cold, dark, forbidding . . . Death on a Long Winter's Night is a murder mystery written by an insider that looks into a world that not many of us will ever see: winter in Antarctica.
Drowning in Air
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blood. All over her hands. And Eva Keller has no idea how it got there and why she's been stranded in downtown D.C. When she arrives home, she finds a handsome police officer waiting for her. He certainly seems to know her, but who is he? The last 32 hours of her life are missing. The answer lies in who killed eight people 15 years ago in a drive-by shooting spree. A taut romantic thriller.
Where There's Smoke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s January, 1937. The country has pulled itself up and out from the grasp of The Great Depression. The small Midwestern town of Hartville is also on its optimistic way up, until an arsonist keeps the citizenry frightened, a murderer is on the loose, and the Church is hiding a killer.
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.
A Case of the Tumblebones
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Meet Helmur Half-Wit, royal fool, master spy, reluctant savior of the realm. It will take all of his wits to uncover the truth in a dangerous game where one slip could bring the whole world crashing down. Like Tumblebones. A humorous mystery novella.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
Flappers, Flasks and Foul Play (A Jazz Age Mystery #1)
Series: A Jazz Age Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,800. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rival gangs fight over booze and bars during Prohibition in 1920s Galveston: the "Sin City of the Southwest." Jazz Cross, a young society reporter, suspects foul play when a bank VP collapses at her half-brother Sammy's speakeasy. Was it an accident or a mob hit? As turf wars escalate, Sammy is accused of murder and Jazz must risk her life and career to find the killer. Inspired by actual events.
Marooned on Death Island
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 31. Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was their love for sailing that brought Jack and Karen Billings together. Anytime they had free time, they could be found aboard their most prized possession, the Marlow Explorer. One day they decided to have a Halloween Cruise Party with some of their closest friends. But read on to see if the Marlow Explorer becomes just another Bermuda Triangle Mystery.
Police Inspector Jack Diaries: Heist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by DoroClem Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Police Inspector Jack is called to a bank after a heist. At first, it seems to be an open and shut case. However, on closer inspection of the crime scene, all is not quite what is seems.