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Sandman - A Val Bosanquet Mystery
Series: The Val Bosanquet Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,290. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A former Guantanamo guard is targeting Louisiana fracking gas pads using hijacked government drones. When Deputy Sheriff Val Bosanquet is seconded to the Department of Homeland Security he discovers that the usual rules do not apply. Tasked with the investigation of his friend Dave McElligott, suspected of conspiring with a domestic terrorist known as Sandman, Val battles to prevent a bloodbath.
Ghost of a Chance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,280. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Evan Marconi's new roommate Dace wants her to help him solve a murder, which would be difficult enough for a woman whose skills are limited to cooking a mean hollandaise sauce and sorting library books. Throw in the fact that Dace is a ghost, and the murder he wants help solving is his own, and Evan is up to her eyeballs in trouble.
Finding Family
Series: Blood Flows South, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Coming of age
Dominic Mangini wanted what all 8-year-old boys want—time to laugh and play, loving parents, and enough food on the table. But in war-ravaged Sicily, food was scarce, and his parents were as scarred as the land. His father said they must move to America so they could start over and be a family once again. Dominic got a new start, and he got a new family—but not the kind of family he expected.
A Bullet For Carlos
Series: Blood Flows South, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective Connie Giannelli's life has been torn apart several times. First when her mother died and then years later when she found out her Uncle Dominic was in the mob. Her life is about to be shredded again, and this time it could destroy her.
Murder Has Consequences
Series: Friendship & Honor, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 99,180. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
For a select few people, friendship lasts forever. Nicky Fusco and Frankie Donovan were friends like that, but that was years ago. Now Frankie’s a detective in Brooklyn’s Homicide department, and Nicky is a reformed hit man. But when Frankie gets in trouble—and the law can’t help him—he turns to Nicky. The problem is that Nicky promised his family, and God, that he’d go straight.
Upholding Law and Disorder: Police Tales From The Front Line
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,580. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Neurotic, excitable, unpredictable, potentially dangerous - and that's just the police officers! Drunk drivers, feral children, drug barons, violent prisoners, dying junkies, wild gypsies, gun-toting gangsters, angry taxpayers, budget cuts and delusional senior officers - PC Surname and the rest of 'A Shift' do battle against them all. Jump in for a ride-along as they fight crime!
Undeath and the Detective: Nine Spooky Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine talented authors tackle these pressing questions and more, in Undeath and the Detective, the first collection of supernatural mysteries from Elm Books. Between these covers, you will encounter zombies, extraterrestrials, vampires, shape-shifters, and more than a few ghosts.
Hack Attack
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Snowden leaks showed how far state-hacking can reach. Hack Attack shows what can happen when determined cybercrooks get to work...attacking the state.
The Silver Scream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kensington is a small town that attracts holiday-makers. On a stopover the Warner family fall in love with the place. They like the town and its inhabitants who seem to be inspired by their local pastor. But everything changes when their daughter disappears and they find out the truth about the town.
Naughty and Nice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. finds himself tackling a bizarre Christmas case when Santa Claus himself becomes a client, hiring Dan to recover some very precious stolen North Pole property. If you like werewolves, vampires, evil elves, zombies, as well as a lot of belly laughs, curl up with this story and some eggnog.
The Nightmare of Sara Farraday
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 61,860. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Police tells Sara that her husband Mike, was found with his throat cut in an alley. Finally, after eight years of mental and physical abuse, Sara is free from the hell that Mike Farraday prepared for her. She starts life over in her home town of Loxley Alabama. But when an old friend comes to pay her a visit, Sara realizes that her nightmare has just begun.
The Dinosaur Tweet
Price: Free! Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bob Bishop was scrolling his Twitter feed when the dinosaur tweet popped up. The moment he spotted the author’s name he couldn’t suppress a guffaw. "Rave from the grave,” he said, chuckling, “I can’t believe that old war horse is still alive and kicking.”
Holiday Fear
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Christmas! It's the most wonderful time of the year.Don't tell that to Detectives Bob Johnson and Robert Wilson who are investigating three brutal murders in as many weeks.
Dynasty. Monk Abel’s Compass
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Do you think we celebrate the anniversaries of the great? It is they who celebrate the benchmarks of our destiny. So… A royal ball. A history quiz and a handsome prize awaiting its winner. But instead of a fairy we have the mysterious Abel’s “compass” whose prophecies were heeded by Russian emperors. At the crossroads of the four parts of the world is a XXI century Cinderella.
Розыскное Агентство «Частный Детектив»
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Russian. Published: October 28, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Таинственные события происходят в небольшом, но популярном в среде властных и около культурных структур городке под Москвой. С открытием выставки непонятных азиатских скульптур из вулканического туфа, странным образом меняющих свое количество, начинают пропадать молодые люди, сильные и одинокие, которые достигли неких высот в своей жизни. Влиятельный бизнесмен, бывший спортсмен, вхожий в криминаль
No Way Back
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,850. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As a teenager, in one tragic night, Adam Holt’s carefree world is changed forever. Twenty years later it suddenly falls apart again with his best friend murdered in a random home invasion and his teenage son mysteriously disappearing. And when an unstable man begins furiously stalking him he desperately wishes he could turn back time and unlock the secrets of a past that haunts him…
The Seed Gatherers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 144,950. Language: Australian English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In 2457, in the Dandenong Ranges, Melbourne, a crime committed by two young Norwegians is used by others as inspiration, plunging the region into chaos. Meanwhile, a new forest inhabitant is found and those who know must decide whether to reveal its secret. In this third book of the series (The Cicada, A Death In The Making), the bond between humans and their remarkable cats is further explored.
Dressed to Kill: An Anna Harris Collection
Series: Anna Harris · Anna Harris Short Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,120. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. This collection includes three Anna Harris short stories ‘Hate Mail,’ ‘Blue Lights’ and ‘Domestic Goddess.’ Stories of non-stop action and chilling suspense. Dressed to Kill: An Anna Harris Collection.
Fire Keepers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Twins, separated at birth, Nick Jensen and Terry Warrington vie to see who is the one spoken of by the ancient Mayans. Eagerly awaiting to see the outcome is the diabolical Alastor Thanatos. The brothers along with their friends embark on a quest to find a long lost Templar treasure buried someplace in North America, one that Thanatos has sent his henchmen to also find as well.
The Senior Moment
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Visiting Manhattan for the first time to help her son with his new baby, English grandmother Jean Henderson witnesses a fatal grocery store shooting. Events quickly slide from awful to worse when she discovers her son and his pregnant wife have disappeared, owing a fortune to a murderous loan shark...