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Living & Dying (Ghosts in the City Prequel)
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Series: Ghosts in the City. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Detective David Rossi has his eye on partner Mason Fletcher's little sister. Mason reluctantly agrees to let David ask her out, but things go terribly awry...
The Obituarist
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Kendall Barber is a social media undertaker with a shady past who's returned to the equally shady city of Port Virtue. Now a new client brings with her a host of dangers, just as Kendall's past begins to catch up with him. Can he get to the bottom of things before it's too late, or will he end up as dead as his usual subjects?
The Denali Hawthorne Mystery Collection
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This collection includes three complete Denali Hawthorne mysteries plus four short stories. Includes: "They Called it Moosicide" "Trouble Aboard the Hawaiian Paradise" "Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun" "Who Framed Kara" "Mystery at Fur Rendezvous" "Clueless in Seattle" (a mini-mystery) "Where’s Emma?" For ages 11 through adult
Topic: Murder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a collection of twelve murder mysteries taken from my two books Murder One Volume 1 and Murder One Volume 2. Each story is filled with twist, turns, and surprises that will keep your nerves on edge until the very end.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Clues Over Croissants
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Series: Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bess Bullock is out to solve her second retirement home mystery when the Honey Hills Retirement Center snags an amazing new chef.
Secrets in Stones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A group of archaeologists, tourists and journalists gather in the Vallée des Prêtres in the Franco-Italian Alps. The renowned Sir Hilary Compton is there to authenticate Bronze Age rock drawings recently discovered by his young protégé, Oliver Hardcastle. Private investigator, Ulysses Donaghue, on a walking tour of the Alps, is called upon to investigate Hardcastle's untimely death.
Come Away Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hollywood director Thelonius Kapp has bought and restored the medieval abbey of St Pierre la Croix in the south of France. He is there with his young wife, the globally acclaimed pop singer, Salome to inaugurate a three day retreat. Three deaths on the first day test the deductive powers of Irish detective Ulysses F Donaghue who is attending the retreat with lifelong friend Dr Clothilde Blanche.
Miscarriage Of Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,880. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
“Masterful Page-Turner” Sentenced to 15 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ethan’s ready for payback! With his time up, it’s time for revenge. The corrupt D.A., who suppressed crucial evidence, is the focus of his vengeance. Happily, he antagonizes the woman. Unable to retaliate in the courts, she fights fire with fire. You will never look at the court system the same again!
Letters From a Dead Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,380. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four short stories featuring the elegant crime-solving Lady Margaret and the long-suffering, hard boiled Inspector Monahan. It's 1935, San Francisco and the fog is rolling in with murder, crime, and danger.
Billy Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set around Oodnadatta in central South Australia near the Simpson Desert, Billy Two is a cops and robbers story with many twists. This harsh country is the perfect setting for Billy Two Rivers, an expert tracker, to locate two murderers in this vast and unforgiving land. Romance with the cattle station owner's new wife and a suspenseful chase through the desert will keep you interested to the end.
Ashes to Ashley: A Novel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
One parishioner burns for Pastor Ashley Greeley. Another wants him burnt like their last pastor. Can he sort the sinners from the saints before the arsonist “fires” a second pastor?
For Want of a Nail
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A woman rides her horse into a snowstorm, and disappears. When her body is found in spring, the police assume an accident. But a man who never met her finds himself pulled into the puzzle of her life and her death.
Cold Altar
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Series: Small Town PI, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A small-town cold case gets new life when a woman hands a 22-year-old private investigator his first assignment. Going with the notes his father used when he first investigated the case, Alex Bourque delves into the 31-year-old mystery: an 11-year-old boy, kidnapped without witnesses, abused and murdered.
Bubonic Despatch
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,020. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Life at Bubonic Despatch, a catalogue distribution and retail business, had been tripping along until the owner, Richard Everdick upset the wrong loony! Under investigation by the tv show Consumer Crusade and the unscrupulous presenter Annabel Rubinstien, things start to go from bad to worse. When blackmail and arson aren't your main concern, how much worse can it get?
The Baby Isn't Dead
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With no emotion, Heinrich Rosenberg looked at the tiny new life. His overalls were filthy, the front of his undershirt a menu of past meals. Intense blue eyes looked at the baby from under bushy eyebrows that were drawn up to a frown. Red spider web veins ran helter-skelter over a bulbous nose that dripped snot onto the tiny male infant. Finally, he decided, he would do what he did before.
Does It Hurt To Die
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You set the price! Words: 105,830. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Iannie de Villier’s, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home Jannie de Villier’s is mysteriously murdered.Sixteen years later his son returns from Australia to discover that his father was involved in helping involved in the murky world of apartheid
The Fetish
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
In Burnout: The mystery of Space Shuttle STS-281, Dr. Mike Anders buys a small spaceman fetish from a Zuni elder at a trading post. But there's a story behind this little lapis spaceman carving. What is it, and how did it come to be? The Fetish is now an EPIC Award 2012 Finalist.
Russian Bear
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the Russian Bear, a Faberge Imperial Egg, becomes part of a bequest to Kananaskis University it is out of spite for her abusive husband that the wife of the Chair of the Board of Governors steals the egg. Follow a trail of covetous behaviour, arrogance, lies and murder as Dr. Trenwith Morrisey recovers the egg and learns that colleagues' agendas are more highly valued than truth.
Shadow Unit 11
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contains "The Small Dark Movie of Your Life" by Leah Bobet, Walking Back To Houston" by Chelsea Polk, "Bulletproof" by Emma Bull, "Down the Rabbit Hole" by Sarah Monette, and more.