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The Gag and the Centrefold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A club owner and a pole dancer are murdered within a few blocks of each other. Are the crimes linked? It certainly seems that way, but this time the investigation threatens to drive our intrepid duo apart when Hendrych gives in to temptation. With the help of their dog, Sara, they try to uncover the truth, but their search takes them around the globe and someone is out to kill them.
Curtains of Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
London, 1888. A knife flashes in the fog. A madman has begun the most notorious and shocking series of murders in history. With each new discovery of a woman's mutilated body, the citywide panic grows. The police seem unable to stop the killer, even when he taunts them with letters. Letters signed...Jack the Ripper.
Transition to Murder
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,850. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A beautiful young transwoman is brutally murdered. The media looks on blindly, the police go thru the motions but the victim's hairdresser goes ballistic. Bobbi Logan is so outraged by these events that she commits two bold & courageous acts: She comes out as a transwoman herself, sending her career as a hair stylist into a gut-wrenching tailspin, & she begins searching for her friend’s murder.
Dreamspeak
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cassie Alexander, a psychic, is chosen for a jury. As a mother and recent widow, she becomes concerned about her 18-year-old daughter's behavior. Libby's odd new boyfriend leads her into the arms of a frightening Satanic cult.
GM003 - The Speckled Hide
Series: Sherlock Holmes and Martha Hudson Gaslamp Mystery, Episode 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: American English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sherlock Holmes’ career is quite well established when Martha Hudson introduces him to Helen Stoner, a runaway who fears her guardian is attempting to murder her. An encounter with the inhumanly strong Dr Roylott convinces Holmes that the affair deserves his attention. Encountering shape-shifters, a monstrous demon,and a woman believed dead Sherlock and Martha attempt once more to save the day.
Winning Can Be Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,500. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It's been a while since Sheriff Dan Rhodes's football days, but things haven't really changed, at least not with state playoffs coming up and excitement for the local high school team heating up to a fever pitch. But then coach Brady Meredith is found shot to death in his car, and his murder leads to troublesome rumors concerning illegal betting and black market steroids.
Murder Most Fowl
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,860. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Dan Rhodes investigates a murder that may or may not be related to a recent wave of emu-rustling. For an officer of the law, Blacklin County, Texas, used to be pretty peaceful, but now, what with the emu-rustling, cockfights, and protests at the new Wal-Mart store — not to mention murder — Sheriff Dan Rhodes has his hands full.
Jolly Dead St. Nicholas
Series: Crescent Falls, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,560. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
The residents of Crescent Falls, Ohio are ready to celebrate the Christmas holiday. The beautiful falls on the outskirts of town are resplendent with multi-colored lights and other displays that attract tourists annually from around the tri-state area and beyond. Main Street is adorned with decorations reminiscent of a Currier and Ives painting.
Death in the Desert ~ A Jason Douglas Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 160,040. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After thirty years of being a cop, Jason Douglas thinks he’s through with dead bodies, bloody victims, and nightly gunfire. So when he stops to fix a flat tire in the middle of nowhere, the last thing he expects is to find skeletons in the desert. Nor does he expect to be pulled into a small West Texas sheriff’s office as the only available CSI man.
A Tasteful Crime
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is the seventh book in the Pitkirtly series of cosy mysteries, set in a fictitious small town on the coast of Fife. A baking competition comes to Pitkirtly, followed closely by murder and its aftermath.
Mischief in Madeira
Series: Romantic Suspense. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Rivalry in the golfing world leads to desperate measures, and romance in Madeira. When Dominic Thorn's business selling golf equipment is threatened by former golfer Keith Livermore, he needs help. Catherine, divorced wife of golfing star Justin O'Brien; her father, the Major; an old army buddy who knows of the Major's fling with Jackie, Livermore's mother; and flamboyant Jackie herself - help
Desert Kill
Series: The Santiago Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this second title in the Santiago Mystery series, after the kidnapping of Lindsey Braun, daughter of a multi-millionaire in Phoenix, her parents call in their friend, Seattle detective Michelle Santiago. Mitch takes a leave of absence and solves the kidnapping, but uncovers a serial killer who also happens to be a CIA type gone off the reservation. Her personal life also takes a severe turn.
Courtney Case and the Missing Lemons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I never thought my mum’s bad memory would lead me to another case. It was Friday evening. Dad was helping me with my homework. When mum came in with fish and chips for dinner, I went out to get a lemon from our tree. I stopped, and looked at the lemon tree in surprise. There were hardly any lemons! Who has stolen the lemons? Can Courtney and her trusty sidekick Laura solve the case?
Dead Men Don’t Eat Quiche: A Short Humorous Mystery Set in Paris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Becca is having a dead viscount day, and if she doesn’t think fast, she’ll end up in a French jail crying, “I forking can’t take it anymore!" 32 pages of pure entertainment from award-winning humorist Gwen Ellery. Includes an excerpt from What’s French for WTF? and French Toasted and a manifesto: “A Chick By Any Other Name”
The Mystery of the Dead Squirrels
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.64 from 11 reviews)
One mysterious death is a tragedy. A second is a coincidence. But a third dead squirrel? That’s murder, Pumpkin.
Deadly Murmurs: A Novel
Series: View Ridge Church, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 54,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
After an abortion nurse is killed, Lena Johansson's ability to listen well puts her right in the middle of the murder investigation. Set amidst the beautiful scenery of Seattle and Puget Sound, Deadly Murmurs draws the reader into the life of a congregation in the mid 1990s with the undercurrents and history that all congregations have, but in this case with deadly impact.
Celtic Curse: An Yvonne Suarez Travel Mystery
Series: Yvonne Suarez Travel Mysteries. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In Celtic Curse, the second novel in the Yvonne Suarez Travel Mysteries, Fiona Batson shares with employer Janice Armstrong her compelling need to return to her childhood home in Peebles, Scotland. Thirty-nine years earlier, her eighteen year old brother, Duncan, vanished, and Fiona can only bring closure by searching for the clues that led to Duncan’s disappearance. Janice refers the fifty-five
Dead Sea: A Novel
Series: View Ridge Church, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Dragooned into leading a study tour of Israel, stay-at-home Samantha is not pleased when one of the study tour members turns up dead in his bed. An attractive Israeli detective, Aaron Nahari, asks Samantha to help him with the intriguing investigation. Readers of Dead Sea: A Novel have the opportunity to visit sites in Jordan and Israel with Samantha, including Petra, Jerash and Masada.
Sweet Payback: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Revenge is often a cold dish, but in the tiny northern New Mexico town of Sembramos emotions are running decidedly hot. When two men convicted of murdering a local girl are released from prison after serving only a few years, their convictions overturned, the town’s old pain rises and tempers flare. Samantha Sweet and Sheriff Beau Cardwell get right in the thick of it, with three deaths to solve.
A Secret in Ash Brooke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: American English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A small town newspaper reporter's sleuthing hobby, uncovered an exceptional likeness between two young women. Each portray different lifestyles; one most proper, the other of questionable moral values. Their overlapping timetables created an impossible situation. One person cannot possibly be in two places at the same time. Or can they? Assumed correct, his quest continued to learn the truth.