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The Night and The Music
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
Love Thy Neighbor
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Price: Free! Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
You are invited to the party of the year - The Annual Halloween Blowout, but is it what it seems? A fun Halloween Short
Twice in a Blue Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The quiet existence of a sleepy country riding school is shattered when one of the staff is brutally attacked and another abducted. A secret history, lies and deceit leads to a terrifying revenge and a race against time that leads from gangland London to the wilds of Dartmoor in this fast paced crime thriller.
Horns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Its rodeo time in up-country Maui. Honolulu private eye Val Lyon is investigating some thefts. The victim? A 1700 pound bag of aggression named Terminator. Terminator is a champion bull. What was taken? Bull sperm. The likely suspects are a champion bull rider and a barrel clown. The case soon turns deadly and Val finds herself in danger of losing her heart to the cowboy and her life to a killer.
911 The Towers of Janus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"911 - The Towers of Janus" is a unique novel so closely resembling an insider's account of the 911 terror attacks that it leaves readers wondering if it's fiction... or not. The fast-paced action, suspense and shock surprises make it the kind of thriller that's impossible to put down till the very last page.
The Memory Keeper
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Series: A Mountain Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young woman defies her domineering mother and goes to Wallace, Idaho in search of her grandfather’s history. Instead, she is involved in murder and learns that the bordellos and mines of the past reach into the present, entwining her in a history very much alive. She must face not only private failures and ghosts of old memories, but also betrayal and loss.
The Babylon Prophecy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 148,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Within hours of an accidental bombing in Iraq, retired CIA sniper Al Robek is summoned to investigate. While battling his demons from post-traumatic syndrome, he learns that his former girlfriend was the pilot responsible for the bombing. Together, they find an ancient city buried by the Biblical flood and become the targets of a secret brotherhood bent on triggering Armageddon.
Point and Shoot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edie Malone didn't bargain for murder as part of her video shooting assignment
Basement Noir
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,730. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Everybody's got some hidden faces they don't show the world...but what happens when they start killing each other off? P.I. Spade is created out of dreams and memories to investigate the the murder of a personality, only to learn that the crime he was sent to investigate isn't the one he needs to solve.
Festival at Glimbridge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Percy Vosper inaugurates a literary festival in his home town, the place is shaken to its foundations when a dysfunctional travelling theatre company and a stream of larger than life literati descend on it. The ambitions of a leading national newspaper group and a local radio station's hilarious broadcasts add further spice to this lively novel which ranges from tragedy to farce.
Travel Diary of a Serial Killer Part 2
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Confessions of a Modern Serial Killer, Valuable Insight for the Modern Traveler and Evidence In A Modern Murder Case, Right From The Horse's Mouth. Follow Steven and Mary-Anne Brooks through their adventure of a lifetime around the world. Ask yourself how far you would go to quell the annoyances inflicted upon you by your fellow travelers in Part 1 of Steven's travel diary.
Another Stab at Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bailey Walker is in over her head. She's hounded by a guy who thinks he's her guardian, and she's inherited a mansion with enough mysteries to trip up Sherlock Holmes and enough gothic nightmares to scare off Dracula.
The Bestseller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Would you kill to write a bestseller? Well Adrian Slater says that he’s prepared to do just that – and announces the fact in a creative writing class. Lecturer Dudley Grose is convinced that Slater is a psychopath and means what he says. But the Dean of the university doesn’t believe him and neither do the cops - until a pretty young student is murdered.
Down By The River
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a farmer kills his half-brother in a dispute over a marijuana patch, it sets off ripples in the daily pattern of the residents of a small Ozark river town. The farmer's wife, a mute young man, a meth cook,a car lot owner, the local lawman, and others find their world rocked by change as the truth works its way to the surface, transforming lives as it does.
Widow of Calcutta
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Burping Frog Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A pirate treasure becomes the focal point of a contest between a South American drug lord and the wife of the scientist who uncovered its location. For the drug lord it is a link to his past, but for the scientist’s wife the value the cross holds is the last hope she has to save her niece. Josh McGowan is the only one who can find the cross and save the girl’s life, unless he is killed first.
Deadly Darjeeling
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,220. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Nelson Deep, wealthy tea merchant, is found dead in his study in bizarre circumstances and Detective Chief Inspector ‘Foxy’ Reynard is called in, a solution seems inevitable. Such an assumption, however, makes little allowance for the dysfunctional and self-centred attitudes the D.C.I. uncovers as he attempts to unravel the strange relationships prevailing within the Deep family.
Dead Copy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sassy, sexy Cauley MacKinnon is dying to escape the obituary beat and become a reporter for the Austin Sentinel. She gets her chance when smokin' hot FBI Agent Tom Logan asks her to pen a fake obit for a federal witness. Soon Cauley and her search and rescue dog finds herself up to her eyelashes in dead bodies, on the run from a corrupt sheriff and worried that the next obituary could be her own.
Salon Paula
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Price: $1.28 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: German. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Paula hat von Anfang an, als sie die Doppelhaushälfte bezieht Ärger mit ihrem Nachbarn, Herrn Wiesenhof. Sie richtet einen Friseursalon im unteren Stockwerk ein und strapaziert damit die Nerven der Wiesenhofs. Ständig rückt die Polizei an. Die Umbauarbeiten sind beendet, der Sommer kommt, die Wiesenhofs unternehmen Fahrten an den Rhein. Doch nicht alle Tage ist Sommer.
The Apprentice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A successful serial killer takes on an apprentice in the art of murder. For twenty years his mission: to rid the world of the old and useless. Now he will train his son to continue his work. A tale where murder has a deadly purpose, and a deadly legacy. Includes the bonus story, Loose ends.
Homicide at Blue Heron Lake
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 and represented by MacGregor Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a peaceful Maine town, an old romance rekindles while an older crime is unraveled.