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Greetings from Key West by P X Duke
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,490. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Allie manages to talk Jim into a vacation in the Keys, where trouble finds them once again when they cross paths with a woman and her little girl being harassed by the locals. It’s not long before Zelda’s tracking abilities are called upon to restore things as they should be. Third in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Tap Rack Bang - A Ben Blackshaw Novel by Robert Blake Whitehill
Series: Ben Blackshaw. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A midnight intruder begs former Navy Seal Ben Blackshaw to save a young girl from human traffickers scheming to deal with their prisoners in the most gruesome ways imaginable. Blackshaw stalks in toward the truth, realizing that only extermination of these of butchers can free the girl and shut the slaughterhouse down. The final cost of the rescue will be too devastating for Blackshaw to bear.
Foggy Bits And Pieces by Yuukishoumi Tetsuwankou Kouseifukuya
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Foggy bits and pieces is a short story, a crime story. It deals with the complications that are caused by a childhood memory and a missing person. The author Yuukishoumi T. Kouseifukuya uses all elements of the text to support the emotional, logical and social conflicts of the characters. Kouseifukuya used the maze of thoughts to structure this story. "The written word is a form of art."
Ghostspeaker by Charlotte E. English
Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: British English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Konrad Savast is Death’s most trusted servant, charged with finding and punishing the vilest of killers. When a wealthy young woman takes her own life, Konrad is sent to investigate. Was it suicide, or murder? Or... both? To discover the truth, Konrad must navigate the combined perils of society gossip, an unregistered Ghostspeaker and a host of unquiet spirits.
Nica of Los Angeles by Sue Perry
Series: Frames, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,520. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.33 from 9 reviews)
When rookie private eye Nica takes on a mysterious case, she enters a world of multiple dimensions called Frames, where buildings and lawn chairs can be sentient, a stray cat has great powers, books can be killers, and clouds can be spies. At home, Nica solves missing person cases; in the larger reality of the Frames, she gets swept into an escalating battle with stakes that could not be higher.
Corpus by Michael P. Earney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Corpus means there should be a body, and there is! Detective Matt Grey has to do some driving around South Texas, including Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Alice, and Port Aransas on Mustang Island, to find the connections surrounding a murder -- or is it suicide. Malfeasance and family feuding will keep you page-turning.
Imperfect Solitude by Tom Mahony
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Evan Nellis, a neophyte biologist reeling from the mysterious death of his father, is hired as a consultant, he finds himself under the brutal tutelage of brilliant but surly Gordon Shaw. That changes when a wealthy developer takes a special interest in Evan's career. Suddenly in conflict with his principles, Evan must confront everyone, including himself, before all he values is destroyed.
Twisted Wire by Ray Stone
Series: An Enda Osin Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enda Osin loves political intrigue. An MI5 mole draws him to industrial espionage. The USA are building a hyper-speed rocket. Caught in a dangerous Russian plot with a cell of spies, he’s been duped into helping the Russians build the same craft while causing a disaster, endangering lives. With Jessica Du Ross, he must expose the Russians and help the US fly first.
Past Pretense by Sharon Short
Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
P.I. Patricia Delaney is tempted to turn down Gigi Lafferty's odd request to investigate her own past. And by the time she recognizes her old pal, Gigi has vanished, a body has turned up, and an amoral killer and her own painful past stand in the way of her solving the troubling case.
Ballrooms and Blackmail by Regina Scott
Series: The Lady Emily Capers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Priscilla Tate, celebrated debutante of 1815 London, is about to wring a proposal out of the Season’s most eligible duke when a blackmail note arrives, threatening to expose her secret. If she cannot uncover the mastermind, will Nathan Kent, the duke’s handsome personal secretary, no, no, the duke, forgive her for her past? This sweet Regency romance and mystery is Book 3 in the Lady Emily Capers.
The Scottish Colourist by Allan Jones
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(5.00 from 1 review)
Detective Constable Catrin Sayer is nearing the end of her first year working in the Art Crime Unit of New Scotland Yard. A call to Scotland following a suspicious death of a retired clergyman is tied to a rumour of fraud or theft associated with the Kelvingrove Museum. Catrin finds her enquires lead her into bigger issues; the drug world politics of southern Scotland … and into danger.
The Chinese Sailor by Allan Jones
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(4.00 from 1 review)
A Chinese naval officer from a cruise ship goes missing while his ship visits Holyhead. An international police operation to break an art smuggling ring loses track of three paintings worth $2 million ... from the same cruise ship, on the same cruise. Constable Catrin Sayer, a uniformed police officer with the Metropolitan Police, agrees to go undercover ...
The Norfolk Probationer by Allan Jones
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(5.00 from 1 review)
The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
Cloud Three by D. K. Graham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Pamela Gray is a young widow facing an unknown future. Some people want to take her life. Her own family is against her. She has no idea why. Her rock is her cousin Steve, & even he isn't who she thought he was. She feels as if she's always been in a foggy cloud. Eventually she finds hope for her future & an unexpected ally as she climbs out of the fog and heads for the top of elusive Cloud Three.
Diva Las Vegas by Stephanie Caffrey
Series: Raven McShane Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,500. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Las Vegas exotic dancer Raven McShane launches a private detective business, no one takes her seriously. But when a former dancer needs help solving a murder, Raven joins forces with a built bouncer and a smokin' hot Mormon to uncover the killer's identity. She dodges casino thugs, old-money families, and long-buried secrets...but can she stay one step ahead of the killer?
The Perfect Corpse by Giles Milton
Price: $5.13 USD. Words: 88,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the naked corpse of Ferris Clark is found in the Greenland ice, forensic archaeologist Jack Raven is hired to investigate. As Jack unravels the mystery of Ferris Clark’s final hours, he finds himself caught in a race against time. There is a murderer on the loose and Jack alone can stop the killings. But first he must solve the greatest riddle of all. How did Ferris Clark die? And why?
The Keel Mountain Conspiracy by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nero King, gun for hire, is employed to rescue a professor from kidnappers. It seems a routine mission, easy money, until finds himself embroiled in a conspiracy to overthrow the United States government. Fighting for his life he sets out to stop the militants before they accomplish their bloody goal. One man stands alone against impossible odds with the future of a nation at stake.
Spy Thriller: The Fourteenth Protocol (the Special Agent Jana Baker Spy-Thriller Series) by Nathan A. Goodman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A terrorist on the loose, a country in panic, and time is running out. After an eleventh terrorist attack, the American people are at a breaking point. But when a fledgling special agent stumbles across the one clue that could break the case wide open, she uncovers a secret CIA spy operation and becomes the only asset that can stop it.
Turn Our Eyes Away by Zoe Zorka
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,300. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young woman is found dead in the early morning hours of December 21, but there is confusion over who she is, how she died, or the circumstances surrounding her death. In an attempt to unravel the mystery, the reader is presented with several pieces of electronic communication, which read like a narrative and describe the events that set this tragedy in motion
Hunting Night by Fiona McPherson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A young woman is dead. An innocent man is going to pay. Mike Jaeger is a Vancouver P.I., from a family of hunters. But this hunt will lead Mike down a twisted trail that brings him face-to-face with someone who could crack open all his family’s secrets. And along the way he is confronted again and again with the urgent temptations of lust and violence. For Mike Jaeger is drowning.