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Cadaver Blues by J.E. Fishman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,450. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Mindy Eider walks in with her uncle’s foreclosure notice, cynical debt man Phuoc Goldberg at first sees her as just a payment source. But Phu soon learns that Uncle Gunnar’s problems run deeper and darker than the money he owes. Beguiled by Mindy’s beauty and innocence, Phu gets sucked into playing detective; the debt man won’t end this fiasco looking for cash relief, but for cadavers.
In the Shadow of Shackleton Gray by W. Paul Dunn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 184,270. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Kep Stone is deceptively lured by a blind clairvoyant man, Shackleton Gray, who involves him in a complex mystery. Shackleton’s dramatic proof that Kep was a childhood victim of alien interference leads to their alliance. As Kep pursues a lost artifact sought by the extraterrestrials, he meets the love of his life.
Trench Coat Country: A Bradshaw Short Story Collection by AV Iain
Series: Bradshaw. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,850. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. He goes it alone to solve crimes which require more than mere common sense, and go beyond the remit of standard police procedure. A collection of mystery short stories, including: Case Number One, Taking Care Of The Neighbours, Death & The Duchess, Tied To Life, United In Death, Breakfast Beyond, Lamping The Lunk, Dead Man’s Tale,The City She Stands Naked.
Teacher, Teacher by John Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Beth Conroy: young, beautiful, Tennessee Teacher of the Year—is shocked to learn she’s been accused of sexual misconduct with a student. Facing a scandal of epic proportions, Palmer School retains private investigator Dani Ripper to sort out the truth and protect their interests.
Chasing Shadows A Son's Revenge by B T Coll
Series: Chasing Shadows, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Third novel in the crime series Chasing Shadows. Two young girls are kidnapped and one is the granddaughter of a notorious criminal. Who would have the audacity to kidnap Big Rab's granddaughter? A body is found and DI Watson and DS Wilson must find those responsible before there is a bloodbath but will they be too late? There is a twist at the end of the novel that only the reader discovers.
Quando un angelo cade by Quelli di ZEd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: Italian. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Racconto della serie "11 Piccole ombre" C’è un mondo intorno a noi, impalpabile, il più delle volte invisibile, che ci avvolge e ci avviluppa in una sorta di eterea nebbia. Ne abbiamo coscienza solo in rare occasioni o in posti particolari, ma sappiamo che esiste, anche se non riusciamo a spiegarcelo. Undici racconti aprono un piccolo spiraglio sul lato oscuro della nostra esistenza...
The Cave Painter's Daughter And Other Stories by Rosemary Sturge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a collection of short stories set at differing periods, starting with a murder story set in pre-historic times, a dramatic encounter during the English Civil War, and some of the adventures of Tilly Price, a little maid working at ‘the big house’ during the Edwardian era, who is a huge fan of Sherlock Holmes.
The Formula by Crystin Morgan
Series: LiBREttO, Story #3. Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Little Pig Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.67 from 3 reviews)
November 1990. Twenty-two-year-old Vic Tomlinson is embarking on his legal career while Colin Campbell is on trial for murdering his wife. The prosecution's case is undeniably water tight. But when Campbell takes the stand, his evidence is the most astonishing the court has ever heard. Will the jury – or any jury – believe him? Twenty-three years later, Tomlinson discovers another clue.
Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital Nightmare Of The Dark Shadows by L.A.A. Law
Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia always feared Jonathan’s return knowing that he would endure any torture to return the agonizing existence that her choices thrust upon him when he was returned to hell without giving the devil his due. Little does Mia know that fighting to save her children will unearth a secret sacrifice that will have her running away from her soul mate and into the arms of her most feared enemy.
La boca del infierno by Rodolfo Martínez
Series: Los archivos perdidos de Sherlock Holmes, Book 3. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 75,050. Language: Spanish. Published: February 2, 2014 by Sportula. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Sherlock Holmes y Aleister Crowley cruzaron sus caminos brevemente por primera vez en 1895, durante el caso de la Sabiduría de los muertos. Ahora, el mejor detective del mundo debe impedir que «el hombre más perverso de su época» lleve a cabo sus temibles planes. Lo que Sherlock Holmes ignora es que el precio que deberá pagar por ello es, tal vez, demasiado alto.
Thanet Blake by Wayne Greenough
Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
I avoid murder cases like I would avoid the plague. Unfortunately murder finds me and I have to deal with it.
Pirate Cay by P X Duke
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retired Detective Jim Nash is headed for a long-awaited vacation in the Florida Keys when he checks his messages and discovers that an old flame needs his help. After a brief consult with Zelda, the new woman in his life, Jim heads west to Panama Cay where he becomes embroiled in the rough seas and rocky shores of drugs, guns and money. First in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Mujarrabi by Hayat Alsanuzi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
Mujarrabi: Littafi ne da ke kunshe da labarin wasu amintattun mata wanda kawancen su tayi tsanani. Ya kai ga sun kudurta hada yaran su aure, badon komai ba sai don su tabbatad da cewar dankon amintakar su ta dauwama har abada. Al'kawarin sun dauke ta ne tun kafin su kansu suyi aure. Don haka labarin ya kunshi yadda rayuwar yaran da iyayen ya kasance a yunkurin tabbatad da cikar wannan buri.
The Red Shoes by Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Warning: high level of toxic humour and loose limbs (including tongues in cheeks)! Four irreverent crime stories, created with generous assistance from my blog readers (who are apparently even weirder than me). The Red Shoes, A Study in Black, The Blue Vase, Green Acres
Finding Harmony (What Doesn’t Kill You, #3): A Katie Romantic Mystery by Pamela Fagan Hutchins
Series: What Doesn't Kill You. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(5.00 from 1 review)
Katie’s already on edge when a dead guy shows up at Annalise and locals claim there are ghosts in the foundation, but when Nick doesn’t come home to her and the kids, she’s ready to lose it.
Terminally Ill by Melissa Yi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,570. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014 by Olo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Elvis the Escape King” chains and nails himself inside a coffin and lowers himself into Montreal’s St. Lawrence River, he can’t break free. Hope restarts his heart and saves his life. But now Elvis demands to know who sabotaged his stunt. So Hope plunges into the magical art of escape--and the art of crime and betrayal. "Entertaining and insightful." -Publishers Weekly
DEAD(ish) Omnibus: Books 1-5 by Naomi Kramer
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: Australian English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The DEAD(ish) series is a collection of humorous murder mysteries starring Linda the ghost and Trent the hapless private investigator. Lots of melodrama, ghostly shenanigans, and a pinch of revenge thrown in for good measure. This omnibus contains books 1-5 of the DEAD(ish) series. Warning: Contains Aussie spelling and idioms, lots of rude words, and some adult themes. Not suitable for children.
Sole Sisters by Carol Wakefield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catt Russell, an ordinary suburban soccer mom with unordinary, uncontrollable and unreliable psychic powers, comes into possession of a pair of boots under suspicious circumstances, and finds herself caught up in the world of industrial espionage and international intrigue. As the bodies pile up, Catt realizes they have one thing in common – They all look like her!