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Officer Down
By David DeLee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Living a mediocre life and facing the possibility of a cheating spouse, what's a fifteen-year police vet to do? Find out in this short story about a police officer on the edge and desperate to do something about it, with deadly consequences.
Did You Solve The Crime Mystery Short Stories Volume 1
By Tim Myers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four new flash mystery short stories from Agatha Award Nominee Tim Myers Fast and Fun Brainteasers! Did You Solve the Crime? Work alongside the detectives as they try to solve these flash fiction crimes! See if your solution matches theirs, and learn what really happened in the end! A Family Thanksgiving A Crystal Clear Theft Rabbit Hole Out of Circulation Total Content: Approx 4,500 words
Homewrecker (Espionage Thriller / Mystery / Futuristic)
By Gina Drew
Series: The Koniotis Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The sixth, and final, Cyprus-based espionage thriller novel in the Koniotis Mystery series is played out in the context of the race to either activate or destroy a weapon of mass destruction in the Middle East. UN undersecretary general for security Takis Koniotis and his estranged archaeologist wife, Caitlyn Spenser Koniotis, struggle to come back together through . . .
Moon Child (Vampire for Hire #4)
By J.R. Rain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Private investigator Samantha Moon is faced with an impossible decision—a decision that no mother should ever have to make. A decision that will change her life, and those she loves, forever. And through it all, Sam finds herself in a lethal game of vampire vs. vampire as a powerful—and desperate—enemy will stop at nothing to claim what he most desires.
My Last Bullet
By Robert Hart
Price: Free! Words: 23,620. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.5 star(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Johnny Gage is released from Leavenworth Federal Penitentiary after serving a sentence he didn't owe. He's got to make it back to Philadelphia and settle Chubby's hash before Chubby has him killed. Gage wants his revenge, with interest, and nothing Chubby throws at him is going to stop him. It's non-stop action, mayhem, destruction and a double figure body-count in this thin slice of Classic Pulp.
Infiltration
By Lee Dodson
Price: $4.32 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone want to take and hold twenty square miles of territory on the Arizona border, kill every person there, hold it for forty-eight hours, and the leave without an observable trace? The central character, Rand, his senescent aunt, Mary Jo are thrust into the world of homeland terror by a homeland attack and must deal with it, all the time wondering why. Rand discovers the answer.
Murder in Deer Park
By Gary Alan Ruse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A wonderful historical mystery! Join President Grover Cleveland and his young bride as their resort honeymoon is interrupted by murder and intrigue, forcing the appealing couple to become detectives and solve the crime!
Broken Dreams
By Lisa Gaines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“…found a woman curled up in the overstuffed recliner parked outside my office door, I was blind sided. Not because I didn’t recognize her. Because I didn’t smell the trouble. Smelled cinnamon and spice and something I couldn’t quite identify trying to take over the stale office air, but I didn’t smell trouble.…”
Morgan's Escape
By Brad Chambers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dean Walker is hired to find a family heirloom. A small wooden box that has sentimental value to the old man who hired him. The man has a beautiful granddaughter who insists on helping with the search. Kidnapping and torture along with dark family secrets lead Dean and the granddaughter, Morgan, to the box and its hidden truth.
The Adventures of Razor and Edge
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five tales of the quirky detective team, Razor and Edge, brought together in one volume for the first time. Murder comes in many forms but these two law school drop outs solve the crimes so you don't have to. Written in the style of the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin mysteries Razor and Edge are the new detective team for the 21st century.
Death by Clown
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a murder is too close to home Razor and Edge are forced to confront dark family secrets and do the unthinkable. Justice can be painful.
Stonewalled
By Todd Howard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 97,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Phillip “Stonewall” Jackson’s life has been torn apart by the death of his wife and child. Desperate to escape the pain he decides to leave town. On the road his dead wife’s GPS begins to give strange directions and he soon finds himself battling a biker gang, and trying to save the life of a teenage girl.
An Error In Judgment
By Susan Schreyer
Series: Thea Campbell Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,630. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Thea's long time friend is arrested for murdering her wealthy husband, Thea and boyfriend Paul vow to clear her. But they are caught between warring business partners jockeying for control and slighted family members turning ruthless. The investigation twists with the arrival of an old nemesis who is capable of orchestrating not only the murder but the grave danger stalking Thea and Paul.
Mirror Image
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,050. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this first short novel we meet the private detectives, Razor and Edge. A murder of a new neighbour propels them into a web of lies and deception that will challenge the budding new crime solving team to the limit. Meet Razor and Edge, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin of the 21st Century , they solve crime so you don't have to.
Long Shots (mystery short stories)
By Tim Myers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three short mystery stories from Agatha Award Nominated Author Tim Myers!
Dark Shots (9 dark mystery short stories)
By Tim Myers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine Dark Mystery Short Stories
Lord of Redemption
By Shane Hebert
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A bottle that kills. Newspaper reporter Jill Breaux knows about the bottle’s deadly past. She calls on Mike Steel, a man she hasn’t spoken to in fifteen years, to help her end the killings. It shouldn’t be that difficult — after all, it’s just a bottle…
Switch - Book One of the Janek Series
By William Bayer
Series: Janek Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Frank Janek immediately knows that he has entered the realm of a lethal madness. Middle-aged, divorced, a man centered solely on his work, Janek is practiced in piercing the minds of the criminals he pursues. In the absence of clues from the killer, he has only the awful symmetry of the crime to work with, only his own finely honed intuition.
Walk. Trot. Die
By Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by San Marco Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Atlanta detective team of Burton & Kazmaroff head to the sleazy and closed equestrienne community to investigate the murder of a woman who had no lack of people who might qualify as her murderer. Set in Atlanta in the advertising and equestrienne worlds, Walk,Trot, Die gallops to the shocking ending no one sees coming!
Murder in Provence
By Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Series: The Maggie Newberry Mystery, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,260. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by San Marco Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The third installment in the Maggie Newberry mysteries, this book takes the reader further into the sleepy little French town, of St-Buvard, where Maggie and her new husband discover not one but four murders to spice up their tenure in Provence.