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Old Ghosts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Baltimore noir novella. “Nik Korpon brings us back to a Baltimore we haven’t seen since The Wire and answers the question of what might’ve been if The Grifters’ Roy Dillon had tried to settle down, go straight and have a kid. A story of brothers and sisters or lovers, Old Ghosts reads like a horror story down one man’s memory lane. Not to be missed!” -Seth Harwood
A Moon Light Walk
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"A Moon Light Walk" Is a Psychological Thriller written from a most cleaver perspective. You won't know which side to take or who you will want to embody. This Noir style short was written for the sole purpose of bringing the reader into a mindset unlike any other he/she has ever experienced before. New York City can either be your playground or your worst nightmare - Who will you be?
The Case of the Cat Show Princess (A Buckley and Bogey Cat Detective Caper)
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Cat detectives Buckley and Bogey have barely advertised their new agency on the Internet when they receive a secretive email from a cat who claims she is in danger. Later, the boys find themselves headed to the St. Gertrude Cat Show, where they go undercover as cat show contestants. Then it isn't long before they come nose-to-nose with a real, live Princess . . . one who wears a diamond collar.
The Pearl Affair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,830. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Thriller/Suspense; Military; WWII; History; Action/Adventure; Police Investigation
One Too Many
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
You went into the bar on a job, you found yourself in good company, but the timing was way off.
All the Blue-Eyed Angels, Book 1 of the Erin Solomon Mysteries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Investigative journalist Erin Solomon sets out to solve a mystery that's haunted her since childhood: a fatal fire at the Payson Church of Tomorrow. Now, isolated on the Maine coast with an old flame and a handsome newcomer with his own dark past, Erin will risk everything to uncover the secrets of Payson Isle - secrets someone will kill to keep buried.
Heartbreak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Narrated by BIll Smith, "Heartbreak" is the first S.J. Rozan story ever published. It appeared in the Feb. 1990 edition of P.I. Magazine.
Five Dastardly Deaths
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by GoldportPress. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A collection of Sarah D'Almeida's Mysteries including Juggler and The Counterfeit Gypsy (two short stories featuring Kit Marlowe while he was still a student at Cambridge) Young Fortinbras (A story derived from Shakespeare -- next time you watch Hamlet ask yourself Qui Bono) Sea of Darkness (a mystery of Henry The Navigator) and Liberty (a mystery set at the very beginning of the French Revolution
Copyright
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,790. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Because there are millions of struggling writers in the world today, this book is unique and relatable to a wide audience.
Bluegums (Lucien Caye Private Eye Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Sounds like an easy gig for New Orleans private eye Lucien Caye. Escort a pretty lady to the bayous to confirm her father had died accidentally. Gator got him.
Steampunk Holmes: Legacy of the Nautilus
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Richard Monson-Haefel. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(3.72 from 18 reviews)
In an alternative Steampunk universe (c.1885), the plans for Captain Nemo's mysterious Nautilus submarine have been stolen from the British Secret Service. There is only one man who can solve the case, Sherlock Holmes. With his bionic side-kick Doctor Watson, and his brilliant and lethal sister, Mycroft Holmes, Sherlock unravels a mystery that will shake the foundation of the British Empire.
The Uninvited Guest (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It is the winter of 1143 and a cold-blooded killer lurks among King Owain's wedding guests. Putting their own marriage plans on hold, Gareth and Gwen race to separate truth from lies, friends from foes, and unravel the mystery before King Owain—and his new bride—fall victim to their uninvited guest. The Uninvited Guest is the second Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Blood on the Snow (A Zoe Carter mystery)
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Series: Zoe Carter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As the glass front of her helicopter explodes and her leg is torn to pieces, Zoe Carter is tumbled into a nightmare in which her life is threatened by an unknown foe. Rescued from certain death in the frozen wastes of Antarctica, Zoe pursues her enemy across three continents, seeking to uncover the deadly secret that is taking the lives of the people around her.
Something Wicked
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Series: The Sessions and Browning Detective Series, Book 6. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 79,310. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012 by G and J Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dennis pulled himself to his feet with a grunt and pretended to stretch. He watched her make her way to the top of the beach and hesitated. She could be heading for the parking lot or she might be coming out to the pier for a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants that lined the sand. He waited. She walked toward the parking lot, a swing in her step, long hair waving about her shoulders.
Black Woods: Book 1 (Black Woods Series)
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Series: Black Woods, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Avid mushroom hunters and volunteers with the local Search and Rescue Department, Laura and Julie, who are in their sixties, remember that first encounter in the woods years ago. Four young men, who are fun by nature, travel to the woods with high hopes of a hunt they won't forget. A call to the Search and Rescue Department will bring them shockingly together in the... Black Woods. Adult Language
Malice & Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Malice & Murder is a tale of friendship, loyalty and the quest for a murderer. In saving the life of his fellow agent during a mission, Steven Hunter is badly hurt. He surfaces in a familiar childhood place where he sees his lifelong friend, Charlotte, who asks for his help to find her murderer. Not only did their torrid affair end badly, she’s been dead for five years. Will he agree?
Justice Rules
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,980. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
FBI Special Agent Brian Wylie investigates the murder of an ex-con in Eastern Washington.This single murder leads to a vigilante coalition that wreaks its own brand of justice. Wylie's investigation unravels an intricate and complex plot that involves a victims help group, a best friend's treachery and his teenaged daughter's well-being.
Pecos Valley Revival
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s October 1923, and three things are going on in the generally dull town of Rosedale, New Mexico: the fall cattle drive, the fall rodeo, and a tent revival. Annabelle Blue is excited about the first two events. She's not so happy about the third. A fun, fast-paced mystery set in a tiny southwestern town at the beginning of the 20th Century.
Some People Die Quick
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Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pristine offshore islands, coastlines ruined by casino hotels, and Gulf of Mexico waters is the setting for intrigue, horror, and quick death. A must read for any aficionado of the Mystery/Thriller genre.
Mr. E In Cabin 187 (The Hudson Agency)
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Series: Case Files of the Hudson Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Case #2: From The Case Files of the Hudson Agency. A murder on a cruise sets Warren Eisenchezarrarus — better known as Mr. E. — on the hunt for a killer. The murder weapon can't exist, the detective's assistant is as green as a seasick turtle and worst of all, Mr. E. is supposed to be on vacation! How will he find the culprit with so few clues on a cruise ship full of suspects? 6,693 words