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It's Me Again, Lord
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joel Reed, a Nashville singer/songwriter has a hit album on his hands. The title song: “It’s me again, Lord” went instantly to the top of the Christian Country charts. But there’s a problem. That song, and five others on the album, were written and arranged by Sonny Jacobs, a disabled former school teacher/coach living 350 miles away in the tiny burg of Brighton, Illinois.
A Death in Catte Street
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A young Geoffrey Chaucer notices three men in London who shouldn't be there. Two days later, one of them is found dead, without a mark on him, in the basement of a locked house. Curiosity and a sense of moral obligation prompt him to explore the incident. His fumbling investigations—while more basement deaths turn up—lead him to learn more about the history of England than he ever suspected.
Death Fits Like A Glove
Price: Free! Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is stealing pets in P.I. Billie Bly's Northwest Portland neighborhood and one of her critical neighbors begs her to find her lost dog. A young boy with unruly red hair adopts her and asks to help solve her case. But he displays some disturbing behaviors and may be more hindrance than help. And when she gets wind of something bigger, a sinister figure plans to put an end to Billie Bly.
The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Mystery #1
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in Cité Soleil.
Birdman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,490. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Sara was thinking she might make it to the barn without being seen. The birds kept screaming, but she saw no one… Nearly at the clearing, a hand reached out and grabbed her. It was Barry Sparks. “What the hell’re you doing here?” he shouted.
Medium Rare
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 38,200. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Champagne Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cole and Penny must find who has murdered the hospice psychic before he kills again.
Between the Clown & the Corpsecicles
Series: Tuba Lemoyne Mysteries, Tuba Lemoyne Mysteries Vol. 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,510. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Debbie McGee aproaches her old schoolmate, Tuba Lemoyne, to investigate a series of murders that have occurred every seven years over a thirty-five year period. She believes these to be the work of a serial killer. At first the detective is reluctant to get involved. But with the date for the next murder rapidly approaching, and Debbie's disappearance, he must act; and act quickly.
The Chartreuse Envelope: Murder In Memphis
Series: Murder In Memphis, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Wall Street meets main street in Memphis,TN. When the subprime mortgage strategies began to unwind in 2007 and the stock market experienced the first waves of economic collapse, a New York hedge fund manager hatched a desperate scheme to save her business - involving industrial sabotage, illegal stock price manipulation, and murder. Memphis Police Lt. Julia Todd scrambles to prevent more murders.
The Fall
Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,790. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Book 2 of the award-winning Kronberg thriller series. Hiding from Scotland Yard and Sherlock Holmes, Dr Anna Kronberg leads an inconspicuous life far from London. Until the day she wakes up to a gun pressed against her temple.
Outer Banks Robber
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kyle and KASI Woods are off on another adventure. This time they're taking a working vacation on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Kyle has finagled the use of a handicap-equipped motor home for the duration. They're off to see their first lighthouse—this should be fun!
Last Chance (Chances Are #3)
Series: Chances Are, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,150. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Five years after she first became a young woman thanks to an experimental drug, Stacey Chance has come to enjoy her new life. That life gets even better when the man she loves pops the question. But when that experimental drug starts to wear off and an old enemy from Detective Steve Fischer's past resurfaces, Stacey's wonderful new life is thrown into chaos.
Ida Hawkins, P.I. Eight Days
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ida Hawkins has a good life and enjoys her profession as a private investigator in New York City. On a Monday in May a series of events and mishaps changes the direction of her life forever. Within days she finds herself in the wilds of Montana embroiled in a murder investigation. Just when she thinks everything is solved a secret is revealed that alters her life forever.
Response
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Response is a fast paced Police action story. With several years of service under her belt, Lauren Reilly is career focused and professional the perfect Police tutor for ambitious rookie cop James Sowman. Within an hour on his first day James attends a horrific fatal accident. This will be the first of many tragic and funny incidents he will attend.
Deadly Diamonds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,060. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When her husband, David, is brutally murdered and a valuable diamond necklace disappears, Diana Diamond’s secure and comfortable world is turned upside down. Obsessed with finding the necklace, Diana stumbles onto secrets from the past that threaten to change her life forever...if she lives.
Righter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,650. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
I thought I knew the dirt about an old Hollywood crime, a murder that was covered up by crooked cops and the studio and decided to write a tell-all. I didn't count on the book taking off like a rocket. I didn't count on the cops coming to my door, demanding to know how I knew the details about that old murder. I sure didn't count on going to a writer's conference in drag, to help find the killer.
The Missing Comatose Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,990. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
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Private eye Casey Cook lands her first case, and it’s a doozy: find a missing comatose woman. Eager to prove herself, Casey does whatever it takes to get answers, from pretending to be pregnant to fawning over a hairless cat.
Roomer Has It
You set the price! Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
ROOMER HAS IT--the sequel to LATE BOOMER, a Kirkus Star & Top 100 of 2012 award winner! Home in Miami Beach & now its youngest police chief, Carina Quintana must find & face a killer whose spree began as revenge for his wife's death but who has become an avenging angel & a brutal one at that. Pete Simpson, Carina's former NYPD partner & now a high-end P.I. is again along to help solve the puzzle.
Emmy Budd and the Flood
Price: $3.86 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Charles River Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It started as a wicked summer storm and became a flood that found Emmy and T. J. traveling by boat and helicopter to help save the town, its inhabitants, its pets and some unusual guests swept downstream by raging waters.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 1
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead & nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet & live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life is fast paced, dangerous & filled with more gunfire than a gangster film, but isn't all big cases, excitement & arch enemies. Follow her day to day musings taken from her online blog
Ladakh morte nel Monastero
Price: $11.29 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: Italian. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
La vita di un antiquario vicentino cessa di essere tranquilla quando decide di indagare sulla morte del padre avvenuta in Ladakh, piccolo stato himalayano buddista a nord dell'India. Un romanzo dal sapore esotico colmo di colpi di scena, fra omicidi e spiritualità, in uno stupendo scenario di montagne e monasteri.