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Judgment Bound by Steve Sagarra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Detective Allyson Haggerty is on the trail of a serial killer, whose murder scenes evoke both private anguish and zealot wrath. Enlisting the help of a suspect associate - who not only might hold the key but also salvation from both their past - is history repeating itself or has it come to a fateful conclusion?
Jackie Blue - A Justice Security Novel by T. M. Bilderback
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In "Jackie Blue", Joey Justice and company are hired by a group of special needs children. The job? Find their kidnapped foster mom, Jacqueline Belew…or, as the kids have christened her, Jackie Blue.
Mind Readers by Russ Crossley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Vancouver Police Department officers, Peter "Pumpkin" Jones and Arnie "Slant" Slantosky are assigned to investigate the mysterious disappearance of several sanitation workers. Pumpkin and Slant head into the sewage treatment plant tunnels. They discover a doorway to an underground city populated by a strange lost race and a deadly conspiracy. Will they save the day?
Murder by Misrule by Anna Castle
Price: Free! Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Francis Bacon is charged with investigating the murder of a barrister at Gray's Inn. He recruits his unwanted student Thomas Clarady to do the tiresome legwork, chasing witnesses from Whitehall to the London streets. Everyone has something up his pinked and padded sleeve. Even the brilliant Bacon is at a loss — and in danger — until he sees through the disguises of the season of Misrule.
My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Series: My Mother, the Spy. Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Susan's mother tells her that she was once a spy for MI6 during the cold war and that she believes her life is now in danger, as she has recognized a man lurking around in the village. Susan finds this hard to believe, but after she realizes just how scared her mother really is, she decides to do whatever it takes to keep her mother safe.
Quem Mais Poderá Ser? by Francisco Figueira
Series: Armas Suaves, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Qual pensa ser a maior informação que a humanidade ainda não descobriu? Poderá haver algo mesmo em frente a nós e à espera de ser descoberto? Os elos em falta para uma conclusão fascinante.
Learning German Through Storytelling: Heidis Frühstück – A Detective Story For German Language Learners (For Intermediate And Advanced Students) by Andre
Series: Baumgartner und Momsen, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the fifth episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners. When a loyal family dog comes upon a human ear in its feeding dish one morning, the police is notified immediately, but due to a sudden change in staff, the investigation proceeds only haltingly. Help Kommissar Baumgartner and Kommissarin Momsen to solve this case and improve your German effortlessl
Dark Visions by Janice Gallen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: Australian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(3.50 from 4 reviews)
Death, drug dealers, deception… When Meg Pilley solicits her husband as an amateur sleuth Clyde finds out unpleasant truths about his brother, and he decides to rescue him. Then drug dealers move next door. Meg's psychic powers soar; she visualises blood. Who will be killed? Who is the murderer? They dig into the spirit world for answers. Who is the drug lord? How is Clyde's brother involved?
The Mystery of Moutai by G.X. Chen
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American
A teenager returns home from school to find a gruesome scene: the apartment he shares with his mother has been ransacked and she is dead. There is a bottle of Moutai left at the scene. This is evidently a homicide but who is the killer? Two amateur detectives stumble unwittingly into a cobweb of mystery and danger when they team up with the Boston police to solve this mystifying crime.
Emily's Other Face by Jennifer Robins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by eXcessica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Ever wonder if you've lived before or could you be going crazy? Emily had to wonder when happenings in her life make her believe her imagination has gone a muck, or she's lost her mind.
Hidden Shadows by Lauren Hope
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jenna Gregor is a busy, single mom of two, successfully overseeing a Perinatal Wing in a downtown Nashville clinic. On the surface, Jenna’s achievements are many, her future bright and promising. But in her past are secrets, sins she doesn’t want exposed. Sins someone else doesn’t want to forget, or forgive.
Murder at the Rendezvous by Norbert Haines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Los Angeles, 1934. The LA Angels had a great pennant winning season last year, and this one's shaping up to be an even better one. Hank Miller, P.I. had a bad season, and this one's shaping up to be even worse. One sunny spring morning however Hank gets a letter that leads to a case that leads to a murder and a rendezvous with a dame holding a smoking gun...
A Bullet From Dominic by Giacomo Giammatteo
Series: Blood Flows South, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Na famigghia può esse distrutta solo dall’interno—A family can only be broken from the inside. ~ Dominic Mangini
By the Numbers by L. Scott Silverii, PhD
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
By the Numbers is the first in the "A Cajun Murder Mystery Series" of short stories by Chief of Police L. Scott Silverii. This fast paced serial killer mystery takes place along the bayous of south Louisiana's Cajun Country. Sometimes murder just doesn't add up. Laissez les bons temps rouler - until somebody gets killed of course.
Murder at Biscuit Village by Cassandra Clairage
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Caro exits Biscuit Village only minutes before a young man is murdered. The police call it a robbery gone bad, but Caro isn‘t so sure. Could it have really been a case of young love turned deadly? And will her curiosity signal the end to her own romance?
From There To Here by Kevin Cook
Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FBI agent Trace Nickels seeks revenge for the killing of his partner. Someone possesses nuclear briefcases and is trying to manipulate events in the US. Follow Agent Nickels personal trials as he helps the High-Tech Division of the FBI. Read how Trace and his fellow agents race against time to expose the criminal they know as The Doctor.
North Sea Cottage by Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,520. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novella, set in Denmark in the period from 1943 to 2013. Tora Skammelsen is a young writer who borrows her aunt's cottage by the sea to get away from it all. The old stable catches fire, and in the ruins Tora finds what seems to be a human skeleton.
Love Lies Bleeding #8 in the Rafferty & Llewellyn British Cozy Mystery Series by Geraldine Evans
Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 10. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,850. Language: British English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A most unlikely murderer, DI Joe Rafferty thinks when the slender and bloodied Felicity Raine stumbles into the police station and confesses to killing her husband. Felicity's entire demeanor proclaims her innocence. As does Felicity herself once she's consulted a solicitor. Rafferty sets out to discover who else in the Raine family stands to gain from Raymond's death. The answer surprises him.
Sleeping Dogs (A Matt Costello Mystery, book two) by Brid Wade
Series: Matt Costello Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a judge is murdered in his home and the murder weapon belongs to Billy Hannan, a man missing for three years, Matt Costello is brought in. As he digs deeper, he finds a web of deceit and a cover-up with roots embedded deeply in the annals of Irish history. Matt can't let sleeping dogs lie if he's to find the killer and get to the truth of what happened to Billy Hannan.