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A Sorcerer Slain
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Sorcerers’ Guild has maintained an uneasy peace in Balimar for 900 years. Now its leader has been murdered and his named successor, the sorceress Zarna, is the prime suspect. If she is convicted, the Guild will be torn apart. Personal inquisitor Lowmar Dashiel finds himself in a race against time to solve a crime,prevent a war and save the life of the woman he loves.
The Five Santas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011 by Staccato Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dan Landis, private investigator, agreed to help out a local department store by taking a job in their Loss Prevention department. Boring right? Wrong. A local jewelry store gets robbed and then the bodies start piling up. Red suited, fur trimmed, white bearded bodies. If he doesn't figure out who is cutting down the men in red soon he will be spending the holidays behind bars.
Mutterliebe ist grenzenlos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: German. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
1895 zieht ein langer Winter übers Land. Wilhelms Mutter gibt ihrem Leiden nach und stirbt. Von nun an muss der Junge alleine, mit dem Bewirtschaften der Felder, klarkommen. Dürre und Verlust der Ernte bringen ihn zur Verzweiflung. Immer wieder geht er zum Grab seiner Mutter, bittet sie um Rat und Hilfe. Wird sie ihm helfen können?
THEO & The Mouthful of Ashes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,130. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Outer Banks Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
They found her lying at the bottom of her cellar stairs, the left side of her head bashed in and her mouth stuffed with ashes. An old black flat-iron lay near by.
Penelope and The Ghost's Treasure
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Series: A Penelope Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Penelope isn't happy when her parents send her to a private school, housed in a made-over hotel, with lots of history and secrets. Penelope's not in class ten minutes when a teacher drops dead in front of her. There are plenty of suspects, a ghost and talk of hidden treasure. With the help of her offbeat classmates, Penelope must solve the mystery and find the ghost’s treasure.
Beast of a Feast (A Chloe Boston Mystery Book 11)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's autumn in Hope Falls, the time of year that thoughts turn to family, friends, and large meals. Instead of hosting a large Thanksgiving meal at her place, Chloe opts to have a cozy dinner out with her husband, Alex. But her plans are changed for her and soon grow out of control. Meanwhile, Chloe is on the lookout for a lost boy in this delightful holiday romp.
The Good Knight (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Intrigue and rivalry among princes casts a shadow on the court of the king of north Wales. When a royal groom is murdered on the way to his wedding, the bride’s brother tasks his two best detectives with bringing the killer to justice. Other books in the series include The Bard's Daughter, The Uninvited Guest, The Fourth Horseman, The Fallen Princess, and The Unlikely Spy.
Jump Cut
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Series: Thrillers by Rory Tate, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,560. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Seattle reporter Mimi Raynard is desperate for a new job. But will the resume tape of the "Russian Madam" do the trick? At the Seattle Police Department narcotics detective Shad Mulgrew has his own career problems when he's framed for stealing drugs from evidence. Funny, edgy, and modern, this international thriller takes you on a wild ride to save their souls, and Seattle's.
Hotel South Dakota (A Tory Bauer Mystery)
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Series: Tory Bauer Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,430. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In The Hotel South Dakota the third of six mysteries featuring the crew at the Delphi Café, the return of the 1969 Homecoming Queen, a B Movie Actress and the town's one and only claim to fame, triggers memories of an old kegger at the river, mysterious disappearances, and a death that was never fully explained. When history repeats itself, Tory reluctantly steps in to solve the puzzle.
Killing Faith (A Gabriel De Sade Thriller)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011 by Swordworks & Miro Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When dismembered bodies turn up in New York City, the search for a serial killer begins. Leading the hunt is Afghanistan vet Gabriel de Sade, a Manhattan detective. What should be a simple murder investigation escalates as more bodies are found. The nightmare is just beginning for the Delta Force trained cop. The pursuit takes him to Moscow with his FBI partner, Special Agent Faith Ward.
A Venture into Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Venture into Murder, Henry Kisor’s second Deputy Steve Martinez mystery, concerns secrets that Porcupine County has long tried to keep buried. When the body of a mob hit man washes up on the shore and the corpse of a long-missing miner turns up, the two deaths seemingly are unrelated. To forge a link, Steve plunges into shootouts and perilous flights--and risks losing the love of his life.
Malocchio: The Evil Eye Murders
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It is a fact that most people of Italian-American decent know of the mystical belief of the "Malocchio." This is also known in the English language as the "Evil Eye." Therefore, this kind of belief is not necessarily centered in the Italian or Italian American community, but rather, encompasses people from all walks of life and from different places, religious faiths, races and colors.
Teed Off
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Honolulu private eye, Val Lyon, takes on the case of a young woman who committed suicide. Or did she? Her brother believes she was murdered by a man who had stalked her. He wants Val to find the truth. In her most dangerous case, yet, Val learns that the truth could cost her life.
The Dead Beat, Volume 1
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Series: The Dead Beat, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Death is not an alibi. The dead really aren't that different from the rest of us. Some work honest jobs and pay rent on their host bodies every month, right on time. But some of them refuse to play by the rules. Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, hunt down the ghosts that break the laws of the living and the dead. The Dead Beat is an occult noir serial.
The Shareholder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Juli Hudson lands her dream job at a prestigious New York law firm, she has no idea that she was hired for only one reason: to be murdered...by a vampire attorney. Will you be able to figure out who the murdering vampire is before Juli’s time runs out? If you like to read about vampires and find lawyers frightening, The Shareholder is for you!
Killer Leopard (german language)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: German. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Das Ende. Totale Finsternis. Erst der Liebesmensch verloren, dann der Job. Eine politische Schmierenkomödie. Es bleibt nur noch luftleerer Raum. Niemand wartet, nirgendwo wird man gebraucht - irgendwann bleibt nur noch ein Termin: der Friedhof. Plötzlich ein Funke Hoffnung, ein rettender Anruf? Es muss Mephisto sein. Auf einmal wieder Licht am Ende des Tunnels. Die Welt braucht ihn noch -
The Ghosts of Fitzsenior Hall
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
On a foul night and in a foul mood a self styled ghost investigator risks becoming a ghost himself Is Jo, the girl about the place, part of the plot?
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story by the Edgar-, Shamus-, and Anthony-winning author of GHOST HERO. In "Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case," Lydia Chin's mother does some detecting of her own.
Páginas Policiais
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,240. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 19, 2011 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Quando John Moretz aceita o trabalho como repórter na cidade de Sycamore Shade, ao redor dos montes Apalaches, uma onde de crimes irrompe, aumentando a circulação do jornal e deixando as pessoas inquietas. Então uma vítima de assassinato é descoberta, e Moretz é o primeiro a chegar na cena do crime. Páginas Policiais é um romance de 21 mil palavras.
Cache of Corpses
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Porcupine City is a peaceful little town in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, the last place anyone would think of using as the backdrop for a high-tech, high-thrill treasure hunt. Until the first gruesome clue is found: a headless corpse wrapped in plastic. Deputy Steve Martinez soon realizes that it will take all his patience and cunning to catch the sociopath who's after the next forbidden rush.