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A Shot in the Bark (A Dog Park Mystery)
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Would you recognize a serial killer if you met one? Talked to one every day? Artist Lia Anderson doesn't, and neither does anyone else at the Mount Airy Dog Park. But a violent death brings Detective Peter Dourson into the close-knit group, and he is convinced someone is not who they seem. As the investigation uncovers secrets, Lia struggles with warring emotions while a killer watches and plans.
Moonbeams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Moonbeams is the first in a new series of adventures featuring Daisy O'Dell, resident of Birch Lake, Minnesota. Daisy is swept from her home town life into a world of international intrigue, money and murder.
It Wasn't Me
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,180. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jason Handel was acquitted for the murder of his fiancée Mary Matthews, but at least one member of Mary’s family did not believe him and was determined to take revenge, with fatal results for Jason. That, apparently, led to a feud between the two families, with the police murder squad unable to disprove the alibis as the body count increased. But if it was not Jason who killed Mary, who was it?
About Hana
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 191,580. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Awarded a Readers' Favorite 5 star review. Hana has given up on life and love but a brutal mugging causes her to wake up and face both. Men are hunting her and she has no idea why and a handsome new colleague causes her to doubt her singleness. Shrouded in mystery and intrigue, Hana discovers that love will find a way, whether she likes it or not.
Thief
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As Coral slides into a mansion stuffed with historical artifacts for another heist, she has no clue what awaits on the other side of the door. She escapes with the stolen goods only to find that her father has been killed in retaliation; his charred remains found in her childhood home. Now she must come out of the shadows and find out who did this.
The Melting Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Melting Man is a fast paced thriller that pits men against each other, but also against their own demons and imperfections. Agent Matt Maki and Chris Keast would never meet in a perfect world. Criminals like the Melting Man get caught in a perfect world. Children don't get cancer in a perfect world either, but this is not a perfect world.
A Box of Dreams (the collected Dream Series, books 1-5)
Series: Dream Series, Books 1-5 collected. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 491,640. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What if you could see everyone else’s dreams? Sara Barnes has just discovered that she can. And this gift – or curse – will lead her on an extraordinary journey....
Snoop
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A small town newspaper gossip columnist has bodies falling at her feet!
Menace on Monkey Mountain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is the second novel in the Sheriff Bull Toros mysteries. The first novel “Murder on Monkey Mountain” finds Bull returning home in Washo County Missouri, from Vietnam. There is talk of the Jesse James treasure possibly hidden in a cave on Monkey Mountain. This novel reunites Bull and Loni, Anita and Pete as they kindle their romance and begin their search of the cave.
Rope Burn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,600. Language: American English. Published: November 25, 2013 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Fear returned with a vengeance... He turned his throbbing head but the pickup was out of his range of vision. Only more rock and grass, and the trunk of a large cottonwood tree only feet away. Frantically he struggled to untie his wrists. He heard the pickup shift into gear. Moments later the rope tightened unforgivingly around his neck. he finally was paying for his sins.
The Tunnel
Series: Sam Casey. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Full Moon Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Six-year-old Nemo is street-savvy beyond his years, relying on instincts to stay safe. But curiosity gets the best of him when he finds a tunnel in an abandoned building. His mother warns him to stay away. It could be dangerous and he might get lost. The tunnel runs for blocks and is a great place to explore. Then one day he ventures too far. Nemo wishes he had listened to his mother.
Downpour
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A car is found neatly parked on the side of the road. A short time later, the spot is marked by a cross. Tapp and team are hired to find the missing driver, a middle-aged, Michigan woman. The investigation leads to similar cases where women vanish while on the road, and crosses appear shortly afterward. Where are these women? And what is the meaning of this common thread of car and cross?
Constancy's Waltz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,940. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Constancy Grace Stafford never lived up to her middle name, but stumbling over a corpse turns into her worst trip ever. Danny Egan, town cop and master fiddler, defies a direct order and takes on the case. Only he knows how much this waltz with danger could cost him.
Luck Be A Lady (Tahoe Tessie book #1)
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Tessie King has just inherited the biggest casino in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada: the Royal Lakeside. What she didn't bargain for are the problems she'd inherit with it. High-stakes cons, inside jobs, wise guys... Tessie quickly realizes she's in way over her head. And things go from bad to worse when questions start to arise about the nature of her father's death. Tough job? Fo'get about it.
Random Target
Series: T14, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,680. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
2025. Steve is a regular guy leading a quiet life but somebody is following him and leaving him strange notes. As events escalate, should he go to the police or deal with it himself? Counter-terrorism agency T14 have their hands even more full than usual and Jennifer has been ordered to give up coffee. Eventually, these two worlds meet in a page-turning sequel to 'The Memory Man'.
Maximum Security (A Dog Park Mystery)
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's not like she's going to do anything dangerous . . . When Detective Peter Dourson arrests a stranger for the brutal murder of a dog park regular, Lia Anderson is happy to stay out of it. But her best patron befriends the woman. Lia isn't going to do much, just ask some questions. Anyway, she's got a Houdini foster dog to deal with, and Peter's desire for a commitment she isn't ready to make.
The Man Who Never Was
Price: Free! Words: 83,820. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In 1986, Derwenthaugh Coke Works closed, and demolition began. A strange discovery halts the regeneration plans. As there is no obvious explanation as to why these artefacts are there, the police become involved. The only clue which offers any progress points to events which took place many years ago. When a young police officer thinks she has seen one of the objects before, the intrigue thickens.
Shott in the Dark (A Chandler Shott Mystery)
Series: A Chandler Shott Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Chandler Shott just lost his job and apartment. And with only a garbage bag full of possessions and a degree in General Studies, his prospects look bleak. So when his mother calls to tell him he’s inherited his uncle’s P.I. business in Detroit, it seems like a golden opportunity. But before he knows it, he’s in way over his head.
The Moon is an Arrant Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
What does it take to push one man over the edge? And what does that man discover about himself when he is squeezed right up against that point, right to the very brink? Johnny Finn is a hard-nosed south Florida detective investigating drug smuggling. In his pursuit of justice, Finn becomes immersed in a dark and sinister world of treachery, betrayal, Voodoo ritual and outright paranoia.
Jack Loves Callie Tender (A Southern Cousins Mystery prequel, companion guide and cookbook)
Series: Southern Cousins Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Elvis is back—and he’s giving the lowdown on how his human parents met and got hitched. In this prequel to the popular Southern Cousins Mysteries, the canine sleuth and Mooreville’s suspicious minds (Lovie, Ruby Nell and Fayrene) tell how they saved Jack and Callie’s wedding. This novella also includes a Companion Guide to the series, as well as bonus recipes from Lovie’s Luscious Eats.