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El juego de Archer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: Spanish. Published: May 8, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Santiago Bustamante lleva una doble vida: cuando no está escribiendo para el diario principal de su ciudad, donde es un reconocido y respetado periodista, trabaja para una organización criminal en la que es distinguido por sus crímenes
Scenarios - A Collection of Nameless Detective Stories
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Shamus Award-winning Author Few characters have the loyal readership of Bill Pronzini's "Nameless Detective." The fourteen stories in this collection span his entire thirty-five-year life on the printed page. They include "It's a Lousy World," where Nameless proves that a friend did not commit the crime he was accused of; "Dead Man's Slough" and many others.
Sins of the Father — Book Three of the West Baden Murders Series
Series: The West Baden Murders, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,480. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Paul Clouse believes his worries may finally be over. Though the past two years of his life have been horrific, he hopes things are going to change. His first wife was murdered, his son abducted, and his best friend killed by unknown assailants, but each time he manged to survive. A set of diaries left by the hotel's former occupants become his only hope to save himself and those around him.
A Patchwork of Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine previously published tales from sunny side up to over hard. Includes Agatha nominated short story of 2010.This collection includes the story nominated for an Agatha in 2010, a diet spoof, a Walmart people short short, and much more. These stories originally appeared in Hard Luck Stories, Mouth Full of Bullets, Mysterical-E and others.
Blarney: 12 Tales of Lies, Crime & Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,240. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Novelist Steve Hockensmith (Holmes on the Range, Dawn of the Dreadfuls) presents a dozen of his best short stories, most originally published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine. The offerings -- a mix of procedurals, noir and hilarious genre send-ups -- include a Derringer Award winner and finalists for the Shamus, Barry and Anthony awards.
Turnaround
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,780. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
FBI agent Roy Neely has always been known for his ability to understand terroists and their behavior, but this case is different. The clock is ticking as two key suspects have secretly entered the United States and are planning to attack a nuclear power plant. Teamed with his friend Eric Holloway from the CIA, the game is on to stop the terrorists.
Death at a Solitude Wedding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's wedding season in Solitude, but bullets are also in the air. First a member of the wedding party goes missing, then another is shot to death. The police rule it an accident, but Fannie and Dana uncover a sinister plot. This is the tenth in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
The Extra Cars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,970. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The inimitable Detective Mississauga returns to continue pursuing the case of the probability anomalies across the country, this time coming to Kingston to follow phantom cars that clog the roads but never arrive at a destination. Phat-so Kim from Chester Burton Brown's LIFE & TAXES teams up with the enigmatic Mississauga in this physics-based thriller.
Not a Very Nice Woman
Price: Free! Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
A woman is found dead in her room at the care home she lived in, strangled and left lying on her Chinese rug. The death is motiveless, the room otherwise untouched, expensive objects left unstolen; meanwhile, even the fellow residents admit their friend's life was largely a mystery to them, with "decades left unaccounted for". It is left to the detectives to solve her mystery.
The Set-Up
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Life couldn't get worse for Erik and Ashley. Stuck in a slump, their marriage is on the rocks and they're both ready to quit. In the ultimate betrayal they have a choice to make. But will it be the right one?
Soured Sweetness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sweet young nurse is brutally attacked and left for dead. Her attacker gets off on a technicality. She decides to even the score herself.
Death Wears High Heels
Series: The Rowan Gant Investigations. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 297,980. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by WillowTree Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
HELL HATH NO FURY LIKE MIRANDA... 3 Full-Length Novels in 1 E-book... DEATH WEARS HIGH HEELS is a 3-in-1 compilation of the pivotal MIRANDA TRILOGY story arc from the Rowan Gant Investigations supernatural thriller series by M. R. Sellars, containing: LOVE IS THE BOND, ALL ACTS OF PLEASURE, and THE END OF DESIRE, plus a bonus - the first two chapters of BLOOD MOON, book 9 in the RGI saga.
Snowman - Book Two of the Cocaine Trilogy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,810. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
An inexperienced detective trips a booby-trap wire and is killed instantly in England. In a german forest, an international criminal is arrested. On a London roof-top, a British Policeman enters into a blood oath with a Mafia capo. These three unrelated incidents will plunge 3 policemen from 3 countries into the center of a drug-smuggling operation. They will come face-to-face with their pasts
The Hammer
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but here’s a free lunchtime read to whet your appetite. Whether you prefer pie or salad, lunch with The Hammer will leave you satisfied. In another bite-size crime story, Roger Busby reveals the hierarchical power games of London’s Metropolitan Police with devastating effect. The new short story is a must to read.
Complications
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One day, Mark comes across a mysterious journal in the library, penned under the initials C. C., recounting a tale of abuse at the hands of an alcoholic father. Mark and his friends, Luke and Laura, struggle with the feelings that this knowledge provoke and the question of what they should do.
Angels in the Snow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by Pine Lake Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It's Christmas in Eastbrae. An abandoned baby is found on a doorstep. An accident victim with no I.D. is found on the highway. The local bad boy realizes that life is all it could be. Join police officers as they discover how these random events are linked together.
Church Blood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,350. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An assassin, hired by a group of untouchables, publicizes the horrific deeds of pedophiles under the guise of clergymen. Three former detectives are thrown together to assist in stopping the slaughter of clergymen. In addition, our three heroes are, with the help of some Latinos, able to put a halt to the abduction of young runaways that are abused and never returned.
Books Aren't Just for Reading
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,740. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Five Seas Ink. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Trixie and her friends, Berklie and Sophie, are excited about the opening of Read/Wine their new business venture of a bookstore/wine bar. All is going well until they happen to find a dead body in the shop and that wasn’t part of the business plan. All signs pointed to Berklie since it was her ex-husbands lover who was murdered. Trixie knew Berklie hadn’t murdered Sylvia so who did?
A Day in the Life of Trixie Pristine
Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Five Seas Ink. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In this short story prequel, Trixie and her friends Berklie and Sophie, considered themselves typical thirty something females until someone turned up murdered in their newly opened bookstore/wine bar. They thought they would be living out their dream in their new shop not trying to catch a killer. Who killed Sylvia and why? Or was one of them the intended target?