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WALKING INTO MURDER - Book One of the Laura Morland Mystery series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Meet the irrepressible over-curious new female sleuth, Laura Morland, as she embarks on a solo walking trip in the Cotswolds of England. She is kidnapped by a(charming) man who may or may not be a murderer, held in an ancient manor house where she finds a body and meets a host of ecccentrics, none of whom are what they seem. Walking into Murder is impossible to put down and fun to read. Try it!
The First Stone
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rev. Jonah Newman becomes the interim pastor of a congregation where the previous pastor's counseling ministry caused too many church and community members to be ready to cast the first stone. Newman must contend with townsfolk afraid he has listened to revealing counseling session tapes and with the unsettling idea that the previous pastor's untimely death may not have been an accident.
Brace Yourself
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Betrayal and murder at a country house shooting party. When this story appeared in a characteristically yellow and black Victor Gollancz anthology, 'Crime Yellow', the Times review picked it out as ‘a splendid country house shocker from Russell James’.
Leper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,760. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When interior designer Mia Kensington, is sent to a South Pacific Island to solve the troubled completion of a new hotel, she’s met with the mysterious suicide of a hotel guest and the discovery that the island hosts one the few remaining leper colonies in the world where patients are imprisoned. Behind it's walls unimaginable evil lurks that brings her seconds away from her death.
Grave Madness: Three Scott Drayco Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From Derringer Award winner BV Lawson come three tales featuring Scott Drayco, a man who had everything going for him: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist in the prime of his youth. After violence scarred him physically and emotionally, he turned to an FBI career and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases other people often don't want to touch.
Murder Intermezzo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A haunting romance, an obsession with a beautiful woman, a thundering heart that feels as if it will burst is played out against the backdrop of Tchaikovsky and Bizet.
You've Got To Be Killing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Is this gated community swimming in danger? When a body is found face down in the private neighborhood pool, Sheriff Jim Murray is called to investigate. He is shocked by the many passions and secrets that float to the surface in the lives of the proper upper-class residents.
From One Jungle to Another
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
4 Short Stories on the theme of "Jungles". 1)Never take a bet with a friend: A Story of two friends traveling abroad going wrong. 2)A Corporate Jungle: Blackmail does not go too well when working for a corporate company. 3)The Colour of Mind: Appearances can be deceiving. 4)An Airport Hell Tale: A sarcastic tale about a passenger trying to catch a connecting flight to Dublin.
Who Murdered the Clown?
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Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen return in the 2nd story of the Who Murdered…? Mystery Series. Andover, New Hampshire's favorite police officers search for the murderer of a clown with the "help" of his troupe. Mama Bella and Sister Marie Catherine once again offer their help in the search for a killer.
Bodies Politic
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,110. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The latest in the series of historical crime novels, set in 1st century AD Rome and featuring Marcus Corvinus
Desperate Hope
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Nestled near a quiet river in Mexico is the little village of Esperanza. It’s youth moving away and nothing to offer new residents except for them to share in the poverty that grips the region. With the violence expanding in the border towns a new business sets its sights on Esperanza. Is this the miracle the town needs or is it something else.
Curtin Express
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Series: Hansen Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,510. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Some things are best left unopened. David Paget should have thought of that when he agreed to collect a suitcase from Hong Kong and take it to Australia. The contents appear too old to be threatening but appearances can be deceptive. Like a genie from a bottle, the past rushes in and David is propelled on a mad flight through the vastness of Australia, pursued by hired killers.
Death by Chocolate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Public libraries are supposed to be calm and peaceful places, but a murder can happen almost anywhere. When a corpse is discovered in Victoria Public Library's Conference Room, the library staff become suspects as well as potential victims. Set in the pre-Internet days of the mid-1980s, Death by Chocolate is a mystery and a nostalgic look behind the scenes of the library.
Murder In Between
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enjoy the mystery and intrigue of Murder in Between. Everyone loves bankers, right, especially in these days of economic woes? Equally maligned and suspect in the 1960s and 1970s, they don't come any more ruthless than Gaylan Morray, a small town banker whose shadow side is darker than most.
Three-Minute Mysteries 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,850. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The second book in the popular series contains 25 additional mysteries for you to solve. A rich man is killed.... A purse is stolen.... A woman is poisoned.... Shamus nominee and two-time Derringer winner Stephen D. Rogers puts you in charge of the investigations. Are you up to the challenge of solving these twenty-five crimes? Buy your copy now and find out!
Seasonal
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,050. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Rob Anderson's job as Seasonal Folklorist in the idyllic setting of East Tennessee leads to adventure and romance as he uncovers layer after layer of the legend of local murderer and outlaw Boyd Jenkins. By asking the right questions, Rob and the beautiful Ruthie Taggart find the truth behind Jenkins' intriguing past.
Terri's Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two crime stories from the man Ian Rankin once called ‘The Godfather of British Noir’. These are early stories from the years when Russell James was establishing himself as ‘one of the best of Britain’s darker crime writers’ (as the Times called him). They tell of the young woman Terri and her hard-scrabble existence in south London among criminals and hard types.
Black Dog
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Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,520. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A long, hot summer in England's Peak District comes to an end when the body of missing teenager Laura Vernon is found. For young police detective DC Ben Cooper, the work has just begun. His community is hiding a girl's killer, and a past as dark as the Derbyshire night. "Dark, intense and utterly compelling", Black Dog is a winner of the Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel of the Year.
Four D
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four D consists of four chapters: “Four Rooms”, “The Principle of Luidgi”, “Space”, and “Guest”. Four interconnected stories question happiness, death, ability to make right choice during challenging times. These tense mysterious stories with incredibly engaging plots will not leave any reader feeling indifferent. “…enigmatic stories…puzzling and eerie…”—Kirkus Indie Reviews
Bad Girls - Eight Noir Stories
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by Poison Pixie Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bad girls, wicked women; lecherous, treacherous villainesses; hedonistic harlots, and plain old-fashioned bunny-boiling temptresses.