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A Difficult Murder by Paul Underwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Julia Underwood. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 1 review)
Maxie Skerris had to die, but it wouldn’t be easy. A British hitman living in New York is given the task by a notorious criminal. The job, carried out during a boxing match in Madison Square Garden, is a success, but there are unexpected consequences, involving large sums of money, gems and a dubious millionaire, which will change lives forever.
A Confusing Drowning at the Riverfront Dog Park by Saundra McKee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a young man and former student of Terry Drake's is found drowned at the Riverfront Dog Park, in Greenbanks, PA, confusion reigns over just who the victim really is and who the perp caught on the security cameras might be. Terry uses her human and canine friends and determination to help solve the puzzling case. 6th in the Riverfront Dog Park Series.
Gemini Rising (Mischievous Malamute Mystery Series, Book 1) by Harley Christensen
Series: Mischievous Malamute Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,660. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
There's a body in your alley... A secret reveals you're living a lie... A killer hunts for you... Would you search for the truth if you knew it could kill you? Join AJ and her pals in this suspense-filled page-turner as they race to unravel the mystery of her past, where the pieces of the puzzle bring more questions than answers and the only certainty is the killer’s end game—AJ’s life.
Amore e caffè vanno serviti caldi by Andrea Crippa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: Italian. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Siete mai stati coinvolti in una storia cui non avreste mai voluto prendere parte? Non vi è mai accaduto che gli accadimenti vi portassero verso una strada che non è la vostra, che non vi appartiene? Nemmeno Lorenzo Donati avrebbe mai voluto prender parte a questa storia, che suo malgrado, cambierà la sua vita.
L'enigma delle anime perdute by Manuela Paric
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: Italian. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Il signor Mocha faceva ribaltare il cucchiaino da caffè dal pollice destro fino al mignolo e ritorno, seguendo il ritmo dei suoi pensieri. In gola, il gusto rotondo del mono-origine brasiliano strideva con quello acido e mentolato delle medicine. Stonava.Come ogni particolare in quella faccenda."
The Island of Temptations: The Fake Show by Roman S!delnik
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Andy Fernandes, a policeman from Denver, sick and tired of the routine work at the police station, participates in the casting for a new TV show and as a member of the selected group heads for the island to be tested. Before leaving he receives the task from his chief – to watch over one of the show participants who is the daughter of a recently murdered FBI agent. While preparing for shooting...
Envision This by Tony Dunbar
Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014 by booksBnimble. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Meet Tubby Dubonnet, easygoing, quick-thinking New Orleans attorney-turned-sleuth and the star of a series of amusing mysteries in which he gets to fight evil and pass a good time--although his preference is generally for the latter. He'd much rather eat shrimp scampi or crab etouffée at one of the many local restaurants he frequents than deal with the demands of his infrequent clients.
Smile for the Camera by Barnaby Wilde
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,080. Language: British English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A full length mystery for Mercedes Drew and Inspector Flowers. An Art theft from a country house, a rock festival, a missing girl, a photographer and a dead body in the Mercedes Drew Mysteries #4. When a young girl goes missing at the Wemrock music festival, Inspector Flowers has to drop everything to lead the search. Mercedes and her biker friends are not willing to stand idly by and do nothing.
More Than Meets the Eye by Wendy Cooper
Price: Free! Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Natasha works as an investigative assistant for a private investigator. She knows that her employer is a werewolf. But during the course of a gruesome murder investigation she discovers something about her self that will change her life forever.
The Family Jewels (A Callahan Garrity Short Story) by Mary Kay Andrews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story by New York Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews, Atlanta private investigator/cleaning business owner Callahan Garrity knows there’s something fishy when 70-year-old Miss Loudene Jenkins is found dead by the old mill, and the 1920s costume jewelry she loved showing off is nowhere to be found.
Hostile Takeovers by Michael A. Black
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Something's happening in the underworld of Cook County. Tensions are rising between two rival drug lords, and the streets are their battleground. Sergeant Frank Leal and his former partner, Olivia "Ollie" Hart, get involved when one of their informants turns up dead with his ear cut off. When one drug lord decides its time to eliminate the competition completely, the takeover becomes very hostile.
Bias and the Adulterous Daughter by Michael B. Edwards
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In ancient Ionia, there are no private detectives. However Bias, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios in Priene, has been asked to solve a private mystery. Kreton, the patriarch of the neighboring estate, suspects his daughter-in-law of carrying on with someone other than her husband. Bias must find out in this short story sequel to Murder at the Festival of Apaturia.
1 Milione d'euro (estate calda, soldi che scottano per Salvatore e amici) by Guido Sperandio
Price: Free! Words: 15,860. Language: Italian. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Da una storia vera. Tre ragazzini si ritrovano con 1 milione di euro in banconote fruscianti fresche col profumo ancora della stampa. Ma nell’ombra c’è chi trama per recuperare il tesoro. Un genere di uomo dal cuore niente tenero. Tanto più che per questo signore mettere le mani su quei bigliettoni è una questione di vita o di morte.
Ursula Jones e il Segreto di Glendalough by Guido Sperandio
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: Italian. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ursula Jones, la spericolata giornalista americana di Chicago, è reduce dall'avere risolto brillantemente un "Mistero sumero": Ed ecco che individua gli indizi per una nuova ancora più intricata inchiesta. Ursula Jones è ostacolata dallo scetticismo della Polizia e non bastasse, anche del suo direttore.
Ursula Jones e il Mistero Sumero by Guido Sperandio
Price: Free! Words: 8,960. Language: Italian. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Ur, una delle città-stato dei Sumeri, ben 2500 anni avanti Cristo viene compiuto un misterioso delitto. Una giornalista americana viene in possesso di sette tavolette sumere sulle quali sembrano essere registrati i fatti accaduti a Ur riguardanti quell'ignoto misfatto. La giornalista chiede a un famoso archeologo tedesco di decifrare le tavolette, ne scopriranno delle belle.
The Chinese Alchemist by Lyn Hamilton
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A client asks Lara McClintoch to buy an antique Chinese silver box containing a formula for immortality. After the box is stolen from a Beijing auction house, Lara follows a dangerous trail through the back alleys of modern China to find it. Despite its promise of life forever, the box keeps getting people killed. Lara fears she will be next unless she can uncover the secret behind the heist.
Ringlein, Ringlein by Katrin Jacob
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,500. Language: German. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Charlotte Schwab, Augsburger Lokalreporterin, Mutter eines Teenagers und neuerdings auch Detektivin, liebt die Weihnachtszeit. Doch in diesem Jahr ist alles anders: der Dauerclinch mit ihrer Tochter Tara, eine Einbruchsserie, die ihren Freund, den Staatsanwalt, ans Büro bindet, und ein Überfall auf ihre Freundin, die Schauspielerin Vera Schneider, zerstören die Stimmung. Und am Ende ist einer tot.
Murder At The Festival Of Apaturia by Michael B. Edwards
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,550. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Bias of Priene is back! In the much awaited sequel to Murder at the Panionic Games, Bias must once again put his deductive powers to work to save his city-state from the miasma of death. When a young Lydian man is found dead on the first day of the festival of Apaturia, the lesser priest of Poseidon Holikonios, Bias is conscripted to solve the murder!
The Gauguin Connection by Estelle Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 129,300. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.70 from 10 reviews)
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?