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A Trace of Blood: A Horror Mystery Story
By Rebecca M. Senese
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Lionel Collins hates investigating weird murders but someone is leaving a trail of shredded bodies in their wake. The only clue is a strange elongated fingerprint that leads Collins on a path he comes to regret. Includes bonus story "These Premises Protected By..."
Crimes en eau trouble à Lisses
By Gérard Porcher
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: French. Published: July 12, 2011 by Editions Dédicaces. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Près du lac de Léonard de Vinci, une jeune fille de quinze ans est trouvée morte. Quelques jours plus tard, un autre cadavre est découvert dans une tourelle appelée « les oubliettes ». Une voiture explose, les politiciens et les journalistes qui s'en mêlent. Pour l'inspecteur l'enquête s'emballe, la pression est énorme. Les deux crimes sont-ils liés ?
The Mystery of the Nourdon Blue
By Amanda Brenner
Series: Sid Langdon Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,040. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two men are obsessed with a legendary jewel that vanished during the Crimean War. Now one of them is missing, and Sid Langdon has been hired to find him. When the trail goes cold, Sid decides to trace the stone instead, and uncovers a murky world of murderous intrigue along the trail to the Nourdon Blue.
I Am Diving
By Joseph Valentinetti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The story is a fiction based on fact. The misunderstanding of his condition (fugue)is the reason for his dishonorable discharge from the Navy. The story concerns the events that lead Jack York to be in Dallas on November 23, 1963.
Forbidden City Emperor Dream
By 张 延义(人类)和平
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Cheating God
By Marc Emrich
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,060. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cheating God is the first in a series of Novels featuring mid-21st century gumshoe Riley Profit. This is a buddy novel and a detective story set fifty years in the future. When Riley is approached by 129 year old billionaire Jack Glanville to solve a series of unexplained deaths, his adventures take him from the mansions of Beverly Hills to the most remote regions of Canada.
Whodunnit Mrs Christie
By Robert Challis
Price: Free! Words: 24,160. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Mystery
A three act traditional murder mystery whodunnit, set in England, with Agatha Christie as a main actor and drawcard for the audience. As the crime unfolds and is solved, all the evidence is presented to the audience, with numerous clues and red herrings to delight enthusiasts for this genre. There are six substantial female roles for adults of a range of ages, and four substantial male roles.
Night Songs: A Mimi/Gianna Mystery
By Penny Mickelbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,590. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Half a dozen prostitutes are murdered and the cops aren't looking for a serial killer because who cares? It's just some dead hookers. But one of them has a sister who cares and she makes Lt. Gianna Maglione care. And of of them has a friend who cares, and she makes newspaper reporter Mimi Patterson care. And once more the cop and the reporter butt heads as careers collide and their romance sizzles
Long Memory
By W.H. Wheeler
Series: The Harry Logan Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Logan is a small-time Hollywood movie producer with a sense of humor, a slightly schizophrenic assistant usually named Lilith, and a still-loving and loved ex-wife, Judy, a sharp, gutsy lady. Harry must find his way through old Balkan hatreds to solve the murder of a young Serbian film maker.
Living with the Gray Tones
By Darla Ferrara
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Living with the Gray Tones is a psychological thriller that investigates a single, barely remembered event that occurs in the lives of four siblings. A moment in time that alters the paths they choose and their perception of the people they should become. The family bonds we forge are the anchors that tie us to this earth, but they are often the hardest to understand.
Stonewall's Head
By Richard Beeson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,560. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Beheaded body of retired cabinet member found on his ranch in New Mexico. Crypto message attached. Enter two agents from the Pentagon's Ring Zero: Achilles Smith and Perly Lyman.
Blood Passage
By Michael J. McCann
Series: Donaghue and Stainer Crime Novels, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,380. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Would you believe a small boy who claims he was a murder victim in his previous life? Homicide Lt. Hank Donaghue and Detective Karen Stainer investigate a cold case in which little Taylor Chan begins to spontaneously recall memories of his life as Martin Liu, the victim. Skeptical, Donaghue and Stainer are forced to play catch-up to the boy's Uncle Peter, a deadly Triad enforcer seeking vengeance!
Smoky Mountain Murder
By Sharleen Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,500. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Finding the body of a missing mountain hiker in the woods behind her small cafe launches Annie Murphy Malone into her third new career--sleuthing. She is ready for new love interest. After a near tragic attempted robbery, Annie learns that her recently adopted pets have amazing talents.
Black Horizon
By Alan Payne
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,970. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
MURDER ON CAPITOL HILL. A sinuous trail, leading from a seedy loan shark to a homeless indigent to a legendary treasure worth millions, draws retired General Jake Starky and his fiance Kelly Smith into a mire of betrayal, lies and deception. But when Starky stumbles into the crosshairs of a covert CIA/FBI operation and becomes prey to a paramilitary force, the stakes turn deadly. MYSTERY, ROMANCE
The John Doe
By Veronice Ceccarelli
Price: Free! Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » European
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
They would have liked to know who the John Doe was, but more importantly they wanted to know what he was. And what was his power, the power they did not understand? He could not be allowed free. He was not an ordinary man.
At Risk
By Kit Ehrman
Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This stirring first mystery is set in Maryland's rich horse country where Steve Cline, at 21, seems much too young to be in charge of a major horse stable. When he's hijacked early one morning along with some show horses, his escape turns him into a killer's target in an environment where a complex scheme develops and everyone, no matter how innocent, courts risks . .
Tahoe Heat
By Todd Borg
Series: Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,320. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ryan Lear is a brilliant young bio-tech genius. When his company makes an amazing discovery at their high-altitude research lab on a mountain above Lake Tahoe, Ryan's business partners are murdered and someone plots to take over his company. Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna discovers that a vicious killer is out to destroy Ryan's life by planning the ultimate revenge...
The Affairs of Men (A John Logan Thriller)
By Rick Nichols
Series: The John Logan Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011 by Seven Realms Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Investigator John Logan has always been haunted by the tragic mission years before that took the lives of his black-ops team. But when he sees one of his former teammates alive in downtown Coral Bay, with a young woman by his side, and a horde of Russian hit men on his tail…Logan realizes that there was more to the ill-fated mission than he originally believed.
The Total December Experiment
By J.T. Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 58,980. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Murder/Mystery/Fantasy/Suspense This is a rough draft of an unfinished book by a friend's wife, Lorna Lynne Kreimer, who passed away. I was looking at it to Co-Publish/Author with my friend, thinking we would find just a little more of the story, which we have not. See Longer description below.
Blood on the Slopes
By Robert Wayne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
An Avalanche Patrolman is gruesomely murdered at 5,000 ft. on Snoqualmie Pass in Washington State, and Det. Nick Chandler must find the Snowboard Slasher before he strikes again!