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Never According to Plan
By George Berger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,010. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Never According to Plan is a brilliant and unconventional early Victorian mystery-adventure which dwells on the exploitations that occur when the foolish are introduced to the darker corners of society. When the naiveté of a professional scoundrel leads him to take on a job that could cost him his freedom-or his life-his latest victim must come to his aid-if she can set aside her hatred of him.
The Love You Crave
By John Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,920. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
In this eighth book of the series, former CIA assassin Donovan Creed finds himself at odds with mob-connected Tony Spumoni and practically everyone else he knows, including his boss Darwin, lover Gwen, daughter Kimberly, protégé Callie, co-worker Lou, physician Doc Howard, assorted board members, terrorists, and even a zoo full of angry monkeys!
Inspector Zhang and the Disappearing Drugs (a short story)
By Stephen Leather
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Zhang of the SIngapore Police Force is called in to investigate when a consignment of narcotics vanishes from under the eyes of a team of Drugs Squad detectives. It's a locked room mystery that puts Inspector Zhang's detective skills to the test.
Inspector Zhang and the Falling Woman (a short story)
By Stephen Leather
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is horrified when a woman falls to her death in front of him one evening. But what seems to be a simple case of suicide soon becomes a much more complicated affair and one that will test his detective skills to the limit.
Inspector Zhang and the Dead Thai Gangster (a short story)
By Stephen Leather
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The inscrutable Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is Bangkok-bound on a passenger jet when a passenger is found dead in the first class cabin. But who killed him, and why? It's up to Inspector Zhang and his assistant, Sergeant Lee, to solve the case.
Intrepid - The Two Storms
By Steve Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,150. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by SDS Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
(4.00 from 1 review)
Time travel murder mystery from Kindle bestseller Steve Stone; Post-Obama, an X-33-space shuttle Commander travels back in time to change history, after notorious assassin 'The Chinaman' shoots the American and Russian Presidents, & a devastating hurricane crosses the Atlantic. The Chinaman's game of cat & mouse proves as dangerous as the plan to destroy the super-storm using a neutron bomb...
The Cry of the Dunes
By LL Goulet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Why does that look familiar? Where have I seen it before? An intriguing coincidence has Janet Simmons searching for answers. She makes the shocking discovery that the world of art is not just about beautiful paintings. Her investigation causes a severe backlash and her peaceful existence comes to a sudden halt. She suffers harassment and intimidation, designed to force her to give up her quest.
Ultimate Betrayal
By Bil Holton
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 128,030. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by Liberty Publishing Group. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Exciting thriller set in beautiful North Carolina, featuring Pamela Justice, who survives a hit and run accident only to find herself on the defensive against a stalker. After a terrorizing chase through a hurricane on Carolina beachfront property, Pamela experiences the ultimate betrayal as she discovers the truth about the hit-and-run accident and her best friend's suicide.
Hilda Hopkins, Murder, She Knit #1
By Vivienne Fagan
Price: Free! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nobody suspects little old ladies of doing bad things... like sedating their house guests and strangling them with a machine knitted garrotte! Hilda Hopkins hits the road and outwits the police and everyone chasing her, but no one can run forever, especially not at her age and in those stockings!
THE DEAD TALKER
By JL Schneider
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
THE DEAD TALKER Talk to the dead, can we, should we; a controversial subject to be sure. Are we really judged by the lives we lead here on Earth? And what would you say; something you forgot to tell that person before they passed on? Maybe we just need to know that there is something after this life, assurance that this isn't truly the end.
Crazy in Paradise
By Deborah Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,290. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Dying in the middle of the summer in the Florida Keys is sweaty business.
As Long As We Both Shall Live
By Rick Mofina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liz Dalton's world was coming apart but she refused to surrender. This short work was named a finalist for Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Totally Fishy
By Gale Borger
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Buzz Miller is up to her hip waders in trouble…again. Two South American scientists swim in dangerous waters while assassins stalk them. A world-famous tropical fish collector is on a mountaintop involved in something very shady and totally fishy.
My Brother's Keeper
By Danielle Nicole Bienvenu
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Everyone is convinced that Brayden Kelley committed suicide but Bryce is determined to vindicate his brother and prove that it wasn't suicide at all but murder. Bryce will stop at nothing to find his brother's killer. Bryce quickly learns that clearing his brother's name could be deadly and he'll need all the help he can get.
No More Bull
By John Sharpe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,730. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Veterinarian Gil Tailor takes a temporary job in a small Colorado town to escape his painful past. But his past gets there first. When Gil is accused of killing his best friend, a $100,000 bull, a winning race horse, half a herd of dairy cows and one local son-of-a-bitch, he is forced to save his reputation, career and eventually his life in order to prove his innocence.
Sex and Salmonella (A Tory Bauer Mystery)
By Kathleen Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Sex and Salmonella, the second of six mysteries featuring the crew at the Delphi Café, Tory is busy enough dealing with twelve year old Presley (her roommate Del’s son), the married Stuart McKee, performing in the local talent contest, and the heat and humidity. When she discovers a dead body in the carnival Fun House, Tory’s summer spins completely out of control.
The Strange Case of James Kirkland Pilley
By Randy Attwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Lovecraftian style tale of the horrors that surround the simple draining of a park pond and the modern day research that leads back to the Civil War and the discovery of an undead zone.
A Faint Cold Fear
By Robert Daley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 156,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A demoted New York cop exiled to Columbia as 'Liaison.' An ambitious young reporter begging her editors to send her there. Too dangerous, she is told, too dangerous even for a man. The narcotics traffickers are richer, better armed and more violent than any terrorist group anywhere, but she fights and gets the assignment. The cop and the reporter meet, begin to help each other, and soon--
Bones In the Tree
By Tim Greaton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Focus House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Her parents dead and marriage over, Karen returns to Maine to rebuild her life. An irritating furry neighbor and tombstones in her backyard play surprising roles as she endures one disastrous date after another.
Running From My Shadow
By Danielle Nicole Bienvenu
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,930. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Collin Flannigan married the love of his life. Then tragedy struck and took her from him. After years of believing her to be dead, Collin now learns that the love he went so long without might be alive after all. But with a child on the way and a vindictive wife, Collin might lose his love. A psychological thriller and page turner, Bienvenu captivates the very essence of intrigue and mystery.