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Maid in the Shade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Gretchen Gallen is back! The financial wunderkind who left the city for the village of Bridle Springs and hilarious new friends is continuing to run her business, "Crisis Cleanup," while maintaining her ties with Charlotte power brokers Dallas & Harlan. Gretchen has her hands full from the beginning as she answers a wildlife rescue call at a death scene. Can it get more complicated than that? Yes!
Modern Cons
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What would it feel like to be raised by a skilled con artist? Would you know when she was pulling a con on you?
Murder At The Panionic Games
Series: Bias of Priene. Price: Free! Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013 by BrukatPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Set in the Greek city-state of Priene in 650 B.C., this fascinating murder mystery opens with Bias, the protagonist, being stalked by a murderer at the sacred grounds of the Panionion, the religious and political center of the Ionic League. As Bias crouches at the back of a cave, he recalls the events of the previous weeks which led him to his predicament.
Clearwater Crazy
Series: Clearwater. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Fred has taken on an insurance scam investigation that turns into a murder case when the one witness who can prove the scam is murdered. Jeremy goes AWOL from his job with Homeland. Mia is quickly becoming the Donald Trump of the Clearwater real estate scene. Joe runs into some gender problems at the men's shelter, and Coop is going through some life style changes. Another crazy romp in paradise!
Ladd Haven
Series: Ladd Springs, Book #4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,450. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Troy Parker’s surprise appearance turns Casey Owens’ life upside down, but no one expects the series of events sparked by his return home.
String of Pearls
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When an elderly neighbor near their Staten Island home is robbed while in hospital Razor and Edge Investigations spring into action. Anxious to right a wrong they soon discover the thief is too close to home. Another Razor and Edge mystery, the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the 21st century.
Closed Door
Series: Angela Hunter, #1. Price: Free! Words: 21,510. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Frustrated because of a constantly closed door in her house, Angela eventually opened it and the heart-wrenching discovery left her speechless. The detectives assigned to the mysterious discovery dug deep into it, and their investigation led to something bigger.
The Ingenious Judge Dee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,250. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Plays » Asian / Japanese, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A double homicide, a "reluctant" corpse, a bride poisoned on her wedding night--all taking place in a small county, one of fifteen hundred in Tang dynasty China, and all demanding investigation and judicial response within a month!
Damien Loose, Episode 10 - Shoot Out
Series: Damien Loose, Book 10. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The final confrontation at the bar. Guns will blaze. People will die.
Hunter, Hunter...What's My Game?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Marc Woodcock returns home to find his wife and three young children missing. Then he receives a cryptic note challenging him to find them. With the help of his boss and long-time friend, Bob Simpson, Marc sets out on a quest to find his family and bring them home safely.
Stain: Dead & Gone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013 by Postmortem Studios. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stain is your stereotypical washed-up cop. He's good for nothing, surfing a life of indolence and drunkenness on past glories until he can get to retirement. Then, weirdly, he gets given a serious and important case and may have to reassess his life and career.
Adios Bondi Noir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,270. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Adios Bondi Noir is an urban crime fiction novel with sand between its toes, liberal doses of humour and plenty of heart, the story woven in and around Australia’s most famous beach. Kris Lowry, surgeon and committed surfer is about to head off to Sumatra for a well earned surfing holiday when his best friend Jake appears on his doorstep.
A Penny Found
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,600. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The lives of Albuquerque homicide detective Joe Denali and accused murderer Penny Murphy come together in “A Penny Found,” a novel that includes bank fraud, a Mexican mafia connection and one woman’s desire to break free of a life of abuse.
The Sixth Book: A New Novel
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 136,200. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After being framed for his father's death, William Nash finds himself on the run for his life. His early search for answers yields nothing but a curiously preserved Egyptian artifact and the cryptic writings of his father. If there’s any hope of surviving he'll have to team up with his ex-girlfriend, solve his father's murder and uncover the meaning of The Sixth Book.
Cassandra's Last Spotlight (Charlotte Diamond Mysteries - Christmas)
Series: Charlotte Diamond Msyteries. Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Nine months after the same sex marriage of retirees FBI senior investigator Charlotte Diamond and movie box-office actress Brenda Brandon/Boynton (See the eighth in the Charlotte Diamond Mystery Series, Horrid Honeymoon) the two are putting on a Christmas program at the Curtain Call retirement home for movie folks. The Christmas concert is intended to bring together the townspeople of the riversid
Buried Secrets Can Be Murder: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Investigator Charlie Parker and family are ready for a quiet Christmas at home but along comes a new case which made national headlines. Five years earlier, Tali Donovan was acquitted of killing her two children and then she vanished. Now, at the anniversary of the children’s disappearance, their father wants answers, knowing he will not find peace until he knows what really happened.
Total Beach
Series: Surfland Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Jackson Poe’s biggest adventure yet, he searches for the answers—along with a science teacher with a MacGod complex, a drag queen with a fluctuating number of breasts and a vomiting dog—and discovers that, once again, life in Surfland, Oregon, is a Total Beach.
The Locket
You set the price! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Angela Forrest is bored and that's never a good thing. After a bout of the flu she is looking for a little excitement, so she decides to try her hand at the art of detection. As she works on perfecting her 'tailing' abilities, she manages to find a real crime - and solves it!
Crime In Its Time
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » General
Deceit is universal and murder has no permanent home. Both Al Capone and a medieval relic thief could understand them. So could lawyers, teenagers, union members, contract killers, and Home Economics teachers. With rich historical detail, these seven tales range from England in the middle ages to Wisconsin in the present-day.
Last Straw: A Harry Cork Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Wisaka police discover a body in a horse barn, Deputy Chief Harry Cork knows it’s not murder. So why and how did the ex-Marine die?