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Backli's Ford by Marcelle Dube
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the early 1700s, an A’lle generation ship crashed in the woods of Lower Canada. While many of the colonists sheltered the injured A’lle, some reacted with fear and loathing. Two centuries later, nothing much has changed. This is what Constance, first A’lle investigator for Lower Canada, must deal with when she investigates the beating death of an A’lle boy in the village of Backli's Ford.
The Boscombe Valley Mystery (The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes IV) by Andrew Delaplaine
Series: The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes IV. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This new Sherlock Holmes owns a small hotel on Miami’s South Beach, and is just as renowned in the present day as his ancestor was in his. In “THE BOSCOMBE VALLEY MYSTERY,” Sherlock Holmes and Watson are called to a remote area of Florida overlooking Lake Okeechobee to investigate a murder where all the evidence points to the victim's son as the killer. Holmes, however, is not so sure.
Post Mortem by Juan Ignacio Vidal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 14, 2012 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lorena es una joven gótica que recibe un original regalo de cumpleaños por parte de su novio: una fotografía de difuntos de la época victoriana. Casi de inmediato su vida se tornará en pesadilla cuando una presencia sobrenatural relacionada con el obsequio comience a atormentarla.
Circle of Justice by Robbie Cox
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Circle of Justice is a short story that follows the journey of a gun as it falls into various hands beginning with its first killing until its last. After the story is done, you will be treated to the first chapters to several of Robbie's books to get a taste of what' already out there.
Dying to Get Even by Judy Fitzwater
Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,540. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The second in the very funny Jennifer Marsh Mystery Series. Mystery writer Jennifer Marsh has caught her friend Emmie Walker standing over her dead ex-husband's body with a bloody knife. Now Jennifer, the prime witness, must prove that sweet, senior citizen Emmie could not have done the deed. There's a long list of people who wanted Edgar dead. But the police are sure they already have their man.
The Adventure of the Costume Ball: A Short Story by Jonathan Brett
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this short-story prequel to A+ For Murder, Michael O'Brien must solve the theft of a priceless necklace before the thief gets away from the party.
Cinema Detectives: The Night Whisperer by Chris Reynolds
Series: Birmingham's Finest: The Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A truly spooky detective comic. When Kathy Baier starts to hear music from the films of her youth at night it marks the beginning of a new comic mystery for the Cinema Detectives. Is the old cinema next door really abandoned? Who is calling to Kathy in the night, and why are the sounds of those old movies always followed by the sounds of screaming? Find out what happening! Get this book!
Terror At St. Anne's by Laura Lancaster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,290. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young girl witnesses murder at a prestigious all-girls Catholic Academy, traumatizing her into repressing her memory for years. Now a recent college graduate, Traci Carlisle receives an offer to teach from the Director himself, Father Paul Price; an offer which could not have come at a better time.
Jesse's Gun by Debbie Blades
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman finds herself eerily caught between two worlds when her husband stumbles on an old gun while exploring an Ozarks cave. Could the gun have belonged to none other than Jesse James?
Murky Waters by Pat Noad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
These eighteen stories are about crime. That means they’re essentially about love, hate, greed, revenge and power. So they are, of course, also about relationships. Most of them explore how ordinary people can be driven to extraordinary behaviour. The characters in these stories are just that: they’re not gangsters, or terrorists, or professional crooks; they are simply ordinary people.
Clearwater Heat by Al Rennie
Series: Clearwater, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,030. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Coop and Joe are the new 'go to' investigators for Bob Morse. They are asked to find any mitigating circumstances in an arson, manslaughter charge against Morse's client. The wierd part is that the accused continues to claim his innocence and expects help from an unexpected source. Meanwhile Mia, has some important staggering news to give Joe. And Rosalie asks Doc for a favor that almost kills her
On the Footprints of the Ghost Clinique by Serban Margineanu
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Florin Alexandru Radu. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
ON THE FOOTPRINTS OF THE GHOST CLINIQUE is, above all, a social novel. It is constructed with the style of a crime novel, to facilitate the public access towards a more digestible literary type of fiction. The majority of the characters are marked by an immense social trauma.
The Kiddush Murder by Gail F. Nalven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A great new mystery series! A great bat mitzvah, a dead grandmother, a rabbi with a family problem, a gathering storm of synagogue politics, and Cantor Shoshana Goldberg would much rather mind her own business but finds herself right in the middle of it. Welcome to the new Cantor Shoshana Goldberg mysteries. The Kiddush Murder is only the beginning! You don't have to be Jewish to love it!
A Child is Torn "Innocence Lost" by Dawn Kopman Whidden
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,940. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
When Evan Madison fails to show up for work, police go to his home where his ten-year-old son, Brad, is found, unharmed and alone. He is stoic, sitting in front of the TV playing a video game, and covered in blood. In the upstairs bedroom, lie his parents bludgeoned to death. Brad confesses to killing them, but it makes no sense. Is Brad covering some someone else or the evil seed born to kill.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1) by D.L. Miles
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
The Body Reader by Ray Wilkins
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 21,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Body Reader is a detective/thriller novelle introducing the red haired rebel detective Cordelia Storm who accepts no rules except her own. Canberra, Australia is threatened by a blood thirsty serial killer who knows no mercy, Storm must solve the case otherwise more people will die.
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries by MCatherine Berg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 1 review)
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries features three short stories. In Tangled Webs, Albert Stonewall is a cheating husband with a mistress that stole his wife's wedding ring. Long Live Mortality, is the story of Leo Watford who, in his will, has left his head to his missing son. The bonus story is Life in Fiction. Jimmy Slade is looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his young son.
Prophecy Rock by Rob MacGregor
Series: Will Lansa Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Prophecy Rock - winner of the Edgar Allan Poe Award Will Lansa, who was raised by his mother in Aspen, is spending the summer on the Hopi Reservation with his father, the tribal police chief. Pete Lansa is investigating the murder of a man found near a sacred site--Prophecy Rock, and some on the rez suspect it's the work of a powaqu,a powerful witch.