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Nowhere Fast (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A crabby nun and a runaway girl. Mercy should’ve stayed in bed. Instead, she bows to her aunt’s guilt trip and is hot on the trail of Charley Horton, a girl the police can’t find. With the help of her nerd posse, she’ll find Charley, but somebody isn’t going to be too happy about it.
Strangled in Sonoma
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Rodrigo Valenti wills a Sonoma winery to Carol Valenti. She invites Mimi Griffin to explore the investment possibilities. The rundown mansion holds rumors of hedonism while murder is stalking them and tales of debauchery emerge about Rodrigo's final years. More murders surface and Mimi leads the chase to uncover the killer and the mysteries of the manor before the killer can strike again.
Eyewitness
Series: The Witness Series, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blame is in the eye of the beholder when Josie faces her toughest challenge yet – one that comes from halfway around the world and forces her to question her faith in justice while threatening the people she loves most.
Famille parfaite dans l'imparfait
Price: Free! Words: 21,370. Language: French. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Les menottes aux poignets, Cyrille Curry et son épouse Heather empruntèrent l’ascenseur de l’édifice abritant les bureaux de Me Clément Savary. L’inspectrice Roxane Royer et un agent de police les accompagnaient. Le couple venait d’être mis en état d’arrestation. Heather avait tué sa belle-mère. Son mari était accusé d’entrave à la justice et de complicité après le meurtre de sa mère et de son
The Horizontal Lie
Series: The Strickland Files Murders, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,220. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Murder Mystery fans everywhere are abuzz about The Horizontal Lie. The second book in the Strickland Files series is a bona-fide winner. The suicide of a country music mega-star, the attempted murder of his son and the subsequent violent death of his ex-wife complicate this seemingly straightforward plot. It will keep you on the edge of your seat - WHO really killed Don Willy... And why?
Fleur deKey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,280. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A French Quarter Mystery with a dash of paranormal, a pinch of history and splash of romance. Echo LaBauve, a high intuitive, is enlisted to solve the mystery surrounding a hand-tooled key discovered when a jazz legend’s house is demolished.
Traditional Tea
Series: The Tea Series, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Traditional Tea is the eighth novel in the bestselling Tea Series. With over 250,000 copies sold, the series serves up fast, fun reads full of action, romance, and laughs. A fresh take on the serial novel, not every mystery is solved at the end of the day—or at the end of the book. Each installment keeps you coming back for more!
Blood and Satin (Blood and Satin #1)
Series: Blood and Satin, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Adelaide Hunter is a vampire. Only she doesn't know it yet. When she wakes up to find one of her clients ripped to shreds and her body covered in his blood, her life starts spiraling out of control. With no memory of what happened, she's in trouble. The police are after her, she's got the hots for the detective on her case, and there's a mysterious, handsome vampire who wants to help her.
Viol à l'arraché
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,320. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Un groupe d’amis réunis pour quelques jours. De l’alcool. Des sentiments ambigus. Et puis un drame.
If Our Stones Could Talk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,250. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lucy Campbell was living the good life in suburbia with her family. On what seemed to be an ordinary Saturday, a knock on the door was about to change her life forever. Little did Lucy know that by answering the letter she received regarding her long-ago dead mother, she would embark on a journey of self-discovery that would ultimately change her view of not only others, but herself.
Ghost in the Forge
Series: The Ghosts, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A sinister order of sorcerers is offering a weapon of fell sorcery to the highest bidder, and Caina Amalas must keep the weapon from falling into the wrong hands.
Tortured Dreams
Series: Dreams & Reality, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the US Marshals Serial Crimes Tracking Unit comes knocking at Aislinn Cain's door, she is given a chance to use her past to save other people's futures. A new killer is using medieval torture methods to slay his victims. She can give them a glimpse into his twisted world, but not without a cost. If she opens herself, she risks falling into the depths of her own darkness.
Full Fathom Five
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,020. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Full Fathom Five is a police noir set in the shadows of Virginia's Massive Resistance movement in 1959. Norfolk detective Walter Hodge is back, wondering just who are the real criminals here - the waterfront thugs raising hell across town or the crooked politicians paying them to do it? This is a sequel to Will Hopkins's first novel, Willowood
Соседкины проблемы в наследство
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: Russian. Published: February 22, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Стоит ли заходить в гости к одинокой пожилой соседке? Конечно, стоит! - не задумываясь, ответила бы Таня. Ведь это нужно не только старушке-соседке, но и самой Тане. Однако жизнь порой преподносит сюрпризы, не всегда приятные, иногда совсем неприятные. Таня и не подозревала, сколько проблем свалится на ее голову после очередного вполне безобидного чаепития у бабы Фаи.
Relazione Mortale: Un Poliziesco Storico Georgiano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,620. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2013 by Sprigleaf. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
Il diplomatico di carriera Alec Halsey è stato elevato al titolo di Marchese, un titolo che non desidera e che la Buona Società non ritiene che meriti: la sua amante ha deciso che dopotutto non lo vuole sposare ed il sospetto che abbia ucciso lui suo fratello continua a circolare nei salotti londinesi. Quindi, tornare a Londra dopo sette mesi di isolamento potrebbe essere un errore.
The Painted Killer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sex-crazed psychedelic slasher targets women and girls. He's got a knife. It's 1969 in middle America and nothing is the same anymore. Detective Al Gaetano and his team must find the killer before he strikes again. Their only clues are a few flakes of paint from his body and a modus operandi. A dark and funny novella.
Double
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,760. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
David Black has the lot - a successful business, beautiful wife Miriam and two wonderful kids. That’s not to mention young Rachel Owen his sexy PA and mistress. Whilst on a family holiday David spots his double walking towards him on a pier. But when he gets home his worst nightmare ensues as Double impersonates him with disastrous consequences for his professional and private life...
La mort au soleil
Price: $5.69 USD. Words: 86,600. Language: French. Published: February 22, 2013 by Objectif Noir. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Une histoire d'amour et de mort sous le soleil de Saint Tropez. Elle est jeune, elle est jolie, il l'aime, il doit mourir. Par l'auteur du prestigieux Prix du Quai des Orfèvres 2010. A story of love and death under the Riviera sun. She is pretty, she is young, he is in love, he must die. By the author of 2010 prestigious "Prix du quai des Orfèvres" award.
City of Smoke and Mirrors: An Armadillo Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
The name's Dilbert Pinkerton, private detective. Friends call me Dill. I'm a mutant armadillo. I dig for the truth. And the truth is I need to get out of the city, away from supernatural mobsters that want my carapace for a foot bath. So when some rich dame saunters into my Hovel Office with a job, I take it.
Waiting for Santa, Book 6
Series: A Jillian Bradley Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,820. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
The family has gathered to celebrate Christmas at Jillian’s house in Clover Hills, but Jillian’s plans for a lovely Christmas Eve are rudely interrupted by a power failure. And a homicide.