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Cuffed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2015 by HighRock Institute. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s not easy to work the graveyard shift and pharmacist Sam Delaney finds out that the overnight shift can be deadly when a dangerous patient from an ER steps into his pharmacy and presents a questionable prescription. Concern turns to panic as Sam calls the police and is told that they will be delayed. A storm and its inevitable fender benders leave Sam to deal with the situation on his own.
Death at Dawn
Series: Edith Horton Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
WWI is over but its echoes are still felt in the 1930s. Giles Etherington was a brave officer who also had a darker side. He does not return from a lone morning’s shooting for grouse on the “glorious 12th”. Is his death an act of revenge for his actions during the war, or as a result of his behaviour since? Edith Horton, his wife’s best friend finds herself drawn into the quest for his killer.
Widow's Web: A Jim Cavanaugh Saga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Out to catch his cousin's murderer, Jim Cavanaugh has been observing the black widow, Candy Corbin, for a long time. She's gotten by with more suspicious deaths since then, but the lack of sufficient proof has kept her free. He plans to become her next victim.
Flames of Rosewood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Gloria Larson learns of her mother’s murder, and the list of suspects grows by the minute. As she meets new family members, trust issues blaze. Fortunately, she still has her Thorns, but a handful of old women can only do so much against the flames in Rosewood. However when it comes to raging fires—one should never underestimate strong-willed women.
The Carpenter's Chalice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 149,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Chalice of Christ moves through a 2000 year journey until it falls into the hands of a British secret society in 1950 England. See how the daughter of a murdered archeologist and an ex-Naval Intelligence Officer match wits with the Right Club and fight for the chalice's control through some of England's most iconic venues. Who will control the chalice and possibly the fate of all mankind?
Wet Work
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,710. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Elizabeth Murphy is an animal communicator. When she receives messages from koi in a pond about a murder, she investigates and discovers connections to exotic animals and a historic angle. Elizabeth is in danger when the crime takes an international turn and she is caught in the middle. Law enforcement’s hands are tied and help comes from a most unusual source.
Duval and the Infernal Machine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,470. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Invalided out of the French Army, Alain Duval joins the Ministry of Police in Paris. Newly appointed, he is strolling through the city when he sees a crowd waiting for Napoleon. He is jostled by some men leaving the area in a hurry and shortly afterwards a bomb, the 'Infernal Machine' explodes. Horse-shoes and barrel hoops send him searching all over Paris.
frankly TWISTED: the lost files
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,730. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
You might think you know the cops of Brooklyn's 23rd Precinct. You don't. And neither do they. When a drug runner is murdered behind bars, Parkside Avenue's finest are on the case. But the detectives are trapped in a blind alley. And it's one of their own leading them astray...
The Stitcher - (A Politically Incorrect Pulp Noir Short Story)
Series: Detective Vic Vicious Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Shelter Wood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in an alternate earth in the year 2050, Detective Vic Vicious is brought out of cryogenic prison to solve a string of brutal homicides torturing Los Angeles. When a woman is found on her back in a dark alley with her nether regions stitched together, it takes a man like Detective Vic to solve the case. Or will the case solve him?
Dangerous Curves
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,770. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Rebecca Moore thought she left violent death behind her, but the bodies keep mounting … and they're begging for justice. Having abandoned her career as a Washington, D.C., reporter to run her late uncle's classic car restoration shop, Rebecca wants peace. Then the brutally stabbed corpse of a lovely dancer is discovered in the back seat of a vintage Bentley.
A View From the Meadow: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Cassie saw something shocking when she peeked through the fence into the new neighbors' back yard. But who will believe her?
Storm Surge: A Jonie Waters Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Defeating odds and ignoring well-meant advice is her specialty, so when reporter Jonie Waters follows a news tip and discovers her girlhood friend’s body, nothing can dissuade her from setting out to find the murderer. Jonie attracts the suspicions of local police as she finds herself in the middle of other related crimes.
Broken Gate
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » War & military
The cancer of evil drug lords and cartels ruling Northern Mexico must be removed. Internal Vigilantes form groups to fight them. A new Pancho Villa emerges. They quickly get support from sympathetic US citizens, many who are wounded warriors. A real war begins. Can they overthrow the evil regime? If so, what next? A new country to rule between Mexico and the US? A very intriguing concept.
Espiando en Tacones Altos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: Spanish. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
La diseñadora de zapatos de Los Ángeles, Maddie Springer, vive su vida bajo tres reglas: Moda, Moda, Moda. Pero cuando se tropieza con la obra de un asesino brutal, su vida da un giro inesperado de los "Manolos" al asesinato. Y las cosas sólo empeoran cuando su novio desaparece junto con 20 millones de dólares de fondos malversados.
Bounty Hunter Blues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bounty hunter Craig Chappell had a personal score to settle with a killer named Brown -- but the three-hundred-pound son of a mobster got in the way. Now the Mob is involved. Brown is on the loose and Chappell has the murdered boy’s family to answer to. From the snows of Montreal to the swamps of South Florida, the two men are engaged in a deadly swirl of organized crime gone mad....
Killer in Paradise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Meet homicide detective Patrick Bowman and his beautiful wife Lee. Their stay in Key West is interrupted by a series of murders. And Police Chief Raul Jiminez finds himself up against a grand jury investigating him for embezzlement, and a son who likes to wear dresses. When an off-duty Chicago cop begins snooping around the Southernmost city, Jiminez discovers that his troubles have just begun.
Damaged Goods
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ex-football player and ex-cop Harry Molina is paid to keep people safe, and in sunny Southern Florida, where Uzis are as common as retirees, a lot of people need his help. In a land of randomness and sun, mangroves and sizzling highways, the heat is on. Key West after sunset will be deadly dark, and unless Harry takes fast action, no one will make it through the night alive.
Murder beside the Salish Sea
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
More than murder hides in the mist when bomber pilot Brock Harker returns home during WW2.
Death of a Blood
Price: Free! Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An old friend is dead. It looks like an accident, but there's a lot of money involved and some new faces in town. T.K. and Sunny aren't sure what that means, but it doesn't mean they won't find out. The Ghostcatcher and his lady start turning over stones, but what they find may mean another body or two.
Killer's Craft
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A blizzard of murders in snowbound Dundee! Dead bodies proliferate. Nuns, prostitutes, and a henpecked husband! Is anyone safe? DI Shona McKenzie investigates multiple murders, unsure how many killers she is seeking. Will she succeed before the death toll mounts?