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THE DEAD TALKER
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,270. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: 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.
As Long As We Both Shall Live
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 by Echelon Press LLC. Categories: 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
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,730. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: 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)
Series: Tory Bauer Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,460. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 156,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: 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--
The Cruising Serial Killer
Series: Caribbean Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Forman Blocker is a serial killer who preys on cruise ship passengers, assumes their identity, and enjoys their assets as he island-hops around the Caribbean. Imagine the shock if your grown son or your brother went on a Caribbean cruise and never returned. Can an iPad become the key to the mystery?
Bones In the Tree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,870. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Focus House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(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
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 46,930. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: 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.
When Old Men Die
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Truman "Tru" Smith is a PI who'd rather be reading Faulkner or fishing on his beloved Galveston Island than solving mysteries, so when his friend Dino asks for help, Tru at first demurs. With some not-very-subtle arm twisting, Dino finally persuades Tru to investigate the disappearance of Old Harry, a homeless vagrant whom Dino and his family have "adopted."
Copy Cat Killer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The second book in the Alison Gage Series. Alison has created a new life, as Jennifer Stone. Then she learns about a killer who is copying the latest CSI cases. The bodies are piling up, and the killer is dodging the law. Taking things into her own hands, Alison is back.
The Cottage (Deutsche Version)
Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: German. Published: July 5, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ein junges Ehepaar entschließt sich zum Kauf eines Cottages. Schon sehr bald ist die Frau davon überzeugt, dass es dort spukt, doch kann die dadurch stark belastete Ehe trotz den Nachforschungen eines skeptischen Radiomoderatoren überleben? Diese Geschichte ist Teil einer Reihe von 6 Kurzgeschichten des Autors David P Elliot, entnommen aus der Anthologie mit dem Titel „Pieces of Fate"
The Last Month
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The first book in the Alison Gage Series. Alison Gage is a FBI: BAU agent who has seen too many murderers get away scotch free. When her current investigation is forcibly put on hold for two weeks, just when another body is due, it's too much for her to take. She decides it's time that these escaped killers get some of their own medicine.
The Necromancer's Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Meet Sebastian Grimm; funeral director, private detective, and part time necromancer. He isn't like most funeral directors. When he's not giving peace of mind to the dead, he's out solving murders. One day, Sebastian consoles a woman who recently committed suicide only to find that not all is as it seems, and foul play is most definitely afoot.
Sabena Wolf
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Sam Warren. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The woman was treated to everything a woman might want, jewels, finest hotels, marriage by a priest in the most sacred of Texas towns – San Antonio, and trips to New Orleans and finally to Richmond, Virginia. You know the destination, but the why is really important. She had been seduced by the man who would take her to be sold into a high class prostitution ring.
Death on Denial
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mr. Happer is pushing seventy, a skeleton-of-a-man with razor-sharp cheek bones, sunken cheeks and withered arms that gives him cadaverous appearance. Happer has the annoying habit of watching Agatha Christie’s DEATH ON THE NILE over and over again as he sits behind his desk.
Ode to a Dead Lord
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011 by Aster Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
While Lord Byron is dazzling the Beau Monde with his poetry, Viscount Percy Ainsford Foster Ashe is discovered dead in a shabby boarding house in Brighton. Who murdered Viscount Ashe? Will his now penniless widow ever recover her lost fortune? For Bow Street Runner Theo Bryght the stakes are high as he races to solve the mystery behind what may be just the first canto in a deadly ode to revenge.
Crossover
Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Redmond Quain is on a mission to save the world by going back in time to stop the assassination of a man who was regarded as the biggest monster in all of Earths history. Somehow it had been determined that this was the key event that would destroy earth of the future. But Redmond wasn't prepared when he discovered who the assassin had been, and it threatened to blow his whole world apart.