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Baiting the Shark
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 101,830. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Theresa McCarrie’s first assignment as a reporter is to cover the annual flower show. She plans to interview Billy Wilson, but finds him lying in a Japanese garden, dead. Through twists and turns, and a new love interest, she learns the truth behind Billy’s death. But, when she finds herself sinking into the Chesapeake Bay, a bullet in her shoulder, she fears she will take the truth to her grave.
Open Skies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
The death of an airline copilot during a layover in Chicago may have looked like an accident, but there were suspicions that hinted at something else. Jack Sawyer - a private detective who had once been an airline pilot - is then hired to investigate. Along with his estranged wife Susan and a caste of others, Jack sets out to track down a killer and the real reasons behind the murder.
Penelope and The Movie Star
Series: A Penelope Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,010. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After Marvel Movies comes to Penelope’s school to shoot a motion picture, things go from bad to worse. She sneaks onto the set while they are filming and witnesses a murder. Only thing is she had her eyes shut. The police think she may remember something and so does the killer. What’s a girl to do? Come see in the third book of the series, A Penelope Mystery.
Twistered
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
My name is Dorothy. I live in Kansas. I've seen a few tornadoes in my day, but nothing like the one that dropped my dead ex-husband, Wade, on my doorstep in a crushed motor home. Wade looked almost as beat up as the RV when he spilled from the back door, his red sneakers sticking out. I almost had the feeling I wasn't in Kansas anymore...
Ask Yazdirir
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: Turkish. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Herkesle paylasilsin diye kendilerini yazdiran kisa hikayeler.
Valuables
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
For his entire life, Willard Harrison envied Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, but never more than now. Willard lost his arm, his wife, and everything he owned to the Yankees. Now the Yankees hold Memphis, and he can’t do anything. Except think of Mrs. Rose Grenlauer, who escaped with her valuables into the wilds of Tennessee. Willard wants her valuables. Willard wants her life. And he means to get both.
Murder at Mission Dolores
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,730. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Barbara Moulton. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Allie Fenske’s husband was murdered at random year ago on the streets of San Francisco, and she hasn’t been herself since then. Ironically, it is through investigating another murder in her neighborhood that she begins to heal in unexpected ways.
Late Murder @ 10
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,420. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mark Alexander, an ex-investigative reporter (turned broadcast engineer for a St. Louis television station), witnesses the on-air murder of a hated news anchor by a mysterious assassin. When evidence points to the co-anchor Laura Skaggs and her survivalist fiance.
The Watson Evidence
Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,850. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective Laura McCallister is summoned to ID the unconscious victim of a fiery wreck whose only possessions are $10,000 cash and McCallister’s business card, and after not recognizing her, she embarks upon a personal mission to find out, one that will force her to endure some of her darkest days.
Mayne Manor
Price: Free! Words: 33,550. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Sirviéndose de distintas excusas, ocho personas son convocadas a pasar un fin de semana en Mayne Manor, una majestuosa mansión victoriana en el condado de Surrey. Lo que iba a ser un tiempo de esparcimiento y recreo, pronto se convertirá en una auténtica locura, una aterradora experiencia que los dejará marcados para el resto de sus vidas.
The Dead Season
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Book Six of the Raine Stockton Dog Mystery Series Raine and Cisco take a job leading troubled teens on a wilderness hike and find themselves trapped with a killer.
Corpse Call
Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Detective Laura McCallister knows the car at the bottom of the lake could not have gotten there accidentally, but the clues uncovered at the crime scene have little to do with the victim and instead point to the past, to a blog filled with horror fiction, and to a killer willing to risk capture for what seems nothing more than an arrogant game of cat and mouse.
Bag Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A mysterious bag that everyone wants. An employer who is as dangerous as she is beautiful. A man on the run. It was supposed to be a routine pickup, just another day on the job. If only it had been that easy. Bag Man is a 5,600 word short story. Included is a bonus story from Alex Mariner: The Billionaire's Daughter (5,900 words).
Secrets and Sins
Series: Detective Laura McCallister Lesbian Mystery, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,280. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by Don't Waste Daylight. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Detective Laura McCallister investigates the death of an elderly man, and while the evidence clearly points in one direction, a deathly cold hand, clenched to her shoulder, steers her in another, through a maze of riddles and codes, secrets and sins.
The Billionaire's Daughter (A Davidson & Harper Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The strong-willed daughter of a rich man. The son of a notorious mob boss. His grandmother's engagement ring. When the unlikely couple spit up, she kept the ring. It is Ronald Harper's and Kathleen Davidson's job to retrieve the ring before the mob boss learns it is missing, and takes action himself. 5,900 word short story. Includes a bonus story: Bag Man (5,600 words).
Matinicus — An Island Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,230. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Steeped in Maine island lore, this century-spanning double mystery pits a renegade fishing community against an unhappy child-bride of the 1820s, a defiant twenty-first-century teen, and a hard-drinking botanist who escapes to the island of Matinicus to avoid a crazed ex-lover and verify a rumored 22 species of wild orchid, only to find himself hounded by the ghost of a child some 200 years dead.
The Casebook of Detective Jim Jesson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jim and Pete's first book with ten short stories. After making the digital transition in the 90's, the boys became technical detectives. With Jim's investigative knowledge and Pete's technical abilities, they end up in some pretty strange circumstances in stories like Sick Call, Rosie's Ghost, Play it Again, Charlie and many more.
Sunshine Hunter
Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A murderer, a stalker, and a lying boyfriend. Susan Hunter just wants to manage the weight loss center by day and play racquetball by night, but now she’s run off to Florida . . . and she’s accused.
The Highway Shooter: A South Texas Cozy Mystery
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 60,020. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In The Highway Shooter: A South Texas Cozy Mystery, newspaper reporter Glennis Dunning and Deputy Sheriff Jake Briggs join forces to free a Hispanic teenager wrongly accused of murder.
The Count of Samerand and the Ghost of Belgravia
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Count of Samerand is the final authority on crime, so much so that inspector James Wright of Scotland Yard has felt it necessary to bring eccentric count in on many a case. It is through these dealings and their unique meeting that the good inspector has to rely and even admire the count. In his later years he picks up his pen to defend this unique man, when the count is no longer able to.