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Return of the Sphynx - An A. J. Hawke Legal Thriller
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“Editor’s Pick” by Publisher’s Weekly Booklife Reviews: “Nail-biting legal thriller. A scrappy lawyer must use sophisticated science, and his fists, to aid a client.” A. J. Hawke defends a man accused of being the Sphynx rapist based on matching DNA. He introduces the existence of a rare genetic trait that he believes will exonerate his client—but will it convince a skeptical jury?
The Chief's Secretary
Series: Detective Rage Mysteries, Book 83. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » General
How is it that a meeting in the ‘Room’ that does not exist have Detective Rage now Mrs. Black as the Chief’s new secretary. Next, she is a university pom-pom pep squad member. Why is the Chief looking for a wiener dog? All of this is happening while the city awaits the arrival of the President of a foreign country. His daughter is at the university. Has she been taken with her dog?
Mrs. Fitch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mrs Fitch is 45 and lives alone in a beach house. One day she finds one of her four dogs unconscious and realizes someone may be trying to hurt her. She decides she is going to have to take various steps to protect herself.
Le sezioni mancanti
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,700. Language: Italian. Published: September 23, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A metà giugno del 1946, l'Italia è sull'orlo di una guerra civile. Mussolini è prigioniero degli Alleati e il Re insofferente allo spoglio. Il maresciallo Marzo non può tornare con Claudia per non esporla a pericoli mortali. Quando il custode del cimitero trova due corpi trucidati, e Marzo pensa che si tratti della feroce epurazione post-bellica. Ma non è affatto così.
The Grocers' Son: A Clyde Smith Mystery
Series: The Clyde Smith Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 140,610. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2022 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Wheels within wheels, lies, extortion, and coverups. The apparition of a man long dead leads Clyde Smith to a bloody confrontation on a deserted beach in the tropics. This time, it’s not only his own life at risk but also that of one of his most valued and closest friends.
My Man Wants Me Dead (Mahogany Confession) #5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2022 by Lady Leo Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
When Cindy Cassell meets Michael Jones, a handsome guy who appears to be interested in her, she allows him into her heart and falls in love with him. But, when a close friend and police officer strongly suggests that Michael may not be who says he is, she ignores the warning. Who is he and why does he want her DEAD?
Shady Grove Psychic Mysteries 1-3
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,180. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2022 by Laura Heffernan. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Mystic Pieces: Science major Aly has no time for psychic visions. But when her boss is accused of murder, she must use her gifts to find a killer.

 The Scry’s the Limit: Aly's getting the hang of her powers when her favorite professor’s dies. How will Aly find the culprit before they find her? 

Sight Seering: Someone killed Mrs. Peabody to steal a fortune. Can Aly get the evidence in time?
The Mudslide Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,770. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 21, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Mudslide Mystery was previously published as Farm Kill.  Richard West and his wife Alex and daughter Jo enter farmland devastated by an earthquake. They find a farm that is deserted except for a boy who cannot communicate.  As the Wests set out to solve the puzzle of the missing people, they enter a dangerous world with a history of greed, jealousy and murder.
Twisty Tortoise Tussles
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,270. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The Morgan sisters are back for another round of twisty tussles and rollicking romps!
Loch Ness Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,080. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Redemption wouldn’t be Redemption without something weird going on in one of its lakes.
Deliveries and a Dead Body
Series: Kate and Ada Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Ada Shepherd and her wife Kate Ferris were having a normal day making deliveries for their tinkering & haberdashery shop until they reached the Merton house. There they found an empty house, an unlocked door, and a dead body in the middle of the entryway. But when Ada returns with a policeman, the body had disappeared and the house has normal number of people, all while Kate was waiting outside.
Seasoned with Murder
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2022 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When full time baker and sometime sleuth Sally Muccio heads out on a fun-filled cruise, the last thing she expects to encounter is a dead body. And when a woman Sal knows is innocent is accused of the crime, it's up to Sal to find the real.killer...before she herself becomes a victim of high crime on the high seas!
Planning for Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Thea Olson returned to her hometown of Why, North Dakota, for the Fourth of July, the last thing she expected was to add “investigate a murder” to her to-do list. But when her cousin is falsely accused of killing her business partner, Thea is drawn into solving the case.
The Offside Coroner (Fenway Stevenson Mysteries, Book 8)
Series: Fenway Stevenson Mysteries, 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,600. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A coach, a protégé—and a scandal that turns deadly. A fancy dinner date turns into Coroner Fenway Stevenson's worst nightmare. Sucked into investigating a wife accused of adultery, Fenway is caught in the crossfire when a pro soccer coach is found dead in his hotel. As scandal engulfs the team, Fenway tries to protect the prime suspect—but can she uncover the killer before the body count rises?
Berry the Evidence
Series: A Cranberry Cove Mystery, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2022 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An unscrupulous realtor pays the ultimate closing costs in the new Cranberry Cove Mystery from USA Today bestselling author Peg Cochran!
The High Tide Deception
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who knew life at the beach could be so competitive—and deadly? When Petal takes a job with a new sand sculpture competition, she was hoping for a nice weekend at the beach. Instead, she ends up working way too hard in the summer heat before finding a body! When the local chief asks her to run the investigation, she's in a race with time to find the culprit--before they strike again.
Two Lovers on the Red Square
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,890. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Love. Murder. A beautiful soprano. A dead tenor. A stubborn PI. And crazy Russians everywhere. Embark in a mystery-solving trip from Paris to Moscow, back in the 1990s.
Chiller Killer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The Reddy Boys, Fred and Ned, were looking forward to the traveling fair coming to their town. After dealing with vampires and ghosts, they just wanted to have some fun. No such luck. Mysterious murders start to happen in their town. The victim’s bodies are shriveled up and partially frozen. The Chiller Killer was on the loose!
The Raven Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2022. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Book 2 of the Dan Dragona Violent Crimes series, it may be read as a standalone.
The Vegas Knockout: A Duffy Dombrowski Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2022 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
THE VEGAS KNOCKOUT, A Duffy Dombroski Mystery by Tom Schreck. 4th in series.