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Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
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Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
Bungalow Heaven
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A story of murder, betrayal, and the ghosts of Hollywood past.
Tango Key
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Series: Tango Key Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Florida's Tango Key has never been so hot. Especially now with multimillionaire and amateur archaeologist Doug Cooper turning up headless behind his beach house. It seems a number of people stand to gain from his demise, including a stunning young widow, an adulterous son, and two gold diggers from Cooper's South American exploits.
The Bill Travis Omnibus
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.00 from 1 review)
This Omnibus contains the celebrated first four Bill Travis Mysteries, including The Last Call, Capitol Offense, Longnecks & Twisted Hearts and The Devil To Pay. Five Stars: A "page-turner!", Five Stars: A Hard-Boiled Mystery Series You Don't Want to Miss! Five Stars: JACK REACHER LOOK OUT! Five Stars: Love it! Five Stars: Perfect Diversion
Service of the Heir
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Charles Murray is in Edinburgh when tragedy strikes him. Yet is everything quite as it seems? The deaths of a lawyer and a servant not only draw him down to Edinburgh’s grim underclass, but also make him reconsider his elegant society friends. Who kills – and who gives the orders? Service of the Heir is the third in the Murray of Letho series, set in Georgian Scotland.
An Abandoned Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,740. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.25 from 4 reviews)
A hot summer in Fife, and Charles Murray, laird of Letho, is a busy man. His servants’ wing is leaking, his minister’s manse is falling down, his houseguest is annoying and his neighbour’s niece is entrancing. When an unknown woman dies mysteriously on his land, he can hardly find time to investigate her death – until it involves the whole village, and more violence follows.
Chicago Cop (A cop family thriller)
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,070. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Mafia. Murder. Mayhem. A police thriller featuring GUTS team lead Lieutenant Maggie Delaney, a tough-as-nails cop hunting down a crazed mafia hit man bent on revenge. This time it’s not business…it’s personal.
Deadly Affair: A Georgian Historical Mystery
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Series: Alec Halsey Mystery, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,910. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012 by Sprigleaf. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Career diplomat Alec Halsey has been elevated to a marquessate he doesn't want and Polite Society believes he doesn't deserve. When a nobody vicar drops dead in front of him at a party-political dinner Alec suspects the man was poisoned. But who would want a seemingly harmless man of God murdered, and why?
The Bill Travis Mysteries Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 124,290. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Includes the complete text of The Last Call and excerpts from Capitol Offense, Longnecks & Twisted Hearts, The Devil To Pay, Death On The Pedernales, Slow Falling, Caddo Cold, and Arrowmoon, along with Author's Notes, short stories, and an essay.
Family Ghosts
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 105,570. Language: British English. Published: July 4, 2012 by Amolibros. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
You love or hate genealogy. Hepsie Anderson sets out to undermine her father Eb’s obsession for genealogy. Blind Eb believes his ancestors are trying to get in touch with him. Professional genealogist, Mike Johnson, wishes he wasn’t a genealogist. In Amberley 1894, Zennor Anderson has more stressful family concerns on her mind: can she find the courage to tell her husband George the truth?
Falcon's Bend Series, Book 1: Degrees of Separation
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Series: Falcon's Bend, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,150. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Who is killing the midnight ladies? Falcon's Bend is a small, sleepy town in Wisconsin that owns more taverns than churches, but fills both on the appropriate days. Teenagers talk of escape from a one-horse town like Falcon's Bend because nothing ever seems to happen...until one fateful night when a dancer from the town's scandalous strip joint is found strangled.
De döda bröderna
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 117,170. Language: Swedish. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Det var något särskilt med Maria. Något som fick männen att gå överstyr. Något lockande. Något mörkt. Och när hon försvann blev inget som förut.
Expiation
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Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 123,930. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The year is 1971. Butler is living in Hawaii, trying to recover after his two tours of duty in Viet Nam. The knock on his door is the sister of his good friend and comrade-in-arms, who tells him that her brother has been murdered. Local law is stalled. Can Butler help? His efforts pull him back to his time in country and the terrors and horrors of his service.
The Concrete Kiss
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 120,080. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Homicide Detective Ned Danes discovers that an ambitious Deputy D.A. has concealed evidence in order to secure a headline-grabbing conviction. Danes torpedoes the corrupt Deputy D.A.'s case and for his honesty Danes is exiled to the Cold Case Squad where Danes becomes obsessed with finding the real killer whom the Deputy D.A.’s scheme has allowed to run free.
Masked Rider: Origins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,700. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Holly Westin is having a bad week. Cavalry soldiers storm into her village hunting a fugitive. A neighbor is killed, Holly's brother arrested and everyone wants to capture the mysterious Masked Rider. She’s determined to free her brother but can she do it with the captain courting her, the fugitive hiding on her land and her father drinking while the in-laws visit? 128,507 words.
The Father Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,200. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Father Tree is a novel about a boy who wants to be a forester like his long-disappeared father. It’s not until his mentally ill mother sends him to live on his grandfather’s farm that he discovers how strange the disappearance really was. And then, when serious accidents start happening around the farm, he realizes how dangerous it might be to probe too deeply into his father’s past..
Blodssystrar
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 168,170. Language: Swedish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
När en fyrtio år gammal kropp, av medierna kallad Tvålmannen, hittas nedgrävd i en park i centrala Göteborg tvingas kriminalpolisen Markus Hauer hitta nya vägar för att lösa mordet som har förgreningar ända in i nutiden.
The Gun Metal Blue Moon
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Series: The Theresa Maddux Adventures, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Vancouver socialite Kathryn Swain is dead, her death ruled a suicide by police. But not everyone believes the official report. Brought reluctantly into the investigation, Theresa uncovers a trail of extortion, espionage and murder stretching back more than three decades. Discovering the true scope of the crime, Theresa attempts to track down the killer before he can escape to freedom.
Days of Rage: A Smokey Dalton Novel
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Series: Smokey Dalton, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 111,960. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When the landlord at one of Sturdy Investments’ South Side properties dies alone in his apartment, Smokey Dalton agrees to investigate. He finds old human bones in the basement, along with hints of more. As he and Laura, his girlfriend and Sturdy's CEO, dig deeper, they discover secrets that could threaten them, Sturdy, and one of Chicago’s greatest institutions. Secrets worth killing for.
Confederate Resurrection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a twenty year old plot to restart the Civil War over again resurfaces, Orvil Ketchum finds himself forced right in the middle...and on the other side.