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The Magic Hour by Regina Clarke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,740. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Before full night comes, when the air is indigo and objects less distinct, time and space can shift…this is the magic hour. For homicide detective Nathan Byrne, it is a time that signals chaos. As he tracks down art thefts connected to a murder in an abandoned mine, his head injury from a car accident triggers blackouts that seem to pull him into the shadows of an alternate world.
Halls of Ivy: Trailblazer (Halls of Ivy, #3) by Roland Nunez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,170. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The third segment of the Halls of Ivy series brings the reader back into the world of Sun Valley University, following Cheyenne Winters and Dr. Garcia’s original orientation class through their third year and the roles they play in the university’s downfall.
A Puff of Death (A Detective Wade Cutter Mystery) by Jefferson Windorf
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Detective Wade Cutter is the LAPD's top closer within the elite Homicide Special Section. Sent to a crime-scene on the roof of a seedy hotel in Hollywood, Cutter learns a teenage girl has been reduced to a puddle of pink goop; his only clue--a mysterious cigarette butt. The body count rises as killers from another world try to stop Cutter from discovering an ancient conspiracy.
A Death in Vegas by Christopher Meeks
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
"A Death in Vegas" is the story of a man with a beneficial bugs company who is the prime suspect for a murder he didn’t commit in Las Vegas. Who would set him up? Why is the FBI after him? Will his wife believe him?
Courting Murder by Bill Hopkins
Price: Free! Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Judge Rosswell Carew makes the gruesome discovery of two corpses on a river bank in the Missouri Ozarks, he's plunged into a storm of deadly secrets that threaten both him and his fiancee, Tina Parkmore. Unsatisfied with the way the authorities are conducting the investigation, Rosswell, who's always nurtured a secret desire to be a detective, teams up with an ex-con, Ollie Groton, to solve t
Switched (A Humorous Romantic Mystery) by Elise Sax
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,990. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Stranded in a home exchange that goes terribly wrong, Debra draws the attention of a hunky café owner who might know more than he admits about the disappearances of some local women. If Debra's not careful, she may be the next one to disappear.
Taxi Driver by Mark C Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A taxi driver get to solves a future conspiracy by the Pentagon in Washington D.C. Getting involved with a prostitution ring, he finds himself in the middle of a plot to assassinate the President of the United States.
Slow Fall by Edgar Williams
Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
Carousel by Benjamin Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Danny Gentry is a writer who has finally started to deal with his inner demons, that is until he receives the news of his ex-wife's murder. Susan Cobbler's death hurls him into an intrigue of secrets about his own life which have been hidden from him in plain sight. With his best friend running for President, the clock is ticking to find out what conspiracy led to the murder.
Water Torture by Dean Foret
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,100. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The city's coroner summons "Regina Colwell, a young provincial legislator, to a shabby hotel where a young constituent, Norman Water, has been found dead, drowned in his bathtub. Colwell has never met the boy but, for some reason. he had inked her name and phone number on his hand,. Even stranger, long columns of washed-out numbers, like hieroglyphics, covered the walls of his room.
The Zone by Jack Coleman
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 77,880. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John served as a Military Police officer then opted to go into civilian law enforcement. He kept his nose clean and finally made detective and this is where we join the story. The Zone is a place within the city where "adult" businesses are conducted and some not at all legal. The Free-fire Zone is controlled by one man. Marcus Jones. His mistake was running into John Collins...
A Conflict of Interest by Jarrod Terry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,110. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigator Jake Stevens has made his living off boring cases. When he is approached by the son of a pharmaceutical giant to follow his girlfriend, he prepares himself for another slow and boring job. But complications arise as he finds himself attracted to the woman he's been hired to follow. Soon the case turns on it's head as he's thrust into a conspiracy where nothing is what it seems
Red Sun Over Panama by H. Paul Doucette
Series: Paul Jarvis, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,020. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Late Fall, 1941 Paul Jarvis uncovers clues suggesting the possibility of a plot to blow up the locks at Pedro Miguel and Miraflores while investigating a series of suspicious murders. With the help of his partner, Sergeant Joe Duggan and the area MPs, he rushes to stop the attacks and capture the people involved.
Clamming Up by Lee-Anne Stack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
29-year old Kate O’Malley discovers that working for a peeping pervert and a verbose hostess can bring adventure, mystery, love and major trouble to her life. Set in quirky Tofino, British Columbia, Clamming Up is packed with adventure, laughs, romance and a murder mystery that unfolds with tantalizing suspense. Characters abound, relationships grow, and the sharks start circling, literally.
Just the Facts by George Padgett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,830. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Racial tensions ignite when a black tenure candidate at McKinley University becomes a suspect in the murder of renowned English professor Franklin Lodge, chair of the tenure committee. Former NY cop reporter, now McKinley New-Press editor, Jake Bertrain becomes embroiled in an investigation that extends to a time and place that challenges his professional belief that news is just about the facts.
Go Go Gato by Max Everhart
Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
The Devil Takes Half by Leta Serafim
Series: A Greek Islands Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 95,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Nonfiction » History » European
A beautiful archeologist and daughter of a local ship owner is found dead at a dig on the Greek Island of Chios. After the body of her young assistant is also discovered, the chief officer of the local police force, Yiannis Patronas, suspects that the pair turned up something of real value, all evidence to the contrary, and sets out to conquer the evil threatening his formerly peaceful island.
Cup of Blood; A Crispin Guest Medieval Noir Prequel by Jeri Westerson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this prequel, disgraced knight turned detective Crispin Guest has his hands full in more than murder: his abduction, two women, a young cutpurse, and a friend turned adversary.
The Womb Room by Emma Finn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,730. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Amnesia and murder never end well and for Gemma Watson it is no different. She doesn't remember who she is or recognise her husband and children, and when she starts to receive increasingly urgent messages warning her of some impending doom, all she can do is desperately try to solve the mystery her life has become before it is far too late.