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The Voting Machine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s election season in Las Vegas and someone is murdering voters. Two local activists from opposite ends of the left-wing/right-wing divide are killed inside electronic voting machines at Clark County polling centers. Temo McCarthy, a voter registration volunteer from Los Angeles, assists the FBI as they link the killings to a broader terrorist attack on the general election.
Strangers' Journey (Путешествие посторонних)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Mark is a radio presenter haunted by false memories of a war that never happened. The only person he tells about his "visions" is Eva, a bright young trainee. One day she disappears... Mарк одержим воспоминаниями о войне, которой не было. Единственный человек, которому он рассказывает о своих "видениях" - это Ева, молодая практикантка. Но она исчезает, и найти ее в мире Марка невозможно.
The Tour Bus of Doom (Spam and the Zombie Apocalyps-o)
Series: Spam the Cat, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,140. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
First came the vampires. After all the movies promoting our neck of the woods (the Olympic National Forest, to be exact) as being ideal for the undead, out of town vampires arrived. I helped deport some of them, since they were Canadian, but even I’ll admit Spam, Vampire Deporter just doesn’t have the sound bite—pardon the expression—that slayer does.
The Root of All Evil
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 161,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
As the Good Book says, “The love of money is the root of all evil.” Joe Phillips and Maryanne Larkin--a police detective and bank trust officer--team up to solve three financial crimes in the Florida Panhandle: Was it suicide--or murder? Who was importing drugs? Who poisoned Emily? It’s about money, murder, and mayhem—three books in one!
What Doesn't Kill You, The Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Lauren Beck’s friends, phone, home, credit and credibility are gone, severed with surgical precision by an enemy intent on framing her for murder. Is it one of the insureds she was hired to investigate? The fellow employee she upstaged? Does the daughter of her landlady and dear friend, Corinne Wilder, hate her even more than she thought? Whoever targeted her should beware. A former cop and cance
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Hired muscle, bent cops, and gun molls were all in a day's work for wolf-like extra-terrestrial private eye Sam Spade Vorlag in San Francisco in 1940. But then she walked in to his office. She had great gams and a huge problem. Her hubby had disappeared searching for a legendary bejeweled golden bird. Sam would soon find himself up to his furry neck in danger.
Deadly Age: A Deacon Bishop Mystery
Series: Deacon Bishop Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,170. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective Deacon Bishop will do anything to take down the Portello crime family. So, rescuing Rita Portello is low on his priority list--until he learns of a DVD incriminating her brothers, a DVD that Rita can give him. He doesn't count on wading through devil-worshipers, druggies, or Sicilian assassins to get to her. Then again Bishop doesn't have much luck. Hardboiled adventure.
A Box of Pandoras
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A BOX OF PANDORAS is a hilarious new mystery from veteran author Steve Brewer, introducing small-town busybody Loretta Kimball. When Loretta learns her favorite actor is coming to New Mexico for a film festival, she sets up an interview with her idol, Michael Girard. But bodies keep turning up at the film festival, and Loretta soon feels like chief clown at a media circus. Fast and funny!
Dummy Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The ladies of the Langley Chase Bridge Club are at it again, only this time one of their own is accused of a bloody and violent murder. Dummy Hand is a fast paced, funny mystery set in Northern Virginia, home of the FBI, the NRO, the CIA and lots of other three-letter agencies. Does the foursome tangle with any of these in their quest to find a killer? What do you think?
The Bumble's End
Series: Bumble Books. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012 by Pentalpha Publishing Edinburgh. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Bumble's End is a black, humourous tale of greed, death and toffees in the run up to Christmas.
The Medusa Strain
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,700. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Medusa Strain, a Foreword Magazine finalist for best mystery, is a gripping novel of bioterrorism that stunningly portrays the dangers of biological terrorism in ways non-fiction never could.
Saving Grace
Series: Katie & Annalise, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A voodoo house in the islands distracts Katie from heartbreak and Bloody Marys when she's there investigating her parents' shady deaths.
Taking The Plunge
Series: A Jane Monterrey Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,540. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Turquoise Morning Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jane “CK” Monterrey is an inexperienced Cincinnati private eye whose world is flipped when local millionaire George Halberran plunges to his death outside her office window.
Murder Is Academic
Series: Maggie Ryan, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,160. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the spring semester of 1968, brutal attacks draws campus women together to study self-defense and the psychology of rape. Mary Beth Nelson struggles to keep the Lords of Death at bay by immersing herself in researching Mayan languages. Her new housemate, Maggie Ryan, has her own secrets. When murder strikes close to home, Maggie investigates with a little help from her friends.
Prophet: Dragon Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jason Prophet is hired by his best friend to guard a beautiful woman from Japan, he not only falls in love, he finds his best friend murdered. When the woman disappears, Prophet swings into action. The clues lead him to Japan where he goes up against the Yakuza, the infamous Japanese mafia. Using only his wits, will he be able to save the woman he loves and revenge his friend's death?
I, Philibert Q. Winslow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When his beautiful receptionist is murdered, lawyer Philibert Q. Winslow is distraught... until he learns he is a suspect. Agreeing to defend the ex-boyfriend is a step in the right direction but evidence seems to keep piling up against Philibert. Is he being framed... or might he actually be acting out his fantasies. Funny and exciting mystery.
Audition for Murder
Series: Maggie Ryan, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,730. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by The Mystery Company. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nick and Lisette O’Connor need a change. They leave New York City for a semester as artists-in-residence at a college upstate, professional leads in a campus production of Hamlet. Threats and accidents follow Lisette, and Nick worries it might be more than just petty jealousy. Maggie Ryan, a student running lights for the show, helps investigate a mystery steeped in the turmoil of 1967 America.
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Brannagh’s boyfriend, Nikki, disappears on a bird count up north, she returns home for a reunion of the childhood club Tuatha-de-Dananns. In grade school, they vowed to 'protect one another's self-a-steam forever.' As Brannagh tries to solve the mystery behind Nikki's vanishing, she begins to suspect that someone might be taking the club's oath too far...even to the point of murder.
Death by Cubicle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,240. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jay Giess comically portrays the vagaries of cubicle life, with its hovering quorums, folders filled with birthday cards, and concerns over a few square inches of work space, while deftly showing how the men and women in an office can come together as a family—or not—in response to a violent death.
A Cry From the Cold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,890. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012 by Highland Press Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Mystery at its best! A plane crashes and two lives collide. An Alaskan bush pilot on the run for 13 years for the murder of the only girl he ever loved. A Chicago police detective dedicated to bringing to justice the one man sought in the death of the young daughter of a powerful senator. But Maggie can’t believe this gentle giant of a mountain man is the same accused man.