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Elijah Deville in Coasting to Death
By J.R. Diestelkamp
Series: An Elijah Deville Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 61,630. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Elijah Deville is a crafty lawyer. When an employee is accused of sabotaging a rollercoaster in order to kill his boss, Elijah refuses to believe it. With all of the evidence seemingly against him, Elijah fights on in his quest for the 'Not Guilty' verdict. Who committed this murder? And more importantly how? Can you crack the case before Elijah? Take the challenge, that is if you're up to it.
Everyone's A Suspect
By Richard Guidice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Who did it? The murder of a rich and powerful partner who worked at a securities firm produces a long list of suspects. Who killed Peter Goldstein? Was it his ex-wife, son, or perhaps a disgruntled investor? Detective John Napoli begins the investigation into the high profile crime. His new partner, Detective Terry Franklin, reminds Napoli everyone’s a suspect
Killer Twist (Ghostwriter Mystery 1)
By C.A. Larmer
Series: Ghostwriter Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
No one bats an eyelid when a bag lady washes up on the shores of Sydney, minus five fingers and decked out in designer couture; nor is anyone too perturbed when socialite Beatrice Musgrave plunges to her death soon after. No one, that is, except ghostwriter and Merlot-lover Roxy Parker. She’s been writing Beattie’s 'autobiography' and has just stumbled on a secret that’s worth killing for.
The Lightning File
By Eric Wright
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,850. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Reporter Josh Radley uncovers a network of companies laundering drug money to finance a terrorist attack on American interests from Canadian soil. The identity of their four targets is hidden in a cryptic Arabic file. Just when Josh needs to focus on disciphering this file, his marriage is unraveling, his job is threatened, his childhood faith is fading, and he falls for an Asian beauty.
9 Historical Mysteries
By R.T. Lawton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the mid-1850's, Cossacks hold the north bank of the Terek River, while Chechen hill tribes control the Wild Country to the south. Here, a man known only as The Armenian trades goods on both sides of the river and soon finds himself involved in murder, intrigue and horse theft. In the 1660's Paris Underworld, an orphan, incompetent pickpocket tries his best to survive amongst criminals.
Love Triumphs!
By Myrna R Caudill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,150. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
AN AWARD WINNING NOVEL by MYRNA R. CAUDILL Could Detective Jake Mallory solve a series of murders, a riot, supposed threat of werewolves and welcome the return of a past girl friend with their infant son? Haunted the survivor guilt, Jake had his coping skills and detective skills challenged. Will he meet the challenge or not?
Reflection
By Anne M Angell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With Beth's friend, Grace, murdered, Detective Branson turns his attention toward Beth, who seems vague in her answers. Although he knows she didn't commit the crime, his instincts tell him she knows more about Grace's so-called suicide than she cares to admit.
Sink or Swim
By Ross Collier
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Gordon, sports hero and merchant banker, finds that despite is best efforts, a year after taking over the family steel business it is on the brink of collapse. Then he discovers that the seemingly random events leading to this point are not simply related to market forces. In a race against time that becomes a matter of life and death, Harry is forced to draw on all his skill and courage.
Someone Else’s Daughter: Book I (Romantic Suspense Mystery)
By Linsey Lanier
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Book I. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,560. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In a ritzy subdivision outside Atlanta, a serial killer is targeting thirteen-year-old girls, and smart-talking, pepper-eating Miranda Steele gets caught up in the investigation. Thirteen years ago, her abusive husband gave her baby up for adoption. Now Miranda has a letter written by a girl who claims she’s adopted. Is this her long lost child? Or is she someone else’s daughter?
Night Ritual
By Dallas Releford
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,070. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Nick Strong responds to a late night telephone call for help from an old friend, he steps into the dark world of an unknown adversary who turns out to be an old enemy that wants him dead because Nick may know he is the one who killed two cops in a police sting operation and seriously wounded Nick.
The Brotherhood
By TL Schaefer
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 79,380. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Sheriff Doug Brewster's peaceful life is torn apart when a local militia member is found murdered and marked with a ritualistic bruise. While disturbing, he handles it as he would any other case, until he discovers his best friend, Josie Galloway, shares the same bizarre mark.
Rally Killer
By Allen Schatz
Series: Marshall Connors Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When trust turns into betrayal, stability turns into chaos... A dark figure from the past. An explosion. A suicide. Games beyond baseball. Nothing is as it seems. Marshall Connors' world once again gets turned upside down. He's a baseball umpire. Baseball is a game, it's supposed to be fun. What Marshall keeps stepping in is very much NOT fun - it's deadly. BOOK 3 in the MARSHALL CONNORS SERIES
The Jester's Apprentice, A Mystery Novel
By Amy Saunders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Philippa always loved intrigue, which made Edric an irresistible catch. That and his smoldering violet stare. But when he disappears on "business," promising her a more exciting life, Philippa's only aid is a masked stalker who sends her out on midnight spy sessions. While unraveling Edric's secrets, Philippa stumbles into the path of a legendary arsonist who may turn her world to ash.
Dying on the Edge
By Francine Craft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An engrossing mystery of one woman’s obsession with another woman’s husband that can only end in disaster.
Sawmill Road - Book Five in the West Baden Murders Series
By Patrick J. O'Brian
Series: The West Baden Murders, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,040. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Terry Levine is called to investigate a triple homicide five hours away from home, he knows the case won't be routine. A veteran investigator with the New York State Police, Levine quickly suspects he may be dealing with a blossoming serial killer. A task force comprised of state troopers, the FBI, and Erie County Sheriff's Department personnel follow what few leads come their way.
Night Walks Softly
By M.H. Gerber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who killed the French teacher and is Anne next? Will Anne get used to her new life? Will she learn to cook? Anne's story is a page-turner and meshes her first year of marriage with the sinister backdrop of crime and murder in a small town.
The Powers That Be; Book 1 of The Rational Fear Series
By Dr Sam J Schaller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,580. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kate risks it all to follow her dream:a world unrestrained by a false shortage of clean energy. The Powers That Be have their own agenda. Do they want her inventions, her paranormal abilities or do they just want her dead? With husband Jack and a Ranger named Kelly, they find that freedom and integrity have a higher price than they imagined. Do you have the courage to take the journey with them?
Tidal Wave Street Justice Book Two
By Samantha Fury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,480. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Angel had been in a lot of scrapes but this was a bad one. He was in a hospital with serious injuries pretending he had amnesia. He couldn’t think the pain was extreme. If only he had Charlie by his side instead of his partners wife, Dantia. He had to find out what Carlos was up to. But how, he had no phone,no back up, no one there to help but a nosy kid that seemed to have a secret of his own.
The Proving
By Tom Szollosi
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 69,170. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Edgar Lamp is no average mass murderer. What sets him apart is technique: he separates victims from their internal organs. Lt. Husky Martin, LAPD Homicide, must stop Lamp, who sees his ability to kill as a miracle, and remembers what his religious fanatic grandfather said: "The whole world wants a miracle, and the miracle is in the Proving." Lamp has a lot of proving to do, and he loves his work.
I'm Detective Clarke
By Brian P Borcky
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
R.D. Clarke, the underachieving son of a renowned private detective, assumes his father's identity to take on the case of a prospective client he's smitten by. Armed with nothing but his wits and comically limited detective skills, R.D. must navigate through an endless procession of lies, double lives, family feuds and love triangles to uncover the secrets of a young couple's disappearance.