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Murder Without Pity
Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 71,100. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder Without Pity occurs in a Paris of riots over police killings and Far Right extremists. Here a state criminal investigator, grandson of a French Nazi collaborator during Germany's WWII Occupation of France, works small crime cases. Ashamed of his family's history, he avoids anything political. Little does he suspect the change awaiting him when he investigates a pensioner's bizarre murder.
The Denali Hawthorne Mystery Collection
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,460. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
This collection includes three complete Denali Hawthorne mysteries plus four short stories. Includes: "They Called it Moosicide" "Trouble Aboard the Hawaiian Paradise" "Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun" "Who Framed Kara" "Mystery at Fur Rendezvous" "Clueless in Seattle" (a mini-mystery) "Where’s Emma?" For ages 11 through adult
Topic: Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is a collection of twelve murder mysteries taken from my two books Murder One Volume 1 and Murder One Volume 2. Each story is filled with twist, turns, and surprises that will keep your nerves on edge until the very end.
Clues Over Croissants
Series: Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bess Bullock is out to solve her second retirement home mystery when the Honey Hills Retirement Center snags an amazing new chef.
Secrets in Stones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,420. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A group of archaeologists, tourists and journalists gather in the Vallée des Prêtres in the Franco-Italian Alps. The renowned Sir Hilary Compton is there to authenticate Bronze Age rock drawings recently discovered by his young protégé, Oliver Hardcastle. Private investigator, Ulysses Donaghue, on a walking tour of the Alps, is called upon to investigate Hardcastle's untimely death.
Come Away Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hollywood director Thelonius Kapp has bought and restored the medieval abbey of St Pierre la Croix in the south of France. He is there with his young wife, the globally acclaimed pop singer, Salome to inaugurate a three day retreat. Three deaths on the first day test the deductive powers of Irish detective Ulysses F Donaghue who is attending the retreat with lifelong friend Dr Clothilde Blanche.
Miscarriage Of Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,880. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
“Masterful Page-Turner” Sentenced to 15 years for a crime he didn't commit, Ethan’s ready for payback! With his time up, it’s time for revenge. The corrupt D.A., who suppressed crucial evidence, is the focus of his vengeance. Happily, he antagonizes the woman. Unable to retaliate in the courts, she fights fire with fire. You will never look at the court system the same again!
Billy Two
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Set around Oodnadatta in central South Australia near the Simpson Desert, Billy Two is a cops and robbers story with many twists. This harsh country is the perfect setting for Billy Two Rivers, an expert tracker, to locate two murderers in this vast and unforgiving land. Romance with the cattle station owner's new wife and a suspenseful chase through the desert will keep you interested to the end.
Ashes to Ashley: A Novel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,690. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One parishioner burns for Pastor Ashley Greeley. Another wants him burnt like their last pastor. Can he sort the sinners from the saints before the arsonist “fires” a second pastor?
Cold Altar
Series: Small Town PI, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A small-town cold case gets new life when a woman hands a 22-year-old private investigator his first assignment. Going with the notes his father used when he first investigated the case, Alex Bourque delves into the 31-year-old mystery: an 11-year-old boy, kidnapped without witnesses, abused and murdered.
The Baby Isn't Dead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
With no emotion, Heinrich Rosenberg looked at the tiny new life. His overalls were filthy, the front of his undershirt a menu of past meals. Intense blue eyes looked at the baby from under bushy eyebrows that were drawn up to a frown. Red spider web veins ran helter-skelter over a bulbous nose that dripped snot onto the tiny male infant. Finally, he decided, he would do what he did before.
Does It Hurt To Die
You set the price! Words: 105,830. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A terrorist attack on a church in Cape Town kills twenty people. Iannie de Villier’s, a well-known liver transplant surgeon avoids death, but is seriously wounded. Two weeks later while recovering at home Jannie de Villier’s is mysteriously murdered.Sixteen years later his son returns from Australia to discover that his father was involved in helping involved in the murky world of apartheid
Russian Bear
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,590. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
When the Russian Bear, a Faberge Imperial Egg, becomes part of a bequest to Kananaskis University it is out of spite for her abusive husband that the wife of the Chair of the Board of Governors steals the egg. Follow a trail of covetous behaviour, arrogance, lies and murder as Dr. Trenwith Morrisey recovers the egg and learns that colleagues' agendas are more highly valued than truth.
Shadow Unit 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contains "The Small Dark Movie of Your Life" by Leah Bobet, Walking Back To Houston" by Chelsea Polk, "Bulletproof" by Emma Bull, "Down the Rabbit Hole" by Sarah Monette, and more.
Headline Ghouls
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Author Teel James Glenn recreates the "pulp" style of the 1930s with his hardboiled reporter hero Moxie Donnovan and Donnovan's actress wife Maxi. Together the two confront Nazi sympathizers, mad scientists, and Hollywood stars gone bad in the 1930s depression America.
A Flash of Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,930. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The idyllic town of Kittanning finds itself under seige by a serial killer right before the town's season-long 200th anniversary celebration gets underway. Not only are the town's citizens concerned over low attendence and lower profits, but they have no clues as to who this mystery fiend may be. Is it someone new to town, or a life-long resident?
Blood on the Vine
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,530. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The crash of a Gulfstream V corporate jet with three of his friends aboard leads Leicester from Mississippi to the Napa Valley wine country in California where he becomes involved with an old world family winery, the investigation of the crash, murder, and a beautiful raven-haired siren who could love him or kill him, and a beautiful blond who just might kill him for real.
Body on the Stage
Series: Theatre Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,470. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dennis Dempster is fat, lonely, and dissatisfied with his life, but things are about to change. He joins a theatre group that’s staging a production of Ladies Night, full of male strippers, muscles and buff bodies. Suddenly fitness becomes a new option. In the course of his transformation he finds new friends, new purpose and a new love. And then he finds a dead body.
Senales Secretas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: Spanish. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Cuando un estratega político muere durante una llamada de transmisión de vídeo, la intérprete del lenguaje de señas, Amy Kellen, descubre que ella no solo fue una espectadora, sino más bien la inocente causante de un asesinato político. ¿Podrá ella salvarse, salvar a su hija, y a su código de silencio cuando los asesinos vengan por ella?
The Prairie Chicken Kill
Series: Truman Smith Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
That Truman Smith was sitting in a frayed lawn chair reading an old paperback copy of Tobacco Road was not remarkable. And strange as it sounds, it wasn't particularly noteworthy that someone wanted Smith to look into the murder of a prairie chicken; after all, he'd investigated and solved the murder of an alligator, hadn't he?