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Tracking Terror by Howard P. Giordano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016 by BluewaterPress LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A fender bender with an Indian Muslim on a New York City Highway launches Detective Pete Fanning into an investigation of a terrorist plot that may lead to the bombing of Belmont Park Racetrack at the running of the Belmont stakes. He and a couple of FBI agents uncover an unlikely collaboration – a band of dissident IRA soldiers with a cell of the Al-Qaeda embedded in a Queens, NY mosque.
Clearwater Bubba by Al Rennie
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 59,460. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A serial killer scheduled to be executed proposes a negotiation to permit a visit with Joe; a mom and dad team want justice for their daughter who was sexually assaulted in her first days at university; A visitor from Canada arrives; McAdoo wants his 'pound of flesh'; Amber is going on her first date; one of the CHIPs crew deals with a life changing problem; another adventure in Paradise.
Jellyfish by K.G. Lawrence
Series: The Proteus Group. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,230. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A crew of mannequins on a ship found adrift near the Farallon Islands, a crashed plane in Yosemite with more on board than is supposed to be there and an antique jewelry box that once held Dracula’s heart all point to an imminent triple-threat bioterrorism attack on multiple targets in San Francisco, including the President. Jellyfish is the third book of the Proteus Group series.
The Princess Who Tamed Demons by J. Kirsch
Price: Free! Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
She may be as tough as dragon scales and recently ascended to the status of Queen, but that doesn't mean Najika's hardships are over. Barely surviving a horrific assassination attempt, Najika befriends Linn, a fellow foreigner. Together they discover that the attempt on her life was part of something bigger. Can they unlock the mystery and piece together hidden motives before it's too late?
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 by Bill Peschel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 collects 40 pieces published during the middle phase of Conan Doyle’s life. Some were written by schoolboys, reporters,doctors, and other amateurs, but many professional writers turned out stories, such as “Banjo” Paterson, Max Beerbohm, Lincoln Steffens, Jacques Futrelle, Maurice Leblanc, and “Charlie Chan” creator Earl Derr Biggers.
Tor Maddox: Unleashed by Liz Coley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A new flu is raging and people are dying. Sixteen-year-old Torrance Olivia Maddox has figured out why. But she never figured that man’s best friend could become public enemy number one, that men in black might show up in her cozy suburban neighborhood, that she’d spend her sixteenth birthday as a teenaged runaway, and that her effort to save one dog would become a mission to save them all.
Murder Casts Its Spell by Margaret C. Morse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Attorney Petra Rakowtiz lives in a world much like ours...except that her latest client is a wizard. Petra might agree that magic can be unpredictable...especially when she suddenly possesses those powers herself. With the Wizard Council threatening to lock her up for inability to control her new power, and her client's life on the line if she doesn't prove him innocent, Petra could be in trouble.
Weddings Can Be Murder: Charlie Parker Mysteries #16 by Connie Shelton
Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 16. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,490. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
It's Ron Parker's wedding day but when his sister Charlie stops by to pick up the bride, the house is in disarray and the bride is missing. Ron's dilemma--a terrible argument with his fiancee the night before and no alibi. It gets worse when the media jumps on the story and the police treat Ron as a suspect. Charlie has her hands full solving this one. "Charlie is just what readers want." Booklist
La Cingana (The Gypsy): A Reginaldo Morosini Novella and Other Short Stories by Tom Rynard
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Reginaldo Morosini, introduced in Murder Gentilissimi, returns as special criminal consultant to Venice's Council of Ten in a collection of two novellas and four short stories. Reginaldo finds justice for a variety of murders and other notorious crimes through exhaustive sifting of the evidence, a keen understanding of human nature and the criminal mind, and his powers of deductive reasoning.
The Rosebush Murders (A Helen Mirkin novel) by Ruth Shidlo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,620. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In this first Helen Mirkin novel, Jerusalem-based Detective Inspector Helen Mirkin is challenged with solving the murder of psychologist Dr. Danielle Hall. Before much progress is made, a second murder occurs. Are they related? The investigation leads DI Mirkin to a state-of-the-art fertility clinic. How does this fit in? Is the killer trying to cover their tracks? Can they be stopped before more
The Perfect Side Piece by Nanette Buchanan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Looking for a serious relationship, Mona treats men better than any other woman would. With her beauty, charisma and self-sufficient attitude, she’s captivating to any man who has roving eyes. But after too many failed romances, she begins using the methods of the Black Widow spider...love them and...
Pale Jasmine - A Beijing Expat Murder Mystery by Wiebke Hein
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Living as an expat in Beijing is exciting. But it certainly becomes an adventure once murder is involved! Under the warm October sun, two friends stumble across two dead ladies in very different locations: one in a typical suburban compound and the other one - since the expat’s favourite pastime is travelling - on a tropical island. Is there any connection? Whom can you trust among strangers?
A Collection of Quests by Cecilia Peartree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,490. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is a collection of three novels and a short story by Cecilia Peartree, all previously published and featuring the same central characters: 'A Romantic Quest', a short story; 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest' set mostly in London in 1951; 'The Four Seasons Quest', starting on the day the King died in 1952; 'The Coronation Quest', which is complete in itself but ties off some loose ends.
A Quest for Clemency by Cecilia Peartree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Quest for Clemency' is the fourth in a series of mystery / thriller novels by Cecilia Peartree. It is set in 1950s Britain, mostly in Cambridge. Clemency, Oliver Quest's younger sister, gets her own story after playing a supporting rôle in the previous novels in the series.
Fairfield's Auction ~ A Witherston Murder Mystery by Betty Jean Craige
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
On a cold winter evening in the small mountain town of Witherston, Georgia, antique dealer Hempton Fairfield auctions off rare Cherokee artifacts, Appalachian antiques, and a young African Grey parrot. The next morning two bodies are discovered in the snow, the chickens are running free, and the parrot is missing, leaving a number of unanswered questions.
Taking Care of Your Own by Daniel J. Barrett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,050. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
It’s just another day in paradise for US Coast Guard Lieutenant Joe Traynor, stationed in the Florida Keys…until he gets a call from his boss, Rear Admiral Jake Barnes. Barnes suspects that some Coast Guard members in Miami have been selling seized cocaine back to the Colombians, and Joe and his team are called in to investigate...if they can just survive long enough.
Relic: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 1 by Anne Hagan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cases collide for two star crossed ladies of law enforcement! Customs Special Agent Dana Rossi and semi-rural Ohio county Sheriff Melissa 'Mel' Crane are each working critical cases that seem to be related. Can they get along together long enough to solve them both and will their undeniable feelings for each other be allowed to grow or will the two ladies fight each other every step of the way?
A Bliss Mystery: Not Between Friends by BD MacDougall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
What do you do when a friend ask you for a favor you are totally not qualified to help with? You get in over your head and bring along your best friend in the process. Not between friends is a cozy mystery about trying to unravel a secret and ending up unraveling more than you wanted. Sydney, shop owner of Bliss, gets caught up in a murder of a man she just met, who is not who he appears to do.
Cold Day in Hell by Roger Dale Trexler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,790. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A brutal murder has happened in a southern Illinois cornfield. The culprit appears to be the local alcoholic. But, when another murder occurs while the suspect is in custody, Sheriff Mark Graff realizes the town drunk was merely a puppet in the real killer’s hands and that the truth is locked somewhere in the drunkard’s memory. Soon, the evidence starts to point toward the local migrant camp.