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Heroes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,320. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He's a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero? This is the story of one such man.
Time To Move On
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eric Hunter modern private detective is off searching for people and things again. A man asks Eric to find his wife who is off her Meds and can’t find her way home. A student asks Eric to find is a teacher who is excavating an old temple. An older woman says things seem to disappear and reappear. A woman whose husband died three years ago is reliving happier times. Maybe it is time to move on.
Wrath of the Dixie Mafia
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 79,650. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Johnny Morocco hit Atlanta, Georgia in 1953. The former army military policeman used his military training to become a licensed PI. But Johnny’s luck ran out the morning he found a dead man lying on a pool table. With the police and the mafia looking for both the killer and the money the dead man was supposed to be carrying, Johnny must use all his training and instincts to protect himself...
Leave It to Cleaver
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,410. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the brand-new Vintage Kitchen Mystery from the author of White Colander Crime, someone with an old grudge decides it’s time to bury the hatchet . . . “Smartly written and successfully plotted, the debut of this new cozy series . . . exudes authenticity.” —Library Journal on A Deadly Grind
Blacky Jaguar Against the Cool Clux Cult
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,350. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2017 by Shotgun Honey. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
BLACKY JAGUAR AGAINST THE COOL CLUX CULT by Angel Luis Colón. A Song of Piss & Vinegar Novella. “With a voice that’s natural, cool, and centered—while still coiled and venomous—Angel Luis Colón delivers a flawless upgrade to the best novella of 2015. No question, Blacky is back. Bold, sharp, and full of surprise. Like a quick, hard left to the jaw.” —Tom Pitts
Office of the Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,050. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
If you enjoy monastic murder mysteries in the spirit of the famous Brother Cadfael PBS series, you will delight in Office of the Dead. Because the action takes place in contemporary times, rather than the middle ages, the reader is easily drawn into the dynamics of the plot and can identify with the characters readily. A bit of romance coupled with ecclesial tensions makes this story crackle.
Hidden Assets
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,720. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 by PLS Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Planes, trains, automobiles--nothing stops Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, from getting her man.
Unbalanced
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017 by PLS Bookworks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Carly Turnquist, forensic accountant, is on the loose again, this time looking for her missing husband and the guy who stole their identity.
Fur Boys
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,590. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A Machiavellian professor at Hopewell Music Conservatory is murdered, leaving behind a trio of adorable dogs. A mysterious informant is determined to involve Lia Anderson's beau, Detective Peter Dourson in the case. With Peter hamstrung by departmental politics, it's time for Lia and the dog park gang step in.
Not a Chance in Heaven: A Chance Colt Literary Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In this Chance Colt Literary Mystery Series installment, times get tougher, & action gets rougher as the Sheriff’s ideas and antidotes get more deeply philosophical. He lives his life the only way he knows, plowing straight ahead come what may.
Death in the Movies, A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery
Series: A Jake Curtis / Vanessa Malone Mystery. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,630. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A hundred pound Klieg light falls from a light bar thirty feet above a movie sound stage, crushing Jerry Blackwell. The clamp holding the light to the light bar shows hacksaw marks. Jake and Vanessa are hired by the widow to find out what happened. The answer lies somewhere between D.C. and L.A.. How will they find our who cut the clamp and why before the case grows cold?
Second Sight
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 103,650. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a prominent but unpopular theatre critic is found murdered at his desk in a peculiarly grotesque fashion, John Steadman, the blind former detective, hardly knows where to start. Two more murders follow but what links them? An intriguing new crime thriller from Jake Buchan, author of Blind Pursuit, the first John Steadman mystery.
Lost Girl Diary
Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Four passports of four vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead man's diary may contain the vital key. A search begins in Australia and across the world
Boots & Bones Bonanza: Ann Charles' Startle Kit
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 308,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
YOU'LL LAUGH. YOU'LL CRINGE. YOU'LL WANT MORE! For the first time ever, all three of Ann Charles' bestselling, award-winning first books from her multiple mystery series are available for a discounted price in one boxed set: BOOTS AND BONES BONANZA, the ANN CHARLES STARTLE KIT.
On The Line: The Final Chapter
Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Lt. Novelli's been shot. The only clue is the name of a woman named Shirley. But who is this Shirley? With no prints on the stolen car that was used in the shooting and no weapon, things are looking bleak. Luckily a news team was on the scene when the shooting occurred. But when a fire results in the death of two people, and the same news team is on the scene there may be more to it than luck.
Publish and Perish
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Francis Bacon must stop the murder of London’s popular pamphleteers, but he and his intelligencers are being deceived — by their own desires.
Goldfinches
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,450. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Shotgun Honey. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
GOLDFINCHES, a Novel by Ryan Sayles. “No one does fractured domestic noir like Ryan Sayles.” —Joe Clifford, author of the Jay Porter series
The Lighthouse Keeper
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A few months in a rented beach cottage in Peron Cove seems like the perfect respite for artist Laura to create her next series of paintings. However, hidden behind the idyllic seaside town and its quirky inhabitants lies a dark secret from the past which refuses to remain hidden any longer.
Bless Me Father
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,930. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
There is no place as intimate as where you go to confess your sins. Bless Me Father is a classic “who done it?” A story of love lost and love found in the midst of contemporary social issues of homelessness, addiction, and bringing the untouchable to justice.
A Death in the Flower Garden (a Danger Cove Farmers' Market Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,520. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Maria Dolores, new manager of the Lighthouse Farmers' Market, has her work cut out for her when an earthquake shakes up the market. But it only gets worse in the aftermath, as Maria realizes the flower vendor is more than shaken up... she's dead. Now Maria suddenly in a small town mystery that's got everyone on edge. Will it all lead to the end of Maria's new career? Or worse yet... her life?