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The Nobleman (Chapter 1-3)
Price: Free! Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the son of business tycoon, Robert Tole, goes missing , and a murder scene is discovered by Brigg Bay, the worst is assumed. Days later, it is confirmed: Jason Tole is dead. Detective Marc Jackson is not new to murder. What complicates this case is his past, with the Toles. As his investigation unfolds, one thing becomes clear: Jason's death was no tragedy, it was calculated and personal.
Falling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,390. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: August 22, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
FALLING, a Crime Novel by G. J. Brown. "With its intriguing perspective, blistering action and swarms of dodgy guys in suits, this is an explosive, harrowing riot that has movie potential written all over it." — Daily Record.
Unfinished Sentence
Series: The Charlie Davies Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,070. Language: Australian English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amateur sleuth Charlie Davies is back again, and this time she's taking on a Russian gangster. Maybe. Charlie's boss, the less-than-friendly Adam Baxter, has information that a local club owner is actually an escaped foreign criminal. Adam wouldn't normally ask Charlie to help him (she's not exactly his star employee), but she happens to have an 'in' - her friend is dating the man in question.
Out of Options Aphrodite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fairy tales
After the shocking events of the last installment, Abby and Artie are left in the dungeons to die. Salvation comes to Abby in the form of a dirty chicken bone and sheer, angry persistence. Once escaped, Abby must reunite with her friends and figure out how to take down two of the Twelve Olympians in Zeus’ inner circle.
The Mystery at Black Partridge Woods
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,820. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2016 by Amika Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Mystery at Black Partridge Woods tells two related stories with unexpected parallels. It is both a fast-paced adventure and a mystery that paints a picture of the little-known earliest days of what is now Lemont, Illinois. Readers who enjoy amateur sleuths and adventure will find it hard to put down.
Hustle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,040. Language: American English. Published: August 20, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
HUSTLE, a Crime Novel by Tom Pitts. "What makes HUSTLE such a remarkable book — and Tom Pitts such a formidable writer — is the juxtaposition of literary tradition versus street ethos. HUSTLE pushes boundaries and challenges the peripheral but not at the expense of story." — Joe Clifford, Junkie Love and Lamentation.
The Messiah Drug
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 116,980. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
During two mass immigrations from 1984 to 1991, thousands of Ethiopian Jews were permitted to flee persecution in their country and migrate to Israel. This is their story and how it could possibly save a nation from a plague.
Dread
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Colleen Nye. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Mystery of Cry Baby Bridge has shrouded the town of Marion since 1948. Three decades later, four teenagers, seemingly from different backgrounds, come together, determined to uncover the truth about a crime that had gone unsolved for thirty years.
Buried Roots
Series: Perri Seamore, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,700. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Perri Seamore visits Virginia for a break between assignments. She plans to catch up on her genealogy research, relax, as well as attend a Civil War Reenactment in which her friend's husband is participating. The event begins as planned, but the tone alters dramatically when a murder overshadows the activities. Perri works with Archer Vaughn, a local Virginia State Trooper, to solve the mystery.
Beachhead
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,040. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
BEACHHEAD, a Crime Novel by Jeffery Hess. "Whether the crimes are of passion, politics, or violence, every minute of this Florida thriller gleams with conflict and character." — Steve Weddle, author of Country Hardball.
Pride's Deception
Series: Bear Creek, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,410. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016 by Trennis E. Killian. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Pride’s Deception The Bear Creek Series is a new series from a trusted author of five other series (eighteen novels). T. E. Killian has written another adventure/suspense novel that is action packed all the way from beginning to end. Kirby Thornton along with his older sister, Reggie, and older brother, Blake, own a ranch in Bear Creek and run a hunting guide service on the side (bear and lion).
The Dolos Conspiracy
Price: Free! Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A small biotech company has found a cure for Hemorrhagic fever, the most deadly virus on earth. Could it be real? This news has ignited medical communities around the world and the wealth of the laboratory founders is growing exponentially with each success. But there’s a diabolical side to this success with deadly consequences.
The Game ‘s Afoot: A Holmesian Miscellany
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,870. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Game’s Afoot: A Holmesian Miscellany is a collection of tales by Author Brad Sinor that add a facet to the world inhabited by Holmes and characters both associated with him and those who had their own stories to tell. Action, adventure, terror, and mystery await readers as they follow Holmes and others into The Game’s Afoot: A Holmesian Miscellany. From Pro Se Productions.
Перчатки Для Скворца
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: Russian. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » New adult
Весна известна грязью. Для меня же той весной грязью стало все. Я входила в новый день, уже ничего не будет по-старому. Страх обернуться назад, вдруг проиграла, и зло захватило мою душу. Так и случилось — в мыслях не было ничего, кроме ненависти и ужаса. Есть ли грань между ценностью жизни и убийством? Желаемый результат всегда один: остаться в живых, заглянуть за грань, наступить на нее…
The Serpent's Game
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,120. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
THE SERPENT'S GAME by A.C. Frieden. A Jonathan Brooks Novel (2nd in series). "Frieden keeps the suspense high … in this gritty, complex and satisfying thriller." — Jamie Freveletti, author of Dead Asleep and Robert Ludlum's The Janus Reprisal.
In the Light of Day
Price: Free! Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the Light of Day is a collection of short stories with unexpected twists that will fill your mind with mystery and suspense. The stories will take you to the edge. How close will they take you? Read and see.
The Babbling Brook Naked Poker Club - Book One
Price: Free! Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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A painting worth millions, valuables gone missing, a game that is more than a game. And that’s only the beginning as an elderly widow befriends a young woman and tries to prevent her from making the same mistakes she has made.
The King Is Dead (A Samantha Adams Mystery, #5)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Crime reporter Samantha Adams is working on a book called American Weird when her boyfriend, Harry Zack, persuades her to join him at a barbecue cookoff in Tupelo, Mississippi. Also driving toward Tupelo is Mary Ann McClanahan, who more or less killed her worthless third husband, Carlin. She's discovered Carlin was already married to a woman in Tupelo who'll collect his life insurance...
Policing for Profit
Series: Flynn & Levy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,590. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
NYPD Homicide Detective Frank Flynn once again teamed with former Internal Affairs Detective Christine Levy catches the call all homicide detectives hate most—a cop’s been killed. But as Flynn and Levy dig deeper, the investigation strains their partnership and puts them in the cross-hairs of some very dangerous people. All while a racially-charged city holds its breath—and waits.
Tranquility Denied
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: American English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
TRANQUILITY DENIED by A.C. Frieden. A Jonathan Brooks Novel (1st in series). "An intriguing tale of power, corruption and hidden truths …" — Dana Kaye, Crimespree Magazine.