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Le nom de l'e-rose by Madjid Lebane
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Les anti-virus sont là pour protéger les utilisateurs des attaques extérieures. Le jour où cet outil décide de protéger les utilisateurs contre leurs propres envies pour des raisons morales le SPES est appelé à la rescousse. Armelle, Kevin et Mike s'en vont donc chasser l'IA moralisatrice. Mais est-ce uniquement cela qui pose problème ?
Echoes of the Fey: The Prophet's Arm by Malcolm Pierce
Price: Free! Words: 23,200. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Magic meets mystery in Echoes of the Fey, a series of Detective stories set in a high fantasy world. Sofya Rykov is a private investigator with a secret of her own: magic power she uses to solve her cases. In this novella, she is tasked with tracking down a sacred artifact lost during the war between Leshin and Humans.
Code Breaker: An Alexander Hastings Novella by A.J. Trevors
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cyber-sleuth Alexander Hastings is racing against time. The hacker extraordinaire is tasked with uncovering the secret plot of techno-terrorist organisation Black Binary and their shadowy leader, Roman Caster. It doesn't help that Roman is Alex's old mentor and father figure and intent on unleashing a technological holocaust upon the world. Will Alex stop him in time? Or will Roman prevail?
Little Lost Girl by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 66,070. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A little girl vanished 100 years ago. Her name was Sophie. Where did she go? An old house in Balmain. A portrait and perfume bottle hidden in a chimney. Unknown and untouched, while a century passed, their memory slowly fading. Glimpses of an eight year old girl and her school friend, missing, never found. The grief of those left behind, those who searched, those who yearned. Now a new search!
Kiss The Ladies Goodnight: (Jake Legato Private Investigator Series 1) by Copper Smith
Price: Free! Words: 19,230. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake Legato was a detective for the Minneapolis Police department. But a really bad decision turned him into an ex-detective. Now he's a bouncer at a strip club in a dangerous neighborhood. When a serial killer targets several strippers for a series of gruesome murders, he's forced to put his detective hat back on -- because now he's the suspect.
The Priests of Lagash by djclaremont
You set the price! Words: 66,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When one of the king's men is found murdered at the temple, the humble guard Ninurta must find the culprit. Or at least a convincing scapegoat. Before the king uses it as an excuse to seize the temple. But he soon finds himself enmeshed in the competing conspiracies for control of the city, and the fate of Lagash is in his hands.
21 Surprising Facts About Sherlock Holmes by Pixclassics
Price: Free! Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British(1.00 from 1 review)
Are you a BIG fan of Sherlock Holmes ? Yes, then this ones for you. Find out 21 Facts about Sherlock Holmes, that will surprise you to the core. See you inside the book !
10 Dead Mexicans by Simon Fellowes
You set the price! Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Book 3 of Simon Fellowes' Hollywood Trilogy - after 'Don't Breathe the Air', and 'My Name is Ferdinand' - '10 Dead Mexicans' is a hard-hitting examination of contemporary American society. Boyd Avery, a man running from his past and unsure where to find his future, finds himself caught between the Hollywood A-list and its Z-list. Tying them together - 10 Dead Mexicans. But no one knows why or how.
The Professor by Alexandra Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 39,100. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Following the mysterious disappearance of her history professor, Nicole Costello discovers that her prestigious university is home to an elite secret society with questionable moral standards. Can Nicole crack the case of her missing professor and finish her thesis paper, or will Nicole herself crack under the pressure?
Murder Mystery by Hiranya Borah
Price: Free! Words: 3,110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It is a murder mystery of a housewife of a top bureaucrat of the Government which attracted lot of attention from the top level of the Government.The case was solved by a lady police officer after discarding some stereo types of thinking regarding one-sided love affairs.
The Dead Elf by Alice Webb
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(3.00 from 1 review)
Tragedy befalls a jolly December day when a Christmas elf falls from the top floor of a department store to the icy pavement below. But why was he up there and not on his shift? And could it be related to a string of thefts from the store? In this short story, Alma Easter, the cake-loving old-lady detective, thinks she knows the answer.
Merging Destiny by D. Allen Henry
Series: Sutherland Saga, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sutherland Saga Part 6. When Elspeth Moorehead’s parents are killed in the Lockerbie bombing, Elspeth vows that she will someday avenge their horrendous murder. Her promise evolves into the quest of a lifetime, carrying her across continents and cultures, in the process subjecting her to numerous perilous obstacles. Spanning a quarter of a century, her exploits will change the world.
"Chain Reaction" Power Failure Book I by Andrew Draper
Price: Free! Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Dr. Jennifer Ryan perfects a power source of unlimited potential, she is torn between the peril and the promise. When word of her triumph gets out, sinister forces tighten the noose, a seemingly innocent betrayal catapults her into a swirling vortex of suspicion and death.
Chosen Chapters from the Velvet Paw of Asquith Novels by Thomas Corfield
Price: Free! Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Excerpts from the Velvet Paw of Asquith novels, the infamous international jet-setting adventures of Oscar Teabag-Dooven, involving greed, espionage and the odd foray into professional cheese-shaping.
A New Prospect by Wayne Zurl
Price: Free! Words: 82,480. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Sam Jenkins never thought about being a fish out of water during the twenty years he spent solving crimes in New York. But things change, and after retiring to Tennessee, he gets that feeling. In true Jenkins style, Sam turns common police practice on its ear to insure an innocent man doesn’t fall prey to an imperfect system and the guilty party receives appropriate justice.
Unwitting Accomplice by RV Raman
You set the price! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Dr Govind returns to Jaipur after twenty years ... to a murder. A cosy mystery of 7,500 words.
The Mystery of the First to Find Society by Mark Hall
Series: Chris Calhoun Middle Georgia Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A drowning at a local state park goes unsolved for months until a local teenager gets trampled by a large bull. How are they connected? Join U.S. Marshal Mark Hall as he recounts his experiences with Chris Calhoun as they attempt to find the person setting geocache traps throughout Middle Georgia. Will they find them before someone else is injured or worse?
Forgery of The Xumanfelian Wasteland by Rik Johnston
Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
From The Chronicles of John Alkali, Ferntero Massala is a gambler and an artist who has been hired by a crime lord to counterfeit a painting. His journey takes him into the heart of enemy territory to gather the insight he needs to accomplish the task he's been hired for. But are his skills great enough to convince The Sphere of his elaborate forgery?
Chili to Die For (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Lilly York
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 27,730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by 40 Day Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A northerner by birth, Willow moves south when she inherits her grandfather’s ice cream shop. From the slow southern dialect to the crazy drivers, Willow finds herself at odds with what most call “southern charm.” She becomes obsessed with cook-offs and bake-offs, wanting those trophies for her mantle. With the chili cook-off just around the corner, Willow manages to provoke one of the judges.