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Self Portrait, A Jade Weekes Art Mystery by Judith Gaines
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Emerging from the oily waters of the Seine, Jade Weekes has no memory of her past, and her only useful skill appears to be planning art thefts, usually just a few steps ahead of organized thieves. Self Portrait, the short fiction prequel to the novel WIRED, is the story of how Jade transforms from victim to thief.
Say You're Sorry: A Gripping Crime Thriller - Book One by Ian C.P. Irvine
Price: Free! Words: 48,650. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
'Say You're Sorry!' is the latest crime thriller written by Ian C.P. Irvine, one of the UK's top cyber security experts. A gripping page-turning crime thriller which will make you think twice about how you treat strangers or ever use the internet or your mobile phone again! A page-turning, thrilling and chilling exposé of just how much our daily lives are controlled by computers!
A Shot in the Bark - Extended Edition by C. A. Newsome
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A grieving artist, a smitten detective, a devious killer: You never know who you'll meet at the dog park. Detective Peter Dourson adopts a dead man's dog to find a killer concealed in the tight-knit group at Mount Airy Dog Park, not expecting to fall in love with the victim's girlfriend.
Captive by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 248,100. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime(5.00 from 1 review)
A girl goes on a holiday and meets a charming man with a dark secret who forever changes her life. He has passports of four vanished girls. Where have they gone? She escapes and tries to resume her life. But the past returns to claim her. Now arrested and in jail she feels her mind is coming apart, captivated her lover's crocodile spirit. A helicopter pilot could help but he has vanished too!
The Astonishing Adventures of Winston Fluffybottom by Colm Hogan
Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime(5.00 from 1 review)
Winston Fluffybottom is a seasoned private cat detective that solves crime with his sidekick turtle Professor Winkles. The Case of the Jade Orangutan is a tale about a fabled, supernatural object, a criminal animal kingdom and a mysterious kitten at the centre of it all.
Burgundy Wolf: The Case of the One Eyed Woman by Phillip Rhoades
Series: Burgundy Wolf. You set the price! Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Burgundy Wolf, a private detective working the streets, slums, and sky-rises of Heartbeat City, sits in his office with his trusty dog, waiting for the next case to arrive. A knock on the door. The corpse of a woman with a bullet through one eye. A phone call telling him that they have stolen his gun, used it to murder her, and stashed it where the cops will find it.
Witch Myth: A Yew Hollow Christmas- The Beginning by Alexandria Clarke
Price: Free! Words: 29,070. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Noelle Summers loves Christmas, but everything goes terribly wrong when someone casts a spell that makes every day a holiday. As the only one aware of the time loop, Noelle must find a way to reverse the mistake before Yew Hollow’s festive cheer attracts the attention of dangerous magical visitors.
Return of the Jack by Pringle McCloy
Price: Free! Words: 49,060. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Charlie Hampton is off to Beijing but not on vacation. His mission is to rescue his client, Jack, who has a tendency to get himself kidnapped. Again embroiled in the Triad wars, Charlie must decide if Jack is worth all the trouble and, of course, he isn’t. But is drug lord, Richard ‘the Cleaver’ Chang, worth more? Murder, mayhem and madness continues along with a lot of fun.
The Painting Murders by J.S. Donovan
Price: Free! Words: 39,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth(5.00 from 1 review)
After blacking out and painting a stranger who died days later, newlywed artist Ellie Batter finds herself at the heart of a mystery that will have her questioning everything she knows. In pursuit of truth behind her blackouts and creation of the sinister painting, Ellie becomes the next target of a skilled killer hunting artists throughout the trendy city of Northampton, Massachusetts.
Murder on the Western Front by Evelyn Weiss
Price: Free! Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A real-life Hell - the Western Front, 1915. Death is everywhere. In the confusion of combat, young American volunteer nurse Agnes Frocester witnesses something utterly unexpected... a murder. While an innocent man faces the firing squad, Agnes's investigations take her into the bohemian heart of Paris and across the battlefields of Europe - into the most deadly places on earth.
Waiting to Heal by Phillip N Hancock, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The unaccepted suicide conclusion by the police, on her husbands death, forces a widow to obtain outside help. Her quest was two fold. She wanted to restore her husbands good name, which would validate his life insurance policy, and she wanted to bring those responsible for his death to justice.
World In-Between ~ Looking for the Way Out by Olya Amanova
Price: Free! Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some mistakes are like ghosts that continue to hunt you down interfering into the present, and sabotaging the future. The very minute you think you are in charge of the voyage, your vessel collisions with an enormous iceberg from your past. Trying to find the way out may take you a lifetime. Learning to live with your most feared persecutors rather than trying to combat them is the only solution.
A Threat ~ Unknown Enemy by Olya Amanova
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No one can know everything and the one who claims wisdom as his property is a full. Price for such mistake can be dearer than death.
You're Better Off Dead by Andre' Mwansa
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A young female adult is found hanging naked and dead in her bathroom. Everything at the crime scene points out to suicide but when her father is interviewed, he dinies calling it a suicide and says that his daughter was murdered, could he be right?
Athletic Supporter: Frank Pooler #1 by Henri Duffy
Price: Free! Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
After his wife passed away unexpectedly college president Frank Pooler went into retirement leading a solitary life. Two phone calls changed that life style abruptly. He becomes the interim president for a small chaotic college. Pooler finds himself immersed in several conflicts including the investigation into his predecessor's death. His actions in those conflicts bring unexpected outcomes.
Le Poulpe - Vati French cancan by Frédéric Amiel
Price: Free! Words: 38,060. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Depuis des mois, la droite catholique et réactionnaire bat le pavé dans une opposition hystérique au mariage homosexuel. La mascarade prend un tour sordide quand un jeune homme est tabassé à mort au cœur du Marais. Le Poulpe, prenant sa respiration et son courage à deux mains, plonge alors dans la bile fangeuse des quartiers ouest de la capitale...
Thank you Allah - Purpose by Khaleel Jooste
Price: Free! Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Omar doesn’t say anything. He respects her assessment. She was right about him having a message. That he agrees with. As an orphan, he has many things he wants to say. The world was once big and scary, when he was all alone, that was when he was younger, but since St Jude’s he’s found a home, some purpose. He wants people to know that there are good people out there who do care about others.
Fragmentos: Laurénio by João Dias Martins
You set the price! Words: 4,870. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Enquanto discute a viabilidade de uma investigação criminal, Laurénio Oliveira recebe uma chamada da Polícia Urbana, que informa que o seu irmão Dércio acaba de dar entrada no hospital com um ferimento de bala, obtido durante uma acção policial. Habituado aos deslizes do irmão, Laurénio decide ir vê-lo, uma última vez, e é confrontado com uma história inesperada.
The Detective Diaries. by Von Kambro
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A Detective's diary reveals his memorable cases and thoughts about the crimes he's solved..