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Who moved the body? -by Andrew Ball
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You set the price! Words: 108,250. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / General
For 2000 years the Crucifixion and the Raising of Christ remains as a colossus upon all Christians, as without it, "The faith futile". This book utilizes the ‘better-than Forensic' inerrant Bible word to determine the outcome. By applying detective protocol to relative bible passages it becomes the biggest hypothetical courtcase to ever affect humankind. A once-in-a-lifetime book!
Letters From My Time-Traveling Uncle
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Price: Free! Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Campfire Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
6 months ago my best friend since college suddenly vanished. Val was investigating the mysterious disappearance of her father and her Uncle Reese who was a successful memorabilia merchant. I need your help in trying to find my friend.
Pair of Knaves
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Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: British English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
A pair of ultra short stories, almost flash fiction, exploring the murky, ambiguous world of Kathryn Blake through the eyes of two of her associates.
Shiver on the Sky
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Price: Free! Words: 102,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
An Owen Tremaine Supernatural Mystery (Book One): Owen Tremaine is in more trouble than he ever imagined. The founder of a software company, he thought work-related burnout was a major crisis. But then a friend gets killed on Owen’s houseboat. Now he’s dealing with what used to be his own company, a police detective, and...a surprising discovery about local Native American history.
Shirley Link & The Hot Comic
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Series: Shirley Link, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Thor, Iron Man and The Hulk need some help! A perfect edition of The Avengers #1 comic book is about to be stolen by a supremely confident thief. Can the first appearance of the super-team escape his clutches? If Shirley has anything to say about it, you bet. But even with a ton of clues she senses more is going on than a simple heist. Is her new arch-enemy after more than a valuable comic book?
Shirley Link & The Safe Case
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Series: Shirley Link, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
Shirley Link's kickoff adventure pits her wits against a thief who's stolen thirty thousand dollars from her school's safe. Usually, she'd wrap that kind of case up before The Big Bang Theory. But there's one intriguing detail. The half-ton safe disappeared too! Shirley must find the culprit quickly or her beloved principal, Mr. Reese, will lose his job.
Murder in the Church
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Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Someone killed Charlie Young. Police Chief Cal Brady has but one clue: a black and white photo of the deceased inscribed with a cryptic message. Amateur sleuth Dani Birch helps Brady decipher the message, but her discovery leads to a string of murders thought to be unrelated. A serial killer is on the loose, and his next intended victim: Dani Birch herself.
Cold Pulp Trio
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Price: Free! Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three hard-boiled stories that hark back to the days of pulp fiction. Meet private dick Jay Dafoe. He’s in a dirty business, and cold hard cash has always made up for twinges his conscience might occasionally feel. Ben Andropov is a cop. The bosses are management, and the beat is the moon. Management wants order and doesn’t care how it’s kept. Cold Pulp Trio is hard-boiled American noir.
Scrambled Hard-Boiled
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Price: Free! Words: 79,690. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mickey Spillane meets the Canterbury Tales. When you need to hire a bastard to get the job done, contact Jay Dafoe, private investigator. He’s in the Yellow Pages. Dafoe is an unscrupulous, greedy, profane man. His only redeeming feature is that he’s brutally honest both about his amoral nature and in his sardonic observations of the dark side of the world he has embraced. Nothing is sacred.
Murder by the Clock
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You set the price! Words: 63,780. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012 by Taylor Michaels. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Murder is a crime the small town hasn't seen in over twenty years and solving it is up to Rachel Christie, a struggling private detective. It's a case no one wants solved. A case she must solve or return to a life which gave her nightmares. Rachel survives threats from the Sheriff, anonymous threats on her life and an attempt to kill her before facing the murderer's gun. A stand-alone mystery.
Vigilante Walks Away
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Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
You might have guessed it. The Shooter walks. The burden of proof is just that strong. But out on the street, is he a different man? Will others ever forget the headlines? And what lies ahead?
A Bohemian Mess: Sherlock Holmes Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The story is an unique version of Conan Doyle's "A Scandal in Bohemia" created with the help of Dialectizer. You've never read before Sherlock Holmes talking Jive or Doctor Watson talking Redneck. This version will help you to look at "A Scandal in Bohemia" from an unexpected angle and to appreciate it more. No offense to people who talk featured dialects intended.
To a Jury With the Vigilante
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
We now take the case so diligently worked by Inspector Marko before a jury with flashy defense counsel Chernik plying his craft for the benefit of Carruthers, the bereaved accountant with a shotgun.
Vigilante Virus
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Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A microscopic look at police procedures, mushrooming violence in the city and the terrible temptation of citizen justice.
Oklahoma Justice #1: Hominy, Oklahoma
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Price: Free! Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Small town police chief…big trouble. Chief Hilton Cole—Iraq War hero—is a peaceful man, but when a prominent local citizen is brutally murdered, his quiet little community in north eastern Oklahoma becomes a war zone.
Another New York Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Reporter Julian Jones of The New York Player is a legend. He has seen to that. But times are tough and when even he can't get his editor to run his latest story, he takes matters into his own hands and comes up with a story nobody can resist. He is soon the toast of the town again but matters take a turn for the worse when his influence becomes even more far reaching than he could have imagined.
Barbershop Otto
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Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
UPDATED: Uploaded another sample story to the upcoming collection of mysteries. Now includes: - Private Investigation - Barbershop "Otto"
Poison
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Price: Free! Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) End of '800. During an university lesson of anatomy, a student of medicine makes knowledge with an eccentric colleague, that tells him an improbable story of love, jealousy and poison...
Now They Call Me Gunner
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Price: Free! Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.80 from 10 reviews)
In the summer of '71, between high school and university, Phil takes a job as a short-order cook in his home town in upstate New York. When the waitress's ex-husband is murdered, the police suspect Randal, a Viet Nam vet who is the head cook. To help Randal prove his innocence, Phil is dragged into the world of outlaw motorcycle gangs and drug dealers.
Vengeance is Blind: Three Scott Drayco Short Mysteries
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You set the price! Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From three-time Derringer Award finalist BV Lawson come three tales featuring Scott Drayco, a man who had everything going for him: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist in the prime of his youth. After violence scarred him physically and emotionally, he turned to an FBI career for ten years and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases other people don't want to touch.