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Bootsy Katz Case of the Bitch Vs Witch
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Price: Free! Words: 29,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(2.00 from 1 review)
Bootsy Katz a sixty tear old detective, teacher's aide, and painter finds the body of Mr. Weksler she also finds love and unravels many Sierra View, Nevada secrets.
A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1)
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Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
OPP Detective Lincoln Munroe is coming up empty. As a serial killer terrorizes the area surrounding London, Canada, Lincoln finds himself at a standstill waiting for the perfect killer to make his first mistake. While the body count rises without any leads, Lincoln is haunted by dreams of discovering skeletal remains in the forest beneath a bloody knife - dreams with a link to a decades-old crime.
Rubicon Ranch: Riley's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A little girl’s body has been found in the wilderness near the desert community of Rubicon Ranch. Was it an accident? Or . . . murder! But who would want to kill a child? Everyone in this upscale housing development is hiding something.
One at a Time
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
James is a secret agent who is about to retire but before his bosses allow this he must complete one last mission: Get rid of his team members.
Rock Deadly, a Mystery (Book One of the Rock and Roll Mysteries)
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Series: The Rock and Roll Mysteries, Book One. Price: Free! Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012 by DLP Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Award-winning author Kathryn Lively offers you a rocking mystery! Music tutor by day and tribute band guitarist by night, Matt “Lerxst” Johnston has woman problems. Well, maybe for a musician that's normal. Before Lerxst can find normal, he must learn the truth about his would-be killer, his family, and himself. And what a long, strange trip it is…
How to Electrocute an Elephant
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contacted by an old acquittance of the female persuasion, in hopes that he might be able to shed light on the events surrounding her husband's death. The Count of Samerand quickly finds himself as the prime suspect in this grave affair. Can he prove his innocent or will he be hanged for a crime he didn't commit.
Zombie Confidential (Bloodlines #2.5)
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Series: Bloodlines, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Undead reporter Samantha Ridgeway must find a movie star's murderer before he targets the star's three-year-old son.
A Black Deeper Than Death (Miki Radicci Book 1)
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Series: Miki Radicci, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.25 from 8 reviews)
Want more free fiction from M.E. Purfield, sign up here:http://t.co/yB85rMTAj1 When she accidentally experiences the murder of a prominent business student from NYU, Miki attracts the attention of the police and the killer who threatens her and her family. But Miki doesn't really know enough to identify the killer. Miki decides to learn as much as she can about the killer to save her family
Armed and Fabulous (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1)
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Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,300. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
All Lexi wants to do is get through the day at her boring temp job with Green Hand Insurance. That’s until she discovers the vice president, Martin Dean, in a pool of blood and herself at the center of an investigation into insurance fraud. Millions of dollars are missing, the chief suspect is dead and her mysterious, sexy, new boss is not what he seems.
Ask Yazdirir
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: Turkish. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Herkesle paylasilsin diye kendilerini yazdiran kisa hikayeler.
Mayne Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 33,570. Language: Spanish. Published: May 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sirviéndose de distintas excusas, ocho personas son convocadas a pasar un fin de semana en Mayne Manor, una majestuosa mansión victoriana en el condado de Surrey. Lo que iba a ser un tiempo de esparcimiento y recreo, pronto se convertirá en una auténtica locura, una aterradora experiencia que los dejará marcados para el resto de sus vidas.
Sunshine Hunter
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Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,570. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
A murderer, a stalker, and a lying boyfriend. Susan Hunter just wants to manage the weight loss center by day and play racquetball by night, but now she’s run off to Florida . . . and she’s accused.
The Count of Samerand and the Ghost of Belgravia
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
The Count of Samerand is the final authority on crime, so much so that inspector James Wright of Scotland Yard has felt it necessary to bring eccentric count in on many a case. It is through these dealings and their unique meeting that the good inspector has to rely and even admire the count. In his later years he picks up his pen to defend this unique man, when the count is no longer able to.
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
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Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
Not a Very Nice Woman
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Price: Free! Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(3.00 from 1 review)
A woman is found dead in her room at the care home she lived in, strangled and left lying on her Chinese rug. The death is motiveless, the room otherwise untouched, expensive objects left unstolen; meanwhile, even the fellow residents admit their friend's life was largely a mystery to them, with "decades left unaccounted for". It is left to the detectives to solve her mystery.
The Set-Up
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Life couldn't get worse for Erik and Ashley. Stuck in a slump, their marriage is on the rocks and they're both ready to quit. In the ultimate betrayal they have a choice to make. But will it be the right one?
The Hammer
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but here’s a free lunchtime read to whet your appetite. Whether you prefer pie or salad, lunch with The Hammer will leave you satisfied. In another bite-size crime story, Roger Busby reveals the hierarchical power games of London’s Metropolitan Police with devastating effect. The new short story is a must to read.
A Day in the Life of Trixie Pristine
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Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story prequel, Trixie and her friends Berklie and Sophie, considered themselves typical thirty something females until someone turned up murdered in their newly opened bookstore/wine bar. They thought they would be living out their dream in their new shop not trying to catch a killer. Who killed Sylvia and why? Or was one of them the intended target?
Living & Dying (Ghosts in the City Prequel)
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Series: Ghosts in the City. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Detective David Rossi has his eye on partner Mason Fletcher's little sister. Mason reluctantly agrees to let David ask her out, but things go terribly awry...