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Welcome to Gray City
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Price: Free! Words: 61,100. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Everyone in Gray City has something to offer... or something to hide. Murder. Blackmail. Scams. Detective Jake Montana has to sort through it to find out who’s killing off the local athletes. Jilted housewife or jealous husband? Maybe someone else.The investigation takes a turn toward the humorous side as he interviews some of the colorful locals, then it’s all-out slapstick at the end.
Mindscrew Part 1 - A Sam Jameson Thriller
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Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille and Frederic Forsyth.” Elite hacker and amateur thief Sabot Mondragon has bumbled into the clutches of his former employers, who are exceedingly upset. Maybe it's because he stole billions from them, making him one of the richest men on the planet. Sabot has no clue that the fate of the global economy is intertwined with his own
The Last Will and Testament of Ernie Politics
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Price: Free! Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ernie Politics, a homeless conspiracy theorist, has been murdered. The LAPD is no help, so Ray Cobb vows to find out who killed his friend. His quest for vigilante justice pulls him deep into a dangerous Los Angeles underworld of homeless elite, filthy hustlers, and strange allies. Ray quickly learns that when you live on the streets, the only person you can trust is yourself.
Those Who Fought for Us
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Price: Free! Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the eve of World War I, Elizabeth Turnberry and her friend Margaret MacCreedy meet fellow students Robert Sutherland and Alastair Stewart in a pub in Edinburgh. And, although the future seems bright, the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 will destroy all their hopes and dreams. Is there hope at all for those who fought for us?
Recreation: Yes, you do look a little familiar...
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Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A short story prequel to the 'Lena's Friends' novels. Lena sells herself, she is a high class 'escort', a prostitute. At a bike rally, Lena meets up with Tony, someone she had previously met in a ‘professional’ way... Despite initial worries that her business and private lives should be kept separate, it soon becomes obvious that Tony was definitely going to be one of ‘Lena's Friends’...
Smile Now, Cry Later
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Series: Chuck Restic Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The Chuck Restic Mystery Series follows a sardonic HR executive who moonlights as a private investigator. The first book in the series -- SMILE NOW, CRY LATER -- has Chuck venturing outside the confines of his Los Angeles skyscraper in search of a missing colleague. It's a fun, fast read that provides a fresh take on the classic detective novel.
Mirror Image
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A "John Doe" with a fatal gunshot wound. An ER doctor. A surprise. Murder
Murder in Bermuda: Book 1 in the Murder in Paradise Series
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Price: Free! Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Fantastic Fiction. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Murder in Bermuda is the first installment in the “Murder in Paradise” cozy mystery series by author Penelope Sotheby. If you are a fan of cozy mysteries that contain an ingenious but modest woman sleuth then you will love Anna Winters’ first adventure. Murder in Bermuda – Murder in Paradise Cozy Mystery Series Book 1.
Zugzwang (a short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
701
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Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 1 review)
The New Orleans murder rate is on the rise and the city is reeling. With police resources on the decline, Homicide detective Sarah Renner and her partner Gabriel Lucas investigate a case where a gang member is found fatally stabbed in a local bar. The deeper the investigation leads them the more both detectives learn the lengths people will go to when their lives are torn apart.
В каждой игре...
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Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: Russian. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Фантастическая история лиса Цезаря, который спасает мир, но так и не понимает, зачем это было нужно.
The Magician's Home
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Price: Free! Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mystified by her parents’ disappearance, June Corpelle takes on a journey of self-discovery, clouded with doubts about her origins. The quest takes an intensifying turn as she meets the unlikely Members of a neighboring House who seem to be able to guide her search. As June begins to form relationships with the quirky, and strange, Members of the House, she discovers that they are all trapped.
Tin Universe Monthly #22, A First Shot Fired: Part Four
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Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A First Shot Fired: Part Four and March installments of Tin Universe Daily all for the low price of FREE!!
Lost Girls
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Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 101,910. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four passports are found of girls who vanished in Australia. The girl who found them has disappeared too. Who are these girls? Where have they gone? A diary and search in Australia and across the world give tiny glimpses and fragments, but their stories remain elusive. The police search, friends and families search and grieve in alternate measure, but five girls remain gone, their fate unknown.
Three-Minute Mysteries Bonus Pack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five mysteries for you to solve. A man is killed.... A store is burglarized.... A boss is poisoned.... A treasure is stolen.... A model is murdered.... Shamus nominee and two-time Derringer winner Stephen D. Rogers puts you in charge of the investigations. Are you up to the challenge of solving these crimes before time runs out?
The Announcement
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Series: The Election. Price: Free! Words: 6,670. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Katryn Johnson is an uncommon first time political candidate for office. Political campaigns and conspiracies are common in America. Strange events happen around her. She often does the unexpected. How will she respond to them? World events, fame, and answers to important questions will change Katryn's life and American politics.
The Accused
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Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
This is a story of a man who was framed by an unthinkable woman and accused of doing an unthinkable task.
Just Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a single mom's child going missing, but nobody recalls the child existing. About 5000 words
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Shaded Light: The Case of the Tactless Trophy Wife: A Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 132,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015 by MurderWillOut Mysteries. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A weekend house party at a Toronto lawyer’s estate. A young woman’s body in the garden. Enter homicide detectives Paul Manziuk and Jacquie Ryan for their first case together. “He’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman —but... the two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly