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Just Cause Wrong Target
By John Muir
Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this second book of the series, TA returns to the Philippines to clarify what happened 12 months previous when he became a pawn in a national armed uprising. After meeting his saviour on his earlier misadventure, he journeys south. There, mistaken for a rich businessman, he is kidnapped. The businessman is intent on recovering gold buried by his grandfather during the Japanese occupation.
The Gauguin Connection
By Estelle Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 131,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?
Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital Nightmare Of The Dark Shadows
By L.A.A. Law
Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia always feared Jonathan’s return knowing that he would endure any torture to return the agonizing existence that her choices thrust upon him when he was returned to hell without giving the devil his due. Little does Mia know that fighting to save her children will unearth a secret sacrifice that will have her running away from her soul mate and into the arms of her most feared enemy.
La red de Caronte
By Gemma Herrero Virto
Price: Free! Words: 100,880. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Los cadáveres brutalmente mutilados de varias adolescentes aparecen abandonados en parajes apartados de Vizcaya. No hay pistas sobre el asesino, nadie sabe nada del misterioso asaltante y lo único que tienen en común todas las víctimas es que son jóvenes solitarias.
Ojo de gato
By Gemma Herrero Virto
Price: Free! Words: 116,130. Language: Spanish. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Mientras una joven catedrática de antropología realiza la reconstrucción facial del cadáver de una chica, varios hombres empiezan a aparecer asesinados. ¿Estará consiguiendo el espíritu de la víctima el poder suficiente para vengarse gracias a su trabajo? ¿O hay alguien tan interesado en que el crimen no se resuelva que va eliminando a todos los testigos? BOOK TRAILER: http://youtu.be/BTmP4N24foI
Ashes to Ashes
By Nathaniel Fincham
Price: Free! Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Ashe Walters is violently pulled back into the life that he had chosen to walk away from four years before, a life in which he worked with the YPD to hunt down criminals, a life that had led to the savage killing of his lovely wife. As Ashe fights to prove that his only son is innocent of murder, he finds his mental abilities, his beliefs, his sanity, and his overall faith in reality tested.
The Ticket
By D.G. Marshall
Price: Free! Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Flora assumed that her retirement life has been well planned, predictable and safe. A decision by her husband, a stolen lottery ticket, and the intervention of a homeless man and an East Indian lottery ticket seller would change these plans. From Toronto to North Bay, Flora and her new friends chase two ticket thieves with a complicated life of their own.
Quaife's last Theorem
By Jim Thomson
Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Quaife's last Theorem is a tale of murder, mystery and mathematics. It features beer drinking, songs, laughter. tears, Earth-shattering revelations, shootings, blood and a little bit of gore ... and the occasional bit of mathematics.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
By Lisa Clancey
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This version has typos corrected. Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Ragged Falls
By Sara Klein
Price: Free! Words: 107,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When hockey star Vlad 'the bad' Ivanov is found dead at his Muskoka cottage; Stacey Button hears her calling as a hard hitting investigative journalist; and she's not going to let a little thing like imminent motherhood stop her. Pansy Flowers on the other hand,could have done without it. After all, just how much jail time would they hand down to two kindergarteners and a grade two kid,for murder?
Enigma
By Wolf Black
Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
0.25 star(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Dick Love is a 42-year-old detective from New York now living and working in London. And if given the choice he’d just as soon stay alive. He has a pregnant boxer relying on it.
The Quartet
By Ipam
Series: The Quartet Journey, Part 1. Price: Free! Words: 266,910. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Austin, Stu, Frank, and Tom....are four billionaires with equal talents, but varied skills, who are called...The Quartet....They live in hot and sizzling Miami, Florida....Currently, they are hunting down using their brains, brawn, and billions the unknown "Angel of Death" for killing Austin's godson inside Charity Hospital. HIs godson was on the wrong nursing floor, accidentially
Betrayed - The Bethany Rosehart Story
By Wade Faubert
Price: Free! Words: 104,820. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
To say life gave Bethany Rosehart lemons would be an understatement.
Who moved the body? -by Andrew Ball
By Andrew Ball
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!
Shiver on the Sky
By David Haywood Young
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.
The Second Bat Guano War
By J.M. Porup
Price: Free! Words: 100,920. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.25 star(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
Don't Expect Anything
By Ralph Holiman, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 125,370. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
It's 1994 and somebody is killing and robbing drug dealers in The Big Easy. When DEA agent Richard Holliday is called out to a marsh outside of New Orleans to the scene of a shootout where two local cocaine dealers have been murdered, he has no idea of what he is about to step into. For these are no ordinary murders and no ordinary suspects.
The Rune House
By L.J. Hutton
Price: Free! Words: 114,990. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
0.75 star(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
Iceline
By Martyn Taylor
Series: The Grange. Price: Free! Words: 106,860. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Smuggling, skulduggery and scuba diving in Scotland. Steel disappeared and turned up weeks later bruised, bloody and alive, dumped high in the mountains. Relief is mixed with anger, confusion and a determination to uncover what he had stumbled upon. He had crossed a line, not his own, this time the line was his, and he was ready for whatever stepped over it.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
By D.L. Miles
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.