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My Father the God
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Price: Free! Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
Having completed his first year at Hanford University, Scotsman Sloan Stewart begins the summer of 1941 working at The Orchard Inn with his friends James, Isolde and Sabrina. But entanglements inevitably lead to a shocking event, one that will transform each of them irrevocably through war, peace, and ultimately, the remainder of their lives. Can they ever surmount the errors of their youth?
Murder at Naughton Pharms
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Price: Free! Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
"Murder at Naughton Pharms" is a crime story with humorous edges. It starts out with the everyday zaniness at a drug research facility in Fargo, North Dakota. When our hero Kelly gets a complaint about an old guy asleep in one of the women's barracks, it turns out to be the company COO, and that's just the start.
Of War and Women
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Price: Free! Words: 66,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
On the eve of the Battle of Britain a farewell party is held for the 93rd Squadron at Wharton Manor, and though World War II will subsequently intervene, events of that night will echo down through history, changing the lives of those present forever. Unfairly maligned, one woman will persevere, but for all her accomplishments, will Felicité succeed?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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
Shreiber and Tome: Unlucky Vamps
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Series: Shreiber and Tome, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Welcome to Chapter City. Where the undead live alongside humans like everyday people, and where private investigator Lil Shreiber and her partner Michael Tome (ex-warlock) have been enlisted by a vampire prince to help track down a serial killer viciously murdering other vampires. Up against a powerful supernatural creature, and alongside an angry FBI agent who hates them, things soon get bloody.
Not Famous in Hollywood (Not in Hollywood Book 1)
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Series: Not in Hollywood. Price: Free! Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
On her first day off in months, Trudie Eyre, personal assistant to the famous and indulged, is called to rescue her client from a potentially career destroying booty call. Finding Hollywood’s Sexiest Man Alive slumped dead in the shower after a night with America’s Sweetheart means Trudie is drawn further into a world where the glamor is only on the surface.
Retribution
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Price: Free! Words: 58,170. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Katherine loves her fiancé Johnny, there’s no question about it. But when he appears suspiciously on the scene of a murder, his dark past begins to haunt her and she begins to question his innocence. Can she resolve her feelings of doubt and follow her heart? Millionaire playboy Wesley loves Katherine. The fact that she’s having doubts about her fiancé suits him just fine—he’s having doubts abou
Incy Wincy Spider
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Price: Free! Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Louie Breccia, an ex-cop turned private investigator, is desperate for cash and is willing to take on an job that comes his way. When he receives a visit from a long-legged beauty with a dead husband he snaps up the job, not knowing what he is getting himself into.
По головам
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You set the price! Words: 75,110. Language: Russian. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Люди хотят знать правду. Но готовы ли мы ее услышать? Готовы ли мы принять правду, какой бы невероятной она не была…? Современное общество буквально тонет в объеме льющейся на нас отовсюду информации, уже не понимая – кому можно верить. А стремление к обогащению любой ценой, стало нормой жизни и основной ценностью международного общества. А если действительность не такова какой мы ее представляем?
Ghosts of Tsavo
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Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A serial rapist is on the loose and has killed all but one of his victim one, Kara Foster. Kara learned survival surpassed murder. Every noise, every sound, every person, posed a threat on her post traumatic life. The threat grows as her friends are attacked by the same monster. The police have leads but aren't moving quick enough and more friends fall prey. Kara faces her biggest fear head on.
The Gate of Sheol -( Part One)
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Price: Free! Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The Gate of Sheol - Part One.The scent of freshly finished paintings, mysterious dreams and rainy Paris. The main character, Paul Ellof, loses his memory in unknown circumstances. He tries to solve the puzzle, and, accompanied by a philosophizing cat and people who claim to be his friends, he slowly begins to unravel the mystery…
The Danger Next Door
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Price: Free! Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Anne Lambert first moves to London she’s intent on enjoying her first experience living in a foreign country. Her busy new life takes a wrong turn, however, when a chance encounter with her next door neighbor drags her into the machinations of London’s upper class.
The Silent Reporter (Hyder Ali #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A reporter investigates the suicide of his professor, only to stumble upon a conspiracy that is bigger than he had imagined. Hyder Ali, a Muslim-American, is working as a reporter when his university professor and mentor is found hanging inside his home. What looks like an apparent suicide soon turns into something more sinister when Hyder begins searching for the truth.