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In the House of Aryaman, a Lonely Signal Burns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A man has been turned inside-out. 50 years in the future, in the sleek modern city of Bangalore, a scientist working on bioengineering techniques has been found inside his own locked home, his body converted into a tidy package of meat. Can Police Sub-Inspector Ferron unearth the victim's complicated past and solve the crime?
Hollywood Scandals
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
Guilt by Association
Series: Hazard and Somerset. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Everything in Emery Hazard’s life is finally going well: his boyfriend, Nico, is crazy about him; he has a loyal partner at work; and he has successfully closed a series of difficult murders. By all accounts, he should be happy. What he can’t figure out, then, is why he’s so damn miserable.
Darke Accused (A Darke and Flare Gay Mystery)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,340. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a thief. Hooking up with Darke Davis at a popular gay roadhouse seems like a brilliant way for Special Agent Flare Greene to insinuate his way into Darke's life. He didn't plan on the two of them stumbling over a body and finding themselves on the run from charges of first-degree murder.
Aunt Enid: Protector Extraordinaire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,330. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Daemons, fairies, magic: it's all real! The Otherworld is bleeding through cracks into our world. And Adelaide is ground zero. Aunt Enid is just your average seventy-something year old. - and the only person standing between The Dark and the fate of the world. When people start disappearing, Sally is drawn into a secret world and soon discovers her Great Aunt Enid is a Protector Extraordinaire.
The Cut Girl: Rookie M.E.
Price: $4.97 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 105,850. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There is something freakish, other-wordly, and deeply unsettling about the crime scene. Four slaughtered in the country kitchen of an estate house deep in horse country. Local police are already calling it a “black hole” - a case done before it begins. It quickly becomes a case of Connell and Dr. Julia Reesman against the world. But who -- or maybe more frightening – WHAT are they looking for?
Lock Nut
Series: The Plumber's Mate Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2018 by Riptide Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Tom Paretski, plumber with a talent for finding hidden things, and his private investigator fiancé Phil Morrison have been hired to locate a runaway husband, Jonathan Parrot. The job seems simple enough—until their quarry turns up dead in a canal, and a photofit of Tom’s face is splashed all over the news, making him chief suspect.
Dangerous Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.53 from 19 reviews)
Psychopath Frank Moore has found his look-alike, John Kirk, a close-enough double. He switches their identities and fingerprints in government databases. An act that will send the innocent John Kirk through 48-hours of betrayal, violence and murder—while Frank Moore will learn the meaning of "The best laid plans…"
The Magician Murders (The Art of Murder III)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Jason West, hot-shot special agent with the FBI’s Art Crime Team, is at the Wyoming home of Behavioral Analysis Unit Chief Sam Kennedy, recuperating from a recent hit-and-run accident, when he’s asked to consult on the theft of a priceless collection of vintage magic posters.
The Crime Lord's Daughter
Price: $4.97 USD. (Free until Dec. 31!) Words: 109,330. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DANI O’BANION is an impulsive, hot-headed twenty-two year old with a big problem. Her multi-million dollar inheritance is due soon from her late mother’s estate and her stepfather is not only executor of the will, but also one of New York’s dirtiest crime lords: JOHN O’BANION. And she’s been well warned. Do not provoke this greedy, calculating killer. But, for Dani, it's personal and it's war!
Holiday Gone Wrong: An Adventures of Zelda Richardson mystery thriller series short story set in Panama and Costa Rica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Zelda Richardson is back on the road – destination Panama and Costa Rica. On her agenda: learning to scuba dive, exploring rainforests, and climbing a volcano. Not on her to-do list: capturing the attention of a drug dealer, buying illegal artifacts at a local market, or becoming the target of a tourism scam. Will she ever be able to go on holiday without it turning into an international incident?
The Scarab Heart
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until June 30!) Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Egypt, 1885. Theft and murder are afoot at an archaeological dig in the Valley of the Kings. Lizzie Blaylock, a young materializing medium of some renown, and her mentor, Miss Otis, thought they were there to vacation, especially as Lizzie has decided she wants nothing more to do with her powers. Her powers, however, have other things in mind.
Definitions
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
DEA agent Kent Baker, a loose cannon on an extensive leave of abscence, stops to help a beautiful woman being beaten on the edge of an interstate highway. Coming to the rescue of the lady seemed like a good idea except that afterwards people began getting murdered in nasty ways. Baker is forced to find out who is perpetrating the butchery...and way...
The White House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Remember the Horror, Solve the Crime. Berlin 1987: An unwilling detective, suffering from Alzheimer's must recall his past before he can solve a series of brutal crimes in the Jewish community.
The Last Hustle
Price: $1.49 USD. (Free until Aug. 07!) Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Danny is a hustler, a con man, been one most of his life and done quite well at it. One day he gets a call from an old flame who tells him of a potential score, a very large one, one they could retire on together Things do not go as planned, the ending is tragic. Finally Danny gets to play the big con, his last hustle. It is a tale of thievery and obsession, of revenge and perhaps even love.
Cop Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Thanks to all who took advantage of the coupon to receive their free copy of Cop Tales during National Police Week! I hope you enjoy reading the stories. Cop Tales is four short stories that cops share with each other about the humor, and danger, they face protecting their communities.
Unwitting Enemy
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 158,210. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
A chance event leads the British security services to the discovery of information of a dangerous nature. The storyline begins in the UK and takes the principle characters along an international race against time.
Bats and Bones
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Camping can be murder. Oh, sure, there's the stunning scenery, socializing with old friends and new acquaintances, amazing food cooked outside, and so on. But what if a dead body turns up on one of your hikes-for-fun-and fitness? Better camp with retirees Frannie and Larry Shoemaker and their friends! Bats and Bones is a B.R.A.G Medallion Honoree.
Death of a Muse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
One cat dead. One man soon to follow, unless he can catch her killer. For an audio sample of this book, visit https://joslynchase.com/audio-samples-full-length-stories/
The Bridge of Dead Things
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.71 from 7 reviews)
Murky Victorian London. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Blaylock has done her best to fill her absconding mother’s shoes, but her father is lazy and feckless, and her little sister is riddled with tuberculosis. When Lizzie has a fit at school, for which she is expelled, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.