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Lawrence Frightengale Investigates
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Television horror host Lawrence Frightengale and his leading lady, the glamorous drag performer Myrna Boy, find themselves racing against the clock when the theft of a classic car bound for the Out & About parade threatens to be a showstopper for Lawrence’s career.
The Blue Barrel
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 129,570. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Tom Conard works for the EPA in Western North Carolina. When he helps a man take a 55 gallon blue barrel off his truck to place it in a storage unit, something doesn't seem right. He's afraid the man is trying to dispose of some illegal substance. He has no idea how his life is about to change.
Blue Moor
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Dylan Walker is drawn to the forbidden Wolf Lodge in the outskirts of the Cascade Mountains by a voice he doesn't know. What comes is a surreal landscape and his family must fight to survive. An ancestral family of both Witches and Wolves keeps finding one shock after another due to an old hate from another country. Throughout the mists, they resolve to stay together, come what may
David's Case
Price: $1.29 USD. (Free until Aug. 07!) Words: 81,650. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Francis Connor is hired to find a missing young man, David. Heir to millions David grew up in a mental institution. there because at the age of ten he shot and killed his father. The trail takes Francis through scenes of violence and even romance. Francis is an unusual detective, an oddball with issues of his own. It is a tale of greed, of guilt and redemption
Diversion
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The gripping plot in Diversion unfolds against the backdrop of the opioid drug crisis in rural America—an anesthesiologist dies, a young girl goes missing, and terrorists plot an attack that could kill thousands or shut down American’s military drones.
3 Cent Deposit
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 83,710. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two eight year old boys witness a murder. They don't know the man killed, but they recognize the killers. Their fathers tell them to not say anything to anyone. Twenty years later, the boys meet for a class reunion. They discover who was killed that day and how the events that happened half a world away led to the killing.
Little Miss
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 84,860. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2018 by banboo associates. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Where will the human race be in 100 or even 1,000 years? Is there a plan? Could be… But is it working? To be honest, not that well. Can 'we' help? No... Little Miss maybe. But that depends on whether mother and daughter choose to hire the journeyman, Joss Nylund to renovate an old panic room in Avalon, New Jersey. Better hurry, though. Evolution’s growing very, very tired of waiting.
Dishonest Corpse
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Disgraced and “benched” Judge Rosswell Carew gasps in horror early one morning when he watches the report of a girl murdered under the Mississippi River bridge on the waterfront, a couple of blocks from his downtown office in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Gooseberry
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 65,550. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Thieving Maharajah. The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
Killerground
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After the second mysterious death at Righteous Rewards Retreat, Rhetta McCarter re-examines her decision to help the neighboring landowner— a Native American tribe that her Foundation selected as its first project—build a museum. Avery Fielding, the enigmatic leader of the Retreat is determined to own the tribe’s land and warns Rhetta away.
Bloody Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After he witnesses the prosecutor tumble to his death on the steps of the courthouse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Judge Rosswell Carew immediately suspects his archenemy Nathaniel Dahlbert of murder. None of the authorities believe Rosswell because of his troublesome background.
Father, Where Art Thou?: A Nosy Nuns Mystery (Volume 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sisters Mary Jo Brunetto and Gabriel Schmidtzer stumble upon an apparent crime scene in the middle of the night. There's blood on the handrail from the church and a priest is missing. The sisters play amateur sleuths as they try to solve the mystery.
Unfinished Grave
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In the unlikely event that you're standing under a balcony and a corpse falls on you, it's probably better that it not be someone you have a grudge against. Judge Rosswell Carew's peaceful morning at a campground in the Ozarks is disrupted when the body of Judge Stoneking-Marzetta tumbles onto him.
That Old Cloak and Dagger Routine
Series: Operation Quickline. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In 1982, Lisa Wycherly was broke, out of work and desperate. So when Sid Hackbirn offered her a job as his live-in secretary, she jumped at it, little knowing just how dangerous it would be. Sid was a spy for an ultra-top-secret agency and had recruited Lisa to work as his associate. Sid knew he was turning Lisa's life upside-down. He had no clue what she'd do to him.
In The Stars Part II: Cancer–Sagittarius
Series: Hiding Behind The Couch. Price: $5.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 209,260. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Beaten Track Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Circle is in flux. It’s been a hectic six months, and as the friends head into the heat of summer, more trials await that will truly test the bonds of friendship. In The Stars Part II explores the day-to-day lives of The Circle—nine friends from high school, now in their late thirties—following them through the second half of a year of celebration, loss, illness and life-changing decisions.
Incident on the High Line
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Pinkerton Agent Tom Easton guards the High Line, the narrow gauge railroad connecting the mining towns of the Colorado Rockies. When an unescorted young woman is taken hostage in an attempted train robbery, Tom’s skill is tested. Can he protect the young woman, save the payroll, and arrest the robbers, or will the bad guys win the day?
A Pact with Demons (Story #2): A Room Befitting a Prince
Series: A Pact with Demons Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018 by Enchanted Cipher. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Almon Campbell is left with his greatest mystery yet. How was he late to detention? He is convinced that someone is manipulating time to sabotage his good standing in the community. But why? A mysterious young woman and the campus of Laidlaw Academy hold the clues. Almon must redeem himself or risk becoming a delinquent.
One Bad Apple
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a virus strikes the Department of Defense’s computers, wrongfully-accused hacker Marshall “The Worm” Fenwick is certain he’ll be blamed. Marshall knows he didn’t do it. It had to be someone else at ApplCart, the virus protection company he works for. Can Marshall find—and find it in time—the One Bad Apple among the company's employees?
Killertrust
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 81,970. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rhetta McCarter is enjoying her drive home in Cami, her restored ’79 Camaro, when she witnesses a pickup truck deliberately run down an old man after he crosses the highway. He has no ID, except for one of Rhetta’s business cards. Rhetta’s estranged father complicates the tragedy by telling her he can prove the man was murdered and that she must find the murderer.
Can I Get a Witness?: A Nosy Nuns Mystery (Volume 2)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Racine Booker witnesses a brutal murder the night before Halloween, she takes refuge at St. Malachi’s Convent. The Nosy Nuns—Sisters Mary Jo and Gabriel--insert themselves into the investigation, creating a headache for Detective Cass Meade and putting everyone in danger.