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Evil Under the Stars: The Agatha Christie Book Club 3 by C.A. Larmer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,400. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In their latest and most complex puzzle yet, the Agatha Christie Book Club unite at a moonlit cinema and end up with a dead body just blankets away. It's the unlikeliest of crimes—a woman strangled in a public park, with scores of witnesses and not a single suspect in sight. How did no one hear her scream? And how could the club have been lounging just metres away and missed the whole event?!
Double Kiss by Darren Musial
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,630. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After his friend Sharon is accused of a triple homicide, pool hall tough guy Max Deacon plunges into Chicago’s dangerous underworld, hoping to catch the real killer before it’s too late.
Deadly Lights by Jude Pittman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Texas PI, Kelly McWinter, has just landed a dream of a job. Nashville songstress, and family friend, Marcy Fischer has been nominated for the Academy of Country Music's female vocalist of the year award, but her husband is stuck in Russia on a special assignment for the President, and Marcy's been having trouble with a fan who tried to break into their house.
Betrayal At The North Pole (Mistletoe Mysteries Book 2) by D. Gunn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,820. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Sinterklaas has tasked Christmas Special Investigator Steingrim Og with finding a missing spell, but he must first contend with a new assistant and aid an old friend. When mysterious explosions kill Elves regardless of race and word of treason among the Elves is revealed, He does not know whom to trust and his investigations uncover plans for an invasion by none other than Jack Frost!
Springer by Christopher G. Moore
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 100,850. Language: German. Published: December 17, 2017 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Calvino untersucht den Selbstmord eines jungen kanadischen Malers. Laut Autopsiebericht hatte er eine tödliche Droge eingenommen. Für die Polizei ein scheinbar eindeutiger Fall. Doch in Bangkok trügt der Schein oft. Manchmal haben Springer Hilfe beim Übergang in die nächste Welt. Und den Helfern nachzuspüren, kann riskant sein. Wie in diesem Fall.
Captivation by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 248,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A girl goes on a holiday and meets a charming man with a dark secret who forever changes her life. He has passports of four vanished girls. Where have they gone? She escapes and tries to resume her life. But the past returns to claim her. Now arrested and in jail she feels her mind is coming apart, captivated her lover's crocodile spirit. A helicopter pilot could help but he has vanished too!
Number Three: Highway Robbery by Colin Cotterill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"First, my only appointment of the week phoned to postpone. Second, on the TV news I was astounded to see scenes from our own Highway 41 where an armoured security van had been deserted minus its cash. And, third, I was awoken just before midnight by the sound of groaning coming from the empty shop house beside mine. It was a while before I learned how these three events were connected."
A House in Disarray by Vincent Berg
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 92,500. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Emma Rules is asked to investigate a case but finds the Police Commissioner the main suspect. If she solves the crime, it’ll hurt the entire force, if she clears him, it’ll make her look complicit. In addition, her sister-in-law and niece seek shelter seek her protection. Throw in a budding romance, which threatens her world as much as the case, and her biggest threatens to unravel her career.
The Sheriff & Camille by L.K. Campbell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Western
In 1884, Camille Canfield arrives in the small gold mining town of Red Gorge, Dakota Territory to deliver tragic news to her childhood friend, Jane Ford who owns and operates The Lucky Seven saloon. When Jane’s business partner is murdered, Jane is the prime suspect, but Camille is determined to prove her friend’s innocence even it means running afoul of the town's sheriff, Jack Findley.
First Thing ~ Kill the Lawyers by J. E. Gentry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,630. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Attorney Clara Quillen is stunned when she reads about the murders of three San Francisco lawyers and realizes her former boss, Bernard Kahn, is one of the victims. The lawyers were killed on the same night, in the same manner, each holding a copy of an often-misunderstood Shakespearean quote from Henry VI, Part II: “The first thing we do, let’s kill all the lawyers.”
There Is No Other You by James Reid Harrison
You set the price! Words: 15,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Austin works for a funeral home, transporting the newly departed, much to the chagrin of his long-suffering girlfriend. When one of the bodies goes missing, he finds himself drawn into a sinister mystery that ultimately touches on larger issues of love, loss and mortality. Readers who like suspense, dark humor, and emotionally-moving narratives should enjoy this fast paced, quick read.
Pink Revenge by Elizabeth A. Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
In 1881, exiled Pinkerton operative, Hannah Webster entangles her former protégée Amanda Brown in a private war for revenge, complicated by a dangerous masquerade in Mexico where no one’s survival is certain.
A Pink Lady by Elizabeth A. Miller
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,950. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
In 1881, Amanda Brown tries to escape her unhappy past by joining the Pinkerton Detective Agency and becomes ensnared in a treacherous game of espionage involving the assassination of President Garfield.
Abandoned Home: Vietnam Revenge Murders by Frank Hopkins
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Historical » USA
Abandoned Homes: Vetnam Revenge Murders is a suspenseful serial killer crime novel. U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War ended in 1975 when the U.S. abandoned its embassy in Saigon. However, the hate developed during the war years, especially at universities continued. The search for a serial killer reveals a complex web of interrelated former students, a crusading newspaper reporter, and CIA.
Sangre sobre la nieve by C.Q Vidal
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 57,680. Language: Spanish. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Lo tenía todo, era un investigador de éxito y tenía una familia a la que adoraba. En un solo momento lo perdió de un plumazo y su vida se precipitó a una espiral de autodestrucción. Ahora malvive como inspector en un pequeño pueblo y se encontrará frente al caso que puede ser el más importante de su vida. Una droga misteriosa y varios cuerpos descuartizados parecen conectados.
Wet by Wolf Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Scrawny little Ariel eventually came second as she duelled gravity and dropped to her knees, and with her small hands clutching her stomach, she surrendered and drowned in the stinging hope that she kept sufficient pressure on her gaping wound. attempted countering her pain by forcing a skewish smile...
Paladin involuntarily by Nikolajs Kapitonovs
Price: $2.79 $2.23 USD. (20% off!) Words: 103,670. Language: Russian. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Фэнтезийный детектив о человеке, лишенном памяти касающейся прошлой жизни. У него только одна способность, чувствовать пособников демонов, захватывающих человеческое сознание. Он лучший в своем роде и не позволит повторно захватить родной мир.
Accidental Outlaws by Matt Phillips
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,490. Language: American English. Published: December 15, 2017 by All Due Respect Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
ACCIDENTAL OUTLAWS by Matt Phillips. Three linked crime novellas that follow working class antiheroes as they indulge in theft, murder, and lawless shenanigans.
Undead Christmas by Markie Madden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017 by Metamorph Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lacey and Marcell, along with the others of the Undead Unit, celebrate Christmas together. But, the holidays don't mean crime suddenly grinds to a halt. The team is called to investigate a series of home burglaries where the suspect, a Shifter, dresses like Santa in an attempt to cover his identity. Can Lacey and the team find him, before he ruins Christmas for the children of Dallas?
Terror on Sunshine Boulevard by J.Q. Rose
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,040. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Rescuing a naked woman lying in a geranium bed or investigating mysterious murders are not the usual calls for first responder Jim Hart. He expects slip and fall accidents or low blood pressure emergencies in his retirement community of Citrus Ridge Senior Community and Golf Resort. The ghastly crime scenes turn the winter time fun into a terrifying season of death and mystery when the authorities