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Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery is a funny mystery novel based on true events. It puts the genre of arcane thrillers in a humoristic new scenery. The action kicks off in a chicken shop in Madrid where Consuelo finds herself confronted with a face that suddenly appeared on the floor. Her quest to reveal the truth leads her to one of the most extraordinary mysteries in Spanish history!
Good Night, Mr. Holmes (with bonus A.C. Doyle short story A Scandal in Bohemia):
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,580. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
New York Times Notable Book of the Year! Irene Adler, the only woman to outwit Sherlock Holmes, is now the star of her own adventures in eight acclaimed novels. The bold, bright and beautiful American, an aspiring opera singer, moonlights as a private inquiry agent on the trail on Marie Antoinette’s fabulous lost diamonds, outfoxing Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker and Sherlock Holmes along the way.
The Adventuress: A Novel of Suspense featuring Irene Adler and Sherlock Holmes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
American diva/detective Irene Adler, the only woman to outwit Sherlock Holmes,and everyone’s favorite Victorian spinster, Nell Huxleigh, witness a drowned sailor’s tattooed body being recovered from the Seine. A trail of tattoos soon leads Irene and Nell to political and matrimonial treachery in Monaco, and again crossing swords with Sherlock Holmes.
The Mystic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,230. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Turn of the century London, a time of wonder. Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle race against time to stop a serial killer before he kills again! This taut mystery leads us into the world of magic and ancient lore as we follow its twists and turns through a series of murders and baffling clues worthy of Conan Doyle's literary creation, the great detective, Sherlock Holmes!
Origins of the Black Idol
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,400. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An artifact hidden for centuries A power man was not meant to wield A horror unlike anything ever unleashed Graduate student Julius Godom uncovers the legend of a mysterious artifact rumored to hold the key to human understanding. He sets off on a journey that will take him around the world to India during the Roaring Twenties, chasing the only thing that will quench his thirst for knowledge.
Out of Time: An Adventure of The Spectre
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Spectre, also known as the Dead Man Who Walks, lives to protect his people, as have all his family since the first Spectre of Skull Cavern. When a report comes out from the Jungle Patrol, he and his great wolf Demon investigate, only to stumble into something he never expected...
High Tide Treasure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,140. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Alex Conrad, a Toronto female SWAT member is suspended and returns to her sleepy home town for a rest. THere, she discovers clues to an ancient Aztec treasure hidden deep in the abandoned coal mine under the city and ventures deep into the old and deadly mine shaft in search of it. She soon discovers she is not the only one after the treasure and for those people, murder is not a deterrent.
The Work of The Devil
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 131,950. Language: British English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
London 1641: The first revolution by the people for the people is about to begin. Patrick Growsby, a printer's devil soon finds himself embroiled in a series of murders while the crown tries to muzzle him as he begins the very first investigative journalism. A romp in the spirit of the times through the sounds, sights and smells of a ribald city about to explode into open rebellion.
Still Life in a Red Dress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,840. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015 by MartinBrownPublishers. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Two men, their friendship forged during the American involvement in the Nicaraguan Civil War of the 1970's, struggle to come to terms with the aftermath of that war and their memory of a woman one loved and the other murdered,
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.