Books tagged: california mystery

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Nasty Disposition
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,800. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Goth-girl Carmen is unruly, a liar, and a former juvenile delinquent. Her brother calls her “The Bride of Dracula--with a bad attitude, tattoos, and piercings.” She never met a law she didn’t want to break, and her brother is a cop. But when he’s murdered and police claim he was crooked, she resolves to clear his name--even though it means defying Yakuza gangsters and confronting her painful past.
Rex Royale
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,100. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the decomposed body of a charismatic Las Vegas casino mogul is recovered from a northern California lake resort, a reporter and free lance writer investigate. They discover the community’s dark secrets; missing women, arsons, police corruption, and rogue backwoodsmen in a remote hunting lodge. A startling discovery reveals a decades old murder committed by one of the community's leaders.
Caryl Chessman: Red Light Bandit?
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking
Caryl Chessman was executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin in 1960. Convicted of kidnappings, his case dragged on for more than 12 years. During this time Chessman wrote 4 successful books, which were autobiographical in genre. My book looks at his paternal ancestry and the kidnappings for which he was sentenced to die. There is new information about his family and the red light bandit victims.
Who Killed Maggie Swift?
Series: The Frank May Chronicles, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Frank May practices law the safe, routine way: wills, trusts, business law. At least that's the way he wants it.... But clients and life don't always oblige. Frank avoids murder cases like most people avoid the dentist. That's not so easy to do when a dead body shows up during his routine appointment for a teeth cleaning, and he is thrust into an investigation. Can he get to the root of it?