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Thinker
By James Fink
Price: Free! Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2009. Category: Fiction
Detective Jack Hanlon didn’t see the man jump off the top of the Carbolide Building, but he was close enough to hear it when it happened. He was taking a day off, officially for “personal reasons.” It usually meant that he’d already anticipated being hung over from one of Sabrina’s parties. Even though they were no longer an item...(Please post a review!)
Happiness Is a Warm Gun
By Josh Covington
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Fiction
A washed up detective searches for a killer across a small town while running from his own demons and sleeping with only a rusty Smith and Wesson for comfort.
Springtime in Sonora: A Henry Wright Mystery
By Albert Simon
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Category: Fiction
An entombed gold miner. An old-fashioned, small-county sheriff. An illegal pot grower. Retired police chief Henry Wright travels to Northern California's Mother Lode gold country to help out an old classmate and friend with a puzzling mystery. After his injuries, Henry is surprised by his interest in the woman that helps nurse him back to health. Find out what is going on in this 2nd in the series
Danger-Close
By Jon F. Merz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,480. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2010. Category: Fiction
For Jake Thunder, a paralyzed ex-specops commando, everyday life is a battle. A hard-boiled, hard-drinking womanizer on one hand, Jake also tries to learn from the wisdom of his Native American past. When a knockout blond demands he figure out who killed her sister, a simple "whodunit" becomes a tangled web of deceit, familial backstabbing and black-market baby-dealing with the Russian Mafia & DIA
The Saints Go Dying
By Erik Hanberg
Series: Arthur Beautyman Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Fiction
Arthur Beautyman, a computer hacker turned detective, is hunting a serial killer targeting modern day saints. Against him is an unscrupulous reality TV show and a member of his own department, who doesn't know the hacker she's tailing is in the office next door. It's a deadly cat-and-mouse game set against the lights of Hollywood.
The Eye of the Idol
By Paul Dayton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,030. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2010. Category: Fiction
The biggest thing on Jacob's mind was how he failed his Jesuit assignment when he stole the object he was asked to 'acquire' for the church. Little did he know that what he had done would initiate events leading not only to several beheadings, murders and the sinking of the Empress of Ireland, but to a conflict that would bring together the world's superpowers in a final showdown.
Earth Angels
By Gerald Petievich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Fiction
Detective Sergeant Jose Stepanovich and his elite tactical team were the toughest cops in the Los Angeles police force, handed the toughest jobs, like going up against the city's most vicious criminal element - the street gangs of East L.A. But somewhere along the lines the cops broke a few rules, turning a job into a personal vendetta, and suddenly it wasn't only the gangs they were fighting.
A Curl of Scar
By C.B. Calsing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by CCE Publishing. Category: Fiction
Detective Langston Pierpont is hired to investigate the mysterious death of a young woman, but his solution is out of this world.
Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction
"Merryll Manning: The Health Farm Murders" always claims the reader's complete attention. This novel is a most commendable mystery thriller, fully deserving its overseas' acclaim. When not delving into diets and other aspects of "healthy" living, the author displays considerable powers of invention. His very fertile imagination creates extremely sticky situations for his unique investigator-hero.
Merryll Manning: Beachfront "Holiday"
By John Howard Reid
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,120. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Aside from Reid's obvious wittiness and liking for the unconventional, in addition to his enjoyable command of language, the Merryll Manning series holds great appeal for those who enjoy a fast paced, well laid out work filled with lots of twists and turns. If you enjoy mysteries you're sure to be drawn right into the narrative. Those who don't, will also find themselves turning page after page.