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All I Needed to Know I Learned From Columbo
Series: Life Lessons from Great Detectives. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Detective stories are fun and interesting, but as Adam Graham writes, they also have a lot to teach us about life. Join podcaster Adam Graham on this fun journey through the annals of detective fiction as he examines the history and career of seven of the greatest detectives from literature, radio,
Hodgepodge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,520. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A mixed theme anthology with five short stories and two novella-sized stories. Characters range from regular humans to synthetic cyborgs. Settings range from fantasy to crime fiction. There's something for everyone in this multi-themed anthology called Hodgepodged because of its mixed nature. WARNING: Does contain swearing.
A Serious Case Of Ferret
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team are fighting time to save a kidnapped teenager. One girl has already been murdered, he doesn't need another one. Number three in the series.
The Poisonings of Horpington
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,880. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Detective Harry Sergeant must find out why people are dying in his town. What Harry doesn't know is that two young women are also hunting for the perpetrators, who killed their relatives several years earlier. But what can two young women do against the perpetrators that Harry can't? In a victorian-esk world this story has a mildly steampunk feel, with steam engines, horses and the device.
Pelican Bay Riot
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
"With lazer-like precision Glenn Langohr lays bare the festering under-belly of our criminal justice system in a driving, graphic narrative that somehow finds the humanity in this most inhuman setting." Phillip Doran, T.V. Producer and Author Pelican Bay Riot is a compilation of four stories that take you into the most violent, deadly and bloody prison in California, the Pelican Bay S.H.U.
Mischief in 'The Mousetrap'
Series: Wallace Boys, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime
In this, the eighth in the Wallace Boys series, Nigel and Bruce leave Africa and go to the United Kingdom. They immediately fall into an adventure in London, giving Scotland Yard a helping hand along the way!
Justice Served
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,610. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Police detectives, hard core criminals, bloody serial killers, and horrified victims, failed writers, and a private detective with a conscience. Meet the world of crime created by R.G. Crossley, a world where life and death collide and crime does not pay...most of the time.
The Amazing Adventures of Miss Ariana Okata
Price: Free! Words: 73,630. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When Ariana Okata's boss is murdered, to her great shock she becomes a suspect. In order to clear her good name and catch the eye of the hunky lead detective on the case, Ariana embarks on a global manhunt for the real killer.
El contrato de Masseu
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,700. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Ciro Montano, un detective privado con una psicología un poco decadente, recibe un misterioso sobre con un sorprendente pedido: “ábralo si yo muero”. Una demanda que lo llevará al mundo oculto de la política y de la mafia. Sin embargo, Montano tendrá también tiempo para redescubrir el amor y una visión más optimista del mundo en el que vive.
People In The Curtains- Book Two- Life Returned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012 by Anna Florin. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A new school is on the horizon and Aaron knows Jr. High will present a new level of teasing and bullying. He continues to see visions in his surroundings, but in the past two years, he’s learned to ignore them. Then Aaron meets Kasha, a beautiful sixteen year old. Immediately, he realizes she’s just another vision, another enigma to be dealt with. She approaches Aaron with a proposition.