Books tagged: embezzlement

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A Murderer Among Us (A Twin Lakes Mystery, #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After her husband dies, Lydia Krause sells her company and moves to an upscale retirement community on Long Island to start a new life. At her first Twin Lakes event, she meets the community’s financial advisor, whom she recognizes as the convicted embezzler who drove her sister to suicide. When the woman is found dead the following morning, Detective Sol Molina considers Lydia Suspect Number One.
Seasons of Death (A Conan Flagg Mystery, #5)
Series: The Conan Flagg Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In 1940 Leland Langtry ran off with his redheaded secretary and $10,000 in company funds... Or so everyone believed… Forty years later, Langtry’s remains are found in a boarded-up silver mine tunnel. And as the knife still jammed between his ribs had belonged to his partner in Lang-Star Mining, Tom Starbuck—also long since dead—a jury decided that Tom had killed Langtry.
Lisa Meets Her Match
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,010. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Lisa Johanssen and her uncle, Ingemar Petterson, develop an elaborate Plan that results in the commission of a major theft and a murder involving the International Women’s World Cup of Golf tournament. As part of The Plan, the fugitives have hired Mario LaMar, a former race car driver turned “facilitator” to assist them in disappearing into brand-new lives that he will help them design.
Concealed Suspicions: A Jade O'Reilly Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What begins as a white-collar crime investigation soon becomes deadly complicated with private investigator Jade O’Reilly on the scene. Will Jade get to the bottom of an embezzlement at a shipping industry and find dirt on her employer before she’s permanently exported? Action and light romance combine with engaging characters and humor for a page-turning whodunit.
Corruption: Fraud, Embezzlement and Other Bad Acts and the Auditors That Found Them
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Auditing, Nonfiction » Law » Ethics & Professional Responsibility
It is regrettable that audit has become a scary word. Response to, “I’m here to audit you,” is usually a feeling of dread. This is unfortunate because audits, done correctly, are a powerful tool for ensuring the government, or any organization, meets its objectives. They save governments millions of dollars, they secure liberty and they help eliminate corruption.
The Man in the Canary Waistcoat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this new mystery, Constable Sam Plank suspects there may be a link between a suicide, an embezzler, an arsonist and a thief in Regency London. As his steadfast wife becomes involved in his investigations, and with a keen young police officer now under his command, Sam finds himself leading them all into a confrontation with some ruthless and brutal adversaries.
Mark Rollins and the Puppeteer
Series: Mark Rollins adventure mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s Nashville and If you are looking for booze, women, song, or anything else, you go to Printers Alley. And that is where they found Mark Rollins's friend—a lawyer and rising political star—with a bullet through his head!
The Big Byte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Systems programmer Lester wants more variety in his job at a large computer centre in the early 1980s. To raise his profile, he plans a simulated fraud, and finds to his amazement how easy it is to collect more than a million dollars. So why give the money back? However, disposing of the loot turns out not to be so simple, and Lester has no idea how deep he is in diabolical trouble.
Stealing the Moon & Stars
Series: A Jordan Welsh & Eddie Marino Novel, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,220. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jordan Welsh and Eddie Marino, Scottsdale private eyes, are hired to find out who’s stealing from the Moon & Stars Children’s Foundation. Jordan discovers a hidden agenda that puts her in the crosshairs of a crime lord. Everyone has a secret, and the bodies are piling up. Even Eddie has a dark and mysterious past. If Jordan gives in to their attraction, will it destroy their partnership?
Ridgeway Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,130. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Murder was certainly not what anyone expected to happen after the closing of the most successful Ridgeway Arts and Cultural Centre art show ever. Ex big-city art gallery manager, Marion Shea, a recent arrival in Ridgeway, put a great deal of effort and time into making the show a success. But neither she nor the committee, made up largely of elderly members ofthe old Ridgeway families, get time to