Maybe…The Horse Did It

Author: Sanford Champlin

Category: Crime Fiction

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Deal starts: July 17, 2019

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Sam has patrolled the streets in McCracken's Bluff for years and thought he could handle anything. Then his friend the District Attorney is murdered and turns Sams peaceful life, upside down. The investigation takes several twists and turns as Sam deals with the quirky people of this small town to try find the killer. Was it a local, or someone from out of town, or Maybe, the horse did it.

Turquoise Deception

Author: Charles Thayer

Category: Crime Fiction

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Deal starts: July 16, 2019

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The banker’s body was discovered shortly after sunrise in Thunderball Grotto, an underwater cave in The Bahamas. The banker lied to both his boss and his wife when he told them he was going to Florida to attend a banking conference. Why he deceived them about the conference and died in the turquoise waters of Thunderball was a mystery.The Bahamian authorities called his death an accidental drowning. The bank suspects an embezzlement when hidden cash is discovered and hires Steve Wilson, a recently retired bank auditor, to investigate. Steve’s curiosity about the source of the secret cash takes him from Maine to Florida and to Thunderball Grotto. The closer Steve gets to the answer the closer he is to danger.

A Game of Greed and Deception

Author: John Mathews

Category: Crime Fiction

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Deal starts: July 15, 2019

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*** A Dark Psychological Thriller with Twists *** *** This Who Done It Scary Suspense Story Will Keep You Guessing Until the Very End*** When the charming Tammy Worthington takes her wealthy husband and step-daughter on a holiday weekend in the Colorado mountains, she has purely sinister intentions. Her husband is killed in a tragic auto accident, just as she had planned...and now her pending fortune awaits her.Or does it? With no body to be found in the wreckage, he just becomes a missing person, and Tammy is seemingly trapped inside the cabin with someone stalking her from outside. Could he possibly have known what she was up to and planned his revenge?What ensues is the macabre mystery drama of a sick and psychotic woman driven by her soulless greed who quickly turns from the hunter to the prey. The scenes include deadly traps and medieval torture devices, hidden doors and rooms, and an underground labyrinth of torture chambers that are not for the feint of heart.This is a scary thriller so devious that it is set up to fool the State police investigation. Can you guess what is really happening in this great murder mystery? This deadly game of murder and deception will keep you guessing until the final scene delivers a real shock that you won't soon forget.What others have said about this dark psychological thriller:"An example that proves well-made titles can be also found in self-published niche – story full of twists and turns together with excellent atmosphere will keep reader on the edge of the seat." - Top 100 Amazon reviewer"I'm the kind of reader that is always attempting to guess the twists and turns of a plot line. This one had me grinning half way through. You really have to be paying attention. This book is a focused read. Someone needs to make this book into a movie. I didn't see the ending coming." - Amazon reviewer

One Last Kill

Author: Finn Bell

Category: Crime Fiction

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Deal starts: July 14, 2019

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IF YOU HURT SOMEONE BAD ENOUGH THERE’S NOTHING YOU CAN’T MAKE THEM DO.Bobby Ress is a cop with a simple life.He believes in making a difference.He loves his wife and his daughter.He has a place in the world.Then people start dying, a lot of them, in horrible ways. It's a case like no other. And step by gruesome step the simple, true things Bobby knew to be right and good begin to make less and less sense. Because Bobby is learning about pain. He doesn't like to admit it. He doesn't like to know, but he's slowly realizing: If you hurt someone bad enough for long enough then there's nothing, absolutely nothing, you can’t make them do.*Please Note: This book was originally titled ‘Pancake Money.’The critically acclaimed police procedural from award-winning Amazon bestselling author Finn Bell. A must read for fans of Robert Dugoni’s ‘My Sister’s Grave’, Mike Omer’s ‘A Killer’s Mind’ and Robert Bryndza’s ‘Girl In The Water’ . . . This is a dark, graphic pulp thriller – gritty hard boiled noir set against the backdrop of the harsh and unforgiving underworld of organized crime.Read what reviewers are saying about ONE LAST KILL:‘The tension is tight, the main characters are well-defined and the story rollicks along . . . It’s a hard book to put down . . . I was super impressed with this book and it has opened my eyes up to another new author worth following.” – www.Readersfavorite.com ‘. . . it's his ability to build characters who are accessible and believable into plots that often lurch into controlled frenzy that really stands out . . . this is an author who can spin a yarn . . . an immersive experience . . .  delivered on every required element.’ – www.Austcrimefiction.org‘. . . a voice whose devotion to philosophical integrity and restraint neither exploits nor disrespects . . . rare attributes in a genre often criticized for nihilistic dismissal of ethics and morality . . .  triumph lies not only in powerful storytelling, but showing us—beyond butch and bravado—our paradoxical capacity for hope in a world of rising divisiveness and brutality.’ – www.Indiereader.com‘There's just something about his crime storytelling that drags you in and keeps you welded to your seat, whirring the pages . . . Bell peppers the narrative with interesting characters and philosophy as well as action . . . Bell has real storytelling talent . . . Wherever you are in the world, I'd recommend you give him a go.’ – www.kiwicrime.blogspot.com‘Just bloody amazing. Finn Bell is definitely an off-beat writer, and that's why he has managed to write a truly unusual story. I have read quite a few really good books, mostly but not only by American authors: I have to say that Bell is right up there with best of them.’ – 5 Stars from Quentin, Reviewer on Amazon.com‘This a very different crime fiction novel . . . a thought-provoking and compelling read . . . and made me, as a reader, question myself and my position all the way through . . .’ – www.chapterinmylife.wordpress.comAwards and accolades for ONE LAST KILL:Winner of the Independent Publisher’s Book Award for Best Mystery/Thriller E-BookWinner of the Indie Reader Discovery Award For Mystery / ThrillerWinner of the Readers’ Favorite Silver Medal for Fiction / Myster / Murder

Evil in My Town

Author: Karen Ann Hopkins

Category: Crime Fiction

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Deal starts: July 13, 2019

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**The first book in the Serenity's Plain Secrets series, LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER, is FREE today! Don't miss out!****The 7th book in the Serenity's Plain Secrets, FORBIDDEN WAYS, is now available!**Some Amish communities aren’t so cozy.Evil in My Town is the dark and tension-filled new installment to the Serenity’s Plain Secrets’ mystery/crime thriller series. After a tragic mass shooting in Blood Rock, Sheriff Serenity Adams is shocked to discover ties to the local Amish settlement, and her teenage niece, who barely survived the carnage. The investigation takes her from the terror of a massacre to an equally horrific crime relating to a missing woman in the community. Serenity must risk her own life to bring law, order, and safety to the town she loves. And this time, she is joined by a US Marshal, who might have his own agenda when it comes to helping Serenity on the case. As the story unfolds, long buried secrets will be revealed, and the climax will keep you flipping the pages until the riveting end.

Five Knives

Author: D.F. Bailey

Category: Crime Fiction

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Deal starts: July 12, 2019

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One Reporter.Three Dead.Five Knives.FIVE KNIVES welds the intensity of Jack Bauer’s “24” to the scorching heat of THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST.“The author is a great talent.” — Aaron C. Brown, Amazon Top 1000 ReviewerWhen a man plummets to his death from an apartment tower, Will Finch’s shock soon becomes a nightmare. As he studies the open windows above the corpse, Finch notices a lamp blinking erratically behind a drawn curtain on the eleventh floor. When he investigates the distress signal, Finch discovers a woman handcuffed to a bedpost. Over the following week, he uncovers a conspiracy that ties the murder to a series of bombshells. The victim’s bankruptcy. A global stock fraud. A murder spree that began in Baghdad and is now haunting the citizens of San Francisco. Is this the work of a serial killer, a copycat — or both?But before he can file his report for The San Francisco Post, Finch’s leads evaporate. Within days, three victims are dead. Does a pattern of five knife wounds provide a clue? Can he unravel the mystery before he — and his fiancée — are caught up in the web of murder?Five Knives is the prequel thriller in the Will Finch crime series — a novel that opens on the first day of Will Finch’s journalism career. Everything that Finch learns about crime reporting begins with Five Knives.*** Dear Reader, If you're like me, then you love reading novels by Michael Connelly, David Baldacci, Nora Roberts, Jeffery Deaver, John Sandford, Philip Kerr, Martin Cruz Smith, Patricia Highsmith, Stieg Larsson, Elmore Leonard and Jo Nesbo. Among many others. And if you like those writers, then I invite you to have a look at my crime series. You can buy them all on Amazon, or pick up a free / discounted novel at my website, dfbailey.com. Writing crime fiction isn't always easy, but it's always a thrill. When you read my novels I hope you'll share the buzz, the excitement and the adrenaline rush with me. Like all writers, I love readers who enjoy my books, especially those who are kind enough to leave a review. Hopefully, you will, too. Happy reading, D. F. (Don) Bailey