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Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
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Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
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Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Stilettos & Scoundrels
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Price: Free! Words: 101,670. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.60 from 10 reviews)
RE-EDITED MARCH 2014 Tom raised his hands to protect himself but he wasn’t quick enough. The spikey end of the stiletto heel punctured his neck instantly, sending a spray of blood over the papers on his desk. He tried to cry out, but all that sounded was a gurgling noise as his lungs filled with blood. The intruder set the shoe down next to Tom and backed out of the room softly.
Broken Build: Silicon Valley Romantic Suspense
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Series: Chance for Love, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jen Jones wasn't a criminal. She just made a few bad choices and ruined a few lives, primarily that of her boss, CEO Dave Jewell. When her blackmailer is murdered, she becomes the next target. Dave protects Jen, but the last thing he expects is love, lies, and a link to his past. Jen must solve the mystery and thwart a ruthless killer while keeping her heart from being broken.
Angry Jonny
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Price: Free! Words: 141,470. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Verona, North Carolina. 2009. Jessica Kincaid, a wildly intelligent 18 year old with a dark past, finds her worst enemies being brutally taken down by Angry Jonny - an anonymous vigilante who has tapped into enraged psyche of the recession era. As her world descends into chaos, Jessica must track down Angry Jonny before she succumbs to his dangerous manifesto and the fury of her own demons.
The News in Small Towns
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Series: Small Town, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,160. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sue-Ann McKeown returns to her home town after a crushing six months of war reporting in Iraq. She has given up her high-profile job in Virginia and broken up with her boyfriend. Even her new job with a small-town newspaper seems almost too much to handle, especially since her old high school rival works there, too. But a dead goat is in her future, as well as voodoo, horses, and maybe even love.
Dead Copy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sassy, sexy Cauley MacKinnon is dying to escape the obituary beat and become a reporter for the Austin Sentinel. She gets her chance when smokin' hot FBI Agent Tom Logan asks her to pen a fake obit for a federal witness. Soon Cauley and her search and rescue dog finds herself up to her eyelashes in dead bodies, on the run from a corrupt sheriff and worried that the next obituary could be her own.
Butcher of Dreams
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 171,530. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Calliope Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
After a ritual Aztec mask is stolen during a cast party, actress Lee Fairchild finds her world ripped apart by the attentions of something invasive and elemental. An actor is stabbed; an actress is poisoned. Events culminate in ritual murder. Over all hovers the Mexican mask and the shadowy figure who controls it. Lee must fight a madman to save her theater and herself.
About Hana
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Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 155,910. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hana has given up on life and love but a brutal mugging causes her to wake up and face both. Men are hunting her and she has no idea why and a handsome new colleague causes her to doubt her singleness. Shrouded in mystery and intrigue, Hana discovers that love will find a way, whether she likes it or not.
Freshman Murders
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Series: Residue Class Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,890. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Math Prof and former NSA problem-solver Josh Rosemont, finds a woman’s body in the woods. Rosy's team hounds a twisted trail of false clues to uncloak the Dean’s sex scandal, decipher incriminating evidence in a billion-dollar swindle, and thwart a serial killer–a deranged student who believes raping and killing a potential suicide is not really murder. But did they catch the real killer?
Was It A Rat I Saw
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
To end life-threatening seizures,Tommy Dabrowski has an operation that disconnects the two sides of his brain. After that, only half his brain can still communicate with the outside world - and it's the other half that becomes a witness to murder. The death toll rises as brain researcher Clare Austen and Tommy race against time to figure out what Tommy knows before the killer comes for them.
Ruthless in Seattle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,600. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What happens when ghosts of the past are not only your friends, but also your avengers? "The murdered do haunt their murderers, I believe. I know that ghosts have wandered on earth. Be with me always—take any form—drive me mad! Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!" - Emily Bronte, 'Wuthering Heights'
Deadly Misconceptions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,960. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Jack and Lucy join forces to discover the truth about Lucy's missing friend. Once the lies begin, they quickly turn deadly in this romantic suspense that is a cross between cozy romantic mystery and edgy suspense.
The Secret Portrait
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Series: Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
Jean Fairbairn has a coin from Bonnie Prince Charlie's hoard and a story for her magazine. Until the story comes to murder. Up close and personal with Chief Inspector Alasdair Cameron, whose forebears led Charlie's rising, and Rick MacLyon, a dot.com millionaire and expert on Charlie's life, Jean is likely to end her story trapped by a murderer, and the MacLyon mansion's newest ghost.
Murder à la Carte
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Series: The Maggie Newberry Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,840. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010 by Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When her boyfriend inherits an ancient vineyard in France, Maggie Newberry quits her job in Atlanta to accompany him for a year abroad. They settle in the tiny village of St-Buvard, but murder has gone long before them and follows close behind.
Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Mysteries #1)
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Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Francesca "Franki" Amato makes the snap decision to move to New Orleans to work at her friend Veronica's detective agency, Private Chicks, Inc. But Franki's hopes for a more stable life are soon dashed when Private Chicks is hired by the prime suspect in a murder case to find out what really happened to a beautiful young boutique manager who was found strangled to death with a cheap yellow scarf.
The Queen of Cool
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Devastated by her husband’s sudden death, Lorraine “Lo” Downs returns from his funeral to find that she is locked out of their home. With no money in her pocket, and her wedding album as her only possession, Lo lands in the center of an international conspiracy to distribute a toxic weapon of mass destruction. With the help of her friends and family, Lo risks it all in the name of love.
The Next Ex
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 104,110. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Linda L. Richards takes readers on another rousing ride in The Next Ex, her second novel to feature “recovering stockbroker” Madeline Carter. Like Sunset Boulevard meets Boiler Room, with elements of classic Hollywood -- both old and new -- plus the high-paced, high tech high jinx of the contemporary financial world.
The Happenstance Marshal
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Series: The Millie Thriller Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 115,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Mystery, action, great characters, with some comedy and a little romance thrown in for good measure, make this a must read. The small lake front City of Safe Haven Harbor is broke but no one can figure out why. A new City Manager is hired to uncover the cause and Millie Boyd is thrown together with him. It turns out Millie's special talent is key to unraveling the mystery.
Ashes to Ashes
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Series: The Ashes Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Historian Rebecca Reid comes to a Scottish castle in Ohio to catalog a collection of historical artifacts. There she's saddled with a Scottish co-worker, Michael Campbell. He has a tartan chip on his shoulder and, Rebecca suspects, a hidden agenda. When valuables vanish and accidents happen, Rebecca suspects more than ghostly presences are at work. Someone very human wants her gone.