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Ella & Jasper Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Ella marries Joe Westin, she inherits a father-in-law who gets her into more trouble than the bad guys. As a former thief turned government agent, Ella thinks she’s up for any assignment that comes her way, but Jasper Westin just might be more than she can handle. Set in the 1820s, these three quick reads offer a fun glimpse into Ella’s family life. Ernest Effort Missing Monkey Close Quarters
TO HELL IN A HOT TUB, a Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tess Darling is a ballsy blonde TV producer, who solves media murders with the help of hunky (but hapless) cameraman Miller. Sent to Greece to film a steamy dating show, they end up in a Jacuzzi with three hot girls - and one picky guy. When a dark, muscle-bound stranger joins the party, passions boil over into murder. Are they stuck with a lady-killer? Tess is just the broad to find out...
The Brooch
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: Australian English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harriet finds and old blackened brooch at a garage sale. After cleaning it, it turns out to be of intricate design and discovers that it belonged to Henry VIII. A wrongful conviction to a young house boy for stealing the brooch centuries later spurs Harriet to discover the full truth behind it.
Run For Your Life
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: Australian English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After locating the missing brother of a work colleague that makes news headlines, Harriet is contacted by a Government Official to try and locate his wife who has mysteriously disappeared whilst on safari in East Africa.
The Woman Behind the Curtain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen returns home to her parents to unwind after her harrowing experiences in volume one, but life in the sleepy suburb seems tedious and repetitive - until the morning when a neighbour does not draw her bedroom curtains. This short story describes one week in Tora's life. It takes the reader to events right after "North Sea Cottage", and can be read as a stand-alone.
Kvinden bag gardinet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Danish. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen nr 2. Tora er hjemme hos sine forældre i Aalborg for at sunde sig oven på de voldsomme oplevelser i Huset ved havet, men tilværelsen på Herningvej er trist og triviel, lige indtil den morgen, hvor genboen ikke trækker gardinet fra.
Secrets And Sinners
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Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Some skeletons are best left rattling in the closet. Cristina is hired by a crime agency to investigate the death of lawyer. Along the way she meets her boyfriend who claims to know the identity of the killer. He refuses to reveal it as he is worn to secrecy. He also reveals a secret which forces Cristina to re-think their relationship. Why is he protecting the killer? And what other secrets is
Personal Shopper (A Belinda & Bennett Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story featuring characters from The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries. In this short, Jonas gets some help with his wardrobe. Includes a sample of Overkill, coming January 2015!
The Stonecutter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The Stonecutter,” a short story of middle-aged love gone terribly wrong, depicts librarian Eleanor and Portuguese stonecutter Fernando Andrade in an increasingly dark New England fall.
Fire in Carriagetown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Quaker mill worker Faith Bailey encounters an arsonist who burns down the town's carriage industry in 1888 Massachusetts, she uses her smarts and her faith to track down the killer.
Paris Green
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When college student Kitty Chan is found dead in the basement of the Victoria and Albert Museum, dressed in a Victorian ball gown, the cause of death is quickly established. Kitty died of arsenic poisoning. But who gave her the deadly dose and why? Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd investigates and quickly realises that there is more to this case than meets the eye. Warning: some rude words.
A Bullet for Father Christmas
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When two men dressed up as Father Christmas rob a London jewellery store and one of them ends up dead on the floor, shot by his own accomplice, it’s certainly one of the more unusual cases for Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team. But as Helen begins to investigate, it turns out that the case is even more bizarre than she suspected. 9300 words or approx. 30 print pages
Bones on the Bayou
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From paid shoppers to canine and feline assistant sleuths, “Bones on the Bayou” brings the Zinnia gang together to solve the mystery—and save Christmas.
A Twisted Trio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Three mystery stories with a twist from USA Today bestselling author Jaqueline Girdner.
Death of a Solitude Elk
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A handsome but slightly quirky Amish man disappears while searching the woods around Solitude, PA for ginseng roots in late September. The discovery of his horribly mutlilated body raises many questions with the authorities and local sleuths, Fannie, Dana and Sharon. The investigation is personal for Fannie whose granddaughter Emma was to have married Jacob in November. 26th in the series.
Winter's Ghost
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Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Tyler, Texas, Libby Prater finds the perfect residence for a home office of her interior design business. At her aunt's urging, Libby purchases the 1920's era, Winter's House, a showcase of Colonial Revival architecture located in the Charnwood district. But, before Libby can call the house a home, she must unravel a hidden mystery in order to bring peace to the spirit that haunts the house.
Sweet Young Things
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,280. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fala wants revenge. Revenge against Preston for ruining her life. Revenge for ruining so many other lives in the process Preston thought she was just a sweet young thing. But Fala is not sweet. And Preston needs to learn that—the hard way.
221b: The Curious Case of the Drugged Dog and the Jammed Window
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Series: 221B. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
People from all over the world have been sending letters to Sherlock Homes at 221b Baker Street almost since the stories were first published. Today, the job of replying to these letters has fallen on a whip-smart young office temp called Emily. Before long, Emily realises that some of these strange letters contain real mysteries. Luckily, she’s just the person to solve them.
Unexpected (A Belinda & Bennett Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story featuring characters from The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries. In this short, between events in Drive-Bye and Overkill, Belinda’s grandmother pays her a visit, dropping a surprising piece of information about her grandfather.
Time for Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lauren Richardson never struggles over anything. Her grades are flawless. And her intelligence beyond question. So when she fails an exam, she cannot believe it. No, worse, she cannot believe that something fishy isn’t going on. And so she decides to investigate. A story about the reliability, and failure, of memory. Time for Failure: A Short Story.