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The Hanged Man's Wife
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Series: Marti Keller Mysteries, The first puzzle. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,450. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Marti Keller had everything she wanted. But a horrifying tragedy turns her world upside down. After she rediscovers her long-suppressed ability to see ghosts, an encounter with the restless spirit of a murder victim leads her to a dangerous menace, hidden in plain sight. The more she discovers, the more she finds that everything she thinks she knows is wrong. But will she live to tell the tale?
Eyes of Diamond, Hair of Gold
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,620. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Detective Allison Newberry is called to investigate the murder of renowned, but reclusive, inventor. This case is nothing simple, however, as Allison is saddled with a new partner, this unlikable Alistair Mooney, to say nothing of the lack of proper clues and the dearth of potential suspects.
C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
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Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.
Operatory of Death: A Jaswinder Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jaswinder Pandher has just started a new job as a dental receptionist in Surrey, Canada. She copes with nervous patients, howling dogs, parading protesters and grumpy co-workers. When murder strikes at the clinic, Jaswinder feels compelled to investigate with the help of her boyfriend, Jovan, and her best friend, Manisha to uncover the perpetrator. First book in the Jaswinder Mystery Series.
Death at Table 15: A Jaswinder Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jaswinder takes a second job at Restaurant Chatya with hopes of paying off her student loan. Her friend, Manisha, has dreams of opening a fashion boutique. Unique and interesting characters, both customers and employees, are flummoxed when a customer drops dead during a meal. Can Jaswinder duplicate her investigative results in 'Operatory of Death' and uncover the culprit.
The Drowning of Chittenden
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2012 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Janie Bainbridge wants to go home. Find her roots in the foothills of Appalachia. But the old homeplace drowned when the river flooded the valley. Janie is determined to uncover the truths of her family's past, a truth that seems to involve moonshine. Janie's mother died protecting those secrets. And now someone wants to stop Janie from finding the truth. Someone has to kill again...
Strung Out To Die
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Holly Harper's life is finally getting back on the right track after her divorce from "what's his name." When Doug ends up dead on the floor of The Beaded Dragonfly with a string of cat eye beads around his neck, it’s up to Holly to figure out who is framing her.
Murder by the Book (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 4)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
My name is Olivia Hutchinson, but you can call me Hutch. I’m the owner of an all male strip club—I mean, I USED to own a strip club, but it burned to the ground. So until my business is rebuilt, I’m trying to find things to fill my time. But a book club has never been exactly my idea of fun—until a woman is murdered at one of the meetings, and my mother becomes the prime suspect.
Windy City Hunter
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Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Darby is a finalist in a cooking competition in Chicago, Susan travels with him as his assistant. One of his ingredients is sabotaged, another contestant appears to be a local art forger, and back at the condo where they are staying, the woman across the hall is murdered. Susan and Darby are in the hallway when the body is discovered, and they quickly become suspects.
Killer Fudge (A Callahan Garrity Short Story)
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Series: Callahan Garrity mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story by NY Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews, Atlanta private investigator/cleaning business owner Callahan Garrity once again proves her ability to clean up a sticky mess. When the grandson of faithful House Mouse employee Ruby is charged with brutally bludgeoning an elderly antique dealer, Callahan is called on to investigate. What she discovers is a recipe for homicide.
Buried in Quilts
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Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Joan Spencer, violinist and manager of the Oliver, Indiana Civic Symphony, is busy with preparations for the group’s performance at the hugely popular annual quilt show. But when the body of show organizer Mary Sue Ellett is found under a quilt, the competition takes on a sinister tone.
Murder in C Major
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Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Oliver Civic Symphony is just another small-town orchestra, a gathering spot for local amateur musicians. It has weekly rehearsals, punch and cookies, and colorful gossip, and now… it has murder.
Insatiable (A Sydney Rye Novel, #3)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Detective, Sydney Rye, is living a simple, disciplined life in London. When a dangerous man from her past calls, Rye finds she cannot turn him away. Robert Maxim explains that the daughter of a powerful friend has gone missing and he wants Rye to find her. In exchange he offers her something she had given up hope of ever having; freedom from her past.
Poison Doctor
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,050. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Who wants to poison the water of a top city like Manchester, in the North West of England - and what can special agent Amelia Hartliss do about it? Melia, or 'Heartless' as she is known to friend and foe alike, is undercover, spying on a man who claims to be a doctor and claims to be doing good for the residents. So why is his 'treatment' poison? And, most important, who is he working for?
He's the Guy! - Suzi B. Mystery #4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A man calls the police to report that he saw what he believes to be some gun flashes in the window of an apartment near his boat. When the police respond to the call they discover two dead men who look like they shot each other, and the CSI and medical examiner agree that it was a shoot-out... but Suzi thinks there's more to this incident than meets the eye - and sets out to prove it.
Dead Dreams: A Dakota Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
For Karen Mehaffey, going for the stars—the sheriff’s stars—wasn’t turning out to be a dream come true. Flood waters are rising along with the thermometer, and the last thing she needs is a homicide, especially when all fingers point toward an old classmate. Detective Marek Okerlund, on the other hand, welcomes any distraction from the anniversary of his wife’s death.
Cats and Crime, A Panzer And The P.I. Mystery Collection
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Meet Lori Stockley, the mail order Private Investigator, and Panzer, the black cat in this short story collection. Oh, and we can't forget Lori's Granny Gladys. Put these three together and it's a recipe for chaos. Follow them as they catch drug dealers, burglars, bank robbers and carpet snakes.
Loosey Goosey (Dusty Deals Mystery Series)
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Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 3 in the Dusty Deals Mystery Series. Lucy's animal activist brother comes to call, along with his recalcitrant goose. When Lucy discovers the body of a pate selling chef under his car, she has to find the real killer both to get her brother out of jail and to keep her mother out of Montana.
String of Lies
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Series: Craft Corner Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Almost worse than finding a local developer dead is seeing an innocent man and one's good friend fall under suspicion. Jo and her beading crafters set to work to find the real murderer and unknot the chain of clues toward a harrowing end.
The Stray Pitch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Born into a family of thieves, Wendy Winkworth becomes a private investigator because “you don’t go to jail if you’re caught.” In 1950, 24-year old Wendy is hired by the mobster/owner of the Star Spangled Girls Baseball League to infiltrate the Burton City Hornettes and find the murderer of its star pitcher, a blonde bombshell of amazing physical powers and influence.