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Books Aren't Just for Reading
By Laina Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,740. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Trixie and her friends, Berklie and Sophie, are excited about the opening of Read/Wine their new business venture of a bookstore/wine bar. All is going well until they happen to find a dead body in the shop and that wasn’t part of the business plan. All signs pointed to Berklie since it was her ex-husbands lover who was murdered. Trixie knew Berklie hadn’t murdered Sylvia so who did?
A Day in the Life of Trixie Pristine
By Laina Turner
Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story prequel, Trixie and her friends Berklie and Sophie, considered themselves typical thirty something females until someone turned up murdered in their newly opened bookstore/wine bar. They thought they would be living out their dream in their new shop not trying to catch a killer. Who killed Sylvia and why? Or was one of them the intended target?
Ms America and the Villainy in Vegas
By Diana Dempsey
Series: Beauty Queen Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,910. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(Series#2) “Superfab fun mystery”…“A giggle a minute”…“Happy might be the next Stephanie Plum!” Beauty queen and budding sleuth Happy Pennington goes to gaudy Las Vegas for the nuptials of pageant-wear purveyor Sally Anne Gibbons. The last thing she expects at the altar is a corpse. But at these over-the-top nuptials that’s what she finds: a dead best man and a groom who just might be the killer.
Affair in Rome
By Jeanne Rejaunier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,890. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Tania Jordan's husband, world famous author Leo Jordan, is researching political terrorism in Italy when he is blown to bits. When Tania embarks on an urgent mission to Rome to locate Leo’s final manuscript and millions hidden in his secret bank accounts, she has no idea that danger awaits, nor that she will meet the love of her life in devastating, charismatic terrorist leader Eros Falcone.
The Denali Hawthorne Mystery Collection
By Lisa Deckert
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 102,470. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
This collection includes three complete Denali Hawthorne mysteries plus four short stories. Includes: "They Called it Moosicide" "Trouble Aboard the Hawaiian Paradise" "Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun" "Who Framed Kara" "Mystery at Fur Rendezvous" "Clueless in Seattle" (a mini-mystery) "Where’s Emma?" For ages 11 through adult
Clues Over Croissants
By Allen B. Boyer
Series: Bess Bullock Retirement Home Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Bess Bullock is out to solve her second retirement home mystery when the Honey Hills Retirement Center snags an amazing new chef.
The Baby Isn't Dead
By Sheila Jecks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
With no emotion, Heinrich Rosenberg looked at the tiny new life. His overalls were filthy, the front of his undershirt a menu of past meals. Intense blue eyes looked at the baby from under bushy eyebrows that were drawn up to a frown. Red spider web veins ran helter-skelter over a bulbous nose that dripped snot onto the tiny male infant. Finally, he decided, he would do what he did before.
People Juice
By Diane R. Thompson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by Wonderland Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
If there’s one thing that can ruin your workday, it’s getting harassed. Beautiful, blonde Jackie has figured out how to handle it—most of the time. But last Friday she almost got snagged in the parking lot by a guy in a hoodie wearing too much aftershave, and now she’s out for revenge.
Senales Secretas
By TJ Waters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: Spanish. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cuando un estratega político muere durante una llamada de transmisión de vídeo, la intérprete del lenguaje de señas, Amy Kellen, descubre que ella no solo fue una espectadora, sino más bien la inocente causante de un asesinato político. ¿Podrá ella salvarse, salvar a su hija, y a su código de silencio cuando los asesinos vengan por ella?
Clueless in Seattle: A Tiny Mystery You Can Solve
By Lisa Deckert
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A tiny mystery you can solve in five minutes: Kara receives an incriminating photo on her cell phone. Has her boyfriend been cheating right under her nose? A short-short story, about 500 words.
Signes Secrets
By TJ Waters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,870. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Quand un stratège politique meurt durant un appel relayé par vidéo, l'interprète en langue des signes Amy Kellen découvre qu'elle n'était pas un simple témoin, mais qu'elle a été l'outil d'un assassinat politique. Pourra-t-elle réussir à sauver sa vie, celle de sa fille et respecter les règles qui lui imposent le silence, lorsque les assassins viendront pour elle?
The Christmas Tree Farm Murders
By Sara Penhallow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012 by HartshornPublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Isobel Santini (managing editor, terrible cook, and best friend) is present at the discovery of a murder. Her best friend is the prime suspect, and a second murder follows the first, so Isobel heads out of her office and into the snow to hunt for clues, much to the disapproval of the chief of police. At last, in the linoleum halls of academe, Isobel and the killer confront each other face-to-face.
The Ex Who Wouldn't Die
By Sally Berneathy
Series: Charley's Ghost, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Book 1, Charley's Ghost series Amanda has been trying for a year to divorce her lying, cheating, scam artist husband, Charley. Then he turns up dead. Finally they are no longer married! But she is the primary suspect and, if that isn't bad enough, Charley's ghost shows up in her apartment. He was rejected, not allowed to go to the light. Even death did not them part.
Death at a Solitude Sawmill
By Saundra McKee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The body of a woman with a severed head is found at an Amish sawmill near Solitude. The victim is a Florida widow who had designs on Dana's beloved husband. A jealous Dana becomes the focus of the police inquiry into the murder. Fannie, Sharon and Dana close ranks and seek to find whether the murder is another killing by a serial killer, an attempt to frame Dana or an act of someone they know.
Adventures of a Graveyard Girl (Funeral Crashing Mysteries #2)
By Milda Harris
Series: Funeral Crashing Mysteries (aka Kait Lenox Mysteries), Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Kait Lenox is back! It's Homecoming Dance time and Kait is excited. It's her first dance with a date and that date is one of the hottest, most popular guys in her school, Ethan Ripley! For once Kait doesn't feel like a funeral crashing weird girl and it's the most perfect romantic evening ever, at least until a girl gets murdered! Of course, Kait can't help herself,she assigns herself to the case!
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
By Joan H. Young
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
Oxygen Restriction
By Saul Moon
Price: Free! Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lucy Harlow takes a job as a PA to David Black, the owner of a specialist engineering firm, and lands in a small office taut with sexual tension. But there’s also something more sinister. When David asks her to babysit for him and his wife Miriam, Lucy does some digging. She finds a disturbing photo of a naked Miriam in David’s wallet, a discovery that sets her on the trail of a serial killer...
Io sono Melody
By Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: Italian. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Un uomo viene invitato per il periodo estivo nella villa di una ricchissima e famosissima imprenditrice, un piccolo regno a cui nessuno ha accesso. Chi è Melody? Melody è una bellissima, inquietante, eminenza grigia. Ma chi è davvero Melody?
The Queen of Cool
By Claudia Hall Christian
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.
How to Plant a Body
By Terri Ann Armstrong
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A dead body has been discovered in Lily Aster’s family’s flower shop. Greeting her as she tries to get inside, is Detective Anthony Falcetti. Lily instantly dislikes him and the feelings are quite mutual. Lily is hell-bent on finding out who is responsible while trying to outdo and out-sleuth Falcetti, and finding herself attracted to him. Lily finds herself knee-deep in the investigation.