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October Octagon Occult - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,130. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private Investigator Xara Smith, her business partner Jill, and her girlfriend Jana go on vacation together to a spirited resort called "Octagon Occult". With Halloween just around the corner the witches gather and mischief ensues. Skyclad witches, pentagrams, candles, pink yarn, a missing reporter, carnival rides, fun in the sun, and thirty-million dollars that the owner does not want.
Good Bones
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,430. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rookie real estate agent Sam Turner discovers there’s more to the cutthroat world of real estate than meets the eye after she stumbles over a body at a supposedly vacant house. As she struggles to put together a deal for her first (and only) clients, Sam must clear her name and prove she has what it takes to succeed in real estate – even as she herself becomes the target of a crafty killer.
Tropial Greed: A Kristen Maroney Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tourist season is waning in the Caribbean town of Placencia, and boutique owner Kristen Maroney looks forward to a rest. She accepts her friend Claire's invitation to a beach party, only to find that Claire intends to use the gathering to educate people about the plight of sea turtles. Kristen gets hooked on the cause, and suddenly finds herself in hand to hand combat with some very evil men.
Two Perfect Crimes: Suzi B. Mystery #3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,970. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The one attorney that rubs Peter and Suzi the wrong way most is Mister Morris Arthur, and this time he commits what our protagonists feel is the worst offense: getting one of them in trouble with the law. They all feel that Arthur’s actions have gone unpunished for a previous crime, and he is on the verge of succeeding in repeating the act in another crime – and must be stopped.
Fog
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,390. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in the fog-shrouded mountains north of San Francisco, Fog is a classic murder mystery with an ethical twist. When a boy dies among the redwoods, hot emotions cloud even the coolest heads as a town unites to avenge his murder. Can Morgan Kendall see clearly enough to find out the truth? And what position will she take when the death penalty debate turns personal?
For Anyone to See (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery)
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Price: Free! Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
My name is Olivia Hutchinson, but you can call me Hutch. I’m the owner of a fine establishment called For Anyone to See, which just happens to be an all male strip club. And if stories about strippers and murder and crime and sex make you squirmy, you should probably stop reading. Right now. I mean it. Just close up this book and go find something more wholesome to read.
The Last Bequest
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just how high a price does buried treasure command? As Judy explores the farmhouse, she finds and follows clues in Louise’s mother’s diary to unearth the buried treasure. But was it the treasure that might have been behind Louise’s murder?
Brownies & Betrayal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,320. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Pastry chef Tess Crawford thought moving from Chicago to quiet Silver Springs, Arizona would simplify her life. That was before she found the body of a woman with whom she had traded heated words the previous night, left her fingerprints on the murder weapon, and came under attack for trying to clear her name.
Colorblind In Philadelphia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,990. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An alexandrite, a rare gemstone which exhibits a change of color under different light sources, is stolen from an antiques show held in a posh center city hotel. The actions of a cast of odd characters including an antiques dealer, an artist, and a colorblind man, drive this story to its conclusion.
A Taste of Death
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Series: Maggie Olenski Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Maggie heads for the snowy mountains in New Hampshire hoping for peace, solitude and a little skiing. Instead she finds a town embroiled in bitter debate over the proposed sale of the local ski resort, which culminates in murder. With her childhood friend under suspicion, Maggie presses to uncover the real killer. Can she do so before getting her own "taste of death?"
The Magician - An Andromache Jones Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Andromache Jones has somehow managed to capture the attention of The Magician and finds herself caught up in The Game, his challenge that has very real life and death consequences, and not only for her. Can she complete the test he has set in the allotted time and live to see another day, or will failure, and The Magician triumph?
Partnerships Can Be Murder: The Third Charlie Parker Mystery
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Charlie returns from her Hawaiian vacation to discover that her brother Ron is in love. But the younger woman, Vicky, seems manipulative and full of secrets. Meanwhile, Charlie offers to help a friend whose business partner apparently committed suicide. But did he? The questions get tricky as Charlie starts to investigate financial fraud and finds her own life on the line.
The Wallpaper Chase
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After three break-ins, New York gallery owner Alex acquires a dachshund – and a mystery. Then begins a hair-raising adventure through picture postcard Switzerland, on the track of mysterious documents, dodging bullets and hoping she's finally found love! In the end, she can count on Dulce the doxie's instinct to get her out of sticky situations and solve problems.
Murder Under the Mistletoe
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Series: Agatha Larsen mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 26,660. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Mayor Max Mueller is murdered at the Christmas tree lighting ceremony, Agatha Larsen and her granddaughters get involved with the investigation. They discover secrets that some of the townsfolk want kept quiet. The story is set against a backdrop of the annual Christmas carnival in 1946, a time of peace interrupted by murder.
Two J's Investigations: Book One-Flight from Darkness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,670. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
First in a series. After escaping from her abusive husband, Jennifer Jackson sets out to apprehend criminals through her investigative firm. With the help of Jonathan Lawson, she vows to help others who are trapped in similar situations.
Florida Heat
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Price: Free! Words: 96,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.58 from 12 reviews)
Florida heat is murder - and in FLORIDA HEAT the bodies are stacking up at an alarming rate. From the moment Probation Officer Jo Cazimer witnesses a murder her life is in jeopardy. Working with her best friend Detective Kate Snow they struggle to identify the killer. But in Florida the snakes slither, the gators are hungry and a serial killer is on the loose.
Broke: An Imogene Duckworthy Mystery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Imogene Duckworthy, PI assistant, wants to be on her own. She finds a rental house where her four-year-old daughter’s pet pig, Marshmallow, is allowed. The rumors are that the house is haunted. It's no rumor there's a dead man in the bathtub when she inspects the house. A long-lost relative is the logical suspect, but can Immy let her Uncle Dewey be railroaded for a crime he maybe didn't commit?
The Silver Shawl: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
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Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In a small town in turn-of-the-century Colorado, a young woman has disappeared. Was she kidnapped, or did she have a reason to flee? Mrs. Meade, a gentle but shrewd widow lady who lives across the hall in the girl's boarding-house, feels that there is something wrong with the story of her disappearance…but can she unravel the mystery before it is too late? Novelette, approx. 15,700 words.
Curveball
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 85,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cat McDaniel has a new job. Roger Rakin’ Aiken—baseball legend and father to a bratty co-ed named Paige—hires her as team writer for the Buffalo Soldiers. But first she must travel to Santo Domingo and report on the training facility while she watches out for Paige. After a dead body turns up, Cat realizes that corruption is everywhere. Can she Cat really keep Paige—and herself—out of trouble?
Once She Knew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,730. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From New York Times bestselling mystery author Sheila Connolly comes a brand-new book that blends her skillful mystery talents with a touch of romantic suspense. There’s no doubt this book will appeal both to her current mystery audience as well as those readers who love authors like Lisa Gardner or Karen Rose.