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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: 1,170. 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.
Open Season
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
No one is sorry when the Ruislip Wood Ripper, who already murdered three women, ends up dead in the forest, shot by a hunter while on the cusp of attacking his fourth victim. But there are too many coincidences for the taste of DI Helen Shepherd. Was it just pure luck that a hunter happened to be in the right place at the right time? And why did no one warn Anne Marie Sauvage about the killer?
My Mother, the Spy -Part 2 of the series
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Series: My Mother, the Spy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,220. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
While shopping in the village on the island Susan/Sofia sees a man duck behind a pillar to avoid being seen. This scares her terribly, as life has been idyllic and peaceful during the past eight years since their arrival on the island. She doesn't tell her husband, Jorge or her mother, but later when other incidents begin to happen around them, she is forced to tell them about what she saw.
Ghosts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sue-Ann McKeown, small-town newspaper editor, visits the secret compound of Torrington to attend the funeral of a dear friend. Little does she know that the place has become full of ghosts. Yikes! This is the last story in the popular Small Town series of mysteries, which consists of three novels and a complete book of stories. The stories will be published in a single volume early in 2015.
Bank Job
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
At first, the bank robbery doesn't seem very mysterious. After all, the CCTV footage shows a masked robber threatening bank clerk Jim Carling with a gun before disabling the cameras. However, the robber knew a bit too much about the bank, so Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd quickly suspects an insider. But who of the five bank employees is the insider? And what happened to Jim Carling?
Cat's Eyes
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Price: $1.30 USD. Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Hours after Cristina takes on the case of a murdered lawyer, her boyfriend reveals that the murderer has spoken to him. He refuses to say who it is. During their conversation he reveals his own dark secret, forcing Cristina to re-think their relationship. Why is he protecting the murderer? And what other secrets is he keeping from her?
WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE? Characters from the NYTimes Bestselling Kelly Flynn Knitting Mysteries: A Closer Look
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who Are You People? A short article that takes a deeper look at the fictional characters who make up the cast of the bestselling Kelly Flynn Knitting Mysteries. "E-Short" Short Stories featuring the cast of characters will be available in the near future.
Vampire For Hire
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Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A job that is wrought with danger, full of secrets, and pays more than two months of her current job waiting tables. Who wouldn’t take it? Lexlie Carter takes the job. And changes her life forever.
The Psychic and the Damsel in Distress
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Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Telah Costner has enlisted the help of psychic after psychic in a quest to find her missing daughter, Claire. However, to Dani, the newest psychic, Telah and Claire are just two faces in the sea of clients and missing people that comprises her scam. That is, until weird things start happening to Dani.
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
Overdose
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,960. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Caroline Murray is found dead in an underground parking garage with a needle in her arm, the case seems clear. Caroline died of a drug overdose. But everybody who knew Caroline insists that she was opposed to drugs and would never have taken any. Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is convinced that Caroline's death was not a drug overdose. But who had reason to want Caroline dead and why?
The Cork and the Bottle
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the landlord of "The Cork and the Bottle" ends up dead in a puddle of blood on the floor of his own pub, the case seems clear. The teen burglars who broke into the pub to steal the contents of the till are the culprits. But some things about the case just don't add up. And eventually, Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd begins to suspect that the killers are to be found much closer to home...
The Long, Wrong Trailer
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Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Punk and PJ Norton decide to spend part of their retirement RV camping and purchase an used travel trailer from a shady dealer in this humorous cozy mystery. They camp at a nearby park where Halloween festivities are in progress. There are problems with the trailer from the start, and then the dealer, who sponsors the activities is found dead. By a disgruntled customer or an angry ex-wife?
Curse (Erika Lind series, #1)
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Series: Erika Lind, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Erika Lind drops out of military school when she hears that the supervisor of the orphanage where she grew up has been murdered. She's desperate to find answers about her past, but she realises that this can only happen if Father Stefan's murderer is brought to justice and the dark secrets of Röd Island are finally exposed. A dystopian series with all the gripping twists of a crime sensation.
Alattam buli, felettem gyilkosság
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 8, 2014 by Krisz Nadasi. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story from the writer of "Mystery at Open Air Hotel" in Hungarian. A "Rejtély az Open Air Hotelben" c. krimi szerzőjének kriminovellája.