Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths

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.
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?
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
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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...