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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.
If Nothing Changes: A Letty Whittaker 12 Step Mystery Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Of course, Halloween parties are supposed to be scary, but a strangled corpse tossed on the floor of the supply closet seems like overkill. And it is. When Letty Whittaker discovers her murdered friend, she realizes she has an “in” at the A.A. club that the cops never will. She knew the victim, she knows the suspects, . . . and she can learn their secrets. All of them.
Bling, Bling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Deaths of the Solitude Missionaries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this 17th of the Amish Country murder mystery series, two Mormom missionaries go missing near the peaceful community of Solitude, PA. Amateur sleuths Dana and Fannie stumble onto the bodies of the young men and begin to uncover secrets and set off a chain of events that no one could have predicted.
Poisoned Heart: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
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Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Lady Marmalade's first mystery. Visiting some friends, Lordy and Lady Apleby turns out to be a dangerous affair. For the kitchen maid at least, who ends up dead. How did she die and who would want to kill her is up to Lady Marmalade and Inspector Devlin Pearce to determine. Making their work even harder are the five suspects who all had reason to kill her.
Murder Begins at Home (A Novella)
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Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gertie has her hands full with her 92-year-old M-I-L, who is writing a guide to controlling husbands and using local examples. Then an old-timer goes missing and winds up right next to a dead body with the murder weapon clutched in his fist. Soon Gertie will have a few behind-the-scenes relationship stories of her own. She doesn’t know it yet, but living to tell them is going to be the tricky part
The Chapel of Death
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
A single door securely locked, two sealed windows, a chapel on the hill. At the base of the altar is sprawled the first corpse, the remains of a young woman. Behind the altar is the leathery cadaver of a young man, his head flopped over his shoulder. A case for Chief Inspector, Maurice Pruvost, and Professor Jacqueline Mouchot, internationally-acclaimed forensic anthropologist at the Sorbonne.
Honeymoon in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fashion designer Maddie Springer is on her way to honeymoon paradise in Tahiti with her hot new husband. Sand, sun and a romantic suite all to themselves... until Maddie stumbles on the dead body of a Tahitian dancer. Suddenly her husband is spending more time with the local police than his wife. If Maddie wants to have a honeymoon at all, it's up to her and her friends to track down the killer.
Tweet the Police
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Being a small town sheriff's deputy would be a quiet job if not for Mrs. Pendergast, the local busy body who fancies herself an amateur sleuth. Now that her granddaughter has given Mrs. P a smartphone, she's unstoppable.
A Solitude Hit and Run
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When an Amish couple is killed in a hit and run accident, Solitude's three sleuths seek to find the criminal. Their search for information leads to the arrest of a member of the Amish community. Fannie, Dana and Sharon eventually expose a truth that sets the entire community reeling. This is the 16th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Deja Vu- A Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"The fear froze across her back and chained her forehead in sweat." Naomi Zhu is a citizen of Maple Falls, a town where locking doors is considered optional. Then, at 1:46 PM on a typical summer's day, Broc Avery is murdered. Naomi's boyfriend is accused of manslaughter. To free him, Naomi must break-free of her sheltered life and ride a whirlwind of love, danger, revenge, and bone-chilling fear.
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries features three short stories. In Tangled Webs, Albert Stonewall is a cheating husband with a mistress that stole his wife's wedding ring. Long Live Mortality, is the story of Leo Watford who, in his will, has left his head to his missing son. The bonus story is Life in Fiction. Jimmy Slade is looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his young son.
Death at a Solitude Nuclear Waste Dump
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amid the controversy over cleaning up a nuclear waste dump site near Solitude, Dana and Fannie seek to unravel the disappearance of Fannie's cousin who went missing in the 1970s. They seek to help the missing man's son determine whether his father was a patriot, a spy or victim in the plant where he worked producing fuel for nuclear submarines. 15th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Life in Fiction
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Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Jimmy Slade is a broken old man looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his ten-year old son.
A Question of Breeding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sue-Ann McKeown is not a detective; she's a small-town newspaper editor. Yet mysteries keep cropping up and, well, somebody has to solve them, right? In this stand-alone story in the Small-Town series, Sue-Ann is approached by a fledgling horse breeder who suspects she may have been swindled when her new Trakehner's DNA test comes back squirrelly.
How It All Began
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Fort Saskatchewan Elementary School. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
How It All Began is the story of girl named Ryan Medis. Ryan solves mysteries that happen in her town of Slave Lake. Her friend Miranda has died. Ryan believes she was murdered. Follow with her as she tries to find who committed this terrible crime. No one is safe, not even Ryan from the terror stalking her town
Lincoln City Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,880. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a beautiful woman walks into the office of Anastasia Charles — aka Charlie — with a story about a violent husband and a kidnapped kid, Charlie’s private investigator instincts sit up and pay attention. With $2000 on her desk, $8000 more the moment she finds the husband, and the chance to be a hero and rescue a kid… how can Charlie say no? CONTAINS FIRST CHAPTER OF THE TUXEDOED MAN
Death Over A Solitude Election
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this the 14th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana's husband is running for the state legislature. A fellow citizen who tries to blackmail Larry with some ugly skeletons from his past is found dead. Dana along with Fannie and Sharon when trying to clear their names and find out who is behind the death uncover more secrets that rock the peaceful village of Solitude, PA.
Sarah and the Other Woman: A Private Eye Patterson Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sophomore Tabitha Patterson receives her first paid assignment: follow Sarah's boyfriend and find out who the redhead is that he's been seen with. With the help of her best friend, Stu, Tab discovers that--in order to solve a mystery--sometimes you have to get your hands a little dirty . . .
Hanged to Death: A Museum Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Rachel interns at a museum, she finds out art and museum politics are murder.