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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?
The Christmas Puzzle
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the eighth novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in an imaginary small town on the Fife coast in Scotland. A Christmas market is interrupted by a murder nearby, and the usual suspects are drawn into the investigation whether they like it or not.
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...
St. Emilion's Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Kroupa needs a holiday, so an invitation to a premiere in Bordeaux comes at just the right time. However, 'in vino veritas' and the region's vineyards soon reveal that the sins of the past still have devastating ramifications to this day. If Kroupa was hoping to avoid a murder, he's in for a disappointment, and this time the stakes are very high!
A Killing in the Family
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: British English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s the height of summer, the days are long and hot and there’s not a cloud in the sky. But these are dark days for the relocated The Lazy Luncheonette. And then along comes Sir Douglas Ballantyne, a billionaire threatened with murder, and he wants Joe to investigate. Arriving at the Ballantyne residence, all is not happy families. Then the old man is attacked. IT'S MURDER IN THE FAMILY
L'Affaire du Village Perdu
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Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: French. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Mystère autour de trois corps découverts dans un petit village médiéval aux habitants avides de ragots. L'Inspecteur Blunt et le sergent Hicks enquêtent, avec l'aide inopinée d'une charmante fouineuse et de son chien, et sous l’œil discret d'un corbeau particulièrement empressé de ridiculiser tout ce petit monde via Internet. Pour les amateurs de fictions policières "à l'anglaise".
Kill Him Again: Fifteen Variations on a Country House Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Fifteen Versions of a Murder and Its Solution A storm and high seas isolate a house party at Morthead Manor situated in southwest England on a headland connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land. In the style of 1920s Golden Age mysteries, this collection explores different scenarios as to how, why and by whom the host is murdered.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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Price: Free! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
The Enemy Within
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hendrych goes undercover to join a dangerous paramilitary group. Playing a dangerous game, he befriends one of the anarchists in an attempt to thwart their terrorist plot. This time however, the stakes are too high, and Kroupa is scared for the first time in his life, because not even he can pre-dict who lives and who dies.
The Scottish Colourist
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Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Detective Constable Catrin Sayer is nearing the end of her first year working in the Art Crime Unit of New Scotland Yard. A call to Scotland following a suspicious death of a retired clergyman is tied to a rumour of fraud or theft associated with the Kelvingrove Museum. Catrin finds her enquires lead her into bigger issues; the drug world politics of southern Scotland … and into danger.
The Chinese Sailor
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Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,990. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Chinese naval officer from a cruise ship goes missing while his ship visits Holyhead. An international police operation to break an art smuggling ring loses track of three paintings worth $2 million ... from the same cruise ship, on the same cruise. Constable Catrin Sayer, a uniformed police officer with the Metropolitan Police, agrees to go undercover ...
The Norfolk Probationer
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Price: Free! Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Norfolk Probationer is a free short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
The Fall and Rise of Professor Moriarity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Professor Moriarity has returned worse than ever and he plots to destroy all life as we know it. Only Doctor Watson and his friends stand a chance of bringing the egomaniac to justice and saving the world.
A Disappearance in Baker Street
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Price: Free! Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A missing girl seems to have vanished into thin air during a visit to the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London. Ella Doyle interrupts her work on a memoir of Arthur Conan Doyle’s role in her own family history and teams up with the mysterious John Mason in a dangerous chase across London to solve a twenty first century locked room mystery.
Sanditon Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
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Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yet again, Reverend Lyle Thorne is called upon to aid among others... the local Constabulary and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He must pit his wits against those who would try to avoid justice and bring to a satisfying conclusion a Civil War murder over 200 years old. Five stories await your perusal. Can you find the clues that will lead you to the criminals/ murderers?
Treated as Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in 1931, Edith Horton is a former VAD who finds herself not only struggling with her inner demons, but with the presence of evil in her village in the Yorkshire Dales. Her brother is suspected of murdering an elderly wealthy widow, and sins of the past have echoes in her life and the lives of those close to her.
Concealed Leverage
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Series: Luke Adams, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,300. Language: British English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Brittany lives on edge, her life is shortening at a terrifying pace she urgently needs a kidney transplant. Michelle her mother is due for release from prison, but why has she avoided any contact with Brittany. the pressure's mounting, close to it's limits, midst some very suspicious behaviour from hospital staff. Is there some unscrupulous scheming in these hospital corridors
The Coercion Key
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Belfast's Suicide When a series of suicides occurs within a short period of time, and every one is committed by a person with everything to live for, Marc Craig's suspicions begin to rise. On investigating, Craig's team enters a world that links cyber reality with real lives, where respectable façades unravel to reveal hidden identities. The Coercion Key. Book Seven in the Craig Crime Series
The Coronation Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.