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Who Killed Bob?
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Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
Lucifer's Bride
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013 by Tirgearr Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Fiona Kimberley was a self-centred young woman, hungry for money and social status. So when she is found murdered on her wedding day it comes as no surprise to anyone that there is a lengthy list of suspects. Fiona had alienated many people in her short life, all of whom were present at the wedding, and all of whom had the means, and the motive, to exact revenge on the beautiful bride.
Suitable Vengeance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,290. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story of a man driven by injustice to seek revenge in the most appropriate way his imagination can devise. His quest for retribution takes the form of a vendetta against the corporate world in general, a target he considers to be legitimate in the light of what the corporate world did to him and his family. He exacts his reprisal, not caring on which side of the law he operates.
Investigations of The Reverend Lyle Thorne
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Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,170. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. If Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.
The Lion and Unicorn Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Can people learn to leave the past behind them, and move on? Flora has tried hard to do this but her wartime past as a secret agent just won't let go of her. For a while it's as if the pieces from two jigsaw puzzles have got mixed up and will never be sorted out again.
Murder At High Oak
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,680. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the first in the series of stories covering the life of Detective Inspector Victor Moyes in the fictional town of Abberford. Victor carries a lot of baggage with him having been left standing at the altar resulting in his attitude towards women being very bitter.
Mrs. Mcgillocotty Finds A Body
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Some of the neighbors believe Mrs. McGillicotty is a little addlepated. Mrs. Elva McGillocotty and her sister are finding dead men in their boarding house and for the life of them they can't figure out why. They are determined to dispose of these bodies before the Constable finds out. But who is the killer? Let's just say you may love the boarders. PG-13. No sex, some mild language
Sherlock Holmes - Fireside Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is a collection of the first five Sherlock Holmes short stories written by the English author Dick Gillman. Included in this anthology is his latest story 'Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair' published in February 2013. All five titles are available as separate Smashwords editions but this is the first time they have been brought together into one fantastic single edition.
It Leaves a Nasty Stain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Meet Rick Stone, tall, good looking and very single. He's the owner of the Online Detective Agency. He has a nose for trouble, and it has a way of finding him. But more than a little of it seems to come from his love life and his two beautiful assistants, Katelina and Megan. A missing persons case, with an amorous client, leads Rick into a maze of double dealing, blackmail and a murder or two.
Tracing the Contours
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Series: Luke Adams, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Luke Adams Investigates book 1, a detective novel with good twists and turns, well paced, satisfying page turner. Psychological suspense and thriller themes based on a male/female team with an unconventional attitude. There is a good repartee between the older male detective and the younger female, contributing to some entertaining banter, offsets their clients emotion and peril.
Heartless: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
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Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Heartless is Lady Marmalade's third mystery. Lady Marmalade is taking the Flying Scotchman up to York. She needs to attend to some financial affairs related to the estate of her deceased husband, Eric. It is a time of reflection and Lady Marmalade is eager to get onto the train and away from the cacophony of the train station.
Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson are called upon to investigate the deaths of 'Little Alfie's' Aunt and Uncle. The police believe they have been murdered and Flora Smith, the daughter of the deceased couple has been arrested for the murder. However, on further investigation involving an incognito visit to the gasworks where Watson becomes a touch light fingered, Holmes believes that there is another explanation.
Lakedale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A body by a lake. A detective on holiday. Short-staffed local police. All this adds up to a case for D I Crown.
My Deadly Valentine
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Valentine’s Day approaches and a lonely Joe Murray has his eye on the newest member of the Sanford 3rd Age Club, Letty Hill. But when the Sanford Valentine strangler strikes for the fourth year in succession, Joe’s amorous inclinations are sidetracked. And he doesn’t have far to look for the prime suspect... it’s him.
Salford Mayor (Election 2012)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Melia is a Secret Agent and wants nothing to do with politics. However, when her Uncle in Salford decides to work for, then run for, Mayor, she is dragged into the mess and intrigue. Worse, she finds out that her cousin Liv has heard from an ex-husband she thought was dead. Now, Liv's life is in danger. Or is there something worse about to happen to her? Only Melia can help her family out.
Sherlock Holmes and The Bishop's Tie-Pin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A visit from the Bishop of Westfield raises concerns about a fellow bishop and his visits to an establishment offering Massage. Secret British Naval papers appear in the German embassy and are linked to the bishops' brother. Blackmail is suspected and Watson has to bare all in order to gain the necessary intelligence. Holmes must use his skills as a burglar to avoid the bishops' downfall.
The Stick Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Secret Agent John Windsor was one of the best agents ever to work for the British Government. Forced to retire through injury, Windsor finds himself fighting for his life. His enemy unknown but deadly.
The White Swan : Introducing Johnny Jordan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Johnny Jordan is a lovable psychic entertainer, wowing audiences whilst boosting his own ever growing ego! When a grieving family contact him to speak with their murdered loved one from beyond the grave he can’t help but get involved. Way over his head lacking any psychic ability and facing the biggest performance of his career, he wades in believing he can solve the murder, putting him in danger.
Trouble at the Manor
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the quiet English village of Lowenna, a local P.C. patrolling the harbor area finds a body covered in foam. Gia is the first to identify the victim who is from a small hamlet on a manor estate which is being pursued by investors. Gia has suspicions that the two events are connected, but while she investigates the murder, she also has to deal with something that may unhinge her marriage.
Tragedy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by SSP Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Chief Inspector Robert Casey had been retired only five weeks when the package arrived. The content would change the course of his retirement. This is the second short story in a new series taking the reader through the experiences of a career policeman from his initial investigation as a detective constable to his eventual retirement. However, his investigating days may not yet be over...