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Killing at the Carnival
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Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,750. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival.
Ladies of Class
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Murder is no respecter of persons… Richard Hayward’s promotion and move from the big city life to the sleepy town of Burshill, England, has been shattered. Sir John Bury needs a murder solved, and the clues are limited. The suspects, on the other hand, aren't.
The Poison Pen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Hayward had just started his vacation with his pregnant wife when the call came. Another murder had interrupted the town's peaceful existence, and the murderer won't stop at just one victim.
A Different Shade Of Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A short cozy murder mystery. Ever since the car accident that claimed her parents’ lives Grace Abrahams has been able to see ghosts. She meets them at storage locker auctions that she goes to with her brother, Frankie. In this story Grace meets the ghost of a middle aged man – Charlie Ford. It’s soon clear that he has been poisoned. Charlie’s wife, Amy, seems to be the number one suspect.
The STAC Christmas Collection (STAC Boxset #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This Christmas Collection brings together three titles from the STAC 3rd Age Mystery novels for the first time. A Murder For Christmas is the fourth in the series, Murder at the Murder Mystery Weekend is the fifth, and Christmas Crackers is the tenth.
A Sweet Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
A cozy murder mystery with ghosts. Ever since the car accident that claimed her parents’ lives Grace Abrahams has been able to see ghosts. In ‘A Sweet Murder’ Grace meets the ghost of an older woman – Connie Flamingo. Connie was the head of the hugely successful Flamingo Sweets. Connie can’t remember how she was murdered - Grace soon finds many suspects.
Time has Past
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
There have been many books written about Jack the Ripper, both fictional and ones based on fact. This book takes on the story with an unusual twist. It involves a man who stumbles onto a portal, a gateway to the past. How does he react to such a situation, and how involved will he let himself get? Would that involvement change history and distort the timeline?
The Keeper's House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A lonely lawyer returns to their childhood home to find the house derelict and awaiting demolition; but in the shadows of the empty rooms the forgotten lingers. What was the truth of their sudden departure from the house, and their father's death, soon afterwards, on the road in the woods? Haunted by the past, guilty about the present: sometimes it is better to leave the past to sleep.
All the Lonely People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Detective Inspector Joseph Rafferty visits his local pub for a quick drink, he’s looking to forget his troubles, not add to them. But Rafferty is not destined to enjoy his drink in peace. Because a man is found dead – stabbed in the pub’s car park – and a preoccupied Rafferty is to lead the investigation.
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
Espèces Nuisibles
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Price: $3.72 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: French. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Un cadavre dans le camp des chasseurs le jour de l'ouverture ? Un regrettable accident de chasse comme il s'en produit chaque année... Si ce n'est que la victime était un redoutable coureur de jupons et son arme - introuvable - un formidable fusil à longue portée d'un prix exorbitant ! Le petit village de Marsh Ends en connait qui auraient pu tuer pour bien moins que ça...
Driven to Kill
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You set the price! Words: 51,990. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A fast paced mystery thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. “Driven to Kill” is an unforgettable introduction to the brilliantly flawed detective, Jake Knight and his unstoppable nemesis, Baxter Black. The final chapter will leave you floundering, torn between right and wrong… good and evil.
From the Diary of a Retired Detective 2 - Gary Farrow is All At Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Gary Farrow thought he had retired from a career as a detective. However, mystery and intrigue still courted his attention, especially when introduced by a beautiful woman. Sabrina Freeman's impassioned outburst at a Coroner's Inquest drew him to her aid. Had her favourite uncle been murdered? The trail took Gary and his reluctant ally, Mark, on a voyage, but would they simply end up all at sea?
Gooseberry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes” brings together the major stories, reviews, briefs and illustrations that appeared in the legendary British humor magazine during Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lifetime. Annotated and presented in chronological order, this scrapbook charts the rise of Conan Doyle and the meteoric popularity of the world’s greatest consulting detective.
The Astonishing Tales of Sherlock Holmes: The Shrieking Pits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
What appears a frivolous excursion into myth hunting takes on a different tone when Watson discovers encrypted notes from the Diogenes Club to Holmes. The World’s Greatest Detective is not hunting fairies, but on the trail of Viking silver and a daring heist.
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Denis O'Gorman, Junior Diplomat in Ireland's Embassy in Ankara has become entangled in a Turkish plot. His matrimonial plans are in shambles. The Residence is 'haunted'. The wine is undependable. And then a murder occurs. Denis turns detective. The Department in Dublin is not impressed.
Last Step
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Price: $3.80 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Gwyneth Williams. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does Sara, a nice professional woman who loves to entertain and cook gourmet meals come to be involved in murder in one country only to have it follow her back to another country? “… my husband … sergeant, sits in the armchair with his eyes closed and his head lolling. I never assume he's been stabbed. I assume he's having a snooze before supper.”
The Manton Rempville Murders: An Inspector Knowles Mystery Book Two
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Another day in the life of Detective Inspector Colin Knowles and another murder. Bingo the retriever has been finding bodies again. This time someone left a sword in the back of Edward Pritchard in the local monastery.