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Mrs Hudson's Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
PURSUED
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,060. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A young woman on the run; an FBI agent pursuing her. Where ever she goes, young healthy men inexplicably die. Is she a serial killer?
No Substitute for Money (Subbing isn't for Sissies #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Substitute teacher Barbara Reed knows using the word “perfect” is a sure way to jinx romance, finance, and circumstance. When her drug-cop boyfriend uses the P-word, her car breaks down, her domineering sister drops in, a computer hacker creates chaos at the high school, a hulking thug threatens violence, and a drug dealer decides Barb and her tiny dog Cheese Puff are his tickets out of trouble.
Maid for Mayhem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
When Gretchen is tossed off the corporate ladder she relocates to a rural county, finding employment and lodging with a wealthy widow. When her benefactress dies, Gretchen discovers a talent in crime scene cleaning and her hands full with unexpected beaus, hilarious new friends and a serial killer who suddenly drops in on the locals. Business picks up along with danger; Gretchen is just his type.
No Substitute for Maturity (Subbing isn't for Sissies #3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After tangling with killers (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MURDER) and a deranged drug dealer (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MONEY), substitute teacher Barbara Reed craves routine, relaxation, and quality time with drug cop Dave Martin. But politics, protests, personality conflicts get in the way. And so does murder.
Nica of Los Angeles
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Series: Frames, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,970. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When rookie private eye Nica takes on a mysterious case, she enters a world of multiple dimensions called Frames, where buildings and lawn chairs can be sentient, a stray cat has great powers, books can be killers, and clouds can be spies. At home, Nica solves missing person cases; in the larger reality of the Frames, she gets swept into an escalating battle with stakes that could not be higher.
Vernon House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jennifer Hayes buys and restores houses for resale, but Vernon house was different. She wanted this old Victorian house for herself. The rumors that the house was haunted didn't bother Jennifer, who is a skeptic by nature. But her skepticism turns to intrigue when she finds a letter about a murder dated 1909 in the attic in the folds of a wedding dress.
The Whole She-Bang 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sisters in Crime Canada presents 24 Mystery short Stories by 21 authors. Some are set in far flung locations, but most are set in Canada from Vancouver Island, Alberta and Ontario to the Arctic. They include settings and themes that are 100% current while others are drawn from the pages of history. They are traditional and noir, serious and serious and funny. A page turner beginning to end.
Fenridge (The Ethereal Crossings, 2)
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Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,670. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liv thought she would be able to return to her usual self once everything was taken care of. But she’s had to be careful to hide her feelings from Luke; her feelings of disappointment are getting to her, and she can’t help but wonder what the cause of her sudden fevers is. Until Dr. Wineman decides to tell her that she doesn’t smell human anymore; he thinks her fevers are a symptom of Change.
Nothing But Memories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 118,070. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A taut crime novel with political overtones. The book introduces DCI Ian Wilson and his team in the Belfast Murder Squad and is teh first in a series.
Crimes of Magic: The Wizard's Sphere
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Series: Crimes of Magic, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
P.I. Rachel Chase and Professor Robert Walker, help Portland Police Detective Jack Avery find a magician who mysteriously escaped from jail after stealing a Ferrari and an iron box. The iron box contains a magical sphere belonging to the Wizard Gabriel who hires Rachel and the Professor to retrieve it. Emotions run high when both Detective Avery and the Professor are attracted to Rachel.
Dancing Under the Mistletoe (Wolf Mallory Mystery 1.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Wolf Mallory thinks life is going to settle down now. Unfortunately, Wolf’s friend Vinnie volunteers him yet again to take a look at a case. And with the holidays approaching, Wolf gives in, hoping to bring a little closure to a murder victim’s family. But when even the police don’t have any leads, Wolf wonders how he’s going to pull a Christmas miracle out of his bag of tricks.
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story by the Edgar-, Shamus-, and Anthony-winning author of GHOST HERO. In "Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case," Lydia Chin's mother does some detecting of her own.
Bloom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jason Bloom was only trying to do his job; locate potential realty in the dusty town of Sandburg, Arizona. When his old truck breaks down, the most important adventure of his life begins. He awakens in a strange room accompanied by the beautiful Alicia Samson. They are both held captive; forced to play a game that tests their mental and physical boundaries.
Vegas Stripped
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Series: Raven McShane Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,190. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a heartthrob lounge singer gets passed over for a big promotion, who does he call for help? Raven McShane, the most unconventional detective in Las Vegas. When Raven isn't working at her gentlemen's club, she's stirring up a hornet's nest of trouble as a private detective, but this time she might be in over her head.
Cheyenne Jackson (The Case of the Hanged Harlot)
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Series: Cheyenne Jackson, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cheyenne’s just landed the most important case of her short, legal career and she’d better not screw it up, her dad’s counting on her. Unfortunately, her potential client is someone she detests. Someone hanged her client’s wife and the police suspect it’s his cousin...but hold on a moment...Is it true? Was she really murdered? Or was the crime something even more unspeakable?
No Substitute for Murder (Subbing isn't for Sissies # 1)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Divorced from a philandering con man and downsized from her job as a talk radio producer, Barbara Reed is desperate for money. She’s got a mortgage, a college loan, an aging car, and a ten-pound spoiled dog named Cheese Puff. With her unemployment checks running out, she signs on as a high school substitute teacher, stumbles across a body, is accused of murder, and learns what stress is all about.
Carnie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joe loves Mona, Mitchell does too, and even the carnival owner. Who will get her, and who is "Monkey Man"?
Sole Witness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,450. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013 by Romance Novels. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Lori Summers left town the day Davis Hamilton dumped her for a society wife. She lived up her daredevil career until tragedy brought her back to her home town to face the past and re-think the future. Stumbling over a dead rap star wasn’t supposed to be part of that equation, and neither was running from a killer... right into the arms of the last man on earth she’d dare to trust.
Murder on Nestor - Race to Death
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Series: Space Detective - A Skip Brown Adventure, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
First book in the "Space Detective - A Skip Brown Adventure" series. Based on Fulton Station, Chief Skip Brown heads the Crab Nebula Sector Police Force. Lieutenant Hill, his newest rookie detective, is a royal pain in his side but the two end up on Nestor, a planet fixated on its 'car' racing. It's up to Brown and his Lt. to solve the murders before they, themselves, become its latest victims.