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Poppy Peters Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
Series: Poppy Peters Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 186,620. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From bestselling #1 culinary cozy mystery author A. Gardner comes a boxed set of three deliciously deadly mysteries! This boxed set includes the first three, full length novels—and tasty recipes!—in the Poppy Peters Mysteries series, including: Southern Peach Pie and a Dead Guy, Chocolate Macaroons and a Dead Groom, Bananas Foster and a Dead Mobster
Ten Days in October
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 75,430. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
5 a.m. phone call broke Police Inspector Shivaji Chavan’s sleep informing him that local jeweler Anil Kokate, was found hanging from a tree on the banks of Pravara River in a small town of rural India. Although the signs point to an open and shut case of suicide, Chavan suspects foul play.
Castle of Horror
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette - 15000 words. Colossus Films (of the novel Bride of the Rat-God) is shooting in Reno so Chrysanda Flamande's latest boyfriend can get a divorce. They share the sets - a supposedly haunted castle - with a black film company from Chicago, but Norah Blackstone is uneasy. Chrysanda's dogs can scent the supernatural, and Norah knows that something about the castle is very wrong.
Heller's Regret
Series: Heller, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,070. Language: Australian English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
There’s not much ordinary about Tilly Chalmers’ life as a security officer. Her latest assignments – two jobs involving children; protection of a valuable jewellery collection; and security at an unusual conference – provide plenty of adventures for her. But it’s her private life, including her complex relationship with her beautiful boss, Heller, causing her greatest personal challenges yet.
Mistress of the Bones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,780. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The murder of Quin and Mike's old friend, Lou Hernando, takes them to the mysterious island of Tango Key. The primary suspect is Hernando's 17-year-old sidekick, Ross Blade, a refuge from a troubled family who found as real home with Lou in the cliffside house, a repository of secrets from a time when pirates roamed the island. Every major event in the old house is accompanied by the unexpected.
Clearwater Penalty
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Doc is hired by McAdoo to find his 19 year old nephew; the missing kid may be going 'lone wolf' and must be stopped; Morse has a problem for Joe to solve; a relative dies and a wake and funeral ensue; Joe does a boy's day out with the little guys; Joe ambushes Mia; Billy Ray is boss for two days; Mrs. F is called upon to quell the mutiny; Doc is in do-do with the Feds; It's another romp in paradis
Amaretto Amber
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,020. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For her thirtieth birthday, P.I. Franki Amato has to investigate a surreal strip club homicide—with her sixtyish ex-stripper landlady. to her troubles, she has to figure out what a missing amber pendant and a mysterious amaretto bottle have to do with the murder, not to mention why she’s being followed.
Vantage Point
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Private investigator Kate Roarty specializes in restoring high-tech intellectual property to the rightful innovators. She is also an open-water long-distance swimmer. While enjoying her regular evening swim at Meech Lake in the Gatineau, Quebec, she discovers a body floating in the water. It is the body of Dr. Vincent Bernard Taylor, research scientist and CEO of the company iBrain.
The Dance of Dimitrios
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Dance of Dimitrios is a mystery novel that mixes some of the horrors of illegal immigration with everyday events. DCI Lambert, who works for Europol - the European equivalent of the FBI - is sent to Greece in order to solve a cold case and finds himself embroiled in a secret game involving MI6 and Al Qaeda.
Think Before You Speak
Series: The Bartender Babe Chronicles, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Vicki Bohanan is at it again, and this time she’s sporting a whole new reputation. On the eve of preseason football, blackmail lands at her feet – and for a woman with an attitude the size of Texas, it’s gonna take more than a pigskin to plug her pie hole.
Demon City
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,750. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Felix Dockweiler—former model, current entertainment reporter, and the star of such films as “Frat Party USA”—finds his life disrupted when a pair of fire demons blaze into Los Angeles and rack up a body count while hunting down his brother, Michael. As the temperature rises and wildfires ravage the city, Felix’s search for Michael leads him into L.A.’s seedy, supernatural underbelly.
The Actuary's Wife
Series: From Russia, With Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,750. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Rohan and Emma seem determined to make their relationship work but it's hard being married to The Actuary. When Dolan, the sexy Irishman reveals Rohan's hiding something, Emma does her own investigating and is heartbroken by what she finds. Before she can resolve her romance issues, Emma's work at the school uncovers a century old deceit which may just get her killed first.
Bubba and the Wacky Wedding Wickedness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,870. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It’s the day of Bubba and Willodean’s wedding day. The sun is shining. There isn’t a cloud in the sky. The pergola is decorated in high style with baby’s breath and ribbons streaming galore, and the preacher is ready. So what can possibly go wrong? Murder and mayhem can go wrong.
Wounded
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Tara Blankenship’s writing assignment takes her to an “eco village” on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, she anticipates a quiet couple of weeks in a quaint setting. (She’s far too mature to use the word boring, thank you very much.) What she stumbles into is anything but quiet and quaint. Someone has been slaughtering livestock to scare the villagers, mysterious intruders are searching...
Sleuthing for a Living
Series: Mackenzie & Mackenzie Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,880. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mackenzie Elizabeth Taylor has struggled to provide for her teenage daughter. She finally catches a break when she inherits half of an apartment building in Boston from her uncle Al...along with his P.I. business. So what if she doesn’t know the first thing about investigation or if their hot-but-crabby downstairs tenant is a police detective who’s looking for any excuse to handcuff her?
Death on the Moon
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 12,000 words in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color historical mystery series. Rose Janvier is convinced that Professor Tixall's amazing telescope is a hoax, but when one of her servants sees one of the "Moon people" murder another, Rose knows a real murder has been done. But how does she bring justice for a crime done on another planet?
Sweet Payback: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Revenge is often a cold dish, but in the tiny northern New Mexico town of Sembramos emotions are running decidedly hot. When two men convicted of murdering a local girl are released from prison after serving only a few years, their convictions overturned, the town’s old pain rises and tempers flare. Samantha Sweet and Sheriff Beau Cardwell get right in the thick of it, with three deaths to solve.
SuperNOIRtural Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,140. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Burning Effigy Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Felix Renn is a private investigator in a supernatural world, an alternate reality where a dark dimension called The Black Lands co-exists alongside our own. In this collection of stories, Felix encounters a variety of terrifying entities, including ghosts, vampires, werewolves, and the dreaded Black-Eyed Kids.
Sweets Galore: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Samantha and Beau are ready for their autumn wedding. Dealing with the family may turn out to be the least of Sam’s problems when an unwelcome visitor walks into her shop—Sam’s old heart-throb, the charmer, Jake Calendar. Jake wants money for a Hollywood get-rich-quick scheme and he wants Sam to finance it. Can Sam convince him that the answer is ‘no’ or will he sabotage the plans for her wedding?
The Ninth Man (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #2)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dick Hardesty is hired to investigate the mysterious death of a client’s lover. The police assume the death is drug related. In the course of his investigation Dick learns of eight similar deaths, all seemingly unrelated. The victims had nothing in common other than being gay, and all dying the same way.