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What Happened To Frank?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,400. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
On the dreaded anniversary of Frank's untimely death, Meg's conviction that it was no accident turns into a keen determination to find out who killed her husband. During the rocky journey to uncover the truth, she faces demons from her past and unearths facts she finds tough to face. But she also discovers who her true two-legged and four-legged friends are.
Murder in Pastel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Surrounded by an extended family of his father's colorful compatriots, mystery writer Kyle Bari believes he has come to terms with being abandoned in his teens by the legendary artist--until a newcomer to the beach colony hints he knows something about Cosmo's disappearance...
No Need to Wait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,220. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Best friends and recently widowed, Nina Waite and Elizabeth Shepherd start a promising new chapter in their lives by moving into the upscale Cross Creek Retirement Community. From the moment they move in, they are delighted with their decision. But, there is a dark side. Strange mysteries will have you itching for answers. Ride along with Nina and friends as they solve this captivating mystery.
Hunter's Way
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,160. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Homicide detective Tori Hunter was used to doing things her way. But even after having six different partners in seven years, Tori isn't prepared when she's forced to team up with the hot-tempered Samantha Kennedy. Samantha, on the other hand, is trying to juggle a new job, a demanding boyfriend, and now finds herself with an even greater challenge—being partnered with the difficult detective.
The Small Town Series: Boxed Set of 4 Complete Books
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,890. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The complete Small Town Series is now available in a boxed set. Follow the adventures of Sue-Ann McKeown--newspaper editor, dressage rider, and national champion archer--as she struggles to make ends meet in the little north Florida town of Pine Oak. Included are all there novels in the series as well as the concluding book of short stories.
The Mary Russell Companion
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Reference » Almanac
Mary Russell, apprentice-partner of Sherlock Holmes, has written ten “Memoirs”. The illustrated Mary Russell Companion, both Entertainment and aid to scholarship, gives chronologies, character biographies, annotations of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Mary Russell interviews, commentaries on Russell’s life—and recipes! The definitive guide to the world of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.
The Phoenix Rising
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 2. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,750. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
As the most serious threat ever facing the galaxy now looms over them, Calvin and his crew continue their mission to expose the dark conspiracy haunting the Empire. Now a fugitive on the run, Calvin has no choice but to work alongside Raidan’s mysterious Organization. And form an alliance with a misfit band of fair-weather friends. Meanwhile ships are vanishing and murders are going unnoticed.
The Phoenix Crisis
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 3. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,170. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The leaders of the Phoenix Conspiracy are poised to usher in The Hour of Ascension. And it is up to Calvin to expose the conspiracy before the Empire collapses in a firestorm of civil war. The Organization, the Akiras, CERKO, the Advent, the Phoenix Ring... it all comes down to this moment. And the question on everyone's mind is, can the Empire survive? Or will it be lost to the tempest.
The Phoenix Darkness
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,900. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a dangerous spy mission, Calvin has been betrayed by an ally. Summers, Blackmoth, and Tristan race to recover the isotome weapons. Raidan has underhanded plans. Kalila and Caerwyn have drawn the entire Empire into brutal civil war. The Rotham seem poised to attack human worlds. And in the vast regions of Forbidden Space the Dread Fleet moves, charged with bringing to pass the Final Darkness.
The Phoenix War
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 4. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The threat of civil war looms over humanity. Summers races to find the isotome weapons, Nimoux is trapped, Shen awakens to a strange new life, and Calvin hunts for the true puppetmaster. Desperate to discover the deepest layer of the conspiracy before it's too late. And in the shadows, Blackmoth brews a storm of chaos, hellbent on subjecting the galaxy to the dark design of his One True God.
The Culture Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,630. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Former RAF pilot, turned private detective, Marcel Clermont and his colleagues connect apparently random murders to a calculated effort to steal priceless artwork. When all the pieces are in place, the suspect forces them to look for the real Culture Thief.
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cookie is here for murder and will be your narrator for the time being. Well, to be fair, she's only here to solve said murder and not to commit it. Reading about the philanderers she's usually investigating would be rather boring, wouldn't it? Murder is much catchier.
Tree of Life and Death (a Danger Cove Quilting Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,260. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Quilt appraiser Keely Fairchild is thrilled that the Danger Cove Quilt Guild has teamed up with the Historical Museum to make miniature quilts to decorate the museum's Christmas tree. But when the owner of a Tree of Life quilt is fatally stabbed in the museum's parking lot, Keely finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation!
The Actuary's Wife
Series: From Russia, With Love. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,590. 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.
Mary Russell's War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On a day in August 1914, the Great War begins in Europe, while across the world in San Francisco a young girl starts a journal. Mary Russell’s weekly entries follow the fighting in northern France and the Pacific, until trauma catches up with her, and sets her on a path that will lead her to Sherlock Holmes, and becoming "The Beekeeper’s Apprentice." With illustrations.
Days of Atonement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,170. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Loren Hawn is a traditional Western peace officer walking the streets of 21st Century New Mexico, and seemingly unaware that times have changed. And when a dying man named Randal falls out of a bullet-riddled car and dies in Loren’s arm, Loren finds he isn’t the only man living in the wrong time--- because he remembers pulling Randal’s dead body out of a wrecked car twenty years before.
Illicit Artifacts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
il knew her foster mother, Elise, was sick. So why does her death seem so sudden? Unable to shake the feeling that there’s more to this story, Jil begins unearthing secrets. Her quest leads her down unexpected paths teeming with uncomfortable questions about the woman she thought she knew.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
A Time For Every Purpose Under Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans, uses her own detective skills to track down a killer.
Culinary Competition Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 211,030. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From bestselling cozy mystery author Janel Gradowski comes a boxed set of three deliciously deadly mysteries! This boxed set includes the first three, full length novels—and yummy recipes!—in the Culinary Competition Mysteries series, including: Pies & Peril (book #1), Chicken Soup & Homicide (book #2), and Doughnuts & Deadly Schemes (book #3)