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Rasskaz-Sensatsiya: unconventional Russian language textbook / Russian reader
Price: $11.89 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Russian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
'Rasskaz-sensatsiya' ('The Story Sensation') is the first in the series of unconventional Russian language textbooks (Russian readers or Russian easy readers) for Elementary/Pre-Intermediate levels (A1-A2). The book is written in the form of a fun to read detective line. The audio-book is available too.
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?
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.
Learning German Through Storytelling: Heidis Frühstück – A Detective Story For German Language Learners (For Intermediate And Advanced Students)
Series: Baumgartner und Momsen, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the fifth episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners. When a loyal family dog comes upon a human ear in its feeding dish one morning, the police is notified immediately, but due to a sudden change in staff, the investigation proceeds only haltingly. Help Kommissar Baumgartner and Kommissarin Momsen to solve this case and improve your German effortlessl
El Secretario del Chapo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Narco Novela. Lacho es el Secretario del Chapo Guzmán, el narcotraficante más famoso y buscado del mundo. El Secretario tiene muchas tareas qué hacer y las hace todas a punta de pistola. Tiene sangre fría, don de mando y lo que es más importante mucho... motivos para hacerlo.
Mightier than the Sword
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,940. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When cartoonist Charlie Ellis is stabbed in his studio, everybody suspects a political motive because of controversial cartoons he drew two years before. But Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is sceptical. Why didn't Charlie Ellis try to defend himself? How did the killer sneak past the police guard? And what is the connection between Charlie Ellis and 14 men who share his rather common name?
The Deadly Turn Of The Doorknob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Do you know who is knocking on the door? Do you really know who is knocking on the door? The victims in this mystery novella thought they knew the person knocking on the door. They each opened the door only to face their own death.
Christmas, Spies & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
While Gianna Mancini longs for a cozy family Christmas back home, this year her cousin, Claudia, is getting married, and Gianna is the maid of honor. Having to spend the holiday in another state may have Gianna a bit blue, but when Claudia runs off the night before her nuptials, Gianna is determined to find her.
Observant Oracle
Series: Lottie Baldwin Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Who murdered the Cheyenne State University student? Can deputy sheriff Harlan Erikson solve the case quickly enough to keep his fiancée, impulsive psychic Lottie Baldwin, from snooping on her own? (this is a short story)
The Incident - Episode Two - A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller
Series: THE INCIDENT - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon The second installment in the international sensation THE INCIDENT, a Sam Jameson Serial Thriller.
The Indigo Mantis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A crime-fighting praying mantis avenges her father's murder in E. Catherine Tobler's The Indigo Mantis
Tides Inn - A British Pub Mystery Novelette
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A baffling mystery. A unique British pub. Isolated on the end of a rocky peninsula. Cut off by high tide. Eight people trapped in the pub. One person murdered. Seven people with motives. Zero people with opportunity. Who did it? How did they do it? A charming, classical, old-fashioned "whodunit" that will delight Agatha Christie enthusiasts everywhere.
Mistletoe Medium
Series: Lottie Baldwin Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
No sooner does psychic Lottie Baldwin pull up stakes and move to Cheyenne, North Dakota, than she finds herself up to her neck in a series of mysterious robberies. Can Lottie and the handsome new man in her life, deputy sheriff Harlan Erikson, solve the crime spree before Lottie becomes the next victim?
Quick Guide: The Mystery of the Sea
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The plot of the story is quite complex. Over the course of novel, the reader gets to read about Second Sight, kidnapping, and secret codes as they are revealed.
Always Such a Quiet Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ryan’s peaceful neighborhood walk turns violent when he’s forced to stop a threatening gunman. He jumps into action to protect Lucy, only a few years older than himself. Afterward, he avoids that street. But Lucy sees him at the grocery store and wants to thank him with dinner. Reluctantly, he accepts her invitation. The food is great but her idea of justice puts him to the test.
Married To Murder
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.71 from 14 reviews)
Ella doesn't recall adding "solve a murder" to her bridal to-do list but when she stumbles over the body of her matron of honor, she has no choice; her groom is the only suspect. Throw in a deaf hairdresser, a ruined wedding cake and a not so retired pirate and Ella wants to throttle everyone in sight. Can she catch the killer before the wedding is called off? Or will she be Married To Murder?
Rosolio Red (a Franki Amato Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With Christmas around the corner, Franki Amato’s got visions of her sugarplum, Bradley Hartmann, dancing in her head. Now that she finally has some time off from her PI job, she’s cooking him up a special holiday treat, and it’s not figgy pudding. Her Yuletide plans are dashed, however, when her meddlesome Sicilian grandma goes missing.
Adventure Bequeathed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,420. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A quest to find evidence of visiting space aliens in the Everglades combined with prohibition-era mob executions, leads a retiree on a strange adventure through Florida’s state parks and natural areas.
Back In The Game: Smith Investigation Series 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
Panhandle Freight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A bitter winter storm was blowing fiercely when Lucas Hallam rode up to the isolated railroad station. It wasn’t a fit night for man or beast to be out, but Hallam found himself joined by a number of other pilgrims waiting for a train – and one of them just might be a killer. But the big man has a secret of his own... Finalist for the Peacemaker Award in the category of Best Short Fiction in 2012.