Fiction » Mystery & detective

Sub-categories: General | Women Sleuths | Short Stories | Hard-Boiled | Police Procedural | Historical | Traditional British 
Eye of the Witch (Detective Marcella Witch's series, book 2)
By
Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 69,590. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.69 from 13 reviews)
Book 2 in the Detective Marcella Witch's series: Pride, paranoia and paranormal forces all conspire to derail Detective Marcella’s investigation into a series of suspicious suicides in New Castle, Massachusetts. In this sequel to The Witch’s Ladder, Marcella learns that because of the ties that bind their pasts, every potential victim is also a possible suspect.
Are You Positive?
By
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 116,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ripped from the headlines of today's news, "Are You Positive?" is a fictitious courtroom drama in the style of John Grisham. 26-year-old Tyree Johnson stands accused of first degree murder in Greenville, South Carolina. But his murder weapon is not a gun or a knife; it's HIV. “Everyone diagnosed HIV-Positive absolutely must read this book. The rest of us should too.” - Dr. Goddard, CO.
Freak City
By
Series: Dragon City, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 24,440. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.20 from 10 reviews)
It’s hard to control your destiny while you’re waiting for the bus. The trouble for Argus Kirkham began when a stranger pushed his way through a crowd at a bus stop and pressed a package into his hands. Inside the package were various random items. As Argus and his friends unravel the clues, very strange things occur in this story of mystery and ghosts. Book Two of the Dragon City series.
La prisión de Black Rock
By
Series: La prisión de Black Rock, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
¿Cuál es la peor condena que le puede caer a un preso de Illinois? Ni la cadena perpetua, ni la inyección letal. El peor castigo es el destino a la prisión de Black Rock, una fortaleza de negros muros cuya localización exacta nadie conoce. Los reclusos No tardarán en averiguar que de la resolución del misterio de Black Rock depende mucho más que su propia vida.
Asesinato en el campus (Castigo de Dios)
By
Price: Free! Words: 60,040. Language: Spanish. Published: January 31, 2011 by Fernando Trujillo. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Nadie debería presenciar su propia muerte. El padre Peter se despierta en una habitación desconocida, con unas terribles cicatrices en las muñecas y sin rastro de memoria reciente. Sus ropas están empapadas y no sabe qué hace allí ni cómo ha llegado. Una cámara de video le enfoca desde una esquina y frente a él, hay una televisión y un reproductor de video.
Wrongful Death: The AIDS Trial
By
Series: HIV/AIDS, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
"WRONGFUL DEATH: The AIDS Trial" is the true story of how government lies and incompetence, gross medical malpractice, and unbridled greed by a drug company cost 300,000 American lives in just ten years. "It reads like a cross between a John Grisham thriller and an informative scientific treatise on AIDS." - D.D. Steele, Attorney, California. "A legitimate page-turner." - Dr. Harvey Bialy, Mexico
For Sale in Palm Springs: The Henry Wright Mystery Series
By
Series: Henry Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010 by Ocotillo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.94 from 17 reviews)
A murdered real estate agent. Unsatisfied home buyers. A possible celebrity scam. A secret society! Join retired police chief Henry Wright in figuring out who killed Palm Springs real estate mogul Rex Thornbird in this page turning thriller that will keep you guessing. This first book in the Henry Wright Mystery Series takes our detective from Palm Springs to the Silicon Valley. Newly revised!
Deadly Stillwater
By
Series: McRyan Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.70 from 10 reviews)
NYT & USA Today bestselling author, Roger Stelljes delivers an action packed and pulse pounding thriller. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the soul of the St. Paul Police Department. McRyan Mystery Series new release - FATALLY BOUND.
Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
By
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
Shadow Unit 1
By
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
Free to Die
By
Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 10 reviews)
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
Spying in High Heels
By
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 9 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by one rule: Fashion. But things take a turn from Manolos to murder when her boyfriend disappears, along with $20 million in embezzled funds, the LAPD's sexiest cop is watching her every move, and dead bodies start falling in her path. Along with a cast of wacky friends and family, Maddie tries to catch a killer before the killer catches her.
The Value of Life
By
Price: Free! Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.73 from 22 reviews)
A 12 y/o boy is kidnapped - but the ransom price is left to his parents! Before he is returned (safely) another boy is taken. Then another. Rookie detective Joseph Lindahl is a psychology graduate and thinks he knows what the kidnapper wants - but colleagues are sceptical. The solution might please the press and embarrass a judge, but it it gets Joseph into trouble at Longmarsh Police HQ
Tedd and Todd's secret
By
Price: Free! Words: 99,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man has been murdered. He is blond, blue-eyed and is wearing a white suit. His surname is White. The murdered man is dark, black-eyed and his suit is black...the same as his surname. And, as if that isn't enough, they look like perfect twins except for the details of eye colour and complexion. Two policemen are in charge of the hottest crime in London...
Bubba and the Dead Woman
By
Series: Bubba, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.89 from 18 reviews)
Bubba is a good old boy with lots of problems. His ex-fiancee is deader than a door nail and everyone thinks he dun did it. His house is haunted. His mother is running an illegal gambling ring. His dog likes to bite people too much. And he's got to find out who really did it before the sheriff throws him in jail...again. This novel has been recently revised.
Clearwater Journals
By
Series: Clearwater, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.91 from 11 reviews)
Joe Holiday, an ex Metro cop, finds himself dragged into an investigation by Mia, an IHOP waitress. The probing they do into the murder of Mia's sister years earlier turns into a deadly manhunt with Joe and Mia suddenly becoming the targets of a vicious plot.
Lies Truth, Truth Lies
By
Price: Free! Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
A new house, old secrets, and a killer on the loose. Kristin Maddow gets entangled in a web of thrilling events when the owners of her new house seemed to be targets of murderer's past killing. The truth lies hidden.
Natale in Noir
By
Price: Free! Words: 32,490. Language: Italian. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dieci racconti per un Natale da Brivido di: Vito Bollettino, Sandrone Dazieri, Romano De Marco, Gianfranco Ferrari, Ida Ferrari, Paolo Franchini, Frank Gordon, Angelo Marenzana, Sam Stoner, Marco Vichi. A cura di Alessandra Buccheri e Paolo Gardinali.
A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1)
By
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
OPP Detective Lincoln Munroe is coming up empty. As a serial killer terrorizes the area surrounding London, Canada, Lincoln finds himself at a standstill waiting for the perfect killer to make his first mistake. While the body count rises without any leads, Lincoln is haunted by dreams of discovering skeletal remains in the forest beneath a bloody knife - dreams with a link to a decades-old crime.
The Rings of Poseidon
By
Price: Free! Words: 80,860. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Archeologists led by Afro-Caribbean Alysia Graham excavating in the Orkney Isles (off Scotland) uncover a remarkably preserved copper ring that seems to have the power to give the wearer a glimpse of the past - but is it their past or the ring's? Why are the team connected to the ring? Who is searching for it over millenia? An occult story accurately crafted by an adept of the western mysteries.