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Pebbleton-On-Edge
Price: Free! Words: 88,370. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 9 reviews)
In a quiet English seaside village Sue and her colleagues at the Parish Council think life is fun but boring, until they are shocked out of complacency when murder is discovered literally under their noses. The arrival of police and reporters alarms the unlikely new Parish Clerk, who has good reason to seek obscurity. Worse is to come, as a 200-year-old crime produces modern consequences.
Maids of Misfortune: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 108,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
In this light-hearted historical mystery, Annie Fuller is a widow who works in San Francisco as Madam Sibyl, a clairvoyant. In 1879, when a creditor threatens to take away her home, and Voss, one of Madam Sibyl’s clients, dies suddenly, Annie Fuller and Nate Dawson, the Voss family lawyer, try to find out the truth about Voss’s death in order to save his family and Annie from financial ruin.
Shadow Unit 1
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 7 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.
Dream Student - Dream Series book 1
Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.
Baiting & Fishing
Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A newspaper reporter investigates the circumstances of a corporate scandal, and finds the woman of his dreams. Is she his perfect match or a murderess? Is he a heel or a hero?
Deep Trouble
Price: Free! Words: 67,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Florida newspaper reporter turned private detective Rex Fowler finds himself mixed up with a con man, a crooked chief and a cute cop, plus a murder to boot.
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
When Vanessa Howell goes to Dartmouth College, she knew that things were going to be different. Little did she know that she was going to get caught in the middle of something dangerous. When Vanessa's roommate, Sarah, goes missing, she discovers that her life is on the line as well. To find the kidnappers, Vanessa must seek help from Victor Malorne, who holds more secrets than the case itself.
Love Hurts
Price: Free! Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Let me tell you something about love. They say love hurts; well, my love killed a whole town. Only a small town mind, but a whole town all the same. Love doesn’t just hurt, it maims, cripples and kills. I know; I’ve seen it in action.
At Risk
Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This stirring first mystery is set in Maryland's rich horse country where Steve Cline, at 21, seems much too young to be in charge of a major horse stable. When he's hijacked early one morning along with some show horses, his escape turns him into a killer's target in an environment where a complex scheme develops and everyone, no matter how innocent, courts risks . .
Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Mystery
Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Caroline Birch. Put her away. The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared.
Dreamcast
Price: Free! Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In Dreamcast, Travis, an art-student, dreams of his ex-girlfriend’s murder, and the next day discovers the nightmare to be true. In police interview, he confesses the dream and is arrested for exact knowledge of the crime. With the help of a psychologist, he finds that he has paranormal abilities and uses them manipulate the police to trap the real killer.
The Titanic Plan
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
Under Suspicion - The Legend of D.B. Cooper
Series: The Legend of D.B. Cooper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 151,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Two men on the same side of the law-with two different objectives. While investigating the same case, the situation turns deadly. Jim Harper is a small town sheriff determined to protect his community. Alan Bradley is a hard driving, big city Special Agent of the Drug Enforcement Agency. The two clash during an investigation involving the legendary D.B. Cooper. Who will find the truth first?
Broken Build: Silicon Valley Romantic Suspense
Series: Chance for Love, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 120,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jen Jones wasn't a criminal. She just made a few bad choices and ruined a few lives, primarily that of her boss, CEO Dave Jewell. When her blackmailer is murdered, she becomes the next target. Dave protects Jen, but the last thing he expects is love, lies, and a link to his past. Jen must solve the mystery and thwart a ruthless killer while keeping her heart from being broken.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Luck for Hire
Price: Free! Words: 75,210. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Entangled Continua Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Dana Spelman might have a case against Big Pharma, but her client disappears. When rough men take an interest in Dana, she runs into her gambling-addicted loser ex-boyfriend. Aleister Luck is a PI who uses his magic to gamble and find worthy clients in need. As they uncover the labyrinthine conspiracy against them, Luck's magic will struggle against Dana's efforts to survive.
Full Moon Bloody Moon
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009 by Full Moon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A series of gruesome murders leads a cop and a professor to the doorstep of Chase Dagger, a P.I. whose cases tend to resemble X-Files. But when the two men try to convince him that the killer has been around for 200 years, Dagger has his doubts. Could this evil really have been passed on through generations? Or is it just your normal, everyday serial killer? A great blend of mystery and horror.
PHENOM - The Search for the Ark of the Covenant
Price: Free! Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Matthew Wilson leads Marquette Univ. to successive NCAA titles and then forms a globe-trotter team to travel the world and play all star teams from China, Africa, S.A.and Europe. But basketball is only the backdrop for Matthew’s quest to find the Ark of the Covenant, heralded by Muslims and Christians alike as a precursor to the second coming of the Lord and the Muslim' Mahdi, or Chosen One.
Out of Bounds
Price: Free! Words: 90,650. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Out of Bounds is a gripping novel of Corporate Finance, Drugs, and Politics, told in a backdrop of a highly competitive golf tournament. What starts out to be a two-day, 36 hole Match Play Club Championship between former friends, becomes a high stakes, life and death struggle centered around control of a Cabo San Lucas Resort and Casino.The stakes are high - winner takes all.
Double Fault at Roland Garros
Price: Free! Words: 126,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Four junior tennis players from Spain, France and the U.S.are destined to meet at Roland Garros, home of the French Open, the second leg of the Tennis Grand Slam. The four teenagers meet at the Saddlebrook tennis academy in Tampa, Fl where tennis lessons are spiced with love, jealousy and revenge. Basque ETA terrorist plans to blow up the newly rebuilt stadium set the stage for a thrilling climax.