Fiction » Mystery & detective

Sub-categories: General | Women Sleuths | Short Stories | Hard-Boiled | Police Procedural | Historical | Traditional British 
Guardian Angel
By
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 67,770. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Strict Publishing International. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Douglas was having dreams. The events in the life of Mary Queen of Scots were being played out before him almost every night. Was he really watching what happened more than four hundred years ago? Would he uncover the truth that had eluded historians for centuries? Would the dreams somehow help him to solve the clues to find the secret family legacy he had inherited from his mother?
Buried by the Roan
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,930. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fracking ruptures more than the earth. The second in the Allison Coil Mystery Series. A mystery set against the backdrop of oil and gas development in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Colorado.
Antler Dust
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,580. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The first book in the Allison Coil Mystery Series. Big-game poaching and conspiracies in the Flat Tops Wilderness of Colorado.
Ripper's Ghost
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Triplicity Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Spencer is shocked to learn that she may have biological ties to the infamous Jack The Ripper and doesn't believe a word of it, until she realizes that the murders are being repeated verbatim 125 years later and by someone referring to himself as Ripper's Ghost. She works with a Scotland Yard inspector to try and stop the killer before word spreads across London that Saucy Jack has returned.
The Diamond Chain
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,600. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Join Major Vince Hamilton as he solves his first case as a Private Investigator. The business of Fortiscues, Diamond Dealers to the Queen, is about to collapse. A rival dealership is selling diamonds at ridiculously low prices and the directors of Fortiscues contract him to prove that the gems are being obtained illegally, and, to stop the flow of the cheap gems. Murder and mayhem follow him.
Blast from the Past: Bomb Squad NYC Incident 4
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Is Kieran Lehane a good cop on a rogue investigation? Or is he just a rogue cop? The NYPD Bomb Squad's oldest detective secretly pursues the closed case of Triangle Flight 699. Pretty soon he has the feds' attention, his squad's attention, and the terror-ists' attention. There's just one problem: He may soon be forced to choose between saving the next planeful of victims and saving himself.
All Things Slip Away
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the small town of Spookie there's a clever but obviously deranged killer kidnapping people...one, two, three are missing. Can artist Abby and ex-homicide detective Frank catch them before the next victim is spirited away? Or is the next victim someone even closer to them?
Scraps of Paper
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A widow starts a new life in a small quaint town full of quirky characters and in renovating her new home finds “scraps of paper” that make her suspect two children and a woman went missing from the house...30 years ago. Are they just missing or were they murdered? In trying to solve the mystery she and her ex-homicide detective friend put themselves in grave danger.
A Denial of Death
By
Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,200. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Helen Binney investigates the disappearance of a member of her charitable knitting group, the yarn trail leads to a husband in denial, a secret bank account, and a shallow grave. If Helen can keep her wits about her, she may be able to untangle herself from one sticky situation, and catch a killer in the process.
The Butler Didn't Do It - Three Detective Mysteries benefiting the Humane Society of the US
By , , &
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 198,980. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Butler Didn’t Do It is a value priced collection of fast-paced detective mysteries set in the Western United States. These stories will grab you and take you along for a can’t-put-it-down ride. All of the proceeds of The Butler Didn’t Do It go to the Humane Society of the United States.
The White Devil of Dublin
By
Series: Ryan O'Clery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,120. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Drake Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historian claiming to have information about Detective Ryan O’Clery’s family has been murdered. His investigation will take him to 12th century Ireland, a time of the Viking invasion, to a man known as The White Devil of Dublin, and to a secret his family kept hidden for over eight hundred years. It will also bring him face to face with an arch enemy determined to finish the job he started.
Thirteen, an anthology of crime stories
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An eerie emerald skull holds the clue to a woman’s origins…and to murder. A bureaucrat stumbling home on a winter evening sees a lion…or does he? Senior citizens show their mettle…and their sinister side. And, more importantly, how do you get rid of a troublesome body and plan the perfect wedding…at the same time? Within these pages lie the answers!
Miss Henry Mysteries Volume 2 (Books 5-8)
By
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2014 by Brian Jackson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Miss Henry Mysteries Volume 2 is a 103k word compendium of books 5-8 in the series. It includes the novels "Blue Period", "Memento Mori", "Eye of the Beholder", and "Drowning Pool".
Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper
By
Series: Ellie Jordan, Ghost Trapper, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,840. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Ellie Jordan’s job is to catch and remove unwanted ghosts. Part detective, part paranormal exterminator, Ellie operates out of Savannah, Georgia, one of the oldest and most haunted cities in North America. She thinks her new case is a by-the-book specter, but finds herself confronting an evil older and more powerful than she’d ever expected, rooted in the dark history of an old mansion.
Kill Him Again: Fifteen Variations on a Country House Murder
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,890. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Fifteen Versions of a Murder and Its Solution A storm and high seas isolate a house party at Morthead Manor situated in southwest England on a headland connected to the mainland by a narrow neck of land. In the style of 1920s Golden Age mysteries, this collection explores different scenarios as to how, why and by whom the host is murdered.
Sharp Compassion
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,710. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Malicious gossip, madness and revenge lead to rumours, violence and deaths in a small English market town.
The Secret DNA Code
By
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Graduate students try to decode the history of the universe they think is encoded in our DNA. Fanatic fundamentalists learn of the project and try to stop them at any cost. The mystery, propelled by a foreign embassy, deepens as the FBI and the NSA become involved in trying to protect the researchers. A hired assassin keeps the action going fast and furious.
Pledge Allegiance
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Texas in the 1980s, a young black high school student says he won't play for varsity football because they carry the confederate flag. When five of the starting line up follow Clay off the team, the situation turns explosive. And then, the police find a body hanging from the goal posts. It's one of the players, and a note says, one down and six to go....
Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
By &
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Classics
It is a tale of ghosts, of madness, of revenge - of old alliances giving way to new intrigues. Denmark is changing, shaking off its medieval past. War with Norway is on the horizon. And Hamlet - son of the old king, nephew of the new - becomes increasingly entangled in a web of deception - and murder.
Death in a Small Town
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John Thomas is a young former FBI agent who fell apart after a car wreck for which he blamed himself, afterward retreating into a bottle. His talent is to see connections between bits of evidence that others overlook. His best friend, the police chief of the small town where both were raised, is murdered execution style.