Fiction » Mystery & detective

Sub-categories: General | Women Sleuths | Short Stories | Hard-Boiled | Police Procedural | Historical | Traditional British | Cozy | Amateur sleuth | International crime 
The Criminal Streak
Series: Cry of the Guilty-Silence of the Innocent, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After two pieces of an asteroid hit their planet and knocked it off its axis, the surviving beings of the planet spent centuries rebuilding their society on the edge of disaster. The Leaders made Great Changes and Purges, constructing twenty huge cities, called megalopolises, to house their population, cultivating huge farms, and purging most of the technology so everyone had a job.
Daiquiri Dock Murder (A Key West Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,880. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Newspaper columnist and hotel owner Rafa Blue hides her sordid Key West past from her boyfriend, shrimper Kane Riley. But after Rafa Blue finds her friend Diego Casterano dead at Vexton's Daiquiri Dock she and Kane are under suspicion of murdering him. Rafa remembers seeing blue rope on Kane's shrimp boat similar to the rope found at the crime scene. Is Kane the guilty one?
Daggers in a Teacup
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,490. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Economic and financial crimes are Nigeria’s greatest problems. The anti-corruption commission, has just invited Siva Okojie, a rising star in the police to be the new arrowhead of its investigations department. This will sweep Siva across the country and lead him to unexpected targets. But his choice of confidants will expose him and others to grave dangers. His revelation will shock the world.
The Princess and the Pauper (The Fallen Ladies Society, Book 1)
Series: The Fallen Ladies Society. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Once upon a time, Grey Rees served--and loved--a beautiful princess. Now a famous, wealthy musician, his soul still burns for the princess who once ruled his heart and rejected him. When fate gives him the chance to make Emily Wright his servant, he seizes it. Now he is HER master. And he will finally wrest from her the power she still yields over him . . . But old passions are hard to tame.
Talking Leaves
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,980. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Something is happening in Dunnellon and these teens are about to discover what it is. Erin and Dakota Harris are coping with the recent loss of their mother when they meet Audrey Conroy, a sophisticated 14 year-old reluctantly uprooted from her urban world to this quaint country town. Talking Leaves is a story about friendship, history, mystery and more…
Talking Italian
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Best friends Erin and Audrey are thrilled when they travel with Audrey’s parents on a business trip to Italy, but the real excitement starts when they return to the States and discover that their Italian adventure is not yet over. Chance meetings and odd coincidences entangle the teenagers in a mystery that spans continents and centuries. History, mystery, friendship & more...
Aunts, Moons and Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Clint Faraday series, 4 novellas, Dead Aunts, A Bloody Shame, Death Doesn't Wait and Dead Man's Moon. From a student's aunts being murdered to a purge of corrupt police and judges to a weird non-accident on a kite boat to an omen.
Beachcomber Baby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
From USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Queen Beachcomber Baby - Beachcomber Investigations series book 3 Dark and dangerous Dane and shamelessly sexy Shana team up like oil & water on a mission to save a baby while they wage a personal war of love & hate between them. Ex-special ops legend Dane Blaise doesn't like cases involving babies. He insists they're always bound to go bad. Really bad.
A Cruel Reckoning
Series: Mark Praed Novels, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,140. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Cruel Reckoning is the third installment in the Mark Praed series about operatives Alexandra Lansing and half-human/half-alien Mark Praed.
Test Scores: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,240. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kyle Shannon, working for School District 1926, discovers that education is like everything else. The people involved can be Grade A or rotten to the Common Core. The sad truth is that not knowing the answers can lead to murder and test scores don’t tell the whole story.
Famous Penultimate Words
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,840. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Just a normal young woman, with a couple or four boyfriend mistakes behind her, Adie Wilding is living an ordinary life when she’s shot on a busy London street, dies, and is revived. So far, a busier day than expected. Then she meets to-die-for Nathan Crawford, and together they unravel the motives behind the shooting. A light and charming mystery—even as the body count rises!
Soon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 56,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015 by ASJ Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young teenage boy must defend his mother and dog from evil. Sometimes life asks you grow up quickly, this is one of those times.
Taming of the T-Bird - an Emily Trace Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A small town carpenter comes to detective Emily Trace with a car problem which she suspects is more than mechanical. In her quest to tame the errant T-Bird, Emily becomes embroiled in murder and arson, and encounters an alien megalomaniac and his minions who have designs to take over the planet. It’s up to Emily – with a lot of help from her friends – to thwart their evil schemes.
Drop Dead Punk
Series: A Coleridge Taylor Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 68,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
It’s 1975, and Pres. Ford refuses to bail out NYC, but newsman Coleridge Taylor has other worries. He needs his next scoop. He thinks he’s found it when a mugging leaves a punk and a cop dead. Only the punk was a good kid, and the NYPD thinks Officer Samantha Callahan abandoned her partner. Taylor falls for Samantha. A bad move. Her story has a mighty undertow, and Taylor is in over his head.
Tsunami Warning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,350. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The circus is coming to town and people keep dying. Jim and Kram are back in their second hilarious romp around their secluded Southeast Alaskan island.
Below Mile Zero
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Key West is an end-of-the-road town and the reluctant hero in Below Mile Zero considered the island a safer clime than New Orleans. Or so it seemed until bullets started flying. Caught between bad guys, this drifter with no place left to drift must fight back, deal with betrayal, and come to terms with his past … or wake up dead.
Killer in Control (A Key West Mystery)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,470. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kitt Morgan’s hope of a singing career dies after a botched surgery. Moving forward‚ she earns a job on her Iowa town’s police force‚ trying for a law enforcement career like her father’s. While on suspension for shooting an unarmed criminal‚ Kitt visits her sister at her Key West B&B. Here‚ she becomes embroiled in the murder investigation of Abra Barrie‚ a former B&B guest.
The Minuscule Monk: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When a dead body mysteriously appears in the basement of her father’s furniture store, Lizzie Andrew Borden immediately takes on the case.Lizzie Borden, the Girl Detective of Fall River, is at her most spirited in The Minuscule Monk, a comic mystery that paints a portrait of Fall River at the height of its splendor and its most infamous citizen at the start of her most excellent career.
Meadowlark Madness - an Emily Trace Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,630. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The first adventure in the Emily Trace Mystery series, Meadowlark Madness takes the spunky female detective on an adventure in the sleepy farming communities of Eastern Washington, where she finds herself in the middle of an interstellar plot.
Death at Dawn
Series: Edith Horton Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
WWI is over but its echoes are still felt in the 1930s. Giles Etherington was a brave officer who also had a darker side. He does not return from a lone morning’s shooting for grouse on the “glorious 12th”. Is his death an act of revenge for his actions during the war, or as a result of his behaviour since? Edith Horton, his wife’s best friend finds herself drawn into the quest for his killer.