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Merit Badge Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,890. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When CIA agent Merry Wrath is "accidently" outted, she's forced her into early retirement, changes her appearance, and moves where no one will ever find her—Iowa. Instead of black bag drops in Bangkok, she now spends her time leading a young Girl Scout troop. But Merry's new simple life turns not-so-simple when an enemy agent shows up dead at scout camp.
Murder, Mystery & Dating Mayhem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,100. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
My name is Izzy. I drink too much, am clumsier than a newborn foal, and my brain-to-mouth filter often malfunctions. My best friend Jack has decided it’s time I jump back in the dating pool. Just when things in the dating world start to heat up, my grandma dies. Did someone really kill grandma or am I and my merry band of geriatric thieves imagining things?
Killing at the Carnival
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. 29,000 words, approx 115 pages
Hardheaded Brunette
Series: Gilda Wright Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Gilda Wright's life seems to finally be on track. Her love life is looking up with her hot boss, Mick, and she's planning and promoting a grand opening extravaganza for his new martial arts school. But things go awry when their special guest referee for the opening's exhibition match is found dead on the beach.
Four-Patch of Trouble (a Danger Cove Quilting Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,140. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When quilt appraiser Kelly Fairchild is asked by the Danger Cove quilt guild's president to prove that a local dealer is selling cheap reproduction quilts as expensive antiques, Keely's "quiet" new job turns dangerous. While Keely and the guild president are in the dealer's shop, the crooked quilt peddler is killed!
Motion for Malice (Jamie Winters Mysteries book #2)
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,790. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Psychic medium Dorcas Beeber is brash, obnoxious...and dead. Unfortunately for legal secretary Jamie Winters, she arrives at the psychic's studio for a reading only to find the victim apparently killed by a blow from her own crystal ball. And things only get worse when Jamie suddenly finds herself the prime suspect in the murder.
Fear In The Skies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
The citizens of this world have many reasons to believe that the planet upon which they live will someday self-destruct, but what if their reasons are wrong. What if global warming doesn't destroy us? What if a worldwide war for fossil fuels doesn't destroy us? Perhaps the destruction of the world is planned by an enemy much more sinister than the ones of which we are aware, an enemy from beyond.
Gooseberry
Series: Send for Octavius Guy. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,570. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Thieving Maharajah. The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
Murder Under the Desert Moon (Lella York Mysteries book #3)
Series: Lella York Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Lella York crosses the desert, cashing after her stowaway cat, but she ends up investigating a cold case with her boyfriend, Detective Lawrence Devin.
Mrs Hudson's Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
Rosolio Red (a Franki Amato Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. 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.
A Motive for Murder (A Misty Sales Paranormal Cozy Mystery, Book 1)
Series: A Misty Sales Paranormal Cozy Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Misty Sales, a journalist for an Australian paranormal magazine, has no social life or typing skills. Yet she does have one skill: she can out-research the best of them, especially when her caffeine levels are high. When Misty arrives in England to write about alchemists of the past, she finds her aunt’s body. Misty is drawn into a web of intrigue, secret occult societies, and the supernatural.
Curiosity Didn't Kill the Cat (A Conan Flagg Mystery, #1)
Series: The Conan Flagg Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,510. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Captain Harold Jeffries, swaddled in his robe, had settled down for a cozy evening with Crime and Punishment when his wife left the house for a bridge party. An hour later he was dead. What could have induced him to dress and go out into the stormy night—much less to walk on the beach, which he hated and never went near?
Arcanorum: A Lake People Novel
Series: Lake People, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jane is a woman without a past. She wakes up in the back of a car with handcuffs on her wrists, with a man intent on doing her harm. She escapes, but into the murky underworld of New Orleans. A mysterious man shadows her and strange memories tantalize her.
Faith Departed: Short Stories of Mystery, Crime, and Despair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,960. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"FAITH DEPARTED: SHORT STORIES OF MYSTERY, CRIME, AND DESPAIR," by crime author Melissa M. Garcia is a collection of five fictional short stories of evil, pain, and sadness. From the author of "FALLING ANGELS," "CHASING DEMONS," and "STRANGER: A DEATH VALLEY MYSTERY," this short story compilation is only available in e-book.
A Cereal Killer (A Sibyl Potts Cozy Mystery, Book 1)
Series: A Sibyl Potts Cozy Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,610. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Within minutes of moving to Little Tatterford, after her stressful divorce, Sybil Potts sees a dead body and finds she is surrounded by eccentric people: Mr. Buttons, who serves everyone tea and cucumber sandwiches, and her landlord, Cressida Upthorpe, who is convinced that her fat cat, Lord Farringdon, speaks to her. Sibyl soon finds herself at odds with exasperated police officer, Blake Wessley.
The Cop Who Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This short story is a follow up to Kevin Paul Shaw Broden’s debut novel, CLOCKWORK GENIE.
Can't Keep a Brunette Down
Series: Gilda Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,610. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Gilda Wright thinks she's landed a dream job managing a karate school. Sure, her boss, Sensei Mick Williams, is almost as demanding as he is sexy, but Gilda is inspired by the strength of people around her and hopes to absorb some of that into her own life. But when Gilda finds the dead body of one of the instructors, Gilda must find her own strength, and fast!
The Wrong Side of Paradise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Burr Rollins is a private investigator who is thrust into an increasingly dangerous investigation into the disappearance of a childhood friend, Tyler Cohane. Woken one morning by a frantic phone call from Ty’s mother, who has just been roughed up by some thugs looking for her boat-bum son, Burr sets out to discover why Ty disappeared and why some very bad people seem to be anxious to find him. H
Family and Fiends in the Hamptons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
If things weren't crazy enough before, contending with ghosts, now Reid has to deal with Pia's family, including: one very sexy rock star nephew, Pia's sister, brother-in-law, and their brood of ne'er-do-wells. Add a camera crew shooting a reality show and murder seems pretty tame. At least, until the bodies start stacking up and British rocker Christian soon becomes Jase's the prime suspect.