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Nica of Los Angeles
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Series: Frames, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,970. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When rookie private eye Nica takes on a mysterious case, she enters a world of multiple dimensions called Frames, where buildings and lawn chairs can be sentient, a stray cat has great powers, books can be killers, and clouds can be spies. At home, Nica solves missing person cases; in the larger reality of the Frames, she gets swept into an escalating battle with stakes that could not be higher.
The Esposito Series Book Box Set
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 212,480. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Lachesis Publishing Inc. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Now you can own the first three books in the sassy and suspenseful Vinnie Esposito Series by J.M. Griffin! By day, Lavinia (Vinnie) Esposito is a criminal justice instructor at a college in Rhode Island. By night Vinnie is an amateur sleuth, solving murders while trying to avoid getting yelled at by her Italian father, her hunky protective boyfriend Marcus Richmond, and her sexy upstairs tenant,
Mrs Hudson's Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: 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.
Bloom
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jason Bloom was only trying to do his job; locate potential realty in the dusty town of Sandburg, Arizona. When his old truck breaks down, the most important adventure of his life begins. He awakens in a strange room accompanied by the beautiful Alicia Samson. They are both held captive; forced to play a game that tests their mental and physical boundaries.
The Country Club Caper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,560. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nicki Cooper wants nothing more than to be a private eye, but her dad won't let her join his agency. When a simple theft case comes up at a new health spa, and he's out of town, Nicki seizes the opportunity. But when the first attempt is made on her life, she quickly realises this is no easy job. The bodies start piling up and the bullets and one-liners fly in this action packed debut series novel
No Substitute for Money (Subbing isn't for Sissies #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Substitute teacher Barbara Reed knows using the word “perfect” is a sure way to jinx romance, finance, and circumstance. When her drug-cop boyfriend uses the P-word, her car breaks down, her domineering sister drops in, a computer hacker creates chaos at the high school, a hulking thug threatens violence, and a drug dealer decides Barb and her tiny dog Cheese Puff are his tickets out of trouble.
Vernon House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jennifer Hayes buys and restores houses for resale, but Vernon house was different. She wanted this old Victorian house for herself. The rumors that the house was haunted didn't bother Jennifer, who is a skeptic by nature. But her skepticism turns to intrigue when she finds a letter about a murder dated 1909 in the attic in the folds of a wedding dress.
Downriver
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rona looks back on the tragic events that led to her receiving a necklace that she thought would change her life. The necklace does so, but not in the way she would ever have imagined... or chosen. Short Story. (Originally print published in Murderous Intent Mystery Magazine.)
No Substitute for Maturity (Subbing isn't for Sissies #3)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,470. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After tangling with killers (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MURDER) and a deranged drug dealer (NO SUBSTITUTE FOR MONEY), substitute teacher Barbara Reed craves routine, relaxation, and quality time with drug cop Dave Martin. But politics, protests, personality conflicts get in the way. And so does murder.
Maid for Mayhem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
When Gretchen is tossed off the corporate ladder she relocates to a rural county, finding employment and lodging with a wealthy widow. When her benefactress dies, Gretchen discovers a talent in crime scene cleaning and her hands full with unexpected beaus, hilarious new friends and a serial killer who suddenly drops in on the locals. Business picks up along with danger; Gretchen is just his type.
Crime Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,380. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Richard Esher is on the road again in three short mysteries: Gone Daddy - fighting mobsters in Las Vegas The Big Sister - at home in Seattle searching for a wayward sister who may be in trouble. Bob's Your Uncle - Esher is in Portland looking for a young man who may be suicidal... or homicidal. The short story that introduced Richard Esher and two more mysteries from beloved author jd chandler.
Rubicon Ranch: Necropieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,960. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Residents of Rubicon Ranch are finding body parts scattered all over the desert. Who was the victim and why did someone want him so very dead? Everyone in this upscale housing development is hiding something.
Dancing Under the Mistletoe (Wolf Mallory Mystery 1.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Wolf Mallory thinks life is going to settle down now. Unfortunately, Wolf’s friend Vinnie volunteers him yet again to take a look at a case. And with the holidays approaching, Wolf gives in, hoping to bring a little closure to a murder victim’s family. But when even the police don’t have any leads, Wolf wonders how he’s going to pull a Christmas miracle out of his bag of tricks.
Fenridge (The Ethereal Crossings, 2)
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Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,670. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liv thought she would be able to return to her usual self once everything was taken care of. But she’s had to be careful to hide her feelings from Luke; her feelings of disappointment are getting to her, and she can’t help but wonder what the cause of her sudden fevers is. Until Dr. Wineman decides to tell her that she doesn’t smell human anymore; he thinks her fevers are a symptom of Change.
Trust No one
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,670. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sasha Stace QC represents an insurance company in a most unpopular defence: the company's refusal to pay the life cover to the widow of a popular and respected lawyer and philanthropist. But as the death toll mounts, this case is far from what it seems.
In Over Her Head Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
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Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,800. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Chloe is hired to discover the identity of the body found at her clients mailbox. He wasn't left behind because of postage due. It's up to Chloe and Tony, her best friend's boyfriend visiting from Miami to find out who he is and who killed him. She also has a little help or ghoulish hindrance, however you want to look at it. Throw in a little romance and it's a lot of fun.
Heartbreak
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Narrated by BIll Smith, "Heartbreak" is the first S.J. Rozan story ever published. It appeared in the Feb. 1990 edition of P.I. Magazine.
Family Values: In Vivo Veritas
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Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Brian Rocha is a charismatic politician with nasty habits. How did he end up in the Old Schoolhouse in the 150-year-old California gold rush town of Manzanita? Police Captain Moffat and Sergeant De la Peña find clues in food and drink, cosmetics, the zeroes and ones of computer hard drives and one very tidy recycling bin. They unearth a shocking conspiracy. Does it answer the question about Brian?
The Gentleman's Walking Stick (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Two short stories of the Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries series. 1. The Gentleman's Walking Stick; 2. The Disappearance of Miss Sarah Oswald. In each, Captain Lacey unravels crimes on the back streets of Regency London. These stories inspired the launch of the Captain Lacey series of novels.
Crimes of Magic: The Wizard's Sphere
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Series: Crimes of Magic, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,110. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
P.I. Rachel Chase and Professor Robert Walker, help Portland Police Detective Jack Avery find a magician who mysteriously escaped from jail after stealing a Ferrari and an iron box. The iron box contains a magical sphere belonging to the Wizard Gabriel who hires Rachel and the Professor to retrieve it. Emotions run high when both Detective Avery and the Professor are attracted to Rachel.