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Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
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Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
Calamity Jayne and the Fowl Play at the Fair (Calamity Jayne book #2)
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Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,060. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tressa Jayne Turner, known in her hometown as "Calamity Jayne" for her unconventional exploits, is ready to enjoy the final weeks of summer at The Iowa State Fair. But when her cousin goes missing, it's another fine, sticky mess she's gotten herself into. The only question is, can she solve the crime and save the day... or will this blonde be enjoying her final fair?
Stage Business
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Michael Dion is an actor, not a detective, but when Amanda, an attractive colleague, asks him to help her find her friend's rebellious son, how can he refuse? The gig turns out to be much more than Michael had bargained for. The boy has fallen into the clutches of small-­time drug dealers. Amanda, Michael bluffs and blusters his way to secure the boy's release, but he is in way over his head.
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
(4.67 from 3 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 Leigh Koslow Mystery Series: Books One, Two, and Three
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 220,200. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Digital “boxed set” of the first three novels in the bestselling Leigh Koslow cozy mystery series! Set includes Never Buried, Never Sorry, and Never Preach Past Noon, originally published in paperback by Penguin, Putnam, Inc. (NAL/Signet).
The Cost of Crude
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,200. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Gwynn Reznick's life is shattered when her best friend and co-worker at Wilton Oil & Gas Company dies in a car crash. She doubts it was an accident. Her suspicion is confirmed when a private investigator shows up at her door. His team has discovered a trail of unusual deaths and disappearances among Wilton employees.
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.
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Denis O'Gorman, Junior Diplomat in Ireland's Embassy in Ankara has become entangled in a Turkish plot. His matrimonial plans are in shambles. The Residence is 'haunted'. The wine is undependable. And then a murder occurs. Denis turns detective. The Department in Dublin is not impressed.
Death of a Beauty Queen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Margot and Daphne, those two 1950's California super sleuths are at it again! This time they attempt to find the killer of a beauty queen who is murdered the day after her crowning!
Gift Wrapped For Murder: Four Holiday Mysteries in One Neatly Boxed Set
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 236,960. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Come visit New Mexico at Christmas! Four books by international mystery bestseller, Connie Shelton. Featuring the characters from both of her popular series, each of these stories features a holiday setting that is sure to whet your appetite for the season! Set includes: Sweet Holidays, Honeymoons Can Be Murder, Buried Secrets Can Be Murder and Holidays Can Be Murder
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.
Gooseberry
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
The Mayhem Sisters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,560. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In the witching world of Everland, magic is everywhere. Growing up all young witches are taught the arts of spellcasting, potions, charms, earth magic, and wandwork, but what really makes a witch special is her persuasion, the magical power she is born with. Brimming with magic, mayhem, and a trio of cunning sister witches. The Mayhem Sisters is a paranormal mystery that will keep you guessing.
Cheyenne Jackson (The Case of the Hanged Harlot)
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Series: Cheyenne Jackson, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cheyenne’s just landed the most important case of her short, legal career and she’d better not screw it up, her dad’s counting on her. Unfortunately, her potential client is someone she detests. Someone hanged her client’s wife and the police suspect it’s his cousin...but hold on a moment...Is it true? Was she really murdered? Or was the crime something even more unspeakable?
Death on Holiday
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From Derringer Award winner BV Lawson comes 4 tales of mirth and mayhem: a shopping mall Christmas Elf with revenge on his mind; a man whose day goes from bad to worse when his car is rear-ended by the mayor's wife and police find a skeleton in his trunk; a P.I.'s blackmail case that takes him to a costume party and too may Abraham Lincolns; and little Sammy Spade wreaking havoc at summer camp.
Real Illusions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,020. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(Full length novel) The mansion in the woods holds chilling secrets that have sauntered down throughout the generations. Trent Matheson, a victim of a brutal past he had absolutely nothing to do with is afraid of what lies within him. The money, the power, the newly-found love… cannot subdue what is inherently a part of him.
An Individual Will
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DCI Barbara Black investigates the curious death of Adrian Mansfield, an artistic young man cast adrift in a boat on Amberton lake. He has been tied into a sitting position with an insulting sign hung about his neck. Murder is assumed, but Barbara's investigations take us into escalating family tragedy and Adrian's dark, antinatalist philosophy. Thought-provoking detective fiction.
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.
Pigeon Blood
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Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Blair Vaughn’s alcoholic binges have gone too far this time. His indiscretions have landed him in the middle of a blood-soaked double homicide, and he can’t remember how he got there, what part he had in the murders, or why the murders occurred in the first place. And as he stumbles along trying to make sense of it all, the body count continues to rise.