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Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,310. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(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.
Luck Be A Lady (Tahoe Tessie book #1)
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,610. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Tessie King has just inherited the biggest casino in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada: the Royal Lakeside. What she didn't bargain for are the problems she'd inherit with it. High-stakes cons, inside jobs, wise guys... Tessie quickly realizes she's in way over her head. And things go from bad to worse when questions start to arise about the nature of her father's death. Tough job? Fo'get about it.
Appraisal for Murder
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,460. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Can a real estate appraiser in a New Jersey beach town get in this much trouble? Jolie Gentil dumps a husband who put their assets in the toilets that masquerade as slot machines and moves to Aunt Madge's B&B in Ocean Alley. Jolie is rekindling friendships, dodging a low-level wise guy, and (oops!) finding a dead body. Her old buddie Scoobie looks down and out, but he may be smarter than anyone.
Secret of the Painted Lady (a Danger Cove Renovation Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,260. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Alex Jordan restores Victorian-style homes in the town of Danger Cove, flipping them for profit. But her recent acquisition gives her more than she bargained for when a man with a bullet in his head turns up in the home's bathtub. Pairing up with the unlikely partner of the town florist, Alex vows to solve the murder before her flip flops
Creeping Dawn: The Rise of the Black Centipede
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
The first volume in an epic tale of Heroes, Villains, Murder, and Madness. Follow the birth and growth of one of the strangest Characters in New Pulp Fiction to date, The Black Centipede as created by Chuck Miller!
Miz Scarlet and the Bewildered Bridegroom
Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,900. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When innkeeper Scarlet Wilson is asked to host Annalee Pinault and Gunnar Magnusdotter’s nuptials at the Four Acorns Inn, she never expects it to start a war of matrimonial madness. As tensions and tempers rise, one thing becomes clear -- someone's willing to do just about anything to prevent Scarlet Wilson from hosting weddings at the Four Acorns Inn. Does that include kidnapping the bride?
Hugh Monn: Private Detective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Even in the future, dames still need help, criminals still need captured, and men still hire out to do both! HUGH MONN, PRIVATE DETECTIVE, the debut collection from Author Lee Houston is a New Pulp mash up of two classic genres-the hard boiled detective and science fiction!
Drool Baby (A Dog Park Mystery)
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 72,890. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Artist Lia Anderson is emerging from the trauma of the previous months with a new boyfriend, a new patron with an exciting project, and a new therapist to help her sort everything out. Life at the Mt. Airy Dog Park is returning to normal, and that suits Lia just fine. Then a stranger delivers a message, starting her down a path that will ultimately have her fighting for her life.
The Dead Man's View
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Cleared of suspicion of murder, Prudence Barnard is pleased to visit a newly discovered second cousin, Eric Knibbs. She simply wants to forget the events at Rosecrest, but soon after her arrival, death arrives again and her cousin is found hanging from a noose outside his bedroom window. Convinced Eric did not commit suicide, it's up to Pru to save his reputation and discover who murdered him.
All Fall Down (an Avondale Story)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,770. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Happy birthday to you… now die. Someone is on a murder spree and it’s up to Chief George Martin’s team to find out who. The murders, which have taken place on the victims’ birthdays, have occurred in not just Jacksonville, but also Orlando, and as far away as Asheville. Even when the team finds them, the clues don’t seem to lead anywhere, especially when everyone seems to have an alibi.
A Dash of Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Betsy's Aunt Maggie wants to drag her along on a ghost hunting excursion at the local abandoned tuberculosis hospital, she isn't sure she quite believes in spirits. When she comes upon a fresh spirit in the form of a body she starts to rethink about what is really haunting the hospital.
Worked to Death
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When an old friend asks for her help, Reluctant med-school drop-out Mandy Murrin knows she must make a dent in solving this puzzle before the killer retires another victim. But will she get to the bottom of it before the culprit can cover his tracks, or will she reach a dead-end of her very own?
The King James Murders (Previously Chat Room)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,020. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
In The King James Murders, the dynamic sequel to Steal Away, PI Teri Blake-Addison is hired by a young woman to find her best friend who ran off with a man she met on the internet and hasn't been heard from since. The clues lead her from Maine to Texas to New Mexico and back again.
Can't Keep a Brunette Down
Series: Gilda Wright Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 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!
A Vampire in the Vatican 'Brotherhood of the Sword'
Series: The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 34 reviews)
Luciano Martinelli is fifty-two years old and an Inspector in the Vatican City Police. It’s been an easy life for him until one day he investigates five murders, all taking place inside the Vatican. This starts his journey into a world of evil and deceit, of pagan rituals and murder.
High Heels Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. III (Books 7-9)
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 196,520. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling series! High crime meets high fashion in this boxed set of three award winning High Heels Mystery novels featuring fashion designer turned amateur sleuth, Maddie Springer, including: Danger in High Heels - book #7, Homicide in High Heels - book #8, Deadly in High Heels - book #9
Tick Tock (A Detective Shakespeare Mystery, Book #2)
Series: Detective Shakespeare Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From the internationally bestselling author of The Protocol and Brass Monkey comes the highly anticipated sequel to the smash hit Depraved Difference, Tick Tock. Filled with heart pounding terror and suspense, along with a healthy dose of humor, Tick Tock ‘s twists will keep you guessing right up to the terrifying end.
Gone with the Zombies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A small literary symposium invites the king of zombie parodies, but he's followed by droves of wannabe zombies. Until murder buys a membership! Can the cops find the killer in a hotel full of suspects? Jamie Oglethorpe hopes so. She just wants to start her new job as a fashion designer, and get away from zombie costumes. Besides, she's no detective. If only she could convince her boss of that!
Sneak Thief (A Dog Park Mystery)
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 79,520. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When starving artist Lia Anderson's new friend is murdered, Lia not only winds up with the woman’s kleptomaniac beagle, she also inherits her stalker. On the outs with her beau and with the police on the wrong track, Lia will have to rely on her wits and her friends if she wants to stay alive.
City of Redemption
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 72,100. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » USA
(5.00 from 1 review)
Flower Power explodes into fire power when a lonely young woman becomes embroiled in drugs, gunrunning and a plot to bring down the Black Panther during the Summer of Love. Liz MacKay grieving the loss of her murdered son and abandonment by her husband travels to San Francisco for a fresh start, joins a commune of oddly matched members and soon is entangled in the dark underbelly of the times.