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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.
Santa Claus, Lies, and Murder (Amber Fox Mysteries novella book #4.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Santa has gone missing and the fate of Christmas is in Amber Fox’s hands…
The Barefoot Stiff
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Death Under the Venice Moon
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Series: Lella York Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,350. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
While vacationing in Venice, Lella York is mistakenly named by the papers as the femme fatale lover of an iconic Italian actor. But things take a sinister turn when the actor disappears without a trace and Lella's suddenly suspected of his murder. Lella finds herself in a race against time to solve the mystery, reclaim her life, and follow her heart under the glimmer of a Venetian moon.
Town Haunts
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Series: An Anna Nolan Mystery, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cemetery caretaker Sherman Mason is horrified to hear his dead wife calling to him. He asks Tiernay Rae, a gorgeous witch, to hold a séance to find out what’s troubling his wife’s ghost. Tiernay needs a coven, however, so Anna Nolan and her friends volunteer to help. But with Halloween fast approaching and the séance unleashing a malicious evil in the small town, can Tiernay stop it in time?
Chances Are
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Series: Chances Are, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
His Grandma always said he'd come to no good. Chances Are, she's right.
The Fallen Body
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Series: Taylour Dixxon, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Small-town lawyer Taylour Dixxon befriends Sarah Cockrell Baines, a New Jersey socialite and millionairess. As their friendship begins, Sarah is arrested for the murder of her husband. When Taylour volunteers to defend Sarah, she has no idea that her struggling law practice in sleepy Marlinsville, Texas, will be turned upside down. Taylour’s life will never be the same.
Clamming Up
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
29-year old Kate O’Malley discovers that working for a peeping pervert and a verbose hostess can bring adventure, mystery, love and major trouble to her life. Set in quirky Tofino, British Columbia, Clamming Up is packed with adventure, laughs, romance and a murder mystery that unfolds with tantalizing suspense. Characters abound, relationships grow, and the sharks start circling, literally.
The Shrinking Nuts Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
A Brilliant Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Just a regular job.... Get in, crack the safe, fetch the diamonds. That‘s what hobby cat burglar and acclaimed jewelry maker Calendar Moonstone has aimed for. Instead she finds a dead body, meets a handsome Detective, has a nosey insurance investigator on her tracks and manages a complicated boyfriend situation. And must solve a century old jewelry mystery!
The Mary Russell Companion
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mary Russell, apprentice-partner of Sherlock Holmes, has written ten “Memoirs”. The illustrated Mary Russell Companion, both Entertainment and aid to scholarship, gives chronologies, character biographies, annotations of The Beekeeper’s Apprentice, Mary Russell interviews, commentaries on Russell’s life—and recipes! The definitive guide to the world of Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes.
Covert
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Josh Harper arranges a trip for his girlfriend and her five friends. His estranged brother, Blake tags along and catches the eye of Mackenzie Keaton. After a heavy night drinking, five wake to find Josh and his girlfriend dead on the kitchen floor. The police determine it has to be one of them. Friendships are put to the test and Mackenzie is left wondering if she ever knew her friends at all.
Day From Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An old Nevada miner asks the "Eye of the Owl" detective agency for help, and unwinds a tale of suspense that revolves around his dad's lost gold mine. The location and true use of the mine start to come into view, and create a more complicated and dangerous situation for the miner and detectives.
A Phone Call From Grandpa
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When Miles was seventeen years old his grandfather was murdered. Twelve years later he calls his mother on the anniversery night of the death. She does not answer the phone-but her three year old answering machine does and gives him a shock. The voice is his grandfathers with a message that will help Miles and his cousins solve the crime. Who will die this time?
The Queen of Cool
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Devastated by her husband’s sudden death, Lorraine “Lo” Downs returns from his funeral to find that she is locked out of their home. With no money in her pocket, and her wedding album as her only possession, Lo lands in the center of an international conspiracy to distribute a toxic weapon of mass destruction. With the help of her friends and family, Lo risks it all in the name of love.
Sole Survivor: A J. Carter & Associates Novel
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Series: J. Carter & Associates, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
For twenty years, a group of mysterious people have been watching Lisa Robertson's every move. She's the only living witness to a tragic fire that took three lives -- including her boyfriend's. When college student Katherine Winters starts a reinvestigation of the closed case, she uncovers a world of secrets and lies that makes her a target for extinction. In this case, secrets DO kill...
Wounded
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Tara Blankenship’s writing assignment takes her to an “eco village” on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, she anticipates a quiet couple of weeks in a quaint setting. (She’s far too mature to use the word boring, thank you very much.) What she stumbles into is anything but quiet and quaint. Someone has been slaughtering livestock to scare the villagers, mysterious intruders are searching...
Dead Set - Fortune P.I. #1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dead Set is the first in the Fortune P.I. novels. Los Angeles P.I. Chester Fortune is working for Marvyn P. Tranter after his fellow P.I. Ross Paine is attacked. Someone has killed Tranter’s wife and stolen collectable medals and he wants them back and his wife’s killer brought to justice. Fortune’s got his work cut out to solve the case before he becomes the next victim…
The Tax Assassin
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Series: Seth and Ava Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
“I don’t care if you kill to get the money; you’re going to pay your taxes on this land,” tax agent, Paul Bradley said in 1913, only moments before his death. A hundred years later, Seth O’Malley’s old friend passes him a cold case - 4 unrelated murders in almost every medium sized city across the US. When murder-for-hire turns personal, Seth and Ava must find the tax assassin before he kills Ava.
Still
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Amy Sinclair is invited to deliver a lecture out of town. Her husband, Ben, and their 16-year-old son, Billy, travel with her. Soon after their arrival, the Sinclairs realize they were tricked into this trip and what happens next is every parent's worst nightmare. "Still" is a fast-paced, medical murder mystery that will grab you and keep you reading until the very last page.