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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.
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.
The King James Murders (Previously Chat Room)
Price: $4.99 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.
Iced Tea For Professor Arnustace - A Professor Arnustace steampunk mystery
Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
England, the Year of our Lord 1917... After a strange new species is discovered on the English coast, the eccentric Professor Arnustace and indefatigable Doctor Anna Ross are stumped before the mystery even begins. But when a dinner invitation arrives via a miniature airship with a mongoose captain, little do they know the surprises in store for them on Ipsun Isle, the nation in the sky.
Worked to Death
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 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?
Depraved Difference (A Detective Shakespeare Mystery, Book #1)
Series: Detective Shakespeare Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,390. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a woman is brutally murdered, her cries for help fall on the deaf ears of onlookers too terrified to get involved. A year later, reporter Aynslee Kai receives videos documenting the final moments of apparently unrelated victims. To further her career, she clashes with Detective Hayden Eldridge, who discovers all were witnesses to the murder, proving sometimes just watching is fatal.
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.
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.
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!
Sneak Thief (A Dog Park Mystery)
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 79,600. 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.
Deadly Production
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mapleton Police chief Gordon Hepler thinks his troubles with the small-town politics are behind him. But when a movie-making company sets up shop in Mapleton, it doesn't take long before things go sideways, and Gordon has a dead body to deal with. The mayor says it's not a Mapleton problem, let the movie people deal with it. Will Gordon listen to the mayor, or risk his job to find the truth?
Bad Publicity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by The Zharmae Publishing Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Glitz, glamour, and the grime coating: it all is Jackson Hardy’s beat as he shills for the tabloid magazine Our Spinning World. Toss a ghost named Madame Blue into the mix, squeeze the special sauce out of a few forlorn celebrities, shake until buzzing, and watch that bad publicity bubble over.
A Draw of Death
Series: Helen Binney Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
After twenty years as a political wife, the now-divorced Helen Binney should be able to organize a small event for the local library without breaking a sweat. But she didn't plan on the guest speaker, a controversial celebrity poker player, literally drawing a hand of death. Whose buttons did he push a little too hard? Was it really, as the police believe, the niece of Helen's handsome lawyer?
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.
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.
Shattered Dreams
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Tilly is alone, destitute, and faced with life in the poor house. What she finds there puts her very life in danger. Harry can’t forget the impoverished waif who turns up on his doorstep expecting a job. Unfortunately, she disappears before he can uncover the truth. Can he persuade her that a future can be theirs, or will he be forever haunted by the one woman who can never be his?
Dover Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A mysterious visitor turns up in a quiet, suburban town, whose very existence upends the idyllic lives of the Moreaus, a well-respected family of the community. Unsettling revelations are made surrounding a tragic accident that occurred many years ago in Dover Park. Was the drowning of a close friend an accident...or not?
Last Girl Standing
Price: $200.00 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Robin Hudson has landed in the City of Love, Paris, where her once chaotic life has settled into a pleasant routine of cafe dates with friends and nights out with her dodgy sort-of boyfriend Serge. But her Brigadoon life can't last, not after a mysterious neighbor leaves a cat with her "for a few days," spinning her into a mystery that will turn her life upside down. Indiegogo edition.
Cinema Detectives: Crime Wave
Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An ideal community seems to have survived for many years in Birmingham's Five Ways district. But now there is a subtle threat to the inhabitants of Laburnum House. Rosa Pleck and Ken Prime, the Cinema Detectives, investigate!
A Sudden Rise
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,750. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Jet-setting sales executive Jake Bigman has just achieved his dream of winning “Best in Show” at the annual Budgerigar Championship. His sudden rise up the ranks of exhibitors caused a degree of consternation in the close-knit island community with some competitors going as far as to speculate that foul play was afoot.