Books tagged: amateur detective

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Pray For Us Sinners
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,390. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With very little evidence, Ronnie Lord attempts to solve the alleged murder of a local celebrity - her childhood friend, actress Allayne Witt. Allayne's mother insists her daughter was murdered, and pressures Ronnie to solve the crime. But is there a crime to solve?
The Skull
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,210. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2009 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
After 13-year-old Remy practices forensic reconstruction on a monkey skull she found at an estate sale, she realizes the skull isn't from an animal. There are others who know the skull is human and there is one person who will stop at nothing to keep its identity a secret. Hidden passageways, a suit of armor that moves, a small town with big secrets. Is there a better way to spend the summer?
Balloons Can Be Murder: The Ninth Charlie Parker Mystery
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,570. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's time for the famous Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta and Charlie is hired to protect a lady balloonist who will attempt a world altitude record on the final Sunday of the Fiesta. Rachael Fairfield has been receiving threats and believes they came from her father, a man she sent to prison 15 years earlier. But Charlie isn't so sure and the investigation gets tricky. "Another winner!" The Book Report
Catch a Falling Knife
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Series: Lillian Morgan, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A charge of sexual harassment, a masked stripper and a dead coed all add up to a new case for senior citizen Lillian Morgan because, somehow, her granddaughter’s boyfriend, Mark, is linked to all of them. The “harassment policy from hell” could end his short teaching career and he becomes the chief suspect in the murder. Can Lillian help put the pieces of his life back together?
Defective Goods: A Kyle Shannon Mystery
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Series: Kyle Shannon Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,080. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As the interim department manager, Kyle helps the service reps investigate customer complaints. As a member of the Drip Not quality assessment committee, Kyle discovers that there is more than one agenda and murder is at the top of someone’s list.
Sink or Swim
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Cassidy Novak has gained fame for starring on the reality show Sink or Swim. Not only does she lose and have to walk the plank, but after returning home, Cassidy discovers she is being stalked. As her former competitors get knocked off one-by-one, Cassidy refuses to play by the stalker's bizarre rules. When the stalker forces a showdown, Cassidy must walk the plank again - this time for her life.
Second Advent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,970. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Former investigative reporter Nick Bertetto returns to his hometown of Clinton, IN, to investigate the town patriarch's death. A religious group, Children of the Second Advent, to whom half the patriarch's estate was left, may be involved. Nick's former lover heads the group and claims to be receiving messages from the Virgin Mary. Nick must place old feelings aside to separate fact from fiction.
Angels Whisper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,610. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Freelance investigative reporter Nick Bertetto comes in contact with a homeless man, Elijah Smith, who seems to know something about the recent disappearance of a state representative. Smith says 'angels' whisper to him about the missing man. Smith's inside knowledge gets Nick an assignment, but when his wife goes missing, Nick has little time to learn if the 'angels' can be trusted.
G'Day L.A.
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Series: The Ellie Bourke Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,820. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Can Ellie convince the police that her best friend’s death wasn’t suicide? Or accidental? Can she stay alive herself, now that the killer knows what Ellie knows? And can she find a career in a city that cares more for what’s on the outside than on the inside? Ellie Bourke came to LA a year ago to further her acting career. She had no idea she'd have to solve a murder to find that success.
The African Queen
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A crime sends a teenage store clerk who channels Humphrey Bogart and the girl of his dreams on a wild ride across a steamy flooded city. Can our hero control his wayward mouth so love can bloom like on the African Queen? Includes short story: Poof.