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Night Shots
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,550. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012 by Clocktower Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Six atmospheric, suspenseful Night Shots stories with a classic crackle of mystery, a sting of gun smoke, a stifled scream in the night, a page-turning What Happens Next? Not stories for the light of reading or those scared of the dark. Murder is not fun or cozy or an abstract puzzle. Crime is real--but the night is full of strangely spicy, exhilarating moments for prowling animals--and humans.
November Naughty Nurse - A Xara Smith Mystery
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Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private investigator Xara Smith's good friend Senior Detective Eric Samuels of the Dallas Police Department must move his mother to an assisted living facility called the "Castle". Trouble soon starts when residents at the Castle seem to be dying off at an alarming rate. Naughty Nurse Nola Nevins is killing them off so that her boyfriend might make a financial profit for his business.
Fatal Fruitcake: A Christmas Short Story
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Series: Callahan Garrity mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Atlanta cleaning lady/private detective Callahan Garrity, the protagonist of the author's eight critically acclaimed mysteries, returns from a long hiatus in this short story to track down the source of a killer fruitcake--and in the process discovers that some forms of Christmas spirit really can be lethal.
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
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.
The BuddhaPest
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Mafia, Suicide, Murder ... The BuddhaPest mixes a combination of cross-cultural mishaps with a healthy dose of international intrigue to create a teen mystery that only a third culture kid could solve.
Murder and Mischief in the Hamptons
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Price: Free! Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Reid Larson moved into her employer's guest house, she had no idea how difficult her life would become. If dealing with the resident ghosts wasn't problematic enough, now there's a new poltergeist on the scene. In the midst of all this, Pia decides a remodel is in order and digs up a lot more than she bargained for.
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery is a funny mystery novel based on true events. It puts the genre of arcane thrillers in a humoristic new scenery. The action kicks off in a chicken shop in Madrid where Consuelo finds herself confronted with a face that suddenly appeared on the floor. Her quest to reveal the truth leads her to one of the most extraordinary mysteries in Spanish history!
The Stray Pitch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Born into a family of thieves, Wendy Winkworth becomes a private investigator because “you don’t go to jail if you’re caught.” In 1950, 24-year old Wendy is hired by the mobster/owner of the Star Spangled Girls Baseball League to infiltrate the Burton City Hornettes and find the murderer of its star pitcher, a blonde bombshell of amazing physical powers and influence.
Murder for Bid
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former investment banker, Pippi O’Brien, has turned to resale merchandising for a living. Now, instead of trading on the Chicago Stock Exchange, she rummages through dumpsters, hits garage sales and peruses consignments shops in search of cast-off treasures to sell on-line … that is when she’s not busy playing detective.
Laurie R. King's Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Essays by Laurie R. King on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.