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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths

Marriage Vow Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2019 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When an elderly florist is murdered in the first pew of a church the day before Merry Wrath's wedding, this ex-CIA turned Girl Scout Troop leader is in big trouble. Which only gets worse when the groom, Rex, vanishes into thin air. Creepy messages, puzzle-like clues, and a the wedding looming...will Merry find her groom in time for a happily ever after?
Murder, Lies and Chocolate
Series: Death by Chocolate, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Rodney Bradford comes into Lindsay's restaurant, Death by Chocolate, offers to buy her small house for double its value, eats her brownies, and drops dead on the sidewalk in front. Prisoners, murderers, crazy relatives and strippers are all part of the chaos in this 2nd book of the Death by Chocolate series. BONUS! Chocolate recipes at end of book. Poison optional.
The Great Chocolate Scam
Series: Death by Chocolate, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,240. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Book 3 in the Death by Chocolate series. Finally Rick has agreed to sign the divorce papers and give Lindsay her freedom! She is sitting in her lawyer’s office waiting for him when she gets the call. Rick is dead. Murdered by a bomb that blew up his car in his own driveway. Come for the Cookie Dough Cheesecake Bars, stay for the murder, mayhem and fun!
Chocolate Mousse Attack
Series: Death by Chocolate, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,650. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Book 4, DEATH BY CHOCOLATE series USA Today Bestselling Author, Sally Berneathy A phone call at 2 a.m. is never good news. But there’s bad news and there’s strange news. Lindsay’s two a.m. call is a plea for help. There’s a woman in Fred’s closet and he can’t get her out. New neighbor Sophie Fleming is having nightmares about the brutal stabbing of her imaginary childhood friend in Fred’s bedr
Fatal Chocolate Obsession
Series: Death by Chocolate. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,850. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A bouquet of roses, a bottle of wine, a crystal butterfly…and a dead man in the alley behind Death by Chocolate. Gifts for Lindsay, left in the middle of the night. Is her ex-husband Rick between girlfriends and pursuing her again? Did he leave the roses and wine? He has done the out-of-season Santa Claus thing before. But when the crystal butterfly appears, Rick is in the hospital.
Down and Dirty (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book 9)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 137,750. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Love is in the air and it stinks. Mercy Watts thinks things are about to get back to normal. She’s back to work at the Columbia Clinic and her mother is recovering from her stroke. But when a patient goes rogue and lands Mercy smack dab in the middle of a lawsuit. The next thing she knows she’s sunk into a world of infidelity and painful passions.
Sharp Edge
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2017 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Dead bodies, a complicated love life, and a conflict between the local drug cartels, and a favour owed to the local bikies have Tara scrambling to stay ahead of the game.
Too Sharp
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tara Sharp’s new case brings her to Brisbane, where she is placed in charge of Slim Sledge, a high-maintenance rock star. Tara’s a sucker for a backstage pass, and it'll provide some much-needed distance between herself and her mother's not-so-subtle hints about getting a “real” job, not to mention crime lord Johnny Viaspa, the only man on the planet who wants her dead.
Sharp Turn
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tara’s quirky PI business is attracting some even quirkier customers. She’s not sure how Madame Vine’s Escort Agency got her number. And then there’s the eccentric motorcycle racing team owner, Bolo Ignatius. Both these clients want to Tara to investigate suspicious circumstances that turn up dead bodies. That can only mean one thing in this town: John Viaspa. ...
Mean Girl Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2018 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Halloween Parade is coming up, and former CIA agent-turned-suburbanite Merry Wrath’s Girl Scout Troop hopes to repeat a 1st place trophy for the 3rd year in a row. But when they find a dead woman dressed as a witch, a mysterious treasure, and face a ruthless kidnapping, it looks like Merry’s in for a different kind of triple threat.
Death Bakes a Pecan Pie
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2018 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this fourteenth novel of the critically acclaimed and best-selling Fresh Baked Mystery series, Phyllis and her friends tackle another complex case with all the humor, camaraderie, good-hearted warmth, and delicious recipes that have made readers around the world fall in love with this series. Recipes included!
Ready, Aim, Under Fire (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 10)
Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: American English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Private Investigator Lexi Graves’ police lieutenant brother, Garrett, asks her for help on a missing persons cold case he’s been instructed to close, she’s happy to poke around. After all, it won’t take long to prove if the woman he’s checking up on is an impostor or the real deal...
Fatal Bond
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private investigator, Jamie Bond is used to danger—it's the name of her game. But when one of her past informants, an exotic dancer named Apple, goes missing, Jamie drops everything to find her. What starts out as a simple missing persons quickly becomes a case of two kidnapped women, one ransom demand, and a race against time to stop a cold-blooded killer before he strikes again!
Sticky Sweet: A Sweet's Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,210. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Breaking into another house, creating chocolates worth $200 a box, and helping her sheriff husband solve a traffic accident-turned-murder … Samantha Sweet has her hands more than a little full as the new year begins. USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton has nearly 2 million books sold and downloaded in more than 60 countries. Find out what the fuss is all about!
A Few Good Women (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 9)
Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,350. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private investigator Lexi Graves is on cloud nine. She's just got engaged to her boyfriend-slash-boss Solomon, got her old job back, and her best friend is about to give birth to a baby. Nothing could make life better... but a blast from her past could make everything a whole lot worse.
Plaid and Fore! and Murder
Series: Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,560. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a golf pro falls victim to murder during a tournament hosted at the White Valley Golf and Country Club, Fee finds herself embroiled in the mystery while the hunt for the Reading hoard heats up and secrets behind the disappearance of Fiona Doyle are finally revealed.
THE INCIDENT: Inferno Rising -- A Sam Jameson Espionage and Conspiracy Thriller
Series: THE INCIDENT: A Sam Jameson Espionage & Suspense Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,690. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Book One in The Incident trilogy, the bestselling espionage and suspense thriller series from conspiracy master Lars Emmerich
Sweet Payback: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Revenge is often a cold dish, but in the tiny northern New Mexico town of Sembramos emotions are running decidedly hot. When two men convicted of murdering a local girl are released from prison after serving only a few years, their convictions overturned, the town’s old pain rises and tempers flare. Samantha Sweet and Sheriff Beau Cardwell get right in the thick of it, with three deaths to solve.
Map Skills Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,960. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2018 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When ex-CIA Agent turned Girl Scout troop leader, Merry Wrath digs up a treasure map in her yard, she's sure it leads to a century-old murder and a secret missing treasure. But unfortunately, the investigation of this cold case yields a modern day murder! Are these crimes connected? And more importantly—who has an axe to grind with Merry Wrath?
Who Glares Wins (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 2)
Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries, 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,210. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The sequel to Armed & Fabulous... Only a few weeks into her new job as a private investigator, Lexi Graves thinks she may have bitten off more than she can chew with her first solo cases.

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