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Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
By D.L. Miles
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
0.5 star(4.50 from 8 reviews)
It’s been one year since the creatures of Shadeland have exposed themselves to the world, but 17 year old Liv doesn’t really care; she knew of them long before anyone else did because her best friend Luke is one. But when women begin dying in her hometown, Luke gets blamed for the killings because he isn’t human and it sets Liv on a mission to find out who the killer really is, or what it is.
Adventures In Funeral Crashing (Funeral Crashing Mysteries #1)
By Milda Harris
Series: Funeral Crashing Mysteries (aka Kait Lenox Mysteries), Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
0.75 star(3.76 from 17 reviews)
Sixteen year old Kait Lenox has a reputation as the weird girl in her high school and maybe it has a little to do with the fact that Kait has a hobby crashing funerals. At one of these, Kait is outted by the most popular guy in school, Ethan Ripley. Yet, instead of humiliating her, Ethan asks for her help, and Kait finds herself in full on crush, as well as entangled in a murder mystery.
Murderous Relations
By Anna Drake
Series: Murderous Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(3.50 from 4 reviews)
A lost love and a murdered aunt push a shy teacher out of her shell and straight into trouble. The detectives on her aunt's case see Jessica as the possible killer. Her aunt's friend thinks Jessica and she should track the murderer down themselves. Meanwhile the killer sees Jessica as a serious risk to his freedom. He waits and watches, ready to strike if he must.
Never Buried [Book 1, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
By Edie Claire
Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 8 reviews)
This first book in the Leigh Koslow Mystery series, originally published by Penguin Putnam in 1999, was described by Carolyn Hart as "a funny, fast-paced, clever, and unusual mystery that will have readers clamoring for more." A humorous tale of missing bodies, family secrets, veterinary lore, and certifiable relatives, the digital version became a 2011 bestselling "women sleuths" mystery!
Sherwood Ltd
By Anne R. Allen
Price: Free! Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by MWiDP. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sherwood. The name immediately conjures up images of Richard Greene, Michael Praed and Russel Crowe. Or maybe that sly fox in the Disney version. Only, in Anne R. Allen's latest rom-com mystery the fox is a coyote and there's no Robin Hood. Or is there?
69 Keeney Avenue
By Coolidge Templeton
Price: Free! Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A young woman from Russia comes to the small New England town of West Hartford, Connecticut to work for the mysterious Pavlovich family. Young Sonia Godunov dreams of becoming a chef in her new country. She soon becomes romantically involved with the youngest of the three Pavlovich brothers. Sonia's dreams and her sanity are threatened by the dark secrets that lie in the heart of 69 Keeney Avenue.
Merrie Axemas: A Killer Holiday Tale
By M. R. Sellars
Price: Free! Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by WillowTree Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
1 star(4.91 from 11 reviews)
Little Merrie Callahan is all grown up now. She doesn't believe in Santa anymore. But she still has an axe to grind with the man in the red suit... MERRIE AXEMAS is an intense sampling of the novel IN THE BLEAK MIDWINTER. It brings you to the edge, taunts you with unanswered questions, and hangs you with an alternate ending.
Christmas Steele, A Lacy Steele Mystery Bonus Novella
By Vanessa Bartal
Price: Free! Words: 34,310. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Christmas is the time for love and family, but not for Lacy Steele. Her mother is driving her crazy, her sister stole her fiance, and her friends are too busy for her. The arrival of a mysterious locket has the power to change everything, if only Lacy can figure out who sent it. In the mean time, she'll have to navigate family minefields and somehow find her missing Christmas spirit.
Living and Dying in the Hamptons
By T. L. Ingham
Price: Free! Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Reid Larson's life becomes a whirlwind of adventure when she lands the job of her dreams at an art gallery in the Hamptons. But when the gallery she works for suddenly becomes the center of a murder investigation and an art theft scandal, all eyes are on Reid. As if that's not enough, Reid discovers that not only do ghosts exist, but she can talk to them- whether she wants to or not.
Sweet Masterpiece - The First Samantha Sweet Mystery
By Connie Shelton
Series: The Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
New series from bestselling author Connie Shelton! Samantha Sweet breaks into houses for a living. When she finds an unmarked grave, Sam calls the authorities. A small mural in the abandoned house provides clues--add a fortune in artwork, a bogus will, and a wooden box that gives Sam powers she never dreamed she possessed and it's a dynamic paranormal mystery. "Another winner!" The Book Report
After the Fire
By Meredith Rae Morgan
Price: Free! Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
An insurance adjuster investigates a suspicious fire that killed dozens of people from her home town. The fire was arson and the owners had motive, but Bev believes them when they tell her they didn't set the fire. She sets out to find out who did it, and why.
Florida Heat
By Rainy Kirkland
Price: Free! Words: 96,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(4.58 from 12 reviews)
Florida heat is murder - and in FLORIDA HEAT the bodies are stacking up at an alarming rate. From the moment Probation Officer Jo Cazimer witnesses a murder her life is in jeopardy. Working with her best friend Detective Kate Snow they struggle to identify the killer. But in Florida the snakes slither, the gators are hungry and a serial killer is on the loose.
The Hound of the Baskervilles Retrained
By Artemis Conyn Doyle
Price: Free! Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Shyrlock Holmes story. When Dr Mortimer asks for the help of famous consulting detective Ms. Shylock Holmes and her stalwart companion Dr Joan Watson, they may have expected some dark family secrets to be uncovered—but not the black Hellhound of the moors! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Murder and Mischief in the Hamptons
By T. L. Ingham
Price: Free! Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(3.60 from 5 reviews)
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.
Murder in Half Moon Bay, Book 1
By Nancy Jill Thames
Price: Free! Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
All Jillian Bradley wants is to spend a quiet weekend by the ocean and enjoy her afternoon tea. But a startling discovery draws Jillian and her garden club friends into solving a mystery that threatens her life and changes her future. 'Murder in Half Moon Bay' Book 1 introduces Jillian's little companion 'Teddy,' a Yorkie who falls prey to danger but rises to become sleuth-dog in the next book.
Murder at Bear Ranch
By Alex Harris
Price: Free! Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Four generations of women live and work at Bear Ranch, Prescott, Arizona. Their non-traditional life style leads to intrigue and unusual solutions.
Murder in the South of France
By Susan Kiernan-Lewis
Series: The Maggie Newberry Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 86,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by San Marco Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
TOTALLY NEW AND REVISED 2013 EDITION! The first in the Maggie Newberry mystery series, Murder in the South of France takes Atlanta Copywriter Maggie Newberry to the south of France and Paris in her search for her sister and her niece's killer. Along the way, she meets Laurent--a sexy Frenchman who is not at all what he appears. Is he helping her in her quest? Or is he the reason for it?
Murder Passes the Buck
By Deb Baker
Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
After her neighbor is shot and killed in his hunting blind, 66-year-old Gertie Johnson will do whatever it takes to solve the case in book 1 of this award-winning mystery series. “Laugh-out-loud funny” Crimespree Magazine-“Fans of Janet Evanovich, imagine Grandma Mazur with a shotgun.” Green Bay Press Gazette-“One of the most memorable heroes in crime fiction." Lansing State Journal
Stilettos & Scoundrels
By Laina Turner
Price: Free! Words: 101,670. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Five Seas Ink. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(3.60 from 10 reviews)
RE-EDITED MARCH 2014 Tom raised his hands to protect himself but he wasn’t quick enough. The spikey end of the stiletto heel punctured his neck instantly, sending a spray of blood over the papers on his desk. He tried to cry out, but all that sounded was a gurgling noise as his lungs filled with blood. The intruder set the shoe down next to Tom and backed out of the room softly.
Dying to Get Published
By Judy Fitzwater
Series: The Jennifer Marsh Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.75 star(3.86 from 7 reviews)
Jennifer Marsh is a mystery writer with eight unpublished books and hundreds of rejection letters. If she can just get famous for something, someone will surely publish her books. Why not murder? Because Jennifer's a good person, a vegetarian who rescued a greyhound. She could never actually kill someone, but she could plot a murder that will land her as the prime suspect in a real murder case.