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Shadeland (The Ethereal Crossings, 1)
Series: The Ethereal Crossings, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,010. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(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.
Murder in the South of France
Series: The Maggie Newberry Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 120,580. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011 by Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(3.00 from 1 review)
Maggie Newberry is an advertising copywriter who’s fast on her feet and a little stunned to realize that she’s over 30 and still hasn’t found true love. When her long-missing sister ends up dead, Maggie flies to the south of France to find the little niece that no one in the family even knew existed. Along the way, she finds handsome, sexy Frenchman Laurent Dernier to help search for the
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Saving Grace
Series: Katie & Annalise, Volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A voodoo house in the islands distracts Katie from heartbreak and Bloody Marys when she's there investigating her parents' shady deaths.
About Hana
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 154,410. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Awarded a Readers' Favorite 5 star review. Hana has given up on life and love but a brutal mugging causes her to wake up and face both. Men are hunting her and she has no idea why and a handsome new colleague causes her to doubt her singleness. Shrouded in mystery and intrigue, Hana discovers that love will find a way, whether she likes it or not.
Broken Build: Silicon Valley Romantic Suspense
Series: Chance for Love, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jen Jones wasn't a criminal. She just made a few bad choices and ruined a few lives, primarily that of her boss, CEO Dave Jewell. When her blackmailer is murdered, she becomes the next target. Dave protects Jen, but the last thing he expects is love, lies, and a link to his past. Jen must solve the mystery and thwart a ruthless killer while keeping her heart from being broken.
Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Mysteries #1)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Francesca "Franki" Amato makes the snap decision to move to New Orleans to work at her friend Veronica's detective agency, Private Chicks, Inc. But Franki's hopes for a more stable life are soon dashed when Private Chicks is hired by the prime suspect in a murder case to find out what really happened to a beautiful young boutique manager who was found strangled to death with a cheap yellow scarf.
Angry Jonny
Price: Free! Words: 141,470. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Verona, North Carolina. 2009. Jessica Kincaid, a wildly intelligent 18 year old with a dark past, finds her worst enemies being brutally taken down by Angry Jonny - an anonymous vigilante who has tapped into enraged psyche of the recession era. As her world descends into chaos, Jessica must track down Angry Jonny before she succumbs to his dangerous manifesto and the fury of her own demons.
The Outcall
Price: Free! Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Holly Harlow is intelligent, courageous, independent, sassy. And she works as a London call girl. When a client is murdered, she has to turn detective to find the killer - before the police arrest her for the crime. The trail leads from the streets of Brixton and Tottenham to Westminster's corridors of power - and to a truth far more shocking and unexpected than anyone could have imagined...
The News in Small Towns
Series: Small Town Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,130. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sue-Ann McKeown returns to her home town after a crushing six months of war reporting in Iraq. She has given up her high-profile job in Virginia and broken up with her boyfriend. Even her new job with a small-town newspaper seems almost too much to handle, especially since her old high school rival works there, too. But a dead goat is in her future, as well as voodoo, horses, and maybe even love.
Dead Copy
You set the price! Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sassy, sexy Cauley MacKinnon is dying to escape the obituary beat and become a reporter for the Austin Sentinel. She gets her chance when smokin' hot FBI Agent Tom Logan asks her to pen a fake obit for a federal witness. Soon Cauley and her search and rescue dog finds herself up to her eyelashes in dead bodies, on the run from a corrupt sheriff and worried that the next obituary could be her own.
The Happenstance Marshal
Series: The Millie Thriller Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 115,880. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Mystery, action, great characters, with some comedy and a little romance thrown in for good measure, make this a must read. The small lake front City of Safe Haven Harbor is broke but no one can figure out why. A new City Manager is hired to uncover the cause and Millie Boyd is thrown together with him. It turns out Millie's special talent is key to unraveling the mystery.
Butcher of Dreams
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 171,530. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010 by Calliope Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After a ritual Aztec mask is stolen during a cast party, actress Lee Fairchild finds her world ripped apart by the attentions of something invasive and elemental. An actor is stabbed; an actress is poisoned. Events culminate in ritual murder. Over all hovers the Mexican mask and the shadowy figure who controls it. Lee must fight a madman to save her theater and herself.
Freshman Murders
Series: Residue Class Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,890. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Math Prof and former NSA problem-solver Josh Rosemont, finds a woman’s body in the woods. Rosy's team hounds a twisted trail of false clues to uncloak the Dean’s sex scandal, decipher incriminating evidence in a billion-dollar swindle, and thwart a serial killer–a deranged student who believes raping and killing a potential suicide is not really murder. But did they catch the real killer?
Was It A Rat I Saw
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
To end life-threatening seizures,Tommy Dabrowski has an operation that disconnects the two sides of his brain. After that, only half his brain can still communicate with the outside world - and it's the other half that becomes a witness to murder. The death toll rises as brain researcher Clare Austen and Tommy race against time to figure out what Tommy knows before the killer comes for them.
Shadow Town: Maggie Lane Chronicles #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,820. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Foul-mouth Maggie Lane can find anyone she sets her sights on. And it hasn't worked out well for the nineteen-year-old. Despite her vow to quit sleuthing, a waitress at her night job goes missing. Worse, her hot new neighbor, a Shadow, eats away at her life-hardened heart. Will she be strong enough to face the demons she unearths?
The Queen of Cool
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,790. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Cook Street Publishing Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Devastated by her husband’s sudden death, Lorraine “Lo” Downs returns from his funeral to find that she is locked out of their home. With no money in her pocket, and her wedding album as her only possession, Lo lands in the center of an international conspiracy to distribute a toxic weapon of mass destruction. With the help of her friends and family, Lo risks it all in the name of love.
The Secret Portrait
Series: Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
Jean Fairbairn has a coin from Bonnie Prince Charlie's hoard and a story for her magazine. Until the story comes to murder. Up close and personal with Chief Inspector Alasdair Cameron, whose forebears led Charlie's rising, and Rick MacLyon, a millionaire and expert on Charlie's life, Jean is likely to end her story trapped by a murderer, and the MacLyon mansion's newest ghost.
Deadly Misconceptions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,960. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jack and Lucy join forces to discover the truth about Lucy's missing friend. Once the lies begin, they quickly turn deadly in this romantic suspense that is a cross between cozy romantic mystery and edgy suspense.
Ashes to Ashes
Series: The Ashes Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Historian Rebecca Reid comes to a Scottish castle in Ohio to catalog a collection of historical artifacts. There she's saddled with a Scottish co-worker, Michael Campbell. He has a tartan chip on his shoulder and, Rebecca suspects, a hidden agenda. When valuables vanish and accidents happen, Rebecca suspects more than ghostly presences are at work. Someone very human wants her gone.

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