Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths

Murder Grins and Bears It
Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,090. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a game warden is murdered in the Michigan U.P., Gertie Johnson is hot on the trail. She is hampered by pin-curled Kitty and man-hungry Cora Mae. Worse, Gertie’s son, the local sheriff, seems more concerned with arresting his mother for cruising without a driver's license than catching a killer.
Two For Justice
Price: Free! Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.63 from 8 reviews)
Newlyweds Leah and Sebastian Reyes were broke and living with parents when a random encounter led them to pursue a career as private investigators. Thanks to a prominent judge business is good. Everything is derailed when a horrific discovery leads them to find out the truth about who is hiring them and why. Pushed to the limit they fight to find the truth, bring justice to light and stay alive.
Stilettos & Scoundrels
Series: The Presley Thurman Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010 by Laina Turner Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(3.60 from 10 reviews)
When thirty-something redhead Presley Thurman is fired from her job for telling her boss where to shove it, she feels unexpectedly happy. She decides to take a trip home to visit her parents and regroup, but when a senator visiting her small town is murdered, her visit turns out to be anything but relaxing.
Thin Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,050. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 26 reviews)
A stockbroker’s wife disappears. Blood on his hands and an adulterous affair with the missing woman’s younger sister sees him charged with murder. With no body and only circumstantial evidence he walks free. Ten years later, journalist Jacinta Deller decides to investigate, only to become embroiled in a warped game of delusion and murder.
Raked Over
Price: Free! Words: 91,440. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Discount a 50-something woman as just a “pathetic old hag,” and see where that gets you. The arrogant young boyfriend of a former employee of Lily Raffenport, a mellow but irreverent Colorado garden designer, finds out when he dismisses everything about Lily as he trowels on the story of his girlfriend’s drunken suicide. That write-off spurs the reluctant sleuth Lily into action, and danger.
Saving Grace (What Doesn’t Kill You, #1): A Katie Romantic Mystery
Series: What Doesn't Kill You. Price: Free! Words: 108,480. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(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.
The Cosmic Ray Heresy
Price: Free! Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
"Two mothers asked me who you were at the PeeWee soccer match yesterday, Frank. I just said, 'Oh him? He's a Catholic priest and a physics professor, cosmic rays—that kind of stuff, and is helping a woman detective catch whoever is trying to kill us. He's also my fiancé.' They gave me a strange look. I don't think they'll be inviting Olivia and Joey over for any more play dates."
Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Mystery
Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Caroline Birch. Put her away. The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared.
Pebbleton-On-Edge
Price: Free! Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.91 from 11 reviews)
In a quiet English seaside village Sue and her colleagues at the Parish Council think life is fun but boring, until they are shocked out of complacency when murder is discovered literally under their noses. The arrival of police and reporters alarms the unlikely new Parish Clerk, who has good reason to seek obscurity. Worse is to come, as a 200-year-old crime produces modern consequences.
A Good Man Gone (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book One)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s summer in St. Louis and Mercy Watts is on vacation from her parents. The great detective and his nosy wife are on a cruise and Mercy's off the hook for doing any investigating. But when a family friend has a fatal heart attack, Dad has one of his famous feelings and orders Mercy to look into it. One death leads to another and now Mercy can’t stop. You do for family. That’s all there is to it.
Saints Preserve Us
Price: Free! Words: 56,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Where's Lorena Alger? This is what everyone in Ash Lake, Florida is asking about their most famous resident...a young girl about to be canonized as a saint, a young girl who hasn't moved from her grave in over 150 years. Now she is gone, and her grave is now occupied by the fresher corpse of the cemetery caretaker.
About Hana
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 191,580. 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.
A Shot in the Bark (A Dog Park Mystery)
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Would you recognize a serial killer if you met one? Talked to one every day? Artist Lia Anderson doesn't, and neither does anyone else at the Mount Airy Dog Park. But a violent death brings Detective Peter Dourson into the close-knit group, and he is convinced someone is not who they seem. As the investigation uncovers secrets, Lia struggles with warring emotions while a killer watches and plans.
Irreparable Harm (A Legal Thriller)
Price: Free! Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
There's a smartphone app capable of crashing a commercial jet. And it's for sale to the highest bidder.
Two For Rain
Price: Free! Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Where are you? A pretty girl’s face on a simple flyer in Mexico. Self proclaimed private investigators Leah and Sebastian Reyes take off on a quest full of twists and turns to solve the mystery of a missing college student. They will encounter a range of dangerous and extremely wealthy suspects snared in centuries-old traditions. All this will lead Leah to ask another question. Is love enough?
Home Free
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
When her marriage goes belly up and Alex Jordan finds herself back in her hometown of Minter, she figures the worst she’ll have to deal with is the fixer-upper house she’s stuck with and the unending disapproval of her mother. Instead, her brother and her high school crush end up on the wrong end of a murder investigation, and the only way Alex can help them is to team up with a convicted felon.
Remote Consequences (Working Stiff Mysteries book#1)
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
When Mandy Murrin returns home to care for family, she finds jobs aren't easy to come by in a small town. Things go from bad to worse when Mandy finds...a corpse? One missing body, a police detective with a grudge, a mysterious stranger, and a town full of long buried secrets. If Mandy's not careful, this could be one dead end job she doesn't make it out of alive!
Sunshine Hunter
Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(3.00 from 1 review)
A murderer, a stalker, and a lying boyfriend. Susan Hunter just wants to manage the weight loss center by day and play racquetball by night, but now she’s run off to Florida . . . and she’s accused.
Once Gone (a Riley Paige Mystery--Book #1)
Price: Free! Words: 70,620. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A dark psychological thriller with heart-pounding suspense, ONCE GONE marks the debut of a riveting new series—and a beloved new character—that will leave you turning pages late into the night.
A Cutthroat Business
Series: Savannah Martin mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,380. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.54 from 13 reviews)
"A frothy girl drink of houses, hunks and whodunit, narrated in a breezy first person,"* this sexy and sassy mystery from nationally bestselling author Jenna Bennett "will delight fans of chick-lit mysteries and romantic suspense."** 88,000 words; first in the Savannah Martin Southern real estate mysteries. * Nashville Scene ** Library Journal