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The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
Bewaji's Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)
Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Bewaji is a 24-year old woman who is hired to investigate a strange case involving an American woman romantically involved with a man living in Nigeria. The presumption is that the woman is a victim of one of the popular "romance scams." Will her suspicions be proven right?
"A Murder in Harlem"
Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The first short mystery story in the continuing saga of amateur detective Miriam Obadah, a woman from Ghana who lives in Harlem with her husband, Kofi, and co-wife, Nana. Download the anthology for other good reads. Five of the 11 stories in the anthology appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
Deja Vu- A Novella
Price: Free! Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"The fear froze across her back and chained her forehead in sweat." Naomi Zhu is a citizen of Maple Falls, a town where locking doors is considered optional. Then, at 1:46 PM on a typical summer's day, Broc Avery is murdered. Naomi's boyfriend is accused of manslaughter. To free him, Naomi must break-free of her sheltered life and ride a whirlwind of love, danger, revenge, and bone-chilling fear.
Dani Hayward, P.I.: The Richard Clark Case
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Attorney Phillip Blakely's first encounter with Dani Hayward was one he would prefer to leave in his past. But another dead end case has dropped into his lap and, once again, he seeks the help of Dani Hayward, Private Investigator.
The Day It Happened
Series: Miranda's Rights Mysteries, Prologue. Price: Free! Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What happened to Miranda Steele shouldn’t happen to anyone. This short extended prologue introduces the Miranda's Rights Mystery series—mysteries featuring Miranda Steele, a woman with a miserable past who fights her way to happiness and finds it where she least expects it.
Murder on the High Seas: A Practical Caregiver Caper #1
Series: The Practical Caregiver Capers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When caregiver Kate sails for Bermuda on a little R&R, she never expects to find herself drawn into a murder plot. Pestered by a man who can't take no for an answer and wooed by a man who seems too good to be true, Kate has to figure out what is real and what is not. It's not easy to be a middle-aged, baby boomer femme fatale, but the ever feisty, confident Kate does her best to solve the mystery.
Dani Hayward, P.I.: The Joshua Franklin File
Price: Free! Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dani Hayward, a Private Investigator with a secret inside track, travels the country taking on difficult cases. In The Joshua Franklin File, city founder Joshua Franklin is murdered in his locked study.
Life in Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Jimmy Slade is a broken old man looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his ten-year old son.
Welcome to Mom's Diner
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
A nice smile from a pretty face in a cozy diner doesn't mean there aren't deeper things afoot.
Oxygen Restriction
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lucy Harlow takes a job as a PA to David Black, the owner of a specialist engineering firm, and lands in a small office taut with sexual tension. But there’s also something more sinister. When David asks her to babysit for him and his wife Miriam, Lucy does some digging. She finds a disturbing photo of a naked Miriam in David’s wallet, a discovery that sets her on the trail of a serial killer...
Partners
Series: Vegas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
These characters will grab you and take you on the ride of your life!! Book #1 in a new adventure!!! - Short Story Prequel for Roll the Dice! (Hot Romance & Powerful Suspense - Vegas Series)
The Chapel of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
A single door securely locked, two sealed windows, a chapel on the hill. At the base of the altar is sprawled the first corpse, the remains of a young woman. Behind the altar is the leathery cadaver of a young man, his head flopped over his shoulder. A case for Chief Inspector, Maurice Pruvost, and Professor Jacqueline Mouchot, internationally-acclaimed forensic anthropologist at the Sorbonne.
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
A Cat Caper: A Delilah Duffy Short
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
There are no mysteries too small for Delilah Duffy, at least not according to her great-grandmother, but missing cats?
The Magician - An Andromache Jones Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 9,610. Language: British English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Andromache Jones has somehow managed to capture the attention of The Magician and finds herself caught up in The Game, his challenge that has very real life and death consequences, and not only for her. Can she complete the test he has set in the allotted time and live to see another day, or will failure, and The Magician triumph?
Where's Emma?: A Denali Hawthorne Short Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
Denali and her friends are enjoying the last camping trip of the summer when six-year-old Emma, a cutie in a pink Barbie jacket, invites herself for s’mores. When Emma goes missing, they pitch in to help in the search. Can they find Emma? -A short story, plus an excerpt from Kidnapped at the Midnight Sun.
The Madison Files (Volume One - A New Case)
Price: Free! Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(1.00 from 1 review)
Madison Rose, rookie detective, wakes up to find a Post-It note from her boyfriend, telling her it's over! She believes that will be the biggest problem she faces today. She is wrong. When Madison gets to work, her boss informs her that her partner, and closest friend on the force, has been murdered...and that's just the beginning of the mystery!
Clueless in Seattle: A Tiny Mystery You Can Solve
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A tiny mystery you can solve in five minutes: Kara receives an incriminating photo on her cell phone. Has her boyfriend been cheating right under her nose? A short-short story, about 500 words.
How It All Began
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012 by Fort Saskatchewan Elementary School. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
How It All Began is the story of girl named Ryan Medis. Ryan solves mysteries that happen in her town of Slave Lake. Her friend Miranda has died. Ryan believes she was murdered. Follow with her as she tries to find who committed this terrible crime. No one is safe, not even Ryan from the terror stalking her town