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Cloaked in Blood
Series: Eriksson (Darkwater Bay), Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
(Eriksson Novel #7) In the final chapters of Helen Eriksson's quest for the truth about herself, she uncovers the secret in Darkwater Bay that Jerry Lowe once warned her wasn't meant to remain buried. When the dust settles from the final confrontation, she wonders who will be left alive, and on whose side they'll stand.
The Body in the Alpaca Pasture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,520. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who killed the technician in tiny Molinos in Argentina’s northwestern province of Salta? Roger and Suzanne celebrate their third wedding anniversary solving this baffling puzzle in “The Body in the Alpaca Pasture”. Their newest South American mystery, set high in the Andes Mountains separating Argentina from Chile, features an exotic setting, a complex murder case, and a suspenseful whodunit.
The Ankeny Arsonist
Series: The Alphabet District Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,190. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Daughter of a famous chanteuse, Wanda Whipple prefers sleuthing to champagne and caviar. When an arsonist lights up the mayor's home, Wanda's investigative skills are put to a trial by fire...literally! Before long, a body is discovered in the rubble of the mayor's home, and the hunt is on for a killer. Wanda's old flame heads up the investigation, but Detective Rubio's no match for Wanda's talen
Death at the Downs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,210. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Insecure, handicapped and virtually friendless, Cathy Vega just wants to find her missing friend. But when her search lands her in the middle of a multi-billion dollar political inferno between two gambling syndicates the powerful horseman’s association and the management at Churchill Downs things start to heat up.
Maverick Touch: The Cat
Series: Maverick Touch, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2013 by Art of Safkhet. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reporter Nadia Maverick takes an adventure through the underbelly of her town where she discovers that even the criminal life she had been reporting on isn't quite like it seemed. Things turn bad for Nadia when in the middle of an investigation the tables are turned and she becomes the one under the watchful eye of Mr. A. Everyone becomes a suspect when Nadia turns up missing.Who will set her free
Dead Men and Cats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,120. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Megan Albright and Janie Sampson discover a dead man and a live, calico kitten floating in an old rowboat the serenity of the quiet community of Shadow Island is shattered. Then, Dan Uley, a close friend, is murdered. Doubting the sheriff's willingness to find the killer, they know they must do it for there is no telling who will be the next to die.
A Study in Deception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A murder/mystery with more twists and turns than the Lombard Street in San Francisco. If you like a little romance, a little comedy, mystery, interesting characters and numerous plot twists and not to mention - murder... this is the book for you. Follow Susan Smith and her friends and family as she tries to unravel what is happening at Roswell General Hospital.
Thirteen Diamonds
Series: Lillian Morgan, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lillian Morgan is bored with life in a retirement community, but she gets more excitement than she hoped for when a fellow resident drops dead at the bridge table—while holding a perfect hand of thirteen diamonds. Intrigued by the astronomical odds against this happening, she uses her mathematical background plus assistance from her granddaughter and friends to prove that a murder was committed.
News from Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 37,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.70 from 10 reviews)
News from Dead Mule Swamp is a cozy mystery set in the upper Midwest. Anastasia Raven is running from the pain of a failed marriage, and hopes to hide from the world in an old farmhouse she has purchased at the edge of Dead Mule Swamp. When she finds a hundred-year-old newspaper inside a wall, why is it stolen before she can even read it? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #1)
Death Is in the Details
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,900. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Marnie Wallace, a soon-to-be unemployed researcher for a D.C. private investigator, has a problem. It's not just that she's overweight, has a domineering mother or a stalled career. She thinks she knows who killed her client's niece ... but no one will believe her.
Sugar And Spice And Not So Nice
Series: Mellow Summers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mellow Summers just wanted to go to college and get her film degree. She moved into a furnished apartment with her friend Jackie only to find that it already had a tenant: the ghost of a girl who was murdered a year earlier. Now it is up to Mellow to not only discover who the murderer is, but to prove it as well. With the help of the ghost Rachel, Mellow sets out to solve the year old mystery. Sh
A MacKinnon Christmas: A Cauley MacKinnon Short Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 22,030. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Cauley’s Christmas To Do List: 1. Identify the Dead Guy. Not the usual intro to a Christmas To Do List but not so unusual for obituary writer Cauley MacKinnon. Adding to her troubles, she's preparing for her mother's Annual Pre-Christmas Feast of Dysfunction and avoiding her Mama's Knock You Naked eggnog--and she's got exactly 12 hours to make FBI Agent Tom Logan fall in love with her . . .
Progressive Dinner Deadly
Series: A Myrtle Clover Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,680. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octogenarian Myrtle Clover is fit to be tied when her book club votes to change to a supper club. Who wants chips and dip when they can have Dickens and Twain? But when a body is discovered during the first supper club dinner, the evening quickly gets interesting. Myrtle pits her sleuthing skills against her police chief son's to find the killer....if the killer doesn't find her first.
Navajo Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,730. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
A secret expedition to the Navajo Reservation in search of lost Spanish Gold gets hijacked by a deranged FBI agent, Donald McFadden, who in a bungled heist commits murder and must investigate his own crime. When a shepherd finds dismembered body parts, Tribal Police Detective, Mary Begay, closes in on McFadden's trail of murder as he descends into madness.
Pebbleton-On-Edge
Price: Free! Words: 88,360. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.92 from 12 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.
Deadly Dancing
Series: Mars Cannon, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Mars Cannon meets a male exotic dancer at a bachelorette party, all decent thoughts fly out the window . . . until reality hits. And it hits hard! He has a secret and a long list of aliases. He’s not what he seems and Mars is dragged into a killer’s path. Mars needs to outsmart an irresistible man and outrun a killer, all while pulling off her friend’s wedding without a hitch.
The Ex Who Wouldn't Die
Series: Charley's Ghost, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR Book 1, Charley's Ghost series Amanda has been trying for a year to divorce her lying, cheating, scam artist husband, Charley. Then he turns up dead. Finally they are no longer married! But she is the primary suspect and, if that isn't bad enough, Charley's ghost shows up in her apartment. He was rejected, not allowed to go to the light. Even death did not them part.
Point and Shoot
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edie Malone didn't bargain for murder as part of her video shooting assignment
Forgotten Place
Series: Eriksson (Darkwater Bay), Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 110,450. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
(Eriksson Novel #3) When the daughter of a murdered district attorney is attacked in a near fatal encounter on the anniversary of his death, Helen Eriksson jumps at the chance to finally build a case against the original suspect - her old nemesis, Danny Datello.
Identity Crisis
Series: A Sam McRae Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A simple domestic abuse case turns deadly when the alleged abuser is killed and Stephanie Ann "Sam" McRae’s client disappears. When a friend asks Sam to find Melanie Hayes, the Maryland attorney is drawn into a complex case of murder and identity theft that has her running from the Mob, breaking into a strip club and forming a shaky alliance with a private investigator to discover the truth.

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