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Honeymoon Homicide
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Ella is awakened in the middle of the night by her new husband. But it's not what you think – he wants her to solve a murder. At 4 a.m. Can she do it? Or will she add another homicide to her honeymoon? This is the second story in the Ella Westin Mysteries.
Fatal Fruitcake: A Christmas Short Story
Series: Callahan Garrity mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Atlanta cleaning lady/private detective Callahan Garrity, the protagonist of the author's eight critically acclaimed mysteries, returns from a long hiatus in this short story to track down the source of a killer fruitcake--and in the process discovers that some forms of Christmas spirit really can be lethal.
Sarah and the Other Woman: A Private Eye Patterson Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sophomore Tabitha Patterson receives her first paid assignment: follow Sarah's boyfriend and find out who the redhead is that he's been seen with. With the help of her best friend, Stu, Tab discovers that--in order to solve a mystery--sometimes you have to get your hands a little dirty . . .
Sinking Among Lilies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
A traveling mercenary, moonlighting as a bookseller, arrives in a village stalked by a supernatural threat... but the occupants don't want her help, and they refuse to tell her what is stealing their children. This story appeared on the 2012 Locus Recommended Reading List.
Finding Vinnie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Philadelphia PI Andrea Fabiano is called in to help her late mother’s best friend, Teresa Mazzi, who is gravely ill, find her son before she dies. In “Finding Vinnie,” PI Fabiano is determined to bring the wayward Vinnie to his mother’s bedside but finds more trouble than she bargained for in a case that she takes pro bono.
Married To Murder
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.71 from 14 reviews)
Ella doesn't recall adding "solve a murder" to her bridal to-do list but when she stumbles over the body of her matron of honor, she has no choice; her groom is the only suspect. Throw in a deaf hairdresser, a ruined wedding cake and a not so retired pirate and Ella wants to throttle everyone in sight. Can she catch the killer before the wedding is called off? Or will she be Married To Murder?
Maceration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When a famous winemaker is found gruesomely mutilated in a picturesque Adelaide Hills winery Inspector Maxine Lake is called to investigate. In 'Maceration' we meet Maxine Lake for the first time as she uses charm and an uncanny third sense to solve the first of 'The Adelaide Mysteries'. An Australian Midsomer!
A Little Birdie Told Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Midge and Roberta (otherwise known as the “Brown Bag Broads”) are 40-something’s bored with their average lives in an average town. A joint decision to get revenge on a miserable employer results in the women heading out for an anything-but-average night of sleuthing. What they discover changes the course of their lives.
C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 6 reviews)
A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.
The Sapphire Chronicles - Broken Lair
Price: Free! Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the Sapphire Chronicles, a spy yearning to leave a life of espionage behind, is drawn back in.
The Agitated Elocutionist: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Mrs. Arbuthnot, the Agitated Elocutionist of Fall River, reports the disappearance of her coveted Star of Swansea, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective enters into a maze of secrets, lies and tongue twisters. Together with her loyal cousin Sarah Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
The Apparition - An Andromache Jones Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 15,650. Language: British English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It is three days since Andromache Jones suffered her ordeal at the hands of The Magician and she doesn't know what to do with herself. She doesn't think that she is up to working. She is not very keen on the idea of getting out of bed. In truth, all she wants is to be left alone. Unlucky for her, Jean Pottersworth is very persistent. Does she have a case that might chase away Mac's blues?
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?
A Simple Mistake - a suspense short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sybil Strang can’t help being suspicious of the nervous man loitering in the convenience store at closing time. But did she really see a gun inside his rolled-up newspaper?
Chief Inspector Jewel Friedman
Series: Jewel Friedman Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet Detective... uh... Chief Inspector Jewel Friedman, a brilliant, quirky young woman who is one of the most talented detectives of Scotland Yard. Follow in her footsteps as she solves five bizarre murder cases, taking her from London to Hawaii, to great heights and great depths.
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.
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 2 reviews)
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 Dead Don't Pray
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Detective Taylor is back! After capturing the notorious West Path Tie Killer Taylor is put in charge of a new set of cases with startling similarities to the previous monster's reign of terror. Can Taylor stop this killer as well? Or will the Ten be claimed along with Taylor's own life?
A Sight for Psychic Eyes (Piper Ashwell Psychic, P.I. Prequel)
Price: Free! Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
When nine-year-old Eric Danson goes missing in the middle of the night, psychic P.I. Piper Ashwell is reminded of her first case ever, when she was only twelve years old and her ability to read objects first surfaced. And things only get worse when the boy who’s been bullying Eric goes missing as well. Can she find the boys before it’s too late?
The Sodden Spectators
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
These stories appear in the short story collection, What Leads A Man To Murder. A classic mystery in Agatha Christie style. A story of kidnapping gone wrong…or maybe right. A tale of superstition and treasure, tempered by a dead cat. Prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase, delivers on three delightful stories.

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