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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths

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 Slayer
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 123,480. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
RCMP Cst. Renaud has been assigned her first Cold Case in Halifax, Nova Scotia, but it quickly turns into a nightmare. With some help––and sometimes hindrance––from her best friend, a beautiful Crown attorney of Mi’kmaq descent, Renaud must decipher where to put her trust or she too may end up getting slayed. After all, not all slayings are of the body. Some are of the heart and soul.
Unusual People
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,540. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Warlock is hunting Police Sergeant Sasha Blythe. Will she be able to discover his identity and stop him before he can harm her and her unborn twins, the saviours of the vampire race? With the help of her friends, she's going to have a damn good try.
Redcoat
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,260. Language: American English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A diplomat is killed in the French Quarter by a sword-wielding man known as the Redcoat. The FBI suspects this is no random murder, and they turn to local historian Emma Eaton for help. As the body count rises, she begins to connect the murders to the fate of a missing soldier from the Battle of New Orleans and a prominent local family with secrets to hide. But is Emma the Redcoat's next target?
The Gray and Languid Grave
Series: The Theresa Maddux Adventures, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 196,770. Language: American English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reese’s kin are missing. During a desperate call from her biological father, Mason McCay, Theresa learns of the sudden disappearance of the Chancellors – her sister’s family, Jackie, Dan and the kids. Trapped in a scam as deadly as any conceived on the high seas, Reese battles modern piracy with a twist. Facing men of no conscience and fewer scruples, she and McCay run a rig of desperate survival.
State Machine
Series: Rachel Peng. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
For Agent Rachel Peng and her team, murder is usually just the beginning. This time, the body is found in the unlikeliest of places, and the race to recover a stolen piece of antiquity will put Rachel and her team against one of the country's most powerful political figures.
Spy Now, Pay Later
Series: Never Say Spy, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Railroaded into acting as a secret agent, Aydan Kelly only wants to return to her peaceful former existence. But when trusted co-workers go missing along with a deadly weapon prototype, she’s forced to take over the investigation to protect them from an agent with a personal vendetta.
The Etiquette of Wolves
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 157,830. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A sorority sister is brutally murdered, and a college student must track down her killer.
Killer Instinct: Charlie Fox book one
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 119,980. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
‘Susie Hollins may have been no great shakes as a karaoke singer, but I didn’t think that was enough reason for anyone to want to kill her.’ KILLER INSTINCT is the first in Zoë Sharp’s highly acclaimed Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Fox crime thriller series, complete with Foreword by Lee Child, excerpt from RIOT ACT: Charlie Fox book two, and bonus excerpt from Brett Battles' novella BECOMING QUINN.
Garden of Thorns
Series: The Ashes Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,120. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mark and Hilary (Dust to Dust) meet again in Fort Worth, Texas. Mark and British archaeologist Jenny Galliard are excavating an eerie Victorian house scarred by two Jack-the-Ripper style murders. Hilary is working at an art gallery with medieval artifacts recovered from the Nazis. Beset by dark secrets dating far into the past, will Mark and Hilary ever get together?
Ashes to Ashes
Series: The Ashes Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,920. 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.
Dust to Dust
Series: The Ashes Trilogy. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Rebecca and Michael (Ashes to Ashes) get back together at an archaeological dig in Scotland. Uncovering a medieval murder mystery makes the tense situation at the dig even tenser. It's the very fresh body in a very old grave that blows it wide open -- and tests their relationship for once and for all, against a backdrop of music, ghostly presences, and the bonny braes of Scotland.
A Spy For A Spy
Series: Never Say Spy, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,090. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Aydan Kelly’s part-time job with a clandestine government organization just got a lot more complicated. Forced to lie to save her lover’s career, she tells the director she’s an experienced secret agent. He believes her… and assigns her to a mission. When Aydan realizes innocent lives are at stake, she tries to confess her deception, but it’s already too late.
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.
Spy, Spy Away
Series: Never Say Spy, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Middle-aged bookkeeper Aydan Kelly knew pretending to be an experienced secret agent was a bad idea, but it was the only way to protect her lover. Now her lies have caught up to her in the worst possible way: everyone believes them.
The Powys Deacon
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Catrin Sayer returns to art crime investigation - promoted to detective inspector in the elite Art and Antiques Unit at New Scotland Yard. Thrown immediately into a major international case, she is also picked by the Home Office to look into the origin of a strange painting found in Tregynon, in Wales, hidden away in the home of a recently-deceased judge.
Conflict of Interest
Series: Portland Police Bureau Series. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Detective Aiden Carlisle isn’t looking for love, especially not at a law enforcement seminar, but the first lecturer isn't what she expected. After a failed relationship, psychologist Dawn Kinsley swore to never get involved with another cop, but she immediately feels a connection to Aiden. Can Aiden keep from crossing the line when Dawn becomes the victim of a brutal crime? (2nd revised edition)
Mercedes Drew the collection
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Volumes one to three of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Nine short stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorbike and her boyfriend Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, collected into a single volume. Also includes a preview of volume four, 'Smile for the Camera', a full length Mercedes Drew mystery. A country house robbery, a rock festival, a missing girl and a photographer.
Crimson Bayou
Series: Mignon Thibeaux, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,020. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mignon Thibeaux, a renowned artist and recently returned local, is adapting to the slow-paced life of the Cane River and its enigmatic people. She finds a young woman floating in the bayou, strangled and left in the timorous dark waters. And it is Mignon who will become embroiled in the hunt for the person who is responsible for the young woman’s death.
Kiss and Say Good Spy
Series: Never Say Spy. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,780. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
With a partner she can't trust, reluctant secret agent Aydan Kelly races against time to stop a terrorist attack. But when she discovers that her lover is embroiled in the case, she must decide: Will she sacrifice him to save hundreds of innocent lives?

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