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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths

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.
The Silent Hour: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,680. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Major Cambert is found shot dead by his own fireside, his grandson Jim is the prime suspect—a suspect without an alibi. But others may have had a motive as well: an obnoxious ex-soldier, a sullen ranch hand…and Jim’s fiancée. And none can account for their whereabouts at that hour. With no other evidence to go on, Mrs. Meade will have to apply all her wits to discover who is really guilty…
The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
The Parting Glass: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mrs. Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked when young Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman—he seemed the last person likely to do such a thing. Between an emphatic witness and Clyde’s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut. But Mrs. Meade has a few ideas of her own...Novelette, approx.12,500 words.
The Estate Appraiser
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Estate Appraiser is a story about antiques, art and vintage murder.
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 Silver Shawl: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,310. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a small town in turn-of-the-century Colorado, a young woman has disappeared. Was she kidnapped, or did she have a reason to flee? Mrs. Meade, a gentle but shrewd widow lady who lives across the hall in the girl's boarding-house, feels that there is something wrong with the story of her disappearance…but can she unravel the mystery before it is too late? Novelette, approx. 15,700 words.
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.

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