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Sour Grapes (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #12)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a wealthy horse trainer starts courting her mother-in-law, Claudia knows love has bugger-all to do with it. Especially with the number of hangers-on who’ve moved in. But exactly what is his game? Can it be connected to a string of local misfortunes? At first, Claudia is simply curious. Then a young man is found dead…
Into The Unknown #3
Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,450. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Emmy and the rest of the group decided to go to Tallulah Falls in hopes that they could finally put an end to the mystery of Lucy’s death. But they realized that it’s never really that simple.
Lost and Found
Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: Australian English. Published: May 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An unexpected discovery of stolen jewels whilst on a hike in snow covered mountains leads to more mystery and intrigue as Harriet attempts to unravel the events that occurred decades ago.
Foreign Body
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,340. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Small-town South Dakota waitress Tory Bauer is understandably peeved when a young Swedish member of a traveling international choral group keels over in one of the booths of her Delphi Café.
Sneak Thief (A Dog Park Mystery)
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lia's new friend Desiree has a secret admirer who leaves her tiny aluminum foil sculptures. When Desiree is murdered, Lia not only winds up with the woman's kleptomaniac beagle, she also inherits Desiree’s stalker. On the outs with Peter and with the police on the wrong track, Lia will have to rely on her wits and her friends if she wants to stay alive.
Worked to Death
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,900. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When an old friend asks for her help, Reluctant med-school drop-out Mandy Murrin knows she must make a dent in solving this puzzle before the killer retires another victim. But will she get to the bottom of it before the culprit can cover his tracks, or will she reach a dead-end of her very own?
First Kill All the Lawyers (A Samantha Adams Mystery, #1)
Series: The Samantha Adams Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Home again in Atlanta after years on the Left Coast, crime reporter Samantha Adams finds that the more things change, the more they remain the same. Beau, the boy who broke her heart eons earlier, is more handsome than ever and is now the Medical Examiner. Sam finds herself deep in the kudzu once more when a lawyer, a family acquaintance, goes missing, then turns up dead.
Philly Stakes (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #2)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amanda attempts to instill the spirit of Christmas by having her students prepare and serve a meal for the homeless, but her plan backfires. A wealthy and politically ambitious parent, Alexander "Sandy" Clausen, turns the event into a lavish, catered publicity and personal photo-op. Worse, his party ends in fire and death...
Caught Dead in Philadelphia (An Amanda Pepper Mystery, #1)
Series: The Amanda Pepper Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The debut of Philly Prep English teacher and accidental sleuth, Amanda Pepper, (and of C.K. Mackenzie, homicide detective) won the World Mystery Convention's "Anthony" for best first mystery. When the body of a colleague is found dead in Amanda's living room, she has to clear herself of suspicion—and make sure she isn't the next victim as well.
Time and Trouble
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In Time and Trouble, a teen-aged runaway, a yellow hearse, an insurance scam, a heart-shaped talisman, a baby’s skeleton in a meadow, and something ugly and odd going on in a Sausalito houseboat all converge there to provide the first—and nearly last—case for Billie August, the new hire of seasoned P.I. Emma Howe.
Widow's Pique (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #10)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the King of Histria invites Claudia to visit, she assumes the contract he wants her to sign is for wine. How wrong can she be? Virtually a prisoner in a land where brutality is ingrained, she is deeply suspicious of the recent run of bad luck that has befallen the King’s family. And where is he? If the King was so desperate to meet, why will no one take her to the Palace?
Second Act (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #9)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The corpse in the shallow grave couldn’t find rest. "You’ll never get away with my murder," she cried. "They’ll find you in the end. One way or another, And then you’ll have to pay." Joining a troupe of traveling actors (aren’t all killers actors at heart?), there’s no better place to hide out. Until the group is invited to spend Saturnalia with Claudia Seferius…
Dark Horse (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #8)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,770. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Claudia is caught doping racehorses, an island in the Adriatic seems the perfect refuge. Shaded by figs and pomegranates, Leo’s villa is surrounded by plunging cliffs, sandy coves and hillsides scented by carpets of wild herbs. Then a pirate ship anchors in the bay, and immediately a fire breaks out, an apprentice is murdered, and sinister messages are delivered on the point of a spear...
Dream Boat (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #7)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,790. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claudia Seferius is broke. Skint. Borassic. Cleaned out. Bust, and on her uppers. So when her teenage stepdaughter Flavia is abducted, Claudia can't just throw money at the problem. The cash simply isn't there—since her husband died, his fellow businessmen have banded together to freeze her out of trade. And the delectable Orbilio can't help—he's been placed under strict house arrest...
Black Salamander (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #6)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,760. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What better opportunity for a beautiful young widow than to join a prestigious trade delegation bound for Gaul? And let's not forget the promise of riches for delivering a certain pouch, sealed with the sign of the black salamander. Except things are never that simple when Claudia Seferius is involved.
Jail Bait (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #5)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,330. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A deadly contagion may have sent many of Rome’s wealthier citizens fleeing to the country, but for Claudia Seferius a plague is the least of her worries. For she has “temporarily borrowed” 3,000 sesterces from local millionaire Sabbio Tullus. OK, so she’d had to break into his depository to get at it, but did he really need to set the army after her?
Wolf Whistle (A Claudia Seferius Mystery, #4)
Series: The Claudia Seferius Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Five slave women have been murdered on Market Day, so it isn’t a safe time for Claudia to be chased by dogs into the darkest streets of Rome. In the back alleys of the capital city, Claudia finds an abandoned boy, Jovi, and takes him home with her. A killer is stalking the streets, his victims linked by a tattoo that marks them as the "children of Arbil." But Arbil is no loving father...
Poisoned By Mistake
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ethan meets Julianne after ten years and they are connected with an unusual event – a man is poisoned during a lunch at the restaurant. They start to investigate because someone is trying to kill Ethan, but a lot of dark secrets pop out when Julianne scratches into Ethan’s life. Fighting with her own demons from the past, will she be able to continue or will she give up?
The Old Inn at Punta de Sangre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blood Point — there are plenty of reasons this lonely Pacific outcropping bears its name. Sara McGrath learns that sharks in the waters her daughter surfs are the least of her worries when she tries to close her first big coastal real estate deal. Desperate acts and unintended consequences zero in on Sara and her daughter as she comes face-to-face with what lurks beneath the surface.
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
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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.