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Death at Table 15: A Jaswinder Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,220. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jaswinder takes a second job at Restaurant Chatya with hopes of paying off her student loan. Her friend, Manisha, has dreams of opening a fashion boutique. Unique and interesting characters, both customers and employees, are flummoxed when a customer drops dead during a meal. Can Jaswinder duplicate her investigative results in 'Operatory of Death' and uncover the culprit.
The Drowning of Chittenden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,870. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2012 by D. M. Kreg. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Janie Bainbridge wants to go home. Find her roots in the foothills of Appalachia. But the old homeplace drowned when the river flooded the valley. Janie is determined to uncover the truths of her family's past, a truth that seems to involve moonshine. Janie's mother died protecting those secrets. And now someone wants to stop Janie from finding the truth. Someone has to kill again...
Strung Out To Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - General
Holly Harper's life is finally getting back on the right track after her divorce from "what's his name." When Doug ends up dead on the floor of The Beaded Dragonfly with a string of cat eye beads around his neck, it’s up to Holly to figure out who is framing her.
Murder by the Book (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 4)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
My name is Olivia Hutchinson, but you can call me Hutch. I’m the owner of an all male strip club—I mean, I USED to own a strip club, but it burned to the ground. So until my business is rebuilt, I’m trying to find things to fill my time. But a book club has never been exactly my idea of fun—until a woman is murdered at one of the meetings, and my mother becomes the prime suspect.
Windy City Hunter
Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Darby is a finalist in a cooking competition in Chicago, Susan travels with him as his assistant. One of his ingredients is sabotaged, another contestant appears to be a local art forger, and back at the condo where they are staying, the woman across the hall is murdered. Susan and Darby are in the hallway when the body is discovered, and they quickly become suspects.
Killer Fudge (A Callahan Garrity Short Story)
Series: Callahan Garrity mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story by NY Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews, Atlanta private investigator/cleaning business owner Callahan Garrity once again proves her ability to clean up a sticky mess. When the grandson of faithful House Mouse employee Ruby is charged with brutally bludgeoning an elderly antique dealer, Callahan is called on to investigate. What she discovers is a recipe for homicide.
Buried in Quilts
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Joan Spencer, violinist and manager of the Oliver, Indiana Civic Symphony, is busy with preparations for the group’s performance at the hugely popular annual quilt show. But when the body of show organizer Mary Sue Ellett is found under a quilt, the competition takes on a sinister tone.
Murder in C Major
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Oliver Civic Symphony is just another small-town orchestra, a gathering spot for local amateur musicians. It has weekly rehearsals, punch and cookies, and colorful gossip, and now… it has murder.
Insatiable (A Sydney Rye Novel, #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private Detective, Sydney Rye, is living a simple, disciplined life in London. When a dangerous man from her past calls, Rye finds she cannot turn him away. Robert Maxim explains that the daughter of a powerful friend has gone missing and he wants Rye to find her. In exchange he offers her something she had given up hope of ever having; freedom from her past.
Poison Doctor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,050. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Who wants to poison the water of a top city like Manchester, in the North West of England - and what can special agent Amelia Hartliss do about it? Melia, or 'Heartless' as she is known to friend and foe alike, is undercover, spying on a man who claims to be a doctor and claims to be doing good for the residents. So why is his 'treatment' poison? And, most important, who is he working for?
He's the Guy! - Suzi B. Mystery #4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,220. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Magic Lamp Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A man calls the police to report that he saw what he believes to be some gun flashes in the window of an apartment near his boat. When the police respond to the call they discover two dead men who look like they shot each other, and the CSI and medical examiner agree that it was a shoot-out... but Suzi thinks there's more to this incident than meets the eye - and sets out to prove it.
Dead Dreams: A Dakota Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For Karen Mehaffey, going for the stars—the sheriff’s stars—wasn’t turning out to be a dream come true. Flood waters are rising along with the thermometer, and the last thing she needs is a homicide, especially when all fingers point toward an old classmate. Detective Marek Okerlund, on the other hand, welcomes any distraction from the anniversary of his wife’s death.
Cats and Crime, A Panzer And The P.I. Mystery Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Meet Lori Stockley, the mail order Private Investigator, and Panzer, the black cat in this short story collection. Oh, and we can't forget Lori's Granny Gladys. Put these three together and it's a recipe for chaos. Follow them as they catch drug dealers, burglars, bank robbers and carpet snakes.
Loosey Goosey (Dusty Deals Mystery Series)
Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,140. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 3 in the Dusty Deals Mystery Series. Lucy's animal activist brother comes to call, along with his recalcitrant goose. When Lucy discovers the body of a pate selling chef under his car, she has to find the real killer both to get her brother out of jail and to keep her mother out of Montana.
String of Lies
Series: Craft Corner Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Almost worse than finding a local developer dead is seeing an innocent man and one's good friend fall under suspicion. Jo and her beading crafters set to work to find the real murderer and unknot the chain of clues toward a harrowing end.
The Stray Pitch
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,460. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012 by Skywater Publishing Co.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Born into a family of thieves, Wendy Winkworth becomes a private investigator because “you don’t go to jail if you’re caught.” In 1950, 24-year old Wendy is hired by the mobster/owner of the Star Spangled Girls Baseball League to infiltrate the Burton City Hornettes and find the murderer of its star pitcher, a blonde bombshell of amazing physical powers and influence.
The Leaves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
I was raped by my father and his men. I was also born with an unusual gift that I kept a secret until now... I discovered magic.
KILL Cinderella - A Cindy Nesbit Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,790. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cindy (Cinderella) Nesbit’s search for her long missing father is interrupted when she discovers a forty-year-old secret and a deadly conspiracy to keep it hidden.
December Deadly Dolls - A Xara Smith Mystery
Series: The Xara Smith Mysteries, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Female private investigator Xara Smith of Texas gets the most unlikely of clients. Little ten year old Samantha Dover wants to hire a detective to help find her missing friend. Xara, tries her best to find the missing girl while also trying to protect little Samantha. Warning! The scene where the drug dealer is interrogated is pretty rough and not suitable for younger or more sensitive readers.
Requiem for a Small Town Dance Band
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In 1956, tongues are wagging in Edenport, a small logging town in the Pacific Northwest, because the notorious Honey B has divorced her husband and is moving back. Settling in becomes a lot harder when one of her former high-school lovers is found floating in the harbor with his throat slit and the new police chief suspects that she is involved. Who is the mysterious man hiding in her house?