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The Vanishing Violinist
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,910. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a rare Stradivarius is stolen at an international competition, and the seductive violinist who owned it vanishes, Joan Spencer’s daughter Rebecca’s amiable fiancé is the prime suspect. With her own fiancé, Lt. Fred Lundquist, working a fatal hit-and-run in town, it’s up to Joan to uncover the simmering tensions beneath the players and to string together a theft, a disappearance, and a murder.
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.
The Accidental Sleuth, an Emma Winberry Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sixtyish Emma Winberry has a sixth sense and talks to her Guardian Angel. She is living in a posh condo on Chicago's lakefront with her significant other, Nate Sandler. She becomes involved with an anorexic teenager, her abusive uncle and a cadre of homeless folks and their problems. She suspects everything is tied to a murdered inventor. Follow Emma as she unravels a puzzle of danger and deceipt.
Murder for Bid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,820. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former investment banker, Pippi O’Brien, has turned to resale merchandising for a living. Now, instead of trading on the Chicago Stock Exchange, she rummages through dumpsters, hits garage sales and peruses consignments shops in search of cast-off treasures to sell on-line … that is when she’s not busy playing detective.
Pistols & Pies (Sweet Bites Mysteries, book 2)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,230. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tess thought her sleuthing days were behind her after she nearly died solving her first murder, but when a city councilman is killed at the opening of the new fitness center, and his step son is the detective’s favorite suspect, she gets roped into proving the teenager is innocent. When the killer ups the stakes, Tess is forced to put herself in danger or risk the life of someone she cares about.
Murder in the Round
Series: Pamela Barnes Acoustic Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,310. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sound clues lead acoustics expert and amateur sleuth Pamela Barnes to a devious killer who poisons an actress while she is performing on stage.
Found
Series: Samantha Hartley, PI, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Second in the Samantha Hartley, PI mysteries series. Sam has a new client, and she's not certain she's happy about it! Is the beautiful young woman running from a serious stalker or something else? And, just what the heck is going on with Steve?
Madness in Small Towns
Series: Small Town Series, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Black Bay Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Things are always a little wonky in Pine Oak, Florida. But lately reporter Sue-Ann McKeown, feels like every crazy thing is landing on her desk. For one thing, a former mental patient demands that Sue-Ann write his story—or else. And what is the meaning of the coded messages she hears on the local pirate radio station? And why has her new best friend quit her job and left town for places Unknown?
The Photographer (Book #1 D.I. Marsh series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
D.I. Angela Marsh is a hard hitting, no nonsense detective that is targeted by a serial psychopathic killer. The murderer displays the victims as pieces of art and offers to stop the killings if the detective agrees to trade places with the next target. D.I. Marsh has also to face her demons from her past as it comes to light that the killer is someone she knows. But who?
The Bamboo Killer
Series: The Rose Petal Wine Murder Mysteries, II. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 51,720. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Someone is killing young men at the University of Washington. Our friends are asked to investigate when a co-worker's son is the latest victim. Along the way, a nemesis from the past makes trouble!
Mortal Choices
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Ann Chambers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Local police have just linked the disappearance of several area residents. A task force is created to investigate, but no one yet realizes a killer is hunting on the quiet suburban streets. When detective Terry Walkingstick and journalist Amanda Miller join forces, they discover what may be the link between the missing people. But their investigation lands them in a killer's crosshairs.
The Solitude Kidnappings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dana's world is turned upside down when two that she loves most are kidnapped and the ransom demands are nearly two million dollars. Dana's dear friends Fannie and Sharon, try to help her keep it together while also seeking answers to who could be behind the sinister plot. This is the 20th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Murder & Sullivan
Series: Joan Spencer Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The third in the delightful Joan Spencer mystery series combines a staging of a Gilbert & Sullivan production with murder in a small town. A tornado sweeps through the town of Oliver, Indiana, catching Joan Spencer and a young girl named Laura Putnam in its wake. Joan saves the young girl’s life and receives a hero’s welcome from the members of the Putnam family, including Judge David Putnam.
The Xibalba Murders
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Lara McClintoch, antiquities expert, is summoned to Mexico to help a colleague decode an ancient Mayan mystery. But the theft of Mayan treasure and Lara’s discovery of a corpse on the museum roof make her a suspect of robbery and murder. Desperate to prove her innocence, Lara must unmask the killer and stop a tomb robber in the shadowy world of Xibalba, the Lords of Death.
The Devil Takes A Bow (Book #2 D.I. Marsh series)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,570. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
D.I. Angela Marsh is asked to help a colleague to save his family from a religious cult; at the same time that bodies are discovered that have had their organs removed, whilst they were still alive! Are these connected? D.I. Marsh uncovers far more than she could possibly dream of.
Witch (A Sydney Hart Mystery) Book One
Series: The Sydney Hart Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
“...this novel is fun and flirtatious but frightening and fearsome. Not to mention saucy, sensual and sexy...” A Readers Review Blog Book Reviews
The Silver Heels Connection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Investigative journalist, Meg Witt, and her architect husband, Mark, arrive 10 days early to the broken-down ghost town in the middle of the Nevada desert to find a group of stranded investors and contractors. All have been duped to coming with the promise of something different. It's not until they're all assembled that they find the real reason they've been invited..to help a sister find revenge
Back in the Saddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mimi LaFleur, septuagenarian party animal, never met a cliché or a man she didn’t like. In this short story, she headlines a conference in Ojai with her uptight, young assistant, Lizzie. Mimi’s built a reputation as a crime-solving grandma on TV, but a compromising photo has found its way into the hands of bestselling author Kayleigh. When Kayleigh’s body is discovered, Mimi’s in hot water.
Varmint
Series: Chris and Duff Insurance Claim Adventures, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 61,930. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Chris Duffle, nee Lovell, professional woman multi line insurance claim adjuster; her boss, owner of Will Tuttle's Claim Service; and their friends find danger, fun, newly wed joy, adventure, and get their experience broadened by a varmint that presents a real challenge.
Body in the Barrel Norma Jean's Mysteries Book Five
Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Jason and Norma Jean discover a cellar under the house in the field that has been blocked off since the 1940s. When they break through the rock foundation they find some old fruit jars and three barrels. The first barrel contains nothing, but the second barrel Norma Jean opens throws her into her fifth mystery as she peers in and sees a body in the barrel.