Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths

Touch and Go (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A bad dog and a missing man. Mercy Watts is up to her double D’s in trouble. She agrees to take on a case for an old rival to avoid doing paperwork for her PI father, but her plan doesn’t include a poodle with problems. If she dumps the case, she’ll pay a terrible price. She’ll have to type.
The Bloodied Birds: A Because We Are Mystery #1
Price: Free! Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This short story, set prior to the events of Because We Are: A Novel of Haiti, features the return of two children from the slums of Port-au-Prince, the brash Libète and brilliant Jak. As a generation-old family feud is about to explode over some stolen chickens, only these pint-sized detectives are able to uncover who is behind the missing birds and prevent new blood from flowing in Cité Soleil.
Nowhere Fast (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A crabby nun and a runaway girl. Mercy should’ve stayed in bed. Instead, she bows to her aunt’s guilt trip and is hot on the trail of Charley Horton, a girl the police can’t find. With the help of her nerd posse, she’ll find Charley, but somebody isn’t going to be too happy about it.
Kentucky Feud
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An unmarked grave and a headless corpse stir the embers of old hatreds in Elliot County, Kentucky, where outsider Deputy Maggie Higgins struggles to investigate her first murder case. Feuds are nothing new in Eastern Kentucky, but this long dormant conflict threatens to gain new life as Higgins uncovers a history of murder, torture, and bloodshed that spans generations.
Ghost Aria (World of the Ghosts short story)
Series: World of the Ghosts, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sixteen years old, Caina is a student of the Ghosts, the spies and agents of the Emperor of Nighmar, and from them she learns the arts of stealth and infiltration, of disguise and intrigue. But when a man dies of a mysterious poison, Caina faces a deadly test. Because if she doesn't solve the murder, she might die next...
A Simple Mistake - a suspense short story
Price: Free! 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?
Woman Without a Name
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A woman agent for the National Security Agency arrives in Los Alamos, N.M., to investigate the death of another agent. His death looks like an accident, but she's convinced he was murdered by foreign spies who are trying to obtain secrets about the B61 nuclear bomb from Los Alamos National Laboratories.
Reason to be Shy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(1.00 from 1 review)
Olwen Sanden like to be known as 'Oh.' She also like finding trouble. This story is about how, on the edge of Britain's wild Salisbury plain, trouble finds her.
Cupids & Crooks: A Presley Thurman Novel
Series: The Presley Thurman Mystery Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,160. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Laina Turner Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Presley was thrilled when Cooper surprised her with a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. No work and all play was all that was on her mind until well renowned Mexican soap opera star, Lucia Vegas, turned up dead in the hotel pool.
Heartless: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Heartless is Lady Marmalade's third mystery. Lady Marmalade is taking the Flying Scotchman up to York. She needs to attend to some financial affairs related to the estate of her deceased husband, Eric. It is a time of reflection and Lady Marmalade is eager to get onto the train and away from the cacophony of the train station.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Gravedigger's Daughter (Novelette)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In a small town where women are forbidden to come too close to bloody arts, Seren secretly carries out her father’s legacy, preparing bodies for burial. When several townspeople suffer what looks like occult murders, Seren risks exposing her secret in order to help solve the mystery, even though it might cost her everything.
Dead Man's Float
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
As an ex-medical examiner from Montreal, Teresa St. Claire thought working as the doctor on a cruise ship would be a piece of cake. And it was, until a dead body mysteriously appeared, floating face down, in the Sea View Pool.
Solitude Separations
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The daughter that Dana gave up for adoption comes back into her life seeking help in finding the killer of the man she loved. When a young Amish man from Solitude meets a similar fate, Dana and her Amish friend Fannie fear the deaths are connected and seek justice for the grieving families. This is the 19th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
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.
Bye Bye Birdie
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blueberry farmer Misty Hart hears an eerie voice floating through the trees. Before she knows it, she’s in the middle of a mystery involving an abducted parrot, a missing treasure and a political feud. If she doesn’t get to the bottom of the mess quickly, someone will put her on ice faster than her famous pies. At the end of this short cozy mystery is the recipe for Misty’s blueberry pie filling.
Murder in Glen Ridge
Price: $2.29 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Glynnis Muldaur has been murdered on the streets of Glen Ridge, an upscale neighborhood, one snowy evening. A determined woman wends her way through the mystery, with help (or hindrance) from her psychiatrist husband, from a gorgeous next-door neigbor (who may or may not be having an affair with her husband), and from the murdered woman's spouse.