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A Solitude Reappearance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,630. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this 8th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana's past comes back to haunt her when several mysterious emails arrive from her first husband who she thought died in a plane crash in Vietnam in 1972. In addition, two men in black are watching and following her. Dana, with the help of friends Fannie and Sharon, embark on a road trip to unravel the mystery.
Rose Red Rhymes 2: The Night Before Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 10,370. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Christmas comes but once a year, and no-one is more thankful than DCI Cass "red" Rose as she prepares to wind down for the Holidays and take her annual leave. But first there's some last minute Christmas shopping to attend to, while four year old Ruby visits Santa's Grotto with her Grandma. What could possibly go wrong?
Jade O'Reilly and the 12 Days of Christmas (A Sweetwater Short)
Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For the 12 days leading up to Christmas, the crankiest old biddy in Sweetwater wakes up to a yard filled with Christmas decorations. But in her opinion, “they’re not decorations; they’re property damage!” Private investigator Jade O'Reilly is on the job, but the decorator strikes with stealth that rivals Santa’s elves. Will Jade catch the decorator before Christmas in this 50-page short story?
Deck the Halls(An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: November 18, 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 an all male strip club, before it burned to the ground. Luckily, my dancers were offered a gig entertaining the women at a ski resort, which seems like it would be an easy enough job, but I’m having one issue after another.
A Solitude Holiday Skeleton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the 18th of the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series, Dana searches in South America for her brother who has broken out of prison. In Solitude, Fannie and Eli in the process of cleaning up from a horrific hurricane, make a discovery that will change everything and answers some questions burning questions. Half of all author proceeds benefit UMCOR & Hurrican Sandy victims.
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
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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.
Retribution and Revenge (Boone and Lucas Detective Series #1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story of approximately 14,330 words. In this first of the Ferguson Boone and Samantha Lucas Detective Series, Private Investigator Boone and Detective Sam Lucas team up to battle the murderous Trotter family. Full of hate, the Trotters will do anything to bring down the law and anyone who enforces it, using kidnapping and murder.
Jade O'Reilly and the Mysterious Musician (A Sweetwater Short Story)
Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,260. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sassy private investigator Jade O’Reilly solves her own problems and takes care of her own business. That business includes getting to the bottom of an investigation into a mysterious young bass player who sounds too good to be true. Will Jade be able to close the case, or will she finally have to admit defeat? This Sweetwater Short story is about 50 pages in length.
Loose Lips: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lady Marmalade's second mystery. It's just after the end of the Second World War and Lady Marmalade is looking forward to a nice relaxing holiday in Hightown. The war has been terribly stressful on everyone and Lady Marmalade's good friends, Harry and Genevieve Appleback have invited her over for some much needed R n' R and Irish Sea air.
Christmas Jumper
Series: Samantha Hartley, PI, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Samantha Hartley has officially opened her private investigation office in DC. Her newest client is found dead outside his posh hotel--a "jumper". DC cops find her business card in his pocket and want to know everything, but Sam won't talk. With the case ruled a homicide, Sam is determined to be involved in finding out why her client was murdered.
Best Served Cold (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,050. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Olivia Hutchinson is back in the second installment of her monthly series! It's only a few days before Thanksgiving, and Hutch's life is falling to pieces. She can't follow a recipe to save her life. Her strip club has burned to the ground and the police suspect foul play. And when someone tries to put a bullet through her head, Hutch realizes that she has to figure out who is trying to kill her
For Anyone to See (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery)
Price: Free! Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
My name is Olivia Hutchinson, but you can call me Hutch. I’m the owner of a fine establishment called For Anyone to See, which just happens to be an all male strip club. And if stories about strippers and murder and crime and sex make you squirmy, you should probably stop reading. Right now. I mean it. Just close up this book and go find something more wholesome to read.
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?
The Silver Shawl: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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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.
Bling, Bling
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Deaths of the Solitude Missionaries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this 17th of the Amish Country murder mystery series, two Mormom missionaries go missing near the peaceful community of Solitude, PA. Amateur sleuths Dana and Fannie stumble onto the bodies of the young men and begin to uncover secrets and set off a chain of events that no one could have predicted.
Poisoned Heart: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lady Marmalade's first mystery. Visiting some friends, Lordy and Lady Apleby turns out to be a dangerous affair. For the kitchen maid at least, who ends up dead. How did she die and who would want to kill her is up to Lady Marmalade and Inspector Devlin Pearce to determine. Making their work even harder are the five suspects who all had reason to kill her.
Murder Begins at Home (A Novella)
Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Gertie has her hands full with her 92-year-old M-I-L, who is writing a guide to controlling husbands and using local examples. Then an old-timer goes missing and winds up right next to a dead body with the murder weapon clutched in his fist. Soon Gertie will have a few behind-the-scenes relationship stories of her own. She doesn’t know it yet, but living to tell them is going to be the tricky part
The Chapel of Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
A single door securely locked, two sealed windows, a chapel on the hill. At the base of the altar is sprawled the first corpse, the remains of a young woman. Behind the altar is the leathery cadaver of a young man, his head flopped over his shoulder. A case for Chief Inspector, Maurice Pruvost, and Professor Jacqueline Mouchot, internationally-acclaimed forensic anthropologist at the Sorbonne.
Tweet the Police
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Being a small town sheriff's deputy would be a quiet job if not for Mrs. Pendergast, the local busy body who fancies herself an amateur sleuth. Now that her granddaughter has given Mrs. P a smartphone, she's unstoppable.