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The Mystery of the Dead Squirrels
By S.C. Torrington
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
0.75 star(4.64 from 11 reviews)
One mysterious death is a tragedy. A second is a coincidence. But a third dead squirrel? That’s murder, Pumpkin.
For Love of Livvy (Book 1 the Esposito series)
By J.M. Griffin
Price: Free! Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Lachesis Publishing Inc. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
After her favorite aunt is found dead and an alarming box is mysteriously left on the doorstep of her aunt's house now legally hers, Lavinia Esposito wants explanations. But, having cleared the package of explosives, the local cops are dumbounded by the precious stones which came without an explanation, just an address, her Aunt Livvy's.
An Unlucky Reunion (A Ladies in Luck Book)
By Odette C. Bell
Series: Ladies in Luck, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 63,160. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(3.00 from 1 review)
What if you'd come all the way home for a school reunion, only for a body to wind up in the yard? What if your teenage crush had become an insensitive but still seriously hot jerk? What if you wandered into a love triangle, only to lose yourself to entirely the wrong guy? And above all else, what would you do if a serial killer was after you?
Extreme Unction: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
By J. David Core
Series: The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 81,990. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an autopsy finds traces of the banned insecticide Chlordane in the anointing oil on the corpse of a local big-wig, Pittsburgh police bring Lupa Schwartz, an outspoken non-believer, into an investigation focused on a well-liked local clergyman. Worried that the police are planning to use him as a political fall-guy...
Death of a Sad Face
By Susan Russo Anderson
Series: Serafina Florio Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Missing Child, A Murder, And One Woman Determined to Find The Truth … Sicily, 1868. In this short story, Serafina investigates a murder, only to discover that Teo, the orphan who lives with her family, is missing. In a harrowing scene at the end, the tracks of a killer and kidnapper converge and Serafina’s fate swings from a circus trapeze. This story is suitable for readers of all ages.
Miz Scarlet and the Holiday Houseguests (A Scarlet Wilson Mystery #3)
By Sara M. Barton
Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 35,950. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
How is an overworked homicide investigator supposed to find a killer when she's so distracted by her own family problems? As things heat up at work, little things start to suggest that Larry's got something bigger than bickering parents to worry about. Secrets from her past begin to creep in, putting everyone in danger. Who can she trust when the chips are down? It's time to turn to Miz Scarlet!
A Shot in the Bark (A Dog Park Mystery)
By C. A. Newsome
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,730. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Would you recognize a serial killer if you met one? Talked to one every day? Artist Lia Anderson doesn't, and neither does anyone else at the Mount Airy Dog Park. But a violent death brings Detective Peter Dourson into the close-knit group, and he is convinced someone is not who they seem. As the investigation uncovers secrets, Lia struggles with warring emotions while a killer watches and plans.
Jackie Winger, Party Singer
By TG Davis
Price: Free! Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(1.00 from 1 review)
Meet Jackie Winger, the party singer from North Bend, Washington. When she and her partner Lauren McRae aren’t belting out 80’s and 90’s hits for the adults in the Seattle area, the duo also operates a clown music act for toddlers. When a dead body is discovered at the B&B Jackie's Aunt runs, Jackie stumbles into sleuth mode and helps Vern the detective solve the mystery in a tight time frame.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
By Lisa Clancey
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This version has typos corrected. Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Deadly Magic (A Grace Holliday Cozy Mystery)
By Elisabeth Crabtree
Price: Free! Words: 99,840. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When toy maker, Grace Holliday, attends a magic show on Halloween, she is surprised to discover her boss' wife planning to appear as a magician's assistant. She's even more surprised when the lady dies on stage a few hours later. Was it a tragic accident, suicide or murder? Grace is convinced it was murder and the only question she has is which one of her co-workers is a murderer.
Quicksilver
By Toni Dwiggins
Series: Forensic Geology, Prequel. Price: Free! Words: 38,090. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Forensic geologists track a young man missing in the California Mother Lode.
Killer Cupcakes
By Leighann Dobbs
Series: Lexy Baker Cozy Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Lee Dobbins. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When bakery owner Lexy Baker's ex boyfriend is found poisoned with cupcakes from her bakery, she finds herself, and her iPad toting grandmother, in the middle of a murder investigation headed up by her hunky homicide detective neighbor.
Home Free
By Sonnjea Blackwell
Price: Free! Words: 88,540. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When her marriage goes belly up and Alex Jordan finds herself back in her hometown of Minter, she figures the worst she’ll have to deal with is the fixer-upper house she’s stuck with and the unending disapproval of her mother. Instead, her brother and her high school crush end up on the wrong end of a murder investigation, and the only way Alex can help them is to team up with a convicted felon.
The Illusion of Smoke: The Prequel
By Ivee Olivares
Series: Sonnclere Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Smoke, drugs, chance encounters... The first of the Sonnclere Mysteries, THE ILLUSION OF SMOKE, is a fast-paced thriller with a twist. The heroine, Dr Neroli Sonnclere is a scientist born with an unusual sense of smell. Able to sniff out odours undetected by ordinary humans, she uses her gift, as well as scientific knowledge, to sift clues and solve problems unlike those she's ever faced before.
Miz Scarlet and the Vanishing Visitor (A Scarlet Wilson Mystery)
By Sara M. Barton
Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A terrified teenager chased by a homicidal maniac...uncut diamonds from a jewelry heist...Miz Scarlet has her hands full trying to keep Jenny Mulroney out of more trouble. The teenager is less than honest, holding back critical details of the crimes she witnessed on the Jersey Shore. Stashed away in the Four Acorns Inn in CT, Miz Scarlet and boyfriend Kenny must solve the mystery to save Jenny.
Death By A HoneyBee
By Abigail Keam
Price: Free! Words: 60,080. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Josiah Reynolds was once a celebrity with wealth, social position, and a famous husband. Now all of that is gone. She finds her circumstances drastically altered. Retired, Josiah is now a beekeeper trying to stay financially afloat by selling honey at the local Farmers’ Market. She finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her beeyard.
All About Rose
By Noreen Mayer
Price: Free! Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Rose Reilly's life and times, based on a real person. Rose is Sarah's baby sister and always seems to walk into disaster. Being fragile, when a tragic accident occurs to a loved one she falls apart. Sarah helps her but her help sadly isn't enough.
Under Mary's Oak
By Tanya Carlysle
Series: The Laura Jessop, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Laura Jessop is less than impressed when Detective Inspector Dave Jenkins arrives to investigate the discovery of a dead body on her school’s sports’ field.
Hexes and X's
By Zoey Kane
Price: Free! Words: 41,730. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Breezy Reads. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An invitation to a dead pirate’s two-hundred-year-old mansion. A decrepit finger bone tied to a map of hidden passages, supposedly leading to bloody pearls. A legal fight over who owns the estate, and its hidden treasure—the tenacious town council, the mischievous Matilda Dread, or the kooky Coven House Witches? And booby-traps galore. Zoey and Claire are in for a wild ride.
Commanding Ray
By Andrew Veda
Price: Free! Words: 12,070. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
1 star(4.94 from 17 reviews)
This short story, a science fiction murder mystery, revolves around a secret project. One by one, the scientists working on the project die. The project which involves brain to brain stimulation suddenly turns sinister as it is soon evident that the murderer is as innocent as the victim. All of them obey the command they get. Commanding ray - where Magic becomes Science.