- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Degrees of Clarity by Deborah Sheldon
Price: Free! Words: 29,760. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a robbery occurs during one of her cleaning shifts, Jayne McMurray becomes the prime suspect. She's evicted from her rental property and fired from her agency. Enough is enough. Destitute and desperate, Jayne wants to track down the real culprits and wrest a cut of the money. But can she risk it with insurance investigator Ted Shepherd on the case?
Mindscrew Part 1 - A Sam Jameson Thriller by Lars Emmerich
Price: Free! Words: 54,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
“Right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille and Frederic Forsyth.” Elite hacker and amateur thief Sabot Mondragon has bumbled into the clutches of his former employers, who are exceedingly upset. Maybe it's because he stole billions from them, making him one of the richest men on the planet. Sabot has no clue that the fate of the global economy is intertwined with his own
The Magician's Home by R Corona
Price: Free! Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / Orphans & Foster Homes
Mystified by her parents’ disappearance, June Corpelle takes on a journey of self-discovery, clouded with doubts about her origins. The quest takes an intensifying turn as she meets the unlikely Members of a neighboring House who seem to be able to guide her search. As June begins to form relationships with the quirky, and strange, Members of the House, she discovers that they are all trapped.
Not Famous in Hollywood (Not in Hollywood Book 1) by Leonie Gant
Series: Not in Hollywood. Price: Free! Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
On her first day off in months, Trudie Eyre, personal assistant to the famous and indulged, is called to rescue her client from a potentially career destroying booty call. Finding Hollywood’s Sexiest Man Alive slumped dead in the shower after a night with America’s Sweetheart means Trudie is drawn further into a world where the glamor is only on the surface.
The Melancholy Scion: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery by Richard Behrens
Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
When Andre de Camp, the Melancholy Scion of Fall River, joins Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective in search of a stolen industrial document, the fate of Eastern Europe rests in their hands. Can they outwit master spies to advert a world war? Who are the Sporting Boys? And what is the Arcady Society? This is Lizzie’s most exciting and romantic adventure yet!
Ghosts of Tsavo by Vered Ehsani
Series: Society for Paranormals. Price: Free! Words: 56,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Armed with Victorian etiquette, a fully loaded walking stick and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. But she’ll need more than that to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. All this while surviving the machinations of her best friend’s dashing godfather. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
Piper by Zena Jae
Price: Free! Words: 30,050. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One by one, the members of a critique group go missing and snuff videos along with chapter snippets of their torturous demise are posted on the forum. He’s saving one member, Piper, for last. Can she and Marcus, her deceased brother's best friend, catch the killer before it's her turn on the chopping block?
The Danger Next Door by Kris Langman
Price: Free! Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Anne Lambert first moves to London she’s intent on enjoying her first experience living in a foreign country. Her busy new life takes a wrong turn, however, when a chance encounter with her next door neighbor drags her into the machinations of London’s upper class.
The Stolen Da Vinci Manuscripts by Joshua Elliot James
Price: Free! Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Archaeology Professor Arcadia Jones returns in the latest action packed mystery novella from Joshua Elliot James. You can hide Manuscripts for centuries but not forever. Someone got murdered and someone has stolen the newly discovered lost manuscripts from Leonardo da Vinci. Arcadia found them back, only to lose them again through betrayal of a man she once loved. Murder happens again before she
A Sweet Murder by Gillian Larkin
Price: Free! Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(3.00 from 1 review)
A cozy murder mystery with ghosts. Ever since the car accident that claimed her parents’ lives Grace Abrahams has been able to see ghosts. In ‘A Sweet Murder’ Grace meets the ghost of an older woman – Connie Flamingo. Connie was the head of the hugely successful Flamingo Sweets. Connie can’t remember how she was murdered - Grace soon finds many suspects.
St. Valentine's Day Cookie Massacre: A Hatter's Cove Gazette Mystery by Elisabeth Crabtree
Price: Free! Words: 43,970. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Food columnist, Kat Archer, has been assigned the event of the year, the grand opening of Miss Dolly’s Cookie Jar and Sweets Emporium. What begins as a run of the mill, albeit tasty, assignment turns into something much more dangerous when one of the Cookie Jar’s employees is poisoned. Now Kat is chasing the biggest story of her life, while trying to avoid becoming the killer's next victim.
Salford Trenches by Mickey Scantlebury
Price: Free! Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women SleuthsNaNoWriMo 2014 book. Last updated 2014-11-30 01:36:26
Fracking has hit Britain, and industrialists in North West England have started test drilling, trying to emulate the finanical success of commercial firms in the USA. Their work has attracted opposition, Anti-Fracking demonstrators and protestors, who have set up camp in a field opposite the site. Mickey and Melia are part of British Intelligence and have been drafted in to prevent trouble.
High Spirits by Mary J. Carter
Price: Free! Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Newly divorced Harley Straker is granted reasonable support while completing her historical romance novel. Imagine Harley's surprise when the replacement wife writes it first. Picture also the community's shock and surprise when an 18th century spirit materializes just in time to promote the new Mrs. Straker's book, resulting in a hilarious ghost hunt around a town gone mad with haunted fever.
Slain (Extended Sampler) by Livia Harper
Price: Free! Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder. Lies. Church. Read an extended free sampler of Livia Harper's mystery/thriller SLAIN, about a murder in a megachurch and the atheist pastor's daughter who must find the killer or risk taking the fall. (Nearly 100 pages of the book!) WARNING: Contains sex, violence, and strong language. This is not religious fiction.
Led by Lies (A Lily Blanchette Crime Novel) by Marguerite Ashton
Series: A Lily Blanchette Crime Novel, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Detective Lily Blanchette investigates a crime with frightening similarities to the unsolved murder of her sister. As the body count rises, Lily discovers that in addition to stopping the killer, she must avoid becoming the next victim.
Aspen Allegations - A Sutton Massachusetts Mystery by Lisa Shea
Price: Free! Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Morgan has become settled in her quiet life in Sutton, Massachusetts. Her peaceful morning yoga routine is assisted by her cat, Juliet. In the evening she guides her kayak across the placid surface of Lake Singletary. Everything is in its place. When Morgan stumbles across a dead body in the shadowy depths of Sutton Woods, her stability is knocked askew. Jason, the ranger who comes to her aid ...
Seven Sisters by M.L. Bullock
Price: Free! Words: 39,350. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Gothic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Carrie Jo has a secret—she dreams about the past. The handsome and wealthy Ashland Stuart has hired her to uncover the history and the secrets of Seven Sisters, an aging antebellum mansion in downtown Mobile. Dreams, death and betrayal lead her back in time to uncover the truth about a missing young heiress and a web of secrets.
Missing Link (The Davenport Mysteries #1) by V S Vashist
Price: Free! Words: 64,280. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(3.00 from 4 reviews)
Three Crimes: One Common Thread Agent Kiara Davenport was sent undercover to unearth the wrongdoings within Cooper Industries. However, when she reached Kingston, she started to find things that pointed at something bigger than what she had anticipated. And, then suddenly another crime happened that she felt was linked to the whole racket. She had to uncover the whole crime syndicate against her
Crimes of Magic: The Witch's Artifact by Richard L. King
Series: Crimes of Magic, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,330. Language: American English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 1 review)
Portland P.I. Rachel Chase and Professor Robert Walker investigate a case of alleged infidelity with a witch. A magical artifact stolen from the witch’s partner and a murder take them into the dangerous world of scientific magic. A touch of humor, a budding affection, a dose of magic, an element of danger, a bit of action, and a lot of sleuthing combine to make a modern, urban cozy mystery.
Wura's Woodin Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 2) by Sharon Abimbola Salu
Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Someone has been stealing expensive jewelry from Alhaja Munirat Rahman, a fabric and jewelry merchant. It is up to Wura Oyelese, her 20-something year old niece, to unmask the culprit. As she nurtures a budding romance with the self-proclaimed suave efiko, Kola Adegbenro, and pursues the highly-coveted title of Miss UNILAG, will Wura catch the thief?