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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British

Secrets of the Ice Palace
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,080. Language: British English. Published: December 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the 17th novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series. Penelope Johnstone can't help feeling a bit sorry for herself as she spends a significant birthday alone at home. But once she gets involved in a sequence of bizarre events such as being threatened by the driver of an ice-cream van, she no longer has any time to worry about that. And once Amaryllis joins in, things can only get more bizarre.
Reunited in Death
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,270. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Jemima Stevenson helps to organise a Pitkirtly Homecoming day she has no idea that she has invited some of her long-lost cousins into danger. Reunited in Death is a cautionary tale for family historians and an entertaining read for others. Don't forget, there are some family occasions you won't want to put in your scrapbook!
Murder or What You Will
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: British English. Published: January 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Little does Jock McLean realise that an encounter with a pack of dogs and their dog-walker on the beach is only the start of a sequence of events that will lead him to the dark side of Pitkirtly Island and beyond. His friends Christopher, Amaryllis, Dave and Jemima will also become involved before long in a case of murder, fraud, a dog home and an irresponsible vet. The 15th Pitkirtly Mystery.
The Unexpected Suspect
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,120. Language: British English. Published: September 2, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the 16th book in the Pitkirtly Mystery series. A stolen wheelbarrow gets Stewie into trouble through no fault of his own. Meanwhile, someone takes most of the computers from the Cultural Centre in broad daylight, but this doesn't stop Jemima from running another Family History day. If there's any connection between these apparently random events, Amaryllis is determined to find it.
The Second Death of Dr Finck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Two men are found in a beached boat, one dead, one seriously injured, stretching the resources of an already under-funded police force. Suspended DI Jack Sallt is reluctantly rushed back on duty to face his most perplexing and dangerous case yet, where old foes move in the shadows and he has to face his enemies head on, risking not only his own life but also those of his colleagues and loved ones.
The Price of Protection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In this latest adventure, DI Mike Malone finds that the East End mobs have set up camp in his adopted town. Businesses and proprietors are under threat and this is not the only problem that Mike has to solve. A monster is prowling the riverbanks at night. Protection is the keyword, but at what price?
A Cake To Die For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Summer should be a time when DI Mike Malone can sit with his family, watching a game of cricket while enjoying the occasional slice of cake. However, when a young wife ends up dead, it appears that the cakes on offer at the cricket match do more than add a few extra pounds. In this latest mystery, Mike has to find out why, for some ladies, baking a cake can be the quickest way to a sticky end.
The Tolham Castle Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Janie Hamilton unexpectedly inherits Tolham Castle, there are mysteries to uncover in the dungeon, and the disappearance of a guest needs to be explained. A collection of four stories: The Tolham Castle Legacy, The Tolham Castle Mystery, The Tolham Castle Banquet, Tolham Castle: The Mystery of the Runes.
Death For Art's Sake
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,960. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
With his forthcoming wedding just around the corner, DI Mike Malone is hoping that his little town stays crime-free. Unfortunately, his peace and quiet is shattered when the hideously mutilated body of a young girl is found. As he and his faithful DS, Alan Shepherd pursue the callous murderer, an old nemesis returns to cause even more problems.
Promenade with Death
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,930. Language: British English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
This is the 14th novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in a fictitious small town on the coast of Fife. When an amateur theatre group plans a promenade performance on Pitkirtly Island in the dark - on Hallowe'en - this seems to Amaryllis like a recipe for disaster, so naturally she pays close attention to the project...
Unpredictable Events
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Christopher finds that going away on holiday is a lot more trouble than it's worth, while a wedding in the Cultural Centre isn't without its problems. Amaryllis tries to keep a low profile as she teases out secrets from the tangled threads of everyday life, and Christopher's sister Caroline allows obsession to lead her into danger. A Pitkirtly Mystery.
Have A Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,670. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It is time for the annual Pumpkin Parade and Detective Inspector Mike Malone wants nothing more than to enjoy the fruits of the season with his family. However, when one of the town's residents starts receiving unwanted and sinister gifts, all thoughts of fun are put to one side. Together with his trusted Detective Sergeant, Mike finds that very quickly, he has more murders than slices of pie.
And Then She Was Bad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In this latest mystery, when the naked body of a young man is found in a local beauty spot, Detective Inspector Mike Malone has two problems. Firstly to find the young man's identity and secondly to find out who murdered him. However, things are never simple and when Mike also discovers that one of his own is in trouble, he realises that an old adversary is once again playing him for a fool.
See How She Runs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When, a week before the annual Flower Parade, a bull gets hit by a car, Detective Inspector Mike Malone thinks that it is an unfortunate accident. However, when he is told that the bull sustained injuries inconsistent with a car accident, he realises that once again he has a murder to solve. Then, with the crowds gathering in the town ahead of the busy weekend, a farmer's wife goes missing ...
Happy Deathday To You
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,410. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 1 review)
This 2nd novel in the Mike Malone series finds him once again in a fight against time. The mysterious delivery of birthday cakes to farmyards seems to be just an innocent prank until the death of a farm favourite turns this game into something much more sinister. However, when the killer turns his attention to women, Mike Malone realises that he is under pressure to solve the riddle of the rhyme.
A Reformed Character
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Can anyone ever really change? Christopher and Amaryllis ask themselves this question when a young man comes to the door of their holiday caravan one wet evening. The attempt to answer it takes them and their friends on a dangerous journey from a Pitkirtly ice-cream shop to a knitting club and then to a cattery before they reach a dangerous conclusion in an old railway yard. A Pitkirtly mystery
Plotting The Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,740. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When the safe of a TV personality is stolen in a bizarre burglary, Detective Inspector Mike Malone finds that maybe, this time, he needs a little help. Enter Dog Dollond, a retired colleague from his days in London. As usual, solving the crime is never straightforward. When a murder occurs on Mike's watch, he discovers a surprising thread running through all the crimes. Can he solve the puzzle?
Family Values: In Vivo Veritas
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Brian Rocha is a charismatic politician with nasty habits. How did he end up in the Old Schoolhouse in the 150-year-old California gold rush town of Manzanita? Police Captain Moffat and Sergeant De la Peña find clues in food and drink, cosmetics, the zeroes and ones of computer hard drives and one very tidy recycling bin. They unearth a shocking conspiracy. Does it answer the question about Brian?
The Hanged Cow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,100. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 1 review)
The third Mike Malone mystery. In this book, with his trusted DS, Alan Shepherd, at his side, Mike has to discover the link between the hanging silver cows and the brutal murder of a young girl. Once again, he believes the answer lies in the rhyme if only he can solve it. He also finds that his peaceful new life may be threatened as an element from his past makes an unwelcome appearance.
A Quest for Clemency
Series: Adventurous Quests. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Quest for Clemency' is the fourth in a series of mystery / thriller novels by Cecilia Peartree. It is set in 1950s Britain, mostly in Cambridge. Clemency, Oliver Quest's younger sister, gets her own story after playing a supporting rôle in the previous novels in the series.

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