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Hilda Hopkins, Murder, She Knit #1
Price: Free! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Nobody suspects little old ladies of doing bad things... like sedating their house guests and strangling them with a machine knitted garrotte! Hilda Hopkins hits the road and outwits the police and everyone chasing her, but no one can run forever, especially not at her age and in those stockings!
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Denis O'Gorman, Junior Diplomat in Ireland's Embassy in Ankara has become entangled in a Turkish plot. His matrimonial plans are in shambles. The Residence is 'haunted'. The wine is undependable. And then a murder occurs. Denis turns detective. The Department in Dublin is not impressed.
The Charity Shop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story of crime and suspense, featuring Constable Penrose and Rhapsody Gershwin. Set in a fictional Yorkshire village. C 4,000 words. By the writer of the bestselling ghost story "Heather Farm".
Quaife's last Theorem
Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Quaife's last Theorem is a tale of murder, mystery and mathematics. It features beer drinking, songs, laughter. tears, Earth-shattering revelations, shootings, blood and a little bit of gore ... and the occasional bit of mathematics.
The Dressing Table Murder
Series: Bethancourt & Gibbons Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Bethancourt & Gibbons mystery short story. Bethancourt & Gibbons mysteries are a series of traditional British cozies in a modern setting. Phillip Bethancourt is a wealthy man-about town and amateur sleuth. His best friend is Detective Sergeant Jack Gibbons, a rising star at Scotland Yard. Together they can suss out even the most complex cases.
Tuppenny Hat Detective
Price: Free! Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick Morely decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal. a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, Engl
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Case of Lady Chatterley's Voodoo Dolls
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a theft, and discover a conspiracy that threatens the British Empire and the person of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
Nothing Done in Secret
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
An overbearing realtor is dead at the church she planned to convert to condominiums. A man in a ski mask attacks a young woman revealing a pattern of unsolved crimes going back three decades. Captain Alexander Moffat must conduct two very different investigations. Nothing Done in Secret is a British-style mystery set in the small towns and vineyards of California’s picturesque Gold Country.
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contacted by an old acquittance of the female persuasion, in hopes that he might be able to shed light on the events surrounding her husband's death. The Count of Samerand quickly finds himself as the prime suspect in this grave affair. Can he prove his innocent or will he be hanged for a crime he didn't commit.
The Woolly Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(5.00 from 1 review)
Detective Inspector Mike Malone finds that he must keep all his wits about him when a very odd crime wave hits the litte Lincolnshire town that he has recently moved to for a bit of peace and quiet. With his trusty DS by his side, he wades through wool and blood to find the mastermind behind these dreadful acts. This is the first of a series of tongue-in-cheek crime mysteries.
IT Can Be Dangerous
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cynthia's had a rough day. And now she's found Nathan's body. The police are bound to suspect her, since she has no alibi and was cutting code right outside his office when he was murdered. There's only one thing to do before she's arrested - find the killer herself. But the enigmatic Superintendent in charge of the case doesn't approve, and then she attracts the murderer's attention...
Not Exactly Dead
Series: MI5 1/2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Hugh, aka Triple-O Five of MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and cultivating a reputation as a lady's man. But then the Americans send over Emma Chapman to keep an eye on him, in hopes of catching a spy killer they think is on his tail.
Ding Dong Bell, The Kitten in the Well
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A clean and cosy short story, featuring the popular Gershwin family in Knavesborough. This is your chance to revisit the 1990s and meet Rhapsody, Harmonia and Psalmonalla Gershwin, the spunky vicar's daughters and their curious kitten. It all begins quite innocently with a visit to an old cat woman, but no matter what the Gershwins stick their noses in, something sinister will happen.
The Norfolk Probationer
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
The Christmas Puzzle
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the eighth novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in an imaginary small town on the Fife coast in Scotland. A Christmas market is interrupted by a murder nearby, and the usual suspects are drawn into the investigation whether they like it or not.
Rope Enough - The Romney and Marsh Files #1
Price: Free! Words: 76,900. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.77 from 13 reviews)
Newly promoted Detective Sergeant Joy Marsh is shipped out to Dover on the Kent coast to work under Detective Inspector Romney, a copper with a reputation as a cantankerous man but good at his job. On her first night as his sergeant, a brutal crime in the town starts a chain of events that will test the mettle, the resolve and the detective in both of them.
Out of Time
Price: Free! Words: 78,210. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Hidden away in the dark, three bodies await their time to reveal their secret to the world. What Detective Neil Townsend could not envisage is how their story would come to light. Asked to work with an eccentric assistant of Scotland Yard, Neil finds both his abilities and his patience pushed to their limits. Can Neil solve the riddle he has been set, or will we all run Out of Time?
Widowmere
Price: Free! Words: 118,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into the lake... The artist, Eden, is in England's Lake District looking for a new start. Now she finds that deceit and death lie waiting in the shadow of the hills.
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
Mud Pie
Price: Free! Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A tale of rugby, puddings and murder. Ingredients: 1 handful of illegal drugs, 1 twelve-inch chef's knife, 1 blood-stained handkerchief, 6 rugby forwards and half a motorbike. When stirred by Lannie Herron, a young chef on the run, these make a deadly mixture. One of the players at the rugby club where she works may be a killer - but which one?

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