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Hilda Hopkins, Murder, She Knit #1
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Price: Free! Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by StreetWise Publications. Category: 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!
The Charity Shop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(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".
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Case of Lady Chatterley's Voodoo Dolls
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Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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.
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
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Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,390. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,000. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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...
Ding Dong Bell, The Kitten in the Well
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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.
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Who Killed Bob?
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Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(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?
Virtually Scared To Death
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Series: Julia Blake Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Short Murder Mystery Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. The first time she sees a dead body is when she discovers one of her clients, Mark Castle, lying dead on the floor of his luxury apartment. Julia soon suspects that Mark was murdered. He was a good friend and she is determined to find out who killed him.
Enigma
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Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
Dick Love is a 42-year-old detective from New York now living and working in London. And if given the choice he’d just as soon stay alive. He has a pregnant boxer relying on it.
Christmas in Knavesborough
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
(4.00 from 1 review)
Four Christmas crime stories featuring the Gershwins and Constable Penrose. The humorous and cosy tales take place in the fictional village of Knavesborough, Yorkshire. Light entertainment for readers who prefer their Christmas dinner with solid doses of crime and humour. 8,000 words in all.
Dead of a Counterplot
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,840. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Long Lane Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
When a student is found murdered at Mudge Hall, lecturer and literary critic Adam Ludlow pursues her killer around the seedy pubs, nightclubs, and boarding houses of early 1960s London. He meets small-time criminals, a communist cell, and a police inspector keen to show off his knowledge of English Literature. But to solve the mystery, Ludlow must discover the secret of an incriminating bracelet.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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You set the price! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
An Account of a Curious Encounter: A Professor Arnustace steampunk mystery
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Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: Free! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Story 1 of the Arnustace steampunk mysteries: 1961 ... When a pod of killer whales washes up dead on the Whitby shore, what else can the local constabulary do but call for the eccentric Professor Arnustace, owner of 5 degrees and a mechanically-augmented talking cat?
The Secret Portrait
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Series: Jean Fairbairn/Alasdair Cameron Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
Jean Fairbairn has a coin from Bonnie Prince Charlie's hoard and a story for her magazine. Until the story comes to murder. Up close and personal with Chief Inspector Alasdair Cameron, whose forebears led Charlie's rising, and Rick MacLyon, a dot.com millionaire and expert on Charlie's life, Jean is likely to end her story trapped by a murderer, and the MacLyon mansion's newest ghost.
Killed by Scandal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Long Lane Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Adam Ludlow is asked to give a talk to an amateur dramatics society, he does not expect to be drawn into a web of gossip, intrigue, and murder.
The Case of the Ghostly Accident
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
As a favor to Doctor Watson, Sherlock Holmes investigates a strange occurrence with a partner of Ebenezer Scrooge.
A Sweet Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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.