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A Collection of Quests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,490. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is a collection of three novels and a short story by Cecilia Peartree, all previously published and featuring the same central characters: 'A Romantic Quest', a short story; 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest' set mostly in London in 1951; 'The Four Seasons Quest', starting on the day the King died in 1952; 'The Coronation Quest', which is complete in itself but ties off some loose ends.
A Quest for Clemency
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.
The Hundred Year Wait
Series: Mycroft Holmes Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 30,680. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Red Feather Writing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Book 1 in the Mycroft Holmes Adventures series One-hundred years since Watson died and Mycroft still doesn't understand what Sherlock saw in such a companion, but after so long alone and somehow still as young, he starts to wonder what it might be like having a disciple. Life for Amelia is dull, she's spent all her years writing about the adventures other people have. Then she meets Mycroft.
The Florence Collection: Four Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Four mystery stories featuring Florence Latimer of Claresby Manor: The Claresby Wood Murder, The Farrington By-Election Mystery, The Diamond Brooch Mystery, The Art Exhibition Mystery.
The Pendlehurst Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Grace Taylor inherits a derelict manor house with over a hundred rooms, two courtyards, and numerous cellars, she also inherits a series of mysteries. Fortunately the discoveries she makes help her raise money to maintain the crumbling Pendlehurst Manor. A collection of four stories: The Pendlehurst Legacy, The Pendlehurst Garden Mystery, The Pendlehurst Purple, The Pendlehurst Hop.
Mud Pie
Price: Free! Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
The Quartermain Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
At twenty-five years old Anna, Lady Quartermain, becomes a wealthy widow. In an attempt to restart her life she sets up the Wellington Bureau, an investigation agency. A series of cases follow in which Anna unravels a number of mysteries, including those surrounding the fabulous diamond, the Quartermain Stone.
Mummy's Little Girl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,040. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Evil is lurking in the sleepy village of Kenley. When the body of a young girl is discovered in the middle of the Glory Woods, a nearby local beauty spot, Detective Inspector Carla Right starts to uncover secrets that have been buried for many years, secrets that will change the lives of some of the local residents forever.
How to Rob a Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Inspector Gilles Maintenon has finally run up against an original mind—someone who’s very good at wasting his time. Their killer, using simple human psychology, has come up with a brilliant plan. Gilles would dearly love to meet the mind that conceived of that plan. He intends to do just that.
Making Movies
Series: Max Gwyther Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Making Movies by Mansel Jones, A Max Gwyther Mystery. Book Two in the Max Gwyther Mystery Series.
Blind Justice
Series: Max Gwyther Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Blind Justice by Mansel Jones, A Max Gwyther Mystery. Book One in the Max Gwyther Mystery Series.
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
(4.50 from 4 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?
Final Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In the final set of Reverend Lyle Thorne short stories, our intrepid vicar finds that even in retirement he is still solving mysteries that confound the police. From bank robberies to arson, murder or suicide, the terrors of WW1 all provide intellectual challenges which the Reverend Lyle Thorne loves.
The Boots The third prequel in The Parliament House Books series
Price: Free! Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brogan McLane's first legal case in Edinburgh's magnificent Parliament House introduces him to the reality of justice and injustice in the rarified air of the Supreme Courts of Scotland. Will he be able to change the law in order to reinstate an honest police officer, and arrest the brutal murderer ? The third prequel to The Trial.
Death in a Cold Spring
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: British English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the ninth novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series. It’s a cold spring in Pitkirtly. Amaryllis’s campaign to be elected to the local Council is approaching a conclusion, and the local minister has set up the Face of Pitkirtly art exhibition to show off the creativity of the young people of the area. At least one of these activities is doomed to failure.
Deadly Act
Series: Hero Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Hero’s wife is involved in a car accident with her best friend in which the driver left the scene, he decides to investigate the case. Hero soon discovers that Nelda has had to contend with a string of strange things happening to her since she broke off her engagement to Paul Fox. Can Hero pin any of the strange events on Paul before he carries out his final deadly act?
People Like Us (Part I)
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It should have been easy, Nicolas Keszthelyi knew. The nuns at Notre-Dame-de-Pitié had no idea that their collection of religious bric-a-brac contained a lost masterpiece worth millions. Anyone could have walked away with it. Certainly an unscrupulous dealer like Keszthelyi - with a network of shady contacts and an amoral devotion to beauty - should have had no trouble at all...
Killing at the Carnival
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. 29,000 words, approx 115 pages
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 2 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 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.

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