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Deadly Act
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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)
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Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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.
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.
The Christmas Puzzle
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,370. Language: British English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
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.
Sanditon Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
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Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yet again, Reverend Lyle Thorne is called upon to aid among others... the local Constabulary and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He must pit his wits against those who would try to avoid justice and bring to a satisfying conclusion a Civil War murder over 200 years old. Five stories await your perusal. Can you find the clues that will lead you to the criminals/ murderers?
The Coronation Quest
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
'The Coronation Quest' is the third in the 'Adventurous Quest' series of historical mystery novels. It is set in 1953 in Britain, mostly in London at the time when everyone was preparing for the Coronation.
A Handsome Stranger
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Blissfully unaware that he has already crossed paths with fugitive Slick Tony, unlikely hero Alfie Bowman unwittingly discovers his hiding place. Armed with Alfie's news, it's down to local Detective Sergeant Dave Slater to coordinate the surveillance and launch an operation to capture the fugitive, but bad planning and bad luck conspire to turn his grand finale into a hilarious fiasco!
Who Kidnapped Billy Bumble?
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,920. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
There’s trouble brewing in the cozy little town of Tinton when hopeless petty thief Billy Bumble is arrested. But it soon becomes clear that things aren't quite as they first appear! Unlikey hero Alfie Bowman seems to be the only one who really believes Billy Bumble has been kidnapped, but can he discover where Billy's being held, and if he does find him, can he launch a rescue bid?
An Unnecessary Murder
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,680. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a woman is murdered, DI 'Nasty' Nash is convinced the finger of suspicion points firmly at Alfie Bowman, but DS Dave Slater is not so sure. He knows Nash would love to see Alfie put away for a very long time. But would he really go so far as to frame him? In this latest novella of this series, Alfie and Slater team up to discover who's really responsible for this unnecessary murder.
Missing Without Trace
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,520. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Thirty years ago a little boy went missing, and still his mother doesn't know what happened to him. Police investigations at the time achieved nothing, but perhaps someone made sure of that. In this the second of the Alfie Bowman Novella Series reluctant hero Alfie tries to solve a 30 year old mystery and finds that even today there are some people who would rather he didn't find the truth...
An Unlikely Hero
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 29,100. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alfie Bowman is no hero, but when he sees a beautiful young woman in trouble he can't ignore it. Waking up in hospital later, he wonders if maybe it wasn't such a good idea! But when he learns the beating and the young woman are unconnected he wants to know who's behind his beating and why? And then there's the beautiful young woman. She needs help. It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it!
A Tasteful Crime
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the seventh book in the Pitkirtly series of cosy mysteries, set in a fictitious small town on the coast of Fife. A baking competition comes to Pitkirtly, followed closely by murder and its aftermath.
Not Exactly Dead
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Series: MI5 1/2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
Quaife's last Theorem
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Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
Things That Go Squeak in the Park
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Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,750. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s...most people add a few pounds over the holidays. Police Detective Moffat adds unsolved murders to his caseload. When 10-year-old Gina finds a body in the community garden, Captain Moffat realizes something strange is going on at the Department of Environmental Health in the historic western town of Biglerville in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.
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...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Horsham House. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A collection of twelve Sherlock Holmes stories, including A Scandal in Bohemia, The Adventure of the Copper Beeches, and the Man with the Twisted Lip.