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Out of Time
Price: Free! Words: 77,450. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 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?
The Outcall
Price: Free! Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Holly Harlow is intelligent, courageous, independent, sassy. And she works as a London call girl. When a client is murdered, she has to turn detective to find the killer - before the police arrest her for the crime. The trail leads from the streets of Brixton and Tottenham to Westminster's corridors of power - and to a truth far more shocking and unexpected than anyone could have imagined...
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.
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
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: $0.99 USD. 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 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
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
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)
You set the price! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,220. Language: British English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'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.
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
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.
A Tasteful Crime
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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
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
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
Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,750. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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
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...
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,450. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013 by Horsham House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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.
Early Investigations of Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,760. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Lyle Thorne investigates another five cases spanning the years 1876 to 1889. These cases give further insight into the character of Lyle Thorne and reveal some of the reasons why he eventually decides to take holy orders. Although these events occur before the previous two books, it is not necessary to read this book before the first two volumes.