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The Poison Pen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Hayward had just started his vacation with his pregnant wife when the call came. Another murder had interrupted the town's peaceful existence, and the murderer won't stop at just one victim.
All the Lonely People
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Detective Inspector Joseph Rafferty visits his local pub for a quick drink, he’s looking to forget his troubles, not add to them. But Rafferty is not destined to enjoy his drink in peace. Because a man is found dead – stabbed in the pub’s car park – and a preoccupied Rafferty is to lead the investigation.
Paris Green
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When college student Kitty Chan is found dead in the basement of the Victoria and Albert Museum, dressed in a Victorian ball gown, the cause of death is quickly established. Kitty died of arsenic poisoning. But who gave her the deadly dose and why? Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd investigates and quickly realises that there is more to this case than meets the eye. Warning: some rude words.
A Bullet for Father Christmas
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When two men dressed up as Father Christmas rob a London jewellery store and one of them ends up dead on the floor, shot by his own accomplice, it’s certainly one of the more unusual cases for Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team. But as Helen begins to investigate, it turns out that the case is even more bizarre than she suspected. 9300 words or approx. 30 print pages
The Astonishing Tales of Sherlock Holmes: The Shrieking Pits
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
What appears a frivolous excursion into myth hunting takes on a different tone when Watson discovers encrypted notes from the Diogenes Club to Holmes. The World’s Greatest Detective is not hunting fairies, but on the trail of Viking silver and a daring heist.
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.
Last Step
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Gwyneth Williams. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
How does Sara, a nice professional woman who loves to entertain and cook gourmet meals come to be involved in murder in one country only to have it follow her back to another country? “… my husband … sergeant, sits in the armchair with his eyes closed and his head lolling. I never assume he's been stabbed. I assume he's having a snooze before supper.”
Still Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,860. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The first was a hit and run. The second a murder/suicide. Who will be next? Small towns can hide the biggest secrets.
Sherlock Holmes and The Bulgarian Clockmaker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A dying man with a terrible secret is brought to Baker Street by a cabby. A visit to Lestrade at Scotland Yard frustrates Holmes whilst Watson is intrigued by a mysterious engine which is the 'prime mover' in the case. The pair begin a desperate search for a young girls killer. She is the key to foiling a Fenian dynamite plot destined to destroy the PM and the most famous address in Westminster!
The Return from the Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Having survived two separate terrorist attacks, the intrepid team of Hendrych and Kroupa had hoped to put the horrors of their run-in with the extremist group, AVPW, behind them. However, the prospect of world domination is too strong and they're soon facing a nightmare from beyond the grave.
Open Season
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
No one is sorry when the Ruislip Wood Ripper, who already murdered three women, ends up dead in the forest, shot by a hunter while on the cusp of attacking his fourth victim. But there are too many coincidences for the taste of DI Helen Shepherd. Was it just pure luck that a hunter happened to be in the right place at the right time? And why did no one warn Anne Marie Sauvage about the killer?
Bank Job
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
At first, the bank robbery doesn't seem very mysterious. After all, the CCTV footage shows a masked robber threatening bank clerk Jim Carling with a gun before disabling the cameras. However, the robber knew a bit too much about the bank, so Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd quickly suspects an insider. But who of the five bank employees is the insider? And what happened to Jim Carling?
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.
The Fouth Cart 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Nick Price's wife died in his arms eighteen years ago. Though traumatised, one thing he recollects with absolute clarity is that she was wearing her wedding ring, and it could not have been removed before her grave. So he is, understandably, completely freaked out when a mysterious stranger, a man he believes is out to destroy him, gives it to his daughter as a remembrance of her mother.
Overdose
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Caroline Murray is found dead in an underground parking garage with a needle in her arm, the case seems clear. Caroline died of a drug overdose. But everybody who knew Caroline insists that she was opposed to drugs and would never have taken any. Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is convinced that Caroline's death was not a drug overdose. But who had reason to want Caroline dead and why?
The Cork and the Bottle
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When the landlord of "The Cork and the Bottle" ends up dead in a puddle of blood on the floor of his own pub, the case seems clear. The teen burglars who broke into the pub to steal the contents of the till are the culprits. But some things about the case just don't add up. And eventually, Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd begins to suspect that the killers are to be found much closer to home...
St. Emilion's Secret
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,110. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Kroupa needs a holiday, so an invitation to a premiere in Bordeaux comes at just the right time. However, 'in vino veritas' and the region's vineyards soon reveal that the sins of the past still have devastating ramifications to this day. If Kroupa was hoping to avoid a murder, he's in for a disappointment, and this time the stakes are very high!
The Enemy Within
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hendrych goes undercover to join a dangerous paramilitary group. Playing a dangerous game, he befriends one of the anarchists in an attempt to thwart their terrorist plot. This time however, the stakes are too high, and Kroupa is scared for the first time in his life, because not even he can pre-dict who lives and who dies.
The Chinese Sailor
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Chinese naval officer from a cruise ship goes missing while his ship visits Holyhead. An international police operation to break an art smuggling ring loses track of three paintings worth $2 million ... from the same cruise ship, on the same cruise. Constable Catrin Sayer, a uniformed police officer with the Metropolitan Police, agrees to go undercover ...
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.