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Tracing the Contours
Series: Luke Adams, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,030. Language: British English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Luke Adams Investigates book 1, exciting, satisfying, edgy twists and turns. Contemporary women's psychological fiction, within the mystery suspense thriller genres. There is a good repartee between the older male detective and the younger female, contributing to some entertaining banter, offsets their clients emotion and peril. Strong women handling their darker emotions.
Heartless: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Heartless is Lady Marmalade's third mystery. Lady Marmalade is taking the Flying Scotchman up to York. She needs to attend to some financial affairs related to the estate of her deceased husband, Eric. It is a time of reflection and Lady Marmalade is eager to get onto the train and away from the cacophony of the train station.
Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson are called upon to investigate the deaths of 'Little Alfie's' Aunt and Uncle. The police believe they have been murdered and Flora Smith, the daughter of the deceased couple has been arrested for the murder. However, on further investigation involving an incognito visit to the gasworks where Watson becomes a touch light fingered, Holmes believes that there is another explanation.
My Deadly Valentine
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,590. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Valentine’s Day approaches and a lonely Joe Murray has his eye on the newest member of the Sanford 3rd Age Club, Letty Hill. But when the Sanford Valentine strangler strikes for the fourth year in succession, Joe’s amorous inclinations are sidetracked. And he doesn’t have far to look for the prime suspect... it’s him.
Salford Mayor (Election 2012)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Melia is a Secret Agent and wants nothing to do with politics. However, when her Uncle in Salford decides to work for, then run for, Mayor, she is dragged into the mess and intrigue. Worse, she finds out that her cousin Liv has heard from an ex-husband she thought was dead. Now, Liv's life is in danger. Or is there something worse about to happen to her? Only Melia can help her family out.
Sherlock Holmes and The Bishop's Tie-Pin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: British English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A visit from the Bishop of Westfield raises concerns about a fellow bishop and his visits to an establishment offering Massage. Secret British Naval papers appear in the German embassy and are linked to the bishops' brother. Blackmail is suspected and Watson has to bare all in order to gain the necessary intelligence. Holmes must use his skills as a burglar to avoid the bishops' downfall.
The Stick Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,980. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Secret Agent John Windsor was one of the best agents ever to work for the British Government. Forced to retire through injury, Windsor finds himself fighting for his life. His enemy unknown but deadly.
The White Swan : Introducing Johnny Jordan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,960. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Johnny Jordan is a lovable psychic entertainer, wowing audiences whilst boosting his own ever growing ego! When a grieving family contact him to speak with their murdered loved one from beyond the grave he can’t help but get involved. Way over his head lacking any psychic ability and facing the biggest performance of his career, he wades in believing he can solve the murder, putting him in danger.
Trouble at the Manor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,620. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the quiet English village of Lowenna, a local P.C. patrolling the harbor area finds a body covered in foam. Gia is the first to identify the victim who is from a small hamlet on a manor estate which is being pursued by investors. Gia has suspicions that the two events are connected, but while she investigates the murder, she also has to deal with something that may unhinge her marriage.
Tragedy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Chief Inspector Robert Casey had been retired only five weeks when the package arrived. The content would change the course of his retirement. This is the second short story in a new series taking the reader through the experiences of a career policeman from his initial investigation as a detective constable to his eventual retirement. However, his investigating days may not yet be over...
Colours of the Underground
Series: Inspector Winwood Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The body of an artist is found on waste land in the small English town of Rutherford. A second body is discovered bound and gagged in his own luxury taxi. D.I Winwood’s investigations uncover a dirty tricks campaign from a property development company and corruption at the local Council. Parts of the town’s heritage are under threat. Only the Underground can help; but who are they?
Notes From the Dispatch Box of John H Watson, MD
Series: The Dispatch Box of John H Watson MD, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,100. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Another discovery from the vaults of Cox and Co., the old London bank which had forwarded the Deed Box of John H Watson to the author last year. The Dispatch Box contains all manner of illuminating documents about Mssrs. Holmes and Watson.
Sherlock Holmes and The Cagliari Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A request by the Italian ambassador sends Holmes and Watson plunging into the dark world of anarchists in Victorian London. The King of Italy, known for taking risks when traveling incognito in London becomes their target. Holmes also takes a grave risk to protect the King in Greenwich whilst the ambassador's Venetian Masked Ball gives the anarchists a further opportunity to achieve their goal.
Family Values: In Vivo Veritas
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Brian Rocha is a charismatic politician with nasty habits. How did he end up in the Old Schoolhouse in the 150-year-old California gold rush town of Manzanita? Police Captain Moffat and Sergeant De la Peña find clues in food and drink, cosmetics, the zeroes and ones of computer hard drives and one very tidy recycling bin. They unearth a shocking conspiracy. Does it answer the question about Brian?
People Like Us (Part II)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"And then I shot him in the face. It was pretty ugly." Pause. "The scene, I mean, not his face..." Following a series of bad judgements, Nicolas Keszthelyi finds himself alone and pursued by the police in the depths of the French countryside. In a final attempt to secure his freedom, he writes to the police and lays out his side of the story.
Sherlock Holmes and The Birchwood Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A letter to the British Government from a blackmailer brings Holmes and Watson to the town of Truro in Cornwall. There they investigate a mysterious and often fatal illness which has befallen the townspeople as predicted by the blackmailer. By visiting the victims and their places of work a common thread appears. Holmes prevents further illness but now must find the culprit and bring him to task.
Sherlock Holmes and The Star of Bithur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are retained by the Duke of Salcombe to investigate a dreadful family secret. The 'Star of Bithur', a great treasure with a bloody past threatens to dishonor a noble family. Holmes and Watson have to explore the history of the diamond and its links to the Indian Mutiny of 1857. However, others are in search of the gem and the key to its hiding place.
Killed by Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,620. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Long Lane Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(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.
Almost Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Most readers hear about a crime from a news source, paper or broadcast, presented through the eyes or a reporter who may have personal prejudices, This story is presented through the eyes of some one attending, like the jury, hears the actual admissible facts. Judge for your self what crimes were commited. The author attemps to present them in the order they would be presented in court.
Murder at the Murder Mystery Weekend
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,940. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Happy New Year! The bells ring out over the city of Lincoln, and at the Twin Spire Hotel, the Sanford 3rd Age Club celebrate with their customary enthusiasm. It’s the kind of party Joe enjoys; a Murder Mystery Weekend. A drama designed to tax his powers of observation and deduction.