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Charles Doyle & The Curious Case of the Blue Dog _part 1 - A New Mystery Calls
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by 5minutefiction.co.uk. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Victorian melodrama featuring our intrepid detective Charles Doyle.
Dead Drop
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Homeless teen Chris isn't the most reliable of witnesses. And so no one takes her serious when she walks into a police station and claims that her boyfriend Max has been kidnapped. Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is inclined to dismiss Chris, until there is a ransom demand, demanding an envelope in exchange for the safe return of Max. But what do the kidnappers want? And what happened to Max?
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...
Blue Moon: A Katerina Carter Color of Money Mystery
Series: Katerina Carter Color of Money Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,490. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Kat and boyfriend Jace’s plans for a fancy dinner go awry when she discovers that her elderly neighbor Fiona has taken an ex-con into her home as a boarder. Kat’s suspicion deepens when she learns of a recent life insurance policy. And accidental death pays double. Blue Moon is a novelette in the Katerina Carter Color of Money series.
An Account of a Curious Encounter: A Professor Arnustace Steampunk Mystery
Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Story 1 of the Arnustace steampunk mysteries: 1916 ... When a pod of killer whales washes up dead on the Whitby shore, what else can the local constabulary do but call for the eccentric Professor Arnustace, owner of 5 degrees and a mechanically-augmented talking cat?
The English Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,590. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Two international mysteries in one! Set in a sleepy town in England, these books take you into the mind of a renowned Inspector and take you on a journey to catch a killer.
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
Ladies of Class
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder is no respecter of persons… Richard Hayward’s promotion and move from the big city life to the sleepy town of Burshill, England, has been shattered. Sir John Bury needs a murder solved, and the clues are limited. The suspects, on the other hand, aren't.
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.
A Different Shade Of Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short cozy murder mystery. Ever since the car accident that claimed her parents’ lives Grace Abrahams has been able to see ghosts. She meets them at storage locker auctions that she goes to with her brother, Frankie. In this story Grace meets the ghost of a middle aged man – Charlie Ford. It’s soon clear that he has been poisoned. Charlie’s wife, Amy, seems to be the number one suspect.
The STAC Christmas Collection (STAC Boxset #1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This Christmas Collection brings together three titles from the STAC 3rd Age Mystery novels for the first time. A Murder For Christmas is the fourth in the series, Murder at the Murder Mystery Weekend is the fifth, and Christmas Crackers is the tenth.
A Sweet Murder
Price: Free! Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(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.
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: 10,490. 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: 10,860. 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
From the Diary of a Retired Detective 2 - Gary Farrow is All At Sea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Gary Farrow thought he had retired from a career as a detective. However, mystery and intrigue still courted his attention, especially when introduced by a beautiful woman. Sabrina Freeman's impassioned outburst at a Coroner's Inquest drew him to her aid. Had her favourite uncle been murdered? The trail took Gary and his reluctant ally, Mark, on a voyage, but would they simply end up all at sea?
Gooseberry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,510. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Thieving Maharajah: the fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
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 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.