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Magic Most Deadly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,430. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Magic, mystery, and murder combine in this debut novel from author E.L. Bates. New magician Maia Whitney and Magic Intelligence Agent Len Davies must put aside their personality conflicts to work together to unravel a web of lies and treachery before magic is revealed to the world and all magicians everywhere are endangered.
A Quick Guide to "Gaudy Night"
Series: A Quick Guide, Book 21 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 149. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
“Gaudy Night” by Dorothy L. Sayers was first published in 1935. It is a mystery novel. It is the tenth book in the author’s popular series about aristocratic detective Lord Peter Wimsey.
Sleeping Beauties: The Case of the Worn-Out Dancing Shoes
Series: The Carmichael Casebook, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
In this retelling of "The Worn-Out Dancing Shoes," Agatha Christie meets the Brothers Grimm when young detective Daniel Carmichael and his wife Lorelei investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding a college for young ladies. As they try to discover how a group of students go out dancing every night, the Carmichaels find themselves entangled in a mystery reeking of dark magic.
Phantoms of the Pharaoh: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,290. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frances is taking her dear friend, Florence Hudnall on a four week holiday through Egypt to explore the ancient secrets that she holds. It has been a life long dream of hers. But when they arrive in Cairo things start to go terribly wrong. Albert and Abigail are bickering over returning stolen treasures, and the rest of the guests are not all that they seem to be.
Poltergeists in the Parador
Series: Cleo Marjoribanks Mystery, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 69,610. Language: British English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Cleo is back! But the planned quiet holiday in Spain with DCI 'Steaming' Kettle doesn't go according to plan. Between dead bodies and poltergeists life is far from peaceful.
Un ricamo di fragole rosa - Delitti di provincia 5
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 5. Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 17,110. Language: Italian. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Una breve vacanza con la parrocchia. Una località amena di montagna. Compagni di viaggio eccessivamente interessati alla cronaca nera. Ecco che Giacomo Pucci, ex carabiniere a riposo divenuto investigatore privato a caccia di corna, finisce per imbattersi in un mistero apparentemente inestricabile, tra colpi di scena fortunati e brillanti deduzioni. Pucci troverà il bandolo della matassa?
Costa del Murder
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A heart attack or not heart attack? No one is sure, but everyone agrees on one thing. Joe needs a relaxing break in the sun. Where better than Spain’s Costa del Sol? And so to Apartmentos Ingles, where Joe, Sheila and Brenda meet the permanent residents of Little England. But all is far from content in this community of expats. It’s MURDER in the Medditerranean.
Judas Goat - The Kennet Narrow Boat Mystery
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,120. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is a book that starts off with the baffling murder of some anonymous individual on a Narrow-boat near the town of Reading in the UK. Set in a tranquil river setting it starts like any other murder mystery, but then it changes dramatically. In the end the story takes a turn, and we find ourselves reading about an international arms deal that has gone wrong. This is Morse meets James Bond!
The Deathday Prophecies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 114,840. Language: British English. Published: August 9, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Three murder mysteries in one, spanning 50 years. Three investigations into multiple murders fail to tie up all the loose ends. Will Scotland Yard’s best detective find all the missing links and the connections between the most recent and the previous killings? Perhaps, with the help of a psychic medium who can predict the exact date and time of death. Or perhaps she too has a hidden agenda.
Gandhi's Sorrows: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lady Marmalade is invited to a lecture that Mahatma Gandhi is giving at Abbot House where all proceeds are going to the children's orphanage located there. What she ins't expecting is to be the witness to a murder of one of Gandhi's closest allies.
The Adventure of Black Drop
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,140. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes, resurrected here a hundred years after his last canonical case, is forced to take on more than one case simultaneously. Will he survive this diabolical blow to his modus operandi, while striving to repair an estranged friendship with faithful Dr. Watson, and navigating the smoke and mirrors set up at the corner of every street of Victorian London by his nemesis, Prof. Moriarty?
Demons 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crisis in the Metropolitan Police after a senior officer is shot dead by one of his own men while trying to solve the grisly murders of prostitutes in and around Whitechapel. Was the dead officer the murderer? Or was someone else trying to emulate Jack the Ripper? Worse, a notorious hit man is targeting senior police officers. Surely there isn’t a widespread conspiracy within the Police Force?
Sherlock Holmes in The Forward Observer
Series: Sherlock Holmes in..., Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson find Base Gagetown's only Photo Tech dead in a tray of developer. The search for his killer takes the pair into a past - one that includes the victim's father, a museum and the truth about Holmes' own history.
Wait To Deceive
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,690. Language: British English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In normally sleepy Tetherton, a psychopathic killer is on the loose – with a thirst for Biblical vengeance and under-age girls. As the body count rises, and with a new boss to contend with – one with dark secrets of her own - DS Declan O’Hara begins to fear that the monster they are hunting for may be closer to home than anyone dares imagine…
My Patch: The life of Reginald Smithers, a village policeman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,750. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
These short stories relate the experiences of Reginald Smithers, a policeman in the small English village of Stackfort on Humber in the first half of the 20th century. They cover his life, from his first appointment as a young constable, his promotion to sergeant through to his retirement and reveal the sometimes humorous, but always interesting, aspects of his life and the lives of his friends.
The Maelstrom Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,430. Language: British English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Strict Publishing International. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Bloody murders at Holcombe Manor in 1885 leave the police baffled. Everyone has been killed except one man who has disappeared. Perhaps he is the culprit? Except that he has no motive. And that’s the problem: there seems to be no motive for anyone to have committed the murders. Finally, a suspect is arrested, tried, convicted and hanged. 75 years later, history repeats itself.
A Line to Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,730. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Until she discovers the mutilated body of her best friend, widow Mercedes Mackaill thinks her life is dull and lonely. But somebody murdered Isca Haines, a secretary and part-time phone sex worker. Mercedes suspects it has more to do with the evening job than their boring nine-to-five at Jackson, Johnston and Associates, a Tacoma brokerage house. A Puget Sound Mystery
A Novel Murder
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Unexplained visions, murder and mayhem…that’s what Michelle’s life has come to, and she desperately wants out of her detective position to be behind her own desk, being the author she’s forced to conceal behind a pseudonym.
A Thrust to the Vitals
Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: British English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
#10 iin series: Returning to his home town many years after his involuntary departure, to attend a civic reception in his honour, murder victim Sir Rufus Seward ignored the maxim that 'going back' is not always wise.
Enigma
Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.09 from 11 reviews)
Dick Love is a 42-year-old detective from New York now living and working in London. And if given the choice he’d just as soon stay alive. He has a pregnant boxer relying on it.