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The Keeper's House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,560. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A lonely lawyer returns to their childhood home to find the house derelict and awaiting demolition; but in the shadows of the empty rooms the forgotten lingers. What was the truth of their sudden departure from the house, and their father's death, soon afterwards, on the road in the woods? Haunted by the past, guilty about the present: is it sometimes better to leave the past to sleep undisturbed?
All the Lonely People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,290. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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
Driven to Kill
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: British English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A fast paced mystery thriller that will keep you guessing until the very end. “Driven to Kill” is an unforgettable introduction to the brilliantly flawed detective, Jake Knight and his unstoppable nemesis, Baxter Black. The final chapter will leave you floundering, torn between right and wrong… good and evil.
From the Diary of a Retired Detective 2 - Gary Farrow is All At Sea
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,490. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 1 review)
The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“The Early Punch Parodies of Sherlock Holmes” brings together the major stories, reviews, briefs and illustrations that appeared in the legendary British humor magazine during Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s lifetime. Annotated and presented in chronological order, this scrapbook charts the rise of Conan Doyle and the meteoric popularity of the world’s greatest consulting detective.
The Astonishing Tales of Sherlock Holmes: The Shrieking Pits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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.
Last Step
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Price: $3.80 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Gwyneth Williams. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(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.”
The Manton Rempville Murders: An Inspector Knowles Mystery Book Two
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Another day in the life of Detective Inspector Colin Knowles and another murder. Bingo the retriever has been finding bodies again. This time someone left a sword in the back of Edward Pritchard in the local monastery.
The Case of the Guardian Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Sherlock Holmes and Watson are hot on the trail of a serial murderer who calls himself "The Guardian Angel." He is a criminal that has followed Sherlock from his own world to the new one where he is now helping Watson to find Moriarity, who disappeared after he was abducted and a rescue attempt was made.
Still Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: 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!
Marriage Can Be Murder (Dr. Benjamin Bones Mysteries #1)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
On the eve of World War II, Dr. Benjamin Bones is ordered to move to wild, beautiful Cornwall, trading his posh London office and stylish city life for the tiny village of Birdswing. Moments after his arrival, he and his wife are run down in the street. And while the villagers call his wife's death a blackout accident, Ben quickly deduces it was murder.
La morte in calzamaglia - Delitti di provincia 8
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Series: Delitti di provincia. Price: $3.74 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: Italian. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Il convegno annuale degli investigatori si tiene a Venezia, con tanto di serata di gala e partita a cluedo. Ma quando tutto sembra sprofondare nella noia, ecco che la morte in calzamaglia entra in scena...
The Return from the Death
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You set the price! Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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?