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A Drowning in Bath
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,580. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Cassie Pengear had just solved a difficult case in London and was looking forward to a quiet holiday in Bath with her cousin Milly. While at the hotel baths, they witness one of the guests being murdered. With the police insisting it was nothing more than a tragic accident, if she wants to see the killer caught, Cassie has no choice but to try to solve A Drowning in Bath.
Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas season, Kate and Ada find a body on their doorstep. When Inspector Wainwright is sent to investigate, they start looking into the crime themselves before he can scare away all of their Christmas patrons. A short Christmas mystery of approx. 5000 words.
Lady Marmalade Cozy Murder Mysteries: Box Set (Books 1 - 3)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 221,000. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Now you can grab the 1st 3 Lady Marmalade cozy mysteries in one Box Set! Beggar’s Pardon: In Puddle's End Lady Marmalade investigates the murder of a husband and wife. Sins of the Father: After receiving upsetting letter Lady Marmalade's neighbor winds up dead. Gandhi's Sorrows: Attending Mahatma Gandhi's lecture, Lady Marmalade must investigate the murder of a close ally.
The Sherlock Holmes Handbook for the Digital Age
Price: $3.96 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016 and represented by alanpearce.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes is the greatest detective of all time. He is driven to right the wrongs of the world. It is only natural that he should turn his attention to the Internet. This book may only take a few hours to read but it will change your life.
Build a Better Rat Trap
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 146,780. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
What if someone is out to get you, and you don’t listen to the kind, intelligent policeman’s advice? Then your future is in doubt. This fourth Alexander Moffat mystery finds the captain surrounded by distracted young lovers while he tries to protect the know-it-all members of a rich family from a killer (or killers) with a penchant for cleverly-designed murder scenarios.
Sherlock Holmes and The Broken Watch of Meiringen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Echoes of the Reichenbach Falls brings Holmes and Watson to the 1902 'Paris in London' exhibition. A gold pocket watch that once belonged to James Moriarty has been discovered. Holmes believes the watch to be "The Holy Grail", the one thing that his evil sister, Julia Moriarty MUST possess. Holmes must now devise a guileless, grand deception to trap her but there are grave risks to all concerned,
Killer's Crew
Price: $4.27 USD. Words: 58,240. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A man found hanging by the neck until dead A ship with a historic past A killer with a deadly personal quest. DI Shona Mckenzie, anticipating a peaceful Scottish Summer, is once more launched into a high speed case to catch a vicious killer with a deadly personal quest
The Powys Deacon
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Catrin Sayer returns to art crime investigation - promoted to detective inspector in the elite Art and Antiques Unit at New Scotland Yard. Thrown immediately into a major international case, she is also picked by the Home Office to look into the origin of a strange painting found in Tregynon, in Wales, hidden away in the home of a recently-deceased judge.
Sherlock Holmes The Christmas Rose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Sherlock Holmes and Watson find themselves on a vacation that is a mystery straight from Christmas!
Lady Sherlock: Circle of the Smiling Dead
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,010. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
LADY NATASHA (TASHA) DORRINGTON, an emancipated and brilliant detective in 1906 London, is drawn into a deadly mystery involving an ancient pagan curse and a diabolical scheme to plunge Europe into a devastating war.
Dark Heart (Josiah Dark #2)
Series: Josiah Dark, Book 2. Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 22,730. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Novella (22,000-words). A fourteen-year-old girl’s body is found in a frozen grave by three children metal detecting in a field. DI Josiah Dark of the Serious Crime Division at Greater Manchester Police thought he’d be investigating t.his case on his own, because his unwanted partner has been called away to a family crisis, but a reporter called Dixie Reyes knows more - a lot more.
Chains of Illusion (Cyrus Kane #2)
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(Novella: 23,000-words) Detective Inspector Cyrus Kane’s working holiday in Cornwall has come to an end. He has returned to Brick Lane Police Station in London to re-join his partner – Detective Sergeant Jenny Wells. As well as trying to solve the murder of his wife and unborn child three months’ previously, on their first day back a top orthopaedic surgeon is murdered.
An Ill Wind (Cyrus Kane #1)
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Novella (23,000-words). All Detective Inspector Cyrus Kane wants is a bit of peace and quiet after the suicide of his wife, so he hires an isolated cottage in Cornwall for the Christmas holidays, but fate has something else in store for him.
There is no Fear in Love (P&R #20)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 20. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 96,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
For Parish and Richards, what begins with the discovery of a small heart carved into the forehead of a murdered young woman, turns into the search for a prolific serial killer called The Lover, and involves the Met’s Serious Crimes Investigative Team (SCIT) descending on them to lead the investigation. Xena and Stick investigate when a mother and three children are murdered at a farm.
Dominion of Darkness (Parish & Richards #19)
Series: Parish & Richards, Book 19. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,810. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Parish and Richards are given the case of a beautiful naked mutilated woman who seems to have walked away from her life. Xena and Stick must find out whether the killer of an eight year old girl has returned 24 years later to finish what he started. After the death of a DI from Romford, the Chief Constable asks Kowalski to come back initially for a month to solve the case.
Delitto agli inizi di settembre - Delitti di provincia 12
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 12. Price: $3.16 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: Italian. Published: October 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Cosa c’è di meglio, a settembre, di una salutare passeggiata nei boschi alla ricerca di funghi? Eppure, come già si è dimostrato più volte, proprio la provincia sonnacchiosa, quella in cui sembra che nulla accada, nasconde segreti inconfessabili e delitti efferati… “Delitto agli inizi di settembre”, una nuova incredibile storia che vede coinvolto il maresciallo Pucci, investigatore privato.
Sherlock Holmes On Jack Rippered Moriarty & Jules Vernian Treasure - (Part-1) -- & Dowry of Mrs Auda Fogg of Around World In 80 Days Great Epic Story
You set the price! Words: 24,080. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An innovative approach to modern digital era reviving highly popular copyright expirederl over 85 years old great classics …… Back Cover Page Notes:- SHERLOCK HOLMES ON JACK RIPPERED MORIARTY & JULES VERNIAN TREASURE— -- And Missing Diamond Dowry Treasure of Mrs AudaFogg of Jules Verne’s “Around World In 80 Days” famous storey. Part -1 of 2 Parts Novelettes. By – Spirit of Shakespeare SOFTWARES
Death at Delphi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,290. Language: British English. Published: October 15, 2016 by Noël Cades. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A mysterious drowning. A dead person seen alive. A secret society reviving ancient rites. Rumours of smuggling, espionage and betrayal. When a handsome stranger asks Jayne for help, her quest takes her to Greece where a web of lies, intrigue, and jealousy is soon laid bare. But how can Jayne unravel the intrigue of her friend’s death, when no one will believe her?
A Creative Crime
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: British English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Christopher unexpectedly acquires yet more boxes of archive material and gets involved in a literary event. These apparently harmless coincidences have a deadlier outcome than he could have imagined.
Deadly Legacy ~ An Emmeline Kirby/Gregory Longdon Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,110. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A month after trying to track down the killer of her friend Charles Latimer, Emmeline finds herself in a car that has crashed on a lonely country road in Kent with a dead man as her companion. How did she come to find herself in this predicament? It all started with a man named Ambrose Trent, the fiancé of her friend Claire Sedgwick. But there’s something not quite right about him...