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Come Away Death
By Anna Shone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,040. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hollywood director Thelonius Kapp has bought and restored the medieval abbey of St Pierre la Croix in the south of France. He is there with his young wife, the globally acclaimed pop singer, Salome to inaugurate a three day retreat. Three deaths on the first day test the deductive powers of Irish detective Ulysses F Donaghue who is attending the retreat with lifelong friend Dr Clothilde Blanche.
A Necessary Dealing
By Roy Lewis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,140. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An Eric Ward novel
Hilda Hopkins, The Day Of The Mobots #7
By Vivienne Fagan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Hilda Hopkins is back with a vengeance in this hilarious seventh adventure. From scaring her driving instructor half to death to going all the way with twisted security staff at a secret laboratory, our machine knitting undercover assassin is pitted against evil scientists and their killer creations. Of course she uses her wet skills as well as her knitting to help make her mission a success!
The Kill Call
By Stephen Booth
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 9. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,590. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A crime thriller from the award-winning Cooper & Fry series, set in England's Peak District. When hounds from the local foxhunt find a dead body on the moors, Derbyshire detectives Diane Fry and Ben Cooper become entangled in the world of hunt saboteurs and horse theft. For Cooper, the story of the 'plague village' of Eyam connects to a disturbing reality from the much more recent past.
Lost River
By Stephen Booth
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,100. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A bestseller from the award-winning Cooper & Fry series. A holiday weekend in England's Peak District is ruined by the tragic drowning of an eight-year-old girl. While Derbyshire detective DC Ben Cooper becomes involved in the lives of the dead girl's family, DS Diane Fry is travelling back to her roots in the city of Birmingham. And she realises there's only one man whose help she needs...
Death at the Happiness Club
By Cecilia Peartree
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,010. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The fourth novel in the Pitkirtly series of quirky mysteries. The Happiness Club, offering opportunities for friendship and romance, arrives in Pitkirtly, where it is met with healthy suspicion in some quarters and naive enthusiasm in others.
Deep & Crisp & Even
By Alan Grainger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The body of a young woman newspaper columnist is found part buried under the snow, and Detective Chief Inspector ‘Foxy’ Reynard is called in. As his investigation into her death proceeds, it becomes increasingly apparent there was more to Rosaleen Sommerton than met the eye
Lost
By Russell James
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two crime stories from the man Ian Rankin once called ‘The Godfather of British Noir’, early stories from the years when Russell James was establishing himself as ‘one of the best of Britain’s darker crime writers’ (as the Times called him). The first is the author’s only crime story to feature a detective, and the second, although a tale of prison life, is in lighter vein.
Dancing with the Virgins
By Stephen Booth
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 143,370. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
An award-winning psychological thriller, the sequel to Stephen Booth's debut BLACK DOG, which introduced young Derbyshire police detectives DC Ben Cooper & DS Diane Fry. In England's Peak District stand the Nine Virgins, a ring of stones overshadowed by a dark legend. As winter closes in, a 10th figure is added to the circle - the body of Jenny Weston, her limbs arranged as if she is dancing.
Blood And Water
By Stuart Edmond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Secrets can be dangerous and the one Detective Inspector Christina Blake has kept buried could ruin her entire career - or even get her killed. The body of a teenage girl turns up discarded on the streets like yesterdays garbage. When the victim is linked to a notorious crime syndicate, responsible for trafficking guns, drugs and prostitutes, DI Blake is called in to track down the murderer.
For Love or Money?
By Graham Blackburn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,680. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Derek Davis, bored editor at a London publishing house, learns he could inherit a LOT of money if a mystery legatee is not found within ninety days. Simultaneously, his girlfriend becomes involved in an attempted identity switch. What follows includes murder, arrests, venal lawyers, and characters ranging from Welsh coalminers to Provencal innkeepers, all with their own needs for love or money?
WALKING INTO MURDER - Book One of the Laura Morland Mystery series
By Joan Lambert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,250. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Meet the irrepressible over-curious new female sleuth, Laura Morland, as she embarks on a solo walking trip in the Cotswolds of England. She is kidnapped by a(charming) man who may or may not be a murderer, held in an ancient manor house where she finds a body and meets a host of ecccentrics, none of whom are what they seem. Walking into Murder is impossible to put down and fun to read. Try it!
Black Dog
By Stephen Booth
Series: Ben Cooper and Diane Fry, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,520. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A long, hot summer in England's Peak District comes to an end when the body of missing teenager Laura Vernon is found. For young police detective DC Ben Cooper, the work has just begun. His community is hiding a girl's killer, and a past as dark as the Derbyshire night. "Dark, intense and utterly compelling", Black Dog is a winner of the Barry Award for Best British Crime Novel of the Year.
More From the Deed Box of John H. Watson MD
By Hugh Ashton
Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Hugh Ashton has been digging deeper in the deed box that originally belonged to Dr Watson, the friend and colleague of the celebrated detective Sherlock Holmes. He has unearthed three more tales referred to in the original books, but never before released to the public: Colonel Warburton's Madness; the Paradol Chamber; and the Giant Rat of Sumatra.
The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft
By Mona Morstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 154,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
This e-book, by agreement with Galde Press, contains the entire contents of The Childhood of Sherlock Holmes by Mona Morstein and first published by Galde Press in 2000. The book has been repackaged as The Holmes Boys: Sherlock and Mycroft. Morstein's original work was critically acclaimed. It is UCS PRESS' hope that this "repackaged" edition will widen the reading audience for this epic work.
The Adventures of the Second Mrs. Watson
By Michael Mallory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
The game’s afoot again! Amelia Watson returns in a new collection of adventures that prove there was yet another master sleuth working in Edwardian London.
The Filey Connection
By David W Robinson
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s summertime, and the Sanford 3rd Age Club are living it up in the seaside town of Filey. But the hot months don’t pass without problems for amateur sleuth, Joe Murray. Was Nicola Leach’s death an accident or deliberate? Did Eddie Dobson fall into the sea or did he jump? What’s going on behind the innocent façade – and closed doors – of the Beachside Hotel? And who raided Joe’s room?
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Hampshire Expedition
By Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,100. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
All four stories relating the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson in the County of Hampshire, in one volume.
The Charity Shop
By Dorte Hummelshoj Jakobsen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story of crime and suspense, featuring Constable Penrose and Rhapsody Gershwin. Set in a fictional Yorkshire village. C 4,000 words. By the writer of the bestselling ghost story "Heather Farm".
The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Part II, The Solution
By David Saunders
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Classics
Dickens died at the height of his powers, yet so subtle were the many clues he placed in Drood that many believe he had lost control of the novel’s direction. He had, in fact, successfully hidden not only the true killer’s identity but another murder, as well. This book, beginning where Dickens left off, recreates the rest of the story.