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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
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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.
Time has Past
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,090. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
There have been many books written about Jack the Ripper, both fictional and ones based on fact. This book takes on the story with an unusual twist. It involves a man who stumbles onto a portal, a gateway to the past. How does he react to such a situation, and how involved will he let himself get? Would that involvement change history and distort the timeline?
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
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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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
“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
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
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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
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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
Price: $3.80 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by Gwyneth Williams. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,630. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: British English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: 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!