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Death of an Ordinary Guy
Price: Free! Words: 88,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
During a Guy Fawkes celebration in Upper Kingsleigh, Derbyshire, an American tourist is found dead. Murder suspects include the victim's brother-in-law, a penniless uncle of the lord of the manor, and the lord's fiance. Det-Sgt Brenna Taylor tried to solve the case while figuring out who is harassing her with vicious pranks.
Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock For Kids: The Blue Carbuncle
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
As part of the Classics For Kids series international best-selling author Mark Williams is proud to present this Sherlock Holmes short story adaptation for children: The Blue Carbuncle. Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the blue carbuncle in a child-friendly, twenty-first century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out.
Out of Time
Price: Free! Words: 77,450. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Hidden away in the dark, three bodies await their time to reveal their secret to the world. What Detective Neil Townsend could not envisage is how their story would come to light. Asked to work with an eccentric assistant of Scotland Yard, Neil finds both his abilities and his patience pushed to their limits. Can Neil solve the riddle he has been set, or will we all run Out of Time?
The Outcall
Price: Free! Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Holly Harlow is intelligent, courageous, independent, sassy. And she works as a London call girl. When a client is murdered, she has to turn detective to find the killer - before the police arrest her for the crime. The trail leads from the streets of Brixton and Tottenham to Westminster's corridors of power - and to a truth far more shocking and unexpected than anyone could have imagined...
Charles Doyle & The Curious Case of the Blue Dog _part 1 - A New Mystery Calls
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by 5minutefiction.co.uk. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Victorian melodrama featuring our intrepid detective Charles Doyle.
People Like Us (Part I)
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It should have been easy, Nicolas Keszthelyi knew. The nuns at Notre-Dame-de-Pitié had no idea that their collection of religious bric-a-brac contained a lost masterpiece worth millions. Anyone could have walked away with it. Certainly an unscrupulous dealer like Keszthelyi - with a network of shady contacts and an amoral devotion to beauty - should have had no trouble at all...
An Account of a Curious Encounter: A Professor Arnustace Steampunk Mystery
Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Story 1 of the Arnustace steampunk mysteries: 1916 ... When a pod of killer whales washes up dead on the Whitby shore, what else can the local constabulary do but call for the eccentric Professor Arnustace, owner of 5 degrees and a mechanically-augmented talking cat?
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
(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.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
You set the price! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Alton Bartleby is a social savant and the foppish toast of Edwardian London's upper crust. James Wainwright is a brilliant but socially stunted working class engineer with a fialr for invention and a propensity towards violence. Together they solve the mysteries that Scotland Yard cannot. This novel is the first in the Galvanic Century steampunk series of mysteries set in Edwardian England.
The Norfolk Probationer
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
Virtually Scared To Death
Series: Julia Blake Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Short Murder Mystery Julia Blake runs her own cleaning business. The first time she sees a dead body is when she discovers one of her clients, Mark Castle, lying dead on the floor of his luxury apartment. Julia soon suspects that Mark was murdered. He was a good friend and she is determined to find out who killed him.
The Tolham Castle Mysteries
Price: Free! Words: 37,980. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Janie Hamilton unexpectedly inherits Tolham Castle, there are mysteries to uncover in the dungeon, and the disappearance of a guest needs to be explained. A collection of four stories: The Tolham Castle Legacy, The Tolham Castle Mystery, The Tolham Castle Banquet, Tolham Castle: The Mystery of the Runes.
My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series
Series: My Mother, the Spy. Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Susan's mother tells her that she was once a spy for MI6 during the cold war and that she believes her life is now in danger, as she has recognized a man lurking around in the village. Susan finds this hard to believe, but after she realizes just how scared her mother really is, she decides to do whatever it takes to keep her mother safe.
Ding Dong Bell, The Kitten in the Well
Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A clean and cosy short story, featuring the popular Gershwin family in Knavesborough. This is your chance to revisit the 1990s and meet Rhapsody, Harmonia and Psalmonalla Gershwin, the spunky vicar's daughters and their curious kitten. It all begins quite innocently with a visit to an old cat woman, but no matter what the Gershwins stick their noses in, something sinister will happen.
El Dirigible
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Enormes dirigibles, ordenadores mecánicos, autogiros, armas de rayos, automatones, Joseph M Remesar nos presenta una historia alternativa en un mundo dominado por complejas máquinas de vapor. Una novela steampunk que combina el género policiaco con la más clásica tradición de la Ciencia-Ficción de H.G. Wells y Julio Verne.
Not Exactly Dead
Series: MI5 1/2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Richard Hugh, aka Triple-O Five of MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and cultivating a reputation as a lady's man. But then the Americans send over Emma Chapman to keep an eye on him, in hopes of catching a spy killer they think is on his tail.
Quaife's last Theorem
Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Quaife's last Theorem is a tale of murder, mystery and mathematics. It features beer drinking, songs, laughter. tears, Earth-shattering revelations, shootings, blood and a little bit of gore ... and the occasional bit of mathematics.
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.
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
The Lion and Unicorn Quest
Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can people learn to leave the past behind them, and move on? Flora has tried hard to do this but her wartime past as a secret agent just won't let go of her. For a while it's as if the pieces from two jigsaw puzzles have got mixed up and will never be sorted out again.