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People Like Us (Part I)
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Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.00 from 1 review)
Story 1 of the Arnustace steampunk mysteries: 1961 ... 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?
A Sweet Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
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.
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.
Bartleby and James (Galvanic Century 1)
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You set the price! Words: 40,210. Language: British English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Pomoconsumption Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(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
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Price: Free! Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The Norfolk Probationer is a free 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.
A Disappearance in Baker Street
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Price: Free! Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014 by Carstone Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A missing girl seems to have vanished into thin air during a visit to the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London. Ella Doyle interrupts her work on a memoir of Arthur Conan Doyle’s role in her own family history and teams up with the mysterious John Mason in a dangerous chase across London to solve a twenty first century locked room mystery.
Virtually Scared To Death
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Series: Julia Blake Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: 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 Baker Street Adventures 1 The Death of Conan
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Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle lays on his deathbed, ready to cross over into the other side of life, but instead wakes up to a new life filled with adventure and excitement as he joins his written hero, Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger on exciting missions to help victims of terrible crimes. An expanded version that introduces two new heroes, Redeye and Chittles.
My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series
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Series: My Mother, the Spy. Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(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.
An Unlikely Hero
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 29,100. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Alfie Bowman is no hero, but when he sees a beautiful young woman in trouble he can't ignore it. Waking up in hospital later, he wonders if maybe it wasn't such a good idea! But when he learns the beating and the young woman are unconnected he wants to know who's behind his beating and why? And then there's the beautiful young woman. She needs help. It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it!
El Dirigible
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Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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
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Series: MI5 1/2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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
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Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 10 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?
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Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(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
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Series: Adventurous Quests, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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.
Sherlock Holmes Remastered: A Study in Scarlet
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Price: Free! Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A new version of the very first Sherlock Holmes story ever published. This version is Remastered to make the classic text more accessible to a new generation of readers.