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Out of Time
Price: Free! Words: 78,210. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 4 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 Boots The Third Prequel In The Parliament House Books Series
Price: Free! Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brogan McLane's first legal case in Edinburgh's magnificent Parliament House introduces him to the reality of justice and injustice in the rarified air of the Supreme Courts of Scotland. Will he be able to change the law in order to reinstate an honest police officer, and arrest the brutal murderer ? The third prequel to The Trial.
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...
Killing at the Carnival
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: Free! 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
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 2 reviews)
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 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.
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.
Baker Street Adventures, Episode Seven -- The Case of the Howling Wind
Series: The Baker Street Adventures, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In Episode Seven of the Baker Street Adventures Professor Moriarity and his companions are sent by the Queen Mary of Scots to investigate the death of one of the greatest criminal masterminds of all time...Sherlock Holmes.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 2 reviews)
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
(3.92 from 12 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.
Family Values: In Vivo Veritas
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Brian Rocha is a charismatic politician with nasty habits. How did he end up in the Old Schoolhouse in the 150-year-old California gold rush town of Manzanita? Police Captain Moffat and Sergeant De la Peña find clues in food and drink, cosmetics, the zeroes and ones of computer hard drives and one very tidy recycling bin. They unearth a shocking conspiracy. Does it answer the question about Brian?
Rope Enough - The Romney and Marsh Files #1
Price: Free! Words: 76,900. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Newly promoted Detective Sergeant Joy Marsh is shipped out to Dover on the Kent coast to work under Detective Inspector Romney, a copper with a reputation as a cantankerous man but good at his job. On her first night as his sergeant, a brutal crime in the town starts a chain of events that will test the mettle, the resolve and the detective in both of them.
Frozen in Crime
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 68,810. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Frozen in Crime is the fifth novel in the Pitkirtly mystery series. As Christmas approaches, deep snow cloaks the little town of Pitkirtly, an armed robbery takes place and Jemima’s husband Dave disappears. But that's just the start of it!
Sherlock Holmes Remastered: A Study in Scarlet
Price: Free! Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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.