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The Illusion of Desire
By Amy Corwin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,930. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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Nicholas Ainsley has just accepted employment as an inquiry agent when he is drawn into a complex murder investigation. Lord Taunton is killed just a few weeks before he plans to marry a young debutante. Some claim Taunton's mistress murdered him in a jealous rage, but Nicholas believes seeds sown in older tragedy may have grown strong enough to destroy Taunton.
Things That Go Squeak in the Park
By Scott Edwards
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,750. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s...most people add a few pounds over the holidays. Police Detective Moffat adds unsolved murders to his caseload. When 10-year-old Gina finds a body in the community garden, Captain Moffat realizes something strange is going on at the Department of Environmental Health in the historic western town of Biglerville in California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains.
Missing Without Trace
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Thirty years ago a little boy went missing, and still his mother doesn't know what happened to him. Police investigations at the time achieved nothing, but perhaps someone made sure of that. In this the second of the Alfie Bowman Novella Series reluctant hero Alfie tries to solve a 30 year old mystery and finds that even today there are some people who would rather he didn't find the truth...
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?
Chocolate, Lies, and Murder (Amber Fox Mysteries Book #4)
By Sibel Hodge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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Feisty insurance investigator Amber Fox is finally marrying her boss, Brad Beckett, in seven days. All she has to do before the wedding is get a manicure, a bikini wax, and buy some sexy honeymoon undies. Easy peasy… Until Brad's ex, glamour model Aleesha, starts receiving threatening letters, and Brad’s suddenly hired as her bodyguard.
They Don't Make Them Like That Any More
By James Leasor
Series: Aristo Autos, Book 1. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 82,140. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
They don't make them like that any more. Cars, that is. They don't, and they never will again. Which accounts for the enormous world-wide interest in old motors of every description, and the fantastic prices that they fetch. This book is set in the 1960s classic car trade - a time capsule of the era.
Family Values: In Vivo Veritas
By Scott Edwards
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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?
The Case of the Wayward Fae ~ A Chronicle of Mister Marmee
By H.L. Stephens
Series: The Chronicles of Mister Marmee, Volume 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
As the bodies pile up in the quiet countryside, Sir Happy finds himself a fugitive - unjustly accused of an unspeakable crime. It is up to Mister Marmee to clear his name amidst the faerie mischief. The only direction Mister Marmee receives from his friend is to "follow the faeries." Mister Marmee must use his wits to solve the mystery of the wayward fae before Sir Happy becomes the next victim.
Death in Distribution
By David W Robinson
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
They do like to be beside the seaside. With The Lazy Luncheonette under threat of redevelopment, Joe, Sheila and Brenda take time off for the STAC Easter outing to Blackpool, fun capital of the North of England. But after a scrape with a drunken lorry driver on the motorway, Joe finds himself embroiled in a double murder at a parcel distribution depot where everything is done by the book.
Dance Floor Drowning
By Brian Sellars
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,260. Language: British English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three brutal murders, ten years apart. What connects them? Why is a senior police officer determined to hide the truth? Nostalgic, humorous, and truly intriguing, this whodunit is set in the early fifties in Sheffield England. The sequel to Tuppenny Hat Detective, it's another outing for amateur sleuths, Billy Perks and his pals.
The Adventure of the Kidnapped Kanakas
By Ken Methold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A must for Sherlock Holmes fans. This original story, set in Queensland towards the end of the 19th century, follows Holmes and Watson as they expose the murderous activities of the exploiters of the indentured sugar plantation workers.
Who Kidnapped Billy Bumble?
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
There’s trouble brewing in the cozy little town of Tinton when hopeless petty thief Billy Bumble is arrested. But it soon becomes clear that things aren't quite as they first appear! Unlikey hero Alfie Bowman seems to be the only one who really believes Billy Bumble has been kidnapped, but can he discover where Billy's being held, and if he does find him, can he launch a rescue bid?
Never Had a Spanner on Her
By James Leasor
Series: Aristo Autos, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In the sequel to “They Don’t Make Them Like That Any More” our vintage car dealer gets involved in a scheme to import some vintage cars from Nasser’s Egypt. Leasor combines his proven thriller writing skills with an encyclopaedic knowledge of vintage cars to deliver a real page turner.
Down Among the Dead Men
By Geraldine Evans
Series: Rafferty and Llewellyn Cozy Procedurals, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
#2 in 15-strong Rafferty & Llewellyn procedurals When beautiful Barbara Longman is found dead in a meadow, uprooted wild flowers strewn about her and, in her hand, a single marigold, Inspector Joe Rafferty believes the murder may be the work of the serial killer over the county border in Suffolk. But then he meets the victim’s family and rapidly concludes that the culprit is much closer to home.
Hilda Hopkins, Revelations #9
By Vivienne Fagan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,780. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by StreetWise Publications. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Britain's leading machine knitting serial killer, Hilda Hopkins is back! Even while on leave, our anti-hero manages to wade knee deep in dead bodies while making some exquisite arts and crafts! In this, the final Hilda Hopkins' adventure, we tie up some loose ends as various characters tie the knot while others find themselves tied to the past!
An Unnecessary Murder
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When a woman is murdered, DI 'Nasty' Nash is convinced the finger of suspicion points firmly at Alfie Bowman, but DS Dave Slater is not so sure. He knows Nash would love to see Alfie put away for a very long time. But would he really go so far as to frame him? In this latest novella of this series, Alfie and Slater team up to discover who's really responsible for this unnecessary murder.
A Tasteful Crime
By Cecilia Peartree
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This is the seventh book in the Pitkirtly series of cosy mysteries, set in a fictitious small town on the coast of Fife. A baking competition comes to Pitkirtly, followed closely by murder and its aftermath.