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Looking for Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Detective Rick Owens takes his first dangerous case in his sleepy little town, working undercover to identify the kidnappers of children who have been taken. In order to keep the victims alive, he must join the perpetrators, find the kids, and get them all out safely. But will he get himself kidnapped in the process?
Sweetheart in High Heels
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Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine's Day.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
Oregon Coast Mystery: A Fisherman and A Buddha
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,620. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fisherman Rafe's best friend is his priest. A reflective man he longs for home and family but accepts his solitary life. Socially awkward Mauri captures his eye: A relationship every man hopes for, home cooked meal, sex, no commitment. Reluctantly he accepts the unique relationship. Mauri's got some highly unusual adventures to share. Mystery, romance, a man's inner voice, Buddhism, death-dying
Victoria Files: Strange Town
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Series: Victoria Files, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Victoria, her husband, Tyler and her two friends all set off on a road trip together. Only what happens when they get a flat tire? Encounter strange town folks? And why is their experience the same as her novel she's writing? Join Victoria and the gang for crazy drivers, handsome cowboys, and a town that seems to be hiding a huge secret!
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.
Victoria Files: The Next Door Neighboors
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Series: Victoria Files, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the third book in the "Victoria Files" series. A new couple moves in right next door next to Tyler and Victoria. Victoria feels something is not quite right with the couple. Tyler feels his wife should just mind her own business. But what happens when strange things start to happen in their neighborhood? Join our favorite sleuthing couple as they try to figure out this mystery.
Mrs Hudson's Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
Dry Spell (A Mercy Watts Short)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mercy Watts doesn’t believe in ghosts. She might be the only one. When Mercy’s best friend, Ellen, shows up in the middle of the night, shaken and afraid. Mercy starts digging for a truth that might not even exist. Is it a mental illness or has the Missouri drought revealed something that could’ve remained hidden forever?
Short Stories and Flash Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Stories and Flash Fiction from the author of "Zeigler, through Vidster's Eyes" and the blogger behind Defrosting Cold Cases.
Across The Broken Line: a Charlie Fox short story
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Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In Across The Broken Line, we follow bodyguard Charlie Fox through a fragmented timescale of cross and double-cross as she fights to keep her principal alive – whoever that might be.
Mountain View Terrace
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Series: The Jan Birch Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 21,570. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Set in the mid-sixites, Jan Birch is a typical housewife struggling with an unhappy marriage. In the third Jan Birch Mystery, she fulfills a dream by getting a part-time job that utilizes her artistic skills and begins a tentative relationship with local police officer, Ernie Connors. When Ernie’s wife is discovered dead, Jan must discover whether or not she's fallen in love with a murderer.
Two From the Mageworlds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Covens and Cocktails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Four wonderfully witchy adventures from your favorite paranormal authors. Some Like It Hexed by Angie Fox Ghosts in the Graveyard by Liz Schulte Spirits of Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase Charmed and Dangerous by Rose Pressey
An Unnecessary Murder
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,680. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
ঝুড়ি ভরা ঝাকানাকা [Jhuri Bhora Jhakanaka]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,340. Language: Bengali. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
উপমহাদেশের বিখ্যাত প্যাঁদানিপ্রবণ গোয়েন্দা ঝাকানাকা, গোবেচারা গোয়েন্দা পুলিশের দারোগা কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় চৌধারি আর ঝাকানাকার নেমেসিস দস্যুসম্রাট বদরু খাঁর রহস্য-রোমাঞ্চ-রাজনীতি জর্জরিত বিটকেল গল্পের সংকলন।
Missing Without Trace
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,520. 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...
From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.
Coffee, Cupcakes and Murder #1
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Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Sky Valley Mysteries Book 1: Coffee, Cupcakes, and Murder is a novel that will get you hooked. From finding out who killed Annabeth to knowing her secrets and the secrets of the people around her, join Emmy in this spine-tingling adventure of all sorts and realize that people, good or bad, have their own stories. Read Coffee, Cupcakes, and Murder now! It’s a novel that you certainly want.
Who Murdered The Ghost?
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Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen, investigate reports of ghostly sightings and discover a dead body in Old Center Cemetery. Hazel is eager to solve her first murder case. But she can do without the help of the townspeople - especially Sister Marie Catherine.