Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective

Wrong Turn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Beth Wilcock lives in fear. Someone keeps calling and leaving threatening messages. The phone calls started after a simple car accident. An accident that will escalate to something much worse. A short story about choices.
In Other Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2017 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
An angry, overweight teen writes letters to her former best friend when her friend goes missing. The police think she may know something about the disappearance. She doesn’t think so. But soon her letters reveal she knows more than anyone ever suspected, especially herself. A short story about friendships and keeping secrets.
A Negro and an Ofay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,410. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A NEGRO AND AN OFAY by Danny Gardner. The Tales of Elliot Caprice. 1st in series. “Fans of Walter Mosley and George Pelecanos are going to devour Danny Gardner’s brilliant new book. A Negro and an Ofay breathes exciting new life into noir fiction.” —Jonathan Maberry.
The Lost Safari
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,550. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
10 year old boy, Michael, and his little sister, Kim go on a vacation to Africa. His father is a movie director. He is going to film a picture in the Congo. Michael’s mother is a paleontology professor. While flying over jungle their helicopter crashes. They find themselves lost in an uncharted jungle and imprisoned by hostile natives, and wild animals, lions, and gi
Pigment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
"You can't kill a ghost." Young American Aliya Scott travels to Tanzania to help children with her condition. There, people without pigment in their skin are called “zeru-zeru,” it means “ghost,” and they are believed to possess magical powers. When Aliya goes missing, her father sets to find her. Will her reach her before it is too late?
Nickel City Blues ~ A Gideon Rimes Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,750. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Buffalo PI Gideon Rimes is hired to protect a singer from her ex-boyfriend, a cop who serves as a driver & bodyguard for the mayor. When the boyfriend’s murdered, Rimes is the prime suspect. As he begins his hunt for the killer, he uncovers a dark family secret that someone will do anything to keep hidden, regardless of who they have to kill…
Sisterly Bond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
True friends are hard to find, harder to keep, and hardest to forget. Marilyn, LaTonda, Phoenix, Jasmine, and Kenna were more than college friends – they were sisters. In six short years, they formed a bond that was unbreakable – until Antonio and his crew came around. Their sisterhood is tested when Jasmine goes missing. Will they ban together to find their friend? Or will their bond be broken?
Hanahatchee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A shocking murder mystery set in the late 1930’s in a small, southwestern Georgia town, an innocent black man is set to be executed for the murders of a store clerk found floating in the river by Charlie Russell while fishing, and his family who’d been found shot by a then twelve-year-old boy, Jordan Tanner.
The Family That Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,540. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Contemporary woman
Born only months apart, Merci and Grayce Alexander were as close as sisters could get. And with a father who thought the world of them, life was good. Until one day everything changed. Merci realized she’d been a part of something much bigger than she'd ever imagined. Yes, every family has their secrets, hidden truths and ties but Merci had no idea she’d been born into The Family That Lies!
Troubled Heart: A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,620. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Forensic artist Toni Reed loves when her work helps the police catch criminals. Tasked with helping a traumatized woman identify her attacker, Toni is troubled when she sketches a face that resembles a man from her past. Is it the same man who brutally attacked her two years ago? Will she let God lead her to come to terms with her past?
Hostile Takeover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
Mike Black returns to his past. Years before he was the boss of his family, and long before he met his loving wife, Cassandra AKA Shy, Mike Black was an enforcer for drug kingpin André Harmon. In the story that you only thought you knew, young Mike Black takes over the gambling, number running and prostitution rackets. Violently if necessary!
A Thug's Life Revisited
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,570. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
When the system you've sworn to serve and protect marks you for death; Jamal and D-Ball have no choice but to fight just as dirty as their brothers in blue are fighting if they wish to make it through the next 24 hrs.
Scarlett Heart (The Scarletts: Book 7)
Series: The Scarletts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Since his heart operation Noah Scarlett, was convinced that he had inherited some of his donor's tastes, especially a persistent feeling for a woman called Cassandra Green. He had a couple of things to do: find out more about his heart donor, find out who Cassandra Green was, and find out why he had a strong attraction and a sharp sense of déjà vu with bookstore manager, Raine Childs.
Mojo for Murder: A Bertie Bigelow Mystery
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Do you believe in magic? There's a hex on Charley Howard's Hot Links Emporium, and Charley, a.k.a. the Hot Sauce King, is furious. He suspects that the Jamaican psychic who's been "advising" his gullible wife Mabel is a phony, and he asks choir director Bertie Bigelow to do a little amateur sleuthing to help him prove it. To solve this case, she's going to need all the mojo she can get.
Redbone 3
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016 by Cartel Publications. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Can I Make You Famous? The secret is out and the world knows that Farah Cotton was responsible for killing her soul mate s brother. In fear for her life, she must remain off the streets of DC or suffer an evil fate.
Melody for Murder: A Bertie Bigelow Mystery
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
On the South Side of Chicago, one sour note can lead to murder. When the choir director's date is shot to death, Bertie must find the judge's killer—or become the next victim.When recently-widowed college choir director Bertie Bigelow reluctantly accepts a New Year's date with Judge Theophilous Green, she never imagines the esteemed civil rights pioneer and inveterate snob will be found shot dead.
Eyes of the Beholder: A Thriller Novel
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,440. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Maximus Fuller is obsessed with one season: APRYL! Driven by the dark corners of his mind, he baptizes himself in the shadows of her world, taking his fixation to a neurotic level--frame by digital frame. Ultimately, feeling deceived, after secretly witnessing something shocking he accidentally unearthed and wasn't prepared for, Maximus is now forced to take up a whole new obsession: FINAL SEASON!
Off Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,790. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
What should be a joyous time in Brandon and Maggie's lives is rocked by the kidnappings and murders of local college girls, and a thief-turned-killer's escape from custody--not to mention Maggie's high-risk pregnancy. Old memories haunt Brandon. All he wants is for Maggie to be safe. After a serial killer nearly ended her life over a year ago, nothing will stop Maggie from being in control.
Mr. & Mrs. Black
Series: The Mike Black Saga, Book 32. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,070. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
With all of their enemies defeated and Rain Robinson firmly in control of his Family, Black and Shy have put that life of constant war and death behind them. When Shy is presented with the opportunity to import hand-made women’s apparel, a meeting was arranged in Palermo, Sicily to negotiate a deal. That’s when the trouble begins and that's when Shy is glad she brought her gun.
Mark of The Beast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jackson Dark is a freelance graphic artist and creative writer, supplementing his income as a private investigator. Dark was in Los Angeles when his college friend, Attorney, Tommy C. Phillips II, was brutally murdered by Organized Crime figure named Frankie “The Beast” Calabrese. Now, the well-known, universally feared crime figure is laying claim to the entire city of Savannah.

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