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Unbreakable Bond (Jamie Bond Mysteries #1)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(3.63 from 8 reviews)
Jamie Bond, former cover model turned P.I., specializes in domestic espionage - catching cheating husbands. Her current target: Judge Thomas Waterston, known for his tough sentencing, right-wing leanings, and his fondness for blondes with double D's. But when he winds up with a bullet through his head, Jamie's simple case becomes anything but when she is framed for his murder.
Four Killing Birds
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Shortly before the holidays, inventor and former assassin Missi Bombay gets orders to perform one last job. It’s the granddaddy of all hits—to be carried out on Christmas Eve, no less. Missi knows she has only one chance at success, so she enlists the help of her cousins Gin, Dakota, and Coney. Together the Bombay cousins come out of retirement to stamp out the world’s most evil cabal.
Christmas Al Dente
Series: Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Andy Buckland is determined that nothing will interrupt her first Christmas with Malcolm Jones and her last holiday spent in her childhood home. When the family recipe book disappears from the Bowtie Angel, and Aunt Cecily threatens to put “The Eye” on the entire population of Beaverton if it isn’t returned, Andy and Jones decide to put the eggnog on hold for a little old fashioned sleuthing.
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Charley Alexander signs herself, and gal-pal Elaine, up for a cooking class with renowned Chef Machado, she expects a little fun, food, and wine among friends. But what she gets instead are catty classmates, surprisingly simple recipes, and the shock of a lifetime when she finds the poisoned body of one of her fellow culinary students.
Hollywood Holiday (Hollywood Headlines Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Hollywood Headlines. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Visions of sensational headlines, not sugarplums, dance in L.A. Informer columnist Tina Bender’s head this holiday season. When the drummer for an '80s hair-metal band falls from the top of a holiday parade float and gets trampled to death by eight not-so-tiny reindeer, Tina's on the case—determined to find out who's been naughty and who's been downright lethal!
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
Ornamental Danger (a Working Stiff Mysteries short story)
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mandy Murrin thought working for a living would be the death of her...but she didn't count on the holidays to be such a killer! When the annual Mistletoe Smackdown trophy for best Christmas decorations is up for grabs, Mandy's small town will stop at nothing to win the coveted award.
Mysterious Pitkirtly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A coach party arrives unexpectedly in Pitkirtly, and causes consternation among some of the residents. Charlie would like to have had the chance to sell them drinks, Jemima wishes she had scrubbed her doorstep and Christopher resents the intrusion of visitors into forbidden areas of the Cultural Centre. By pooling their resources, they try to find out what’s behind this invasion.
Pitkirtly on Tour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short Pitkirtly Mystery involving an archives event, lions, stowaways and freezing fog, not necessarily in that order.
Caboose
Price: $5.03 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Music producer Mr. Hilton is looking for a location to film a client's next video. From a friend Mr. Hilton meets Mrs. Eloisa Parker, wife of business tycoon and casino owner in Vegas, Mr. Prentice Parker. Mrs. Parker is hot in the sack and her love for her husband has faded away for Professor Thomson, her new love. Mrs. Parker is desperate for a divorce and her husband will hear none of the such.
Weredodo Sleuth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,370. Language: American English. Published: April 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She has a memory like a steel trap! Okay, a sieve. Dotty is a 63-year-old weredodo who loves cozy mysteries. So naturally, when her house gets robbed, she has to solve the mystery of who did it. Dotty is determined! She will solve the mystery, and NOT die trying!
Two to Tango (A Belinda & Bennett Mini Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There’s nothing like losing valuable beach time to investigate an alleged theft. Especially when the client is Madame Russo–Belinda’s grandmother–and Belinda’s unsure the theft actually happened. But she and Bennett persist until they get to the bottom of her grandmother’s suspicions, even if that means a few misadventures along the way…
Alyssa Maxwell - Series Reading Order - with Summaries & Checklist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
ALYSSA MAXWELL BOOKS LISTED IN READING ORDER WITH SUMMARIES AND CHECKLIST - Just Updated - Includes latest titles All Books Listed in Order - Includes Checklist and Summaries ALYSSA MAXWELL novels are listed in best reading order, chronological order, with summaries, a checklist - Complete and accurate - A great reference for all ALYSSA MAXWELL Fans
In Peril's Way: A Detective Dylan Greene Mystery
You set the price! Words: 7,580. Language: American English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Detective Dylan Greene is on his way home from a case to spend time with his fiancée when he stumbles onto another case.
Father, Where Art Thou?: A Nosy Nuns Mystery (Volume 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,030. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Sisters Mary Jo Brunetto and Gabriel Schmidtzer stumble upon an apparent crime scene in the middle of the night. There's blood on the handrail from the church and a priest is missing. The sisters play amateur sleuths as they try to solve the mystery.
Love & Other Four Letter Words. A Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Love & Other Four-Letter Words was written by fictional detective Matt Kile, in collaboration with his creator, master mystery writer David Bishop.
Foul Weather Friends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2019 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Alone and suddenly single, Teagan Tate's visit to Martha’s Vineyard for a previously planned couples weekend leaves her feeling more of a third wheel. And when the last ferry off the island is cancelled, she finds herself stranded in the middle of a nor’easter. Will the magic of Blythe Cove Manor and the kindness of two strangers help her find a new and happier life path?
Bad Moon Rising
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
"Bad Moon Rising is a delightful collection of short stories by San Antonio-based writer Helen Haught Fanick," according to one reviewer. Another said, "Senior sisters Kathleen and Andrea are a pure joy." These three stories are set in the quiet village of Pine Summit, where nothing much happens--till someone is murdered. Andrea and Kathleen always have a compelling reason to solve the case.

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