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Corgi Case Files Boxed Set: Books 1 - 3
Series: Corgi Case Files. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 183,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Welcome to Pomme Valley! Tag along with two adorable corgis – Sherlock and Watson – and their reluctant owner, Zack, as they solve all manner of crimes in picturesque southwestern Oregon. Included in this box set are the first three novels: Case of the One-Eyed Tiger, Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy, and Case of the Holiday Hijinks.
Mu Arae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It would take a dangerous rendezvous in warped time and space just to confirm the legend of a lost world, and trying to set foot on it promised even greater peril. Join Adrian Tarn and R.J. Smith as they dare to tempt fate on a mission filled with mysteries from the future and dangers from the present. (standalone, Adrian Tarn series #5)
The Last Kill: A Murder on Maui Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,130. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lights. Camera. Murder. When lies become reality, can Poe find the truth before a killer strikes again? If you like charming private eyes, lighthearted humor, and plots that bend and twist like a palm tree on a windy beach, then you'll love Robert W. Stephens’ Murder on Maui series.
Closer to Death in a Garden
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,420. Language: British English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Closer to Death in a Garden is the tenth novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series of stories set in a fictitious small town in Fife. Ingredients include a small group of alpacas and a very old crime, and settings include, among others, a garden centre, a derelict hotel and the Queen of Scots pub.
Unpredictable Events
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,370. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Christopher finds that going away on holiday is a lot more trouble than it's worth, while a wedding in the Cultural Centre isn't without its problems. Amaryllis tries to keep a low profile as she teases out secrets from the tangled threads of everyday life, and Christopher's sister Caroline allows obsession to lead her into danger. A Pitkirtly Mystery.
He Needed Killing
Series: Needed Killing, book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,370. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.67 from 12 reviews)
I was standing in a dead man’s apartment staring at the severed end of a rope hanging from one of the exposed beams overhead. What was I doing here? Last week I was just a university employee who had taken early retirement. Now a man was dead and I was in the thick of it. People were counting on me to figure out what had happened—and why. What kind of retirement was this?
He Needed Killing Too
Series: Needed Killing, book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The director of the University Press was often characterized as a man who needed killing. The Press’s authors and employees certainly wouldn’t disagree--even Peter the Gray, the office cat, detested him. So when someone puts a bullet through Philip Douglas’s head, Crawford has plenty of suspects to consider when he is once again thrust into the role of detective.
First Four Jolie Gentil Mysteries
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 286,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The first four books of the Jolie Gentil cozy mystery series are now in one set. First is Appraisal for Murder, followed by Rekindling Motives, When the Carny Comes to Town, and Any Port in a Storm. Jolie is a real estate appraiser in a New Jersey Beach town and her flexible schedule allows plenty of time for trouble. Join her and friends for fun fiction you can share with your family.
Deadlines Are Murder: A Sam Monroe Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,300. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Former banker turned budding romance novelist, Samantha 'Sam' Monroe is wanted in the murder of her soon to be ex-husband’s grad assistant and lover, Ariella Fantini, until she proves that she couldn't have committed the murder. Sam's snooping to help solve both Ariella's and now Jimmy's murders makes her the next target. Those around her scramble to find her before she becomes the next victim
The Rector -- A Christian Murder Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
While The Rector works as a suspenseful murder mystery, it also incorporates a spiritual undertone to the story. This Christian Murder Mystery successfully intertwines faith in its plot twists with surprising results. This small-town tale, set in the 1950s, delves into religion, spirituality and murder, and is exceedingly clever and cunning.
Late for Shuffleboard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,230. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The senior sleuths are hot on the trail of a veteran’s murderer and a missing dog. Only a few short days before the victim’s home is razed and all the potential evidence is wiped clean. With new complications at every turn, the Senior Sleuths feel the heat to solve the crime before all the truth is buried.
Family and Fiends in the Hamptons
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,770. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
If things weren't crazy enough before, contending with ghosts, now Reid has to deal with Pia's family, including: one very sexy rock star nephew, Pia's sister, brother-in-law, and their brood of ne'er-do-wells. Add a camera crew shooting a reality show and murder seems pretty tame. At least, until the bodies start stacking up and British rocker Christian soon becomes Jase's the prime suspect.
Killer in the Cloister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,140. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
It's 1965, and tough to be conservative, even for a nun. Sister Francesca is sent from her small convent in upstate New York to a large university in the Bronx to study theology. She's ready for challenging studies; what she faces instead is a struggle with the changing Church, unexpected feelings for her colleagues, and involvement in the mysterious death of her new Superior.
The Secrets of Hawthorne House
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 98,690. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Matt's life changes when a family of "witches" moves into the dilapidated Victorian mansion next door. The Secrets of Hawthorne House is the story of an unlikely friendship, the clash of two radically different cultures, hidden magic, and a search for the lost Hawthorne treasure.
Aces and Knaves
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 89,940. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Karl Patterson, sometime baseball card dealer and gambler, is recruited by his father, CEO of a dot-com, to check out the gambling habits of Ned, a key employee. Ned is found dead and Karl finds himself trying to solve the murder and save his father's company from takeover with the help of Arrow, his dad's exec assistant who has a mind and body of her own--both magnificent.
Low Tide Of The Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,460. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2019 by Lorrayne Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
BART MANCINI makes a living from defending criminals other lawyers wont. Despite the constant cash flow from these undesirable clients, his bosses at the firm want him to find a better group of criminals and that day comes when an ex-college girlfriend, accused of killing her physician husband, walks into his office asking for help.
Chief Among Us
Series: Max and Michelle Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,910. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Early Monday morning, each Central Insurance Company employee had an email. In that email was a detailed ten-year salary history of each employee in the division. Those juicy details were quickly digested and disseminated. Yelling and fighting ensued; the building had to be evacuated and a security analyst was found murdered. The Chief, Maria Majors, got amateur sleuths Max and Michelle involved.
Needled to Death
Series: Port Oxford Cozy Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 62,140. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
On a snowy night in Port Oxford, there's been a shocking murder and the Detective Inspector looks to the local knit group for suspects. As the investigation unfolds Amy Stevens unravels a pattern of blackmail and family secrets in this sleepy little town near Vancouver. Needled to Death is the first title in the Port Oxford cozy mystery series.

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