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Solo Hand: An Evan Horne Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,700. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
SOLO HAND, an Evan Horne mystery by Bill Moody. 1st in series. “This first novel is a fast-paced, easy-to-read tale of amateur detection.” —Library Journal
Death of a Tenor Man: An Evan Horne Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DEATH OF A TENOR MAN, an Evan Horne mystery by Bill Moody. 2nd in series. “The Vegas setting is nicely realized, and the use of the real-life Gray case proves fascinating, especially to jazz fans, who will also appreciate the author's musings on the jazz player's art.” —Booklist
The Sound of the Trumpet: An Evan Horne Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,750. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
THE SOUND OF THE TRUMPET, an Evan Horne mystery by Bill Moody. 3rd in series. “When Bill Moody writes about dead jazz musicians, you can hear the blue notes bouncing off the walls.” —The New York Times Book Review
Return to Me : A Tragic Gay Romance
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,540. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
What would you do if the man you loved vanished without a trace? Kyle and Todd meet at a party in their freshman year at college. They fall in lust at first sight, then deep in love. In spite of Kyle’s melancholy past, their future together looks bright. Then Kyle disappears, leaving Todd heartbroken and alone, and their dreams in ruins.
The Naked Truth; A nautical murder mystery
Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by White Seahorse Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jessica and Xander sailed off in search of adventure. Sailing across oceans on their own boat was exactly the kind of restorative voyage the Lynches craved. Intriguing twists of plot are served up in exotic islands settings as sailors Jessica and Xander Lynch try to uncover the naked truth behind the trail of murders they encounter.
Foxe Tail
Series: The Skyler Foxe Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,340. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Gay teacher Skyler Foxe thought teaching English was murder. Wait till he falls into the real thing.
Dog is in the Details
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
In this eighth golden retriever mystery, a young man suffering from mental illness disrupts the blessing of the animals at the synagogue he attends, a congregation where Steve grew up and celebrated his bar mitzvah. From the rabbi's Talmud study group to a homeless shelter in Trenton, Steve and Rochester are on the trail of someone with deep secrets, and the will to kill to protect them.
The Unexpected Resolution
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A midnight wedding, Army veterans who face repercussions of two wars, and a startling wedding guest. Wedding days don't usually pack as big a surprise as Jolie and Scoobie's New Year's Eve nuptials. A 9-1-1 call during the wedding changes everything. Jolie has to help Scoobie figure out what he wants to know, and determine who seems to want someone in his family dead. Jolie Gentil Book 10.
Death of a Scam Artist
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In Death of a Scam Artist, a financial hatchet man who dislikes old people, accepts the job of turning around a failing retirement home and undergoes a life-transforming experience in the world of geezers and geezerettes. He must deal with a suspicious death, a scam, a hit man, an unexpected romance and retired magician Jerry Rhine and his five whacky sidekicks known as the Jerry-atrics.
Il dio danzante - delitto nel Salento
Price: $3.40 USD. Words: 63,550. Language: Italian. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Difficile fare i conti con le proprie certezze… Le serrate indagini per catturare un evaso si intrecciano con quelle per recuperare un ingente bottino di lingotti d’oro, frutto di una sanguinosa rapina ai danni di un furgone portavalori, e con la storia della criminalità organizzata salentina in questo thriller serrato ambientato nel Salento
Murder and Mint Humbugs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,380. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Psychologist Nick Vecchio's comfortable life is disrupted when he attempts to uncover the why behind the brutal murder of a young colleague and friend. Among his sometime partners are his wife and son, a police detective, an intellectually disabled man and an aged Southern belle.
Deadly Wives, an Adaline and Genevieve Adventure
Series: An Adaline and Genevieve Adventure. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Adaline and Genevieve, sisters, living in Victorian London, marry the twin sons of Lord Cedrick and move in with their new family. Within weeks Lord Cedrick is found dead his throat slashed. Over the next few months eight more murders occur. Nobody knows why. Adaline and Genevieve take in on themselves to find the killer before he kills again. How will our sisters apprehend the killer.
Fiction and Felonies (Madison Kramer Mystery #3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Coming clean about her true identity only spurs fans to lash out at Madison Kramer. But one threatening message stands out as so much more than just an irate fan. Someone is forcing her to take part in his felonies and cover up his tracks so the police can't catch him. And any time Maddie disobeys, another body is added to the death toll. Can Maddie both cover up and solve the same crimes?
Poison Branches
Series: Perri Seamore, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Perri Seamore takes a road trip to Kentucky combining genealogy research and a cemetery crawl with a girls' weekend away. When the details of a murder in a local cemetery begin to unfold, Perri finds herself helping the local detective uncover the motive and identity of the killer. A killer who won't stop at one murder.
Beetles in the Boxcar a Josephine Stuart Mystery
Series: Josephine Stuart Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,760. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Josephine teams up with her Aunt Clara to solve a murder mystery involving Clara’s old high school friend, Joey Gianelli. He is found dead on the railroad tracks on a cold winter night. The Sheriff’s department is slow to collect the clues. As usual, Josephine throws herself into solving the mystery, even when danger lurks at every turn.
Hidden
Series: The Silverton Chronicles. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,960. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2019 by Smart Heart Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Heidi’s dead. It falls to me to alert our alpha and maintain calm within the pack. Those are rules I vowed to obey. Yet when my vampire neighbor Eli flashes his investigator’s badge, I join his hunt for the murderer instead. Lead for lead, we canvass the rainy streets of Silverton, CA with only one goal in mind. Tonight, the killing will end.
Out and In
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,660. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Take a romantic romp through Dallas high society, NFL football married life, and exotic island intrigue. In this emotionally biting mystery-thriller, you'll join a lovely cellist and her hunky lawyer as they do battle with a conniving detective, a psycho murderer, a meddling maven, and a corrupt financier. Share their passion on distant islands but prepare to be stunned by the shocker ending.
The Honeyplot
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 97,530. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Roland Bagwich joins the choir at the remote St.Erwald's Abbey, little does he know that within days he will be accused of murdering his friend. But he finds hidden resources of bravery and persistence which enable him to solve the murder, thwart a deadly robbery, and find love in an unexpected place. A book that will be enjoyed by older children and adults alike.
Murky Passions and Scandals (A Raina Sun Mystery #6)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,060. Language: American English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After private investigator in training, Raina Sun witnesses a kidnapping, the victim shows up unharmed and claims nothing happened. The case grows even murkier when Raina's client, the husband of the supposed victim, is found dead at the site for a contentious new mall development. Can Raina see her way clear to the end, or will a storm come crashing down when the murderer
Hazy Grooms and Homicides (A Raina Sun Mystery #8)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,770. Language: American English. Published: May 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Raina Sun arrives in Las Vegas to elope and ends up with a missing groom. With an overbooked hotel and a rock and roll conference, Raina thought her fiancé was helping the hotel-casino with their security—until a strange woman searches Raina’s room and a dead woman is found in a laundry bag. Can Raina solve this murder and find out what her fiancé is hiding? Or will she become the next victim?