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Case of the Pilfered Pooches
Series: Corgi Case Files, Book 4. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 67,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A rash of missing dogs prompts the official hiring of Zachary Anderson by the Pomme Valley PD as an investigative consultant who will – along with his canine companions – look into the matter. Zack and the corgis race against time to identify the dognapper and return the stolen dogs before the irate townsfolk take matters into their own hands.
Diamonds Aren't Forever: Heist Ladies, Book 1
Series: Heist Ladies Caper Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 70,960. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A missing million-dollar necklace, a nearly flawless museum robbery, a stalled police investigation. Caught in the middle, successful novelist Penelope Fitzpatrick stands to lose her family treasure. But Pen doesn’t give up that easily. When no one else is willing to act, she and a group of friends band together. They’ll simply catch the crooks and steal back the priceless legacy.
Lost in Austin
Series: Tony Kozol Mystery Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,280. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2016 by Beachfront Entertainment. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lost in Austin: Book Three of the Tony Kozol Mystery Series by J.R. Ripley
Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy
Series: Corgi Case Files, Book 2. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 58,370. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When a traveling Egyptian exhibit stops in picturesque Pomme Valley, all hell breaks loose when a valuable artifact is stolen. The prime suspect has already been identified but there’s a catch: he’s over 3,000 years old! Pomme Valley’s newest crime fighting crusaders are on the case with Sherlock, new pack mate Watson, and their reluctant human, Zack. Can they solve the crime and find the loot?
Somebody Killed His Editor
Series: Holmes & Moriarity. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
At the urging of his agent, reclusive mystery writer Christopher Holmes reluctantly agrees to attend a mystery writers’ conference. But no sooner does he arrive than he discovers the pajama-clad body of a woman in the woods. With a storm in full force and a washed-out bridge making it impossible for law enforcement to come to the rescue, fact is beginning to uncomfortably resemble fiction...
The Lost Dead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Would You Sacrifice A Stranger's Child To Save Your Family?
Canto di Natale al "Lolita Rouge"
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 15. Price: $3.44 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: Italian. Published: October 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Un bizzarro atto intimidatorio, un caso apparentemente semplice, ai danni del proprietario di un “sexy shop” si intreccia con i soliti casi “di corna” che sono il pane quotidiano di ogni investigatore privato. Ma la routine della sonnacchiosa provincia viene interrotta da uno strano delitto in cui si intravedono collegamenti con personaggi altolocati ma anche squallide storie umane.
Do Not Go Alone (A Posthumous Mystery)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: Australian English. Published: August 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
"There's a bullet in my head and it's really messing with my hairstyle…" Thus begins the second in the best-selling Posthumous Mystery series where a disgruntled murder victim hovers above the crime scene, hopeful the reader can her help solve her own murder before she's lured, kicking and screaming, to the light.
Ocean of Guilt: A Murder on Maui Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A murdered bride. A suspicious groom. Can Poe catch the killer before the anchor drops? If you like entertaining mysteries, private investigators with an island state of mind, and more twists and turns than a tropical storm, then you’ll love Robert W. Stephens’ nautical thriller.
For Better or Worse
Series: A Ginger Barnes Cozy Mystery, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Finalist, The National Indie Excellence Award Back to her spunky self after the loss of her husband, amateur sleuth Ginger Barnes faces her most perplexing mystery yet—men. Men who mistreat their wives, men suspected of murder, and men who ask her out.
The Witch's Ladder
Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. (Free!) Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(4.50 from 14 reviews)
Book 1 in the Detective Marcella mysteries: A group of individuals proficient in the psychic academia of clairvoyance, mental telepathy and bilocation, working to understand life’s most unusual secrets soon realize that even their abilities of mind over matter can't save them from the blade of the surgeon stalker.
Cats' Eyes, a Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery #1
Series: Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mysteries. Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 79,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lynley Cannon is the crazy cat lady, but she's not quite crazy yet, though a bizarre connection to a bumbled heist and a double homicide has got her wondering. The killer will to any lengths to get what he wants. Will Lynley live to clean the litter box another day?
Thunderbird: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 3
Series: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The fiery midnight crash of a Stealth fighter on a New Mexico reservation and the disappearance of a young Navajo woman put psychologist Ben Pecos and tribal police officer on a sinister and mysterious trail. Tribal police lock horns with air force personnel over jurisdiction and the right to search for the missing woman.
Caribbean Catastrophe: A Cozy Mystery with Recipes
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
After some gentle nudging from her best friend Janice, Donna sets sail on the high seas with visions of sipping exotic drinks and relaxing under the sun. Less than forty-eight hours later, a guest inexplicably plummets to his death, and you-know-who has a case on her hands. So much for fun and sun. Now she must don her sleuth hat and get to work. Sixth book in the cozy mystery series.
Force of Habit
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off!) Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ex-nun Giulia Falcone never thought she'd be tangling with a Bible-obsessed stalker, possibly falling for her P.I. boss, and learning how to put on makeup all at the same time. The convent was never like this.
Beyond Malice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When Nora Royce, a sexy associate in a prestigious law firm, is accused of killing a partner's wife the legal community throws her to the wolves. Amanada Cross, a third-rate attorney and Nora's sister has no leads, no criminal experience, and a history with her sister that makes it hard to defend Nora - especially when it turns out that even though Justice is blind she wields a deadly sword.
Off the Beadin' Path, Glass Bead Mystery Series, Book 3
Series: Glass Bead Mystery Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,920. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Glass beadmaker Jax O’Connell and her friend Tessa have no idea what challenges await them when they take a glassblowing class with a famous Italian glass artist. After the first night of class, Tessa sees a body through the rain-streaked window of the studio. The next day there’s no sign of the teacher. Jax and Tessa must face their fears to uncover the killer before another life is shattered.
Chili con Corpses
Series: Supper Club Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,670. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2018 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Book Three in the harrowing and heartwarming Supper Club Mystery series by New York Times bestselling author Ellery Adams! “Heavy on fun, light on gore, this savory mystery comes complete with yummy recipes.” —Publishers Weekly “Mexican recipes, the cozy hometown setting, and a touch of romance make Chili con Corpses a pleasant read.” —Kirkus Reviews
Dishing Up Death, A TV Pet Chef Mystery, Book 1
Series: A TV Pet Chef Mystery, #1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016 by Beachfront Entertainment. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
"Pet chef Kitty serves "killer" meals to the pampered canines of upscale L.A. residents…a drugged up ex-rock star eats his pet's meal by mistake and dies of poisoning. Kitty, aghast and under suspicion by the police, works to clear her name…a humorous approach, and idiosyncratic LA characters transform this series start into a real treat." Library Journal
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.