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Nearly Departed in Deadwood (A Deadwood Mystery - Book 1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,360. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Little girls are vanishing from Deadwood, South Dakota, and Violet Parker's daughter could be next. She's desperate to find the monster behind the abductions. But if she's not careful, Violet just might end up as one of Deadwood's dearly departed.
Nightfall
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 7. Price: $4.99 $2.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 74,710. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Full Moon Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The body count is rising. Chase Dagger sees a connection to the serial killer, Paul Addison, who wreaked havoc during the rare full moon on a Friday the 13th . But Addison had succumbed to a fiery death. Or did he? NIGHTFALL is the sequel to FULL MOON-BLOODY MOON, the 2nd in the Chase Dagger series, which combines mystery with urban fantasy, sci-fi, and horror.
Bum Rap in Branson
Series: Tony Kozol Mystery Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2016 by Beachfront Entertainment. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Bum Rap in Branson: Tony Kozol Mystery Series Book Five by J.R. Ripley
Weddings Can Be Murder
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The small town of Legacy is finally ready to celebrate the impending marriage of Detective Taber and bed and breakfast owner, Donna Tollhouse. Before the two can say I do they have to solve the mystery of the murdered wedding planner and round up escaped nursing home residents, who decided to partake in one last adventure. Join the entire gang from The Painted Lady Inn series in this tale.
Run Out, Dream Horse Mystery #2 (A humorous romantic mystery)
Series: The Dream Horse Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,440. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Just when Viola Parker thought it was safe to give up whipped cream, ghost horse Wastrel gallops back into her nights and her parents arrive with suitcases full of nothing. Fearing her boss/lover Malcolm will finally lose his patience, she tries to curb a lifetime of anger to endure her parents' mystifying visit. Will she survive a scorching summer of tomatoes, tango, and terror?
The Fragile Flower
Series: The Dulcie Chambers Museum Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,020. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Dr. Dulcinea Chambers is honored to welcome abstract artist Logan Dumbarton to teach a master class at the Maine Museum of Art. However, Logan seems to vacillate between annoyingly sniveling and irritatingly egocentric. When he fails to appear one morning Dulcie learns that he never woke up. Someone doesn’t seem to think he’s worth all the trouble, and Dulcie needs to find out who.
Instigator
Series: Eliza Carlisle Mystery. Price: $3.99 $2.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
“Why would someone commit murder over a cupcake?” That is Detective Gordon’s question. Eliza doesn’t have an answer, and doesn’t particularly want to find one. Gordy promises she doesn’t have to get involved…just look at the cupcake and use her culinary knowledge to tell him why it would inspire murder. It’s never that easy. Not for Eliza Carlisle.
Skiing into Murder, Book Three of the Laura Morland Mystery Series
Series: Laura Morland Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,180. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Laura Morland is back in the most complex case she has yet encountered. So is Thomas, her enigmatic art detective love interest, who is tracking down art stolen by the Nazis and gets shot at for his effort, his vivacious daughter Catherine, and the six foot Violet. Together, they tackle a bewildering variety of of criminals whose perpetrators use old bomb shelters to hide their illicit activities.
A Sneeze to Die For
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 61,230. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2019 by camelpress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Nora Alexander has sunk her inheritance into the Tunie Hotel, in Piney Woods, Texas. Now there is a chance that her first major booking, a national cat lovers’ conference called Meow Meet-Up, will help her bottom line. It also presents increasing risk for its financial demise. Pushy reporter Alan Shaw shows up the day before the event, making trouble for Nora and the conference.
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.
The Painted Lady Inn Mysteries:Drop Dead Handsome
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 59,370. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Cozy mystery with recipes. A murder brings back together the B and B owner Donna Tollhouse and the veteran detective Mark Taber. A high school reunion resurrects all the high school memories that Donna buried. The worst ones booked at the inn including dog nappers, an escapee, a would be Santa Claus, and a counterfeiter. Just another day in the sleepy town of Legacy.
A Charlie Davies Mystery Collection Books 4-6
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Charlie Davies is back, and now that she’s a licensed PI there’s no stopping her. Join Charlie on her mystery-solving adventures in this value-packed, binge-worthy boxset!
Under A Mulberry Moon: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 5
Series: Ben Pecos Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,520. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Ben Pecos takes a job transfer to Florida, which puts him right in the middle of a terrifying case where a student threatens his teacher with a gun. Ben works with the traumatized teacher, Maureen Beltzer. When Mo is offered a new job at the prestigious Whitney Labs, she jumps at the chance little knowing that photographing rare orchids could bring her more danger than her pint-sized adversary.
Masked Intentions
Series: Psychiatrist Grant Garrick Suspense Thrillers ยท Psychiatrist Grant Garrick Suspense Thrillers. Price: $5.99 $3.00 USD. (50% off!) Words: 73,760. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A conflicted psychiatrist. A murdered author. To see past the fiction, he’ll have to delve into the mind of a killer...When the psychiatrist saves a drunk man from the streets, he’s just following his code. But he never expected his new friend, Toby, would be the fifth husband of a famed and fabulously wealthy romance author. Toby never expected to find his sex-addicted wife dead in the guesthouse
Treasure Isla - Isla Mujeres Mystery #1
Series: Isla Mujeres Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Intrigued by the legendary stories of pirate treasure buried on the island, Yasmin and Jessica decide to investigate. After committing a rather naughty act of minor vandalism, the two women find themselves with a seemingly authentic treasure map, which leads them on a chaotic search for the gold. And there is a dog, a lovable rescue-mutt who steals the scenes.
Blood Like the Setting Sun - A Murder on Maui Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,980. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A death threat. A birthright on reserve. Can Poe stop a wealthy hotel mogul from checking out? If you like tropical settings, surprising twists, and a dash of humor, then you'll love Robert W. Stephens' action-packed tale of suspense.
Choice to Kill: A Murder on Maui Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,430. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A murder close to home. A case that seems open and shut. Will Poe’s rush to judgment make his fiancé the next victim? If you like captivating characters, tropical locales, and twists you won’t see coming, then you’ll love Robert W. Stephens’ gritty island tale.
Hot Sun Cold Killer: A Murder on Maui Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,270. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An old murder. A new threat. Can Poe find the killer before it’s too late? If you like colorful characters, witty humor, and warm sand between your toes, then you’ll love Robert W. Stephens’ Murder on Maui series.
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
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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?