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Seasons of Deception
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The short story "Seasons of Deception" introduces Beatrice Scott, the sleuth who appears in Kate McLachlan's mystery novel "Ten Little Lesbians." In "Seasons of Deception," Beatrice investigates the quick decline of her elderly gay neighbor after a suspicious woman moves in with him. Leigh, her lover, is unable to help, which is a mystery in itself.
Voodoo Vortex: A Badass Hippie Tales (Book 3 of Badass Hippie Tales)
Series: Badass Hippie Tales. Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Combine sex, drugs, rock 'n' roll and throw in a little S & M. Mix with a healthy shot of death--and bingo! Things can get out of hand before you can say "qualudes." Brace yourselves, we’re going on a politically incorrect Magic Carpet Ride through the Voodoo Vortex, complete with forbidden sex in an ashram, lethal doses of chemical pick-me-ups accompanied by an unforgettable 60s & 70s soundtrack.
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's Finest Supernatural Detective: The Brag of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's finest detective of all things supernatural, is in a spot of bother. Without a hint of any paranormal going-ons for months, he finds himself without stimulation, reason to celebrate, or his trusty housekeeper. So when a champion horse breeder recruits him to solve the mystery of a phantom horse, Tristan has no choice but to leap at the opportunity.
Codebreaker
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(2.00 from 1 review)
Underwood was up to something. He needed a programmer and codebreaker on the sly. I didn't know anything about computers or breaking codes but was hired to do this for Mr. Underwood. Find out how a little pretending allowed the uncovering of serious crimes Underwood had been involved in.
Player Hater
Price: Free! Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A playboy cop investigating a string of murders hides evidence that points to himself as the killer. THIS STORY IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN ONE LOW PRICED BOOK: Joe Martello volumes 4,5,&6
The Ghosts' High Noon
Series: Isobel Spice Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In this delightful short story, enterprising actress and amateur sleuth Isobel Spice faces down a theater ghost to learn the truth behind an actor’s mysterious death during a performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s gothic operetta "Ruddigore."
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery Prequel
Series: Myrtle Crumb Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery prequel, shows readers where Myrtle's sleuthing all began--with her telephone's party line! Ada, Tansie Miller's daughter, has moved back home. Word on the party line is that her husband has shown an interest in another woman. When the other woman is found dead, Myrtle is on the case!
My Uncle the Spy: Part One - Mysterious Meetings
Price: Free! Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
"Delightful and intriguing! Can't wait to find out more!" - Goodreads Review
Help Me! I Don't Know Who I Am!
Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The man came to the doctor's office requesting help. He had suddenly lost knowledge of who he was. Amy, the doctor's receptionist stepped in to assist while the doctor was busy with a patient. As she asked the man questions, he began regaining some of the knowledge he had lost. Suddenly, full knowledge returned. This story tells what happened next.
Crazy for You
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A stalker discovers the famous object of her affection dead. How can she find the real killer and clear her name? And how can she persuade anyone that someone else is the killer, when she is insane?
Flood Insurance
Price: Free! Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Flood Insurance is a short mystery story about people and situations that have gone awry..
Bruce: An Order of Freaks Novelette
Series: Order of Freaks. Price: $1.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Bruce Gander has a unique ability. Some would call it a gift. Others, a curse.
Living Among Wasps
Series: Indolent shot at reconciliation: Mysteries solved by convict Albert. Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(3.00 from 1 review)
Amanda sends her husband downstairs to pick up goods from her sister's car. In the few minutes of her husband's absence, Amanda is murdered. The ongoing investigation is presented to Albert, formerly an internationally recognized assassin from Latvia, now serving life in prison, in hope that his past experiences could bring a fresh light on the baffling case.
Let There Be Light: A Nosy Nuns Mystery (Book 4)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The sisters at St. Malachi's convent are offered the use of a beach house on the Jersey Shore at the close of the school year. Everyone can use a vacation, and the nuns are no exception. What could possibly go wrong? With the Nosy Nuns--just about anything.
Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.1: 6x1000 word stories of unusual crimes
Series: Chase Williams Detective Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
What if you are an ex British detective stuck in a stunning medieval Italian city? In this first volume of the detective short stories series, Chase stumbles upon many minor and baffling offences that you might otherwise have missed. Chase’s six short stories all under 1000 words in length drag you into the coloured and mysterious world of Tursenia, where anyone is a potential crime offender.
Christian Kid Detectives - Hazardous Holiday
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Action & Adventure
Three Christian Kids unexpectedly receive clues from God. Is He asking them to join with Him in coming to the aid of persons in trouble. All they can do is follow the clues and ask Him to help them succeed at what He has asked them to do...read on
King's Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Riley King short story
John Grisham - Series Reading Order - 2019
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
John Grisham All Novels Updated 2019 in reading order with Summaries and Checklist Includes The Whistler and Camino Island plus all other novels and short stories in best reading order Don’t miss a single John Grisham book or story and read them all in order. More than just a list, each novel listed includes a summary and checklist
Summer: A Vince Harper Story
Series: The Vince Harper Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,510. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The world has a way of intruding into your life. Even if you're a lonely writer who lives a secluded life by choice. Sometimes the world has blue eyes, a beautiful face, and trouble trailing it. A late night walk after too much bourbon leads Vince to a surprising discovery. It starts him on an adventure that just might get him killed.
The Colossal Crutch
Series: Indolent shot at reconciliation: Mysteries solved by convict Albert. Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(2.00 from 1 review)
The imprisoned assassin Albert is introduced to a problem by a returning inmate. Someone has been purposefuly vandalising cars that are parked in the inmate's neighborhood, but nobody seems to understand why... Nor can anyone catch the vandal.