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Telegram For Mrs. Mooney
Price: Free! Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » General
With only a telegram to guide him, twelve-year-old Tommy Mooney leaves his Long Island home in search of his big brother Jack—a RAF Spitfire pilot missing in action somewhere in Nazi occupied Europe. Hearkening back to the Hitchcock film, Saboteur, Telegram For Mrs. Mooney will introduce you to a truly likable, sometimes irascible, archetypal "everyman" hero.
One Deadly Sister A Women Sleuths Mystery Romance (Sandy Reid Mystery Series #1)
Series: Sandy Reid Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.45 from 11 reviews)
In the first of this women sleuths mystery series, an almost-too-clever young law student reluctantly attempts to rescue her estranged brother caught up in woman-trouble and a murder charge in a hostile Florida town. He isn't looking for trouble, but doesn't have a clue about women and gets seduced and framed, leaving the sister in an ever-increasing entanglement of deceit, double-cross and danger
Case of the One-Eyed Tiger
Series: Corgi Case Files, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,110. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When a shocking murder shatters the tranquility of a sleepy Oregon town, all fingers soon start pointing at new resident Zack Anderson. Determined to clear his name, Zack sets out to solve the case with the help of a feisty canine companion with an uncanny ability to sniff out clues. With evidence mounting against him, can Zack identify the killer before he ends up in the doghouse?
Courting Murder
Price: Free! Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Judge Rosswell Carew makes the gruesome discovery of two corpses on a river bank in the Missouri Ozarks, he's plunged into a storm of deadly secrets that threaten both him and his fiancee, Tina Parkmore. Unsatisfied with the way the authorities are conducting the investigation, Rosswell, who's always nurtured a secret desire to be a detective, teams up with an ex-con, Ollie Groton, to solve t
An Exhibit of Madness
Series: The Dulcie Chambers Museum Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 46,500. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As chief curator of the Maine Museum of Art, Dr. Dulcinea (Dulcie) Chambers has just opened a new exhibit of Winslow Homer watercolors. It will be complete when the final work is bought at auction. But when Dulcie discovers a body rather than the painting, she's a prime suspect. Detective Nicholas Black is on the case but finds he’s less than objective when it comes to the attractive Dr. Chambers.
Killer Cupcakes
Series: Celebrity Cupcakes Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,000. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Ava's first day of work at Celebrity Cupcakes and Coffee goes horribly awry when television star Penelope Rose drops dead after eating the first cupcake. Horrified that she might be at the top of the list of suspects, Ava and her totally hot co-worker Easton set out to investigate what happened. Will they be able to solve the mystery or will Ava's first day of work be her last?
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Trouble Magnet
Series: Eliza Carlisle Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Eliza Carlisle has the unwanted talent of attracting trouble, in all its forms. That couldn’t be truer than when she moves into the most bizarre apartment building on the planet. Weekly required dinners with the landlord and assigned chores are bad enough, but the rules don’t end there. Top most on the list of requirements is NO physical violence against the others residents.
Gemini Rising (A Mischievous Malamute Novel, Book 1)
Series: Mischievous Malamute Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There's a body in your alley... A secret reveals you're living a lie... A killer hunts for you... Would you search for the truth if you knew it could kill you? Join AJ and her pals in this suspense-filled page-turner as they race to unravel the mystery of her past, where the pieces of the puzzle bring more questions than answers and the only certainty is the killer’s end game—AJ’s life.
A Cincinnati Cold Case
Series: Jimmy Warren, Private Investigator. Price: Free! Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Unable to get his old position back, ex-detective Jimmy Warren is forced to open an office as a private investigator. His first case, a young woman who had gone missing five years before, twists and turns until it seems like everyone he knows is involved. And out to get him. This is the first book of the Jimmy Warren, P.I. series.
A Sip Before Dying
Series: Wine & Dine Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Emmy Oak came home to save her family winery, she didn't expect to find a dead VIP in her wine cellar—poisoned by a glass of Emmy's wine! Now she's determined to save her winery's reputation by finding the real killer. Even if she has to go head-to-head with the sexy local Detective Grant, Emmy vows to find out just which of the wine country elite poisoned the victim's vintage!
All The Way Under
Series: Delorean Harper. Price: Free! Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Delorean Harper has a gym bag full of cash, a new identity, a cabin on the Oregon coast, and a beautiful girlfriend. He also has a small army of assassins on his trail. What his hunters don’t know is that Delorean had his first encounter with a killer when he was twelve years old, and he hasn't forgotten how to take care of himself in a fight to the death.
Murder on Stockton Island
Series: Jake Kingsley Apostle Island Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 106,780. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(3.00 from 1 review)
Another Jake Kingsley Apostle Islands mystery! A body is found on Stockton Island! The victim is a friend of Jake Kingsley and his colleague, Professor Charles Stanton. Who killed her and why? Their chosen beach bum lifestyle is disrupted as their investigation proceeds through the lives of the rich and famous and unexpected events with unexpected consequences including sabotage and danger!
The Coffin Trader
Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Hitler’s bullion minted and stamped with Fuhrer’s coronation crest in anticipation of becoming the ruler of the world has never been recovered. Only tales hint at its existence.
All The Way Back
Series: Delorean Harper. Price: Free! Words: 63,020. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Delorean Harper's past catches up with him when the body of the man who killed Delorean's parents is found in a shallow grave. Soon Delorean's the prime suspect, and the investigating detective is relentless. As if that wasn't enough trouble, Delorean agrees to protect an unstable woman in the witness protection program who's sure she's being stalked. Delorean's the one who should be worried.
Wading Into Murder: Book Two of the Laura Morland Mystery Series
Series: Laura Morland Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 90,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The irrepressible Laura Morland, Professor of Gender Studies, is back again! In WADING INTO MURDER, Laura is forced to wade across a rat-infested pool to rescue an abandoned baby in the famous Roman Baths of England. Attempts on her life and near-escapes come thick and fast after that as does an inexplicable murder. Only a totally unexpected accusation at the very end reveals the merciless killer.
Grandma's BFF Does Coke
Price: Free! Words: 108,650. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Stump, a 19-year-old criminology student, would do anything for his dementia-riddled adoptive grandmother, who is confined to a couch of a Memory Care facility. Pay for her care, drive across country to find her BFF's family treasure, take on a conniving health care administrator, or even risk his own life. Meanwhile he has a murder to solve.
Drink, Dance, Divorce
Price: Free! Words: 111,730. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Someone’s framed womanizing dance instructor Waltz Charleston for his brother’s ballroom slaying. He hesitates to hire cheater-hating PI Hook ‘Em Harns. No way can she solve a homicide. She only does divorces. Worse, she may be doublecrossing him. Can he trust her? With the cops closing in, he has no choice. He’s broke and she’s the only PI in town who will work on credit.
Wiping Out Guilt (Kina McKevie #1)
Series: Kina McKevie. Price: Free! Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(4.00 from 1 review)
"There wasn’t a day that I didn’t hate myself. What can you do with that? Disappear, that’s what and London is the best city in the world to disappear in. No one notices. No one cares. It’s what I’ve done since getting out. And it’s working OK for me ...”
River Mourn
Price: Free! Words: 86,600. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Judge Rosswell Carew’s fiancée is still missing. Because her last call to him came from a payphone in Sainte Genevieve, Carew arranges to hold court there so he can pursue his search for her. When he witnesses someone who resembles Tina tossed from a riverboat ferry, he's plunged into a nightmare world he never knew existed.

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