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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: 94,280. 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: Free! 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Scarlet Oaks and the Serial Caller
Series: Scarlet Oaks, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,110. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Hosting a late night men's call in show takes a sinister turn for Scarlet when San Francisco's latest serial killer targets her as his next victim.
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 ...”
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.
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.
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!
Murder at Naughton Pharms
Price: Free! Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
"Murder at Naughton Pharms" is a crime story with humorous edges. It starts out with the everyday zaniness at a drug research facility in Fargo, North Dakota. When our hero Kelly gets a complaint about an old guy asleep in one of the women's barracks, it turns out to be the company COO, and that's just the start.
Killerwatt
Price: Free! Words: 74,150. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Banker Rhetta McCarter’s ongoing battles usually involve mortgage loans, federal lending regulations, threats of bulges on her butt, and her closet-drinking husband. But after one of her mortgage clients dies in a mysterious car accident, she stumbles upon evidence of a terrorist plot to wipe out the entire Midwest power grid. No one believes her—not the FBI, local law enforcement, or her husband.
The Devil's Music
Price: Free! Words: 92,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
An investigative writer, John Mars’, and his colleague “Brim” Brimage are conducting research into the unsolved deaths at a now abandoned Mental Hospital. But when sources close to them begin getting killed, our heroes realize there are still forces at work, willing to murder again to protect Farfield's forgotten secrets. And it looks like John and Brim are the next targets.
Mud Pie
Price: Free! Words: 102,210. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A tale of rugby, puddings and murder. Ingredients: 1 handful of illegal drugs, 1 twelve-inch chef's knife, 1 blood-stained handkerchief, 6 rugby forwards and half a motorbike. When stirred by Lannie Herron, a young chef on the run, these make a deadly mixture. One of the players at the rugby club where she works may be a killer - but which one?
Reel Sexy
Series: Reel Series, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 91,870. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
An actor is found dead in his dressing room in thong underwear. For reality TV producer Victoria Sharpe, this third murder case lands her on the set of a sultry television show. This time, Sharpe and her crew are reunited with their favorite cops: Foxy and his hunky partner Reid. With a long line of suspects, the cops must unmask the killer and help Sharpe deliver her best episode yet.

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