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Scandale dans une petite ville : un roman d’enquête LGBT
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,830. Language: French. Published: January 15, 2018 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lorsque la vieille Agathe Vanderjagt reçoit une lettre de chantage, elle ne confie ses secrets à personne d’autre que Christophe. Agathe est une enseignante à la retraite, et une lesbienne refoulée. Christophe est un jeune homme trans qui était son étudiant à l’époque. Ensemble, peuvent-ils identifier le maître chateur … ou est-ce que cette situation d’extorsion les met en danger mortel ?
Grand Lac
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,610. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Alan Lockem and his partner, former exotic dancer, Marjorie Kane, take advantage of their ages and experience to help people who have unfairly run afoul of the law. In this case, a young day trader is accused of murdering a man who made a drunken run down a mountainside in northern Idaho. Lockem and Kane are soon enmeshed in life-threatening murder, kidnapping, and civic corruption.
Absentee List: An Old Horse Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 61,450. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After a late season snowstorm it is discovered that a student, Peter, has been living alone for months, his widowed father missing. Concerned about the fate of the boy and curious about his reluctance to help authorities find his father, Horse sets out to discover what really happened.
Deros
Series: A Father Jake Austin Mystery. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 75,750. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Father Jake Austin has been assigned to Oberlin, Ohio, which he left for a brutal tour in Vietnam. At a reunion, he encounters his high school sweetheart and questions his calling as a priest. Then another classmate is killed and two more hospitalized. To find the flesh and blood devil who is stalking his classmates, Jake must first put aside his own demons.
Touches Electricity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by Triple V Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Damian feels a tingling surge of electricity. But is it going to help him figure out what's going on with Carina? A quirky tale of friendship, mystery and angst, with just a dash of electricity on the loose. From the author of "Turns to Water" and "Walks Through Walls".
Murder at Metrolina
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Artist Amanda Rittenhouse is a genius at refashioning old twisted metal into unique sculpture. But the twists of fate in her own life are a lot more challenging. An Amanda Rittenhouse Mystery Book 1.
For Better or Worse, a cozy mystery with a difference (The Ginger Barnes Main Line Mysteries #8)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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.
Piggy: Four Women Tilting at Windmills
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,190. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2018 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Franny Gunderson, called Piggy because she always wants more of everything, is old enough to know better, but her new boy toy worries her friends. When things start to smell fishy, a pink-shirted cowboy and a Russian sharpshooter complicate attempts to stave off their dear Piggy’s ruin and lead the Dames Quixote on a quest to survive while those around them are dropping like pork rinds.
One Child Left Behind: An Old Horse Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 67,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Old Horse is a curmudgeonly, sarcastic and highly intelligent seventh grade teacher in the rural north who supplements his salary by laying sidewalks in the summer. While tearing up one he had laid thirty years prior, he finds the bones of a child. But no child has ever been reported missing from Grace Haven. How could a child be dead for so long and no one miss him?
The Ferris Mansion Stories: Vacationing with the Dead, Dying at Honeymoon Inn, and Life after Death
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 188,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
THE FERRIS MANSION STORIES contains three delightful novels that center around a Pennsylvania Inn that offers a weekend experience with amazing special effects produced by a troupe of long-dead actors from the Twenties who haunt it. VACATIONING WITH THE DEAD is a fun-filled love story. DYING AT HONEYMOON INN is a mystery, and LOVE AFTER DEATH proves even spirits can find new love after death.
Yellow Lies: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 2
Series: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,270. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Salvador Zuni is a master carver of traditional Native American fetishes. He is also a cheat. He makes synthetic amber that rivals anything to be found in nature, complete down to the insects he places inside. His recipe is worth a fortune, and someone is after it. Ben Pecos arrives and immediately finds himself caught up in a murder investigation. Newly edited first e-book edition.
The Pumpkin Seed Massacre: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 1
Series: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Native American psychologist Ben Pecos has returned to the New Mexico pueblo of his birth as an intern with the Indian Health Service. Still struggling with the demons of his past, he is plunged into the nightmare rampage of a mysterious illness that is killing the residents of the pueblo, including his own grandmother. Newly edited first e-book edition.
Skylar Saffron, Librarian Detective: Part 4
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by In the Stacks Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
My name is Skylar. I'm a 23-year old digital librarian living in San Francisco. I thought I would be intellectually satisfied working at this cool, historic yet chic, jewel box of a library downtown, and going out with friends, but then something tragic happened, and now I'm learning ethical computer hacking skills and solving crimes. Cover art by Kim Frohsin
Murder of a Good Man
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,790. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Fulfilling her mother’s last wish, Nora Alexander drives into Piney Woods, Texas, to hand-deliver a sealed letter. It turns out to be a harsh rebuke to Adam Brockwell, the town’s most beloved citizen. Soon after, Brockwell is killed. Told not to leave town, Nora begins work at the old Tunie Hotel, which may hold the secret to solving the mystery.
A Haunting in Edinburgh
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Spring Horton. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Atticus McLaren is back from another trip to Shetland, and this time, he's brought Sergeant Drake Mallard with him. He's anxious to show his friend his home town, but ghost hunting at the famed Gothic Hotel gets in the way. Is The Gothic really haunted or is something even more sinister going on?
Tedrick Gritswell of Borobo Reef
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,620. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Living on Borobo Reef is tough, especially if you're a spud who's down on his luck. Ex-detective Tedrick Gritswell just wants to be left alone, but a visit from a drop-dead gorgeous dame coupled sees him take up the case of a missing VIP. With all the heavies, whores, wise-guys and simpletons swimming about, it gets more than dangerous, it gets downright deadly.
Murder on the Fly
Price: $5.97 USD. Words: 104,300. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2017 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
San Francisco, 1981. Danger is in the air and nothing is as it appears. But then, neither is Riley. Knowing that police-detective-turned-exterminator Riley has what is needed—knowledge of both two- and six-legged vermin—an old flame draws him into a perilous search for the mastermind behind the most devastating insect outbreak in the nation's history.
Silent Gavel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,220. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Lauren Besoner's routine life as a court stenographer in Crawford, Wyoming is suddenly changed when she discovers her boss's dead body. She is faced with a detective who believes she's a killer. Lauren must investigate the murder to stay out of jail. But Lauren's sleuthing leads her to be targeted as next in line to be permanently silenced.
A Shot in the Bark - Extended Edition
Series: Lia Anderson Dog Park Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,250. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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A grieving artist, a smitten detective, a devious killer: You never know who you'll meet at the dog park. Detective Peter Dourson adopts a dead man's dog to find a killer concealed in the tight-knit group at Mount Airy Dog Park, not expecting to fall in love with the victim's girlfriend.
Fair Game
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The 1953 Southeaster Fair is about to begin in Atlanta, Georgia, and Johnny Morocco, the Dixie Detective, has been hired to guard a prize stud bull being shown at the animal exhibits. What he isn’t told is the reason. Recently some of the best stud bulls, horses, and pigs in the south have been castrated. Johnny shoots and kills a man who attacks him, and now the man's family is out for blood...