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La Cingana (The Gypsy): A Reginaldo Morosini Novella and Other Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 188,610. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Reginaldo Morosini, introduced in Murder Gentilissimi, returns as special criminal consultant to Venice's Council of Ten in a collection of two novellas and four short stories. Reginaldo finds justice for a variety of murders and other notorious crimes through exhaustive sifting of the evidence, a keen understanding of human nature and the criminal mind, and his powers of deductive reasoning.
The Rosebush Murders (A Helen Mirkin novel)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 96,620. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
In this first Helen Mirkin novel, Jerusalem-based Detective Inspector Helen Mirkin is challenged with solving the murder of psychologist Dr. Danielle Hall. Before much progress is made, a second murder occurs. Are they related? The investigation leads DI Mirkin to a state-of-the-art fertility clinic. How does this fit in? Is the killer trying to cover their tracks? Can they be stopped before more
The Perfect Side Piece
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,990. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Looking for a serious relationship, Mona treats men better than any other woman would. With her beauty, charisma and self-sufficient attitude, she’s captivating to any man who has roving eyes. But after too many failed romances, she begins using the methods of the Black Widow spider...love them and...
The Commuter's Friend - A collection of short and even shorter stories to make your journey fly by!
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I’ve collected together some of my favourite work. There are really short stories, aka flash fiction, and some longer pieces that will hopefully while away a longer journey and help you to forget about that bloke across from you sniffing every thirty seconds, or the person who keeps whistling under their breath or the one who has a really annoying ‘message received’ tone on their mobile. The
Twisted Irish Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“I’m sorry, she’s dead… looks like she’s been poisoned.” It was raining hard in Buckville Mountain and everyone at the isolated Lemony Hotel was trapped. At least all the airports were closed according to the weather man on TV.....
The Three Travellers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Presently the three had traveled a few days when finally they happened upon the Oasis of Ziza, and Gaspar who was the most shrewd of them said, "We will rest our steeds here this night. It will be sheltered." "Safe for stallions and men.....
The Shamrock Case : Amelia Moore Detective Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
woman sleuth, founder of the Moore Detective Agency, sat at her desk as she watched an eighteen-year-old girl take a seat in front of her. The young woman sleuth wore the new fashion trend, worn out Levis with the washed out look and with a hole here and there......
The Manor on the Moor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The wind whipped across the barren moor and whirled around the lonely Manor house that stood on a solitary hill. It was large and brick and covered in ivy, as manor houses were want to do in that part of the country.....
The Cathedral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Claire was a detective, and she lived on her own, almost. She liked it that way. Her eyes were black, and so was her hair. Some even said that same blackness applied to her soul. She would have begged to differ.....
Pale Jasmine - A Beijing Expat Murder Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Living as an expat in Beijing is exciting. But it certainly becomes an adventure once murder is involved! Under the warm October sun, two friends stumble across two dead ladies in very different locations: one in a typical suburban compound and the other one - since the expat’s favourite pastime is travelling - on a tropical island. Is there any connection? Whom can you trust among strangers?
A Collection of Quests
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 211,490. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is a collection of three novels and a short story by Cecilia Peartree, all previously published and featuring the same central characters: 'A Romantic Quest', a short story; 'The Lion and Unicorn Quest' set mostly in London in 1951; 'The Four Seasons Quest', starting on the day the King died in 1952; 'The Coronation Quest', which is complete in itself but ties off some loose ends.
A Quest for Clemency
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,680. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
'A Quest for Clemency' is the fourth in a series of mystery / thriller novels by Cecilia Peartree. It is set in 1950s Britain, mostly in Cambridge. Clemency, Oliver Quest's younger sister, gets her own story after playing a supporting rôle in the previous novels in the series.
Silent Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
"Larry, I scarcely know what to say!" What I needed to say was, "What am I expected to do with this? The item I'd simply freed from its gay red-and-gold Christmas wrappings was a plastic sack, around eight by twelve inches, stuffed firm with what looked suspiciously like sawdust. I turned it over in my grasp, as though respecting it.....
No One Else
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
I was getting prepared for work that morning when I incidentally ventured on something, similar to a stick. I lifted it up and it was a strawberry seasoned lip sparkle. It was Nicole's. She had grumbled that she lost it weeks prior and had experienced her purse a couple times to look for it......
Mystery Cat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Anne heard a strange scratching at the door. When she opened the door a cat stood there looking at her with green, sparkling eyes. The cat sauntered into the living room as if it belonged. Anne followed it into the kitchen thinking it was hungry.......
Mr. Catch Me If You Can
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The little town of Paso looked calm and serene. It always did. Any first time visitor would be forgiven for thinking the town always looked like this. Beneath this calm and serene exterior however, there was an underlying horror going on..........
Here Comes The Santa Claus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kerry sprang her little astonish on me the prior week Christmas. Furthermore, the most exceedingly terrible thing about it was, I was no more fat. The forty-pound bowlful of jam that had once hung over my belt was a distant memory......
Friendship Turned To Dust
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It's Friday night in a very small town, and it's snowing outside, the whole town is peaceful, a woman is walking to her car from staying late at work while talking on the phone. "Oh my gosh, I know, have you saw him?.....
A Chaparral Christmas Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
The first reason for the inconvenience was around a quarter century developing. Toward the end of that time it was justified, despite all the trouble. Had you lived anyplace inside of fifty miles of Sundown Ranch you would have known about it........
Fairfield's Auction ~ A Witherston Murder Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,770. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
On a cold winter evening in the small mountain town of Witherston, Georgia, antique dealer Hempton Fairfield auctions off rare Cherokee artifacts, Appalachian antiques, and a young African Grey parrot. The next morning two bodies are discovered in the snow, the chickens are running free, and the parrot is missing, leaving a number of unanswered questions.