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The Boy Next Door
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For the last fourteen years, former celebrated Boy Detective Merle Madison has been trying to build a grown-up career for himself as a private investigator. There are just two problems: there’s not a lot of serious crime in the small town of Hayvenhurst—and Police Chief Isaac Ramsay keeps denying Merle’s application for a PI license.
Halloween is Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When his enigmatic partner takes off on an annual fishing trip, City of Angeles gumshoe Barry Fitzgerald is left to handle an All Hallows’ Eve kidnapping case on his own. The victim? A murdered millionaire’s penny-pinching son and heir. The culprit? That’s where it gets tricky. According to the missing man’s sister, vampires are behind Patrick O’Flaherty’s disappearance.
Pretty Pretty Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After Emery Hazard loses his job as a detective in Saint Louis, he heads back to his hometown--and to the local police force there. Home, though, brings no happy memories, and the ghosts of old pain are very much alive in Wahredua. Worst of all, though, Hazard’s new partner, John-Henry Somerset, had been one of his most persistent tormentors.
Missing Under The Mistletoe: A Flower Shop Mystery Christmas Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,180. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After being hired to deliver poinsettias to Churchill's department store, feisty flower shop owner Abby Knight finds herself mixed up in the disappearance of Santa Claus. The clock is ticking down as clues are slowly uncovered, but Abby and Marco soon realize there is much more at stake than one man's life. For the small town of New Chapel, the fate of Christmas itself hangs in the balance.
The President's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,660. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
Kidnapping is a hinky business, fraught with pitfalls. Under normal circumstances, Donovan Creed wouldn’t kidnap a family pet, much less a high-profile target. But Creed’s billion-dollar Swiss bank account has been cleaned out by an unknown hacker, leaving him virtually broke for the first time in his adult life.
Tales From the Deed Box of John H. Watson MD
Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Three previously unknown accounts in the case files of Sherlock Holmes, discovered and transcribed by Hugh Ashton: The Odessa Business, the Case of the Missing Matchbox and The Case of the Cormorant.
The Darlington Substitution
Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Mentioned in passing by Dr. Watson in his account of A Scandal in Bohemia, The Darlington Substitution is a tale of deceit, treachery, and murder most foul, set in the wild Border country of northern England. Holmes and Watson encounter a centuries-old legend which tells of the future extinction of an ancient noble family, and set themselves against one of the most ingenious and fiendish villains
Who P-p-p-plugged Roger Rabbit?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Welcome to Toontown where Toons live side-by-side with humans. The whole Who Framed Roger Rabbit cast is here: Roger Rabbit, Eddie Valiant, Baby Herman, and of course Jessica Rabbit, the sultriest woman ever “drawn that way.” They’re up to their old tricks in a whimsical new mystery by Toontown’s original creator, the man who first brought these delightful creatures to life.
More From the Deed Box of John H. Watson MD
Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Hugh Ashton has been digging deeper in the deed box that originally belonged to Dr Watson, the friend and colleague of the celebrated detective Sherlock Holmes. He has unearthed three more tales referred to in the original books, but never before released to the public: Colonel Warburton's Madness; the Paradol Chamber; and the Giant Rat of Sumatra.
Silenced by Sugar
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2018 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Full-time baker and sometime-sleuth Sally Muccio wishes that sales in her bakery would pick up. So when a popular TV show invites her and best friend, Josie, to be guests, it’s a dream come true. Only it quickly turned into a nightmare when a dead body is discovered on the set, and fingers immediately point to Josie. Now it' sup to Sal to save her friend and tack down a killer!
Murder on the Orient (SS): The Agatha Christie Book Club 2
Series: The Agatha Christie Book Club. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
When the Agatha Christie Book Club signs up for a cruise on replica steamship the SS Orient they expect little more than a nostalgic journey back in time. What they get would leave Hercule Poirot scratching his egg-shaped head—one missing passenger, two dead bodies, and enough red herrings to fill the Pacific Ocean. Jump aboard for the second adventure for the beloved book club friends!
Force of Habit
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,990. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ex-nun Giulia Falcone never thought she'd be tangling with a Bible-obsessed stalker, possibly falling for her P.I. boss, and learning how to put on makeup all at the same time. The convent was never like this.
Nightmare of Nannies
Series: A Zach and Zora Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,700. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Juggling four kids while working as a detective is tough enough. Zora LeFevre sure didn’t need her nanny dying first day on the job. Especially when it looks like murder and something’s fishy about her nanny supplier.
The Only Shadow in the House
Series: The Traveling Detective. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,240. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this fast paced sequel to Illegally Dead, Edmonton travel writer Elizabeth Oliver is excited to get back on the open road to research a new article when, suddenly, an unexpected romance leads to a new murder mystery.
Whistler's Murder
Series: The Traveling Detective. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Elizabeth Oliver is a travel writer who somehow gets drawn into a mystery each time she is researching an article for a travel magazine. In Whistler's Murder Elizabeth Oliver has tagged along with her best friend Sally Matthews to Whistler where Sally is attending a science fiction/fantasy writing retreat.
Bad Day in a Banana Hammock
Series: A Zach and Zora Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,020. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Zach wakes up with no memory, no phone, and no clothes except his stripper g-string. And oh yeah! There’s that pesky naked dead guy in bed next to him. Problem is Zach's not gay. Or a murderer. At least, he doesn't think so. Only one person can help him, his sister, Zora. Of course Zora's got problems of her own—she has three kids at home and is eight month's pregnant with the fourth.
Illegally Dead
Series: The Traveling Detective. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,690. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Elizabeth Oliver is a travel writer who somehow gets drawn into a mystery each time she is researching an article for a travel magazine. In Illegally Dead she happens upon the discovery of a skeleton in an old septic tank. Although she tells herself she doesn't have time to get involved, it isn't long before she is digging up long-buried secrets.
Weddings Can Be Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The small town of Legacy is finally ready to celebrate the impending marriage of Detective Taber and bed and breakfast owner, Donna Tollhouse. Before the two can say I do they have to solve the mystery of the murdered wedding planner and round up escaped nursing home residents, who decided to partake in one last adventure. Join the entire gang from The Painted Lady Inn series in this tale.
The Fallen Angels Book Club
Series: A Hollis Morgan Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
All the members of the Fallen Angels Book Club are white-collar criminals. Hollis Morgan is one, thanks to her ex-husband, who set her up. Now all she wants is to clear her name so she can return to law school. After fellow members start dying in scenarios right out of club selections, Hollis becomes a suspect. Can she identify the killer before she herself becomes the next victim?
The Gay Detective
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The premier of Nick Scott’s TV talk show, The Gay Detective, appears to be a big hit until his first guest ends up murdered. The Gay Detective is a murder mystery in which the lead detective also ends up being the ultimate target of the killer. People who are close to him continue to turn up dead, but when his turn comes up, his quick thinking partner saves the day in this compelling thriller.