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Murder on Stockton Island
Series: Jake Kingsley Apostle Island Mysteries. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 106,780. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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 Painted Lady Inn Mysteries: Christmas Calamity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Cozy culinary mystery. A drive-by murder signals the end of a relaxed Christmas. Donna refuses to accept that organized crime is moving into town, but to do so, she must find the murderer. In the meantime, she needs to host a Victorian tea, pin down a certain detective’s romantic intentions, keep a boozy Santa sober, deal with a cursed clown doll, and hide a hunky underwear model.
An Unimportant Death
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 251,370. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A poor worker murdered in Ciudad Juárez, México, appears to be another cartel murder. Chihuahua State Police Detective Moises Calderón believes otherwise, and his instinct and experience lead the investigation to an influential maquila, where he finds reluctant allies and willful enemies. The outcome is unsatisfactory, but one Calderón accepts as the best he can expect.
Deadly Stroke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a dark and frigid February morning, an archaeologist drowns while rowing on the Potomac River. Contrary to official reports, his death was no accident, and only one person suspects the horrible truth – but not the terrifying litany of problems it will bring him.
Hell's Belles
Series: Damned Girl. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,260. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Meet Hell’s hottest new intern. After having her previous two quests for her magical licence declared invalid, Nessa is forced to take up an internship in Hell. Working for her old friend Satan isn’t so bad - running Hell, it turns out, is a lot like running a nightclub. Well, except for the dungeons out back that Nessa is forbidden from visiting.
Higher Learning
Series: The Charlie Davies Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,630. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Charlie Davies is about to face her worst nightmare: she’s going back to high school. Following the death of a local schoolgirl, Charlie must go undercover to find out who is dealing drugs to students. Not only does this mean heading back to class, but she must also get to know the girl’s friends - who happen to be cheerleaders. Time to break out the pom-poms.
The Connecticut Corpse Caper
Series: The Triple Threat Investigation Agency Private Eyes. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Seven quirky inheritance recipients gather for a week-long stay in a creepy mansion replete with hidden passageways and disappearing corpses. Although the will of Mathilda Moone stipulates that no guests may leave early, one does—permanently—just hours after arriving. Enter novice detectives Jill, Rey, and Linda. Soon, amateur sleuthing—and resulting mayhem—begin!
Mu Arae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It would take a dangerous rendezvous in warped time and space just to confirm the legend of a lost world, and trying to set foot on it promised even greater peril. Join Adrian Tarn and R.J. Smith as they dare to tempt fate on a mission filled with mysteries from the future and dangers from the present. (standalone, Adrian Tarn series #5)
3 Bodies and a Biscotti
Series: Lexy Baker Cozy Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by Lee Dobbins. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There’s a serial killer on the loose and Lexy Baker’s grandmother, Nans, could be the next victim! Lexy's boyfriend homocide detective Jack Perillo doesn't believe foul play is in involved. Lexy and the amateur sleuth grandmother's will stop at nothing to ferret out the real killer - even if it involves Nans risking her own life!
The Thames River Murders (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #10)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Captain Lacey is asked by Thompson of the Thames River Police to help him solve a cold case. Meanwhile, Lacey deals with his daughter's come-out and threats from a ruthless blackmailer.
The Library (Where Life Checks Out)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,060. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This Special Edition includes the prequel short story, The Depot, and the follow-up novel, The Library, approximately sixty thousand words. When Mark Waters decided to be a detective, he didn't plan to investigate ghosts. As he investigates a murder of a homeless man at the library, though, he realizes the dead won’t rest until the murderer checks out too.
Pitiless: An Isaac Black Missing Persons Investigation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,240. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the thrilling second installment of the Isaac Black Missing Persons Investigations, Black finds himself confronted with the possibility that a sex ring is forcing teen girls into the trade. The implications are immense. Black must convince his skeptical sergeant, battle through politics, and navigate the straits of his first budding relationship since his wife’s death five years ago.
That Old Cloak and Dagger Routine
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In 1982, Lisa Wycherly was broke, out of work and desperate. So when Sid Hackbirn offered her a job as his live-in secretary, she jumped at it, little knowing just how dangerous it would be. Sid was a spy for an ultra-top-secret agency and had recruited Lisa to work as his associate. Sid knew he was turning Lisa's life upside-down. He had no clue what she'd do to him.
Dizzy Spells
Series: The Kitchen Witch, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 1 review)
A body is found on Amelia Spelled’s porch. Amelia’s new friend, Dianne, a medium, is the main suspect. As Amelia tries to clear Dianne’s name, she finds that some people in her life are not what they seem. Amelia discovers why Alder Vervain has been watching her. Craig finally asks Amelia on a date, but Amelia’s house has something to say about the matter, much to her distress.
Can you Hula Like Hilo Hattie?
Series: The Triple Threat Investigation Agency Private Eyes. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,160. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Novice sleuths JJ, Rey and Linda bumbled their way through The Connecticut Corpse Caper with winning results. The trio go professional and the Triple Threat Investigation Agency is born. Their first case, to uncover a secret, soon involves murder, with any one of a cornucopia of curious persons being the potential killer. Can the trio unravel the intriguing twists before the twists ravel them?
Murder in Grosvenor Square (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries, #9)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,290. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Captain Gabriel Lacey begins Spring 1818 preparing for a duel. But while he focuses on the affair of honor, darkness, greed, and death stalk the streets of London and bring tragedy to a family Lacey has grown close to. His investigation takes him to the squalid lanes of Seven Dials, and to molly houses that could spell ruin and possible hanging for those caught within.
Chasing The Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,120. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Newspaper editor Louis "Mac" McMurphy investigates a heroin epidemic in Hunterdon County, NJ.
Wounded
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Tara Blankenship’s writing assignment takes her to an “eco village” on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, she anticipates a quiet couple of weeks in a quaint setting. (She’s far too mature to use the word boring, thank you very much.) What she stumbles into is anything but quiet and quaint. Someone has been slaughtering livestock to scare the villagers, mysterious intruders are searching...
Friendly Fire
Series: Seth and Ava Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,970. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friendly Fire begins with a phone call in the middle of the night. Seth’s father figure and personal Lucifer is acting crazy. A day later, Seth learns that his mother wants him to find something that his biological father left at Fitzsimmons Army Hospital. Standing in the hospital lobby, Seth is drawn into a diabolical mystery involving Chernobyl, Russian marksmen, and his fathers.
Taming the Texas Beauty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,040. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A reunion between Detective Ryan Rogers and Stephanie Lockhart appears to be blissful, until the detective discovers a link between a series of high-end robberies and Stephanie’s salon.