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Striker Jones: Elementary Economics for Elementary Detectives
Series: Striker Jones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who left the footprints in the wet concrete? Why does the kid that no one likes win the election? Who is Ms. Harper's secret admirer? Only one person knows -- Striker Jones, the most original kid detective since Encyclopedia Brown!
The Haunted Breadbox: A Myron Vale Investigation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Myron Vale sees ghosts. One hundred billion of them, to be precise . . . In this short story prequel to GHOST DETECTIVE, the first novel featuring Myron Vale, a house call to an old farmhouse finds Vale investigating the most unlikely of haunted places — a breadbox. What lies inside? It's not at all what Vale expects.
Historia de un Crimen Perfecto
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Me llamo Eric Rot y escribo estas últimas líneas de mi vida para confesarme: Soy un asesino. Yo lo hice. La maté. Linda Fitzwilliams está muerta. Ni huida con su amante, ni jugando a esconderse para irritar a su familia, como apuntaron en su momento las revistas del mundo rosa...
Sweetheart in High Heels
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine's Day.
La Isla de los Cien Ojos
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: Spanish. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Irlanda, principios de siglo. La tormenta ha arrastrado un viejo bote de salvamento hasta las playas del pequeño pueblo de Dowan. Un aristócrata y el doctor del pueblo se deciden a investigar un terrible secreto escrito sobre la madera de sus bancos...
Four Killing Birds
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Shortly before the holidays, inventor and former assassin Missi Bombay gets orders to perform one last job. It’s the granddaddy of all hits—to be carried out on Christmas Eve, no less. Missi knows she has only one chance at success, so she enlists the help of her cousins Gin, Dakota, and Coney. Together the Bombay cousins come out of retirement to stamp out the world’s most evil cabal.
Cat on the Money
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
This short novella is part of the popular Joe Grey cat mystery series. Booklist said: “What makes this series so delightful for both cat lovers and readers of offbeat fantasies is that Murphy’s convincing anthropomorphism allows the cats to maintain their feline natures while still adopting human speech and cognition.” Both fans of the Joe Grey novels and new readers will enjoy it.
Tony & Anne Hillerman - Best Series Reading Order - Updated 2019 - Compiled by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
Tony Hillerman and Anne Hillerman Leaphorn and Chee Series Novels in Best Reading Order with Summaries and Checklist - 2019 - Includes Song of the Lion (A Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito Novel) and all Leaphorn & Chee Series Novels by Tony Hillerman and by Anne Hillerman Get the most pleasure out of your reading. Don’t miss a single Leaphorn and Chee book and read them in proper order.
Christmas Al Dente
Series: Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Andy Buckland is determined that nothing will interrupt her first Christmas with Malcolm Jones and her last holiday spent in her childhood home. When the family recipe book disappears from the Bowtie Angel, and Aunt Cecily threatens to put “The Eye” on the entire population of Beaverton if it isn’t returned, Andy and Jones decide to put the eggnog on hold for a little old fashioned sleuthing.
Perfect Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time. She commits the Perfect Crime -- and starts an exciting life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off her dead husband's generous life insurance policy. Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .
J.D. Robb - Best Reading Order with Summaries & Checklist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing & books
J.D. Robb - Best Reading Order with Summaries & Checklist. Includes Eve Dallas In Death Series listed in best reading order with summaries. Updated for 2019. This is exactly the reference you need to make sure you don't miss a book or story and you get a chance to read each one in the best reading order and use your reader to mark the ones you've read.
Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache - Series Reading Order with Summaries and Checklist -2019
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Louise Penny's Inspector Gamache Best Reading Order With Summaries and Checklist for your Reader - Updated in 2019 This is the must-have reader’s guide for all Louise Penny Inspector Gamache fans. Includes a section with books in publication order including short summaries and a checklist with special additional material every Louise Penny fan will love. Updated 2017 Complete and accurate
A Sin and a Shame (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sin never dies. Mercy Watts is trying to recover from a tumble through a rocky river, but crime just won’t let her be. A retired librarian takes a life and Mercy takes her case under duress, of course. Soon she’ll be drawn in by this unusual criminal and she’ll have a choice to make with painful consequences. 
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Charley Alexander signs herself, and gal-pal Elaine, up for a cooking class with renowned Chef Machado, she expects a little fun, food, and wine among friends. But what she gets instead are catty classmates, surprisingly simple recipes, and the shock of a lifetime when she finds the poisoned body of one of her fellow culinary students.
Forbidden Cure Part Five: Turmoil
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A debilitating disease. A tantalizing, yet dangerous, breakthrough cure. Will it be life and love or death and destruction?
Touch and Go (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A bad dog and a missing man. Mercy Watts is up to her double D’s in trouble. She agrees to take on a case for an old rival to avoid doing paperwork for her PI father, but her plan doesn’t include a poodle with problems. If she dumps the case, she’ll pay a terrible price. She’ll have to type.
Nowhere Fast (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,410. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A crabby nun and a runaway girl. Mercy should’ve stayed in bed. Instead, she bows to her aunt’s guilt trip and is hot on the trail of Charley Horton, a girl the police can’t find. With the help of her nerd posse, she’ll find Charley, but somebody isn’t going to be too happy about it.
The Midwife's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cisily Fisher has died in childbirth and now the village of Priors Byfield is held in a grip of fear. Can Dame Frevisse find the root of misery behind a murderer's sin before the next lethal blow falls? Or will be the village be lost in a hue and cry of terror? The gentling touch of the midwife may calm the tortured soul... or give birth to a bitter death.
Bond Bombshell (a Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Maya Alexander is the office manager of the Bond Agency, an L.A. PI firm. But when Maya is thrust into the field, she realizes her first case is personal. Maya's past may have come back to haunt her, but she's determined to prove that no one can fool a Bond Girl.
Dry Spell (A Mercy Watts Short)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mercy Watts doesn’t believe in ghosts. She might be the only one. When Mercy’s best friend, Ellen, shows up in the middle of the night, shaken and afraid. Mercy starts digging for a truth that might not even exist. Is it a mental illness or has the Missouri drought revealed something that could’ve remained hidden forever?