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The Witness Series Bundle: 7 Josie Bates Thrillers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,470. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Josie Bates and her blended family face the dark side of the law, redefine true love, fight the intrusion of politics and stand strong in the face of evil that comes at them from all corners of the world in this suspense-filled, seven-book series.
Murder Between the Pages
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,710. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » USA
Rival mystery authors compete to solve the "impossible" murder of a notorious author of roman à clef. If only the murderer was equally amused.
The Mermaid Murders
Series: The Art of Murder. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Special Agent Jason West is seconded from the FBI Art Crime Team to temporarily partner with disgraced, legendary “manhunter” Sam Kennedy.
So This is Christmas
Series: The Adrien English Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,180. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Arriving home early after spending Christmas in jolly old England, sometimes amateur sleuth Adrien English discovers alarming developments at Cloak and Dagger Books--and an old acquaintance seeking help in finding his missing boyfriend.
The Rival Queens
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 112,910. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
London 1699. Those intrepid and impecunious heroines the Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her maidservant Alpiew, with the bailiffs as ever in hot pursuit,are on the trail of a murder. This time an actress loses her head in more senses than one...
Unnatural Fire
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 110,860. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In foggy filthy rat-infested London od 1699, two eccentric female detectives Countess Ashby dela Zouche and her ex-maid, Alpiew, go in search of a missing man and find more than they bargained for.
Sweet Hearts: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Samantha Sweet is planning her wedding to Beau Cardwell, coping with record Valentine sales at her bakery, and she takes on a new mystery when a dying woman begs Sam to find her missing son before it's too late. And if life weren't complicated enough, an ex-girlfriend of Beau's shows up to announce that she plans to win him back. Midwest Book Review: "Connie Shelton gets better with every book."
Murder On the Way
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,790. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
An ancient château in Haiti is the scene of a blood-curdling series of murders. Was the murderer man, beast or some supernatural being? Theodore Roscoe's story unravels impossible shootings, inexplicable disappearances, and the stirrings of rebellion. These are the background elements for this unforgettable weekend house-party in the heart of Zombie madness.
Sweet Holidays: A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In this third installment in the Samantha Sweet mystery series, it's Christmas and a chocolatier shows up at Sweet's Sweets, offering to create a special line of hand-dipped chocolates for Sam's customers. But she learns that he has connections to the wooden box that seems to give Sam her mystical powers, and discovers that certain evil people will do just about anything to take it away from her.
Vacations Can Be Murder: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Off to Kauai for a much-needed vacation, Charlie takes a helicopter tour with a gorgeous and fascinating pilot, Drake Langston. But partway through the tour they spot a body lying on the rocks below. When Drake's boss, Mack, is accused of murdering the victim, Charlie finds herself with another mystery to solve. Romance is in the air, too, as Charlie and Drake work together to find the answers.
Castle of Horror
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette - 15000 words. Colossus Films (of the novel Bride of the Rat-God) is shooting in Reno so Chrysanda Flamande's latest boyfriend can get a divorce. They share the sets - a supposedly haunted castle - with a black film company from Chicago, but Norah Blackstone is uneasy. Chrysanda's dogs can scent the supernatural, and Norah knows that something about the castle is very wrong.
The Ninth Man (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #2)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dick Hardesty is hired to investigate the mysterious death of a client’s lover. The police assume the death is drug related. In the course of his investigation Dick learns of eight similar deaths, all seemingly unrelated. The victims had nothing in common other than being gay, and all dying the same way.
Mr. Big Empty
Series: Hollow Folk. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 122,970. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vie Eliot arrives in the small town of Vehpese, Wyoming with little more than the clothes--and scars--on his back. Determined to make a new life for himself after escaping his abusive mother, he finds that living with his estranged father brings its own problems. Then Samantha Oates, the girl with blue hair, goes missing, and Vie might be the only one who can find her.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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!
Dreams of a Broken Man
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 122,820. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hazel Reed has vanished. Unanswered questions surround this mystery. Her husband Alex is convicted of her murder and sent to prison! No body, no motive, and very little evidence. The mystery unravels. Lies and half truths become exposed with many twists and turns. An edge of the seat journey to discover what transpired. You will not want to put this book down, until the truth is revealed.
The Ambitious Stepmother
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 107,170. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Third in Fidelis Morgan’s hugely entertaining series featuring Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew, a pair of Restoration detectives dubbed Cagney and Lacey in corsets. The investigation involves unravelling plots against three kings and negotiating the culinary eccentricities of the Court of Versailles
Snapshot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,940. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017 by Dragonsteel Entertainment, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
From New York Times #1 bestselling author Brandon Sanderson comes a detective thriller in a police beat like no other. Anthony Davis and his partner Chaz are the only real people in a city of 20 million, sent there by court order to find out what happened in the real world 10 days ago so that hidden evidence can be brought to light and located in the real city today.
The Spirit of Solstice
Series: The Malykant Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,690. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Konrad Savast is the Malykant: foremost and most secret servant of the God of Death. His job? To track down the foulest of murderers and bring them to The Malykt's Justice. No mercy. No quarter. Solstice Eve, and Konrad is dragged from his bed to investigate the murder of a local wine merchant. The man's as dead as they come, but his spirit seems oddly unperturbed by his passing.
Clearwater Nemesis
Price: $3.69 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The DEA need Joe to make an introduction; Morse has a client charged with murder; Thandy asks for help; a young woman wants revenge on a man who hurt her; Frank goes to the hospital; Amber hits a road bump at school; two sketchy dudes have an offer for Doc; a dying man asks Joe to do something for him after he passes; Doc gets important testimony from a stoner. It is another romp in paradise
It's a Sin
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 74,360. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2016 by NineStar Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detecive Sergeant Dave Lyon is assigned to Detective Inspector Claire Summerskill’s team as part of the Service’s ‘positive discrimination policy’, no-one at Foregate Street Station is happy, includeing Summerskill and Lyon. While investigating a murder they are forced to question not only their relationship with each other but with the Foregate Street Station and the Police Service as a whole.