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Coke with a Twist (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
**This edition contains an extended preview of the Mercy Watts novel, A Good Man Gone.** Mercy Watts' P.I. father ropes her into another investigation, this time to find the truth behind a young woman's attack. The case takes her from a dive bar to sorority row to the gutter, and unless she solves it fast, the case will be her last.
Number Ten: Tom Tom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2019 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Ten: Tom Tom is the tenth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Someone is stalking a local nurse and Jimm is asked to help find the culprit. Instead she uncovers a hot bed of local perversion. Who is the guilty party?
Learning German Through Storytelling: Heidis Frühstück – A Detective Story For German Language Learners (For Intermediate And Advanced Students)
Series: Baumgartner und Momsen, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the fifth episode of the popular Baumgartner & Momsen mystery series for German learners. When a loyal family dog comes upon a human ear in its feeding dish one morning, the police is notified immediately, but due to a sudden change in staff, the investigation proceeds only haltingly. Help Kommissar Baumgartner and Kommissarin Momsen to solve this case and improve your German effortlessl
The Witch's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thou shalt not suffer a witch to live... Witchcraft has come to the peaceful village near St. Frideswide, and its foul touch is striking down those closest to the church. Can Dame Frevisse thwart the servants of the devil before the hellfire of hysteria sears the souls of the faithful? Or is there more to this magic than meets the eye? The truth can only be found in the Witch's Tale.
The Stone-Worker's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Simon the sculptor had been truly touched by God's gift. He saw beauty that others could not and brought it to life through his craft. But Simon also saw the beauty of Elyn. Clandestine meetings have given way to sinful lust, and now the two lovers have vanished. But Frevisse alone suspects there may be some darker truth behind the midnight vanishing...
Forbidden Cure Part Four: Hesitant Hope
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 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?
Number Nine: Maprao Syndrome
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2019 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Nine: Maprao Syndrome is the ninth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. An American lady tourist has been kidnapped in Maprao, South Thailand. The police need Jimm's expertise, or at least her English language reading skills. This case needs Jimm and her friendly local policemen, Chom to figure out what's gone on.
The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
“The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke” features Bernie Rhodenbarr, the lighthearted and lightfingered hero of ten mystery novels. I suppose it’s inevitable that a burglar should star in a classic locked-room mystery story. Bernie’s in another as well, “The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis.”
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?
Hollywood Holiday (Hollywood Headlines Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Hollywood Headlines. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Visions of sensational headlines, not sugarplums, dance in L.A. Informer columnist Tina Bender’s head this holiday season. When the drummer for an '80s hair-metal band falls from the top of a holiday parade float and gets trampled to death by eight not-so-tiny reindeer, Tina's on the case—determined to find out who's been naughty and who's been downright lethal!
Three to the Heart
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
With his anthology, THREE TO THE HEART, Rick Mofina provides three of his finest short pieces of crime fiction. Three acclaimed, heart-wrenching short stories of people facing enormous odds. Rick Mofina is a former crime reporter and the award-winning author of several notable thrillers.
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
Number Seven: Sex on the Beach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Number Seven: Sex on the Beach is the seventh in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. When a tourist is raped and killed at a resort in the south of Thailand, the police place the guilt on a Burmese migrant worker. Jimm is recruited to help the arrested worker and soon smells a rat, or rather a number of them.
A Time For Every Purpose Under Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans, uses her own detective skills to track down a killer.
In the House of Aryaman, a Lonely Signal Burns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A man has been turned inside-out. 50 years in the future, in the sleek modern city of Bangalore, a scientist working on bioengineering techniques has been found inside his own locked home, his body converted into a tidy package of meat. Can Police Sub-Inspector Ferron unearth the victim's complicated past and solve the crime?
Dood in Bed - Commisaris Renz Vos, raadsel 2 - Nederlands
Series: Commissaris Renz Vos, Raadsel 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: Dutch. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Slimme Vos Renz is gepensioneerd, maar kan het werk niet laten. Zeker niet, als hij in dit nieuwe TV-synopsis zijn vriend Sjaak ziet liggen: Dood in Bed.
John Sanford's Lucas Davenport Prey Series - Reading Order - Compiled by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
John Sandford Lucas davenport Books in Order with Summaries - 2017: All Godfather Series Plus Standalone Novels & Nonfiction - Checklist With Summaries JOHN SANDFORD novels are listed in best reading order, chronological order, with summaries, a checklist - Complete and accurate - A great reference for all JOHN SANDFORD Fans - This is exactly the reference you need to make sure you don’t miss
Hagar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
Kathy Reichs - Best Reading Order - with Summaries & Checklist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
KATHY REICHS' TEMPERANCE BRENNAN, STANDALONE NOVELS AND TORY BRENNAN READING LIST WITH SUMMARIES AND CHECKLIST Updated 2017 Includes summaries of all KATHY REICHS books including her LATEST NOVELS KATHY REICHS Fan? Get the most pleasure out of your reading. Don’t miss a single KATHY REICHS book and read them all in the best order.
The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."