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The Powys Deacon
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catrin Sayer returns to art crime investigation - promoted to detective inspector in the elite Art and Antiques Unit at New Scotland Yard. Thrown immediately into a major international case, she is also picked by the Home Office to look into the origin of a strange painting found in Tregynon, in Wales, hidden away in the home of a recently-deceased judge.
Rasskaz-Sensatsiya: unconventional Russian language textbook / Russian reader
Price: $11.89 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: Russian. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Russian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
'Rasskaz-sensatsiya' ('The Story Sensation') is the first in the series of unconventional Russian language textbooks (Russian readers or Russian easy readers) for Elementary/Pre-Intermediate levels (A1-A2). The book is written in the form of a fun to read detective line. The audio-book is available too.
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!
Conflict of Interest
Series: Portland Police Bureau Series. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Detective Aiden Carlisle isn’t looking for love, especially not at a law enforcement seminar, but the first lecturer isn't what she expected. After a failed relationship, psychologist Dawn Kinsley swore to never get involved with another cop, but she immediately feels a connection to Aiden. Can Aiden keep from crossing the line when Dawn becomes the victim of a brutal crime? (2nd revised edition)
In the Name of the Father
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,480. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Dallas Homicide Detectives Tori Hunter and Samantha Kennedy investigate the murder of a Catholic priest who is found naked and strangled to death. A sex scandal threatens to erupt and cover-ups are soon revealed as their only suspect is found shot dead—mere hours after the murder.
Requiem for Immortals
Series: The Law Game. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: Australian English. Published: August 17, 2016 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Requiem is a brilliant cellist with a secret. The dispassionate assassin has made an art form out of killing Australia's underworld figures without a thought. One day she‘s hired to kill a sweet and unassuming innocent. Requiem can’t work out why anyone would want her dead—and why she should even care. Book One in The Law Game series is a dark lesbian thriller with plenty of twists in its tale..
Hidden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Dream Big Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In a desperate attempt to secure a roof over her younger sister’s head, nineteen year old Allie Winthrop takes a job that no one else seemed too eager to apply for. The job is a maid position for a well to do family who had made a fortune in both the ranching and railroad industries. Her bosses, Mister and Misses Treadwell, aren’t exactly the friendliest of people.
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.
Realms of Light
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010 by FoxAcre Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
If You Can Trust No One -- Then Trust a Nobody. A new Carlisle Hsing adventure. Carlisle counted herself lucky to escape Nightside City before dawn came and destroyed everything there. Unfortunately, just by escaping to the planet of Prometheus, she has attracted the attention of a certain business magnate. Someone is trying to kill him -- and he needs someone expendable to investigate...
The Phoenix Requiem
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 162,450. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Death. Destruction. Despair. These are the hallmarks of the Dread Fleet. It is an unstoppable force that, when summoned to do so, will scourge the galaxy in a Holy Reckoning. It is up to Queen Kalila Akira, Calvin Cross, and the others to stop it. Meanwhile a dark figure lurks in the shadows whose path must cross Calvin's, it is an intersection that could end in death.
The Phoenix Reckoning
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,910. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Blackmoth attempts to detonate an isotome weapon near Kalila’s embattled fleet. Raidan threatens harm upon Capital World. Calvin leads his people into Forbidden Space. Rain and Calvin have begun an impractical romance, to Summers's dismay. Tristan demands what was promised. Shen must make a choice. The Dread Fleet’s campaign of death is underway. No one is safe. The Final Reckoning has begun!
Akel Dama
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 9. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
AKEL DAMA is exciting and well written, with pervasive humanity and the grit of truth. This work tells a vivid and compelling story, reminding us that we live amid pending horror. This is an impressive evocation of a threat of terrorism around the world at a crucial time in history. It is an important work that will be useful to all who are interested in the world from this time on.
The Phoenix Darkness
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 141,570. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a dangerous spy mission, Calvin has been betrayed by an ally. Summers, Blackmoth, and Tristan race to recover the isotome weapons. Raidan has underhanded plans. Kalila and Caerwyn have drawn the entire Empire into brutal civil war. The Rotham seem poised to attack human worlds. And in the vast regions of Forbidden Space the Dread Fleet moves, charged with bringing to pass the Final Darkness.
A Trifle Dead
Series: Cafe La Femme. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tabitha Darling has always had a dab hand for pastry and a knack for getting into trouble. When a dead muso is found in the flat upstairs, Tabitha does her best (honestly) not to interfere with the investigation, despite the cute Scottish blogger who keeps angling for her help. Her superpower is gossip, not solving murder mysteries, and those are totally not the same thing, right? Cafe La Femme
THE INCIDENT: Reckoning -- A Sam Jameson Espionage & Suspense Thriller
Series: THE INCIDENT - A Sam Jameson Serial Thriller, Book 11. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book Two in The Incident trilogy, the bestselling espionage and suspense series from conspiracy master Lars Emmerich.
Auf'd (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book Two)
Series: The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,210. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Lending a hand to a charity fashion show sounded like such fun. Now if only Belinda's idea of a good time included a smothered designer and trouble with Bennett. While Belinda balances opening a business and a house reno, haute couture Portside-style lands her in one hot mess of runway intrigue and man drama. It seems not everyone at this show is what they claim to be - or even who.
The Scarlet Key
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Why isn't there a DMC number for Scarlet? Get acquainted with this brilliant, red-haired computer whiz who loves both her mellow cross-stitching projects and her high-intensity takedowns of computer-crime villains. Then you'll understand why both Scarlet and her shadowy colleague Boris Freyczech insist, "Some things it is not necessary to know!"
Jumpers
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 105,240. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Calvino investigates the death of a friend, a Canadian painter. The medical examiner finds the young man has ingested an exit drug, and the police verdict of suicide seems justified. But in Bangkok appearances have a habit of deceiving. Sometimes jumpers are given a leg up in their leap to the next life. Fingering the helper can be a risky business, and for Calvino this promises to be on...
Crackdown
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 115,960. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015 by HeavenLakePress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Crackdown visual art becomes a powerful take down tool to push back against the oligarchs. People adjust to the surveillance state and its agents who are emergent forces. Post-coup Thailand is the setting as high tech competes with traditional power in a battle for hearts and minds. It is a noir landscape where Calvino finds himself ambushed as casualties from this battle leave behind...