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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.
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!
The Katie & Annalise Box Set (What Doesn’t Kill You, #1-3): Romantic Mysteries
Series: What Doesn't Kill You. Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 278,760. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A power-packed box set that includes all three full length novels in the award winning and bestselling Katie & Annalise romantic mystery series, at the best price anywhere.
The Pawn
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 127,830. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The abduction of his daughter sends Paul Van Niekerk into a spiral of disintegration until a chance meeting gives him hope. His quest to find out what happened to his daughter drags him through the corrupt underbelly of South Africa's apartheid regime. The Pawn is about the passions, fear and greed that drive men to unspeakable acts. It is, equally, about the triumph of love and justice.
The Bottle Ghosts (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #6)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Hired to find a missing man—an alcoholic—Dick Hardesty discovers that an unusual number of alcoholic gay men have vanished within a relatively short period and never heard from again.
The Fallen Princess
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Hallowmas 1144. The murdered body of Prince Hywel’s long lost cousin, a woman thought to have run away with a Dane five years earlier, turns up on a beach. The trail has long since gone cold until the investigation threatens to expose dangerous truths that everyone from king to killer would prefer to keep buried. The Fallen Princess is the fourth Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
The Unexpected Ally
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
March 1147. Assassination, espionage, betrayal. King Owain has ridden east to confront King Madog of Powys with the attempt on the life of his son. Rhys, now abbot of St. Kentigern’s monastery, is desperate to broker a deal. When the body of a royal spy is found, it is up to Gareth and Gwen to find the killer before the wrong man is hanged—and a country lost.
Privileged Witness
Series: The Witness Series, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,190. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Grace McCreary says she tried to stop her wealthy, disturbed sister-in-law from jumping to her death, but the police accuse her of murder. Grace, sister of Senate hopeful Matthew McCreary, turns to Josie Bates for help. When Josie, Matthew's first love, steps back into the world of privilege and power she risks everything she holds dear - including her own life.
Expert Witness
Series: The Witness Series, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Hermosa Beach attorney Josie Bates is missing, and the cops say there's nothing they can do. They believe she can take care of herself, but the release of an old client and mysterious list found in her car say different. Racing against time, Josie's sixteen-year-old ward, Hannah Sheraton, and Josie's lover, Archer, must work together despite their differences to find her before it's too late.
A Dangerous Attraction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,940. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Boroughs Publishing Group. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In 1985, FBI agent Cecelia Montemayor is about to find the man of her dreams—and teach him a woman’s place is wherever she wants it to be.
State's Evidence: A Beverly Mendoza Legal Thriller
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Assistant DA Beverly Mendoza seems to have an open and shut case in prosecuting Rafael Santiago for the murder of a judge and the sexual assault of his wife in Eagles Landing, California. But her case against the suspect is put in jeopardy when career criminal Manuel Gonzalez also confesses to killing the judge. Is it a case of mistaken identity or are two violent men trying to beat the system?
Red Blooded Rookie
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,840. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After a frightening rape attempt, Ashley Wright drops out of college and returns home. With job prospects few and far between, she applies to the local police academy and is accepted. Little does she realize that graduating at the top of her class puts her squarely in the crosshairs of a crazed killer.
2000 Miles to Open Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,300. Language: American English. Published: October 28, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
2000 MILES TO OPEN ROAD, a Crime Novel by Trey R. Barker. "This is a mean, greasy V-8 of a book, and Trey Barker's at the wheel. Buckle up." — Sean Doolittle
The Renegade Merchant
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
March 1147. Gareth and Gwen travel to Shrewsbury in an attempt to find answers about Rhun’s death, about the whereabouts and plans of Prince Cadwaladr, and about Gwen’s family ties to England. But as always seems to be the case with Gwynedd’s foremost investigators—when they go looking for answers, trouble is never far behind. The Renegade Merchant is the seventh Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Pier 77
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
During the 1990s in New York City, there was a battle for the rackets of Manhattan. The deadly war was between the Italian Mafia and the Irish Westies. The Mafia had control until Kevin Gerrard decided to put his life on the line to find peace, only to be foiled by a gorgeous East Side call girl and a friend, who happened to be a Priest.
New Age of Treason
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,460. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Detective meets urban magic realism. A disappearance and a murder in Caracas, a kidnapping that leads to the Colombian jungle, and another disappearance leading to Havana: Venezuelan society portrayed through Jesus Tovar’s cases of two decades, recounted by Irama Ponce, as their paths keep crossing along the years. Latin American crime fiction at its best.
Insatiable (A Sydney Rye Novel, #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private Detective, Sydney Rye, is living a simple, disciplined life in London. When a dangerous man from her past calls, Rye finds she cannot turn him away. Robert Maxim explains that the daughter of a powerful friend has gone missing and he wants Rye to find her. In exchange he offers her something she had given up hope of ever having; freedom from her past.
The Paul Manziuk & Jacquie Ryan Mysteries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 389,470. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2016 by MurderWillOut Mysteries. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Three classic mysteries set in contemporary Toronto featuring a dynamic new police duo. Each book is roughly 400 print pages. “Paul Manziuk and his new partner, Jacqueline Ryan, make an odd team—he’s white, an abrupt, patronizing veteran, while she’s a recently promoted, vivacious black woman...The two rub elbows and tempers to captivating effect.” Publishers Weekly
Czechmate: The Spy Who Played Jazz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,700. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
CZECHMATE: The Spy Who Played Jazz by Bill Moody. “Like TINKER, TAILOR, SOLDIER, SPY, Moody brilliantly explores the dark world of ’60’s Cold War Europe. And, like Le Carré, Moody himself has been there.” — Mary Stanton, novelist, and senior editor, MERRY BAND OF MURDERERS
Movie Night Murder
Series: Merry Wrath Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Merry Wrath has seen dangers galore in her former job as a CIA field agent. But nothing has prepared her for this—an overnight Mommy and Me lock-in with her Girl Scout troop, complete with movies, dodgeball, four cats, a baby…and a dead body.