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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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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
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.
The Maggie Newberry Mysteries: 4,5,6
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 229,930. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013 by Susan Kiernan-Lewis. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
If you've read the first thee books in the series, you are definitely going to want to see what happens NEXT! The next three books will take you flying over to the south of France for all the flavors, sounds and pleasures there...and a few spine-tingling murders along the way.
Murder in Pastel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,090. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Surrounded by an extended family of his father's colorful compatriots, mystery writer Kyle Bari believes he has come to terms with being abandoned in his teens by the legendary artist--until a newcomer to the beach colony hints he knows something about Cosmo's disappearance...
Small Towns Can Be Murder: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Charlie and Sally Bertrand visit Sally’s hometown of Valle Escondido, New Mexico. An unexplained series of miscarriages among the local women has the recently-pregnant Sally worried. She asks Charlie to look into the death of one of them. Meanwhile, Drake Langston is back, wanting a commitment from Charlie. But she isn't sure she is ready. NPR called it "A good story and a challenging puzzle."
Partnerships Can Be Murder: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,230. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Charlie returns from her Hawaiian vacation to discover that her brother Ron is in love. But the younger woman, Vicky, seems manipulative and full of secrets. Meanwhile, Charlie offers to help a friend whose business partner apparently committed suicide. But did he? The questions get tricky as Charlie starts to investigate financial fraud and finds her own life on the line.
Fortune's Slave
Series: Countess Ashby dela Zouche & Alpiew. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 109,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Fourth in Fidelis Morgan’s hugely entertaining series featuring the Countess Ashby de la Zouche and her stupendously bosomed former maid, Alpiew. Caught up in London society's new craze for stocks and shares. Overnight, fortunes are being made, wealth amassed from nothing in a frenzy of speculation. And with these new-found riches anything can be bought: commodities, monkeys…even people.
A Grand Plan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,140. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017 by Bella Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Grand Plan is book five in the Golden Crown Literary Award-Winning Ari Adams Mystery series by best-selling and Lambda Nominated Author Ann Roberts.