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Deadly Gamble: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery by Connie Shelton
Series: Charlie Parker New Mexico Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,770. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.30 from 10 reviews)
Charlie Parker is a reluctant detective. As a partner in RJP Investigations, with her brother Ron, she really only intends to keep up the financial end of the business. He's supposed to be the investigator. But Stacy North, Charlie's former best friend, shows up and wants help in locating a missing watch, so Charlie agrees to help. When people start dying, Charlie knows she's in deep trouble.
The Watchmaker's Daughter by CJ Archer
Series: Glass and Steele. Price: Free! Words: 99,520. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2016 by Oz Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 3 reviews)
India Steele is desperate. Her father is dead, her fiancé took her inheritance, and the only person who'll employ her is a mysterious man from America. A man who possesses a watch that keeps him alive.
Never Say Spy by Diane Henders
Series: Never Say Spy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 102,230. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.70 from 10 reviews)
Despite her penchant for weapons and ripe language, Aydan Kelly’s resumé reads ‘bookkeeper’, not ‘badass’. She’s leaving the city to fulfill her dream of rural tranquillity when she gets carjacked by a man who shouldn’t exist. Pity her enemies. Because nobody’s tougher than a middle-aged woman who wants her dream back.
Ghosts of Tsavo by Vered Ehsani
Series: Society for Paranormals, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk(4.00 from 1 review)
Armed with Victorian etiquette and a dead husband, Beatrice Knight arrives in colonial Kenya desperate for a pot of tea. She’ll need more than that if she’s to unravel the mystery of the Ghosts of Tsavo without being eaten in the process. She must endure all manner of inconveniences while surviving the efforts of her safari guide to feed her to the lions. What is a ghost-chasing widow to do?
The Good Knight by Sarah Woodbury
Series: The Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,730. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Join Gareth & Gwen in their first mystery together ... murder, intrigue, and romance in medieval Wales! The Good Knight is the first Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery. Appropriate for teens to adults.
Bed and Breakfast and Murder by Patti Larsen
Series: Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 60,940. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 1 review)
Fiona Fleming escaped Reading, Vermont 10 years ago. But her life in New York has left her with no career, a cheating ex and zero plans. Her grandmother's will leaves Iris Fleming's B&B to Fee, the ideal fresh start. But when she finds out ownership of Petunia's might be in question, she's drawn into the seedy underbelly of the cutest town in the US and singled out a the main suspect in a murder.
Free to Die by Bob McElwain
Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
Deadly Stillwater by Roger Stelljes
Series: McRyan Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.75 from 12 reviews)
THE CRIME SERIES WITH 2+ MILLION DOWNLOADS and 20,000+ REVIEWS. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, Roger Stelljes delivers an action packed and pulse pounding thriller. The abduction of two girls is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the soul of the St. Paul Police Department.
Scraps of Paper by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Series: Spookie Town Murder Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A widow starts a new life in a small quaint town full of quirky characters and in renovating her new home finds “scraps of paper” that make her suspect two children and a woman went missing from the house...30 years ago. Are they just missing or were they murdered? In trying to solve the mystery she and her ex-homicide detective friend put themselves in grave danger.
Sharp Shooter by Marianne Delacourt
Series: Tara Sharp. Price: Free! Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016 by Twelfth Planet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tara Sharp should be just another unemployable, twenty-something, ex-private schoolgirl . . . but she has the gift - or curse as she sees it - of reading people's auras. The trouble is, auras sometimes tell you things about people they don't want you to know.
Telegram For Mrs. Mooney by Cate M. Ruane
Price: Free! Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » General
With only a telegram to guide him, twelve-year-old Tommy Mooney leaves his Long Island home in search of his big brother Jack—a RAF Spitfire pilot missing in action somewhere in Nazi occupied Europe. Hearkening back to the Hitchcock film, Saboteur, Telegram For Mrs. Mooney will introduce you to a truly likable, sometimes irascible, archetypal "everyman" hero.
Sweet Masterpiece - The First Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery by Connie Shelton
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 59,450. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome(4.38 from 8 reviews)
New from USA Today bestselling author Connie Shelton! Samantha Sweet breaks into houses for a living. When she finds an unmarked grave, Sam calls the authorities. A small mural in the abandoned house provides clues--add a fortune in artwork, a bogus will, and a wooden box that gives Sam powers she never dreamed she possessed and it's a dynamic paranormal mystery. "Another winner!" The Book Report
Redemption Lake by Susan Clayton-Goldner
Series: Winston Radhauser Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 94,390. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Tucson, Arizona–Detective Winston Radhauser knows eighteen-year-old Matt Garrison is hiding something. When his best friend’s mother, Crystal, is murdered, the investigation focuses on Matt’s father, but Matt knows he’s innocent. Devastated and bent on self-destruction, Matt heads for the lake where his cousin died—the only place he believes can truly free him. Are some secrets better left buried?
The Shadow Priest by D.C. Alexander
Price: Free! Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A disgraced former intelligence officer seeks redemption by resuming his long-abandoned pursuit of a shadowy group that may be assassinating charismatic, fledgling fanatics—future Hitlers and bin Ladens—just as they emerge from obscurity, before they can instigate mass murder.
La prisión de Black Rock by Fernando Trujillo
Series: La prisión de Black Rock, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,080. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
¿Cuál es la peor condena que le puede caer a un preso de Illinois? Ni la cadena perpetua, ni la inyección letal. El peor castigo es el destino a la prisión de Black Rock, una fortaleza de negros muros cuya localización exacta nadie conoce. Los reclusos No tardarán en averiguar que de la resolución del misterio de Black Rock depende mucho más que su propia vida.
Po polsku - Jestesmy cmentarzyskami (Polish) by Ola Mazur
Price: Free! Words: 47,190. Language: Polish. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
W odciętym od świata domu zostaje popełnione morderstwo... Wszyscy mieli motyw, ale policja uważa, że to samobójstwo. Przyjaciel ofiary ma tylko 24 godziny na odnalezienie zabójcy. "Nigdy wcześniej i nigdy później nie grasowało w okolicy tylu szaleńców. Niektórych nigdy nie złapano. Wciąż żyją pośród nas i kto wie, może duszna noc znów uaktywni ich bestialskie..."
The Babbling Brook Naked Poker Club - Book One by Ann Warner
Price: Free! Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 8 reviews)
A painting worth millions, valuables gone missing, a game that is more than a game. And that’s only the beginning as an elderly widow befriends a young woman and tries to prevent her from making the same mistakes she has made.
Armed and Fabulous (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1) by Camilla Chafer
Series: Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,320. Language: American English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(3.00 from 2 reviews)
All Lexi wants to do is get through the day at her boring temp job with Green Hand Insurance. That’s until she discovers the vice president, Martin Dean, in a pool of blood and herself at the center of an investigation into insurance fraud. Millions of dollars are missing, the chief suspect is dead and her mysterious, sexy, new boss is not what he seems.
The May Day Murders by Scott Wittenburg
Series: The May Day Murders, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
The tranquility of Smithtown, Ohio is shattered when David Bradley arrives home to find that his wife has been raped and murdered by someone who left no clues behind except the words “May Day” painted on her body. Reporter Sam Middleton is determined to help police find the killer of his ex-wife's friend as they learn that another Smithtown woman has been murdered. Who will the next victim be?
Chili to Die For (A Willow Crier Cozy Mystery Book 1) by Lilly York
Series: Willow Crier Cozy Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 27,640. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Wide Awake Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A northerner by birth, Willow moves south when she inherits her grandfather’s ice cream shop. From the slow southern dialect to the crazy drivers, Willow finds herself at odds with what most call “southern charm.” She becomes obsessed with cook-offs and bake-offs, wanting those trophies for her mantle. With the chili cook-off just around the corner, Willow manages to provoke one of the judges.