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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?
Scraps of Paper by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Series: Spookie Town Murder Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 77,620. 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.
Fool's Gold by PJ Skinner
Series: Sam Harris. Price: Free! Words: 78,710. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.83 from 6 reviews)
Indiana Jones wannabe finds adventure a little tougher than she expected. If you like gutsy heroines, exotic locations, and complex characters, then you'll love PJ Skinner's thrilling novel.
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.
The Pumpkin Seed Massacre: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 1 by Susan Slater
Series: Ben Pecos Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 85,450. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2018 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
Native American psychologist Ben Pecos has returned to the New Mexico pueblo of his birth as an intern with the Indian Health Service. Still struggling with the demons of his past, he is plunged into the nightmare rampage of a mysterious illness that is killing the residents of the pueblo, including his own grandmother. Newly edited first e-book edition.
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 4 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.
The Daemoniac by Kat Ross
Series: Gaslamp Gothic. Price: Free! Words: 94,230. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
It's the summer of 1888 and a bizarre killer is stalking the gas-lit streets of New York. But are the murders a case of black magic—or simple blackmail? From the high-class gambling dens of the Tenderloin to the glittering mansions of Fifth Avenue, consulting detective Harrison Fearing Pell follows a twisted trail of lies, treachery and madness that might end much closer to home than she imagined.
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.
Witchnapped in Westerham: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cosy Mystery Book 1 by Dionne Lister
Series: Paranormal Investigation Bureau Cosy Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,510. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An exciting new cosy mystery. All it takes is one morning for Sydney Photographer Lily Bianchi's life to go off the rails and over a cliff. Her brother's been kidnapped, and she finds herself on a plane to England, with a witch, no less. Oh, and she's apparently a witch too. In order to solve the crime, survive incarceration and another kidnap attempt, she'll need coffee ... lots of it.
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(4.36 from 11 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.
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...
Grain of Truth by V. J. Chambers
Series: Innocence Unit, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
They have the power to overturn wrongful convictions... and a target on their backs. Elke Lawrence welcomes the long hours and relocation her “promotion” requires. She hopes leading the new Conviction Review Unit, an experimental investigation team, means leaving her wrecked marriage and troubled past behind. Their first case challenges that notion.
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.
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 2 reviews)
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?
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
Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of the Hidden Jewels by Carrie Cross
Series: Skylar Robbins Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 64,460. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A deserted mansion perches on a steep hillside, overlooking a rocky canyon. Three years ago the owner disappeared suddenly, leaving behind a house full of secrets: A mysterious note, tantalizing clues, a hidden floor, one piece of a treasure map, and a missing fortune in diamonds. Can Skylar outwit a gang of bullies and find the hidden jewels before they do?
In the Spirit of Murder by Laura Belgrave
Series: The Claudia Hershey Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 83,130. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2010 by Misty Mountain Productions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A dead psychic on Halloween night. Heroin filtering into the town's schools. A sullen ex-con with a beef of his own, and a legislator with secrets to protect. Not what homicide detective Claudia Hershey expected when she moved to Indian Run, a smudge on Florida's map. But there's no turning back when the killer makes things personal.
Microcuentos de terror by Alvin Mint
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: Spanish. Published: February 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Este pequeño libro es una compilación de los microcuentos con los que participé del concurso #LMDEinktober de la maldición del escritor. Son 31 microcuentos de terror y misterio en menos de 150 palabras. Los puedes encontrar en mi página web http://alvinmint.com. Esta compilación es una versión mejorada, corregida y en un formato más atractivo. Lo presento como un regalo para mis lectores.
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 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?