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Deadly Gamble: A Girl and Her Dog Cozy Mystery
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.
Bed and Breakfast and Murder
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.
Sacrifice
Series: Detective Madison Knight Series. Price: Free! Words: 102,140. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Hibbert & Stiles Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
There are two things detective Madison Knight isn’t good at: diplomacy and politics. And she’ll need to balance both to solve the murder of a young man whose father has a strong alliance with the local police chief. She may even have to put her career on the line…
The Watchmaker's Daughter
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
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
(4.78 from 9 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.
The Hack: International Crime Thriller
Series: The Hack Trilogy: Hunter/O'Sullivan Adventures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
A dark, gritty tale of conspiracy and revenge: Reporter Kate O’Sullivan has the scoop of her dreams when her computer genius brother hacks into the CIA’s report on a murder in Thailand - the victim, a wealthy friend of the US President, has a dreadful secret. Kate sells the story to a UK tabloid newspaper, setting in motion a bloody chain of events that destroys many lives, and threatens her own.
Ghosts of Tsavo
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
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.
Deadly Stillwater
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.
Saving Grace (Katie #1)
Series: What Doesn't Kill You ยท Katie. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,070. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A humiliated attorney. An unexpected second chance. Can a house with a twist help her find love and answers?
Sharp Shooter
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.
Scraps of Paper
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.
Sweet Masterpiece - The First Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery
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
(4.29 from 7 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
A Sip Before Dying
Series: Wine & Dine Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,270. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Emmy Oak came home to save her family winery, she didn't expect to find a dead VIP in her wine cellar—poisoned by a glass of Emmy's wine! Now she's determined to save her winery's reputation by finding the real killer. Even if she has to go head-to-head with the sexy local Detective Grant, Emmy vows to find out just which of the wine country elite poisoned the victim's vintage!
La prisión de Black Rock
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.
A Good Man Gone (Mercy Watts Mysteries Book One)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 90,210. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s summer in St. Louis and Mercy Watts is on vacation from her parents. The great detective and his nosy wife are on a cruise and Mercy's off the hook for doing any investigating. But when a family friend has a fatal heart attack, Dad has one of his famous feelings and orders Mercy to look into it. One death leads to another and now Mercy can’t stop. You do for family. That’s all there is to it.
Who Murdered Garson Talmadge
Series: Matt Kile Series. Price: Free! Words: 71,040. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Matt Kile, ex-cop and ex-con, and current smart aleck has built a career writing mysteries. Garson Talmadge sold weapons to Saddam Hussein, then came to America and married Clarice, a woman half his age. When Clarice is arrested for murdering her husband, Matt takes the job of investigator for her defense attorney, with suspects stretching from the U.S. into Europe and the Middle East.
Armed and Fabulous (Lexi Graves Mysteries, 1)
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 1 review)
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.
Redemption Lake
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 May Day Murders
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?