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Spying in High Heels
By Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,870. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.25 star(4.33 from 9 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by one rule: Fashion. But things take a turn from Manolos to murder when her boyfriend disappears, along with $20 million in embezzled funds, the LAPD's sexiest cop is watching ehr every move, and dead bodies start falling in her path. Along with a cast of wacky friends and family, Maddie tries to catch a killer before the killer catches her.
La prisión de Black Rock
By Fernando Trujillo
Series: La prisión de Black Rock, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » 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.
Tedd and Todd's secret
By Fernando Trujillo
Price: Free! Words: 99,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man has been murdered. He is blond, blue-eyed and is wearing a white suit. His surname is White. The murdered man is dark, black-eyed and his suit is black...the same as his surname. And, as if that isn't enough, they look like perfect twins except for the details of eye colour and complexion. Two policemen are in charge of the hottest crime in London...
A Death In Beverly Hills
By David Grace
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 137,970. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When the wife and three year old step-daughter of fading movie star, Tom Travis, disappeared, a massive, fruitless, search was launched. Three months later, the body of Travis's wife was discovered in a shallow grave only a few miles from where Tom had been riding his dune buggy on the day she vanished. Travis is on trial for capital murder. But did he do it?
Bubba and the Dead Woman
By C.L. Bevill
Series: Bubba, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(4.88 from 17 reviews)
Bubba is a good old boy with lots of problems. His ex-fiancee is deader than a door nail and everyone thinks he dun did it. His house is haunted. His mother is running an illegal gambling ring. His dog likes to bite people too much. And he's got to find out who really did it before the sheriff throws him in jail...again. This novel has been recently revised.
The Value of Life
By Andy Crowson
Price: Free! Words: 57,970. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
0.75 star(4.71 from 21 reviews)
A 12 y/o boy is kidnapped - but the ransom price is left to his parents! Before he is returned (safely) another boy is taken. Then another. Rookie detective Joseph Lindahl is a psychology graduate and thinks he knows what the kidnapper wants - but colleagues are sceptical. The solution might please the press and embarrass a judge, but it it gets Joseph into trouble at Longmarsh Police HQ
The Rings of Poseidon
By Mike Crowson
Price: Free! Words: 80,860. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
Archeologists led by Afro-Caribbean Alysia Graham excavating in the Orkney Isles (off Scotland) uncover a remarkably preserved copper ring that seems to have the power to give the wearer a glimpse of the past - but is it their past or the ring's? Why are the team connected to the ring? Who is searching for it over millenia? An occult story accurately crafted by an adept of the western mysteries.
Times of Trouble
By Victoria Rollison
Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 103,710. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Ellen’s sister is in trouble. She knows something she shouldn’t and people want her dead. Ellen wants to help her. But how do you find someone who doesn't want to be found? Ellen's determination to find her sister leads to dead ends and near misses, lucky breaks, personal danger and devastating betrayal.
Clearwater Journals
By Al Rennie
Series: Clearwater, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,660. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(4.90 from 10 reviews)
Joe Holiday, an ex Metro cop, finds himself dragged into an investigation by Mia, an IHOP waitress. The probing they do into the murder of Mia's sister years earlier turns into a deadly manhunt with Joe and Mia suddenly becoming the targets of a vicious plot.
A Dream of Death (Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1)
By Harrison Drake
Series: Detective Lincoln Munroe, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 66,810. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
0.5 star(4.60 from 5 reviews)
OPP Detective Lincoln Munroe is coming up empty. As a serial killer terrorizes the area surrounding London, Canada, Lincoln finds himself at a standstill waiting for the perfect killer to make his first mistake. While the body count rises without any leads, Lincoln is haunted by dreams of discovering skeletal remains in the forest beneath a bloody knife - dreams with a link to a decades-old crime.
Adventures In Funeral Crashing (Funeral Crashing Mysteries #1)
By Milda Harris
Series: Funeral Crashing Mysteries (aka Kait Lenox Mysteries), Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
0.75 star(3.76 from 17 reviews)
Sixteen year old Kait Lenox has a reputation as the weird girl in her high school and maybe it has a little to do with the fact that Kait has a hobby crashing funerals. At one of these, Kait is outted by the most popular guy in school, Ethan Ripley. Yet, instead of humiliating her, Ethan asks for her help, and Kait finds herself in full on crush, as well as entangled in a murder mystery.
Tangled
By Uc Amalu, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, shockwaves surge through the sleepy little town of Showsdale. A second body, bearing the same trademark as the first shows a serial killer is on the loose-with a perverse fetish of women; pregnant women. Detectives Marnotti and Payne tackle the case of their lives.
Murderous Relations
By Anna Drake
Series: Murderous Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,240. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
0.5 star(3.50 from 4 reviews)
A lost love and a murdered aunt push a shy teacher out of her shell and straight into trouble. The detectives on her aunt's case see Jessica as the possible killer. Her aunt's friend thinks Jessica and she should track the murderer down themselves. Meanwhile the killer sees Jessica as a serious risk to his freedom. He waits and watches, ready to strike if he must.
Black Mountain Affair
By Drew Lindsay
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,820. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
1 star(4.91 from 11 reviews)
Ex Detective Sergeant Ben Hood, now a VIP protection operative, finds himself the target of a twisted serial killer when he is sent to protect Far North Australian Socialite, Merinda Jerome. Bodies and body parts are turning up in the deadly and ghostly caverns of Black Mountain. The man hunt is on, but who is hunting who?
Death of a Messenger
By William Zanzinger
Price: Free! Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Clarissa Daniels has a missing flash drive and too little money to pay a blackmailer. St Cloud has time on his hands and a couple of questions he wants answered, including why she tells a lot of lies, and why someone would want to shoot a man in the head. Especially one who was already dead...
Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
By P.B. Ryan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,900. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.25 star(4.27 from 11 reviews)
National bestseller Still Life With Murder is the first book of P.B. Ryan’s acclaimed historical mystery series featuring Boston governess Nell Sweeney and opium-smoking former battle surgeon Will Hewitt. Thought to have died during the Civil War, Will is arrested for murder, and Nell must prove his innocence. Originally published by Berkley Prime Crime.
Never Buried [Book 1, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
By Edie Claire
Series: Leigh Koslow Mystery, 1. Price: Free! Words: 65,820. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 8 reviews)
This first book in the Leigh Koslow Mystery series, originally published by Penguin Putnam in 1999, was described by Carolyn Hart as "a funny, fast-paced, clever, and unusual mystery that will have readers clamoring for more." A humorous tale of missing bodies, family secrets, veterinary lore, and certifiable relatives, the digital version became a 2011 bestselling "women sleuths" mystery!
Cameron's Law
By Mia Darien
Series: Adelheid, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,840. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Vampires are people too... (This is the first book in the Adelheid series.)
Filthy Night
By William Zanzinger
Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
0.5 star(4.40 from 5 reviews)
“He looked down at the dead man’s blood seeping across the carpet, and decided it wasn’t time for cocktails.” A stormy night: Paul Brightland needs a specialist to find the men who attacked his daughter. St Cloud needs Brightland’s money and a chance to forget his troubles. But soon, as he is dragged into London's underworld, he will discover his troubles are only just beginning...
Spoilt
By Joanne Ellis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2010 by Tim Roux - Taylor Street and That Right Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sadistic killer is stalking the streets, carving his hatred into the bodies of beautiful, young women. The murders are stirring up bad memories for Detective Lucas Hudson, as he struggles to remain focused - juggling the horrors of today with horrors from the past. When Chelsea Summerville's best friend goes missing, she's unwillingly dragged into the race to stop the killer.