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Living and Dying in the Hamptons
Price: Free! Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 12 reviews)
Reid Larson's life becomes a whirlwind of adventure when she lands the job of her dreams at an art gallery in the Hamptons. But when the gallery she works for suddenly becomes the center of a murder investigation and an art theft scandal, all eyes are on Reid. As if that's not enough, Reid discovers that not only do ghosts exist, but she can talk to them- whether she wants to or not.
The Rune House
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 115,210. Language: British English. Published: October 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
In 1574 a strange house is built in the shape of an ancient rune, one of whose ambiguous meanings is an invitation - but an invitation to what? In the present day, Robbie thinks all he has to worry about is the new detective joining him on the cold case unit. Yet with a growing list of disappearances and murders, Robbie and Drake find themselves drawn to the history of the house and its secrets.
All Things Return
Price: Free! Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
All Things Return is the story of two young men who, though separated by twenty-five years, hundreds of miles, and the fear of certain death if found by a vengeful criminal cartel, strive to overcome almost insurmountable obstacles and reclaim the father/son relationship denied to them for so long.
The Second Bat Guano War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,730. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Rats ate his baby while he partied in a disco. Now Horse is a drugged-out expat teaching English to criminals in Peru…plus doing the odd favor for the CIA. When his Agency contact goes missing, Horse uncovers his friend’s involvement with a group of terrorists who want to kill off the human “disease” infecting the earth. Can Horse find his friend in time? And when he does—will he want to stop him?
Not a Very Nice Woman
Price: Free! Words: 76,240. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(3.00 from 1 review)
A woman is found dead in her room at the care home she lived in, strangled and left lying on her Chinese rug. The death is motiveless, the room otherwise untouched, expensive objects left unstolen; meanwhile, even the fellow residents admit their friend's life was largely a mystery to them, with "decades left unaccounted for". It is left to the detectives to solve her mystery.
Love Hurts
Price: Free! Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Let me tell you something about love. They say love hurts; well, my love killed a whole town. Only a small town mind, but a whole town all the same. Love doesn’t just hurt, it maims, cripples and kills. I know; I’ve seen it in action.
The Last Call
Series: The Bill Travis Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Last Call is the first of six completed novels in The Bill Travis Mysteries. With a total of twenty-one books planned for the series, including three prequels, Bill Travis, Austin, Texas’ newest hero, is here to stay.
The Hound of the Baskervilles Retrained
Price: Free! Words: 59,190. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010 by Jekkara Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Shyrlock Holmes story. When Dr Mortimer asks for the help of famous consulting detective Ms. Shylock Holmes and her stalwart companion Dr Joan Watson, they may have expected some dark family secrets to be uncovered—but not the black Hellhound of the moors! A Gender Switch Adventure.
Murder at Summerset
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,370. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“In spite of technological advances that allow life to survive on other planets, human being’s quest for power hasn’t changed over a century’s time.”
At Risk
Series: Steve Cline Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This stirring first mystery is set in Maryland's rich horse country where Steve Cline, at 21, seems much too young to be in charge of a major horse stable. When he's hijacked early one morning along with some show horses, his escape turns him into a killer's target in an environment where a complex scheme develops and everyone, no matter how innocent, courts risks . .
The Good Knight (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,820. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Intrigue and rivalry among princes casts a shadow on the court of the king of north Wales. When a royal groom is murdered on the way to his wedding, the bride’s brother tasks his two best detectives with bringing the killer to justice. The Good Knight is the first Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mystery.
Sherwood Ltd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,930. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by MWiDP. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sherwood. The name immediately conjures up images of Richard Greene, Michael Praed and Russel Crowe. Or maybe that sly fox in the Disney version. Only, in Anne R. Allen's latest rom-com mystery the fox is a coyote and there's no Robin Hood. Or is there?
Enigma
Price: Free! Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 10 reviews)
Dick Love is a 42-year-old detective from New York now living and working in London. And if given the choice he’d just as soon stay alive. He has a pregnant boxer relying on it.
Bone Machines
You set the price! Words: 91,370. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Just Imagine It Ink. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.73 from 11 reviews)
They suffer for his art... When a number of women are reported missing in Glasgow, the spectre of a previous spate of unsolved disappearances in the city rears its head. Journalist Ray Bissett is drawn into the case when his daughter joins the ranks of the missing. And ambitious police detective Tom Kendrick won't let Ray forget a terrible incident from his past.
Murder and Mischief in the Hamptons
Price: Free! Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.60 from 5 reviews)
When Reid Larson moved into her employer's guest house, she had no idea how difficult her life would become. If dealing with the resident ghosts wasn't problematic enough, now there's a new poltergeist on the scene. In the midst of all this, Pia decides a remodel is in order and digs up a lot more than she bargained for.
Witchmoor Edge
Price: Free! Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Simon Hunter is dragged from the canal after a fire - but he didn't drown. His skull had been cracked - but he was already dead from a morphine overdose! Hunter was a nasty little crook and DI Millicent Hampshire has a lot of motive, a lot of opportunity and some dodgy alibis, so who did kill Simon Hunter why? It's a good thing she's psychic and has help from the even more psychic Tobias N'Dibe.
The Enemy We Know
Series: The Letty Whittaker 12 Step Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Psychotherapist Letty Whittaker, a professional secret keeper, has a secret of her own. When a client begins a campaign of twisted harassment, Letty fights to protect her new-found, and fragile, sobriety. After someone murders Wayne, Letty expects the "gifts" of mutilated dolls and freaky Shakespearian sonnets to stop. They don't. Who is killing for Letty? And who will kill again?
Florida Heat
Price: Free! Words: 96,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.58 from 12 reviews)
Florida heat is murder - and in FLORIDA HEAT the bodies are stacking up at an alarming rate. From the moment Probation Officer Jo Cazimer witnesses a murder her life is in jeopardy. Working with her best friend Detective Kate Snow they struggle to identify the killer. But in Florida the snakes slither, the gators are hungry and a serial killer is on the loose.
Hollywood Assassin - A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 94,500. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
LAPD Detective Kate Sexton tries to save the life and reputation of a fellow cop wanted for murder, while eluding a serial killer and trying to solve a thirty year-old cold case linked to the highest echelons of Hollywood elite and power.
Baiting & Fishing
Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A newspaper reporter investigates the circumstances of a corporate scandal, and finds the woman of his dreams. Is she his perfect match or a murderess? Is he a heel or a hero?