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Carnage Goes Coastal, the sixth Claire Gulliver Mystery by Gayle Wigglesworth
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,500. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Karen Rallins finally realizes someone is trying to kill her she only wants to run away and find a safe haven. She doesn’t know what to do, so she calls her father for advice. As usual her father isn’t available but this time the voice on the phone offers help. And because she is terrified and desperate, she gratefully accepts.
Fellowship with Demons by Lexie Conyngham
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,220. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Edinburgh 1810: Charles Murray of Letho, a young gentleman of means, is in much demand: a rich widow, an old friend, and new military acquaintances all need his help. But when Henry Dundas, Viscount Melville, sends him an invitation, vanity and curiosity force him to accept – and straightaway he has to deal with murder.
Desert Dreams by Christine Chianti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Dream: She’s running for her life through the Arizona desert. The Problem: It’s not Miranda Cassidy herself running in the dreams, but her missing best friend. The Puzzle: Finding year-old clues to her friend’s disappearance in a million square miles of desert. The Distraction: A helpful tour guide with a body to die for and a heart of gold. The Stakes: It’s the modern day Wild West, and
A.K.A. - A Whit Pynchon Mystery by Dave Pedneau
Series: Whit Pynchon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
THE MURDER: The first victim is the college librarian who's bludgeoned to death by a massive avalanche of books. Accident? Investigator Whit Pynchon has a disturbing and different idea. THE MOTIVATION: Whit knows the murderer was really after is ex-wife. And he watches helplessly as both his daughter and his lover, newspaper editor Anna Tyree, are abducted by a madman.
Z & C Mysteries (Books 1-3) by Zoey Kane
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,560. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by Breezy Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enjoy three zany mysteries starring mother-daughter team Zoey and Claire Kane. Explore with them the mysterious Hillgate Manor in THE RIDDLES OF HILLGATE, get swept away on their murderous vacation in CRUISE TO MURDER, and finally lose yourself among the booby traps of a witch's mansion in Hexes and X's.
Flashback by Ken Alexander
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
One moment Digger Davis is a laid-back bar owner in Chapel Hill, NC, in 1977; the next, it's 1996 and he awakes in a psychiatric institution, unaware that nineteen years have passed. His only clue is a faded note: "Don't come back to Chapel Hill; you're wanted for murder." But he must return to prove his innocence to the world, and to himself
The Poison Pen by Marjorie Owen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,110. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Detective Chief Inspector Richard Hayward had just started his vacation with his pregnant wife when the call came. Another murder had interrupted the town's peaceful existence, and the murderer won't stop at just one victim.
Blood on Hampton Beach by Jed Power
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Dan Marlowe stumbles across the body of Hampton Beach’s premier landlord, he unexpectedly finds himself facing death from a cast of suspects who don’t have any qualms about using him for pistol-whipping practice or inviting him to a cookout where he could end up the toasted marshmallow. Dan must find the woman’s killer—and fast. Before a Hampton police detective hangs her murder on Dan.
Evidence: Steve Music Mystery Series-Vol. 2 by C.M. Albrecht
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Write Words Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective Steve Music is back and boy are we glad. Dr. Haddon Dainsbury's bedroom is saturated in blood and his wife is missing. Detectives Steve Music and Kanietha Gerta are sure that Mrs. Dainsbury's body is missing because DNA evidence on "or in"her body will name her killer, but ...
Maxima culpa by Marco Nundini
Price: $3.42 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: Italian. Published: August 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Una nuova indagine per la giovane ispettrice dell'Anticrimine veronese Loreta Assensi. Un'indagine senza respiro che, tra piste internazionali e mitologiche visioni di un oriente biblico, racconta l'eterna lotta tra il bene ed il male.
Murder in Mayberry: Barney's Return by I.M. Tillerman
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 97,090. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the final book of the Murder in Mayberry trilogy, while Jason struggles to accept his recent divorce, Barney Fife returns to Mayberry to claim Jason’s job as Sheriff Taylor’s fulltime deputy. When one of Mayberry’s oldest, most disliked citizens is gruesomely murdered, the Sheriff’s Office swings into action.
Twodunit? A Brad Asher Double Shot by Joseph C. Ellers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Brad Asher solves mysteries the old-fashioned way--by detecting. Assisted by an attractive operative, Kate Vaughn; the crime-solving duo gets the bad guys and gals on a regular basis. In the first novella, we are introduced to the team as they try to solve the murder of Kate's college pal. In the second, we follow Brad and Kate as they try to get the to the bottom of the business of murder.
Murder in the Irish Channel by Greg Herren
Series: Chanse MacLeod Mystery, Book 6. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,190. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
t begins as a simple missing persons case—a young MMA fighter's mother has mysteriously disappeared. But as New Orleans private eye Chanse MacLeod starts digging around, he discovers that she is the leader of a group fighting the powerful Archdiocese of New Orleans over the closing of two churches. As the trail leads from corrupt church officials to powerful real estate developers to the world of
The Sleep Police by Jay Bonansinga
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Detective Frank Janus falls asleep, people die. Either a killer is playing mind games with him--or he's a killer himself. Now, as the body count rises, so do Frank's deep-rooted nightmares--his inexplicable blackouts--and the fear that he's become the number one suspect.
A Matter of Faith by Rick Bylina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,160. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Does Faith Moreno's romantic pursuit of a young priest help Detective Stark bring a murderer to justice or just mark Faith as the next victim?
Trumped by Ann Jenkins Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,650. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Trumped is the first in a new mystery series by award winning author Ann Jenkins Lee. It’s a delightful romp through the streets and canals of Belgium’s most famous medieval city, Bruges. The four ladies of a certain age—Adelle, Winnie, Ruth and Connie—planned to relax and take in the sights. Instead, they find themselves mixed up in something very dangerous indeed.
Beyond the Bear Cave by Michael Micchelli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,660. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The final book in the Bear Cave Saga. From the death camps on Eastern Front comes the sins of the fathers that must be reconciled. The tale takes you from the Boundary Waters of Minnesota to the Bay of Chaleur into the mystery of Dragon Boating, the ways of the Tongs of Philadelphia and buried in the Pine Barrens of South Jersey. Join the fans of the Saga. The rewards are great.
Back To Santa Fe by W.T. Durand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Literature » Western
Sullivan Ortega has just returned to his empty childhood home in Santa Fe to pay his respects to the last of his family, his sister Maggie, killed in a single-car crash. He’s trying to put his life back together, but along with a bad temper, he's got few prospects or real friends. Learning what happened is taking him somewhere he doesn't want to go back to . Second chances can get messy.
Killer Leopard (german language) by Erich Glavitza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: German. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Das Ende. Totale Finsternis. Erst der Liebesmensch verloren, dann der Job. Eine politische Schmierenkomödie. Es bleibt nur noch luftleerer Raum. Niemand wartet, nirgendwo wird man gebraucht - irgendwann bleibt nur noch ein Termin: der Friedhof. Plötzlich ein Funke Hoffnung, ein rettender Anruf? Es muss Mephisto sein. Auf einmal wieder Licht am Ende des Tunnels. Die Welt braucht ihn noch -
Hey Big Spender by Gemma Halliday & T. Sue VerSteeg
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,880. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Tessie King has more than just a casino on her hands. She's got trouble. When one of the Royal Palace Casino’s wealthiest clients is found dead on the gaming floor, and the killer comes up incognito on the security footage, everyone is a suspect—from the television crew to the blue haired retirees at the slots. Can Tessie catch a killer before more big spenders end up sleeping with the fishes?