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The Shadow Priest
Price: Free! Words: 102,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
A disgraced former intelligence officer seeks redemption by resuming his long-abandoned pursuit of a shadowy group that may be assassinating charismatic, fledgling fanatics—future Hitlers and bin Ladens—just as they emerge from obscurity, before they can instigate mass murder.
Murder Under Construction
Series: Two Sisters and a Journalist, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jo Ravens is thirty-two, divorced, and stuck in a rut. When she crashes her bike in a construction site, she lands on a girl with a knife in her chest. Jo enlists her sister and their journalist friend to help solve the girl's murder. Things become creepy for Jo when the murdered girl appears in her dreams and offers unusual clues to her death. Murder Under Construction is a humorous mystery.
Entangled
Series: The Fredrickson Winery Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,170. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010 by Lapdog Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
In this 1st Fredrickson Winery Novel, a Minneapolis attorney inherits a small California winery, reawakening memories that have lain dormant for twenty years. Secrets lie buried beneath Fredrickson Winery's innocent facade and Billie intends to get to the root. But disturbing the past lays bare the skeletons of others. Can she live with the consequences of full disclosure?
The Lion's Courtship
Series: An Anna Kronberg Novel, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A hunter with an appetie for young prostitutes. A thief who takes the law into his own hands. A medical nurse who hides the darkest secret of them all.
Severed Relations, A Finn O'Brien Crime Thriller
Series: Finn O'Brien Thriller Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 108,990. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In Los Angeles two children and their nanny are slaughtered in the home of a rich attorney and his beautiful wife. While the City of Angels mourns, shunned detective Finn O'Brien vows nothing in heaven or hell will keep him from finding the ruthless killer.
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
Still Life With Murder (Nell Sweeney Mysteries, Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 92,010. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2010 by Patricia Ryan. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 12 reviews)
#1 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.
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 OVER 1.5 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.
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
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.
Free to Die
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...
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?
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.
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.
D for Daisy (The Daisy Hayes Trilogy Book 1)
Series: The Daisy Hayes Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 28, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
World War II. A Lancaster lands at its base in England after bombing Berlin, and a member of the crew is found dead. However, his young wife Daisy finds out that he has been murdered. But she is only a woman, blonde and pretty, and blind since birth: so who is going to listen to her? In the mayhem of the bombing campaign, who even cares? That is why she will have to find the murderer on her own.
High Strung, Glass Bead Mystery Series, Book 1
Series: Glass Bead Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When jewelry designer and glass beadmaker Jax O'Connell gets an offer to display her work during a bead shop’s opening festivities, it's an opportunity she can't resist. The weekend’s events become a tangled mess when a young woman is found dead near the shop. Jax must string together the clues to clear her friend Tessa's name—and do it before the killer strikes again.
Sam's Song
Series: Sam Smith Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Sam's Song - A Sam Smith Mystery. Book One in the Sam Smith Mystery Series.
Sunshine Hunter
Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,670. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
A murderer, a stalker, and a lying boyfriend. Susan Hunter just wants to manage the weight loss center by day and play racquetball by night, but now she’s run off to Florida . . . and she’s accused.
Dodelijke Hobby
Price: Free! Words: 28,550. Language: Dutch. Published: December 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
André Lourier wil de kerstdagen rustig doorbrengen. Hij past op de afgelegen villa van een nicht, die op vakantie is. Door zijn nalatigheid wordt er echter ingebroken. Hoe houdt hij dat voor zijn nicht verborgen?
Sugar And Spice And Not So Nice
Series: Mellow Summers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mellow Summers just wanted to go to college and get her film degree. She moved into a furnished apartment with her friend Jackie only to find that it already had a tenant: the ghost of a girl who was murdered a year earlier. Now it is up to Mellow to not only discover who the murderer is, but to prove it as well. With the help of the ghost Rachel, Mellow sets out to solve the year old mystery. Sh
Cliffhanger (The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book One)
Series: The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 62,930. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
Coming home, Belinda Kittridge expected fun, sun, and sugar cookies. She got an old rival, the murder of a former classmate, and a return to a tragic sailing accident to set things right. But new possibilities emerge in the form of security expert Bennett Tate. Between her connections and his know-how, they're bound to catch the killer - and kick the skeletons out of the closet for good.