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A Frond In Need - A Flower Shop Mystery Summer Novella
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 1!) Words: 44,120. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
It’s Summertime in New Chapel, Indiana, and feisty florist Abby Knight Salvare is up to her neck in work – supervising the construction of her float for the Fourth of July parade, managing her flower shop Bloomers, reigning in her over-eager cousin Jillian, and working with her hunky husband Marco in his private detective business – when her best friend Nikki comes to her with a big problem.
A Matter of Will
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 29!) Words: 35,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Will Pearson, the Sheriff in Brownsville, Texas, is tenacious in his determination to deal with the murderers of his only son. Is his pursuit for justice or vengeance? As he struggles with the complex issues involved in "border" law, are his personal values compromised? His story was inspired by an actual murder in 1936. His dealings with the killers is pure fiction.
The Bridge of Dead Things
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Murky Victorian London. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Blaylock has done her best to fill her absconding mother’s shoes, but her father is lazy and feckless, and her little sister is riddled with tuberculosis. When Lizzie has a fit at school, for which she is expelled, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.
Tulips Too Late - A Flower Shop Mystery Spring Novella
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 1!) Words: 40,860. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s springtime in New Chapel, Indiana, but as the weather heats up, so too does the drama, in this thrilling new Flower Shop mystery novella from New York Times Bestselling Author Kate Collins.
The Crime Lord's Daughter, Book 2 in The Ty Connell Crime Thriller Trilogy.
Series: Ty Connell Mystery Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 110,620. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A family feud turns deadly as Dani O'Banion, a hot-headed 22-year old, fights for what's hers. Her inheritance is due soon from her late mother’s estate and her stepfather is not only executor of the will... but he's also one of New York’s dirtiest crime lords: John O'Banion. And she’s been well warned: do NOT provoke this calculating killer. But, for Dani, it's personal, it's war -- and it's ON!
The Jillian Knight Osborne Fashionista Diaries
Price: $1.99 $0.99 USD. (50% off until Dec. 1!) Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Beautiful, bubbly, and beaming with unwarranted pride, Jillian takes you on a weeklong journey, sharing her advice on fashion, fitness, and overall health. Will Abby be able to help solve a mystery from behind the pages of Jillian’s diary? I guess we'll find out...
Missing Under The Mistletoe: A Flower Shop Mystery Christmas Novella
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 23!) Words: 37,090. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
After being hired to deliver poinsettias to Churchill's department store, feisty flower shop owner Abby Knight finds herself mixed up in the disappearance of Santa Claus. The clock is ticking down as clues are slowly uncovered, but Abby and Marco soon realize there is much more at stake than one man's life. For the small town of New Chapel, the fate of Christmas itself hangs in the balance.
The Producer's Girl, Book 1 in the Ty Connell Crime Thriller Trilogy.
Series: Ty Connell Mystery Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 90,410. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
LA P.I. Bobbi Stratos is drawn into a Hollywood world of shadows and lies. She just wants her life back -- and to get out alive. Frantic film producer Lou Lazar just wants his money back. Boston detective, Ty Connell, just wants to get some justice for a little street girl. Sadistic knife-wielding hit man, Razor Rutan, just wants his boss’s drug territory. You can’t always get what you want.
Gooseberry
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Thieving Maharajah. The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
The Cut Girl: Rookie M.E., Book 3 in The Ty Connell Crime Thriller Trilogy.
Series: Ty Connell Mystery Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 105,800. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A case so bloody, so baffling, so disturbing, that police are already calling it a “black hole" -- cold before it even starts. Dr. Julia Reesman, a rookie Medical Examiner, is one of the first on the scene and she also panics, then sees it as a chance to kick-start a new career -- IF she can help solve it. It becomes her and Connell against the world and a case almost too freakish to believe.
Oh, No, Octavius!
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 88,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 31, 2019 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
The well-heeled residents of Highbury have a problem: the Reverend Allaston Burr. When a final appeal to Queen Victoria fails to remove him from his post, they turn to Gooseberry for help. Join fifteen-year-old Octavius and his ragtag bunch of friends as they investigate the detested cleric, only to discover that someone has a far more permanent form of removal in mind.
Big Bona Ogles, Boy!
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Mendacious Medium. Join Gooseberry, the Victorian boy detective, in the lead-up to Christmas as he and his ragtag bunch of friends investigate a shadowy spiritualist medium recently arrived from Boston, Massachusetts, only to discover that somebody desperately wants her dead.
Till Death Do Us Pot - A Flower Shop Mystery Fall Novella
Price: $3.99 $0.99 USD. (75% off until Dec. 1!) Language: English. Published: November 9, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Follow Abby and her young niece, Tara, as they walk the fine line between truth and fiction. Keep up with Marco’s investigation as it unravels before his eyes, and watch carefully as the intrepid Team Salvare piece together a mystery that may have them understand the true meaning of the vow . . . till death do us part.
Octopus
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 78,870. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Throttled Tragedienne. When the leading actress dies in mysterious circumstances on stage during a performance of The Duchess of Malfi at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Gooseberry, the fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective, feels duty-bound to investigate.
The Scarab Heart
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Egypt, 1885. Theft and murder are afoot at an archaeological dig in the Valley of the Kings. Lizzie Blaylock, a young materializing medium of some renown, and her mentor, Miss Otis, thought they were there to vacation, especially as Lizzie has decided she wants nothing more to do with her powers. Her powers, however, have other things in mind.
The Violet Shadow
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 25, 2022!) Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Book 2 of the Scarlet and Boris mystery series. Scarlet and Boris team up again, this time to rescue her Aunt from impending disaster
Ty Connell: Noir Novellas
Series: The Ty Connell Noir Novellas ยท Ty Connell Mystery Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 59,760. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Noir Novellas. Three novella length short stories - approximately 35,000 words each - that capture the dark side of the police world. Cases that working cops would rather forget ever happened. The kind that haunt and linger. Evil. Tragic. Disturbing. • Momma Lupe • Bore of the Barrel • The Death and Deconstruction of a Natural Beauty
The Scarlet Key
Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 25, 2022!) Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Why isn't there a DMC number for Scarlet? Get acquainted with this brilliant, red-haired computer whiz who loves both her mellow cross-stitching projects and her high-intensity takedowns of computer-crime villains. Then you'll understand why both Scarlet and her shadowy colleague Boris Freyczech insist, "Some things it is not necessary to know!"
Next Door Murder: The Apartment 8C
Series: Mystery and Suspense Files, Book 2. Price: $2.99 $0.99 USD. (67% off until Nov. 30!) Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jessica Flynn is about to exit her apartment as two police officers knock on her door. After a sleepless Friday night, and before the essential morning caffeine dose, she is informed that Mary Fanning, the loud and annoying tenant of 8C, is dead. She soon finds out that her neighbor has been murdered, and to get things even worse, she may be a suspect.
Dreamer's Demise - A Clash of Cultists - Smashwords Edition
Price: $2.49 USD. (Free until Nov. 30!) Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A one episode podcast turned short-story: A lesser practitioner of the myth-occult arts, eagerly delving in the dreamlands to reap secret benefits for his selfish existence, learns a lesson of horror, when unknown forces rip his dreaming self out of the dreamlands, and also make his physical body wake-up displaced, as inmate of a scary mental hospital.