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Maid for Mayhem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
When Gretchen is tossed off the corporate ladder she relocates to a rural county, finding employment and lodging with a wealthy widow. When her benefactress dies, Gretchen discovers a talent in crime scene cleaning and her hands full with unexpected beaus, hilarious new friends and a serial killer who suddenly drops in on the locals. Business picks up along with danger; Gretchen is just his type.
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Two Cats and a Chicken Shop Mystery is a funny mystery novel based on true events. It puts the genre of arcane thrillers in a humoristic new scenery. The action kicks off in a chicken shop in Madrid where Consuelo finds herself confronted with a face that suddenly appeared on the floor. Her quest to reveal the truth leads her to one of the most extraordinary mysteries in Spanish history!
The Outcall
Price: Free! Words: 109,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 10 reviews)
Holly Harlow is intelligent, courageous, independent, sassy. And she works as a London call girl. When a client is murdered, she has to turn detective to find the killer - before the police arrest her for the crime. The trail leads from the streets of Brixton and Tottenham to Westminster's corridors of power - and to a truth far more shocking and unexpected than anyone could have imagined...
Betraying Nexus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Jason works for Nexus, a secret vigilante organization. He’s a Mind Bender and can implant thoughts into the minds of others. He's both a prodigy and a rising star. But when he’s forced to take down an old friend and learns Nexus's darkest secret, he must ask himself what he believes in. And if it’s worth turning against the woman he loves.
Trained To Kill - A Detective Oliver Rousseau Novel
Series: A Detective Oliver Rousseau Novel, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,210. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Fast-paced suspense, explosive action, a MUST-READ. Suspense at it's most intense and an ending you never see coming. Trained To Kill grabs the reader. Watch the book trailer for a preview.
Shadow Unit 1
Price: Free! Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
Price: Free! Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
DEA agent Kent Baker, a loose cannon on an extensive leave of abscence, stops to help a beautiful woman being beaten on the edge of an interstate highway. Coming to the rescue of the lady seemed like a good idea except that afterwards people began getting murdered in nasty ways. Baker is forced to find out who is perpetrating the butchery...and way...
Baiting & Fishing
Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 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?
Life in Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Jimmy Slade is a broken old man looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his ten-year old son.
Dream Student (Dream Series book 1)
Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,830. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.
Deep Trouble
Price: Free! Words: 67,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Florida newspaper reporter turned private detective Rex Fowler finds himself mixed up with a con man, a crooked chief and a cute cop, plus a murder to boot.
Penelope and The Christmas Spirit
Series: A Penelope Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Penelope gets more than she expected when her eccentric parents plan to celebrate Christmas as a home-schooling project in this short story prequel to the Penelope Mystery series. When someone moves into the old Compton house down the road and all they own is a Christmas tree, an arm chair and a lamp, Penelope decides to find out why. Therein lies a Christmas mystery, waiting to be solved.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: Australian English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A short story for today...television celebrity chef Mushroom Jam is in a pickle! Can he charm this demanding audience or will he finish as flat as last week's souffle?
The Good Die Twice
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,810. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009 by Full Moon Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A woman is murdered five years after her alleged death. The first in the Chase Dagger Series which combines mystery with fantasy. (Every detective should have a shapeshifter for a partner.) "The attendant breezy sex, violence, and action, coupled with bits of Indian lore and Einstein the talking macaw, should have readers clamoring for the projected next novel." -- Library Journal.
Secrets & Lies
Series: Detective Jill Brennan, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Everyone has skeletons in their closets... everyone has secrets... but when the corpse of an elderly recluse is found in her kitchen, the secrets she kept hidden so well, come spilling out & William Phillips, her wealthy son has the very fabric of his life turned upside down. Follow a web of intrigue through Rose Phillip's life to discover who wanted her dead & why the killer is now after William.
Death in the Air -- A Treasure Hunters Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Moving into a 100-year-old house believed to hide treasure of the infamous Oklahoma outlaw Fred Barton, is the beginning of what turns into a living nightmare for one newlywed couple. Will they succumb to the deadly secret of the old home?
Blow Me, Baby
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The last thing Toni Amos expected when she decided to go on a girl's weekend in Vegas was to be left high and dry. Now she'll have to figure out a way home that may or may not include a new friend's help.
Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Mystery
Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,140. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Caroline Birch. Put her away. The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared.
The Titanic Plan
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
No job, no money, and an ex-wife who's glad to be rid of him . . . Frank is looking for his next scam when he holes up in an abandoned farmhouse. But this town has a way of calling strays home.