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Heller's Punishment
Series: Heller, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,690. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.95 from 96 reviews)
Security officer Tilly Chalmers has three new assignments to cope with - chaperoning a devious addict to rehabilitation; live-in security for an isolated religious cult; and protecting a TV host in a damaging court case. All this, as well as managing her growing attraction to her boss Heller and deciding what to do about her love-rat ex-boyfriend’s demands to rekindle their relationship.
Blood Feud
Series: Little Town, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,040. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.98 from 55 reviews)
A seemingly inexplicable and shockingly violent crime in the beautiful rural locale of ‘Little Town’ has devastating personal and professional consequences for its two police officers, Senior Constable Tess Fuller and her partner, Sergeant Finn Maguire. And has Tess really seen the last of the predatory Red Bycraft?
Heller's Revenge
Series: Heller, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,230. Language: Australian English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.90 from 48 reviews)
Tilly Chalmers' sexy boss, Heller, has a talent for making enemies, and he has a few scores to settle - including one with Tilly's brother. Tilly must juggle that constant worry with managing three new jobs as a rookie security officer - crowd control at a lingerie show, babysitting a randy IT billionaire and an emotional job with an environmental activist. But as usual, nothing goes to plan.
Heller's Girlfriend
Series: Heller, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,510. Language: Australian English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.95 from 39 reviews)
Tilly Chalmers’ life is complicated. Her boyfriend is demanding more attention while her boss Heller is a distracting temptation. Can she manage both of them as well as her new assignments: chaperoning a woman in an ugly divorce case; security at a swingers’ party; and looking after an A-list movie star? And how well can she pretend she doesn’t care now that Heller’s found himself a girlfriend?
Blood Sport
Series: Little Town, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,230. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.81 from 31 reviews)
At first glance, the small mountain settlement of ‘Little Town’ seems a peaceful rural haven, but police officers Tess Fuller and Finn Maguire are kept fully occupied trying to maintain some order amongst the huge feral Bycraft family. Can they recapture fugitive Red Bycraft before he hunts down Tess? And what is it exactly that those bikies are doing at their secret retreat?
Shadow Unit 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Contains three novellas: “Ballistic” by Sarah Monette, Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear & Amanda Downum “Endgames” by Emma Bull “Overkill” by Elizabeth Bear plus bonus material.
Underdogs
Series: Underdogs, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by Supposed Crimes, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Ariadne Willow is a private investigator with a secret weapon. She's a canidae, a person with the ability to transform into a wolf at will. Using her heightened senses to track and her shapeshifting to follow people without being seen, she's made a decent business for herself and her associate Dale Frye.
Forgotten Memories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
The adrenalin was was rushing through her body as Vicki made her escape from the clutches of the sadistic gun dealing drug smuggler Derek. she felt no fear nor pain from the cut that was oozing blood on the side of her face.
Heller’s Decision
Series: Heller, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 115,140. Language: Australian English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.93 from 15 reviews)
Tilly Chalmers’ new job as a researcher for a TV star turns out to be more eventful than she ever expected. Always on the lookout for a top rating story for her boss, she tangles with adult movie stars and a man who inspired a couple of young murderers. An unwelcome encounter with an old enemy stirs up trouble, and what decision does Heller make that threatens to jeopardise their relationship?
Finn's Golem
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Equal parts noir detective story and speculative fiction thriller, Finn's Golem is a fast-paced one-two punch from the author of Black Jack Justice and the Tales of the Red Panda adventure series.
Murder on the Wold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,890. Language: British English. Published: February 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The discovery of a murdered corpse and the kidnapping of a young schoolgirl, take place simultaneously in a quiet countryside village. The local police, with no experience in crimes of this nature, are completely baffled in their attempts to find both sets of culprits. Despite the condescending and chauvinistic attitudes of her senior officers, can the rooky cop Millie step up to the plate?
Mu Arae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It would take a dangerous rendezvous in warped time and space just to confirm the legend of a lost world, and trying to set foot on it promised even greater peril. Join Adrian Tarn and R.J. Smith as they dare to tempt fate on a mission filled with mysteries from the future and dangers from the present. (standalone, Adrian Tarn series #5)
Reluctant Trust - (Book 3 of 6 in the Dark and Chilling Jewels Trust M.U.R.D.E.R. Series)
Series: Jewels Trust, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,710. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Perverse Needs. Unrelenting Pursuit. Savage Murders. He looks like your husband. Dresses and acts like your husband. But he’s definitely not your husband. A sadistic rapist turned murderer is a dead ringer for Jewels’ hero husband and decides to “become” him. Jewels is forced to accept her new counterfeit husband or suffer grave consequences.
The Mogul Sheriff
Series: The Millie Thriller Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Sheriff Millie faces many challenges after the recent tornadoes that tore through Mountain County. Millie is trying to balance sorting out her personal and business affairs with being the Sheriff. To complicate her life a dangerous fugitive returns as does an old romantic interest. They add danger, mystery and romantic distraction to Millie’s life. The question is can Millie juggle it all?
She Needed Killing
Series: Needed Killing, book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Crawford had never considered taking his cat to the local folk festival. But when a friend wants The Black for a photo shoot, he obliges. That a snake will be part of the shoot is just the first surprise in store for him and his pets. Snakes, fortune tellers, arsonists, blackmailers . . . this festival will be unlike any other in the history of Jemison County.
The Secret of Blackjack Woods
Series: Blackjack Woods, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,930. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
One summer evening, 12-year-old Jim Thomas is surprised by his mother and sister's account of seeing a mysterious creature in their woods. Is it bigfoot? Thinking there has to be a reasonable explanation, Jim sets upon discovering the truth. In short time, Jim is faced with a being that supposedly doesn't exist. Before long, his new friend is in trouble, and only Jim and his family can save him.
Cloaked in Blood
Series: Eriksson (Darkwater Bay), Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
(Eriksson Novel #7) In the final chapters of Helen Eriksson's quest for the truth about herself, she uncovers the secret in Darkwater Bay that Jerry Lowe once warned her wasn't meant to remain buried. When the dust settles from the final confrontation, she wonders who will be left alive, and on whose side they'll stand.
Too Dead To Dance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,030. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Lederhosen, accordions....and a dead body! And a dead body is just what coffee roaster Jennifer Penny found when she walked into her coffee booth at the Polka Daze Festival. While unearthing clues, Jennifer dodges the demands of her soon to be ex-husband, and the advances of a sexy cop and a flirtatious butcher. She'll need more than a double espresso to stay on her toes and solve this mystery.
He Needed Killing Too
Series: Needed Killing, book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
The director of the University Press was often characterized as a man who needed killing. The Press’s authors and employees certainly wouldn’t disagree--even Peter the Gray, the office cat, detested him. So when someone puts a bullet through Philip Douglas’s head, Crawford has plenty of suspects to consider when he is once again thrust into the role of detective.
Shadow Unit 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,310. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains the novel, "Refining Fire" by Elizabeth Bear and Emma Bull, plus bonus material. There are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.