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Death Comes in the Morning by Don Bissett
Series: Nathan Parker, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 126,390. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Nathan Parker never expected to find a body while hiking in Montana. And he certainly didn’t expect it to disappear. But those events land him in a conspiracy of greed that leads to a rising count of missing people. He is dragged to the brink of death, leaving him no option but to fight to survive.
In Dog We Trust by Neil Plakcy
Series: Golden Retriever Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,000. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Steve Levitan has returned home to Stewart's Crossing after a bad divorce and a brief prison term for computer hacking. He becomes friendly with his new next-door neighbor, Caroline Kelly, and her golden retriever, Rochester. When Caroline is killed, Steve becomes the dog’s temporary guardian, and these two unlikely sleuths work to uncover the mystery behind Caroline’s death.
Blood Tears by JD Nixon
Series: Little Town, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,620. Language: Australian English. Published: October 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Is Senior Constable Tess Fuller really as resilient as she thinks? When faced with the tragic consequences of her own stubborn decision, further inflaming her lifelong feud with the large, revengeful, and violent Bycraft family, how will she cope? And can she rebuild her trust and relationship with her newly returned partner, Sergeant Finn Maguire, while they work a puzzling accidental death case?
Gypsy in the Moonlight by J L F Waldron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,050. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective(5.00 from 1 review)
This work of historical noir fiction is set on the island of Trinidad during World War II. As stealthy Nazi U-boats try to reach the ports of Latin America, Trinidad becomes a vital outpost in the British and American effort to head them off. But as the days grow hotter and the nights grow longer lying in wait for those Nazi ships, restlessness turns to mischief, and mischief turns to murder.
Spy, Spy Away by Diane Henders
Series: Never Say Spy, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,590. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(5.00 from 1 review)
Middle-aged bookkeeper Aydan Kelly knew pretending to be an experienced secret agent was a bad idea, but it was the only way to protect her lover. Now her lies have caught up to her in the worst possible way: everyone believes them.
Running Nameless by Don Bissett
Series: Nathan Parker, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Nathan Parker plunges into a reluctant partnership with a bizarre nameless young woman who witnessed a heinous crime, not realizing that she might be more dangerous to him than the killer.
Tahoe Heat by Todd Borg
Series: Owen McKenna Mystery Thriller, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,300. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Ryan Lear is a brilliant young bio-tech genius. When his company makes an amazing discovery at their high-altitude research lab on a mountain above Lake Tahoe, Ryan's business partners are murdered and someone plots to take over his company. Tahoe Detective Owen McKenna discovers that a vicious killer is out to destroy Ryan's life by planning the ultimate revenge...
The Blood of Tyrants by Peter S. Fischer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 111,610. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A crowded restaurant in Washington, D.C. A powerful Congressman is lunching with a wealthy contributor who suddenly rises from his chair and shoots the Congressman dead in front of a hundred witnesses. Quietly, he resumes his seat, placing the gun on the table as he awaits the authorities. Thus begins ten days of terror, ten days in which the nation teeters on the brink of anarchy.
The House Dick by Steven Leith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,460. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Sean is a house detective for a high-tone hotel in downtown Seattle. Having recently taken early retirement from the Seattle Police Department, Sean needed a job, but his easy night shift turns into trouble when the body of a felon, who Sean beat into a near coma while on the force, is found at the bottom of the hotel’s back stairs after a very private party.
Arcanorum: A Lake People Novel by C.L. Bevill
Series: Lake People, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Jane is a woman without a past. She wakes up in the back of a car with handcuffs on her wrists, with a man intent on doing her harm. She escapes, but into the murky underworld of New Orleans. A mysterious man shadows her and strange memories tantalize her.
Deadly Blood, A Stan Turner Mystery by William Manchee
Series: The Stan Turner Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,880. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2018 by Top Publications, Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Volume 12 of William Manchee's Stan Turner Mystery series. Dallas attorney Stan Turner is recruited to be the attorney-ad-litem for Melody Monroe, a teenager caught in the middle of her parents’ divorce action. But when her new father, Frank Monroe, is found dead in his Ford Ranger, Melody is charged with his murder and she asks Stan to defend her.
Heart's Desire by Ingrid Fitzgerald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,120. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy(4.00 from 1 review)
At 15, Charity is tricked into marriage. Her new husband abandons her to his northernmost estate and forgets her for the next ten years. Julian, angered at having been forced to marry, plays the bachelor until he learns of a new servant at Shepridge End. The need for this servant shows that his child bride isn't done with her tricks. With murder on his mind, he goes to confront his unwanted wife.
Jolie Gentil Mysteries - Books Five to Seven by Elaine L. Orr
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 231,730. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth(4.00 from 1 review)
The Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series box set, books 5-7. The books are Trouble on the Doorstep, Behind the Walls (finalist for 2014 Chanticleer Mystery and Mayhem Awards), and Vague Images. Jolie has a lot to do with real estate appraising, but she just can't stand things that don't add up. Get ready for friends, pets, and laughs. Readers love the Jersey Shore and its Ocean Alley crew.
The Crime Cafe 9 Book Set by Debbi Mack
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 682,990. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery(4.00 from 1 review)
NINE BOOKS FOR ONE GREAT PRICE You can pay $25.00+ for each one or buy them all for less than $9.00. Get to know each author and solve the mystery with their sleuths. Plus bonus interviews from the Crime Cafe podcast!
The Powys Deacon by Allan Jones
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 1 review)
Catrin Sayer returns to art crime investigation - promoted to detective inspector in the elite Art and Antiques Unit at New Scotland Yard. Thrown immediately into a major international case, she is also picked by the Home Office to look into the origin of a strange painting found in Tregynon, in Wales, hidden away in the home of a recently-deceased judge.
Conflict of Interest by Jae
Series: Portland Police Bureau Series. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,480. Language: American English. Published: April 4, 2014 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 1 review)
Detective Aiden Carlisle isn’t looking for love, especially not at a law enforcement seminar, but the first lecturer isn't what she expected. After a failed relationship, psychologist Dawn Kinsley swore to never get involved with another cop, but she immediately feels a connection to Aiden. Can Aiden keep from crossing the line when Dawn becomes the victim of a brutal crime? (2nd revised edition)
The Phoenix War by Richard Sanders
Series: The Phoenix Conspiracy, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 130,980. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Lee Sanders. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
The threat of civil war looms over humanity. Summers races to find the isotome weapons, Nimoux is trapped, Shen awakens to a strange new life, and Calvin hunts for the true puppetmaster. Desperate to discover the deepest layer of the conspiracy before it's too late. And in the shadows, Blackmoth brews a storm of chaos, hellbent on subjecting the galaxy to the dark design of his One True God.
Chalk Valley by D.L. Johnstone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(4.00 from 1 review)
In a remote mountain valley in British Columbia, searchers uncover the bodies of three women secreted deep in the woods. A serial killer is at work. The police, mired in inexperience and politics, find themselves in a deadly cat and mouse game with a murderous psychopath, a race against time with innocent victims in play. Can they stop the Chalk Valley Killer before he claims more lives?
Mercedes Drew the collection by Barnaby Wilde
Series: The Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 1 review)
Volumes one to three of the Mercedes Drew Mysteries. Nine short stories about Mercedes Drew, her 1969 Triumph Bonneville T120 motorbike and her boyfriend Detective Inspector Desmond Flowers, collected into a single volume. Also includes a preview of volume four, 'Smile for the Camera', a full length Mercedes Drew mystery. A country house robbery, a rock festival, a missing girl and a photographer.
When The Fox Dies Even The Rabbit Weeps by Edgar Bailitis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,930. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Disillusioned Jewish/Italian Chicago homicide detective Jake Puccini unearths an unlikely international conspiracy while searching for a kidnapped young girl for personal atonement. However, redemption comes at a high cost and under mysterious consequences.