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The Obituarist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Kendall Barber is a social media undertaker with a shady past who's returned to the equally shady city of Port Virtue. Now a new client brings with her a host of dangers, just as Kendall's past begins to catch up with him. Can he get to the bottom of things before it's too late, or will he end up as dead as his usual subjects?
Fatal Storm
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,510. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Full Moon Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Something strange is taking place at the Sebold mansion. When ghost hunters decide to spend a night, one person is missing in the morning. There have been other disappearances and homicides in the past, and the one common denominator has been the weather. Dagger and his entourage spend a night at the mansion to seek answers. But another storm is building on the horizon. Fifth in the series.
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.
Wounded
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,250. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
When Tara Blankenship’s writing assignment takes her to an “eco village” on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, she anticipates a quiet couple of weeks in a quaint setting. (She’s far too mature to use the word boring, thank you very much.) What she stumbles into is anything but quiet and quaint. Someone has been slaughtering livestock to scare the villagers, mysterious intruders are searching...
The Boy Band has a Terrible Secret
You set the price! Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Do you love me, Elizabeth Darling?" Three-hundred and forty-eight people died when the Narrows exploded. The police say it was a gas leak, an unfortunate accident which happened to overlap with the premiere of Sails of the Sea Witch. There were only five survivors: Elizabeth the broken nobody, and four members of everyone's favourite boy band, Hero.
Shadow Unit 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains "Lucky Day" by Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear, "Sugar" by Leah Bobet, and more.
Shadow Unit 5
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains "The Sin Eater" and "Getaway" by Emma Bull, and more.
Shadow Unit 6
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains “Wind-Up Boogeyman” by Elizabeth Bear, “Cuckoo” by Emma Bull, Elizabeth Bear, Leah Bobet & Will Shetterly, and more.
Shadow Unit 9
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
“Always Crashing In The Same Car” by Will Shetterly, “Spell 81A” by Amanda Downum and Elizabeth Bear, and “Closet Monster” by Leah Bobet.
Shadow Unit 10
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains “Uniform” by Elizabeth Bear, Emma Bull, and Leah Bobet, “Ligature” by Elizabeth Bear, featuring Emma Bull, “Wireless Girl” by Emma Bull and Stephen Shipman, and more.
Shadow Unit 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Contains "The Small Dark Movie of Your Life" by Leah Bobet, Walking Back To Houston" by Chelsea Polk, "Bulletproof" by Emma Bull, "Down the Rabbit Hole" by Sarah Monette, and more.
Queen Isabeau's Book: an Edward Red Mage mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
All wizard-for-hire Edward Red Mage really wants is to tell fortunes and cast spells for the lower classes of Belcamp-a-Lyr. But when an attempt is made on the life of the King's Royal Wizard, Edward has to take his place. Can a common-born wizard protect a Queen from a conspiracy against the throne? And can he avoid the advances of a beautiful, but possibly murderous, circus performer?
The Secret of Hoke Farm
Series: Blackjack Woods, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,310. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A year ago, Jim Thomas met Charlie. Now, the Thomas family is enjoying life with their new, hairy family member. But Jim knows that something is still missing from Charlie's life, and he's determined to find it. Are there more like Charlie? All packed up, the family embarks on a journey, with all roads leading to Hoke Farm and Bisby, Texas—a small town with its own big, hairy secret.
Blood Solutions: A Detective Red Shaw Novel
Series: Detective Red Shaw. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A brutal crime in the woods of southern Iowa has deadly repercussions years later in the state’s capital city, where a string of gruesome murders tests the considerable skills of Detective Edward “Red” Shaw.
The Best Revenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,470. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Snarky, delicious fun! The Camilla Randall mysteries are a laugh-out-loud mashup of romantic comedy, crime fiction, and satire. Perennially down-and-out socialite Camilla Randall is a magnet for murder, mayhem and Mr. Wrong, but she always solves the mystery in her quirky, but oh-so-polite way. Usually with more than a little help from her gay best friend, Plantagenet Smith.
Time Aside
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,500. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Judge Constance Merrywell has set aside time to recover from the shock of learning her son, a med student. has ALS. To avoid hovering over him, she escapes to her old home town of McConnelsville, Ohio, where life was once solvable. Here she reconnects with actress friend Lea Porter and meets Cortney Powell while sketching sulky rigs. Life is suddenly fraught with underlying mystery.
Chasing Ghosts
Series: Chase Dagger, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,220. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2009 by Full Moon Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What if everything you knew about your past was wrong? What if who you thought you were was all a lie? The answers lie in a series of numbers which lead Dagger to a remote city...one mile below the surface, technologically advanced yet abandoned. Or is it? This is the fourth book in the Chase Dagger Series which combines mystery with urban fantasy.
Gone
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 14. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Two little girls from Far North Queensland are abducted. Bloodstained remains of a dress are found. There is no contact by the girls or their abductor. After 2 years missing, both girls are considered dead. Ben Hood is hired by one of the distraught mothers to examine the evidence. Ben’s brutal approach quickly unearths secrets and a dangerous search begins for the girls, dead or alive.
Disorganised Crime
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,840. Language: Australian English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It was another uncomplicated job for Ben Hood. Locate a stunning Italian woman who had gone missing from a NSW country town. Perhaps Ben should have known before he became involved, that this woman was the wife of an Australian mafia boss and that attempting to locate her would bring him on a direct collision course with men who kill to protect their family secrets and illegal business dealings.
Herpel Holler Homecoming Norma Jean's Mysteries Book One
Series: Norma Jean's Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,650. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After a career of many years in the east, Norma Jean Clark returns to take over the old home place in Herpel, Arkansas expecting to find peace and quiet. Second day home she is met with a land dispute that leads into a personal mystery. What really happened to her mom? Did her dad hold secrets to his dying day? She heads down a pathway to find the truth.