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The First Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
The Vertigo City Resistance is pitted against the shadowy Weimar Corporation. Their stalemate is broken by the death of an infiltrator. The fiery Resistance Commander Liss Hunt and bewildered companion Philip Wiseman set off on a journey into both organisations to discover the truth behind who runs Vertigo. The First Tale is an action adventure featuring automatons, mad scientists and explosions!
Liquorice Twists
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
DJ´s Daim Stories volume II (Daim is a Scandinavian candy bar) A collection of 20 flash fiction stories (from 100 to 2500 words). While the first volume was crime for fun, these ones may be called ´her darker materials´ though not hard-boiled or noir. Cover art: Elisabeth & Dorte Hummelshøj Jakobsen
Honeymoon Homicide
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Ella is awakened in the middle of the night by her new husband. But it's not what you think – he wants her to solve a murder. At 4 a.m. Can she do it? Or will she add another homicide to her honeymoon? This is the second story in the Ella Westin Mysteries.
Aftershock
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 1 review)
It would be logical for the culture of a distant planet unconnected to Humans to be...well...alien. A different social and family structure, different legal system, different religion. But maybe some things aren’t that alien: war, politics..murder. A natural disaster like an earthquake would seem to be perfect cover for murder. But the murder is discovered, with the prime suspect a member. .
Sweet Dreams of a Father's Daughter
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
There are days when everything seems to be over, your beloved betrayed you. It’s impossible to live... And you can’t cry anymore ... It is time to stop this agony... It is time to act and change everything ...
The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bernie Rhodenbarr, light-hearted and light-fingered bookseller, is featured in ten novels. This is one of four short stories in which he stars. He's on the job in Memphis, enlisted by a supermarket tabloid to obtain photos of Elvis's off-limits bedroom on the second floor of Graceland. A locked-room mystery with the Bernie Rhodenbarr touch...
Ian's Gang - Blood Ties
Series: Ian's Gang. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
New Ian's Gang member Emma Holmes finds her personal and professional lives colliding when her best friend is targeted by a psychopathic stalker with only one thing on his mind - revenge.
The Magician's Grift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Even before the stock market crash of 1929, Eliza lives in a world of secrets as a legal secretary to a wizened old lawyer in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. If she admits that she’s practically engaged to be married, she’ll lose her job.
Undercover Unicorn
Series: Changes and Changers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vanity is an FBI agent and a unicorn in human form, one of the lucky few endowed with magic after the Change almost three years ago. As a unicorn Changer, Vanity uses her unicorn magic and her badge to protect innocent Changers and normals alike from criminal Changers.
The Silent Hour: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Major Cambert is found shot dead by his own fireside, his grandson Jim is the prime suspect—a suspect without an alibi. But others may have had a motive as well: an obnoxious ex-soldier, a sullen ranch hand…and Jim’s fiancée. And none can account for their whereabouts at that hour. With no other evidence to go on, Mrs. Meade will have to apply all her wits to discover who is really guilty…
The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
The Parting Glass: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mrs. Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked when young Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman—he seemed the last person likely to do such a thing. Between an emphatic witness and Clyde’s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut. But Mrs. Meade has a few ideas of her own...Novelette, approx.12,500 words.
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
The Estate Appraiser
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Estate Appraiser is a story about antiques, art and vintage murder.
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Running The Train...and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,830. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meet P.I. and part-time bondsman Ben Miles. He's not the best investigator, or the toughest, or even the most competent. But somehow he manages to get the job done, even when he's in way over his head. "Running The Train...and Other Stories" is an all-new collection of the Ben Miles Stories "Mob," "Old Dogs," "Fireflies," "Cul de Sac," and "Running The Train."
Sherlock Holmes and The Star of Bithur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson are retained by the Duke of Salcombe to investigate a dreadful family secret. The 'Star of Bithur', a great treasure with a bloody past threatens to dishonor a noble family. Holmes and Watson have to explore the history of the diamond and its links to the Indian Mutiny of 1857. However, others are in search of the gem and the key to its hiding place.
Ghosts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,480. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
He calls himself Ben…sometimes. Mostly he doesn’t think of his name so other people won’t either. He kills people for a living, but he has standards. He uses astrology to help him follow the right path. But when someone targets him, Ben realizes his methods might just get the astrologers who have been helping him killed.
Fatal Fruitcake: A Christmas Short Story
Series: Callahan Garrity mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Atlanta cleaning lady/private detective Callahan Garrity, the protagonist of the author's eight critically acclaimed mysteries, returns from a long hiatus in this short story to track down the source of a killer fruitcake--and in the process discovers that some forms of Christmas spirit really can be lethal.
Sarah and the Other Woman: A Private Eye Patterson Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
High school sophomore Tabitha Patterson receives her first paid assignment: follow Sarah's boyfriend and find out who the redhead is that he's been seen with. With the help of her best friend, Stu, Tab discovers that--in order to solve a mystery--sometimes you have to get your hands a little dirty . . .