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Baiting & Fishing
Price: Free! Words: 96,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 11 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?
Definitions
Price: Free! Words: 87,380. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 10 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...
Betraying Nexus
Price: Free! Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Shadowmire Media. 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.
Dream Student (Dream Series book 1)
Series: Dream Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 93,690. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » New adult
(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Sara Barnes has her life totally under control. All she has to worry about is college exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school—and what to do about the cute freshman who has a crush on her. And everything is going according to plan, until the night she starts dreaming 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 6 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.
The Babbling Brook Naked Poker Club - Book One
Price: Free! Words: 80,580. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
A painting worth millions, valuables gone missing, a game that is more than a game. And that’s only the beginning as an elderly widow befriends a young woman and tries to prevent her from making the same mistakes she has made.
All The Way Under
Series: Delorean Harper. Price: Free! Words: 52,260. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Delorean Harper has a gym bag full of cash, a new identity, a cabin on the Oregon coast, and a beautiful girlfriend. He also has a small army of assassins on his trail. What his hunters don’t know is that Delorean had his first encounter with a killer when he was twelve years old, and he hasn't forgotten how to take care of himself in a fight to the death.
Banquet
Price: Free! 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?
Murder on the Titanic
Price: Free! Words: 116,640. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
As the Titanic sinks, a notorious playboy aristocrat is murdered. Professor Axelson and his assistant Agnes question the survivors under hypnosis, revealing a dark conspiracy. The quest becomes a breakneck life-and-death chase across an ocean and two continents... ...and Agnes finds, as the whole world stands on the brink of war, that she alone has the power to save it. Or destroy it.
Blow Me, Baby
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 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.
Limoncello Yellow (Franki Amato Mysteries #1)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Gemma. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Francesca "Franki" Amato makes the snap decision to move to New Orleans to work at her friend Veronica's detective agency, Private Chicks, Inc. But Franki's hopes for a more stable life are soon dashed when Private Chicks is hired by the prime suspect in a murder case to find out what really happened to a beautiful young boutique manager who was found strangled to death with a cheap yellow scarf.
Latitudes & Cattitudes
Series: The Sea Purrtector Files. Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Xander de Hunter is a rising star on Catamondo's kick-boxing circuit and has dreams of becoming a Purrtector, but in Seattle, Xander must face his biggest fear – water.
Wear Something Red
Series: The Proteus Group. Price: Free! Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Former FBI agent, Joan McGowan, returns to Dominion, Oregon to become the sheriff. Her hopes for a new beginning for herself and her daughter, Shana, are threatened by secrets and suspicions the moment they arrive. This is the first book of the Proteus Group Series.
Killing With Confidence
Price: Free! Words: 58,010. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A serial killer who uses self-help motivational books to become a better murderer. The brutal death of a glamorous self-made millionairess. And an ageing, technophobic investigative journalist April Lavender with her young side-kick Connor Presley determined to crack the case – even if it kills them.
The Secret Society of The Great Pumpkin
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This book is my account of my investigation into The Secret Society of the Great Pumpkin, a frightening annual Corps of Cadets Halloween tradition at Texas A&M University. Active Duty US Marine sergeant instructors assigned to Texas A&M play a cat and mouse game with cadets to stop The Great Pumpkin. If they can ever stop The Great Pumpkin just once, the tradition dies.
The Last Violin
Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A violin and three gold coins hold the key to solving a sixty-eight-year-old mystery. Hundreds of people have traveled to a small Southern town in America in hopes of proving the young man found dead in the city park in 1911 was their long lost relative. Or were they trying to make a claim on the gold the young man supposedly hid before his death? A young woman believes everyone had it all wrong.
Highway to Hell
Series: Cat of Many Colors. Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Becky Trilogy #2 -- This is a sequel to STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN. Please read that story first. Haunted by nightmares, Becky returns to the old house where she makes an unpleasant discovery.
The Moment Max Forgot Me
Price: Free! Words: 30,700. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The end of a murder trial is never the end of the story.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,860. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Chloe is a private investigator hired to find a missing painting. Chloe's brother and his hot, new partner are detectives in the Rapides Parish Sherriff's Department keep getting in her way. They don't slow her down but the person shooting at her does. But doesn't stop her from her task. Chloe's adventure is funny to everyone but her.
Murder at Bear Ranch
Price: Free! Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Four generations of women live and work at Bear Ranch, Prescott, Arizona. Their non-traditional life style leads to intrigue and unusual solutions.