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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 8 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: 87,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 8 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...
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 6 reviews)
College junior Sara Barnes thought her life was totally under control. All she had to worry about was her final exams, Christmas shopping, applying to medical school – and what to do about the cute freshman in the next dorm with a crush on her. Everything was going according to plan, until the night she started seeing other people’s dreams.
The Princess Who Tamed Demons
Price: Free! Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
She may be as tough as dragon scales and recently ascended to the status of Queen, but that doesn't mean Najika's hardships are over. Barely surviving a horrific assassination attempt, Najika befriends Linn, a fellow foreigner. Together they discover that the attempt on her life was part of something bigger. Can they unlock the mystery and piece together hidden motives before it's too late?
Deep Trouble
Price: Free! Words: 67,850. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 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.
Dolled Up For Murder: A Gretchen Birch Mystery
Series: Gretchen Birch Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Caroline Birch. Put her away. The message was clutched in the fist of a destitute former doll collector found dead at the bottom of a cliff with a valuable French doll’s parasol in her pocket. And the person seen fleeing the crime scene fits Caroline’s description. But Gretchen Birch knows her mother is innocent. The problem is, Caroline has disappeared.
Getaway Girlz
Series: Getaway Girlz, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,810. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Recipe for a vacation - Ingredients: Four friends, white sandy beach, splash of tequila, salt and lime. Directions: Shake it up. Slam it back. Watch out. Vacation can be...Murder.
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?
Blow Me, Baby
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 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.
The Titanic Plan
Price: Free! Words: 126,910. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
TRUE: 100 years ago J. Pierpont Morgan and a group of bankers and financiers took direct control of the American economy. 100 years ago radical firebrands were conspiring to create a workers revolution. 100 years ago the American government was paralyzed by a bitter political struggle. 100 years ago a great ship sank on her maiden voyage. They said it was an accident. They were wrong.
Strayed
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
No job, no money, and an ex-wife who's glad to be rid of him . . . Frank is looking for his next scam when he holes up in an abandoned farmhouse. But this town has a way of calling strays home.
Chloe Babineaux Private Investigator
Series: Chloe Babineaux, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 109,250. 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.
The Rozar Park Mystery
Series: Chris Calhoun Middle Georgia Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A short story mystery set in middle Georgia involving a man apparently killed by a falling tree at a local park, a strange animal's footprints, bizarre Craigslist postings, and an exciting ending! Written by a former US Marshal with over 23 years experience in the area. The first in the series.
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.
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 Portrait
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A young queen was loved by the king more than anyone on the earth. But she died in an accident. The king was sitting in front of her portrait continuously for ten days and on eleventh day he also died.There is a strong belief that if any person looks at least one minute a day for consecutive ten days, either the person will die naturally or commit suicide on the 11th day.
Greed Kills
Series: Persephone Stone Corporate Avenger. Price: Free! Words: 78,110. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Persephone Stone, consultant turned corporate avenger seeks to avenge the injustices carried out on a daily basis by today's corporate warriors. Helped by her friends Isaac Ben Meissen and Reg Blake, she takes on the task of finding and punishing a clever and narcissistic fraudster turned murderer. Dealing out justice, and then crossing the line into retribution, Persephone is forever changed.
The Fear of E
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A psychiatrist is asked to help a man overcome a very odd fear--the fear of the letter 'e'--which has made him a recluse. Enticed by the man's trust fund and his hope that the odd affliction may lead to a publishing deal and fame and fortune, he determines to find a solution, no matter the alphabetical mine field he has to walk through to attain his goal.
Gavel
Price: Free! Words: 111,090. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Wildlife photographer Andrew Pringle stumbles into a world of corruption and violence as he tries to make sense of his brother's murder. Gavel is a story about forbidden passions, entrapment and a lust for power at the highest levels of Australian society.
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.