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If Memory Serves (Dr. Tara Ross Series) (Volume1)
Series: Dr. Tara Ross, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 107,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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If Memory Serves (Dr. Tara Ross series)(volume 1) rockets the reader through the misadventures of a doctor with a memory loss, and her romantic link with a New York City homicide commander whose persistence in solving narcotic related homicides, leading back to his corrupt captain, risks both of their lives.
Twelve Horses Rocking
Series: Sam Milland Professor of criminology, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,910. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Twelve rocking horses, ranging from medieval charger to mythological unicorn provide the sole means to unravel the twisted mind of a psychotic killer. When the killer discovers that Sam, a criminologist, is on his trail, he taunts her. Four more women are murdered. Four more rocking horses are delivered. Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, foretell the assassination of an important dignitary.
No Cause of Death
Price: Free! Words: 72,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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There seemed to be no evidence, no motive, and no suspect. An unexplained death. DCI Kane was asked to investigate A second incident added to the confusion. Surely it wasn’t a coincidence? Fear had begun to spread. The police, forensics and pathologist discussed both deaths endlessly until a third incident was reported from a distant location. The deaths appeared to be linked in some way.
Small Town Taxi
Series: Honey Walker Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 81,490. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Honey Walker, taxi driver extraordinaire, has goals. Her first is to hustle enough fares to pay rent and buy red sequined spike heeled slut shoes. Next is to kick her relationship with police Lt. Jon Stevens into high gear. The problem is that dead bodies and live thugs keep getting in the way. While she admires Lt. Stevens’ well-formed rear end, Jon is chasing the bad guys who are chasing Honey.
The Canes Files
Series: The Canes, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,910. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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The Canes Files is a serial mystery following dueling characters: a private-investigator and white fox named Vulpecula Noel and a crooked detective and Doberman named Detective Sanec Barker.
The Making
Price: Free! Words: 156,300. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
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333 slayings in a 3 ½ year timespan. In 2002, Jeb Arthur Maruso was found guilty and executed, but does that mean he’s guilty? If you like reading about conspiracy theories, secret societies and serial killers, look no further. NC-17
Skylar Robbins: The Mystery of the Hidden Jewels
Series: Skylar Robbins Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 64,460. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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A deserted mansion perches on a steep hillside, overlooking a rocky canyon. Three years ago the owner disappeared suddenly, leaving behind a house full of secrets: A mysterious note, tantalizing clues, a hidden floor, one piece of a treasure map, and a missing fortune in diamonds. Can Skylar outwit a gang of bullies and find the hidden jewels before they do?
A Cincinnati Cold Case
Series: Jimmy Warren, Private Investigator. Price: Free! Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Unable to get his old position back, ex-detective Jimmy Warren is forced to open an office as a private investigator. His first case, a young woman who had gone missing five years before, twists and turns until it seems like everyone he knows is involved. And out to get him. This is the first book of the Jimmy Warren, P.I. series.
Lifters
Price: Free! Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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In the wild world of boomtown Seattle, circa 1908, store detective Emma Prothero stirs things up with the discovery of a well-connected gang of shoplifters that may be tied to a polar expedition and a world class wrestling match that may be "fixed." When some of the trails lead back to her own family and its dark secrets, Emma goes all out to find the truth.
Grain of Truth
Series: Innocence Unit, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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They have the power to overturn wrongful convictions... and a target on their backs. Elke Lawrence welcomes the long hours and relocation her “promotion” requires. She hopes leading the new Conviction Review Unit, an experimental investigation team, means leaving her wrecked marriage and troubled past behind. Their first case challenges that notion.
First Four Jolie Gentil Mysteries
Series: Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series, Book 14. Price: Free! Words: 286,410. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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The first four books of the Jolie Gentil cozy mystery series are now in one set. First is Appraisal for Murder, followed by Rekindling Motives, When the Carny Comes to Town, and Any Port in a Storm. Jolie is a real estate appraiser in a New Jersey Beach town and her flexible schedule allows plenty of time for trouble. Join her and friends for fun fiction you can share with your family.
A Small Place Called Space: Seeds of Doubt (Book 1)
Series: A Small Place Called Space. Price: Free! Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Ray Parallax is the best detective on Mars. Correction, Ray is the only detective on Mars. However, the most profitable case is onboard a mysterious space ship. A secret and vital mission is derailed when the ship's captain is brutally murdered. Ray has to solve it, but he is not going to get any help from the ship's crew. In fact, he'll be lucky to make it off the ship alive.
Skin and Blond
Series: Blond Noir. Price: Free! Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Blond detective Ivy Stern tackles a missing persons case that turns to murder. There’s no evidence that the victim has been killed, but she’s gone, leaving everything behind from her cell phone to her credit cards. Everything except her bed sheets. And that’s not even mentioning the victim’s cheating ex-boyfriend, her drug habit, and her ties to the Irish mob. (Detailed synopsis in sample.)
Last Breath
Series: Downs Crime Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 58,570. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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When a total stranger entered Cairns Police Station in Far North Queensland, a bored Sergeant Downs becomes suddenly interested. To solve a mystery, he is dragged half a continent away to an opal mine in Coober Pedy in South Australia. This led to a manhunt in outback Queensland over the case of two missing miners. This is the first book in the Downs Crime Mystery Series.
Marigolds and Murder (Port Danby Cozy Mystery #1)
Price: Free! Words: 50,490. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Lacey 'Pink' Pinkerton has left behind a six figure job and her reputation as the million dollar nose for the small, coastal town of Port Danby. When a neighbor turns up dead, Lacey finds herself caught up in an unexpected murder investigation alongside the handsome local detective, James Briggs. She’s determined to find the killer and solve the murder mystery before any more bodies turn up.
About Hana
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 191,910. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
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What could be good about an attempted hit and run? That might depend on who watches it happen. If life begins at 40, then Hana’s could be over at 45. She’s got herself a stalker and he’s watching everything she does. What could he possibly want from a widowed admin assistant with no social life? She thinks she’s boring, but someone clearly doesn’t.
"Chain Reaction" Power Failure Book I
Price: Free! Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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When Dr. Jennifer Ryan perfects a power source of unlimited potential, she is torn between the peril and the promise. When word of her triumph gets out, sinister forces tighten the noose, a seemingly innocent betrayal catapults her into a swirling vortex of suspicion and death.
Yesterday's Thief: An Eric Beckman Paranormal Sci-Fi Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
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It’s the year 2020, and Eric Beckman is a mind-reading detective. The case of his life lands in his lap when a comatose woman materializes during a televised baseball game. Beckman is at her bedside when she wakes up and puts him under her spell. He vows to figure out where—or when—she came from, even if it kills him.
Nothing Done in Secret
Series: Alexander Moffat Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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An overbearing realtor is dead at the church she planned to convert to condominiums. A man in a ski mask attacks a young woman revealing a pattern of unsolved crimes going back three decades. Captain Alexander Moffat must conduct two very different investigations. Nothing Done in Secret is a British-style mystery set in the small towns and vineyards of California’s picturesque Gold Country.
Frankenstein.com
Series: Fog on the Tyne. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Frankenstein.com is the sequel to Resident Fear. Two years on from arresting the serial killer involved, a new challenge faces D.C.I. Renton. The story is once again set in the Northeast of England, but this case appears to be more complicated than expected, compared with the stepwise murders of a serial killer. Several victims have apparently been simultaneously selected for a common purpose.