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Frost Fair
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 111,180. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2020 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a gentleman is found dead on a fishmonger’s doorstep in Regency London, a rugged Bow Street Runner has to pair with the man’s elegant noble nephew to solve the crime. They both find unexpected help—and infatuation—with the fishmonger’s very unusual young widow.
The Same Mistake Twice: A Diana Andrews Mystery
Price: $1.99 $1.39 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 31,160. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
For ten years the dead man lurked in an unmarked grave with a bullet in his head and no one to miss him. Now he has resurfaced, and the only clue to his identity is Diana's phone number freakishly preserved in his pocket. The police are demanding a list of her clients, and they threaten to stop looking the other way about her business. Diana must stall the cops and solve the case.
Death in the Time of Ice (A People of the Wind Mystery)
Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off until Oct. 1!) Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Enga Dancing Flower knows her Neanderthal tribe is in trouble. The dark seasons are becoming longer and the mammoth herds are fleeing south. When the tribal leader is found stabbed to death, the new leader thinks Enga did it. Expulsion and certain death loom. Enga must find the murderer to save her tribe -- and herself. Nominated for Best Historical Mystery in the 2014 Agatha Awards!
The Bridge of Dead Things
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 30!) Words: 86,940. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.82 from 11 reviews)
Murky Victorian London. Thirteen-year-old Lizzie Blaylock has done her best to fill her absconding mother’s shoes, but her father is lazy and feckless, and her little sister is riddled with tuberculosis. When Lizzie has a fit at school, for which she is expelled, she and those around her slowly begin to realize that she may have special powers…powers to communicate with the dead.
Cozy Cat Caper Mystery Box Set: Books 1-3
Series: Cozy Cat Caper Mystery Box Set. Price: $9.99 $4.99 USD. (50% off until July 22, 2025!) Words: 55,850. Language: American English. Published: June 6, 2019 by Marla Bradeen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
This box set includes the first three books in the Cozy Cat Caper Mystery series. If you enjoy light, fun, cozy mysteries without excessive violence, bad language, or graphic scenes, then grab this three-book collection today and join Kat Harper and her two crime-fighting felines in their quest for justice!
Never Go Back
Price: $9.99 $7.99 USD. (20% off until Sep. 4, 2025!) Words: 83,830. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(3.00 from 1 review)
Beyond the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas Strip, someone is about to die. Alison Carter's world is upended when her boss is shot in front of her eyes. But what happens when the only eyewitness to a crime becomes the only suspect?
Oh, No, Octavius!
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 30!) Words: 88,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 31, 2019 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
The well-heeled residents of Highbury have a problem: the Reverend Allaston Burr. When a final appeal to Queen Victoria fails to remove him from his post, they turn to Gooseberry for help. Join fifteen-year-old Octavius and his ragtag bunch of friends as they investigate the detested cleric, only to discover that someone has a far more permanent form of removal in mind.
Liaisons: Meeting Connecting Committing
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Oct. 31!) Words: 110,390. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liaisons is an exclusive on line dating service where you can be matched to the person of your dreams...literally! But is it as all it seems? The superficial beauty of everyday life, distorted with the dysfunctional undercurrents of the psychologically deranged, show you that you may not always get want you want! Sensuality combined with suspense, intimacy and murder show the danger of a wish!
Lethal Injection
Price: $9.99 $7.99 USD. (20% off until Sep. 4, 2022!) Words: 90,310. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(5.00 from 1 review)
Megan Kelley led a simple life, avoiding bill collectors by day and stripping by night. But then her pregnant roommate turns up dead and upends Megan's life. Megan's determined to get answers, even if that means infiltrating a clinic for unwed mothers-to-be or partnering with a grumpy exotic dancer. What she uncovers is a horrifying truth more shocking than anything she imagined.
The Vampire Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 27!) Words: 67,020. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the middle of New Orleans during the height of Mardi Gras people are turning up dead, their blood removed, two holes in the neck. The vampires are back! Well, one, and she's not your average bloodsucker.
Morningwood
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 30!) Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Morningwood is the story of a couple of days in the life of a small-time private investigator on a fool's errand.
The Grown Woman Where the Colony Lies
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 25!) Words: 111,690. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Sometimes people, sometimes even places, aren’t always what they seem. The mystery unfolds without a detective to unravel clues. Everything means something, maybe just not what you think. Good guys are bad; bad guys are good. Rather than solving a murder, the murders aid in solving the mystery. No animals were harmed making this story, but there sure are some sick puppies in it.
Big Bona Ogles, Boy!
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 30!) Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Mendacious Medium. Join Gooseberry, the Victorian boy detective, in the lead-up to Christmas as he and his ragtag bunch of friends investigate a shadowy spiritualist medium recently arrived from Boston, Massachusetts, only to discover that somebody desperately wants her dead.
The Scarab Heart
Series: The Involuntary Medium, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 30!) Words: 81,360. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
Egypt, 1885. Theft and murder are afoot at an archaeological dig in the Valley of the Kings. Lizzie Blaylock, a young materializing medium of some renown, and her mentor, Miss Otis, thought they were there to vacation, especially as Lizzie has decided she wants nothing more to do with her powers. Her powers, however, have other things in mind.
Any Port in a Storm: An Emmanuel Smith Mystery
Series: Emmanuel Smith Mystery, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Jan. 1, 2021!) Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Any Port in a Storm introduces us to Inspector Emmanuel Smith, a twenty-two year veteran of the Bay Port City Police Department. When a prostitute named Pinky turns up dead in Elm Park, it marks the beginning of the deadliest case of his career—and the little hooker’s body is only the start of what turns into a sinister plot of murder and betrayal.
Springtime Murder
Price: $9.99 $0.99 USD. (90% off until Aug. 23, 2025!) Words: 11,800. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Polly Blake never expects her family's annual spring barbecue to kick off with her uncle dropping dead in her backyard. When his death is ruled a homicide, it's up to her to figure out who the murderer is. (Previously published as part of the Seasons collection.)
Gooseberry
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 30!) Words: 65,420. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Thieving Maharajah. The fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective’s first big case. Based on characters from Wilkie Collins’s “The Moonstone”.
Octopus
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 30!) Words: 78,870. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Throttled Tragedienne. When the leading actress dies in mysterious circumstances on stage during a performance of The Duchess of Malfi at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Gooseberry, the fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective, feels duty-bound to investigate.