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Marriage Can Be Murder (Dr. Benjamin Bones Mysteries #1)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,810. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the eve of World War II, Dr. Benjamin Bones is ordered to move to wild, beautiful Cornwall, trading his posh London office and stylish city life for the tiny village of Birdswing. Moments after his arrival, he and his wife are run down in the street. And while the villagers call his wife's death a blackout accident, Ben quickly deduces it was murder.
Have You Seen My Cat?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,530. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When Detective Frank Primrose woke up this morning, he didn't expect to investigate the disappearance of cats. Police detectives simply don't do that sort of thing. But when the chief's niece's cat is missing that's missing, what else can he do? Besides, it isn't just her cat; all of the cats in her building have disappeared. So, where have they gone -- and where will his investigation take him?
Murder Aboard the Titanic: A Mystery At Sea Short
Price: Free! Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Dark Streets of Whitechapel comes an enthralling new historical mystery at sea short, Murder Aboard the Titanic.
Death of a Beauty Queen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,590. Language: American English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Cozy Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Margot and Daphne, those two 1950's California super sleuths are at it again! This time they attempt to find the killer of a beauty queen who is murdered the day after her crowning!
Old Man Peterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,380. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
Old Man Peterson is a story of revenge and retribution inside one African American family. The Peterson-Kennedy clan has everything. They are wealthy and powerful. The clan is untouchable until a plumber discovers sixty-year-old bones buried in Miss Ina’s bathroom wall and all hell breaks loose.
La morte in calzamaglia - Delitti di provincia 8
Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 8. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 25,310. Language: Italian. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Il convegno annuale degli investigatori si tiene a Venezia, con tanto di serata di gala e partita a cluedo. Ma quando tutto sembra sprofondare nella noia, ecco che la morte in calzamaglia entra in scena...
Bits and Pieces
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,340. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Forensic artist Matti James seeks change when she moves to Henderson, NV. She adopts a dog that digs up human remains, joins a women’s mystery club intent on solving cold cases, and learns her neighbors have ties to the Russian Mafia. Add two resident Inbetweeners who are not exactly alive and Matti’s life becomes decidedly different.
Conviction of Innocence
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 106,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a racially charged environment, a white police officer, unable to explain a massive skull fracture, is charged with murdering a young black man by a zealous prosecutor with political ambitions.
Annie Oakley and the Beast of Chicago
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chicago, 1893: Annie Oakley, performing with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West, confronts a serial killer the press would later dub “The Beast of Chicago.”
Conch Town Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,530. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Julie Chapman grew up in Key Largo, a tenth-generation Conch, raised in the Florida Keys by her grandmother, Tillie, since Julie’s parents were deceased. Then one night Tillie has a car accident and ends up in a coma, leaving Julie and her best friend Joe to wonder if it really was an accident. As they start digging for the truth, they uncover some dark secrets that could cost them their lives...
JFK: The Dead Witnesses
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In the years following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy more than one hundred witnesses, investigators and other people linked to the ambush in Dealey Plaza have died. The majority have met their fate under extremely suspicious circumstances. Murders, mysterious accidents and "suicides" account for more than half of those who have died since that fateful day in 1963.
Mutiny and Murder
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 22,830. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Mutiny and Murder, the newest episode in a series of daring mystery adventures starring Island Detective Chief Inspector Henry Oaks. A freight ship’s Captain goes missing at sea. His quarters are found ransacked! The whole ship is searched and no other clues are found. But this Captain has friends in high places who want answers. Get ready for Murder, suspense, evil personified and police heroics!
Cold Pressed
Series: Beatrice Stubbs, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The two things people fear most? Change and death. "With characters you love to hate, and just plain adore, Cold Pressed is a perfect balance of suspense, crime, and literary genius." - Jessica Bell, publisher of Vine Leaves Literary Journal
Short Stories and Flash Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Stories and Flash Fiction from the author of "Zeigler, through Vidster's Eyes" and the blogger behind Defrosting Cold Cases.
The Haunt of Fate
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,100. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can fate work both ways? Do we only recognise the hand of fate when it goes against us? Or is it possible that it balances out over time? Is that what we mean by justice? For Estelle, it's a niggling feeling that something isn't right. Whatever part fate played in the ‘accidental' death of her husband, she needs to unravel a mystery to find out the truth.
A Death On Sunday
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 118,810. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by WillowTree Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
On a lovely spring day, violence intrudes on Tess Maher's world; her best friend, running buddy and possible soul-mate, Chick Donnelly, is shot and killed practically right before her eyes. But what the person who took Chick's life doesn't know is exactly who he's dealing with: a pissed off, grief-stricken, gun-toting woman who is described by her own mother as tenacious as a pit bull with a bone.
The Return from the Death
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Having survived two separate terrorist attacks, the intrepid team of Hendrych and Kroupa had hoped to put the horrors of their run-in with the extremist group, AVPW, behind them. However, the prospect of world domination is too strong and they're soon facing a nightmare from beyond the grave.
The Untethered Woman
Series: Mendenhall Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,410. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a hit-and-run accident injures her mother, Police Chief Kate Williams rushes home to Quebec to be with her family. Once there, she discovers that there’s more to the “accident” than meets the eye. Now she will do whatever she needs to do to figure out who wanted to hurt her mother, and why.
The Handless Maiden: A Lakota Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,140. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Joanna Joe was murdered, her body dumped in a ditch on the Pine Ridge Reservation. Her hands - tattooed with her allegiance to the American Indian Movement - have been stolen. A killer’s trophy? Or a message? Lakota medicine-man-in-training Alex Turning Hawk is determined to find the truth and stop a bloody showdown between AIM warriors thirsting for justice and the FBI intent on control.
Open Season
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
No one is sorry when the Ruislip Wood Ripper, who already murdered three women, ends up dead in the forest, shot by a hunter while on the cusp of attacking his fourth victim. But there are too many coincidences for the taste of DI Helen Shepherd. Was it just pure luck that a hunter happened to be in the right place at the right time? And why did no one warn Anne Marie Sauvage about the killer?