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A Quiet Death
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,210. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When the body of a young Pakistani girl is found out on the moors, the investigation leaves Detective Sanne Jensen facing an ordeal she may not survive.
Murdered in the Gourmet Kitchen (A Riley Reed Cozy Mystery)
Series: Riley Reed Cozy Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,620. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murdered in the Gourmet Kitchen is the sequel to the popular Riley Reed cozy mystery, Murdered in the Man Cave, by bestselling crime writer R. Barri Flowers. In her latest sleuthing, Riley finds herself a suspect in the murder of her friend, Suzanne Crier, who was bashed to death with Riley’s own casserole dish.
Death of the Big Kahuna
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
New to both Hawaii and the Aloha Lagoon Resort, Carrie Jorgenson has big dreams of stardom. But while she awaits fame and fortune, she's forced to accept a job waitressing at the resort's The Loco Moco Café. It isn't long before she discovers the dish on her new boss—also known to many as "The Big Kahuna." Hale Akamu is rich, handsome, repulsive...and dead.
The Girl and the Crocodile
Price: Free! Words: 458,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
She came to Australia - a visitor seeking an outback holiday. She met a wild charming man who offered to take her to remote places. But he hid dark secrets. Her life descended into a place of nightmare. She ended her holiday thinking she had escaped, but consequences followed her, drawing her ever deeper into a place of terror, an ancient crocodile presence threatening her body and mind
The Old Balmain House - Second Edition
Series: Old Balmain House - Second Edition. Price: Free! Words: 66,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Sophie vanished - where did she go? For 100 years nobody knows. A photo of 8 year old Sophie and an antique perfume bottle are found in the fireplace of an old house. The story of a Balmain family over 170 years. At last the truth is discovered. Set around beautiful Sydney Harbour this is a story of this place and its people, it is an imagined history from early Australia to the present day
Hanahatchee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A shocking murder mystery set in the late 1930’s in a small, southwestern Georgia town, an innocent black man is set to be executed for the murders of a store clerk found floating in the river by Charlie Russell while fishing, and his family who’d been found shot by a then twelve-year-old boy, Jordan Tanner.
Murder on the Mullet Express
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,470. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017 by Mystery and Horror, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
It is 1926 and the Florida land boom is in full swing. Army Nurse Cornelia Pettijohn takes leave to travel south with her ancient uncle, who claims that he wants a warm winter home. When their car breaks down, they take the Mullet Express to Homosassa. When a passenger poisoned Uncle Percival's hidden agenda makes him the sheriff's prime suspect.
Grey Files: Shades of Grey Journal #1
Series: Leaked The Grey Files: Journals 1,2,483, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The private journal of Ian James Salvador Grey Dragonovich. With no memory or aging reappears after missing for 30 years. Working for Bizarre Strange & Magical magazine he is investing UFO and magical phenomenon, and stumbles into a murder mystery, This is his initial journal . Chronologically first in the series Parental Warning not suitable for under 13!
The Wizard of Saws
Series: Matchmaker Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Perfect for fans of Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, and Katie MacAlister, Elise Sax’s wickedly funny Matchmaker Mysteries series proves that the road to love comes with a few dead ends.
Family Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
NYPD detectives Chen and Castilblanco continue their adventures in this sixth novel in the series. Castilblanco’s relative Teresa and Nasir are an item, but Nasir kills Teresa’s taunting and jealous ex-boyfriend in a fight. When they look to Nasir’s friends for help, those friends kidnap the two fugitives who become involved in a terrorist plot.
The Collector
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
NYPD homicide detectives Chen and Castilblanco are back home in this new mystery. They’re hot on the trail of a murderer who killed a respected art dealer in the SoHo district. Their sleuthing leads to a wealthy importer and art collector, an old German with Nazis in his family tree. A possible dealer in stolen art, his motives seem more insidious—sex trafficking for porn and snuff videos.
When The Music Fades to Murder Then The Singer Must Die
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Private investigator Ham McCalister has teamed up with Drew Thornton, a friend and fellow refugee from the Las Vegas Police Department. They complement each other nicely. Ham, with his tendency toward escapist fantasies, relies upon the pragmatic Drew to keep him focused.
Deanna Oscar Box Set Books 1-3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 202,510. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Join psychic medium Deanna Oscar on her first three adventures in New Orleans.
Dam Witherston ~ A Witherston Murder Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two of Witherston, Georgia's most-prominent citizens are being blackmailed by a mysterious Donna Dam. Blackmail leads to murder, and when Detective Mev Arroyo and her two teenage twins investigate, they discover some dark secrets, putting all their lives in danger…
The Book of Wizzy
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Eighteen-year-old Brittany Bingham is working as a housekeeper for posh condominiums in Park City when she discovers a body in a hot tub. Dead. Brittany’s parents are serving an LDS mission in Southern California. Whom should she call. Why, her aunt Helen Snow, of course.
The Serpent's Tongue (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #15)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When Dick Hardesty is hired to look into threats against former priest Dan Stabile, possibly from someone whose confession Dan heard while still in the priesthood, it’s just another case. Then, on a stormy Sunday, on a rain-slick road, Dan is killed, Dick’s partner Jonathan is severely injured, and suddenly, it’s personal. Was the accident really an accident...or murder?
Vital Spark
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 86,500. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
After eking out a living as an adjunct professor in Washington DC, fisheries ecologist Alex Allaway lands a job running a small marine station back in her hometown, Arriving in River Glen to surprise her grandfather with her the good news, Alex is horrified to discover him dead, a bloody dagger in his heart. His clenched fist grasps a piece of pirate gold and a cryptic map with her name on it.
The Bends
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 96,010. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Penmore Press LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Maggie May has only weeks until graduation when Edward Gripp, a wealthy benefactor and the architect of Maggie’s art college, goes missing from a campus Halloween party.
Demise of a Devious Neighbor
Series: River's Edge Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,450. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The reverberating bangs shake Melanie Perkins' nerves. Either someone's aiming at her truck, or they don't know fireworks are supposed to go upward. Could things get any worse? Yes. The next day she discovers a dead body in the barn on her late parents' farm.
Citizen Pain
Series: Matchmaker Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,230. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lovably troublesome Gladie Burger runs into sizzling danger and a fiery love triangle in the second installment of Elise Sax’s hilarious and sexy Matchmaker Mysteries series.