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She Murdered Me with Science
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 101,350. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Alternative history
It’s 1953 and scientist-turned P.I. Noel Glass is tortured with the guilt of an early experiment gone awry. When a rich recluse offers proof that the accident was a set-up, Glass swears to clear his name. However, a clandestine organization is trying to conquer the world using his “failed” invention, but Glass stands in their way. Who can he trust when everyone has secrets?
It's Just A Spleen and a High School Ring
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,480. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017 by A Vegas Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This is the third installment of the Harbour Pointe Mystery Series. One reviewer wrote "This is a sitting on the edge of your seat suspense novel filled with twists and turns! I was kept guessing as to who dunnit! The ending made me sigh when Mel and Lucas disappeared. Spizer knows how to draw you in and I cannot wait to read more of her novels. She is a master story teller."
Stone Cold Blooded
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,900. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Morgan Iverson's reclusive survivalist neighbor is blown to bits. The police believe he stumbled into his own booby trap, but his granddaughter asks Morgan and newspaperman Kurt Willard to prove it was murder. After the explosions, mysterious white creatures make elusive appearances near the rock shop, drawing a summertime invasion of true believers hoping to prove the existence of aliens.
The Cookie Club
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
One by one, the residents of Landon, West Virginia, are dropping dead. FBI agent/school psychologist Samantha Barclay sets out to find the killer before Landon becomes a ghost town.
Sinister Snickerdoodles (a Danger Cove Bakery Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,700. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Maura Monroe came to Danger Cove, Washington to forget the past and start over. Her newly-found spontaneous side thinks buying the Cinnamon Sugar Bakery is the perfect way to both indulge her passion for baking and gain a fresh start. Only things are anything but quaint when she uncovers a dead body and finds herself smack in the middle of a small town mystery.
Cult
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,180. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ordered to clear up a backlog of unsolved cases, Detective Andrea Blake and her partner find a curious abundance of missing persons escalating over the past eight years. An ominous thread of similarity weaves among the cases. It’s beginning to look more like serial murder.
Never Murder a Birder [Book 11, Leigh Koslow Mystery Series]
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Leigh Koslow and her husband Warren escape the winter gloom of Pittsburgh for a week of sun and warmth on the Texas Gulf Coast. Amidst a backdrop of RVing retirees and dead-serious birdwatchers, Leigh finds herself embroiled in a confusing whirlwind of witness tampering, mistaken identity, and of course... murder. But this villain has picked the wrong group of snowbirds to pick on!
LAst Resort
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sisters in Crime Los Angeles Presents … LAST RESORT, an Anthology of Crime Stories edited by Matt Coyle, Mary Marks, and Patricia Smiley, with a special thank you to Michael Connelly for the introduction.
Horticultural Homicide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,410. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017 by Metamorphosis Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gina Wetherby loves her retirement work, painting botanical art. She lives in a small, cozy house looking down on Puget Sound. Her life feels just right. Until she goes to nearby Ravenswood Nursery to paint. Where her life gets turned inside out. Fans of cozy mysteries must read this beguiling whodunit filled with mysterious plants and cats of a certain personality.
The Old Cape Hollywood Secret
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1947, Maggie Foster and her cousin, Gertie, leave Cape Cod for Hollywoodland in search of glamour and fame. One girl returns home and the other disappears. Present-day Nancy Caldwell travels to Hollywood, where she discovers the paths of Maggie and Gertie, but her curiosity gets her into trouble again. Along the way, a missing ring, a pearl-studded pouch, and a murderous secret are uncovered.
Connections
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,820. Language: Australian English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two suspected straying husbands… A client disappears… And Sonoma (Sonny) Whittington finds must explore the many tentacles of a murky crime network. See if she manages to unravel the clues to find out if her cases are connected. Get to meet Goldie who turns out to be something of a hero.
L'école buissonnière
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Roland, retraité du SPES depuis bientôt une année, donne un cours sur les enquêtes spéciales à de jeunes officiers prometteurs. Pendant cette Master-class un vieil ami, devenu responsable de la morgue de l'école, va lui demander de l'aide pour une enquête concernant un mystérieux cadavre. Roland va donc débuter les investigations avec ses élèves.
Sudden Conflicts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017 by Lillicat Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
It’s always easier to smile through your suffering when your true friends have your back. Three college roommates aspire to join the world of high-tech super giants with their innovative software. Humor and years of deep friendship help them endure danger and intrigues while searching for investors. The friends are forced to make hard choices when revenge and morality present opposing pressures.
The Reunion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
David Wilson is arrested for the murder of his former girlfriend after his fifteenth high school reunion. He's a family man, a popular biology teacher but too many fingers are pointing his way. His wife Lisa picks up the trail left cold by uninterested detectives. Was the baby his? Was the priest a little too friendly? Danger from unexpected sources stalk her as Lisa hunts for the truth.
The Paradise Coven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,890. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2017 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Columbus, Ohio, Homicide Detectives, Michael McConnell and Aaron Simmons, investigate the brutal murders of two women. There are no witnesses and few clues, except for unfamiliar words the killer has printed in lipstick on each victim—words which have demonic connotations, making the detectives wonder if they are dealing with a serial killer or a demon from Hell.
The Cut Girl: Rookie M.E.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,860. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
JULIA REESMAN is a "cut girl," a rookie Medical Examiner at the Boston ME’s office and a woman with much to prove. To the world. To herself. That she can put the shadowy and crippling effects of PTSD behind her. When she's called in to a disturbing and freakish multiple homicide she panics. Then sees it not as a dead end, but maybe a chance to kick-start a stalled career. If she can pull it off.
The Crime Lord's Daughter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,910. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
DANI O’BANION is an impulsive, hot-headed twenty-two year old with a big problem. Her multi-million dollar inheritance is due soon from her late mother’s estate and her stepfather is not only executor of the will, but also one of New York’s dirtiest crime lords: JOHN O’BANION. And she’s been well warned. Do not provoke this greedy, calculating killer. But, for Dani, it's personal and it's war!
All Hallows' Eve in Stickleback Hollow
Series: The Mysteries of Stickleback Hollow. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,210. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
It's All Hallows' Eve in Stickleback Hollow and the annual ball at Tatton Park is being held. It is Sarah's first formal engagement since leaving London, and she isn't looking forward to it - especially when the people she thinks of as friends are not invited. The veil between the spirit and living worlds is at its thinnest, and evil forces seem to be lurking everywhere.
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,580. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2017 by Books We Love Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Zany, lovable, Beatrice Lulu is back and her adventures of mystery and humor take on new meaning when she involves Ed. From testifying in court to investigating a dog rescue shelter, they’ll keep you on the edge of your seat. Enter two teenage orphans and chaos erupts. As if that’s not enough, a new neighbor finds a note about hidden money and gems, creating even more turmoil.
The Producer's Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: American English. Published: April 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bobbi Stratos, L.A. PI, is drawn into a Hollywood world of shifting lies and killer secrets. When Lou Lazar, paranoid studio boss of Bugatti Films, hires her at big bucks to contain a messy murder case in Boston, she walks off the plane and straight into Det. Ty Connell's life. The case heats up in more ways than one as the body count just keeps rising and the case is primed to blow wide open.