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Fiction » Mystery & detective

Sub-categories: General | Women Sleuths | Short Stories | Hard-Boiled | Police Procedural | Cozy | Amateur sleuth | Historical | Traditional British | International crime
Virgins Abroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,010. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Clint and Claire Virgin set off for a week in Costa del Sol they little know that their very first holiday abroad will result in mayhem, menace and quite a bit of mortification for them both. A spate of robberies in the local hotels soon escalates into violence and all Claire's attempts to solve the mysteries end up in disaster.
A Ghost of a Chance: A Viola Valentine Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 87,440. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
They say there are blessings from Hurricane Katrina. For Viola Valentine of New Orleans, it was losing her dead-end job and leaving behind a loveless marriage and an overbearing family. But the storm also blew open a psychic door. Now she sees ghosts who have died by water.
The Peat Dead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,370. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2019 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
On the Scottish Hebridean Island of Islay, five corpses are dug up by a peat-cutter. All of them have been shot in the back of the head, execution style.
Gay Noir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: British English. Published: April 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Inspired by the pulp fiction novels of the 1940's and 50's, the novellas in this anthology emulate the dark, thrilling, sensational and taboo breaking stories of the post war era and gives them a gay twist.
The Jungle of Surprise
Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 53,300. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019 by BlueLettuce. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Paris, 1958. Just who was it who sent Monsieur Sergent, the quiet and distinguished resident of 11, rue François Ponsart, 16th arrondissement, an air-mailed letter from Hong Kong? wonders Léonie, the caretaker of that exclusive building, when she finds it in her batch of morning mail.
Fugue in a Minor Key
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lisa Wycherly's nephew Darby is in trouble. She and her boss and partner Sid Hackbirn are in the middle of a hot case trying to sting a ring of employees selling out the defense plant where they work. Then an old friend of Sid's shows up with a kid that looks just like him. Can things get any crazier?
Incendiary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,860. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
How long can Eliza keeping looking over her shoulder before she finally sees her own death approaching? New Year’s means resolutions, getting on track, making decisions. For Eliza Carlisle, starting a new year means making tough choices, even if those decisions mean losing friends and possibly getting kicked out of culinary school.
Hide Not Seek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: American English. Published: April 18, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
I know who you really are. Pru has a secret, which she has no plans to reveal – ever. But after a woman is murdered and all clues point to her, she has no choice but to disclose who she really is. When her revelations help thwart the killer’s plan to frame Pru for the murder, the killer begins stalking her. With each note he sends, he gets closer. The police are stumped. Pru wants to run away.
The Indiana Triangle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Derrick Callum, a soldier turned private investigator, is asked to find Nathan Kron, who had been looking for a fresh start in Gallimard, a small town in Indiana. Callum goes on the trail and quickly learns the people supposedly close to him are trying to keep him from finding what really happened to him. Callum is determined to find out the truth and, if necessary, enact his own brand of justice.
A Curious Woman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,610. Language: Australian English. Published: April 17, 2019 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Bess has moved to a coastal town where she has a job at a hip gallery, some territorial chickens, and a lot of self-help books. She’s also at war with Margaret, who runs the local museum with an iron fist. When they’re both implicated in a senseless murder, can they work together to expose the truth? A funny, fabulous, cozy mystery filled with quirkiness and a sweet serve of lesbian romance.
Three-Zee at the Beach
Series: Three-Zee. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,720. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A beautiful young surfer girl’s ghost with a knife wound and a crate being unloaded from a small boat in the dead of night complicate a fun-filled vacation in Ocean City, NJ for Three-Zee Zook and Bambi Bamberger. Being trapped on a giant Ferris wheel during a raging thunderstorm and being left to die in the marshes doesn’t improve their experience before the girls come up with the answers.
Sacred Retribution
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 72,720. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Warning, extremely bloody and graphic scenes. Set in Queenstown, New Zealand. When War Correspondent Kheelan Sledge follows up on an anonymous lead Sledge finds himself drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse. A priest is murdered in a ritualistic and very gruesome manner. Sledge finds himself as the number one suspect in the horrific murder. Fast paced, hard hitting and shocking.
Wicked Investigations Book One - Suspect: Family
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
She's tough on the outside. He's wounded on the inside. When two broken hearts collide, can they follow the clues to true love? If you like heartwarming chemistry, complex characters, and page-turning tension, then you’ll be crazy for Sandra S. Kerns’ suspenseful novel, Wicked Investigations - Suspect: Family. Buy the book today for a permanent appointment with Finn!
Cindy York Mysteries Boxed Set (Books 1-3)
Series: Cindy York Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 200,340. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From USA Today bestselling author Catherine Bruns comes a boxed set of three full-length mysteries set in the high stakes world of real estate featuring amateur sleuth Cindy York! This boxed set includes the first three novels from the bestselling cozy mystery series, including: Killer Transaction (book #1), Priced to Kill (book #2), For Sale By Killer (book #3)
North of Grand: A Detective Red Shaw Novel
Series: Detective Red Shaw. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,820. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Who killed cyclist Zachary Costa and stuffed him in a bike locker? Detective Red Shaw and his partner, Detective Phil Vega, probe the toxic world of amateur bicycle racing and a tangled web of cryptic social media messaging, drug trafficking and murder to find out.
Mystical Blythe Cove Manor
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,200. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
This collection includes five Tales From Blythe Cove Manor by Lorraine Bartlett. A DREAM WEEKEND A FINAL GIFT AN UNEXPECTED VISITOR GRAPE EXPECTATIONS FOUL WEATHER FRIENDS
Epidemic - An A'lle Chronicles Mystery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,850. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2019 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two months after the events in Backli’s Ford, Constance A’lle, first A’lle investigator for Lower Canada, is no closer to identifying those responsible for the kidnapping and murder of so many A’lle. Then a smallpox epidemic hobbles the investigation and places the A’lle at odds with the angry humans.
Murder At Culloden House
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 78,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Former MI-5 officer Banistre Richard Wade, suspected of taking a fifty million pound bribe from the Iranian government, is murdered at Culloden House in Scotland in the presence of his wife, Carol. The Inverness police investigate only to discover a bizarre but intriguing puzzle. It appears that Banistre Wade was assassinated by a sniper shot in the gardens except the evidence says otherwise.
Deadly Sleepwalker, An Adaline and Genevieve Adventure
Series: An Adaline and Genevieve Adventure. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,910. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
“I found a severed head in my bed and I don't know how it got there,” said Sir Edward Colegraves in the new, brilliantly written Adaline and Genevieve Adventure, Deadly Sleepwalker. Many strange, and sometimes intimate items have found there way into his bed. The severed head belongs to a nineteen year old young girl. Who killed the her and who put her head in his bed?
A Mask of Chaos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,250. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Life is finally looking shiny for Belinda Drake. But when people in town start acting strangely, Belinda begins to suspect a sinister force lurks beneath the peaceful surface of Blackthorn Springs. Now Belinda and her friends have to get to the bottom of the trouble before someone gets hurt, or worse.