- African American fiction
- Children’s books
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
General | Women Sleuths | Short Stories | Hard-Boiled | Police Procedural | Historical | Cozy | Traditional British | Amateur sleuth | International crime
Spirit of a Crocodile : Crocodile Spirit Dreaming Books 1 & 2 by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 167,930. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
She loves a man who loves crocodiles. This huge ancient predator - a source of pure terror. Inside him she sees his spirit and the predator in equal shares. - it seeks to possess her too. Could he have hurt others, is she next? She is a visitor, far from an English home. She must escape! She gets away. But it pulls her back. Now locked in a cage, this other being her only company. What can she do?
Coming Correct by Steven D. Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ray is pulled into flirtatious conversations with women in the office. Focused only on his coming promotion, he finds himself in some innocent but awkward encounters with a new employee. She sees them as sexual harassment and plans on filing charges. As it could ruin his career, Ray knows he must convince her it was an innocent misunderstanding. But what if she doesn't listen to reason?
Sun on the Rocks - The Vanity Ring by Somers Isle & Loveshade
Series: Sun on the Rocks, Diptych of the Dragon 2. Price: Free! Words: 36,710. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Following indications of the Enlightened Dragon Society, Clarity Nice notices that the wife of billionaire Dao Bin, Elsie Chu, has purchased an expensive ring, linked to her smartphone. On her own, Clarity finds the role of this luxurious vanity ring, and how knowledge on immortality will be sold with a Health phone built by Dao Bin, Chinese General Tian Yazhou, and conglomerate Owens & Owell.
Resort to Homicide by Christine Chianti
Price: Free! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Vacations can be Murder After losing her husband in the Middle East conflict, ex-homicide detective Laura Merrifield is struggling to rebuild her life. A trip to an island resort should have been just the thing. Add in a hurricane, sabotage and a dead body, and the trip is anything but relaxing. Laura must rely on her experience to find the killer before the storm sets them free.
Senator Bradbury and the DX1 Seizure by V Bertolaccini
Price: Free! Words: 55,920. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist war with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons! The execution of a colossal atomic bomb on a Pacific military base, the assassination of a top senator, and the hijacking of a new space shuttle reveals someone has acquired a new form of atomic weapons and is executing a sinister plot on civilization!
Straight and Narrow by Sigrid Macdonald
Price: Free! Words: 80,590. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tara Richards is approaching forty, unhappy with her job, and disenchanted with her marriage. When her best friend Lisa disappears, Tara's life is thrown into turmoil. Has Lisa jeopardized her sobriety by going on a drinking binge or has she been harmed by her partner who has a history of battering?
You Be the Dick by Steven D. Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
You are a rookie detective, one your grizzled veteran partner is not taking an immediate shine to. But he's walking you through your first case, like a children's primer, and it's up to you to keep your ears open, eyes wide, and mouth shut! Maybe, if you're worth the time the department's put into you, you'll solve the case. But no one's taking bets.
Afterlife with Father: Father Raises the Dead by Steven D. Bennett
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Father's one rule for pets was that they were to be kept outside, a rule my sister Alison broke with consistency. Father had many peculiarities, which made life in the Night household fun and exciting. But one frightening Halloween surpassed them all, as we watched the beloved cat we had just buried came back from the dead!
Blood Red by Pamela Swyers
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Swyers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 1 review)
This short story introduces Iowa detective Callie Worth as she solves a bloody mystery in small-town Macy, Iowa. All is not as it seems but perseverance and a couple of K-9s help get the job done.
Morning Coffee and Some Short Stories by Shayna Roberts
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 1 review)
This ebook offers three short stories ranging in the mystery, fiction, and science fiction genres.
Heroes of Destiny by John M. Davis
Price: Free! Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He’s a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero? This is the story of one such man.
Yes to Maybe by Jacob Power
Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Tim, your place is going to be robbed tonight,” said the voice on the phone. This is how Tim’s day starts. The repayment of his debt to a local “Organized Business” leader has been set into motion. Assigned to the task is 16 year old Desmond Reid, and Tim decides he can prevent the looting of his bar. Will Desmond be able to pull off the job, or will Tim be able to hold onto his assets?
Hunters by Heather Mace
Price: Free! Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Officer Monica Martinez suspects that a string of murders in and around San Antonio are related. Though she knows that she should leave it to the homicide detectives to solve the case, her instincts tell her that there is more to the mystery than the detectives realize. Monica is unable to let it go, even if it means jeopardizing her career, and possibly even her life.
Come home by Sheila Jecks
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack McKinnon’s boat overturns, his dog drowns. Creepy events occur; Jack disappears only to resurface when his wife is around. RCMP Sergeant Bill Majors and other old friends help Jack’s wife and son look for him. Seven years later he is declared dead, but turns up again. This time with help from a Medicine man and a caring Indian nurse, he regains his mind.
The Ghost Town Trap by Mario V. Farina
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The Law Enforcement Forces went to unprecedented lengths to apprehend a wanted killer. Just how unprecedented were the methods will amaze you as you read this story. The vicious felon was captured, and that was the important thing.
Trouble at the Red Pueblo by Liz Adair
Price: Free! Words: 88,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Red Pueblo Museum Director Martin Taylor is desperate, and his son, Matt, is angry. Someone is trying to destroy the museum financially. When a killer uses an Anasazi ax from the museum to bash in the skull of a charismatic playboy, Matt Taylor is arrested. Can Spider untangle the web of secrecy and lies surrounding the museum and save its Anasazi treasures before the Taylors lose it all?
Очень дагестанская история by Максим Возняк
You set the price! Words: 34,170. Language: Russian. Published: May 14, 2016 by John Zagorski. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Автор Максим Возняк вызывает нас на свою родину в горный прикаспийский Дагестан и, не теряя момента погружает нас в дистопическую анархию, которая осталась после расспада Советского Союза и появлением религиозных экстремистов.
Reel Sharpe by Jenna Baker
Price: Free! Words: 92,620. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
After working in Los Angeles for five years, former reality TV producer Jenna Baker has combined her industry knowledge with her love of creative writing to create the hilarious comedy Reel Sharpe. The novel tells the story of a reality television producer who crosses every line possible to make her story work.