Fiction » Mystery & detective

Sub-categories: General | Women Sleuths | Short Stories | Hard-Boiled | Police Procedural | Historical | Cozy | Amateur sleuth | Traditional British | International crime 
Locksley (Part One)
Series: Introducing Locksley. You set the price! Words: 17,210. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Welly The Dog Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Paul Locksley used to be the next head of the security service until his assignment at a boarding school for girls. It was supposed to re-establish his career as a dependable spy. Not an excellent or indispensable one, but dependable. If only things had turned out that way.
Black Boots
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.75 from 8 reviews)
Lonely painter finds his muse in a random stranger. She haunts his dreams and his work.
The Book
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young couple goes for a walk in the park and chances across a mysterious book.
The Formula
Series: LiBREttO, Story #3. Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Little Pig Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
November 1990. Twenty-two-year-old Vic Tomlinson is embarking on his legal career while Colin Campbell is on trial for murdering his wife. The prosecution's case is undeniably water tight. But when Campbell takes the stand, his evidence is the most astonishing the court has ever heard. Will the jury – or any jury – believe him? Twenty-three years later, Tomlinson discovers another clue.
Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital Nightmare Of The Dark Shadows
Series: Secrets Of Sanctuary Hospital, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 115,340. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mia always feared Jonathan’s return knowing that he would endure any torture to return the agonizing existence that her choices thrust upon him when he was returned to hell without giving the devil his due. Little does Mia know that fighting to save her children will unearth a secret sacrifice that will have her running away from her soul mate and into the arms of her most feared enemy.
Soft Case (Book 1 of the John Keegan Mystery Series)
Price: Free! Words: 86,120. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
NYPD Homicide Detective John Keegan faces the case of his life when he investigates the apparent suicide of software giant Ronald Mullins. Before long, he discovers all is not as it seems, faces betrayal by those closest to him, and ends up in handcuffs, framed and taken off the case. He goes it alone, determined to climb the ladder of corruption to find justice for Mullins, and himself.
Slave Graves
Series: River Sunday Romance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
An archeology site uncovers a vicious crime and leads to new murders
Ashes to Ashes
Price: Free! Words: 132,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 3 reviews)
Dr. Ashe Walters is violently pulled back into the life that he had chosen to walk away from four years before, a life in which he worked with the YPD to hunt down criminals, a life that had led to the savage killing of his lovely wife. As Ashe fights to prove that his only son is innocent of murder, he finds his mental abilities, his beliefs, his sanity, and his overall faith in reality tested.
The Orlando File (Book One)
Price: Free! Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Six of the world's leading geneticists have all 'committed suicide' in the past seven days, the brother-in-law of a journalist being the latest to die. Establishing that those who died were all employees of the Gen8tyx Company, a secretive research company based in Orlando, the journalist -Kerrin Graham- sets out to discover the truth behind their deaths.
For Love of Livvy (Book 1 the Esposito series)
Price: Free! Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Lachesis Publishing Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
After her favorite aunt is found dead and an alarming box is mysteriously left on the doorstep of her aunt's house now legally hers, Lavinia Esposito wants explanations. But, having cleared the package of explosives, the local cops are dumbounded by the precious stones which came without an explanation, just an address, her Aunt Livvy's.
Death by Chocolate
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Twin Peak Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Myra Bailey is living the dream she’s had for years—opening her coffee shop bakery, Dessert First, and leaving her good for nothing husband in the dust. She couldn’t be happier to finally be on her own and proving her success one scone at a time.
Not Exactly Dead
Series: MI5 1/2, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 127,630. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Richard Hugh, aka Triple-O Five of MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and cultivating a reputation as a lady's man. But then the Americans send over Emma Chapman to keep an eye on him, in hopes of catching a spy killer they think is on his tail.
Stroke of Genius (Archie Lemons #3)
Price: Free! Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
Archie and Elise are sent to Las Vegas to investigate what appears to be an accidental death but end up stumbling upon a far more dangerous case with a few coincidences impossible to ignore. Now, with the clock ticking, it's up to them to save the day in this darkly comic mystery.
A Touch of Danger (Archie Lemons #2)
Price: Free! Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Private Investigator Archie Lemons is back! While on vacation with his family, Archie witnesses a murder that nobody seems to believe actually happened. With the suspect being a famous Hollywood star and a corpse that has been dragged into the ocean, not even the local police are willing to help.
Darkness Once More (Archie Lemons #1)
Price: Free! Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Recently widowed private eye, autistic, Full House superfan and go-to guy for all random pop culture questions long past their sell-by date, Archie Lemons starts his first case since his finding his wife murdered in their home. Will this case help snap him from his reverie or will it prove to be his final undoing?
Sibley's Secret
Price: Free! Words: 83,400. Language: American English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Sibley’s Secret tells a tale of mystery, romance, murder, and corruption spanning a century, across two continents. It starts in Russia with the brutal fall of the Russian monarchy, continuing to modern-day America. Loves are found, lost, and refound, while searching for the missing treasure of an entire nation, lost for almost a century.
Roses From Ishmael
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Roses From Ishmael is a short thriller by Janna Hill. The story of a man in love, a grief stricken man.
Murder On The Texas Eagle
Series: The Doreen Sizemore Adventures, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by L. J. Emory Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this tongue-in-cheek short story, Doreen Sizemore, an elderly and opinionated Kentucky woman who hasn't been outside of home town since her senior class trip, gathers her courage and boards the Texas Eagle train bound for her brother's home in Texas. She is feeling quite the brave adventuress...until she discovers a murder on the train.
Una giornata davvero movimentata
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Racconto della serie "11 Piccole ombre" C’è un mondo intorno a noi, impalpabile, il più delle volte invisibile, che ci avvolge e ci avviluppa in una sorta di eterea nebbia. Ne abbiamo coscienza solo in rare occasioni o in posti particolari, ma sappiamo che esiste, anche se non riusciamo a spiegarcelo. Undici racconti aprono un piccolo spiraglio sul lato oscuro della nostra esistenza...
A Deadly Reunion
Price: Free! Words: 66,200. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.00 from 1 review)
Patti doesn't want to be here. Would you? She’s made something of herself. Rich and well-respected, she’s got everything going for her. Except for her past. An awkward, awkward geek in high school, she was the butt of every joke. And Nancy – the all American, blonde, got-it-all prom queen – was the ring leader. Now Patti’s back at her reunion. Why? God, she doesn’t know. To prove something?