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Partners in Crime
Price: Free! Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The patience of Jim Nash and Maddie Spence is tested by Friday when he discovers a small object in a dark back alley. Refusing the couple's entreaties to come or heel, the dog instead nudges a small yellow dog out from the alley and into the sunlight. Jim wants to take the puppy home and adopt it immediately. Maddie frowns on her partner's intent and instead plans the found dog poster.
Drugo carstvo
You set the price! Words: 58,890. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: January 3, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eksplozija tramvaja u Beogradu izaziva haos i nemir. Inspektorka Jelena Todorović će, uz pomoć bivšeg agenta CIA, pokušati da razreši zločin i otkrije ko stoji iza napada. Na ispitu će biti sve u što veruju...
They
Price: Free! Words: 24,540. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Bismillah Hope you enjoy the story. Thank you for reading. Insha'Allah Khaleel
The Trial of Eugene Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The shooting of Derek Kramer, a thirty-two-year-old white man, leads to the arrest of Eugene Bishop, a black undercover cop. After initialing denying any involvement in Derek’s death, Eugene changes his story and claims that he shot Derek in self defense. But the evidence at the scene doesn’t seem to support his claim of self-defense, and he is charged with first degree murder.
Squirrel & Swan Precious Things
Series: S & S Investigations. Price: Free! Words: 53,290. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: December 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction
The Disappearance of Polly Dixon and The Persistent Pet Napper. "Funny and insightful." Best friends Paige and Sophie are putting their psychology skills to the test – they’ve opened an investigations agency. They’ll be a detective duo like no other!
Shop Till You Drop
Price: Free! Words: 21,390. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Jim Nash and Maddie Spence find their lives disrupted when a woman from Jim's past lands on their doorstep. Faithful dog Friday doesn't seem to mind. He has a new bestie, even when she slips from their shared sofa-bed and disappears. It doesn't faze Friday in the slightest. He knows she'll be back, even when everyone else refuses to believe it to be.
In the Dark
Price: Free! Words: 84,400. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A pair of sandals and a small boy's shirt discovered in the room of an eccentric hoarder lead Chicago P.I. Anni Koskinen back to an unsolved case from her past - and into the disturbing world of an outsider artist.
Clocks Locks and Danger: A Button Up Detective Agency Cozy Mystery #1
Price: Free! Words: 51,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2020 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
When Janika Jones’ husband is found dead, his death is initially assumed to be suicide. Sam Jones was a detective with the local CID, and Janika is determined to prove he was murdered. Realising she has detective skills of her own, she trains to be a private investigator, and sets up an office above the Button Up coffee shop owned by Abi Wells, a girl she knew at school as Abi Button.
Coup
Price: Free! Words: 47,090. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A military-backed coup brings substantial benefits to the population until its mask drops off. Politics makes strange morgue fellows. Mystery / Political Intrigue / Dangerous Romance / Light Horror
A Witchy Mistake: A Witches of Whispering Pines Paranormal Cozy Mystery (Book One)
Series: Witches of Whispering Pines Paranormal Cozy Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 30,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
A high school nemesis. A misuse of powers. An Unexpected Consequence Sixteen-year-old Charley Cooper is furious when her cousin Danu uses her powers to get back at a high school nemesis without considering the consequences. When Danu becomes a suspect in an attack on the other girl, Charley must find the real culprit before her cousin suffers the consequences of her mistake. YA Paranormal Cozy
Maisie Gilbert
You set the price! Words: 91,960. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Her name is Missy Gilbert, her father left her with stranger woman and her half brother in Japan. When she was 12 years old she had to attend her mother funeral. She yearn for revenge but that path took her to different road were revenge is no longer choice. The question that tormenting her is why he did not kill her with her mother ?
Tarnished Armour
Price: Free! Words: 97,040. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Urban
The story of one cop's odyssey through the modern urban policing environment; a struggle to survive and stay sane against the increasingly unfavourable odds of the street.
Orwell's Librarians
Series: Kat Johnson Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 85,900. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The cabins on the other end of Kat’s lake are always empty, always for sale. Finally one is bought by a librarian and her mother. They immediately begin building a huge book repository on their land. Purpose? To protect books from being changed as George Orwell predicted in his book 1984. A series of break ins and fires leaves Kat wondering who would want to attack a collection of old books?
Death in the Garage
Price: Free! Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Leyden's richest man, biggest employer, largest philanthropist, and the sheriff's most important reelection campaign contributor, Stephen Harkness, is found dead in a remote, snow covered garage. Lt. Thomas Shard quickly discovers almost everyone in town wished they had killed him or was glad to see him gone.
Publishable By Death
Series: St. Marin's Cozy Mystery Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 69,700. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2020 by Andi Cumbo-Floyd. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Change is hard in a small Southern town, especially when it brings a side of murder.
The Secret of the Tzaritsa Moon
Price: Free! Words: 64,800. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Rafe d’Mere saved the Tzaritsa Moon, a spaceship that a pirate prince wanted destroyed. Rafe now had to save himself. He needed to get lost until things quieted down. But then, he met a Patrol agent investigating why the pirate prince wanted the ship destroyed. She had a pretty face, and Rafe soon found himself helping her uncover the secret of the Tzaritsa Moon. A SF mystery/adventure story.
A Senior Moment: A Blog
Price: Free! Words: 151,670. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A 70 year old man fends off boredom with a blog about senior issues: senior sports (golf and pickleball), alcohol, social media, divorce, movies, marijuana, humor and medical and memory concerns. After a pickleball accident, it turns into a rant as everyone focusses upon his apparent declining cognitive ability. A scam call makes his leave his home and go on a search for his granddaughter.
Pawsitively Poisonous
Series: A Witch of Edgehill Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,900. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Amber Blackwood’s best friend Melanie is found dead, clutching a vial of headache tonic from Amber’s curiosity shop, Amber becomes the prime suspect. Determined to find justice for her friend and to clear her own name, she must use her witchy gifts to track down Melanie’s real killer.
Least Trodden Ground
Series: Family History Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Digger acquired her nickname while helping Uncle Benjamin plant flowers at family graves. She looks forward to spending time with him after busted pipes put her kitchen ceiling on the floor. She didn't expect to find his body at his mountain home, the Ancestral Sanctuary. Who would kill the parsimonious octogenarian who helped the historical society find a new abode?
Suspicion of Murder
Price: Free! Words: 85,660. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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Lt. Thomas Shard, known for his unorthodox method for solving cases, is suddenly under suspicion of murder when a woman's body is found in the garage of his upstate New York, Leyden home. He must use his uncanny knack of connecting the details surrounding the murders with his Sergeant Knut Johnsen’s irksome habit of citing bits of 1,000 year old Icelandic sagas to work to clear his name.