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The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Calories (A Diana Andrews Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can't a working girl make a few dollars on Thanksgiving without tripping over a murder victim and taking heat from the cops? Prostitute Diana Andrews should know by now--the answer is always no! A holiday short story from the author of The Retro Look and Value for the Money.
The Ghost of Marlow House
Series: Haunting Danielle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Danielle Boatman inherits Marlow House, she dreams of turning it into a seaside B & B. Since she’s never visited the property, Danielle’s not sure what awaits her in Oregon. She certainly doesn’t expect to find one of the house’s previous owners still in residence. After all, the man has been dead for almost ninety years—shouldn’t he have moved on by now? By Anna J. McIntyre & Bobbi Holmes
The Finger Of Suspicion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When small-town Tennessee residents discover the brutal murder of a neighbor, retired Army investigator Robert Snow is the prime suspect. In order to clear his name, Snow teams with the chief of police, and they must overcome allegations of an improper affair to track down the true killer. In the process, they revisit an eerie curse that plagued the town's past.
Blonde and Fabulous
Series: Barb Jackson Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
PI Barb Jackson takes on the craziest case of her career when a dancer at the Double Trouble Gentlemen’s Club, seeks her help finding out who is killing her fellow dancers...before he strikes again! Between an ex-boyfriend with a criminal past, a bouncer with a secret, and enough catty ladies to fill a scantily-clad lineup, Barb has suspects galore!
Promenade with Death
Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,930. Language: British English. Published: October 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
This is the 14th novel in the Pitkirtly Mystery series, set in a fictitious small town on the coast of Fife. When an amateur theatre group plans a promenade performance on Pitkirtly Island in the dark - on Hallowe'en - this seems to Amaryllis like a recipe for disaster, so naturally she pays close attention to the project...
Emerald Ridge: A Max Blake Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Blake embarks on a cross-continent search for his fiancée's uncle, the Rev. Sean "Jack" O'Lennox, archbishop of St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Cathedral in Armagh, Northern Ireland. A thrill-a-minute sleigh-ride that features unforgettable characters, sleight-of-hand twists and turns providing surprise after revelation after bombshell.
Death By Stupidity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 114,190. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Since the violent death of his wife and son, perpetuated by a serial killer who is still on the loose, Grabor's sworn oath to uphold and abide by the law is still a priority, but its boundaries have begun to blur. In his pursuit of violent criminals, he finds himself constantly pushing the legal limits. With lights flashing and siren blaring he is hoping to get a lead on a year-long unsolved case.
Twisted Wire
Series: An Enda Osin Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Enda Osin loves political intrigue. An MI5 mole draws him to industrial espionage. The USA are building a hyper-speed rocket. Caught in a dangerous Russian plot with a cell of spies, he’s been duped into helping the Russians build the same craft while causing a disaster, endangering lives. With Jessica Du Ross, he must expose the Russians and help the US fly first.
Two From the Mageworlds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,950. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Low Country Law
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This story takes place in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, a place that has held mysteries since the revolution. The murder of two moonshiners will hold the reader's interest throughout the book. The elusive motive is neither obvious, nor discoverable by Deputy Sheriff Caley Givens. At her wit's end, she is almost ready to give up, when a third murder takes place, which spurs her efforts. Int
Dirty Little Mermaids
Series: Low Campbell Adventures. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,000. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Low Campbell is an ex-cop currently working as a private detective. She also happens to be a mermaid, which means she gets the cases that nobody else can handle. In her first adventure, Low finds herself taking on the bogeyman.
Death of a Scam Artist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,900. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2017 by Encircle Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In Death of a Scam Artist, a financial hatchet man who dislikes old people, accepts the job of turning around a failing retirement home and undergoes a life-transforming experience in the world of geezers and geezerettes. He must deal with a suspicious death, a scam, a hit man, an unexpected romance and retired magician Jerry Rhine and his five whacky sidekicks known as the Jerry-atrics.
The Bubba Mysteries Novels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 577,310. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Books one through six of Bubba Snoddy finding dead bodies, dealing with strangeness, and Bubba being on the edge of goin' hog wild in a donut factory. Also includes the two Brownie novellas all in the proper reading order.
The Liberty Bomb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 99,590. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Private investigator Joe Holiday follows a dangerous case involving a mix of Islamic terrorists, Satanists and intelligence agencies. The novel is a suspense novel with a comedic aspect.
Deranged Little Mermaids
Series: Low Campbell Adventures. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,530. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
What would you do if you discovered that you had been cloned? Low Campbell, ex-cop, private detective, and mermaid, is about to find out.
A Kink in the Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: American English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Eve Lloyd’s inn is about to open, with or without a name. Nothing can go wrong so she’s planning a trial run, but her best-laid plans have been tampered with. The island’s new favorite resident has landed on her doorstep and he’s brought with him a mixed bag of guests - his ex-wives, some friends and... a killer. When a storm hits the island town, they're all stranded in Eve's inn.
A Haunting Homicide: Halloween Cozy Mystery Boxed Set
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 286,660. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
When the ghouls come out to play... the amateur sleuths are on the case! Curl up by the fire and sip a cup of cider with this collection of 4 full-length, spooky cozy mystery novels from USA Today bestselling and award winning authors! This limited time collection includes: Calamity Jayne and the Haunted Homecoming, Mystic Mayhem, Lipstick, Lies & Dead Guys, Murder Casts Its Spell
The Pulp and Mystery Shelf: My Introduction to Genre and Mystery Fiction
Series: The Pulp and Mystery Shelf. Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Genre and Mystery writer Shannon Muir, who also administrates the blog THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF, gives personal insights on the field, how she became a part of it, and then the first year of launching a blog focused on it. Additionally, the collection includes a mystery short story called "First Deadly Hollywood Break".
The Wrong Man's Ring
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crystal wakes as a married woman, but can't remember it all. Her husband is a Las Vegas multi millionaire or more, but now he's dead and Sgt Santos investigates. Who, why? Read the story and find the answers.