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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."
Wedding Soufflé and a Dead Valet
Series: Poppy Peters Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,640. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Poppy Peters, accidental sleuth and unemployed pastry chef, is back in Europe attending a friend's wedding. But when a parking valet for the big event turns up dead in the front seat of an antique car, Poppy learns that the little English village of Woodbury isn't all scones and clotted cream.
Motion for Mischief
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Legal secretary and sometimes-sleuth Jamie Winters thought she'd seen it all... until now. When Oxnard Thorpe, the Adult Diaper King of New Jersey and one of Parker, Dennis’s most important clients, is found dead in the swimming pool of his sprawling mansion on his wedding night, his bride gives Jamie and her teenaged sidekick, Maizy, the green light to find the killer.
Skylar Saffron, Librarian Detective: Part 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by In the Stacks Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Skylar Saffron's saga continues. My name is Skylar. I'm a 23-year old digital librarian living in San Francisco. I thought I would be intellectually satisfied working at this cool, historic yet chic, jewel box of a library downtown, and going out with friends, but then something tragic happened, and now I'm learning ethical computer hacking skills and solving crimes. Cover art by Kim Frohsin
Skylar Saffron, Librarian Detective: Part 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016 by In the Stacks Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
My name is Skylar. I'm a 23-year old digital librarian living in San Francisco. I thought I would be intellectually satisfied working at this cool, historic yet chic, jewel box of a library downtown, and going out with friends, but then something tragic happened, and now I'm learning ethical computer hacking skills and solving crimes. Cover art by Kim Frohsin
Bed and Breakfast and Murder
Series: Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fiona Fleming escaped Reading, Vermont 10 years ago. But her life in New York has left her with no career, a cheating ex and zero plans. Her grandmother's will leaves Iris Fleming's B&B to Fee, the ideal fresh start. But when she finds out ownership of Petunia's might be in question, she's drawn into the seedy underbelly of the cutest town in the US and singled out a the main suspect in a murder.
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries short story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Charley Alexander signs herself, and gal-pal Elaine, up for a cooking class with renowned Chef Machado, she expects a little fun, food, and wine among friends. But what she gets instead are catty classmates, surprisingly simple recipes, and the shock of a lifetime when she finds the poisoned body of one of her fellow culinary students.
Death Among the Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,530. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An inquiring reporter. A handsome stranger. Life is good for Melanie Hart. She doesn’t even mind much having her father as a boss. But when she’s pulled off the news coverage of the only murder investigation to come along in Cloverton since she started work there, she dives into her first murder investigation.
Pitkirtly on Tour
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A short Pitkirtly Mystery involving an archives event, lions, stowaways and freezing fog, not necessarily in that order.
Shadow Unit 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011 by CatYelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
The FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit hunts humanity's worst nightmares. But there are nightmares humanity doesn't dream are real. The BAU sends those cases down the hall. There, Stephen Reyes and his team pursue criminals transformed by a mysterious force: the anomaly. Welcome to Shadow Unit. The Shadow Unit series was created by award-winning authors Emma Bull and Elizabeth Bear.
As the Crowe Dies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In this tale Melanie Hart and Ginger Black tackle the murder of a high school math teacher. But who did this woman know who'd want to kill her? No one seems to have any idea. Yet as the two dig deeper, they discover all sorts of possibilities. Who dreamed high school could be so deadly?
Bones & Boxes
Series: Hetty Fox Cozy Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,140. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Hetty Fox has recently moved to a small town. The recent widow had expected life to be slower there, but things haven't gone quite that way. First there's the ghost of her college sweetheart who seems to hate her cat. Then there's the corpse. Hetty hadn't expected that. Now caught up in a murder investigation, Hetty discovers she rather likes the role in this lighthearted mystery.
Mu Arae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,200. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It would take a dangerous rendezvous in warped time and space just to confirm the legend of a lost world, and trying to set foot on it promised even greater peril. Join Adrian Tarn and R.J. Smith as they dare to tempt fate on a mission filled with mysteries from the future and dangers from the present. (standalone, Adrian Tarn series #5)
Pick Your Potion (Witch's Brew Cozy Mystery Book 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Strong witches, hot wizards, plus vampires, werewolves, gypsies, and a dead human!
Swann's Last Song
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,470. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
SWANN’S LAST SONG, a Henry Swann mystery by Charles Salzberg. 1st in series. “Salzberg’s a hell of a writer. He delivers thrills, insight and plenty of laughs. Swann is a very cool take on the classic P.I.” — Andrew Klavan, author of True Crime and Don’t Say a Word
Alexa LeGardien
Series: The Keeper, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017 by Kay & Unruly Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
On Alexa's eighteenth birthday—the same day as her release from the correctional center she has been in for the past two years—an envelope secured with a wax seal is delivered and addressed to her with no sender.
The Styrian Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Styria, May 1900. An unchristened child, the villainous Baron Gruner, and ancient werewolves in the dark heart of Europe. Our two sleuths find themselves pitting their wits against an adversary with a taste for blood-sport. But how do they trap a creature that doesn’t exist? How do you kill a myth?
First American Internet Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,540. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
“FAIRism” defeats "TRUMPism." FAIR: The First American Internet Revolution is set in the near future of our imagination. The political philosophy of FAIRism created an American political world where our democratically elected politicians are finally accountable to us in the 99%, the lower ninety-nine percent of the country, instead of the TWOP, the Top Wealthiest One Percent.
Christmas At Swans Nest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The holidays are fast approaching, and Kathy Grant is hard at work on the renovations of her soon-to-be bed and breakfast. An unexpected winter storm disrupts her friends’ plans, and it looks like her B&B will have to open a little early. And then there are the cryptic notes that hint of a treasure to be found somewhere in the house. Will Kathy and her friends find the cache of cash?
Your Consciousness is an Alien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80 from 25 reviews)
What if whatever you know as history is just an illusion? Homo sapiens were merely evolving into something new? What if on the inside we are all alien?The invasion completed in the midst of WWII. Homo Avatarius now rules the Earth.