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Victorian San Francisco Stories by M. Louisa Locke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book is a collection of four short stories, Madam Sibyl’s First Client, Dandy Detects, The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage, and Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong, each providing an opportunity for minor characters from the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series to have adventures of their own.
Doughnuts & Deadly Schemes (Culinary Competition Mysteries book #3) by Janel Gradowski
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,300. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Amy Ridley’s best friend, Carla, is getting married, and Amy is delighted to be recruited as the head wedding planner—even if Carla's demands are less than conventional. Case in point: Carla insists on a tower of doughnuts in place of a wedding cake. But navigating the world of nuptials becomes the least of Amy's problems when the owner of a menswear shop is found dead.
Killing at the Carnival by L. A. Nisula
Series: Cassie Pengear Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,770. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was real or an actor. But then the cowboy shot the volunteer, and he didn’t get up. Now Cassie has a ten-year-old boy insisting the cowboy isn’t a killer and a landlady insisting she help solve the killing at the carnival. 29,000 words, approx 115 pages
Cat in the Flock by Lisa Brunette
Series: Dreamslippers, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,560. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 1 review)
A 2015 indieB.R.A.G. Medallion Winner Praised by Kirkus Reviews The Dreamslippers Series is about a family of private investigators who have the ability to "slip" into another person's dreams. It's a gift with limitations... and consequences. In Cat in the Flock, 22-year-old Cat goes undercover in a fundamentalist church where she finds both hypocrisy and redemption.
Married To Murder by Jennifer Oberth
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.77 from 13 reviews)
Ella doesn't recall adding "solve a murder" to her bridal to-do list but when she stumbles over the body of her matron of honor, she has no choice; her groom is the only suspect. Throw in a deaf hairdresser, a ruined wedding cake and a not so retired pirate and Ella wants to throttle everyone in sight. Can she catch the killer before the wedding is called off? Or will she be Married To Murder?
The Disappeared: A Retrieval Artist Novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
In a universe where humans and aliens have formed a loose government called the Earth Alliance, treaties guarantee that humans are subject to alien laws when on alien soil. But alien laws often make no sense, and the punishments vary from loss of life to loss of a first-born child.
Cuffed by James J Murray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2015 by HighRock Institute. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s not easy to work the graveyard shift and pharmacist Sam Delaney finds out that the overnight shift can be deadly when a dangerous patient from an ER steps into his pharmacy and presents a questionable prescription. Concern turns to panic as Sam calls the police and is told that they will be delayed. A storm and its inevitable fender benders leave Sam to deal with the situation on his own.
The Aesinas Codex by Linda Arditto
Series: The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,870. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Inspector Martinelli is summoned to the Vatican two days after he returns from Bavaria. The pontiff is concerned that the Aesinas Codex, an ancient text sought after by Himmler and the Gestapo during world war two, has been high jacked from an armoured truck while being transported a short distance from Rome to the Vatican City.
Grant of Immunity by Garret Holms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,200. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Grant of Immunity is a sharply written, fast-paced legal thriller by Judge Garret Holms. Holms delivers this artfully crafted, page-turner with keen precision as only an insider can. He brings his extensive knowledge of the law to his riveting prose, creating one of the most truthful, accurate, and tension-filled suspense novels ever written.
The Infernal Realm by Lee Moan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The Infernal Realm is a fast-paced detective thriller which takes Inspector Joshua Darknoll on a terrifying journey into the uncanny, where everything he thought he knew about the world—about reality itself—is turned upside down.
The Riddled Mystery at Pirate Cove by Dominic Spano
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Riddled Mystery at Pirate Cove is a 'who done it' in which the primary problem solvers are two high school kids who inadvertently stumble upon a mysterious verse that soon appears to be linked to a recent crime. The ensuing clues lead the two teenagers to a series of riddles that they soon realize are the key to solving the mystery.
The Cop Who Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story by Kevin Paul Shaw Broden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This short story is a follow up to Kevin Paul Shaw Broden’s debut novel, CLOCKWORK GENIE.
Killer Beach Reads (short story collection) by Gemma Halliday, Ellie Ashe, Diane Bator, Catherine Bruns, Christina A. Burke, Mary Jo Burke, Wendy Byrne, Tracy D. Comstock, A. Gardner, Janel Gradowski, Gin Jones, Elizabeth Ashby, Gina LaManna, Leslie Langtry, Nicole Leiren, Patrice Lyle, Dane McCaslin, Kerri Nelson, Ellyn Oaksmith, Kelly Rey, Sally J. Smith, Jean Steffens, Anna Snow, Anne Marie Stoddard, & Stacey Wiedower
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 321,150. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
22 summer themed short stories by bestselling mystery and romance authors! Enjoy mystery, romance, and lots of laughter under the sun with shorts from some of your favorite series. The perfect quick reads for vacation lounging or sipping frosty drinks poolside! **Recipes included!**
The Lost Treasure Map (Part I) by V Bertolaccini
Series: The Lost Treasure Map, Book 1 · The Lost Treasure Map. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A 21st century action adventure treasure quest thriller with explorers racing to get the treasure first, with constant action and a movie-style layout, plot, and setting, set in an ancient desolate haunted castle! The lost treasure is buried away for centuries and the only clues to its whereabouts are an ancient riddle: where the last dwell, markings on a tomb, and legends!
Surviving Sanctuary by PJ O'Brien
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 492,420. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
On a spring evening in 1982, a thousand people are killed in Sanctuary, a country founded by genocide survivors and devoted to pacifism. Decades later, Brian, a congenial and underemployed American, goes there to look for the sister of a former girlfriend who disappeared while visiting there. As he looks for clues and tries not to marry anyone accidentally, he learns he may be a target too.
The Wrong Side of Paradise by Rustin Smith
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,010. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Burr Rollins is a private investigator who is thrust into an increasingly dangerous investigation into the disappearance of a childhood friend, Tyler Cohane. Woken one morning by a frantic phone call from Ty’s mother, who has just been roughed up by some thugs looking for her boat-bum son, Burr sets out to discover why Ty disappeared and why some very bad people seem to be anxious to find him. H
Fairy Tale Fusion by A. F. Stewart
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What if the characters in Fairy Tales were real? What if they lived in Fairyland, a place not too dissimilar to ours, next to Wonderland and down the street from Camelot? Follow the exploits of Detective Piper of the Fairyland Metro Police, the Fairy Tale News updates and more cracked characters taken from the world of childhood, including some very scary toys. Enter into Fairy Tale Fusion.
The Heart of an Assassin by Tony Bertot
Series: The Assassin Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 55,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(3.00 from 2 reviews)
A young boy growing up on the streets of New York City, Tyler is exposed to both the good and bad of urban life. His future is determined by his relationship with a stranger, a drive by shooting and an uncle (a police officer) who ends up raising him. Twenty years later his thirst to make things right overshadow his need to fight crimes that take lives as easily as swatting flies.
Beachcomber Baby by Stephanie Queen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 58,430. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
From USA Today bestselling author Stephanie Queen Beachcomber Baby - Beachcomber Investigations series book 3 Dark and dangerous Dane and shamelessly sexy Shana team up like oil & water on a mission to save a baby while they wage a personal war of love & hate between them. Ex-special ops legend Dane Blaise doesn't like cases involving babies. He insists they're always bound to go bad. Really bad.
Carolina Nights by Walter Golden
Series: Malfore County, book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Alex Cummins has come home to a place he’s never been. But home has problems. A nude body found in a quarry might have ties to organized crime--the murdered CPA in the parking lot definitely does. The county's most attractive woman lawyer mistrusts the sheriff, dislikes the Cummins family, and might be Alec’s sister. Also, a DEA agent is determined to ruin Alec.