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Spying in High Heels by Gemma Halliday
Series: High Heels Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 88,050. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(4.40 from 10 reviews)
L.A. shoe designer, Maddie Springer, lives her life by one rule: Fashion. But things take a turn from Manolos to murder when her boyfriend disappears, along with $20 million in embezzled funds, the LAPD's sexiest cop is watching her every move, and dead bodies start falling in her path. Along with a cast of wacky friends and family, Maddie tries to catch a killer before the killer catches her.
Murder on the Cosplay Express: A Kent Bronwyn Mystery by Kevin Paul Shaw Broden
Series: Kent Bronwyn. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A famous mystery author has spent the weekend at a comic book convention. While riding the train back to Los Angeles, he finds himself caught up in a murder investigation where every suspect is wearing a costume and isn't who they claim to be. The first in the Kent Bronwyn mystery series, this story pays homage to the great comic book conventions of Southern California.
Deranged Little Mermaids by J.D. Rogers
Series: Low Campbell Adventures. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,510. 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.
Working with Really Stupid People: The Executives by Cindy McDermott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,750. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A CPA emptied her bank accounts and her ex-husband sits in jail, charged in a multi-million dollar scam. Jill Fountaine's forced to take a job at Deep Pockets Bank and Trust to solve the case and get back her money. Jill finds herself in one silly adventure after another as she tries to clear her ex while while dodging a desperate group of crooks, reaching into the bank’s top executives.
The Lost Treasure Map 2017 (Novelette II) by V Bertolaccini
Series: The Lost Treasure Map 2017. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An action detective SF horror thriller sequel of a New York private eye’s exploration of an immense ancient haunted mansion, after finding a treasure map, and his encounters with strange hauntings, which he uncovers the source of in a lost chamber, and Dracula‘s lost tomb, and later its true origins, and a celestial time traveler, which they activate at a secret NASA and SETI research facility!
Betraying Nexus by Richard Sanders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011 by Shadowmire Media. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 8 reviews)
Jason works for Nexus, a secret vigilante organization. He’s a Mind Bender and can implant thoughts into the minds of others. He's both a prodigy and a rising star. But when he’s forced to take down an old friend and learns Nexus's darkest secret, he must ask himself what he believes in. And if it’s worth turning against the woman he loves.
Bats and Bones by Karen Musser Nortman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
Camping can be murder. Oh, sure, there's the stunning scenery, socializing with old friends and new acquaintances, amazing food cooked outside, and so on. But what if a dead body turns up on one of your hikes-for-fun-and fitness? Better camp with retirees Frannie and Larry Shoemaker and their friends! Bats and Bones is a B.R.A.G Medallion Honoree.
Dracula's Lost Treasure Map (Novelette) by V Bertolaccini
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 28,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2017 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A New York private eye inherits an immense ancient haunted New York mansion, once Dracula's ancient Transylvanian castle, and searches for lost treasure, Dracula's lost treasure, buried away there for centuries, and investigates strange ghost formations and phenomena, which he uncovers the source of in a lost chamber, where he finds Dracula's lost tomb, and late one night revives it!
When the Sun Was Mine by Darlene Jones
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,140. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Adventure
Brit is determined to help Flo, who may or may not have Alzheimer's, but it's Flo who may have the biggest surprise for her young friend.
The Empty Place by Graham Wilson
Series: Crocodile Spirit Dreaming - First Edition, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,440. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural(5.00 from 3 reviews)
An English backpacker is on trial for murder in Australia . The tabloids say she killed her lover and fed his body to crocodiles.She refuses to say what happened. She is trapped inside her mind in a place of horror and emptiness. Only one person knows and can help her. But he and his helicopter have vanished in the place that the locals call The Empty Place. Her only escape is to end her life
Death on Lake Michigan by Steven Arnett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,050. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Death on Lake Michigan is a mystery set in a glamorous town on the shore of Lake Michigan in the summer of ’73. Mike O’Brien, once the crusading editor of the Michigan State News, now the assistant editor of the Gull Haven Observer, becomes obsessed with solving the murder of Rich Mallon, one of the most notorious and well-known summer citizens of Gull Haven—and finds love in the process.
Unfinished Grave by Bill Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In the unlikely event that you're standing under a balcony and a corpse falls on you, it's probably better that it not be someone you have a grudge against. Judge Rosswell Carew's peaceful morning at a campground in the Ozarks is disrupted when the body of Judge Stoneking-Marzetta tumbles onto him.
Sylvie's Cowboy by Iris Chacon
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 36,120. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sylvie once had a penthouse, a Ferrari, jewels, and rich friends. Now she has what she can cram into her “classic” VW, plus half of a ranch in Nowhereville—shared with The Abominable Cowboy. Walt inherited The Pouty Princess when her father “died.” Walt’s supposed to keep her safe and happy. Ha! She’s dating a criminal, her dad’s still alive, and Walt lives a double life. What could go wrong?
The Xibalba Murders by Lyn Hamilton
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime(4.00 from 1 review)
Lara McClintoch, antiquities expert, is summoned to Mexico to help a colleague decode an ancient Mayan mystery. But the theft of Mayan treasure and Lara’s discovery of a corpse on the museum roof make her a suspect of robbery and murder. Desperate to prove her innocence, Lara must unmask the killer and stop a tomb robber in the shadowy world of Xibalba, the Lords of Death.
Busy Bees: The Morelville Mysteries - Book 2 by Anne Hagan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,590. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Special Agent Dana Rossi is down but not out after being shot and seriously injured. Will romance blossom or sparks fly when she shacsk up in Morelville with the beautiful butch Sheriff Melissa ‘Mel’ Crane and her extended family while she recovers? Will murder get in the way of love? Can Mel solve two major crimes and keep her former job on the road loving girlfriend happy in a tiny town?
Dishonest Corpse by Bill Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,410. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Disgraced and “benched” Judge Rosswell Carew gasps in horror early one morning when he watches the report of a girl murdered under the Mississippi River bridge on the waterfront, a couple of blocks from his downtown office in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
Killertrust by Sharon Woods Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,970. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Rhetta McCarter is enjoying her drive home in Cami, her restored ’79 Camaro, when she witnesses a pickup truck deliberately run down an old man after he crosses the highway. He has no ID, except for one of Rhetta’s business cards. Rhetta’s estranged father complicates the tragedy by telling her he can prove the man was murdered and that she must find the murderer.
Undercover Reunion by Raven West
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 67,290. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Two lifelong girlfriends find their childhood game of playing spies from a 60s TV show becomes all too real when they attend their 30th high school reunion and are recruited by the same organization to thwart a former schoolmate's plan for worldwide domination. Connect with Raven West: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Author-Raven-West/142481059153188 Twitter: https://twitter.com/ravenwest
Good As You by B. A. Braxton
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 4. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
It shouldn’t matter if you’re gay, lesbian, transgendered, or sexless, each and every one of us has a right to exist. And Detective Rein Connery is more than happy to spread that message around as he works to solve the senseless, brutal murder of Dr. Eunice Sabara, a lesbian microbiologist who just so happens to be the world’s only hope for a cure for the disease that’s ravishing the country.
Killerground by Sharon Woods Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After the second mysterious death at Righteous Rewards Retreat, Rhetta McCarter re-examines her decision to help the neighboring landowner— a Native American tribe that her Foundation selected as its first project—build a museum. Avery Fielding, the enigmatic leader of the Retreat is determined to own the tribe’s land and warns Rhetta away.