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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Green Pearl Caper. A Damien Dickens Mystery by Phyllis Entis
Series: Damien Dickens Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,500. Language: American English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Library Journal SELF-e Selection A tobacco heiress is found murdered on the Atlantic City beach, and Private Investigator Damien Dickens must find her killer and rescue her son and heir. The Green Pearl Caper, set in 1979, is the first in a series of detective mysteries featuring Damien Dickens and his side-kick, Millie.
Twisted Wire by Ray Stone
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.
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?
Bloody Earth by Bill Hopkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After he witnesses the prosecutor tumble to his death on the steps of the courthouse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Judge Rosswell Carew immediately suspects his archenemy Nathaniel Dahlbert of murder. None of the authorities believe Rosswell because of his troublesome background.
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
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.
Death Among the Roses by Anna Drake
Series: Melanie Hart Cozy Mysteries. Price: $2.99 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.
The Crime Cafe Short Story Anthology by Debbi Mack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Five Thrilling Stories from Crime Writers Featured on the Crime Cafe podcast! Bonus interviews with the authors included!
The Girl in the Mirror by Jennifer L. Rowlands
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,470. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Samantha Campbell was a stay-at-home mother of two with a crumbling marriage when she watched a handprint form on her bathroom mirror before her eyes. The handprint of a missing girl: Annie Landy.
Swimming with the Dead by Kathy Brandt
Series: An Underwater Investigation. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,740. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Hannah Sampson is a cop, an expert scuba diver, and leader of the Denver Underwater CSI team. When a scientist is found dead under 70 feet of tropical ocean, Sampson is summoned to the sun-drenched beaches of the British Virgin Islands to investigate. She is fully prepared to face unknowable dangers beneath the crystal-clear waters of an idyllic paradise and to seek justice.