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Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,360. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(3.83 from 6 reviews)
Tina Bender is the fearless gossip columnist at L.A.’s most infamous tabloid. That is, until she receives a threatening note, promising, "If you don't stop writing about me, you're dead." Reluctantly teaming with a built bodyguard Tina sets out to uncover just which juicy piece of Hollywood gossip is worth killing over.
When the Sun Was Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction
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.
Tastes Like Murder
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sally Muccio’s had her crosses to bear: a cheating ex-boyfriend, crazy Italian parents, and an unfaithful husband, just to name a few. After her divorce, she returns to her hometown to start a novelty cookie shop whose specialties include original fortune cookies, served with a sprinkle of foreshadowing. But there’s no warning when her ex-husband’s mistress drops dead on Sal's porch!
Southern Peach Pie & A Dead Guy
Series: Poppy Peters Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,150. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Poppy Peters follows in her grandmother's footsteps to attend Calle Pastry Academy in a small-town Georgia. But Poppy's pastry problems go from bad to worse when she's suddenly accused of stealing expensive black truffles, and her attempt to clear her name goes awry...resulting in her finding a dead body instead!
So This is Christmas
Series: The Adrien English Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,180. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Arriving home early after spending Christmas in jolly old England, sometimes amateur sleuth Adrien English discovers alarming developments at Cloak and Dagger Books--and an old acquaintance seeking help in finding his missing boyfriend.
Lipstick, Lies & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,770. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Gianna Mancini has chatted with ghosts most of her life. It's never affected her much. Until now. The latest ghost in Gianna's world is a woman she despises and to get her of her apartment, Gianna chooses to help her move on. But she doesn't expect to come across poisonous jam, a vengeful cop, or a group of friendly clowns...and a whole lot of trouble.
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
Only One Will Fall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,100. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Only One Will Fall” is the cryptic message texted to a victim’s husband moments before she’s slain. But it’s not until an identical message is sent to a second victim’s family that it's taken seriously. For Detective Nick Cross, it means one thing: Mount Pleasant has a serial killer on its hands. With no motive and no connection found, the rampage continues, but Nick isn’t done. He takes matters
The Blue Coyote
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,360. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Frannie and Larry Shoemaker love taking their grandchildren camping with them. But at Bluffs State Park, Frannie finds herself worrying more than usual about their safety, and when another young girl disappears from the campground in broad daylight, her fears increase. Accusations against Larry and her add to the cloud over their heads.
Sniper
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
He hates Ben Hood and will make him suffer. He has the training and skills to place Ben’s life in turmoil while he furthers his own twisted plans to inflict pain on Australians generally. None of Ben’s lovers, friends and associates can protect themselves from this deranged sniper. Ben has to find him and find him quickly. The problem. Who is he?
Tree of Life and Death (a Danger Cove Quilting Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,310. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Quilt appraiser Keely Fairchild is thrilled that the Danger Cove Quilt Guild has teamed up with the Historical Museum to make miniature quilts to decorate the museum's Christmas tree. But when the owner of a Tree of Life quilt is fatally stabbed in the museum's parking lot, Keely finds herself in the middle of a murder investigation!
Hartman Investigations: The Abram Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Private Detective John Hartman and dream girl FBI Agent Jacquelyn Kramer face danger when a six-year-old closed case file is reopened.
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)
Whispers of Winterwood
Series: Books Written during NaNoWriMo. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2016 by A Conspiracy of Authors. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four years ago at the age of 18, Derek Lee Stuart went to prison for a robbery he didn't commit. The last thing he wanted to do was return to Winterwood -- but when his grandmother asks him to visit for the holidays, he can't say no to the one person who still believed in him. Unfortunately, everything from a snow storm to another robbery seems to be against him.
Spooky Sweet: Samantha Sweet Mysteries, Book 11
Series: Samantha Sweet Magical Cozy Mystery Series, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,860. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Samantha Sweet has a contract to provide her special handmade chocolates for the wealthy jet-set clients of Book It Travel, and her bakery is taking on a whole new dimension. Only problem, Sam isn’t ready. It’s almost Halloween, her pastry shop is bursting at the seams and she needs more employees. A spooky old Victorian house might provide just the right space--or it might be haunted.
The Fantasy Effect
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,970. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Scientist Dr. Grant Matthews is on a collision course with a deadly nightmare. Obsessed by reports the blockbuster drug he discovered causes bizarre, violent side effects, he embarks on a search for the truth that becomes a game of horror when he is blindsided by covert powers and murders. Will the surprising facts he uncovers save the drug or make him the killer's next victim?
Death Takes a Lover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,910. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
The year is 1888. Detective Sergeant John Billings has been sent to a remote house in the Yorkshire Moors to investigate the suspicious death of a young man who seemed to have everything to live for. As he delves deeper into the lives of the family and staff who occupy the house, he uncovers hidden passions, bitter rivalries and a truth so dark and sinister, it will shock you to the core.
Burned to a Crisp
Series: Cookies & Chance Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,680. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Just when things appear to be going well for baker and sometime sleuth, Sally Muccio, life turns up the heat again. When the bakery Sal’s worked so hard for goes up in smoke—along with her dreams!—she’s not sure how much more she can stand. Even worse...a man is found dead in the bakery’s back room, and now it's up to Sal to find out why.
The Serpent's Tongue (A Dick Hardesty Mystery, #15)
Series: The Dick Hardesty Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,310. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
When Dick Hardesty is hired to look into threats against former priest Dan Stabile, possibly from someone whose confession Dan heard while still in the priesthood, it’s just another case. Then, on a stormy Sunday, on a rain-slick road, Dan is killed, Dick’s partner Jonathan is severely injured, and suddenly, it’s personal. Was the accident really an accident...or murder?
Grey Files: Shades of Grey Journal #1
Series: Leaked The Grey Files: Journals 1,2,483, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The private journal of Ian James Salvador Grey Dragonovich. With no memory or aging reappears after missing for 30 years. Working for Bizarre Strange & Magical magazine he is investing UFO and magical phenomenon, and stumbles into a murder mystery, This is his initial journal . Chronologically first in the series Parental Warning not suitable for under 13!