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Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,350. 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.
Murder in Cherry Hills
Series: Cozy Cat Caper Mystery. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,840. Language: American English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Marla Bradeen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Kat Harper has only just returned to her small hometown of Cherry Hills, Washington when she discovers the dead body of her neighbor, Mrs. Tinsdale. Matilda, Mrs. Tinsdale's orphaned rescue cat, just might be the only eyewitness to the murder. But how do you convince a cat to reveal "whodunit"?
In the Tick of Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,660. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Matt Malloy, infectious diseases expert for the DOH vector-borne disease division, knew there was something wrong with the Buffalo Head infection cluster as soon as it hit his desk. But knowing it instinctively and proving it were two completely different things, especially when his boss and coworkers already suspected that, battling sleep deprivation, he’d already gone around the bend.
The Painted Lady Inn Mysteries: Christmas Calamity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,780. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Cozy culinary mystery. A drive-by murder signals the end of a relaxed Christmas. Donna refuses to accept that organized crime is moving into town, but to do so, she must find the murderer. In the meantime, she needs to host a Victorian tea, pin down a certain detective’s romantic intentions, keep a boozy Santa sober, deal with a cursed clown doll, and hide a hunky underwear model.
Small Town Scandal: A Queer and Cozy Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
When the inimitable Miss Agatha Vanderjagt receives a blackmail letter alongside copies of scandalous photographs from her youth, trans guy Chris is the only person she can turn to for help. Will Chris and Agatha be able to figure out who’s extorting the elderly woman… or will a dangerous blackmailer find them first? Find out today in Small Town Scandal, a queer and cozy mystery!
Windsor Place
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,960. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Edinburgh's underworld freezes when three people are found murdered in 66 Windsor Place. Investigative Journalist Harry Cram is the prime suspect. Police Scotland and Cram run concurrent investigations. Who will be the first to solve the henious crime. They will also have to deal with Edinburgh's most sadistic criminal who runs his organised drug ring from within Edinburgh's prison walls.
The Moche Warrior
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,230. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
After winning a bidding war for a box of junk, just to spite her ex-husband, Lara McClintoch gets more than she bargained for. Suddenly, Lara’s antiques shop in Toronto is a target for burglary, arson and murder, causing her to realize the junk isn’t as worthless as she thought. Looking for answers, Lara follows the clues to Peru where things get worse before they get better.
The Moai Murders
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
How many people put a visit to remote and mysterious Easter Island on their life to-do list? Lara McClintoch and her best friend Moira share a yearning to hug one of those famous giant carved heads. But when they get to the island, someone is bumping off members of a strange congress gathered to study local culture. Who has murder on their bucket list? Lara races against time to stop the killing.
The Maltese Goddess
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,910. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch expects a working holiday on the Mediterranean island of Malta will be a nice break from the Canadian winter–until she discovers a dead body stuffed inside an antique chest and another impaled on an ancient knight’s sword. Lara races to solve the murders in time to foil an assassination plot in this exciting thriller.
The Etruscan Chimera
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,400. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
In Rome, a reclusive billionaire businessman asks antiques dealer Lara McClintoch to find a rare Etruscan artifact for his collection. Lara likes the idea of visiting the beautiful hill towns of Tuscany on an expense account. But when strange men start following her, an eccentric collector dies suddenly, and a strange package turns up in her car, Lara feels evil closing in on her.
The Magyar Venus
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,250. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Roommates from college draw Lara McClintoch into an encounter with an old lover and the mystery surrounding a 25,000 year-old statue. To find if the antiquity is real or fake, Lara traces the path of a 19thC adventurer who is said to have found the statue in Hungary. Lara learns that digging up the past can be dangerous, whether it is someone else’s or your own.
The Thai Amulet
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Will Beauchamp closed his antique shop in Bangkok and disappeared, he left behind a family in Toronto and a lot of questions. When fellow antiques dealer Lara McClintoch tries to find him in Thailand, she faces suspicion and deceit. Did Will run away? Was he involved in corruption? Why was he fascinated by an old murder case? Now people he knew are under attack, but Lara keeps searching.
The Orkney Scroll
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Lara McClintoch’s professional pride is hurt when an antique cabinet she thought was genuine is deemed a fake. When the antique dealer who sold it for a million dollars is murdered and the money goes missing, Lara follows the forgery trail to Scotland’s Orkney Islands, once ruled by the Vikings. The place is pretty and the people kind, but Lara feels danger closing in on her.
The Celtic Riddle
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,160. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
The reading of a wealthy man’s will in Ireland sets off a murder spree and a treasure hunt, and antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is in the middle of the action. Lara’s friend Alex is one of the beneficiaries of the Will, and she is worried he may be on the murderer’s list. Following clues to a promised treasure in the Irish countryside may be the way to fortune – or death.
The Xibalba Murders
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 Chinese Alchemist
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,090. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A client asks Lara McClintoch to buy an antique Chinese silver box containing a formula for immortality. After the box is stolen from a Beijing auction house, Lara follows a dangerous trail through the back alleys of modern China to find it. Despite its promise of life forever, the box keeps getting people killed. Lara fears she will be next unless she can uncover the secret behind the heist.
The African Quest
Series: Lara McClintoch Archaeological Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Antiques dealer Lara McClintoch is leading a group of tourists through the souks, mosques and ruins of Tunisia. When one member of the tour is found dead in the pool and another dies in a hotel fire, the police think accident; Lara thinks murder. Then there’s trouble in the harbor as two ships compete for marine treasure. Lara’s quest for justice climaxes in a harrowing race across the desert.
Rocking Horse Rider
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,930. Language: Australian English. Published: November 21, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
The result when two lives collide unexpectedly cannot be predicted. It might prove a catastrophe, or possibly a catalyst. Played out against a background of three of the world’s most iconic cities: London, Paris and Sydney, Rocking Horse Rider is galaxy of glittering personalities searching for identity and acceptance.
Killerground
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.
Deranged Little Mermaids
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.