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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.
Christmas In High Heels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer can’t wait to spend the holidays with her boyfriend, LAPD Detective Jack Ramirez. It’s their first Christmas together, but between her zany family and wacky friends, Maddie’s having a hard time finding alone time with her man. Come Christmas morning, this is one holiday she’ll be sure to remember… naughty or nice.
Ukulele Murder
Series: Aloha Lagoon Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nani Johnson thought she had it made when she moved from Kansas to the resort town of Aloha Lagoon, Kauai. She is determined that nothing will stop her from becoming a ukulele virtuoso! But when one of Nani's competitors drops dead right after a public feud, Nani becomes the police's main suspect.
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!
Big Bona Ogles, Boy!
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,860. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Mendacious Medium. Join Gooseberry, the Victorian boy detective, in the lead-up to Christmas as he and his ragtag bunch of friends investigate a shadowy spiritualist medium recently arrived from Boston, Massachusetts, only to discover that somebody desperately wants her dead.
Dark Shattering
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Five ghost hunters go into the infamous Kearney house with a single goal in mind: find proof of the spiritual world. Only four will walk out—one of them in handcuffs—as the blood of the most recent victim stains the warped wooden floor. The case is open and shut. After all, houses don’t kill people.
Bound to the Truth
Series: Dreamslippers. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Warning: While this is not erotica, and there are no explicit sex scenes, the characters go undercover in Seattle's sex-positive community, so some BDSM sets and scenarios have made their way into the book as description. “The plot runs deep, and the characters are both quirky and interesting. This is a total whodunit mystery that will keep you on edge until the very end!” - Sage Adderley
Cat in the Flock
Series: Dreamslippers, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,480. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A fascinating tale of mystery, romance, and what one woman's dreams are made of. Brunette will keep you awake far into the night.” Mary Daheim, bestselling author of the Bed-and-Breakfast and Emma Lord/Alpine mysteries  More 5 out of 5-star reviews…
Mu Arae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,250. 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)
Delayed Death - Temptation in Florence #1
Series: Temptation in Florence, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,190. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Delayed Death is Book #1 in the Temptation in Florence Series, a cozy murder mystery romance series with a strong dose of humor and romance. When a crisis occurs, right at the beginning of Delayed Death, and Carlina gives in to her domineering cousin's wishes, Carlina sets herself on a collision course with police Commissario Stefano Garini, and her eccentric Italian family doesn't help at all.
Killer Closet Case (a Danger Cove B&B Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,900. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Bree Milford's glamorous Big City career fails to materialize, she slinks home to the sleepy town of Danger Cove to reorganize and figure out her life. She agrees to run the family's Ocean View Bed & Breakfast while her parents go on vacation. Small town life becomes but dull when during a renovation a dead body falls out of the B&B's wall!
Cozy Christmas Shorts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 169,720. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
11 holiday themed cozy mystery short stories by New York Times, USA Today, and National Bestselling authors! Short holiday bites perfect for enjoying while waiting in holiday lines or binge-reading over a cup of hot cocoa. **The authors are donating a portion of proceeds from this collection to Toys for Tots!**
Illegally Blonde
Series: Barb Jackson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When PI Barb Jackson’s Barb's best friend, Kelly, is arrested and accused of killing her shifty on-again-off-again rock star boyfriend, suddenly it’s up to Barb to hunt down the real murderer and save her friend’s life. Can Barb track down a killer and save her friend from the slammer... before the killer strikes again?
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.
Calamity Jayne and the Haunted Homecoming (Calamity Jayne book #3)
Series: Calamity Jayne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
It's autumn in the heartland, but this year, Tressa Jayne Turner isn't just enjoying the candy corn, popcorn balls and caramel apples. This reporter is on a mission to sniff out a serious story. Enter a blackmailing, six-foot-two-inch homecoming queen candidate with all the charm of Frankenstein in taffeta, a rival reporter out to scoop the competition, and a séance-hosting grandmother!
A Novel Death
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,960. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Meri Sinclair , new owner of Danger Cove's Dangerous Reads bookshop, lands a killer guest speaker when B-list actor Cal Montague comes to town with his tell-all memoir. Only someone doesn't want Cal telling his tales, and Cal ends up dead outside Meri's shop. With the help of a hot vet and her eclectic bookshop staff, Meri must clear her name...before the killer comes back for a sequel!
When the Cat's Away
Series: Proverbial Crime Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,980. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2016 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Caro literally stumbles over the body of a very dead body, she becomes determined to find out who did it—before hubby, Gregory, returns from a business trip to England. Teaming up with Meredith, Caro starts an investigation that uncovers a stolen goods ring which stretches from New York City to Seneca Meadows.
The Powys Deacon
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,880. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catrin Sayer returns to art crime investigation - promoted to detective inspector in the elite Art and Antiques Unit at New Scotland Yard. Thrown immediately into a major international case, she is also picked by the Home Office to look into the origin of a strange painting found in Tregynon, in Wales, hidden away in the home of a recently-deceased judge.
The Hanged Man's Wife
Series: Marti Keller Mysteries, The first puzzle. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,690. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012 by Black Mare Books. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Marti Keller had everything she wanted. But a horrifying tragedy turns her world upside down. After she rediscovers her long-suppressed ability to see ghosts, an encounter with the restless spirit of a murder victim leads her to a dangerous menace, hidden in plain sight. The more she discovers, the more she finds that everything she thinks she knows is wrong. But will she live to tell the tale?