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Up Chit Creek
Series: Kira Callahan Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015 by Imajin Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 1 review)
An Imajin Qwickies™ Mystery/Crime Novella - No one is surprised that “nosy Rosie” is the one who finds poor Mr. Hummel in the garden. The surprise is the knife in his back. Nothing like this has ever happened in Chittendom Creek, let alone at the ReVisions Retirement Residence. When the oldies start dropping like flies, it’s Kira Callahan to the rescue.
The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Live and Let Bondi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,500. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Welcome to the Shitty Cases Division. Natalia isn’t sure about the new PI in the office. It seems like the bosses aren’t sure about him either, because they’ve ordered her to babysit him. What’s his deal? He’s keeping secrets, which isn’t ideal behaviour from someone who’s supposed to watch your back. Oh well. He’ll probably run screaming when he finds out what his first case is, anyway.
The Mermaid Murders
Series: The Art of Murder. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 68,410. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Special Agent Jason West is seconded from the FBI Art Crime Team to temporarily partner with disgraced, legendary “manhunter” Sam Kennedy.
Submerge
Price: $6.95 $5.95 USD. (14% off!) Words: 73,320. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016 by Manifold Press. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jamie Hill walks into his local LGBT+ nightclub, Submerge, intending to make friends. He meets comedian Addie Crewe and her girlfriend Gina Wilson - but it's Miles Bradford who really catches his eye. Miles is smart, funny, kind. But though Submerge sparkles on the surface, Jamie knows that the club, just like himself, hides darker secrets - and even Miles might not be as clean-cut as he appears.
Octopus
Series: Send for Octavius Guy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 78,860. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Octavius Guy and the Case of the Throttled Tragedienne. When the leading actress dies in mysterious circumstances on stage during a performance of The Duchess of Malfi at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Gooseberry, the fourteen-year-old Victorian boy detective, feels duty-bound to investigate.
THE INCIDENT: Reckoning -- A Sam Jameson Espionage & Suspense Thriller
Series: THE INCIDENT: A Sam Jameson Espionage & Suspense Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,170. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book Two in The Incident trilogy, the bestselling espionage and suspense series from conspiracy master Lars Emmerich.
Hollywood Headlines Mysteries Boxed Set Vol. I (Books 1-3)
Series: Hollywood Headlines. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 215,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From New York times and USA Today bestselling author Gemma Halliday comes a boxed set of the first three full-length Hollywood Headlines Mysteries featuring the tenacious, snarkalicious, and hilarious ladies of the L.A. Informer tabloid, including: Hollywood Scandals, Hollywood Secrets, Hollywood Confessions
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.
Dreamtime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,140. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a skeleton turns up in a car long-submerged in a drainage canal, Troy Adam, multi-ethnic northern-born police chief for the seaside town of Mangrove Bayou, Florida, finds himself entagled with wealth, politics, and a governor's race.
A Poison Manicure & Peach Liqueur (a Danger Cove Hair Salon Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 19. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s Christmas in Danger Cove, and all Cassidi Conti wants is clients. But when a nail client drops dead at her rival’s salon, and the killer sends unseasonal greetings to The Clip and Sip, Cassidi wonders whether an entire Texas cavalry could save her from the impending disaster. She has to act fast to figure out who the manicure murderer is, or her Noël could be nixed—forever.
Dante's Circle (An Elliott Smith Mystery, #4)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,260. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Dante Benevetti is the darling of the music world…and why not? He’s handsome, talented—and arrogant as only a man convinced of his own brilliance can be. As far as he’s concerned, the rest of the world exists for his benefit. So, when he hears Dante is dead, a victim of murder, Elliott isn’t really surprised. Nor is he surprised when Dante comes for a post-mortem visit...
Cold Comfort (Malone Mystery Novels Book 3)
Series: Malone Mystery Novels. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,290. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
One of Hollywood's elites has been murdered, the accused her estranged husband. The situation doesn't look good for the husband, whose appetites for booze, gambling, and extramarital sex are as outsized as his ego. To make matters worse, he is on the hook to his bookie for a quarter million bucks, and with next to no alibi, multi-million reasons to kill his wealthy wife.
The Bimbos of Bane: Doom Diva Mysteries Book 4
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Book 4 in the Doom Diva Humorous Cozy Mystery Series features the return of D.J. Marty Sheffield. When Marty's ex, country music superstar Ricky Ray Riley goes missing, those Bimbos of Bane - Destiny, Chance, and Lady Luck - have lots of madness and mayhem in store for her. Things go from bad to worse when a guest drops dead minutes before airtime. Can Marty solve the mystery in time?
Blonde and Fabulous
Series: Barb Jackson Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,820. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
PI Barb Jackson takes on the craziest case of her career when a dancer at the Double Trouble Gentlemen’s Club, seeks her help finding out who is killing her fellow dancers...before he strikes again! Between an ex-boyfriend with a criminal past, a bouncer with a secret, and enough catty ladies to fill a scantily-clad lineup, Barb has suspects galore!
Your Consciousness is an Alien
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.80 from 25 reviews)
What if whatever you know as history is just an illusion? Homo sapiens were merely evolving into something new? What if on the inside we are all alien?The invasion completed in the midst of WWII. Homo Avatarius now rules the Earth.
The Marina, A Mark Winters, CID Novel
Series: Mark Winters, CID, 4 of 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 123,530. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
US Army CID Special Agent Warrant Officer 2 Winters is brought into a Tampa Police investigation of an old skeleton at a construction site when an Army commemorative ring from the 1st Gulf War is discovered with the body. Winters’ team follows the evidence from North Carolina, to Jacksonville, Florida to Japan and along the way uncover a massive fraud being undertaken by a senior Army officer.
The Effervescence of Truth
Series: Sonnclere Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a world where the truth is not always straightforward, scientists have tried time and again to create a drug that would compel people to reveal all. Scientist and Police Consultant Dr Neroli Sonnclere is pulled into a great discovery: a powerful new truth drug. With DI Adam McClellan, she realises that the truth can be dangerous and struggles to keep it from falling into wrong hands.
The Turkey Wore Satin
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Holiday » Family
Thanksgiving at Mayfair Manor is an elegant affair: polished silver, sparkling crystal, not to mention the Amazing Annual Mayfair Family Drag Show! But when the perennial winner drops dead before the performance, can the newest member of the Mayfair family prove it was murder… and figure out whodunit? A Thanksgiving tale of murder, mayhem, and Mayfair family traditions!
The Dust Feast
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 136,280. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Only days have passed since Vie Eliot’s murderous half-brother—an out-of-control psychic—was stopped from killing the people Vie loves most, but Vie is ready for his life to return to normal. He has plans. Big plans. Make the cross country team, pick up his grades, and spend a lot of time with his boyfriend. On the day of cross country tryouts, though, Vie finds one of the teachers dead.