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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."
Halloween is Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
When his enigmatic partner takes off on an annual fishing trip, City of Angeles gumshoe Barry Fitzgerald is left to handle an All Hallows’ Eve kidnapping case on his own. The victim? A murdered millionaire’s penny-pinching son and heir. The culprit? That’s where it gets tricky. According to the missing man’s sister, vampires are behind Patrick O’Flaherty’s disappearance.
Hollywood Scandals (Hollywood Headlines Mystery)
Series: Hollywood Headlines, Book 1. Price: $4.99 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.
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
Calories (A Diana Andrews Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Can't a working girl make a few dollars on Thanksgiving without tripping over a murder victim and taking heat from the cops? Prostitute Diana Andrews should know by now--the answer is always no! A holiday short story from the author of The Retro Look and Value for the Money.
Pretty Pretty Boys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After Emery Hazard loses his job as a detective in Saint Louis, he heads back to his hometown--and to the local police force there. Home, though, brings no happy memories, and the ghosts of old pain are very much alive in Wahredua. Worst of all, though, Hazard’s new partner, John-Henry Somerset, had been one of his most persistent tormentors.
Death By Ice Cream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,120. Language: American English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Pismawallops Island is a Puget Sound paradise. . . until the local gadfly shows up dead. Then JJ MacGregor finds out just what she’ll do for the PTA, even while she has to deal with a teenaged son, a Yearbook deadline, and a serious crush on the local police chief.
The Ghost of Marlow House
Series: Haunting Danielle. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,040. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When Danielle Boatman inherits Marlow House, she dreams of turning it into a seaside B & B. Since she’s never visited the property, Danielle’s not sure what awaits her in Oregon. She certainly doesn’t expect to find one of the house’s previous owners still in residence. After all, the man has been dead for almost ninety years—shouldn’t he have moved on by now? By Anna J. McIntyre & Bobbi Holmes
Rock The Boat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,660. Language: Australian English. Published: September 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A Cruise filled with Music , Mystery and Murder . Welcome aboard ?
Sword
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“Sword” is the first book in the Cord MacIntosh private investigator mystery series. Cord MacIntosh is hired to find a stolen sword that once belonged to a Spanish conquistador. Soon, though, the bodies start to pile up and Cord finds that archaeologists are every bit as greedy and vicious as anyone else. Now he needs to find the sword, find out who the killer is, and keep himself alive too.
The Finger Of Suspicion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,530. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
When small-town Tennessee residents discover the brutal murder of a neighbor, retired Army investigator Robert Snow is the prime suspect. In order to clear his name, Snow teams with the chief of police, and they must overcome allegations of an improper affair to track down the true killer. In the process, they revisit an eerie curse that plagued the town's past.
Lenong La Gauta
Price: $3.39 USD. Words: 92,010. Language: Northern Sotho. Published: September 20, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
adi ya "Lenong la Gauta" ke mohuta wa padi ye e bitšwago padi ya botseka. E bitšwa bjalo ka ge e ithekgile godimo ga dinyakišišo tšeo di nepilwego go kgoboketša bohlatse bjo ka bjona yo mongwe a kago begwa goba go latofatšwa ka bosenyi.
Hinchinbrook's Hunted
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,090. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
A hunting accident leaves a best friend lying dead, but when charter boat captain Frank Mattituck and Alaska State Trooper Todd Benson investigate, they discover there is more to Justin Harris' death than originally thought. Soon, Mattituck and Benson are caught up in a deadly cat-and-mouse chase through the wilderness.
Deadly Dirty Martinis (a Danger Cove Cocktail Mystery)
Series: Danger Cove Mysteries, Book 18. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,130. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2017 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lilly Waters is loving life as the new assistant manager at the Smugglers’ Tavern in the small town of Danger Cove...until the son of a Chicago mob boss is murdered and Lilly's mom becomes the prime suspect. If Lilly doesn't get to the truth soon, not only will Thanksgiving dinner be ruined, but the killer may serve her up on a silver platter.
The Monet Murders
Series: The Art of Murder. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Special Agent Jason West and Behavioral Unit Chief Sam Kennedy must put aside their differences to catch a deranged killer targeting wealthy, upscale art collectors.
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.
Black Stone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,650. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Florida-based ex-mercenary and private investigator Cord MacIntosh is hired to bodyguard the author of a book critical of Islam who has been asked to speak at a writing festival in Key West. Can Cord protect his client against some Muslim fanatics? When the bombs and bullets start flying he wonders if he can even save himself.
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.
Blonde and Fabulous
Series: Barb Jackson Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 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!
Six Cut Kill
Series: The Crockett Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,880. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A series of vicious killing lead Crockett to investigate a wealthy businessman and his deeply twisted bodyguard. The discovery of a cache of illegal weapons bring in the FBI and the Missouri State Police, and lives are on the line. Things are touch and go, and no one is safe from the threat of the Six Cut Kill.