Books tagged: mystery and suspense

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The Illusion of Smoke: The Prequel
Series: Sonnclere Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 49,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00)
Smoke, drugs, chance encounters... The first of the Sonnclere Mysteries, THE ILLUSION OF SMOKE, is a fast-paced thriller with a twist. The heroine, Dr Neroli Sonnclere is a scientist born with an unusual sense of smell. Able to sniff out odours undetected by ordinary humans, she uses her gift, as well as scientific knowledge, to sift clues and solve problems unlike those she's ever faced before.
The Gay Mardi Gras Murders - A Mia Ferrari Mystery #2
Series: The Mia Ferrari Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,120. Language: Australian English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50)
Mia Ferrari, smartarse, older chick, super sleuth, is back! This time, she is up to her neck in drag queens, a rare diamond with a curse, and murder most foul against the backdrop of Sydney's world famous Gay Mardi Gras. A female impersonator is murdered and Mia has to juggle drag queens, handsome gay men, a transsexual with a dark past, a young cop with sex on his mind, and much more.
Danger in Dallas! A Floyd Sisters Mystery
Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 16,400. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
One warm Texas night three young girls stood in front of a downtown building. It was dark. It was scary and they had to go in.
Autumn Chill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Our town has been rocked. Night after night pets are slain or go missing. The town is abuzz. Doors are locked. People wonder. Who could be doing this terrible thing? My friends and I decide to find out, but where do we start? It’s so hard to know. Mom forewarns us, “Be careful boys, there’s more evil out there than you might want to know, and much to our dismay, her words will soon ring true.
Final Reckoning
You set the price! Words: 146,680. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Former SAS soldier Greg gets a call from his past. Isle of Wight police want to talk to him about a human skeleton found during extensions to Seastone marina. He allows himself to be dragged into the investigation that follows, and finds all his old skills returning as he uncovers evidence of illegal immigration, drug smuggling, money-laundering and murder.
The Quickening: A Ghost Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,000. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
England, 1897. When botanist Lawrence Fairweather and his family return to their lonely Fenland home after an extended trip to Europe, he hopes for a time of peace and tranquillity. As Fairweather soon finds out, however, Halfway House is not the peaceful place it once was. But are the Fairweathers haunted by their own memories, or by something altogether more sinister?
Windy City Hunter
Series: A Susan Hunter Mystery, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Darby is a finalist in a cooking competition in Chicago, Susan travels with him as his assistant. One of his ingredients is sabotaged, another contestant appears to be a local art forger, and back at the condo where they are staying, the woman across the hall is murdered. Susan and Darby are in the hallway when the body is discovered, and they quickly become suspects.
Purpose
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,430. Language: British English. Published: October 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sylvia pops out for some last minute shopping for her dinner party, little knowing her life is about to change forever. Frances waits by the phone for her mother's call. A tragedy which claims one life throws two others improbably together. Was this simply a tragic accident or a malicious act of violence? Who suffers most? The Killer? The Victim? Or the one left behind?
What Doesn't Kill You, The Mystery
Series: The Lauren Beck Crime Novels. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,060. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(4.50)
Lauren Beck’s phone, home, credit and credibility are gone, severed with surgical precision by an enemy intent on framing her for murder. Is it one of the insureds she was hired to investigate? A fellow employee she upstaged? Does her landlady's daughter hate her even more than she thought? Whoever targeted her should beware. A former cop and cancer survivor knows how to fight for her life.
Tanglewood Road
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,060. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The games that some families play can be deadly. The three women of the Foster family have always been at the opposite corners of a triangle. Jackie Sue dreads having to return to Tanglewood Road to help her sister Evelyn with their dying mother. She doesn’t want to return to the entanglement of lies, deceit, and mind games of her family--and murder.