Books tagged: mystery comedy

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The Ankeny Arsonist
Series: The Alphabet District Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Daughter of a famous chanteuse, Wanda Whipple prefers sleuthing to champagne and caviar. When an arsonist lights up the mayor's home, Wanda's investigative skills are put to a trial by fire...literally! Before long, a body is discovered in the rubble of the mayor's home, and the hunt is on for a killer. Wanda's old flame heads up the investigation, but Detective Rubio's no match for Wanda's talen
Mister Mottley and the Key of D
Price: Free! Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
If you like your detectives soft-boiled and your noir with a bit of froth on top, try this whimsical short mystery set in 1930's Italy, with the jazz-age sleuth, Edmund Mottley.
Mad Murder Radio Play.
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Plays » American / African American
This is a dramatic comedy play. A hard-up private detective, Rick Holiday, is asked by the glamorous movie star, Helena Corkham to prove that she is not guilty of murdering her husband, the great movie star Harvey Corkham. ,The police think that all the evidence points to Helena's guilt. Rick's assistant, Gloria Upright finds the vital clue that proves her innocence.
Dick and Henry: The Space Saga
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The Space Saga contains five unforgettable tales of deception, greed, and revenge. Watch as Dick attempts to outsmart a broken machine in Robot’s Bluff, as he searches for an answer to the Robot Wedding, and join him and HN-R3 in the search for the missing persons in
Raining Men and Corpses
Price: Free! Words: 72,560. Language: American English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Raina Sun is a typical graduate student trying to keep her head above water, but her life careens out of control when she became the prime suspect for the murder of her college adviser. And the only man she ever loved reappears as the lead detective to the case and wants to reignite their passion (or at least he's sending out smoke signals). A murder mystery.
Buzzkill
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Betsy Livingston is planning a wedding so what could go wrong? After publishing a recipe for homemade calamine lotion in the newspaper, the ladies in the community church make a large batch. Everyone loves the stuff until someone in Pecan Bayou is found dead after using it. The town points to Betsy and she starts rethinking her whole career as a helpful hints columnist. Now she must clear her own
Doggone Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Give me land lots of land....and a puppy on the loose. When Betsy Livingston's puppy runs away, she has no idea it will lead her to a murder on a movie cowboy star's estate. Not only has there been a murder, but the town reports sightings of the dead cowboy himself. He's out to seek revenge on all who wronged his daughter who became the victim of her own money-loving butler. Enjoy a little ti
Some Like It Hot-Buttered
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,320. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Elliot Freed buys an old-time movie house to show only comedies. But when a customer dies of poisoned popcorn during a screening of Young Frankenstein, Elliot takes it personally and decides to find out who made his patron die laughing. First in the Comedy Tonight Mystery series.
Overdue For Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,370. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
If writers of romance, chick lit, aliens and vampires came together for a book talk, which one would get murdered?  Betsy Livingston, there to talk about her book on helpful hints, finds herself pointed at for a gruesome murder in the library.  Join Betsy in her second mystery as she tries to clear her own name in this hilarious tale of small town Texas life and murder.
The Mystery on the Riverwalk Dock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,070. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Who knew life would get so mixed up after Nick Callaway and his best friend fished part of a girl's head out of the river? Yeah, sure, everybody had a theory about where the long blond strands came from but nobody had any real answers. Not even the police. Nick and Jeff take up the case with ridiculously funny results. Perfect for all ages.