Books tagged: short mystery

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The Silent Hour: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Major Cambert is found shot dead by his own fireside, his grandson Jim is the prime suspect—a suspect without an alibi. But others may have had a motive as well: an obnoxious ex-soldier, a sullen ranch hand…and Jim’s fiancée. And none can account for their whereabouts at that hour. With no other evidence to go on, Mrs. Meade will have to apply all her wits to discover who is really guilty…
Murder She Did: 14 Killer Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,160. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Gillian Roberts has been recognized and presented with multiple awards for her Amanda Pepper mystery series. Now, collected here for the first time, are 14 short stories by this bestselling mystery author. From cats to marriages and dogs to dentists, these stories cover a wide range of themes and all are infused with Roberts’ well-known sense of humor.
The Osgood Casebook: The Nurseryland Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,130. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Nathaniel P. Osgood III, Nurseryland’s one and only private eye, makes his living by investigating and solving nursery rhyme and fairy tale mysteries as only he can do. Get the story behind the terrible fall of Humpty Dumpty, the brutal murder of Cock Robin, the attack of the blackbirds, and other mysteries surrounding Nurseryland.
3:21 a.m. (Henry Bins 3)
You set the price! Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Henry Bins has traveled 3000 miles. To see the sun. June 21st. Fairbanks, Alaska. Sunrise is 3:07 a.m. Fourteen minutes later. 800 people will be dead.
St. Valentine's Day Cookie Massacre: A Hatter's Cove Gazette Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 43,970. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Food columnist, Kat Archer, has been assigned the event of the year, the grand opening of Miss Dolly’s Cookie Jar and Sweets Emporium. What begins as a run of the mill, albeit tasty, assignment turns into something much more dangerous when one of the Cookie Jar’s employees is poisoned. Now Kat is chasing the biggest story of her life, while trying to avoid becoming the killer's next victim.
The Oldest Flame: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A visit with old friends turns to disaster for Mrs. Meade when a fire destroys their house during the night. Even worse, the fire appears to have been deliberately set. Which of the people who were in the house that night is responsible? There are several possibilities, and Mrs. Meade is not sure which is the most distressing... "The Oldest Flame" is a novelette, approximately 17,800 words long.
The Parting Glass: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mrs. Meade is not the only one in Sour Springs who is shocked when young Clyde Renfrew is accused of a drunken assault on a woman—he seemed the last person likely to do such a thing. Between an emphatic witness and Clyde’s own apparent reluctance to defend himself, the case seems open and shut. But Mrs. Meade has a few ideas of her own...Novelette, approx.12,500 words.
Death In The Dark (A Sydney Rye Novella, #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the fugitive, Joy Humbolt, accepts her new identity as the Private Detective, Sydney Rye, she must learn to control her emotions and her out of control dog, Blue. With the help of an expert trainer Sydney learns to fight with her mind as well as her body. However, when the daughter of a close friend is brutally murdered in the desert Rye turns away from her trainer to seek revenge.
The Silver Shawl: A Mrs. Meade Mystery
Series: The Mrs. Meade Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,300. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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In a small town in turn-of-the-century Colorado, a young woman has disappeared. Was she kidnapped, or did she have a reason to flee? Mrs. Meade, a gentle but shrewd widow lady who lives across the hall in the girl's boarding-house, feels that there is something wrong with the story of her disappearance…but can she unravel the mystery before it is too late? Novelette, approx. 15,700 words.
Sugar And Spice And Not So Nice
Series: Mellow Summers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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Mellow Summers just wanted to go to college and get her film degree. She moved into a furnished apartment with her friend Jackie only to find that it already had a tenant: the ghost of a girl who was murdered a year earlier. Now it is up to Mellow to not only discover who the murderer is, but to prove it as well. With the help of the ghost Rachel, Mellow sets out to solve the year old mystery. Sh