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Long Gone book summary, reviews and download

Long Gone

Paul PilkingtonAugust 30, 2019FREE

A missing girl... Natalie Long is missing. About to board a high speed train from London’s Paddington station, she has vanished without a trace. Jus...

The Curious Case of the Broken Window book summary, reviews and download

The Curious Case of the Broken Window

Bryan M. PorterMay 24, 2012FREE

It is July 25, 1864 when the good inspector James Wright is called to the chief inspector, as a murder suspect has asked for him by name. Unsure of wh...

Sherlock Holmes Remastered: A Study in Scarlet book summary, reviews and download

Sherlock Holmes Remastered: A Study in Scarlet

Arthur Conan DoyleAugust 30, 2012FREE

The word Rache, written in blood on the wall at the scene of a murder, marked Sherlock Holmes’ introduction to the world.  Published in 1887, A...

Exercise Is Murder book summary, reviews and download

Exercise Is Murder

Bruce HammackJanuary 31, 2019FREE

It's no accident… it's murder. Found at the bottom of his exercise pool, police believe the death of Steve Smiley's friend is an accident. Smiley do...

Frozen in Crime book summary, reviews and download

Frozen in Crime

Cecilia PeartreeOctober 7, 2012FREE

Frozen in Crime is the fifth novel in the Pitkirtly mystery series. As Christmas approaches, deep snow cloaks the little town of Pitkirtly, an armed r...

Enigma book summary, reviews and download

Enigma

Wolf BlackJuly 8, 2013FREE

This book is a good old-fashioned read. Pure and simple. When a serial killer starts preying on young mothers, it’s up to Love, and his sophisticate...

Broken Doll book summary, reviews and download

Broken Doll

K.D. ForresterMay 8, 2020FREE

Katherine Humphries has a good life, a loving husband and a sweet daughter. Her past has long been forgotten and the shame of her greatest mistake sup...

Full-Bodied Wine: A Vintage Murder book summary, reviews and download

Full-Bodied Wine: A Vintage Murder

Biddy JenkinsonNovember 16, 2014FREE

His Excellency Walter Brown, Ireland's first resident Ambassador to Turkey presented his credentials in September 1968. He delegated the business of f...

Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes book summary, reviews and download

Die Abenteuer des Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan DoyleOctober 14, 1892FREE

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle hat nicht nur den berühmtesten Privatermittler der Welt erfunden, sondern das Genre des modernen Detektivromans gleich mit. In...

The Hound of the Baskervilles book summary, reviews and download

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan DoyleSeptember 4, 2015FREE

The Hound of the Baskervilles is the third of the crime novels written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle featuring the detective Sherlock Holmes. Originally s...

A Little Local Affair book summary, reviews and download

A Little Local Affair

John BarberJune 1, 2011FREE

The strange circumstances of Alan Price’s death in a car crash is just the first in a series of bizarre events in the town of Fordhamton. DI Harley ...

The Norfolk Probationer book summary, reviews and download

The Norfolk Probationer

Allan JonesSeptember 2, 2014FREE

The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler ‘prequel’ to the third novel in the Catrin Sayer series, The Falmouth Model. The series is abo...

My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series book summary, reviews and download

My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series

Joy Bassetti-KrugerJune 7, 2014FREE

When Susan's mother's secret life as a spy for MI6 during the cold war, spills over into Susan's life, she is unprepared for the devastating effect th...

Ice Blue book summary, reviews and download

Ice Blue

Emma JamesonMay 12, 2015FREE

The New York Times Bestselling Series "What made this ebook such pleasurable reading was not the murder or even the Police procedure, but the rather w...

In the Dead of Night (Vol. 1-3) book summary, reviews and download

In the Dead of Night (Vol. 1-3)

T. W. SpeightFebruary 19, 2021FREE

Lionel Dering and Percy Osmond were in for a long night of drinking and playing billiard at the old Park Newton estate with their mutual friend Kester...

The Girl Who Tweeted Wolf (Hobson & Choi - Case One) book summary, reviews and download

The Girl Who Tweeted Wolf (Hobson & Choi - Case One)

Nick BryanJuly 22, 2014FREE

"If we get 400 followers, John Hobson will solve that nasty wolf-murder case for free! Fight the thing himself if he has to! #HobsonVsWolf!" Angelina ...

A Secret of the Sea (Vol. 1-3) book summary, reviews and download

A Secret of the Sea (Vol. 1-3)

T. W. SpeightFebruary 19, 2021FREE

Twenty years ago a terrible murder has happened. Paul Stilling, a junior partner in a firm of Birmingham jewelers, was murdered was the Pelican Hotel,...

Backtrack book summary, reviews and download

Backtrack

Paul DoironJune 25, 2019FREE

Enjoy “Backtrack”—an original, brand new, short story from Edgar Award finalist Paul Doiron, author of the bestselling Mike Bowditch series. Whe...

Murder Most Stupid book summary, reviews and download

Murder Most Stupid

David BrooklynDecember 31, 2019FREE

A horde of dreadful, vulgar, cretinous guests of dubious morals and lapsed honour, in cahoots with a pack of impertinent, bestial, lumpenproletarian s...

The Dressing Table Murder book summary, reviews and download

The Dressing Table Murder

Cassandra ChanJuly 11, 2016FREE

Bethancourt & Gibbons mysteries are a series of traditional British cozies in a modern setting. Phillip Bethancourt is a wealthy man-about town an...

The Elizabeth West Mysteries book summary, reviews and download

The Elizabeth West Mysteries

Anthony E. ThorogoodApril 11, 2017FREE

Constable Elizabeth West, Australia's greatest export, turns up in the North of England tracking a murderer across the Yorkshire Moors. Goyt Hall is a...

A Questionable Hero book summary, reviews and download

A Questionable Hero

Stephen GaneJanuary 19, 2015FREE

Liston Pearce is a bad man, A yardie, A drug-dealing gang-boss. A split-second decision starts a series of life-changing events that he could not have...

Retribution book summary, reviews and download

Retribution

Harry WatermanApril 13, 2020FREE

Book 2 in the, PROBE, Murder Mystery Series. Specialist private investigators, Alan Cornish and Melanie Underwood, are once again hired by the Metropo...

Frozen book summary, reviews and download

Frozen

Ann CleevesAugust 4, 2020FREE

As New York Times bestseller Ann Cleeves' popularity explodes in print and on TV, this gripping e-short, "Frozen," will introduce readers to the inimi...

The Mysteries of Heron Dyke (Vol. 1-3) book summary, reviews and download

The Mysteries of Heron Dyke (Vol. 1-3)

T. W. SpeightFebruary 19, 2021FREE

Heron Dyke was an estate in Norfolk which was a property of Denison Family for over six hundred years, coming down from male heir to male heir. Old Gi...

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes book summary, reviews and download

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan DoyleOctober 14, 1892FREE

An Apple Books Classic You get not one, not two, but 25 gripping mysteries in Arthur Conan Doyle’s first of five collections of Sherlock Holmes shor...

The Hundred Year Wait book summary, reviews and download

The Hundred Year Wait

Amelia PriceDecember 18, 2015FREE

The first book in the Mycroft Holmes Adventures series It's been one-hundred years since Watson died and Mycroft still doesn't understand what Sherloc...

The Mysterious Affair at Styles book summary, reviews and download

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha ChristieJuly 5, 2015FREE

Agatha Christie introduces the world to detective Hercule Poirot in this cozy mystery classic.  The Mysterious Affair at Styles was Christie's fi...

Mud Pie book summary, reviews and download

Mud Pie

Emma Lee BoleSeptember 21, 2015FREE

A tale of rugby, puddings and murder. Ingredients: 1 handful of illegal drugs, 1 twelve-inch chef's knife, 1 blood-stained handkerchief, 6 rugby forwa...

His Hand In the Storm book summary, reviews and download

His Hand In the Storm

Ritu SethiDecember 21, 2018FREE

Colorado Gold MYSTERY AWARD WINNER. Daphne du Maurier Suspense Finalist.  A bestseller with over 50,000 downloads and going strong. A MAN COPES A...

Schmincke book summary, reviews and download

Schmincke

Allan JonesApril 1, 2019FREE

Meredith Pryce, an established landscape artist from South Wales, regains consciousness in a London hospital after an attack in the street. On arrival...

Murder on the Orient Express Teaching Guide book summary, reviews and download

Murder on the Orient Express Teaching Guide

Agatha Christie & Amy JurskisNovember 7, 2017FREE

To help teachers decide if Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express is right for their students, we’ve created this free e-book that feature...

The Middle Temple Murder book summary, reviews and download

The Middle Temple Murder

J. S. FletcherDecember 22, 2015FREE

An intrepid young journalist investigates the murder of an unknown man in this spellbinding mystery from the Golden Age of detective fiction On his wa...

Hilda Hopkins book summary, reviews and download

Hilda Hopkins

Vivienne FaganJuly 18, 2012FREE

Hilda Hopkins está en el camino de aumentar su pensión y mantenerse en sus planes de tejer a máquina y con la lana de “Sweeney”. Después de es...

The Cedar Face book summary, reviews and download

The Cedar Face

Carole PittMarch 22, 2014FREE

When Keith Wilson, an art teacher at Grasmere Academy is murdered, DI Elizabeth Jewell expects to lead the investigation. Within hours, her new boss D...

The Revengers book summary, reviews and download

The Revengers

Dan AndriaccoOctober 14, 2013FREE

“We’ve been tasered, drugged, kidnapped, and almost blown up. So I’m sorry we’re late for the party.” Jeff Cody is having a bad day. But rea...

The Four Faces A Mystery book summary, reviews and download

The Four Faces A Mystery

William Le QueuxOctober 13, 1927FREE

In this 1914 Edwardian mystery by English writer William Le Queux, a London gang of thieves becomes involved in robberies, kidnappings, and murders.

An Addendum to the Affair of the Dog That Did Not Bark. book summary, reviews and download

An Addendum to the Affair of the Dog That Did Not Bark.

Philip van WulvenJuly 28, 2010FREE

Some revelations by Dr Watson of hitherto undisclosed details in the resolution of this interesting case.

Back Track 3 book summary, reviews and download

Back Track 3

H.A DawsonOctober 12, 2018FREE

Back Track 3 Fast paced Intense gripping thrillers with dramatic interludes and enthralling mystery. The clues are there if you really scrutinise but ...

No Police Like Holmes book summary, reviews and download

No Police Like Holmes

Dan AndriaccoOctober 25, 2018FREE

Fully revised 2nd edition - The Investigating Arthur Conan Doyle and Sherlock Holmes Colloquium and donation of the third largest private collection o...

Not Exactly Dead book summary, reviews and download

Not Exactly Dead

Kathryn JudsonJanuary 15, 2014FREE

Richard Hugh, aka Triple-O Five of the unsung British agency nicknamed MI5 1/2, is happily making life miserable for bad guys and, when he has time, c...

WALKING INTO MURDER: Book One of the Laura Morland Mystery series book summary, reviews and download

WALKING INTO MURDER: Book One of the Laura Morland Mystery series

Joan LambertMarch 17, 2012FREE

Walking into Murder is a cozy mystery with a strong setting and distinctive characters: wonderfully appealing amateur sleuth Laura Morland, a Professo...

Wading Into Murder: Book Two of the Laura Morland Mystery Series book summary, reviews and download

Wading Into Murder: Book Two of the Laura Morland Mystery Series

Joan LambertFebruary 27, 2018FREE

The irrepressible Laura Morland, Professor of Gender Studies, is back again! In WADING INTO MURDER, Laura climbs - or - or more accurately falls - dow...

7 Roses: A Short Story book summary, reviews and download

7 Roses: A Short Story

Tim O'SheaFebruary 17, 2019FREE

This short story is set in Victorian era England where a Scotland Yard Inspector seeks to find the killer of Aideen O'Connell, a married immigrant fro...

The Albert Gate Mystery book summary, reviews and download

The Albert Gate Mystery

Louis TracyAugust 13, 1928FREE

Amateur detective Reginald Brett attempts to solve a case revolving around missing diamonds and four dead Turkish officials in this British mystery no...

The Murder at Sissingham Hall book summary, reviews and download

The Murder at Sissingham Hall

Clara BensonMarch 16, 2013FREE

On his return from South Africa, Charles Knox is invited to spend the weekend at the country home of Sir Neville Strickland, whose beautiful wife Rosa...

A Taste of Inspector Pirat book summary, reviews and download

A Taste of Inspector Pirat

Rob FalconerJuly 4, 2017FREE

Here is a “taste” of Inspector Pirat, a quartet of detective short stories translated from the Spanish books of Professor Guiteras featuring Inspe...

Hilda Hopkins, Murder, She Knit #1 book summary, reviews and download

Hilda Hopkins, Murder, She Knit #1

Vivienne FaganJuly 7, 2011FREE

Nobody suspects little old ladies of doing bad things... like sedating their house guests and strangling them with a machine knitted garrotte! Hilda H...

Murder in Hatterton Crow book summary, reviews and download

Murder in Hatterton Crow

Ormolu MockingbirdNovember 30, 2013FREE

Gretchen is an assistant at The Great Beyond funeral home in the village of Hatterton Crow, and she is not having a good day. Her father is having one...

Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens book summary, reviews and download

Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens

L. A. NisulaDecember 10, 2016FREE

A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas seaso...

Killing at the Carnival book summary, reviews and download

Killing at the Carnival

L. A. NisulaDecember 26, 2014FREE

Cassie Pengear thought a visit to the carnival would be fun: see some shows, eat some sweets, help her landlady’s nephew decide if the cowboy was re...

Widowmere book summary, reviews and download

Widowmere

Emma Lee BoleDecember 26, 2016FREE

The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into th...

The Bear Trap book summary, reviews and download

The Bear Trap

Paul DoironJune 6, 2017FREE

“Breathless pacing, dark humor, wildlife, and vivid characters.” — Boston Globe In this original short story in the Mike Bowditch mystery series...

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