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The Wedgetail Mystery By Mark Leahy
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A runaway teenage girl mysteriously disappears after being dropped off on the side of a quiet country highway. Months later, police have all but given up on finding the missing girl. Semi-retired... More > business owner, security expert & philanthropist, Alex Christie, is asked to look into this puzzling case. Outwardly, a middle aged, homely & old-fashioned gentleman with modern values & ideals, Alex possesses an open & inquiring mind & will stop at nothing to solve this mystery. Without any real clues, Alex begins his investigations around the Western Australian wheat belt town of Kellerberrin. What he discovers is that real life is often stranger than fiction. This story takes you on a journey with quirky local characters & beautiful but stark scenery. This book is filled with subtle humour & heartache. The situation seems so authentic you'll often ask yourself, is it real? You will be drawn into the story & will feel empathy for the characters. (Also available in Softcover or eBook.)< Less
The Mahjong Murder Mysteries By Dale A. Johnson
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Gunner and Mark Wales are a father and son detective team who solve international crime related to Asia. Gunner is a polymath and eccentric, scholar of many languages and odd bits of knowledge. His... More > son Mark is a detective in the United States who is a dedicated professional who is reluctantly drawn by his father into murder mysteries that require his skill and his father’s quirky interests.< Less
The Mystery of Maltivous Footelsonberg By Paige Young
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Welcome to Winifred’s world. Growing up the runt of 8 siblings, she has reached that age where all of them—and her mother—begin to gang up on her. She is also going into second... More > grade, but that doesn’t worry Winnie, a sharp, quirky and determined girl. However, her life takes an unexpected twist when she goes on an adventure with the new kid in school, Jayden, and ends up discovering secrets to Jayden’s past. These secrets lead them to the even darker mystery of the one and wanted Maltivous Footlesonberg.< Less
Voodoo Mystery Tour By Monique Jacob
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When celebrated journalist Tobias Greer spends a summer in Cricket Lake to write his memoirs, he reveals a secret that may tarnish his heroic image. He’s determined to bare all, but his... More > presence may distract Phineas Marshal’s vigilant watch over the dark force that haunts the tiny community. Mabel Berkeley believes that good intentions can conquer any evil. Her plan is to fight magic with magic. Voodoo isn’t the only tool in her bag of tricks but it’s her current favourite. Voodoo Mystery Tour is a tale of small-town quirkiness, unsung heroes and dark mystery. Drop in to Voodoo Café for a cup of tea and a psychic reading. Book a night at the Couch & Cot. Stay for the Mystery Tour weekend retreat.< Less
Voodoo Mystery Tour By Monique Jacob
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Sequel to Tye Dye Voodoo. When celebrated journalist Tobias Greer spends a summer in Cricket Lake to write his memoirs, he reveals a secret that may tarnish his heroic image. He’s determined to... More > bare all, but his presence may distract Phineas Marshal’s vigilant watch over the dark force that haunts the tiny community. Mabel Berkeley believes that good intentions can conquer any evil. Her plan is to fight magic with magic. Voodoo isn’t the only tool in her bag of tricks but it’s her current favourite. Voodoo Mystery Tour is a tale of small-town quirkiness, unsung heroes and dark mystery. Drop in to Voodoo Café for a cup of tea and a psychic reading. Book a night at the Couch & Cot. Stay for the Mystery Tour weekend retreat.< Less
The Wedgetail Mystery (Paperback) By Mark Leahy
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A runaway teenage girl mysteriously disappears after being dropped off on the side of a quiet country highway. Months later, the police have all but given up on finding the missing... More > girl. Semi-retired business owner, security expert & philanthropist, Alex Christie, is asked to look into this puzzling case. Outwardly, a middle aged, homely & old-fashioned gentleman with modern values & ideals, Alex possesses an open & inquiring mind & will stop at nothing to solve this mystery. Without any real clues, Alex begins his investigations around the Western Australian wheat belt town of Kellerberrin. What he discovers is that real life is often stranger than fiction. This story takes you on a journey with quirky local characters & beautiful but stark scenery. This book is filled with subtle humour & heartache. The situation seems so authentic you'll often ask yourself, is it real? You will be drawn into the story & will feel empathy for the characters. (Also available in Hardcover)< Less
It's a Mystery, Brinsley James. By J.R. Zimmerman
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There's been a break-in at Professor Purrington's laboratory and there's only one man...err boy, who can solve the case. Brinsley James, ace mystery investigator, criminal catcher and all around boy... More > wonder is hot on the bad guy's trail. But just who is the bad guy and what does he or she want with Professor Purrington's latest experiment? It'll take every ounce of Brinsley James's five foot frame and all of his eleven years of life experience to crack this mystery. Reminiscent of the quirky tales of Roald Dahl, It’s a Mystery, Brinsley James is narrated in high style and features an eccentric cast of characters including a champion swimmer, a smart talking parakeet, and a licorice obsessed boy genius named The Egg who all aid Brinsley on his quest to discover the culprit behind the break-in at Professor Purrington’s laboratory.< Less
Kat Among the Pigeons - A Kat Shakespeare Mystery By E.C. Saunders
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Independent loner, thirty-something Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a lucrative contract to troubleshoot a South London multi-million-pound council housing... More > estate makeover. After a human skeleton is discovered in the ruins of a tower block she demolishes, Kat turns detective, determined to both solve the mystery and bring in the project on time, but soon finds that a little amateur sleuthing can seriously damage your health. A laugh-out-loud book with bang-on descriptions and dialogue, and an opening which sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour, Kat Among the Pigeons is a debut novel. The author’s experience as a London borough councillor provided the background for this book.< Less
Kat Among the Pigeons: A Kat Shakespeare Mystery By e.c. saunders
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A raspberry-blowing, skateboarding ape, dodgy politicians, glamorous much-married mayor, gay ex-rugby player, teenage hoodies, a charismatic police inspector for love interest, third-rate mobsters,... More > and a mariachi band from Bognor. A laugh-aloud book whose opening sets the story off on a trajectory of bizarre characters and quirky humour. Movie buff and community rights worker Kat Shakespeare is one heart-pounding step from insolvency when she lands a contract to troubleshoot a housing makeover project, but when a skeleton is discovered under a demolished tower block she turns detective, determined to both bring in the project on time and solve a thirty-year-old mystery.< Less
The Ice Cage - Meg Brown Mysteries #5 By Joshua L. Cejka
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Minneapolis Homicide Detective Megan "Meg" Brown has seen... well... enough, but this is a new one. A middle aged man found murdered inside a translucent room made of ice at a winter... More > festival on the shore of one of the cities many frozen lakes. The suspects may be obvious. The motive may be clear. But can she lock it all up in time before outside actors get themselves a little too involved? And where will she find time to finish her christmas shopping? Will she freeze to death before she can close the case? This is the fifth of the quirky Meg Brown Mysteries. The four previous stories were published originally on Amazon Kindle.< Less