Free Kindle Mystery Books & Cheap Kindle Mystery Books – Dec. 21, 2012

23As Christmas quickly approaches, here is the latest list of some great deals for the Kindle owners amongst us. I just posted this entry on the site:

Free Kindle Mystery Books & Cheap Kindle Mystery Books – Dec. 21, 2012

Thank you, BB, for keeping us aware of ways we can enjoy our Cozy Mystery books, while saving money.

Ann Summerville‘s A Graceful Death is FREE until December 30! It is the first in her Lowenna Mystery Series, which is set in a quaint English coastal village. I love it when the first books in mystery series are FREE!

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  1. Severn has been further reducing some books the past couple of days so Simon Brett’s “Cast in Order of Disappearance (Charles Paris)” is now $4.39, also.

  2. FREEBIE:
    Sweet Masterpiece (The Samantha Sweet Mysteries) by Connie Shelton
    The other four in the series are reasonably priced at $4.99.

  3. FREEBIE:
    When Good Bras Go Bad (Myrtle Crumb Series) by Gayle Trent
    [many of us can relate!]

    BTW, the first of that series “Between A Clutch and A Hard Place” is 99¢.

  4. Supposedly, today is the last day to get the following for these prices:
    “Cat on the Edge (Joe Grey)” by Shirley Rousseau Murphy – 99¢

    “Get Fluffy (Book 2 in the Pampered Pets Mystery Series)” by Sparkle Abbey – $1.99 [including because it looks and sounds cozy]

  5. FREEBIES:
    – Deadly Reunion (A Grace Holliday Cozy Mystery, Book 2) by Elisabeth Crabtree

    – Desperate Housedogs by Sparkle Abbey [second in series was free yesterday]

  6. - Irregardless of Murder (Miss Prentice Cozy Mysteries) by E. E. Kennedy (aka Ellen Edwards Kennedy) – $0.99

    – The Case of the Bouncing Grandma (A Bouncing Grandma Mystery) by A. K. Arenz – $0.99

    – Whispers of the Bayou by Mindy Starns Clark – $2.99

    – Apple Turnover Murder (Hannah Swensen Mysteries)
    by Joanne Fluke – $2.99

  7. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this listing of free cozies! What a wonderful Christmas gift! Thank you so very much!

    • Danna - cozy mystery list :

      Nan, I’m glad you enjoy the FREE and Cheap Kindle Mystery Book deal entries. There’s nothing like a bargain!

  8. Merry Christmas, everyone!

    Some of these may be mysteries, some not, but they are listed on the site, soooo…

    Debbie Macomber:
    – Orchard Valley Grooms: Valerie\Stephanie – $1.40
    – 1022 Evergreen Place (Cedar Cove) – $1.56
    – 1225 Christmas Tree Lane (Cedar Cove) – $1.99
    – Christmas in Cedar Cove: 5-B Poppy Lane\A Cedar Cove Christmas – $1.99
    – The Perfect Christmas” – $1.99
    [this one is a Kindle Daily Deal, so will probably only be good for today]

    FREEBIES:
    – Simon Said (The Professor Simon Shaw Murder Mysteries) – Sarah Shaber
    [Winner of the Malice Domestic/St. Martin’s Press Best First Traditional Mystery Award] The rest of the series is $2.99 each
    – Dogs Don’t Lie: A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir (Pru Marlowe Pet Mysteries) by Clea Simon
    [If you get the Kindle edition, the Audible edition is $3.99]
    – Deadly Gamble: The First Charlie Parker Mystery (Charlie Parker Mystery Series) by Connie Shelton
    – The Widow’s Walk League (Regan McHenry Real Estate Mysteries) by Nancy Lynn Jarvis
    [the others in the series are $2.99]

    99¢:
    – Aftermath with Bonus Material (Promo e-Books) by Peter Robinson

    I’ll be back later with a list of others I find today and a TIP for the next few days.

  9. *BEWARE that there is more than one copy of some of these and the other is higher*

    By Robert van Gulik
    $3.42:
    – Judge Dee at Work (Judge Dee Mysteries) stories
    – The Emperor’s Pearl (Judge Dee Mystery Series)
    – The Red Pavilion: A Judge Dee Mystery (Judge Dee Mystery Series)
    – The Willow Pattern: A Judge Dee Mystery (Judge Dee Mystery Series)
    – Poets and Murder: A Judge Dee Mystery
    – The Monkey and The Tiger: Judge Dee Mysteries (Phoenix Fiction)

    $3.70:
    – The Chinese Maze Murders (Judge Dee Mystery)
    – The Phantom of the Temple: A Judge Dee Mystery (Judge Dee Mystery Series)

    $4.27:
    – The Lacquer Screen: A Chinese Detective Story (Judge Dee Mystery)
    – Necklace and Calabash: A Chinese Detective Story (Judge Dee Mysteries)

  10. Okay, as a Christmas gift to you all, I thought I’d compile a list of free/cheap mysteries from Poisoned Pen Press for you to fill up your (possibly new!) Kindles. These are not going to be in any particular order, may have been listed previously, and I’m only including authors listed on this site.

    FREEBIES:
    Earthly Delights: Corinna Chapman #1 (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    Bullet Hole: An Alan Saxon Mystery (Alan Saxon Mysteries) by Keith Miles

    Cocaine Blues: Phryne Fisher #1 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    A Famine of Horses: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery (Sir Robert Carey Series) by P F Chisholm

    99¢:
    Forbidden Fruit: Corinna Chapman #5 (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    Murder in the Dark: Phryne Fisher #16 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    The Anteater of Death: A Gunn Zoo Mystery (Gunn Zoo Series) by Betty Webb

    Corridors of Death: A Robert Amiss Mystery (Robert Amiss Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

    $2.99:
    Desert Wives: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

    Mew is for Murder: A Theda Krakow Mystery (Theda Krakow Series) by Clea Simon

    Desert Noir: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

    Artifacts: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

    Interrupted Aria: A Tito Amato Mystery (Tito Amato Series) by Beverle Graves Myers

    Flying Too High: Phryne Fisher #2 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    The Saint Valentine’s Day Murders: A Robert Amiss Mystery (Robert Amiss Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

    Embrace the Grim Reaper: A Grim Reaper Mystery (Grim Reaper Series) by Judy Clemens

    Devil’s Food: Corinna Chapman #3 (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    Murder on the Ballarat Train: Phryne Fisher #3 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    A Season of Knives: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery (Sir Robert Carey Series) by P F Chisholm

    Double Eagle: An Alan Saxon Mystery (Alan Saxon Mysteries) by Keith Miles

    Heavenly Pleasures: Corinna Chapman #2 (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

    $4.74:
    Desert Wind: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

    Plunder: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

    (cont)

    • (cont)

      $4.99:
      Painted Veil: A Tito Amato Mystery (Tito Amato Series) by Beverle Graves Myers

      Matricide at St. Martha’s: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Murder in a Cathedral: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Cruel Music: A Tito Amato Mystery (Tito Amato Series) by Beverle Graves Myers

      The Iron Tongue of Midnight: A Tito Amato Mystery (Tito Amato Series) by Beverle Graves Myers

      Carnage on the Committee: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Murdering Americans: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Findings: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

      Desert Shadows: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

      Three Can Keep A Secret: A Stella Crown Mystery (Stella Crown Series) by Judy Clemens

      Relics: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

      Clubbed To Death: A Robert Amiss Mystery (Robert Amiss Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      To Thine Own Self Be True: A Stella Crown Mystery (Stella Crown Series) by Judy Clemens

      Till the Cows Come Home: A Stella Crown Mystery (Stella Crown Series) by Judy Clemens

      Cries and Whiskers: A Theda Krakow Mystery (Theda Krakow Series) by Clea Simon

      Ten Lords A-Leaping: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      A Murder of Crows: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery (Sir Robert Carey Series) by P F Chisholm

      The English School of Murder (Robert Amiss Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Desert Cut: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

      Probable Claws: A Theda Krakow Mystery (Theda Krakow Series) by Clea Simon

      The Anglo-Irish Murders: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Bermuda Grass: An Alan Saxon Mystery (Alan Saxon Mysteries) by Keith Miles

      The Koala of Death: A Gunn Zoo Mystery (Gunn Zoo Series) by Betty Webb

      Her Deadly Mischief: A Tito Amato Mystery (Tito Amato Series) by Beverle Graves Myers

      The Day Will Come: A Stella Crown Mystery (Stella Crown Series) by Judy Clemens

      Strangers: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

      Cooking the Books: Corinna Chapman #6 (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Publish and Be Murdered: A Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mystery (Robert Amiss/Baroness Jack Troutbeck Mysteries) by Ruth Dudley Edwards

      Floodgates: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

      The Grim Reaper’s Dance: A Grim Reaper Mystery (Grim Reaper Series) by Judy Clemens

      Flagstick: An Alan Saxon Mystery (Alan Saxon Mysteries) by Keith Miles

      The Green Mill Murder: Phryne Fisher #5 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Death at Victoria Dock: Phryne Fisher #4 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Desert Run: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

      Raisins and Almonds: Phryne Fisher #9 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      A Plague of Angels: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery (Sir Robert Carey Series) by P F Chisholm

      Trick or Treat: Corinna Chapman #4 (Corinna Chapman Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Desert Lost: A Lena Jones Mystery (Lena Jones Series) by Betty Webb

      Green Murder: An Alan Saxon Mystery (Alan Saxon Mysteries) by Keith Miles

      Different Paths: A Stella Crown Mystery (Stella Crown Series) by Judy Clemens

      Ruddy Gore: Phryne Fisher #7 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Cattery Row: A Theda Krakow Mystery (Theda Krakow Series) by Clea Simon

      Death Before Wicket: Phryne Fisher #10 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Effigies: A Faye Longchamp Mystery (Faye Longchamp Series) by Mary Anna Evans

      Honolulu Play-Off: An Alan Saxon Mystery (Alan Saxon Mysteries) by Keith Miles

      Flowers for her Grave: A Grim Reaper Mystery (Grim Reaper Series) by Judy Clemens

      A Surfeit of Guns: A Sir Robert Carey Mystery (Sir Robert Carey Series) by P F Chisholm

      Urn Burial: Phryne Fisher #8 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Blood and Circuses: Phryne Fisher #6 (Phryne Fisher Mysteries) by Kerry Greenwood

      Cats Can’t Shoot: A Pru Marlowe Pet Noir (Pru Marlowe Pet Mysteries) by Clea Simon

      • I’ve seen rumors that there might be many bargains the next few days so just wanted to give y’all a “heads up” to check, especially if something should happen that I can’t post them.

        HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

  11. Penny Warner:
    – DEAD BODY LANGUAGE (A Connor Westphal Mystery) – FREE
    1998 Macavity Award for Best First Novel
    Finalist 1997 Agatha Award for Best First Novel
    Finalist 1998 Barry Award for Best Paperback

    – Silence Is Golden (A Connor Westphal Mystery) – 99¢

    – Dead Man’s Hand (Connor Westphal mystery) – 99¢

    Yesterday was a great day for freebies, but I was really sick and didn’t feel like posting. I’ll go back and see if there’s any that are still available.

  12. These may or may not be listed on the site; however, they all claim to be cozies.

    FREEBIES:
    – Storm Surge (A Jonie Waters Mystery) by Tamara Ward

    – Any Port in a Storm (Jolie Gentil Cozy Mystery Series) by Elaine Orr

    – Playing with Poison by Cindy Blackburn

    – Death on a Deadline (Sleuthing Sisters Mysteries) by Sandy Gaskin, et al.
    [this series is by three real-life sisters who wanted to write Christian cozies]

    – A Graceful Death (Lowenna Series) by Ann Summerville

  13. All That Glitters (Raine Stockton Dog Mysteries) by Donna Ball – $1.99

    I Think I Love You (a humorous romantic mystery) by Stephanie Bond – FREE

    Storm Surge (A Jonie Waters Mystery) by Tamara Ward – FREE

    Out Of Time (Casey Jones mystery series) by Katy Munger – $2.99 [yesterday was free, but great regular price]

  14. 99¢

    Bill Crider:
    -The Blacklin County Files

    Penny Warner:
    – SIGN OF FOUL PLAY (A Connor Westphal Mystery)
    – A Quiet Undertaking (A Connor Westphal Mystery)
    – Right To Remain Silent (A Connor Westphal Mystery)
    – Blind Side (A Connor Westphal Mystery)
    [I think I’ve got the entire set now for under $10 – yippee!]

    • BB,
      Thanks for finding the free and lower price e-book reads. I am pretty good at searching and finding things on sites and the web. However, I really admire how you find these books. I have tried and I don’t find anywhere near the number of books that you do.
      Thanks for letting all of us know about the bargains that are out there.

      • You’re very welcome, Lynn. I sent Danna another list of reductions on the 21st so maybe she’ll be able to post those soon, too.

        • Danna - cozy mystery list :

          Thank you, BB, for telling us about all of the great Kindle mystery book deals. It is taking me way too long to get this page up!

          I’m currently working on it, so it shouldn’t be much longer.

          Thanks, again, BB!

  15. Was debating whether to post this one…the author is listed onsite and this is today’s Amazon Kindle Daily Deal description:
    “Tinged with mystery and overshadowed by very real menace, These Old Shades is widely considered to be the book that launched Georgette Heyer’s illustrious career.”

    These Old Shades (Alastair Trilogy) by Georgette Heyer – $1.99
    [today only]

  16. FREEBIES

    Saddled With Trouble (First Book in The Michaela Bancroft Suspense Series) by Michele Scott

    Uneasy Spirits: A Victorian San Francisco Mystery by M. Louisa Locke

  17. $2.99

    Jacqueline Winspear:
    – The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel (P.S.)
    2011 Left Coast Crime Bruce Alexander Award

    Charles Todd:
    – A Duty to the Dead (Bess Crawford Mystery)
    Finalist 2010 Macavity Award for Best Historical Novel
    – An Impartial Witness: A Bess Crawford Mystery (Bess Crawford Mysteries)
    – A Bitter Truth: A Bess Crawford Mystery

    Julie Smith:
    – The Sourdough Wars (Rebecca Schwartz Mystery #2) (The Rebecca Schwartz Series)

    ***

    $4.29

    Marcia Talley:
    – All Things Undying (Hannah Ives Mysteries)

  18. FREEBIES:
    – A Deadly Draught by Leslie Diehl
    – The Final Arrangement (A Cozy Murder Mystery) by Annie Whittaker [repeat]
    – A Purse to Die For by Melodie Campbell [possible repeat]
    – Crewel Intentions (An Anastasia Pollack Crafting Mini-Mystery) by Lois Winston

  19. Danna - cozy mystery list :

    Thank you so much, BB, for making us aware of all of these great Kindle deals!

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