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Mrs Hudson's Case
By Laurie R. King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
Who Kidnapped Billy Bumble?
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,700. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
There’s trouble brewing in the cozy little town of Tinton when hopeless petty thief Billy Bumble is arrested. But it soon becomes clear that things aren't quite as they first appear! Unlikey hero Alfie Bowman seems to be the only one who really believes Billy Bumble has been kidnapped, but can he discover where Billy's being held, and if he does find him, can he launch a rescue bid?
Jewelry Jinx
By A.M. Burns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When someone is stealing from the magical community, the call goes out to the E.S. Peters agency to find the thief. Tiffany enlist the aid of witch spirit Magee Reyes to track down the villain and get the goods back.
The Painting in the Crate. A Pounds & Sterling Short Story
By Ethan Stratmore
Series: Pounds & Sterling, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story is the first in the "Pounds & Sterling" series. A famous art history professor had been murdered. His doctoral student, art historian Samantha Pounds, takes up her own investigations. Soon she finds a useful clue, and presents it to medical examiner Dr. Oliver Sterling. Together they solve the case, in which international smugglers and foreign trading companies are involved.
An Unnecessary Murder
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When a woman is murdered, DI 'Nasty' Nash is convinced the finger of suspicion points firmly at Alfie Bowman, but DS Dave Slater is not so sure. He knows Nash would love to see Alfie put away for a very long time. But would he really go so far as to frame him? In this latest novella of this series, Alfie and Slater team up to discover who's really responsible for this unnecessary murder.
Missing Without Trace
By P.F. Ford
Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,300. Language: British English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Thirty years ago a little boy went missing, and still his mother doesn't know what happened to him. Police investigations at the time achieved nothing, but perhaps someone made sure of that. In this the second of the Alfie Bowman Novella Series reluctant hero Alfie tries to solve a 30 year old mystery and finds that even today there are some people who would rather he didn't find the truth...
Definitely, Maybe: A Lucy Valentine Short Story
By Heather Webber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
It’s a dark and stormy night when psychic Lucy Valentine shares with her best friends exactly how she acquired her supernatural abilities.