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Sherlock Holmes Great War Parodies and Pastiches II: 1915-1919
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,690. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Sherlock Holmes Great War Parodies and Pastiches II: 1915-1919” collects 37 pieces — short stories, poems, and cartoons — all published during the opening years of Conan Doyle’s literary career. Also included are much of the original art and more than 300 footnotes identifying obscure words, historical figures, and events that readers were familiar with at the time.
The Adventures of Watts and Sherlock: The R.X. Problem
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a futuristic City, a doctor finds himself living with a man named Sherlock, who is trying to emulate his literary namesake, to a disturbing degree. Dr. Watts is soon whisked along as Sherlock solves a murder, saves a kidnapped girl, and goes up against a Corporation to hunt down the distributor of a dangerous new drug. But Watts soon realizes that the greatest mystery may be Sherlock himself.
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 collects 40 pieces published during the middle phase of Conan Doyle’s life. Some were written by schoolboys, reporters,doctors, and other amateurs, but many professional writers turned out stories, such as “Banjo” Paterson, Max Beerbohm, Lincoln Steffens, Jacques Futrelle, Maurice Leblanc, and “Charlie Chan” creator Earl Derr Biggers.
New Orleans Nocturnal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
NEW ORLEANS NOCTURNAL is a series of nine short stories featuring New Orleans Police Homicide Detective John Raven Beau. Half-Cajun and Half-Sioux, Beau is a relentless pursuer, a man who will track a killer across miles of dark streets, through swamps, wastelands, over rivers and bayous. He will never give up.
The Really Big Ka-Boom: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Secret Master of Fandom and private detective Spade thought he would be spending Christmas Eve alone—until a strange call from Paladin changes his plans. And just when he thinks the evening can’t get any stranger, a huge blast sends his world into chaos, along with that of Paladin and Casper. And what the trio learn next might prove even more explosive.
Tell Me: a short story
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
In Tell Me CSI Grace McColl is called to the scene of a brutal attack on a young girl in a park. There Grace must not only gather evidence of the crime, but also coax information about her identity from the reluctant victim. But when the truth speaks, she listens. ‘Zoë Sharp is one of the sharpest, coolest, and most intriguing writers I know.’ New York Times Bestseller, Harlan Coben
Last Right: a short story
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In Last Right a prodigal son, a vanished wife, and a dying patriarch combine in a tale of betrayal and revenge on the Mexican border. ‘Zoë Sharp is one of the sharpest, coolest, and most intriguing writers I know.’ New York Times Bestseller, Harlan Coben
Prosperity Restaurant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Lydia Chin short story by SJ Rozan
Muscle - Backfire!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Muscle and Bell, owners of The MUSCLE Firm, are at it again. This time they accept a case at the last minute and everything goes wrong, really fast! This story can be read alone or you can check out THE MUSCLE Firm Series in order: MUSCLE - The Cheating Security Guard or MUSCLE - The Beginning. Either way, you are going to have a good time! 3600+ words - Short Story
Christmas In High Heels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer can’t wait to spend the holidays with her boyfriend, LAPD Detective Jack Ramirez. It’s their first Christmas together, but between her zany family and wacky friends, Maddie’s having a hard time finding alone time with her man. Come Christmas morning, this is one holiday she’ll be sure to remember… naughty or nice.
Two From the Mageworlds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Rules of Engagement: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,990. Language: British English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Rules of Engagement is a standalone short story by the highly acclaimed mystery thriller writer, Zoë Sharp. First published in the CWA anthology, ORIGINAL SINS, edited by Martin Edwards. Also includes the first 22 percent of Sharp’s new standalone crime thriller, THE BLOOD WHISPERER. ‘Zoë Sharp is one of the sharpest, coolest, and most intriguing writers I know.’ Harlan Coben
Body English
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Lydia Chin/Bill Smith short story.
Boxed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A story within a story. If you've worked in retail, this book is for you. If you've worked on a store truck crew, this book is especially for you.
Fairy Tale Fusion
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What if the characters in Fairy Tales were real? What if they lived in Fairyland, a place not too dissimilar to ours, next to Wonderland and down the street from Camelot? Follow the exploits of Detective Piper of the Fairyland Metro Police, the Fairy Tale News updates and more cracked characters taken from the world of childhood, including some very scary toys. Enter into Fairy Tale Fusion.

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