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The Bamboo Mirror - An Anthology of Short Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mystery-suspense-thriller writer, Faith Mortimer warmly welcomes you to her anthology of short mystery stories, "The Bamboo Mirror". In three of the stories the reader is introduced to sleuth, Diana Rivers who features in Faith's mystery thriller series of full-length novels. In "The Bamboo Mirror" each story has a unique setting, is sometimes psychological and always with a twist in the ending.
Nothing Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Nothing Man is the follow-up to Marc Lowe's collection, "Sui Generis" and Other Fictions (2010, ISMs Press). "Lowe’s stories hack body and mind apart and sometimes put them back together in a new way. They disrupt comfortable logic and expectation with a Surrealist-infused Gothic prose tinged with hints of Borges and Poe." Rob Stephenson, author of Passes Through
Adriana (Serbian Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: Serbian. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pripovijetka. Da li se sjećate Sezone polivanja? One omiljene zabave djece iz solitera kojom se obilježava kraj školske godine. Naliješ kantu vodom, odeš na balkon i sve izručiš na nečiju glavu. Sjajna zabava, zar ne? A sjećate li se Adriane? Nju niko nije polivao, sjećate li se? Ana me je jednom pitala: „Zašto Adrianu niko ne poliva?" Dobro pitanje.
The Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 660. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After another failed relationship Kirsten Caltlin could not believe her luck when John Shaw came into her life. He was her everything and she was willing to do anything to show him that.
The Hired Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Professional hit man David Patterson takes on a new contract for the usual fee from Mrs Redford. But this contract would change his life forever.
Family Trio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
FAMILY TRIO contains three individual stories about the Lunghi family of private detectives in Bath, England. The family ranges across three generations who almost all live in the family's home and business complex. Everyone gets involved in agency cases, often making progress on them over meals or after-dinner wine. There have been three novels about the Lunghi family.
Bond Bombshell (a Jamie Bond Mysteries short story)
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Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Maya Alexander is the office manager of the Bond Agency, an L.A. PI firm. But when Maya is thrust into the field, she realizes her first case is personal. Maya's past may have come back to haunt her, but she's determined to prove that no one can fool a Bond Girl.
The Blind Assman -- A Boone Butters Crime Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short of money -- and short of breath -- odd-jobs man Boone Butters takes what he hopes will be an easy score: chasing an unwanted patron from an unsavory nightspot. But nothing is ever as easy as it ought to be for Boone, and with his health getting worse, simple sometimes equals deadly… THE BLIND ASSMAN is the fourth story in the Boone Butters series.
Legal Thriller: Criminal Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Run Free Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Defending a criminal is easy – until they make it personal. Criminal attorney Max Harrison takes on a case for an old school friend, Wayne Snowden. Wayne has been charged with the attempted murder of an old flame, but it quickly becomes evident that the prosecution is not interested in this conviction. So why are they still pressing ahead with the charge? What is Wayne hiding?
That Old Hell Magic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Demons, magic, and the Sunset Strip. For Detective Darcy Winters, it's just another day on the job as he walks into the hottest nightclub in Los Angeles to hunt down an unlicensed succubus. What he finds, however, is far more than he bargained for, and what should have been a routine bust quickly becomes a fight for his life, perhaps even his soul.
Crime Stories Volume 2
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Series: 6 Crime-Mystery Stories, Vol. 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Total Length approx. 12,750 words #1. "Off Season" takes place in a placid Caribbean island where nothing much ever happens until a stranger comes to town. #2. is "Road Shrines" -- the impromptu collections of flowers and candles marking the places were innocents were killed by animals who walk like men. #3 In "Right As Rain" a detective tries to deal with a murder he just can't let go of.
The Treasure Of Purgatory Crater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the moon, oxygen is the most precious commodity. Without it, death comes quickly. But there are other things of value in the vastness of Luna, and other reasons to die.
Dick and Jane in Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Arie wants to marry Jane. The problem is that Jane is the trophy of a dangerous criminal.
Ben Jackson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
Marooned on Death Island
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Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 31. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It was their love for sailing that brought Jack and Karen Billings together. Anytime they had free time, they could be found aboard their most prized possession, the Marlow Explorer. One day they decided to have a Halloween Cruise Party with some of their closest friends. But read on to see if the Marlow Explorer becomes just another Bermuda Triangle Mystery.
Remailer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pretty Enid is looking for lost Fremont. She hires a not-reporting to look for him. That starts a wild ride of mystery and death in a far future of mixed-gender and lost genetics. A science fiction short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
Rescue: A Litter of Quetzels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Weak as a kitten. That's what the old-timers say, anyway. Houston Homicide Detective Quetzel Cazares believes that, too. So when she finds a scrawny little cat abandoned at a gruesome crime scene, she takes pity on him and adopts him. That decision just may save her life. Five stories. Five murders. One tiny, fluffy connection.
The Irish Detective
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A very private investigator in the capital city of Ireland. Like any city there are problems. Your job is to find Irish solutions to Irish problems. Your team includes your beautiful Russian assistant Alice and the dangerous ex-army ranger, who has a slightly scrambled brain. Your customers include gangsters, police, businessmen, politicians, and tailors each with a unique problem.
A Woman To Die For
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A private investigator is hired by a wealthy Texas woman to find her husband and bring him back from his latest drinking binge. John Hartley is not that hard to find, but bringing him back is a whole different matter.
Clash of Wills
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Thai Diamond Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When informed his father had died, Ray knew he had to do the right thing, even though they'd not spoken in years. Determined to face his demons, he returned to his father's adopted home in England, only to discover the realities weren't as he'd imagined and that a world of new problems had to be faced.