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The Hypnotist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Vince Conroy practiced the art of hypnotism. Where once he was on television and playing to packed auditoriums he was now scraping a living playing to small and disinterested audiences in small towns. This is the story of Vince's most epic performance.
Have You Seen My Cat?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Detective Frank Primrose woke up this morning, he didn't expect to investigate the disappearance of cats. Police detectives simply don't do that sort of thing. But when the chief's niece's cat is missing that's missing, what else can he do? Besides, it isn't just her cat; all of the cats in her building have disappeared. So, where have they gone -- and where will his investigation take him?
The Blooming Library-Vol. 1 of Mystic Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,870. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In such a picturesque small town, you would expect peace and solitude, but not so in Bayneville, Arkansas. There is something lurking just below the surface, plaguing the residents with happenings of the supernatural.
Hot Corpse, a Det. Shelley Caldwell short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Shelley Caldwell gets the woo-woo cases in Chicago. Not wanting another psych evaluation, she keeps the supernatural part of the case hidden. In this short story, Shelley knows she has another woo-woo case on her hands when murder victims start showing up, their bones picked clean of flesh.
Jade O'Reilly and the 12 Days of Christmas (A Sweetwater Short)
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Series: Jade O'Reilly Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
For the 12 days leading up to Christmas, the crankiest old biddy in Sweetwater wakes up to a yard filled with Christmas decorations. But in her opinion, “they’re not decorations; they’re property damage!” Private investigator Jade O'Reilly is on the job, but the decorator strikes with stealth that rivals Santa’s elves. Will Jade catch the decorator before Christmas in this 50-page short story?
Two From the Mageworlds
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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
Death at Noon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gregory Kent late night radio host is dead; it’s the middle of the day a restaurant full of people but there are no suspects. Marlow finds that the secret recipe for murder is hidden in plain sight. To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends, just visit her website at http://mysterygirljournal.jimdo.com for coupon code.
The Confessions of Peter Crossman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Collected in one volume, three tales of Peter Crossman, Knight of the Temple in modern-day New York. Urban fantasy by the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. +++ From the Spear of Antioch to the Holy Grail, Crossman keeps the holy things holy and the pilgrims safe with cool wit, hot lead, and perfect faith.
The Mystery of Firefly Field
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment
Tyler never imagined he would become an Eco-detective when his family moves to the dark skies of the country. Riding his bike home, he slams on his brakes. Countless fireflies are clustering into groups. Tyler is staring at a huge, green-glowing Big Dipper! To save these fireflies, Tyler must learn about the night sky and solve the Mystery of Firefly Field before light pollution signals their end.
The Curse of the Gorgon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District must solve a dubious crime involving a wretched family of Alexandrian nobility without the help of Heron—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—he learns the true horror of family curses.