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Duffy to the Rescue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The new Duffy Dombrowski Mysteries short story collection with Basset Hound rescue stories, hound essays and... The world famous Basset haiku, actually Bassetku from Ginny Tata-Phillips. Also featuring the novella "Planter's Punch" with JA Konrath. See how Duffy and Jack Daniels, get together, right some wrongs and just maybe...well, you'll have to read it.
Christmas, Spies & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
While Gianna Mancini longs for a cozy family Christmas back home, this year her cousin, Claudia, is getting married, and Gianna is the maid of honor. Having to spend the holiday in another state may have Gianna a bit blue, but when Claudia runs off the night before her nuptials, Gianna is determined to find her.
Your Cheatin' Heart: A Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mystery
Series: Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Following a cheating husband and his tarty blonde, PI Tiffany Waters witnesses the explosion of the lover’s motel. The police find only one body: the husband. Now Tiffany must save her husband from a mystery man demanding her photos of the lovers’ meeting. But how can two copies of the same photo be different? How can the blonde in the photo blink? “Your Cheatin’ Heart” is 7,693 words.
The Retirement Fund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
A Flash Of Doom
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,700. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Unspeakable horror. Magics most foul. The darkness of evil wings. Sir Ian Quarry, mystical wizard extra-ordinaire of Great Britain, has faced them all and won. "A Flash Of Doom" is the best of Quarry's adventures collected for the first time.
Lord Have Mercy (Possum Creek Prequel Novella)
Series: Possum Creek. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The day Casey Black disappeared is a day that will haunt David Breedlove's nightmares forever. He never dreamed that a little bit of reckless fun could have fatal consequences. He never imagined that his desire to protect the people he cares about the most had the potential to turn him into a monster.
Sanditon Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Yet again, Reverend Lyle Thorne is called upon to aid among others... the local Constabulary and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He must pit his wits against those who would try to avoid justice and bring to a satisfying conclusion a Civil War murder over 200 years old. Five stories await your perusal. Can you find the clues that will lead you to the criminals/ murderers?
Always Such a Quiet Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ryan’s peaceful neighborhood walk turns violent when he’s forced to stop a threatening gunman. He jumps into action to protect Lucy, only a few years older than himself. Afterward, he avoids that street. But Lucy sees him at the grocery store and wants to thank him with dinner. Reluctantly, he accepts her invitation. The food is great but her idea of justice puts him to the test.
Friday 2.0 Project God Trials
Series: Friday. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dr. Elizabeth Bannon returns with her former patient Jacob Fontain to continue investigating the secret goings-on at Quesser Creek. She teams up with Markus of the Order of the Secundo Aurora and Abbot Fernando of the Massomite Order of Monks to discover more on Project God Trials, a secret agency operating in undersea bunkers. Elizabeth discovers more than she ever thought possible.
Rosolio Red (a Franki Amato Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With Christmas around the corner, Franki Amato’s got visions of her sugarplum, Bradley Hartmann, dancing in her head. Now that she finally has some time off from her PI job, she’s cooking him up a special holiday treat, and it’s not figgy pudding. Her Yuletide plans are dashed, however, when her meddlesome Sicilian grandma goes missing.
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
Hatchet Harry (A Suspense Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
KEVIN STUBBS sees serial killers. Everywhere! There's only one problem: the persons of interest never seem to be the ones in the FBI Wanted Posters. Will Hatchet Harry, a recent addition, be any different?
The Apple Tree Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
The Lost Mile: A Cinema Detectives Story
Series: Birmingham's Finest: The Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Comic Strip where Rosa Overcomes Lost Love! When Rosa Pleck of the Cinema Detectives messes-up filling-in her timesheets it marks the start of a weird few days. What is this strange dream she has about moving among the old houses and the streets? Does Rosa still carry a torch for her old flame on Wells Street and can she now get him out of her heart? Add to Cart Now!
Further Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. However, if Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.
Fatal Reunion
Series: The Sarah Richland, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this novella, Detective Sarah Richland investigates the murder of a former murder suspect. While trying to focus on work, she unwillingly agrees to attend her high school reunion.
Recreation: Yes, You Do Look A Little Familiar...
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story prequel to the 'Lena's Friends' crime novels. Lena sells herself, she is a high class 'escort', a prostitute. At a bike rally, Lena meets up with Tony, someone she had previously met in a ‘professional’ way... Despite initial worries that her business and private lives should be kept separate, it soon becomes obvious that Tony was definitely going to be one of ‘Lena's Friends’...
Dead Man's Hand
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,770. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A poker game turns deadly--when Jack Handley joins a high-stakes poker game at the Lucky Draw Hotel, players start to die. Cards left on each victim reflect the hand the Wild Bill Hickok had been holding when he met his fate--the dead man's hand. Now all the cards have been dealt but the Ace of Spades--a card Jack knows is meant for him.
Slipped Up
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016 by Learning To Surf Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The stolen Glass Slippers are worth a little fortune. How can Fiona keep her mind on the production when her fiance’ is the main suspect?
Demented
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The father of lies has successfully blurred the truth and shattered the memories of Megan Ross. Burnt into her memory is the blade in her husband's fist coming directly towards her.

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