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The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
Global Computer Syndicate, The Unseen Mysteries of the World, Can You Solve the Case?
You set the price! Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Computer Syndicate is a fictional short story that combines satellite photography with a story to unravel the location of a hidden syndicate known only as The Computer. It integrates the potential for web browser use of endless hours of online entertainment once the locations have been found. There are a ton of locations on the planet that create similar style photos as the ones in my book..
The Cottage (Deutsche Version)
Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: German. Published: July 5, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ein junges Ehepaar entschließt sich zum Kauf eines Cottages. Schon sehr bald ist die Frau davon überzeugt, dass es dort spukt, doch kann die dadurch stark belastete Ehe trotz den Nachforschungen eines skeptischen Radiomoderatoren überleben? Diese Geschichte ist Teil einer Reihe von 6 Kurzgeschichten des Autors David P Elliot, entnommen aus der Anthologie mit dem Titel „Pieces of Fate"
Récits des Hommes Seuls
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: French. Published: August 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Les "récits des hommes seuls" marient tradition du mystère avec la solitude et la monotonie de nos vies modernes. Méfiez-vous car, désormais, vous regarderez d'un autre œil les transports en commun, les jolies demeures à la campagne ou votre voisin de bureau.
Dead Of Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The theme is winter, and the Thalia Press Authors Co-op rises to the occasion, digging deep into their devious imaginations with short stories of cold, ice, mystery, and of course unexplained homicide. This short story anthology, edited by Katy Munger and Lise McClendon, features eight established crime authors and eight chilling stories to send shivers down your spine.
Falcon's Bend Case Files, Volume II.1: Retribution and Up In Smoke
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,560. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014 by Writers Exchange E-Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Retribution: The subdivision FBPD investigators Pete Shasta and Danny Vincent live in becomes home to a very hot young mama. But it isn't until the beautiful young woman disappears, leaving her two young children alone, that Pete's wife realizes crime is firmly afoot. and Up In Smoke: A local Christmas tree farm has burned to the ground. But was the fire an accident…or the means to cover up...
Nothing Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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
Just Desserts for Johnny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yvonne Maupin thinks her dream has come true when a publisher accepts her literary novel, Souls by the Bay. After things don’t turn out as she had planned, she carries out the most satisfying revenge of all.
The Death of Sherlock Holmes & Other Stories
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collect of stories that appeared in journals and magazine, headed by The Death of Sherlock Holmes with the master detective solving yet another crime in London and his untimely death, which answers every question readers have wondered about for years.
The History of Mr. Bunker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young teacher is found shot to death at a local high school. With so much promise and no enemies, the town can't imagine who would want him dead. Detective Peoples questions everyone and gets nowhere, until he gets a phone call that leads him back to the school. In the classroom, he finds a box that ultimately leads him to a murderer.
Shallow Cuts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Crime flash fiction: 20 bite-sized stories of murder and mayhem.
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.
Carrion At The Door
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Carrion At The Door" is a collection of subtle horror and modern-noir crime short stories by Costa Koutsoutis. Unspeakable inhuman terrors under the bed. The actions of desperate people in desperate situations. The terror in the night from the shadows...or the unseen threat of your next-door neighbor.
The Judas Gift and Other Stories of Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
G. W. Thomas serves up five mysterious tales from cozies to hard-boiled. Three tales feature Jessie Roland, Conservation Officer who solves strange cases in the wilds of British Columbia. "From Thy Face I Shall Be Hidden..." is the story of Cain and how he was framed for murder. The last tale is "The Case of the Windermere Woman" (with M. D. Jackson).
Evil Grows & Other Thrilling Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Loren D. Estleman has been writing and publishing books and novels since 1976. His fiction includes westerns, mysteries, thrillers, and historical thrillers. Along the way, he's written a number of crime stories. Stories about the darker side of life, broken hearts, swindles, double-dealing and just plain evil men and women who define the title of this collection.
Deadlier Than The Male
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime Short Stories - A man drowned in a locked bathroom; a serial killer where every murder looked like an accident; a carefully planned illusion; a perfect robbery with a tiny flaw; two slightly less than perfect alibis and two women scorned – are all part of a collection of lightweight but entertaining mysteries about a mixed race female detective much deadlier than the male of the species.
Scandal in Willow Hollow
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Enjoy six short mysteries set in Willow Hollow, a small town nestled in the Pennsylvanian Appalachian Mountains. Follow Detectives Bill Hadley and Tabatha Walker as they track down local law breakers.
Victoria Files: Strange Town
Series: Victoria Files, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Victoria, her husband, Tyler and her two friends all set off on a road trip together. Only what happens when they get a flat tire? Encounter strange town folks? And why is their experience the same as her novel she's writing? Join Victoria and the gang for crazy drivers, handsome cowboys, and a town that seems to be hiding a huge secret!
Jesse's Gun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman finds herself eerily caught between two worlds when her husband stumbles on an old gun while exploring an Ozarks cave. Could the gun have belonged to none other than Jesse James?
Scattergun—A Reckoning in Two Acts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Scattergun is the first short work in a series examining the dark side of the human condition, set in the aberrant world of a synaesthetic Texas ranger, Lamar McNelly. Book One: Riding shotgun in the mind of a wandering killer, stalking the plains of the rural west, until a violent confrontation in a Colorado rail yard pits the cerebral McNelly against the mammalian brain of an outlaw.