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9 Tales of Henghis Hapthorn
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Here are nine tales of Henghis Hapthorn, foremost freelance discriminator of Old Earth in the planet's penultimate age. Included are the six stories that ran in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (and were previously collected in The Gist Hunter and Other Stories), leading up to the events that began the first Hapthorn novel, Majestrum, plus three more.
Naughty: Nine Tales of Christmas Crime
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this collection of hilarious short stories, you'll see what thieves, killers and psychos get up to come the holidays...and it's not baking cookies. Originally published in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazines, these nine tales from short story master Steve Hockensmith (Dawn of the Dreadfuls, Holmes on the Range) are sure to have you ho-ho-hoing from the first page to the last.
Quick Fixes - tales of Repairman Jack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,960. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
Finally! All the Repairman Jack short fiction - many hard to find, one nigh impossible - collected for the first time. QUICK FIXES includes: "A Day in the Life" "The Last Rakosh" "Home Repairs" "The Long Way Home" "The Wringer" "Interlude at Duane’s" "Do-Gooder" "Piney Power" plus author introductions to each story
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.
Shadow Reads: A Collection of Strange Little Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 173,830. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An intriguing and eclectic collection of mystery and suspense, many with a quirky dark theme you might find wandering into the Twilight Zone without a clue or a compass. Tales include a shady past, a mysterious disappearance, memories of love lost and people doing bad—and thinking they got away with it. Add a few ghosts and maybe some earthbound angels, plus some updates on American folklore.
Everybody Loves a Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What makes a hero? In these ten riveting tales of crime and suspense, Jack Nolte takes the reader on a thrilling journey from the back streets of Chicago to the windy bluffs of the Oregon coast exploring that very question. There's good guys, bad guys, and everything in between. Some stories are dark and brooding, others light and quirky, and some defy categorization altogether.
The Female of the Species
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 Short Stories involving the Psychic, mixed-race female detective from Witchmoor Edge in Yorkshire. These are the short stories that gave rise to the novels - the woman who turns up alive when her husband's in jail for murdering her; the disappearing proceeds of armed robbery; the murder that turned out to be suicide and the suicide that turned out to be murder ... brain teasers all.
Secrets & Lies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The ten stories in this collection revolve around secrets, lies—and crime. Kristine Kathryn Rusch, called one of the best short story writers of her generation, has compiled ten of her best mystery stories into one volume. Here you’ll find cats who watch corpses decompose, a futuristic detective who lies for a living, and half a dozen others whose lives get touched by a mystery.
The Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Factory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,000. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story collection by author Dallas Releford that features horror, science fiction, mystery, fantasy and paranormal all blended into one volume that is sure to terrify and entertain you. This is the perfect book to curl up with on a cold, dark, stormy night. Everybody will find something that you will like.
The Night and The Music
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
Kayıp Halkanın Sırrı
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,580. Language: Turkish. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » Anthologies
Bu kitap bir bilgilendirmedir… Bu kitap… her şeyden önce bir gerçek.. Öncesinde bir kurgu, öncesinde bir öykü… Öncesinde bir hayal…ama hayal edilen şey gerçekte olacakların ta kendisi… Bu dünyada herkese ait bir umut dalgası var.. Kimisi onu yaşar, kimisi yaşayamaz.. Kimi görür, kimi görmez! Onu yaşlı görmek hepimizin çaresizliği… Umutsuzluğu!
The Hunt for the Tree of Life: Book One
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
America and China are in a superpower race in quest of the tree of life in Eden to develop a magic bullet and banish death forever. But the answer lies in knowing the meaning of a contradictory so-called Methuselah poem. Therefore, the White House tasks a Harvard professor and Noble laureate to interpret the mystery poem. So where is the tree for the elixir and who finds it first?
Monkey Justice: Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Monkey Justice is the first story collection of Patti Abbott.
Pulp Ink 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
You live in a world of god-awful sequels. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Blues Brothers 2000. Scary Movie 2. It’s rough out there. But have no fear—here’s one sequel that hasn’t been drained of life by roving hordes of soulless studio execs.
Sweeper, A Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sweeper is the only name he has. He is a mysterious, deformed little man who can't remember his past and lives in a decaying, high-crime, inner-city area called the Territory. His only companion is an ugly mongrel named Snarl. He sweeps the streets and does his best to clean up rubbish of all kinds. As the ultimate underdog, Sweeper has nothing to lose and so is absolutely fearless.
Killer Fiction
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This collection of short stories is about killers, "fixers," and P.I.s, and most lean toward the hard-boiled side of crime. Authors include: Miles Archer, Libby Fisher Hellmann, Simon Wood, R.A. Allen, Adrian Magson, Laird Long, J.R. Chabot, Mike Wiecek, Mark Troy, and Tim Wohlforth.
Five Diverse Detectives
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detectives come in all shapes and sizes. In Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s five-story collection they work the mean streets from a science fiction convention to the Moon to a filled with dragons. Stories included are “Blind”, “Discovery” (a Shamus-Award nominee), “Stomping Mad” (a Spade story), “Dragon Slayer”, and “The Retrieval Artist,” (A Hugo-Award nominee).
Bicho Solto
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hosmany Ramos, É um desses autores cujo prestígio e fama ultrapassam as fronteiras do Brasil. Dono de um estilo inconfundível, que joga com situações que viu, viveu e conviveu, consegue resultados estupendos na estória curta, que exige ação concentrada
Game Face
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Private eye Val Lyon puts her game face on in eight tales of murder, lust, revenge and cheating. No matter what the game, her opponent is Death and he always scores first.
Short Stories of Earl Staggs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of published stories by Derringer Award winning author Earl Staggs. A mixture of Mystery, Crime and Humorous stories to satisfy readers who like variety.