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Psycho Psyche
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 49,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Dr Grenn is a hypnotist, executive, inventor, television personality, and scoundrel. Driven by insatiable greed, he jeopardises the whole world's security and tricks Professor Maurice Masterson into being his scapegoat. Take this short story as a warning, hide it from terrorists, and pray it never comes true…
The Envelope - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a white envelope, a man, and a boy. Designed as a 'coffee cup' read - just long enough to read over a cup of coffee.
Dan's Accidental Convertible
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
When married to the neighborhood's hot-head, strained friendships and frayed nerves become ominous warning signs that change must occur. Enough is enough.
Hell Found Me [A Damian Manx Case File]
You set the price! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Senior Detective Damian Manx is 2188 NextYorkCity's best investigator when it comes to Unexplained Death cases. But even he is stumped when a series of brutal murders take place seemingly without any useful clues. Now he's got five dead bodies, a new partner and an ME with an obsessive interest in the past to deal with. "Hell Found Me" is a short narrative rewriting of a NPD Case File from 2188
I Do
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"I Do" is a flash mystery; or, in other words, a really short story. In this flash mystery we have Ariel, happy as can be at her wedding! But... something isn't right here....
Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21
You set the price! Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.
Drive
You set the price! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"Drive carefully, there’s a frost again tonight.” A short story from the prize winning author of "Resolution". A teenager asks his domineering father if he can borrow the car with dramatic consequences. "Drive is an edgy flash fiction contemporary family life story with a dash of mystery and a conclusion that lingers in your thoughts long after you’ve read ‘The End’." MDG
A Fly in Amber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three bottles of the Shackleton Scotch have returned to Scotland over 100 years after the failed Antarctic expedition. But how do they taste? Only a group of famed “noses,” that is, chemical engineers, will ever find out. And only one man has the talent to unlock the recipe.
Bruce Howard - Gentleman with Brass Knuckles
Price: Free! Words: 44,490. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
If he can’t talk you out of your panties then you probably don’t speak English – and even if you don’t speak English the odds are still in his favor. The charmingly arrogant and rough-around-the-edges private investigator, Bruce Howard, has seen his share of thongs and danger.
El Hedor y otros relatos de misterio
Price: Free! Words: 17,790. Language: Spanish. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Recopilación de relatos de misterio.
Cultic
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An up-and-coming professor of mystery religions and the occult performs a Tarot divination on himself at the urging of his students -- and finds he will be murdered within the next three days.
Lesson One - a short story
Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In in a chilling "what if" tale, writer S.S. Wilson (screenwriter of such films as Tremors and Short Circuit) calls into question everything we think we know about life - and death. Be forewarned that it's a little darker than my usual happy-go-lucky writing. Might seem controversial to some, too. Let me know what you think!.
My Brother's Keeper
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 24,570. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Everyone is convinced that Brayden Kelley committed suicide but Bryce is determined to vindicate his brother and prove that it wasn't suicide at all but murder. Bryce will stop at nothing to find his brother's killer. Bryce quickly learns that clearing his brother's name could be deadly and he'll need all the help he can get.
The Hudson Agency - Chicago Style
Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Case #1: From the Case Files of the Hudson Agency. Private Eye, Carl Danby tries to stay out of the limelight. Ever since the detective injured his knee on the job, the big boss himself has hinted at Danby’s retirement. Then the Agency is hired by successful Chicago businessman, Benjamin Porter, who has recently been involved in a series of life-threatening accidents. Danby's assigned the case
Hanged to Death: A Museum Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When Rachel interns at a museum, she finds out art and museum politics are murder.
The Piano Book
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Tuning In (An Elite Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Canan Jones turns twenty-five and receives a phone call from a man who knows his secret. Canan has the ability to tune into the emotions of other people and he is wanted to work for an underground government agency in Sydney. 5000 words
Rozamunda - Mystery short story
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Rozamunda, is the first story in a series At the Crossroads. Events presented here are not necessarily true, but almost possible. Everything depends on the imagination of the reader. Those, who do not believe in anything, will not like this book and it is directed not to them.
Tug-of-War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When therapist Marlana accepts a difficult case from her mentor, Dr. Whitney, she's faced with a possible dual personality: Robert/Carol. Marlana struggles with her feelings. What if, in helping Robert/Carol, she discovers one of them is the murderer? As Marlana helps Robert delve deeper into his memory, he reveals his goal: "I want my life back." She knows now that she must forge ahead.
Tall Tales Twin-Pack, Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
2 mysterious short stories in 1 book. In "The House on Cliffside," Colonel Booth fears that his wife is spending too much time with their doctor. When her body is found at the foot of a cliff, Booth knows it isn't an accident. "In the Playground," 2nd place winner in Suspense Magazine's 2011 writing contest, is a thriller about a suspicious stranger who watches over a playground - but why?