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Just Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a single mom's child going missing, but nobody recalls the child existing. About 5000 words
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Linea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrian’s girlfriend is as beautiful as an angel. The beach they swim at is a true wonder of nature – where the waves of two seas meet. There’s the mini-golf course at Simon and Maggie’s, in the thick shade of mango trees. At weekends, they go to a magnificent waterfall, hidden in the woods. In other words, Adrian's life is perfect. Only one thing mars this perfect picture. It's Simon’s secret.
Linea (Serbian Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: Serbian. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrijanova devojka je lepa kao anđeo. Plaža na kojoj se kupaju je pravo čudo prirode – talasi dva mora se tu susreću. Tu je i mini golf kod Simona i Megi, u debelom hladu pod krošnjama mangovog drveća. Vikendom se ide u šumu, na vodopad. Ukratko, Adrijanov život je savršen. Samo jedna stvar se ne uklapa u ovo savršenstvo – Simonova tajna. Simon ima tajnu.
Dolls
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Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Brought onto the investigation to explore all the leads no one expected to pan out, Officer Morgan finds himself on the trail of the mysterious and elusive Dolls. It's a lead that takes him into a world far stranger and more real than he had ever imagined and into something far more dangerous than he had bargained for.
Psycho Psyche
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Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.33 from 3 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…
"There's No Place Like Zone"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chris and Kevin have no choice but to drive to Chicago from New York City for an important meeting. Their car runs out of gas at a very inopportune time. Especially when they are not alone out in the middle of nowhere...
GHOST STORIES Volume 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ghost Stories is both inspirational and/or terrifying depending on your perspective. This collection of five short stories includes the Easter Island Mystery, Jack the Ripper, Grave Premonition, Haunted Castle, and the Mountain of the Dead (Dyatlov Party). You’ll be asking yourself, “Is that really possible?"
Bottling the Cold, Hard Heart
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Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Eliza's comfortable life ended when her beloved grandmother died. Her cousin Sandra swooped in and took it all, from the house to Eliza's beloved dog, Miki. Nothing Eliza did worked but the one thing she would never give up on was saving Miki, no matter what it took. Bottling the Cold, Hard Heart is a cozy mystery where family and tradition are the true threats to life, love and liberty.
Hot Summer Nights
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When houses start to burn mysteriously in a small Georgia town, Mike Eiser teams up with a beautiful and talented arson investigator and an equally talented canine to identify a local real estate agent with a talent for fraud.
The Right Decision
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A detective whose wife was killed in a gas station robbery, spends his time trying to catch the guy who killed her and raising his only daughter.
White Peak
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Price: Free! Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
An FBI agent is sent back to Montana where he was raised to find out who murdered two Indian surveyors who were surveying for a casino. As he delves into the problems at White Peak he finds murder, corruption and greed.
Backslide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mike Eiser is shocked when his friend and mentor, Charlie Bozeman, is murdered by a sniper right in front of him. Could his boss, Sheriff Glenn Glassman, be the murderer? Or, is there another explanation?
The Other Daniel - A Camille Grisham Novella
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Price: Free! Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
With the deadly serial killer who ended her career safely behind bars, former FBI Agent Camille Grisham thought that the worst chapter of her life was over. She couldn't have been more wrong. Someone very eager to pick up his mantle is waiting in the shadows. His sole purpose is to finish what The Circle Killer started. And Camille is next on his list.
Murderous Coffee Crumble #4
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Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Emmy had the perfect life in Paris but because her father asked her to help him with the family business, she decided to go home to Sky Valley, Georgia. Sky Valley’s a small town—but it had a lot of secrets, murderous and uncanny ones, lurking within. Read The Sky Valley Mysteries 4: Murderous Coffee Crumble now and get to see the much awaited conclusion to The Sky Valley Mysteries series!
Gold Standard
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When Harry gets a lunch invitation from an old friend, Wiley, he happily meets Wiley for lunch. Wiley's illness saddens him, but Wiley needs his help with a project puts an entirely different light on the friendship. Imagine being asked help a sick friend rob a bank! Unwilling to let an old friend down, Harry must temporarily redefine his sense of right and wrong.
Because
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
How do you solve a problem like your mother? A ferocious flash fiction story, now a finalist for the Derringer Award. Accompanied by an exclusive essay by the author on the exhausted genesis of the story at Kris Rusch and Dean Smith's Oregon mystery workshop, the writing life, and the Derringer short list. "[H]igh quality"--Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine.
The Replacements
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Price: Free! Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
You only get to make one mistake. Three young men travel from the suburbs to the city in search of forbidden pleasure. They think they are prepared to commit a crime and become men, but are they ready for the surprise that their dealer has set up for them?
Jade O'Reilly and the Luck of the Irish (A Sweetwater Short)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Jade is late to work, she's punished by being assigned what may be an unsolvable case: find a missing four-leaf-clover good-luck charm before the town's St. Patrick's Day Festival. This Sweetwater Short story is about 50 pages in length.
Dead Letter
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Elderly Man is forced to confront the truth of his life – his personal lies and his sorrows. He gets the opportunity to escape the loneliness he confided in after losing sight of love.