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The Man in the Murderer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mundanity reigns on Dorchester Avenue. . . . Except when it doesn’t. A tale of quiet horror and disturbing secrets brought out into the harsh light of day. The Man in the Murderer: A Short Story.
The Death of Sherlock Holmes & Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,790. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: 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.
Trial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man stands trial for brutally killing a 12-year-old girl. But does a trial bring actual justice? And what can a father do to deal with the horror? A heart-wrenching story about those left behind to cope with the aftermath.
A Reasonable Expectation of Privacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: American English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
With his client dead and his services paid for in advance, private detective Pete Lincoln has a murder to solve. In a world where even the most intimate acts are visible to everyone and where everyone knows everyone else’s business, who could have killed Mara Kalleigh and walked away unseen? This story was originally published in the June 2012 issue of Analog Science Fiction and Fact.
Alternate World Baker Street Adventure1 The Death of a Villain
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Series: The Baker Street Adventures, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
As if killing the evil Professor Moriarity weren't enough to shake his soul, now he is forced to travel to an alternate reality where he will become the infamous Professor Moriarity who killed the great detective Sherlock Holmes.
Bond Bombshell (a Jamie Bond Mysteries short story)
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Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Maya Alexander is the office manager of the Bond Agency, an L.A. PI firm. But when Maya is thrust into the field, she realizes her first case is personal. Maya's past may have come back to haunt her, but she's determined to prove that no one can fool a Bond Girl.
Quem Mais Poderá Ser?
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Series: Armas Suaves, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Qual pensa ser a maior informação que a humanidade ainda não descobriu? Poderá haver algo mesmo em frente a nós e à espera de ser descoberto? Os elos em falta para uma conclusão fascinante.
Katherine Talbot
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You set the price! Words: 1,540. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
One resident at Forestwood Care Center has been waiting a long time for payback.
Murder at the Rendezvous
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Los Angeles, 1934. The LA Angels had a great pennant winning season last year, and this one's shaping up to be an even better one. Hank Miller, P.I. had a bad season, and this one's shaping up to be even worse. One sunny spring morning however Hank gets a letter that leads to a case that leads to a murder and a rendezvous with a dame holding a smoking gun...
By the Numbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
By the Numbers is the first in the "A Cajun Murder Mystery Series" of short stories by Chief of Police L. Scott Silverii. This fast paced serial killer mystery takes place along the bayous of south Louisiana's Cajun Country. Sometimes murder just doesn't add up. Laissez les bons temps rouler - until somebody gets killed of course.
Smoko At East Seaham
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Price: Free! Words: 17,920. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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'Smoko At East Seaham' by Ken Blowers, is the fourth in a series of delightful collections of light-hearted short stories. The nine short stories are just the right ‘bite size morsels’ to have during ‘Smoko’. Take a break with a cup of your favourite beverage and lift your day with a scone and a laugh or two. Ken engages the again the reader again with his unique style that blends a geographical
The Patriot: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in small town Oklahoma at the height of the Cold War, a local private investigator is hired to investigate what a local man thinks might be a Russian spy ring. As the bodies start to pile up, the line between good and bad, patriot and traitor, begins to blur....
La suite au prochain épisode
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Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 6,830. Language: French. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Armelle est, à nouveau, la cible d'un enlevement par E.T. Roland et Kevin parviendront-ils à la retrouver et la sauver, cette fois ? Un épisode de fin de saison pour mieux rebondir à la prochaine, en septembre.
А Небеса, оказывается, рядом!
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Russian. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Встреча, перевернувшая жизнь земной девушки. Ее небесные странствия.
The Mystery of the Second Cucumber
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A crime story that Dame Agatha Christie never wrote, but probably should have done. Hercule Poirot investigates the grotesque death of Colonel Brindsley Arundel, helped by his famously incapable friend Captain Hastings and hindered by the Colonel's more than dysfunctional family. Who murdered the Colonel? Who killed beautiful actress Jane Rutherford? What do cucumbers have to do with it all?!
7 Stories of Flash Fiction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Drama
When you read novelist R.D. Byron-Smith's books you remember the climax because it's a shocker, an unsuspected twist, often ironic, sometimes paradoxical, but always both rewarding and unforgettable. In this compilation of flash fiction, with no story longer than 1,000 words, the author delivers big time. Each story marches apace towards an unexpected and intellectually stimulating conclusion.
The Lost Baby
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Series: Second Hand Ghosts, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Not all the visitors to 'Second Hand Rose' are alive. The owner of 'Second Hand Rose' has died. Before she died she asked Kate to help her with her other business: that of assisting ghosts who need help. A ghost is looking for her lost baby. The ghost was told that her baby had died at birth - but she just knows this isn't true. Kate is so upset by the ghost's plight that she agrees to help her.
The Wrong Man's Ring
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crystal wakes as a married woman, but can't remember it all. Her husband is a Las Vegas multi millionaire or more, but now he's dead and Sgt Santos investigates. Who, why? Read the story and find the answers.
Who Else Might Be?
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Series: Softweapons, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
What do you think to be the greatest piece of knowledge yet to be discovered by humankind? Can there be something right in front of us waiting to be discovered? The missing links for a breathtaking conclusion.
The Young Shall See Visions and the Old Dream Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nell’s determination drives her throughout her life. It allowed her to play baseball when only “tomboys” played. It allowed her to walk again when doctors said she never would. And now, even in old age, it will allow her to find answers to questions plaguing her for her entire life. But the answers she seeks solve one mystery and pose another.