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Seeing Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Three short works featuring Florida Homicide Detective James T. Kirkland who has to put up with a Star Trek loving Medical Examiner, an ex-wife, and a cousin who overreacts to just about everything. Sometimes murder happens when and where you least expect it.
The Mystery Directive - A Jack Ryan Mystery Thriller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Sizzler Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From the #1 short story thriller writer of The Mystery Caller and Subway comes a suspense thriller that you will read in one sitting. A world on the brink of collapse…. Agent Grant Clark embarks on a mission into the most dangerous place in the world…. To make a discovery that will change the world as we know it. Jack Ryan brings you one more pulsating, quick, violent and thrilling roller-coaster.
In the Interest of Public Safety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short mystery set in the near future, multiple bioterror attacks have changed the face of the planet. When customers at a small-town grocery fall ill with a highly contagious strain of influenza, the police chief and his team race to find who is behind this new attack and why the town was targeted. Is it a test run for a widespread attack on a bigger city or something more personal?
An Idea for Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No story, no paycheck. Crime fiction writer Dorothy finally hits on an idea for her next story, which turns out to be fatal in real life, too.
Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the basement of Mr Sorrow’s house sits the Idiot Box. Filled with Idiots. And—if Mr Sorrow has his way—they shall never escape. A horrific story of a demented occupation. Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Short Story.
A Fly Landed...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sindala…Sindy to me…is my friend, lover, wife and my partner in every investigation since starting our own business as Private Investigators. Formally, I am known as Corey Boland. Sindy calls me Bo and so do my friends. Enemies call me something else. Some think I’ve lived too long. We don’t agree.
El Sudario del Alma
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Price: Free! Words: 17,560. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
La presente es una recopilación de relatos cortos de diversa índole, todos ellos relacionados de alguna manera con el género negro.
The Assassin's Mistress, A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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A hitman's love is put to the ultimate test, will he make the sacrifice or the kill?
Velan Poulose and The Travancore Chronicle Cases
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in the exotic land of Travancore of the 1950's, when life was still slow and detective work was done the old fashioned way,these 8 mind boggling cases presented in this novel captures the exploits of a self-taught investigator, Velan Poulose, who as an orphan grew up unloved and unfamiliar with the ways of the world but is gifted with a mind which proves to be the nemesis of many a criminal.
Money in Maine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Prevention to a potential heist to one of the North East's largest retail malls.
Scrape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jacob Peterson made a mistake. The biggest of his life. But, to make it all right again, he need only do one thing. Hand in his best friend. Simple, isn’t it? A story of trust, and betrayal. Scrape: A Short Story.
Italian Folly (A Kissed in Italy Mystery Book 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 28,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lily Bilbury is a women with a pending divorce, a normal-as-can-be job with no mysteries, and a burgeoning romance. Or is she? In three months of madness everything changes.
The Case Book of Rajiv Ray
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rajiv Ray is a private detective, and owns Candour Detective Agency located in Secunderabad City. In the case of Adventure of Missing Woman, he investigates the whereabouts of a missing woman called Sita. Sita is a housewife and lives in a private home along with her husband Varun. She is friendly with her neighbours and is very much close to one of her neighbours, Tanu, who is a widow.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
The Outlier #5: Jumpers
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Series: The Outlier. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dillon Sharif was the world's greatest data detective, but he had too many cases. He needed to apply the same analytics techniques he used for solving mysteries to manage his own workload issues. He was also going to need help. A lot of help. Part Freakonomics, part Doctor Who, part Sherlock Holmes, and one hundred percent absurd, The Outlier series continues with #5: Jumpers. Let it rain!
Heavy Mascara
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Deception, Destruction, and Devastation From young women to elderly matrons, from the savvy sophisticates to the socially inept, the women in these stories depict life's defining moments where one calculated move cements the unalterable fate of another and the inescapable consequences of karma and conscience.
The Whole She-Bang 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sisters in Crime Canada presents 24 Mystery short Stories by 21 authors. Some are set in far flung locations, but most are set in Canada from Vancouver Island, Alberta and Ontario to the Arctic. They include settings and themes that are 100% current while others are drawn from the pages of history. They are traditional and noir, serious and serious and funny. A page turner beginning to end.
Write Flash Fiction and Tell a Story in a Few Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 860. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014 by Juicy Words Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Flash fiction is a way of succinctly telling a story. The genre requires brevity which many writers find an interesting challenge but difficult to achieve. Be warned, writing flash fiction can be addictive!
Time for Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lauren Richardson never struggles over anything. Her grades are flawless. And her intelligence beyond question. So when she fails an exam, she cannot believe it. No, worse, she cannot believe that something fishy isn’t going on. And so she decides to investigate. A story about the reliability, and failure, of memory. Time for Failure: A Short Story.
Final Flight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Stories woven around the mystery of the Bucks Elbow Mountain, Virginia, plane crash of 1963. From this scenario, Olivia Stowe has woven eight separate short stories on events that fit the facts and that could plausibly explain what brought that plane and those two people to oblivion in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Preceding these stories is an additional story, “Fire on the Mountain,” giving . . .