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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.
Plan B - Volume IV
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Series: Plan B Anthologies, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,370. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014 by in potentia press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
A mystery and crime anthology with 13 stories of plans gone wrong, from Plan B Magazine.
The Bacon Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Everybody loves bacon, right? Well, not Scott Lomez. He has a different take on bacon and what it represents: -Salty. -Fatty. The root of all evil. It's time you meet The Bacon Killer!
The Donut Shop Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,070. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the small St. Louis suburb town of Oakville, The Orange Rooster’s Donuts has been serving up the area’s favorite treats since 1956. Several years ago, this small shop generated a “crime of the century” level of attention when patrons of this beloved donut haven began turning dead. Author Steve Akley checks-in with the killer and the other players in this "crime of the century" murder mystery.
A Killer in Kilauea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kilauea is a sleepy town on the northeastern shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua'i. The beauty of the area attracts tourists and celebrities, many of whom enjoy a second home there. When an international starlet turns up dead in Kilauea, the pressure is on the local police chief to solve the mystery of who committed the murder before being forced to turn over the case to a larger department.
The Strange One
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
The mind of a killer can be a complicated one. Watch as a murderer in the making struggles between his instincts to survive and his more rational side. Step into the thoughts of a man who thought he was just like you - that is, before… the incident.
"Custodial Science"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
David, Michael, and Darren are three janitors at a wildlife research facility in California. Lately, the complex has been dealing with a mysterious, unnatural odor that quickly vanishes just as it appears. At first, it seems like a job for the maintenance crew, when in reality, it's a job suited for a scientist!
Morning Tea Near Mitchelton
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Price: Free! Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
'Morning Tea Near Mitchelton' by Ken Blowers, is the third in a series of delightful collections of light-hearted short stories. Join Ken on another journey through eight short stories which are perfect in content and length to read when stopping for a break for Morning Tea. Guaranteed to leave you chuckling with your cuppa!
Cafeteria Collection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,130. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Take these mystery and horror stories to lunch with you, and let your mind drift away from the problems of the day.
Big Pulp: Catskin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The son of a smalltown sheriff takes crime prevention into his own hands, but curiosity may kill the cat in Arley Sorg's "Catskin", the lead story in the summer 2013 issue of Big Pulp!
Just Desserts for Johnny
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yvonne Maupin thinks her dream has come true when a publisher accepts her literary novel, Souls by the Bay. After things don’t turn out as she had planned, she carries out the most satisfying revenge of all.