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All for Love
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2016 by Firefly & Wisp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In the sleepy village of Fickleton, there is but one obsession, a young Venus named Evelyn Sands, adored, loved, cherished. But then, one day she is taken from them...
Type
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ashton comes across a 1975 Smith Corona Electra in the storage room which his mother uses for her bestselling books. Little does he know that there is spirit inhabiting it, informing him about the gruesome murders the poet Gertrude D. Mackabellow commit...in poetry form.
The Flute At the Opera
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Hitman offered him a mission to assassinate an important person in the town at the Opera House by a musical instrument.
Dritto al Punto, Chase! Vol. 3 - 10 storie brevi di stra–ordinaria criminalità
Series: Collana Storie Brevi di Giallo e Suspense. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
Il centro Italia non è solo buon cibo, città etrusche e arte mozzafiato: crimini e misteri accadono dentro il dedalo di vicoli dei centri storici. L'ex investigatore di Scotland Yard Chase Williams si appresta a risolvere altri 10 casi nella bellissima cornice di Tursenia. Questi 10 racconti brevi gialli aprono una finestra genuina sull’Italia contemporanea, vista dagli occhi di un expat inglese.
Mr. Nobody
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Meet, Harvey Valentine. A tough as nails, top-notch, Private Dick that doesn’t take sh#t! Based on the Harvey Valentine Novels. Each adventure is fast moving, hard-hitting, and punches you right in the chops with excitement!
Trust Your Instincts - A Short Horror Mystery Tale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
MaryBeth is just your average housewife with two perfect children, an amazing husband, and a lot of land she simply adores. When a new virus crops up, the government issues a flu shot they urge the citizens to get. To protect the public, and themselves. For your safety. Something doesn't feel right.
Two of Swords, Reversed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An anxious and scared girl trying to find her way back home, not even knowing what home means.
The Librarian - A Short Strory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
She was 68 and yesterday was her birthday. A quiet one with no candles and cake and singing. Respected by her staff, loved by her visitors and admired by her employer. Maybe secretly feared even. Strange that one would mention fear and employer in a library atmosphere though...
Maanlicht
Price: $1.70 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: Dutch. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Het is een verstikkend hete avond als Paul zich realiseert dat het vandaag precies een jaar geleden is dat hij zijn vriendin Anne heeft verloren. In een opwelling stormt hij zijn huis uit en stapt in de auto. Als vanzelf brengt de wagen hem naar de plek waar hij haar een jaar geleden voor het laatst zag. Wat hij daar aantreft, overstijgt elke verbeelding.
Dead Reckoning: A Sam Hill Hard-Boiled Short # 13
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SAM HILL is a wise-cracking hard-boiled private investigator told in the first person by outstanding author of crime fiction, R. Archer. The author is a noted, best-selling author of Kindle Short Reads.
A Girl's Best Friend
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Jim has a brand new Private Investigator’s license, but he can’t use it in Nassau. After a briefing in the Big Apple on the diamond market, he heads off to the sunny paradise to try and dissuade a friend from flashing a blue diamond at one of his infamous parties. Minus a guest list for the forty partiers, they’re all suspects in the investigation.
Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alexandra Bertolissio is a homicide cop, a slight, sensitive woman, making a reputation as a brilliant detective in a world that is brutal and tough. Her younger sister, Mel, is a beauty, reckless and carefree, she is adored by everyone and a magnet for trouble. "Sisters" is a collection of crime stories, including two full novellas, featuring these two remarkable women.
Ritual Woman
Price: Free! Words: 11,640. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fidelia was happily married, with one child, but her life was about to turn into a nightmare, for her only child had gone missing from school. In the ensuing quest for the girl, she is to realize that the ideal life she had been living was nothing more than a sham; that the wealth she had come to enjoy had been hinged on ritual murders, the likes of which she had never heard of before. She was the
Galluping, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jarvis, a Gallup interviewer, encounters a strange, not to say deadly, respondent who takes orders from someone named Benny, who seems to have known Jarvis was coming. Is the large pistol on the couch to frighten him, or is this Jarvis’ interview with Death?
Unpacking the Undertaker
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ella is back from her honeymoon and is moving into her new home. She unpacked a particularly heavy crate and got a nasty shock. All she wanted to do was put her books on the bookshelf. Is it too late to close the crate and send it back? #4 in the Ella Westin Mysteries coming December 27, 2015
The Reveler's Mask
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kayla Covington is the one to hire to find and recover what you have lost. She thought she had seen and heard it all, that was until she was hired to infiltrate a secret society to uncover their secrets and steal their prized artifact. Now the only question that she cares about is, will she make it out of this alive?
Easy-English: Sherlock Holmes: The Red-Headed League re-told in twenty-first century Easy-English
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,940. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Easy-English : Sherlock Holmes: The Red-Headed League is the third of the Easy-English Classics series from international best-selling author Mark Williams. Many classics of English literature were written in styles of English not commonly used today, and even for those who speak and read modern English fluently the archaic styles, wording and phrases can be challenging.
The Ox-bow Island Adventure
Series: Chris Calhoun Middle Georgia Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The third in the Chris Calhoun series of mysteries set in middle Georgia has Mark and Chris trying to figure out what happened to young Ryan Burton on a strange night. Digging into Ryan's strange service call to a welding job in the middle of nowhere when he was not allowed to see the route - could they retrace his steps? What would they find?
Mortalidad
Price: Free! Words: 11,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
La vida que vivimos es un extraño lugar, en el que un arruinado especialista debe completar una misión para el todopoderoso Ministerio de Información: Interrogar a una peligrosa terrorista.
A Necessary Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A new short story from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly!