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Vampire auf Höhlensuche
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: German. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Wie suchen Vampire eine Bleibe und wie sollte eine passende Unterkunft beschaffen sein? Ein Vampirpärchen sucht verzweifelt eine passende Höhle. Ob sie wohl bezahlbar ist? Eine Episode aus dem Leben der Vampire - wie sie das Vampirleben schreibt. (Kurzgeschichte)
Tag Team
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Victorian Police Special Ops team leader joins forces with an Australian Defence Force Tactical Assault Group expert who specializes in biological warfare to stop an imminent chemical threat. When the threat becomes personal and the body count mounts, they find themselves locked in a safe room, where they discover their sizzling history takes little to ignite.
Good Old Uncle Norman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you have a goofy relative who is constantly playing pranks? Is there something not quite right about the new home you are moving into - but you can't put your finger on it? Combine the two and you have Uncle Norman and his oddball idea of justice - justice for someone who was murdered and discovery of the killers who got away - well, almost.
The Gun Also Rises: An Aaron Tucker Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story, a prequel to the Aaron Tucker mystery series (For Whom the Minivan Rolls, A Farewell to Legs, As Dog Is My Witness) finds the freelance reporter as a young father, trying to find out who framed his six-year-old son Ethan for a heinous crime--bringing a water pistol to his first grade class--while investigating the death of a minor league baseball player.
Dreamer's Paradise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dreamer's Paradise is about a young girl named Josie that meets a boy named Jimmy, who she thought was the best thing for her. Too stubborn to face reality, it took her two years to realize that it was either stay and suffer, or go and be alive. The trouble starts when she decides to walk away. The question now is how all of this will affect their daughter in the end.
Gone But Never Forgotten (A Mystery Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this mystery short story, a Detroit serial killer prowls the streets in search of victims, even as he labors with his murderous ways. Tale builds to a thrilling conclusion you will never see coming...
The Girl Whose Life Went Up in Smoke
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Series: Harry Landers, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A chance encounter with a past client pushes private investigator Harry Landers into looking for answers he felt he never really got. A year earlier, Norman Elliot and his wife had asked Harry to find their daughter, Jessica (The Girl with the Dragon Wing Eyes). A year later the idyllic world the parents tried to create unravels.
Blood Spatter -- A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Logan Jennings is a loving father, husband, and dog-owner. A mild-mannered, freelance photographer, by all appearances, he leads the perfect life. What’s his secret? He’s an obsessive, ritualistic serial killer...except he doesn’t know it. Logan would like to meet you. Will you oblige him? "Blood Spatter" is a 3,000 word short story.
Zweibettzimmer
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: German. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Statt im wohlverdienten Urlaubshotel findet sich Belinda in einem Krankenhaus wieder. Ihr Bein ist gebrochen und ihre Stimmung am Nullpunkt angelangt. Doch dann liegt eine weitere Patientin in ihrem Krankenzimmer. Wer ist die seltsame Fremde im Bett neben ihr? Eine Kurzgeschichte für zwischendurch.
Who Murdered The Ghost?
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Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen, investigate reports of ghostly sightings and discover a dead body in Old Center Cemetery. Hazel is eager to solve her first murder case. But she can do without the help of the townspeople - especially Sister Marie Catherine.
Horror Of Yakshini
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Series: FICTION, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The protagonist, a collector of antique goods, buys a nude idol of a yakshini from an old man and uncovers it ignoring warnings of its seller. Thereafter he gets infatuated to the voluptuous idol and encounters horrible consequences.
Quickie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When PI Inez Leon takes an instant dislike to a lech, watch out!
The Ordeal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mistakes are human nature. Sin is man’s companion, for a new born baby and for an old man taking his last breath. Four stories, they narrate four punishing sins, and the culprits who are vulnerable to ‘The Ordeal’. Pain and sorrow are its aftermath, and death is not just an end to everything.
Toby's God
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Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Toby's life has been a perfect one, and it's not an accident. Toby has a god, and his god is going to take action.
The Horoscope
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"The Horoscope" is a collection of short stories that portrays four stories narrating four different personalities in different situations and life-styles. Each story is a unique experience, and a complete fiction.
Drop Dead Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Burn in! That's what it means to hit the ground at terminal velocity. Val Lyon's adrenaline is pumping on her first sky dive. The speed, the wind, the snap of the canopy is the thrill of a life time. But that all changes when one of Val's sky jump masters burns in. Was it an accident or was it murder? Val must find out.
An Actor's Life
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Waking up in pitch blackness, in a coffin-sized box, isn’t the best way for an actor to start his day. Particularly because he can’t remember how he got there, or where “there” is, exactly. And just about when he figures out the why, dank earth starts trickling through the cracks above his face. Someone better yell "Cut!" soon.
The Missing Frog Boys
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Spring was in the air. Five boys, aged 9 to 13 years, from a small village strolled out to a neighborhood mountain to catch frogs. They never came back. Various theories both plausible and ridiculous abounded– The boys ran away, they were kidnapped, they were murdered, they fell in the lake and drown, they were abducted by aliens were– These were just some of the theories that people came
Rainy Night Killer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Mr. A is a dishonest, ex-detective turned pimp who is in financial trouble because two of his girls have gone missing. One night he sends one of his few remaining girls to a customer. But he later realises that this is the same person who was the last to see his missing girls. Believing that this man is reselling his women, he goes to look for her. On the way he contacts his old police task force
Mr. Ripley, Yale University, and a Big Fat Liar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime
In May 2011, Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to block the confirmation of Susan Carney from becoming a judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. On Jan. 15, 2011, Barack Obama nominated for the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, Susan Carney, Deputy General Counsel for Yale University. She has been voted out of the Judiciary Commit