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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
Burger King Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A University student and his steady girlfriend were on their way to her home in Itaewon after studying at the Library. They stopped to use the restroom at the Burger King restaurant. The girlfriend went to order soft drinks and the victim went into the restroom. At 11 pm the victim was found dead in the restroom. He had been stabbed 9 times in the chest and neck in what prosecutors later call
170 Shots, No Motive, "Why would I be Angry?"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In October, 2005, Cho submitted a poem in a poetry class. Cho accused students of genocide and cannibalism because they joked about eating snake and other animals. The professor requested to remove Cho from her class, or she would resign. In October, 2005, Professor Roy Lucinda asked Cho if he is or was very angry with other students in the class. “No. Why would I be angry?” Cho responded.
Doggone Accomplice
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ralph’s not gonna be an ordinary break-and-enter guy because he’s figured out a method, one that uses the dogs of the people he targets against them. And he’s just spotted the perfect canine accomplice…
Striker Jones: Elementary Economics for Elementary Detectives
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Series: Striker Jones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,940. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Midwest Book Review calls Striker Jones a "fun and rollicking series" with "effortless teaching of both cooperation values and basic economics." Striker Jones is a classic kid's detective novel that also teaches children ages 8-12 basic economic concepts. By solving ten entertaining mysteries, kids will learn concepts like trade-offs, incentives, and risk. There's no jargon -- only fun!
The Ghost Who Tried to Love Me
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Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ghost month means that the "good brothers" are out and ghosts can pop up anywhere. At least that's what the superstitious people of Taiwan think, and Hank is sure that they are full of hot air. Who believes in ghosts anyways? This is the first story in the Zodiac Schmodiac story cycle, an insight into the Chinese mind and a funny, Chinesey story that will scare and thrill you.
The Last Cowboy in the East
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Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
When Detective Sergeant Harriet is working the night shift in a backwater town in Ireland, she doesn't expect to arrest a fully blown cowboy, bruised and belligerent. She digs into his story and faces up to some home truths of her own. A Why-Done-It. 1,989 Words. Includes chapter 1 of The Story of Plan B
Sinkhole: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How devastating is a sinkhole? How tragic is it when it occurs in the bedroom of a small house? How much worse is it when the sinkhole begins talking to the young woman it has thrown out of bed about a child’s murder? And how unwise is it for the young woman to climb down into that sinkhole?