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Horns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Its rodeo time in up-country Maui. Honolulu private eye Val Lyon is investigating some thefts. The victim? A 1700 pound bag of aggression named Terminator. Terminator is a champion bull. What was taken? Bull sperm. The likely suspects are a champion bull rider and a barrel clown. The case soon turns deadly and Val finds herself in danger of losing her heart to the cowboy and her life to a killer.
The Apprentice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A successful serial killer takes on an apprentice in the art of murder. For twenty years his mission: to rid the world of the old and useless. Now he will train his son to continue his work. A tale where murder has a deadly purpose, and a deadly legacy. Includes the bonus story, Loose ends.
Book of the Archangels Book 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the 3rd book in the series about the prophet of the Last Days. Dallas Taylor is looking for clues to find the Book of the Archangels. In this book Dallas has a dream that will affect the whole family. There are men who want to rob Dallas. Can angels come and go to earth any time they want? What happens when Dallas and his family move to Israel?
Historias Reales de Misterio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Spanish. Published: September 23, 2011 by Editorialimagen.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
¿Cuáles son los misterios que rodean la vieja torre de Londres? ¿Quién fue El monstruo de Gloucester? ¿Cuáles son los secretos que esconde la casa matusita en Perú? Éstos y otros misterios están detallados en este libro que no solamente reune extraños incidentes ocurridos en el mundo entero, sino también aquellos poco conocidos por gente común que cuenta lo que ha vivido.
Mutterliebe ist grenzenlos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: German. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
1895 zieht ein langer Winter übers Land. Wilhelms Mutter gibt ihrem Leiden nach und stirbt. Von nun an muss der Junge alleine, mit dem Bewirtschaften der Felder, klarkommen. Dürre und Verlust der Ernte bringen ihn zur Verzweiflung. Immer wieder geht er zum Grab seiner Mutter, bittet sie um Rat und Hilfe. Wird sie ihm helfen können?
The Dead Beat, Volume 1
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Series: The Dead Beat, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011 by Erica Lindquist. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Death is not an alibi. The dead really aren't that different from the rest of us. Some work honest jobs and pay rent on their host bodies every month, right on time. But some of them refuse to play by the rules. Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, hunt down the ghosts that break the laws of the living and the dead. The Dead Beat is an occult noir serial.
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story by the Edgar-, Shamus-, and Anthony-winning author of GHOST HERO. In "Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case," Lydia Chin's mother does some detecting of her own.
She Talked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Patrick Donahue had been a homicide detective for eight long years and was still not used to the lifeless eyes of the deceased. When the bodies of four college coeds turn up without twenty-four hours, he runs against time to catch the killer, who has now determined Patrick’s wife is next.
GPSimone
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What if your car navigation system had a mind of its own? What if you were in danger and only your GPS could save you?
The Price of Numbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a curious disturbance involving the Temple of Bacchus and an agitated numerologist, he learns the true cost of numbers.
Book of the Archangels Book 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the 2nd in a series of 4 books about the End Time prophet named Dallas Taylor. The Devil wants to kill the prophet using different traps he and his demons set. However, the prophet is protected by me, Stephael, an archangel. In this book, Dallas must contend with one problem after another. He will have to figure out clues located in books and he will have a riddle to solve. The De
A Perfect Crime
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Big Pete Rustica, Tiny Murdoch, and Maurice “The Leech” Lévesque are perfect thieves. They have never been caught. A rich industrialist hires them to use alien technology to commit the perfect crime. A tale set in the near future world where cunning and skill can make you rich beyond your wildest dreams. Unless you fail.
Minding the shop
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fear can drive ordinary man to desperate actions and even more desperate actions to keep from discovery. And it can prevent you from seeing what is really happening.
Jewelry Jinx
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When someone is stealing from the magical community, the call goes out to the E.S. Peters agency to find the thief. Tiffany enlist the aid of witch spirit Magee Reyes to track down the villain and get the goods back.
Listening
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
They met in the springtime... A short story about a short marriage between two people which ends badly for one of them.
Hobo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Playmates were far and few for ten-year old Joby Richards in the late 1800’s, so when a feral dog, Hobo, shows up, Joby is determined to make friends. But the arrival of a mysterious stranger puts both the boy and dog at great risk. Did Hobo sense the dark secret the stranger harbored?
The Bully
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Terry writes for a television soap opera. He solicits Herbie Walker, aka The Bully of Broughton Hall, to help him craft a believable character the audience will love to hate. A tale of revenge. Will good triumph over evil?
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.