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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?
The Watcher of Wayburn Street
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mr. Kenniphaas watches Wayburn Street from his favorite seat in his favorite coffee shop. Each day he watches the world outside the window change. Stores he has known for thrity years close. Crime has come to Wayburn Street. But he does nothing. He just watches. Until today. Today Mr. Kenniphaas' world and the world of Wayburn Street will intersect. And today both worlds will change.
9 Chronicles of Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
9 separate mysteries ranging from a rip-off artist re-evaluating the actions of his partner, to vengeance in today's Mexico, a merchant sailor stranded in 1900 French Indo-China, spies in the Boer War, a perilous life in the warrens under old Edinburgh, and other tales of intrigue, suspense and death.
9 Deadly Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,640. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tales of death and desperation, requiem and revenge. From Bookies to Pawn Shops, from the Golden Triangle to the slums of Colombia, and the early biker stories. 9 tales of action and adventure, humor and more. Something for everyone.
Loneliest Number
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The mysterious Dr. Kostanza appears kind and caring, but his interest in one of his patients leads him to resent the others. Gradually, one by one, he makes plans to eliminate them, but will he succeed before they catch on to his deadly game?
The Funeral
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
When Eve learns of her mother's death, she doesn't mourn her loss. Instead, she dreads the idea of dealing with the rest of the family. Forced to return to the life and people she struggled to abandon, Eve comes to understand that some families are more than flesh and blood. This is a short story (2500 words)
Boomerang
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After completing a job a hit man slips into a bar to blend in until the heat subsides. Here he meets a small time stick up artist who invites him on a job. Seeing his opportunity the hit man agrees. When things spiral out of control he must make a choice, his survival depends on being right. Some days a guy can't get a break...
Book of the Archangels Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the first book in a series about a prophet that will be born in the Last Days. His mission is to find the Book of the Archangels. Once he finds that book, the things that are needed in the Tribulation Temple can be found. The prophet will find maps and clues that could lead to the book. He must figure the clues out and try to follow the map. The Devil will try and stop him.
Chupacabra - Demon From Hell Book 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,350. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Myths and legends begin when people think they see something that is not real. Myths and legends of a blood sucker called the Chupacabra have been around for hundreds of years. This is the first book in a series that explains what the Chupacabra is and why we should fear this animal. This animal could be stalking you and your children. Please do not go out at night it could be the last thing you.