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Cinema Detectives: Cold Comfort Cafe
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Series: Cinema Detectives, Book 20. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Ken's First Ever Case. Ken Prime of the Cinema Detectives is reminded of his first ever case in this new adventure, beautifully illustrated by comic-strip artist Chris Reynolds.
Alice - Book II Texas Trilogy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alice is the 2nd in the Texas Trilogy, following Capt Lamar McNelly as he hunts down the vicious men who walk among us. Book one rode shotgun with a killer. Book two gives us more insight to McNelly's mind. He is seen through the lens of his counterpart and authentic compadre, Lieutenant Chucho Zarate, as they work to get ahead of an unpredictable murderer, who seems to disappear with nightfall.
Boxed to Kill
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A secret organization enlists talented veterans to carry out assassinations of rapists, murderers, drug dealers, and gang members that the police can't catch. A box containing information and a weapon of a target appears, the assassination is carried out, a large sum of money is paid, and then the assassin is moved. But who are The Eradicators, and how do they get away with it all?
Confession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The truth is the most powerful weapon any man or woman can wield.
Story Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story Sampler is a free sampling of stories found in my other collections that provide the reader with a broad cross-section of the types of stories I have published in these collections (mystery, science fiction, fantasy, mainstream, cross-genre).
.Skinz
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonas Wakefield enlists Regan King to help him find an art thief. In the virtual world not everything is as it seems and the truth will change one of Regan's closets relationships forever.
"Normal-PARA"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Sammuel and Trisha are new to the paranormal investigative field in Portland, Oregon. Upon their hunt for Bigfoot in a forest, they make new friends...and find themselves in their own paranormal situation. One that is not typical of a search for Bigfoot!
M Issue 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The new issue of M, the horror and mystery magazine from Big Pulp! Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of horror, macabre, crime & mystery fiction and poetry.
Best Served Cold
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Injustices, big and small, surround each one of us every day. But what can one person do? Plenty, in these stories of vengeance and betrayal—whether it's a cheating spouse, a prostitute who's had enough, or a bookkeeper who decides to stick it to "the man." Ten twisted tales of mystery, deceit, family secrets, and murder will have you cheering for the bad guys to get their just desserts.
The Phone Ring
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You set the price! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A very short horror and mystery that appeals to the imagination and sends it running wild.
General Well'ngone In Love
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Price: Free! Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
Victoria Files: The Next Door Neighboors
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Series: Victoria Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the third book in the "Victoria Files" series. A new couple moves in right next door next to Tyler and Victoria. Victoria feels something is not quite right with the couple. Tyler feels his wife should just mind her own business. But what happens when strange things start to happen in their neighborhood? Join our favorite sleuthing couple as they try to figure out this mystery.
Within
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Series: Jewel Friedman Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,910. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chief Inspector Jewel Friedman returns in five cases that will truly test her mettle, hitting closer to home than she would ever have imagined or liked. Even in the face of hardship, however, she finds a companion, finally someone who seems to really understand her... but will Jewel lose her almost as soon as she found her? And how will she cope? Will she even stay on at the Yard...?
An Incursion of Mice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Beautiful longhaired tom Wall T runs a tight household. But when the other cats in his pride begin reporting a mouse incursion, he launches an investigation. What he uncovers might change everything he thought he knew about crime and leadership. This delightful detective tale by USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch offers a fascinating feline perspective on the nature of a crime.
The Box Top Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Three short stories—of infidelity, murder, and betrayal—by a recent finalist for the Derringer Award for short mystery fiction. D’Agnese gives us three tales that read like Cheever gone from bad to worse, where disillusioned characters dwell in the realm of metro-suburban surreal.
Back to the Boke
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,360. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In this short crime story, a local hoodlum who turned himself around grapples with the loss of his "straight" job in the light of the tragic events of 9/11. This powerful short story first appeared in the online noir magazine, Beat to a Pulp. This ebook edition features the bonus novelette, "Last Dance in Hoboken." One quirky American city, two hard-hitting stories by a recent Derringer finalist.
The Heaven Gate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Eric Droopchack collects art and other assorted items for discerning clientele. There are pitfalls and issues inherent in any job, it pays to be prepared. When an item he intentionally lost resurfaces, he finds he needs to ask an old business partner for a favor.
The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a very famous movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Падение (The Fall / Padenie -- in Russian)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: Russian. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
В сборник включены рассказ «Исповедь» и повесть «Падение». Первая история заканчивается смертью, вторая – начинается с нее. И все же у них много общего. Оба произведения рассказывают о том, как главные герои долго не могут выбраться из замкнутого круга неудач и впадают в отчаяние. Но вдруг находят выход из ситуации, в обоих случаях неожиданный и ведущий к страшным последствиям.
Lost Property
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: Australian English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Approached by a property developer, Harriet investigates why a derelict old building has a Heritage Listing on it. Closer examination unravels a web of lies, deceit and corruption that threaten not only Harriet but others that she gets involved in assisting her.