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End of the Road
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Abandoned in a frozen wasteland he expects his next job will be as a stiff. It has to happen someday given his line of work. Mob executioners have a limited shelf life. But he’d made a fatal mistake. He slept with the boss’s girl. Now he had a price on his head and he had to run or he’d be ugly ass tortured before a premature death. But he may have a way out at the end of the road.
The Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Inspirational
A homeless shelter falls on hard times with little hope for needed cash. Then the money shows up. Many of these characters also appear in my mystery novel, "A Brother’s Cold Case."
Never Kill a Cat and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the title story we have an old woman, alone in the world but for her beloved felines…and she’s a serial killer in the making. They say revenge is a dish best served cold—cold as death. This collection includes nine more tales—all of them Archer’s seventies-era “hippy” P.I. Doug McCool short stories, collected together for the first time.
The Death of a Cruciverbalist
Series: Tales from the Town of Refuge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Steve Dillon. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
This is the sixth in a series of tales from the (fictitious?) town of Refuge, a town unlike any other, yet like so many. The people of Refuge have stories to make your hair curl. Oh, and they are hungry to share their stories with you. In this tale, a keen crossword puzzler is puzzled even more by disturbing news about the crossword's creator. (C) Copyright Martin Livings 2015
Clap You Hands If You Believe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2015 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Esme Blaylock, missing her deployed husband, wants to be curled up in her warm home with her baby daughter on Christmas Eve. Instead she’s at an upstate New York prison, assigned to interview Jennifer Duschanes, who poisoned her own children one year ago. Jennifer sees a kindred soul in Esme, and for the first time, reveals why she committed her heinous crime. The truth will change Esme forever.
The Envelope - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about a white envelope, a man, and a boy. Designed as a 'coffee cup' read - just long enough to read over a cup of coffee.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Spencer learned that Bryan had a small inheritance sitting in a savings account, he couldn't have been happier. He had no problem pretending to be interested in the smitten, younger man, at least until the money ran out. These short stories that leave you wondering who to trust.
Onbekend - Grote Zaak #2 van Elvis Jackson en Zebedee Spekken-Bonen
Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: Dutch. Published: November 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
FF-pillen (Forget Fight) zijn de nieuwe rage bij koppels: ze kunnen ruziemaken zoveel ze willen, na het innemen van een FF-pil zijn ze die toch vergeten. Elvis Jackson, een privédetective die schijt heeft aan regels en zowat aan alles anders, en zijn vreemde assistent Zebedee Spekken-Bonen ruiken een grote zaak.
Чертоги тьмы
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Три небольших рассказа о жизни бывших спецназовцев за рубежом – «Чертоги тьмы», «По зову чести» и «Девушка из долины Говорящих камней». Мягкий юмор скрашивает трудности выживания главных героев. Для широкого круга читателей.
Dritto al Punto, Chase! 10 storie brevi di stra–ordinaria criminalità
Series: Collana Storie Brevi di Giallo e Suspense. Price: Free! Words: 11,410. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Gli italiani e i drammi vanno sempre a braccetto, specialmente se è coinvolto un investigatore inglese. La collana di racconti gialli con protagonista l’ex di Scotland Yard Chase Williams continua, e diventa sempre più oscura e intrigante. Dopo il successo della versione inglese, Chase ritorna nel secondo volume dell’edizione italiana, per tuffarsi in nuovi dieci racconti brevi polizieschi.
Songbirds: A Langston Pierpont Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by CCE Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mashups
In this short story, Langston Pierpont finds himself on This time, a seductress needs him to bring her sister home, and Langston has no power to refuse her. What the sister is up to, though, proves to be as big a shock as who the sisters are.
Those Who Trespass Against Us
Price: Free! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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A young family in Las Vegas questions their mysterious new neighbors. A short story about 7000 words.
Cinema Detectives Mega Drum
Series: Birmingham's Best: The Cinema Detectives · Box sets and Compilations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 250. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Box-set collection of comic-strip Cinema Detectives tales! Each one a great tale! Love this collection! Cinema Detectives: Drophawk, Cinema Detectives: Cold Comfort Cafe, Cinema Detectives: Battleground, Cinema Detectives: Bull Ring, Cinema Detectives: Crime Wave, Cinema Detectives: The End of Dark Matter, Cinema Detectives: The Lost Mile, Cinema Detectives: The Night Whisperer. Add to Cart now!
The Disappearance of Ashley
Price: Free! Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In August of 1952, the town of Ashley and all its residents disappeared without a trace. There were no clues, no answers and no evidence... Until now.
Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock para niños: Los seis Napoleones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Como parte de la serie Obras Clásicas para Niños del autor internacional más vendido, Mark Williams, se enorgullece en presentar Sherlock Holmes: Los seis Napoleones. Ven y únete a Holmes y Watson para resolver el misterio de los seis Napoleones revelando el más sórdido lado de la vida victoriana en un idioma fácil para niños. Cuentos ideales para niños de todas las edades con el detective más fam
Price: Free! Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrian’s girlfriend is as beautiful as an angel. The beach they swim at is a true wonder of nature – where the waves of two seas meet. There’s the mini-golf course at Simon and Maggie’s, in the thick shade of mango trees. At weekends, they go to a magnificent waterfall, hidden inside the forest. In other words, Adrian's life is perfect. Only one thing mars this perfect picture - Simon’s secret.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nic hunts rats. The kind of rats no one else can find. But while hunting his latest target, he finds more than he bargains for. And these rats might prove the sneakiest vermin Nic has hunted yet. This engrossing detective tale by USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch offers a rats-eye view of New York City’s unique pest problem.
Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock voor jongeren: De Blauwe Karbonkel.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: Dutch. Published: October 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
De auteur van bestsellers Mark Williams is er trots op om als onderdeel van de serie Klassiekers voor jongeren het eerste aangepaste verhaal te presenteren van het verhaal van Sherlock Holmes: De Blauwe Karbonkel. Volg Holmes en Watson, terwijl zij het mysterie van de blauwe karbonkel oplossen in kindvriendelijk Engels van de eenentwintigste eeuw, waarbij de zelfkant van het Victoriaanse leven
How to Beat Writer's Block with Old Fables and Legends
Series: Creative Writing. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2015 by Juicy Words Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Don’t let the curse of writer’s block stop you from creating a new story. Every author can suffer from writer’s block. One way to overcome the problem of being stuck with a blank page is to transform a traditional tale into a new one.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When six year old Lucy wakes up in a barren landscape layered with pristine snow she thinks she is dreaming. However when she is joined by Malcom the panther with reflective eyebrow's and a cheetah with bright green fur.

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