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Run For Your Life
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: Australian English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After locating the missing brother of a work colleague that makes news headlines, Harriet is contacted by a Government Official to try and locate his wife who has mysteriously disappeared whilst on safari in East Africa.
Before The Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Short, Mystery.
The Rozar Park Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story mystery set in middle Georgia involving a man apparently killed by a falling tree at a local park, a strange animal's footprints, bizarre Craigslist postings, and an exciting ending! Written by a former US Marshal with over 23 years experience in the area.
The Woman Behind the Curtain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen returns home to her parents to unwind after her harrowing experiences in volume one, but life in the sleepy suburb seems tedious and repetitive - until the morning when a neighbour does not draw her bedroom curtains. This short story describes one week in Tora's life. It takes the reader to events right after "North Sea Cottage", and can be read as a stand-alone.
Kvinden bag gardinet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Danish. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen nr 2. Tora er hjemme hos sine forældre i Aalborg for at sunde sig oven på de voldsomme oplevelser i Huset ved havet, men tilværelsen på Herningvej er trist og triviel, lige indtil den morgen, hvor genboen ikke trækker gardinet fra.
Nightfire! (The Corvette Nightfire Prequel)
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Series: The Z Redemption Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Daniel Wetta. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The sins of the grandfather determine the destiny of Corvette Nightfire! Discover in "Nightfire!" the moving and disturbing fate of Día and Luna, the Tarahumara Indians who were Corvette's grandparents! Written in the fast-paced style of The Z Redemption trilogy novels, this romantic thriller fleshes out the events 50 years ago that put into play the fate of Corvette and his passion for Valentina!
Mexico Gamble
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #6. You set the price! Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A beautiful woman. A knife-throwing sister. An unpaid debt. Jim Nash is long on memory and short on forgiveness in this Mexican adventure featuring boats, women, good times, and bad fortune for at least one of his girlfriend Allie’s former employees.
Aghast
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Investigation of a murder crime. A compleletely new story. A must read for detective story lovers.
The Stonecutter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The Stonecutter,” a short story of middle-aged love gone terribly wrong, depicts librarian Eleanor and Portuguese stonecutter Fernando Andrade in an increasingly dark New England fall.
Dancing Under the Mistletoe (Wolf Mallory Mystery 1.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Wolf Mallory thinks life is going to settle down now. Unfortunately, Wolf’s friend Vinnie volunteers him yet again to take a look at a case. And with the holidays approaching, Wolf gives in, hoping to bring a little closure to a murder victim’s family. But when even the police don’t have any leads, Wolf wonders how he’s going to pull a Christmas miracle out of his bag of tricks.
Fire in Carriagetown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Quaker mill worker Faith Bailey encounters an arsonist who burns down the town's carriage industry in 1888 Massachusetts, she uses her smarts and her faith to track down the killer.
Carnie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joe loves Mona, Mitchell does too, and even the carnival owner. Who will get her, and who is "Monkey Man"?
The Building
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After several weeks of dead ends or seemingly useless searches our two characters arrive at the building and set themselves to try and find at least one answer to any of the dozen or so questions that were unsettling them.
The Importance of Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jody and Katie. Twins. Identical but so different. Same blood, same DNA. But not the same fingerprints, ambition, or attachment to family. Which turns out to be lethal in the end.
Cat Pistol Hoodlum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Unlucky Kelvin Meekin gets more than he bargained for during his latest burglary.
The Mystery Directive - A Jack Ryan Mystery Thriller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Sizzler Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From the #1 short story thriller writer of The Mystery Caller and Subway comes a suspense thriller that you will read in one sitting. A world on the brink of collapse…. Agent Grant Clark embarks on a mission into the most dangerous place in the world…. To make a discovery that will change the world as we know it. Jack Ryan brings you one more pulsating, quick, violent and thrilling roller-coaster.
In the Interest of Public Safety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short mystery set in the near future, multiple bioterror attacks have changed the face of the planet. When customers at a small-town grocery fall ill with a highly contagious strain of influenza, the police chief and his team race to find who is behind this new attack and why the town was targeted. Is it a test run for a widespread attack on a bigger city or something more personal?
An Idea for Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No story, no paycheck. Crime fiction writer Dorothy finally hits on an idea for her next story, which turns out to be fatal in real life, too.
Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the basement of Mr Sorrow’s house sits the Idiot Box. Filled with Idiots. And—if Mr Sorrow has his way—they shall never escape. A horrific story of a demented occupation. Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Short Story.
A Fly Landed...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sindala…Sindy to me…is my friend, lover, wife and my partner in every investigation since starting our own business as Private Investigators. Formally, I am known as Corey Boland. Sindy calls me Bo and so do my friends. Enemies call me something else. Some think I’ve lived too long. We don’t agree.