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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.
Crime and Crime Again
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime and Crime Again, is a fun collection of murder mysteries. Crime may not pay that well, but it sure can be very entertaining. This collection is named after the first story in the book, which is about an old woman who decides to murder someone, and then ends up with way too many dead bodies on her hands.
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.
Kendall and Jamie Crack the Case: Educational Version
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries: The Case of the Cats Claws, The Case of the Snoring Sleeper, The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper, The Case of the Sheep Stew, The Case of the Missing Miner, The Case of the Cowering Cat, The Case of the Cheater's Chili. Ages 8 and up Reading Level: 4.7 Includes Common Core exercises.
"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.
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?