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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.
Chicago P.D., Homicide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Chicago P.D., Homicide is broken up into four individual stories with a through line that unites them. No other family in the history of America has provided more solace to the surviving family members of homicide victims than the Morris family of Chicago which has furnished their fair city with four continuous generations of excellent and dedicated homicide detectives.
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"?
A Wrinkle in Crime; 10 Stories of Foul Play, Murder and Revenge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the Midwest, the saying goes, “Revenge is a hot-dish best served cold” – or something to that effect. In Joel Arnold’s new short story collection A WRINKLE IN CRIME, revenge is also served at a lakeside resort, in an outhouse, at a state fair, on a camping trip in the Gallatin Mountains, and along a snow-swept lonely highway. 10 stories of foul play, murder and revenge by Joel Arnold
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.
Il Caso dei Porcelli Mancanti. Shylock Homeless Investigatore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: Italian. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Racconti gialli comici surreali. Il grande investigatore Shylock Homeless in azione
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.
Seeing Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Three short works featuring Florida Homicide Detective James T. Kirkland who has to put up with a Star Trek loving Medical Examiner, an ex-wife, and a cousin who overreacts to just about everything. Sometimes murder happens when and where you least expect it.
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.
Eve's Requiem: Tales of Women, Mystery, and Horror
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Thirteen stories of peril and survival featuring complex female characters. Co-edited by Fern Brady, this suspenseful collection includes mystery, historical mystery, suspense, and horror stories from celebrated writers. Five percent of the proceeds will benefit rape crisis centers and veterans' charities.
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.
The Spirituality of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Come and explore the spiritual and biblical side of Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock is known for being isolated, arrogant and haughty but this quick analysis of a few of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes will reveal a very different side of him that you may not have known
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.