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Send in the Clowns (A Jason Thornhill Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
THE BIG BANG THEORY meets OCEAN'S ELEVEN Jason and friends may be on to a major score. A crooked attorney's warehouse full of stolen merchandise is an attractive target, but no job is as easy as it looks. The wisecracking, pop culture-obsessed crew will need to scramble if they want get away with the swag. And stay out of jail. Send in the Clowns is a short story. Approximate length: 9000 words
Havana Nocturne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Intrigue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With US relations with Cuba, you can relive the past with this mystery/espionage story set in Cuba right after the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Mystery Stalker at Hyde Park
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
An exciting short story revolving around the Law Makers versus the Law Breakers.
Recreation: Yes, you do look a little familiar...
Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story prequel to the 'Lena's Friends' novels. Lena sells herself, she is a high class 'escort', a prostitute. At a bike rally, Lena meets up with Tony, someone she had previously met in a ‘professional’ way... Despite initial worries that her business and private lives should be kept separate, it soon becomes obvious that Tony was definitely going to be one of ‘Lena's Friends’...
Mirror Image
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A "John Doe" with a fatal gunshot wound. An ER doctor. A surprise. Murder
Pocket Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a local man intentionally drowns himself, a murder that has been submerged for twenty years surfaces, capturing screenwriter Ray Boon’s imagination. Ray is compelled by the little voice in his head to find the reason for the apparent suicide.
The New Adventures of Semi-Dual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Prepare to be amazed and astonished as the first occult detective of Pulp Fiction walks once more from the halls of the Urania Building and joins the fight against evil! Pulp Obscura, an imprint of Pro Se Productions, in conjunction with Altus Press proudly presents 'The New Adventures of Semi Dual'!
Three-Minute Mysteries Bonus Pack
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Five mysteries for you to solve. A man is killed.... A store is burglarized.... A boss is poisoned.... A treasure is stolen.... A model is murdered.... Shamus nominee and two-time Derringer winner Stephen D. Rogers puts you in charge of the investigations. Are you up to the challenge of solving these crimes before time runs out?
Just Breathe
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a single mom's child going missing, but nobody recalls the child existing. About 5000 words
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Linea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: March 20, 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 in the woods. In other words, Adrian's life is perfect. Only one thing mars this perfect picture. It's Simon’s secret.
Linea (Serbian Edition)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: Serbian. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrijanova devojka je lepa kao anđeo. Plaža na kojoj se kupaju je pravo čudo prirode – talasi dva mora se tu susreću. Tu je i mini golf kod Simona i Megi, u debelom hladu pod krošnjama mangovog drveća. Vikendom se ide u šumu, na vodopad. Ukratko, Adrijanov život je savršen. Samo jedna stvar se ne uklapa u ovo savršenstvo – Simonova tajna. Simon ima tajnu.
Dolls
Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Brought onto the investigation to explore all the leads no one expected to pan out, Officer Morgan finds himself on the trail of the mysterious and elusive Dolls. It's a lead that takes him into a world far stranger and more real than he had ever imagined and into something far more dangerous than he had bargained for.
Psycho Psyche
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Dr Grenn is a hypnotist, executive, inventor, television personality, and scoundrel. Driven by insatiable greed, he jeopardises the whole world's security and tricks Professor Maurice Masterson into being his scapegoat. Take this short story as a warning, hide it from terrorists, and pray it never comes true…
"There's No Place Like Zone"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Chris and Kevin have no choice but to drive to Chicago from New York City for an important meeting. Their car runs out of gas at a very inopportune time. Especially when they are not alone out in the middle of nowhere...
GHOST STORIES Volume 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ghost Stories is both inspirational and/or terrifying depending on your perspective. This collection of five short stories includes the Easter Island Mystery, Jack the Ripper, Grave Premonition, Haunted Castle, and the Mountain of the Dead (Dyatlov Party). You’ll be asking yourself, “Is that really possible?"
Bottling the Cold, Hard Heart
Series: Infinite Horizons. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,280. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by MDR Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Eliza's comfortable life ended when her beloved grandmother died. Her cousin Sandra swooped in and took it all, from the house to Eliza's beloved dog, Miki. Nothing Eliza did worked but the one thing she would never give up on was saving Miki, no matter what it took. Bottling the Cold, Hard Heart is a cozy mystery where family and tradition are the true threats to life, love and liberty.
Hot Summer Nights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When houses start to burn mysteriously in a small Georgia town, Mike Eiser teams up with a beautiful and talented arson investigator and an equally talented canine to identify a local real estate agent with a talent for fraud.
The Right Decision
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A detective whose wife was killed in a gas station robbery, spends his time trying to catch the guy who killed her and raising his only daughter.
White Peak
Price: Free! Words: 13,910. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
An FBI agent is sent back to Montana where he was raised to find out who murdered two Indian surveyors who were surveying for a casino. As he delves into the problems at White Peak he finds murder, corruption and greed.