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Halloween Night: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
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James is alone on Halloween night. His parents go to a Halloween Party, but never return. The search for James's parents begins.
Ведьмин подарок. Лилит
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Я шёл со службы, когда моё внимание привлёк мальчик – продавец газет. - Купите газетку, господин хороший?! Нашу помощницу, госпожу ясновидящую, убили… - Ясновидящую? – Машинально сунув пареньку в кулачок монету, я взял свежую, пахнущую типографскими чернилами, газету. С неё на меня смотрело мёртвое лицо моей жены.
Seeing Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Maggie wants to get rid of the annoying boyfriend who has taken over her apartment. Hilda has had enough of her abusive husband. And murder is a cheaper solution than divorce. Two tales of bad relationships, angry women and murder of 4600 words or approx. 15 print pages altogether.
Murder in the Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nine tales of love, death, vengeance and murder. This is a collection of nine short crime tales of 18800 words altogether. Several of the stories are also available as standalone e-books.
Under the Hill
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Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Get just a taste of what readers love about the Irish stories of New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly in this stand-alone short story.
Robbery Homicide
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Series: The FBI Special Agent Benson Cases, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
NEW YORK. A series of home invasions have rocked the suburbs. FBI Special Agent Nick Benson heads a Taskforce set up to catch the suspects but they remain one step ahead of his efforts, which frustrates him. A planned raid on a suspect’s residence turns up dust. However, Nick is adamant that the suspect will resurface, and puts into action a tactic which keeps the suspect on edge.
Covens and Cocktails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Four wonderfully witchy adventures from your favorite paranormal authors. Some Like It Hexed by Angie Fox Ghosts in the Graveyard by Liz Schulte Spirits of Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase Charmed and Dangerous by Rose Pressey
Spillage
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Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Spillage is book 1 in the Advanced Smash Repairs Series - the story of a smash repair business that "knows too much."
From the Law Offices of Robson Garrett: The Case of Television v Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Robson had dreamed about nothing else but to become just like the lawyers he watched on television growing up. It wasn't until one fateful night that his dream came crashing down on him.
A Trio of Friends, a short story for Halloween
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When three friends stake out a church on All Hallows’ Eve to prevent vandalism, they get more than they bargained for.
A Dark Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Will revenge help Nick who lost his wife to the world of drugs? Mysterious circumstances help him to meet up with the murderers. The hatred ignites a passion for revenge. Drugs a curse of many!
No Angels
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #5. You set the price! Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jim is tasked by an old friend for assistance in cleaning up part of a gunrunning operation created by government mismanagement. He dives full throttle into Mexican waters, only to encounter the mysterious yacht Captain and crew that will transport him to his rendezvous with trouble and death.
Northern Correspondent
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Severson made a name for himself once, as a crack reporter. But now, years later, he hides behind his typewriter. Until the day Molly walks through the door looking for a job. Molly, with her ideals and her determination and her courage. Molly might change his life—but not necessarily in the way he hopes.
The Real Thing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short story, 17 pages. When Charles Lawson (aka God) is forty and enjoying a career as a troubleshooter for coin fraud, he goes to Maralinga in South Australia to determine the authenticity of a mysterious coin found there after the British atomic explosions of 1960. Here he meets 25-year old Jamie Stanborough, chief archeologist on the coin dig. Jamie sets out to seduce Lawson for his own ends.
Lodger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
At the time it seemed an easy job. A no-brainer. Sit out the season in a lodge, deep in the woods. Nothing but squirrels and the wind for company. And, until tonight, Violet had no complaints. Because, after tonight, she might never complain again. A thrilling tale of intrigue . . . buried in the forest. Lodger: A Short Story.
Victoria Files: Strange Town
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Series: Victoria Files, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,070. Language: American English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Victoria, her husband, Tyler and her two friends all set off on a road trip together. Only what happens when they get a flat tire? Encounter strange town folks? And why is their experience the same as her novel she's writing? Join Victoria and the gang for crazy drivers, handsome cowboys, and a town that seems to be hiding a huge secret!
WHO ARE YOU PEOPLE? Characters from the NYTimes Bestselling Kelly Flynn Knitting Mysteries: A Closer Look
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,690. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who Are You People? A short article that takes a deeper look at the fictional characters who make up the cast of the bestselling Kelly Flynn Knitting Mysteries. "E-Short" Short Stories featuring the cast of characters will be available in the near future.
The ABC Fugitive: A Cinema Detectives Story
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Series: Cinema Detectives, Book 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Revised Edition. The disappearance of Ken Prime. Rosa blows it on a case, and Sergeant Mirah of the West Midlands Police is critical of the Cinema Detectives - again! But then Rosa goes on a much stranger adventure ...
Scattergun—A Reckoning in Two Acts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Scattergun is the first short work in a series examining the dark side of the human condition, set in the aberrant world of a synaesthetic Texas ranger, Lamar McNelly. Book One: Riding shotgun in the mind of a wandering killer, stalking the plains of the rural west, until a violent confrontation in a Colorado rail yard pits the cerebral McNelly against the mammalian brain of an outlaw.
Asset Protection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Carla uses her thieving past for good. Hired by retailers to test the effectiveness of their security systems, she makes a good living, despite her felony conviction. But when she runs into the detective who busted her years ago, and finds out he, too, works in the loss prevention business, she does some digging. What she finds could dredge up her past and threaten her future.