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Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21
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Price: Free! Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.
Perfect Blend
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Series: The Blends, Book 2. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 13,630. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In The Tea Series, Liam O’Flynn is introduced to us as Cara’s brother. His mother has always loved her son’s free spirited approach to life, but when he becomes involved with a beauty with a young son of her own, the O’Flynns are concerned. Morgan is a young woman with a very difficult past. The last thing she needs in her life right now is Liam. They're both in for a surprise.
The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card
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Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
PI Jarvis Mann, whose business thrived on the mundane. One day on his office steps a young man coaxing with the simple word “Please” convinces him to help find a missing valuable Ernie Banks Rookie Bubble Gum Card. With humor he drives the Denver streets, until a clue leads to a surprising discovery, a young man’s personal pain and his friends selfish act, teach Jarvis a lesson in life.
Simple Case
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Plunge into a day in the life of rookie prosecutor Dana Hargrove, central character in the legal mystery novels "Thursday’s List" and "Homicide Chart." This is the story that introduced her to the world!
The Shepherd
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Laissez les bons temps rouler - Until somebody gets killed of course. Catch each monthly episode of A Cajun Murder Mystery Series. Real-life Police Chief writing raw mystery and thriller crime fiction short stories.
Remains to be Seen
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
(4.00 from 1 review)
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.
Hear Me
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Series: Anna Harris Short Stories · Anna Harris. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. The countryside: a refuge, a chance to get away. But, for Anna Harris, it simply means another hit. Hear Me: An Anna Harris Short Story.
Dinner Date At Mt Isa
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Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Dinner Date At Mt Isa' is the final volume in Ken Blowers' series of delightful short stories. The first story takes us to the quintessential Aussie town of Mt Isa to chase mysterious shadows. The last is a surprise prelude to Ken's new volume of stories starring B. Urglar, These short stories have something to offer everyone.
Lunch On Lowestoft Pier
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Price: Free! Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this fifth release in a series, Ken takes the reader on a journey winds amongst stories ranging in settings from the eastern shores of England to the Gold Coast. These locations serve as the perfect backdrop for Ken's character's to come to life.
The Profilers Journal entry I Brothers
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Series: The Profilers Journal, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a case about two brothers that have a special relationship that isn't what would be considered normal in any way.
Predeo Dobruš
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: Serbian. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pripovetka. Godina je 1947. Na jednoj padini francuske planine Krolski zub pojavljuje se čudan objekat, nalik nekakvoj gvozdenoj cevi. Objekat je bio dug oko dvesta metara i imao neka vrlo zanimljiva svojstva. Šest stotina godina ranije, u blizini današnjeg crnogorskog sela Cerova, desila se slična stvar. Padina i objekat. Dakle, pitanje glasi: Šta ovi događaji, zapravo, znače?
Ben Jackson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
Legal Thriller: Criminal Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014 by Run Free Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Defending a criminal is easy – until they make it personal. Criminal attorney Max Harrison takes on a case for an old school friend, Wayne Snowden. Wayne has been charged with the attempted murder of an old flame, but it quickly becomes evident that the prosecution is not interested in this conviction. So why are they still pressing ahead with the charge? What is Wayne hiding?
Adriana (Serbian Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: Serbian. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pripovijetka. Da li se sjećate Sezone polivanja? One omiljene zabave djece iz solitera kojom se obilježava kraj školske godine. Naliješ kantu vodom, odeš na balkon i sve izručiš na nečiju glavu. Sjajna zabava, zar ne? A sjećate li se Adriane? Nju niko nije polivao, sjećate li se? Ana me je jednom pitala: „Zašto Adrianu niko ne poliva?" Dobro pitanje.
Hindsight: The Black Heart (#2)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,360. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Walker loved her from the first time he met her. He would have done anything for her, done anything to protect her from the self-righteous jerk she was dating. He wished more than anything that he hadn't. Walker listened to the devil whispering in his ear. He lied to her-- to save her. He lied to her-- to keep her safe. He lied to her-- and she paid. Never trust the devil. Never.
Blood Snow
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Series: Anna Harris. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. Nobody attends Brian Mathewson’s functions for the food, the entertainment neither. They come for the connections. And they always leave satisfied. Except when they don’t leave at all . . . Blood Snow: An Anna Harris Short Story.
Dobrush Valley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short story. In 1947, on one of the slopes of the French mountain Dent de Crolles, a strange object appeared. It was a sort of iron pipe, about 200 meters long. The object displayed some very interesting features. Six hundred years earlier, in the area of today’s Montenegrin village of Tserovo, the same happened. The slope and the thing. So, the question is: What is the meaning of these events?
Adriana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Do you remember the Watering Season? That favorite children’s tradition in the building to mark the end of the school year. You fill a can with water, go out on the balcony and empty the can on someone’s head. Good tradition, isn’t it? And do you remember Adriana? No one “watered” her, remember? Anna asked me once: “Why isn’t anybody watering Adriana?” Good question.
The Tommy Two Shoes Mysteries: From Mountains to More
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,400. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Laurel Highlands Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Retirement should be easy for Pittsburgh Police Detective, Tommy “Two Shoes” Minerd. But somehow, mystery always finds him. Armed with his fastidious, clue-dropping, long-deceased uncle and ghostly muse, Aidan LeClerc, Tommy solves crimes that just so happen to entangle his family and friends.
Voices from the Cornice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Edmund Stanforth seeks to close an account. But, to do so, he must venture to one of his least favourite locales. The countryside. And when he finds no option but to stay a night at the tumbledown fleapit, the Hilberthrudge Royale, he might well go crazy. But it has to end sometime, doesn’t it? A chilling story of manipulation and hidden power. Voices from the Cornice: A Short Story.