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She just fell.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
She thought her life was finaly perfect. She had a great step-mum, great dad and overall a great life. untill her step mum got fed up of her. Her step mum told everyone she "just fell" what really happened? will they find out the truth?
Crime Please!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,050. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
CHILLS AND CHUCKLES . . . This selection of mystery tales by Ann Morven, diva of the whodunit, varies from the macabre to the magical, yet always a gripping read. Whether it is widowed Marjorie cultivating weeds, Luckless Liz trying to strike it rich or balladeer Sheil B. Wright bumbling along a murder trail, readers are assured of sizzling entertainment.
Angel's Touch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven year old Holly Quinn has been abducted from her home in the middle of the night. Knowing that statistically they only have a forty eight hour window to find her, the police call in clairsentient Angelique ‘Angel’ Freeman for assistance. She senses that there is more to the abduction than first meets the eye.
Finding Vinnie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Philadelphia PI Andrea Fabiano is called in to help her late mother’s best friend, Teresa Mazzi, who is gravely ill, find her son before she dies. In “Finding Vinnie,” PI Fabiano is determined to bring the wayward Vinnie to his mother’s bedside but finds more trouble than she bargained for in a case that she takes pro bono.
Toxic Train
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,370. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Ella takes the train home from her honeymoon. One of the passengers is killed, one is a murderer and one wants to lock Ella up for her own good. With Joe distracting her more than the killer, will Ella slip and let killer strike again? Will her confidence go off the rails or will she be able to protect the passengers and her husband? This is the third story in the Ella Westin Mysteries.
Business or Pleasure - A Gunner Long Case
Series: The Gunner Long Casefiles, Book 4. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Reccomended Ages: 17+ It seemed like just another simple tail job. Follow erring husband, get evidence of him erring in the act, report back, and collect not enough money. Easy enough work that would keep Gunnies landlord at bay. But somehow Gunny finds himself hanging off a skybridge with a screaming woman clutching to him and a thousand foot drop below. Could the day possibly get w
All That Green
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
when a shady friend asks you to hold $60,000 for him, you do it. that's what friends are for. but what if the temptation becomes too much and you help yourself to the green? as long as you've got a good story ready, no problem. right? wrong. especially when the danger comes from an unexpected direction.
The Retirement Fund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
Brea's Tale and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book contains four stories: "Brea's Tale" (Winner of a 2012 Derringer),the story of an ex-beauty queen wrongly imprisoned; "Scritch," a story of revenge; "Years of the Wicked," in which a small town police department is overwhelmed by three murders; and "Gone, Gone, Gone"-- you'll never look at Fluffy the same way again. Chapt. 1 of Pullen's debut mystery, COLD FEET, is also included.
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contacted by an old acquittance of the female persuasion, in hopes that he might be able to shed light on the events surrounding her husband's death. The Count of Samerand quickly finds himself as the prime suspect in this grave affair. Can he prove his innocent or will he be hanged for a crime he didn't commit.
Zombie Confidential (Bloodlines #2.5)
Series: Bloodlines, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Undead reporter Samantha Ridgeway must find a movie star's murderer before he targets the star's three-year-old son.
Evil Grows & Other Thrilling Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,750. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Loren D. Estleman has been writing and publishing books and novels since 1976. His fiction includes westerns, mysteries, thrillers, and historical thrillers. Along the way, he's written a number of crime stories. Stories about the darker side of life, broken hearts, swindles, double-dealing and just plain evil men and women who define the title of this collection.
Hard Cheese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about a short detective, Sean NMI Sean, and his adventure chasing a drug-smuggling murderer through the horse barn at the great Minnesota State Fair.
TV Torment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Nineteen years ago Cambridgeshire solicitor Malcolm Margarson was found in a lay-by off a main road with an axe buried in his skull. During a TV news bulletin Lucy Harlow hears the agonised Margarson being tortured in Hell by “Angel”, a teenaged girl. Lucy sets out to identify who Angel was in life, and uncovers not only Margarson’s killer but also the leader of a rape and murder gang...
Killer Reels
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jimmy Kiley is a keen amateur movie maker. He’s also the ruthless criminal boss of the north side of the city. When enforcing his own brand of law, he sees no reason why he shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. His kick is to provide a private viewing of his last venture to the star of the next. And his reluctant stars are only ever one hit wonders.
Getting Away With Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a mystery, set inside the workings of a daytime drama. Jake Winthrop is a superstar writer brought in to save the aging soap opera, As Life Goes By. What he quickly learns in a world where actors disappear into characters is that killing off characters might not be as easy as it seems.
The Dead Beat, Volume 2
Series: The Dead Beat, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Loose Leaf Stories. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There are laws that even the dead must obey. No hijacking the bodies of the living. No possessing the dead. And never speak of the Dark. It's the job of Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, to enforce these laws. Their job on the Dead Beat has always been a tough one, but now it's become nearly impossible as ghosts tear the worlds apart in search of answers.
Ask Yazdirir
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: Turkish. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Herkesle paylasilsin diye kendilerini yazdiran kisa hikayeler.
Bag Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A mysterious bag that everyone wants. An employer who is as dangerous as she is beautiful. A man on the run. It was supposed to be a routine pickup, just another day on the job. If only it had been that easy. Bag Man is a 5,600 word short story. Included is a bonus story from Alex Mariner: The Billionaire's Daughter (5,900 words).
The Billionaire's Daughter (A Davidson & Harper Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The strong-willed daughter of a rich man. The son of a notorious mob boss. His grandmother's engagement ring. When the unlikely couple spit up, she kept the ring. It is Ronald Harper's and Kathleen Davidson's job to retrieve the ring before the mob boss learns it is missing, and takes action himself. 5,900 word short story. Includes a bonus story: Bag Man (5,600 words).