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Dog on Fire
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kevin Sweeney and Joop Wheeler operate a small investigative agency on the Massachusetts coast. They can’t afford to be choosy about their clients; they take just about any case that comes their way. Their clients are normal people living normal lives who find themselves in situations that are anything but normal-situations that call for the help of men accustomed to serious weirdness.
Shadows Everywhere
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,420. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Twelve tales of mystery from the pen of bestelling author John Lutz, Shadows everywhere collects much of the author's early work. You'll meet everyone from a "hardscrabble farm woman" to a volatile trucker with an explosive cargo, a cliff driver with dreams of gold, and women who are digging for it. Not every PI is a good guy, and not every villain gets his due.
Trapped
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Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A short story about a man trapped in a strange prison. By Kris Shamloo.
A Dangerous Breed
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Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Genetically modified tomatoes are the least of our worries! These canines have picked up a human-like intelligence somehow. Hopp has written a frightful tale in the tradition of The Hound of the Baskervilles but just a bit more scary -- and believable.
The Case of the Lifted Laptop
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Kendall and Jamie's cousin is going skating with them, but has left her helmet upstairs in her mother's office. They go up to discover that her expensive new laptop computer is missing. There are only two other people in the building and both say they didn't take it. Who is lying and how can they tell? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven mysteries.
The Case of the Magazine Millionaire
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Brodericks are invited to a fancy party at the mansion of an arrogant Magazine Millionaire. Suddenly a priceless diamond necklace is missing? Who took it? Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries.
The Case of the Disappearing Dragon
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Book Sets · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
"We did it! We finished 1,000 cupcakes for the school bake sale." Suddenly Shing Lee notices that her lucky necklace charm is missing. The iron dragon charm has been in her family for generations and it brings them good luck. Match wits with Kendall and Jamie Broderick and see if you can solve these seven 15-minute mysteries.
Licensed For Love (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Your fave Bootscootin’ Books and Cozy Cash Mystery Characters – The Mom Squad – are back! Each Mom Squad Mini-Mayhem Mystery (short story) will feature at least one of The Mom Squad quirky-crazy, blue-haired Charlie's Angels wanna-be's! In Licensed for Love, think Roz Focker of Meet the Fockers as The Terminator’s new Sarah Connor – partnered with - Cliff the Mailman from Cheers.
Torrent
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,860. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of short _bytes from within the Special Agent Ellie Conway Byte Series.
Where The Sun Sets
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
From the second that she first sees it, Sara's life changes for ever. Join her on a journey of discovery in the deserts of Southern Africa, in this short comic tale.
Memory of a Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When she regained consciousness, Bailey Collins discovered a dead man behind the steering wheel of her wrecked car. A gun lay between them. Did she shoot him? If so, why and who was he? Bailey knew who she was, why couldn't she remember these details.
Tué à bout portant
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Price: Free! Words: 12,490. Language: French. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une très courte nouvelle se déroulant au début du siècle dernier alors qu’un homme circule sur la rue Notre-Dame en multipliant les confrontations. Cette nouvelle édition contient en plus un dossier analytique et documentaire.
Real Lies
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Saturday morning's are meant for sleeping in, but a body found in La Jolla Cove changes all of that.
A Beautiful Friendship and The Parrot of Doom
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Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two short tales of private detectives solving crimes. The frist involves a woman who inherits her father's PI business and wonders of she can live up to his name. The second involves Razor and Edge, two law school drop outs who must question an unusual witness to solve a murder. The PI business has never been like this.
Preámbulo para un suicida
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,870. Language: Spanish. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
La ambiguedad social de los años sesenta reflejada en los niños de una familia acosada por la sociedad y la miseria, el relato más extenso publicado sobre un héroe casi ignorado, el renacer de la nueva sociedad cubana pos soviética vista desde la angustia de un obrero vanguardia, una breve pasada a los años 80, las visicitudes de un pueblo asfixiado entre dos aguas.
Fluid Fulfillment (Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Your fave Bootscootin’ Books and Cozy Cash Mystery Characters – The Mom Squad – are back! Each Mom Squad Mini-Mayhem Mystery (short story) will feature at least one of The Mom Squad quirky-crazy, blue-haired Charlie's Angels wanna-be's! For Fluid Fulfillment, think Victoria’s Secret meets Kill Bill, featuring Roxy's mom Lily Vaughn, who some say is now fairly gifted in Jujitsu.
The Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A woman is stopped for speeding on a dark rural road late at night. She discovers help is not always were you expect to find it.
Murphy's Law
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Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
It started at a smoky bar, a conversation with a beautiful woman, a night in her bed. Private Detective Murphy McEvoy can’t believe his luck. But for some, when things go too well, there is a reckoning, a balancing of the cosmic scales, and Murphy is one of those people.
Monkey Justice: Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Monkey Justice is the first story collection of Patti Abbott.
Drip!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On a hot southern night, Will Aston, vice president of sales for Steven Lamps can't sleep. Somewhere a tap drips and it's driving him nuts. What Will doesn't know a cunning killer plots to remove him from his job permanently. A tale where the cure for insomnia is deadly.