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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.
Sweeper, A Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sweeper is the only name he has. He is a mysterious, deformed little man who can't remember his past and lives in a decaying, high-crime, inner-city area called the Territory. His only companion is an ugly mongrel named Snarl. He sweeps the streets and does his best to clean up rubbish of all kinds. As the ultimate underdog, Sweeper has nothing to lose and so is absolutely fearless.
The Complete Alien Papers On Tai Chi Chuan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Was Tai Chi Chuan and the philosophy of Taoism brought to Earth by a 7ft blonde haired levitating alien? and was she then left behind by her own kind to complete the task? Set over thousands of years, this is a very strange yet highly entertaining possible account on the origins of the classic Chinese art of self-defence and healing.
On Killing: A Jack Keating Short
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jack Keating has spent his life killing. First in the Marines and now in the government. He knows what it means to take a life and what it does to a man. In this short, he tells hsi son what to expect from committing the act of taking a life.
Book of the Archangels Book 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,110. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the last book in this series. Dallas discovers another cave that could be the location of the Book of the Archangels. Will he find the book or is there something else there? Dallas has many enemies that want him dead. What will happen to Dallas and the book?
Good Angel, Bad Angel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011 by Karoline Henders. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the night after Halloween the ghost of poisoner Abigail Moreau returns to her old home, to meet the detective who framed her almost eighty years ago. Never mind that Matthew, divorced father and current owner of Abigail's house is not very pleased at that prospect. Can he help uncover Abigail's enigmatic motives for a crime dating back almost a century?
Short Stories Vol 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A few short stories for your amusement. One about war, one about a crime gone bad, a new reality show that redefines reality shows, a quite bus ride back to the suburbs, and a tow truck drivers day on the road. 0750 – 0850 Mike’s Diner SoHo Suicide The Heist Juliann and Robert on the Bus Dave’s Towing
The Testimony
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nikolai Kapernikov, a Russian immigrant gives an innocent, yet chilling account of his day to day life. Based on real events, The Testimony is a short story of the Russian crime syndicate operating in the United States from the observational point of view of a seven year old boy.
The Night and The Music
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
Horns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Its rodeo time in up-country Maui. Honolulu private eye Val Lyon is investigating some thefts. The victim? A 1700 pound bag of aggression named Terminator. Terminator is a champion bull. What was taken? Bull sperm. The likely suspects are a champion bull rider and a barrel clown. The case soon turns deadly and Val finds herself in danger of losing her heart to the cowboy and her life to a killer.
Salon Paula
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Price: $1.28 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: German. Published: September 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Paula hat von Anfang an, als sie die Doppelhaushälfte bezieht Ärger mit ihrem Nachbarn, Herrn Wiesenhof. Sie richtet einen Friseursalon im unteren Stockwerk ein und strapaziert damit die Nerven der Wiesenhofs. Ständig rückt die Polizei an. Die Umbauarbeiten sind beendet, der Sommer kommt, die Wiesenhofs unternehmen Fahrten an den Rhein. Doch nicht alle Tage ist Sommer.
The Apprentice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A successful serial killer takes on an apprentice in the art of murder. For twenty years his mission: to rid the world of the old and useless. Now he will train his son to continue his work. A tale where murder has a deadly purpose, and a deadly legacy. Includes the bonus story, Loose ends.
Engele en Rowers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,120. Language: Afrikaans. Published: September 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hierdie e-boek bevat vyftien kortverhale en artikels wat reeds in Mei 2010 onder dieselfde naam in gedrukte vorm verskyn het. Daardie boek se vier en twintig stories is verminder na vyftien uitgesoekte keur verhale. Dié verhale is wesenlik hersien en in sommige gevalle verkort.
Book of the Archangels Book 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the 3rd book in the series about the prophet of the Last Days. Dallas Taylor is looking for clues to find the Book of the Archangels. In this book Dallas has a dream that will affect the whole family. There are men who want to rob Dallas. Can angels come and go to earth any time they want? What happens when Dallas and his family move to Israel?
Historias Reales de Misterio
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: Spanish. Published: September 23, 2011 by Editorialimagen.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
¿Cuáles son los misterios que rodean la vieja torre de Londres? ¿Quién fue El monstruo de Gloucester? ¿Cuáles son los secretos que esconde la casa matusita en Perú? Éstos y otros misterios están detallados en este libro que no solamente reune extraños incidentes ocurridos en el mundo entero, sino también aquellos poco conocidos por gente común que cuenta lo que ha vivido.
Mutterliebe ist grenzenlos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: German. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
1895 zieht ein langer Winter übers Land. Wilhelms Mutter gibt ihrem Leiden nach und stirbt. Von nun an muss der Junge alleine, mit dem Bewirtschaften der Felder, klarkommen. Dürre und Verlust der Ernte bringen ihn zur Verzweiflung. Immer wieder geht er zum Grab seiner Mutter, bittet sie um Rat und Hilfe. Wird sie ihm helfen können?
The Dead Beat, Volume 1
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Series: The Dead Beat, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Death is not an alibi. The dead really aren't that different from the rest of us. Some work honest jobs and pay rent on their host bodies every month, right on time. But some of them refuse to play by the rules. Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, hunt down the ghosts that break the laws of the living and the dead. The Dead Beat is an occult noir serial.
Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story by the Edgar-, Shamus-, and Anthony-winning author of GHOST HERO. In "Chin Yong-Yun Takes a Case," Lydia Chin's mother does some detecting of her own.
She Talked
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Patrick Donahue had been a homicide detective for eight long years and was still not used to the lifeless eyes of the deceased. When the bodies of four college coeds turn up without twenty-four hours, he runs against time to catch the killer, who has now determined Patrick’s wife is next.