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Tales of Twisted Crime
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five diverse stories of crime and punishment. A man on a road trip faces a mysterious killer, two oddball detectives meet the parrot of doom, in the not too distant future a group of thieves plan the perfect crime, an unlikely friendship leads to murder, and a serial killer takes an apprentice. No matter bent, broken or twisted, crime does not pay.
Christmas Cowboys, Mistletoe Diner and other Short Stories: A Collection of New Fiction for the Holidays
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Remember Point. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Family
Imaginative, evocative, heartwarming and entertaining, this wonderful collection of never before published short stories. This contemporary collection of new fiction will stay with you long after the holidays. Award winning writers and first time published authors contribute to making this the ultimate Christmas collection.
Dustin Jeckle & Mr. Hydel
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Focus House Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Desperate for something to change, crippled and struggling writer Dustin Jeckle lives with his mother while attempting to write a story that is somehow worthy of publication. There’s no way he could have known how tenuous was his grasp on life…nor how it would require strength like he’s never known to survive the seismic shift that awaits. Another gripping tale from "Maine's Other Author"TM
Oak Horse Ranch Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Christy, 12 and her brother Brad,16 get involved with a kidnapping. What happens to the 2 kidnapped students. Do they ever get back to their family? What isChristy and Brad's part in this kidnapping? Ages 8 to adult. Adventure and mystery. Family oriented.
Cleaning Up
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Peter swallows hard, this time his parents are going to do it. They’ll keep on cutting until he submits or they kill him. He needs to run and does, into the dark, dirty streets of downtown Vancouver. He meets Jill a girl who decides to believe and helps him. Peter knows his father is head of the underground gangs and needs to get to the police as soon as soon as possible.
A Wife's Duty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Next Step Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mary Sue knows a wife’s duty is to tidy up after her husband, no matter how messy the task. But does that include cleaning up a murder scene?
The House of Happy Mayhem
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Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
It would be nice to live their life... Acclaimed short story by Trent Zelazny about taking fantasies too far. Originally published in The Day the Leash Gave Way and Other Stories, Wilder Publications, 2009. Received an honorable mention in Best Horror of the Year 2009.
Fishermen's Justice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fishermen's Justice is a short ghost story that takes place at sea after two lobster trappers from a New England fishing community take action against a poacher.
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.