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Creative Mini-Mysteries for Creative Minds
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,040. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book contains several short stories that I have written as mini-mysteries. Some of the mini-mysteries are included in the book, Detective Michael Mallory's Intriguing Mysteries. The first mini-mystery in ths book is titled Sadey, the Pet Detective. Sadey is my purebred Chihuahua and has been a detective throughout her life.
The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
The Apple Tree Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Ever heard the legend of the Apple Tree Man? Leave him the last apple of the season or else next year's crop will go bad. In this short story, the legend turns sinister when a group of friends get even with old man Hench. Years later, still full of regret over what transpired that night so long ago, the friendsbegin to die one by one. Coincidence? Or has the Apple Tree Man come to exact revenge?
Detective Michael Mallory's Intriguing Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: American English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Michael Mallory is my name. I'm a detective at the police station in Lakeview. This is a collection of intriguing mysteries that I have investigated. Part One consists of stories that are from my point of view. Part Two consists of stories that are told in third person point of view. I hope you will enjoy them.
Garden of the Light
Price: Free! Words: 14,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Words from the Garden of the Light is a feast for the mind. Many Quotes, Poems and essays. Stories of writing with Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell when I was a teenager. The story behind Circle Game, Both Sides Now, Woodstock, Sounds of Silence, and Bridge Over Troubled Water. And photographs of my travels for the past five years.
The Missing Groom
Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The perfect marriage was about to take place until the groom stops for breakfast at a Chinese restaurant.
Tracking Murder: A Dale Kinsall Novella
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A stand-alone novella in the Dale Kinsall mystery series (NOSE FOR TROUBLE; SCENT OF DANGER): Who really has the nose for trouble…Flagstaff veterinarian Dale Kinsall or his young Beagle Sully? A trip to New Mexico for a tracking dog test leaves Dale with as many questions as answers…especially when Sully, true to form, tracks his way to more than the final glove.
Love and Justice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Princess—once named Cinder Ella—murdered. The Prince missing. The King demanding justice. Only the sheriff knows that justice means destroying the kingdom. Can he do it? Can he convince the King to go along? With complete bonus story, “Dispatches from the Front: Number Sixty-one.
The Grand Central Mystery
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 8. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Morton Edge, brilliant detective, reader of romance novels, and lover of sugary breakfast cereal has been kidnapped by the Russian mob. His partner, Goth kid, Razor must deliver crucial information on a flash drive to Grand Central Station by the designated hour or Edge will die. Razor and Edge return in a pulse pounding tale of suspense where life and death hang in the balance.
STARS & STRIPES
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
a local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. he's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
Murderous: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A nosey neighbor entertains himself with the happenings of man living across the street. His fascination borders on the line of obsession, or could it be something more? www.banocanut.com
Brain Storm
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A future legal system where your own memories are played on a screen for the jury to see. A man framed with false memories. And one man - the professional framer - having second thoughts about his career of unethical deeds. Is it too late for him to turn his life around?
Reversal of Fortune
Series: Defenders of Justice Series, Book Two. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
~ A different kind of crime short ~ In this second tale of the Defenders of Justice Series, John Walking Horse wants to set right an injustice once done to his father. His long-time friend Sean Hagarty, the idea-man, has just the plan. With the help of their mutual friend Jackie Kwon, the wheels are set in motion. Will Walking Horse feel that the end justifies the means?
Novela de Jarabo
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
«Debería haber escrito un tratado sobre el arte de la violencia. Siempre tan limpio. Pero no soy un hombre de letras. Aunque tenga estudios, no lo soy. Nunca me han ido los libros...
The Villain
Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you’re a career criminal there’s nothing like a police dragnet on your doorstep to spoil your day. So what to do when the burka bandit pulls a diabolical stroke? Well if the Old Bill can’t sort it, better sort it yourself!
Circle of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Circle of Justice is a short story that follows the journey of a gun as it falls into various hands beginning with its first killing until its last. After the story is done, you will be treated to the first chapters to several of Robbie's books to get a taste of what' already out there.
The Adventure of the Costume Ball: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this short-story prequel to A+ For Murder, Michael O'Brien must solve the theft of a priceless necklace before the thief gets away from the party.
Cinema Detectives: The Night Whisperer
Series: Birmingham's Finest: The Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A truly spooky detective comic. When Kathy Baier starts to hear music from the films of her youth at night it marks the beginning of a new comic mystery for the Cinema Detectives. Is the old cinema next door really abandoned? Who is calling to Kathy in the night, and why are the sounds of those old movies always followed by the sounds of screaming? Find out what happening! Get this book!
Cleaning Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Saturday is house-cleaning day for our unlikely heroine in this story, but what finally gets cleaned up is quite a surprise!
Jesse's Gun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman finds herself eerily caught between two worlds when her husband stumbles on an old gun while exploring an Ozarks cave. Could the gun have belonged to none other than Jesse James?