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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
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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
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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 by Erica Lindquist. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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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.
GPSimone
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What if your car navigation system had a mind of its own? What if you were in danger and only your GPS could save you?
The Price of Numbers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,360. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve a curious disturbance involving the Temple of Bacchus and an agitated numerologist, he learns the true cost of numbers.
Adventures into the Unknown
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,080. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
You are invited on ten adventures along side detectives fighting for justice in alternate realities, spies confronting the deadly forces of evil, heroes battling impossible odds risking everything to save the world.In these stories you will travel through time and space, span galaxies, and battle the forces of evil with adventurers from the past, the present, and the future.
Book of the Archangels Book 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,350. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the 2nd in a series of 4 books about the End Time prophet named Dallas Taylor. The Devil wants to kill the prophet using different traps he and his demons set. However, the prophet is protected by me, Stephael, an archangel. In this book, Dallas must contend with one problem after another. He will have to figure out clues located in books and he will have a riddle to solve. The De
A Perfect Crime
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Big Pete Rustica, Tiny Murdoch, and Maurice “The Leech” Lévesque are perfect thieves. They have never been caught. A rich industrialist hires them to use alien technology to commit the perfect crime. A tale set in the near future world where cunning and skill can make you rich beyond your wildest dreams. Unless you fail.
Minding the shop
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fear can drive ordinary man to desperate actions and even more desperate actions to keep from discovery. And it can prevent you from seeing what is really happening.
Jewelry Jinx
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When someone is stealing from the magical community, the call goes out to the E.S. Peters agency to find the thief. Tiffany enlist the aid of witch spirit Magee Reyes to track down the villain and get the goods back.
New Orleans Prime Evil
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The prime evil faced by police officers in a city described in a local newspaper in the Nineteenth Century as Hell on Earth – is murder. From the autumn of 1887 through the summer of 1891, New Orleans Police Detective Jacques Dugas investigates the most intricate cases of mayhem and murder –
Listening
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
They met in the springtime... A short story about a short marriage between two people which ends badly for one of them.