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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.
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.