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Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Inspector Baseheart's Secret Files
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,420. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
As usual Inspector Baseheart’s plate is filled with blood and baloney. These are the never-before revealed Secret Files: A ferocious Ape Man has escaped, ravenous for vegetable Lasagna with meat sauce! A high school English teacher is forced to diagram sentences by fiendish former students! A billionaire’s compound has been invaded! Inspector Baseheart has a bone to pick with Aesop! And MORE!
Tomahawks and Rayguns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Here we are, back at Rendezvous camp! Living history 101 this time with a bit of a sci-fi twist! Aliens? Come with us once again to Rondyvoo! This time our campers have an out of this world week end! Lot's of old and new friends are back at camp once again. 2nd story in the Rondyvoo series.
The Night Tribe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the deep mountains where few venture, lives a biologist who won the trust and friendship of a group of mystical individuals. For years he has lived and studied alone while he collected data and observations on a species never before studied at close range with intimate communication.
How to Cook Husbands: A Creepy Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A silly printing error spells disaster for Marjorie’s cookbook until her sister Ellen hits upon an idea that creates a sales sensation. But the gimmick turns deadly when a woman takes the advice of the title. "How to Cook Husbands" is a short story.
La Vittima Sconosciuta
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Price: $3.25 USD. Words: 111,970. Language: Italian. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Racconti Gialli e Humour Nero. – E chi dovrei uccidere su vostro incarico, Mr. Seyan? E in base a quali principi morali? – Dovete uccidere mia moglie. – Dovrei uccidere vostra moglie? Davvero non crederete che io mi immischi in una questione tanto ordinaria. E quali sarebbero i principi morali che giustificano il delitto? Vostra moglie è per caso una pessima cuoca?
Ustica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: German. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Eine öffentliche Katastrophe, die anscheinend nicht aufgeklärt werden soll. Eine Journalistin, die Fragen stellt: Dabei stößt sie auf ein anderes Drama, das einige Jahre zurückliegt. Jeglicher Zusammenhang scheint pure Spekulation – aber dann wird ihre Familie bedroht. Ein Kurzkrimi, der mit zwei historischen Ereignissen spekuliert.
A Collection of Paranormal Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of author Robert Penner's Paranormal short stories: Ghosts at the Getty, Unwrapped Gift with the Bright Red Bow, and Miracle Deposit.
Antología De Un Lobo Domesticado
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Antología de un Lobo Domesticado” no es un libro. Entre sus páginas se plasma el recorrido de un lobo solitario por la inmensidad de la estepa, dejando las huellas ancladas en el paso del recuerdo: los pensamientos y sentimientos reflejados en el agua de un río manso. Las lágrimas que humedecen los cristalinos ojos hoy empapan la tierra.
The Prisoner's Hat - Crime and Police Prison Drama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
What crime would someone have to commit before being jailed, dragged, forced to the ground with a knee to the face, left hungry and covered in blood? Believe it or not, in this case it was for wearing a hat. Based on a true story of an activist sent to jail for simply wearing a hat. How far will a guard go just following orders?
Family Matters
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
A Whole Lot of Quick Crime
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
All the stories from Quick Crime and More Quick Crime, filled with robbers, swindlers, murderers, art thieves, stalkers, and firebugs...and the people who catch them. Includes “Smile for the Camera,” “Confidence,” “Playing Hero,” “Dragged Upstairs,” “Better Late,” “Cabin Take-Out,” “In the Real World,” “Money Maker,” What’s in a Name?” and “Untouchable."
A Family Affair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jack Ramsey knows what it’s like being on the losing end of an arrest warrant; he's already served time for a needless death. Now, when everything seemed to be going right for the ex-con, he’s back in tthe slammer, accused of murdering his father. With the evidence stacked against him, Jack must make a deal with the devil if he’s to prove the mob lawyer’s death was truly a family affair.
The Woman on the Train
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Martin’s life was much less interesting than the crime fiction he regularly read, until he decided to write his own mystery, working on the story during his daily commute and writing in a blue spiral notebook. Then an attractive, green-eyed woman struck up a conversation, and Martin's story took a very sharp turn.
Dick and Jane in Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Arie wants to marry Jane. The problem is that Jane is the trophy of a dangerous criminal.
The Assayer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All Richard Dryer wants to do is bumble about his 1930's posh chemisty lab. But the offer to accompay card shark Harry Lyman to find the hidden Gold Mine in the Sky changes changes this brainy assayer into a treasure hunter full of surprises.
Hot Corpse, a Det. Shelley Caldwell short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Shelley Caldwell gets the woo-woo cases in Chicago. Not wanting another psych evaluation, she keeps the supernatural part of the case hidden. In this short story, Shelley knows she has another woo-woo case on her hands when murder victims start showing up, their bones picked clean of flesh.
More Quick Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Another delightful collection of five quick crime stories from Chelsea Graydon. Follow a man who’s been breaking into cabins around Two-Toe Lake. Feel the unbearable tension of a woman who’s going to off her husband and run away with her online lover. And more. Contains “Cabin Take-Out,” “In the Real World,” “Money Maker,” What’s in a Name?” and "Untouchable."
To Die For
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,400. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A hitman. A hitwoman, with an intimate method of execution. A sniper, a serial killer, and a private investigator with a dark past. This collection of short stories delves into depravity, where the only justice - if served - comes from the streets.
Cabin Take-Out
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bobby Waller’s done pretty good for a sport clerk who figured how the government was searching everyone’s mail. Stole him some money and been hiding out around Two-Toe Lake, living off cabin break-ins for 26 days! They can’t catch him because he’s careful and ruthless. Like the old widow in one of his target cabins is about to find out...