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Bullets for Coffins (A Huey Dusk Caper)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Huey Dusk is a clown, but he’s no joke. In this caper he searches for the murderer of a beloved televangelist and ends up uncovering a conspiracy involving money, greed, government intrigue and a deadly dwarf clown assassin.
The Death in the Mouse Kingdom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The book is intended for students learning English as a second language.
Lo Stalker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Un ragazzino viene spinto da un suo compagno di classe a seguire una donna giovane e bellissima, dopo che lei è scesa dall’autobus che la portava dall’ufficio verso casa. Lui inizia a pedinarla e la vita privata della donna solletica la sua curiosità. Anni dopo, la ritrova inaspettatamente in un contesto professionale e riesce a scoprire molti dettagli strettamente privati della sua vita.
Amos Hangs On
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Like most house cats, Amos isn't owned by anybody, but he owns a human named Jeff. When Jeff's life is threatened, Amos has a reason for being a hero. If Jeff were to die, who would feed Amos, clean his litter box, brush his fur and generally look after him? So Amos takes matters into his own hands – or rather his own claws and teeth - and does the job. A short story.
Spiked Tea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Matthew is getting tired of waiting for the cancer to finally claim his eccentric aunt Annemarie. So he decides to help nature take its course… by adding some morphine to Annemarie's beloved tea. Beth is fond of the milk jug that is a family heirloom, but her boyfriend Ryan disagrees. Two short tales of family heirlooms, inheritances, tea and murder of 4400 words altogether.
The Stolen White Elephant (Arabic edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: Arabic. Published: July 10, 2015 by Onyx Translations. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this detective mystery, a Siamese white elephant, en route from Siam to Britain as a gift to the Queen, disappears in New Jersey.
Abject d'Art
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015 by King Kabuz Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Abject d’Art is a collection of short stories written by Canadian Maritime author Richard K. Tobin that will appeal to 13 - 19 year old teenagers looking for a sense of adventure and mystery through ongoing battles with society and culture.
Invisible Grave
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sergeant Daniel Brett starts his first day with Chesterford CID fired up with ambition to get a permanent position. Brett is concerned that the case he has been assigned to is impossible to solve even though a strong suspect has been identified. More worrying to Brett is the strange behaviour of his superior, DI Lock, who displays a mixture of logical brilliance and unorthodox eccentricity.
Solve it Yourself - Lost Heir Mystery Puzzle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short mystery story puzzle, try and solve the mystery and read the solution at the end to see if you were right.
Solve it Yourself Mystery – The Concierge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short mystery story puzzle, try and solve the mystery and read the solution at the end to see if you were right.
Murder They Wrought
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Murder They Wrought is a mystery fiction anthology. Five stories tell tales of people and situations gone awry.
Flood Insurance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,540. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Flood Insurance is a short mystery story about people and situations that have gone awry..
Herbie's Diner
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the outside, Herbie’s Diner is just another run-down greasy spoon with bad coffee and overcooked fried chicken, but Johnny’s about to learn that appearances are deceiving. Soon, the coffee’s run out, and there’s a bevy of killers, swindlers, femme fatales, and other types straight out of a private eye flick, looking to put him down for the dirt nap. Only this isn’t the movies.
"Vengeance In 3D"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dr. Ellen Chase is a scientist and owner of the small Three-D printing company called Triple D Select in Los Angeles. It is a very competitive, new industry with a lot of money to be made. Perhaps a little too much money. For Dr. Chase finds her company at the center of a conspiracy, and one that strays into the Paranormal; with a sighting that would throw off Dr. Chase and her employees.
K Love
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Less than a month after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans, a bigger bitch of a storm – Hurricane Rita slams into Louisiana just west of the city. Some of the levees are breaking again. Streets are flooding. A young man jumps off a five-story hotel in the French Quarter with a suicide note in his pocket. NOPD Homicide Det. Jodie Kintyre reads the note which instructs her to go to an address
Trixie And The Hidden Secrets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fiction- Trixie is a teenage girl with very unique abilities, that she chose not to share with anyone, not even her best friend Becky. Trixie was given a locket from her mother secretly, just before her untimely death. But unknown to Trixie the locket holds the key to her identity and secrets from her past, that would change her life forever.
Juror #6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What if you were called to jury duty just to discover that you have been selected as a juror in a murder trial of a man that you knew was innocent because you committed the murder. Do you try to get him off or allow him to be convicted. The question is what happens after the trial.
Cairo
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kabir -- a private eye -- is grappling with a conundrum. His wife has left him only three days after the wedding. A client asks him to track down a missing cat called Luna. When Kabir sets out in the cat's pursuit, he hits upon a startling revelation about life and love.
Pennie Apples: Deleted Chapter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A missing girl from a prominent, and wealthy family An albino psychic investigator's first day on the job An unborn baby with a psychic connection with her mother The first riveting case Pennie assists with solving This is the beginning of albino psychic detective Pennie Apples. Before she was Avery Tran's sleuth and confidant in The Malevolent Twin.
The Mysterious Merlin Tyana
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,620. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Merlin Tyana is a mysterious man who appears, always during a thunderstorm, to solve or prevent murders. Written in the English style of the 50s and 60s A series of short stories. All the stories from Enter Merlin Tyana and Mirrors