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The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a very famous movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Падение (The Fall / Padenie -- in Russian)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: Russian. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
В сборник включены рассказ «Исповедь» и повесть «Падение». Первая история заканчивается смертью, вторая – начинается с нее. И все же у них много общего. Оба произведения рассказывают о том, как главные герои долго не могут выбраться из замкнутого круга неудач и впадают в отчаяние. Но вдруг находят выход из ситуации, в обоих случаях неожиданный и ведущий к страшным последствиям.
Lost Property
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: Australian English. Published: January 4, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Approached by a property developer, Harriet investigates why a derelict old building has a Heritage Listing on it. Closer examination unravels a web of lies, deceit and corruption that threaten not only Harriet but others that she gets involved in assisting her.
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?
The Infidels
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Murder and Intrigue in 5th century Ireland! Conor MacCormac, the new King of Connacht, had not wanted a Christian church in his territory, but the High-King – a new convert – had insisted. Now the priests have been slaughtered by raiders from the northlands – or so it seems. Conor must unravel the mystery, and he fears the truth may rock the Emerald Isle
All Great Neptune's Ocean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Charles Weaver's investigative reporting got too close to mobster Albert Rossi, the gang leader ordered him killed. Weaver survived, but lost everything -including the love of his life. Now he plans to repay Rossi in kind -by destroying the one good, decent thing in the mobster's life, his daughter. But he may destroy his own soul in the process...
Executive Affairs
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Executive Affairs contains two Sedona O'Hala short stories, Executive Affairs and Executive Gardening. These shorts are based on the characters in Maria's popular Sedona O'Hala humorous mystery series. Executive Lunch is the first novel in the series. Sedona must solve a few crimes while fighting her way up the corporate ladder; mostly she dangles from her fingertips just trying to survive.
Have You Seen My Cat? And Other Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The stories in this collection are primarily mystery, science fiction, soft horror/dark fantasy, and cross-genre pieces. Most of the stories are down-to-earth ones set in today's world (particularly the mysteries), or begin that way and take a speculative turn into the possible. With the exception of one fantasy mystery, the rest of the stories are set in the near future or in space.
Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter (Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Demons are dangerous things. They inflame your insecurities, turn your weaknesses against you, and whisper their thoughts into your ears in the darkness. The Vatican wants them locked up, or banished back to Hell. Short on priests and long on money, they’ve had to resort to paying bounties to keep things under control. That means looking outside of the faithful, to mercenaries like Cade Crowley.
Stealing Christmas (A Nancy Kerr and Tommy McIntyre Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When three Santas walk into a bank on Christmas Eve, everybody's smiling. But, the smiles soon fade when the Santas pull out shotguns from their sacks. Nancy Kerr's one of the customers trapped inside. She's the kind of woman who carries a Taser instead of lipstick. Now she has just one goal: to make sure everybody gets out alive.
The Brooch
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: Australian English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harriet finds and old blackened brooch at a garage sale. After cleaning it, it turns out to be of intricate design and discovers that it belonged to Henry VIII. A wrongful conviction to a young house boy for stealing the brooch centuries later spurs Harriet to discover the full truth behind it.
Four Children's Mysteries: Humor, Activities & Intrigue for Minors
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books
Includes best-sellers: Crumbs on the Stairs; She Doesn’t Want the Worms; Sounds in the House; and Why Juan Can’t Sleep; plus finding and counting activities
Run For Your Life
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Series: The Finder. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,570. Language: Australian English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After locating the missing brother of a work colleague that makes news headlines, Harriet is contacted by a Government Official to try and locate his wife who has mysteriously disappeared whilst on safari in East Africa.
Before The Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Short Short, Mystery.
The Rozar Park Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story mystery set in middle Georgia involving a man apparently killed by a falling tree at a local park, a strange animal's footprints, bizarre Craigslist postings, and an exciting ending! Written by a former US Marshal with over 23 years experience in the area.
The Woman Behind the Curtain
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen returns home to her parents to unwind after her harrowing experiences in volume one, but life in the sleepy suburb seems tedious and repetitive - until the morning when a neighbour does not draw her bedroom curtains. This short story describes one week in Tora's life. It takes the reader to events right after "North Sea Cottage", and can be read as a stand-alone.
Kvinden bag gardinet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: Danish. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tora Skammelsen nr 2. Tora er hjemme hos sine forældre i Aalborg for at sunde sig oven på de voldsomme oplevelser i Huset ved havet, men tilværelsen på Herningvej er trist og triviel, lige indtil den morgen, hvor genboen ikke trækker gardinet fra.
Victorian San Francisco Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
This book is a collection of four short stories, Madam Sibyl’s First Client, Dandy Detects, The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage, and Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong, each providing an opportunity for minor characters from the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series to have adventures of their own.
Nightfire! (The Corvette Nightfire Prequel)
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Series: The Z Redemption Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Daniel Wetta. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The sins of the grandfather determine the destiny of Corvette Nightfire! Discover in "Nightfire!" the moving and disturbing fate of Día and Luna, the Tarahumara Indians who were Corvette's grandparents! Written in the fast-paced style of The Z Redemption trilogy novels, this romantic thriller fleshes out the events 50 years ago that put into play the fate of Corvette and his passion for Valentina!
Mexico Gamble
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A beautiful woman. A knife-throwing sister. An unpaid debt. Jim Nash is long on memory and short on forgiveness in this Mexican adventure featuring boats, women, good times, and bad fortune for at least one of his girlfriend Allie’s former employees.