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Time for Failure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lauren Richardson never struggles over anything. Her grades are flawless. And her intelligence beyond question. So when she fails an exam, she cannot believe it. No, worse, she cannot believe that something fishy isn’t going on. And so she decides to investigate. A story about the reliability, and failure, of memory. Time for Failure: A Short Story.
Final Flight
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Stories woven around the mystery of the Bucks Elbow Mountain, Virginia, plane crash of 1963. From this scenario, Olivia Stowe has woven eight separate short stories on events that fit the facts and that could plausibly explain what brought that plane and those two people to oblivion in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Preceding these stories is an additional story, “Fire on the Mountain,” giving . . .
Have You Seen My Cat?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Detective Frank Primrose woke up this morning, he didn't expect to investigate the disappearance of cats. Police detectives simply don't do that sort of thing. But when the chief's niece's cat is missing that's missing, what else can he do? Besides, it isn't just her cat; all of the cats in her building have disappeared. So, where have they gone -- and where will his investigation take him?
Murder Aboard the Titanic: A Mystery At Sea Short
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From award winning criminologist R. Barri Flowers and the bestselling author of Dark Streets of Whitechapel comes an enthralling new historical mystery at sea short, Murder Aboard the Titanic.
Short Stories and Flash Fiction
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Stories and Flash Fiction from the author of "Zeigler, through Vidster's Eyes" and the blogger behind Defrosting Cold Cases.
The Stoneman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Stoneman’s Purpose demands he bring living things to their end. And he does. Over and over—and over—again. But as Stoneman’s fatal tapestry nears competition, he cannot help but indulge himself. Just one more time. A disturbing story of single-minded obsession. The Stoneman: A Short Story.
Death at Noon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,120. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Gregory Kent late night radio host is dead; it’s the middle of the day a restaurant full of people but there are no suspects. Marlow finds that the secret recipe for murder is hidden in plain sight. To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends, just visit her website at http://mysterygirljournal.jimdo.com for coupon code.
Fog
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the fog rolls in you'd better not make a sound...
Persistence Can Be Fatal (And Other Stories)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A failed screenwriter insists his wife listen to his latest script, until she feels compelled to stop him from ever reading a single word to her again; a prison warden has to figure out how a woman on death row escaped his prison from a foolproof cell; a maze becomes much more than a party game. . . just some of the stories that come to life in the pages of this collection.
The Horse-Drawn Hearse
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Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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On Halloween night in 1973, young Daniel Taylor was approached by a mysterious horse-drawn hearse driven by a sinister old man. Forty years later, the hearse emerged from the darkness and appeared to Daniel once again - but this time it was carrying a coffin.
Halloween Night: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
James is alone on Halloween night. His parents go to a Halloween Party, but never return. The search for James's parents begins.
Ведьмин подарок. Лилит
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Я шёл со службы, когда моё внимание привлёк мальчик – продавец газет. - Купите газетку, господин хороший?! Нашу помощницу, госпожу ясновидящую, убили… - Ясновидящую? – Машинально сунув пареньку в кулачок монету, я взял свежую, пахнущую типографскими чернилами, газету. С неё на меня смотрело мёртвое лицо моей жены.
Seeing Red
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Maggie wants to get rid of the annoying boyfriend who has taken over her apartment. Hilda has had enough of her abusive husband. And murder is a cheaper solution than divorce. Two tales of bad relationships, angry women and murder of 4600 words or approx. 15 print pages altogether.
Murder in the Family
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nine tales of love, death, vengeance and murder. This is a collection of nine short crime tales of 18800 words altogether. Several of the stories are also available as standalone e-books.
Under the Hill
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Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Get just a taste of what readers love about the Irish stories of New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly in this stand-alone short story.
Robbery Homicide
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Series: The FBI Special Agent Benson Cases, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: American English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
NEW YORK. A series of home invasions have rocked the suburbs. FBI Special Agent Nick Benson heads a Taskforce set up to catch the suspects but they remain one step ahead of his efforts, which frustrates him. A planned raid on a suspect’s residence turns up dust. However, Nick is adamant that the suspect will resurface, and puts into action a tactic which keeps the suspect on edge.
Covens and Cocktails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Four wonderfully witchy adventures from your favorite paranormal authors. Some Like It Hexed by Angie Fox Ghosts in the Graveyard by Liz Schulte Spirits of Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase Charmed and Dangerous by Rose Pressey
Spillage
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Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Spillage is book 1 in the Advanced Smash Repairs Series - the story of a smash repair business that "knows too much."
From the Law Offices of Robson Garrett: The Case of Television v Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Robson had dreamed about nothing else but to become just like the lawyers he watched on television growing up. It wasn't until one fateful night that his dream came crashing down on him.
A Trio of Friends, a short story for Halloween
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Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When three friends stake out a church on All Hallows’ Eve to prevent vandalism, they get more than they bargained for.