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Bites of Ben Urglar
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Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Faced with the daunting task of providing a monthly information article for the local Neighbourhood Watch newsletter, Ken created the character of Ben (B.Urglar), to convey "advice" on security (or the lack of it!) in a humorous way. In these short, diary-style reports, Ben boasts of his traditional "skills", bemoans new technology and shows a mature understanding of human behaviour.
Hot Sun, Hot Lead
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Pro Se Productions announces its release of HOT SUN, HOT LEAD—a new Pro Se Single Shot from The Smoking Gun Sisterhood Author Thad Brown. With this tale mobsters and hard-boiled detectives, author Thad Brown introduces a new name to the growing roster of female shamuses in Pro Se Productions’ gamut of sleuths: Becca Grant.
Future Memories
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A Senator missing since 1971; four middle-class department store robbers; a red-hooded waif on her way to assassinate the President; a man who discovers the world's best soft drink; a taxi driver unknowingly transporting large bags of cocaine; a chicken that crosses the road: these twenty-three short stories and dialogues will have you spinning in your chair.
Good Guys and Bad Guys
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Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 38,630. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short stories about criminals and their crimes and the people who beought them to justice.
Not an Angel
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Price: Free! Words: 8,010. Language: American English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Imagine seeing everywhere the same face, everyone you see wears the same one mask-like-face. This is what happens to Edgar Deaver, a drummer who thinks he has lost everything, but is forced to ask himself if fate can be changed,. After a strange encounter, he is assigned a most improbable mission and he is quite clueless as to how to accomplish it, until he meets Arsel.
Short Case Files III
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,930. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Steve Short, with his long time partner, Sandy Oldorf, investigates murders and the bizarre things people do to each other in Florida. Once retired, Steve found he could not escape murder no matter what state he was in. Some of these cases will make you laugh; others will make you check under the bed. Either way they are all morbidly fascinating!
Phoenix in Ice (Short story)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
In this cold, brutal world, people seek warmth, and people seek the answers. So, why would a person set themselves on fire?..
The Depot
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Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
They say The Depot is haunted. But in all the years homicide detective Mark Waters has visited the ancient train station turned restaurant, he’s never seen proof. Until now. As he investigates a supposed suicide by train, he learns secrets of a murder that took place eighty years ago may directly affect his case.
The Pit Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
THE PIT STOP (This Stop Could be Life or Death) is a ten-thousand-word mini mystery with a ghostly edge. When what seems like a normal pit stop turns to more than just gas and food, a lost couple finds themselves searching for the truth of a twenty-year-old mystery that may cost them their life.
Breakfast Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. He thought he could get away for just one day. He was wrong. A story of greed and recklessness. Breakfast Beyond: A Bradshaw Short Story.
Blood at Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A fireworks night shouldn’t arouse feelings of resentment. But, for Justin, there’s really not much else left. Old. Tired. And ready to show the Youth of Today where they’re going wrong. A couple of rounds ought to do it . . . A story of ageing disgracefully. Blood at Night: A Short Story.
His Steps Were Hesitant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
'Sometimes it is better to be alone, nobody can hurt you' - Megara [Hercules] His steps were hesitant. It was the hours of afternoon-not so hot, not so bad. He had a long path to cover.
The Deep Cove Investigation
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Series: Deep Cove, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014 by Bard and Book. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It is 1978, and there is a genetically engineered monster on the prowl in the waters of Deep Cove in the heart of Texas. Sheriff Blake doesn't know that yet, but he is putting the pieces together. Will he learn the terrible truth before the beast kills again?
Pluto and the Case of the Mummy Dummy (Ghost Mystery)
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Series: The Other Side's Pluto Whitlock, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
Pluto's job is to retrieve spirits from the humans' part of the world and take them back to the Other Side. But when tales of a walking mummy surface, Pluto is skeptical. In his years at the Spirit Division, he's never come across an undead mummy, so he doesn't believe people's tales and pictures. Pluto might just learn the hard way that humans don't always have an overactive imagination.
Tied to Life, United in Death
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. Down in the caves nobody hears you scream. But one man answers the echo. A story of the unkindness of strangers. Tied to Life, United in Death: A Bradshaw Short Story.
Pigen der aldrig vendte tilbage
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,910. Language: Danish. Published: July 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alice mister sit job og sit hus og er tvunget til at flytte langt ud på landet i et gammelt stuehus med sin mand og sin hund. Hun er fast besluttet på at få det bedste ud af situationen - indtil hun begynder at høre stemmer og børnesang midt om natten. Skal hun følge sit instinkt og flygte, eller skal hun blive og finde ud af, hvad der skete, da den lille pige forsvandt for fyrre år siden?
A Coincidence Too Many Collector's Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 murder cases that I was involved with in Florida. Greatly exaggerated for my part in most of them.
Jenny's Gardener
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Jenny is woken up by the sound of rap music and people talking loudly in her lounge and when she peeps through a crack in the door, she sees a number of woman sitting under hairdryers, one woman having a manicure and another woman serving tea. Feeling scared and not knowing what is going on, she phones around for help, but the only person that answers his cell is Winston...
The Haunted End Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Carl Douglas had finally made it to his senior year of high school. He was the best kicker on the football team. The team had a chance to start winning games, if he could just figure out some way to get rid of the curse that had plagued the football field for twenty-five years.
Contained--Day 2 (Earthquake)
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Series: Contained, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid Chamber's virus has just costed the lives of numerous people, with Noah Arkchrist witnessing it all. In this next thrilling piece of the Contained series, now that McKenzi and Noah know that something terrible is going on along with this quarantine of the campus, both must enlist the help of an outside source to survive. However, with Sid's appeal coming up for his release as well.