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Miss Sillithorpe's Hobby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A car looks as if it's hit a brick wall, but it hasn't impacted anything. The jewel thief inside is killed instantly, and paranormal detective Jamie Jarvis is put on the case. A short story.
The Charity Shop
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story of crime and suspense, featuring Constable Penrose and Rhapsody Gershwin. Set in a fictional Yorkshire village. C 4,000 words. By the writer of the bestselling ghost story "Heather Farm".
Deadly Decisions: 5 Tales of Crime and Suspense
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Tales about dark choices people make when their backs are against a wall: a sheriff's deputy and a nun hold the fate of a meth dealer; a former violinist takes fate into his own, scarred hands; a forensic linguist obsessed with solving the puzzle of a missing Moravian deed; a homeless man killed by a hit-and-run finds advocates in a minister and his cat; a hitman who just wants to be left alone.
The Jury Of Evil Science
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 360. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A book which gives an example of what happens when a major scientist is not give scholarship . Their crime spread the city before they know it detective Henry is at their back can they get out of this or will Henry catch them red handed
Infernal Triangle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Paranormal detective Jamie Jarvis has to solve the murder of a lord's valet.
Rosa Parks's Magic Farm Adventures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Born Rosa Louise McCauley, she was the loving daughter of James and Leona McCauley, respectively a carpenter and a teacher. Rosa grew up on a farm in Level, Alabama. Her parents and she lived on the grandparents' farm. This book is a fictional account of Rosa McCauley's childhood on a large farm. It will tell you about the many adventures she used to go on with her pet dog Chester and pet goat...
Death on Holiday
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From Derringer Award winner BV Lawson comes 4 tales of mirth and mayhem: a shopping mall Christmas Elf with revenge on his mind; a man whose day goes from bad to worse when his car is rear-ended by the mayor's wife and police find a skeleton in his trunk; a P.I.'s blackmail case that takes him to a costume party and too may Abraham Lincolns; and little Sammy Spade wreaking havoc at summer camp.
A Clever Deduction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a corpse shows up along the nearby Truckee River, the race is on to figure out whodoneit.
nightmares
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
a short story about a serial killer and a detective.
A Basketball, a Storm Drain, and a Choo Choo Train
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ty Ballard, chief homicide detective was staring at three murdered young boys. Nothing in common, no ties to each other. If the pattern continued number four would soon be following. There had to be something in the boy's past or present that tied them to the murderer.
Gumbo Ya-Ya
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 by Snubnose Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gumbo Ya-Ya is representative of a world-view from the mean streets of the "Big Sleazy" to the prison chow hall at Pendleton Reformatory. The characters in these stories range from a man who beds his best friend's girlfriend, to a college football player who discovers his youthful machismo disappearing when he faces a drunk with a revolver in hand.
The Case of the President's Pearls: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
Officer Hall climbed out of the police car and walked toward the man. She spotted Kendall and Jamie and nodded, but did not come over. She was busy watching the man on the ground. “What happened?” Jamie asked her. “It looks like a robbery,” Officer Hall called out. What is missing, and can Kendall and Jamie help find it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
The Case of the Mayor's Mementoes: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
“Ten thousand dollars,” Carl said. “I could get a lot more for it where I’m going in Europe. They remember the war over there. My grandfather was considered a hero by the people of France and England too. I’m only willing to sell it for this low of an amount because this was his hometown.” Is that a good price for an early pistol? And did it really belong to the first mayor?
The Case of Washington's Waistcoat: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures
A valuable waistcoat is up for auction. The seller says that it used to belong to George Washington. If so, it could be worth a lot of money. How could they tell if the man was telling the truth? After all, the man selling it was Peter Markham’s uncle. And everyone knew that Peter Markham was one of the most dishonest kids in the whole school. See if you can solve this 15-Minute mystery.
The Case of the Grabbed Geocache: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
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Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
“Today I need everyone to stay in the west play yard during recess. Which way is west?” Everyone looked at their compass. “That way!” several of the students yelled. “Good,” the teacher answered. “After lunch we’re going to go geocaching.” Who finds the geocache first? And are they cheating? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do.
The Garden
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Kim dreamed of an idyllic life in the country, but the reality is rapidly becoming a nightmare.
The Unreluctant Hero
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012 by Bluebird Haven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
George risks his life to save people. Police Officer Lindsay fears George will lose his life as he gets into riskier and riskier situations. Every encounter between them forces her to question what she knows about this mysterious man.
Star Turn and Other Stories
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You set the price! Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Star Turn and other stories is a collection of crime stories from the author of The Chameleon Factor, shortlisted for the UK's Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award in 2010. Star Turn: 'Kim had a high nasal twang that bordered on irritating, if it hadn’t come wrapped in such a delicious package: short blonde hair; cool green eyes; the too-wide, too-full mouth with the ever-ready smile.'
Rest in Peace
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Janelle had terrifying nightmares three nights in a row. However, she soon discovers that sometimes real life is even more scary. Will Janelle be able to keep her promise that she made to her best friend,and protect her friend's family? It is the only way that her friend can finally rest in peace.
The Old Telescope
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...