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Alice - Book II Texas Trilogy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alice is the 2nd in the Texas Trilogy, following Capt Lamar McNelly as he hunts down the vicious men who walk among us. Book one rode shotgun with a killer. Book two gives us more insight to McNelly's mind. He is seen through the lens of his counterpart and authentic compadre, Lieutenant Chucho Zarate, as they work to get ahead of an unpredictable murderer, who seems to disappear with nightfall.
Crime and Crime Again
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime and Crime Again, is a fun collection of murder mysteries. Crime may not pay that well, but it sure can be very entertaining. This collection is named after the first story in the book, which is about an old woman who decides to murder someone, and then ends up with way too many dead bodies on her hands.
Story Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story Sampler is a free sampling of stories found in my other collections that provide the reader with a broad cross-section of the types of stories I have published in these collections (mystery, science fiction, fantasy, mainstream, cross-genre).
M Issue 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015 by Big Pulp. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
The new issue of M, the horror and mystery magazine from Big Pulp! Published twice annually, each issue contains a mix of horror, macabre, crime & mystery fiction and poetry.
Best Served Cold
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,260. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Injustices, big and small, surround each one of us every day. But what can one person do? Plenty, in these stories of vengeance and betrayal—whether it's a cheating spouse, a prostitute who's had enough, or a bookkeeper who decides to stick it to "the man." Ten twisted tales of mystery, deceit, family secrets, and murder will have you cheering for the bad guys to get their just desserts.
General Well'ngone In Love
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Price: Free! Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
Victoria Files: The Next Door Neighboors
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Series: Victoria Files. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the third book in the "Victoria Files" series. A new couple moves in right next door next to Tyler and Victoria. Victoria feels something is not quite right with the couple. Tyler feels his wife should just mind her own business. But what happens when strange things start to happen in their neighborhood? Join our favorite sleuthing couple as they try to figure out this mystery.
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.
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.
Chicago P.D., Homicide
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Chicago P.D., Homicide is broken up into four individual stories with a through line that unites them. No other family in the history of America has provided more solace to the surviving family members of homicide victims than the Morris family of Chicago which has furnished their fair city with four continuous generations of excellent and dedicated homicide detectives.
Uncommon Heroes and Cars
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Price: $8.57 USD. Words: 66,710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Twenty-one inspired short stories. There can never be enough written about heroes—we all need the inspiration they provide. This collection includes: adventures, mysteries, and everyday people. Sometimes people are the heroes, sometimes animals play the heroic role. They include racers, detectives, firefighters, soldiers, kids, dogs, cats, and of course cars.
A Wrinkle in Crime; 10 Stories of Foul Play, Murder and Revenge
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the Midwest, the saying goes, “Revenge is a hot-dish best served cold” – or something to that effect. In Joel Arnold’s new short story collection A WRINKLE IN CRIME, revenge is also served at a lakeside resort, in an outhouse, at a state fair, on a camping trip in the Gallatin Mountains, and along a snow-swept lonely highway. 10 stories of foul play, murder and revenge by Joel Arnold
Il Caso dei Porcelli Mancanti. Shylock Homeless Investigatore
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: Italian. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Racconti gialli comici surreali. Il grande investigatore Shylock Homeless in azione
Seeing Red
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Three short works featuring Florida Homicide Detective James T. Kirkland who has to put up with a Star Trek loving Medical Examiner, an ex-wife, and a cousin who overreacts to just about everything. Sometimes murder happens when and where you least expect it.
Eve's Requiem: Tales of Women, Mystery, and Horror
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,720. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Thirteen stories of peril and survival featuring complex female characters. Co-edited by Fern Brady, this suspenseful collection includes mystery, historical mystery, suspense, and horror stories from celebrated writers. Five percent of the proceeds will benefit rape crisis centers and veterans' charities.
Velan Poulose and The Travancore Chronicle Cases
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in the exotic land of Travancore of the 1950's, when life was still slow and detective work was done the old fashioned way,these 8 mind boggling cases presented in this novel captures the exploits of a self-taught investigator, Velan Poulose, who as an orphan grew up unloved and unfamiliar with the ways of the world but is gifted with a mind which proves to be the nemesis of many a criminal.
Italian Folly (A Kissed in Italy Mystery Book 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 28,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lily Bilbury is a women with a pending divorce, a normal-as-can-be job with no mysteries, and a burgeoning romance. Or is she? In three months of madness everything changes.
The Whole She-Bang 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 78,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sisters in Crime Canada presents 24 Mystery short Stories by 21 authors. Some are set in far flung locations, but most are set in Canada from Vancouver Island, Alberta and Ontario to the Arctic. They include settings and themes that are 100% current while others are drawn from the pages of history. They are traditional and noir, serious and serious and funny. A page turner beginning to end.
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?