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The ghost and the hidden dog
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story of a man who transform himself into something that he never imaged with the help of a dog and a ghost.
In the Interest of Public Safety
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short mystery set in the near future, multiple bioterror attacks have changed the face of the planet. When customers at a small-town grocery fall ill with a highly contagious strain of influenza, the police chief and his team race to find who is behind this new attack and why the town was targeted. Is it a test run for a widespread attack on a bigger city or something more personal?
An Idea for Murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No story, no paycheck. Crime fiction writer Dorothy finally hits on an idea for her next story, which turns out to be fatal in real life, too.
Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the basement of Mr Sorrow’s house sits the Idiot Box. Filled with Idiots. And—if Mr Sorrow has his way—they shall never escape. A horrific story of a demented occupation. Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Short Story.
The Spirituality of Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Come and explore the spiritual and biblical side of Sherlock Holmes. Sherlock is known for being isolated, arrogant and haughty but this quick analysis of a few of the adventures of Sherlock Holmes will reveal a very different side of him that you may not have known
A Fly Landed...
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,690. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sindala…Sindy to me…is my friend, lover, wife and my partner in every investigation since starting our own business as Private Investigators. Formally, I am known as Corey Boland. Sindy calls me Bo and so do my friends. Enemies call me something else. Some think I’ve lived too long. We don’t agree.
El Sudario del Alma
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Price: Free! Words: 17,560. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
La presente es una recopilación de relatos cortos de diversa índole, todos ellos relacionados de alguna manera con el género negro.
The Assassin's Mistress, A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A hitman's love is put to the ultimate test, will he make the sacrifice or the kill?
Money in Maine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Prevention to a potential heist to one of the North East's largest retail malls.
Scrape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jacob Peterson made a mistake. The biggest of his life. But, to make it all right again, he need only do one thing. Hand in his best friend. Simple, isn’t it? A story of trust, and betrayal. Scrape: A Short Story.
The Case Book of Rajiv Ray
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Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rajiv Ray is a private detective, and owns Candour Detective Agency located in Secunderabad City. In the case of Adventure of Missing Woman, he investigates the whereabouts of a missing woman called Sita. Sita is a housewife and lives in a private home along with her husband Varun. She is friendly with her neighbours and is very much close to one of her neighbours, Tanu, who is a widow.
Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
The Outlier #5: Jumpers
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Series: The Outlier. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dillon Sharif was the world's greatest data detective, but he had too many cases. He needed to apply the same analytics techniques he used for solving mysteries to manage his own workload issues. He was also going to need help. A lot of help. Part Freakonomics, part Doctor Who, part Sherlock Holmes, and one hundred percent absurd, The Outlier series continues with #5: Jumpers. Let it rain!
Write Flash Fiction and Tell a Story in a Few Words
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 850. Language: American English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Flash fiction is a way of succinctly telling a story. The genre requires brevity which many writers find an interesting challenge but difficult to achieve. Be warned, writing flash fiction can be addictive!
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.