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Christmas, Spies & Dead Guys
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
While Gianna Mancini longs for a cozy family Christmas back home, this year her cousin, Claudia, is getting married, and Gianna is the maid of honor. Having to spend the holiday in another state may have Gianna a bit blue, but when Claudia runs off the night before her nuptials, Gianna is determined to find her.
Shaky Game: Smith Investigation Series 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a few cases with Smith Investigation, Rob decides to follow her heart's calling and become the full time investigator.
End Game Smith Investigation Series 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
Rosolio Red (a Franki Amato Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Franki Amato Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
With Christmas around the corner, Franki Amato’s got visions of her sugarplum, Bradley Hartmann, dancing in her head. Now that she finally has some time off from her PI job, she’s cooking him up a special holiday treat, and it’s not figgy pudding. Her Yuletide plans are dashed, however, when her meddlesome Sicilian grandma goes missing.
Married To Murder
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.71 from 14 reviews)
Ella doesn't recall adding "solve a murder" to her bridal to-do list but when she stumbles over the body of her matron of honor, she has no choice; her groom is the only suspect. Throw in a deaf hairdresser, a ruined wedding cake and a not so retired pirate and Ella wants to throttle everyone in sight. Can she catch the killer before the wedding is called off? Or will she be Married To Murder?
Dialogues with Talking Heads
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Hugh Torquato started this case as he did every other, by talking to the dead man." So begins a tale of mystery and humor, nano-technology and the talking dead. Sometimes, to our hero's vexation, those dearly departed simply refuse to shut up.
Ringer Blues
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 21,730. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Former Detective Mitch Ringer becomes a private investigator after an injury ends his law enforcement career. He meets the life-threatening events in his personal and professional life with courage and determination as he builds a new life.
Tides Inn - A British Pub Mystery Novelette
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A baffling mystery. A unique British pub. Isolated on the end of a rocky peninsula. Cut off by high tide. Eight people trapped in the pub. One person murdered. Seven people with motives. Zero people with opportunity. Who did it? How did they do it? A charming, classical, old-fashioned "whodunit" that will delight Agatha Christie enthusiasts everywhere.
Lord Have Mercy (Possum Creek Prequel Novella)
Series: Possum Creek. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The day Casey Black disappeared is a day that will haunt David Breedlove's nightmares forever. He never dreamed that a little bit of reckless fun could have fatal consequences. He never imagined that his desire to protect the people he cares about the most had the potential to turn him into a monster.
Short Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,230. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book is a collection of twenty bold, bizarre and funny short stories.
The Witch of Ballyvale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
What do people fear? The unknown, the ruling classes, or individualism? Aged four, Mags Rose was plucked from her home that was alien to her and placed in a world where she would grow to be an individual, strong in her beliefs and values. Others fear her, wishing to dominate, and wanting her submission to the norms of society. She stands firm.
Back In The Game: Smith Investigation Series 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
Cold As Steel vol. 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by DarkestKnightPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
James Steeley is a private investigator. A client of his is found murdered by a serial killer, and the murderer is now targeting Steeley's family and friends. Working alongside Detective Elizabeth Rifton, he must find the killer before he loses everything.
Angel's Touch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Eleven year old Holly Quinn has been abducted from her home in the middle of the night. Knowing that statistically they only have a forty eight hour window to find her, the police call in clairsentient Angelique ‘Angel’ Freeman for assistance. She senses that there is more to the abduction than first meets the eye.
Case File - A Collection of Nameless Detective Stories
Series: Bill Pronzini Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,360. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It was fifteen years ago when the big, sort-of-sloppy, brew-loving P.I. appeared on the scene, dazzling readers with keen solutions to seemingly unsolvable crimes. And just as his disheveled demeanor gave no hint of the brilliant mind that lay behind it, his lack of a moniker said nothing about his rising popularity with mystery readers everywhere.
Top Of The Game: Smith Investigations Series 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
Christmas Canapés & Sabotage
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Amy Ridley is excited to be participating in the Holiday Celebrations Competition to kick off her Christmas season in Kellerton, Michigan. Local cooks are set to compete for prizes then serve their best party dishes to holiday revelers. Amy has her eye on a special prize, but she has a difficult time concentrating on creating a perfect party buffet when a plague of problems begins to whirl around.
The Retirement Fund
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lenny Quarters is looking forward to leaving his rackets behind and retiring to a nice warm climate. He's stashing his money in a safe-deposit box. He's sure it will be secure there. He's in for the surprise of his life.
Mandy Dru Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Five short stories introducing Mandy Dru, whose mom really wanted to name her Nancy. Lawyer dad, concerned about copyright infringement, urged a different name for the daughter now on her way to becoming a savvy San Diego criminal investigator. Mandy has her hands full, but like her quasi-namesake, Nancy Drew, she’s loving every minute!
Always Such a Quiet Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ryan’s peaceful neighborhood walk turns violent when he’s forced to stop a threatening gunman. He jumps into action to protect Lucy, only a few years older than himself. Afterward, he avoids that street. But Lucy sees him at the grocery store and wants to thank him with dinner. Reluctantly, he accepts her invitation. The food is great but her idea of justice puts him to the test.

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