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Victorian San Francisco Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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.
Two From the Mageworlds
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Two short stories by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald, set in the universe of the popular Mageworlds series. In one, a pair of free-spacers have more fun on shore-leave than they really wanted when their ship touches down in the wide-open asteroid town On Suivi Point. In the second, a murder, a mystery, and academia mix with surprises aplenty during A Death in the Working
Mrs Hudson's Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
A (Gingerbread) Diorama of Death
Series: Helen Binney Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
How could something as sweet and wholesome as a gingerbread-house contest lead to a murder investigation? Just include the ex-first-lady of Massachusetts, Helen Binney, on the judging panel and require a unanimous decision for the prizes. The other judges are dampening Helen's Christmas spirit, and she's beginning to think that someone involved in the contest is a killer targeting her friends.
Girl's Night: A short, delicious murder spree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Can 5 women share a deep, dark secret without exploding? What's a little murder between friends? When one of Lindsey Cooper's 'book club' pals shares a disturbing secret, it kick-starts a series of events that changes all of their lives forever. A light and lively adventure that transforms an unassertive soccer mom into a force to be reckoned with.
Inspector Zhang and the Island of the Dead (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Zhang is called in to investigate a murder where a doctor is knifed in a locked room. But nothing is as it first appears. The story is about 10,000 words, about thirty pages, perfect if you have half an hour to spare.
Hot Summer Nights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When houses start to burn mysteriously in a small Georgia town, Mike Eiser teams up with a beautiful and talented arson investigator and an equally talented canine to identify a local real estate agent with a talent for fraud.
The Complete Richard Dick Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From werewolves to witches, vampires to Santa Claus, private investigator Richard Dick has seen it all. From the warped mind of author Wade J. McMahan comes the most hilarious, pun-riddled tales of mystery and deceit ever to grace the virtual pages of an ebook. For the first time, all five of the original Richard Dick short mysteries are gathered together in one volume.
Inspector Zhang Goes To Harrogate (A Short Story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspector Zhang goes to Harrogate to attend a mystery writers convention. But what was supposed to be a vacation turns into one of his most difficult cases when a famous writer is found dead in a locked room.
Lucy and the Valentine Verdict
Series: Dusty Deals Mystery Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Dusty Deals Holiday Novella featuring amateur sleuth and antique store owner, Lucy Mathews and her Alaskan malamute, Kiska. Lucy is looking for love with her cowboy detective boyfriend, Peter, at a Valentine's Mystery Weekend Retreat. Kiska is looking for treats. Motivated by a bet with Peter, Lucy goes all out to solve the mystery, but things go wrong and Lucy finds herself a suspect once
Victoria Files: The Next Door Neighboors
Series: Victoria Files, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: American English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: 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.
The Lost Mile: A Cinema Detectives Story
Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rosa Overcomes Lost Love. When Rosa Pleck of the Cinema Detectives messes-up filling-in her timesheets it marks the start of a weird few days for her and her boss, Ken Prime. Does Rosa still carry a torch for her old flame on Wells Street and - if she does - can she now get him out of her heart?
Inspector Zhang and the Disappearing Drugs (a short story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Zhang of the SIngapore Police Force is called in to investigate when a consignment of narcotics vanishes from under the eyes of a team of Drugs Squad detectives. It's a locked room mystery that puts Inspector Zhang's detective skills to the test.
A Christmas Ghost & Zero Regrets
Series: Dead by the Numbers Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. 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.
The Little Piggies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A hard-boiled Hispanic detective tries to track down a serial killer, who has a penchant for murdering divorced couples.
Inspector Zhang and the Perfect Alibi (a short story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is called in to what appears to be an open and shut case. A young woman has been killed during a burglary. The fingerprints on the murder weapon point to a well-known house-breaker. But the burglar has a cast-iron alibi because at the time of the murder he was in police custody.
Heartbreak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Narrated by BIll Smith, "Heartbreak" is the first S.J. Rozan story ever published. It appeared in the Feb. 1990 edition of P.I. Magazine.
The New Adventures of Semi-Dual
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Prepare to be amazed and astonished as the first occult detective of Pulp Fiction walks once more from the halls of the Urania Building and joins the fight against evil! Pulp Obscura, an imprint of Pro Se Productions, in conjunction with Altus Press proudly presents 'The New Adventures of Semi Dual'!
Inspector Zhang and the Dead Thai Gangster (a short story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The inscrutable Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is Bangkok-bound on a passenger jet when a passenger is found dead in the first class cabin. But who killed him, and why? It's up to Inspector Zhang and his assistant, Sergeant Lee, to solve the case.
Cinema Detectives: Cold Comfort Cafe
Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ken's First Ever Case. Ken Prime of the Cinema Detectives is reminded of his first ever case in this new adventure, beautifully illustrated by comic-strip artist Chris Reynolds.