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Pervious Pickle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pervious pickle, being a career criminal, devised a plan so devious he thought it was fool proof in every way. Everything seemed to fall into place as he put his plan into action. He would have succeeded in his endeavour had it not been for Inspector Cheesecake. This short story takes you through a criminal mind that hatched a brainy idea that couldn't possibly fail.
Zero to Sixty (A Jason Thornhill Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Professional thief Jason Thornhill and his crew are back. This time their target is a Montreal drug lord's four hundred thousand dollar Lamborghini. There's a nice payoff waiting for them if they can pull it off. The only things standing in their way are two dim-witted henchmen, a bored rookie cop, a trio of backwoods scavengers, and an army of state troopers. Fasten your seatbelt...
Justice For All
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman is defiled. After appealing to the law, a group of friends take matters into their own hands and demand retribution. A perfect plan falls apart and their lives are shattered. One member of the group seeks justice for all.
Send in the Clowns (A Jason Thornhill Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
THE BIG BANG THEORY meets OCEAN'S ELEVEN Jason and friends may be on to a major score. A crooked attorney's warehouse full of stolen merchandise is an attractive target, but no job is as easy as it looks. The wisecracking, pop culture-obsessed crew will need to scramble if they want get away with the swag. And stay out of jail. Send in the Clowns is a short story. Approximate length: 9000 words
Havana Nocturne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Intrigue Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With US relations with Cuba, you can relive the past with this mystery/espionage story set in Cuba right after the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The Mystery Stalker at Hyde Park
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An exciting short story revolving around the Law Makers versus the Law Breakers.
Recreation: Yes, you do look a little familiar...
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Price: Free! Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2015 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A short story prequel to the 'Lena's Friends' novels. Lena sells herself, she is a high class 'escort', a prostitute. At a bike rally, Lena meets up with Tony, someone she had previously met in a ‘professional’ way... Despite initial worries that her business and private lives should be kept separate, it soon becomes obvious that Tony was definitely going to be one of ‘Lena's Friends’...
Mirror Image
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Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A "John Doe" with a fatal gunshot wound. An ER doctor. A surprise. Murder
Pocket Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by SDP Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When a local man intentionally drowns himself, a murder that has been submerged for twenty years surfaces, capturing screenwriter Ray Boon’s imagination. Ray is compelled by the little voice in his head to find the reason for the apparent suicide.
Red Rain: Over 40 Bestselling Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Over 40 bestselling short stories by USA TODAY BESTSELLING author, J.R. Rain.
The New Adventures of Semi-Dual
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,620. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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'!
Three-Minute Mysteries Bonus Pack
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five mysteries for you to solve. A man is killed.... A store is burglarized.... A boss is poisoned.... A treasure is stolen.... A model is murdered.... Shamus nominee and two-time Derringer winner Stephen D. Rogers puts you in charge of the investigations. Are you up to the challenge of solving these crimes before time runs out?
Just Breathe
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story about a single mom's child going missing, but nobody recalls the child existing. About 5000 words
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Linea
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrian’s girlfriend is as beautiful as an angel. The beach they swim at is a true wonder of nature – where the waves of two seas meet. There’s the mini-golf course at Simon and Maggie’s, in the thick shade of mango trees. At weekends, they go to a magnificent waterfall, hidden in the woods. In other words, Adrian's life is perfect. Only one thing mars this perfect picture. It's Simon’s secret.
Linea (Serbian Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: Serbian. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrijanova devojka je lepa kao anđeo. Plaža na kojoj se kupaju je pravo čudo prirode – talasi dva mora se tu susreću. Tu je i mini golf kod Simona i Megi, u debelom hladu pod krošnjama mangovog drveća. Vikendom se ide u šumu, na vodopad. Ukratko, Adrijanov život je savršen. Samo jedna stvar se ne uklapa u ovo savršenstvo – Simonova tajna. Simon ima tajnu.
Dolls
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Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Brought onto the investigation to explore all the leads no one expected to pan out, Officer Morgan finds himself on the trail of the mysterious and elusive Dolls. It's a lead that takes him into a world far stranger and more real than he had ever imagined and into something far more dangerous than he had bargained for.
Psycho Psyche
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Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Dr Grenn is a hypnotist, executive, inventor, television personality, and scoundrel. Driven by insatiable greed, he jeopardises the whole world's security and tricks Professor Maurice Masterson into being his scapegoat. Take this short story as a warning, hide it from terrorists, and pray it never comes true…
"There's No Place Like Zone"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Chris and Kevin have no choice but to drive to Chicago from New York City for an important meeting. Their car runs out of gas at a very inopportune time. Especially when they are not alone out in the middle of nowhere...
GHOST STORIES Volume 3
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ghost Stories is both inspirational and/or terrifying depending on your perspective. This collection of five short stories includes the Easter Island Mystery, Jack the Ripper, Grave Premonition, Haunted Castle, and the Mountain of the Dead (Dyatlov Party). You’ll be asking yourself, “Is that really possible?"