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Me, JImmy, and the Night Deposit Box
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two ingenious hustlers are determined to make sure money intended for bank deposit ends up in their pockets.
The Copper Quarter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The friendly man shocks the bar by paying for everybody's drinks with a silver quarter. His ruthless killing in the street outside surprises nobody. When private detective Crain Dalton seeks out the beautiful widow, he uncovers a plot to buy local elections with the only kind of money worth anything anymore -- silver and gold, once again illegal to own.
An Object in Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ruth Addems is a soap opera star, and she has a stalker so she is reffered to Rey. But he quickly learns that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once an object is in motion it remains in motion...
STARS & STRIPES
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
a local politician, who's used to getting his own way, attempts to take over a lucrative seacoast fireworks shop. he's about to find out some people don't roll over easily.
Step on A Crack
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s said things come in threes, a run of good luck at cards, a run of bad luck in love. But the penny doesn’t always drop until the third time around. Come the third time, you snap your mental fingers, and tell yourself, I knew that.
End of Amnesia: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
A young man thinks he’s met the perfect one-night stand in Lacey, but she has a plan of her own, one that will last far longer than one night ... and make him wish he never met her. End of Amnesia is a short story of approximately 2,500 words. Includes a sample of the novel A Song After Dark.
Three Blind Eyes
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Another all meat and no potato adventure for Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and his team. The Ferret returns from honeymoon to find a case is already well underway. A mechanic, a popular family man, meets a horrible death. The deeper the team dig, more questions are revealed than answers.
All That Green
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
when a shady friend asks you to hold $60,000 for him, you do it. that's what friends are for. but what if the temptation becomes too much and you help yourself to the green? as long as you've got a good story ready, no problem. right? wrong. especially when the danger comes from an unexpected direction.
The Retirement Fund
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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.
The Paper Saint
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max Rust: Fifth Grade baseball star. Boy Scout. Altar boy. Private Eye. It's that last part Melanie Olive is interested in when she hires Max to track down her missing report on Saint Jude the Apostle. Max finds himself up against the Catholic parochial education system. It's certainly not the first time.
Killer Reels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jimmy Kiley is a keen amateur movie maker. He’s also the ruthless criminal boss of the north side of the city. When enforcing his own brand of law, he sees no reason why he shouldn’t mix business with pleasure. His kick is to provide a private viewing of his last venture to the star of the next. And his reluctant stars are only ever one hit wonders.
Outside The Box
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris and the team are in the thick of it again. A terrorist organisation has targeted some of the country's top people. To try to save the hostages the team need to think out of the box.
En for meget
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Danish. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
En regnfuld fredag aften på en bar. En aften hvor jeg befandt mig i uventet behageligt selskab, selvom jeg prøvede at undgå det. En aften hvor der ikke var plads til en for meget.
Bag Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mysterious bag that everyone wants. An employer who is as dangerous as she is beautiful. A man on the run. It was supposed to be a routine pickup, just another day on the job. If only it had been that easy. Bag Man is a 5,600 word short story. Included is a bonus story from Alex Mariner: The Billionaire's Daughter (5,900 words).
The Billionaire's Daughter (A Davidson & Harper Mystery)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2012 by SSN Storytelling. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The strong-willed daughter of a rich man. The son of a notorious mob boss. His grandmother's engagement ring. When the unlikely couple spit up, she kept the ring. It is Ronald Harper's and Kathleen Davidson's job to retrieve the ring before the mob boss learns it is missing, and takes action himself. 5,900 word short story. Includes a bonus story: Bag Man (5,600 words).
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
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Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
Chuck Cave and the Vanishing Vixen
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
After running into an old war buddy, Korean War veteran Chuck Cave gets caught up in a shocking adventure in 1970s San Francisco. Counter culture terror, a beautiful girl in peril and non-stop action await!
The Chicagoans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bernard Notlieb, decides to hire an assistant so he will have someone to talk to. He likes the idea so much, he hires two guys, but things go horribly wrong when Notlieb accidentally gets his assistants involved in a murder case. Now, they refuse to speak to him.
Nuclear Spring
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The last day of spring. The fireball of the apocalypse. Ballard Grimshaw, emancipated from his prison of taut flesh. A new world of burn wounds and dark prophets, of the subterrane and horrifically shattered beauty. For it is there that Ballard beholds Anouck-- at first repulsed, and then smitten by the otherworldly topology of her scars-- and must make the most terrible choice of all.
Confessions of a Good Mother
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"He said, 'Baby, take off those pretty shoes. I want to see the mud squish between your toes.' That’s when I shot him." Lyla, working mom and assassin, believes that most problems can be solved with a bullet. That is until she has a parenting problem that can't be solved with a Smith & Wesson Ladysmith.