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DEAD(ish)
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Series: DEAD(ish), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 10,270. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.23 from 22 reviews)
Linda’s had a bad day. First, her boyfriend killed her. Then she woke up, still on this boring plane of existence, and with an odd obsession about her missing body. Mike won’t tell her what he did with her body and she can’t find the stupid thing herself. There’s only one thing she can do - torment the bastard until he coughs up the information. Contains adult themes & frequent profanity.
Historia de un Crimen Perfecto
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Me llamo Eric Rot y escribo estas últimas líneas de mi vida para confesarme: Soy un asesino. Yo lo hice. La maté. Linda Fitzwilliams está muerta. Ni huida con su amante, ni jugando a esconderse para irritar a su familia, como apuntaron en su momento las revistas del mundo rosa...
Gloria
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Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.67 from 18 reviews)
I’m dying, well that’s what I’ve been told. How has my life come to this: death, betrayal, friendship, love? Yes, love. I know it’s there somewhere, but I’m struggling to make sense of things. How can I, Oliver Beaton-Court, be here in this cabin, looking at my dead wife and holding an axe… Maybe Tom can give me the answers I need, or maybe there are no answers…
EAST VILLAGE NOIR
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Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.83 from 6 reviews)
"Finding a runaway teenager in New York City is easy. The hard part is finding the one your looking for." Private eye Payton Sherwood is hired by the parents of a runaway girl, and while searching for her through the shadowy sidestreets of the East Village, he comes across a connection to a murdered autograph expert. Short story originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, July 1997.
The Maine Event
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Price: Free! Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Curiosity brought Josh and Dana together…and almost got them killed. Two independent people in their mid-life met through a Maine coast research project that turned deadly. They probed an anomaly and rattled a lethal business kingpin. Josh, ex-Marine turned journalist, and Dana, the young widow of a ‘black ops’ Navy Seal. Their intellectual exercise became more action than theoretical.
What a wonderful world
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Price: Free! Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
The foreign student Rebecca meets a mysterious man during her stay in Hull. Thoughts race through her head and her mind tells her not to go with him. Will she listen to her head or her heart?
East Coast
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Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
EAST COAST is THE WIRE in a rural setting as RCMP Sgt. Jerry Northup works to keep his narcotics squad motivated in the seemingly unwinnable war on drugs while raising three kids with his wife, Isobel.
The Baying Witness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
In this short story, a missing man, a distraught sister, and a baying hound combine to send Sheriff Delton Ross on a hunt for a killer.
how to become a powerful psychic
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Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
learn how to become a powerful psychic
Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Inspector Zhang loves mysteries, but as a Detective Inspector with the Singapore Police Force he knows that mysteries are few and far between. There are relatively few crimes in the city state and those that are committed are usually solved quickly. But that all changes when Inspector Zhang is called to a top Singapore hotel where a guest has been found murdered in a locked room.
Laundry Day (Short Mystery Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
A short story by mystery author Stacy Juba. When Gregg accidentally discovers his neighbor's lingerie collection drip-drying in her shower, he stares in fascination at a scene that looks like laundry day at the whorehouse. After his neighbor is found dead - strangled with her own fishnet stocking - the next victim might even be closer to home. Approximately 2900 words, plus bonus excerpts.
Recycled
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
What was Amaryllis doing at the rubbish tip in the middle of the night? And would she get away with it once her friend Christopher was on the case? This short tale of revenge, retribution and garden gnomes takes place in a small town in Scotland and is an introduction to a series of cosy mysteries by the same author.
The Fallen Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It began with a gesture of kindness but soon I was at odds with my creepy new neighbor. When I began to suspect him of something more sinister things got ugly.
Barbotte
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Montreal 1946. Jackie Robinson is playing for the Royals, the jazz clubs are hopping and the backrooms are full of people losing money at the barbotte tables. Nat Lawson is home from the war working for the phone company and moonlighting running 'silent' lines for bookies when Leah Aidelbaum asks him to play private eye.
Consider Us Even
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Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
It's a grimy future and data is a drug. Solis is an addict willing to do whatever it takes to get his fix -- even if that's calling in debts and trading punches with a few guys he considers friends. Included with this story is an excerpt of the novella Chasing Filthy Lucre.
The Wrong House
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Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
"I walked in the house. A feeling of uneasiness swept over me, like something wasn't right..." When Annabelle Garamond moves to her new house, she knows something is up. Worse, when her mother is murdered, she's determined to find the killer.
Repercussions
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Series: Celestin City: Evie Cortez, 2.5. Price: Free! Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After some pestering from his daughter, Caleb goes to pay Evie a visit. He finds her without her memory and at the mercy of the latest threat in her life. With no other clear choice, he takes her home where he’ll protect her with every claw and fang in his possession. Third in the series following Anticipations, this is told in Caleb’s point of view. It's time to find out what HE feels about Evie.
Lavoro di Natale (un racconto di Sandrone Dazieri)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: Italian. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lavoro di Natale l'ho scritto diversi anni fa, subito dopo aver terminato il primo romanzo del Gorilla, o forse in contemporanea. Il racconto rimase nel cassetto, lo pubblicai con qualche variante quattro anni dopo in un'antologia dalla circolazione limitatissima.E mi fa piacere ridarlo a voi, miei lettori e amici, mettendolo idealmente sotto il vostro albero di Natale.   
Death on a Foggy Spring Portage
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Price: Free! Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On an early spring canoe trip, our hero, Ted, finds the body of Hughie, drowned in a mudhole on the portage trail. Because the electronic organizer Hughie always carried is missing. Ted wonders if someone killed him.
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
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Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)