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Death on Denial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Mr. Happer is pushing seventy, a skeleton-of-a-man with razor-sharp cheek bones, sunken cheeks and withered arms that gives him cadaverous appearance. Happer has the annoying habit of watching Agatha Christie’s DEATH ON THE NILE over and over again as he sits behind his desk.
The Perfect Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hans was a dull, lifeless man in his mid-forties. He lived alone. He didn’t have much ambition, but he had always wanted to commit the perfect crime, just for the satisfaction of knowing that he could outwit the system. All our Sexy Singles ebooks are approx 1,000 words in length (excluding copyright details),and priced for a quick easy read. They are designed to entertain quickly.
The Misplaced Sapling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lori Baxter is under suspicion for collaboration with her missing father in a bank robbery. A year later, she visits the spot where they stood to watch sunsets by their cabin. Forced to leave, Lori badgers her new boyfriend into helping her "steal" a small oak growing by the cabin steps; her father loves oaks. Lori would never have believed taking a small, misplaced sapling could change her life.
For Your Consideration: A Bryant Street Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sometimes, what we all wish for can happen in the Twilight Zone. Other times, our wishes come true on just a simple suburban street. Caro Rosefield must investigate a very strange foreclosed home. A nightmare or maybe a new future? On Bryant Street, anything seems possible. And anything can happen.
Androcles and the Liar
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Androcles, a Cornish Rex cat, was rescued from the shelter by his mistress, Julia. He's been watching out for her ever since. So when Julia quite innocently offers overnight lodgings to a man apparently down on his luck, it’s up to Androcles to check him out.
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.
21 Steps
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hardest part of committing a murder is getting away with it, especially when the case is assigned to a detective who is a relentless pursuer, a half-Cajun, half-Sioux investigator at the top of his game. The body of an elderly woman is discovered stuffed into her closet in her uptown mansion. Initial investigating officers find no leads, no suspects.
For Elise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For Jess Czerny, the move to a small town was the best way to get over a broken marriage. The pretty little cottage was ideal for her. It was a chance to start over and make a new life. But who was playing the piano in the middle of the night and who was the sad-faced young woman whose face appeared in her dreams and at her window? The peaceful rural setting hid some nasty secrets indeed!
George
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Country folk love to decorate their homes for Hallowe'en and the residents of Lesterville are no exception. But what happens when Hallowe'en decorations are not decorations at all, but a means to hide a body in plain view?
Lunch Reads Volume 3
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Istoria Books Presents: Lunch Reads Volume 3 A short-short and a long-short--two great mystery stories by writers at the top of their craft! In this third volume of Istoria Books's Lunch Reads series, readers will encounter a grumpy senior citizen doing her grocery shopping and a small town abuzz about the murder of their local newspaper's editor.
Money Ain't Nothing
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
Untouchable
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cole Fincher is the brilliant artist who finishes all the roughed-in painting of Katarzyna Yarschansky, yet it is only Katarzyna’s name on the paintings, so she gets the fame and fortune while Cole receives only her disdain and a journeyman’s wage. It’s time for things to change. And his point of attack will be the one painting she will not let him anywhere near, "The Untouchable.”
The Docks
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Harry's in over his head. One person holds all the answers. Unfortunately Harry killed him last night. Murder, manslaughter or self-defense? All Harry knows is that what he remembers doesn't match what the police are finding out - and if he can't find the truth first he'll be going back to jail for life.
The Insane
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A man realizes that everyone around him has contracted a virus that drives them insane, and he might be next.
The Girl in the Red Beret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
James whybrow couldn't understand why the girls he admired when he stared at them out his window ended up dead. He hoped the girl in the red beret survived. She was special, the one he wanted more than all the rest.
Paris Texas Jane's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is based on the original book, we had to make up a chapter for an English assignment. The Description is, Travis married Jane, and began being abusive to her, and in this short story Travis has tied Jane to the stove with his belt for trying to escape. Jane manages to get free and Travis wants to get her back at any cost.
Paris Texas Jane's Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is based on the original book, we had to make up a chapter for an English assignment. The Description is, Travis married Jane, and began being abusive to her, and in this short story Travis has tied Jane to the stove with his belt for trying to escape. Jane manages to get free and Travis wants to get her back at any cost.
Forester's Manny-The Murder With No Body
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sarah Forester had never approved of her male nanny Samual Crow. A man assign to take care of the Forester children. Always hitting on other woman, doing side jobs, and failing to do his main duties, Sarah recounts the daily mishaps of her soon to be ex-nanny.
DEAD (as a doorpost)
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Series: DEAD(ish), Book 3. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John's dead. He's pretty happy about that, actually. So's his wife, who's been mooning about heaven missing him. Linda, though, is sure that foul play is involved - and she won't rest until she finds out what happened.
In Denial
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nearly all of us have been in denial at one time or another. But very few of us have been in a situation involving murder, or a murder victim. "In Denial" is a novel written by Elly Friedman, in which the hero uses such defenses. Not only does this novel incorporate romance, but also mystery, music, and dance as well. Reading it may seduce you into buying her first novel, "Between Two Worlds".