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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.
Die Weisse Hand
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: German. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dieser Polit-Thriller handelt von einem Journalisten, der einem Geheimbund nachspürt, dessen Wurzeln in die NS-Zeit reichen. Diese Geschichte basiert auf wahren Begebenheiten, die in eine Romanhandlung eingebracht wurden.
Playing Hero
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Howard just wants to be a hero, even if it means creating the disasters he rescues people from. And if none of his ventures have worked out just like he planned, that’s only because they haven’t been as perfect as the scheme he’s cooked up now. An old folks home. A fire. How can he miss?
The Curse of Scattershale Gulch, a Mick and Casey Mystery Novelette
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A curse, a ghost, or murder? Or all three? When a friend dies from a fall, gunslingers Mick and Casey are not surprised. Oren was prone to carelessness. But Oren was one of many to die riding that trail, and it's clear that first death was murder. Were all the others accidents, or is there something more to what the locals call the Curse of Scattershale Gulch? 8300 word novelette.
A Fly on the Page
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A Sampler, the opening chapters of the four books in the “Affair” series of seriocomic mystery-thriller novels starring Neil Gulliver and Stevie Marriner that propelled author Robert S. Levinson onto bestseller lists: The Elvis and Marilyn Affair, The James Dean Affair, The John Lennon Affair, and The Andy Warhol Affair (originally published as HOT PAINT), all now available as e-books.
Lunch Reads Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this first edition of short stories offered by Istoria Books (eBooks You Want to Read at Prices You Want to Pay), readers can devour two tasty and satisfying tales of suspense and cozy mystery. Jenny Milchman and Libby Sternberg take readers on domestic journeys where the prosaic turns into the perplexing, creating everyday dramas that aren’t easily resolved.
One Step Closer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by infinity plus. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Life jumps the rails, runs away from you and there’s no catching it up. Not ever. A free short story from Iain Rowan, winner of the Derringer Award for best short crime story. "I mean it," the gunman shrieked, and he pointed the revolver at Ward, the end of the barrel moving in tiny circles with the shaking of his hands. "I mean it. One step closer..."
Fates
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Blue Shark Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Fates rule human destiny. The first spins the thread of life, the second measures it, and the third CUTS. Except Fred Stewart has an in with the Greek trio. A car accident gave him the ability to see parts of the future, an ability he's exploited to make himself rich. But now darkness is rushing down on him like a freight train. Because there's no way to avoid the will of the Fates.
Hitting Back
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
An unthinkable disaster changed her forever. She lost everything she ever thought she wanted. And more. Now she’s hollow inside. The only time she feels even partially alive is when she’s paid… to kill. Hitting Back is a 5000 word short story by acclaimed mystery and thriller writer Linda L. Richards. Also included: an excerpt of The Next Ex.
Toys On Parade
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A strange dream and even stranger scene on the riverfront of The Windy City draw two agents of The Washington Institute to investigate. They find an odd conspiracy that leads to a perilous conclusion!
Face Facts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man with face blindness has an operation that will allow him to recognize people's faces, particularly those that are important to him. He seems to be getting better, except for a persistent nightmare that started after the surgery.
Coffin Humor: A Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Noah awoke in a casket. The casket was on display in a funeral parlor. He awoke several times more in the same casket and each time had a conversation with the funeral services practitioner. During these exchanges, he became aware that his memory was seriously impaired. He also learned that the recovery of his memory would lead to his death. Problem was: It might already be too late.
Noir - Case of Bruce Howard
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Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This time Bruce Howard is the target but he won't go down without taking somebody with him. The fourth installment of the Noir series forces Bruce Howard to show a little of his dark side. Previous short story: Noir - Case of the Dead Pediatrician
Noir - Case of the dead pediatrician
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Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After a pediatrician's dead body crashes through his office window, Bruce Howard begins an investigation that leads him to believe that maybe this man is better off dead. Should he even bother trying to find the killer? The third installment in this Noir series leaves Bruce Howard wondering if some murders are necessary. Previous short story: Noir - Case of the Sphinx
Noir - Case of the Sphinx
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Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The second installment in a short story series featuring Bruce Howard; the lady-killing private investigator. In this case, one of his “bed buddies” comes to him for help when a serial killer has targeted her as the next victim. Previous short story: Noir – Case of My Missing Love
Noir - Case of My Missing Love
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Price: Free! Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The first in a series of short stories chronicling the cases of Bruce Howard, a charmingly intelligent private investigator that has more heart than he realizes. In this case, his young neighbor, Timmy, asks for Bruce Howard’s help in finding his missing mother after coming home to a puddle of blood.
Flowers and the Last Hurrah
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Colin hates his job at the online entertainment site, Gossip Hourly, but he does what he can to make money. And what he does involves clones of celebrities, although he doesn’t tell anyone that. Detective Frank Forino suspects, but can’t prove anything. So when Forino arrives at Hourly’s offices, asking for Colin’s help solving the murder of a clone, things can only get worse.
Ctrl Alt Murder
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a murder mystery games for 8 people, 4 females and 4 males. Jack Simpson and Phillip Bates are rivals of competing computer companies are brought together by their respective children marrying each other. Thanksgiving break was spent with both families celebrating at Jack’s company. There was an explosion and Jack was killed. Print the game off, follow the clues, find the MURDERER!
A Vampire on the Mat - (A Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu {BJJ} Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A tale of Kevin Sable, a ‘man’ who has lost all control while pretending to lead a normal life. His tastes lead him to commit atrocities against others. But not just anyone, his code of honor won’t allow him to prey on the weak. Therefore, he preys on the strongest people he knows.
Fairy Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
An urban fantasy/mystery story set in a Los Angeles that's inhabited by paranormal as well as normal citizens.