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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".
The Midwife's Tale
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Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cisily Fisher has died in childbirth and now the village of Priors Byfield is held in a grip of fear. Can Dame Frevisse find the root of misery behind a murderer's sin before the next lethal blow falls? Or will be the village be lost in a hue and cry of terror? The gentling touch of the midwife may calm the tortured soul... or give birth to a bitter death.
The Case of the Deadly Ring: An Alexander Steele Investigation
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Street savvy, private investigator Alexander Steele wants to put his P.I days behind him. Steele wants to focus on running his exclusive night spot called Inner Sanctum. Over the years his grit, tenacity and eye for detail has kept him at the top of his game. The Philly detective has solved dangerous cases from Montreal to Mexico but a new challenge is on the horizon.
Dumping Ground
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Glittering Throng Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Special Agent Alex Marks investigates a crime fifty million years in the making. Includes complete bonus story "Killing Bennie"
Unknown Baby Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A former LAPD homicide detective, Carolyn moved to Oregon to escape crime. Yet when she takes a job making houses energy efficient, she discovers a baby’s skeleton in a crawl space. She can’t ignore the forgotten bones and uses her old skills to find the truth. Gritty and powerful, Unknown Baby Girl is one of Edgar nominee Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most memorable stories.
Digging For Danger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When adventurers Hitomi Onoe and CJ McCormick decide to take a vacation at an archaeological dig in the Grand Canyon, they weren't expecting to run afoul of an unscrupulous general while exploring the find of a lifetime!
The Case of the Missing Mushrooms
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a swarm of Fairy Police blocks Stone-Arm Sam from a crime scene, the streetwise dwarf smells a rat. Fairy Police never swarm anything, not even donut shops. Something's fishy in Fairy Town. As usual, it's up to the dwarf to discover what it is... and to put it to an end.
Lunch Reads Volume 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this second edition of Lunch Reads, short stories offered by Istoria Books (eBooks You Want to Read at Prices You Want to Pay TM), readers can gobble up a guilty pleasure of a collection--two mystery capers by master storyteller Gary Alexander that will leave them smiling and smacking their lips, wanting more. Tasty and satisfying reads. Yum...
Confidence
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pierre makes a very good living romancing wealthy women out of their money and jewels. He likes his marks rich, quiet, and emotionally needy. And his latest may be his sweetest prize yet. But looks can be deceiving.
Death in the Air -- A Treasure Hunters Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Moving into a 100-year-old house believed to hide treasure of the infamous Oklahoma outlaw Fred Barton, is the beginning of what turns into a living nightmare for one newlywed couple. Will they succumb to the deadly secret of the old home?