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Afterlife with Father: Father Raises the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Father's one rule for pets was that they were to be kept outside, a rule my sister Alison broke with consistency. Father had many peculiarities, which made life in the Night household fun and exciting. But one frightening Halloween surpassed them all, as the beloved cat we had just buried came back from the dead!
Pet Shop Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jen is a pet store owner. She comes in one day and finds a snake missing. Did the ex- pet store co-owner steal the snake?
The Missing Skillet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Trouble be brewing on an island paradise -- Some kinda stranger is sitting out on the boat of that nice French couple looking all suspicious. Worse, Martha's cast-iron skillet, that special one she loves, has gone missing. She's starting the morning fixing up and it ain't in its place. It gotta have been thieved!
Dog Days
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jim Nash is as content as he’s ever been—that is, until he manages to get himself arrested thanks to the new girl that has come into his life. While being held on trumped-up charges of murder, all the women in his life come together to post bond. With the local PD’s enthusiasm to pin the crime on him, he is forced into honoring payback in a form he will find very familiar.
An Untapped Field of Endeavor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Big Joey Barbosa has decided to invite his long time colleague, Nick Leonisi, in on a very special deal. A new, previously untapped business venture. But maybe Nick has a different venture in mind. Come along for the ride.
No Harbor
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #12. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jim Nash is well on his way to a complete recovery. He's in his second marriage and very happy. His job at the resort is secure. Then a blast from his past re-emerges and threatens to throw a wrench into his plans for the future. Will his bond with the new woman in his life be endangered? Jim is forced to making choices that could forever affect the new life he has chosen for himself.
Midway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Midway is a more missing person than whodunit. We know who did it. Well, we think we do. We don't know why, how, or where she is. The 'it' is arson, fraud, and flight to avoid prosecution. If we can't find Joan, a lot of folks could be hurt.
The Deadly Turn Of The Doorknob
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Do you know who is knocking on the door? Do you really know who is knocking on the door? The victims in this mystery novella thought they knew the person knocking on the door. They each opened the door only to face their own death.
Honeymoon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
During a raging storm a terrible secret leads to a night of terror! Trapped in a remote cabin while a violent storm rages Melanie Brock wonders if nature itself is at war with her agonizing search for happiness. Will she and her new husband survive their honeymoon night or will her dark secret destroy them both?
Beyond Hope: Sex Murder Suicide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When a sleepy little town awakens to turmoil sex, murder, and suicide, no one knows how to react. This small town of Hope as never seen this much action since Sylvester Stallone came here to film Rambo and that was years ago. Just a small hick town inundated with press media and satellite dishes.
Butterfly Stomp
Price: Free! Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
50% John McClane 50% Robin Hood 100% trouble Reeling from the death of her lover and partner, freelance “exfiltration specialist” Billie Carrie Salton breaks into a high-tech, high-security biotechnology firm to steal their sickle cell anemia cure and broadcast it to the world. In, out, announce. Easy. Except Salton’s life never works that smoothly...
Dead Man's Dog
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
Roger Lamb is a private detective in the city of Spectre, NY and he's only just coming to terms with the knowledge that the "paranormal" is real. When a friend of his is murdered by a creature that can't be human, that very well might be a monster from his nightmares, he finds himself working alongside Officer Berkley to solve the case.
Ready Reference Treatise: A Little Less Girl
Series: Ready Reference Treatises ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Romance and mystery genres of literature have been very skilfully merged in the story, but at the same time it deals with several major issues of the time.
The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.
Justice Seekers
Series: Defenders of Justice Series, Book One. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
John Walking Horse revives a former friendship with Sean Hagarty while at Van Buren Villa. Along with a new friend, Jackie Kwon, they leave the facility and set about seeking justice for one of the residents. Can they set things right before the director calls in the police?
Cena con Delito - Asesinato en el Desoriented Express
Series: Cena con Delito. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,520. Language: Spanish. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Werner Von Black, inventor alemán de cohetes a propulsión revolucionarios, que podrían cambiar la suerte de Alemanía en una eventual guerra, viene encontrado muerto en un viaje entre Istambul y Constantinopla, durante una parada técnica a Bisanzio, ahorcado en su camerino del tren, la policía del ferrocarril no deja partir el tren hasta no resolver el caso.
Holding Demons in Small Jars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three boys are brutally killed in the neighborhood in Diamante, the capital city of Bantunia, a country healing from a tragic civil war. Follow the story of Detective Alu as he tries to piece together the story of their deaths.
Always Such a Quiet Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Ryan’s peaceful neighborhood walk turns violent when he’s forced to stop a threatening gunman. He jumps into action to protect Lucy, only a few years older than himself. Afterward, he avoids that street. But Lucy sees him at the grocery store and wants to thank him with dinner. Reluctantly, he accepts her invitation. The food is great but her idea of justice puts him to the test.
Wedding Splash (The Secret Wedding Planner Cozy Short Story Mystery Series Book Three)
Series: The Secret Wedding Planner Cozy Short Story Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It had been exactly 5 months, 4 days, and 16 weddings since the last mishap, and Julia was happy that finally, she got to plan a wedding where nothing terrible happened. This wedding is looking good. So far, no one tried to steal the bride’s ring. No one tried to kill the groom. She couldn’t be more wrong. This one is the worst yet.
Kettled
Series: Rain and Bullets. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: British English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Tories are in Manchester, and thousands have turned out to protest their presence. In the midst of the peaceful protest, a small group of hired troublemakers are planning to cause trouble. They want to start a riot, to distract from the demo's message, and usher in new laws. With the reluctant help of Kay Wood, Irwin must track down the troublemakers before it's too late.

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