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White Crosses
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mr. Varney and Mr. Johnson are on vacation out west, travelling in an old school bus they’ve converted into an RV. When thirteen-year old Kelly befriends them at a campground in Gallatin Canyon, they suspect that her guardian is up to no good. Is she the unwitting victim of a kidnapping? Or is something more sinister going on? Varney & Johnson originally appeared in the short story Leave No Wake.
Tennis for Two
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Veteran international tennis superstar—Harold Frankly—battles with his arch nemesis in a match which holds so much more weight than a mere career-ending exhibition. With five million dollars on the line, and a chance to pay off all those lingering debts that threaten to smother him, Frankly must win. At any cost. A grim tale of desperation in the face of hope. Tennis for Two: A Short Story.
Snapping Teeth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Even all-round scumbags like Derek Wrombsford need to get their teeth checked on occasion. And even there, in the most unassuming of places, they cannot escape their domain. Or its brutality. A tale which warns that sometimes a trip to the dentist can have deadly consequences. Snapping Teeth: A Short Story.
Archie’s Antiques Mystery Puzzles Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Archie’s Antiques Mystery Puzzles Sampler - fun for all ages. Four fun puzzles for all the family from Robin Hillard. Archie’s Antiques is a charming fictional antique shop set in a small town somewhere in Australia. And inside Archie’s are a wonderful group of characters: Sam, the knowledgeable owner of Archie’s, his clever friend, retired policeman, Edward Destranger, and his young niece, Sandra
Honey Trap
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A honey trap gone wrong. A violent stalker in the shadows. A mysterious past. It all adds up to a tough case for the private eyes of Chase Investigations.
Hear Me
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Series: Anna Harris Short Stories · Anna Harris. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. The countryside: a refuge, a chance to get away. But, for Anna Harris, it simply means another hit. Hear Me: An Anna Harris Short Story.
Blood Snow
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Series: Anna Harris. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. Nobody attends Brian Mathewson’s functions for the food, the entertainment neither. They come for the connections. And they always leave satisfied. Except when they don’t leave at all . . . Blood Snow: An Anna Harris Short Story.
The Dealer
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Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Markie is a successful hitman who has it all. He's tough and in demand and to the crimelords who run San Francisco, he's considered number one. Tommy Brown is a young, clean-cut arms dealer from Boston. He has built up a good reputation for being reliable. But a dark cloud hangs over their criminal relationship and now Markie's past is about to catch up with him.
Out of Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Out of Time collects three un-timely tales: "One More Tuesday" - Josef finds himself trapped with only one way out—and a life or death decision once he discovers how to free himself. "Leap Day" - Joan experiences a time distortion in her own apartment, and she must weave her knowledge of the past and future in order to survive the present. "The BackTracker" - A future noir detective story.
Eating It Too
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
The Moonsail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Moonsail, an old ghost ship, leaves port from Dublin, Ireland. Its owner says that it can cross the Atlantic in one night. No one believes him, but the Moonsail makes the crossing. Before the end of the night, it's in Boston. And its sailor is dead--murdered, though he was alone on the ship. Fifteen-year-old Rynn Taylor investigates, to find out how the ship made it, and to catch the murderer.
The Blind Assman -- A Boone Butters Crime Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short of money -- and short of breath -- odd-jobs man Boone Butters takes what he hopes will be an easy score: chasing an unwanted patron from an unsavory nightspot. But nothing is ever as easy as it ought to be for Boone, and with his health getting worse, simple sometimes equals deadly… THE BLIND ASSMAN is the fourth story in the Boone Butters series.
Imitating Art
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A writer backpacking in Asia looks for a quiet place to write about a criminal on the run. He finds the ideal place--where fiction and reality blur together.
The Man in the Murderer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mundanity reigns on Dorchester Avenue. . . . Except when it doesn’t. A tale of quiet horror and disturbing secrets brought out into the harsh light of day. The Man in the Murderer: A Short Story.
Abduction of A Teen ( Part 1&2)
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
A teen while trying to unravel the mystery of his own kidnapping, stumbles upon dangerous information pertaining to his family, the family which so far never existed. The more he probes into it, the more people end up dead and now he and the killer are on the run, or are they the same?
One More Puff: A Mystery Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lifelong friends, Jimmy and Bobby come to the big city to live their dreams, only to share the pain of failure on the streets. Yet despite it all, they have their friendship. Until the cigarettes do Bobby in. Or do they? Unconvinced, Jimmy searches for answers and then justice to avenge Bobby’s one final puff. Wanna light?
說楔子敷陳大義
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Price: Free! Words: 6,080. Language: Chinese (traditional). Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
借名流隱括全文 - In which an introductory story of a good scholar points the moral of the book
Making Their Own Law
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014 by D. M. Kreg. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Three noir mystery stories about justice gone sideways. Cops, burned out graduate students and kept boys all fall victim to issues beyond their control. Sometimes nobody wins and everybody loses.
The Vodka Murders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Recuperating from the events of "Devil's Run", private investigator Nick Craig finds himself the prime suspect in the murder of a fellow private eye. When he tries to unravel the mystery, he is targeted for death by a legendary assassin.
The Corner of a Circle
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Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four different character point of views shape a chilling mystery. From page to page gain new insights and discover that the Pricket family is not all that they seem.