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The Shores of Saturn
Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in the town of Imperial Beach, south of San Diego, a man becomes involved with a homeless kid whose only goal, besides panhandling for beer money, is to get back to his hometown of Evanston. Seeing him as a surrogate for his brother and his own struggles with drug abuse, the man purposes to help the kid get back to his home and the family who left him. But no good deed goes without trouble.
Coming Correct
Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ray is pulled into flirtatious conversations with women in the office. Focused only on his coming promotion, he finds himself in some innocent but awkward encounters with a new employee. She sees them as sexual harassment and plans on filing charges. As it could ruin his career, Ray knows he must convince her it was an innocent misunderstanding. But what if she doesn't listen to reason?
Afterlife with Father: Father Raises the Dead
Price: Free! Words: 3,580. 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 we watched 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?
Hunters
Price: Free! Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Officer Monica Martinez suspects that a string of murders in and around San Antonio are related. Though she knows that she should leave it to the homicide detectives to solve the case, her instincts tell her that there is more to the mystery than the detectives realize. Monica is unable to let it go, even if it means jeopardizing her career, and possibly even her life.
Come home
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jack McKinnon’s boat overturns, his dog drowns. Creepy events occur; Jack disappears only to resurface when his wife is around. RCMP Sergeant Bill Majors and other old friends help Jack’s wife and son look for him. Seven years later he is declared dead, but turns up again. This time with help from a Medicine man and a caring Indian nurse, he regains his mind.
The Fanshawe Murder
Price: Free! Words: 58,070. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016 by Christopher Wright. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Violet Milton is working as a shorthand typist in New York when she inherits the largest paper mill in Europe. Feisty Violet decides to take over the running of the English company, and is warned by a well meaning employee that something mysterious and dangerous is being manufactured in secret in a hidden part of the factory. This thriller with a touch of romance was written in the 1920s.
Jack of All Trades
Price: Free! Words: 60,930. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Money, love, murder. It began as a dream job for Jack, a builder, working for a millionaire couple. But when he falls for her secretary, he becomes entangled in their scheming. And when there’s a murder using his tools as the weapon, he’s prime suspect.
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.
A Richard L. Wren Mystery-Adventure Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A sampler of the mystery adventure novels of Richard L. Wren, including two never before published stories and excerpts from his four (thus far) published books.
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.
The Princess Who Tamed Demons
Price: Free! Words: 53,950. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
She may be as tough as dragon scales and recently ascended to the status of Queen, but that doesn't mean Najika's hardships are over. Barely surviving a horrific assassination attempt, Najika befriends Linn, a fellow foreigner. Together they discover that the attempt on her life was part of something bigger. Can they unlock the mystery and piece together hidden motives before it's too late?
Tic Tac Toe (A Suspense Novel)
Price: Free! Words: 68,690. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
How well do we really know those we love? That is the question Irene Duncan asks herself after her father’s brutal murder and the secrets she later discovers.
Cherry Picking
Price: Free! Words: 119,950. Language: British English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Nigel Gamble is a man with everything – including a dark past. He took his name from his early business successes, but in reality none of it was based on risk – only certain success. Every decision Nigel has ever made in business, people, sport or life had been based on some prior knowledge. When a stranger appears it shakes his rich world to the core. But Nigel has been waiting for him...
Spring-Heeled Jack
Series: Queen of Spades. Price: Free! Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Atticus Whaelord, a Junior at the prestigious Fortuna Preparatory Academy, dreams of becoming a big name detective. However, one day after class, he gets thrust into a case far bigger than he’d ever expected. With his friends at his side, Atticus needs to solve the murder of his classmate. Will Atticus bring the killer to justice? Or, will he get wrapped up in a conspiracy beyond imagination?
Shroud of the Healer
Price: Free! Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Archbishop Valdieri is impatient to get the Pope to the Clinic of the Little Sisters of Tourvillon in Avignon, France, for urgent treatment. Matt Rider, an English PI, is in Avignon with his girlfriend Zoé. They get talking to a local nurse who tells them that all is not well at the American clinic up on the hill. Matt thinks the nurse is crazy -- until her husband calls with devastating news.
Que peuvent dire les nuages?
You set the price! Words: 6,380. Language: French. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Une fille de dix-neuf ans, choquée par la mort de son grand-père, ne peut se résigner à cette réalité. Elle soupçonne qu'on l'a tué. Elle mènera une investigation. Sa decouverte surpasse toutes ses prétentions.
The Ox-bow Island Adventure
Series: Chris Calhoun Middle Georgia Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The third in the Chris Calhoun series of mysteries set in middle Georgia has Mark and Chris trying to figure out what happened to young Ryan Burton on a strange night. Digging into Ryan's strange service call to a welding job in the middle of nowhere when he was not allowed to see the route - could they retrace his steps? What would they find?
Графиня вокала
You set the price! Words: 46,510. Language: Russian. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This novel about music, art, harmony and love.The book is based on a true story and takes place in Kramatorsk. (In Russian)

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