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False Details by Marc Pearson
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After a brutal murder in the small town of Harvington, the victim is identified. A local girl that went missing three days previously has been found and the suspect is the violent boyfriend, the only problem is he can not be found. It is upto DI Kenny Black to crack the case and bring justice.
A Life of Death: 1 by Weston Kincade
Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime(5.00 from 1 review)
Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
Hackern som blir maffiakonsult i Karibien efter diamantkupp i Bangkok by Stieve Adams
Price: Free! Words: 58,990. Language: Swedish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This story is in Swedish Language - Språk: Svenska En gammaldags äventyrsroman fylld med internationella skurkar, vackra kvinnor och ädla äventyrare. Handlingen utspelar sig i exotiska länder med sällsamma invånare. En fräck diamantkupp i Thailand och en förlisning Västindien blir upprinnelsen till en hisnande historia där en intet ont anande datorförsäljare från Skottland blir medelpunkten...
Freedom's Sins by Karen Truesdell Riehl
Price: Free! Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 1 review)
The author of a bestselling memoir, Love and Madness, My Private Years With George C. Scott, Karen Truesdell Riehl turns to fiction in this tale of love, sex, suicide and scandal in a small town in Indiana.The charred remains of the Cameron house is the site of an unsolved arson fire, evoking fear and fascination in those with hidden connections to it.
Black Coal by Stephanie Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When the family cat, Kiwi, thinks that his family is in trouble, he sheds his cover and becomes what he has truly been all along. Agent Black Coal, a member of the Neighborhood Cat Guard.
How to Electrocute an Elephant by David Edgerley Gates
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.
Gene Search: A Collin Carter Mystery by Kathleen Steed
Series: Collin Carter Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,210. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Gene Search: A Collin Carter Mystery This is the first in the series of books written about Collin Carter, Private Investigator. He is a sweetheart with a gun and the propensity for not getting paid.
Bird of Paradise: A Diana Siddal and Mustapha Alawi Mystery Short by Julian Cage
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.00 from 1 review)
In this tale by Atlanta-based mystery writer Julian Cage, the discovery of the months-old corpse of a woman leads Detective Diana Siddal and Inspector Mustapha Alawi to two older men, one a lover and the other something of a mentor. One man loves theatre; the other came to love it. But neither expected what would happen when the woman and her partner tried to raise money for a theatre company.
For Sakina by Rik Hunik
Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
Tuning In (An Elite Short Story) by Jayne Fordham
Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Canan Jones turns twenty-five and receives a phone call from a man who knows his secret. Canan has the ability to tune into the emotions of other people and he is wanted to work for an underground government agency in Sydney. 5000 words
Balls Deep - Part 1 - A Peter Kittredge Espionage and Suspense Thriller by Lars Emmerich
Price: Free! Words: 40,500. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Peter Kittredge is middle-aged, unassuming, bisexual, and frequently — perpetually, one might say — bombed out of his mind. He also found a dead man in his own bed, and he managed to accidentally stab a CIA agent. Twenty-seven times. Oops. Strap in. This is Lars Emmerich at his best, and this one will blow your doors off.
The White Light by Pattimari Sheets Cacciolfi (pen in past-diamond)
Price: Free! Words: 44,540. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Travel this road, enter the mysterious world beyond the white light and see if Tessie and Toni follow the light. Do they both go through the white light?
A Simple Mistake - a suspense short story by Randall Allen Dunn
Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 1 review)
Sybil Strang can’t help being suspicious of the nervous man loitering in the convenience store at closing time. But did she really see a gun inside his rolled-up newspaper?
On the Disappearance of Miss Susie Connolly and the Subsequent Seismic Events in Northern Michigan 1995 by Kris Coeur
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » General
Sgt. Miller of the Michigan State Police Special Case unit is sent to investigate the mysterious disappearance of the young Miss Connolly. His only witness/suspect is a contractor who builds log cabins for the fabulously wealthy, but he's spouting madness. Will Sgt. Miller ever discover what occurred the night she disappeared without a trace? Will he ever know what created the massive caverns?
Noti Flap Tome 1 by Boris Tzaprenko
Series: Noti Flap, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 33,350. Language: French. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Des vols d’objets de très grande valeur sont commis par une certaine : « La Féline ». Qui est la Féline ? Tout le monde en parle, mais dégun le sait ! Moi, je suis flic. La Féline, elle m’obsède. Va savoir pourquoi, je suis certain que c’est une meuf d’enfer, tanquée comme Aphrodite et rusée comme une meute de Maître Renard. Je vais tout faire pour la rencontrer !
An Object in Motion by Ronald S. Barrios
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ruth Addems is a soap opera star, and she has a stalker so she is reffered to Rey. But he quickly learns that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once an object is in motion it remains in motion...
Serial by G Lusby
Price: Free! Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The small college town of Forest Lakes, a group of beautiful young girls who grew up in the community together, add an obsessed killer who feels taunted and aroused by their innocent flirting ways and you have the perfect ingredients for filling a community with fear, uncertainty, and distrust. Who could be stalking these girls? The most obvious rise to the top, but some things are not so obvious.
The Dog Who Ate the Airplane by Edward Coburn
Price: Free! Words: 79,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Adam Martin Swope was driven to Cancun, Mexico by the emotional turmoil caused by his self-created but ill-advised celebrity status as a "finder." Brought back by the resurgence of his mother's cancer, his investigative and finder skills would soon be called into play to solve a murder, unaware of how much assistance his dog Bagel, and the clues he provided, would be during the investigation.
Shreiber and Tome: Unlucky Vamps by Andrew Day
Series: Shreiber and Tome, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,480. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Welcome to Chapter City. Where the undead live alongside humans like everyday people, and where private investigator Lil Shreiber and her partner Michael Tome (ex-warlock) have been enlisted by a vampire prince to help track down a serial killer viciously murdering other vampires. Up against a powerful supernatural creature, and alongside an angry FBI agent who hates them, things soon get bloody.