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Beginning Detective Tips, A Floyd Sisters Mystery
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Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / Siblings
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Floyd sisters give advice to others on how to think and act like a sleuth.
Les saints confesseurs by G.P. De Blonde
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You set the price! Words: 83,790. Language: French. Published: November 7, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Alex Thomine vit en suisse, dans les alpages, auteur comblé, il a crée dans les années 50 un personnage de commissaire aux services spéciaux qui l'a rendu millionnaire, à la suite il a épousé une héritière multinationale,tué sous lui un certain nombre de berlinettes italiennes et il écrit de mauvais livres en fumant ses pipes froides jusqu'au jour où l'on essaie de l'assassiner...
Tuning In (An Elite Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(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
For Anyone to See (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery)
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Price: Free! Words: 19,050. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
My name is Olivia Hutchinson, but you can call me Hutch. I’m the owner of a fine establishment called For Anyone to See, which just happens to be an all male strip club. And if stories about strippers and murder and crime and sex make you squirmy, you should probably stop reading. Right now. I mean it. Just close up this book and go find something more wholesome to read.
Flight 370
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Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Amaal is on her way to Beijing when the air stewardess informs them that their plane has lost contact with ground control. Is it their plane that disappeared or is it the world outside that's vanished? Are you ready for the flight of your life?
The Dragon Cycle
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Price: Free! Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An event happens on January 22 that changes the course of history forever. Two towns are destroyed, and there is one survivor, Pollock Drake, a 15 year old. He is taken into custody as a suspected terrorist. Another attack occurs during the interrogation. Drake escapes and fights to survive against a country that is after him while trying to kill what destroyed his home.
The Adventure of the Costume Ball: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short-story prequel to A+ For Murder, Michael O'Brien must solve the theft of a priceless necklace before the thief gets away from the party.
How It All Started (The Sin Room)
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Series: Sin Room, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Unspeakable Danger lurks when an aspiring high school model turns to stripping and gets drawn into the life of a wealthy man with a secret mistress and a psychotic wife. A deftly plotted mystery with an ending that will leave you sucker-punched!
A Life of Death: 1
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(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.
The Journal of 1972
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Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is a FREE version, of the full book. This is just Chapter One. The full book will be released at a later date.
The Devil's Grin
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Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,080. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Victorian London - a cesspool of crime and disease. Behind the facade of normalcy lurks a network of medical doctors with a monstrous goal… WARNING: This book contains foul language, non-explicit sex, violence, and considerab
Christmas in Puyallup
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Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story in which a bounty hunter learns that the biggest prize can be earned by giving.
The Telltale Toilet
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Every apartment has its quirks-- a door that sticks, a light switch that doesn't work, or a tenant that disappears. Sometimes there’s a reason for it and sometimes things are better left alone.
The Death of Jonas Wakefield
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Series: King and Wakefield. Price: Free! Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Reagan King and Jonas Wakefield set out to find a missing woman who is disconnected from reality and living solely in a virtual world. What they find shocks them and forces them to consider what it means to be alive. For Jonas Wakefield it may end up costing him everything.
Chained in Time
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Series: Rutter Books, The First Rutter Book. Price: Free! Words: 94,210. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In 1888, a serial killer, Jack the Ripper, prowls London's East End. A century later, History repeats itself. Marie Kelly is haunted by horrifying dreams in which she is pursued through the gloomy alleyways of Victorian Whitechapel by a dark shadow that seeks to destroy her, as it once did her near-namesake, Mary Jane Kelly. Marie experiences Mary's terror and despair as her own. The two
The Handbag's Tale
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Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Handbag's Tale is a highly-stylized murder mystery. Readers will enjoy a rich vein of dark and sardonic humour. Nana the Snake Dancer, poets, painters, proprietors of bawdy houses, inept burglars, and Inspector Gilles Maintenon make an unforgettable tale of a classic time and place: It's Paris, 1924, at the height of party season.
Hell Found Me [A Damian Manx Case File]
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You set the price! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Senior Detective Damian Manx is 2188 NextYorkCity's best investigator when it comes to Unexplained Death cases. But even he is stumped when a series of brutal murders take place seemingly without any useful clues. Now he's got five dead bodies, a new partner and an ME with an obsessive interest in the past to deal with. "Hell Found Me" is a short narrative rewriting of a NPD Case File from 2188
Tuppenny Hat Detective
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Price: Free! Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Was the old Star woman murdered? Young Billy Perks, who found her body, is sure she was, but the authorities disagree. Their haste to close the case heightens Billy's suspicions. He and his pals Yvonne Sparkes and Kick Morely decide to investigate, unwittingly provoking a long hidden killer and unearthing secrets of wartime conspiracy and betrayal. a nostalgic mystery story set in Sheffield, Engl
For Sakina
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Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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.
Death Beyond the Breakers Test
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Price: Free! Words: 42,750. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Testing the formatting.