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Undead - Detective Saussure Mysteries - Book 1
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Price: Free! Words: 37,830. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In the 1950s, Richard Saussure is a Private Detective with a reputation for never leaving a job unfinished. A man named Lord Hurlingthon contacts him, requesting his abilities to solve a deeply personal mystery: Hugh Hurlingthon is two hundred and thirteen years old and can't die. Saussure will have to discover if this man is telling the truth, and if so, why he can't cease to exist.
Black Coal
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Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » 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.
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.
A Royal Mess
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Price: Free! Words: 7,660. Language: British English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Dee Whittaker and her estranged husband Gareth, are destined to become a crime fighting double act. However, it's the calm before the storm. With her marriage still holding together, Dee dips her toes into the world of indie publishing. She joins an internet forum, unaware that the very people she asks for help, will eventually send her life spiralling out of control, landing her in mortal danger.
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
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.
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 Snake Pit
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Price: Free! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Kiara Sweenor is a detective in Florida she had a rough life after she lost both her father and sister. Shes trying to renew her life and get it back on track while try to catch a killer who is bent on revenge on the people who have done him wrong in the past.
Death of a Sad Face
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Series: Serafina Florio Mystery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Missing Child, A Murder, And One Woman Determined to Find The Truth … Sicily, 1868. In this short story, Serafina investigates a murder, only to discover that Teo, the orphan who lives with her family, is missing. In a harrowing scene at the end, the tracks of a killer and kidnapper converge and Serafina’s fate swings from a circus trapeze. This story is suitable for readers of all ages.
A Life of Death: 1
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Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,360. 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 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.
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.
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.
Hell In Texas
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Price: Free! Words: 74,660. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Bev Deller ("After the Fire" and "Marathon Nightmare") is back. This time she investigates a suspicious fire that destroyed the home of an iconic country music star -- while juggling a budding romance with fire chief, Ed Casey, and embarking on a new job after nearly 30 years with Midwestern Indemnity.
The Devil's Grin
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Series: An Anna Kronberg Thriller, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 54,970. 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
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.
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?
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.
A Cat Caper: A Delilah Duffy Short
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
There are no mysteries too small for Delilah Duffy, at least not according to her great-grandmother, but missing cats?