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The Secret
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Robyn wants to guard the family name by hiding a secret and make her father proud. But the secret has plans of its own... This story and four others are featured in the collection "Domestic Disturbance"
A Very Scenic Trap Collector's Edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man is murdered with cyanide. His wife and daughter go on a scenic tour. Is someone trying to kill off the whole family?
Killer View Collector's Edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,080. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jim is taking pictures of a killer view he wants to buy. It looks like he also took pictures of a killer!
Grand Theft
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Black Bay Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It would have to be a snowy day in July for something odd not to be going on in Pine Oak, Florida. A member of Sue-Ann's bowling team disappears without a trace and her roommate is worried sick about her. Although Sue-Ann would much rather be riding her horse, she promises to look into it. But when Sue-Ann is on a case, someone usually ends up unhappy. Sue-Ann just hopes it isn't her.
Jenny's Gardener
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Jenny is woken up by the sound of rap music and people talking loudly in her lounge and when she peeps through a crack in the door, she sees a number of woman sitting under hairdryers, one woman having a manicure and another woman serving tea. Feeling scared and not knowing what is going on, she phones around for help, but the only person that answers his cell is Winston...
The Haunted End Zone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Carl Douglas had finally made it to his senior year of high school. He was the best kicker on the football team. The team had a chance to start winning games, if he could just figure out some way to get rid of the curse that had plagued the football field for twenty-five years.
The Scroll of Greatness
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Series: Sherlock Hong, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Intermediate
Book 3 of the Sherlock Hong series. Place: Singapore. When: the year 1891. Sherlock stumbles upon a sinister conspiracy to take control of the peaceful colony, and he's blamed for a terrible crime. Can he learn the truth about the Scroll of Greatness and prove his innocence?
Contained--Day 2 (Earthquake)
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Series: Contained, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid Chamber's virus has just costed the lives of numerous people, with Noah Arkchrist witnessing it all. In this next thrilling piece of the Contained series, now that McKenzi and Noah know that something terrible is going on along with this quarantine of the campus, both must enlist the help of an outside source to survive. However, with Sid's appeal coming up for his release as well.
Sleeping Dogs
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Series: Chase Investigations, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 16,650. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sometimes doing a favour ain't such a great idea. The private eyes of Chase Investigations take on the case of a young cop accused of assault. With some heavy political interference and a drug-fuelled fixer involved, plus Dan Crowley's old enemy DI Kennedy leading the charge, this is a case they quickly wish they had never taken on.
The Poisoned Ground
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Series: The Peers of Beinan. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tyranny and plague! When a sudden plague of mysterious cancers strikes the southwestern city of Nan-li, it falls to Lady Abbess Cara of house Ten-Ar to investigate, entangling her in a royal trap that may cost her life. A Peers of Beinan Series novella. Interactive: click on hypertext links to discover more about planet Beinan and Beinarian society.
The Woolworth's Massacre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,440. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Peaceful mountain getaway or terrorist target? When a mountain resort's reputation is threatened by an explosion at a supermarket opening, Hendrych and Kroupa are on hand to sift through the rubble. However, faced with the biggest body count in their careers, there's no shortage of suspects to choose from.
Strange Stories - The Book of Thrills
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Stephen lives a dull life in which he has never taken a risk or chanced his luck. His only passion is reading crime fiction and sucking up all the thrills he lacks in his life. But one day the stories come looking for their payback...
Daisy's Chain
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Series: Storage Ghosts, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short paranormal story about storage locker ghosts. Following a near death experience Grace Abrahams can now see ghosts. She helps ghosts that she meets at storage locker auctions. In this story Grace meets an angry ghost who forces her to bid for a locker full of old clothes. Grace doesn’t like him, and she doesn’t trust him, but she agrees to help him.
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.
Burying the Truth
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Burying the Truth is a a short story about a married couple facing their worst nightmare when they fall prey of a home invasion. Something goes terribly wrong, and two shotgun blasts seal their fate. Now, what will it take to bury the truth?
Thrill Kill Jill
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Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself.
Across The Plains
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You set the price! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A politician goes missing at a dinner. He's quickly swept into a dark web of kidnapping and violence as he attempts to escape with his life intact.
Panty Raid
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014 by L.L. Bartlett. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tori Cannon and her BFF, Kathy Grant, get together for a girl’s weekend of wine, cookies, and laughter, but there’s also the specter of a panty pincher hanging around the laundry room of the complex where Tori lives. Kathy thinks they can catch the culprit red-handed in a panty raid! This mini mystery introduces the two main characters of the upcoming Lotus Bay Mysteries.
Jerkwater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A tabloid writer of the mysterious and strange teams up with an investigative taxidermist to solve a series of odd murders. They use theories of parallel universes, intense consideration of dog hair, and bricks through windows on this rousing short story of a mystery and exasperation.