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The Steel Box
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A strange story about a woman that shows the secret of the universe through a magic trick.
FoL
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jonathan Alexander Nicholas Ashworth the Fourth—called Nico—fears nothing. He lives a life of power, prestige, money. He makes his own way, but when that fails, he uses fixers, the best money can buy. Until FoL begins targeting him. Against FoL, fixers can’t help him. Can he help himself? Or will FoL win?
Nobody Thinks About Factories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Joan readies to leave her beau of five years. But who, really, holds the strings? Will he take his chance to manipulate her one more time . . . for old time’s sake? A story of rightly, and wrongly, taken revenge. Nobody Thinks About Factories: A Short Story.
Mediums of the Midnight Mansion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Josephine lives hand-to-mouth. Her private-investigation business looks set to go belly up. Only one more opportunity. One more job she must make a success of. At any cost. A story of belief, and reality. Mediums of the Midnight Mansion: A Short Story.
Last Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a night when things couldn't get any worse, Roger West discovers that they really can when a bar fight claims the life of the stranger who got in the way of his frustrated fist. He learns the true meaning of "worse," however, when the man's wallet identifies him as a notorious public figure... a man with dangerous friends who may look unkindly at his untimely death.
The Long, Wrong Trailer
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Price: Free! Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Punk and PJ Norton decide to spend part of their retirement RV camping and purchase an used travel trailer from a shady dealer in this humorous cozy mystery. They camp at a nearby park where Halloween festivities are in progress. There are problems with the trailer from the start, and then the dealer, who sponsors the activities is found dead. By a disgruntled customer or an angry ex-wife?
The Rules of the Game
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Price: Free! Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
Double or Nothing
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Norm Wheeler’s luck at the racetrack runs out, leaving him deep in debt to a ruthless bookie. When he tries to hire a rival thug to kill the man, the negotiation takes a dangerous turn, doubling Norm’s trouble. Desperate, with time running out, caught between two dangerous criminals, Norm must find the courage to settle his own debts once and for all. A short crime story from Dale Hartley Emery.
Kitchen Addiction! - Recipes (A Storybook Cookbook from the novel, Kitchen Addiction! - featuring free recipes)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Entertaining
“Kitchen Addiction! – Recipes” is a storybook cookbook introduction to Lund’s debut novel, “Kitchen Addiction!” – the 1st in the Mina Kitchen series. It contains many chef created recipes – courtesy of Lund’s husband, Chef Andrew Mark – as inspired by Vito Spaghetti’s oddball creations in the story.
The Problem of the Straton Murder
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
Wie NICHT Zu Big Foot Finden
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: German. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Manche Leute gehen in den Wald, um Big Foot zu finden, und denken, sie WISSEN, was zu tun, aber sie tun es nicht. Es gibt nur wenige Möglichkeiten, um Big Foot finden, aber eine Menge Möglichkeiten, NICHT um ihn zu finden!.
Parcours
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Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: French. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une courte nouvelle. Un récit en trois séquences, suivies d’un épilogue. Une histoire criminelle basée sur un fait divers survenu dans la métropole. Deux finissants du secondaire descendent la Main. Confiants, ils projettent un gros coup. Ils se dirigent vers le centre-ville. Déterminés, ils entrent dans un magasin. Calmes, ils mettent leur plan à exécution. Soudain, un imprévu surgit.
Curse (Erika Lind series, #1)
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Series: Erika Lind, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Erika Lind drops out of military school when she hears that the supervisor of the orphanage where she grew up has been murdered. She's desperate to find answers about her past, but she realises that this can only happen if Father Stefan's murderer is brought to justice and the dark secrets of Röd Island are finally exposed. A dystopian series with all the gripping twists of a crime sensation.
Life’s Little Miseries
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Hegarty, a retired and weary private detective, seeks solace. His wife? Gone. His job? Gone too. And, on the near-deserted island where he makes his home, there’s murder afoot. A chilling mystery of power, influence and brutality. Life’s Little Miseries: A Short Story.
Alattam buli, felettem gyilkosság
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: Hungarian. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story from the writer of "Mystery at Open Air Hotel" in Hungarian. A "Rejtély az Open Air Hotelben" c. krimi szerzőjének kriminovellája.
Thieves of Atacama Desert
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,000. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Now presenting 'Thieves of Atacama Desert', journey of Mr. Brendo and Mr. Marcos to catch the culprits in a new manner and technique. All the dots are now connected in this novels and let’s see how they will make it happen.
The Enemy Within
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Hendrych goes undercover to join a dangerous paramilitary group. Playing a dangerous game, he befriends one of the anarchists in an attempt to thwart their terrorist plot. This time however, the stakes are too high, and Kroupa is scared for the first time in his life, because not even he can pre-dict who lives and who dies.
Easy Prey
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Cristina is hired to find a teenage heiress she stumbles blindly through Lleida's underworld in which death, beatings and prostitution are the norm. Along the way she sheds her naivety and learns one very important new skill - how to stay alive. WARNING: This story is not a cozy mystery.
Greetings from Key West
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Series: Twisted Sisters, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Allie manages to talk Jim into a vacation in the Keys, where trouble finds them once again when they cross paths with a woman and her little girl being harassed by the locals. It’s not long before Zelda’s tracking abilities are called upon to restore things as they should be.
Foggy Bits And Pieces
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Foggy bits and pieces is a short story, a crime story. It deals with the complications that are caused by a childhood memory and a missing person. The author Yuukishoumi T. Kouseifukuya uses all elements of the text to support the emotional, logical and social conflicts of the characters. Kouseifukuya used the maze of thoughts to structure this story. "The written word is a form of art."