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Aintright: An Idiot With A Gun
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Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a still Autumn morning in a small Texas town near Mexico's border, an idiot with a gun emerges from his motorhome. What happens next "Aintright."
Aghast
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Investigation of a murder crime. A compleletely new story. A must read for detective story lovers.
Exit Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
The Stonecutter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The Stonecutter,” a short story of middle-aged love gone terribly wrong, depicts librarian Eleanor and Portuguese stonecutter Fernando Andrade in an increasingly dark New England fall.
Dancing Under the Mistletoe (Wolf Mallory Mystery 1.5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 by Lesli Richardson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Wolf Mallory thinks life is going to settle down now. Unfortunately, Wolf’s friend Vinnie volunteers him yet again to take a look at a case. And with the holidays approaching, Wolf gives in, hoping to bring a little closure to a murder victim’s family. But when even the police don’t have any leads, Wolf wonders how he’s going to pull a Christmas miracle out of his bag of tricks.
Fire in Carriagetown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Quaker mill worker Faith Bailey encounters an arsonist who burns down the town's carriage industry in 1888 Massachusetts, she uses her smarts and her faith to track down the killer.
Carnie
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Joe loves Mona, Mitchell does too, and even the carnival owner. Who will get her, and who is "Monkey Man"?
Black Buggies and Dark Secrets: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide 9
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Series: Lt. Joe Novelli, Homicide. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,190. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder can happen anywhere, including places that society believes to be sacred from evil. When Deputy Tom Zane is called to an accident out on a county road that involves an Amish teenager, he discovers that the young man hasn't been hit, as the drivers thinks, but has been shot. He calls Lt. Joe Novelli, who finds himself not only trying to find a killer, but fighting the Amish bureaucracy.
Scientific Thief
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Someone is stealing money from terrorist organizations with no traces and the terrorists are being severely disrupted. The US government and several private organizations are attempting to track down the thief without success. The thief is obviously a skilled computer hacker. There's only one person who even has a clue as to who the hacker might be. However, that person has their own agenda.
The Building
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After several weeks of dead ends or seemingly useless searches our two characters arrive at the building and set themselves to try and find at least one answer to any of the dozen or so questions that were unsettling them.
Paris Green
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When college student Kitty Chan is found dead in the basement of the Victoria and Albert Museum, dressed in a Victorian ball gown, the cause of death is quickly established. Kitty died of arsenic poisoning. But who gave her the deadly dose and why? Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd investigates and quickly realises that there is more to this case than meets the eye. Warning: some rude words.
A Bullet for Father Christmas
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Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When two men dressed up as Father Christmas rob a London jewellery store and one of them ends up dead on the floor, shot by his own accomplice, it’s certainly one of the more unusual cases for Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team. But as Helen begins to investigate, it turns out that the case is even more bizarre than she suspected. 9300 words or approx. 30 print pages
The Importance of Blood
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jody and Katie. Twins. Identical but so different. Same blood, same DNA. But not the same fingerprints, ambition, or attachment to family. Which turns out to be lethal in the end.
Cat Pistol Hoodlum
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Unlucky Kelvin Meekin gets more than he bargained for during his latest burglary.
Golems, Goons and Cold Stone Bitches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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One of the most original detective characters ever created returns for his second adventure! Nikki Nelson- Hicks' Jake Istenhegyi, the Accidental Detective, returns for a new adventure in the Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series- GOLEMS, GOONS, AND COLD STONE BITCHES!
Bones on the Bayou
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
From paid shoppers to canine and feline assistant sleuths, “Bones on the Bayou” brings the Zinnia gang together to solve the mystery—and save Christmas.
A Twisted Trio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Three mystery stories with a twist from USA Today bestselling author Jaqueline Girdner.
The Mystery Directive - A Jack Ryan Mystery Thriller
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014 by Sizzler Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From the #1 short story thriller writer of The Mystery Caller and Subway comes a suspense thriller that you will read in one sitting. A world on the brink of collapse…. Agent Grant Clark embarks on a mission into the most dangerous place in the world…. To make a discovery that will change the world as we know it. Jack Ryan brings you one more pulsating, quick, violent and thrilling roller-coaster.
Mysterious Life Intro
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Price: Free! Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Miller is a straight laced guy looking for information and willing to break the law to do it. Nicole is a law breaker of the first degree and has no idea how to be a law abiding citizen. These two are hiding things while trying to find some important information. Can they and their friends work together and everyone get what they want? This is a series.
Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
For Mr Elbow, his work is his play, and his play his work. Luckily—for most—play doesn’t involve cooking human beings alive. That’s what makes Mr Elbow so unique. And so deadly. A story of possession, and farce. Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Short Story.