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The Accident ( The President Series Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 14,760. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
What begins as a simple accident quickly evolves into a complex web of deception, subterfuge, and murder
A Search for Sidle on N
Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Agents 32 and 33 search the outer Sunset district of San Francisco for signs of the fabled knowhere [sic] pub known as Sidle on N. They walk down Judah Street through the fog towards the imperceptible Pacific Ocean. Without any success, they take a break at a coffee shop at Ocean Beach. Here they meet the legendary Mr. Malloy (who has appeared in other works). Malloy tells them the tragic truth.
The Preening Peacock - A Rosalinda Alameda Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Rosalinda Alameda adores zoos. When Massachusetts's summertime "Free Fridays" promotion features the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston, Rosalinda grabs her camera and heads east. A full day amongst lions and tigers is about the best outing she can possibly imagine. But something's wrong at the zoo, and it'll take a combination of her Puerto Rican common sense and her fifty years of wisdom to unravel...
Daughters
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An urban vigilante and a mysterious young woman decide someone's gotten away with murder just a little too long.
Off You Go
Price: Free! Words: 21,220. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In Charleston, South Carolina, Dewey Moses is a vegetable farmer, a bluegrass musician, and a recovering alcoholic. Since getting booted out of his house and his band, he’s trying to get back on top. Now, he’s a year sober, and selling vegetables at the farmer’s market, but what he knows better than how to grow heirloom tomatoes is how to get down to the bottom of things.
Sam's Stories - Sam Smith Mysteries
Series: Sam Smith Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sam's Stories - Sam Smith Mysteries. Three short stories and a novel extract from the Sam Smith Mystery Series.
Sam's Song
Series: Sam Smith Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sam's Song - A Sam Smith Mystery. Book One in the Sam Smith Mystery Series.
A Study in Amber (1st Book in the Series Holmes and Holmes)
Price: Free! Words: 25,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
In the early 21st century, the ghost of Sherlock Holmes turns up in the San Francisco flat of a young wanna-be detective, Sherry Holmes. His sudden appearance in the old Victorian building doesn’t shock her, since Sherry’s adoptive mother, a B-class Hollywood actress, told her she was a descendant of the fictional detective. But can she solve crimes as he did in the 19th century without his help?
Death of an Ordinary Guy
Price: Free! Words: 88,110. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
During a Guy Fawkes celebration in Upper Kingsleigh, Derbyshire, an American tourist is found dead. Murder suspects include the victim's brother-in-law, a penniless uncle of the lord of the manor, and the lord's fiance. Det-Sgt Brenna Taylor tried to solve the case while figuring out who is harassing her with vicious pranks.
Contrived
Price: Free! Words: 18,140. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Jessica is suspended from her job without notice, her best friend Alice has made unsubstantiated allegations. Jessica feels betrayed, with clarity of purpose, her emotions subside rapidly. She will be exonerated. Her motivation is saving the job she loves! She shall have closure, especially from Alice!
Boone There - Fun That
Price: Free! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Three agents drive up to Boone (NC, USA) from Charlotte to search for the elusive Jim and Jill characters on a cold December day. They discuss possible scenarios and motives for Jim's fleeing on the Blue Ridge Parkway as a snowstorm starts. The car crashes. But, where are the bodies? Who really knows what happened? More meta-real mayhem, psecret psociety pstyle.
Lethe's Cipher
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A homeless man named Ted wakes up in the luxury car of a missing woman. When the police question him, he babbles about a man he claims will lead them to the woman, though Ted also says he has never met this man. When Detective Lyons follows the leads, he stumbles into the secret life of a powerful investor and his unexpected connection with the poorest of the poor.
Blood & Water
Price: Free! Words: 21,100. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sebastian finds himself trapped in a remote house, surrounded by his girlfriend's family. A family that had been kept secret from him with good reason. He is dragged into their twisted world of greed and abuse. It isn't long before the reunion turns deadly. As the drama unfolds, Sebastian starts to feel that he has been witness to something very sinister. Has there been a murder?
The Squadron Inn Mystery
Series: Chris Calhoun Middle Georgia Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
A new mystery set in Middle Georgia! An abandoned hotel, a trap set by another person, an unconscious body -- and an international jewel thief! Chris Calhoun and Mark Hall pursue an internationally reknown jewel thief -- but are put againast great odds in finding him in the latest version of the Chris Calhoun stories.
Bangkok in Salisbury
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Agents 32 and 33 find themselves in downtown Salisbury (NC, USA) on a July afternoon in 2014 and decide to go for a late lunch. Notes are hidden and advice is given. All while a World Cup soccer match plays overhead. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. [approx. 1300 words]
Sherlock Holmes: Sherlock For Kids: The Blue Carbuncle
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Law & Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
As part of the Classics For Kids series international best-selling author Mark Williams is proud to present this Sherlock Holmes short story adaptation for children: The Blue Carbuncle. Come join Holmes and Watson as they solve the mystery of the blue carbuncle in a child-friendly, twenty-first century English and with the seamier side of Victorian life left out.
Nosferatu's Assassin
Price: Free! Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eura must find a killer who's absorbed the lives of other vampires, before they kill again and grow even further in strength. It will take all her skill to live if she doesn't succumb to siren's call of power that is offered to her.
Wrapped in Death and Chocolate (A Stacey McKinnon Mystery)
You set the price! Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a model is found dead in a factory, her body in a vat of chocolate, the Portman Creamery girls must figure out what exactly happened to her. With little evidence, they head into the world of modeling for some answers.
A Loss of Angels
Series: Tales of the Last Edwardian. Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An appalling triple murder in Edwardian Manchester. The evidence is unchallenged, the confession sound. But before the hangman can do his work, an appeal is lodged. The guilty man was supposedly insane when he killed Edward, Eliza and Lucia Tallboys. Dr Alice Urquhart must establish the truth.
The Lost Clue - Abridged Edition
Price: Free! Words: 69,010. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2015 by White Tree Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Romance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Living the life of a wealthy man, Kenneth Fortescue receives devastating news from his father. But he is only able to learn incomplete facts about his past, because a name has been obliterated from a very important letter. A romantic novel written in 1905 by the much-loved author Mrs. O. F. Walton, this edition has been lightly abridged and edited to make it easier to read and understand today.