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Under the Hill
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Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Get just a taste of what readers love about the Irish stories of New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly in this stand-alone short story.
Spillage
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Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Spillage is book 1 in the Advanced Smash Repairs Series - the story of a smash repair business that "knows too much."
From the Law Offices of Robson Garrett: The Case of Television v Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Robson had dreamed about nothing else but to become just like the lawyers he watched on television growing up. It wasn't until one fateful night that his dream came crashing down on him.
Maddog 1 The Begining
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Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Maddog 1 is a fascinating detective story. Involving murder, sex, interwoven with mystery and suspense. It will keep you reading until your eyelids grow heavy. The action takes place on the mean streets of New York City. The main character is New York City’s most violent private investigator Mike Murdock. Mike through his early life experience is enraged against crime.
Flight MH370
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Price: Free! Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
A fictional account of what happened to Flight MH370. Based on true life events.
Slain (Extended Sampler)
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Price: Free! Words: 25,090. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Murder. Lies. Church. Read an extended free sampler of Livia Harper's mystery/thriller SLAIN, about a murder in a megachurch and the atheist pastor's daughter who must find the killer or risk taking the fall. (Nearly 100 pages of the book!) WARNING: Contains sex, violence, and strong language. This is not religious fiction.
The ABC Fugitive: A Cinema Detectives Story
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Series: Cinema Detectives, Book 15. Price: Free! Words: 140. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
The strange disappearance of Ken Prime. Rosa blows it on a case. Sergeant Mirah from the West Midlands Police is critical of the Cinema Detectives - Again! Another strange story of detective struggle from the Cinema Detectives!
Vampire For Hire
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Price: Free! Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A job that is wrought with danger, full of secrets, and pays more than two months of her current job waiting tables. Who wouldn’t take it? Lexlie Carter takes the job. And changes her life forever.
The Maestro Murdered
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Price: Free! Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the aging conductor of an up and coming young orchestra is murdered, Detective Sean McGill is called in to investigate and encounters a confusing morass of dead ends, questionable motives and bizarre orchestral politics. A mystery novella.
Mama - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Reyna doesn't want to be alone anymore. She misses the children that kept her company, but she doesn't know how to get them back. She struggles with wanting children of her own and the past that would break a family apart.
The Psychic and the Damsel in Distress
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Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Telah Costner has enlisted the help of psychic after psychic in a quest to find her missing daughter, Claire. However, to Dani, the newest psychic, Telah and Claire are just two faces in the sea of clients and missing people that comprises her scam. That is, until weird things start happening to Dani.
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
Not So Mysterious
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Price: Free! Words: 72,670. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Despite her best friend's protests to the contrary, Ashley does not (usually) go looking for these situations. They just sort of happen, and she is not about to let something go unsolved when the solution practically lands in her lap. As for that whole issue of Claire's wedding, she has made peace with the fact that Aaron is never going to let her live that down.
The Flood, A Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tess Darling is a sassy TV producer, who solves media murders aided by her hunky (but hapless) cameraman Miller. In this funny, fast-paced short, the duo are sent to film the launch of a celebrity spa. When the owner's found strangled in his study, they discover he's a blackmailer, his famous guests really victims. As sparks fly, can Tess identify the killer - or will she be blinded by stars?
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
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Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Vanessa Howell goes to Dartmouth College, she knew that things were going to be different. Little did she know that she was going to get caught in the middle of something dangerous. When Vanessa's roommate, Sarah, goes missing, she discovers that her life is on the line as well. To find the kidnappers, Vanessa must seek help from Victor Malorne, who holds more secrets than the case itself.
Victoria Files: The Cabin
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Series: Victoria Files, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Victoria and her husband Tyler are spending a weekend in their cabin. There's a storm approaching and her husband leaves her alone in the cabin. What happens when a mysterious, wounded stranger appears, demanding for her help? A game of cat and mouse ensues.
Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada
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Price: Free! Words: 59,070. Language: Spanish. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
La acción arranca en una pollería en Madrid donde Consuelo descubre una cara misteriosa en el suelo de su tienda. Con su humor negro y agudo ingenio intenta desvelar el fenómeno y se adentra en uno de los misterios sin resolver más extraordinarios de la historia española contemporánea. ¿Pero realmente debe descubrir el secreto? ¿Está llevándola su búsqueda hacia una dirección peligrosa?
The Sheriff of Tesco
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Price: Free! Words: 7,460. Language: British English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A chance encounter in a supermarket coffee shop opens old wounds for the ex-Marine and the war widow. Soon they are reliving horrors of death and murder in the Afghan desert, duty and deceit blowing in the wind. Can an icon of crime fiction save them from themselves, or will it be just another case for the Sheriff of Tesco?
Sarah-Leah
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Series: Histoires courtes - Instants d'évasion, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: French. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lors d'une patrouille en plein désert, deux policiers américains font une découverte à vous glacer d'effroi ! Commence alors une histoire courte approchant le néo-réalisme et s'en allant frôler le fantastique.
Aspen Allegations - A Sutton Massachusetts Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 73,950. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Morgan has become settled in her quiet life in Sutton, Massachusetts. Her peaceful morning yoga routine is assisted by her cat, Juliet. In the evening she guides her kayak across the placid surface of Lake Singletary. Everything is in its place. When Morgan stumbles across a dead body in the shadowy depths of Sutton Woods, her stability is knocked askew. Jason, the ranger who comes to her aid ...