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Heads Up
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Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Five years ago, the police department was shattered when a psychotic hit man turned his rage against homicide detectives and their families. Now, the evidence suggests that the same killer has returned.
An Account of a Curious Encounter: A Professor Arnustace steampunk mystery
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Series: Professor Arnustace. Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
Story 1 of the Arnustace steampunk mysteries: 1961 ... When a pod of killer whales washes up dead on the Whitby shore, what else can the local constabulary do but call for the eccentric Professor Arnustace, owner of 5 degrees and a mechanically-augmented talking cat?
Story Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story Sampler is a free sampling of stories found in my other collections that provide the reader with a broad cross-section of the types of stories I have published in these collections (mystery, science fiction, fantasy, mainstream, cross-genre).
Fragile Cord
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Price: Free! Words: 82,580. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
FRAGILE CORD is an emotional rollercoaster charting the murder suicide of a young mother and her son. Will detectives Kevin Coupland and Alex Moreton discover the secret she took to her grave, and what links it to the murder of a family man outside a Swinton wine bar?
.Skinz
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonas Wakefield enlists Regan King to help him find an art thief. In the virtual world not everything is as it seems and the truth will change one of Regan's closets relationships forever.
Yokche
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Series: Chase Larsen Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 93,200. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When his sister dies, Chase Larsen trades his job as government troubleshooter for the peace and quiet of Florida life with his dog and his Harley, but haunted by her death he and his friends track the men responsible from Palm Beach to St. Augustine and along the way uncover a deadly plan.
The Collector
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Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"Urban Fantasy Done Right!" "Like a gritty Sam Spade dropped into a really good X-Files episode" In Badhorn, weird is normal. So when Detective Raymond Montgomery and his partner, Wally, find a grisly murder victim with a monster movie fetish, it's just another day at the office, until they notice a few things are missing from the victim's collection...namely the monsters.
The Forlorn Maggie: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
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Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Fiona Conway, the Forlorn Maggie, seeks revenge against Fleet Footed Fleet, the savage mastermind of the B.M.C. Durfee Mutiny, Lizzie Borden must summon all of her courage and confront her own dark secret. Together with her pinchfisted father Andrew Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
The Phone Ring
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You set the price! Words: 200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A very short horror and mystery that appeals to the imagination and sends it running wild.
Beyond Innocence
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Price: Free! Words: 110,310. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Excellent, well conceived and powerful murder story... The plot is compelling, complex, gripping and is innovative, and therefore exposed as totally believable for the readers. It is commendable that the characters come alive for the reader from the instant that Chapter One starts.
General Well'ngone In Love
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Price: Free! Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Aster Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In this short mystery story set in Regency London during the Frost Fair of 1814, a recently orphaned boy disappears, seemingly off the face of the earth. Wealthy-widower-turned-sleuth Ezra Melamed enlists the aid of General Well’ngone, a young Jewish pickpocket, who has his own reason for wishing to find the missing child—the General has fallen in love with the boy’s older sister.
Radio Flyer
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It would be news to no one to say that college kids do stupid things at times. My dorm room buddies and I were no exception.
Médium saignant - Épisode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,080. Language: Canadian French. Published: January 6, 2015 by Lecteur en série. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Benoit Sylvestre est bien malgré lui mêlé à une série de meurtres sanglants ayant pour point commun une carte de tarot laissée sur chaque scène de crime. Alors que le lieutenant Francoeur l’accuse d’être l’auteur de ces atrocités, le professeur Lavillette, un expert en sciences occultes, soutient la thèse qu’il sera la cible finale de cette longue suite d’assassinats, commandés par une secte de...
The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a very famous movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
The Agitated Elocutionist: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
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Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Mrs. Arbuthnot, the Agitated Elocutionist of Fall River, reports the disappearance of her coveted Star of Swansea, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective enters into a maze of secrets, lies and tongue twisters. Together with her loyal cousin Sarah Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
Executive Affairs
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Executive Affairs contains two Sedona O'Hala short stories, Executive Affairs and Executive Gardening. These shorts are based on the characters in Maria's popular Sedona O'Hala humorous mystery series. Executive Lunch is the first novel in the series. Sedona must solve a few crimes while fighting her way up the corporate ladder; mostly she dangles from her fingertips just trying to survive.
Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter (Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Demons are dangerous things. They inflame your insecurities, turn your weaknesses against you, and whisper their thoughts into your ears in the darkness. The Vatican wants them locked up, or banished back to Hell. Short on priests and long on money, they’ve had to resort to paying bounties to keep things under control. That means looking outside of the faithful, to mercenaries like Cade Crowley.
Ella & Jasper Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Ella marries Joe Westin, she inherits a father-in-law who gets her into more trouble than the bad guys. As a former thief turned government agent, Ella thinks she’s up for any assignment that comes her way, but Jasper Westin just might be more than she can handle. Set in the 1820s, these three quick reads offer a fun glimpse into Ella’s family life. Ernest Effort Missing Monkey Close Quarters
Zechariah Fleming
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Price: Free! Words: 199,930. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Young Zach believes Craig and Kara Fleming are his lost parents. But his appearance bewilders them: they've never had a child! The police and the school down the street believe he's theirs, though, and Zach knows where to find what he needs in their home—even knows the dog's name—without being told. What are Craig and Kara to do with him? And who is the mysterious man with the black gloves?
To Hell in a Hot Tub, A Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tess Darling is a ballsy blonde TV producer, who solves media murders with the help of hunky (but hapless) cameraman Miller. Sent to Greece to film a steamy dating show, they end up in a Jacuzzi with three hot girls - and one picky guy. When a dark, muscle-bound stranger joins the party, passions boil over into murder. Are they stuck with a lady-killer? Tess is just the broad to find out...