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The Depot
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Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
They say The Depot is haunted. But in all the years homicide detective Mark Waters has visited the ancient train station turned restaurant, he’s never seen proof. Until now. As he investigates a supposed suicide by train, he learns secrets of a murder that took place eighty years ago may directly affect his case.
The Pit Stop
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Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
THE PIT STOP (This Stop Could be Life or Death) is a ten-thousand-word mini mystery with a ghostly edge. When what seems like a normal pit stop turns to more than just gas and food, a lost couple finds themselves searching for the truth of a twenty-year-old mystery that may cost them their life.
Pluto and the Case of the Mummy Dummy (Ghost Mystery)
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Series: The Other Side's Pluto Whitlock, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.00 from 1 review)
Pluto's job is to retrieve spirits from the humans' part of the world and take them back to the Other Side. But when tales of a walking mummy surface, Pluto is skeptical. In his years at the Spirit Division, he's never come across an undead mummy, so he doesn't believe people's tales and pictures. Pluto might just learn the hard way that humans don't always have an overactive imagination.
Diabla Makes an Entrance
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Price: Free! Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
She's no blessed Madonna. You won't find her in church. If you want warm and fuzzy and politically correct, forget Diabla. She's the she-devil, the female cop you want when the case is dangerous and your ass is on the line. She's Dee Rabow, sexy, tough, sometimes violent. She's the one who's got your back.
Slow Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
Contained--Day 2 (Earthquake)
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Series: Contained, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sid Chamber's virus has just costed the lives of numerous people, with Noah Arkchrist witnessing it all. In this next thrilling piece of the Contained series, now that McKenzi and Noah know that something terrible is going on along with this quarantine of the campus, both must enlist the help of an outside source to survive. However, with Sid's appeal coming up for his release as well.
Sleeping Dogs
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Series: Chase Investigations, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes doing a favour ain't such a great idea. The private eyes of Chase Investigations take on the case of a young cop accused of assault. With some heavy political interference and a drug-fuelled fixer involved, plus Dan Crowley's old enemy DI Kennedy leading the charge, this is a case they quickly wish they had never taken on.
The Poisoned Ground
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Series: The Peers of Beinan. Price: Free! Words: 12,160. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Tyranny and plague! When a sudden plague of mysterious cancers strikes the southwestern city of Nan-li, it falls to Lady Abbess Cara of house Ten-Ar to investigate, entangling her in a royal trap that may cost her life. A Peers of Beinan Series novella. Interactive: click on hypertext links to discover more about planet Beinan and Beinarian society.
Across The Plains
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You set the price! Words: 3,100. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A politician goes missing at a dinner. He's quickly swept into a dark web of kidnapping and violence as he attempts to escape with his life intact.
Vandal Eyes
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Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
Spirit's Revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Pick Me Up
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Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: British English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Living Books USA. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A notorious criminal turns up dead. When detectives Dalton and Wilkins are sent to investigate the crime scene, they are confronted with one last task. The question is, will the dead man’s observations come true, or will one of the detectives be able to prevent a catastrophe? Sometimes it pays to take men at their words.
Archie’s Antiques Mystery Puzzles Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Archie’s Antiques Mystery Puzzles Sampler - fun for all ages. Four fun puzzles for all the family from Robin Hillard. Archie’s Antiques is a charming fictional antique shop set in a small town somewhere in Australia. And inside Archie’s are a wonderful group of characters: Sam, the knowledgeable owner of Archie’s, his clever friend, retired policeman, Edward Destranger, and his young niece, Sandra
Touched by Death - Part 1 of 2
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Price: Free! Words: 43,570. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Anthropologist Jade Hansen returns to Haiti to face the demons of her past and finds herself back in the path of danger...and falling in love with a man who's in the middle of it all.
Discarded
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Price: Free! Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
a television news anchor is stalked by a psycho and disappears. police think it is a publicity stunt and don't investigate. is it?
The Dog Who Loved Sherlock Holmes
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Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Levi, the leader of the Three Dog Detective Agency, must channel his inner Sherlock Holmes if he is to solve a mystery, and survive.
Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21
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Price: Free! Words: 29,700. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.
The Bullcatcher
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Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Detective Jack Miller Short Story A bushfire has swept through the Coomalie Shire in the Northern Territory leaving a path of destruction. Working round the clock, Detective Jack Miller and Forensics Technician Kate Bowen investigate any deaths that have occured in a race against time to save vital evidence.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
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Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
Honey Trap
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Series: Chase Investigations, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 16,580. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A honey trap gone wrong. A violent stalker in the shadows. A mysterious past. It all adds up to a tough case for the private eyes of Chase Investigations.