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Ask Not For Whom The Panther Prowls
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You set the price! Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this short novella, Dr. Sharpe swears to “go straight” and stick to academic pursuits. He is dragged into a series of polite poisonings after a student in his 'Physics for Poets' class dies of an apparent heart attack. Someone is slowly knocking off the undergraduates and the only common feature of the victims seems to be their involvement in an on-line English course. Is it?
St. Valentine's Day Cookie Massacre: A Hatter's Cove Gazette Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 43,970. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Food columnist, Kat Archer, has been assigned the event of the year, the grand opening of Miss Dolly’s Cookie Jar and Sweets Emporium. What begins as a run of the mill, albeit tasty, assignment turns into something much more dangerous when one of the Cookie Jar’s employees is poisoned. Now Kat is chasing the biggest story of her life, while trying to avoid becoming the killer's next victim.
Italian Folly (A Kissed in Italy Mystery Book 2)
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Price: Free! Words: 28,360. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lily Bilbury is a women with a pending divorce, a normal-as-can-be job with no mysteries, and a burgeoning romance. Or is she? In three months of madness everything changes.
Unexpected (A Belinda & Bennett Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story featuring characters from The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries. In this short, between events in Drive-Bye and Overkill, Belinda’s grandmother pays her a visit, dropping a surprising piece of information about her grandfather.
Diabla Meets Big Ju Ju
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Price: Free! Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Henri is an eleven year old boy trying to become a man. Ricky and Dee want to help, but Big Ju Ju, a treacherous gang leader stands in their way. While the two PI's try to sort out their love lives, danger, murder, and a hideous disease threaten to schedule a meeting at the graveyard. And attendance is mandatory.
The Case Book of Rajiv Ray
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Price: Free! Words: 8,260. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Rajiv Ray is a private detective, and owns Candour Detective Agency located in Secunderabad City. In the case of Adventure of Missing Woman, he investigates the whereabouts of a missing woman called Sita. Sita is a housewife and lives in a private home along with her husband Varun. She is friendly with her neighbours and is very much close to one of her neighbours, Tanu, who is a widow.
God Code
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Series: Starlit Sequence, volume 1. Price: Free! Words: 40,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Murder mystery. A killer is killing, without a killing clue. Some of the best law enforcement officers from the FBI, IRS, and DIA are working on the problem. Yet, the murders keep occuring.
The Outlier #5: Jumpers
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Series: The Outlier. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Dillon Sharif was the world's greatest data detective, but he had too many cases. He needed to apply the same analytics techniques he used for solving mysteries to manage his own workload issues. He was also going to need help. A lot of help. Part Freakonomics, part Doctor Who, part Sherlock Holmes, and one hundred percent absurd, The Outlier series continues with #5: Jumpers. Let it rain!
Marley Was Dead: A Christmas Carol Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Walk the streets of old London just before Christmas with a retired police inspector haunted by the mysterious death of Jacob Marley. Meet the people he investigates, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Bob Cratchit, Fagin, and Bill Sikes.
The Caterpillar King
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Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Caterpillar King blends mystery, magical realism, and science fiction to create a story unlike any other. Pearlstone’s debut novel alternates between the surreal and the mundane, weaving humor and intelligence through each of its three stories. In the end, this is a book that shows us how we are all connected across time and space…by caterpillars.
Salford Trenches
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Price: Free! Words: 51,390. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
NaNoWriMo 2014 book. Last updated 2014-11-30 01:36:26
Goal reached!
Fracking has hit Britain, and industrialists in North West England have started test drilling, trying to emulate the finanical success of commercial firms in the USA. Their work has attracted opposition, Anti-Fracking demonstrators and protestors, who have set up camp in a field opposite the site. Mickey and Melia are part of British Intelligence and have been drafted in to prevent trouble.
High Spirits
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Price: Free! Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Newly divorced Harley Straker is granted reasonable support while completing her historical romance novel. Imagine Harley's surprise when the replacement wife writes it first. Picture also the community's shock and surprise when an 18th century spirit materializes just in time to promote the new Mrs. Straker's book, resulting in a hilarious ghost hunt around a town gone mad with haunted fever.
The Return from the Death
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You set the price! Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Having survived two separate terrorist attacks, the intrepid team of Hendrych and Kroupa had hoped to put the horrors of their run-in with the extremist group, AVPW, behind them. However, the prospect of world domination is too strong and they're soon facing a nightmare from beyond the grave.
The Horse-Drawn Hearse
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Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 1 review)
On Halloween night in 1973, young Daniel Taylor was approached by a mysterious horse-drawn hearse driven by a sinister old man. Forty years later, the hearse emerged from the darkness and appeared to Daniel once again - but this time it was carrying a coffin.
Halloween Night: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
(1.00 from 1 review)
James is alone on Halloween night. His parents go to a Halloween Party, but never return. The search for James's parents begins.
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.
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.