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A Woman To Die For
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A private investigator is hired by a wealthy Texas woman to find her husband and bring him back from his latest drinking binge. John Hartley is not that hard to find, but bringing him back is a whole different matter.
The Cop Who Wouldn't Die: A Clockwork Genie Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
She wasn't even supposed to be there when the bullet struck her chest. Detective Whitney Manning should be dead. This short story is a follow up to Kevin Paul Shaw Broden’s debut novel, CLOCKWORK GENIE.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
Ben Jackson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Jim Connors wakes up on Friday and finds that Ben Jackson, a prominent business man who had recently partnered with Jim's company, is dead, that his business partner, Kevin Anderson, is nowhere to be found, and that his company has folded. And it's Saturday, not Friday. When Jim begins to investigate, he realizes that he hasn't been asking the most important question of all. Who is Ben Jackson?
Arson in Albuquerque, A Floyd Sisters Mystery
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Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General
Three young girls faced the fire alone. How could they possibly escape?
Remailer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pretty Enid is looking for lost Fremont. She hires a not-reporting to look for him. That starts a wild ride of mystery and death in a far future of mixed-gender and lost genetics. A science fiction short story from the award-winning and best-selling team of Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald.
The Ghost Trees
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Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an old Native American shaman is accused of murdering a cedar tree poacher, Dr. Peyton McKean is called in to unravel the dense tangle of clues hidden among the majestic trees of a Pacific Northwest rainforest. Police detectives are baffled but McKean's brilliant mind leads him past the obvious--and into danger.
Calamity on Coronado Island, A Floyd Sisters Mystery
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Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Three young girls and a ghost...No one knew they were there. Would they come back out?
Curious Confession
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Series: Closed Case, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
What would you do if a man came up to you and confessed to murder? Tammy is bored with her job as a police investigator in Manchester and wishes to quit and move on. Right about the time she decides it’s time for a new direction in her life, a man walks into the station claiming that he wishes to confess to a murder. His name is John Doe, and he is the Hartfield Killer.
Vengeance in Virginia City, a Floyd Sisters Mystery
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Series: Floyd Sisters Mystery, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,440. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Timbers swayed and crashed as the old mine collapsed. Could the girls get out in time? The sisters are in Virginia City viewing the camel races. An old feud comes to light and they get involved, but to what end? Will it help the city residents and will they escape the mine collapse?
Double Dare Rabbit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Dare is a rabbit. Following a fantastic day of robbing the nearby human’s vegetable garden, Dare’s luck turns sour when he encounters Osprey, a sadistic ocean bird with a penchant for gambling on other animals’ lives. Osprey forces Dare to make a choice––run in his sadistic games over the asphalt river, or lose everything (and everyone) Dare cares about.
Murder on the Eifel Tower
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Series: Closed Case, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Taking a vacation in Paris, tammy hopes to be able to relax, especially after breaking up with her boyfriend. Once there, she is elated and cannot wait to see the Eiffel Tower, but relaxation will have to wait. While visiting the Eiffel Tower with her tour group, a man is murdered, everyone is a suspect, and it’s up to Tammy to solve the mystery before the killer gets away.
Adriana
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Short story. Do you remember the Watering Season? That favorite children’s tradition in the building to mark the end of the school year. You fill a can with water, go out on the balcony and empty the can on someone’s head. Good tradition, isn’t it? And do you remember Adriana? No one “watered” her, remember? Anna asked me once: “Why isn’t anybody watering Adriana?” Good question.
Rescue: A Litter of Quetzels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Weak as a kitten. That's what the old-timers say, anyway. Houston Homicide Detective Quetzel Cazares believes that, too. So when she finds a scrawny little cat abandoned at a gruesome crime scene, she takes pity on him and adopts him. That decision just may save her life. Five stories. Five murders. One tiny, fluffy connection.
Trouble the Cat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,170. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Follow the adventures of Dory, a fledgling sorceress, and her cat Trouble, in this new anthology from award-winning author, P.M. Griffin.
The Demise of Fyne Literature
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who killed Fyne Literature? The Fictional Book Investigation Agency is on the case—and the lead investigator is closer to the culprit than he realizes. Ivy League wants to learn who murdered the love of her life. The Fictional Book Investigation Agency agrees to take the case, and soon discovers a surplus of suspects.
Chances Are
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Series: Chances Are, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
His Grandma always said he'd come to no good. Chances Are, she's right.
Jerkwater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A tabloid writer of the mysterious and strange teams up with an investigative taxidermist to solve a series of odd murders. They use theories of parallel universes, intense consideration of dog hair, and bricks through windows on this rousing short story of a mystery and exasperation.
Faith Departed: Short Stories of Mystery, Crime, and Despair
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"FAITH DEPARTED: SHORT STORIES OF MYSTERY, CRIME, AND DESPAIR," by crime author Melissa M. Garcia is a collection of five fictional short stories of evil, pain, and sadness. From the author of "FALLING ANGELS," "CHASING DEMONS," and "STRANGER: A DEATH VALLEY MYSTERY," this short story compilation is only available in e-book.
The Treasure Of Purgatory Crater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,890. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the moon, oxygen is the most precious commodity. Without it, death comes quickly. But there are other things of value in the vastness of Luna, and other reasons to die.