Books tagged: cozy mystery short story

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Better Late
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nick’s going to score a new 4x4 for his “exporter”, but as he watches it park in a nearly-deserted lot, driven by a hot woman, he figures he’ll use his smooth charm to score more than just the car. Except this broad’s making him work for it...
Playing Hero
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Howard just wants to be a hero, even if it means creating the disasters he rescues people from. And if none of his ventures have worked out just like he planned, that’s only because they haven’t been as perfect as the scheme he’s cooked up now. An old folks home. A fire. How can he miss?
Confidence
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pierre makes a very good living romancing wealthy women out of their money and jewels. He likes his marks rich, quiet, and emotionally needy. And his latest may be his sweetest prize yet. But looks can be deceiving.
In the Real World
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Marlena has played it safe her whole life, so when she falls hard for a man she meets on an anonymous chat site, she’s careful to cover her computer tracks after each session and not send any information that can be tracked back to her. But her husband suspects anyway. Now it’s time for Marlena to do something bold for once in her life, to meet her lover in the real world.
Untouchable
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cole Fincher is the brilliant artist who finishes all the roughed-in painting of Katarzyna Yarschansky, yet it is only Katarzyna’s name on the paintings, so she gets the fame and fortune while Cole receives only her disdain and a journeyman’s wage. It’s time for things to change. And his point of attack will be the one painting she will not let him anywhere near, "The Untouchable.”
Cabin Take-Out
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Bobby Waller’s done pretty good for a sport clerk who figured how the government was searching everyone’s mail. Stole him some money and been hiding out around Two-Toe Lake, living off cabin break-ins for 26 days! They can’t catch him because he’s careful and ruthless. Like the old widow in one of his target cabins is about to find out...
Back in the Saddle
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mimi LaFleur, septuagenarian party animal, never met a cliché or a man she didn’t like. In this short story, she headlines a conference in Ojai with her uptight, young assistant, Lizzie. Mimi’s built a reputation as a crime-solving grandma on TV, but a compromising photo has found its way into the hands of bestselling author Kayleigh. When Kayleigh’s body is discovered, Mimi’s in hot water.
Water Under The Bridge
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sandra Moody has had it. The water keeps rising and there's nothing she can do about it. If the rain doesn't stop, her idyllic summer cabin will be swallowed up by a backlog of runoff and sludge. If not for the mysterious disappearance of her favorite neighbor, she'd be one step away from locking the door and tossing the key.