Books tagged: crime short stories

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The Female of the Species
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 Short Stories involving the Psychic, mixed-race female detective from Witchmoor Edge in Yorkshire. These are the short stories that gave rise to the novels - the woman who turns up alive when her husband's in jail for murdering her; the disappearing proceeds of armed robbery; the murder that turned out to be suicide and the suicide that turned out to be murder ... brain teasers all.
Quick Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
The world may be full of criminals, but in Chelsea Graydon’s stories they always get caught, often by their intended victims! Contains "Smile for the Camera", "Confidence", "Playing Hero", "Dragged Upstairs", and "Better Late." Five satisfying, quick tales of crime and justice from a rising voice in gentle mysteries.
A Whole Lot of Quick Crime
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
All the stories from Quick Crime and More Quick Crime, filled with robbers, swindlers, murderers, art thieves, stalkers, and firebugs...and the people who catch them. Includes “Smile for the Camera,” “Confidence,” “Playing Hero,” “Dragged Upstairs,” “Better Late,” “Cabin Take-Out,” “In the Real World,” “Money Maker,” What’s in a Name?” and “Untouchable."
Crime Capers: The Trials and Tribulations of Mr. Big
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This trilogy of three short stories follows the trials and tribulations of Mr. Big, a well known northern would-be hoodlum in and around the Leeds area and his associates as he tries to fix a pigeon race, nobble a boxer, and pull a con by stealing a painting. Barney, his trusted bodyguard, warns against engaging the services of Billy and Fred, two local lads who have an aptitude for fouling up.
Crime Capers II: The Trials and Tribulations of Mr. Big
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,960. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This second trilogy of three further short stories continues the trials and tribulations undergone by Mr. Big, a well known northern would-be hoodlum in and around the Leeds area and his associates as he tries to fix a greyhound race, hide a criminal on the run and fix a charity raffle in his favour. Will Fred and Barney be a help or a hindrance as they set about their tasks.
Star Turn and Other Stories
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You set the price! Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Star Turn and other stories is a collection of crime stories from the author of The Chameleon Factor, shortlisted for the UK's Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award in 2010. Star Turn: 'Kim had a high nasal twang that bordered on irritating, if it hadn’t come wrapped in such a delicious package: short blonde hair; cool green eyes; the too-wide, too-full mouth with the ever-ready smile.'
4 Odd Crime Stories
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
These four short, short crime stories push the boundaries of psychological fiction - and ways to tell about it. From a bully getting his comeuppance to the sinister side of a bizarre mental effect called ASMR, these quick reads are like firing pins for your brain.
The Orcus Mine
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Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Jack Minton foolishly believes he has just swindled another sucker, but this victim has other plans in mind.
Deadlier Than The Male
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime Short Stories - A man drowned in a locked bathroom; a serial killer where every murder looked like an accident; a carefully planned illusion; a perfect robbery with a tiny flaw; two slightly less than perfect alibis and two women scorned – are all part of a collection of lightweight but entertaining mysteries about a mixed race female detective much deadlier than the male of the species.
8 Funny Detective Stories with Maynard Soloman, Gal-Damn Detective
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
8 Funny Detective Stories represents Maynard Soloman's first eight cases of mystery, malarkey and misadventure. Each combines the slapstick fun of The Pink Panther with the sharp wit of The Onion, if both lived in an RV watching nothing but old Westerns. Fans of Carl Hiaasen's crime fiction humor, Elmore Leonard's bumbling bad guys or snappy current events satire will enjoy these quick reads.