Books tagged: crime short story

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Easy Time
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hoochie has a zapper in his skull far more effective than any electronic ankle cuff and will be serving his time in the basement of the widow of the man he killed. What his delectable jailor has planned for him is both more benign and more horrible than anything he could have imagined. Definitely NOT easy time.
The Grocery Zoo Story
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When Baxter meets a talking dog in a grocery store, he’s sure it’s evidence that the produce has been spiked with LSD. But then the dog tells him how it got there and it’s strangely compelling...until it’s all just TOO DAMN MUCH!
The Four-Handed Corpse
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
She’s just come from Psych class when the cops show her the half-cooked corpse of her aunt. It gets worse when they try to explain exactly how the aunt died.
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.
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.
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.”
Doggone Accomplice
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ralph’s not gonna be an ordinary break-and-enter guy because he’s figured out a method, one that uses the dogs of the people he targets against them. And he’s just spotted the perfect canine accomplice…
The Tides
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bonnie’s making her way in the world the best way she knows how – finding men who’ll look after her, maybe take her closer to her dream of California. So far she’s done good. She made it to Oregon. She just spotted a new sugar-daddy. But she’s gotta trust her instincts because there are bad men out there…
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.