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Your Cheatin' Heart: A Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Following a cheating husband and his tarty blonde, PI Tiffany Waters witnesses the explosion of the lover’s motel. The police find only one body: the husband. Now Tiffany must save her husband from a mystery man demanding her photos of the lovers’ meeting. But how can two copies of the same photo be different? How can the blonde in the photo blink? “Your Cheatin’ Heart” is 7,693 words.
Observe, If You Will...
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Montreal prostitute is being grilled for her knowledge of Harry Houdini’s death. But if the mysterious customer who took her to Houdini’s last rehearsal and performance is really a killer, how did he do it, and why?
The Kidnapping of Billy Buttons and String of Pearls
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Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In these two Razor and Edge mysteries they encounter two strange crimes. One involves the kidnapping of a collectible teddy bear, the other a robbery of a neighbor. What Razor and Edge discover is shattered families in need of not only their detective skills but healing. They will try to do both. These Staten island PI’s are the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin for the 21st century with a twist.
Murphy's Law
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Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It started at a smoky bar, a conversation with a beautiful woman, a night in her bed. Private Detective Murphy McEvoy can’t believe his luck. But for some, when things go too well, there is a reckoning, a balancing of the cosmic scales, and Murphy is one of those people.
Foresight, A Classic Cozy Mystery (Kind Of)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Smart aleck Chicago detective Filton Sibley is on 'holiday' in the UK when he gets an urgent call to protect a well-to-do Englishman from a death threat. It kind of goes down hill from there. A not so classic cozy mystery with a castle full of characters, a puffy inspector watching Filton's every move, and a wild boar's head. Worst of all, Filton himself is a suspect!
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
From Beyond The Grave
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Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,110. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Carl Danby returns to tackle another unusual case. During a séance, a psychic claims the late Samuel Bittner was murdered. With no body to autopsy, Danby relies on his best skill—talking. Tension increases as Samuel’s relatives insist the patriarch died of natural causes. With little physical evidence to process, will Danby discover the truth? 18,444 words; additional material at the end.