Books tagged: mystery and crime short stories

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The Mystery behind The Cursed Record
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016 by HappyLife Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Horror » General
My father had died. Sooner or later, I know it would be my time. I love Cassandra too much that I could not bear to imagine seeing her losing a child, if we had one. And so I left her, hoping that the curse will end with my death...
The Ghosts' High Noon
Series: Isobel Spice Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
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In this delightful short story, enterprising actress and amateur sleuth Isobel Spice faces down a theater ghost to learn the truth behind an actor’s mysterious death during a performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s gothic operetta "Ruddigore."
Death at Noon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,110. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gregory Kent late night radio host is dead; it’s the middle of the day a restaurant full of people but there are no suspects. Marlow finds that the secret recipe for murder is hidden in plain sight. To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends is available, just visit her website at http://www.mysterygirljournal.com/landing-page-2/ for coupon code.
A Countdown to Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Susan Miles is nosy. When she’s not keeping tabs on her neighbors at her New York City apartment building, she’s badgering the doormen for more information. With a tip from Jose, her favorite doorman, Susan is unwittingly drawn into a sinister murder plot that leaves one resident dead.
Epay Stories - German Officer's Sword - Used
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Epay Stories are fictional events related to ecommerce such as online auctions. The story German Officer's Sword - Used relates the activities of a man who purchases a used German officer's sword on the epay auction site. As he cleans the sword in preparation for display, he encounters a small bit of darkish red material which he removes and gives to a neighboring policeman for analysis.
Crime In Its Time
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » General
Deceit is universal and murder has no permanent home. Both Al Capone and a medieval relic thief could understand them. So could lawyers, teenagers, union members, contract killers, and Home Economics teachers. With rich historical detail, these seven tales range from England in the middle ages to Wisconsin in the present-day.
Death on a Cold Night
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
We present here Elm Books’ first mystery collection, eight chilling winter tales, ranging from a cozy story of the theft of a teapot to ripped-from-the-headlines crimes stories. We have brought you a slew of dead bodies, with settings from a glamorous Hollywood movie set to the Wyoming wilderness, and even a vampire or two.
Water Rate Challenge
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In Grand Blanc, Michelle was a former schoolteacher who suffered career-ending injuries in a car accident in her late 20s. Therefore, she and her husband battled their debts for a decade and a half, using every frugal method they knew. When it was time for them to destroy the debt completely, a unsuspecting water rate increase downed the couple and the city's residents. Even the FBI was involved.
Murderous Critters, Cattle Capers(tm) #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Murderous Critters is a trio of outrageously funny mystery short stories, the first collection in a series featuring the zany comic animal characters from the world of Cattle Capers(tm). A killer magician, rogue dinosaur skeletons, and roaming gunslingers are no match for bovine Master Detective Adam Steer and his goofy sidekick Crazy Cal. Appropriate for teens and adults. Not for young children.
A Missing Tourist in Mexico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
He seems a bit disorganized, but Detective Esteban Verde is ready for the challenge when an American scuba diver is reported missing at the tourist community of San Carlos, Mexico. Verde juggles the Federal Police, his own sergeant, and a distraught widow—if that's what she really is. This short story was inspired by the author's own vacation to San Carlos.