Books tagged: mystery short stories

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Everybody Loves a Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What makes a hero? In these ten riveting tales of crime and suspense, Jack Nolte takes the reader on a thrilling journey from the back streets of Chicago to the windy bluffs of the Oregon coast exploring that very question. There's good guys, bad guys, and everything in between. Some stories are dark and brooding, others light and quirky, and some defy categorization altogether.
Thin Ice
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Hardboiled hilarity or gritty noir, suspense or sibling subterfuge, capers or cons, or even an especially abnormal pair of paranormal shoes, anything can happen when you venture onto Thin Ice. New England's most acclaimed crime writers, along with exciting new voices, weave twenty-five tales from the dark side. Includes Edgar, Agatha and Derringer-nominated stories, and Al Blanchard Award Winner.
Lunch Reads Volume 1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this first edition of short stories offered by Istoria Books (eBooks You Want to Read at Prices You Want to Pay), readers can devour two tasty and satisfying tales of suspense and cozy mystery. Jenny Milchman and Libby Sternberg take readers on domestic journeys where the prosaic turns into the perplexing, creating everyday dramas that aren’t easily resolved.
The Plot to Kill George
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Magda dreams of killing her husband. She schemes and plans and leaves little hints for him in an effort to scare him. It's a joke, she knows, for she couldn't bring herself to really do it. Then George goes missing and all those hints and plans becomes evidence. Magda must prove her innocence and find out what really happened to George.
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.
Lunch Reads Volume 3
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Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Istoria Books Presents: Lunch Reads Volume 3 A short-short and a long-short--two great mystery stories by writers at the top of their craft! In this third volume of Istoria Books's Lunch Reads series, readers will encounter a grumpy senior citizen doing her grocery shopping and a small town abuzz about the murder of their local newspaper's editor.
More Quick Crime
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Another delightful collection of five quick crime stories from Chelsea Graydon. Follow a man who’s been breaking into cabins around Two-Toe Lake. Feel the unbearable tension of a woman who’s going to off her husband and run away with her online lover. And more. Contains “Cabin Take-Out,” “In the Real World,” “Money Maker,” What’s in a Name?” and "Untouchable."
LUNCH READS Volume 4
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by Istoria Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
LUNCH READS: Volume 4 Two mysterious stories that take readers on a journey to the border of fantasy at the junction of imagination and dreams! In this fourth volume of the Istoria Books LUNCH READS series, readers will encounter a girl frightened by strange events and stranger parents and a Jewish widower grappling with sorrow and longing.
Dead Of Winter
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The theme is winter, and the Thalia Press Authors Co-op rises to the occasion, digging deep into their devious imaginations with short stories of cold, ice, mystery, and of course unexplained homicide. This short story anthology, edited by Katy Munger and Lise McClendon, features eight established crime authors and eight chilling stories to send shivers down your spine.
Messed Up
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,100. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From an almost-innocent dealing with a serial killer to a couple ambitious actors who’ll do almost anything to get ahead in their careers, here are five stories of ordinary people who walk over a fine line and find themselves in criminal territory, either as victims or perpetrators. Some manage to squeak through all right. Some not so much. Grab your weapon of choice and come on in.