Books tagged: mystery stories

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Five Feline Fancies
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,810. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five of Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s most popular cat stories. They run the gamut from the award-winning “The Secret Lives of Cats” to the whimsical “The Poop Thief.” Other stories in the collection include reader favorite “What Fluffy Knew,” the short mystery “Scrawny Pete,” and the Fey prequel “Destiny.”
Scars and Candy - Tales of Terror and Dark Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,900. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Scars and Candy opens the door on a dark world of monsters, crime, mayhem and human evil. Demons, dark creatures and dangerous humans lurk in 16 tales that gaze into the darkness of the human heart and paths of revenge, retribution and terror.
Santa and Other Christmas Criminals
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
Think about it: Santa sneaks in during the dead of night. He steals cookies, drinks some milk, maybe tracks ashes all over the living room. Yeah, he leaves presents, but maybe that’s just a cover for more nefarious behavior. Who knows…besides Santa himself? This five story collection includes the stories Doubting Thomas, Snow Angels, Substitutions, Rehabilitation and Nutball Season.
Five Female Sleuths
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,640. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Five different women—a CPA, a lawyer, an internet service provider, a bookstore owner, and a crime scene investigator—find themselves in the middle of crimes, crimes so personal that they threaten the women’s lives. Stories included are Edgar nominees “Cowboy Grace” and “Spinning,” Shamus nominee “Discovery,” and two stories others, “Patriotic Gestures,” and “Jury Duty.”
First Feature
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 101,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
First Feature is a bitingly wry detective whodunit featuring ex-LAPD's not so celebrated detective Anthony Carrick as he juggles mafia lords, drug addled neophytes, nymphomaniacs, gay counterculture, vegan hippies and tinsel town's dark side in a quest to uncover a homicide in the midst of his own personal turmoil.
Money Ain't Nothing
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Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Money ain’t nothing if you’ve got a lot of it. But then again, a lot of money won’t necessarily buy happiness either. In this Anthony Carrick mystery, hard boiled detective Anthony Carrick is asked to solve the murder of a rich dame’s son. Police think it’s an accidental death, but could it be something more sinister?
Mystery of the Old Abandoned House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
It's the first day of the bird shooting season. Eight friends are competing against each other. The sport is interrupted by rain, and the only shelter nearby is an old abandoned house which is said to be haunted. They have a choice: either getting soaked to the bone or sheltering in the house. Which is the best option? Six choose the latter and find out the hardest way what haunted really means.
Adventures In Funeral Crashing (Funeral Crashing Mysteries #1)
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Series: Funeral Crashing Mysteries (aka Kait Lenox Mysteries), Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Sixteen year old Kait Lenox has a reputation as the weird girl in her high school and maybe it has a little to do with the fact that Kait has a hobby crashing funerals. At one of these, Kait is outted by the most popular guy in school, Ethan Ripley. Yet, instead of humiliating her, Ethan asks for her help, and Kait finds herself in full on crush, as well as entangled in a murder mystery.
Sweeper, A Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sweeper is the only name he has. He is a mysterious, deformed little man who can't remember his past and lives in a decaying, high-crime, inner-city area called the Territory. His only companion is an ugly mongrel named Snarl. He sweeps the streets and does his best to clean up rubbish of all kinds. As the ultimate underdog, Sweeper has nothing to lose and so is absolutely fearless.
Star Turn and Other Stories
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,590. 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.'