Books tagged: short crime fiction

The adult filter is active; content marked as adults-only by the author is not listed. To view this content, click the button below to disable the adult filter.

Found 11 results

Quick Crime
By
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.
Shooter on Campus
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
The shooter looked through the scope. Where are you? He had already killed 23 people. She must be out there somewhere. One shooter and one daring cop will face off in a struggle to save or end the lives of dozens of helpless students. It’s a brutal battle of dangerous actions and violent results.
TECH WARS: The Collection
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
This e-book contains 5 stories. The Tank series cover the antics of a group of cyborg contractors who aim to make a profit from the world’s never ending war. Synthesis is a short about humanity’s fight against an unknown alien force and the actions of one man/machine in that war. Finally, Iraq 2050 looks at what the world could be like if the Iraq war escalated into a world war.
5 Twists
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Five flash stories with a touch of mystery, some hard-boiled, some fluffy, all with a twist.
Deadly Decisions: 5 Tales of Crime and Suspense
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
Tales about dark choices people make when their backs are against a wall: a sheriff's deputy and a nun hold the fate of a meth dealer; a former violinist takes fate into his own, scarred hands; a forensic linguist obsessed with solving the puzzle of a missing Moravian deed; a homeless man killed by a hit-and-run finds advocates in a minister and his cat; a hitman who just wants to be left alone.
Unveiling Christmas
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Families silenced by secrets, lost heirlooms and a ruthless killer. Suzy's bridegroom’s secret is revealed on her wedding day but being discovered in her wedding dress with a knife in her hand makes the day worse. She learns her bridegroom found a ring worth millions of pounds but someone else wants it too. As the body count rises can Suzy unscramble the secrets or will she too meet a grisly end?
Vengeance is Blind: Three Scott Drayco Short Mysteries
By
You set the price! Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From three-time Derringer Award finalist BV Lawson come three tales featuring Scott Drayco, a man who had everything going for him: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist in the prime of his youth. After violence scarred him physically and emotionally, he turned to an FBI career for ten years and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases other people don't want to touch.
False Shadows: Eight Scott Drayco Mystery Stories
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,060. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Scott Drayco had everything going: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist. After a violent act scarred him, he turned to an FBI career and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases others won't touch. From a suspected serial killer who plays mind games with Drayco, to murder and revenge at 20,000 feet, these 8 stories delve into dark mysteries of the human soul.
Death Will Tank Your Fish and Other Stories
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bruce investigates the deaths of one alcoholic and 200 guppies. In the other stories, an enigmatic woman stalks men in a seaside town; a cozy writer seeks revenge for a long-ago prom disaster; two treasure hunters' greed overcomes their common sense; and a burnt-out Vietnam vet finds hope. "Zelvin's characters literally leap off the pages”; “tragedy and humor, sometimes in the same sentence.”
Hunted Heiress
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Rich heiress is kidnapped for no apparent reason. Her plane crashes into dense forested area where it just happens that a police detective is taking a much needed rest from his undercover operations. He guides her back to civilization and safety. Her ordeal is over, or is it.