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Day of the Living Pizza
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Series: Smarts & Dewdrop Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A Smarts & Dewdrop Mystery, book 1. Detective Smarts of Crazy Name Town has a problem. Doctor Boring has been bumped off, and the only clues at the scene are some olives, tomatoes, mushrooms and a sprinkle of oregano. With the townsfolk dropping like flies and Pizza Dudes stumbling down the streets, Officer Dewdrop has an idea. For ages 10+.
Good Enough: A Shay James Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Shay is a teenage foster child who wants nothing more than to belong and she believes she has found her place at a run down stable. Her sense of belonging is threatened when the stable-owner is hurt by a mysterious attacker and in the aftermath decides to sell his horses if the criminal isn't found. Shay and her two best friends determine to find the criminal - at the cost of their own safety.
A Reunion Story
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Price: Free! Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Reunion Story follows Sam Lancey as he returns home for his 10-year high school reunion. He finds a mysterious list of "to-dos" that remind him who he used to be, and point him in the direction of who he is today.
Vanish (Book One)
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Series: Vanish, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 31,680. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
Scarlett Summers has had a rough few months. She just got out of Meadowbrook mental hospital for a crime she had nothing to do with—her best friend Grace’s disappearance. No matter how hard she tries she can’t get that night out of her head, at least the parts she remembers.
The Adventures of Young Elizabeth and Rollo, the Wondercat* (*Who thought he was a dog?)
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Price: Free! Words: 70,050. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
YE&R is the story of a 15 year-old girl and her friends in the summer before her sophomore year in high school – and, four years later, when she's a freshman in college. It's a story about self-awareness, courage, creativity – about the power of dreams, a ballpoint pen and a spiral notebook, with a surprise ending you'll never anticipate. Except for a few details, it's a true story.
Assured Destruction
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Price: Free! Words: 49,010. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(5.00 from 1 review)
You can learn a lot about someone looking through their hard drive... The real-world consequences of Janus’ online exploits threaten to bring down her mother's computer recycling business.
The Agitated Elocutionist: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
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Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Mrs. Arbuthnot, the Agitated Elocutionist of Fall River, reports the disappearance of her coveted Star of Swansea, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective enters into a maze of secrets, lies and tongue twisters. Together with her loyal cousin Sarah Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
Worst Day Ever
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Price: Free! Words: 26,220. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Jackson Little-Light lives on a Cree First Nation. He doesn't want to get into trouble every time he turns around, but it seems to happen a lot! Things get out of control on the first day of school when he decides to jog to school in his brand new runners instead of taking the bus. He doesn't really mean to get the rodeo bulls so mad and . . . well, you will just have to read all about it!
Welcome to the Neighbourhood
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Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Wilma needs a vacation. She is overworked and her life is not very exciting. She books a weekend away at a Hotel in a little Town called Iniquity Falls after stumbling upon an advert on the internet. The town seems tranquil, quiet and serine. The little town and it's people seem perfect - a little too perfect.
Sugar And Spice And Not So Nice
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Series: Mellow Summers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by Janet McNulty. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mellow Summers just wanted to go to college and get her film degree. She moved into a furnished apartment with her friend Jackie only to find that it already had a tenant: the ghost of a girl who was murdered a year earlier. Now it is up to Mellow to not only discover who the murderer is, but to prove it as well. With the help of the ghost Rachel, Mellow sets out to solve the year old mystery. Sh
Shirley Link & The Safe Case
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Series: Shirley Link, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.00 from 1 review)
Shirley Link's kickoff adventure pits her wits against a thief who's stolen thirty thousand dollars from her school's safe. Usually, she'd wrap that kind of case up before The Big Bang Theory. But there's one intriguing detail. The half-ton safe disappeared too! Shirley must find the culprit quickly or her beloved principal, Mr. Reese, will lose his job.
Jayden & the Mysterious Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 74,600. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(3.89 from 9 reviews)
When a rich grandfather figure, strangely appears in the dark street, to rescue the young boy Jayden from homelessness, a life better than his dreams has come true. He is taken to a five star hotel – no, actually a school called The Sanctum, camouflaged in the mountains. The students build and operate high tech equipment, including surrogate robots all to fight against terrorism. Or are they?
Kings & Queens
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Price: Free! Words: 99,750. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.83 from 12 reviews)
Seventeen-year-old Majesty Alistair gets sucked into a deadly game when she overhears two fellow students planning a church massacre.
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: 58,030. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.76 from 17 reviews)
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.
Shattered
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Price: Free! Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
After a tragic accident, Miranda is devastated by the loss her twin sister. However, it isn’t long before she begins to wonder if her twins death was an accident at all. Now, she must find out who wanted her sister dead, because she is next. (YA SHORT STORY, 2013's Yearly Novelette)
A Black Deeper Than Death (Miki Radicci Book 1)
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Series: Miki Radicci, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,280. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.25 from 8 reviews)
Want more free fiction from M.E. Purfield, sign up here:http://t.co/yB85rMTAj1 When she accidentally experiences the murder of a prominent business student from NYU, Miki attracts the attention of the police and the killer who threatens her and her family. But Miki doesn't really know enough to identify the killer. Miki decides to learn as much as she can about the killer to save her family
Finding Cassia Lutherans
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Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00 from 1 review)
Pixie is an ordinary girl but with two boys begging for her love, the school player and the childhood sweetheart who broke her heart, which boy will she choose? When Cassia goes missing even more drama is added to pixie's life and finding Cassia Lutherans proves difficult. A romantic mystery with a hint of sadness.
Sangre Falls
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Price: Free! Words: 7,100. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00 from 1 review)
Alexis Adeluna has a secret... She is a vampire. While exploring one of her favorite haunts, she finds a body and discovered a gift she never knew she had. She can see and hear the dead. Now, she can't rest until she finds the killer. (YA SHORT STORY, 2011's Yearly Novelette)
No Way Out - And Other Scary Short Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00 from 1 review)
Includes three 'terrorific' short stories. No Way out: Mike takes a bet to go inside a haunted house, will he live long enough to collect? The Price of Friendship: How much is a best friend worth? Joey finds out the hard way. Hobgoblin Horror: Jake volunteers at a retirement home because Shelby works there. So, it's no wonder he's misses Mr. Fitches' warnings about a homicidal hobgoblin-too bad.
A Stormy Night
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Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Stormy Night is a short story with a very unexpected ending. Set on a cold, snowy night in a remote cabin, A Stormy Night finds the main character isolated and alone... or so he thinks.