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Schmincke
Price: Free! Words: 2,790. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An established landscape artist from South Wales regains consciousness in a London hospital after an attack in the street. On arrival in ER she was murmuring incoherently in Welsh. The young police officer assigned to sit with her also speaks the language and they have a common interest; art and a missing paint box.
Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens
Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas season, Kate and Ada find a body on their doorstep. When Inspector Wainwright is sent to investigate, they start looking into the crime themselves before he can scare away all of their Christmas patrons. A short Christmas mystery of approx. 5000 words.
The Dressing Table Murder
Series: Bethancourt & Gibbons Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 13,620. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A Bethancourt & Gibbons mystery short story. Bethancourt & Gibbons mysteries are a series of traditional British cozies in a modern setting. Phillip Bethancourt is a wealthy man-about town and amateur sleuth. His best friend is Detective Sergeant Jack Gibbons, a rising star at Scotland Yard. Together they can suss out even the most complex cases.
7 Roses: A Very Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story is set in Victorian era England where a Scotland Yard Inspector seeks to find the killer of Aideen O'Connell, a married immigrant from Ireland.
El Dirigible
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: Spanish. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Enormes dirigibles, ordenadores mecánicos, autogiros, armas de rayos, automatones, Joseph M Remesar nos presenta una historia alternativa en un mundo dominado por complejas máquinas de vapor. Una novela steampunk que combina el género policiaco con la más clásica tradición de la Ciencia-Ficción de H.G. Wells y Julio Verne.
My Mother, the Spy Part 1 of series
Series: My Mother, the Spy. Price: Free! Words: 6,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Susan's mother tells her that she was once a spy for MI6 during the cold war and that she believes her life is now in danger, as she has recognized a man lurking around in the village. Susan finds this hard to believe, but after she realizes just how scared her mother really is, she decides to do whatever it takes to keep her mother safe.
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contacted by an old acquittance of the female persuasion, in hopes that he might be able to shed light on the events surrounding her husband's death. The Count of Samerand quickly finds himself as the prime suspect in this grave affair. Can he prove his innocent or will he be hanged for a crime he didn't commit.
The Norfolk Probationer
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
The Elizabeth West Mysteries
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder most foul is the subject of these 3 cosy crime story. Poison darts, death cap mushrooms, footprints and DNA evidence all come together for some in depth detection work from Constable Elizabeth West who manages to bring some rather nasty villains to justice.
The Adventure of Vanaprastha: An Untold Adventure of Mr. Sherlock Holmes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,280. Language: British English. Published: February 15, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Sherlock Holmes locked room mystery in the style of the originals by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Charles Doyle & The Curious Case of the Blue Dog _part 1 - A New Mystery Calls
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by 5minutefiction.co.uk. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Victorian melodrama featuring our intrepid detective Charles Doyle.
A Taste of Inspector Pirat
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Here is a quartet of detective short stories featuring Inspector Pirat, but rewritten and “Anglicised” for publication in English.
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
An Addendum to the Affair of the Dog That Did Not Bark.
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Some revelations by Dr Watson of hitherto undisclosed details in the resolution of this interesting case.
Mister Mottley and the Key of D
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Has Mottley gone mad? Edmund Mottley, Specialist in Discreet Enquiries, just wanted to enjoy a musical evening. Instead, an encounter with a stunning soloist drags him into an international intrigue of dastardly deeds and derring-do. Can Mottley escape with his heart -- and his hide -- intact?
Moriarty and the Massacre of Mammon
Price: Free! Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
London, summer of 1915. Moriarty, the 'Napoleon of Crime', tries to outwit 'The Other Mr M' to invest his profits into financing the First World War. Both sides of it. As the body count rises on an epic scale, Moriarty leads us through a maze of plot twists. A clever tale with dark humour and characters that could come straight out of the tales of Sherlock Holmes whom Moriarty despises deeply.
Mysterious Pitkirtly
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A coach party arrives unexpectedly in Pitkirtly, and causes consternation among some of the residents. Charlie would like to have had the chance to sell them drinks, Jemima wishes she had scrubbed her doorstep and Christopher resents the intrusion of visitors into forbidden areas of the Cultural Centre. By pooling their resources, they try to find out what’s behind this invasion.
The Persian Dagger : A Father Brown Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: British English. Published: February 21, 2018 by j-views Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Father Brown brings his own special brand of detective abilities to a case of murder in this new adventure. Set in the period of the originals by GKC, this tale faithfully recreates the characters and the atmosphere of the originals. M.Lowe has teamed up with H.Ashton, better known for his reconstructions of Sherlock Holmes, to produce a mystery that baffles everyone - except for Father Brown.
An Unreasonable Doubt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
There’s nothing the police like more than an open and shut case. Unfortunately, the Cresswill case was anything but. It started as a suicide, but then it was a murder pretending to be a suicide. Then it appeared that it was a suicide masquerading as a murder pretending to be a suicide. Perhaps to find the truth, the police need help that is every bit as unhinged as the case…
The Charity Shop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story of crime and suspense, featuring Constable Penrose and Rhapsody Gershwin. Set in a fictional Yorkshire village. C 4,000 words. By the writer of the bestselling ghost story "Heather Farm".

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