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Fotherington-Tomas and the Mephostus Meeting
Price: Free! Words: 3,120. Language: British English. Published: August 2, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A brooding Fotherington-Tomas sits in the drawing room of Haggrid’s Gentleman’s Club in London, wishing only to be closer to the fire and swaddled in a never-ending supply of brandy. What dark angst is the nation’s favourite hero hiding from the world and can Maxwell, tease it out of him? Set against a backdrop of rugby and Oxford, this is Fotherington-Tomas as you've never seen him before!
Greenway: An Elm Short Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2019 by Elm Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00 from 1 review)
Greenway was the lovely British summer home on the River Dart of Agatha Christie herself. The house is the scene for a modern day set of murders. Call in Miss Marple..or an intrepid modern day writer!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.

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