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Snuff the Magic Dragon: and other Bombay Family Bedtime Stories
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 38,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What do the Minotaur, Rasputin, the first man hung for murder in America, and the Countess of Blood all have in common? No, they aren’t related. They all appeared on the Bombay Family’s Hit List! In this collection of Bombay Bedtime Stories, you’ll find out what Bombays did before Gin Bombay came along.
My Heroes Have Always Been Hitmen: And Other Bombay Family Bedtime Stories
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The Bombay Family Bedtime Stories continue with MY HEROES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN HITMEN! Four more family stories have been released from the vault, including Rio Bombay—wanna-be cowboy and wild west gunslinger, Caspian—the first Bombay to have to take out another Bombay, Aberdeen—the hoop-skirted Antebellum Assassin, and Dublin Bombay—the Scottish Viking Slayer!
The Coconut Bunny Butt Caper (Fresh Baked Mystery Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2020 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Buck Williams asks Phyllis to help him throw a big Easter shindig with games and food and an egg hunt, inviting everybody from the whole county to join in the fun. It’s a beautiful spring day, as kids are running and playing and parents are chatting and sampling wonderful home cooked foods. It was all fun and games until someone played hide and seek with the prize gold egg. Recipes Included.
Sweetheart in High Heels
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine's Day.
La Isla de los Cien Ojos
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: Spanish. Published: October 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Irlanda, principios de siglo. La tormenta ha arrastrado un viejo bote de salvamento hasta las playas del pequeño pueblo de Dowan. Un aristócrata y el doctor del pueblo se deciden a investigar un terrible secreto escrito sobre la madera de sus bancos...
The Midwife's Tale
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cisily Fisher has died in childbirth and now the village of Priors Byfield is held in a grip of fear. Can Dame Frevisse find the root of misery behind a murderer's sin before the next lethal blow falls? Or will be the village be lost in a hue and cry of terror? The gentling touch of the midwife may calm the tortured soul... or give birth to a bitter death.
A Plunder by Pilgrims
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,060. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
It starts with a knock at the door – something reclusive ex-detective Garrison Gage hates. When it's his teenage neighbor, whose girlfriend has gone missing just before Thanksgiving, Gage gets reluctantly pulled back into his old line of work - and ends up facing some fears of his own in Oregon's dark woods...Includes an extended preview of THE GRAY AND GUILTY SEA, also featuring Garrison Gage.
Winter Heart
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
One man has been kidnapped. Another has been murdered. In the bleakest depths of winter, Frevisse finds her soul chilled with the heavy burdens of duty and responsibility. Even the warmth of charity is in short supply as the villagers of Prior Byfield turn against each in bloody feuds of greed and rage, weaving knots of treachery which even the clever Frevisse may find hard to unwind.
Hollywood Holiday (Hollywood Headlines Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Hollywood Headlines. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Visions of sensational headlines, not sugarplums, dance in L.A. Informer columnist Tina Bender’s head this holiday season. When the drummer for an '80s hair-metal band falls from the top of a holiday parade float and gets trampled to death by eight not-so-tiny reindeer, Tina's on the case—determined to find out who's been naughty and who's been downright lethal!
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Devilishly Short #1
Series: A Kate Saxee Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a UFO is sighted hovering in Branson Falls, Ella and Sophie make it their personal mission to meet some aliens. With those two scheming together, shenanigans are bound to happen and Kate decides she better go along for damage control.
The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
Fox Five: a Charlie Fox short story collection
Price: $4.59 USD. Words: 38,000. Language: British English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
FOX FIVE is a collection of stories by the highly acclaimed crime thriller writer, Zoë Sharp. All feature her ex-Special Forces soldier turned self-defence expert and bodyguard, Charlotte ‘Charlie’ Fox.
The Boy Next Door
Price: $2.99 $1.50 USD. (50% off!) Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For the last fourteen years, former celebrated Boy Detective Merle Madison has been trying to build a grown-up career for himself as a private investigator. There are just two problems: there’s not a lot of serious crime in the small town of Hayvenhurst—and Police Chief Isaac Ramsay keeps denying Merle’s application for a PI license.
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,410. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Charley Alexander signs herself, and gal-pal Elaine, up for a cooking class with renowned Chef Machado, she expects a little fun, food, and wine among friends. But what she gets instead are catty classmates, surprisingly simple recipes, and the shock of a lifetime when she finds the poisoned body of one of her fellow culinary students.
Bond Bombshell (a Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,220. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Maya Alexander is the office manager of the Bond Agency, an L.A. PI firm. But when Maya is thrust into the field, she realizes her first case is personal. Maya's past may have come back to haunt her, but she's determined to prove that no one can fool a Bond Girl.
Die Behind the Wheel: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Music of Steely Dan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,980. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2019 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
DIE BEHIND THE WHEEL, Crime Fiction Inspired by the Music of Steely Dan. Edited by Brian Thornton.
Dry Spell (A Mercy Watts Short)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mercy Watts doesn’t believe in ghosts. She might be the only one. When Mercy’s best friend, Ellen, shows up in the middle of the night, shaken and afraid. Mercy starts digging for a truth that might not even exist. Is it a mental illness or has the Missouri drought revealed something that could’ve remained hidden forever?
January Morrison Files : The Complete Psychic Series
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the complete journey of January and Ashton's romance as they solve several crimes that involves ghosts while tackling the intricacies of their love and life. Here is the complete book of January Morrison Files, Psychic Series. Titles included in this book are The Missing Link, The Matchmaker's Strings, The Black Horizon, Horizon's Wake, and Terrible Angels. Download the complete book!
Perfect Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time. She commits the Perfect Crime -- and starts an exciting life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off her dead husband's generous life insurance policy. Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .

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