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Dooley's Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by A Vegas Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A cowboy action and adventure story sprinkled with bits of humor. Very enjoyable short story.
Night Watch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When investigative reporter Parker Davidson's’s ex escapes from a maximum security prison, LAPD Lieutenant Henry Stagge is tasked with making sure that Parker doesn’t end up a victim a second—and final—time.
The Portrait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young queen was loved by the king more than anyone on the earth. But she died in an accident. The king was sitting in front of her portrait continuously for ten days and on eleventh day he also died.There is a strong belief that if any person looks at least one minute a day for consecutive ten days, either the person will die naturally or commit suicide on the 11th day.
Coke with a Twist (A Mercy Watts Short)
Series: Mercy Watts Mysteries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
**This edition contains an extended preview of the Mercy Watts novel, A Good Man Gone.** Mercy Watts' P.I. father ropes her into another investigation, this time to find the truth behind a young woman's attack. The case takes her from a dive bar to sorority row to the gutter, and unless she solves it fast, the case will be her last.
Debbie
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There is no limit to how far the caring ones around a playful little four-year old girl will go, in attempts to see her once angelic little face again - or close to it at least.
Sanditon Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,130. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Yet again, Reverend Lyle Thorne is called upon to aid among others... the local Constabulary and the Archbishop of Canterbury. He must pit his wits against those who would try to avoid justice and bring to a satisfying conclusion a Civil War murder over 200 years old. Five stories await your perusal. Can you find the clues that will lead you to the criminals/ murderers?
Lady with a Black Car
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A lady with a black car vanished from my radar after regularly zipping past my car for a year in 2009-10 while returning home from my office in the evening.To know about her one has to read up to the last chapter of this story.
Further Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. However, if Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Siren's Call
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a girl that just doesn't fit in. After her mother's death when she could barely walk, Nicolette found all that she had left in the world was her father, Arthur, and her sister, Louise. But the world is a cruel place and the lines between friend and foe are often blurred, especially when rivals are involved.
Lucky Justice: 3 Crime Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lady Justice and Lady Luck duke it out for the fates of 3 parties in search of the Lady “Fortune” in this story collection. In “Luck Be a Lady,” two escaped criminals have it made until they take the wrong turn. In “Let Them Eat Cake,” a hired killer considers one more risky job. In “the Desk Audit,” a team of investigators trails a fraudster ready to reply with force.
Out Of The Book Experience
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Jason is a character in a book that has killed people within a story and gotten away with it. Then he goes on a killing spree in real life. He is then used as a character in a second book written by the author's daughter, with the same disastrous consequences. But will they manage to put an end to his killing spree? Or will he continue to get away with murder in real life as well?
The Sodden Spectators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
A classic mystery in Agatha Christie style. A story of kidnapping gone wrong…or maybe right. A tale of superstition and treasure, tempered by a dead cat. Prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase, delivers on three delightful stories.
A Woman To Die For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A private investigator is hired by a wealthy Texas woman to find her husband and bring him back from his latest drinking binge. John Hartley is not that hard to find, but bringing him back is a whole different matter.
Murder They Wrought
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Murder They Wrought is a mystery fiction anthology. Five stories tell tales of people and situations gone awry.
The Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Factory
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 172,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story collection by author Dallas Releford that features horror, science fiction, mystery, fantasy and paranormal all blended into one volume that is sure to terrify and entertain you. This is the perfect book to curl up with on a cold, dark, stormy night. Everybody will find something that you will like.
Tickling The Tiger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another captivating pair of mystery and suspense stories from prize-winning author Joslyn Chase.
Murder in Blue Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jazz and her sometimes partner Slade have a killer to catch. Murders just don't happen in the small town of Blue Lake, so when young Martha Zimmerman turned up deceased, the townspeople wanted answers. Jazz knew that if her suspicions were right, her comfortable small town life on Earth would soon take a hard turn right.
Father McMahon's Confession: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Father McMahon has precisely fifteen minutes. That's when the demon will come. He must gather up all his strength, along with the most powerful holy instruments, in order to confront it. And when it arrives, he will face his most important test yet. A confession.
Adalet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
She bears a scar that mars her breast. And her soul. Adalet sees only one way to overcome the ruins of her life. Entangled in a deadly game of lies, she stakes every last shred of herself on winning. And the odds are not in her favor. If you love a story full of twists and suspense, take a ride with Adalet.
Jenny's Gardener
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jenny is woken up by the sound of rap music and people talking loudly in her lounge. So she peeps through a crack in the door and immediately thinks, -Oh my goodness this is a home invasion. What on earth am I going to do? Feeling scared and not knowing what is going on, she phones around for help, but the only person that answers his cell is Winston, the man who owns the garden service she uses.

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