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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.
Objective Reasoning: An Elaborate Crime Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Darcy Miller's job is on the line, all because a dead body turned up unexpectedly in her lab. Now she must team up with Keri Choudhary, whom she hs a crush on, in order to prove her innocence. Will two scientists be able to use their brains to solve crime, or is Darcy headed to prison?
Eye for an Eye Inc. - Welcome to the Family
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cops go to him for help when they can't connect the dots. Families go to him when the justice system doesn't work. Sometimes they overlap, and for the right price, he'll take care of it. He'll make them pay. The same way the victim suffered, so to shall they suffer. Whatever the crime, if the price is right, he'll dole out the justice.
The Purest Treasure - The Homicide Files (A Lincoln Munroe Novella, #2)
Series: The Homicide Files - Lincoln Munroe Novellas, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,640. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a body washes up on shore near a popular beach town, it isn't the cause of death that catches the attention of Detective Lincoln Munroe, it's something the victim had in his pocket: a British gold coin dated 1798. In Lincoln's mind, there is only one possible source: a barrel of gold lost to the waters of Lake Erie during the War of 1812.
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
Series: California Corwin P.I. Mystery, A Cal Corwin Short Story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Invisible Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Greta and Hank are orphaned and homeless, scrabbling for survival on the cold, rainy streets of San Francisco. In this short story, a noir take on Hansel and Gretel, the little girl struggles to keep herself and her brother from falling through the cracks in this scary urban landscape, where homeless adults help and also prey on lost children.
Have Yourself a Deadly Little Christmas (A Greatest Hits Mysteries Holiday Short Story)
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It’s Christmas Eve, and huddled around the fireplace with pet Dodo in her lap, Missi Bombay tells the story about the time she and her cousins, Gin, Liv, Paris, and Cy carried out a holiday assignment on the family’s private island—Agatha Christie style.
The Cure Conspirators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Much of today's advanced research could lead to cures for major illnesses but it goes into a black hole. Some medications that have been in use for years suddenly become prohibitively expensive. How and why does this happen?
Ornamental Danger (a Working Stiff Mysteries short story)
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mandy Murrin thought working for a living would be the death of her...but she didn't count on the holidays to be such a killer! When the annual Mistletoe Smackdown trophy for best Christmas decorations is up for grabs, Mandy's small town will stop at nothing to win the coveted award.
The Girl in the Velvet Black Gown
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Lake Tahoe, Nevada. Vacation paradise by day. Gambler’s dream by night. But sometimes the line between day and night blurs, turning both paradise and dream into nightmare. When that happens even addicts can become heroes. Or not.
Lord Have Mercy (Possum Creek Prequel Novella)
Series: Possum Creek. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,130. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The day Casey Black disappeared is a day that will haunt David Breedlove's nightmares forever. He never dreamed that a little bit of reckless fun could have fatal consequences. He never imagined that his desire to protect the people he cares about the most had the potential to turn him into a monster.
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
Afterlife
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2016 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Scotlyn, a psychic medium, is determined to help Marshal, her ex-boyfriend, move on and find peace. Only Marshal wants her to solve his murder and bring justice to his family.
The Writer's Symphony
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,910. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fairy tales, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Writer's Symphony is a collection of short tales tackling different problems related to the modern world, through characters with different personalities. Forced to be part of a tale mixing sadness, pain and happiness, only they can decided the outcome of their own story. Or at least, that is what they think.

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