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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.
Bad Habits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
BAD HABITS collects Keith Gilman’s short stories. “…grabbed me by the collar and wouldn’t let go. Gilman’s voice is a powerful new addition to the crime fiction community.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, Shamus, Barry and Anthony Award-winning author of the Moe Prager series.
Death on a Cold Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
We present here Elm Books’ first mystery collection, eight chilling winter tales, ranging from a cozy story of the theft of a teapot to ripped-from-the-headlines crimes stories. We have brought you a slew of dead bodies, with settings from a glamorous Hollywood movie set to the Wyoming wilderness, and even a vampire or two.
Seeing Red
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,580. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three short works featuring Florida Homicide Detective James T. Kirkland who has to put up with a Star Trek loving Medical Examiner, an ex-wife, and a cousin who overreacts to just about everything. Sometimes murder happens when and where you least expect it.
Undeath and the Detective: Nine Spooky Mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine talented authors tackle these pressing questions and more, in Undeath and the Detective, the first collection of supernatural mysteries from Elm Books. Between these covers, you will encounter zombies, extraterrestrials, vampires, shape-shifters, and more than a few ghosts.
Death and a Cup of Tea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elm Books is proud to present the fourth book in our award-winning mystery collection, with eight stories featuring a female sleuth and tea. Choose your brew carefully... some are comforting, others are deadly. Stories by: Lee Mullins, Albert Tucher, Robert D. Hughes, Lynn Finger, Sharon Nelson, Stefanie Rico, Wendy Worthington and Cheryl Korte, edited by Jess Faraday
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries short story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,350. 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.
Lost Investigations of The Reverend Lyle Thorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,770. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yet another delightful set of mysteries to tantalize the reader. Can you solve the puzzle before the Reverend Lyle Thorne reveals all? Five short stories to test your clue spotting abilities as the Rev. Lyle Thorne investigates the cases spanning the years 1908 - 1912: A runner, a theft, a body on the beach, a scullery maid's dismissal and a mysterious American widow will keep you enthralled.
The Hypnotist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: British English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vince Conroy practiced the art of hypnotism. Where once he was on television and playing to packed auditoriums he was now scraping a living playing to small and disinterested audiences in small towns. This is the story of Vince's most epic performance.
A Woman To Die For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 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.
Arno's 16 Short Story Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A collection of 16 gripping short stories to be enjoyed, each in a single sitting. Ranging from space themed science fiction, religious, intelligence and spying, hit-men, ghost stories and love through to political short stories.
Demented
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,770. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The father of lies has successfully blurred the truth and shattered the memories of Megan Ross. Burnt into her memory is the blade in her husband's fist coming directly towards her.
Catherine's Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After a brief encounter with a stranger at a 14th Century chapel, Justine Jacobs is drawn into a dreamworld full of longing and despair. On a pilgrimage of self-discovery, the unmarried office worker travels south from her home in Notting Hill, London, desperate to cast her eyes on a lofty landmark reputed to have the power to find her a husband. A tragic comedy.

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