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Mary's Christmas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
One evening in late 1921 or 1922, Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are talking over the unexplored portions of their past. A person might expect the older Holmes to have any number of these—but here, it is Russell who astonishes her husband with news of a previously unknown, even unsuspected, uncle. Jake Russell: scoundrel, charmer, eternal youth. What young girl could resist his charms?
Tales of Rick Engel: Regeneration
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Thomas Cade was looking to renew a few old friendships, what he found was more than he bargained for...Enter Rick Engel, stalker of the supernatural and unexplained, attempting to solve what most see only in black and white.
The Bloody Knife
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A knife, that swift and silent killer, can be a deadly weapon whether in the hands of a sworn enemy or a so-called friend. In The Bloody Knife--six tales of mystery and suspense--a knife plays a crucial role in each story.
Tracking Murder: A Dale Kinsall Novella
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A stand-alone novella in the Dale Kinsall mystery series (NOSE FOR TROUBLE; SCENT OF DANGER): Who really has the nose for trouble…Flagstaff veterinarian Dale Kinsall or his young Beagle Sully? A trip to New Mexico for a tracking dog test leaves Dale with as many questions as answers…especially when Sully, true to form, tracks his way to more than the final glove.
The Treasure Of Purgatory Crater
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the moon, oxygen is the most precious commodity. Without it, death comes quickly. But there are other things of value in the vastness of Luna, and other reasons to die.
Mrs Hudson's Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sherlock Holmes retired to the Sussex Downs, his long-time (and long-suffering) housekeeper, Mrs Hudson, went along to run his life. But when the house is invaded, shortly after his meeting with Miss Mary Russell, Mr Holmes refuses to turn his mind to the problem, leaving Mrs Hudson herself to solve the case.
Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
In the basement of Mr Sorrow’s house sits the Idiot Box. Filled with Idiots. And—if Mr Sorrow has his way—they shall never escape. A horrific story of a demented occupation. Mr Sorrow & the Idiot Box: A Psychopathic Social Network Story.
Candied Crime
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
DJ´s Daim Stories (Daim/Dajm is a Scandinavian candy bar), the first volume in a planned series. Thirteen flash fiction stories, a collection of cosy and humorous crime, some of which have been published earlier on my blog. A reviewer said: "...much like consuming a delicious plate of tiramisu (with extra cognac or brandy)"
Covens and Cocktails
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,640. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Four wonderfully witchy adventures from your favorite paranormal authors. Some Like It Hexed by Angie Fox Ghosts in the Graveyard by Liz Schulte Spirits of Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase Charmed and Dangerous by Rose Pressey
The Man in the Murderer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mundanity reigns on Dorchester Avenue. . . . Except when it doesn’t. A tale of quiet horror and disturbing secrets brought out into the harsh light of day. The Man in the Murderer: A Short Story.
Hotel Paraiso
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Series: Anna Harris Short Stories · Anna Harris. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. Following the events of Blood Sports, Anna heads on home. A seedy airport hotel awaits in an account of just how wrong things can go when your flight gets cancelled. Hotel Paraiso: An Anna Harris Short Story.
Never-Ending Tree House
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For Samantha the tree house at the bottom of her garden represents far more than mouldy wood and rusted nails. It holds deep and dark memories. Of times she would rather forget. A story of tragedy, long-ago repressed. Never-Ending Tree House: A Short Story.
Trench Coat Country: The First Bradshaw Short Story Collection
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. Nothing quiet about the country . . . A mystifying collection which includes five Bradshaw short stories: Case Number One, Taking Care of the Neighbours, Death and the Duchess, Tied to Life, United in Death, Breakfast Beyond. Trench Coat Country: The First Bradshaw Short Story Collection.
The Irish Detective
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
A very private investigator in the capital city of Ireland. Like any city there are problems. Your job is to find Irish solutions to Irish problems. Your team includes your beautiful Russian assistant Alice and the dangerous ex-army ranger, who has a slightly scrambled brain. Your customers include gangsters, police, businessmen, politicians, and tailors each with a unique problem.
Linea (Serbian Edition)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: Serbian. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrijanova devojka je lepa kao anđeo. Plaža na kojoj se kupaju je pravo čudo prirode – talasi dva mora se tu susreću. Tu je i mini golf kod Simona i Megi, u debelom hladu pod krošnjama mangovog drveća. Vikendom se ide u šumu, na vodopad. Ukratko, Adrijanov život je savršen. Samo jedna stvar se ne uklapa u ovo savršenstvo – Simonova tajna. Simon ima tajnu.
L for Louisa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fortune favors no-one in particular. It has no morality. Sometimes it favors the righteous, sometimes the clever, sometimes the foolish and sometimes the unworthy.
Look Behind You: A Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A dismemberment. An artist gone wild. A dampened homecoming. Ill-timed romance. And sinking to the bottom of the sea. Short stories to startle, stun and terrify. Includes: Find Five Limbs, Cold Hearts, Arrival / Departure, Marsh and Submarine. Look Behind You: A Short Story Collection.
Hate Mail
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Series: Anna Harris · Anna Harris Short Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. Everyone deserves to live in peace. Some can even afford it. A skull-scratching tale of minor celebrity and undesired post. Hate Mail: an Anna Harris short story.
Dressed to Kill: An Anna Harris Collection
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Series: Anna Harris · Anna Harris Short Stories. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,120. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Snarky, ill-tempered and alone: Anna Harris kills for money. Weightier pay cheques. Bigger risks. Longer bills. She can see no way of turning work down. This collection includes three Anna Harris short stories ‘Hate Mail,’ ‘Blue Lights’ and ‘Domestic Goddess.’ Stories of non-stop action and chilling suspense. Dressed to Kill: An Anna Harris Collection.
Arrival / Departure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
After years abroad, Louie turns up unannounced on his parents’ doorstep. They hardly recognise one another. But Louie still recognises the same resentment which bubbles just below the surface. It threatens to spill over at any second. The resentment which sent him away in the first place. But which may not allow him to leave again. A creeping tale of memory, and retribution. A short story.