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Justice For All
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young woman is defiled. After appealing to the law, a group of friends take matters into their own hands and demand retribution. A perfect plan falls apart and their lives are shattered. One member of the group seeks justice for all.
LaStanza: New Orleans Police Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 85,340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Seventeen short stories chronicle the life of a police officer from his days as a patrolman to a homicide detective back to his childhood when he caught his first killer at age eight.
Mary's Christmas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: British English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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?
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 Death of a Cruciverbalist
Series: Tales from the Town of Refuge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Steve Dillon. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
This is the sixth in a series of tales from the (fictitious?) town of Refuge, a town unlike any other, yet like so many. The people of Refuge have stories to make your hair curl. Oh, and they are hungry to share their stories with you. In this tale, a keen crossword puzzler is puzzled even more by disturbing news about the crossword's creator. (C) Copyright Martin Livings 2015
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
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.
Hurricane Blow Up
Series: Sam Jenkins Novelette Mysteries, Book 11. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2012 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sam Jenkins’ law enforcement colleagues know he’s quick to ask a professional favor. But when a beautiful Treasury agent asks for his assistance, he balks. Special Agent Lucy Frobisher wants Sam to re-open a forty-three year old investigation and find her father’s killers. Reluctantly, the ex-New York detective turned Tennessee police chief delves into the robbery-homicide. –A Novelette
The Charity Shop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A humorous short story of crime and suspense, featuring Constable Penrose and Rhapsody Gershwin. Set in a fictional Yorkshire village. C 4,000 words. By the writer of the bestselling ghost story "Heather Farm".
The Mystery of the Second Cucumber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A crime story that Dame Agatha Christie never wrote, but probably should have done. Hercule Poirot investigates the grotesque death of Colonel Brindsley Arundel, helped by his famously incapable friend Captain Hastings and hindered by the Colonel's more than dysfunctional family. Who murdered the Colonel? Who killed beautiful actress Jane Rutherford? What do cucumbers have to do with it all?!
Mrs Hudson's Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: 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.
A View From the Meadow: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Cassie saw something shocking when she peeked through the fence into the new neighbors' back yard. But who will believe her?
Jolie and Scoobie High School Misadventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,800. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Jolie's parents take her to Aunt Madge for junior year so they can work on their marriage. She’s mad. Some kids snub her but she makes friends with the irreverent Scoobie. He’s quirky & fun but he's skipped school & smoked pot, so people avoid him. Jolie shoots a squirt gun from under the boardwalk & sits for a family with a secret that's trouble for her. Same humor, different challenges.
Victorian San Francisco Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,190. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This book is a collection of four short stories, Madam Sibyl’s First Client, Dandy Detects, The Misses Moffet Mend a Marriage, and Mr. Wong Rights a Wrong, each providing an opportunity for minor characters from the Victorian San Francisco Mystery series to have adventures of their own.

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