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Memory of a Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When she regained consciousness, Bailey Collins discovered a dead man behind the steering wheel of her wrecked car. A gun lay between them. Did she shoot him? If so, why and who was he? Bailey knew who she was, why couldn't she remember these details.
Defining Grace
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,420. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
Hello, my name is Rose Mary Grace. I live in a lovely little town in the Tennessee mountains, where things are not as they appear. I am so glad that you answered my call, I was beginning to lose hope, and it looks like I need all the help I can get .I am taking on a lifelong challenge. A problem that has plagued me for all of my years, demands to be settled, it won't let me rest.
American Mayhem - Episode Two - It's Real, It's Happening, You're in It
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by DeckersPress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
I often wonder that if chaos broke out across the nation, what would I do? In my favorite show The Walking Dead I see the romanticized version of survival but then I see the real world-people get shot, cities are on fire and destruction is replacing peace, and it is not romantic. What if like in The Walking Dead, we had to fight for survival? This series delves into that very possible future.
Defender of the Innocent: The Casebook of Martin Ehrengraf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Twelve stories, one never before published anywhere, about Martin H. Ehrengraf, the criminal lawyer who takes cases on a contingency basis and rarely sees the inside of a courtroom. You've never met anyone like Ehrengraf, on either side of the law...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,450. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of short fictional stories.
Word of a Stranger Volume II
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Another six 'mind opening' short stories. Stories about vampires, a hamster, dimensions crimes and dreams. A Second Volume.
Betrayal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
With an emotional chasm forming between them and his wife's off behaviour, Robert starts to suspect that Belinda might be having an affair. He enlists the services of a private investigator to keep tabs on her, but what the PI discovers is far more sinister than a casual tryst between secret lovers. All is revealed in this short story of broken trust and betrayal.
Confetti: A Collection of Cozy Crimes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,360. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From a theme party in Mizpah, NJ, to a surfing incident on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, murders are planned. From a Malibu beach with remote control cars, to the northern hills of Las Vegas, people are disappearing. "Confetti" is a colorful mixture of delightful stories.
Oak Horse Ranch Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Christy, 12 and her brother Brad,16 get involved with a kidnapping. What happens to the 2 kidnapped students. Do they ever get back to their family? What isChristy and Brad's part in this kidnapping? Ages 8 to adult. Adventure and mystery. Family oriented.
Dead Of Winter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The theme is winter, and the Thalia Press Authors Co-op rises to the occasion, digging deep into their devious imaginations with short stories of cold, ice, mystery, and of course unexplained homicide. This short story anthology, edited by Katy Munger and Lise McClendon, features eight established crime authors and eight chilling stories to send shivers down your spine.
Thorns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Shelton believes flowers save people, so he’s appalled when Ruth-Anne Grant demands he remove her name from his floral delivery list. The roses he spent his morning crafting came from her stalker. Shelton, embarrassed and frightened for her, gives her the stalker’s name, thinking his involvement will end there. Only it doesn’t. The police show up looking for his help to catch a murderer.
Terri's Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two crime stories from the man Ian Rankin once called ‘The Godfather of British Noir’. These are early stories from the years when Russell James was establishing himself as ‘one of the best of Britain’s darker crime writers’ (as the Times called him). They tell of the young woman Terri and her hard-scrabble existence in south London among criminals and hard types.
Mr. Alibi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,240. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No-nonsense private eye Belinda Sweet, the only person in Los Angeles who wants no part in fame, avoids cases that bring her attention. Until she stumbles on one in a bar, when a barfly asks her to act as his alibi for killing his wife. When the cops arrest him but then let him go, Sweet needs to know why. She’s lived in LA long enough to recognize an actor when she sees one.
The Case of the Bouncing Boxer: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“It was the guy with the kangaroo,” a woman’s voice said. “He stole our wallets. I saw him.” “Everyone calm down,” another woman said. “We’ll get to the bottom of this.” “I know that voice,” Jamie said. “It’s Officer Hall.” Jamie immediately headed into the tent. Kendall followed. Hopefully they could help find out who had stolen the wallets. See if you can solve the case! Includes CCSS activities
"19th & Emily"
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
April, Edan, & Dan Epp are an up and coming family in St. Louis, Missouri. Taking advantage of low house-prices after the Great Recession, the Epps purchase an historic house. Little did April and Edan know, their son sneaks out a ouija board from their new home that belonged to the original owner! Paranormal phenomena began to happen, an investigator helps out.
The Hired Killer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Professional hit man David Patterson takes on a new contract for the usual fee from Mrs Redford. But this contract would change his life forever.
Robine's Diary
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man's tortured past returns to haunt him. A veteran of the Rwanda massacre, Hal Tomkins seeks solace on a remote island as a lighthouse keeper. Now he faces a deadly foe bent on murder. Is it revenge or to silence him?
The Bully
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Terry writes for a television soap opera. He solicits Herbie Walker, aka The Bully of Broughton Hall, to help him craft a believable character the audience will love to hate. A tale of revenge. Will good triumph over evil?
Reunion
Price: Free! Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Play cops and monsters with Jackson Cane and the rest of the Freak Police. In this first adventure, Jackson Cane is called to a gruesome crime scene that looks like the handiwork of someone he knows all too well. He hopes he’s wrong, because, if he’s not, he’s headed for a reunion he never wanted to happen. This nearly 8,000 word short story is the first in a series.
Bleu Moon (Kallie Bleu)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
My name is Kallie. I know so little about so many things, and almost nothing about the things that Must really matter. I could really use some help in my search. An impartial viewer with a calm head and a willing ear might really help. Is there anyone out there, anyone that can hear me? I am Lost and need a guide. Author's Note: All characters are the age of adulthood (18 years) or older.