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Kill and Say Goodbye: A Mystery Thriller Short
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kill & Say Goodbye is a short mystery thriller. When Gena LaCrosse has had enough of her cheating boyfriend, she takes a leave of absence and heads to the Pacific Northwest. When she finds a woman’s body on the beach, Gena seeks help from Kent Stanton a former U.S. marshal turned private eye. A killer has his sights set on Gena. Can Kent solve two intertwined cases in time to save Gena?
A Dark Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Will revenge help Nick who lost his wife to the world of drugs? Mysterious circumstances help him to meet up with the murderers. The hatred ignites a passion for revenge. Drugs a curse of many!
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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.
Scandal in Willow Hollow
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Enjoy six short mysteries set in Willow Hollow, a small town nestled in the Pennsylvanian Appalachian Mountains. Follow Detectives Bill Hadley and Tabatha Walker as they track down local law breakers.
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.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Casey Turner’s Family Court case goes south due to the murder of a husband, it leaves a woman in custody and a child’s safety in the balance. What's a neutral Family Court Counselor to do? Karen L. Abrahamson draws on years working in Family Court to create this mystery of divorce and the crime it can evoke. This story was previously published in the Anthology Fiction River: Crime.
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.
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.
Body In A Hotel Room
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The fiancee of a popular Disc Jockey disappears in dubious circumstances... and found dead a few days later in a fancy hoel room
In the Real World
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Marlena has played it safe her whole life, so when she falls hard for a man she meets on an anonymous chat site, she’s careful to cover her computer tracks after each session and not send any information that can be tracked back to her. But her husband suspects anyway. Now it’s time for Marlena to do something bold for once in her life, to meet her lover in the real world.
The Forbidden Novel
You set the price! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The fascist regime of a country banned a novel. To enforce this law they created a police force in charge of chase after the disobedient citizens who dare to read the novel. But the cops don't know the title, or the plot of the book.
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.
Mexico Gamble
Series: Jim Nash Adventures, #6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A beautiful woman. A knife-throwing sister. An unpaid debt. Jim Nash is long on memory and short on forgiveness in this Mexican adventure featuring boats, women, good times, and bad fortune for at least one of his girlfriend Allie’s former employees.
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.
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...
Deadlier Than The Male
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime Short Stories - A man drowned in a locked bathroom; a serial killer where every murder looked like an accident; a carefully planned illusion; a perfect robbery with a tiny flaw; two slightly less than perfect alibis and two women scorned – are all part of a collection of lightweight but entertaining mysteries about a mixed race female detective much deadlier than the male of the species.
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.
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.
The Count of Samerand and the Aguia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The case opens with the young Edward Derby missing with a sizable portion of his employers money. With all the signs pointing to Edward can even the Count of Samerand discover the truth or uncover the larger mystery surrounding his disappearance?
The Case of the Sheep Stew: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Peter, the local bully stood before Kris Williams. They were standing outside the school at the end of the day. “Something came in that your mom would love,” Peter said. “I know you’ll want to buy it.” “What is it?” Kendall asked. “It’s supposed to be an old diary,” Kris explained. “It’s from a child who crossed the plains with her family.” Is the book real? See if you can solve the mystery.