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The Irish Detective
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 82,020. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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 PMC, a dangerous ex-army ranger, who has a slightly scrambled brain. Your customers include gangsters, police, businessmen, politicians, and tailors each with a unique problem.
9 Tales of Henghis Hapthorn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Here are nine tales of Henghis Hapthorn, foremost freelance discriminator of Old Earth in the planet's penultimate age. Included are the six stories that ran in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (and were previously collected in The Gist Hunter and Other Stories), leading up to the events that began the first Hapthorn novel, Majestrum, plus three more.
Game Face
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Private eye Val Lyon puts her game face on in eight tales of murder, lust, revenge and cheating. No matter what the game, her opponent is Death and he always scores first.
Everybody Loves a Hero
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What makes a hero? In these ten riveting tales of crime and suspense, Jack Nolte takes the reader on a thrilling journey from the back streets of Chicago to the windy bluffs of the Oregon coast exploring that very question. There's good guys, bad guys, and everything in between. Some stories are dark and brooding, others light and quirky, and some defy categorization altogether.
The Female of the Species
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 Short Stories involving the Psychic, mixed-race female detective from Witchmoor Edge in Yorkshire. These are the short stories that gave rise to the novels - the woman who turns up alive when her husband's in jail for murdering her; the disappearing proceeds of armed robbery; the murder that turned out to be suicide and the suicide that turned out to be murder ... brain teasers all.
Secrets & Lies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The ten stories in this collection revolve around secrets, lies—and crime. Kristine Kathryn Rusch, called one of the best short story writers of her generation, has compiled ten of her best mystery stories into one volume. Here you’ll find cats who watch corpses decompose, a futuristic detective who lies for a living, and half a dozen others whose lives get touched by a mystery.
The Hunt for the Tree of Life: Book One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,890. Language: American English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
America and China are in a race to find the lost tree of life in Eden to develop an elixir to banish death forever. This is where the battle for the next world superpower begins and ends. But where is the tree and who finds it first? The second book in the mystery series has now been released for sale.
Pulp Ink 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,190. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
You live in a world of god-awful sequels. Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull. Blues Brothers 2000. Scary Movie 2. It’s rough out there. But have no fear—here’s one sequel that hasn’t been drained of life by roving hordes of soulless studio execs.
The Night and The Music
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
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.
The Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Factory
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 172,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story collection by author Dallas Releford that features horror, science fiction, mystery, fantasy and paranormal all blended into one volume that is sure to terrify and entertain you. This is the perfect book to curl up with on a cold, dark, stormy night. Everybody will find something that you will like.
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.
Memories and Imagination
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,830. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An entertaining mixture of intriguing stories, from cold case enquiries to snapshots of daily life, reminiscences and chance encounters: there is something for everyone in this thoughtful book.
The Whole She-Bang
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This anthology contains twenty stories penned by fifteen members of Sisters in Crime in Canada. The stories are cozy and noir, humorous and poignant, historical and current. There are amateur sleuths and professionals–cops, private detectives and one or two you won’t see coming.
Monkey Justice: Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,650. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Snubnose Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Monkey Justice is the first story collection of Patti Abbott.
Bicho Solto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hosmany Ramos, É um desses autores cujo prestígio e fama ultrapassam as fronteiras do Brasil. Dono de um estilo inconfundível, que joga com situações que viu, viveu e conviveu, consegue resultados estupendos na estória curta, que exige ação concentrada
The Hidden: Mysterious Tales of Suspense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From award-winning author mystery author Brendan DuBois comes this unique collection of "hidden" or hard-to-find short stories. Since 1985, DuBois has published more than 130 short stories, and in this anthology, he brings together stories that are hard to find for the reader or collector that have been published in non-tradtional markets.
Short Stories of Earl Staggs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of published stories by Derringer Award winning author Earl Staggs. A mixture of Mystery, Crime and Humorous stories to satisfy readers who like variety.
New Orleans Nocturnal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
NEW ORLEANS NOCTURNAL is a series of nine short stories featuring New Orleans Police Homicide Detective John Raven Beau. Half-Cajun and Half-Sioux, Beau is a relentless pursuer, a man who will track a killer across miles of dark streets, through swamps, wastelands, over rivers and bayous. He will never give up.
Killer Fiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,340. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This collection of short stories is about killers, "fixers," and P.I.s, and most lean toward the hard-boiled side of crime. Authors include: Miles Archer, Libby Fisher Hellmann, Simon Wood, R.A. Allen, Adrian Magson, Laird Long, J.R. Chabot, Mike Wiecek, Mark Troy, and Tim Wohlforth.

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