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Tales of Rick Engel: Regeneration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
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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.
Cats & Crooks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Nine stories of cats and crime, by one of mystery fiction’s most acclaimed writers of short stories.
Dream Noir and Other Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,160. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
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An adult only trio of short fictional crimes stories of the dark underbelly of Alaska as only the locals ever get to see. Alaska - Land of high mountains, high prices, and high drama. The age old questions prevail regardless of location. How far would you go for those you care about? Do you like a good game - or even a bad one? Can you really do what you have to do?
Blood Money - The Collected Placido Geist Bounty Hunter Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,270. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Simon Straw smiled. It was a disarming smile, almost apologetic. It wasn’t meant to give insult. His stance was relaxed, practically nerveless, none of his muscles tensed, his hands at his sides, the elbows slightly bent, like a man ready to pick up a glass. His gun was worn high on the hip, a .44 Remington single-action. “I’m here for you, old man,” he said to Placido Geist.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Four D
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Four D consists of four chapters: “Four Rooms”, “The Principle of Luidgi”, “Space”, and “Guest”. Four interconnected stories question happiness, death, ability to make right choice during challenging times. These tense mysterious stories with incredibly engaging plots will not leave any reader feeling indifferent. “…enigmatic stories…puzzling and eerie…”—Kirkus Indie Reviews
Duffy to the Rescue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The new Duffy Dombrowski Mysteries short story collection with Basset Hound rescue stories, hound essays and... The world famous Basset haiku, actually Bassetku from Ginny Tata-Phillips. Also featuring the novella "Planter's Punch" with JA Konrath. See how Duffy and Jack Daniels, get together, right some wrongs and just maybe...well, you'll have to read it.
Curtains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eleven tales of crime, misdemeanors, killers, and cold-hearted lovers from bestselling author Scott Nicholson. Includes award winner "Dog Person" as well as "Watermelon," "Dead Air," and other stories collected from Cemetery Dance, Crimewave, and other publications. Includes bonus stories from J.A. Konrath and Simon Wood.
The Complete Richard Dick Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,920. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
(4.00 from 1 review)
From werewolves to witches, vampires to Santa Claus, private investigator Richard Dick has seen it all. From the warped mind of author Wade J. McMahan comes the most hilarious, pun-riddled tales of mystery and deceit ever to grace the virtual pages of an ebook. For the first time, all five of the original Richard Dick short mysteries are gathered together in one volume.
Collected Dick Sleuth Mysteries - Tasmania's No. 1 Detective
Series: Collected Dick Sleuth Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The detective story collection is set in Tasmania, bringing to life a most original detective whose unorthodox and bizarre actions leads to impressive (and often lucky) results. Just who is Dick Sleuth? In the thirty five stories in this bumper collection, the reader will find out just how tough and how good Dick really is.
After Midnight - Stories of Mystery and the Macabre
Price: Free! Words: 35,530. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
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“Anything can happen in the dark…” After Midnight is a collection of gothic short stories based on the folk legends and cautionary tales of the unknown. The digital edition of After Midnight is free in most territories. However, if you enjoy the collection the creators of Sidney Wainwright would appreciate your patronage at: https://ko-fi.com/sidneywainwright
Odd and Odder: A Collection of Sensuality, Satire, and Suspense
Price: Free! Words: 47,510. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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"Odd & Odder: A Collection of Sensuality, Suspense, & Satire" brings together the creative, off-beat minds of published authors K. S. Brooks and Newton Love. From short stories befitting The Twilight Zone, to lustful verses of poetry, to thought-provoking flash prose: "Odd & Odder" is consistently fresh, sometimes outlandish, and truly entertaining.
Nosferatu's Assassin
Price: Free! Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Eura must find a killer who's absorbed the lives of other vampires, before they kill again and grow even further in strength. It will take all her skill to live if she doesn't succumb to siren's call of power that is offered to her.
Stone Cold
Series: A Detective Macaulay Homicide Case, No. 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2013 by BinnsCagneyPublishing Co. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Three homicides take place in three affluent areas of New York City but Detective Finkel Macaulay has her hands full with a Caribbean murder mystery while on vacation with her husband, FBI Special Agent Nick Benson. When their world's collide, they join forces to take apart the island in search of the crime Lords.
Selected Short Stories Featuring Cinderella Shoes
Price: Free! Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Fifteen short stories, featuring Cinderella Shoes, Analog, Cast, and Traveled Time.
Dark Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Screenplays » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
A series of short mysteries to enjoy in a matter of minutes. From "Dark Poetry" you begin the story of Bard and an organization that views justice as black and white, right or wrong, and don't hesitate when they dispense penalties. Continue on and read more short stories, meet new characters, and hopefully, want more. This is not a book of poetry, however there is a lot of poetic justice!
Winterland.
Price: Free! Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Cassie and her new husband Adam retreat to a family cabin in the snow. The scene is idyllic. Everything is covered in snow, creating the picture perfect scene. But beneath the romantic getaway lays a terrifying secret. Sometimes beauty is horror.
Game Face
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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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.
Blood and Magick
Series: The Cartographer Universe, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,450. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A murdered caravan merchant. A threatened city. A forbidden magick that could start a war. As Marshal of the City of Dreams, Marcellus deim Lazar must solve the murder of a half-breed deim merchant discovered in a place no deim should be. To gather the evidence, Marcellus must confront a magick that could save the woman he loves, or destroy everything he has given his life to preserve.
The Bamboo Mirror - An Anthology of Short Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mystery-suspense-thriller writer, Faith Mortimer warmly welcomes you to her anthology of short mystery stories, "The Bamboo Mirror". In three of the stories the reader is introduced to sleuth, Diana Rivers who features in Faith's mystery thriller series of full-length novels. In "The Bamboo Mirror" each story has a unique setting, is sometimes psychological and always with a twist in the ending.

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