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The Crime of My Life
Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short story by the New York Times Bestselling Author, Gregg Olsen.
Ustica
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: German. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Eine öffentliche Katastrophe, die anscheinend nicht aufgeklärt werden soll. Eine Journalistin, die Fragen stellt: Dabei stößt sie auf ein anderes Drama, das einige Jahre zurückliegt. Jeglicher Zusammenhang scheint pure Spekulation – aber dann wird ihre Familie bedroht. Ein Kurzkrimi, der mit zwei historischen Ereignissen spekuliert.
Cigs, Bolan & Strange Men with Guns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
1979 Britain. Darcy is stuck in London and in a dead-end job with a bunch of sexist tabloid journalists she reluctantly calls her colleagues. Escaping for a cigarette break, she witnesses a crime. A crime that defies the law of physics. How can the victim be dead when he’s not even been born yet? Darcy finds herself dealing with killers who make her an impossible offer.
Who Murdered The Ghost?
Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen, investigate reports of ghostly sightings and discover a dead body in Old Center Cemetery. Hazel is eager to solve her first murder case. But she can do without the help of the townspeople - especially Sister Marie Catherine.
Tangle with Tara (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Tangle with Tara is a 4000 word Short Story Romantic Suspense. Six teenage girls are missing. Fresh. Innocent. But, no longer.
Murder: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short Story about how emotional abandonment leads to murder. Jim, a stay at home writer, becomes disenchanted with his workaholic spouse, Sally, and falls hard for the wife of Sally's boss. Sally looks for love at work and she and Jim begin plotting their way out of a loveless marriage. But their murderous intentions don't work out quite the way they plan and the result is not pretty.
Morgue of the Living
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A morgue is a scary place to most people. Most of us associate it with death and macabre things. But the only thing worse than a morgue is waking up in a morgue with no way out.
The Formula
Series: LiBREttO, Story #3. Price: Free! Words: 6,110. Language: British English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Little Pig Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
November 1990. Twenty-two-year-old Vic Tomlinson is embarking on his legal career while Colin Campbell is on trial for murdering his wife. The prosecution's case is undeniably water tight. But when Campbell takes the stand, his evidence is the most astonishing the court has ever heard. Will the jury – or any jury – believe him? Twenty-three years later, Tomlinson discovers another clue.
The Mystery of the Dead Squirrels
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.64 from 11 reviews)
One mysterious death is a tragedy. A second is a coincidence. But a third dead squirrel? That’s murder, Pumpkin.
Have You Ever Nogged A Nag?
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
"So tell me. Have you ever nogged a nag?" Although it seems a simple enough question, it makes no sense! So what does it mean? And what would anyone make of such a question if asked when in training to become a government spy?
Breakfast In Paris
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
At a sidewalk café on a bustling Parisian avenue, a man awaits a rendezvous with the woman of his dreams. But as anticipation turns to dread, is he about to wake with a start?
The Lola Cruz Christmas Story
Price: Free! Words: 12,810. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A Holiday Prequel to Living the Vida Lola Almost private investigator Lola Cruz gets wrapped up in her own Christmas story when she's summoned by a woman from her past. This short story is a fun holiday prequel to Living the Vida Lola, the first in the Lola Cruz Mystery series from St. Martin's Minotaur Books.
Where The Sun Sets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
From the second that she first sees it, Sara's life changes for ever. Join her on a journey of discovery in the deserts of Southern Africa, in this short comic tale.
Circle of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Circle of Justice is a short story that follows the journey of a gun as it falls into various hands beginning with its first killing until its last. After the story is done, you will be treated to the first chapters to several of Robbie's books to get a taste of what' already out there.
Fairy Tale Fusion
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
What if the characters in Fairy Tales were real? What if they lived in Fairyland, a place not too dissimilar to ours, next to Wonderland and down the street from Camelot? Follow the exploits of Detective Piper of the Fairyland Metro Police, the Fairy Tale News updates and more cracked characters taken from the world of childhood, including some very scary toys. Enter into Fairy Tale Fusion.
First Impressions
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
The Necromancer's Great Adventure
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Meet Sebastian Grimm; funeral director, private detective, and part time necromancer. He isn't like most funeral directors. When he's not giving peace of mind to the dead, he's out solving murders. One day, Sebastian consoles a woman who recently committed suicide only to find that not all is as it seems, and foul play is most definitely afoot.
Drop Dead Zone
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Burn in! That's what it means to hit the ground at terminal velocity. Val Lyon's adrenaline is pumping on her first sky dive. The speed, the wind, the snap of the canopy is the thrill of a life time. But that all changes when one of Val's sky jump masters burns in. Was it an accident or was it murder? Val must find out.
The Stop
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 840. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A woman is stopped for speeding on a dark rural road late at night. She discovers help is not always where you expect to find it.
Memory of a Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,740. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.