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Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories

Morning Tea Near Mitchelton
Price: Free! Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Morning Tea Near Mitchelton' by Ken Blowers, is the third in a series of delightful collections of light-hearted short stories. Join Ken on another journey through eight short stories which are perfect in content and length to read when stopping for a break for Morning Tea. Guaranteed to leave you chuckling with your cuppa!
Tweet the Police
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Being a small town sheriff's deputy would be a quiet job if not for Mrs. Pendergast, the local busy body who fancies herself an amateur sleuth. Now that her granddaughter has given Mrs. P a smartphone, she's unstoppable.
A Wrinkle in Crime; 10 Stories of Foul Play, Murder and Revenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,820. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
In the Midwest, the saying goes, “Revenge is a hot-dish best served cold” – or something to that effect. In Joel Arnold’s new short story collection A WRINKLE IN CRIME, revenge is also served at a lakeside resort, in an outhouse, at a state fair, on a camping trip in the Gallatin Mountains, and along a snow-swept lonely highway. 10 stories of foul play, murder and revenge by Joel Arnold
Under the Hill
Price: Free! Words: 14,420. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(4.00 from 1 review)
Get just a taste of what readers love about the Irish stories of New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly in this stand-alone short story.
Cats and Crime, A Panzer And The P.I. Mystery Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Meet Lori Stockley, the mail order Private Investigator, and Panzer, the black cat in this short story collection. Oh, and we can't forget Lori's Granny Gladys. Put these three together and it's a recipe for chaos. Follow them as they catch drug dealers, burglars, bank robbers and carpet snakes.
A Good Clean, A Harsh Clean
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
A man walks into a bar, his hands smelling of bleach. All he wants is a drink and an alibi, but what he gets is an encounter with a loud, old man. As they talk he realizes they share a very personal and very dangerous link. A short story for fans of Dark, edgy and Noir fiction.
To Slay a Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies
(4.00 from 1 review)
Russell Banner is a military vet. In his senior years life is mundane, except for Fridays at the VFW. Shane’s had work troubles. Today his problems escalate, and his life takes a complete turnaround learning a family member has died. Homeless for the past 30 years, James Fredrickson is offered an opportunity at gaining supernatural abilities, tying together the lives of these three characters.
Amends for the Dead
Price: Free! Words: 6,690. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lonnie Kuhl's high school friend and secret crush, Vonnie Markham is dead, murdered in the dead of night by a burglar. The case wraps up quickly, and then just as quickly comes undone as Lonnie, with the help of pal Targe Wilkins, follows clues and more dead bodies to find out why Vonnie really died and who killed her,
The Horse-Drawn Hearse
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
On Halloween night in 1973, young Daniel Taylor was approached by a mysterious horse-drawn hearse driven by a sinister old man. Forty years later, the hearse emerged from the darkness and appeared to Daniel once again - but this time it was carrying a coffin.
The Billabong Incident
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Billabong: A waterhole. Or more to the point, a small lake formed by a change in the course of a river. Sometimes referred to as an oxbow lake.
Smoko At East Seaham
Price: Free! Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Smoko At East Seaham' by Ken Blowers, is the fourth in a series of delightful collections of light-hearted short stories. The nine short stories are just the right ‘bite size morsels’ to have during ‘Smoko’. Take a break with a cup of your favourite beverage and lift your day with a scone and a laugh or two.
Bang
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.00 from 1 review)
Violet is the lone survivor of a school shooting, she retells her story to a detective. Violet's story is both disturbing and shocking, but may just have shaped the future of the USA. Bonus Story also included: The Night one-ten conquered two-eighty. Shane Grey's first short story, based on a true story.
The Weight of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Karma's a Bitch: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Karen Sheppard is found dead in her car at the Paris Club. Her husband is a self-absorbed sociopath, but is he a killer? The initial evidence points towards Karen's husband, but DNA results exonerates him and points towards a convicted sex offender. Who really killed her? This short story is full of twists and turns with an end that will surprise you.
Bond of Sisters
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this Blyssfully Abnormal Short Story, a group vacation takes a fatal turn when an afternoon boat trip claims the life of Ann's husband Charles
The Whack Job - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Eamonn Shute and his girlfriend Nicky Muniz find their relaxing day torpedoed when they come across the dead body of one of Eamonn's friends. Eamonn, being the person he is, just has to stick his nose in.
The Visitor - The Dark Corner: Book I
Series: The Dark Corner, I. Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Don't Move. Don't Breathe. Don't Die. Sometimes you're not just being paranoid. Someone IS watching you.
A Tale or Two
Series: A Tale or Two. Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 38,690. Language: American English. Published: September 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
The re-release of the first volume in the popular short story series! Murder, mystery and the paranormal are on the agenda as Mac Zazski offers thirteen tales. This bakers dozen of mayhem features the original volume one short stories, guaranteed to help keep you awake at night. Collect all three volumes of the series or enjoy the Ultimate Collection with all three volumes and five new stories!
October Moon - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Let's go back in time, to the first time Nicky called on Eamonn for help. Her cousin, only living relative in the USA, is dead and she doesn't believe the coroner's finding of heart attack.
Nursery Crimes - case 1
Series: Nursery Crimes, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
A sideways looks at the real life of nursery rhyme characters