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Murderous: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A nosey neighbor entertains himself with the happenings of man living across the street. His fascination borders on the line of obsession, or could it be something more? www.banocanut.com
Ya Can't Catch A Kipper With A Spider
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
Detective story were uncouth detective Kirk "the kipper" McClacket recounts to us a very unusual and dangerous situation that he found himself in. Contains some swearing.
Notes
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.25 from 4 reviews)
A man learns to take advice, especially when it comes from himself.
Candied Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
DJ´s Daim Stories (Daim/Dajm is a Scandinavian candy bar), the first volume in a planned series. Thirteen flash fiction stories, a collection of cosy and humorous crime, some of which have been published earlier on my blog. A reviewer said: "...much like consuming a delicious plate of tiramisu (with extra cognac or brandy)"
A Song of Crickets
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Recovering drug addict Dannie crosses the head of a drug cartel which puts her and her husband Junior on the run from a hitman right out of a nightmare. WARNING: Although this story is written tastefully (Tarantino-esque) some readers may be offended by the violence and torture.
Heather Farm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
A short story of love and suspense with a dash of the supernatural. Set in the dunes near the Danish west coast. One reviewer said: "This is a quick, sweet story... It´s a 10 minute read that is well worth the time."
His Lucky Day
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.17 from 6 reviews)
When down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Whittaker wins $19 million in the lottery, he thinks his troubles are all over. The truth is, they're just beginning.
Coffee (a short story)
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 5 reviews)
It's 9 o'clock. Time for coffee. Every day, I visit the same diner. Every day, I see the same people. Except today. Today, something is very, very wrong.
A Woman To Die For
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
A private investigator is hired by a wealthy Texas woman to find her husband and bring him back from his latest drinking binge. John Hartley is not that hard to find, but bringing him back is a whole different matter.
Tea and an Art Thief
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Tiffanie Barton helps her police chief father catch bad guys on the sly. If her great aunt found out, she would really be in for it, but what she doesn't know won't hurt her. That is unless she unknowingly invites a notorious art thief to tea. This story can be read for free at Talesfantastic.com
The Holdout
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Two jurors, Ralph and Stan, have a drink in a bar, discussing the rape and murder of a beautiful young woman. A jury stonewalled by a lone holdout means that the accused still walks free—even if he's not the man who killed her.
Psycho Psyche
Series: The Cloud Brother's Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Dr Grenn is a hypnotist, executive, inventor, television personality, and scoundrel. Driven by insatiable greed, he jeopardises the whole world's security and tricks Professor Maurice Masterson into being his scapegoat. Take this short story as a warning, hide it from terrorists, and pray it never comes true…
Drive
You set the price! Words: 2,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"Drive carefully, there’s a frost again tonight.” A short story from the prize winning author of "Resolution". A teenager asks his domineering father if he can borrow the car with dramatic consequences. "Drive is an edgy flash fiction contemporary family life story with a dash of mystery and a conclusion that lingers in your thoughts long after you’ve read ‘The End’." MDG
The Envelope - A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
A short story about a white envelope, a man, and a boy. Designed as a 'coffee cup' read - just long enough to read over a cup of coffee.
Dan's Accidental Convertible
Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
When married to the neighborhood's hot-head, strained friendships and frayed nerves become ominous warning signs that change must occur. Enough is enough.
Hell Found Me [A Damian Manx Case File]
You set the price! Words: 4,110. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
Senior Detective Damian Manx is 2188 NextYorkCity's best investigator when it comes to Unexplained Death cases. But even he is stumped when a series of brutal murders take place seemingly without any useful clues. Now he's got five dead bodies, a new partner and an ME with an obsessive interest in the past to deal with. "Hell Found Me" is a short narrative rewriting of a NPD Case File from 2188
I Do
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"I Do" is a flash mystery; or, in other words, a really short story. In this flash mystery we have Ariel, happy as can be at her wedding! But... something isn't right here....
A Fly in Amber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three bottles of the Shackleton Scotch have returned to Scotland over 100 years after the failed Antarctic expedition. But how do they taste? Only a group of famed “noses,” that is, chemical engineers, will ever find out. And only one man has the talent to unlock the recipe.
El Hedor y otros relatos de misterio
Price: Free! Words: 17,790. Language: Spanish. Published: May 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Recopilación de relatos de misterio.
Cultic
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An up-and-coming professor of mystery religions and the occult performs a Tarot divination on himself at the urging of his students -- and finds he will be murdered within the next three days.