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A Box of Tissues, 2 Rolls of Toilet Paper and a Plastic Bottle of Water
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Tailored PC Documents. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A famous Tampa Bay, FL defense attorney has been kidnapped, drugged, and thrown into a room containing only a potty chair, two rolls of toilet paper, a box of tissues, and a plastic bottle of water. He wakes up to find his wallet and jewelry are missing; his clothes are filthy and bloody. He has no idea where he is, who did this to him, or why. He must escape before "they" return, but how?
44 Acorn Grove and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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An anthology of short stories from author Steve Howrie. Each of story has an unpredictable twist in the tale - see if you can spot them! The topics range from Murder and Mystery, to Horror, Humour, Love and Relationships, Despite the huge popularity of novels today, short stories remain a wonderful way to put across interesting and thought-provoking ideas in just a few pages. Enjoy!
An Amoral Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
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A thief. A man in a white suit. One choice. Multiple possible outcomes. An Amoral Dilemma.
Forgery of The Xumanfelian Wasteland
Price: Free! Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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From The Chronicles of John Alkali, Ferntero Massala is a gambler and an artist who has been hired by a crime lord to counterfeit a painting. His journey takes him into the heart of enemy territory to gather the insight he needs to accomplish the task he's been hired for. But are his skills great enough to convince The Sphere of his elaborate forgery?
Deadly Breakup
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Zax has just broken up with his girlfriend, who happened to have fallen for a rich man. Only a couple of weeks later, she is found dead in a pool of blood. Now Zax has some questions to answer because all evidence at the scene points out to him as the main suspect. When interviewed he denies anything to do with her death, could he be telling the truth? Or is there a story behind the story?....
Paashu Keeper of the Immortal Power
Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The story begins when a strange bird hands over a greatly powerful baby girl called Leena to a wizard. Eighteen years later an evil king named Atrodarka got to know about Leena's power through his dreams. Atrodarka became determined to get Leena's power, however due to a misunderstanding Atrodarka killed Lia (Leena's sister) instead of Leena. Leena then did something which foiled Atrodarka's plans
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.
Dritto al Punto, Chase! Vol.2 - 10 storie brevi di stra–ordinaria criminalità
Series: Collana Storie Brevi di Giallo e Suspense. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: Italian. Published: November 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
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Gli italiani e i drammi vanno sempre a braccetto, specialmente se è coinvolto un investigatore inglese. La collana di racconti gialli con protagonista l’ex di Scotland Yard Chase Williams continua, e diventa sempre più oscura e intrigante. Dopo il successo della versione inglese, Chase ritorna nel secondo volume dell’edizione italiana, per tuffarsi in nuovi dieci racconti brevi polizieschi.
Dritto al Punto, Chase! Vol. 3 - 10 storie brevi di stra–ordinaria criminalità
Series: Collana Storie Brevi di Giallo e Suspense. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: Italian. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Il centro Italia non è solo buon cibo, città etrusche e arte mozzafiato: crimini e misteri accadono dentro il dedalo di vicoli dei centri storici. L'ex investigatore di Scotland Yard Chase Williams si appresta a risolvere altri 10 casi nella bellissima cornice di Tursenia. Questi 10 racconti brevi gialli aprono una finestra genuina sull’Italia contemporanea, vista dagli occhi di un expat inglese.
Portela or Sacavem Perhaps (a free flash fiction story)
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In December 2015, I started a monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in no more than 500 words. The piece published here is exactly 500 words and is about two brothers on a fishing trip in Lisbon with a secret that can't remain unshared for ever.
Murder in Blue Lake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Jazz and her sometimes partner Slade have a killer to catch. Murders just don't happen in the small town of Blue Lake, so when young Martha Zimmerman turned up deceased, the townspeople wanted answers. Jazz knew that if her suspicions were right, her comfortable small town life on Earth would soon take a hard turn right.
The Bizarre Experiences Of Andrew Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Andrew Sullivan is an Indian Police officer, who is famous for his strange investigation experiences.
Yes to Maybe
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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“Tim, your place is going to be robbed tonight,” said the voice on the phone. This is how Tim’s day starts. The repayment of his debt to a local “Organized Business” leader has been set into motion. Assigned to the task is 16 year old Desmond Reid, and Tim decides he can prevent the looting of his bar. Will Desmond be able to pull off the job, or will Tim be able to hold onto his assets?
Tickling The Tiger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Another captivating pair of mystery and suspense stories from prize-winning author Joslyn Chase.
The Problem of the Straton Murder
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
Ella & Jasper Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When Ella marries Joe Westin, she inherits a father-in-law who gets her into more trouble than the bad guys. As a former thief turned government agent, Ella thinks she’s up for any assignment that comes her way, but Jasper Westin just might be more than she can handle. Set in the 1820s, these three quick reads offer a fun glimpse into Ella’s family life. Ernest Effort Missing Monkey Close Quarters
Смерть в мышином королевстве
Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: Russian. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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В новелле рассказывается о юной мышке, которую выдают замуж за маркиза Камамбера, самого завидного жениха Мышиного королевства, но – увы! – нелюбимого. Однако благородные гости, собравшиеся в соборе Семи Святых Мышей, как и простой мышиный люд на площади перед собором, разочарованы: церемония бракосочетания так и не состоялась по причине отсутствия жениха.
He Fell Up
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A daughter's deep connection to her decease father sends her mother searching for the exact cause of her husband’s bizarre death and the answer to her greatest question: Is it possible to fall UP?
Just Breathe
Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A short story about a single mom's child going missing, but nobody recalls the child existing. About 5000 words
Three-Minute Mysteries Bonus Pack
Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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Five mysteries for you to solve. A man is killed.... A store is burglarized.... A boss is poisoned.... A treasure is stolen.... A model is murdered.... Shamus nominee and two-time Derringer winner Stephen D. Rogers puts you in charge of the investigations. Are you up to the challenge of solving these crimes before time runs out?