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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
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Innocent Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Set in Scotland and traveling through some of the most scenic and also bleak areas of countryside, this novella will give you a taste of life as resident in what is often mistaken for the capital of Scotland. It is a rough place Jack and Angela have to work in where innocents are dying needlessly.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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
The Night and The Music
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,740. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Besides the 17 novels that began with 1975’s The Sins of the Fathers, Lawrence Block’s Matthew Scudder has appeared in shorter fiction, and all 11 novelettes, short stories, and vignettes are here in a single rich volume. Highlights include “Mick Ballou Looks at the Blank Screen,” and the moving and elegaic “One Last Night at Grogan’s,” published here for the first time ever.
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.
January Morrison Files : The Complete Psychic Series
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Erotic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the complete journey of January and Ashton's romance as they solve several crimes that involves ghosts while tackling the intricacies of their love and life. Here is the complete book of January Morrison Files, Psychic Series. Titles included in this book are The Missing Link, The Matchmaker's Strings, The Black Horizon, Horizon's Wake, and Terrible Angels. Download the complete book!
Collected Dick Sleuth Mysteries - Tasmania's No. 1 Detective
Series: Collected Dick Sleuth Mysteries. Price: $2.45 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.
9 Tales of Henghis Hapthorn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Here are nine tales of Henghis Hapthorn, foremost freelance discriminator of Old Earth in the planet's penultimate age. Included are the six stories that ran in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (and were previously collected in The Gist Hunter and Other Stories), leading up to the events that began the first Hapthorn novel, Majestrum, plus three more.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
“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 that were collected in Britain by missing author Sidney Wainwright. Sit by the hearth on a dark and stormy night. Read yourself a story or two by firelight. I warn you, once the clock chimes midnight, there is no knowing how this tale will end.
The Delhi Detective
Price: Free! Words: 23,470. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Inspired by Sherlock Holmes, The Delhi Detective is a collection of 7 short stories narrating the exploits of private detective Shergill Hans and his biographer, Jaisukh Sharma. From murders to robberies to gang wars, the Delhi detective is ready to solve them all. Prepare yourself for a cultural ride through urban Faridabad and for a thrilling investigative adventure.
Bruce Howard - Gentleman with a Loaded Gun
Series: Bruce Howard P.I. - a noir series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,470. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
https://youtu.be/nG6tGnPJrSY Bruce constantly finds himself in pursuit of someone else’s truth and case after case this arrogant womanizer proves he is the best at what he does But when the one person Bruce cares about, a young boy named Timmy, is in danger, rage consumes Bruce. The demons from Bruce’s past begin to re-surface and the secret shame that he had been running from is revealed
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.

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