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Jean Jacque-Louie and the Secret Society of Lost Souls
You set the price! Words: 38,700. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A short story with approximately 50 original graphic illustrations. The main characters are a suicidal ex-goth with a hidden agenda and two femme fatales prepared to kill anyone who gets in the way of their love. Each of whom inhabit a world where death is the order of the day. As many discover.
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
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“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. The digital edition of After Midnight is free in most territories. However, if you enjoy the collection the creators of Sidney Wainwright would appreciate your patronage at: https://ko-fi.com/sidneywainwright
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
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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.
Selected Short Stories Featuring Cinderella Shoes
Price: Free! Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Fifteen short stories, featuring Cinderella Shoes, Analog, Cast, and Traveled Time.
Winterland.
Price: Free! Words: 23,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Cassie and her new husband Adam retreat to a family cabin in the snow. The scene is idyllic. Everything is covered in snow, creating the picture perfect scene. But beneath the romantic getaway lays a terrifying secret. Sometimes beauty is horror.
Game Face
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Private eye Val Lyon puts her game face on in eight tales of murder, lust, revenge and cheating. No matter what the game, her opponent is Death and he always scores first.
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!
The Pit Stop (This Stop Could be Life or Death)
Price: Free! Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Written Musings. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Homicide detectives Gino Canale and Mark Waters don't believe in ghosts. Not yet anyway. The Pit Stop (This Stop Could be Life or Death) When a reoccurring dream implies that Detective Canale's grandparents' deaths might actually have been homicides, he realizes he's either connecting to the other side or going crazy. And he's not sure which thought scares him more.
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
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'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!
More Short Fuses (Four Free Short Stories)
Price: Free! Words: 48,590. Language: British English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Four free short stories from bestselling author Stephen Leather, plus opening chapters of five of his bestselling thrillers. The short stories are: Rules of Engagement (where Spider Shepherd has to help a friend who is in serious trouble with the police), The Constituency Meeting (where a group of old folks decide to commit a murder), Ghost Kids and Massage Therapy.
Bruce Howard - Gentleman with Brass Knuckles
Series: Bruce Howard P.I. - a noir series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 44,740. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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FREE FOR HALLOWEEN! ENDS OCTOBER 31! ENTER PROMO CODE: JN74C WARNING: Violence and sexual content. Volume 2 - Gentleman with a Loaded Gun - now available What's better than violence . . . sex. The charmingly arrogant (or chauvinistic) and rough-around-the-edges private investigator, Bruce Howard, has seen his share of thongs and danger and is more than hap
Puzzles In Darkness: Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 70,680. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The story follows Kyzeip, a 22 year old Kreeton that came from a poor planet and now trains as a Lightning Slayer to hunt down monsters called Broots. He's cruel and unwilling to work with his unique team mates, but one day he found himself in a strange dark cave that gave him the power to see a racist ghost. Kyzeip soon finds that there's more to his corrupted world and believes he can change it.

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