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Little Music
Price: Free! Words: 480. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Music if fun, it is amazing and great. Music is hilarious, it makes happiness. It is truly wonderful
Deadly Breakup
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. 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?....
The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card: A Jarvis Mann Detective Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Jarvis Mann is a private detective, whose business thrived on the mundane On a Winter’s Sunday afternoon, a young man graces his office steps Convincing Jarvis to help find a valuable missing Ernie Banks rookie baseball card With a dry sense of humor, Jarvis tours the Denver neighborhood with the lad Who teaches Jarvis a life lesson that will shape him with new hope and resolve
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.
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?
Real Lies
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
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Saturday morning's are meant for sleeping in, but a body found in La Jolla Cove changes all of that.
Dani Hayward, P.I.: The Richard Clark Case
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Attorney Phillip Blakely's first encounter with Dani Hayward was one he would prefer to leave in his past. But another dead end case has dropped into his lap and, once again, he seeks the help of Dani Hayward, Private Investigator.
The Town that Disappeared
Series: Beyond Belief, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In August of 1952, the town of Ashley and all its residents disappeared without a trace. There were no clues, no answers and no evidence... Until now.
Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter (Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter Series #1)
Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Demons are dangerous things. They inflame your insecurities, turn your weaknesses against you, and whisper their thoughts into your ears in the darkness. The Vatican wants them locked up, or banished back to Hell. Short on priests and long on money, they’ve had to resort to paying bounties to keep things under control. That means looking outside of the faithful, to mercenaries like Cade Crowley.
Bites of Ben Urglar
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Faced with the daunting task of providing a monthly information article for the local Neighbourhood Watch newsletter, Ken created the character of Ben (B.Urglar), to convey "advice" on security (or the lack of it!) in a humorous way. In these short, diary-style reports, Ben boasts of his traditional "skills", bemoans new technology and shows a mature understanding of human behaviour.
Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
Series: Benny Cahill, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,170. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Updated and freshly edited. Benny Cahill is a private eye. His job is to help little guys with big problems. However, Benny always gets served a large portion of hurt for his troubles. Things don't turn out any different when Benny is hired by a crooked jockey who never heard of the phrase: "Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth".
Books Beads and Baubles
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Books Beads and Baubles is a fun, short, 'Coffee Break' read about two ladies, Bertie and Wanda. They own a unique shop, half thrift store and half book store. They love the people who keep them in business and even 'old Grouchy' could call on them for help. New people don't stay new for long after Bertie and Wanda meet them. The sisters discover a theft in their store; who's the culprit?
Broken
Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Still reeling from the loss of his own family, DS Briggs must race against time to save a boy from his abusive father.
The Missing Link I: The January Morrison Files, Psychic Series 1
Series: January Morrison Files, Psychic Stories, Part 1 of Story 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013 by Sandra Ross. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The case reminds her too much of that night years ago, and she went with them to help. One of the agents was Det. Ashton Sterling, a man who seems fascinated with her peculiar talent. And when his eyes focused on her, she felt alive.Is she ready to let him into her life? Is she willing to risk him shunning her as so many others have?
The Last Kiss
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A suspicious death occurs in the peaceful village of Hassman, New York; a retired English professor, who is also the village's self-appointed "amateur sleuth," thinks it just might be murder. The professor solves the lethal puzzle when a nighttime visit to the victim's cottage leads to the discovery of a mysterious poem and a dead cat, not to mention a near run-in with the murderer.
Sweetheart in High Heels
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine's Day.
Last Resort
Price: Free! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Lucinda has received a new lease on life. She just can't let any publicity surround it. That past might well put a damper on the future.
Shady Stories
Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Short Description: Shady Stories is a collection of short stories that rival the sides between mystery and horror as they take the reader into a place that could be just as real as their everyday life. Following these stories as the main character who has to go through trials of mental advancement as they are put through awkward, discouraging and "shady" objectives in their life.
Night Caller
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Gary appears to be a normal man, bit of a night owl but friendly with his neighbours. Gary, however is a vampire who spends his evenings trawling the city for just the right person to feed on. Returning to his apartment in the city to watch some television before retiring for the day. A new neighbour has moved in next door however, who intrudes into Gary's life a little more
Driving to the Death
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
this is a death of an unlicensed taxi driver which could have been avioded