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Not Dead Yet
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jimmy just found out that his girlfriend is pregnant. He feels the pregnance is a threat to his career and his mothers reputation of him as he says she won't approve the genes of his girlfriend. When she doesn't agree to abortion, he plans on killing her only to find he's the one who ends up dead. He reaches up in heaven but God chase him back on earth as he says to him that he's still....
Code Breaker: An Alexander Hastings Novella
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cyber-sleuth Alexander Hastings is racing against time. The hacker extraordinaire is tasked with uncovering the secret plot of techno-terrorist organisation Black Binary and their shadowy leader, Roman Caster. It doesn't help that Roman is Alex's old mentor and father figure and intent on unleashing a technological holocaust upon the world. Will Alex stop him in time? Or will Roman prevail?
Justice at Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2016 by Jeamel Publishing Limited. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Christmas short story of 10,000 involving all the old members of the team.
The Night Watch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A series of atrocious murders have the country up in arms. The killer strikes women in the slums at the dead of night, cutting their throats before they can cry out. A committee of tradesmen, fearing for their very livelihoods, set up a night watch to patrol the streets where the bodies have been found...
Unwitting Accomplice
You set the price! Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Dr Govind returns to Jaipur after twenty years ... to a murder. A cosy mystery of 7,500 words.
The Mystery of the First to Find Society
Series: Chris Calhoun Middle Georgia Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A drowning at a local state park goes unsolved for months until a local teenager gets trampled by a large bull. How are they connected? Join U.S. Marshal Mark Hall as he recounts his experiences with Chris Calhoun as they attempt to find the person setting geocache traps throughout Middle Georgia. Will they find them before someone else is injured or worse?
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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?
Myanna Moore: Haunted by the Truth Episode Two - "Ghosts of the Past"
Series: Myanna Moore: Haunted by the Truth · Pulp and Mystery Shelf Web Serial Compilations · The Pulp and Mystery Shelf. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This installment finds Myanna at the old estate where the grandparents of the woman who raised her committed terrible and twisted acts. While going to piece together the mystery of her own past, she finds someone else with her own mystery. The backing story to this collection is SEEDS OF TRUTH, a prequel novella set-up for the life of Firinne "Truth" Knox, the woman who raised Myanna Moore.
A Fine Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ed Keegan goes down the rabbit hole as he works through an urge to clear the clutter from his house and his life and achieve a brighter future. He starts simply, throwing out trash and unwanted items, but soon develops a harsh approach toward the clutter and anyone who crosses him. Along the way a manic urge overtakes him, and he follows it all the way to the bottom.
Le troisième rail
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: French. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lorsque le train supersonique qui relie Paris et Berlin accélère aux limites du raisonnable cela provoque l'émoi des foules et des médias. Lorsque cet événement est revendiqué par d'étranges terroristes aux demandes très originales, les inspecteurs du SPES sont appelés à enquêter.
Motive
Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A woman distrusts her husband and hires a private investigator. She's only shocked to know that the woman her husband was cheating on her with is her sister, but confronting and asking him for a divorce only sends her to her grave. She's found stabbed and dead in her kitchen, body in a pool of blood. When her husband is interviewed, he denies having anything to do with the homicide. Is he.....
First Responder: Day One
Series: First Responder. Price: Free! Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
First Responder: Season 1, Episode 1. Day One (A 1-hour Bitesize Read) New York Fire Marshal Elmore James is one of our heroes who run into a burning building when everyone else is running out. Elmore fought fires for more years than is good for his health, and has been a Fire Marshall since before 911, a day that changed his life and the lives of everyone in the United States, and beyond.
You Cheatin' Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For over a year, Alice Freeman knew the identity of her husband’s mistress. So she came up with a brilliant plan. As Alice sat at the police station, waiting for a visit with her husband, it was time to tell Marty what a sorry piece of human he was. Alice’s day for revenge against her abusive husband was finally here. Her future was within reach and there is no going back.
Walk a Mile in My Shoes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For ten years “Charley” had lived on the streets without a roof over his head or knowing when he would eat again. The consequences of Charley’s horrific mistake had put him mingling unseen with the homeless and hiding from the authorities. But after stealing a pair of shoes, something mystical happened. Charley was thrown back into the past, into a complete stranger’s life that was taking the same
Myanna Moore: Haunted by the Truth Episode One - "The Many Lives of Myanna Moore"
Series: Myanna Moore · Myanna Moore: Haunted by the Truth, Book 1 · Pulp and Mystery Shelf Web Serial Compilations · The Pulp and Mystery Shelf. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,290. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Myanna Moore became a private investigator to help others after untangling the webs of her own complicated childhood. She thought all of her own personal issues had been resolved, but new clues surface to show her this is far from the case. This is the original sixteen part serial plus epilogue as it originally ran, plus a new prologue. Also included are three previously published short stories.
Expectations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
EXPECTATIONS is a collection of three short stories Expectations, The house and Truth. These stories tell of mysterious curiosities, unthinkable truths, and unexpected joy. Three fiction stories with a sci-fi feel will keep you on your toes.
Lady with a Black Car
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
A lady with a black car vanished from my radar after regularly zipping past my car for a year in 2009-10 while returning home from my office in the evening.To know about her one has to read up to the last chapter of this story.
Sow and Reap
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SOW AND REAP is a collection of stories full about prayer, murder, and infidelity. These stories are full of mystery, suspense, and drama with a twist.
The Secret Society of The Great Pumpkin
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This book is my account of my investigation into The Secret Society of the Great Pumpkin, a frightening annual Corps of Cadets Halloween tradition at Texas A&M University. Active Duty US Marine sergeant instructors assigned to Texas A&M play a cat and mouse game with cadets to stop The Great Pumpkin. If they can ever stop The Great Pumpkin just once, the tradition dies.
The Galvanized Life Jacket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Sam loves his wife and he loves his boat. He especially loves new boating gear. However, when his darling wife presents him with a new, high-tech life jacket, Sam has his doubts. This innovation doesn't seem practical. A personal floatation device made out of galvanized steel? If you love sea stories and satire as much as Sam loves his boat, then set sail with "The Galvanized Life Jacket."

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