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Hannah The Girl who was tied to a man
Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
The robber told Hannah Manwaring to lift her skirt. Tom Jenkins, a shy but handsome accountant, leaned toward the criminal, his hands turning into solid fists. She rushed in front of Tom and calmed him down. The robber took the money from the cash register then tied them to a chair, facing each other. They touched from their shoulders to their hips. Tom blushed then froze. She was losing him.
Arrivals and Departures
Price: Free! Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set largely in Spain, but also Italy, France and northern England, Most of these short stories relate the adventures of Detective Oscar Garcia and his assistant Jose, who specialise in the kind of missing persons cases which benefit from Oscar's somewhat contemplative frame of mind, although it turns out there are frequently more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in his philosophy.
Don't Look Down
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
How far would you go to save your child? When single mum Emily takes her two young boys to the beach it seems like just any other summer day, but before nightfall she experiences what all mothers fear most. Fast-paced 3,000 word horror story.
Ρήξη
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: Greek. Published: October 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ένας νεαρός ασφαλιστής έχει κάνει το λάθος να προσπαθήσει να πείσει τον μεσήλικα Χάρλαν να αγοράσει μία ασφάλεια ζωής. Όπως κάθονται στο ήσυχο, σκιερό σαλόνι του Χάρλαν, ο νεαρός ασφαλιστής, γεμάτος ψευδή αυτοπεποίθηση προσπαθεί να κάνει την πώλησή του, ενώ αν μπορούσε να γνωρίζει το τι σκέφτεται ο Χάρλαν, δεν θα ήταν τόσο ήρεμος.
The Parrot of Doom
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2017 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A Razor and Edge Mystery. Razor discovers his partner, Morton Edge, has accepted a case to hide a key witness to a murder at their headquarters (Edge's parents basement). And he is none too happy about it. Especially when the witness is a wise ass talking parrot.
Escape Club: Sabotage
Series: Escape Club Heroes. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Escape Club: Sabotage is a fast-paced, short adventure featuring characters from the Escape Club Heroes romantic suspense series. Now a nightclub owner, Grant Sullivan can't shake the instincts that made him an excellent Philly cop. When a band arrives plagued by a multitude of small ttroubles, Grant and his team must determine if it's a run of bad luck or deliberate sabotage.
The Odd Fellow: A Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Count or Counterfeit? He does look shabby for a Count... Read this short mystery and get to know Pierre Reynard of The Bastille Mysteries.
Cry Baby Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Explanations are not always obvious for life's occurrences. The activities at "Cry Baby Bridge" present a mystery to the local sheriff. When he solves that mystery he might also know who killed a prominent socialite, whose death came as a surprise to everyone.
Spellchecker
Price: Free! Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Take care my old friend...!!" "Dangling down below; I managed to pry my fatigued eyelids open. A muted thud followed the brush past my ice-covered back as Eric's free-falling body passed me".
The Bloody Valentine's Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
He watched the sliding water on his windows with great interest. “Water goes to the lower places, that is a natural law” said He “however, nowadays technology makes water able to refute its law.” He wondered how man could change natural laws, and even violated rules for their own purposes. I started to like the idea “Rules are made to be violated.” He talked to himself
Park and Die - An Unsafe Journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2017 by wotnext press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Against all advice, in extreme wintry conditions, an arrogant man insists on using a Park and Ride bus service. As a consequence, he finds himself locked into a situation that’s becoming increasingly tense and unpleasant. But when opportunities arise for him to escape, and get home safely, will he be too obstinate to take them? And anyway, what’s the worst that can happen?
Morning Presentation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jason was a brilliant computer programmer. He designed a program no one had seen or could even conceive of. It could make him famous. But sabotage was on the horizon.
Driving to the Death
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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this is a death of an unlicensed taxi driver which could have been avioded
Lasagna and Successes
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this noir short story a woman discovers a terrible secret, and chooses to solve her problems with lasagna.
Scandal Beneath The Basilisk
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the story of a Sherlock Holmes choosing to escape the ordinary by disembarking down a different destined path. A mystery set in 1885 London, during the evolving reign of Queen Victoria, the city's lenses pointed towards the presence of this ostentatious man, a philosopher of mind and of deduction. With earnest presentation, please enjoy: Scandal Beneath The Basilisk.
The Ruby Trap
Price: Free! Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Aidan Carver, finds himself back in jail, accused of theft. His only hope lies with his trusted sidekicks. Can they prove his innocence? Or is he back where he had started; just another thief behind bars?
The Final Outing
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short mystery tale about a three year old girl and the trauma she went through at such a tender age.
DRUMS; A Ben Miles Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short mystery with PI Ben Miles that, in the end, maybe isn't as much a mystery as just a sad story he didn't need to find out about.
Vera King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017 by Mr Blues Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Owner of a private security company, Vera King, can't seem to be rid of her ex -especially when he keeps bringing her so many tantalizing and mysterious jobs.
Murder on the Cosplay Express: A Kent Bronwyn Mystery
Series: Kent Bronwyn. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A famous mystery author has spent the weekend at a comic book convention. While riding the train back to Los Angeles, he finds himself caught up in a murder investigation where every suspect is wearing a costume and isn't who they claim to be. The first in the Kent Bronwyn mystery series, this story pays homage to the great comic book conventions of Southern California.

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