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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.
The Games People Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A stroll in the forest with a friend and a dog turns into a lot more. The British police force is called in to unravel twenty years of unconnected murders. But then, are they really unconnected?
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Shadow
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead and nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet and live the only way her father ever taught her to.
Heartville's Diner
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Café, Eatery or Bistro... On the whole these brightly lit, welcoming signs serve as samples of sometimes age-old delectable processes kept secret, to keep hungry selective patrons going back for more...
The Garret PI Mysteries
You set the price! Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Arthur W. Ritchie. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short mysteries requiring deep scientific knowledge to unravel and solve.
Seventh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Gus Collier has seen a lot of corpses, but he’s never had one open its eyes, grab his wrist, and speak to him. But that’s exactly what happens when he’s called to investigate a murder on the morning of his twenty-eighth birthday. Twenty-eight. Seven quadrupled. Gus is the seventh son of a seventh son, but he’s always considered it just an accident of birth--until today.
The Ramsey Chase: A Remarkable Adventure of Cornelia True & Roman Gray
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Roman Gray's Device malfunctions and he lands, naked, in Cornelia True's petunia bed, they join forces to track down a time-traveling serial killer out for the blood of his thirteenth victim.
BREAKING THE CYCLE
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
F/M story. The genre of the story is 'f/m detective/historical romance'
The Hard Way
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“He shot her! He shot my wife, and got away with it!” I heard the man sharing his horrific ordeal to the group, but I wasn't listening. Somehow, I managed to emotionally detach myself from the room, almost as if I had entered a strange out of body experience.
Tot
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: German. Published: June 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Am Ende der Tod. Aber warum? Drei spekulative Kurzgeschichten, in denen die Leser klüger sind als alle Beteiligten.
Брызги шампанского
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: Russian. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Рождественский детектив, мистика.
The Pennsville Rookie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,340. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young talented policeman attempts to solve his first case; a hit-and-run incident. He has an unusual way of investigation and he is met with a conspiracy of silence. The ending has a twist.
Tender Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three years ago, Lexi Donovan’s natural gift on the keyboard elevated her from teenage orphan from the street to a self-sufficient, independent, young woman. Acting on her strong moral code places her in a killer’s cross hairs when she anonymously helps police in a murder investigation. A fast-paced mystery thriller.
Steerage
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A short tale from Lucus Anthony Ren, the spring of 1928, drifting through that water which the ‘Princess Salima' calmly makes headway, her last voyage, where a women returns from her cabin below into the sunny afternoon, only to find the the ship empty, its crew vanished, until 40 years later they returned, with a message dark, full of fear, and mystery, not our own tempo, of what we may become.
Jack's Story
You set the price! Words: 1,920. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A little intro to Jack the Ripper.
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Siren's Call
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a girl that just doesn't fit in. After her mother's death when she could barely walk, Nicolette found all that she had left in the world was her father, Arthur, and her sister, Louise. But the world is a cruel place and the lines between friend and foe are often blurred, especially when rivals are involved.
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: A Shot in the Dark
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With no family left, Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren has to make a name for herself as a private investigator things aren't quite as simple as she would want them to be. When Simon McGregor comes to her door for help, Siren is plunged into a case that will bring her more pain than she imagined and uncover secrets that would have best stayed hidden.
How Green Was My Lovely Big Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It was a classic pea-souper, thick with the stink of the Tyne and as sticky as an athlete's armpit. I wanted to go home, relax, tune into Channel 69 and open a beer, but something caught my eye through the gloom. Ordinarily, I'd have told Pussy Hideaway to go and lose herself, but I was behind with the rent...