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Catherine's Curse
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After a brief encounter with a stranger at a 14th Century chapel, Justine Jacobs is drawn into a dreamworld full of longing and despair. On a pilgrimage of self-discovery, the unmarried office worker travels south from her home in Notting Hill, London, desperate to cast her eyes on a lofty landmark reputed to have the power to find her a husband. A tragic comedy.
Deep Freeze
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ben, a programmer by profession, falls prey to a prank played by his friend but everything goes wrong when Ben accidently encounters a dead body, how Ben manages to find the killer, how Sophie gets into the investigation, how Ben and Sophie met for the first time, this book reveals hidden truth about the dead and life of Ben and Sophie
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries short story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,350. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Charley Alexander signs herself, and gal-pal Elaine, up for a cooking class with renowned Chef Machado, she expects a little fun, food, and wine among friends. But what she gets instead are catty classmates, surprisingly simple recipes, and the shock of a lifetime when she finds the poisoned body of one of her fellow culinary students.
Weird, Wonderful and Worrisome Stories
Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Weird, Wonderful and Worrisome Stories by James Wilkinson is a collection of odd and unusual stories featuring evil cars, curses and an unusual peace treaty.
Strictly Poison and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz music fused with pulp fiction. The result? Stories that croon like Nat "King" Cole, and strike like a lead pipe. Tales of Jazz artists, and other assorted characters, looking for that big break ... often getting broken. Charles Boeckman was a musician writing pulp fiction between gigs. He knew his milieu. 22 stories, culled from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Manhunt, and many others.
Jackpot Julie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Julie Jacobs' number's up. Her marriage is on the rocks after she emptied a joint bank account - blowing the lot on bingo. With huge debts, her perfect life comes crashing down on the same day her husband loses his job. Julie fears her addiction has killed her marriage. She is on a mission to win back her husband's trust - but is tempted into dishonesty. A compelling read about addiction.
When Pigs Fly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A novelette of swindlers, dames, and a millionaire with a pig. Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 1925. Right before New Year's Day. Genevra has just brought in a mark with a story she can't believe: he wants to race his famous racing pig against all takers. It sounds like a con--and she should know--but she just can't resist.
Un Delitto Placebo
Price: Free! Words: 14,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Un nuovo e intricato caso per il maresciallo maggiore Delma Pugliese
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Sabrina
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Siren discovers Sabrina Evans waiting in her office for her, Siren doesn't quite know what to expect - but one thing is clear, Sabrina is definitely going to make life more interesting for the gun-toting private investigator.
Nicotine Slavery
Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What happens when the manager pushes Gerald just a little too far about his smoking habits? The manager finds out quickly that there is more than one way to get revenge.
Lost Investigations of The Reverend Lyle Thorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,770. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Yet another delightful set of mysteries to tantalize the reader. Can you solve the puzzle before the Reverend Lyle Thorne reveals all? Five short stories to test your clue spotting abilities as the Rev. Lyle Thorne investigates the cases spanning the years 1908 - 1912: A runner, a theft, a body on the beach, a scullery maid's dismissal and a mysterious American widow will keep you enthralled.
Mystery thriller suspense: Duplicity: A gripping pyschological thriller short story with a twist you wont see coming
Price: Free! Words: 17,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Join Connor on his quest to uncover the secrets of his youth, and the man he is today. Walk in Connors shoes alongside him through the dark shadows that haunt his soul, while he battles against evil, hot on the trail of a mysterious killer...
To Be a Debutante: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lady Emily Black is used to getting her way. As the daughter of the Duke of Lofton, she’s grown accustomed to privilege and comfort. So when an ordinary shopping trip turns deadly, Emily is forced to adjust to the truth of what it means to be the descendant of a family of spies.
To Be a Lady: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
She planned for everything except him. Miss Jane Black enjoys a comfortable position in society. As the daughter of a respected genteel farmer and former agent for the War Office, Jane has had the pleasure of planning a future filled with domesticity and quiet reflection. But when her dying grandfather swears her to a dangerous promise, Jane’s expectations are shattered.
To Be a Duke: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alec Black, the Earl of Stryden, sees the inevitable and does his damnedest to ignore it. But when a common footpad threatens his wife, Sarah, Alec must face what it really means to one day be a duke.
To Be a Spy: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Samuel Black must make a decision: to be a spy like his father or follow his heart. Either is likely to give his mother chest pains.
Question
You set the price! Words: 540. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A flash-fiction featuring an everyday Whodunnit? Did he do it reader?
Sleep Tight Forevermore
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 34,530. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
David’s wicked sister in law is cooking up a plan to kill David’s mother by having her put in a hospice home and sedating her to death. She thinks it’s the perfect murder plan.
Stellar Detective Tales Christmas Special: Merry NAWKing Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The very first Christmas Special for Stellar Detective Tales! Join Detective Leslie Flynt, private investigator aboard the NAWK spaceship, as he tracks down a child's lost teddy bear. But things aren't what they seem, and family, fortune, and fate will all play a hand in giving Flynt a very NAWKing Christmas
Be Still My Beading Heart, A Glass Bead Mini-Mystery
Series: Glass Bead Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It's Valentine's Day and Jax O'Connell's red VW bug is missing. Did she forget where she parked the Ladybug or has the beloved car been stolen? Jax faces some unsavory characters on the streets of Seattle and regrets not having a date on the most romantic day of the year. She must take matters into her own hands to find the Ladybug and salvage her love life, and do it before the day is over.