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Exploitation and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,990. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Exploitation and Other Stories is a collection of science fiction (SF), fantasy, mystery, and flash fiction. Space exploration, alien encounters, a little magic, and a few crimes / investigations all make an appearance in the stories of this collection.
Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,460. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alexandra Bertolissio is a homicide cop, a slight, sensitive woman, making a reputation as a brilliant detective in a world that is brutal and tough. Her younger sister, Mel, is a beauty, reckless and carefree, she is adored by everyone and a magnet for trouble. "Sisters" is a collection of crime stories, including two full novellas, featuring these two remarkable women.
Never Kill a Cat and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the title story we have an old woman, alone in the world but for her beloved felines…and she’s a serial killer in the making. They say revenge is a dish best served cold—cold as death. This collection includes nine more tales—all of them Archer’s seventies-era “hippy” P.I. Doug McCool short stories, collected together for the first time.
Death of Choice - Eight Tales of Murder, Mayhem and Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 115,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Come along to a Children’s Cemetery, 1920’s London, a diner in L.A., a foggy barnyard, a small town in Tennessee, a Hawaiian beach, and discover chills, thrills, and crimes you’ll long remember. Meet a flashy designer, a neurosurgeon, a coroner, a woman of European elegance, a detective who’s fed up, and a Tennessee Police Chief all filling the pages of Death of Choice.
Memories and Imagination
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An entertaining mixture of intriguing stories, from cold case enquiries to snapshots of daily life, reminiscences and chance encounters: there is something for everyone in this thoughtful book.
The Don't Give a Damn Murder Mystery ~plus three additional politically incorrect satirical mysteries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four groundbreaking mysteries where the reader is amazed, even shocked at the satirical challenges to cultural mores
Plan B - Volume V
Series: Plan B Anthologies. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,810. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015 by in potentia press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A mystery and crime anthology with 13 stories of plans gone wrong, from Plan B Magazine.
Have You Seen My Cat? And Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 98,940. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The stories in this collection are primarily mystery, science fiction, soft horror/dark fantasy, and cross-genre pieces. Most of the stories are down-to-earth ones set in today's world (particularly the mysteries), or begin that way and take a speculative turn into the possible. With the exception of one fantasy mystery, the rest of the stories are set in the near future or in space.
Velan Poulose and The Travancore Chronicle Cases
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 83,800. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in the exotic land of Travancore of the 1950's, when life was still slow and detective work was done the old fashioned way,these 8 mind boggling cases presented in this novel captures the exploits of a self-taught investigator, Velan Poulose, who as an orphan grew up unloved and unfamiliar with the ways of the world but is gifted with a mind which proves to be the nemesis of many a criminal.
Persistence Can Be Fatal (And Other Stories)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,490. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Short mystery stories--reading meant for rainy nights. A failed screenwriter insists his wife listen to his latest script, until she feels compelled to stop him; a prison warden has to figure out how a woman on death row escaped his prison from a foolproof cell; a private detective faces his own demons. . . just some of the stories that come to life in the pages of this collection.
A Coincidence Too Many Collector's Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 murder cases that I was involved with in Florida. Greatly exaggerated for my part in most of them.
Enter Merlin Tyana Collector's edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,070. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Merlin Tyana is a mysterious character who appears, always during a thunderstorm, to solve or prevent a murder, then seems to disappear into thin air.
The Spirit of Peterborough
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,210. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Peterborough, just an ordinary city full of people like you and me, steeped in history, totally unique. We all know the past can affect the future, but what if it was more than perhaps you might think? These fictional contemporary adventures each present a ghost mystery as ordinary folk find themselves drawn in. There are links both to the true historical past and documented ghostly occurrences
Big Pulp: Catskin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,710. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Big Pulp. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The son of a smalltown sheriff takes crime prevention into his own hands, but curiosity may kill the cat in Arley Sorg's "Catskin", the lead story in the summer 2013 issue of Big Pulp!
The Hidden: Mysterious Tales of Suspense
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From award-winning author mystery author Brendan DuBois comes this unique collection of "hidden" or hard-to-find short stories. Since 1985, DuBois has published more than 130 short stories, and in this anthology, he brings together stories that are hard to find for the reader or collector that have been published in non-tradtional markets.
Spanish Eye
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: British English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Through the eyes of Leon Cazador, half-English, half-Spanish private investigator, we experience the human condition in many guises. This collection covers twenty two cases, some insightful, some humorous, and some tragic. The tales evoke tears and laughter, pleasure at the downfall of criminals, and anger at arrogant evil-doers. Leon Cazador fights injustice in all its forms.
Undeath and the Detective: Nine Spooky Mysteries
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 67,240. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine talented authors tackle these pressing questions and more, in Undeath and the Detective, the first collection of supernatural mysteries from Elm Books. Between these covers, you will encounter zombies, extraterrestrials, vampires, shape-shifters, and more than a few ghosts.
Death on a Cold Night
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by Elm Books Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
We present here Elm Books’ first mystery collection, eight chilling winter tales, ranging from a cozy story of the theft of a teapot to ripped-from-the-headlines crimes stories. We have brought you a slew of dead bodies, with settings from a glamorous Hollywood movie set to the Wyoming wilderness, and even a vampire or two.
Clients & Perps Novelette Collection #1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by MindWingsAudio. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Clients & Perps Novelette Collection #1 is a collection of published novelettes by Jack Bates from the popular series, Harry Landers, PI. Each episode presents the reader with client cases that are forceful and interesting. Including: The Butcher’s Heir, Mumbly Peg, The Infidelity Case, Ten Minutes After Midnight, Satan’s School for Scandal, Shot Girls (NEW), and A Model for Murder.
Node Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Strange tales--an Irish rebel becomes a stranger in a strange land, a lurid, bloody cockfight off Magazine Street, the shadowy string-pulling of the New Orleans Mafia, an odd profile of the much-despised Celine, a bit of hard-chine rum-running during Prohibition, the fag-ends of Batista's Cuban regime, and the Bay of Pigs, seen through a unique prism.

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