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Now You Sea God: A Josh Katzen Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,400. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2018 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fighter pilot. Thief. Forger. Spy. Once upon a time, the man known as Joshua Katzen was all of these things. Now retired from his military intelligence career, Katzen lives a peaceful, mundane life as an archaeological photographer and illustrator—that was the plan anyway. In reality, Josh’s past keeps interfering with his attempted retirement.
Street Whispers: Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: American English. Published: February 23, 2018 by All Due Respect Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
STREET WHISPERS: Stories by Liam Sweeny. An eclectic collection of pulp, grit and noir stories inspired by the Capital Region of New York, a rust-belt crossroads in the shadow of the city that never sleeps.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: American English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of previously published and new short stories about military service and sacrifice by Martin Roy Hill.
Official Investigations of Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,370. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
As a young member of the Metropolitan Police, Lyle Thorne investigates five cases spanning the years 1881–1887: An apparently simple case of murder, a holiday excursion to Margate, but events take a tragic turn, an innocent man will be hung a weekly tea party with dire results and the exploits of an international criminal will enthrall and delight your little grey cells!
The Delhi Detective
Price: Free! Words: 23,470. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Inspired by Sherlock Holmes, The Delhi Detective is a collection of 7 short stories narrating the exploits of private detective Shergill Hans and his biographer, Jaisukh Sharma. From murders to robberies to gang wars, the Delhi detective is ready to solve them all. Prepare yourself for a cultural ride through urban Faridabad and for a thrilling investigative adventure.
The Professor Mysteries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of four short stories, Prof Henry Wodeash, known around The College as ‘The Professor’, solves the Dean’s Dilemma with a history textbook, takes on the matter of Three Blind Mice and a cure for glaucoma, finds out why a Case of Crabs may solve the mystery of stolen laser research and finally The Mermaid’s Daughter has a tail to tell concerning a poetry prize.
A Deadly Prayer - A Deadly Thriller Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,000. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A botched robbery. One victim clinging to life. The suspect dead. LAPD Detective Maddie Divine is assigned an apparent open-and-shut case. However, the clues reveal secrets, deceit, and greed, revolving around a charismatic preacher and his celebrated church. When loneliness, lust, and ambitious dreams, are exposed Maddie must focus on her training to survive a face-off with a master sinner.
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.
The Imaginist (Collection)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve three mysteries within Victorian England. Join them as they dive deeply into some of the darkest regions of the imagination!
Bad Vibes Removal Services Short Story Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Walls are no longer mute witnesses thanks to Montgomery’s inventions. Murder victims regain their voices with Lea’s help. When Montgomery calls Lea and her colleague Kamika to help him analyze the scene of a quadruple homicide, he knows his technology can help solve the murders. He doesn’t realize that Lea can provide a ghost's point of view. These 3 short stories start the Bad Vibes Series.
Dooley's Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by A Vegas Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A cowboy action and adventure story sprinkled with bits of humor. Very enjoyable short story.
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.
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.
Visitor to Blue Lake: A Jazz and Slade Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A young, heartbroken woman secretly leaves her home planet for a fresh start on Earth. While trying to help an Earth detective find a missing girl she stumbles across a plot by her planet’s enemies to set up a hidden base of operations on Earth from which they can wage war against her people.
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.
From Hay to Eternity: Ten Devilish Tales of Crime and Deception
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
To the moon and back, here are ten tales with a twist. The unlikely characters have one thing in common--they're ready and willing to do whatever it takes to achieve their goals. As the old saying goes, you have to watch out for the quiet ones.
Crime Down Island
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,710. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Terror in the Tropics! Peril in Paradise! Betrayal on the Beach! It’s just another day of murder and corruption under the palm trees in CRIME DOWN ISLAND. Six heated tales of manipulation and mayhem set on the dream destinations most fantasize about.
Three Stories for Three Siblings
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 59,280. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Three Stories for Three Siblings' . Two fictional mystery stories dealing with online gaming. Peter, Tasha, and Paul join forces to battle the evil genius using 'The System' and 'Another Game' to wreak havoc in the online world and the real world. 'Pet Tales' reveals the three siblings from the pets' perspective. A wide variety of homes and animals, adventures and misadventures abound.
Warm Hands, Cold Heart
Price: Free! Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crimes happen every day, everywhere. What they have in common is typically a criminal and a victim. But what happens when the lines between the two blur? We present to you a collection of short stories where the victim can sometimes be the criminal, or vice versa. It's up to you, the reader, to decide who is truly guilty and worthy of your disdain.
Hollywood Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,770. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
HOLLYWOOD MYSTERY is a collection of stories turning beloved Hollywood icons into detectives, turning over every rock and following every blood trail, hunting for the truth and hoping not to end up on the cutting room floor!