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Bad Love
You set the price! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based on a true story. The exorcism of a djinn from a chaste wifey turns up some dark family secrets.
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. 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 & live the only way she knows how.
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...
A Touch of Native Color
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The name on his driver’s license is George Henry, but people call him Chief. He has the bloodline, the heritage, the native skills and no desire to live up to the name. Until the day he helped murder an innocent girl. A captivating story of murder on the Hood Canal. Historic details, lush landscape, a gypsy curse, and the cold killing of a young woman all come into play, woven like an indian rug
Tickling The Tiger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Another captivating pair of mystery and suspense stories from prize-winning author Joslyn Chase.
The Sodden Spectators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A classic mystery in Agatha Christie style. A story of kidnapping gone wrong…or maybe right. A tale of superstition and treasure, tempered by a dead cat. Prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase, delivers on three delightful stories.
Rachmaninoff's Peasant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two stories from prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase. Rachmaninoff's Peasant is a tale of murder in the high-stakes world of Kristelhof Fine Arts Academy. And What Leads A Man To Murder chronicles a 24-hour period in the life of Neil Anderson, who starts his day wondering what could bring one person to steal the life of another, and ends his day knowing far too much about it.
Adalet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
She bears a scar that mars her breast. And her soul. Adalet sees only one way to overcome the ruins of her life. Entangled in a deadly game of lies, she stakes every last shred of herself on winning. And the odds are not in her favor. If you love a story full of twists and suspense, take a ride with Adalet.
The Caterer's Wife
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A night out is a rare occurrence for former cop Dionne Shyler and her husband, successful caterer Brom MacInnis. When their night out includes murder, the couple's respective talents aid in solving not one crime...but two.
Markers
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What happens when we stop reading? Lucas Anthony Ren sends us into that area without boundaries where understanding who is writing, isn't the question. Rather, what comes next. After it stops.
"The Landlord."
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What in the world does a millionaire, real estate Millennial of New York City have to do with an ancient superstition from the Middle East? And why is that ancient tale intruding on Trevor Mesa’s life and one of his long-time tenants?
Soutee in New Orleans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Western
Soutee continues down the long highway from Memphis to the Crescent City. With no way to reach his mysterious lady friend, is the money gone forever? Soutee pursues justice and a little big of pleasure as he heads down to the deep south.
Paashu Keeper of the Immortal Power
Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The story begins when a strange bird hands over a greatly powerful baby girl called Leena to a wizard. Eighteen years later an evil king named Atrodarka got to know about Leena's power through his dreams. Atrodarka became determined to get Leena's power, however due to a misunderstanding Atrodarka killed Lia (Leena's sister) instead of Leena. Leena then did something which foiled Atrodarka's plans
Soutee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Western
Steve Soutee is a lawyer, a ladies man, a master gardener and chef, and the man you need in a pinch. When a bailiff runs off with $25,000, Soutee is hot on his trail at the behest of the judge, with a bevy of beauties, a paternity accusation and a new woman who just may know where the money is hidden.
Murder Pact
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When a boy is reported missing by his mother and the police can't seem to track his whereabouts. Its only when a young boy walks in the police station claiming to be the missing boys friend, that's when the truth comes to light.
Wrong Turn (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jack Nightingale gets lost in North Carolina and finds himself a reluctant attendee at a serial killer convention. Long dead serial killers are appearing before adoring fans, but it doesn't take them long to realise that Nightingale is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Wrong Turn is a fast-paced supernatural story of 14,000 words.
Criminal memory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short story an unknown man struggles to understand the confines of his world. Fractured memories from the past may hold the key to the present and his only chance of some kind of future.

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