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15 Strange Tales of Crime and Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,810. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017 by Green Snake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 yarns of crimes dire and humorous, cosmic and ordinary, exploring the frightening and endlessly inventive ways humans find to do each other wrong.
The Black Sheep
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,170. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Black Sheep, a collection of 25 short stories, is Tod Collins’ third such anthology. His books and writings have won local and international competitions. His novel “Cullen” had critics describing the author as The Hemmingway of Africa and the book won The 2016 Independent Publishers’ Prize for best novel.
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.
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!
Horror Stories
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 20, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Specially arranged to make children feel more excited while reading them. Most of the stories were written by popular writers, often famous for writing horror stories. Keep reading the spooky stories.
Bad Habits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
BAD HABITS collects Keith Gilman’s short stories. “…grabbed me by the collar and wouldn’t let go. Gilman’s voice is a powerful new addition to the crime fiction community.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, Shamus, Barry and Anthony Award-winning author of the Moe Prager series.
Murder in Montauk: And Other Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 84,380. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2017 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Murder in Montauk is a collection of short stories set primarily in the Long Island, New York, area. The mostly professional and charismatic cast is featured in story lines that vary from Russians stealing US security secrets to struggling young musicians on their way to success.
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.
Scoundrels: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crimes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,050. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
SCOUNDRELS: Tales of Greed, Murder and Financial Crimes. Stories by Reed Farrel Coleman, David Corbett, Tyler Dilts, Brendan DuBois, Seth Harwood, Darrell James, Gary Phillips, Travis Richardson, SJ Rozan, Kelli Stanley, Eric Stone, Bob Truluck, Lono Waiwaiole and Pamela Samuels Young.
Crimson Timelines
Series: Crimson Tales. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,950. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crimson Timelines is an anthology of engaging stories weaving paths in time and the mind. Enjoy a stroll through the fourth dimension with these diverse authors. A great read with wide appeal.
The Wickedest Town in the West and Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,670. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
From one of the best mystery short story writers of her generation comes this sparkling collection of ten chillers and thrillers, where justice takes many forms. Whether you’re a witch (“A Taste for Burning”), a soldier in the trenches (“Michelle”) or a demure churchgoer (“The Wickedest Town in the West”), you will always know that justice is served.
Texas Noir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
TEXAS NOIR, a Collection of Short Stories by Milton T. Burton.
Tales from the Blue Line
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,320. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
TALES FROM THE BLUE LINE by Rob Riley, the first in a new series of "Crimespree Magazine Presents." This is a compilation of twenty-nine separate police investigations conducted by Rob Riley and his partners, while they were Milwaukee Police officers.
Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine Barrens
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine Barrens by Jen Conley. An Otto Penzler Crime and Mystery Pick for the Dog Days of Summer 2016 — "Her evocation of the borderland of the Pine Barrens is exquisitely realized …"
Murder at Comfree Abbey
Series: Dodie Fanshaw Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who shot farmer Harris during a pheasant shoot? His cow sheds and pig pens near the entrance to Sir Hugo's Comfree Abbey may put off their prospective guests when the Abbey opens as a superior private hotel. Dodie Fanshaw investigates all those at the shoot. The police, however, seem to suspect Sir Hugo. But almost anyone could have done it, and othes had their own quarrels with Farmer Harris.
The Adventures of Watts and Sherlock: The R.X. Problem
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,320. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
After an injury leaves him with a cybernetic leg and no job, Dr. James Watts becomes roommates with a detective named Sherlock, who is trying to emulate his literary namesake, to a disturbing degree. Watts is soon whisked along on Sherlock's cases, from solving murders to exposing immoral Corporations. He may or may not be crazy, but one thing is certain; life with Sherlock will never be boring.
John Fulghum Mysteries Vol.II
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,820. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016 by Zimbell House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
John “Jack” Fulghum, Private Investigator, bachelor, former war hero and inveterate outsider, solves grisly homicide cases that stump the overworked police forces of Boston and other cities. To solve these cases, he crosses jurisdictional boundaries in the US and abroad and teams with close, like-minded friends Nigel Pounce of Boston Homicide & Kenneth Mander of the CIA.
HiStory of Santa Monica II: More Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The second edition in the HiStory of Santa Monica short story series, Atwood's new collection features alienated characters living in seaside city of Santa Monica and surrounding cities of L.A., and Hollywood.
Sherlock Holmes Great War Parodies and Pastiches II: 1915-1919
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,690. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Sherlock Holmes Great War Parodies and Pastiches II: 1915-1919” collects 37 pieces — short stories, poems, and cartoons — all published during the opening years of Conan Doyle’s literary career. Also included are much of the original art and more than 300 footnotes identifying obscure words, historical figures, and events that readers were familiar with at the time.

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