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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.
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.
The Glove
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by Reader House. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On an ordinary day Jasmine went jogging in the park like she always had before. Not knowing her life was going to change that morning she found a glove on the ground, that's when it all started for her. Her life was going to change forever just by picking up that glove.
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.
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.
Murder In Key West 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,520. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Key West serves as backdrop for some of the world’s best mystery stories. Here is the fourth collection of murder and mayhem in Paradise, a keep-you-up-at-night anthology featuring ten leading writers who explore the dark side of the Southernmost point in the continental US. “Ten Key West mystery stories by ten great storytellers . . .” says H.L. Osterman, Short Changed.
Crimes on Latimer: From the Early Cases of Marco Fontana
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,250. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Six of Marco Fontana's early cases show some of the forces that helped shape the young P.I. It’s in high school, that Fontana discovers he has a knack for crime solving. Some years later, we find Marco in his first office on Latimer in the middle of the gayborhood. Trouble easily manages to find the new P.I. These cases show us his world before the events of Murder on Camac.
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!
Rogue Leaves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,740. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
New FBI Agent Natalie Hanlon has a dark past, and she's about to come face to face with it when her first assignment sends her back to Mobury Falls, her hometown. Mason Gerard is the world's most elite and elusive cat burglar. Someone is impersonating him, and he follows a badly laid trail right to Mobury Falls. Lilly Rockingham's tea leaves are showing signs of going rogue,
The 85 Year Old Dot to Dot Detecrive
Price: Free! Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Retired Police Chief Rick Bates is always eager to dive into a case - usually a case of wine. He didn't start drinking until he was 75; but now he's making up for lost time. But it's not all play and no work for Rick, Even in his 80s, he is a one man stone wall against the waves of crime that wash up on the Cape Cod beaches.
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.
LAst Resort
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sisters in Crime Los Angeles Presents … LAST RESORT, an Anthology of Crime Stories edited by Matt Coyle, Mary Marks, and Patricia Smiley, with a special thank you to Michael Connelly for the introduction.
Shooting Creek and Other Stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,600. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SHOOTING CREEK AND OTHER STORIES by Scott Loring Sanders. “This excellent collection transcends any genre label. Ultimately, these stories are mysteries of the human heart's darkest regions. Scott Sanders is the real deal and deserves a wide and appreciative readership.” —Ron Rash
Dead to Me: Five Mystery Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith draws on his library of short mystery stories to produce this collection, Dead to Me. Includes: “The Case of the Pleasant Hills Murder,” “Two Roads, No Choices,” “An Obscene Crime Against Passion,” “Make Myself Just One More,” and “Husband Dummies.” Funny, creepy and strange, these stories keep the reader guessing.
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.
Coast to Coast: Private Eyes from Sea to Shining Sea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
COAST TO COAST: PRIVATE EYES FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA, edited by Andrew McAleer and Paul D. Marks. “Tough, taut and terrific. This cross-country collection of sleuthing stories — from the best writers in the private eye biz — is wonderfully written, always surprising, and completely entertaining.” — Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author of Say No More

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