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Scandal Beneath The Basilisk
Price: Free! Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the story of a Sherlock Holmes choosing to escape the ordinary by disembarking down a different destined path. A mystery set in 1885 London, during the evolving reign of Queen Victoria, the city's lenses pointed towards the presence of this one man, a philosopher of mind and of deduction. With earnest presentation, please enjoy: Scandal Beneath The Basilisk.
A Better Kind of Hate: Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The world will never be perfect. The world will never be all bad. It’s the middle we must embrace. This … A BETTER KIND OF HATE: STORIES by Beau Johnson.
Things That Don't Rhyme
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Prologue What if unknowingly, 'we' were the caretakers of both the brave and the weak - rich and the poor - and believers and non-believers alike. Crafting their ever-evolving perception of reality from art and science to technology, finance and shipping to food, and advertising and religion to armament manufacturing and its delivery on an unsuspecting victim?
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!
8 Short Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Index: Debbie How To Pause A Monster Called Time Re-Animating The Spark I Forgot To Mention, My Name Is Luigi Wet Coastline Yesterday... Today... Tomorrow Heartville's Diner
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.
The Ruby Trap
Price: Free! Words: 15,540. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Aidan Carver, finds himself back in jail, accused of theft. His only hope lies with his trusted sidekicks. Can they prove his innocence? Or is he back where he had started; just another thief behind bars?
The Final Outing
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short mystery tale about a three year old girl and the trauma she went through at such a tender age.
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.
Debbie
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,130. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There is no limit to how far the caring ones around a playful little four-year old girl will go, in attempts to see her once angelic little face again - or close to it at least.
Carolina Crimes: 21 Tales of Need, Greed and Dirty Deeds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
CAROLINA CRIMES: 21 TALES OF NEED, GREED AND DIRTY DEEDS, edited by Nora Gaskin Esthimer with an introduction by Jeffery Deaver.
DRUMS; A Ben Miles Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short mystery with PI Ben Miles that, in the end, maybe isn't as much a mystery as just a sad story he didn't need to find out about.
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.
Down & Out: The Magazine Volume 1 Issue 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,790. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Down & Out: The Magazine. Volume 1, Issue 1. Edited by Rick Ollerman. For fans of good writing, good literature, and good crime...welcome.
Murder on the Cosplay Express: A Kent Bronwyn Mystery
Series: Kent Bronwyn. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A famous mystery author has spent the weekend at a comic book convention. While riding the train back to Los Angeles, he finds himself caught up in a murder investigation where every suspect is wearing a costume and isn't who they claim to be. The first in the Kent Bronwyn mystery series, this story pays homage to the great comic book conventions of Southern California.
The Games People Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A stroll in the forest with a friend and a dog turns into a lot more. The British police force is called in to unravel twenty years of unconnected murders. But then, are they really unconnected?
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Shadow
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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 and live the only way her father ever taught her to.
Heartville's Diner
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Café, Eatery or Bistro... On the whole these brightly lit, welcoming signs serve as samples of sometimes age-old delectable processes kept secret, to keep hungry selective patrons going back for more...
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.
Seventh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Gus Collier has seen a lot of corpses, but he’s never had one open its eyes, grab his wrist, and speak to him. But that’s exactly what happens when he’s called to investigate a murder on the morning of his twenty-eighth birthday. Twenty-eight. Seven quadrupled. Gus is the seventh son of a seventh son, but he’s always considered it just an accident of birth--until today.

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