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Little did they Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Stories of Everyday's Woe Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Little did they know is a new story of the series Stories of Everyday's Woe.A very nice, horrific story of blood and death!
Famous Authors’ Detective Club
Price: Free! Words: 28,760. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Here are bylines that you will certainly recognize … but not as mystery writers. Yet these engaging mysteries by the likes of John Steinbeck, MacKinlay Kantor, Bret Harte, Ben Hecht, even Voltaire, are yours to enjoy FREE. Eight stories (plus a bonus) will make you an insider to this exclusive “club” of storytellers.
The Blood of the Gods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
Judgement
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story for adults. “You have been found guilty of murder of the worse kind...” It has been a long time coming but finally justice has been served.
The Losing Game
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Tobias Sinclair of New Scotland Yard and his assistant, Sergeant Susan Lloyd try to solve the murder of footballer Jimmy Baxter.
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
Thorns and Roses
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
a collection of short stories written for varoious writers ortganizations over time. They include mysteries , thrillers, scirnce fiction and general fiction stories All rthe stories are within the normal limits set by writers organizations, being between three thousand and seven thousaand words.
Further Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. However, if Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.
Mr. Holystone’s Demise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Mr. Holystone’s Demise by Tara Mitchell “Mr. Holystone’s Demise” follows a crime from commission to confession of the perpetrator. “Mr. Holystone, the victim of murder, left behind a tale of underhanded dealing, blackmail, fraud and ultimately death,” explains the author.
Guise Markets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Short Story Press Presents Guise Markets by David B. Beaver The story tells the unlikely tale of a haunted grocery store. Items fall off the shelves, night shift employees see things out of the corner of their eyes, and other strange occurrences are revealed throughout the eBook.
A Song of Crickets
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Recovering drug addict Dannie crosses the head of a drug cartel which puts her and her husband Junior on the run from a hitman right out of a nightmare. WARNING: Although this story is written tastefully (Tarantino-esque) some readers may be offended by the violence and torture.
Shift Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by PLA, Jr. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based upon the real life events of a Baltimore Police Sergeant in 2010. Shift Change tells the unbelievable story of two cops late night encounter in a haunted house. Responding to what should have been a routine call, just before shift change, the two find themselves alone, despite being in the middle of a major city, fighting for their lives and cut off from radio communication. ** 5k words **
Investigations of The Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. If Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.
Swiveled Craving
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Swiveled Craving by Ruth Pettite “Swiveled Craving” takes you through yet another twisted and turned loop of events that only she can fathom and bring out to us. As we learn the multiple character storyline, pay close attention. Someone has a role in the story, somewhere.
Masque Of Deceit
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Masque Of Deceit by Jordan Lane KATHERINE CRENSHAW, whose real name was FENTON, was raised by foster parents. Although she knew she was adopted she accepted the fact that her true family would not return for her. As the days went by Katherine lived a tranquil life until one phone call changed everything.
The Phantom Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
What was really in the garden -- and how dangerous was it?
Clash of Wills
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Robert Bell. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When informed his father had died, Ray knew he had to do the right thing, even though they'd not spoken in years. Determined to face his demons, he returned to his father's adopted home in England, only to discover the realities weren't as he'd imagined and that a world of new problems had to be faced.
The Ballad of the Cop's Gun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A rummy. A stripper. A slum lord. A body. Crime can be operatic. In the big city, justice's tune is one few citizens know well. When the words don't come, sometimes a cop's gun provides the best accompaniment. This suspense thriller from C. C. Blake has one hell of a tempo.
Little Miracles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
As a homicide detective, Frank deals with violent death every day. And his reaction to those deaths kills him by inches. Until his most recent case forces him to take a long, hard look at his emotional state. The murder scene’s only survivor might hold the clues Frank needs to solve the case. It might even hold the key to Frank’s very salvation.
Murderous Critters, Cattle Capers(tm) #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,950. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Murderous Critters is a trio of outrageously funny mystery short stories, the first collection in a series featuring the zany comic animal characters from the world of Cattle Capers(tm). A killer magician, rogue dinosaur skeletons, and roaming gunslingers are no match for bovine Master Detective Adam Steer and his goofy sidekick Crazy Cal. Appropriate for teens and adults. Not for young children.