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Maynard Soloman Legalizes Gay Knot Tying (Funny Detective Stories #5)
Series: Funny Detective Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,480. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Fans of funny detective stories, meet Maynard Soloman. Some say he's crusty, profane and clueless. If you ask him, he solves the world's problems one case at a time. In this short story, the Ol' Badger runs into his estranged wife's cult. In order to get a divorce, he'll need to legalize gay marriage. Or be eaten as a human sacrifice. He'd better hurry. The cult just bought ranch dressing.
Family Trio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
FAMILY TRIO contains three individual stories about the Lunghi family of private detectives in Bath, England. The family ranges across three generations who almost all live in the family's home and business complex. Everyone gets involved in agency cases, often making progress on them over meals or after-dinner wine. There have been three novels about the Lunghi family.
Body English
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A Lydia Chin/Bill Smith short story.
The Night for Shelter at a Farm Behind the Mountain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Story of the Sorting Out of Mysterious Facts and Fear. I staid the night for shelter at a farm Behind the mountain, with a mother and son, Two old-believers. They did all the talking....
Evil in the Midst
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Six friends set out for a weekend of fun that quickly turns into a face to face encounter with murder, deception and fear, where no one can be trusted and no one is who they appear to be.
Deadly Ink
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This letter form short story takes place in Lancashire, England. Jane, a student who has had the opportunity to study abroad for writing, due to her snooping nature she is faced with a deadly problem. Time is ticking for Jane. Read and find out how this twisted story unfolds.
Haunting
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story is about newlyweds who move into an old english manor. They are excited to begin a life of their own together, kids, pets, the whole nine yards. Though Something twisted happens, something you would never guess. Find out now as it slowly unfolds.
One Night in Toronto
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bobby wakes up to shattering sounds like eight-inch cockroaches are throwing dishes off the kitchen shelves in his third-floor apartment. But it’s not roaches; it’s a pimp and hooker fighting on the sidewalk below his window. Bad. Getting worse. Nobody stopping it. Should he? He makes a stupid decision.
Charity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Indian American woman is bored with her life in New York. She is passionate about making a contribution to humanity and her zeal brings her to Mumbai. Would it be easy to find and adopt a cause? Would she be able to make a difference when she is simply struggling to settle in and get used to a new way of life? While her heart goes to the poor, would it find the right purpose?
Chaos Read #4
You set the price! Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In Part Three of IN THE PAST we get to know the youngest of the Clark family- Mary Clark, and further explore the past of a serial killer. But just as you think you are finding out what details to how his story came to be written, you really have no idea yet. Part Three of IN THE PAST, the last chance before the true insanity begins.
Wandering Koala uncovers the Sixth Figure
Series: Wandering Koala Comics, Book 11. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 380. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
It is neither dark nor stormy the night two joggers discover the body of a local college student. An investigation reveals several alarming messages between her and her friends. What were they scared of? And what does it have to do with factory workers and the city’s top fashion icons? Only the intervention of a silent wanderer has any hope of unraveling the nefarious tapestry. 32pgs, full color
Vacant Possession
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Steve Boyce has left behind a violent adolescence to become a prosperous estate agent. He is married to Sara, the girl of his dreams, and has two lovely children. But when he is commissioned to handle the sale of the house in which he spent his first fifteen years, Steve’s past comes back to haunt him with devastating consequences. Vacant Possession is a disturbing mystery of the paranormal.
Who Killed Doll?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nate Hutchinson, a somewhat jaded Chicago homicide detective is called to investigate the murder of a young prostitute. Much to his surprise and dismay, he discovers he knew her quite well and sets out to solve her murder before the break of dawn.
Breakfast In Paris
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
At a sidewalk café on a bustling Parisian avenue, a man awaits a rendezvous with the woman of his dreams. But as anticipation turns to dread, is he about to wake with a start?
Barry Hargrove Case of the Lunar Orchids
Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Barry Hargrove is called to investigate the theft of a rare seed. The only thing is; the seeds haven't been actually stolen, they were 'found' and their residue retrieved. Enter government official Beauregard Sneed with a list of four suspects: Professor Charles Scott, Professor Bueford Hornblatt, Professor Richard Biery and local fence, Fred Pickett
A Moon Light Walk
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"A Moon Light Walk" Is a Psychological Thriller written from a most cleaver perspective. You won't know which side to take or who you will want to embody. This Noir style short was written for the sole purpose of bringing the reader into a mindset unlike any other he/she has ever experienced before. New York City can either be your playground or your worst nightmare - Who will you be?
Heartbreak
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Narrated by BIll Smith, "Heartbreak" is the first S.J. Rozan story ever published. It appeared in the Feb. 1990 edition of P.I. Magazine.
Mr. E In Cabin 187 (The Hudson Agency)
Series: Case Files of the Hudson Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Case #2: From The Case Files of the Hudson Agency. A murder on a cruise sets Warren Eisenchezarrarus — better known as Mr. E. — on the hunt for a killer. The murder weapon can't exist, the detective's assistant is as green as a seasick turtle and worst of all, Mr. E. is supposed to be on vacation! How will he find the culprit with so few clues on a cruise ship full of suspects? 6,693 words
The Hudson Agency - Chicago Style
Series: The Hudson Detective Agency, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Case #1: From the Case Files of the Hudson Agency. Private Eye, Carl Danby tries to stay out of the limelight. Ever since the detective injured his knee on the job, the big boss himself has hinted at Danby’s retirement. Then the Agency is hired by successful Chicago businessman, Benjamin Porter, who has recently been involved in a series of life-threatening accidents. Danby's assigned the case
The Adventures of Lauren MacPhearson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lauren, 9 1/2, who comes from Scotland, has elective mutism, but that doesn’t stop her from having adventures, which she tells us about in four stories of her encounters with thieves, bears, forest fires, white water, biting horses, stolen art and ghosts from April to August.