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The Rising of the Moon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Just in time for the holidays, New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly gives you a short story that will whet your appetite and last just as long as your tea stays warm. In this quick taste of Sheila’s mysteries, a neighborhood that takes care of their own sometimes has to take care of business . . .
Small World Liam Leddy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The world of illrgal moneylending. Surprisingly dangerous. in all sorts of ways and for all sorts of people.
Spreco su spreco
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: Italian. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Il commissario Pisani, livornese, si trova a indagare su uno strano caso di omicidio ad Aosta, dove è stato trasferito da circa un anno. Una bionda è stata annegata nella bionda. Non si tratta di un gioco di parole. All'interno del birrificio B63 viene rinvenuto il cadavere di Venere Ascanetti, una bionda mozzafiato, annegata in una delle vasche di fermentazione della birra...
Waste on waste
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Warning: experimental translation (hybrid) First episode of the series "Detective Pisani's notebooks" The detective Pisani is found to investigated on to strange houses of homicide to Aosta, where he has been being transferred for about one year. A blonde has been drowned in the blonde. It doesn't a game of words. Inside the beer factory B63 is recovered the dead body of Venus Ascanetti...
The Case of the Plundered Purse: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall Broderick were downtown, trying to find a present for their friend. Suddenly they heard footsteps behind them. “Help! My purse!” a woman screamed. Can the Brodericks help find the purse and catch the thief? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Aussie Adventure: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Well, this homework won't be hard for me!" they heard a voice say. Cindy pushed her way into the small group. She was one of the richest kids in their school, and she always made sure everyone knew it. Kendall looked at the school buses. He wished he rode the bus to school instead of a bike. That would have given him an excuse to take off. Find out what Cindy said and if she was telling the truth
The Case of the Cat's Claws: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I need your help.” Brian said “Sure,” Kendall said. “Let me just grab my sister. “JAMIE,” he yelled. A moment later she came through the door. “Hi, Brian. What’s up?” she asked.“Peter Markham is going to sell some cat’s teeth at 3 o’clock today. I’m thinking of starting a collection." Peter is known for being dishonest. Is this his latest scheme? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery.
The Case of the Wet Water Jug: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“You guys are the best at solving mysterie,” Kris said. He dropped the backpack he was carrying and pulled out a tablet. He turned it on and tapped the screen. A moment later he was looking at an online auction. "My mom loves shipwreck stuff. I saw this thing online and I was wondering what you thought?” Is the water jug really from an old shipwreck? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery.
The Case of the Sheep Stew: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Peter, the local bully stood before Kris Williams. They were standing outside the school at the end of the day. “Something came in that your mom would love,” Peter said. “I know you’ll want to buy it.” “What is it?” Kendall asked. “It’s supposed to be an old diary,” Kris explained. “It’s from a child who crossed the plains with her family.” Is the book real? See if you can solve the mystery.
Buried Treasure
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a treasure hunting vessel blows up off Marconi Beach on Cape Cod, locals suspect the little brother.
The Case of the Pilgrim's Paper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Oh no!” Jamie said. “What has Peter done now?” “He sold me this,” Steve said, holding up a piece of paper. “He said it was an authentic document written by one of the pilgrims. I checked and the spelling looks right. The signatures do too. Peter even showed me a picture of the Mayflower Compact in a book. I compared the signatures and words to it.” Is the paper really written by a Pilgrim?
The Case of the Hosiery Hero: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Welcome to our little museum,” they heard a voice say. “I’m Salty Bill and I’ll be your guide today. That will be two dollars each,” he added. “Cash only.” M.r Broderick turned over six dollars and the man quickly stuck it in a cash box under the counter. Jamie stepped up to look at one of the cases. “This is strange,” she said. What is the story behind the panty hose in the case, and is it true?
The Case of the Smashed Statue: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Wow! Could you imagine living in a house like this?” Kendall asked. “Could you imagine having to clean a house like this?” Jamie answered. At that moment they were visiting a huge mansion that allowed tours. They had come with their friends Erica and Andrea. Suddenly they heard a crash from the room next door. They entered to find a smashed statue. Can you discover who smashed the statue?
The Case of the Missing Miner: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I’ve gotten most of what I need for the trip,” Jim said eagerly. “I just need your share to help cover the cost of supplies and travel. “I put in 5,000 myself. If you give me 5,000 it will be enough to get everything I need.” Jim eagerly handed over a list of the supplies he would need. Cousin Jim has found an old miner's map that leads to a treasure. Is it real? Can you solve this mystery?
The Imaginist: The Other Guest
Price: Free! Words: 5,490. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Something uncanny transpires in the home of Nigel Brimmington. The sweet orphan he adopted may very well be vandalizing his property! Has the child become cruelly mischievous, or worse, gone mad? Is something more sinister at work? “The Other Guest” is the second mystery of “The Imaginist” tales by T.K. Wade.
The Case of the Cowering Cat: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“You guys have to help me!” Megan said as she raced up to Kendall and Jamie. “Luda is going to kill me!” “What’s wrong?” Jamie and Kendall asked together. “I lost Gracie,” Megan wailed. “I can’t find her anywhere!” See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Bird's Beak: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Before we go to lunch, I need you all to think about the talks that you have heard,” Miss Tate said. “One of the reports has a problem with it. Can anyone tell me what that talk was, and what the problem was?” she asked. Jamie thought back to all the talks she had heard that day. Mostly she thought about her own talk. Did she get something wrong? Can you spot the mistake before Jamie does?
The Case of Lincoln's Luggage: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Hey, look at this,” Jamie said. She pointed to the inside of the trunk lid. Stamped on the lid were some words: This trunk belongs to President Abraham Lincoln Springfield, Illinois “This trunk belonged to Abraham Lincoln?” Kim asked. Is this really Lincoln's trunk? See if you can solve the mystery before Jammie and Kendall Broderick do.
The Case of the Vanishing Vase: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall Broderick catch up to their father at a fancy party. An expensive crystal vase has been stolen. They watch as the police ask their father to go through his movements at the party. Can they help the police find the stolen vase? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children reading 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Pilfered Pellets: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tommy Watkins rode up to the Broderick house on his bike. He was breathing hard. Sweat was running down his face, but Tommy didn’t seem to care. “Hi Tommy,” Jamie said. “Someone stole my science experiment,” Tommy wailed. “You guys solve mysteries. I need your help. If I don’t get those pellets back before tomorrow I won’t be able to finish." Can you solve this mystery before the Brodericks do?