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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?
The Case of the Crisp Crayons: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Will you help me?” Jamie looked up from the book she was reading to find Leah Redstone in front of her. She looked like she was about to cry. Leah’s crayons have been stolen, but is there any way to prove it? 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 Careless Caver: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“The local Bank of Hannibal was robbed at gunpoint thirty minutes ago,” the announcer said. “The thief got away with over $100,000. He was last seen heading south on Highway 79 toward the Mark Twain Caves. The police have set up a road block just south of the caves, but they have not yet caught the theif. Can you help Kendall and Jamie discover who the theif is?
The Case of the Cheater's Chili: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny Samson walked up to Kendall and Jamie just as they were about to leave the school yard. “I want to hire you guys to help me win the big chili contest on Saturday.” “Help you win?” Kendall asked. “Yeah,” Benny said. “I know my chili recipe is better than Jerry Smart’s, but only if we cook fair.” See if you can tell if Jerry plays fair in this 15-minute mystery. Can you solve it?
The Case of the Snoring Sleeper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I’m hoping that you can give me a lead,” Officer Hall said. A moment later they were in the kitchen and Jamie was popping some popcorn in the microwave. Kendall got them each a glass of milk. When the popcorn was done, they settled around the table. “We had a small burglary last night,” Officer Hall began. “Can you look at these and tell me what you think?" See if you can solve this case!
The Case of the Bouncing Boxer: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“It was the guy with the kangaroo,” a woman’s voice said. “He stole our wallets. I saw him.” “Everyone calm down,” another woman said. “We’ll get to the bottom of this.” “I know that voice,” Jamie said. “It’s Officer Hall.” Jamie immediately headed into the tent. Kendall followed. Hopefully they could help find out who had stolen the wallets. See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery!
Incident at Lonely Rocks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Oscar cleans portable toilets for a living. He loves the job—it takes him to beautiful isolated places, like the Lonely Rocks Wayside on the Oregon Coast. Nothing grosses him out either—until he discovers the body, slashed to death, with a knife still in the chest. Then he sees a break in the guardrail above the ocean, a car, a ruined bicycle, and Oscar realizes his troubles have just begun.
A Reason to Give Thanks
Series: Brianna Sullivan Mysteries · Sullivan Investigations Mystery. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Evelyn David proudly presents A REASON TO GIVE THANKS, a collection of holiday stories featuring your favorite characters from the Sullivan Investigations Mysteries and the Brianna Sullivan Paranormal Mysteries. In this anthology, you'll also find a sweet new holiday romance, as well as a quiet little Christmas mystery that will startle and intrigue you.
From Darkest Shadow
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,330. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A visitor from a dark past . . . An addict’s redemption gone horribly wrong . . . A monster in sheep’s clothing . . . A father’s misguided love . . . A young girl’s reckoning . . . Five tales that dig deep into the human psyche, uncovering skeletons that might be better left buried.
Carrying Kerrie
Price: Free! Words: 12,250. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In “Carrying Kerrie,” we revisit Venice Webb as he reconnects with his ex-wife, Kerrie, who suffers from a terminal illness and wants Venice to help her locate her daughter, Mandy, from whom she has been estranged for over a decade. This quest puts all of Venice's investigative instincts to the test and underlying the search is the gnawing question: is Mandy my daughter?
The Imaginist
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: American English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve a murderous mystery in Victorian England. Can a mere painting be the cause of so many deaths? “The Imaginist” by T.K. Wade will have you guessing until the very end.