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The Red Hound of Pooley and other tales of mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four tales of mystery. In 'The Red Hound of Pooley' a young bricklayer’s mate encounters a red hound; will it bring him serious bad luck? 'The Fiddington Smith' may have had a strange brush with the Devil himself. In Cheshire, 'The Winnington Lady' is said to flit among the bushes frightening hapless workers at the Drum Plant. 'The Poachers of Darnall' is historically true and a strange yarn.
Pummerin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: German. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pummerin ist eine kurze Vorgeschichte zu Der gläserne Diamant. Steiners Bruder hat sich beim fetten Kurti hoch verschuldet. Dieser taucht plötzlich bei Steiner auf und fordert sein Geld ein. Er zwingt ihn dazu, bei einem Pokerturnier teilzunehmen. Der Einsatz: sein gesamtes Erspartes. Steiner gewinnt, geht aber leer aus, da nicht nur einer in der Runde nicht verlieren kann.
The Man with the White Handkerchief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Imagine being approached by a stranger, asking for directions to a specific street, but you have no recollection as to what took place after that encounter. This is Mia Stone's story, as to what happened on that day. Based on a true story.
It Never Rains In Hammertown
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Investigator Sebastion Locke ends up in a position to help out the Dwarven Kingdom in its war with the Elven Nation when the resistance contacts him for help. In an effort to strengthen ties with the newfound allies, he finds himself searching for a runaway prisoner to save the life of an elven Taker.
Gtiffith - Justice in Space
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A British astronaut leaves for a scheduled space walk and does not returned. The wires keeping her tethered to the International Space Station has been cut. At the request of Lady Fiona DeVere, DCI Griffith is sent toe space station to help with the investigation. It's difficult to solve a murder when you don't have a body. Will they discover just who is the killer and why they did what they did?
Trickster
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Trickster presents an insight into the mind of a conman and the price that he pays for his sins.
Back in the Saddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mimi LaFleur, septuagenarian party animal, never met a cliché or a man she didn’t like. In this short story, she headlines a conference in Ojai with her uptight, young assistant, Lizzie. Mimi’s built a reputation as a crime-solving grandma on TV, but a compromising photo has found its way into the hands of bestselling author Kayleigh. When Kayleigh’s body is discovered, Mimi’s in hot water.
No Hero (Myles Morgan Undercover)
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
NO HERO is a short story about the crime that led to an underachieving actor becoming an undercover cop. A struggling actor, Myles Morgan, gets a part in a small production of The Hound of the Baskerville. But the production isn't what it seems. And nobody is who they appear to be. NO HERO is a free introduction to the Myles Morgan Undercover mysteries.
Smoke
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When you work side by side with the same guy 24/7, you start to think you know each other inside and out. But nobody knows exactly what goes on inside another person's mind. Or do they?
Tales for the Tube.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,530. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of five short crime stories from the author of the bestselling "Facebook Killer' trilogy. 25,000 words: 100 pages.
The Gift: a Karin Schaeffer short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 and represented by WH. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A GIFT INSPIRES UNEXPECTED INSIGHT AND GENEROSITY Karin and Mac enjoy a quiet Christmas morning at home with their family. But after Mac gives Karin a special gift, she finds herself alone in Coney Island on a cold, winter day with a band of misfits who want her gift for themselves.
Heartbeat: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 and represented by WH. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A DANGEROUS SECRET, A BROKEN HEART Effie Miller has been a loyal assistant to Ted Stollit for many years. But when she receives a diagnosis of terminal cancer, she decides she will no longer keep the secret that has made her boss rich. Their confrontation on Christmas eve will prove deadly for one of them.
Wild Bay
Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 12 ยท Fiction History, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Canada, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All is not as it seems to be!!! Wild Bay is a novel of historical fiction based on unique first-hand experience in Port Hope Simpson, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada that offers great lessons in how you can come to terms with something that really bothers you whilst simultaneously gaining great personal satisfaction and benefits along the way.
Chances Are
Series: Chances Are, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
His Grandma always said he'd come to no good. Chances Are, she's right.
Just Dropping In
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Hiram Randall finds a corpse in his bathtub all he wants is to make it go away, but the cops are determined to pin the murder on him and so is his shrimpy neighbor. Can Hiram con his way out of this sticky situation? Or will his wife's research pull the plug on his not-so-soggy story?
Names of the Dead
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,380. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013 and represented by WH. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
If he can't have her, no one will. Award-winning journalist Darcy Mayhew thinks she has faced her worst nightmare when her beloved husband dies in a car accident. But after moving to New York City with her teenage son to begin their lives anew, she discovers she has a stalker. Not only is the worst yet to come, but her husband's death may not have been an accident after all.
Night Jasmine
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Life can take some tough turns. Some people are up to the challenges. Some aren't. Michael knows he has one chance to meet this final challenge. Then even that goes horribly wrong.
Five Crimes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Master storyteller, C. C. Blake, invites you to the perfect heist: five forays into crime and suspense, mystery and the macabre for one low price! Cops and crooks, parents and children, lovers and psychotics . . . These stories share ugly secrets and terrifying adversaries, pitching normal people into extraordinary circumstances where courage and ingenuity are the only tools for survival.
Bird of Paradise: A Diana Siddal and Mustapha Alawi Mystery Short
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In this tale by Atlanta-based mystery writer Julian Cage, the discovery of the months-old corpse of a woman leads Detective Diana Siddal and Inspector Mustapha Alawi to two older men, one a lover and the other something of a mentor. One man loves theatre; the other came to love it. But neither expected what would happen when the woman and her partner tried to raise money for a theatre company.
I, Detective
Price: Free! Words: 16,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
You’ll find every type of crime and all manner of detectives in this dip-in volume of 16 short stories. Meet Cass Nova, who just can’t separate his personal and professional life. Go back to the 19th century with Marmaduke Grey; experience the battle of different detection methods in Hard Cop, Soft Cop; and as for The Matilda Chronicles … please forgive me, Agatha.