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New Orleans Prime Evil
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The prime evil faced by police officers in a city described in a local newspaper in the Nineteenth Century as Hell on Earth – is murder. From the autumn of 1887 through the summer of 1891, New Orleans Police Detective Jacques Dugas investigates the most intricate cases of mayhem and murder –
Listening
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
They met in the springtime... A short story about a short marriage between two people which ends badly for one of them.
Hobo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Playmates were far and few for ten-year old Joby Richards in the late 1800’s, so when a feral dog, Hobo, shows up, Joby is determined to make friends. But the arrival of a mysterious stranger puts both the boy and dog at great risk. Did Hobo sense the dark secret the stranger harbored?
The Bully
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Terry writes for a television soap opera. He solicits Herbie Walker, aka The Bully of Broughton Hall, to help him craft a believable character the audience will love to hate. A tale of revenge. Will good triumph over evil?
Vampire auf Höhlensuche
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: German. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Wie suchen Vampire eine Bleibe und wie sollte eine passende Unterkunft beschaffen sein? Ein Vampirpärchen sucht verzweifelt eine passende Höhle. Ob sie wohl bezahlbar ist? Eine Episode aus dem Leben der Vampire - wie sie das Vampirleben schreibt. (Kurzgeschichte)
Tag Team
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(3.00 from 1 review)
A Victorian Police Special Ops team leader joins forces with an Australian Defence Force Tactical Assault Group expert who specializes in biological warfare to stop an imminent chemical threat. When the threat becomes personal and the body count mounts, they find themselves locked in a safe room, where they discover their sizzling history takes little to ignite.
Good Old Uncle Norman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you have a goofy relative who is constantly playing pranks? Is there something not quite right about the new home you are moving into - but you can't put your finger on it? Combine the two and you have Uncle Norman and his oddball idea of justice - justice for someone who was murdered and discovery of the killers who got away - well, almost.
Specchi
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: Italian. Published: August 30, 2011 by Delirium Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Una raccolta di racconti, una raccolta di specchi, una raccolta vite; vite, morti ed amori…
The Gun Also Rises: An Aaron Tucker Mystery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,780. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This short story, a prequel to the Aaron Tucker mystery series (For Whom the Minivan Rolls, A Farewell to Legs, As Dog Is My Witness) finds the freelance reporter as a young father, trying to find out who framed his six-year-old son Ethan for a heinous crime--bringing a water pistol to his first grade class--while investigating the death of a minor league baseball player.
Dreamer's Paradise
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dreamer's Paradise is about a young girl named Josie that meets a boy named Jimmy, who she thought was the best thing for her. Too stubborn to face reality, it took her two years to realize that it was either stay and suffer, or go and be alive. The trouble starts when she decides to walk away. The question now is how all of this will affect their daughter in the end.
Gone But Never Forgotten (A Mystery Short Story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this mystery short story, a Detroit serial killer prowls the streets in search of victims, even as he labors with his murderous ways. Tale builds to a thrilling conclusion you will never see coming...
The Girl Whose Life Went Up in Smoke
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Series: Harry Landers, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2011 by MindWingsAudio. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A chance encounter with a past client pushes private investigator Harry Landers into looking for answers he felt he never really got. A year earlier, Norman Elliot and his wife had asked Harry to find their daughter, Jessica (The Girl with the Dragon Wing Eyes). A year later the idyllic world the parents tried to create unravels.
Blood Spatter -- A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Logan Jennings is a loving father, husband, and dog-owner. A mild-mannered, freelance photographer, by all appearances, he leads the perfect life. What’s his secret? He’s an obsessive, ritualistic serial killer...except he doesn’t know it. Logan would like to meet you. Will you oblige him? "Blood Spatter" is a 3,000 word short story.
Zweibettzimmer
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,870. Language: German. Published: August 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Statt im wohlverdienten Urlaubshotel findet sich Belinda in einem Krankenhaus wieder. Ihr Bein ist gebrochen und ihre Stimmung am Nullpunkt angelangt. Doch dann liegt eine weitere Patientin in ihrem Krankenzimmer. Wer ist die seltsame Fremde im Bett neben ihr? Eine Kurzgeschichte für zwischendurch.
Who Murdered The Ghost?
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Series: Who Murdered...?, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Hazel Cartbell and her superior officer, Chief Rasmussen, investigate reports of ghostly sightings and discover a dead body in Old Center Cemetery. Hazel is eager to solve her first murder case. But she can do without the help of the townspeople - especially Sister Marie Catherine.
Horror Of Yakshini
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Series: FICTION, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The protagonist, a collector of antique goods, buys a nude idol of a yakshini from an old man and uncovers it ignoring warnings of its seller. Thereafter he gets infatuated to the voluptuous idol and encounters horrible consequences.
Quickie
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Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When PI Inez Leon takes an instant dislike to a lech, watch out!
The Ordeal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mistakes are human nature. Sin is man’s companion, for a new born baby and for an old man taking his last breath. Four stories, they narrate four punishing sins, and the culprits who are vulnerable to ‘The Ordeal’. Pain and sorrow are its aftermath, and death is not just an end to everything.
Toby's God
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Price: Free! Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Toby's life has been a perfect one, and it's not an accident. Toby has a god, and his god is going to take action.
The Horoscope
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,260. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"The Horoscope" is a collection of short stories that portrays four stories narrating four different personalities in different situations and life-styles. Each story is a unique experience, and a complete fiction.