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The Claresby Ghost And Two Other Mysteries
By Daphne Coleridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Three English mystery stories including: “Death of a Clarinettist” – When Kirsten Norman, a beautiful and talented musician, collapses during a concert, Rupert Latimer discovers that he already holds all the pieces of the puzzle to explain what has happened and who is responsible.
Ragged Ice
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When people kill to be famous, someone must stop them. Razor and Edge take on a strange case after receiving a cryptic note with the words ragged ice written on it. As they follow the clues they move to Manhattan and into the dark side of the music business, a cutthroat world where artists compete and murder may be the prize.
Lucky List
By Rita Fraser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
James Reece, an unassuming man, works as an account for a bank by day. A heavy debt load forces him to use his skills as a retired thief by night. Now married, he must keep his secret from his wife and son. But something’s very wrong. Every time he gets to a mark it’s been cleaned out ahead of him. Someone knows his secret. A tale where the cat burglar becomes the mouse.
We Never Sleep
By Corbert Windage
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Future crimes will call for futuristic solutions. Yves Alvert is a different kind of detective. In this, his first case, he confronts the organization responsible for the destruction of his agency.
Can You Guess What's Next? Mystery Short Stories Volume 1
By Tim Myers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
From Agatha Award Nominee and 10 time IMBA National Bestseller Short Story Collection Pit your wits against the detective as you pause to see if you can solve the case yourself. Stories include Star Power An Act of Charity A Halloween Surprise
Whispers
By Genieve Dawkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Who attacked the bad boss? A short, intriguing whodunnit mystery with an unexpected twist in the tale.
Beggin' For Murder
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the mob comes a knockin' Razor and Edge must answer. Mobster Tommy Manetti pays a visit to Staten island PI's Razor and Edge. Fear motivates him to ask Razor and Edge to kill a rival, his boss. Will they accept the job? Will this be their last case? Will they themselves die? The trickiest, most deadly case Razor and Edge have faced yet. Readers will find their other cases on Smashwords.
Historias de una ciudad... Hasta dónde llegarías por proteger un secreto?
By Magda Ayerbe and Linda Norquist
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: Spanish. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Justo cuando Penelope creía que la vida le había dado todo lo que ella había deseado y más... El amor de un hombre perfecto Jakob, una vida llena de lujos, fantasías y un hijo... Por qué ella termina  siendo solo la paciente número 32454 de un hospital para enfermos mentales? Hasta dónde llegarías por proteger un secreto?
Karma
By Genieve Dawkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Is it natural forces that have caused a death, or could something more sinister be at work? Take this memorable short trip down into the depths of this delightfully twisted, terrifying tale. You won't be able to put it down.
Hollywood Dream
By John Poindexter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Cindy went to Hollywood chasing her dream of becoming a Star. However, she ends up meeting Linda, a murderous woman. Will she ever become that Star and make her dream come true?
Gumshoe Casefiles: Case 133
By Adam Slade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Half-assed PI, Frank Peterson, is on the case of a missing pair of statuettes, stolen from a corrupt politician (who knew such a thing existed?). He doesn't like art, especially when it's made of ivory, but he's all for pay-checks. Ideally big ones, with zeros on the end. Crap cars don't pay for themselves. (Short story number two in the Gumshoe Casefiles series.)
Gumshoe Casefiles: Case 132
By Adam Slade
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Frank Peterson, city-block renowned phony private eye, is pulled into track down a serial killer who decapitates her victims after sex. He can't decide which is more disturbing; the crime scene photos, or the local cafe's attempt at a BLT. (Short story number one in the Gumshoe Casefiles series)
9 Twin Brothers Bail Bond Mysteries
By R.T. Lawton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Clients of the Twin Brothers Bail Bond firm seem to fall from high places, go deep water swimming without appropriate breathing equipment, become victims of errant taxi cabs or otherwise render themselves deceased, while the company always makes a high profit. This turnover business keeps Bail Agent Theodore on his toes.
The Warehouse
By Jonathan Petersson
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A highly classified military package arrives at a warehouse in Great Falls, Montana.
Did You Solve The Crime Mystery Short Stories Volume 1
By Tim Myers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,780. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four new flash mystery short stories from Agatha Award Nominee Tim Myers Fast and Fun Brainteasers! Did You Solve the Crime? Work alongside the detectives as they try to solve these flash fiction crimes! See if your solution matches theirs, and learn what really happened in the end! A Family Thanksgiving A Crystal Clear Theft Rabbit Hole Out of Circulation Total Content: Approx 4,500 words
Broken Dreams
By Lisa Gaines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by Eye of the Eagle. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“…found a woman curled up in the overstuffed recliner parked outside my office door, I was blind sided. Not because I didn’t recognize her. Because I didn’t smell the trouble. Smelled cinnamon and spice and something I couldn’t quite identify trying to take over the stale office air, but I didn’t smell trouble.…”
The Adventures of Razor and Edge
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 6. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five tales of the quirky detective team, Razor and Edge, brought together in one volume for the first time. Murder comes in many forms but these two law school drop outs solve the crimes so you don't have to. Written in the style of the Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin mysteries Razor and Edge are the new detective team for the 21st century.
Death by Clown
By R.G. Crossley
Series: The Razor and Edge, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a murder is too close to home Razor and Edge are forced to confront dark family secrets and do the unthinkable. Justice can be painful.
Long Shots (mystery short stories)
By Tim Myers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three short mystery stories from Agatha Award Nominated Author Tim Myers!
Dark Shots (9 dark mystery short stories)
By Tim Myers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nine Dark Mystery Short Stories