Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories

An Actor's Life
By
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Waking up in pitch blackness, in a coffin-sized box, isn’t the best way for an actor to start his day. Particularly because he can’t remember how he got there, or where “there” is, exactly. And just about when he figures out the why, dank earth starts trickling through the cracks above his face. Someone better yell "Cut!" soon.
The Missing Frog Boys
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Spring was in the air. Five boys, aged 9 to 13 years, from a small village strolled out to a neighborhood mountain to catch frogs. They never came back. Various theories both plausible and ridiculous abounded– The boys ran away, they were kidnapped, they were murdered, they fell in the lake and drown, they were abducted by aliens were– These were just some of the theories that people came
Rainy Night Killer
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Mr. A is a dishonest, ex-detective turned pimp who is in financial trouble because two of his girls have gone missing. One night he sends one of his few remaining girls to a customer. But he later realises that this is the same person who was the last to see his missing girls. Believing that this man is reselling his women, he goes to look for her. On the way he contacts his old police task force
Mr. Ripley, Yale University, and a Big Fat Liar
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Computer Crime
In May 2011, Americans for Limited Government President Bill Wilson sent a letter to the Senate urging Senators to block the confirmation of Susan Carney from becoming a judge on the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. On Jan. 15, 2011, Barack Obama nominated for the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, Susan Carney, Deputy General Counsel for Yale University. She has been voted out of the Judiciary Commit
Burger King Murder
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A University student and his steady girlfriend were on their way to her home in Itaewon after studying at the Library. They stopped to use the restroom at the Burger King restaurant. The girlfriend went to order soft drinks and the victim went into the restroom. At 11 pm the victim was found dead in the restroom. He had been stabbed 9 times in the chest and neck in what prosecutors later call
170 Shots, No Motive, "Why would I be Angry?"
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
In October, 2005, Cho submitted a poem in a poetry class. Cho accused students of genocide and cannibalism because they joked about eating snake and other animals. The professor requested to remove Cho from her class, or she would resign. In October, 2005, Professor Roy Lucinda asked Cho if he is or was very angry with other students in the class. “No. Why would I be angry?” Cho responded.
Doggone Accomplice
By
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,320. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ralph’s not gonna be an ordinary break-and-enter guy because he’s figured out a method, one that uses the dogs of the people he targets against them. And he’s just spotted the perfect canine accomplice…
Striker Jones: Elementary Economics for Elementary Detectives
By
Series: Striker Jones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Striker Jones is a resourceful boy who can't help but be drawn into mysteries! Along with his friends, Striker must use his wits to solve the many intriguing puzzles that come his way. Unlike most boys, however, he draws upon his knowledge of basic economics to solve each mystery. This funny, classic kids detective novel will teach your children economic concepts. But no jargon - only fun!
The Ghost Who Tried to Love Me
By
Price: Free! Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ghost month means that the "good brothers" are out and ghosts can pop up anywhere. At least that's what the superstitious people of Taiwan think, and Hank is sure that they are full of hot air. Who believes in ghosts anyways? This is the first story in the Zodiac Schmodiac story cycle, an insight into the Chinese mind and a funny, Chinesey story that will scare and thrill you.
The Buck
By
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The Buck" touches on one of our world's worst problems, human trafficking. The story has a supernatural twist to it. Two men traveling in Texas stumble onto a horrible scene. They end up fighting for their lives, and in the process unravel countless crimes that have been committed against young girls, who were victimized by brutal gangs who kidnap them and sell them into slavery, for sex.
Chamber of Time
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by AG Press, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A book of short stories.
The Last Cowboy in the East
By
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
When Detective Sergeant Harriet is working the night shift in a backwater town in Ireland, she doesn't expect to arrest a fully blown cowboy, bruised and belligerent. She digs into his story and faces up to some home truths of her own. A Why-Done-It. 1,989 Words. Includes chapter 1 of The Story of Plan B
Sinkhole: A Short Story
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
How devastating is a sinkhole? How tragic is it when it occurs in the bedroom of a small house? How much worse is it when the sinkhole begins talking to the young woman it has thrown out of bed about a child’s murder? And how unwise is it for the young woman to climb down into that sinkhole?
The Watcher of Wayburn Street
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mr. Kenniphaas watches Wayburn Street from his favorite seat in his favorite coffee shop. Each day he watches the world outside the window change. Stores he has known for thrity years close. Crime has come to Wayburn Street. But he does nothing. He just watches. Until today. Today Mr. Kenniphaas' world and the world of Wayburn Street will intersect. And today both worlds will change.
9 Chronicles of Crime
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
9 separate mysteries ranging from a rip-off artist re-evaluating the actions of his partner, to vengeance in today's Mexico, a merchant sailor stranded in 1900 French Indo-China, spies in the Boer War, a perilous life in the warrens under old Edinburgh, and other tales of intrigue, suspense and death.
9 Deadly Tales
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,640. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tales of death and desperation, requiem and revenge. From Bookies to Pawn Shops, from the Golden Triangle to the slums of Colombia, and the early biker stories. 9 tales of action and adventure, humor and more. Something for everyone.
Loneliest Number
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The mysterious Dr. Kostanza appears kind and caring, but his interest in one of his patients leads him to resent the others. Gradually, one by one, he makes plans to eliminate them, but will he succeed before they catch on to his deadly game?
Récits des Hommes Seuls
By
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,700. Language: French. Published: August 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Les "récits des hommes seuls" marient tradition du mystère avec la solitude et la monotonie de nos vies modernes. Méfiez-vous car, désormais, vous regarderez d'un autre œil les transports en commun, les jolies demeures à la campagne ou votre voisin de bureau.
The Funeral
By
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
When Eve learns of her mother's death, she doesn't mourn her loss. Instead, she dreads the idea of dealing with the rest of the family. Forced to return to the life and people she struggled to abandon, Eve comes to understand that some families are more than flesh and blood. This is a short story (2500 words)
Boomerang
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
After completing a job a hit man slips into a bar to blend in until the heat subsides. Here he meets a small time stick up artist who invites him on a job. Seeing his opportunity the hit man agrees. When things spiral out of control he must make a choice, his survival depends on being right. Some days a guy can't get a break...