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The Holdout
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Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Two jurors, Ralph and Stan, have a drink in a bar, discussing the rape and murder of a beautiful young woman. A jury stonewalled by a lone holdout means that the accused still walks free—even if he's not the man who killed her.
I Know It Was You
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Price: Free! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With money running out, Maggie made the decision to star in an adult film. But what she didn't count on was her boss—and everyone else at work—finding out. Now Maggie's boss won't leave her alone, and he escalates their relationship to the breaking point, and beyond.
He Fell Up
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Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A daughter's deep connection to her decease father sends her mother searching for the exact cause of her husband’s bizarre death and the answer to her greatest question: Is it possible to fall UP?
ELI: A Paranormal Encounter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Noble Priest is on a street corner in Chicago holding a sign: Will Wrk 4 Food. A stranger tells Priest things no one else should know. He tells Priest an Escalade will approach and the driver will offer a job. When this occurs, Priest turns to say something to the stranger, but he is alone. Was this a figment of his imagination? How did he know these things about Priest?
Beaches & Coffee #2
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Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Beaches. Coffee. Weddings. Murder? Is it possible to move on after a troubled past? Or will the past always catch up with you and ruin you in more ways than you can handle? Find out in The Sky Valley Mysteries Book 2: Beaches and Coffee!
Looking for Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: American English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Detective Rick Owens takes his first dangerous case in his sleepy little town, working undercover to identify the kidnappers of children who have been taken. In order to keep the victims alive, he must join the perpetrators, find the kids, and get them all out safely. But will he get himself kidnapped in the process?
Stealing and Stolen
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Price: Free! Words: 9,800. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Juliette Creace gave up thieving a long time ago. Even then, she only did it for the greater good. When she met James, everything changed. Suddenly she's helping steal $35 million. Can James steal her heart and 35 million dollars? Or will they both get caught and end up in jail?
Meander
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Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Meander has his hands full, preparing the assassination of a local crime lord. He likes to do his jobs neatly and tidy, with no strings attached. His new neighbor Senta should be nothing more than a one-night fling, but she quickly becomes the biggest hurdle Meander has to face in getting the job done.
Coffee, Cupcakes and Murder #1
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Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Sky Valley Mysteries Book 1: Coffee, Cupcakes, and Murder is a novel that will get you hooked. From finding out who killed Annabeth to knowing her secrets and the secrets of the people around her, join Emmy in this spine-tingling adventure of all sorts and realize that people, good or bad, have their own stories. Read Coffee, Cupcakes, and Murder now! It’s a novel that you certainly want.
Tea and an Art Thief
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Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Tiffanie Barton helps her police chief father catch bad guys on the sly. If her great aunt found out she would really be in for it. But what she doesn't know won't hurt her. That is, unless she unknowingly invite a notorious art thief to tea.
Dry Spell (A Mercy Watts Short)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mercy Watts doesn’t believe in ghosts. She might be the only one. When Mercy’s best friend, Ellen, shows up in the middle of the night, shaken and afraid. Mercy starts digging for a truth that might not even exist. Is it a mental illness or has the Missouri drought revealed something that could’ve remained hidden forever?
Смерть в мышином королевстве
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Price: Free! Words: 9,210. Language: Russian. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
В новелле рассказывается о юной мышке, которую выдают замуж за маркиза Камамбера, самого завидного жениха Мышиного королевства, но – увы! – нелюбимого. Однако благородные гости, собравшиеся в соборе Семи Святых Мышей, как и простой мышиный люд на площади перед собором, разочарованы: церемония бракосочетания так и не состоялась по причине отсутствия жениха.
Kinyírják a nemzeti dohányboltosunkat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: Hungarian. Published: February 1, 2015 by Krisz Nadasi. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Amikor a panelház földszintjén lévő trafik tulajdonosa váratlanul meghal, a kivezényelt nyomozó biztos benne, hogy Keirának van ötlete… Újabb minikrimi az "Alattam buli" szerzőjétől!
Cinema Detectives: Cold Comfort Cafe
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Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
Ken's First Ever Case. Ken Prime of the Cinema Detectives is reminded of his first ever case in this new adventure, beautifully illustrated by comic-strip artist Chris Reynolds.
Alice - Book II Texas Trilogy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alice is the 2nd in the Texas Trilogy, following Capt Lamar McNelly as he hunts down the vicious men who walk among us. Book one rode shotgun with a killer. Book two gives us more insight to McNelly's mind. He is seen through the lens of his counterpart and authentic compadre, Lieutenant Chucho Zarate, as they work to get ahead of an unpredictable murderer, who seems to disappear with nightfall.
Boxed to Kill
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A secret organization enlists talented veterans to carry out assassinations of rapists, murderers, drug dealers, and gang members that the police can't catch. A box containing information and a weapon of a target appears, the assassination is carried out, a large sum of money is paid, and then the assassin is moved. But who are The Eradicators, and how do they get away with it all?
Confession
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015 by Gorillas With Scissors Press (GWSP). Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The truth is the most powerful weapon any man or woman can wield.
Crime and Crime Again
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,750. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime and Crime Again, is a fun collection of murder mysteries. Crime may not pay that well, but it sure can be very entertaining. This collection is named after the first story in the book, which is about an old woman who decides to murder someone, and then ends up with way too many dead bodies on her hands.
Story Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Story Sampler is a free sampling of stories found in my other collections that provide the reader with a broad cross-section of the types of stories I have published in these collections (mystery, science fiction, fantasy, mainstream, cross-genre).
.Skinz
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Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Jonas Wakefield enlists Regan King to help him find an art thief. In the virtual world not everything is as it seems and the truth will change one of Regan's closets relationships forever.