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Cry Baby Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Explanations are not always obvious for life's occurrences. The activities at "Cry Baby Bridge" present a mystery to the local sheriff. When he solves that mystery he might also know who killed a prominent socialite, whose death came as a surprise to everyone.
Spellchecker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Take care my old friend...!!" "Dangling down below; I managed to pry my fatigued eyelids open. A muted thud followed the brush past my ice-covered back as Eric's free-falling body passed me".
With One Shoe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2017 by Twisted Root Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Ron Conroy gave up hoping for a better world. When he attends the home of Elvira Paradis to investigate her missing daughter, he finds a woman worn beyond her years, but also visions of someplace wonderful. A delinquent youth leads Ron into the world of high school art classes, unrequited love and lost hope. Will the case end in the arrest of the wrong man—or rekindle Ron’s faith?
Nothing You Can Do: Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,070. Language: American English. Published: September 11, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
NOTHING YOU CAN DO: STORIES by Ed Kurtz. Seventeen tales of crime, murder, and vengeance from the author of The Rib From Which I Remake the World and Bleed.
The Bloody Valentine's Day
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017 by Dragon Promedia. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
He watched the sliding water on his windows with great interest. “Water goes to the lower places, that is a natural law” said He “however, nowadays technology makes water able to refute its law.” He wondered how man could change natural laws, and even violated rules for their own purposes. I started to like the idea “Rules are made to be violated.” He talked to himself
13 O'Clock
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,060. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this second volume of their crime anthology series, the Mesdames of Mayhem are thrilled to bring you 15 tales of desperation and evil deeds. From courtroom drama to identity theft, from cottage country to the city's deadly pace -- crime is everywhere, and in every era. The Mesdames of Mayhem are 16 friends who are established Canadian crime authors.
Park and Die - An Unsafe Journey
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: American English. Published: August 26, 2017 by wotnext press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Against all advice, in extreme wintry conditions, an arrogant man insists on using a Park and Ride bus service. As a consequence, he finds himself locked into a situation that’s becoming increasingly tense and unpleasant. But when opportunities arise for him to escape, and get home safely, will he be too obstinate to take them? And anyway, what’s the worst that can happen?
Morning Presentation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jason was a brilliant computer programmer. He designed a program no one had seen or could even conceive of. It could make him famous. But sabotage was on the horizon.
Driving to the Death
Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
this is a death of an unlicensed taxi driver which could have been avioded
Lasagna and Successes
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this noir short story a woman discovers a terrible secret, and chooses to solve her problems with lasagna.
Scandal Beneath The Basilisk
Price: Free! Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This is the story of a Sherlock Holmes choosing to escape the ordinary by disembarking down a different destined path. A mystery set in 1885 London, during the evolving reign of Queen Victoria, the city's lenses pointed towards the presence of this ostentatious man, a philosopher of mind and of deduction. With earnest presentation, please enjoy: Scandal Beneath The Basilisk.
A Better Kind of Hate: Stories
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 64,400. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 14, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The world will never be perfect. The world will never be all bad. It’s the middle we must embrace. This … A BETTER KIND OF HATE: STORIES by Beau Johnson.
The Imaginist (Collection)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A man with a supernatural power to make his thoughts into reality teams up with a talking mouse to solve three mysteries within Victorian England. Join them as they dive deeply into some of the darkest regions of the imagination!
Bad Vibes Removal Services Short Story Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Walls are no longer mute witnesses thanks to Montgomery’s inventions. Murder victims regain their voices with Lea’s help. When Montgomery calls Lea and her colleague Kamika to help him analyze the scene of a quadruple homicide, he knows his technology can help solve the murders. He doesn’t realize that Lea can provide a ghost's point of view. These 3 short stories start the Bad Vibes Series.
The Ruby Trap
Price: Free! Words: 79,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Aidan Carver, finds himself back in jail, accused of theft. His only hope lies with his trusted sidekicks. Can they prove his innocence? Or is he back where he had started; just another thief behind bars?
The Final Outing
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short mystery tale about a three year old girl and the trauma she went through at such a tender age.
Dooley's Legacy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,360. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2017 by A Vegas Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A cowboy action and adventure story sprinkled with bits of humor. Very enjoyable short story.
Carolina Crimes: 21 Tales of Need, Greed and Dirty Deeds
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,830. Language: American English. Published: July 31, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
CAROLINA CRIMES: 21 TALES OF NEED, GREED AND DIRTY DEEDS, edited by Nora Gaskin Esthimer with an introduction by Jeffery Deaver.
DRUMS; A Ben Miles Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short mystery with PI Ben Miles that, in the end, maybe isn't as much a mystery as just a sad story he didn't need to find out about.
Vera King
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,290. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017 by Mr Blues Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Owner of a private security company, Vera King, can't seem to be rid of her ex -especially when he keeps bringing her so many tantalizing and mysterious jobs.