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Deadly Breakup
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Zax has just broken up with his girlfriend, who happened to have fallen for a rich man. Only a couple of weeks later, she is found dead in a pool of blood. Now Zax has some questions to answer because all evidence at the scene points out to him as the main suspect. When interviewed he denies anything to do with her death, could he be telling the truth? Or is there a story behind the story?....
LAst Resort
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,810. Language: American English. Published: April 17, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Sisters in Crime Los Angeles Presents … LAST RESORT, an Anthology of Crime Stories edited by Matt Coyle, Mary Marks, and Patricia Smiley, with a special thank you to Michael Connelly for the introduction.
L'école buissonnière
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Roland, retraité du SPES depuis bientôt une année, donne un cours sur les enquêtes spéciales à de jeunes officiers prometteurs. Pendant cette Master-class un vieil ami, devenu responsable de la morgue de l'école, va lui demander de l'aide pour une enquête concernant un mystérieux cadavre. Roland va donc débuter les investigations avec ses élèves.
Tree Row Howl
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Agent Carthage has heard rumors about Tanesca; now she will see just how strange it really is.
Shooting Creek and Other Stories
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,600. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SHOOTING CREEK AND OTHER STORIES by Scott Loring Sanders. “This excellent collection transcends any genre label. Ultimately, these stories are mysteries of the human heart's darkest regions. Scott Sanders is the real deal and deserves a wide and appreciative readership.” —Ron Rash
Esther
Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Adrian heeft niet altijd de wet naar de letter gevolgd, toch heeft hij zijn hart op de goede plek. En dan maak je soms onorthodoxe keuzes.
The snow must go on
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: French. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
L'hiver 2074 entrera dans l'histoire parisienne ! C'est le plus froid jamais vu dans la capitale française. Mais cette météo ne semble pas très naturelle. C'est, en tout cas, l'avis d'un expert qui met le SPES sur l'enquête.
Story Of A Lonely Lady
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
When I see 20 years back, I feel that it wasn't such a big deal to overcome fears of this world, families, relationships, societies and never ending prejudices. Yes, I dealt with a world of nowhere, families which knew how to survive but had no choice other than to die, a relationship which had no meaning, a betraying society, all of which took away breath away from my body, soul and my life
Dead to Me: Five Mystery Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith draws on his library of short mystery stories to produce this collection, Dead to Me. Includes: “The Case of the Pleasant Hills Murder,” “Two Roads, No Choices,” “An Obscene Crime Against Passion,” “Make Myself Just One More,” and “Husband Dummies.” Funny, creepy and strange, these stories keep the reader guessing.
Чашка кофейной хроники
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: Russian. Published: March 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Интересная коллекция криминальных рассказов от мастера интриги Владимира Росса. Каждая из этих историй несёт в себе загадку и непредсказуемый финал, иной раз ценою в жизнь.
Lot 62
Series: The Little Shop of Wonders. Price: Free! Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Julie Blalock has a secret--she was once an MI6 Agent. A personal tragedy forced her to quit, but a chance offer to return for a one-time op is too tempting to ignore. Her mission: to pose as a rich socialite during the most anticipated high-class auction of the year--Esther May Morrow's sale of antique treasures, featuring Lot 62, a prize that has even the Ministry of Defence worried.
De Wind
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Dutch. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Er heerste windstilte op het moment dat ik Oswald in mijn achtertuin begroef. Ik voelde geen greintje wroeging: zijn leven had wat mij betrof lang genoeg geduurd...
The Counter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Synopsis Call it resourceful well timed strategy or call it dumb luck, but let's agree at least that it's all mixed with relaxed recreation, boisterous entertainment and a generous helping of bright lights in tune with an eternal supply of exhilaration. It's the lively world; both supplying and deriving oxygen from and to the casino gambling machines, that we know and on occasion visit.
The Librarian - A Short Strory...
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
She was 68 and yesterday was her birthday. It was a quiet uneventful birthday with no brightly lit candles, a large cake to share and celebratory singing. The only highlight actually was a small caringly and beautifully wrapped gift which an old philosophy professor had left her with a note, "For loyal service. Open it at home and open it once more.
Things That Don't Rhyme. - A Short Strory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
As far back as recorded history goes, there have been leaders. Whether we believe what they say is matter for another day. Whether they speak on behalf of business is probably for the day after that. For today there is merely a question, "Who pays the Speech Writers...?"
Condor Cliff
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Trapped in the most beautiful place on Earth, what's a fearless birder to do? A spirited 8000-word story introducing the feisty Lady Byrd, written by Michèle Laframboise, multi-award winner author and amateur ornithologist.
A Night To Forget
Price: Free! Words: 14,920. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
Will Janet find a way to clear her name of a murder she did not commit? Or will family presidency destroy their family in a whole. Find out with this new psychological thriller.
Bloodhound
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Luke survived WWII. Now he must learn to live with the strange new powers that came home with him.
Bad Habits
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,370. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
BAD HABITS collects Keith Gilman’s short stories. “…grabbed me by the collar and wouldn’t let go. Gilman’s voice is a powerful new addition to the crime fiction community.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, Shamus, Barry and Anthony Award-winning author of the Moe Prager series.
Jim en die bom aanvaler
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: Afrikaans. Published: February 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jim is al een van die Bomeenheid wat weet hoe die aanvaler lyk. Sal hy in tyd die Rebel kan stop ? En wie is die skrywer Sherry ? Sal die sielkindige hom kan help sy verlede onthou lees en vind uit.