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With Death You Get the Eggrolls
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by 53rd Street Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Wizards work for large corporations. Now a murdered corporate wizard begins an investigation by Detective Owlen Vay of the Ye Olde Vancouver PD. When Owlen calls in PI Rex Filagree (his oldest friend) to assist in the investigation, they travel the mystical world of corporate sorcery to find a killer. A world where wizards, magic, and murder mix, and the guilty always pay.
Ellery Queen e il ladro di H
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: Italian. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Perché sono sparite tutte le matrici con la lettera H da una delle linotype del New York Times? E chi è stato a uccidere il tipografo Desmond Clayle? Ellery Queen affronta un caso insolito, in diretta sotto gli occhi dei cronisti, mentre nella sua testa cerca un buon movente per l'assassinio (letterario) di un Lord. Il popolare investigatore, alla fine sbroglierà la matassa. Anzi, due matasse.
Perry Mason e i guanti spaiati
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Per il più celebre avvocato della California, un paio di guanti spaiati indossati da una donna che chiede aiuto è già abbastanza per assumere la difesa. Tanto più che la polizia sembra sicura che quella donna è un'assassina. Forse troppo sicura. La partita vera, quella in tribunale, è ancora tutta da giocare e l'avvocato ha in serbo molte sorprese. Con qualche (lecito) trucco.
Breakfast on the Way to Brisbane
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Price: Free! Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
'Breakfast on the Way to Brisbane' by Ken Blowers, is a set of nine delightful short stories, which once again takes the reader on a journey twisting and winding around South-East Queensland. Inspiration has been drawn from the trip between Caboolture and Brisbane, which serves as the perfect backdrop for Ken's character's to come to life.
Devilishly Short #1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,340. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a UFO is sighted hovering in Branson Falls, Ella and Sophie make it their personal mission to meet some aliens. With those two scheming together, shenanigans are bound to happen and Kate decides she better go along for damage control.
Spyders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014 by Hollow-Point Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
This short story is about a man named Orson who is afraid of spiders. A great quick read for anyone.
A Handsome Stranger
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Series: Alfie Bowman Novellas, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Blissfully unaware that he has already crossed paths with fugitive Slick Tony, unlikely hero Alfie Bowman unwittingly discovers his hiding place. Armed with Alfie's news, it's down to local Detective Sergeant Dave Slater to coordinate the surveillance and launch an operation to capture the fugitive, but bad planning and bad luck conspire to turn his grand finale into a hilarious fiasco!
The Paper Plane Pilot: A Psychological Sci-Fi Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Remy has a mysterious medical condition. At one time he was a world renowned scientist. Now, he has become a man of uncontrollable intellectual fluctuations. His IQ can range from 50 (mentally disabled) to over 200 (the smartest person in the world) at any moment. His mother Regina is the only person that can deal with him.
Secrets of a Ghost's Diary
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
Every summer Carson settles into the island routine at his grandparents' lighthouse, but this summer is different. Lured by a rumor that the lighthouse is haunted, Carson begins an investigation with his friend Levi and cousin Emma. Hand-picked by the ghost to guard a diary from the 1800s, the trio begins investigating the old entries. But they aren't the only ones on a quest for answers.
Bleeding Ice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Nothing is more terrifying than being the victim of a brutal murder. Eighty-five year old Florence Keenan does her best to fight off her assailant but in the end she succumbs to death. There, she does not find peace but a new path. Florence must come to grips with her fate, being a ghost and the job of bringing her killer to justice.
Constitional Crisis
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Clay Jackson had won an acquittal on a murder case that he didn't want to win. Now someone wanted to retain him for a cool million dollars. Then U. S. senators and representatives he had defended started dying. Could he convince the FBI and other authorities that he had nothing to do with it? Why were his clients dying? How were they killed? Clay needed answers fast.
Nightcap At Ningi Creek
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Price: Free! Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
'Nightcap at Ningi Creek' by Ken Blowers, is a delightful collection of eight light-hearted short stories. Perfect in content and length to read when relaxing with your evening nightcap, and guaranteed to leave a smile on your face!
Books Beads and Baubles
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Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Books Beads and Baubles is a fun, short, 'Coffee Break' read about two ladies, Bertie and Wanda. They own a unique shop that's half thrift store and half book store. They love the people who keep them in business, even 'old Grouchy' could call on them for help. New people don't stay new for long after Bertie and Wanda meet them. The sisters discover a theft in their store; who's the culprit?
Rescue: A Litter of Quetzels
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,240. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014 by Black Mare Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Weak as a kitten. That's what the old-timers say, anyway. Houston Homicide Detective Quetzel Cazares believes that, too. So when she finds a scrawny little cat abandoned at a gruesome crime scene, she takes pity on him and adopts him. That decision just may save her life. Five stories. Five murders. One tiny, fluffy connection.
Billionaire's Retreat: Titillating -Romance -Murder Mystery -Suspense Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,590. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Romance
In Billionaire's Retreat Sarah Giltry's husband Jared Jones goes missing after retiring from a local fire department. She offers a quarter of a million dollars to anyone that can find him. Fraud charges fly rampant as one of Sarah's government contracts comes into question. Also, she would be accused of having an affair with Dallas City Councilman Johnny Davis the alleged bribery suspect.
Requiem for a Songbird
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Alive, Birdie Haslett captured the hearts and minds of every man in Ophirville. Dead, she enflames a lynch mob with a thirst for revenge. As Sheriff Ward Tillman searches for her killer, he’s caught between the mob’s demand for frontier justice and his oath to protect the innocent until proven guilty. But the men of Ophirville are getting restless...
Les vieux contre attaquent
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Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 6,920. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Le SPES à la poursuite de vieux braqueurs déguisés en personnages de films du vingtième siécle. Quand les bases de données centrales se retrouvent face à des visages inconnus comment peuvent s'y prendre deux policiers pour retrouver des suspects ?
Ding Dong Bell, The Kitten in the Well
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
A clean and cosy short story, featuring the popular Gershwin family in Knavesborough. This is your chance to revisit the 1990s and meet Rhapsody, Harmonia and Psalmonalla Gershwin, the spunky vicar's daughters and their curious kitten. It all begins quite innocently with a visit to an old cat woman, but no matter what the Gershwins stick their noses in, something sinister will happen.
Destruction: A Vicente Domingo Intrigue
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,000. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story: For Anjie Thrasher what should have been a perfect night...rain, a hot new Spanish lover, news that she is finally free of her prenuptial arrangement...ends in disaster. It was a risky case- Private Investigator, Vicente Domingo, knew Howard Thrasher had the money and power to crush him - worse - now he has the proof. Vicente’s must risk losing everything…before he loses his life
Tres disparos
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
La presente trilogía de autores representa tres caminos que el género negro tiene en la novela corta y el cuento. No pretende abarcar todas las expresiones contemporáneas del policiaco, pero sí pretende enseñar tres caminos bien definidos.