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Tides Inn - A British Pub Mystery Novelette
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
A baffling mystery. A unique British pub. Isolated on the end of a rocky peninsula. Cut off by high tide. Eight people trapped in the pub. One person murdered. Seven people with motives. Zero people with opportunity. Who did it? How did they do it? A charming, classical, old-fashioned "whodunit" that will delight Agatha Christie enthusiasts everywhere.
Monster Hunt: The Search for a Serial Killer
Series: Monster Lovers, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,540. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Gay & Lesbian
Detective Malik was found dead. He left clues as to who or what he was tracking down...A must read for Monster Lovers fans!
Morgue of the Living
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A morgue is a scary place to most people. Most of us associate it with death and macabre things. But the only thing worse than a morgue is waking up in a morgue with no way out.
The Color of Lies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bill Langston has an uncanny ability to figure out who’s telling the truth and who’s lying. Over the years as a private investigator, Bill honed a talent for bringing truth into focus. He’s especially good at knowing when someone lies. When asked to investigate Sylvia Trent's death, however, sorting out all the lies becomes the ultimate challenge.
Damien Loose, Episode 4 - Comedy
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Episode 4 of 10. Damien enters the lions den. His search for a killer lands him in the one place on earth that banned him for life, the Lumiere Casino. Well, life is a long time. Inside, he finds an old friend and an old enemy. Things can either go bad, or they can go worse. The rollicking conclusion of season 1 of the Damien Loose serial.
Sherlock Holmes and the Final Reveal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sherlock Holmes and the Final Reveal is a Holmes tale like none other ever conceived. Fans of Baker Street’s legendary detective will be left with the insatiable need to contemplate its extraordinary conclusion forevermore.
Tug-of-War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
When therapist Marlana accepts a difficult case from her mentor, Dr. Whitney, she's faced with a possible dual personality: Robert/Carol. Marlana struggles with her feelings. What if, in helping Robert/Carol, she discovers one of them is the murderer? As Marlana helps Robert delve deeper into his memory, he reveals his goal: "I want my life back." She knows now that she must forge ahead.
The Lying Little Rascals
Price: Free! Words: 7,260. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Lying Little Rascals are four siblings who are always up to no good. They annoy, tease and fight with each other and seldom get along. When major events happen in the house, no one will own up to it and so the parents decide to let each sit down around the table and write, in their own words, what happened. It's a tricky task, but the truth must come out and someone will be punished.
Intrigue au Charleston
Series: Normandie légendaire - histoires courtes, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: French. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une salle de restaurant, des convives, un caniche... et c'est le début d'une enquête. Digne d'Agatha Christie !
Visitors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Geoff Rankin, a returned serviceman, just wants to get away for a quiet weekend up in the tablelands. When he encounters what appear to be visitors from another planet, he deals with them the only way he knows…violently.
Flitting Away
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a vicious attacker leaves Nicole Walker for dead, she fights against the odds to survive. And to succeed, she must remember—the attack, the attacker, even her own desire to live. Her mind wants to flit away and escape the horrors of the attack. Flitting away means death. But remembering might mean an even worse fate.
Nothing Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nothing Man is the follow-up to Marc Lowe's collection, "Sui Generis" and Other Fictions (2010, ISMs Press). "Lowe’s stories hack body and mind apart and sometimes put them back together in a new way. They disrupt comfortable logic and expectation with a Surrealist-infused Gothic prose tinged with hints of Borges and Poe." Rob Stephenson, author of Passes Through
Selected Short Stories Featuring Cinderella Shoes
Price: Free! Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fifteen short stories, featuring Cinderella Shoes, Analog, Cast, and Traveled Time.
Served Cold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ali brought his family to Australia to escape the horrors of the Iraq civil war. He’d worked hard to pay his own way in his new homeland. What he didn’t expect was to have his family kidnapped. What the police didn’t expect was a bizarre ransom demand to be played out on national television. And what the television networks didn’t expect were to be pawns in a twisted game of revenge.
Death Minus Hours
Price: Free! Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
His father has been in jail for twenty years, the last few of these on death row for killing his aunt—his father’s sister—a murder he indeed did commit. His execution is set for the next morning, and he has finally agreed to see his son.
Damien Loose, Episode 3 - Escape
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Episode 3 of a 10 part mystery serial. Damien Berchshire continues the hunt for his Uncle Edmund's killer. He manages to avoid death in a trailer park, gets the phone call he's been dreading from his globetrotting mother, and discovers he's being tailed. ESCAPE, continues Damien's humorous picaresque adventure through St. Louis as he tries to find a murderer before he's fired.
Usodna ljubica – 10-minutna kratka zgodba
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Slovenian. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson ima težave s svojim tastom; le-ta je predsednik uprave in večinski lastnik korporacije Trionid in se rad izživlja nad Garyjem, ki je v taisti firmi na položaju finančnega direktorja. Nenadna tastova nasilna smrt ga postavi na mesto predsednika uprave. A Gary, ki ima vse, kar si človek lahko poželi, se prične dolgočasiti. Potem pa končno ugotovi, kako si lahko popestri vsakdanjik …
Prisluhni tišini – 10-minutna kratka zgodba
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: Slovenian. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gordon Oregon, že starejši možakar, se v zadnjem času ne počuti najbolje. Slabost in bruhanje mu jemljeta energijo iz dneva v dan. Novica, da sta njegova sin in snaha umrla v prometni nesreči, ga zelo pretrese. Toda njegovo počutje se izboljša …
Fatal Reunion
Series: The Sarah Richland, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,630. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this novella, Detective Sarah Richland investigates the murder of a former murder suspect. While trying to focus on work, she unwillingly agrees to attend her high school reunion.
The Night Butterflies: a short story
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: British English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Night Butterflies is a standalone short story by the highly acclaimed crime thriller writer, Zoë Sharp. First published in the ACTION anthology, edited by Matt Hilton, it’s the story of a man who thought he’d left his violent past behind him, but discovers it is only a chance footstep away.