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The Weight of Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
Through The Rainbow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: American English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Following his brother on more than his fair share of hikes, David is done discovering nothing more than damp grass. Not one to be deterred, Paul drags his reluctant brother out again in search of his childhood dream. Finding and walking through the rainbow's end. Maybe searching for the end of the rainbow isn't such a great idea after all.
The Lost Mile: A Cinema Detectives Story
Series: The Cinema Detectives - Comic Strip Detectives. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Comic Strip where Rosa Overcomes Lost Love! When Rosa Pleck of the Cinema Detectives messes-up filling-in her timesheets it marks the start of a weird few days. What is this strange dream she has about moving among the old houses and the streets? Does Rosa still carry a torch for her old flame on Wells Street and can she now get him out of her heart? Add to Cart Now!
Damien Loose, Episode 1 - Blood
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Episode 1 of a 10 part serial mystery. Damien Berchshire, husband, father, Englishman, wakes up to find his long lost Uncle Edmund dead on the front lawn. Has his past come back to haunt him? Probably, but don't worry, Damien has a plan.
Guilty Until Proven Innocent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the small town of Carringwood, Doug and every other resident turn out to watch the drama as the Gabarski home burns down. Luckily Shana and the kids got out. And her husband Peter is mysteriously absent. Speculation runs rife through the town, why are arson investigators here? Did Peter do it? Why did he do it? But Doug wonders something else. If it wasn't Peter, who was it?
Shallow Cuts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Crime flash fiction: 20 bite-sized stories of murder and mayhem.
Five Fatal Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five tales of people who are caught in desperate circumstances, either by choice or not, and how they decide to resolve their situations.
Little did they Know
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Stories of Everyday's Woe Publishing House. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Little did they know is a new story of the series Stories of Everyday's Woe.A very nice, horrific story of blood and death!
Famous Authors’ Detective Club
Price: Free! Words: 28,760. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Here are bylines that you will certainly recognize … but not as mystery writers. Yet these engaging mysteries by the likes of John Steinbeck, MacKinlay Kantor, Bret Harte, Ben Hecht, even Voltaire, are yours to enjoy FREE. Eight stories (plus a bonus) will make you an insider to this exclusive “club” of storytellers.
The Blood of the Gods
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
Judgement
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: British English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story for adults. “You have been found guilty of murder of the worse kind...” It has been a long time coming but finally justice has been served.
The Losing Game
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Tobias Sinclair of New Scotland Yard and his assistant, Sergeant Susan Lloyd try to solve the murder of footballer Jimmy Baxter.
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
Thorns and Roses
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 52,030. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
a collection of short stories written for varoious writers ortganizations over time. They include mysteries , thrillers, scirnce fiction and general fiction stories All rthe stories are within the normal limits set by writers organizations, being between three thousand and seven thousaand words.
Further Investigations of the Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,760. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. However, if Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.
Mr. Holystone’s Demise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Mr. Holystone’s Demise by Tara Mitchell “Mr. Holystone’s Demise” follows a crime from commission to confession of the perpetrator. “Mr. Holystone, the victim of murder, left behind a tale of underhanded dealing, blackmail, fraud and ultimately death,” explains the author.
Guise Markets
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Short Story Press Presents Guise Markets by David B. Beaver The story tells the unlikely tale of a haunted grocery store. Items fall off the shelves, night shift employees see things out of the corner of their eyes, and other strange occurrences are revealed throughout the eBook.
A Song of Crickets
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
Recovering drug addict Dannie crosses the head of a drug cartel which puts her and her husband Junior on the run from a hitman right out of a nightmare. WARNING: Although this story is written tastefully (Tarantino-esque) some readers may be offended by the violence and torture.
Shift Change
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by PLA, Jr. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based upon the real life events of a Baltimore Police Sergeant in 2010. Shift Change tells the unbelievable story of two cops late night encounter in a haunted house. Responding to what should have been a routine call, just before shift change, the two find themselves alone, despite being in the middle of a major city, fighting for their lives and cut off from radio communication. ** 5k words **
Investigations of The Reverend Lyle Thorne
Series: Reverend Lyle Thorne Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 28,160. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
In March 1889, Detective Sergeant Lyle Thorne abruptly resigned from the Metropolitan Police and began training to become an ordained minister in the Church of England. If Thorne had anticipated a quiet, uneventful life at Sanditon vicarage, he was to be disappointed, for his reputation as an investigator attracted a succession of 'clients' each with a remarkable tale.