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Coast to Coast: Private Eyes from Sea to Shining Sea
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2017 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
COAST TO COAST: PRIVATE EYES FROM SEA TO SHINING SEA, edited by Andrew McAleer and Paul D. Marks. “Tough, taut and terrific. This cross-country collection of sleuthing stories — from the best writers in the private eye biz — is wonderfully written, always surprising, and completely entertaining.” — Hank Phillippi Ryan, Anthony, Agatha and Mary Higgins Clark award-winning author of Say No More
Strictly Poison and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jazz music fused with pulp fiction. The result? Stories that croon like Nat "King" Cole, and strike like a lead pipe. Tales of Jazz artists, and other assorted characters, looking for that big break ... often getting broken. Charles Boeckman was a musician writing pulp fiction between gigs. He knew his milieu. 22 stories, culled from Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Manhunt, and many others.
Full Breach
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 103,330. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
N. Lawrence Mann is an American author. His novels are largely described as paranormal mysteries, but also frequently incorporate components of suspense, fantasy, science fiction, and humor. Previously unpublished, his first novel, Full Breach, was released in 2016.
Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 116,330. Language: American English. Published: September 15, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Blood on the Bayou: Bouchercon Anthology 2016. Bestselling novelists David Morrell, Alison Gaylin and Elaine Viets headline a new anthology of 22 tales exploring the unique aura of mystery of New Orleans and the surrounding bayou country.
Murder Under the Oaks: Bouchercon Anthology 2015
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: American English. Published: September 2, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
MURDER UNDER THE OAKS: Bouchercon Anthology 2015. Edited by Art Taylor. Including stories by J.L. Abramo, J.D. Allen, Lori Armstrong, Rob Brunet, P.A. De Voe, Sean Doolittle, Tom Franklin, Toni Goodyear, Kristin Kisska, Robert Lopresti, Robert Mangeot, Margaret Maron, Kathleen Mix, Britni Patterson, Karen Pullen, Ron Rash, Karen E. Salyer, Sarah Shaber, Zoë Sharp, B.K. Stevens, Graham Wynd.
Unloaded: Crime Writers Writing Without Guns
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 104,860. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2016 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
UNLOADED: Crime Writers Writing Without Guns, edited by Eric Beetner. "The 25 short stories in this thought-provoking theme anthology prove that clever crime writers can generate just as much mayhem, weirdness, and chills without the use of firearms." — Publishers Weekly
Sherlock Holmes Great War Parodies and Pastiches II: 1915-1919
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,690. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Sherlock Holmes Great War Parodies and Pastiches II: 1915-1919” collects 37 pieces — short stories, poems, and cartoons — all published during the opening years of Conan Doyle’s literary career. Also included are much of the original art and more than 300 footnotes identifying obscure words, historical figures, and events that readers were familiar with at the time.
Mystery Crime Thriller : Painless
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,340. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It was the end of the road for Billy Harper, both literally and figuratively. From the literalstan point, the end of the road was a well-groomed cul-de-sac in New Canaan, Connecticut, with stately mansions staring back at him. The figurative was much more complex and hurtful.His old high school football coach used to drill into his head that you should never look back because someone.....
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,830. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches II: 1905-1909 collects 40 pieces published during the middle phase of Conan Doyle’s life. Some were written by schoolboys, reporters,doctors, and other amateurs, but many professional writers turned out stories, such as “Banjo” Paterson, Max Beerbohm, Lincoln Steffens, Jacques Futrelle, Maurice Leblanc, and “Charlie Chan” creator Earl Derr Biggers.
Arsène Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur (Arsene Lupin, The Gentleman Burglar)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,530. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Classics
Arsène Lupin, gentleman-cambrioleur est un recueil de neuf nouvelles, écrites par Maurice Leblanc, qui constituent les premières aventures d'Arsène Lupin. La couverture en couleurs de l'édition originale est dessinée par Henri Goussé. (Arsene Lupin, The Gentleman Burglar is a collection of nine stories, written by Maurice Leblanc, who constitute the first adventures of Arsene Lupin. )
Death of Choice - Eight Tales of Murder, Mayhem and Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 115,840. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Come along to a Children’s Cemetery, 1920’s London, a diner in L.A., a foggy barnyard, a small town in Tennessee, a Hawaiian beach, and discover chills, thrills, and crimes you’ll long remember. Meet a flashy designer, a neurosurgeon, a coroner, a woman of European elegance, a detective who’s fed up, and a Tennessee Police Chief all filling the pages of Death of Choice.
Zurich by Night
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 130,100. Language: French. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 nouvelles "émouvantes, surprenantes ou jubilatoires"... Et derrière cette couverture de guide de voyage se cache un paradoxal mais bien réel hommage à une ville qui, de nuit, peut se révéler tout aussi dorée que sombre, voire "noire".
Collected Dick Sleuth Mysteries - Tasmania's No. 1 Detective
Series: Collected Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 146,590. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
This detective story collection is mainly set in Tasmania and brings to life a most original detective whose unorthodoxical and bizarre actions leads to impressive results. The stories and events of the funny and lively Tasmania’s No. 1 Detective treats mystery and danger with a humour that is proper from a Tasmanian , and defies the crude logician to try to solve these cases in any other way.
The Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series
Series: Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,160. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A compilation of the eight short stories in the Maxwell Marlowe, Private Eye Series to date. The adventures of the coffee-loving, Akubra-wearing Private Detective as he endeavours to solve the puzzles presented by his clients on the beautiful Sunshine Coast...
Moonchasers & Other stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When two teenage boys befriend and escaped bank robber--because the robber reminds the boys of their idol, Robert Mitchum--the boys set in motion a chilling chain of events that will teach them about trust, brutality, and courage. A book also packed with other memorable stories by an extremely talented storyteller.
Landhour
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Landhour is a book that questions, what creates peace?
Secrets & Lies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The ten stories in this collection revolve around secrets, lies—and crime. Kristine Kathryn Rusch, called one of the best short story writers of her generation, has compiled ten of her best mystery stories into one volume. Here you’ll find cats who watch corpses decompose, a futuristic detective who lies for a living, and half a dozen others whose lives get touched by a mystery.
The Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Factory
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 172,980. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story collection by author Dallas Releford that features horror, science fiction, mystery, fantasy and paranormal all blended into one volume that is sure to terrify and entertain you. This is the perfect book to curl up with on a cold, dark, stormy night. Everybody will find something that you will like.

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