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The Garret PI Mysteries
You set the price! Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Arthur W. Ritchie. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short mysteries requiring deep scientific knowledge to unravel and solve.
Брызги шампанского
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: Russian. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Рождественский детектив, мистика.
Tender Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three years ago, Lexi Donovan’s natural gift on the keyboard elevated her from teenage orphan from the street to a self-sufficient, independent, young woman. Acting on her strong moral code places her in a killer’s cross hairs when she anonymously helps police in a murder investigation. A fast-paced mystery thriller.
Steerage
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A short tale from Lucus Anthony Ren, the spring of 1928, drifting through that water which the ‘Princess Salima' calmly makes headway, her last voyage, where a women returns from her cabin below into the sunny afternoon, only to find the the ship empty, its crew vanished, until 40 years later they returned, with a message dark, full of fear, and mystery, not our own tempo, of what we may become.
Jack's Story
You set the price! Words: 1,920. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A little intro to Jack the Ripper.
How Green Was My Lovely Big Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It was a classic pea-souper, thick with the stink of the Tyne and as sticky as an athlete's armpit. I wanted to go home, relax, tune into Channel 69 and open a beer, but something caught my eye through the gloom. Ordinarily, I'd have told Pussy Hideaway to go and lose herself, but I was behind with the rent...
Markers
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What happens when we stop reading? Lucas Anthony Ren sends us into that area without boundaries where understanding who is writing, isn't the question. Rather, what comes next. After it stops.
"The Landlord."
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What in the world does a millionaire, real estate Millennial of New York City have to do with an ancient superstition from the Middle East? And why is that ancient tale intruding on Trevor Mesa’s life and one of his long-time tenants?
Soutee in New Orleans
Price: Free! Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Western
Soutee continues down the long highway from Memphis to the Crescent City. With no way to reach his mysterious lady friend, is the money gone forever? Soutee pursues justice and a little big of pleasure as he heads down to the deep south.
Paashu Keeper of the Immortal Power
Price: Free! Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The story begins when a strange bird hands over a greatly powerful baby girl called Leena to a wizard. Eighteen years later an evil king named Atrodarka got to know about Leena's power through his dreams. Atrodarka became determined to get Leena's power, however due to a misunderstanding Atrodarka killed Lia (Leena's sister) instead of Leena. Leena then did something which foiled Atrodarka's plans
Soutee
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Western
Steve Soutee is a lawyer, a ladies man, a master gardener and chef, and the man you need in a pinch. When a bailiff runs off with $25,000, Soutee is hot on his trail at the behest of the judge, with a bevy of beauties, a paternity accusation and a new woman who just may know where the money is hidden.
Murder Pact
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When a boy is reported missing by his mother and the police can't seem to track his whereabouts. Its only when a young boy walks in the police station claiming to be the missing boys friend, that's when the truth comes to light.
Warm Hands, Cold Heart
Price: Free! Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crimes happen every day, everywhere. What they have in common is typically a criminal and a victim. But what happens when the lines between the two blur? We present to you a collection of short stories where the victim can sometimes be the criminal, or vice versa. It's up to you, the reader, to decide who is truly guilty and worthy of your disdain.
"The Pre-Existents: Number 3"
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jaimie Manuel, David Chance, and the rest of the San Antonio Awakened cell, have a rude awakening, themselves! Jaimie and David find themselves in a, truly, cloak and dagger situation. One that will change their lives forever…
"The Pre-Existents: Number 2"
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jaimie Manuel is now part of the Awakened movement. His new handler, David, introduces him to the other members of the San Antonio cell. During the meeting, the small group comes to fateful conclusion about the role of America’s Pre-Existents…
Hope: A Gift, Part One
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Ghost of New London strikes again. It targets the most advance volts of the new age and takes them down without a trace. Perplexed, the authorities haven't the slightest who's been targeting their banks. All they know is this individual can seemingly walk through walls.
"The Pre-Existents"
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
Like most Americans, Jaimie Manuel is mandated to get into the healthcare system. Jaimie is one of the awakened ones. He sees that it is now the Insurance Industry that has power over the citizens’ lives; not the State. But he is not alone…
François, léonard et les autres
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: French. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
En 2074 les lycéens apprennent ou révisent l’histoire de France via des jeux vidéos, mais les faits qui y sont rapportés sont-ils toujours historiquement avérés ?
Money Talks
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He never gave a second thought to the old Lincoln gathering dust in the corner, until a couple of gentlemen from south of the border walk in with a wad of cash money.
The 85 Year Old Dot to Dot Detecrive
Price: Free! Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Retired Police Chief Rick Bates is always eager to dive into a case - usually a case of wine. He didn't start drinking until he was 75; but now he's making up for lost time. But it's not all play and no work for Rick, Even in his 80s, he is a one man stone wall against the waves of crime that wash up on the Cape Cod beaches.