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Breakfast In Paris
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
At a sidewalk café on a bustling Parisian avenue, a man awaits a rendezvous with the woman of his dreams. But as anticipation turns to dread, is he about to wake with a start?
Barry Hargrove Case of the Lunar Orchids
Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Barry Hargrove is called to investigate the theft of a rare seed. The only thing is; the seeds haven't been actually stolen, they were 'found' and their residue retrieved. Enter government official Beauregard Sneed with a list of four suspects: Professor Charles Scott, Professor Bueford Hornblatt, Professor Richard Biery and local fence, Fred Pickett
A Moon Light Walk
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"A Moon Light Walk" Is a Psychological Thriller written from a most cleaver perspective. You won't know which side to take or who you will want to embody. This Noir style short was written for the sole purpose of bringing the reader into a mindset unlike any other he/she has ever experienced before. New York City can either be your playground or your worst nightmare - Who will you be?
Maynard Soloman Solves the War on Drugs (Funny Detective Stories #1)
Series: Funny Detective Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Fans of funny detective stories, meet Maynard Soloman. Some say he's crusty, profane and clueless. If you ask him, he solves the world's problems one case at a time. In this misadventure, the Maynard wraps his arms around the War on Drugs. Or is the war wrapping itself around his beloved Winnebago RV? Either way, the Ol' Badger will solve this War on Drugs business once and for all.
Microrelatos de misterio
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 11, 2012 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Cinco relatos MUY breves de intriga y misterio con la (dudosa) calidad PÚLPito. Incluye: "Un crimen en pocas palabras", "El diamante desaparecido en la habitación cerrada", "Tú", "No tan cristalino como el agua" y "El impostor"
nightmares
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
a short story about a serial killer and a detective.
Star Turn and Other Stories
You set the price! Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Star Turn and other stories is a collection of crime stories from the author of The Chameleon Factor, shortlisted for the UK's Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award in 2010. Star Turn: 'Kim had a high nasal twang that bordered on irritating, if it hadn’t come wrapped in such a delicious package: short blonde hair; cool green eyes; the too-wide, too-full mouth with the ever-ready smile.'
His Lucky Day
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Whittaker wins $19 million in the lottery, he thinks his troubles are all over. The truth is, they're just beginning.
The Caller
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A sedate academic recieves a distraut call in the middle of the night that sends him tubling into the world of clandestine affairs.
The Necromancer's Faire
Price: Free! Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
And now for something a little different. In this installment of the necromancer's adventure, Sebastian Grimm must venture into a Renaissance festival to prevent a murder.
October Moon - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Short. Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Let's go back in time, to the first time Nicky called on Eamonn for help. Her cousin, only living relative in the USA, is dead and she doesn't believe the coroner's finding of heart attack.
The Whack Job - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Short. Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Eamonn Shute and his girlfriend Nicky Muniz find their relaxing day torpedoed when they come across the dead body of one of Eamonn's friends. Eamonn, being the person he is, just has to stick his nose in.
Chaos Read #3
You set the price! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
IN THE PAST: There are many acts of savagery in the world and all of them are based on believing without hesitation. Nothing in the world can possible be what we see it as. More mysteries are bubbling to the surface in Part Two of this Four Part story.
Unleashed: Tail One
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.67 from 9 reviews)
Would the tormented pet of a psycho, after witnessing countless abominations, begin to exhibit disturbing behavior? Find out in "Unleashed" what happens when a cat is driven over the edge and beyond the brink.
Game Face
Price: Free! Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Private eye Val Lyon puts her game face on in eight tales of murder, lust, revenge and cheating. No matter what the game, her opponent is Death and he always scores first.
Desk Fatigue
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short stories I have compiled. This is a WORK IN PROGRESS, so come back often as I will update this collection with more additions from time to time. Visit my page on Amazon for more of my works, available only on Kindle.
'Twas the Chihuahua Before Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Charlotte Baskerville, designer of small dog clothing, is asked if her Russian dog trainer will play Santa at the last minute. As she struggles to get him ready, an elf costume and other Chihuahua couture disappear from her workshop. This is a stand-alone story that features characters from the full-length mystery, 'Chihuahua of the Baskervilles,' published by St. Martin's Press.
Granola Graham & the Earthsavers 1: The Case of the Blue Haired Swimmer
Price: Free! Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
If you like The Hardy Boys, Encyclopedia Brown, Nancy Drew, 5-minute Mysteries, and Planet Earth; you'll love Granola Graham & the Earthsavers. Every book contains 3 mysteries to solve. Granola and his twin sister Gwenda match wits with Dirty W and his gang of Tuffs in a battle to protect the environment in their home town of Peak City. Perfect reading for kids 9 and up.
Flashover
Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011 by Doomed Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Creole gentleman Remy Pigeon has a gift, or a curse. He can touch objects and read the past from them. He prefers to stay away from trouble, but when an attractive red-head with a serious problem and a supernatural secret wanders into his house on a hot summer day, Remy knows that trouble has just found him. "Flashover" is a paranormal mystery short story.
Anglo-Francáis
Price: Free! Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A serial killer's fate takes an unexpected turn.