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Novela de Jarabo
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
«Debería haber escrito un tratado sobre el arte de la violencia. Siempre tan limpio. Pero no soy un hombre de letras. Aunque tenga estudios, no lo soy. Nunca me han ido los libros...
The Villain
Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
When you’re a career criminal there’s nothing like a police dragnet on your doorstep to spoil your day. So what to do when the burka bandit pulls a diabolical stroke? Well if the Old Bill can’t sort it, better sort it yourself!
The Adventure of the Costume Ball: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this short-story prequel to A+ For Murder, Michael O'Brien must solve the theft of a priceless necklace before the thief gets away from the party.
Marooned on Death Island
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 31. Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was their love for sailing that brought Jack and Karen Billings together. Anytime they had free time, they could be found aboard their most prized possession, the Marlow Explorer. One day they decided to have a Halloween Cruise Party with some of their closest friends. But read on to see if the Marlow Explorer becomes just another Bermuda Triangle Mystery.
Last Assignment
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
~Free short story from the PbRJV Gallery~ "My name is Dallas Lowe, and the life of a law enforcement officer is never easy, but it is rewarding. Then receiving our gold detective shields and working together fulfills a childhood dream for me and my best friend Brian. We live on top of the world – until the day comes all policemen dread – the day when things go wrong and someone has to die."
The Curious Case of the Broken Window
Price: Free! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Contacted by an old acquittance of the female persuasion, in hopes that he might be able to shed light on the events surrounding her husband's death. The Count of Samerand quickly finds himself as the prime suspect in this grave affair. Can he prove his innocent or will he be hanged for a crime he didn't commit.
Zombie Confidential (Bloodlines #2.5)
Series: Bloodlines, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 14,860. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 1 review)
Undead reporter Samantha Ridgeway must find a movie star's murderer before he targets the star's three-year-old son.
Ask Yazdirir
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: Turkish. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Herkesle paylasilsin diye kendilerini yazdiran kisa hikayeler.
Living & Dying (Ghosts in the City Prequel)
Series: Ghosts in the City. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Detective David Rossi has his eye on partner Mason Fletcher's little sister. Mason reluctantly agrees to let David ask her out, but things go terribly awry...
Buried in Love
You set the price! Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The life of a hitman - pardon us, hitperson - seems intriguing and glamorous but it requires dedication and hard work. And an ability to withstand the sight of blood and grown men soiling themselves. So when the new girlfriend suggests it's time for a vacation, how could our hero argue?
Violet Crime, A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco, 1935 Imagine an insinuating saxophone and you will know what it was like to meet Violet Harris. A tight dress wrapped around her like a wet leaf in autumn. My own dress was silk and hers, who knows, maybe rayon, but she filled it out with a tawdry sensuality that turned men's heads. Includes a chapter of MURDER ON THE WATERFRONT!
Strayed
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
No job, no money, and an ex-wife who's glad to be rid of him . . . Frank is looking for his next scam when he holes up in an abandoned farmhouse. But this town has a way of calling strays home.
Into His Art
Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Police Chief Ted Jasper needs to solve a crime and catch a murderer quickly. But the only man who can help is an old friend who has a unique way of viewing art.
La Pilule
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: French. Published: April 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Une histoire courte pour adulte. Pour une raison inconnue, de plus en plus de gens deviennent dépendants à la drogue. Personne ne connait la raison sauf une. Et le gouvernement… que fait-il ?
Island Shore
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
There's been a robbery for 6 nights now- and an old magician from the "magical island" claims the thief will strike last on the 7th night. Taylor and Angie are trying to figure out who the thief is- and fast. Little do they know- it's someone they know very well.
The Last Kiss
Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A suspicious death occurs in the peaceful village of Hassman, New York; a retired English professor, who is also the village's self-appointed "amateur sleuth," thinks it just might be murder. The professor solves the lethal puzzle when a nighttime visit to the victim's cottage leads to the discovery of a mysterious poem and a dead cat, not to mention a near run-in with the murderer.
Dani Hayward, P.I.: The Richard Clark Case
Price: Free! Words: 18,800. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Attorney Phillip Blakely's first encounter with Dani Hayward was one he would prefer to leave in his past. But another dead end case has dropped into his lap and, once again, he seeks the help of Dani Hayward, Private Investigator.
Breakfast In Paris
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(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 » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"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?