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Usodna ljubica – 10-minutna kratka zgodba
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Slovenian. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson ima težave s svojim tastom; le-ta je predsednik uprave in večinski lastnik korporacije Trionid in se rad izživlja nad Garyjem, ki je v taisti firmi na položaju finančnega direktorja. Nenadna tastova nasilna smrt ga postavi na mesto predsednika uprave. A Gary, ki ima vse, kar si človek lahko poželi, se prične dolgočasiti. Potem pa končno ugotovi, kako si lahko popestri vsakdanjik …
Prisluhni tišini – 10-minutna kratka zgodba
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: Slovenian. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gordon Oregon, že starejši možakar, se v zadnjem času ne počuti najbolje. Slabost in bruhanje mu jemljeta energijo iz dneva v dan. Novica, da sta njegova sin in snaha umrla v prometni nesreči, ga zelo pretrese. Toda njegovo počutje se izboljša …
Listen to the Silence - a 10 minute short story
Price: Free! Words: 3,100. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Elderly Gordon Oregon has not been feeling his best recently. Nausea and vomiting are sapping his energy, and it is getting worse every day. The news that his son and daughter-in-law have died in a car accident is a great shock to him. But then his condition starts to improve. ...
I Do
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
"I Do" is a flash mystery; or, in other words, a really short story. In this flash mystery we have Ariel, happy as can be at her wedding! But... something isn't right here....
Fatal Mistress – a 10-minute short story
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson has problems with his father-in-law, the CEO and majority holder of the Trionid Corporation, who likes to make life difficult for Gary, the finance director of the same company. His father-in-law’s sudden violent death puts Gary in the CEO’s shoes. But now that Gary has everything a person could possibly want, he gets bored. Finally, he realizes how to spice up his daily life. ...
Improbable Cause
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Temporary Midnight. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The world was watching as the lights went out in New Orleans during the biggest football game of the year. The official report blamed the outage on a faulty relay device. But what if it had a different cause?
Terminos y Condiciones de Ventas de Alma.
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
La verdad es que nadie nunca tiene la menor idea de como empezar. En algún lugar del planeta tierra, hay una servilleta, y en esa servilleta estaba la fecha exacta del fin del mundo....
Happigo Bloodeye
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Bloodeye gets picked up at a night club...by police officers in need of an investigator for a murder.
Fairies in the Garden
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone made a mess of Mrs. Dexter's garden but who could it be? To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends is available, just visit her website at http://www.mysterygirljournal.com/landing-page-2/ for coupon code.
Karma's a Bitch: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Karen Sheppard is found dead in her car at the Paris Club. Her husband is a self-absorbed sociopath, but is he a killer? The initial evidence points towards Karen's husband, but DNA results exonerates him and points towards a convicted sex offender. Who really killed her? This short story is full of twists and turns with an end that will surprise you.
Bailey M.P.D
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An introduction to Bailey M.P.D My Multiple Personality Detective They wanted a team ... he IS a team!
The Last Komole
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Komole is the name given to a popular Nigerian dance move, which literally means "bend down low." A group of ambitious college students visit a local nightclub in their small, university town. What starts out as a typical night out quickly takes a turn for the worse. By the end of the night, dancing the komole takes on an unexpected, but very significant meaning.
Delusion
Price: Free! Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a man by mishap is locked into a sensory deprivation chamber for two days, he comes out changed. But what was he changed into? Some believed he was forever delusional. The man and others believed he was taken over by a holy angel to work miracles in the psych ward. Two college students doing a research project find more than they expected...much more. Review and 'favorite author' welcome!
Abraham Surd
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Abraham Surd invites Margaret Garine to his home to discuss unsolvable puzzles.
When There is Blood on the Moon
Price: Free! Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When Edith finds an ominous old letter buried in her garden telling her that she would be murdered within a few days, she dismisses it as a prank. As the date on the letter draws nearer, she can't help but wonder whether it might be a warning of some kind. Her mother discloses a startling secret from Edith's past that might shed some light on the menacing letter.
Dangerous Minds
Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Western
Two murder mysteries--one in an intensive care unit and another on the streets of the Los Angeles Marathon--with the addition of a brief essay on killer minds and a bonus excerpt from a Western historical romantic suspense set in 1834 in Mexico's California.
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.
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?
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.
The Phantom Visitor
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(1.00 from 1 review)
What was really in the garden -- and how dangerous was it?