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Suzie
Series: Shortstory collection. Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by P'kaboo Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
On his meanderings, photojournalist Tom meets a little girl who plays alone in the park. First intrigued by her strange character, then worried for her safety, he accompanies her home, though she never allows him to follow the very last bit to her house. Then one day he misses their appointment...
The Ghost Boy: Chapter 1 (Introduction)
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Ghost Boy: Chapter 1 is the Introduction to the 3 chapter novel. When Tom Carey is violently killed by a serial killer, he is out for revenge as a ghost. But the shocking truths revealed will change his life forever when he begins to develop love and compassion for his killer.
The Portrait
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A young queen was loved by the king more than anyone on the earth. But she died in an accident. The king was sitting in front of her portrait continuously for ten days and on eleventh day he also died.There is a strong belief that if any person looks at least one minute a day for consecutive ten days, either the person will die naturally or commit suicide on the 11th day.
Падение
Price: Free! Words: 16,330. Language: Russian. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
В сборник включены рассказы «Исповедь» и «Зомби-Любовь» и повесть «Падение». Все три истории рассказывают о том, как главные герои долго не могут выбраться из замкнутого круга неудач и впадают в отчаяние. Даже там, где, как им кажется, они находят выход из ситуации, он ведет к страшным последствиям.
Как привыкнуть к Рождеству?
Price: Free! Words: 18,660. Language: Russian. Published: July 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
«Как привыкнуть к Рождеству?» – сборник из двух рассказов и одной повести таллинского автора Андрея Шахова, написанных им в период с 1987 по 1998 гг. Все они были в свое время опубликованы в эстонской периодике. Эти истории рассказывают о людях, оказавшихся в тяжелой жизненной ситуации. Выход из нее крайне сложен и нетривиален.
A Very Short Collection of Shorts
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a short collection of three flash fiction stories. Each story is its own work, yet all have a mysterious appeal.
An Amoral Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A thief. A man in a white suit. One choice. Multiple possible outcomes. An Amoral Dilemma.
Framed
Price: Free! Words: 520. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Benny's been framed. A gem's been stolen and someone has to answer for it.
What Happened to Jasmine?
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(2.00 from 1 review)
Three murder mystery writers speculate about who killed their colleague, Jasmine.
The Man with the Blue Nose
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Part crime story, part exploration of reality and how we perceive it, The Man with the Blue Nose offers a lighthearted glimpse into the life of Lucy Jones, a woman who believes her own lies so completely she might just change her life—or ruin it forever.
44 Acorn Grove and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 22,370. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An anthology of short stories from author Steve Howrie. Each of story has an unpredictable twist in the tale - see if you can spot them! The topics range from Murder and Mystery, to Horror, Humour, Love and Relationships, Despite the huge popularity of novels today, short stories remain a wonderful way to put across interesting and thought-provoking ideas in just a few pages. Enjoy!
American Mayhem - Episode Two - Those with an Apocalyptic Credit Card (Guns) Will Eat, Those without Won't
Price: Free! Words: 9,850. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by DeckersPress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It was just two years ago the bill passed to federalize security and the people felt satisfied with the kind of protection they felt they could count on, however with the greed and corruption that soon followed, rumors would spread quickly of the breakdown in law enforcement.
American Mayhem - Episode One - Fall of the Police, Rise of the Criminal State
Price: Free! Words: 11,560. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2016 by DeckersPress. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This story is not the apocalyptic romanticism we see often but instead takes on the realism of the world we have created and explores a very real and possible future of limited resources and inevitable invasions. Innocent people will become criminals, friends will become enemies, and those in a place of power will fight to take over everything.
Escape
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
For many people escaping the world that they live in is not on the fore-front of their mind. However, Samuel Fishbern had escaped many things, and the dilemma that he will soon find himself in will take all the cunning and skill that he can muster to escape from.
A Box of Tissues, 2 Rolls of Toilet Paper and a Plastic Bottle of Water
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2016 by Tailored PC Documents. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A famous Tampa Bay, FL defense attorney has been kidnapped, drugged, and thrown into a room containing only a potty chair, two rolls of toilet paper, a box of tissues, and a plastic bottle of water. He wakes up to find his wallet and jewelry are missing; his clothes are filthy and bloody. He has no idea where he is, who did this to him, or why. He must escape before "they" return, but how?
Early Retirement
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A couple travels the Windsong trail along the waterfront every weekday. He waddles. She runs. He complains. She works. One morning he's found dead. A heart attack? Or something else?
Morning Coffee and Some Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
This ebook offers three short stories ranging in the mystery, fiction, and science fiction genres.
Heroes of Destiny
Price: Free! Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Is Dalton James a hero? Certainly not! He’s a grumpy private detective that drinks too much whiskey and smokes too many cigars. He hopes to earn enough money to pay the monthly bills and once in a while get a woman or two into his bed. But what if omens, faith and destiny all work together to make him a hero? This is the story of one such man.
Yes to Maybe
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Tim, your place is going to be robbed tonight,” said the voice on the phone. This is how Tim’s day starts. The repayment of his debt to a local “Organized Business” leader has been set into motion. Assigned to the task is 16 year old Desmond Reid, and Tim decides he can prevent the looting of his bar. Will Desmond be able to pull off the job, or will Tim be able to hold onto his assets?
Disputed Charges
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mira receives a bill from her credit card company with massive charges she claims she never made. The mystery really begins when she learns that all signs point in her direction after all.