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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
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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
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: 7,220. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“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?
Murder Considered As One of the Fine Arts: Part One of The Philosophical Detective
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The iconic Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges tries his skill as a detective in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1967, addressing not only murder but issues of destiny, personal identity and artistic creation in this Part One of THE PHILOSOPHICAL DETECTIVE.
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.
Federal
You set the price! Words: 5,880. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two months ago, Natalie Marsh, 23 years old, vanished. The FBI and State Police forces investigated for weeks but came up with nothing, and the case went cold. Then, out of the blue, an anonymous tip is received: someone is being held captive near a small town in Upstate New York, and their description matches Natalie's. But is there more going on than just a kidnapping?
Chipped: A Dr. At Mini Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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Dr. At would like to get a little lost dog back to his owner, it's just that tracking down that owner may not be as straight forward as it seems.
The Bizarre Experiences Of Andrew Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Andrew Sullivan is an Indian Police officer, who is famous for his strange investigation experiences.
The Legend of The “Grau Kiefer” Inn: The Third Case
Series: Indolent shot at reconciliation: Mysteries solved by convict Albert. Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Seven blistered corpses are found in a derelict hogweed field. Seventy-four years prior, a family of seven suddenly vanished and left their establishment - the "Grau Kiefer" inn - in the hands of fate. Are these cases related? Or the killer just wants everyone to believe they are? Those are the questions the detectives are asking.
Agent Hilch: Troll Trouble
You set the price! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hilch responds to what he thinks is a simple case of foolish citizens becoming troll food, but things get complicated once he explores the crime scene. With no sign of the trolls in question he has to use every tool at his disposal (and some that aren't) to solve the case. With a no-nonsense approach, and little regard for rules and protocol Hilch goes after the culprits in style.
Murder at the job!
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aggression breeds Aggression. So when Samuel simply don't fit in at the company, the bullying starts. But Samuel has a form of revenge that nobody could even begin to imagine. Till one day, it simply goes just a little too far.
The Vault
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In 2008 in east Charlotte, a man walks out of his house in the early evening hours and is never seen again. Then, eight years later, almost to the day, clues to his final resting place are accidentally discovered by a storm water crew working near a creek. A very bizarre suicide. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Based on a true story. Approx. 1300 words.
On The Beach
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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After his mother's funeral, Edward meets a mysterious young man at the beach.
Have You Ever Nogged A Nag?
Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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"So tell me. Have you ever nogged a nag?" Although it seems a simple enough question, it makes no sense! So what does it mean? And what would anyone make of such a question if asked when in training to become a government spy?
Never in an Empty Room
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Within every small town lives a city of ghosts. In this tale, the author takes artistic liberty in reconstructing a ghost story based on his family's history and the mythology surrounding the Big House, a mansion in disrepair purchased by the family's matriarch during the Great Depression.
Bienvenue chez Natalie Fontaine
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: Canadian French. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Que feriez-vous si vous receviez un message de votre STAR de chanson adorée? Comment réagira Denis face à sa chanteuse préférée? Réussira-t-il à tenir le choc? Car on ne rencontre pas tous les jours quelqu'un comme Natalie Fontaine...
Under a Blood Moon
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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Two best friends play treasure hunter on the night of a lunar eclipse, a night of make-believe which will change their small town forever.
Portela or Sacavem Perhaps (a free flash fiction story)
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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In December 2015, I started a monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in no more than 500 words. The piece published here is exactly 500 words and is about two brothers on a fishing trip in Lisbon with a secret that can't remain unshared for ever.
My Wedding without a Paithani
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Rasika weds Aniruddh', is the most awaited wedding of the season. With the D-Day just two months away, Rasika's family leaves no stone unturned for her wedding preparations. However, due to certain self inflicted bizarre events, Rasika is caught up in a situation without an option to retreat. Her life takes a complete u-turn. Will Rasika and Aniruddh, the famous college sweethearts get married?
His Father's Eyes
Series: Pine Bluff Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sheriff Tony Corbett came from a long line of law men but it hasn't ever really appealed to him. Tony gets a call from the deputy sheriff when skeletal remains are found behind a home that once belonged to a judge and former governor. The home happens to be where his mother was last seen 30 years ago. Evidence arises which causes Tony to doubt the confession by the convicted murderer.

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