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After Midnight - Stories of Mystery and the Macabre
Price: Free! Words: 35,530. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“Anything can happen in the dark…” After Midnight is a collection of gothic short stories based on the folk legends and cautionary tales of the unknown that were collected in Britain by missing author Sidney Wainwright. Sit by the hearth on a dark and stormy night. Read yourself a story or two by firelight. I warn you, once the clock chimes midnight, there is no knowing how this tale will end.
The Delhi Detective
Price: Free! Words: 23,470. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Inspired by Sherlock Holmes, The Delhi Detective is a collection of 7 short stories narrating the exploits of private detective Shergill Hans and his biographer, Jaisukh Sharma. From murders to robberies to gang wars, the Delhi detective is ready to solve them all. Prepare yourself for a cultural ride through urban Faridabad and for a thrilling investigative adventure.
Arrivals and Departures
Price: Free! Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Set largely in Spain, but also Italy, France and northern England, Most of these short stories relate the adventures of Detective Oscar Garcia and his assistant Jose, who specialise in the kind of missing persons cases which benefit from Oscar's somewhat contemplative frame of mind, although it turns out there are frequently more things in heaven and earth than are dreamed of in his philosophy.
The Garret PI Mysteries
You set the price! Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by Arthur W. Ritchie. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short mysteries requiring deep scientific knowledge to unravel and solve.
Tender Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three years ago, Lexi Donovan’s natural gift on the keyboard elevated her from teenage orphan from the street to a self-sufficient, independent, young woman. Acting on her strong moral code places her in a killer’s cross hairs when she anonymously helps police in a murder investigation. A fast-paced mystery thriller.
Warm Hands, Cold Heart
Price: Free! Words: 21,330. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Crimes happen every day, everywhere. What they have in common is typically a criminal and a victim. But what happens when the lines between the two blur? We present to you a collection of short stories where the victim can sometimes be the criminal, or vice versa. It's up to you, the reader, to decide who is truly guilty and worthy of your disdain.
The 85 Year Old Dot to Dot Detecrive
Price: Free! Words: 20,430. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Retired Police Chief Rick Bates is always eager to dive into a case - usually a case of wine. He didn't start drinking until he was 75; but now he's making up for lost time. But it's not all play and no work for Rick, Even in his 80s, he is a one man stone wall against the waves of crime that wash up on the Cape Cod beaches.
Be Still My Beading Heart, A Glass Bead Mini-Mystery
Series: Glass Bead Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It's Valentine's Day and Jax O'Connell's red VW bug is missing. Did she forget where she parked the Ladybug or has the beloved car been stolen? Jax faces some unsavory characters on the streets of Seattle and regrets not having a date on the most romantic day of the year. She must take matters into her own hands to find the Ladybug and salvage her love life, and do it before the day is over.
"E-Normal: Ten Paranormal Ebooks--COMPILED!"
Price: Free! Words: 44,280. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Now, to-date, all ten Paranormal ebooks by scifiguy3553, whom is Joseth Moore. “19th & Emily,” “The Literary Virus,” “Custodial Science,” “The Starets’s Hunt,” “The Caregiver,” “Normal-PARA,” “There’s No Place Like Zone,” “Vengeance In 3D,” “Dead Silent,” and “Cousin Josh.”
The Broken Wings of Forgiveness
Price: Free! Words: 39,290. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A man joins forces with a powerful and mysterious deity on the condition that he has to save mankind and most importantly, track down his real enemies. The battle he faces makes him embrace his sole purpose
In the Light of Day
Price: Free! Words: 37,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the Light of Day is a collection of short stories with unexpected twists that will fill your mind with mystery and suspense. The stories will take you to the edge. How close will they take you? Read and see.
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 2 reviews)
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!
Comedy Shorts - Humorous Fiction Short Stories - Four Comedy Short Stories
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SLEUTHING FOR BEGINNERS: Angela decides to play detective when her neighbour dies suddenly. A PEACEFUL DEATH: George is visited by the Angel of Death, who makes some unusual demands. A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND: Ali sets out to find her dead uncle's secret, ill-gotten fortune. THE MUSE: Esther is a struggling writer until she meets her muse, who turns her world upside down.
In The Season of The Damned
You set the price! Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Prepare to enter a world inhabited by your worst fears. Zombies stalk the night prompting another creature to make itself known, but perhaps the greatest fear comes from within. Readers have called In The Season of the Damned " A fun and crazy ride. "Its hard to put down once you start reading, because you have to see where everything is going and how its all going to end."
Nosferatu's Assassin
Price: Free! Words: 21,170. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Eura must find a killer who's absorbed the lives of other vampires, before they kill again and grow even further in strength. It will take all her skill to live if she doesn't succumb to siren's call of power that is offered to her.
The Fall of Autumn
Price: Free! Words: 39,020. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Fall of Autumn is a special variety of short stories with surprising twists of murder mysteries. The stories enhance the readers in unexpected events that bring them to unexpected conclusions. The stores are enriched with moments that will take the readers to surprising and twisted heights.
Dolls
Price: Free! Words: 21,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Brought onto the investigation to explore all the leads no one expected to pan out, Officer Morgan finds himself on the trail of the mysterious and elusive Dolls. It's a lead that takes him into a world far stranger and more real than he had ever imagined and into something far more dangerous than he had bargained for.
Story Sampler
Price: Free! Words: 39,870. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Story Sampler is a free sampling of stories found in my other collections that provide the reader with a broad cross-section of the types of stories I have published in these collections (mystery, science fiction, fantasy, mainstream, cross-genre).
Il Caso dei Porcelli Mancanti. Shylock Hapless Investigatore.
You set the price! Words: 49,800. Language: Italian. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dal mio diario vi presento le Avventure di Shylock Hapless. Credete a me, che lo conosco bene e vivo con lui e la governante, Mrs Teapot. Shylock è un individuo poco affidabile, con una doppia faccia. Storpia il mio nome. Lo fa apposta. Quella lingua biforcuta pretende ogni volta di non ricordare il mio vero nome. Gli dovevo qualcosa. E’ tutto Io salto sempre le introduzioni. Doctor Cowson
Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21
You set the price! Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.50 from 4 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.

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