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How to Write Flash Fiction and Tell a Story in a Few Words
Series: Creative Writing. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016 by Juicy Words Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Flash fiction is a way of succinctly telling a story. The genre requires brevity which many writers find an interesting challenge but difficult to achieve. Be warned, writing flash fiction can be addictive!
Blood Tide
Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Dr. Peyton McKean investigates the mystery of a Seattle geoduck digger killed by an impossibly massive dose of red tide toxin. Following a trail of suspects and suspicious activities, McKean soon finds his own life in jeopardy.
Calculated Cruelty
Series: John Steele, Rural Detective, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,260. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Private eye, John Steele, just wants to solve cases and keep those around him happy. He'll soon have to face the consequences of ignoring a senator's plans to repeal the Right To Farm laws and the choice of taking on a case for a client with a shady past. Steele uncovers infidelity, murder, and acts of animal cruelty as he digs for the truth.
Honor Code
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,280. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
In a small southern town where everyone knows your business, Dect. Larry Robbins must solve the disappearance of eighty-year-old George Beason. When evidence indicates Beason left on his own, Robbins could close the case, but his instinct tells him more’s at stake. As he uncovers clues about Beason’s family, Robbins must untangle conflicting motives & hidden agendas to bring Beason home alive.
A Dangerous Breed
Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Genetically modified tomatoes are the least of our worries! These canines have picked up a human-like intelligence somehow. Hopp has written a frightful tale in the tradition of The Hound of the Baskervilles but just a bit more scary -- and believable.
The Treasure Of Purgatory Crater
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,720. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
On the moon, oxygen is the most precious commodity. Without it, death comes quickly. But there are other things of value in the vastness of Luna, and other reasons to die.
Where the Bodies Are
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Blood tests came back, blood don’t lie. That kid had a kid. So.” He snapped the file shut. “Where the hell’s the baby?” Dark secrets. Hidden bodies. A deadly pattern only one person can break – after she’s dead.
A Necessary Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A new short story from New York Times bestselling author Sheila Connolly!
Back In The Game: Smith Investigation Series 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,820. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
Cold As Steel vol. 1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2016 by DarkestKnightPublishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
James Steeley is a private investigator. A client of his is found murdered by a serial killer, and the murderer is now targeting Steeley's family and friends. Working alongside Detective Elizabeth Rifton, he must find the killer before he loses everything.
Top Of The Game: Smith Investigations Series 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,390. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
The Re-Election Plot
Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murder on the wet streets of Seattle, a faked video of Osama bin Laden, Microsoft computer graphics gone bad, and political intrigues at the highest levels draw Dr. Peyton McKean into one of the most treacherous cases of his life.
Shaky Game: Smith Investigation Series 3
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » General
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a few cases with Smith Investigation, Rob decides to follow her heart's calling and become the full time investigator.
Unpacking the Undertaker
Series: The Ella Westin Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ella is back from her honeymoon and is moving into her new home. She unpacked a particularly heavy crate and got a nasty shock. All she wanted to do was put her books on the bookshelf. Is it too late to close the crate and send it back? #4 in the Ella Westin Mysteries coming December 27, 2015
Secrets of a Ghost's Diary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,520. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Every summer Carson settles into the island routine at his grandparents' lighthouse, but this summer is different. Lured by a rumor that the lighthouse is haunted, Carson begins an investigation with his friend Levi and cousin Emma. Hand-picked by the ghost to guard a diary from the 1800s, the trio begins investigating the old entries. But they aren't the only ones on a quest for answers.
End Game Smith Investigation Series 5
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,010. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » Action
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books.
FlashTyme: Five Flash Fiction Stories, Volume 1, Gimme the Creeps
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The psychological twists and turns of M. J. Joachim's Gimme the Creeps, nano flash fiction stories, will send shivers up your spine and make your hair stand on end. The dramatic intensity M. J.'s FlashTyme series gives you, presents a fast-paced, riveting adventure in record time.
The Jurors Who Knew Too Much
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Sixty-somethings Lorna and Ike are jurors in a murder trial. They soon find they like each other and begin hanging out together in the courthouse. When they realize they may have some inside information on the crime the defendant is accused of committing, they're suddenly faced with a difficult choice of what to do - and that decision could make for some serious trouble for everyone involved.

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