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Zugzwang (a short story)
Price: Free! Words: 12,560. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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Germany, March 1933. Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party have swept into power. In Munich, Kommissar Saxon of the civilian police force is hunting a brutal killer that stalks the streets of the city. But the shadow of the Schutzstaffel (SS) hangs over Saxon and his assistant, making their task close to impossible.
The Castro '76
Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
From There To Here
Price: Free! Words: 14,290. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FBI agent Trace Nickels seeks revenge for the killing of his partner. Someone possesses nuclear briefcases and is trying to manipulate events in the US. Follow Agent Nickels personal trials as he helps the High-Tech Division of the FBI. Read how Trace and his fellow agents race against time to expose the criminal they know as The Doctor.
23 Dicembre 1872 - Mary Celeste ep. #4
Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Episodio #4 di 6 tratto dal romanzo giallo storico "Mary Celeste" Dicembre 1872. Al largo delle Azzorre viene avvistato un brigantino alla deriva. L'equipaggio è misteriosamente scomparso, tutto è stato abbandonato all'improvviso. Chi sono gli uomini e le donne le cui vicende si intersecano intorno a questo strano fatto di cronaca? Quali sono i dubbi, gli affanni e le decisioni dei protagonisti..
5 Novembre 1872 - Mary Celeste ep. #2
Price: Free! Words: 5,470. Language: Italian. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Episodio #2 di 6 tratto dal romanzo giallo storico "Mary Celeste" Dicembre 1872. Al largo delle Azzorre viene avvistato un brigantino alla deriva. L'equipaggio è misteriosamente scomparso, tutto è stato abbandonato all'improvviso. Chi sono gli uomini e le donne le cui vicende si intersecano intorno a questo strano fatto di cronaca? Quali sono i dubbi, gli affanni e le decisioni dei protagonisti..
“The Gentle Conspiracy”
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Evan Temple was elected President of the United States several months earlier. He has a lot on his plate—the economy, a war with Iran, keeping social cohesion. But one of the last things President Temple expected was an ultimatum that a secret society had warned him about before he became president...before they made him president!
A Life of Death: 1
Series: A Life of Death, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,950. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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Homicide detective Alex Drummond is confronted with the past through his son’s innocent question. Alex’s tale of his troubled senior year unfolds revealing loss, drunken abuse, and mysterious visions of murder and demonic children. Is he going insane? With the help of his close friend Paige Kurtley, Alex must find the source of his misfortune and ensure his sanity.
The Virtues of Madness
Price: Free! Words: 15,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a rain of frogs, he learns what value there is in the virtues of madness.
The Weight of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the mystery of a dismembered human forearm, he learns what value there is in the weight of gold.
The Blood of the Gods
Price: Free! Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When the Magistrate of the Rhakotis District calls on Heron of Alexandria—the greatest inventor the city has ever known—to help him solve the murder of a young noble in love, he learns what dangers lurk in trusting the gods.
Moral Rat: The First Edition
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Alfie Roberts, The Rat Catcher makes a mistake on the job, he is afraid to tell the law firm owner(Harry Williams) because of his own pride to admit the mistake he made. Moral: Perfection can be found in all of us, but being human doesn't mean we are immortal from imperfections. Character List: - Mrs Smith, Law Firm Receptionist. - Harry William's, Law Firm Owner. - Alfie Roberts, Rat Catcher
For Sakina
Series: Novelettes, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This story originally appeared in Midnight Times #23, Fall 2008. When Jared gets out of the army he discovers that his sister, his only remaining relative, has been missing for weeks. He teams up with her boyfriend and they follow her trail to the home of Jatarkah, a small-time, disreputable wizard, who seems to be responsible for the disappearance of other women as well.
Cromwell Road
Price: Free! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Holmes and Watson meet the famous medium Madame B., whose message for Watson has surprising results.
The Eye of Mammut
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
The English Gentleman
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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The Count of Samerand is investigating the disappearance of young William Bathurst, the son of a duke. At the same time Inspector James Wright is investigating the murder of a man with the same description as the young man. The victim is found in the slums of London, if it is the same man what was he doing in such a place dressed so humbly, and can the count find the truth.
The Count of Samerand and the Ghost of Belgravia
Price: Free! Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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The Count of Samerand is the final authority on crime, so much so that inspector James Wright of Scotland Yard has felt it necessary to bring eccentric count in on many a case. It is through these dealings and their unique meeting that the good inspector has to rely and even admire the count. In his later years he picks up his pen to defend this unique man, when the count is no longer able to.
Shalaby and Fecklace Spend the Night in an Unnatural Manor
Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
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Shalaby W. Shalaby regards it as his civic duty to investigate the grave incident of the counterfeited ladies' hats. His companion, Byron Fecklace, inventor of the Gatling sword, does not consider the matter nearly so pressing. With the help of a dime novel and a dumb waiter, let us hope they can vanquish the diabolical spectre that awaits them in the UNNATURAL MANOR.
Crime Against the Goddess
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.
Ernestine
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Jack the Ripper - at last, the truth. Britain's most famous (or infamous) serial killer unmasked.