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Bye Bye Baby
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,390. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a seven-year-old boy disappears after school, the case is handed to Detective Frank Collins. He's been looking to lead a high-profile case for a while, and sets out determined to prove his worth. But the missing schoolboy is only a trigger for another crime. Someone is intent on exploiting the boy's grief-stricken mother. And they have plans for Frank Collins too.
Doesn't Ring a Bell (Round 1)
Price: Free! Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A prisoner with severe memory loss is guided by a little notebook written by a familiar voice.
That Lovely Feeling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Love and murder, both passionate pursuits, share a jungle retreat for millionaires. In this tangled habitat of lust and fear, cash-strapped Sheil (make ’em laugh) is hired to sing. She hunts for clues and herself falls prey. Whodunit diva Ann Morven's tease is more risqué than her usual. It is a scary tingle of delight, featuring her popular heavyweight chump of crime fiction.
Happily Divorced, or how to rob the robber
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
After 40 years of troublesome marriages two 65 year old men are happily divorced but broke. Their future may only last five years. They decide to rob the robber.
Last Assignment
Price: Free! Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
~Free short story from the PbRJV Gallery~ "My name is Dallas Lowe, and the life of a law enforcement officer is never easy, but it is rewarding. Then receiving our gold detective shields and working together fulfills a childhood dream for me and my best friend Brian. We live on top of the world – until the day comes all policemen dread – the day when things go wrong and someone has to die."
Paris Texas Jane's Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is based on the original book, we had to make up a chapter for an English assignment. The Description is, Travis married Jane, and began being abusive to her, and in this short story Travis has tied Jane to the stove with his belt for trying to escape. Jane manages to get free and Travis wants to get her back at any cost.
The curse of Friday 13th
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
Blood On The Wind
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2009 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
You never know where murder will strike. This brilliant short whodunit first appeared 1993 in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
The Insane
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A man realizes that everyone around him has contracted a virus that drives them insane, and he might be next.
Inbox Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Social media undertaker Kendall Barber has discovered something about his new subject - an email set up to be sent after his death. What is in the email - and why is his client, the dead man's brother, so eager to find out? This short story is a mini-sequel to the crime novella 'The Obituarist', but it can also be read as a stand-alone story.
No Signal
Series: John Steele, Rural Detective, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Small town rural life is supposed to be simple, peaceful, and anything but tragic. Join private eye John Steele as he investigates a murder and searches for a good cell phone signal.
The Smuggler's Wife
Price: Free! Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
All Abigal hoped for was to be able to pay the bills. With her husband out of work, times were desperate. All of that changed with a strange phone call. Abigal’s husband, Emilio suddenly began working for a mysterious exporting company. Abigal inevitably gets wrapped up in the “company” and her life changes forever when tragedy strikes.
The Docks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Harry's in over his head. One person holds all the answers. Unfortunately Harry killed him last night. Murder, manslaughter or self-defense? All Harry knows is that what he remembers doesn't match what the police are finding out - and if he can't find the truth first he'll be going back to jail for life.
Far Out!
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jack is a detective who works on a planet further than can be seen from earth and makes records of his works. On this planet unified physics technologies like replicators, teletransporters, and vehicles that can travel faster than light are commonly used throughout society.
The World's Best Coffee (Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,440. Language: American English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mark has never had a problem walking out of a crowded coffee shop without ever paying for the world's best coffee. The barista always made another one. As he savors the first sip of his illicit brew, Georgia is right behind him and she wants her coffee back. (A 1,025-word short story.)
The Adventure of the Costume Ball: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this short-story prequel to A+ For Murder, Michael O'Brien must solve the theft of a priceless necklace before the thief gets away from the party.
The Shooting
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
There has been a shooting, but the victim and the shooter says it is an accident. But Sheriff Lou Kent isn't buying their story. Yet, he can't figure out why these two friends have a conflict that involves a gunshot wound.
Car Noir
Price: Free! Words: 10,740. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Former Denver homicide cop Michael Ferris hunts for the murderer of a car salesman. Sequel to Upside Down. The Michael Ferris mysteries feature fictional Colorado characters with liberal viewpoints, the conversations are food for thought, not necessarily the author's true beliefs. The story is set in 2013. The 1/1/2014 publish date commemorates Colorado's historic milestone.
Wie heeft don Cornetto vermoord?
Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: Dutch. Published: February 2, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Don Cornetto wordt wel eens de Godfather genoemd van de grootste maffia familie die zich ooit in Vlaanderen vestigde. Maar toen werd hij dus vermoord. Er zijn 5 verdachten, en don Cornetto is er zowaar in geslaagd de aanwijzingen naar zijn uiteindelijke moordena(a)r(es) te verstoppen in de playlist voor een maffiaconcert. Script voor een moordspel/moorddiner om zelf te organiseren en te spelen.
How to Electrocute an Elephant
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
Topsy killed George Fennady today. She maneuvered him into the corner of her pen and crushed him against the walls. It may have been an accident, of course, but I doubt it. This is the third death she’s caused in three years.