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All Kinds of Ghosts
Series: Vagabonds' Adventures. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,140. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010 by Bluetrix Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On the run. Off the grid. Not typical vagabonds, a pair of multimillionaires roam the country in a drivable palace: a two-story rv. They stay invisible by staying out of trouble and away from people. But they can't turn a blind eye when they see a girl in trouble. Next thing they know, they end up dodging not just the police...but the marines!
A Good Car
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
Starting Over
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
With stolen credit cards and borrowed identities, Fred Turner lives the good life—at your expense. He rides the highest lifestyle, but never for too long. Tricking others into stealing his stolen cards, he leaves them holding the bag while he starts over with his next victim. It's always the perfect crime... until he meets the girl.
The Secret Message
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Jennifer is a thirteen year old girl who is a famous actress. One day, she finds something that might just change her life forever. What is it? Is it just a prank? Read this short story to find out
False Details
Price: Free! Words: 4,610. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
After a brutal murder in the small town of Harvington, the victim is identified. A local girl that went missing three days previously has been found and the suspect is the violent boyfriend, the only problem is he can not be found. It is upto DI Kenny Black to crack the case and bring justice.
The Conspirator's Agenda
Price: Free! Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013 by S.K. OToole. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Detective story about Nick Larkman.
Thief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before Abby Maxon was a private investigator, she was a victim of crime. When campus security shows no interest in finding the man who stole her purse, college student Abby embarks on her first investigation. But tracking down the thief who's made the campus his hunting ground is dangerous business for an amateur sleuth who's on the trail of someone far more dangerous than she realizes.
Stomping Mad: A Spade Conundrum
Series: Spade/Paladin Conundrums. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a dead body turns up at the first ever Dinocon, Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective Spade knows just who might be behind it all: Lucinda Danielle Stanhope who calls herself the Martha Stewart of Science Fiction. Now he just has to prove it. “Stomping Mad” marks the first appearance of Spade, who along with his sidekick Paladin is one of Rusch’s most popular characters.
Into The Nightmare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A young couple headed home to see family for the holidays takes a detour that leads them to the small town of Rustic Hills, when a group of mysterious strangers change everything. Does Rustic Hills own private eye, Drake Harris have the key?
Spy Hunt in D.C.
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,600. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
November 1949. A spymaster is ambushed and caught red-handed. However, when the British traitor is handed to the embassy in Washington D.C., he's still having a marvelous trick up his sleeves. A battle of mind and might ensues. UPDATE, August 2012: 3rd edition. Sequel short story to the novel, "Spy Hunt in Dixie."
Laid to Rest
Series: Theatre Mystery. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story set in the historic Regent Theatre, where ghosts of years gone by still roam among the red velvet seats. James, a visiting actor, senses that one of them has an important message to pass on.
Inappropriate Behaviour
Price: Free! Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Jay Jacob is a high level professional manager for a top company. However, in Jay’s private he is not so well mannered. Things turn drastically wrong when party animal Jay mixes a lethal cocktail of alcohol, women and suicide attempts that forces him out of the frying pan and into the fire. Accidently killing a girl Jay's mental state is corrupted.
False Details
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After a brutal murder in the small town of Harvington, the victim is identified. A local girl that went missing three days previously has been found and the suspect is the violent boyfriend, the only problem is he can not be found. It is upto DI Kenny Black to crack the case and bring justice.
Dustin Jeckle & Mr. Hydel
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Focus House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Desperate for something to change, crippled and struggling writer Dustin Jeckle lives with his mother while attempting to write a story that is somehow worthy of publication. There’s no way he could have known how tenuous was his grasp on life…nor how it would require strength like he’s never known to survive the seismic shift that awaits. Another gripping tale from "Maine's Other Author"TM
21 Steps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The hardest part of committing a murder is getting away with it, especially when the case is assigned to a detective who is a relentless pursuer, a half-Cajun, half-Sioux investigator at the top of his game. The body of an elderly woman is discovered stuffed into her closet in her uptown mansion. Initial investigating officers find no leads, no suspects.
The Curse of Scattershale Gulch, a Mick and Casey Mystery Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,360. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A curse, a ghost, or murder? Or all three? When a friend dies from a fall, gunslingers Mick and Casey are not surprised. Oren was prone to carelessness. But Oren was one of many to die riding that trail, and it's clear that first death was murder. Were all the others accidents, or is there something more to what the locals call the Curse of Scattershale Gulch? 8300 word novelette.
Sleeping Dogs
Series: Chase Investigations, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sometimes doing a favour ain't such a great idea. The private eyes of Chase Investigations take on the case of a young cop accused of assault. With some heavy political interference and a drug-fuelled fixer involved, plus Dan Crowley's old enemy DI Kennedy leading the charge, this is a case they quickly wish they had never taken on.
A Fly in Amber
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Three bottles of the Shackleton Scotch have returned to Scotland over 100 years after the failed Antarctic expedition. But how do they taste? Only a group of famed “noses,” that is, chemical engineers, will ever find out. And only one man has the talent to unlock the recipe.
Tales of Pneuma 01: The Divine Chocolate Shop
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
When college student Liam Wheelwright investigates the gruesome deaths of his parents, he discovers a chocolate shop that claims to sell "emotional chocolate." This is the first short story in the collection.
Captain Stevenson's Secret
Series: A Diary Of Treasures, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,210. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alone and stranded in the Pacific, a desperate sailor withstands the hardships of starvation and injury, unaware that the island was once famous for a pirate's treasure and a cabin boy. Discovering the remains of a man's tortured body complicates his hope of rescue as he learns that greater danger lay ahead.