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Day 49: The Missing Final Chapter of The Year of Fog
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010 by Michelle Richmond. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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For fans of THE YEAR OF FOG, the international bestseller about memory, obsession, and one woman's search for a missing child. Day 49 is the novel's original ending, which was left on the editing room floor just weeks before the book went to press. SPOILER ALERT: only read this chapter if you've already finished the book!
For a Few Lattes More [a short story]
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Terri grew up watching spaghetti Westerns on TV. She never expected to meet a real cowboy, especially not one who parks his horse in front of the Starbucks where grad-student Terri works nights. She might like movie cowboys, but this guy's just plain weird. Plus, he's a little too interested in the poster of a girl who went missing from the college campus next door.
Neues Aus Der Ebersstrasse
Series: Abenteuer auf Balkonien, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 4,060. Language: German. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Meine Abenteuer und tiefgründigen Beobachtungen, selbstlos von mir für sie aufgezeichnet.Ich eröffne ihnen einen neuen, atemberaubenden Bild auf unser Berlin.Und auch Blut fließt, sollte keiner meinen, hier ist nichts los. Zudem führe ich Sie in die Welt der Technologie und der Staatspolitik. Und lenke sie dabei so behutsam, das selbst sie mir folgen können. Besuchen sie mich auf Balkonien!
Paris Texas Jane's Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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.
Jules
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,000. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A fall off a cliff, a nighttime attack… Is Jules imagining it, or did someone follow her to the Yukon from Colombia to finally finish her off?
Scars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Rena lost everything when her husband and son died in a fiery car accident. Now she has only her daily swim at the rec center, where she hopes no one pays attention to her horrible burn scars. But someone noticed, the same someone who murders a lifeguard while Rena does her laps. Only Rena can identify the killer, but the identification is not as easy as it seems...
Temporarily Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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When a friend's mail is returned marked "temporarily away," Henrietta Harcourt asks the local sheriff to investigate; he finds the man's mummified remains in his remote cabin. With the death dismissed as natural causes, a suspicious Henrietta prods the sheriff to look at someone with motive, means, and opportunity. Suddenly "natural causes" begins to look as unlikely as "temporarily away."
The Board Game Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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A teeny, tiny, little book of mystery. How many people can be murdered in just 75 pages? And how does mega-wealthy Charles Moneymaker and his friend and author, James Reading (of the railroad Readings, of course)figure it all out? By inviting a group of guests with little or nothing in common, Moneymaker's old friend, Coz, has set off a string of deadly events as his guests begin to die!
The Shooting
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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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.
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
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~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."
Inbox Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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.
The Blackberry Way Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Why would Chief Inspector Robert Casey suddenly announce his retirement? He had constantly told his colleagues that too much experience was being wasted in the pursuit of budget cuts. What two events separated by almost thirty years had caused him to arrive at his decision?
The Murder of Katie Boyle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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I'm often asked how Ellie Foreman and Georgia Davis, my two series protagonists originally met. That's explained in this short story, written and published in 2009. It takes place prior to AN EYE FOR MURDER when Georgia was still a cop. The story was published in a limited numbered edition. It can also be found in NICE GIRL DOES NOIR, in print, audio and electronic formats.
Phantom Lover
Series: Dave Callaghan, Paranormal Detective, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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It was bad enough for Dave Callaghan, a struggling Private Eye, finding a half-naked ectoplasm sitting at his desk, but she had to talk nonsense too . . . (The First Book In The Dave Callaghan Paranormal Investigation Series)
Eating It Too
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,350. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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Sophie pours love into her cooking. For years, she shared her gift with her husband. Now, she will infuse her baking with every feeling she possesses—one final act as payment for everything Harold plans for their future.
Hot Summer Nights
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Lonnie Rafferty has problems. He is mentally and emotionally challenged; and he worships his big brother, Everett, his guardian and caregiver. He also has a compulsion he can’t control. Everett would stop at nothing including using Lonnie's disability, or even his wife, for his own profit.
Always Such a Quiet Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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Ryan’s peaceful neighborhood walk turns violent when he’s forced to stop a threatening gunman. He jumps into action to protect Lucy, only a few years older than himself. Afterward, he avoids that street. But Lucy sees him at the grocery store and wants to thank him with dinner. Reluctantly, he accepts her invitation. The food is great but her idea of justice puts him to the test.
The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.
Secret Of The Broken Mind
Series: The Lightfield Files. Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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“You are a criminal of the lowest order Jack Trinity and must be removed from society, forever.
Historia de un Crimen Perfecto
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: Spanish. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Me llamo Eric Rot y escribo estas últimas líneas de mi vida para confesarme: Soy un asesino. Yo lo hice. La maté. Linda Fitzwilliams está muerta. Ni huida con su amante, ni jugando a esconderse para irritar a su familia, como apuntaron en su momento las revistas del mundo rosa...