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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 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...
Repercussions
Series: Celestin City: Evie Cortez, 2.5. Price: Free! Words: 16,730. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
After some pestering from his daughter, Caleb goes to pay Evie a visit. He finds her without her memory and at the mercy of the latest threat in her life. With no other clear choice, he takes her home where he’ll protect her with every claw and fang in his possession. Third in the series following Anticipations, this is told in Caleb’s point of view. It's time to find out what HE feels about Evie.
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.
Hank Hunter - Prologue
Price: Free! Words: 1,110. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hank Hunter's last name is descriptive of his profession - he's a people hunter that finds those that have gone missing. Whether his target is a kidnapped toddler, a deadbeat dad who owes alimony payments, or a missing hiker in the middle of the mountains, Hank finds a way to succeed. This free prologue, a self-contained short story, introduces the title character and sets the scene for book one.
Sherlock Dog
Price: Free! Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dog tells of his American Mommy's obsession with BBC Sherlock, how it got her into trouble, and how he got her out.
Masquerade at One Thousand Feet (A Gray Ghost Mystery (Short Story))
Price: Free! Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Seven Realms Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A zeppelin. An art thief. A murder on a trans-Atlantic flight. A murder committed on a trans-Atlantic Zeppelin flight is linked to an infamous art thief. The flight's security officer calls for art acquisitions facilitator Tobias Cooper to use his skills of observation and detection to delve into the dark secrets of other passengers to crack the case. [NOTE: This is a short story]
Into The Nightmare
Price: Free! 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?
Matty (A Matt Turner Series short)
Series: Matt Turner, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ten-year-old Matthew Turner only learned of his psychic ability last year, and he doesn't yet fully understand it. When a young girl is snatched on her way home from day camp, Matty's police detective father knows that every minute counts. For the first time, but not the last, Det. Turner enlists his son's help to track her down.
Who's Next?
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
When a young officer is shot at by an unseen threat, he must find the threat; but when this troubling threat uses the officer's brother against him, he must attempt to get to his brother in time before he meets his death.
EAST VILLAGE NOIR
Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
"Finding a runaway teenager in New York City is easy. The hard part is finding the one your looking for." Private eye Payton Sherwood is hired by the parents of a runaway girl, and while searching for her through the shadowy sidestreets of the East Village, he comes across a connection to a murdered autograph expert. Short story originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, July 1997.
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
A Bridge of Letters
Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An estranged father and son, who have kept in touch for years through an exchange of letters, unexpectedly meet in Hong Kong. A near fatal meeting .... but suddenly they are thrown together in a desperate attempt to get back to England. Their background, their reunion and their escape make fascinating reading.
Gloria
Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.63 from 19 reviews)
I’m dying, well that’s what I’ve been told. How has my life come to this: death, betrayal, friendship, love? Yes, love. I know it’s there somewhere, but I’m struggling to make sense of things. How can I, Oliver Beaton-Court, be here in this cabin, looking at my dead wife and holding an axe… Maybe Tom can give me the answers I need, or maybe there are no answers…
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.
The Maine Event
Price: Free! Words: 13,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Curiosity brought Josh and Dana together…and almost got them killed. Two independent people in their mid-life met through a Maine coast research project that turned deadly. They probed an anomaly and rattled a lethal business kingpin. Josh, ex-Marine turned journalist, and Dana, the young widow of a ‘black ops’ Navy Seal. Their intellectual exercise became more action than theoretical.
East Coast
Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
EAST COAST is THE WIRE in a rural setting as RCMP Sgt. Jerry Northup works to keep his narcotics squad motivated in the seemingly unwinnable war on drugs while raising three kids with his wife, Isobel.
The Hollow Tree at Dead Mule Swamp
Series: Anastasia Raven Mysteries, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 15,210. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Anastasia Raven finds a secret hidden in a hollow tree near Dead Mule Swamp. She thinks she's seeing things, as the discovery appears to have come straight from a Nancy Drew story. With some simple sleuthing, Ana catches Jimmie Mosher, whose grandfather used to own the house she has recently purchased, hiding money in the tree. But what else does Jimmie have to hide? (Anastasia Raven Mysteries #2)
First Impressions
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Death on a Foggy Spring Portage
Price: Free! Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
On an early spring canoe trip, our hero, Ted, finds the body of Hughie, drowned in a mudhole on the portage trail. Because the electronic organizer Hughie always carried is missing. Ted wonders if someone killed him.

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