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The Naked Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I am a movie director. At the climax of the film that will make my career, the hero of the movie shoots his brains out. The police think I did it intentionally, and I am the only one who could have killed him. After all, I am the guy who loaded the gun. How will I prove I am innocent? The Naked Mind is a 2800 word short story.
Mystery at Magnolia Mansion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Brenda Maxwell’s new interior design client tells her to “paint, wallpaper, whatever” his hundred-year-old landmark mansion, “but for God’s sake, don’t go overboard.” When she figures her grandiose plans will fit handily into his edict’s “whatever” section, she launches them into a constant head-bumping mode, and into a lifechanging mystery about the house.
The Search for Hanson Sted
Series: Cal Hodges Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cal Hodges, an investigator for a law firm, and Merle Grayson, his fiance, are asked to confirm the death of a missing heir, so his relatives can inherit. Instead, it appears the lost heir has returned with the intention of killing all who plotted his death.
Penelope Barrows #2 The Case of the Red Sneaker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
My plans had been made for me. I was going to Chicago for the summer. Chicago ugh! I mean most people go to the beach or to the mountains on summer vacation. Not me, I go to a big, hot city. I was going to spend my whole summer vacation in Chicago with my Aunt Susan and Uncle Joe. Be on the lookout in summer 2012 for Penelope’s next adventure; Penelope Barrows #3 The Case of the Poison Pen Letter.
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.
The Man in the Paper Mache Hat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a botched robbery leaves a desperate gunman trapped in a bank lobby surrounded by a dozen terrified hostages, one man braves his wrath to keep the others safe... a very special man. A man in a paper mache hat that no one else can see.
Mystery on Firefly Knob
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,550. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Erica Phillips visits choice inherited property on a Cumberland Plateau knob overlooking a beautiful valley, she finds scientist Mike Callahan camped there to study unique, fireflies which flash together. He freaks out when a condo builder offers her a contract. Miffed, she tells him, "If I have my way, this place will be sold within the week. And, Mr. Callahan, I will have my way!"
No Doubt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A nameless Taoist detective mystery. The murder mystery of a mega wealthy family. Follow our detective as he follows the trail from the homes of the wealthy Midwest to the streets of Las Vegas and back.
A Bag Full of Eyes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,320. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012 by Alban Lake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In a kingdom haunted by witches, where vampires hunt in the night, when there are murders but not witnesses, when the method of murder reveals the how but not the who, one calls upon the eye-man to help solve crimes. The eye-man has the answer. It can be found in a bag full of eyes, along with things one does not seek. Thus the tale of Royal Inspector Sir Gordon.
The Rookie (A Hale Mary Mystery)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 84,170. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ex-snowboard champion and aspiring sports agent, Hale Seton, is as tough as they come. But when one of her prospects is found dead and her brother, Denver's golden boy quarterback, becomes the prime suspect in the murder, she discovers there are things more painful in life than broken bones and dislocated joints.
Death at Lampier
Price: Free! Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
The four generations of women from Bear Ranch are back. Death comes visiting at a nearby ranch. Adventures continue for Summer, Marlowe, Oriole, and Chalcey.
Hooker: Fire & Water
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 175,760. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by Pen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One business, two suspicious deaths, one by drowning, one by fire. The mystery for self-appointed detective Marc Hooker? Was it murder?
All Mixed Up
Series: All Mixed Up, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A wealthy, jealous and possessive husband takes unusual revenge on his beautiful wife's lover. Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris needs to dig deep to get to the bottom of this one. The complete novella series is available in one hit, as All Mixed up, the complete series, or all eight can be purchased individually. Audio Version Available
Shake, Rattle & Stomp: A Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mystery Novella
Series: Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 20,360. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Unconvinced that a crushed car is an accident, patrol office Tiffany Waters find herself rescuing a known gambler from a hulking shadow bent on destruction. When her visit to persuade him to cooperate ends in the man’s death by a monster, Tiffany races to find answers while the beast turns its attentions to its new target: Tiffany! “Shake, Rattle & Stomp” is 19,900 words.
Servant of the Muses
Series: Jake Conrad Mythological Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,660. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Blue Oranda Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake Conrad is a two-bit detective in the City by the Bay. For twenty dollars a day - plus expenses - he'll take your case. When Jake's assistant Clio vanishes, one mysterious redhead wants her found, but others want to make sure she's lost forever. If he can't figure it out, his hero's journey may be over before it begins in this noir mythical mystery.
Coastal Empire
Series: Robert Mercer. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012 by Each Voice Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Private eye Robert Mercer is caught up in a case of real estate fraud, jewelry theft and murder in sultry and mysterious Savannah. He and his motley crew go after the bad guys and experience some surprising supernatural twists along the way.
Lost in Long Cove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,180. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
While searching for two lost children, two young auxiliary police officers encounter, among others, an injured postmaster with an interesting history, a dead dog, an angry, abusive lodge owner with a challenging problem and too many identical boats.
Next Time We Steal The Carillon - Free Preview of first 27 chapters
Price: Free! Words: 43,410. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a free preview of the first 27 chapters of Next Time We Steal The Carillon. College life and crime detection are seen through the eyes of our student investigators. These contemporary temporary sleuths live through a cozy mystery set at a Midwestern college during the 1990s. And yes, they are not taking it seriously.
The Thirteenth Santa - A Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Santa isn't always a saint... Mystery sleuth Angie Amalfi's cousin, Richie Amalfi, and Homicide Inspector Paavo Smith's co-worker, Rebecca Mayfield, are the unlikely duo that star in this Christmas novella. When Santa Claus lies dead and flattened (as if he'd fallen from his sleigh) in the middle of a mall on Christmas Eve, Rebecca Mayfield is on the case, and Richie is her not-so-helpful cohort.
Garesh: The hybrid investigation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Garesh is just your average everyday alien/human hybrid agent living and working on earth. It's his job to protect humanity from the reptilian race known as the Vorma Zaxer Brood. The Brood broke all intergalactic protocol corrupting earth from the benevolent Alnorn race that Garesh is descended from, of course his father was a poor abductee but that's besides the point. Who wants the agents dead?