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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
Old Gold
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A fire at a shore resort provides the spark for this arson investigation by a former FBI agent. The burned property also turns up old bones and corporate pressure to settle a multi-million policy in a hurry. Unearthed with the arson is a family tragedy.
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 Android Who Became a Human Who Became an Android
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,960. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It ain't easy being a private investigator in a galaxy that spans thousand of worlds — especially when you make the mistake of putting your heart on the line. When an old flame of Dexter Duff's shows up out of the blue, claiming her rich husband is missing, Duff has mixed feelings about getting involved.
Hauntings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
FOR HALLOWEEN we offer two ghost stories for the price of one.
Murder in Raven's Point
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The last thing Claire Parker wants to do is to be a cop again, but when the Sheriff is murdered, she's left with no other choice. If she can fight the urge to take up her old habit long enough, she might be able to find the murderer.
Drip!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a hot southern night, Will Aston, vice president of sales for Steven Lamps can't sleep. Somewhere a tap drips and it's driving him nuts. What Will doesn't know a cunning killer plots to remove him from his job permanently. A tale where the cure for insomnia is deadly.
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.
Flightfall (Frank Pavlicek series #5)
Series: Frank Pavlicek, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private investigators Frank Pavlicek and daughter Nicole receive an urgent message from their friend and fellow falconer Jake Toronto about “a death in the family.” The death turns out to be the murder of his prize peregrine falcon Jazzman. Toronto worries that a vivacious female chef he helped ease out of a job is the culprit and that he may have done wrong by both her and her employer.
By the Nails of the Warpriest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,570. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011 by OW Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The City has been reduced to cinder and rubble following the war between The Party and The People.
Hide and Seek
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake finds eight year old Gracie asleep in the snow outside his cabin...in the middle of a blizzard. Who is she and how did she get there? As her innocent hide and seek story begins to come to light, a horrific scene from her past begins to unravel. This is not the complete work, just a small snippet...enjoy
Travel Diary of a Serial Killer Part 2
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Confessions of a Modern Serial Killer, Valuable Insight for the Modern Traveler and Evidence In A Modern Murder Case, Right From The Horse's Mouth. Follow Steven and Mary-Anne Brooks through their adventure of a lifetime around the world. Ask yourself how far you would go to quell the annoyances inflicted upon you by your fellow travelers in Part 1 of Steven's travel diary.
The Apprentice
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A successful serial killer takes on an apprentice in the art of murder. For twenty years his mission: to rid the world of the old and useless. Now he will train his son to continue his work. A tale where murder has a deadly purpose, and a deadly legacy. Includes the bonus story, Loose ends.
The Ghosts of Fitzsenior Hall
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a foul night and in a foul mood a self styled ghost investigator risks becoming a ghost himself Is Jo, the girl about the place, part of the plot?
The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bernie Rhodenbarr, light-hearted and light-fingered bookseller, is featured in ten novels. This is one of four short stories in which he stars. He's on the job in Memphis, enlisted by a supermarket tabloid to obtain photos of Elvis's off-limits bedroom on the second floor of Graceland. A locked-room mystery with the Bernie Rhodenbarr touch...
The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke” features Bernie Rhodenbarr, the lighthearted and lightfingered hero of ten mystery novels. I suppose it’s inevitable that a burglar should star in a classic locked-room mystery story. Bernie’s in another as well, “The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis.”
iDream Ice-Cream iScream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Somehow familiar yet… it’s long, sinuous, menacing. Strange… it looks like a poem… but it’s alive – it bites. A simple night’s sleep. Just the usual movements and sounds outside. The sleeper dreams… Enter his dream… a narrative in which a world of menace – natural, supernatural and unnatural – gradually unfolds within a whimsical stream of events.
The Board Game Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
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!
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."
Weep Not The Widow
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Do you want a crime story with a beginning, a middle and an end? Well, look elsewhere, because this isn't it. Instead, this story is told by way of a series of newspaper articles covering a crime. It's up to you, the reader, to decide what's true and what isn't, who you believe, who's just trying to sell newspapers and what actually happened. Why it all happened is worth thinking about, too.