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The Haunted Breadbox: A Myron Vale Investigation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Myron Vale sees ghosts. One hundred billion of them, to be precise . . . In this short story prequel to GHOST DETECTIVE, the first novel featuring Myron Vale, a house call to an old farmhouse finds Vale investigating the most unlikely of haunted places — a breadbox. What lies inside? It's not at all what Vale expects.
Sweetheart in High Heels
Series: High Heels Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,080. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.33 from 6 reviews)
Fashion designer turned amateur sleuth Maddie Springer is determined that her husband’s latest case, dubbed the “Sex Shop Murder”, will not keep him from celebrating their first anniversary together, which just happens to fall on the most romantic of all holidays, Valentine's Day.
Four Killing Birds
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2019 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Shortly before the holidays, inventor and former assassin Missi Bombay gets orders to perform one last job. It’s the granddaddy of all hits—to be carried out on Christmas Eve, no less. Missi knows she has only one chance at success, so she enlists the help of her cousins Gin, Dakota, and Coney. Together the Bombay cousins come out of retirement to stamp out the world’s most evil cabal.
Christmas Al Dente
Series: Southern Pasta Shop Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Andy Buckland is determined that nothing will interrupt her first Christmas with Malcolm Jones and her last holiday spent in her childhood home. When the family recipe book disappears from the Bowtie Angel, and Aunt Cecily threatens to put “The Eye” on the entire population of Beaverton if it isn’t returned, Andy and Jones decide to put the eggnog on hold for a little old fashioned sleuthing.
Perfect Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time. She commits the Perfect Crime -- and starts an exciting life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off her dead husband's generous life insurance policy. Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .
Bond Ambition (A Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Charley Alexander signs herself, and gal-pal Elaine, up for a cooking class with renowned Chef Machado, she expects a little fun, food, and wine among friends. But what she gets instead are catty classmates, surprisingly simple recipes, and the shock of a lifetime when she finds the poisoned body of one of her fellow culinary students.
Forbidden Cure Part Five: Turmoil
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A debilitating disease. A tantalizing, yet dangerous, breakthrough cure. Will it be life and love or death and destruction?
Bond Bombshell (a Jamie Bond Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Jamie Bond Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Maya Alexander is the office manager of the Bond Agency, an L.A. PI firm. But when Maya is thrust into the field, she realizes her first case is personal. Maya's past may have come back to haunt her, but she's determined to prove that no one can fool a Bond Girl.
Forbidden Cure Part Four: Hesitant Hope
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,350. Language: American English. Published: April 8, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A debilitating disease. A tantalizing, yet dangerous, breakthrough cure. Will it be life and love or death and destruction?
Hollywood Holiday (Hollywood Headlines Mysteries Short Story)
Series: Hollywood Headlines. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Visions of sensational headlines, not sugarplums, dance in L.A. Informer columnist Tina Bender’s head this holiday season. When the drummer for an '80s hair-metal band falls from the top of a holiday parade float and gets trampled to death by eight not-so-tiny reindeer, Tina's on the case—determined to find out who's been naughty and who's been downright lethal!
Baby It's Cold Outside
Series: Tahoe Tessie Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,570. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tessie King thought she knew all there was to know about tracking down bad guys after helping to find her father's killer. But when she’s locked out of the Royal Palace Casino in South Lake Tahoe during an ice storm, she’s suddenly faced with the task of tracking her own would-be assassin.
The Barefoot Stiff
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Depression-era private eye Maggie Sullivan wields a .38 as skillfully as an emery board. She’s drawn into a stranger’s murder, follows a lead the police laugh off, and confronts a killer in this **short story** featuring characters from the author's series of mystery novels. See why fans have dubbed Maggie "Sam Spade in a skirt."
Ornamental Danger (a Working Stiff Mysteries short story)
Series: Working Stiff Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,120. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mandy Murrin thought working for a living would be the death of her...but she didn't count on the holidays to be such a killer! When the annual Mistletoe Smackdown trophy for best Christmas decorations is up for grabs, Mandy's small town will stop at nothing to win the coveted award.
Cats and Crime, A Panzer And The P.I. Mystery Collection
Series: The Mail Order PI Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Meet Lori Stockley, the mail order Private Investigator, and Panzer, the black cat in this short story collection. Oh, and we can't forget Lori's Granny Gladys. Put these three together and it's a recipe for chaos. Follow them as they catch drug dealers, burglars, bank robbers and carpet snakes.
Case 01
Series: Winston Wong Cozy Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
How did Winston Wong boot up his detective career? Find out in this prequel story to SENIORS SLEUTH.
Last Stop on Dowling Street
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011 by Flying Raven Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Racism never got off the bus . . . On a rainy night in Houston, in a ratty apartment as dark as his dreams, retired bus driver Frank Granger wakes in a cold sweat convinced a stranger with a gun lurks at the foot of his bed. And he's right.
Mistletoe & Misdemeanors (a Jamie Winters Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
When Jamie Winters' elderly neighbor Jack disappears a week before Christmas, Jamie pairs up with her landlord's fearless teenaged niece to find him. Only the more they look into his disappearance, the more they begin to believe Jack is not the man they thought he was...and he bears a suspiciously striking resemblance to jolly old Santa Claus.
Forbidden Cure Part One: Duplicity
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A debilitating disease. A tantalizing, yet dangerous, breakthrough cure. Will it be life and love or death and destruction?
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Series: Constable David Maratse, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » European / Scandinavian
As winter retreats and the long summer begins, Greenland Police Constable David Maratse receives a call from inside a shipping container.
Forbidden Cure Part Two: Revelations
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A debilitating disease. A tantalizing, yet dangerous, breakthrough cure. Will it be life and love or death and destruction?