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By the Dawn's Early Light - A Matthew Scudder Story #3 by Lawrence Block
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I had thought Matthew Scudder's career was finished with the publication of the fifth novel, Eight Million Ways to Die. But I'd promised a short story to Bob Randisi for a private eye anthology (The Eyes Have It) and By the Dawn's Early Light was it; it got Scudder back in business, and in the process won an Edgar Allan Poe award and became my first story to appear in Playboy.
Libre by Barbara Hambly
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. In pre-Civil-War New Orleans, musician Benjamin January seeks the missing daughter of one of the free colored demi-monde.
Sherlock Holmes and The Cagliari Affair by Dick Gillman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A request by the Italian ambassador sends Holmes and Watson plunging into the dark world of anarchists in Victorian London. The King of Italy, known for taking risks when traveling incognito in London becomes their target. Holmes also takes a grave risk to protect the King in Greenwich whilst the ambassador's Venetian Masked Ball gives the anarchists a further opportunity to achieve their goal.
Number Two: When You Wish Upon a Star by Colin Cotterill
Series: Jimm Juree Case Files, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Two: When You Wish Upon a Star is a fictional short story by Colin Cotterill. It is the second in a series of eBook short stories based on his fictional Thai woman journalist and crime solver, Jimm Juree. In this story a car drives into a river and a woman is dead. A terrible accident and a broken hearted husband. Or it would be if Jimm’s sixth sense hadn’t cut in.
Nachtmerrie in het Park by Jack Broscie
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Dutch. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Een meisje van 17 achtervolgd door een gruwelijke nachtmerrie, gebrandmerkt voor het leven. Een verscheurd gezin; de moeder met ziekelijke gewoontes, een verwend broertje en de vader met macabere interesses. Een raadselachtige advertentie met een duister geheim, een jongen en een kistje met een geheimzinnige inhoud. De huiveringwekkende prijs: een leven voor een leven …
Mysterious Pitkirtly by Cecilia Peartree
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A coach party arrives unexpectedly in Pitkirtly, and causes consternation among some of the residents. Charlie would like to have had the chance to sell them drinks, Jemima wishes she had scrubbed her doorstep and Christopher resents the intrusion of visitors into forbidden areas of the Cultural Centre. By pooling their resources, they try to find out what’s behind this invasion.
Christmas Canapés & Sabotage by Janel Gradowski
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Amy Ridley is excited to be participating in the Holiday Celebrations Competition to kick off her Christmas season in Kellerton, Michigan. Local cooks are set to compete for prizes then serve their best party dishes to holiday revelers. Amy has her eye on a special prize, but she has a difficult time concentrating on creating a perfect party buffet when a plague of problems begins to whirl around.
Forbidden Cure Part Two: Revelations by William Rubin
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?
A Hard Life by Giacomo Giammatteo
Series: Blood Flows South. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,930. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
George Denton was a good kid, young, enthusiastic and full of life. All he wanted was a mother who loved him and treated him right; instead, he got Holly.
Winter Heart by Margaret Frazer
Series: Dame Frevisse Medieval Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011 by Justin Alexander. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
One man has been kidnapped. Another has been murdered. In the bleakest depths of winter, Frevisse finds her soul chilled with the heavy burdens of duty and responsibility. Even the warmth of charity is in short supply as the villagers of Prior Byfield turn against each in bloody feuds of greed and rage, weaving knots of treachery which even the clever Frevisse may find hard to unwind.
Sherlock Holmes - The Dollmaker of Marigold Walk by Barbara Hambly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A Sherlock Holmes tale narrated by Mrs. Watson. Holmes hunts for a man's missing wife while Mrs. Watson puzzles over strange non-crimes on the East End that could mean nothing - or could herald the return of Jack the Ripper.
Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman by Barbara Hambly
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Sherlock Holmes short story of 7.300 words, narrated by Dr. Watson. Holmes and Watson are in San Francisco, defending a Chinese magician accused of kidnapping a child. They are aided by that renowned prestidigitator and aeronaut Oscar Zoroaster Diggs - otherwise known as the Great and Powerful Oz.
Gillian Flynn's Sharp Objects A Novel Summary by Ant Hive Media
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a summary, analysis and review of the original book. Available in a variety of formats, this summary offers opportunity to enjoy great writings.when you might not have the time to do so. This provides an introduction to the original book to encourage further reading.
Eén dag, twee dood; Commissari Renz Vos, raadsel 5 - Nederlands by Benn Flore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: Dutch. Published: May 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In Utrecht worden dezelfde avond een bankier en kunstschilder vermoord. Dan krijgt de gepensioneerde Renz Vos een telefoontje van een Engelse TV-verslaggeefster. Waarom belt zij hem? Omdat Renz' opvolger niet wil praten of twijfelt zij aan zijn snelle arrestatie? Renz wil zich hier niet mee bemoeien, maar... Dit deel 5 is de ebook versie van de Engelstalige verfilming van 'One Night, two Dead'.
Na zeven jaar Dood: Commissaris Renz Vos, Raadsel 6 - Nederlands by Benn Flore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: Dutch. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
In Engeland sterft Rose Campbell een natuurlijke dood. Toch belandt haar lichaam op moordzaken. In deze aflevering vertelt de gepensioneerde commissaris Renz Vos zelf waarom deze zaak op hem de meeste indruk maakte.
Karin Slaughter - Best Reading Order - with Summaries & Checklist by Albie Berk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
KARIN SLAUGHTER BOOKS CHECKLIST IN SERIES ORDER WITH SUMMARIES - UPDATED 2017 SUMMARIES, CHECKLIST AND ORDERING INFORMATION FOR ALL KARIN SLAUGHTER NOVELS AND SHORT STORIES Don’t miss a single Karin Slaughter book and read them all in the best order. This little book includes story summaries, checklist Includes all KARIN SLAUGHTER novels and series information:
The Retrieval Artist: A Retrieval Artist Short Novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Series: Retrieval Artist Universe. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The short novel that started the entire Retrieval Artist series, The Retrieval Artist introduced Miles Flint to the world. Hugo-nominated, chosen as one of the best stories of the year, The Retrieval Artist created an entire universe, and Flint himself became what IO9 calls “one of the top ten science fiction detectives ever.”
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Case of Lady Chatterley's Voodoo Dolls by Philip van Wulven
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical(5.00 from 1 review)
Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a theft, and discover a conspiracy that threatens the British Empire and the person of Her Majesty Queen Victoria.
Christmas, Spies & Dead Guys by Jennifer Fischetto
Series: Gianna Mancini Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
While Gianna Mancini longs for a cozy family Christmas back home, this year her cousin, Claudia, is getting married, and Gianna is the maid of honor. Having to spend the holiday in another state may have Gianna a bit blue, but when Claudia runs off the night before her nuptials, Gianna is determined to find her.