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Crime Fiction: Private Eye Thriller by B.A. Savage
Price: Free! Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(8 RED HOT MYSTERIES STORIES + 3 More MYSTERIES = 11 or 601 words over 430 pages Limited Time) Make way for 8 IRRESISTIBLE, Private Eye Thrillers… This 8 BOOK BOXED SET Randall Stone Bundle brings you plenty of murders, robbery, kidnapping and everything in between! The perfect boxed set for anyone who enjoys crime thrillers, mystery books and, of course, murder mysteries
Bubba and the 12 Deadly Days of Christmas by C.L. Bevill
Series: Bubba, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 78,850. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Bubba Snoddy’s got some problems. His family has descended for the Christmas holidays and not in a good way. Everyone is up to no good. And Bubba just found another dead body, this time Santa Claus sitting in the sleigh in front of City Hall. Everyone thinks Bubba done did it...again. He's got to move quickly and find the real murderer before more people get killed. Book 2 of the Bubba series
Widowmere by Emma Lee Bole
Price: Free! Words: 118,220. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The sun sets over Windermere. An artist is sketching on the shore; nearby, a beautiful young widow fills her pockets with stones and wades out into the lake... The artist, Eden, is in England's Lake District looking for a new start. Now she finds that deceit and death lie waiting in the shadow of the hills.
Barcelona Jones - Murder on Broadway by Chuck Antone, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 48,960. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Barcelona Jones is a Broadway star. Her new play, Murder on Broadway is a big hit, with people waiting months to buy a ticket to see it. One evening, real bullets are put into the prop gun, killing one of the cast players. Soon, another murder occurs, as well as two attempted murders: one of them on the star, Barcelona Jones herself. Barcelona hires a private detective to investigate the crimes.
Ogrodnik by Gary Coffin
Price: Free! Words: 87,620. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Dissatisfied with the police investigation of his fathers murder, Elliot Forsman and partner Rivka Goldstein take on the case themselves. Elliot follows a trail of clues that point him toward an international pharmaceutical company. Just when the case looks like it might be solvable Ogrodnik enters the picture, and it all goes to hell.
Wads 2-Hard Boiled-Detective Fiction by D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This time the timid schmuck is the target. The Whisper's favorite girl becomes uneasy about what's being said during the constant visits. She turns to the one man she's convinced can help her. His price is the same. His results just as messy.
Fatal Philosophy by David Alkek
Price: Free! Words: 69,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A series of murders of prominent citizens rock Dallas. Detective Jason Colbert receives a coded message which ultimately leads him to the philosophy club and psychologist Doris Goodman. The motive for the murders eludes Jason and the reader is led through the twisted philosophy of the murderer to the next victim.
The Dealer by Richard Quinn
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Markie is a successful hitman who has it all. He's tough and in demand and to the crimelords who run San Francisco, he's considered number one. Tommy Brown is a young, clean-cut arms dealer from Boston. He has built up a good reputation for being reliable. But a dark cloud hangs over their criminal relationship and now Markie's past is about to catch up with him.
Recluse:The Ramona Question by Philip John Walibba
Price: Free! Words: 23,270. Language: American English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Recluse: The Ramona Question is the second book after Recluse: The Induction. Sixteen months on, Detective Rodriquez receives disturbing news, news that will set him on a pulsating journey deep into Colombia. This time, his enemies are smarter, deadly and are waiting for him. He must also choose between saving the life of his one true love or save the lives of millions. The countdown starts.
The Secret Pledge by Molly McDunn
You set the price! Words: 30,740. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015 by Tovuti Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A divorced woman stumbles on a box of her father’s last effects while packing up her recently sold house. Julia never knew her father, so she's intrigued by a photo she finds of her father and another woman with the words "The love of my life" written on it. Julia sets out to meet her father's family but uncovers a web of lies and murder that leaves her fearing for her life.
Fatal Mistress – a 10-minute short story by Ian Fox
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gary Nelson has problems with his father-in-law, the CEO and majority holder of the Trionid Corporation, who likes to make life difficult for Gary, the finance director of the same company. His father-in-law’s sudden violent death puts Gary in the CEO’s shoes. But now that Gary has everything a person could possibly want, he gets bored. Finally, he realizes how to spice up his daily life. ...
Tea and an Art Thief by Manelle Oliphant
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Tiffanie Barton helps her police chief father catch bad guys on the sly. If her great aunt found out, she would really be in for it, but what she doesn't know won't hurt her. That is unless she unknowingly invites a notorious art thief to tea.
Lunch On Lowestoft Pier by Ken Blowers
Price: Free! Words: 18,670. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this fifth release in a series, Ken takes the reader on a journey winds amongst stories ranging in settings from the eastern shores of England to the Gold Coast. These locations serve as the perfect backdrop for Ken's character's to come to life.
Colorado by Jordi Gonzalez Boada
Price: Free! Words: 20,200. Language: Spanish. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Esta novela corta iba a ser un capítulo de una novela que estoy escribiendo. Es una historia de ciencia ficción ambientada en Marte y con toques de novela negra: luchadores, apuestas y asesinatos... y una chica (o dos) por medio. La ofrezco gratuitamente como muestra de mi trabajo.
The Secret Message by Katherine Marie
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
The Celestial Op by James Hold
Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A nod -- and a wink -- to Dashiell Hammett. A nameless operative for the Celestial Detective agency investigates a crime scene.
The Stepford Student by Kenneth Kerns
Series: Mike Adams. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When his best friend David abandons their weekly poker game, only to return reeking of swamp water and talking about changing careers, it is up to Mike Adams to find out what happened to him.
A Good Car by Julia Proud
Price: Free! Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Historical » USA(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Ed Valenti is stuck in a loop of booze and gambling, constantly losing track of time and happily numbing his memories whenever possible. One night he wins a car at a game of poker. That car will bring to his doorstep a worried father looking for his son and from that moment on Ed's life won't be the same.
The Holdout by Bobby Mathews
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Two jurors, Ralph and Stan, have a drink in a bar, discussing the rape and murder of a beautiful young woman. A jury stonewalled by a lone holdout means that the accused still walks free—even if he's not the man who killed her.