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Shirley Link & The Safe Case
Series: Shirley Link, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
Shirley Link's kickoff adventure pits her wits against a thief who's stolen thirty thousand dollars from her school's safe. Usually, she'd wrap that kind of case up before The Big Bang Theory. But there's one intriguing detail. The half-ton safe disappeared too! Shirley must find the culprit quickly or her beloved principal, Mr. Reese, will lose his job.
Stealing and Stolen
Price: Free! Words: 9,800. Language: British English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Juliette Creace gave up thieving a long time ago. Even then, she only did it for the greater good. When she met James, everything changed. Suddenly she's helping steal $35 million. Can James steal her heart and 35 million dollars? Or will they both get caught and end up in jail?
Aces and Knaves
Price: Free! Words: 89,930. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Karl Patterson, sometime baseball card dealer and gambler, is recruited by his father, CEO of a dot-com, to check out the gambling habits of Ned, a key employee. Ned is found dead and Karl finds himself trying to solve the murder and save his father's company from takeover with the help of Arrow, his dad's exec assistant who has a mind and body of her own--both magnificent.
His Lucky Day
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
When down-on-his-luck private eye Eddie Whittaker wins $19 million in the lottery, he thinks his troubles are all over. The truth is, they're just beginning.
The Outlier #5: Jumpers
Series: The Outlier. Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dillon Sharif was the world's greatest data detective, but he had too many cases. He needed to apply the same analytics techniques he used for solving mysteries to manage his own workload issues. He was also going to need help. A lot of help. Part Freakonomics, part Doctor Who, part Sherlock Holmes, and one hundred percent absurd, The Outlier series continues with #5: Jumpers. Let it rain!
Thirty and Two
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Thirty compressions, two breaths takes the reader inside the world of off-duty Sgt. Bobby Morris, as a quick coffee and a cruller instantly turn into a fight between life and death for a seventeen year-old woman injured in an automobile accident.
Dinner Date At Mt Isa
Price: Free! Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
'Dinner Date At Mt Isa' is the final volume in Ken Blowers' series of delightful short stories. The first story takes us to the quintessential Aussie town of Mt Isa to chase mysterious shadows. The last is a surprise prelude to Ken's new volume of stories starring B. Urglar, These short stories have something to offer everyone.
A Life of Death: 10
Series: A Life of Death, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
Detective Drummond finds his way into ancient Egypt, speaking with ghosts. Unresolved murders are not bound by time or location. However, there is a cost. Additional information makes Drummond question his suspicions about Greg Rayson. In the process of investigating the serial killer, Alex’s high school friend comes to a decision. For Alex, something seems off; his suspicions lead closer to home.
The Secret Message
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
A Girl Without A Home
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based on true facts: I was jogging one late night and came across a young girl, whom seem to be lost and looking for her home. She has been trying to get to her home for at least 2 whole years and was unsuccessful.
Full-Bodied Wine : A Vintage Murder
Price: Free! Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Denis O'Gorman, Junior Diplomat in Ireland's Embassy in Ankara has become entangled in a Turkish plot. His matrimonial plans are in shambles. The Residence is 'haunted'. The wine is undependable. And then a murder occurs. Denis turns detective. The Department in Dublin is not impressed.
Meltdown - Part 1
Price: Free! Words: 20,290. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon Special Agent Sam Jameson never pays much attention to the crackpots and goofballs with their shrill economic doomsday predictions… until their dire conjecture suddenly comes true. That's when her week blazes past horrible and crashes headlong into nightmarish.
The Tattered Thread
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 70,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(2.00 from 1 review)
When all hope is gone and there’s nothing left to live for, suicide may be your only option. Tasia McAvoy knows this feeling all too well. Rich and beautiful, Tasia seems to have everything a person could ever want. But her deepest, darkest secrets are catching up with her, and she’s just too tired to run away from them anymore.
Rule of Thumb
Price: Free! Words: 50,810. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The network of the future is always on...until THEY cut you off. In the social network of the near future, to lose your connection is to be one of the Nameless. And privileged elite Adrien Faulk is about to find out just how quickly you can be cut off from the world when they don't steal your identity, they ERASE it.
Novela de Jarabo
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: Spanish. Published: July 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
«Debería haber escrito un tratado sobre el arte de la violencia. Siempre tan limpio. Pero no soy un hombre de letras. Aunque tenga estudios, no lo soy. Nunca me han ido los libros...
People Like Us (Part I)
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It should have been easy, Nicolas Keszthelyi knew. The nuns at Notre-Dame-de-Pitié had no idea that their collection of religious bric-a-brac contained a lost masterpiece worth millions. Anyone could have walked away with it. Certainly an unscrupulous dealer like Keszthelyi - with a network of shady contacts and an amoral devotion to beauty - should have had no trouble at all...
Aragon et vanille
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: French. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Le SPES cherche , ce mois-ci, à découvrir qui s'amuse à fabriquer des morceaux d'humains et, surtout, pourquoi ils le font.
Lunch On Lowestoft Pier
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.
All Monsters are Men
Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: British English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Leaving behind a trail of blood upon the snow is never a good thing.
False Details
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After a brutal murder in the small town of Harvington, the victim is identified. A local girl that went missing three days previously has been found and the suspect is the violent boyfriend, the only problem is he can not be found. It is upto DI Kenny Black to crack the case and bring justice.