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The Board Game Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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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!
Teed Off
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Honolulu private eye, Val Lyon, takes on the case of a young woman who committed suicide. Or did she? Her brother believes she was murdered by a man who had stalked her. He wants Val to find the truth. In her most dangerous case, yet, Val learns that the truth could cost her life.
Horns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,430. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Its rodeo time in up-country Maui. Honolulu private eye Val Lyon is investigating some thefts. The victim? A 1700 pound bag of aggression named Terminator. Terminator is a champion bull. What was taken? Bull sperm. The likely suspects are a champion bull rider and a barrel clown. The case soon turns deadly and Val finds herself in danger of losing her heart to the cowboy and her life to a killer.
Nursery Crimes - case 1
Series: Nursery Crimes, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A sideways looks at the real life of nursery rhyme characters
Christmas in Knavesborough
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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Four Christmas crime stories featuring the Gershwins and Constable Penrose. The humorous and cosy tales take place in the fictional village of Knavesborough, Yorkshire. Light entertainment for readers who prefer their Christmas dinner with solid doses of crime and humour. 8,000 words in all.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Pink Jewel Conundrum
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
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Holmes and Watson investigate the disappearance of a jewel from the library of the Mayor of Portsmouth.
Floaters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Easter Sunday, Ward gets a call from his estranged wife. She says she caught a glimpse of their two boys in Lincoln City where they were presumed drowned a year ago today. It has to be a cruel joke, except Ward can hear his wife falling apart on the phone. And that tiny part of him that still hopes, just has to drive out and see for himself.
Night Shift
Series: Mendenhall Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011 by Falcon Ridge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Driving back to Mendenhall late at night in a thunderstorm, Chief of Police Kate Williams stops to check out an accident only to find herself fighting for her life. A Mendenhall Short Mystery by the author of The Shoeless Kid and The Tuxedoed Man.
The Whack Job - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Eamonn Shute and his girlfriend Nicky Muniz find their relaxing day torpedoed when they come across the dead body of one of Eamonn's friends. Eamonn, being the person he is, just has to stick his nose in.
October Moon - An Eamonn Shute Short Story
Series: Eamonn Shute's Miami, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Let's go back in time, to the first time Nicky called on Eamonn for help. Her cousin, only living relative in the USA, is dead and she doesn't believe the coroner's finding of heart attack.
Sherlock Holmes Investigates. The Free Trade Consortium.
Series: Sherlock Holmes Investigates, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,790. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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in this 12,000 word novelette Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson investigate a gang of smugglers. They face danger and deplorable conditions in pursuit of those who flout the law and Her Majesty's Revenue Department.
Scullery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A tall tale from Texas. Three mobsters accuse the mayor of Snyder of corruption, extortion and kidnapping. He says they came for his mysterious golden goat. The odd claim calls for the curious Mr. Simone, who comes to investigate the farm house where it should all have taken place. As a first clue, he is shown the goat in the orchard.
Maynard Soloman Solves the War on Drugs (Funny Detective Stories #1)
Series: Funny Detective Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Fans of funny detective stories, meet Maynard Soloman. Some say he's crusty, profane and clueless. If you ask him, he solves the world's problems one case at a time. In this misadventure, the Maynard wraps his arms around the War on Drugs. Or is the war wrapping itself around his beloved Winnebago RV? Either way, the Ol' Badger will solve this War on Drugs business once and for all.
Hurricane: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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From R. Narvaez, a board member of the Mystery Writers of America, New York Chapter, and exciting new voice in noir . . . “If there is any justice in the world, [R. Narvaez] should become a giant on the literary noir scene within the next couple of years.” —Anthony Neil Smith, author of Yellow Medicine, on the story “Roachkiller”
The Shooting
Price: Free! Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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There has been a shooting, but the victim and the shooter says it is an accident. But Sheriff Lou Kent isn't buying their story. Yet, he can't figure out why these two friends have a conflict that involves a gunshot wound.
Crime Against the Goddess
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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The Great Library of Alexandria, 246 BC. To save the greatest city in the world, the royal astronomer must solve a very unusual crime. An illustrated short historical mystery, based on historical figures and actual events.
The Crash: A Sharp Terry Case File
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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Terry O'Byrne has a reputation for seeing what other people miss. But when the boss of the New Orleans bootleggers calls him in, even his sixth sense is at a loss. How does a river boat get hit by a car, miles from the nearest road?
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
Getting Away With Murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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This is a mystery, set inside the workings of a daytime drama. Jake Winthrop is a superstar writer brought in to save the aging soap opera, As Life Goes By. What he quickly learns in a world where actors disappear into characters is that killing off characters might not be as easy as it seems.
Finding Vinnie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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Philadelphia PI Andrea Fabiano is called in to help her late mother’s best friend, Teresa Mazzi, who is gravely ill, find her son before she dies. In “Finding Vinnie,” PI Fabiano is determined to bring the wayward Vinnie to his mother’s bedside but finds more trouble than she bargained for in a case that she takes pro bono.