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Fatal Friday
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kim Claremont, assistant to a famous plastic surgeon is approached by a long time friend, to perform facial reconstruction. Explaining that she is terminally ill with cancer, the waiting list is not an option. Kim, caught in a deadly trap of substance abuse, has a plan to free herself of her habit and the man who is responsible for it. But the plan leads her to the edge of murder.
Secrets To Keep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,920. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An early-morning car accident threatens to unravel the lives of many. Everybody has secrets. How far will they go to keep them hidden?
They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
Beryl's Pup - (The Second Book of the Lobbs Bottom Series)
Series: Lobbs Bottom, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,420. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » General
The second of the Lobbs Bottom novels: Mid-September 1955 Beryl is happy. It is Beryl’s thirteenth birthday and Darren needs to come up with a unique present for her. Speaking with her parents, and gaining their approval, Darren selects the present he thinks will make her happy. Ha! Some things are never meant to go right...
The Worm
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: British English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story for adults. It all started with a phone call but it wasn’t all what it seemed. Was there distrust? Were there lies? What was the real intention? Who, what, where is the worm? – You have to read it to find out!
The Maltese Murders
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,450. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The action begins when Professor Kater Weld, of Brent Institute of Biotechnology, is found shot to death. Weld has developed a revolutionary new inhaler that reportedly blocks the harmful effects of any germ used in a bioterror attack. Dr. David Brooks investigates this and a succession of other murders related to Brent, the inhaler and the summit in Malta.
Death by Chocolate
Price: Free! Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014 by Twin Peak Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Myra Bailey is living the dream she’s had for years—opening her coffee shop bakery, Dessert First, and leaving her good for nothing husband in the dust. She couldn’t be happier to finally be on her own and proving her success one scone at a time.
An Unreasonable Doubt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
There’s nothing the police like more than an open and shut case. Unfortunately, the Cresswill case was anything but. It started as a suicide, but then it was a murder pretending to be a suicide. Then it appeared that it was a suicide masquerading as a murder pretending to be a suicide. Perhaps to find the truth, the police need help that is every bit as unhinged as the case…
Murders At Brent Institute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,420. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A key scientist at Brent Institute is murdered, Dr. David Brooks has only a box of chocolates left at the crime scene and signs that it may have been a contract killing. After second murder follows and it becomes obvious that Dr. Brooks may be the next target. When a colleague's daughter is kidnapped, Dr. Brooks must come up with a plan to catch the killer.
The Case of the Aussie Adventure: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"Well, this assignment won't be hard for me!" they heard a voice say. Cindy pushed her way into the small group. Jamie noticed that she was dressed in the latest style. Her designer jeans even had crystals sewn onto the pockets. Find out what Cindy has to say and if she is telling the truth. Teaches logic and attention to detail. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Pilfered Pellets: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tommy rode up on his bike. He was breathing hard. Sweat was running down his face, but Tommy didn’t seem to care. “Someone stole my science experiment,” Tommy wailed. “You guys solve mysteries. I need your help. If I don’t get those pellets back before tomorrow I won’t be able to finish. Then I won’t win the prize." Can you solve this mystery? Teaches logic and detail. Has Common Core tasks.
The Case of Lincoln’s Luggage: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Hey, look at this,” Jamie said. She pointed to the inside of the trunk. Everyone looked. Stamped on the lid were some words: This trunk belongs to President Abraham Lincoln, Springfield, Illinois “We could sell this for hundreds!” someone said. “Maybe even thousands,” someone else added. Was this really Abe Lincoln's trunk? Can you solve the mystery? Teach logic & detail. Has Common Core tasks.
The Case of the Missing Miner: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I’ve gotten most of the finances the trip,” Jim said eagerly. “I just need your share to cover the cost of supplies and travel. “I put in 5,000 myself. If you give me 5,000 it will be enough. Then I can follow the map to the treasure. Is there really a treasure? Solve they mystery. Teach kids logic and attention to detail. Educational versions include Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Cat’s Claws: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I need your help. Are you guys open for business?” Brian asked. “Sure,” Kendall said. “Let me just grab my sister. She’d kill me if I left her out of a case.” Kendall went over to the door. “JAMIE,” he yelled inside. “WE”VE GOT A CASE!” A moment later Jamie popped through the door. What's up? Can you solve this mystery? Teach logic and attention to detail. Includes Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Pilgrim’s Paper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall looked up from their homework at the boy that their mom had let into the house. “Do we know you?” Jamie asked. The boy looked embarrassed. “I’m Steve Richards. My little sister is Sara Richards. She says you guys are good detectives. She told me you run a detective agency for kids.” What does Steve need help with? Solve this mystery. Teaches logic and details. Has CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Hosiery Hero: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Welcome to our museum,” they heard a voice say. When their eyes adjusted they saw a man in front of them. “I’m Bill and I’ll be your guide today. That will be two dollars each,” he added. Their father turned over six dollars and the man quickly stuck it in a cash box under the counter. Jamie stepped up to look at one of the cases. "This is strange!" Solve this mystery. Includes CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Sheep Stew: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Peter Markham, the local bully stood before Kris Williams. They were standing outside the school at the end of the day. “Something came in that your mom would love,” Peter continued. “I know you’ll want to buy it.” Kendall and Jamie stepped up behind Peter just in time to hear the last line. “What is it?” Kendall asked. Solve this mystery. Educational Versions have Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Smashed Statue: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Could you imagine living in a house like this?” Kendall asked. “Could you imagine having to clean a house like this?” Jamie asked. Both Kendall and Jamie had inherited their love of old things from their parents. At that moment they were visiting a huge mansion that allowed tours. They had come with their friends Erica and Andrea and their father. Solve this mystery. Educ Vers have CCSS exercises
The Case of the Snoring Sleeper: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“I just wanted to run a case by you. I hope that talking about it will give me a lead,” Officer Hall said. A moment later they were in the kitchen and popping some popcorn in the microwave. Kendall got them each a glass of milk. When the popcorn was done, they settled around the table. “We had a small burglary last night,” Officer Hall began. Solve this mystery. Educ. Versions have CCSS exercises.
The Case of the Wet Water Jug: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery, Educational Version
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“You guys are the best at solving mysteries,” Kris said. “In fact, that’s kind of why I am here.” “Hey, look at that, Jamie,” Kendall exclaimed. “We’re not even open yet and we’ve already got our first case.” Kris dropped the backpack he was carrying and pulled out an electronic tablet. He turned it on and tapped the screen. A moment later he was looking at an online auction. Solve this mystery.