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Rest in Peace
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Janelle had terrifying nightmares three nights in a row. However, she soon discovers that sometimes real life is even more scary. Will Janelle be able to keep her promise that she made to her best friend,and protect her friend's family? It is the only way that her friend can finally rest in peace.
Angel: Reverse (A:R 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,060. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Detective John Stonebrook's friends buy him a male stripper for his fortieth birthday, his life takes a turn for the strange. For the stripper is Finn, an angel who was accidentally bound as the Guardian Angel of a serial killer, maybe the same killer who murdered John's wife and daughter. As John and Finn struggle with feelings for each other, they are hounded by creatures of the dark.
A Clean Getaway
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
It doesn't matter how good your plan is. It doesn't matter how smart you are. It doesn't matter how ruthless or unscrupulous you are -- a bad partner means things go wrong when you're doing a job. This bank hit goes so right -- until it all falls apart.
The Ghost That Saw Too Much
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Glen is the only witness to the gruesome murder of a woman living in his house, but telling someone about it is nearly impossible since he’s a ghost. He finds himself reluctantly involved and hoping he can silence the victim’s spirit, who just won’t stop haunting him. As he races to find ways to communicate to the living, he fears that there might be an even darker place than being dead.
The Old Telescope
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
It was a long telescope, the kind sea captains and pirates might have used...
Slip and Go Die
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Series: Parson's Cove Cozy Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,870. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012 by Cozy Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Old Beulah slipped on the ice and died. Will Mabel discover why or will she be next?
The Naked Mind
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I am a movie director. At the climax of the film that will make my career, the hero of the movie shoots his brains out. The police think I did it intentionally, and I am the only one who could have killed him. After all, I am the guy who loaded the gun. How will I prove I am innocent? The Naked Mind is a 2800 word short story.
Mystery at Magnolia Mansion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Brenda Maxwell’s new interior design client tells her to “paint, wallpaper, whatever” his hundred-year-old landmark mansion, “but for God’s sake, don’t go overboard.” When she figures her grandiose plans will fit handily into his edict’s “whatever” section, she launches them into a constant head-bumping mode, and into a lifechanging mystery about the house.
The Search for Hanson Sted
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Series: Cal Hodges Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cal Hodges, an investigator for a law firm, and Merle Grayson, his fiance, are asked to confirm the death of a missing heir, so his relatives can inherit. Instead, it appears the lost heir has returned with the intention of killing all who plotted his death.
The Brotherhood of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012 by Chater Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Paranormal police detective Jamie Jarvis investigates a murder in the monastic cult, The Brotherhood of Darkness. A short story
Penelope Barrows #2 The Case of the Red Sneaker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
My plans had been made for me. I was going to Chicago for the summer. Chicago ugh! I mean most people go to the beach or to the mountains on summer vacation. Not me, I go to a big, hot city. I was going to spend my whole summer vacation in Chicago with my Aunt Susan and Uncle Joe. Be on the lookout in summer 2012 for Penelope’s next adventure; Penelope Barrows #3 The Case of the Poison Pen Letter.
Sherlock Dog
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Price: Free! Words: 13,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
A dog tells of his American Mommy's obsession with BBC Sherlock, how it got her into trouble, and how he got her out.
The Hyte Maneuver
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When Trans Air Flight from Tangier to New York is Hijacked, The first class passengers find themselves in particular peril, for when the plane lands in New York, the coach passengers are released and they must face the fanaticism of the terrorists. Yet, when rescue does come, engineered by hostage negotiator Ray Hyte the passengers are freed, the hijackers killed and the trauma is over……Or is it?
The Man in the Paper Mache Hat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
When a botched robbery leaves a desperate gunman trapped in a bank lobby surrounded by a dozen terrified hostages, one man braves his wrath to keep the others safe... a very special man. A man in a paper mache hat that no one else can see.
So Long The Sheep
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
I had to climb the side of a mountain in a howling gale, ending up half drowned, to speak to my brother. I tell him the news – our mother is about to die, and wants to see him for the last time. And he just sends me away. Ten years later he is dead. And the police I killed him. So Long The Sheep is a 8,000 word short story.
Blood Tide
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Series: Peyton McKean Short Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dr. Peyton McKean investigates the mystery of a Seattle geoduck digger killed by an impossibly massive dose of red tide toxin. Following a trail of suspects and suspicious activities, McKean soon finds his own life in jeopardy.
Murder for Dinner
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by JJ Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When a food critic is found dead in his tiramisu, the restaurant owner asks Anna to help clear him of the crime. Anna never wanted to play Nancy Drew, but Tony is like family. Can an insurance agent from Brooklyn solve the case before she's next on the killer's list?
Tales From the Deed Box of John H. Watson MD
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Series: Deed Box of John H Watson, MD, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Three previously unknown accounts in the case files of Sherlock Holmes, discovered and transcribed by Hugh Ashton: The Odessa Business, the Case of the Missing Matchbox and The Case of the Cormorant.
The Big Gamble
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Price: Free! Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
He knew that slot machine was gonna pay off big. But his luck was against him--in more ways than one--and another man claimed the jackpot. But there's more than one way to win or lose in New Orleans, and the casino's got nothing on the high-stakes game going on in the hotel penthouse. Up there, it's life or death.
ParaDick Sharry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,920. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Hyper Futhark! Abnormal paranormal! Reader is warned, before beginning: this book contains wraith-inhibited sinning.