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The Voyage of Father Gibbons with Sister M. Magda
You set the price! Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
After decades of searching to find his niche in life, Mathew Gibbons became a priest of the Catholic Church and immediately found himself at the scene of a murder in the tower of the church he was assigned to. To make matters worse, the murderer confessed the murder to him in the confessional which put additional pressure on Matt to expose the murderer without breaking the seal of the confessional
Victory
Series: Ann's War Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,970. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2019 by Goylake Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Victory, book five in the Amazon #1 Ann’s War Mystery Series.
Tall Tales of Sin: Cindy's Sin
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Cindy Lash encounters danger the moment she arrives in Las Vegas to avenge the death of her father Tommy. But getting revenge will take luck, magic, and street smarts. An armed robbery wreaks havoc on her plans and shatters her only lead. She lacks street smarts, but luck may be her best asset.
And the Trees Were Silent (The Rohoshita Diaries, Chapbook #1)
Series: The Rohoshita Diary Chapbooks. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2019 by Enchanted Cipher. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A nameless man unearths a dark secret in the forest and confronts a past he cannot remember. In a world teaming with supernatural oddities, he unravels the beauty and terror of nature’s mysteries to protect the innocent. But when faced with his own crime, he will also reckon with the man he used to be.
Gris-Gris
Price: Free! Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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AJ’s mother never married his father. A struggling musician who was never around, AJ barely knew his father. Ignoring his parents’ warnings, all he ever wanted to be is a musician. After college, his dream of being a musician took a backseat to earning a living. A backseat until his estranged father passed away.
Unwanted Proof
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A miraculous invention. Proof, real proof, of gender identity. But then the invention is destroyed and the inventor's assistant murdered. Who would kill to keep gender identity unprovable?
"A Time, Times, and a Half-Life"
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It is a distant future. A generational spaceship becomes a world unto itself. To Maintenance Tech Tyra Housenn and her generation, it’s all they’ve known, and the eon of generations before them as well! But when so much time has lapsed, sometimes Humanity can forget some of the most important things…Earth is not a Mother, but a Spaceship!
It's Not Always About Love - Sometimes It's About Murder
You set the price! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“I don’t know how I could ever have been in love with him. Passion, lust …but it wore off pretty quickly once I realized I was just another of his accessories.” “Then why are you hanging on?” “Because I know him. In spite of all the bullshit, I know him better than anyone else, and I know he didn’t do it. Taking another man's life . . . he couldn't have . . . I just know it. I won’t abandon him.
Böyük Sui-qəsd Nəzəriyyəsi - I Hissə
Price: Free! Words: 15,990. Language: Azerbaijani (North Azeri, Latin script). Published: July 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ailə üzvlərini faciəvi şəkildə itirmiş Murad böyük sui-qəsd “qurbanı” olduğunu düşünür. Bir həftə əvvəlki qəzetləri oxuyur, televizora ümumiyyətlə baxmır, yalnız həftəsonunda 7 gün öncəki xəbər buraxılışlarının videoyazılarını seyr edir. Onun üçün indiki zaman mövcud deyil. İmran isə tam fərqli olaraq özü sui-qəsd planları cızır...
Pandora's Luck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Western, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
From the pages of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine: Miss Pandora Parson is a lady gambler making her living in the rough and tumble West of 1874. William Steed is a manager willing to run over anyone to establish the reputation of his new prize fighter. Corey Callaghan is the young bare-knuckle boxer who stands in his way. When the three meet up in Denver, there’ll be crime to pay.
Remembering Atticus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2019 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Seventeen year old cat sitter, Jeanette Hadley, needs her job. She lives with her grandparents and the money she earns helps supplement their income. But when someone starts killing cats in the neighborhood, and clients start canceling appointments, she worries that her business won’t survive. However, her worry turns to anger when the killing becomes personal.
Slime & Crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Called on an accidental death, the best GGPD sleuth suspects a foul play. Gowoon slogs her way through a murder investigation,warding off mating attempts from horny colleagues. Fortunately, she can count on brawny Zgouish for assistance, even if his bad-slogger charm instills fuzzy feelings under her shell... Murder, corruption, steamy passions... your backyard has never been so interesting!
Final Exam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2019 by Isla Britannica Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
A Short Read from the Bates and Cooke Detective Agency Files
The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Price: $0.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Homicide and Horror meet in this short noir mystery as Detective Gus Kowalski attempts to solve the crimes of the serial killer dubbed 'The Queen of Hearts.'
Murder and the Devil - 2 - Murderous Justice
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019 by Rute Serafim & Karl Swainston. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Jake Broadoak seeks revenge for the murder of his daughter.
Murder and the Devil - 1 - The Racids
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
'There are characters in this life and in history too who are, quite simply, bad. No matter how much love and sweet attention is given to them, they cannot resist being bad. Gerard Racid was one such character.'
MURDER AND THE DEVIL - 1 - The Racids
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
'There are characters in this life and in history too who are, quite simply, bad. No matter how much love and sweet attention is given to them, they cannot resist being bad. Gerard Racid was one such character.'
The Ghosts of Hamlet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The poor citizens of Hamlet are being haunted. Stories of ghosts keep popping up and they blame Sam MacNeil for their plight. Sam is still stuck in Hamlet house sitting, but his time there may be coming to an end. Is it because his parents are returning or is he soon to become the newest of Hamlet's ghosts? Find out in the 4th book of the Hamlet Mystery series.
The Sound of Silence
Series: A Chief Inspector Robert Casey Short Story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019 by S & S P Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ex-Chief Inspector Robert Casey looks back at the first murder investigation he worked on to try to identify the sender of the package which so intrigued him and upset his equilibrium in the previous story. How would his unofficial investigations affect his retirement plans, his relationship with his ex-colleagues and more importantly, with his wife? Would they lead him down a dangerous path?
The Carnival- A Short Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Inspirational
A gifted musician. A mysterious stranger. A date with destiny.