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What the Drone Saw
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Coming of age
A father and son go for an afternoon outing to the Natural Bridges (coastal southern Oregon) on an autumn Saturday. The son's new drone performs perfectly. Until a miscue at the end. The video footage is very unsettling. Did a teenage girl die? Rating: PG-13. Word count: 2727.
Death at the Fair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A fun adventure to the county fair turns deadly for widow Catherine Mayfield--murder! A woman dies on the fairgrounds and the killer comes after Catherine. She, her man-dog Henry and gentleman friend silent screen star Victor Rowe, must solve the crime before time runs out. A fun cozy mystery to keep you smiling.
Cuentos al Alba: Tercer Mundial de Escritura
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: Spanish. Published: November 23, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
Recopilación de cuentos presentados en concurso Tercer Mundial de Escritura, competencia por equipos cuyo objetivo es incentivar el hábito de escritura y en una segunda etapa la lectura y edición entre pares.
A Bazaar Christmas
Series: A Kahale and Claude Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2020 by Indies United Publishing House, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A Christmas caper has Marcus and Alissa on the trail of a new mystery.
Code Four
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2020 by Down & Out Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
CODE FOUR, the 4th and final entry in the Charlie-316 crime series by Colin Conway and Frank Zafiro.
Murder on the Set
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
War widow Catherine Mayfield gets a front row seat to a movie filming in Morro Bay--and a murder! With the leading man dead, everyone comes under scrutiny. Accompanied by her man-dog Henry and gentleman friend silent screen star Victor Rowe, Catherine investigates the crime. She discovers a tragic secret. A fun cozy mystery to keep you smiling.
Senza Compromessi - Sisters Spin-Off (Stand Alone, Italiano)
Series: Sisters, Prequel Stand Alone. Price: $3.20 USD. Language: Italian. Published: November 22, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Nemmeno il fine più nobile può giustificare i mezzi per ottenerlo. Perdizione o redenzione, castigo o perdono: lotta e ama senza compromessi. Un Romantic Suspense ad ambientazione Italiana ricco di Angst e a tinte Hot e Dark
The Venus Deal
Series: Hickey Family Crime Novels. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2020 by Ken Kuhlken, Publisher Hickey & McGee. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » USA
(San Diego, Mount Shasta, Denver, Tijuana, 1942) A gifted jazz singer leaves her job at a Tom Hickey's San Diego nightclub to avenge the sexual crimes of a spiritualist guru. To save her from throwing away her future, Tom risks losing his business as well as his wife and daughter.
The Mysterious Disappearance of Charlene Kerringer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Harris is a private detective who is out of luck and out of cash. When a woman walks into his office in tears, he decides to take a gamble on what he assumes is an open and shut case. What he doesn't realize is that nothing about this case is normal. This short story was a semi-finalist in The Zharmae Publishing Press’ Spring 2012 Writer’s Competition.
Daggers In A Teacup
Series: Trail of The Cabal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2020 by Olefaniel Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Richard just warned that Siva is dancing with death again, probably, he won’t survive this. Siva loves his former model fiancée. And he is terrified for her losing him. In DAGGERS IN A TEACUP, the sixth novel in the popular Trail of the Cabal series, McDowell Brains leads to a terrifying Genocide by a retired General called Magodo who keeps friending Siva and spying on him.
Thirteen for Dinner
Price: $5.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A dinner party to die for… An eccentric elderly socialite hosts an annual lavishly themed party. None could have ever suspected that the promise of a festive evening would quite possibly be their last.
Stupid Games: A Brittani Menchin Justice Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,620. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2020 by Soul's Road Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Brittani Menchin, decidedly not popular high school student, stumbles across her former BFF, Charlotte, in the girls’ bathroom. Cutting herself. Despite Brittani’s pain over Char’s defection, she can’t not help someone in need. It will take all her geeky knowledge and wit to sabotage the idiotic game Char’s new popular friends have roped her into. For fans of Veronica Mars.
The Order of the Dark Rose
Price: $1.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
An arch-mage can handle almost anything. Unless he's cursed, lost his job and facing an unknown enemy.
Case of the Holiday Hijinks
Series: Corgi Case Files. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2020 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
There’s a Grinch in Pomme Valley! Someone is stealing presents right from under the noses of unsuspecting home owners and leaving no trace of how he broke in. Corgis Sherlock and Watson are on the case! The townsfolk are scared. City officials are nervous. Can Zack and the dogs put a stop to this crime spree before Christmas is ruined for everyone?
The Hard to See
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This a group of three young adult fiction flash fictions. All of these stories have a mixture of mystery, supernatural, and drama.
Case of the Fleet-Footed Mummy
Series: Corgi Case Files. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2020 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When a traveling Egyptian exhibit stops in picturesque Pomme Valley, all hell breaks loose after a valuable artifact is stolen and a dead body turns up in an unexpected location. The prime suspect has already been identified but there’s a catch: he’s over 3,000 years old. Zack and the corgis are on the case, this time at the request of the police.
Case of the One-Eyed Tiger
Series: Corgi Case Files. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2020 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
First book in a new cozy mystery series. When a shocking murder shatters the tranquility of a sleepy Oregon town, and a priceless sculpture turns up missing, all fingers soon start pointing at new resident Zack Anderson. Armed with a determination to clear his name, Zack sets out to solve the case with the help of his feisty corgi named Sherlock.
Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of The Martian War
Price: $4.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2020 by Fiction4All. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
New story of Sherlock Holmes apparently working with the Invaders against all mankind. Can he be trusted?
Pawprints in the Clouds
Series: Pawprints. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2020 by Ilori Press Books LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Paul Gibbons didn’t particularly like cats. He especially didn’t like cats bearing gifts. So when a striped grey showed up on his doorstep with a grisly one, he wanted to throw it away. Reeling from his own loss, he didn’t want to accept anything from anyone or anything. The last thing he wanted to do was help. Until the cat asked for a favor he couldn’t ignore.
Case of the Great Cranberry Caper
Series: Corgi Case Files. Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2020 by Columbine Publishing Group, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Zack, Jillian, and the corgis find themselves in the midst of a new mystery with a Thanksgiving twist. Just as they are planning a big holiday dinner, someone is breaking into stores and stealing only the cranberries! Will the corgi duo, Sherlock and Watson, be able to sniff out the clues and discover who is behind the treacherous deed, in time to save holiday meals everywhere?