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The Case of the Grabbed Geocache: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Activity Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Today I need everyone to stay in the west play yard during recess. Which way is west?” Everyone looked at their compass. “That way!” several of the students yelled. “Good,” the teacher answered. “After lunch we’re going to go geocaching.” Who finds the geocache first? And are they cheating? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Includes CCSS exercises.
Cheaters and Chupacabras
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,030. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Ivy Russell is a private detective in "the big city in the cornfield". Most of her work comes from chasing cheating spouses and looking for missing persons. But while working in a neighborhood popular with cheaters, she finds that infidelity isn't the only thing lurking in the night and despite all protests, Ivy ends up on the case.
Liés par le sang
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,700. Language: French. Published: December 21, 2013 by Éditions Hélène Jacob. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Laura et Wendy Sasso sont deux sœurs à la vie plutôt tranquille depuis qu’elles ont fui Paris pour se réfugier dans la maison familiale en Savoie. La mort de leur mère a fait de Laura une jeune femme pleine de colère et de rancœur. Pourtant elle ne se doute pas que c’est un autre événement tragique survenu pendant son adolescence qui va faire basculer sa vie.
The Case of the Mansion Mystery: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Thank you all for coming,” Alice said. “It seems we’ve had a break in. The police have already come and checked everything out. Unfortunately they didn’t find any fingerprints or anything else.” “I’d like to start by asking John, the caretaker, to tell you what happened tonight,” she continued. “Perhaps he can shed some light on this situation for us.” Edu. Vers. includes common core exercises.
The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone has stolen a leafy sea dragon from the pet store. Jamie and Kendall’s friend Jarren Jones asks for their help. The store owner thinks Jarren has stolen it. Can they help him figure out who really took it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do! Educational Versions have exercises geared to meet Common Core Standards.
The Case of the Ship's Steward: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall are visiting the Queen Mary ship. After peering into a bedroom suite, the family moved down the hall. Jamie quickly pulled out her camera and ran back to the room they had just left. As she stepped into the doorway, she held her camera up.“Oh!” she cried. She pulled down the camera, just in time to see a ship’s steward step back through the room’s far door. Includes CCSS tasks.
Cold Winter Rain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Cold Winter Rain offers an updated take on the hardboiled detective tradition of Hammett, Chandler, Parker and MacDonald -- Southern neo-noir.
The Case of the Pilfered Picnic: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Anatomy & Physiology, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie slid her bike to a stop and quickly put it into the rack. She had it locked and was looking around before Kendall even came to a complete stop. He started to lock up his bike as she spotted Lisa. The girl was sitting on a park bench with tears rolling down her face. “Something’s wrong,” Jamie yelled as she hurried over. What is wrong, and can Kendall and Jamie fix it? Includes CCSS exercises
Aracena-Shanghái
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,110. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ernesto Flaco, comisario de policía jubilado, recibe una inquietante llamada. Fausto Cósimo, su sobrino, ha aparecido muerto.
The Case of the Pageant Princess: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jayla Jones is appearing in a beauty pageant, and Kendall and Jamie have come to watch. But soon things are turning up missing. One girl’s baton is gone, and Jayla’s music is missing! Can Kendall and Jamie help solve the case before the pageant is finished? Can you solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do? Educational versions have exercises to meet Common Core Standards.
The Case of the Jade Jewelry: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“In China, it is very important to give a young girl jade. A family will even go into debt to get a very good piece of jade jewelry. But usually they don’t have to buy a bracelet. Jade is passed down in families from generation to generation, just like my bracelet was passed down to me.” Why wouldn’t the shop keeper return Shing Lee's jade bracelet? Educational versions have Common Core exercises.
The Case of the Vanishing Vase: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery: Educational Version
Price: $1.19 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie and Kendall Broderick catch up to their father at a fancy party. An expensive crystal vase has been stolen. They watch as the police ask their father to go through his movements at the party. Can they help the police find the stolen vase? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do. Educational versions have exercises to meet common core standards.
Lured Guns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Rosy Garland Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Australia 1840… a salty, fleshly, ghost mystery about bush rangers in the unforgettable days of gold, guns and wayward women. Two sophisticated seekers, intangible travellers in the outback, set up their props for a furnace of power. Read the "...and then" at end of story to have a revelation on the creating ray of success. Original engravings of Australian bush-rangers by Victorian artists.
Knights of The Golden Circle
Series: A Rory Mack Steele Novel, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 66,210. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
They've waited from the time of the American Civil War for the South to rise again. They've waited, watched, plotted and killed. They've guarded buried treasure.Finally the Knights of The Golden Circle are ready to strike a massive blow against the U.S. Government. Only Rory Mack Steele stands in the way as he tries to protect two young children and two innocent adults from the deadly group.
Do Not Disturb
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,780. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Trouble abounds when an archaeologist seeks the identity of a mysterious woman buried deep within a Byzantine burial cave.
Paragraphs: Mysteries of the Golden Booby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,460. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Red Engine Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Paragraphs: Mysteries of the Golden Booby" is a romping mystery/thriller written by four established and award-winning authors -- Bob Doerr, David Harry, Pat McGrath Avery, and Joyce Faulkner. Set in South Padre Island, Texas -- and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the novel takes the reader on a search for the mythical Golden Booby.
Maud, Here
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,060. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Sophie Huggins buys her little fixer-upper house, she is surprised to find it already occupied by Maud Jones, a dead schoolteacher.
Still Bleeding (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
Series: Jack Nightingale Short Stories. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A short story by the bestselling author of the Jack Nightingale series. Supernatural detective Nightingale is called in to investigate a case of stigmata. A young girl is bleeding from her hands and feet and claims to be talking to the Virgin Mary. But Nightingale soon realises that all is not as it seems - and the girl is in mortal danger.
The Du Rose Prophecy
Series: The Hana Du Rose Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 149,390. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In the mid 1970’s on a high mountain in the Central North Island of New Zealand, a rich landowner sat with her grandson and told him the old stories about the Maori people. She prophesied that he would be the one to ‘build a new house’ there on the whenua - the land. Thirty-five years later and Logan Du Rose is trying to do exactly that, finding that history will not make it easy for him.
Second Fiddle
Series: An Anthony Carrick Mystery, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Big Apple has a rotten core. At least to those involved in the New York Philharmonic. Paul Klee, their rising star and first violin has gone missing. A rich benefactor of the philharmonic has asked for Anthony Carrick by name and will spare no expense to fly him over from LA. Anthony Carrick doesn’t usually do missing persons, but when Klee winds up dead, the case becomes more interesting.