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Los animales de la selva
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: Spanish. Published: May 26, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Un juego que continúa, ¿a dónde llevará a sus animales?
Fotherington-Tomas and the Christmas Crisis
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: British English. Published: May 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Fotherington-Tomas, the world's greatest secret agent and detective, is back for another crazy adventure and this time... IT'S CHRISTMAS! Evil lurks in Hamleys toy shop in the form of Dr Mephostus. But with one too many mince pies and a gallon of sherry on board, what hope does our hero have of defeating his nemesis this time? Join us and find out if FT can save the day and get the girl... again.
The Missing Skillet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2019 by Boruma Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Trouble is brewing on an island paradise. Not only is there a stranger sitting out on the boat of that nice French couple looking all suspicious, but Martha's skillet has gone missing. She's starting the morning fixing up and it ain't in its place. It gotta have been thieved! Johnny gotta find out who doing them things.
The Correspondence
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A pinay in her mid-20s, who is seeking a foreigner for marriage, and a 27-year-old American exchange letters back in 1989. All seems to be going fine. They will finally meet each other in the Philippines. But then something mysterious happens - something unknown for many years. Approx. 1500 words. OK for all ages.
The Will of Mr. Rickenhauser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A billionaire is murdered. Drug deal gone bad? Or sophisticated murder plot by heirs to cash in on their fortune?
Crooked Pieces: Future Grit And Hard-Boiled Action - Part Three
Series: Crooked Pieces. Price: $1.99 $1.49 USD. (25% off until June 1!) Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A friend lost, a friend gained, but from the rain, out of the ugly pain of past and present, Turbine must face a future he didn't expect to stare him in the face...
When Innocence Blinds Us
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Have you ever felt like nothing is going the way you have a plan for it or imagine it to be? Well Kenzie Mae Johnson did, and it all went down after that one party. Now she is on the run from authorities and ranked between top ten most Wanted. Things she has tried to hide are now coming out to the surface and the secrets she keeps are bigger than her.
Book of Guilt
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 12,740. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A serial killer is on the road again. He's been killing for a long time and is thinking of retiring. Can the killer be stopped by Maholi Pohiva? Meet the newest deputy sheriff of a remote county in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. The deputy will have to unearth the most ugly of truths as he hunts for the killer.
Number Ten: Tom Tom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,980. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2019 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Number Ten: Tom Tom is the tenth in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Someone is stalking a local nurse and Jimm is asked to help find the culprit. Instead she uncovers a hot bed of local perversion. Who is the guilty party?
50 Shades of Starsky and Hutch
Price: Free! Words: 2,000. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Plot: Big Earl is out of prison, and the only thing he wants for his birthday is Hutch. Based on the 2004 Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson movie, Starsky and Hutch. It's a humorous, lighthearted sequel. (This is a transformative work, using the original source material in a new and unexpected way). Rated T for teens, or PG 13. Mild language. Violence and adult situations implied but not depicted.
Let There Be Light: A Nosy Nuns Mystery (Book 4)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
The sisters at St. Malachi's convent are offered the use of a beach house on the Jersey Shore at the close of the school year. Everyone can use a vacation, and the nuns are no exception. What could possibly go wrong? With the Nosy Nuns--just about anything.
The Mystery of the Silent Auction
Price: Free! Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019 by Trinity Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Marchioness Carlyle attempts to uncover how her rival, Aurora Middleton-Stickman-Broadie, always manages to outbid her in the Thespian & Philharmonic Society's silent auction. But the answer will surprise her. (Short story of 10,000 words)
Two mothers and a child
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A woman asks for the help of a detective to find her lost son 25 years ago.
“Our Master of Zed”
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kathie and Jonah are groundskeepers for Panorama, in Boise, Idaho. One of their clients is of an unknown religious order and has a job for them. The institution and someone else put the two workers in a rather precarious situation that borders on psychological-drama!
The Official Guide to the Sam Plank Mysteries
Price: Free! Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
This free guide is the official introduction to the Sam Plank Mysteries by Susan Grossey. In the guide are short descriptions of each of the Sam Plank books, the first chapter of each book, and a glossary of Regency slang as used in the books.
Aurélie
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A burglar's Paris art theft of Hokusai's Great Wave sends her into the wake of the Japan tsunami. Aurélie is a fast-paced, tightly plotted modern noir short story from the author of the novels Shirker, Electric, Heaven and Departure Lounge.
Forbidden Cure Part Five: Turmoil
Series: Ravello Medical Thrillers, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: American English. Published: May 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A debilitating disease. A tantalizing, yet dangerous, breakthrough cure. Will it be life and love or death and destruction?
Vengeance
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two waitresses in two nights are kidnapped from two different bars in Towanda, Pennsylvania. These whirl wind of events leads to chaos across the town and is all centered around jealousy and rage coming from issues at the local community college. ‚ÄčIn Vengeance, the bar owners will team with local police officers to bring down the kidnappers and serve justice.
Painted Lady
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019 by Ryer Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
[A mystery novella.] Detective Lily Maines tries to distract herself from her own personal tragedy by diving into a stack of unsolved murder cases. Pulling at one small thread can sometimes unravel a much larger crime--one that no one else has noticed yet. It will take time and patience to fit the pieces together. But as Detective Maines has learned, justice is a marathon, not a sprint.
Baskerville for the Bear (A Thistlewood Star Mini-Mystery)
Price: Free! Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When she hears a crack of gunshot, journalist Ruth Townsend is certain it’s the neighbor she’s warned about hunting on her property. She stumbles upon more than she bargained for—a bear trap, complete with a dead bear. Ruth is determined to get justice for the murdered bear and its cub. But appearances can be deceiving. Will Ruth find the bear’s killer? Or will she be caught in his trap?