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Soutee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,690. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Western
Steve Soutee is a lawyer, a ladies man, a master gardener and chef, and the man you need in a pinch. When a bailiff runs off with $25,000, Soutee is hot on his trail at the behest of the judge, with a bevy of beauties, a paternity accusation and a new woman who just may know where the money is hidden.
Murder Pact
Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When a boy is reported missing by his mother and the police can't seem to track his whereabouts. Its only when a young boy walks in the police station claiming to be the missing boys friend, that's when the truth comes to light.
Naked Letter
Price: Free! Words: 14,380. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Think now. While you can. It will start soon. You'll be distracted. Letters written to a man in prison in another country. Slowly they begin unraveling his past he can't recall clearly. Why was he here, and where exactly is that? Who is writing them? And could he have done what the letters spoke of?
The Missing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A short story: On Memorial Day Weekend, Greg is in a hurry to get through Oregon, driving the backroads at night. As he drives through the mountains, he glances down at the radio for just a moment and slams on the breaks when he catches sight of the woman in the middle of the road. She looks terrified in the headlights. What happens next will challenge his beliefs of the world around him.
Hard Monkey
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Yet the man was killed. How did you manage? No witness reported seeing you either, although you were clearly there and viewed by many. You even entered the front door and left the same, but the doorman stated soundly he´d seen no one for an hour prior to the victim’s arrival, which was the security custom for such a person. The new psychological short story from Lucus Anthony Ren is about you.
Cold Cotton - A Hap and Leonard Novella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Hap and Leonard is now a Sundance TV series starring James Purefoy and Michael Kenneth Williams. Hap Collins and Leonard Pine are up to their ears in trouble once more, when a kinky, psychotherapist client and her household end up dead with a crazy, nymphomaniac niece as the main suspect.
Wrong Turn (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jack Nightingale gets lost in North Carolina and finds himself a reluctant attendee at a serial killer convention. Long dead serial killers are appearing before adoring fans, but it doesn't take them long to realise that Nightingale is in the wrong place at the wrong time. Wrong Turn is a fast-paced supernatural story of 14,000 words.
Criminal memory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this short story an unknown man struggles to understand the confines of his world. Fractured memories from the past may hold the key to the present and his only chance of some kind of future.
Camdor Inn: Candlelight,Murder and Whiskey
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Small Town Mystery Synopsis: Working for Wealthy People can make one, comfortable, or even suspicious of the guest they keep. It can also mean your life if you don't watch out, Murder in a small town could be just as easy as putting on a jacket as Margaret soon finds out as she works hard to solve the Murder of her employer Mr. Norvol.
"The Pre-Existents: Number 3"
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jaimie Manuel, David Chance, and the rest of the San Antonio Awakened cell, have a rude awakening, themselves! Jaimie and David find themselves in a, truly, cloak and dagger situation. One that will change their lives forever…
Follow Me, Sweet Darling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The minute Addilyn Stratten steps inside the house, she knows something sinister killed her sister. She can feel the evil. Detective Eddie Kline insists a real person killed her sister, not the house. But she can’t shake the feeling the house is at the root of it all. Each time she hears those horrifying words, she wants to run. Who keeps whispering, follow me, sweet darling?
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Medusa
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case File 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The prequel to Beginnings, this short book contains the notes on the police investigation into the Raven Siren's father - Arthur Mace. The book contains reports on Siren's mother, father and sister; all compiled by Frederick J. Barlow before he became a detective, and before he had even come across Siren.
"The Pre-Existents: Number 2"
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jaimie Manuel is now part of the Awakened movement. His new handler, David, introduces him to the other members of the San Antonio cell. During the meeting, the small group comes to fateful conclusion about the role of America’s Pre-Existents…
Hope: A Gift, Part One
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Ghost of New London strikes again. It targets the most advance volts of the new age and takes them down without a trace. Perplexed, the authorities haven't the slightest who's been targeting their banks. All they know is this individual can seemingly walk through walls.
"The Pre-Existents"
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Like most Americans, Jaimie Manuel is mandated to get into the healthcare system. Jaimie is one of the awakened ones. He sees that it is now the Insurance Industry that has power over the citizens’ lives; not the State. But he is not alone…
The Japanese Bath: A Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alec and Jill return to Sydney from a stint working in Japan. They are delighted to find a house containing a real Japanese-style bath with silky-smooth water. However, a heavy rainstorm causes havoc, revealing the bath's dark secret.
François, léonard et les autres
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: French. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
En 2074 les lycéens apprennent ou révisent l’histoire de France via des jeux vidéos, mais les faits qui y sont rapportés sont-ils toujours historiquement avérés ?
Kitchen Witch
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When self-styled witch Eudora Pembroke is found dead in her house after ingesting a poisonous plant, everybody suspects a tragic accident. After all, Eudora was elderly and might have mistaken the poisonous plant for a benign herb. But Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is sceptical. Would a skilled herbalist like Eudora Pembroke make such a beginner's mistake? And who had a motive to poison her?
Mystery1
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Money Talks
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He never gave a second thought to the old Lincoln gathering dust in the corner, until a couple of gentlemen from south of the border walk in with a wad of cash money.