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The Dark Side of Pura Vida: Murder, Betrayal, Abduction and Revenge in the Vacation Paradise
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Retired baseball player Jack Patterson becomes suspicious after his younger sister dies in a Pacific Ocean rip tide while on vacation in Costa Rica. Jack has to go there to find answers to troubling questions. But soon he is hijacked by a gang of avengers led by an icy Costa Rican-American woman who carries twin pistols strapped to her chest. Jack soon helps uncover a web of corruption and greed.
Bad Love
You set the price! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based on a true story. The exorcism of a djinn from a chaste wifey turns up some dark family secrets.
Parlour Game
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Edgar Asheford-Browne is found dead in his home, with a hole in his head and a bloody fire poker next to his body, the cause of death seems obvious. He was bludgeoned to death. But as Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd begins to unravel the case, it seems less clear. For Helen has to deal not only with contradictory evidence, but also with a room full of suspects who are accusing each other.
Where Life Leads
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
One of the hardest challenges faced in life is finding out who you want to be. And for Fariday Hayes and Penina García not only do they have to decide who they want to be and how they'll get there, but also what kind of people they want to be. In this story, these two will be in for the adventure of their lives trying to figure out the answers to these crucial questions.
Agent Clifton : new beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Agent clifton has a mission. Criminals stole from a bank and he is chasing them across england and ireland.
The Rise of The Fallen Empire
Price: Free! Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a group of curious Archaeological students receive a text specified with co-ordinates, they immediately begin their own quest by following the trail, ultimately leading them into a trap; they stumble upon, what they think, is an age old buried scripture, but it doesn't stop there. Now they must dig deep to unravel the mystery, which would shake the entire Archaeological community of Baltimore
Steerage
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A short tale from Lucus Anthony Ren, the spring of 1928, drifting through that water which the ‘Princess Salima' calmly makes headway, her last voyage, where a women returns from her cabin below into the sunny afternoon, only to find the the ship empty, its crew vanished, until 40 years later they returned, with a message dark, full of fear, and mystery, not our own tempo, of what we may become.
Jack's Story
You set the price! Words: 1,920. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A little intro to Jack the Ripper.
Safe In Your Arms
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Theo Innis is assigned the investigation of a potential homicide at the luxurious Sondheim Hotel, a lavish retreat for socialites, never in his wildest dreams does he imagine that the gorgeous Cassandra Miller could be a potential suspect to the crime.
A Kiss Before Strangling: Death Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Its 1956 two years after Detective Sergeant Peter Younger now a Lieutenant stopped a serial killer, but now more killing is happening and the killer torments him. Things are the same as two years ago, but the killer was killed by then Sergeant Younger. Can a dead killer return? Is it happening again?
Shootout with the Twin Killers
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This is the concluding story of Agent Margaret Crawford and her pursuit of the Twin Killer. Once again he has struck after a break of five years. This time his choice of victims is slightly different. Can she and her husband solve the twisted path of clues to the identity of this slayer of innocents?
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Siren's Call
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a girl that just doesn't fit in. After her mother's death when she could barely walk, Nicolette found all that she had left in the world was her father, Arthur, and her sister, Louise. Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead and nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet & live the only way she knows how.
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: A Shot in the Dark
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With no family left, Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren has to make a name for herself as a private investigator things aren't quite as simple as she would want them to be. When Simon McGregor comes to her door for help, Siren is plunged into a case that will bring her more pain than she imagined and uncover secrets that would have best stayed hidden.
Vanessa: A Vince Harper Story
Series: The Vince Harper Stories, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
With Cassie back home, the last thing Vince wanted was to be dragged into someone else's troubles, but he can't say no to a friend or a father searching for his daughter.
How Green Was My Lovely Big Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It was a classic pea-souper, thick with the stink of the Tyne and as sticky as an athlete's armpit. I wanted to go home, relax, tune into Channel 69 and open a beer, but something caught my eye through the gloom. Ordinarily, I'd have told Pussy Hideaway to go and lose herself, but I was behind with the rent...
A Touch of Native Color
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The name on his driver’s license is George Henry, but people call him Chief. He has the bloodline, the heritage, the native skills and no desire to live up to the name. Until the day he helped murder an innocent girl. A captivating story of murder on the Hood Canal. Historic details, lush landscape, a gypsy curse, and the cold killing of a young woman all come into play, woven like an indian rug
Bones of The Earth: A Novelette
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,570. Language: American English. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
On Jeremy Martin's forty-fifth birthday, he summits a mountain with pride, and vanishes without a trace. Sarah is frantic when he doesn't return in time for his birthday party, sending out searchers in a terrible storm. In the twinkling of an eye, Jeremy has been transported 800,000 years into the future. What he discovers there will change everything. This Earth is not what we are led to believe.
The Return of the Twin Killer
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The escape of a desperate career criminal invades Agent Margaret Crawford life in the most damaging way. Once again a serial killer is loosed upon the public with only the skills of F.B.I.’s top profiler to stop the flow of blood that spreads across the country. Straddle your “Hog” and twist the throttle against the stop as your roar once again into the night.
Tickling The Tiger
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Another captivating pair of mystery and suspense stories from prize-winning author Joslyn Chase.
The Sodden Spectators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A classic mystery in Agatha Christie style. A story of kidnapping gone wrong…or maybe right. A tale of superstition and treasure, tempered by a dead cat. Prize-winning author, Joslyn Chase, delivers on three delightful stories.