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Een Leeg Bestaan
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 3. Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Het is nog vroeg in de ochtend als politieagent Marcel Sturing geconfronteerd wordt met een gruwelijke moord. De dader is snel gevonden maar er lijkt meer aan de hand. Marcel Sturing komt terecht in een wereld van computers en whizzkids in een zaak van internationale omvang.
C'è sempre un motivo, Maresciallo Maggio!
Series: I Racconti della Riviera, Book 2 (prequel). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: Italian. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Il Maresciallo Maggio, di stanza a Viserba, affronta le situazioni guidato dalla sua coscienza. Più testimone che protagonista degli eventi, sfugge ai canoni del filone, contemporaneamente lanciando una caratterizzazione alternativa alla schiera di commissari e vicequestori impegnati nella fiction italiana. In questa raccolta compaiono i racconti d'esordio del personaggio.
Cupids & Crooks: A Presley Thurman Novel
Series: The Presley Thurman Mystery Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Laina Turner Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Presley is thrilled when Cooper surprises her with a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. Presley’s agenda of no work and all play is ruined when renowned Mexican soap opera star Lucia Vegas turns up dead in the hotel pool—and it’s not an accident. Presley can’t help but wonder what’s happened.
De Moord op Albert I
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
Freelance Forensics: Open For Business
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Freelance Forensics is the story of two twentysomething girls who graduate from university and set up in business as freelance forensic investigators. This short novella is the origin of Freelance Forensics and how the girls got together at university.
The Kindness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In The Kindness, professional business consultant Garrett Penquite assists floundering companies get their feet back on the ground. His own business heads for the tank when he is accused of unprofessional conduct. Those charges are eventually dropped but after rebuilding his business the allegations begin again threatening to completely ruin his business if he is not acquitted once and for all.
Heartless: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Heartless is Lady Marmalade's third mystery. Lady Marmalade is taking the Flying Scotchman up to York. She needs to attend to some financial affairs related to the estate of her deceased husband, Eric. It is a time of reflection and Lady Marmalade is eager to get onto the train and away from the cacophony of the train station.
Zvonek 08 Book 4: Operation Catwalk and The High Life
Series: Zvonek 08, FICR, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Zvonek and Honza are caught in between beauty queens and drug dealers, working against time to keep felines safe and secure in Prague.
Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson are called upon to investigate the deaths of 'Little Alfie's' Aunt and Uncle. The police believe they have been murdered and Flora Smith, the daughter of the deceased couple has been arrested for the murder. However, on further investigation involving an incognito visit to the gasworks where Watson becomes a touch light fingered, Holmes believes that there is another explanation.
The Doll Before the Last One
You set the price! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Murder Mystery Short Story. New York detective Carl Simeon has no family on the planet. Each day is a battle against his suicidal inner demons. Meanwhile, there's a new serial killer on the rise. But when the two meet face to face, the shocking revelations that the killer brings to light forces Carl to face death in the cruellest way. One which he could never have imagined. Or wished for.
Een Verborgen Patroon
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 2. Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Voor het eerst sinds lange tijd is in Nederland weer een seriemoordenaar actief. Het onderzoek zit muur vast en dus wordt politieagent Marcel Sturing ingeschakeld om mee te denken. Hij zoekt naar een patroon dat hem naar de dader kan leiden maar er lijkt geen enkel verband tussen de moorden.
The Girl On The Hill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,170. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents The Girl On The Hill by Dorothea Bryant Young David is on his first journey away from home. Hired as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher, he is flown half way around the globe to work in a pilot school teaching refugee children. Settling in and learning about the new world he lives in he meets and falls in love with beautiful Amaris.
The Flower Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Talia and Max seldom work together at a crime scene, but on this one they must, not just because of the lives lost or the way they died, but because of the memories the crime brings up. Now, Talia must employ her best forensics skills to solve the murder—and salvage her own memories in the process.
Northern Star
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
Rich wild child Carrie Marchant has made a sexy movie with a former lover, who she calls her Northern Star. The clip has got into the hands of a blackmailer. Carrie isn’t too bothered but her mother Rebecca calls in Lucy to investigate. However Sara, Carrie’s elder sister, would much sooner pay off the blackmailer. Lucy begins to understand why as she opens the can of worms that is Carrie’s life.
Een Verstilde Hardloper
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 1. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: Dutch. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Een naakte vrouw, dood geschoten, ligt in een greppel. Politieman Marcel Sturing is als eerste ter plekke. De vrouw blijkt onbekend. Ze wordt niet vermist maar toch is er een misdrijf dat opgelost moet worden. Marcel Sturing gaat op onderzoek. Ook keert hij terug naar de plaats van het misdrijf. Daar liggen opeens opeens witte tulpen, netjes gerangschikt, in de vorm van een verstilde hardloper…
Pummerin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,860. Language: German. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pummerin ist eine kurze Vorgeschichte zu Der gläserne Diamant. Steiners Bruder hat sich beim fetten Kurti hoch verschuldet. Dieser taucht plötzlich bei Steiner auf und fordert sein Geld ein. Er zwingt ihn dazu, bei einem Pokerturnier teilzunehmen. Der Einsatz: sein gesamtes Erspartes. Steiner gewinnt, geht aber leer aus, da nicht nur einer in der Runde nicht verlieren kann.
Fortune - The Aftermath of an Infamous Bank Vault Heist
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Brian James’s sequel to his first book, HEADSTONE, answers most questions about the infamous heist. However, it also opens up so many more possibilities. What was actually taken from the trusting depositors in the Fourth of July holiday weekend vault burglary of the early ‘80s was known only to the perpetrators, and few of them would have knowledge of what ultimately happened to their fortune!
The Man with the White Handkerchief
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Imagine being approached by a stranger, asking for directions to a specific street, but you have no recollection as to what took place after that encounter. This is Mia Stone's story, as to what happened on that day. Based on a true story.
Sinking Among Lilies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,790. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
A traveling mercenary, moonlighting as a bookseller, arrives in a village stalked by a supernatural threat... but the occupants don't want her help, and they refuse to tell her what is stealing their children. This story appeared on the 2012 Locus Recommended Reading List.
It Never Rains In Hammertown
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Investigator Sebastion Locke ends up in a position to help out the Dwarven Kingdom in its war with the Elven Nation when the resistance contacts him for help. In an effort to strengthen ties with the newfound allies, he finds himself searching for a runaway prisoner to save the life of an elven Taker.