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The Destruction of a Goddess
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,380. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Vi thought trying to teach complicated choreography to inexperienced middle-aged men made for a bad day. But when a Portland homicide detective shows up at Vi’s dance rehearsal, she quickly realizes that bad dance moves pale in comparison to the scrutiny of an experienced investigator seeking suspects in a murder.
The Shocking Truth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Harwich Police Detective Monica Carson has seen plenty in her career. But when she reports to the scene of what appears to be an unattended death of a wealthy matron, she finds more questions than answers. Doing what she does best, tracking down the answers, causes political friction. The deceased's family just wants to mourn their loss. Monica needs to bring the responsible party to justice.
Improbable Cause
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Temporary Midnight. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The world was watching as the lights went out in New Orleans during the biggest football game of the year. The official report blamed the outage on a faulty relay device. But what if it had a different cause?
The Misplaced Maya
Price: Free! Words: 1,890. Language: American English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A resume that is not as truthful as it should be. A man applying for a job at Temple University makes a few big mistakes on his resume. Marlow spots the problem as problem with location or with the truth. The man seems to be looking for the Maya in the wrong place.
Terminos y Condiciones de Ventas de Alma.
Price: Free! Words: 1,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
La verdad es que nadie nunca tiene la menor idea de como empezar. En algún lugar del planeta tierra, hay una servilleta, y en esa servilleta estaba la fecha exacta del fin del mundo....
Happigo Bloodeye
Price: Free! Words: 11,530. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Bloodeye gets picked up at a night club...by police officers in need of an investigator for a murder.
Fairies in the Garden
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone made a mess of Mrs. Dexter's garden but who could it be? To celebrate the publication of Death at Noon a special discount for Marlow's friends is available, just visit her website at http://www.mysterygirljournal.com/landing-page-2/ for coupon code.
Nathania : Our Ancestor?
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
There also some crows started to hover. Seeing them we remembered Nathania. The same system of giving food and drinks to the crows began there too. One day in the morning, we leaped with extremely surprise to see that Nathania was sitting on the demarcation and was crowing.
Bewaji's Ankara Adventures: A Novella (The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Part 1)
Series: The Aso-Ebi Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Bewaji is a 24-year old woman who is hired to investigate a strange case involving an American woman romantically involved with a man living in Nigeria. The presumption is that the woman is a victim of one of the popular "romance scams." Will her suspicions be proven right?
It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Starts Bleeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
At what point does childish fun turn into a deadly game of cat and mouse? The games are a tradition and perfectly safe. Until now. Parker is a high school senior with her whole life ahead of her, but how long will that be? Can she save herself and her friends from the killer hidden in their midst? A short story of what happens when high school seniors are pushed to their limits.
Karma's a Bitch: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
Karen Sheppard is found dead in her car at the Paris Club. Her husband is a self-absorbed sociopath, but is he a killer? The initial evidence points towards Karen's husband, but DNA results exonerates him and points towards a convicted sex offender. Who really killed her? This short story is full of twists and turns with an end that will surprise you.
Bailey M.P.D
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
An introduction to Bailey M.P.D My Multiple Personality Detective They wanted a team ... he IS a team!
Moments
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When a cargo ship in distress docks at International Space Station 3 near Mars, Hoa Nguyen leads the security team. It only takes her a moment to realize something went seriously wrong. The lack of sound, the smell. She’s never encountered anything like this before. No one has. Kristine Kathryn Rusch is one of the best writers in the field. —SFRevu
The Boa Murders
Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
I’m Thanet Blake, Private Detective. Ladies, if your husband is sniffing somebody else’s panties besides yours, come and see me. Men, if you discover briefs in the laundry and you wear boxers, come and see me. I deal in sleaze.
The Judgment
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Judgment is an exciting book about the Trial of the Ages. Fast moving, an easy read, and fun enough to make into a short play for school, friends, family, or a talent show. Only 99 cents
The Case of the Brainy Birds
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Brainy Birds is the second story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who have formed a detective club. They choose a name for the club and then choose the mystery that they plan to solve. Dick points out that the seagulls that hover over the city are gone. Their investigation takes them into danger as an earthquake strikes the area.
The Last Komole
Price: Free! Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Komole is the name given to a popular Nigerian dance move, which literally means "bend down low." A group of ambitious college students visit a local nightclub in their small, university town. What starts out as a typical night out quickly takes a turn for the worse. By the end of the night, dancing the komole takes on an unexpected, but very significant meaning.
Damien Loose, Episode 2 - Now What?
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The 2nd episode of a 10 part mystery serial. The Berchshires found a body, now what? Well, dead uncle or no dead uncle, the mortgage has to be paid, so Damien heads back to work where Dr. "Mad King" George Bennett rules the lab. A mysterious call in the night get Damien a lunch with a possible killer. Damien goes west to ask an estranged friend for a favor.
The Strange Case of the Toff’s Policeman And the Curious Elm.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This is a big, big park. There’s nobody more aware of that than I am. Although there are more or less sixty constables in the Liverpool Parks Police force, there are more parks than Sefton to look after. We cover the bloody lot! At any one time there are probably about twenty of us in Sefton Park to watch over two hundred and bloody fifty four acres or so I’m told...
The Case of the Ancient American
Series: The Private Investigators Club, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013 by William Jenkins. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Case of the Ancient American is the first story in a series about some ten-year-old students in Brockville, Ontario, Canada who, after hearing a presentation at school about the work of a detective decide to form a club to solve mysteries. The story describes a bully, fishing, golfing, police work, a lemonade stand and bits of history revealed through the stories of an elderly man.