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The Grass Always Dies
Price: $1.39 USD. Words: 4,890. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Short story. Is it right to tell tales or not? What will happen if you do? The moral dilemma of whether to tell the tale or not; the moral dilemma of whether to stop someone hurting others. What is right, when is it right? Macabre ending
Riverside Mystery
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Book 2 of the detective Michael Mysteries. Failing to find any leads to the murder cult BRC, Private detective Michael decides to take a break at the fishing village but when a hired gunmen from his last case floats down the river as he fished, he is immediately swept back into the world of shadows and evil.
Far Out! 3
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In this story about detective Jack and his partner as they go up against a vampire who has a thirst for blood and kills various unsuspecting victims in the city.
An Ol' Red-headed Gang: Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,960. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The story is an unique version of Conan Doyle's "The Adventure of Red-headed League" created with the help of Dialectizer. You've never read before Sherlock Holmes talking Jive or Doctor Watson talking Redneck. This version will help you to look at "An Ol' red-headed Gang" from an unexpected angle and to appreciate it more. No offense to people who talk featured dialects intended.
Vigilante Walks Away
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
You might have guessed it. The Shooter walks. The burden of proof is just that strong. But out on the street, is he a different man? Will others ever forget the headlines? And what lies ahead?
A Bohemian Mess: Sherlock Holmes Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The story is an unique version of Conan Doyle's "A Scandal in Bohemia" created with the help of Dialectizer. You've never read before Sherlock Holmes talking Jive or Doctor Watson talking Redneck. This version will help you to look at "A Scandal in Bohemia" from an unexpected angle and to appreciate it more. No offense to people who talk featured dialects intended.
Scandal in Willow Hollow
Series: Assorted Writings, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Enjoy six short mysteries set in Willow Hollow, a small town nestled in the Pennsylvanian Appalachian Mountains. Follow Detectives Bill Hadley and Tabatha Walker as they track down local law breakers.
To a Jury With the Vigilante
Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
We now take the case so diligently worked by Inspector Marko before a jury with flashy defense counsel Chernik plying his craft for the benefit of Carruthers, the bereaved accountant with a shotgun.
Vigilante Virus
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A microscopic look at police procedures, mushrooming violence in the city and the terrible temptation of citizen justice.
Oklahoma Justice #1: Hominy, Oklahoma
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,700. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Small town police chief…big trouble. Chief Hilton Cole—Iraq War hero—is a peaceful man, but when a prominent local citizen is brutally murdered, his quiet little community in north eastern Oklahoma becomes a war zone.
C.R.I.M.E. Science - Book 1: The Beginning
Series: C.R.I.M.E. Science. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,670. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A misfit group of scientists and tech whizzes form a detective agency in order to solve crimes and right wrongs. In this, the first book of a series, they investigate the death of a renowned volcano scientist. He dies in a volcanic eruption in what everyone considers a terrible accident. Everyone except his widow, who insists he was murdered.
Murder by the Book (An Olivia Hutchinson Mystery, Episode 4)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,830. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
My name is Olivia Hutchinson, but you can call me Hutch. I’m the owner of an all male strip club—I mean, I USED to own a strip club, but it burned to the ground. So until my business is rebuilt, I’m trying to find things to fill my time. But a book club has never been exactly my idea of fun—until a woman is murdered at one of the meetings, and my mother becomes the prime suspect.
The Knoxville Lottery Murders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,780. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
This is the story of a crazed killer who loses a $2 million lottery ticket at a friend's football TV party and goes on a rampage of murder as he seeks to find the people who have found his lottery ticket. He uses ingenious methods to evade detection as his rage holds a city in terroristic hostage. A mild-mannered bookkeeper by day and a sadistic killer by night, the villian is hard to detect.
Killer Fudge (A Callahan Garrity Short Story)
Series: Callahan Garrity mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story by NY Times best-selling author Mary Kay Andrews, Atlanta private investigator/cleaning business owner Callahan Garrity once again proves her ability to clean up a sticky mess. When the grandson of faithful House Mouse employee Ruby is charged with brutally bludgeoning an elderly antique dealer, Callahan is called on to investigate. What she discovers is a recipe for homicide.
Barbershop Otto
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
UPDATED: Uploaded another sample story to the upcoming collection of mysteries. Now includes: - Private Investigation - Barbershop "Otto"
Cats and Crime, A Panzer And The P.I. Mystery Collection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,790. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Meet Lori Stockley, the mail order Private Investigator, and Panzer, the black cat in this short story collection. Oh, and we can't forget Lori's Granny Gladys. Put these three together and it's a recipe for chaos. Follow them as they catch drug dealers, burglars, bank robbers and carpet snakes.
Spirit Journey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short story about stolen Indian artifacts. When a newspaper reporter sees Indians from Iowa's Meskwaki tribe digging up graves in a pioneer cemetery, he learns things are not what they seem.
It Only Cost Two Teeth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A quirky newspaper columnist suspects an editor of being a spy. However, he learns the editor is far worse than that. This short story of 41 pages provides a humorous slant on a mystery and thriller.
Sherlock Holmes and The Birchwood Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,880. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A letter to the British Government from a blackmailer brings Holmes and Watson to the town of Truro in Cornwall. There they investigate a mysterious and often fatal illness which has befallen the townspeople as predicted by the blackmailer. By visiting the victims and their places of work a common thread appears. Holmes prevents further illness but now must find the culprit and bring him to task.
The Ancestor
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes
A short story about conflict between modern laws and traditional Indian customs. A Pueblo policeman is tormented by the discovery of an ancestor's skull in a housing development being built over an ancient pueblo site.