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Test Subject
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Officer Hughes and his team of police officers are on the hunt for a mass-murderer. The murderer is roaming the shadowy halls of a medical facility on the edge of town. Officer Hughes and his team must track the suspect and subdue him. The murderer isn't exactly what you'd expect him to be, and he quickly gives the team a scare. Do you dare enter the labs of this dark medical facility?
The Misplaced Sapling
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Lori Baxter is under suspicion for collaboration with her missing father in a bank robbery. A year later, she visits the spot where they stood to watch sunsets by their cabin. Forced to leave, Lori badgers her new boyfriend into helping her "steal" a small oak growing by the cabin steps; her father loves oaks. Lori would never have believed taking a small, misplaced sapling could change her life.
The Gold Eagle Mystery
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 9,540. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the 1800s, Freshman Pinkerton Detective Ethan Edwards is sent west to investigate a string of Well’s Fargo safe robberies.
Lesson One - a short story
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Price: Free! Words: 9,270. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In in a chilling "what if" tale, writer S.S. Wilson (screenwriter of such films as Tremors and Short Circuit) calls into question everything we think we know about life - and death. Be forewarned that it's a little darker than my usual happy-go-lucky writing. Might seem controversial to some, too. Let me know what you think!.
The Tropical Taboo Caper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tampa private eye Preacher Roe Temple catches the scent of danger when the lady he's been hired to follow turns up murdered in a sleazy downtown motel. The problem is that Temple thinks his client may be the one who pulled the trigger.
The American Turquoise (An Ainsley Walker Gemstone Travel Mystery)
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Price: Free! Words: 8,850. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dumped by her husband just as he finishes law school, and disillusioned by her loss of another unsatisfying office job, Ainsley Walker is approaching thirty with nothing to show for it. But everything begins to change when she tries to sell her engagement ring to a mysterious jeweler, a man who recognizes her passion for gemstones and travel … and makes her an offer that will change her life.
Called Home
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2011 by Beyond the Page Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The national bestselling author of the Orchard Mysteries presents this short prequel that started Meg Corey's mysterious adventures on the apple orchard in the small town of Granford, Massachusetts.
For Your Consideration: A Bryant Street Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sometimes, what we all wish for can happen in the Twilight Zone. Other times, our wishes come true on just a simple suburban street. Caro Rosefield must investigate a very strange foreclosed home. A nightmare or maybe a new future? On Bryant Street, anything seems possible. And anything can happen.
Cult
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Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Cult' is a short story. After stumbling on what she believes to be an undiscovered lost civilisation, Isabella is stolen into an underground world with the unknown always one step ahead.
Cultic
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Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
An up-and-coming professor of mystery religions and the occult performs a Tarot divination on himself at the urging of his students -- and finds he will be murdered within the next three days.
Medusa (Deutsche Version)
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Series: Pieces of Fate (German Language), Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,420. Language: German. Published: June 22, 2011 by Red Cap Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Als ein Genie im Artificial Intelligence Programming stirbt, stehen sich zwei konkurrierende Unternehmen im Kampf um das intelligenteste Computerspiel aller Zeiten gegenüber. Wie weit werden sie gehen, um zu gewinnen? Medusa ist eine Kurzgeschichte aus der Anthologie „Pieces of Fate – Schicksalsgeschichten“ von David P Elliot.
Androcles and the Liar
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Androcles, a Cornish Rex cat, was rescued from the shelter by his mistress, Julia. He's been watching out for her ever since. So when Julia quite innocently offers overnight lodgings to a man apparently down on his luck, it’s up to Androcles to check him out.
What Mrs Ben Didn't Know
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone has been stealing Mrs Ben's fish, and she wondered who in her family would steal her fish.
Inspector Baseheart's Secret Files
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,420. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
As usual Inspector Baseheart’s plate is filled with blood and baloney. These are the never-before revealed Secret Files: A ferocious Ape Man has escaped, ravenous for vegetable Lasagna with meat sauce! A high school English teacher is forced to diagram sentences by fiendish former students! A billionaire’s compound has been invaded! Inspector Baseheart has a bone to pick with Aesop! And MORE!
Tomahawks and Rayguns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Here we are, back at Rendezvous camp! Living history 101 this time with a bit of a sci-fi twist! Aliens? Come with us once again to Rondyvoo! This time our campers have an out of this world week end! Lot's of old and new friends are back at camp once again. 2nd story in the Rondyvoo series.
Rendezvous with murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Come with us once again to Rondyvoo! This time our campers have a murder to contend with. Campfires, coffee, fry bread and something sinister. Everyone knows each other so how could it happen? Lot's of old and new friends are back at camp once again. Who is next? 3rd. in the Rondyvoo series, you're sure to keep guessing, who did it?
The Night Tribe
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the deep mountains where few venture, lives a biologist who won the trust and friendship of a group of mystical individuals. For years he has lived and studied alone while he collected data and observations on a species never before studied at close range with intimate communication.
How to Cook Husbands: A Creepy Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A silly printing error spells disaster for Marjorie’s cookbook until her sister Ellen hits upon an idea that creates a sales sensation. But the gimmick turns deadly when a woman takes the advice of the title. "How to Cook Husbands" is a short story.
Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Inspector Zhang loves mysteries, but as a Detective Inspector with the Singapore Police Force he knows that mysteries are few and far between. There are relatively few crimes in the city state and those that are committed are usually solved quickly. But that all changes when Inspector Zhang is called to a top Singapore hotel where a guest has been found murdered in a locked room.
Ustica
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: German. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Eine öffentliche Katastrophe, die anscheinend nicht aufgeklärt werden soll. Eine Journalistin, die Fragen stellt: Dabei stößt sie auf ein anderes Drama, das einige Jahre zurückliegt. Jeglicher Zusammenhang scheint pure Spekulation – aber dann wird ihre Familie bedroht. Ein Kurzkrimi, der mit zwei historischen Ereignissen spekuliert.