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Fiora Quinn
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From the eternal sea she rose – a tattered, lifeless husk – with but one solitary purpose: to take the soul of the one who condemned her.
Poisoned Heart: A Lady Marmalade Mystery
Series: A Lady Marmalade Mystery, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Lady Marmalade's first mystery. Visiting some friends, Lordy and Lady Apleby turns out to be a dangerous affair. For the kitchen maid at least, who ends up dead. How did she die and who would want to kill her is up to Lady Marmalade and Inspector Devlin Pearce to determine. Making their work even harder are the five suspects who all had reason to kill her.
Upside Down
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Introducing the Michael Ferris mysteries. All new characters, modern day Earth. Former homicide cop Mike Ferris consults on unusual murders. A weird crime scene drags Mike into the hunt for a disgruntled property owner. Humorous noir. For liberal mature persons only. The story implies an acceptance of an alternative lifestyle, thus the content may be inappropriate for minors and conservatives.
The Disappearance of Wicked
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,590. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The entire neighborhood hates Wicked the dog. He’s extra baggage that arrived with Ike’s daughter and granddaughter after they escaped the bastard who married her. Wicked barks all the time—until the day he gets kidnapped, and the entire neighborhood spirals out of control. “Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s crime stories are exceptional, both in plot and in style.” —Ed Gorman Mystery Scene Magazine
Press'd To Kill
Series: The Preston Andrews Mysteries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,840. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
With just weeks before the biggest event of his life, everything goes wrong. In the midst of their celebration comes a terrible death, and that's just the beginning. Preston takes a life--now we have to figure out why. He could lose everything on this one!
Murder Begins at Home (A Novella)
Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Gertie has her hands full with her 92-year-old M-I-L, who is writing a guide to controlling husbands and using local examples. Then an old-timer goes missing and winds up right next to a dead body with the murder weapon clutched in his fist. Soon Gertie will have a few behind-the-scenes relationship stories of her own. She doesn’t know it yet, but living to tell them is going to be the tricky part
Thirty and Two
Price: Free! Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Thirty compressions, two breaths takes the reader inside the world of off-duty Sgt. Bobby Morris, as a quick coffee and a cruller instantly turn into a fight between life and death for a seventeen year-old woman injured in an automobile accident.
Clara Layten Murder On Society Road
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Wealth , A mansion in Cape Cod, Murder and a bumbling detective.
The Eye of Mammut
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012 by Sabledrake Enterprises. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
As spirit man, Aruk has been called upon to use his gifts to solve many problems. With guidance from the ancestors and the spirit world he has great wisdom and gives good advice. But the first true crime his tribe has ever encountered will put him -- put them all -- to the test.
The Mystery of the Silver Statue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
    Follow the adventures of teen sleuths B.T. Stevens and Jimmy Martin as they solve what is actually a real-life mystery of Colonial History. B.T. struggles with a serious disability and learns to appreciate his own strengths through the adventure. This is an amazing story for young readers! It includes heroic deeds, the search for buried treasure, and lessons on overcoming real-life struggles.
Zmizení Doktora Fausta
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: Czech. Published: August 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Rádoby vtipná téměř detektivka o ztraceném spisovateli a celé řadě pátračů
Dark Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Freewheeling and free-loving French Riviera cop Pierre Labbac investigates a murder on board the luxury yacht Pharaoh and peels back the veneer of civilisation on the glamorous society of the Cote d'Azur to reveal the very different reality that lies underneath... (Labbac plays an important part in The Killers.)
Getting Away With Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012 by JJ Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“What would you do if you knew you could get away with it?” For Mitch, the answer is simple - he'd murder Harry Bradshaw. The question takes Mitch down a road that leads to an opportunity. But he learns that getting away with something can be the easy part...
ΕΝΑΣ ΦΟΝΟΣ ΠΟΛΥ ΑΠΛΟΙΚΟΣ
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: Greek. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Police inspector Akis Grifidis arrives on a Greek island for vacations. One night, he hears a strange noise from the room above. Shortly after follows for a moment some loud voices. And then Akis hears knockings on his door...
El Secretario del Chapo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Narco Novela. Lacho es el Secretario del Chapo Guzmán, el narcotraficante más famoso y buscado del mundo. El Secretario tiene muchas tareas qué hacer y las hace todas a punta de pistola. Tiene sangre fría, don de mando y lo que es más importante mucho... motivos para hacerlo.
Inspector Zhang Goes To Harrogate (A Short Story)
Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Inspector Zhang goes to Harrogate to attend a mystery writers convention. But what was supposed to be a vacation turns into one of his most difficult cases when a famous writer is found dead in a locked room.
Grunderfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: Russian. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Филипп возвращается домой. На его пути – невзрачный поселок, который оказывается жестокой ловушкой. Выбраться из нее очень непросто…
Me, JImmy, and the Night Deposit Box
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two ingenious hustlers are determined to make sure money intended for bank deposit ends up in their pockets.
The Copper Quarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012 by Richard Stooker. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The friendly man shocks the bar by paying for everybody's drinks with a silver quarter. His ruthless killing in the street outside surprises nobody. When private detective Crain Dalton seeks out the beautiful widow, he uncovers a plot to buy local elections with the only kind of money worth anything anymore -- silver and gold, once again illegal to own.
Photographic
Price: Free! Words: 4,710. Language: American English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A man burdened with an image he can never forget seeks out the person whose chance encounter turned him into the cynical person he is today. Plagued by the image of the man found standing over the body of his mother, he hopes to fill the emptiness inside with a confrontation he has avoided for years.