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Circle of Justice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Circle of Justice is a short story that follows the journey of a gun as it falls into various hands beginning with its first killing until its last. After the story is done, you will be treated to the first chapters to several of Robbie's books to get a taste of what' already out there.
The Adventure of the Costume Ball: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 2,900. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this short-story prequel to A+ For Murder, Michael O'Brien must solve the theft of a priceless necklace before the thief gets away from the party.
Cinema Detectives: The Night Whisperer
Series: Birmingham's Finest: The Cinema Detectives. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A truly spooky detective comic. When Kathy Baier starts to hear music from the films of her youth at night it marks the beginning of a new comic mystery for the Cinema Detectives. Is the old cinema next door really abandoned? Who is calling to Kathy in the night, and why are the sounds of those old movies always followed by the sounds of screaming? Find out what happening! Get this book!
Cleaning Day
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Saturday is house-cleaning day for our unlikely heroine in this story, but what finally gets cleaned up is quite a surprise!
Jesse's Gun
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A young woman finds herself eerily caught between two worlds when her husband stumbles on an old gun while exploring an Ozarks cave. Could the gun have belonged to none other than Jesse James?
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Gracie Wentworth Short Story Mysteries features three short stories. In Tangled Webs, Albert Stonewall is a cheating husband with a mistress that stole his wife's wedding ring. Long Live Mortality, is the story of Leo Watford who, in his will, has left his head to his missing son. The bonus story is Life in Fiction. Jimmy Slade is looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his young son.
First Offense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
You didn't mean things to go so far. You didn't expect the man to put up a fight. But it'll be okay. All you have to do is stick to your story. Don't volunteer anything. And always remember: You have the right to remain silent.
The Case of the Ship's Steward: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The Brodericks are visiting the Queen Mary. After peering into a bedroom, they move down the hall. Jamie quickly pulls out her camera and runs back to the room. As she steps into the doorway, she holds her camera up. “Oh!” she exclaimed. She pulled down the camera, just in time to see a ship’s steward step back through the room’s far door. What was he doing? Can you solve the mystery?
The Case of the Swiped Solar System: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“It’s gone,” Jose’s yell interrupted Kendall’s thoughts. “My assignment isn’t in my backpack where I left it.” Everyone turned to look at Jose Gomez. Jose frantically searched through his backpack again. Then he looked up with an angry look on his face. “I’ll bet Peter took it!” See if you can solve the mystery of the Swiped Solar System before Kendall Broderick does.
The Case of the Pilfered Picnic: A 15-Minute Broderick Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Jamie slid her bike to a stop and quickly put it into the bike rack. She had it locked up and was starting to look around before Kendall even came to a complete stop. He started to lock up his bike as Jamie spotted Lisa. The girl was sitting on a park bench with tears rolling down her face. “Something’s wrong,” Jamie yelled as she hurried over. What is wrong, and can Kendall and Jamie fix it?
The Case of the Stolen Sea Dragon: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Someone has stolen a leafy sea dragon from the pet store. Jamie and Kendall’s friend Jarren Jones asks for their help. The store owner thinks Jarren has stolen it. Can they help him figure out who really took it? See if you can solve this 15-minute mystery before the Brodericks do! LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day.
The Case of the Jade Jewelry: A 15-Minute Brodericks Mystery
Series: 15-Minute Books · 15-Minute Brodericks Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Interactive Adventures, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“In China, it is very important to give a young girl jade. A family will even go into debt to get a very good piece of jade jewelry. But often they don’t have to buy a bracelet. Jade is passed down from generation to generation, just like my bracelet was passed down to me.” The Brodericks could tell that the jade was important to Shing Lee. But why wouldn’t the shop keeper return her bracelet?
Death at a Solitude Nuclear Waste Dump
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Amid the controversy over cleaning up a nuclear waste dump site near Solitude, Dana and Fannie seek to unravel the disappearance of Fannie's cousin who went missing in the 1970s. They seek to help the missing man's son determine whether his father was a patriot, a spy or victim in the plant where he worked producing fuel for nuclear submarines. 15th in the Amish Country Murder Mystery Series.
Life in Fiction
Price: Free! Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.86 from 7 reviews)
Jimmy Slade is a broken old man looking to solve the eighteen-year old murder of his ten-year old son.
Grand Jury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A deputy district attorney confronts a witness over her testimony in a grand jury hearing.
The curse of Friday 13th
Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Alexa's 13th birthday is coming up but this year something unexpected is going to happen. Alexa's father had died when she was born and all she knows was that a tree had fell on he's car when he was driving. But what she doesn't know is that he was cursed and on her 13th birthday the curse is passing on to her. On her birthday she is trying everything to stop the curse. Will she survive? Or not...
Clinic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The party on Haight-Ashbury Street in San Francisco ended two years before and now only a handful of people remain to clean up the mess. One of them, the receptionist at the Free Clinic, studies medicine with the hope of becoming a doctor, but everyone—from her professors to the staff at San Francisco General—tell her she can’t because of her gender.
Family Affair: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,670. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Smokey Dalton gets a call from an old friend to help transport a battered woman and her young daughter from Madison, Wisconsin, to a shelter in Chicago. When Smokey and Marvella Walker show up at the drop site, they learn that the woman is both white and a racist. She refuses to leave with them. And that’s only the beginning of their problems.
Guarding Lacey: A Smokey Dalton Story
Series: Smokey Dalton. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private detective Smokey Dalton does his best to protect his adopted family, from his 11-year-old son Jimmy to his friends, the Grimshaws. But Smokey can’t see everything. Jimmy notices that Lacey Grimshaw—“thirteen going on trouble,” Smokey says—skips school to hang out with an adult man. Jimmy doesn’t want to tattle, but he’s worried about Lacey.
Marooned on Death Island
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 2, Book 31. Price: Free! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It was their love for sailing that brought Jack and Karen Billings together. Anytime they had free time, they could be found aboard their most prized possession, the Marlow Explorer. One day they decided to have a Halloween Cruise Party with some of their closest friends. But read on to see if the Marlow Explorer becomes just another Bermuda Triangle Mystery.