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Inbox Zero
Price: Free! Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Social media undertaker Kendall Barber has discovered something about his new subject - an email set up to be sent after his death. What is in the email - and why is his client, the dead man's brother, so eager to find out? This short story is a mini-sequel to the crime novella 'The Obituarist', but it can also be read as a stand-alone story.
Bling, Bling
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Sherlock Holmes and The Mutilated Cattle
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,360. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes the world's most famous detective, is called upon to investigate the mystery of mutilated cattle. some found in trees. A cattle watchman's strange death is explained, and as a result of Holmes's brilliant investigation the cattle mutilations come to an end, just as he predicted. Written in the authentic Victorian style of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, you will enjoy this book.
Deaths of the Solitude Missionaries
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this 17th of the Amish Country murder mystery series, two Mormom missionaries go missing near the peaceful community of Solitude, PA. Amateur sleuths Dana and Fannie stumble onto the bodies of the young men and begin to uncover secrets and set off a chain of events that no one could have predicted.
Black Coal
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When the family cat, Kiwi, thinks that his family is in trouble, he sheds his cover and becomes what he has truly been all along. Agent Black Coal, a member of the Neighborhood Cat Guard.
Mixed Signals
Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Nothing is going Jimmy’s way. Jill had moved to Portland and filed for divorce. Sure, Jimmy should have never gotten that illegal jack, but how was he to know that the Yons would use it to make him kill Eddie? The prosecutor made a deal with the woman responsible, and the whole city thinks he's dirty. Things couldn’t get any worse. Or could they? “Mixed Signals” is the sequel to “In a Flash”.
Sherlock Holmes and The Alien Abduction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: American English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson solve the mystery of a man who dies shortly after being abducted by aliens, and save a great lady's reputation. Due to an unexplainable fact, and a disturbing associated possibility, publication was delayed until now. Written in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's style, Sherlock Holmes's powers of observation and logical deduction are brilliantly displayed.
Elementary, My Dear Officer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Elementary, My Dear Officer by Jordan Lane Sometimes work can be boring or it can get you down, especially if the same thing happens from day to day. But once in a blue moon you may meet someone out of the ordinary that causes you to take a second look at your life in general. Detective Jeffrey Madison found these words to be true.
The Piano Book
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Pension Day
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Dunny thought that he was onto a good thing when he stole that cab and used it to rob old-age pensioners. But today he may have picked up the wrong passenger... A short crime story about payback and bad decisions.
Halloween Horrors Volume 1 - 4 Short Stories Of Murder And Mayhem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,780. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Curl up to these 4 bone chilling stories that will keep you at the edge of your seat. From creatures of the night to diabolical experimentation. These stories will set the perfect mood for your Halloween Enjoyment Included: The Matriarch The Air Guy The Darkness Will Find You The Divers of the Lake
Spirit Lake
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012 by Eye of the Eagle. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When his wife gains artistic fame and is accosted by agents and reporters, Richard Stapleton knows he must go to extreme measures to protect his family. There is nothing Richard won’t do to keep their hiding place a secret. Nothing.
In the Clutches of El Diablo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,200. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An airplane crashes in an east Texas rose field, sparking a war. Maniacs kidnap a girl in small town Michigan, igniting vengeance and vigilantism. A redhead flees trouble, rushing straight into danger's arms. Nazis threaten the Allies' information network, and reveal the Third Reich's twisted core. These sexy adventures cement C. C. Blake's reputation as a grand storyteller.
One Shot: Three Stories of Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A lottery-winning corpse, a morbid reenactment and an unwelcome reunion. Three short stories of crime and obsession.
The Misfortune Teller: Three Stories of Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three very different people encounter death at second hand in these short stories of crime and suspense.
Got Time? 13 Solve It Yourself Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Test your skills with 13 short solve-it-yourself mysteries. Can you find the clues?
Predestination And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A compilation of three stories about the circumstances that carve our destinies. The forces that act beyond human comprehension- some working in our favor while others against us.
The Room: A Tale of Murder in the Social Networking Age
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
An incapacitated student gets more than he bargained for when curiosity leads him to join an online self help community. At first the members of The Room welcome him with open arms, but things take a turn for the deadly when one of them confesses to a murder...
I, Crime Writer
Price: Free! Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I'm a short story writer - only 5 foot 4. This book features crime tales. I write minimalist Flash Fiction; a perfect dip-in volume - fast reads for a fast world. You'll also find a few Mini-Novels - 1500 word tales so full they think they're bigger. So, meet con men, killers, detectives & thieves. Now take my hand. Follow me. Then give it back.
Diana, a Lady in Waiting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This book is about the way the British Royal Family treated Princess Diana and events leading up to her mysterious death in a car crash in 1997. Was it an accident or was it planned? The book also includes other scandals which have affected the Royal Family in the twentieth century.