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Moral Rat: The First Edition
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(3.00 from 1 review)
Alfie Roberts, The Rat Catcher makes a mistake on the job, he is afraid to tell the law firm owner(Harry Williams) because of his own pride to admit the mistake he made. Moral: Perfection can be found in all of us, but being human doesn't mean we are immortal from imperfections. Character List: - Mrs Smith, Law Firm Receptionist. - Harry William's, Law Firm Owner. - Alfie Roberts, Rat Catcher
A Simple Mistake - a suspense short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sybil Strang can’t help being suspicious of the nervous man loitering in the convenience store at closing time. But did she really see a gun inside his rolled-up newspaper?
Clockwork - a suspense short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A disturbing shadow falls over a forgotten town, unnoticed by everyone except for an old shopkeeper …
Woman Without a Name
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
In this short story, a woman agent for the National Security Agency arrives in Los Alamos, N.M., to investigate the death of another agent. His death looks like an accident, but she's convinced he was murdered by foreign spies who are trying to obtain secrets about the B61 nuclear bomb from Los Alamos National Laboratories.
Rozamunda - Mystery short story
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Rozamunda, is the first story in a series At the Crossroads. Events presented here are not necessarily true, but almost possible. Everything depends on the imagination of the reader. Those, who do not believe in anything, will not like this book and it is directed not to them.
Een Klein Einde
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 4. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: Dutch. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Een nachtclubzangeres is spoorloos verdwenen. Een ongeluk, zelfmoord of moord? Maar waar is het lichaam? Politieagent Marcel Sturing gaat op onderzoek maar tast in het duister. Heeft hij te maken met een misdrijf of een slim opgezette verdwijntruc?
Reason to be Shy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(1.00 from 1 review)
Olwen Sanden like to be known as 'Oh.' She also like finding trouble. This story is about how, on the edge of Britain's wild Salisbury plain, trouble finds her.
Sergeant's Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,160. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013 by Short Story Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Press Presents Sergeant's Heart by Natashiah Jansen “Sergeant’s Heart” is a story about love, lost and new beginnings. Celest and Mark celebrate their unplanned pregnancy before he is supposed to go to Afghanistan. But soon afterwards Celest’s world is turned upside down by an unforeseen disaster. She only has her friend Dina to support her and help her deal with her loss.
Rum and Roses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The police don't like 'Skinny' McAfree, but they do like him for the disappearance and possible murder of his next door neighbour.
Memorial Day
Series: Private Detective Murders, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013 by eXtasy Books Inc. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In trouble you can’t solve? See Thanet Blake, Private Detective. All graveyards are sad. Mother and I visit three of them to pay our respect to those who have gone on.
Een Leeg Bestaan
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 3. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: Dutch. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Het is nog vroeg in de ochtend als politieagent Marcel Sturing geconfronteerd wordt met een gruwelijke moord. De dader is snel gevonden maar er lijkt meer aan de hand. Marcel Sturing komt terecht in een wereld van computers en whizzkids in een zaak van internationale omvang.
C'è sempre un motivo, Maresciallo Maggio!
Series: I Racconti della Riviera, Book 2 (prequel). Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: Italian. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Il Maresciallo Maggio, di stanza a Viserba, affronta le situazioni guidato dalla sua coscienza. Più testimone che protagonista degli eventi, sfugge ai canoni del filone, contemporaneamente lanciando una caratterizzazione alternativa alla schiera di commissari e vicequestori impegnati nella fiction italiana. In questa raccolta compaiono i racconti d'esordio del personaggio.
Cupids & Crooks: A Presley Thurman Novel
Series: The Presley Thurman Mystery Series. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,340. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by Laina Turner Media, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Presley is thrilled when Cooper surprises her with a trip to an all-inclusive resort in Cabo San Lucas. Presley’s agenda of no work and all play is ruined when renowned Mexican soap opera star Lucia Vegas turns up dead in the hotel pool—and it’s not an accident. Presley can’t help but wonder what’s happened.
De Moord op Albert I
Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 17. Price: $25.95 USD. Words: 8,580. Language: Dutch. Published: February 12, 2013 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
De feiten rond het dodelijke ongeval van koning Albert I, in Marche-les-Dames, worden al sinds 1934 betwist. Heeft de koning zelfmoord gepleegd? Werd hij het slachtoffer van een passioneel drama? Van een politiek complot? Van een onevenwichtige? En werd er een ongeval geënsceneerd om de ware feiten te verhullen? Een moordspel op de "crime scene" zelf of in een locatie naar keuze, als moorddiner.
Freelance Forensics: Open For Business
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,710. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Freelance Forensics is the story of two twentysomething girls who graduate from university and set up in business as freelance forensic investigators. This short novella is the origin of Freelance Forensics and how the girls got together at university.
The Kindness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
In The Kindness, professional business consultant Garrett Penquite assists floundering companies get their feet back on the ground. His own business heads for the tank when he is accused of unprofessional conduct. Those charges are eventually dropped but after rebuilding his business the allegations begin again threatening to completely ruin his business if he is not acquitted once and for all.
Zvonek 08 Book 4: Operation Catwalk and The High Life
Series: Zvonek 08, FICR, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Zvonek and Honza are caught in between beauty queens and drug dealers, working against time to keep felines safe and secure in Prague.
Sherlock Holmes and The Rattle-Jacks Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson are called upon to investigate the deaths of 'Little Alfie's' Aunt and Uncle. The police believe they have been murdered and Flora Smith, the daughter of the deceased couple has been arrested for the murder. However, on further investigation involving an incognito visit to the gasworks where Watson becomes a touch light fingered, Holmes believes that there is another explanation.
The Doll Before the Last One
You set the price! Words: 6,180. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Murder Mystery Short Story. New York detective Carl Simeon has no family on the planet. Each day is a battle against his suicidal inner demons. Meanwhile, there's a new serial killer on the rise. But when the two meet face to face, the shocking revelations that the killer brings to light forces Carl to face death in the cruellest way. One which he could never have imagined. Or wished for.
Een Verborgen Patroon
Series: Marcel Sturing, Book 2. Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Voor het eerst sinds lange tijd is in Nederland weer een seriemoordenaar actief. Het onderzoek zit muur vast en dus wordt politieagent Marcel Sturing ingeschakeld om mee te denken. Hij zoekt naar een patroon dat hem naar de dader kan leiden maar er lijkt geen enkel verband tussen de moorden.