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Apparition by Derek A. Schneider
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An N.Y.P.D. detective is shocked to find his new SoHo apartment has a ghostly guest. What he finds after digging into the apartment's history is even more shocking.
The Legend of The “Grau Kiefer” Inn: The Third Case by Karlis Kadegis
Series: Indolent shot at reconciliation: Mysteries solved by convict Albert. Price: Free! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Seven blistered corpses are found in a derelict hogweed field. Seventy-four years prior, a family of seven suddenly vanished and left their establishment - the "Grau Kiefer" inn - in the hands of fate. Are these cases related? Or the killer just wants everyone to believe they are? Those are the questions the detectives are asking.
Midway by D. Reed Whittaker
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,830. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Midway is a more missing person than whodunit. We know who did it. Well, we think we do. We don't know why, how, or where she is. The 'it' is arson, fraud, and flight to avoid prosecution. If we can't find Joan, a lot of folks could be hurt.
21 Weeks: Week 21 by R.A. LaShea
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,550. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016 by Riley LaShea. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
For twenty weeks, the team at Las Vegas Metro Homicide has been unable to stop this serial killer from terrorizing their city. With days left to catch him, and facing a threat unlike any the team has faced before, Detective Beck Nash has one chance to prove she may be the only person who has ever been truly equipped to go toe to toe with this killer. Or die trying.
The Nursery by Russ Anderson, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
While investigating the disappearance of a girl, P.I. Arnold Cheek finds himself caught in a web of confusion and deceit, where his own actions and thoughts can’t even be trusted, and the everyday horrors of his life and his world are nothing compared to the horrors he’ll find in the Nursery.
Quick Guide: The Mystery of the Sea by College Guide World
Series: A Quick Guide · Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The plot of the story is quite complex. Over the course of novel, the reader gets to read about Second Sight, kidnapping, and secret codes as they are revealed.
Cutting Right to the Chase Vol.3: 10x1000 word stories of unusual crimes by Stefania Mattana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Central Italy has not only nice food, Etruscan town walls and breath-taking art: crimes and mysteries happen in the background among the maze of alleys of the historical city centre. The third book of the Chase Williams flash fiction series features more short detective stories with mystery and suspense included. You haven’t read Vol.1 & Vol.2 yet? Don’t worry. The stories can be read separately!
Missing Sarah by Travis Breeding
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sarah comes up missing after heading to her boyfriend's house through the woods. Tom who is one of the best known detectives and mystery solvers in the world is called into help find Sarah. Tom's mission is to find her before she is dead. Will he catch up to her and her capture before it is too late? Read this book to find out how Tom solves the mystery of Sarah's disappearance in Colorado.
The Used Virgin: Argolicus Mystery (Argolicus Mysteries Book 1) by Zara Altair
Price: Free! Words: 9,170. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When Rome, Byzantium, and the Ostrogoth kingdom vied for power over Italy, Argolicus, the ex-praefect of Rome, retires from politics. On his return to southern Italy, he discovers his friend has been accused of raping a virgin.
Agent Hilch: Troll Trouble by Joshua Cox-Steib
You set the price! Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hilch responds to what he thinks is a simple case of foolish citizens becoming troll food, but things get complicated once he explores the crime scene. With no sign of the trolls in question he has to use every tool at his disposal (and some that aren't) to solve the case. With a no-nonsense approach, and little regard for rules and protocol Hilch goes after the culprits in style.
Murder at the job! by David Jensen
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aggression breeds Aggression. So when Samuel simply don't fit in at the company, the bullying starts. But Samuel has a form of revenge that nobody could even begin to imagine. Till one day, it simply goes just a little too far.
A Dream Weekend by Lorraine Bartlett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Serious life changes have pushed Paige and Alex Campbell to the brink of divorce. Still, they win a weekend at lovely Blythe Cove Manor and experience vivid dreams that take them back in time. Is there a chance this magical place inspires the nighttime fantasies that could help them fall in love again?
The Deadly Turn Of The Doorknob by Prabha Rao
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Do you know who is knocking on the door? Do you really know who is knocking on the door? The victims in this mystery novella thought they knew the person knocking on the door. They each opened the door only to face their own death.
Honeymoon by Rita Schulz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2016 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
During a raging storm a terrible secret leads to a night of terror! Trapped in a remote cabin while a violent storm rages Melanie Brock wonders if nature itself is at war with her agonizing search for happiness. Will she and her new husband survive their honeymoon night or will her dark secret destroy them both?
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Hall of Darkness by John Pirillo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,910. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Something horrible has happened and they must find out why! Sherlock and Watson must find the answer to a terrible secret!
48 Hours by GiAnna Moratelli
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 670. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Det.Shay McBride arrives on the scene to find Hanna Hoyt, raped and tied. Her roommate Marian Wait's missing. But Marian isn't the only college girl missing. Jayne Sander's has been missing for a couple of weeks. Lt. Joe Novelli gets called to a homicide of a young woman found dead behind a store. Do these missing college girls and the rape have a closer connection than Hanna's willing to tell.
Beyond Hope: Sex Murder Suicide by Lizbeth Perella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When a sleepy little town awakens to turmoil sex, murder, and suicide, no one knows how to react. This small town of Hope as never seen this much action since Sylvester Stallone came here to film Rambo and that was years ago. Just a small hick town inundated with press media and satellite dishes.
Rasskaz-kanonizatsiya (The Story Canonisation): unconventional Russian language textbook / Russian reader by Ignaty Dyakov
Price: $11.89 USD. Words: 18,770. Language: Russian. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Russian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
'Rasskaz-kanonizatsiya' ('The Story Canonisation') is the third in the series of unconventional Russian language textbooks (Russian readers or Russian easy readers) for Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate levels (B1-B2). The books written in the form of fun to read detective lines. The audio-book is available too to enhance your Russian language learning.