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Striking Out
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,730. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tommy Vincent is a journeyman baseball with a dark secret. Sydney Carter is a failed actress turned private investigator. When Sydney learns of Tommy's dark secret, they wind up on a collision course toward a meeting that could be deadly for one of them.
Suvarna Karavali
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,280. Language: Kannada. Published: December 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Underwater adventure involving unsavory characters gives the Navy Captain many things to discover and uncover!
Stung
Price: Free! Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Erick Spangler, a long-sought lawbreaker, loved stage plays but they turned out to be his undoing. He was recognized by a theater fan and reported to the police. You'll be amazed to witness the various creative ideas the police used to bring this arch criminal to justice. This story may also introduce to many the details of the hitherto little-known details of the Heinous Crimes Act of 1838.
The Body of the Crime
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While fighting his depression, Isaac Callahan sees a mysterious woman standing on the sidewalk. No one else seems to be aware of her, yet he keeps seeing her. Who is she? What does she want? And what connection does she have to the disappearance of a tourist a year ago? The Body of the Crime is approximately 5600 words.
To Be a Debutante: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lady Emily Black is used to getting her way. As the daughter of the Duke of Lofton, she’s grown accustomed to privilege and comfort. So when an ordinary shopping trip turns deadly, Emily is forced to adjust to the truth of what it means to be the descendant of a family of spies.
To Be a Lady: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,090. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
She planned for everything except him. Miss Jane Black enjoys a comfortable position in society. As the daughter of a respected genteel farmer and former agent for the War Office, Jane has had the pleasure of planning a future filled with domesticity and quiet reflection. But when her dying grandfather swears her to a dangerous promise, Jane’s expectations are shattered.
To Be a Duke: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alec Black, the Earl of Stryden, sees the inevitable and does his damnedest to ignore it. But when a common footpad threatens his wife, Sarah, Alec must face what it really means to one day be a duke.
To Be a Spy: A Spy Series Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Samuel Black must make a decision: to be a spy like his father or follow his heart. Either is likely to give his mother chest pains.
The Messiah Business
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Con man Zalmon and his gang of grifters fleece followers of Jesus Christ in biblical Galilee…until Vashti, a beautiful face from the past, makes an offer they can’t refuse: unless the grifters kidnap an Apostle, their crimes will be exposed to Christ and his army of disciples.
Question
You set the price! Words: 540. Language: British English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A flash-fiction featuring an everyday Whodunnit? Did he do it reader?
Whatever Happened to Emma Lathen? The Amelia Earhart Disappearance of a Great Mystery Writer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
ePub version. In 1997 Emma Lathen was on top of her form as “The American Agatha Christie” “Nero Wolfe with Portfolio” to quote New York Times Reviewers. Then she disappeared from the scene.
Murder At The Mystery Mansion
Series: The Doreen Sizemore Adventures, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,140. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2016 by L. J. Emory Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this tongue-in-cheek novella, bad things happen every time Doreen Sizemore leaves her South Shore, Kentucky home. She can’t seem to go anywhere without stumbling over yet another dead body. So Doreen comes up with a solution. She won’t go anywhere. She’ll simply stay in her tiny home town where everything is nice and safe. But is it?
Η Σέχτα του Χάους
Series: Η 12/λογία της Υπαρξιακής Αναρχίας/Εσχατολογικής Ουτοπίας. Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: Greek. Published: December 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Τι απίστευτο, φοβερό, πρωτάκουστο σχέδιο προσπαθεί να υλοποιήσει «Η ΣΕΧΤΑ ΤΟΥ ΧΑΟΥΣ»; Ενάντια σε Ποιον σε τι στρέφει τα σχέδιά της και γιατί; 12ο βιβλίο της Υπαρξιακής Αναρχίας
The unlucky numbers
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
John Leonard is the perfect loser. He loses his money, mind and friends gambling. Alone and too scared to stand up for himself, he must take sides. And the decision isn't easy, as the four-way death race he must face involves the police, Russian devil worshipers, the Irish mob and a murderous psychopath.
Stellar Detective Tales Christmas Special: Merry NAWKing Christmas
Price: Free! Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The very first Christmas Special for Stellar Detective Tales! Join Detective Leslie Flynt, private investigator aboard the NAWK spaceship, as he tracks down a child's lost teddy bear. But things aren't what they seem, and family, fortune, and fate will all play a hand in giving Flynt a very NAWKing Christmas
Christmas, Corpses, and Clockwork Kittens
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
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A short Christmas mystery set in the world of the Cassie Pengear Mysteries. While preparing their tinkering/ haberdashery shop for the Christmas season, Kate and Ada find a body on their doorstep. When Inspector Wainwright is sent to investigate, they start looking into the crime themselves before he can scare away all of their Christmas patrons. A short Christmas mystery of approx. 5000 words.
Le nom de l'e-rose
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 7,370. Language: French. Published: December 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Les anti-virus sont là pour protéger les utilisateurs des attaques extérieures. Le jour où cet outil décide de protéger les utilisateurs contre leurs propres envies pour des raisons morales le SPES est appelé à la rescousse. Armelle, Kevin et Mike s'en vont donc chasser l'IA moralisatrice. Mais est-ce uniquement cela qui pose problème ?
Contos Insólitos - volume 1
Price: $1.84 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: December 9, 2016 by 36Linhas. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Este primeiro volume apresenta oito contos insólitos. Se você gosta de sobrenatural e não tem medo de se surpreender com espiritos, este livro é para você. Em contos como: St. Abbs Head, a sétima extinção, a última milha, o dono, grande Astiresi, o dia da caça, mulheres medrosas e a mina você se surpreenderá com o quanto o mundo é sobrenatural.
How Smoke Delivered A Christmas Present
Series: Smoke. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016 by Wonderland Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Victorian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
London, England. 1840. The former chimney sweep Caroline, a.k.a. the infamous Smoke, is trying to rescue homeless orphans from the streets. Three of her orphans have found a home with a wealthy mill-owner and his wife. The first night, all seems fine--but then the orphans disappear. Caroline breaks into the house, fearing the worst...
Afgehandel (2de uitgawe)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,910. Language: Afrikaans. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Belinda is ‘n middeljarige maatskaplike werker wie se demone uit haar verlede weer opduik wanneer sy ‘n berig op die radio hoor van ‘n geliefde onderwyser wat vermoor is. Wanneer sy die huis gaan besoek van een van haar pasiente neem een van hierdie demone in haar oor en verander haar lewe onherroeplik.