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Detective for the Innocent
By J.H. McCarthy
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
New York needs a hero to save its citizens from ruthless gangs. Can detective Higgs step up to the plate?
The Body on Ortega Highway: A Detective Santy Mystery
By Louise Hathaway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This riveting murder/mystery is a story of sexual obsession and stalking. Taking place in Orange County, California, it begins with the death of a sixteen year old hitchhiker. Detective Clarissa Santy is assigned the case and finds herself the victim of a stalker. Is her stalker the same person who's been killing girls in Orange County? Will she be his next victim?
Darkness Never Fades
By calvin King Rivers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dark forces are surrounding the war and FBI agent Cassie Irons is faced with the choice to join a secret organization to battle these forces.
Death Warmed Up
By Christopher J Young
Price: Free! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jockson Hawes is a detective with one very large problem - he is dead. Or rather; he isn't dead. He has woken up from a deep darkness and found himself sitting behind his desk, with flies buzzing around his face and no memory. In the chair across from him sits a Haitian priest, insisting that Jockson gets on with the task at hand, and talking of demons and talismans and a witch called Annie...
Astral Bodies (Part 2)
By D.L. Miles
Series: Astral Bodies, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
*This is part Two of a serial novel, NOT the complete novel!* Twenty-year-old Tess has the ability to astral project, and while going for a midnight walk in the woods she stumbles across a ritual murder. Not only that, the killer was able to see her when nobody else could. Soon she thinks her life can return to normal, until Jonas Adler contacts her with an offer she can't refuse.
The Holdup
By Jeff Avila
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Driving home from a job with five thousand dollars cash, hit woman Ginger Greene stops at a roadside diner for a quick bite. When two armed men show up, Ginger knows she must play it cool if she wants to get our alive. And with all her cash. But when one customer plays the hero, all hell breaks loose!
The Right-Hand Man
By Jeff Avila
Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Dark Elms Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A powerful gangster’s right-hand man, Marcus does it all. Personal secretary. Business confidant. The man who cleans up the messes. And even those who make them. But when he makes the mistake, how will he clean up his own mess — one that threatens his bosses well-secured existence?
Abnormality #3: Lost Souls
By Tom Lichtenberg
Series: Abnormalities, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
The world's #1 Big-Data Detective returns in yet another impossible adventure. This time the wrong things are happening at the wrong times in the wrong places while pasts and futures hang in the balance. Part Freakonomics, part Sherlock Holmes, part Doctor Who, part somewhere on the spectrum and 100% completely absurd, The Abnormalities series continues with "Abnormality #3, Lost Souls
The Tragic Death of Sherlock Holmes.
By John Pirillo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Death is not always what it seems, nor whom it seems to be in this story. A complex adventure that tests the very souls of all involved, Professor Moriarity and his friends must solve a mystery that goes back over decades and involves the gruesome deaths of countless victims.
Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness, Episode Five
By Kate Gray
Series: Centennial Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Look for the conclusion of Augustus and the Late Unpleasantness on April 11, to be shortly followed by a compiled set of all the episodes for one low price!
Broken Family
By Kevin Hopson
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by MuseItUp Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A mother of two is found dead along the shore of a lake, and the suspects are piling up.
Live And Let Lie
By Carolyn Scott
Series: Cat Sinclair Mysteries, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by CJ Archer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
This prequel to the Cat Sinclair Mystery series takes place when Cat is still living the dream in Hollywood. In a night where jewelry is stolen, affairs are exposed and liars are everywhere, it's left to Cat to unravel the truth. At 14,000 words, LIVE AND LET LIE is a quick introduction to the 1st book in the series.
Prop Master, Where's the Liqueur?
By Felipe Adan Lerma
Series: Vermont Shorts, Book 3 · Samantha (Sam) Mystery Suspense, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,840. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
7,220 story words. Approx 29 standard pages. Part of the Samantha (Sam) series of short stories set in Vermont and Austin Texas., beginning with "Dirty Sixth Street" and continuing with "Hello Darling" and "Sound from Nowhere." In "Prop Master, Where's the Liqueur" - the fourth in this series - Sam is fourteen in the story she narrates to the six children (ages ten through eighteen).
Dowse and Bleed: a novelette of Kingdoms and Thorn
By Liana Mir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Rachelle was once one of the most powerful special human military operatives, able to read genetic material on contact. Now she has her own problems and staying out of the business tops the list. Then an informant vanishes from his apartment, leaving shattered windows, blood on the carpet, and a frantic message that he knows who's after him. Just one more case, even if it could end up killing her.
Halifax Ghost Stories
By Gerry MacPherson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Can we ever really know for sure that ghosts exist? There have been too many sightings and reports of ghostlike phenomena to be dismiss. Maritime Canada, famous for its folklore has no shortage of ghost stories.When reading these tales, keep in mind that folklore is most often passed down from generation to generation,Take these stories for what they are and enjoy them.
Trouble in Tombstone, A Floyd Sisters Mystery
By Sinda Cheri Floyd
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,580. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
The Old West, a ghost and a murder… The Floyd sisters are at it again, trying to solve a new mystery in Old Tombstone. Follow their latest adventure trying to solve the mystery through perseverance, bickering and fun!
Sherlock Holmes and The Lymington Affair
By Dick Gillman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Watson's interest in sailing prompts Holmes to instruct him in its finer points. However, Holmes falls desperately ill and poisoning on a grand scale is suspected. As Holmes recovers, Watson visits his aunt and exposes the true extent of the horror. Holmes's deductions and a reminder of Watson's embarassing exposure in the 'The Bishop's Tiepin' case leads Holmes to propose an unexpected solution.
Wakulla
By Phaedra Weldon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Caldwell Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In 1939, Detective Steve Ducette is handed an open and shut case of rape and revenge. But when Ducette decides to disregard his superior's command to close the file, what he finds teaches him not all cases are black and white.
Starting Again
By Tor Richardson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,380. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the little voice at the back of his head tells Tucker it's time to run, he usually listens. With the law always on his tail, the identity thief knows better than to argue. But when he meets a girl and stays in town too long, Tucker Jones slams straight into a frantic scramble to flee a murder he didn't commit and escape from the killer who did.
Flight 370
By Eduard Joseph
Price: Free! Words: 4,460. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
0.75 star(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Amaal is on her way to Beijing when the air stewardess informs them that their plane has lost contact with ground control. Is it their plane that disappeared or is it the world outside that's vanished? Are you ready for the flight of your life?