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Cuffed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: American English. Published: July 22, 2015 by HighRock Institute. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It’s not easy to work the graveyard shift and pharmacist Sam Delaney finds out that the overnight shift can be deadly when a dangerous patient from an ER steps into his pharmacy and presents a questionable prescription. Concern turns to panic as Sam calls the police and is told that they will be delayed. A storm and its inevitable fender benders leave Sam to deal with the situation on his own.
The Stitcher - (A Politically Incorrect Pulp Noir Short Story)
Series: Detective Vic Vicious Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Shelter Wood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in an alternate earth in the year 2050, Detective Vic Vicious is brought out of cryogenic prison to solve a string of brutal homicides torturing Los Angeles. When a woman is found on her back in a dark alley with her nether regions stitched together, it takes a man like Detective Vic to solve the case. Or will the case solve him?
A View From the Meadow: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » General
Ten year old Cassie saw something shocking when she peeked through the fence into the new neighbors' back yard. But who will believe her?
Robin Lockslay: Episode One: The Honey Trap
Price: Free! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Robin Hood as you've never seen her ... a modern day thief with a heart of gold. Episode One of Ten.
Sherlock Holmes - The Adventure of the Sinister Chinaman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A Sherlock Holmes short story of 7.300 words, narrated by Dr. Watson. Holmes and Watson are in San Francisco, defending a Chinese magician accused of kidnapping a child. They are aided by that renowned prestidigitator and aeronaut Oscar Zoroaster Diggs - otherwise known as the Great and Powerful Oz.
There Shall Your Heart Be Also
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Short story of 5,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Benjamin January murder mystery series. It's astonishing enough to everyone who knows New Orleans saloon-keeper Kentucky Williams that she owns a Bible... but someone is willing to do murder to steal it. Benjamin January and his worthless white sidekick Hannibal Sefton attempt to figure out who - and why.
A Fine Kettle of Fish
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a stranger walks into the neighborhood bar, The Fine Kettle O’Fish, Finn and the others aren’t sure what to think of him--at first. Soon, it’s apparent that Malcolm, the new guy, is bothering everyone’s favorite striptease artist, Violet, who has had a rough time climbing out of the gutter. Something is lurking in Mal’s past, and something has to be done. A short story.
Darkest Night
Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
After catching a brutal serial killer known as The Butterfly Killer in The Butterfly Tattoo, Joe Collins walked away from being a cop. In Paradise Lost, his former partner lures Joe back into police work to solve a string of serial kidnappings. But what happened to Joe in between? After a sound man is murdered on a movie set , Joe is hired to find out who killed him......
Wolf Of The Red Nights
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story goes around the detective Edward and the things that are happening in the town and how our quick witted detective capture the wolf solving the mystery behind the murders and the urban legend
The Death in the Mouse Kingdom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The book is intended for students learning English as a second language.
The Detective Games - #1: Trial by Firefight
Series: The Detective Games. Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
How could a single criminal case lead to many more around the world, all seemingly perpetrated by the same man? The world's best detectives have been gathered for such a time as this... but will they be a match for Titus? Or will they become puppets in his grand plan? The Detective Games #1: Trial by Firefight is a quirky thrill ride that is part mystery / thriller, part action / adventure.
The Detective Games - #2: Beyond Chivalry
Series: The Detective Games. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Join Detectives Leor and Jean as they journey through France by helicopter – seeing the beauty of the land and listening to the sound of an accordion, fading into the night. Peaceful as it is, they quickly find that France is home not only to love and lights, but to peril. For the world's chief madman and criminal mastermind has chosen them as his next targets.
Lo Stalker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Un ragazzino viene spinto da un suo compagno di classe a seguire una donna giovane e bellissima, dopo che lei è scesa dall’autobus che la portava dall’ufficio verso casa. Lui inizia a pedinarla e la vita privata della donna solletica la sua curiosità. Anni dopo, la ritrova inaspettatamente in un contesto professionale e riesce a scoprire molti dettagli strettamente privati della sua vita.
CHASE - The Humorous Side of Paranoia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
CHASE completes crime humorist Brian James’s trilogy. It is entirely a composite work of fiction, based essentially on the 2011 fictional memoir, HEADSTONE, and its 2013 sequel, FORTUNE.
Amos Hangs On
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Like most house cats, Amos isn't owned by anybody, but he owns a human named Jeff. When Jeff's life is threatened, Amos has a reason for being a hero. If Jeff were to die, who would feed Amos, clean his litter box, brush his fur and generally look after him? So Amos takes matters into his own hands – or rather his own claws and teeth - and does the job. A short story.
Hagar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January historical mystery series. When the mistress of a plantation is murdered, Benjamin's wife Rose is convinced that contrary to the evidence, the crime was not committed by one of the household slaves. But proving it will be another matter.
A Time For Every Purpose Under Heaven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans, uses her own detective skills to track down a killer.
Libre
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A short story the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. In pre-Civil-War New Orleans, musician Benjamin January seeks the missing daughter of one of the free colored demi-monde.
Spiked Tea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Matthew is getting tired of waiting for the cancer to finally claim his eccentric aunt Annemarie. So he decides to help nature take its course… by adding some morphine to Annemarie's beloved tea. Beth is fond of the milk jug that is a family heirloom, but her boyfriend Ryan disagrees. Two short tales of family heirlooms, inheritances, tea and murder of 4400 words altogether.
All Alone Out There
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
How far would you go to protect the ones you love? It's a classic question and a easy one. Wherever you need to. Whatever it takes. Just to know your children are safe. That your husband's coming home from work tonight. No. The vital question here is: can you?