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The Vampire on the Train: A Spinoza Story (Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A vampire on a train. What could possibly go wrong? Spinoza is a private investigator who specializes in finding the missing. He’s good at what he does. Damn good. But he’s also got a secret past that haunts him. In the short story, THE VAMPIRE ON THE TRAIN, Spinoza takes on a different kind of investigation when he’s hired to ride a train with a vampire whose dreams predict the future...
Skyjacker (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 7 )
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Thomas Higgins goes to Hollow Hills to get money from his friend. One week later, he died after begin struck by a car. His wife hires French to go to Hollow Hills and look for his friend, Dennis Moore. Two hours after French arrives in the small, town; he finds evidence to proving it wasn’t an accident but cold-blooded murder instead.
The Gumshoe Archives, The Vanishing Diamonds
Series: The Gumshoe Archives, 4th Grade Science Reader. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Nature & the Natural World / Environment, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Rocky Feller is the richest man in the world but he may not stay that way. Without clues or evidence he calls on Detective Andy Spencer to catch the thief that is stealing his diamonds. This is the 3rd book in the 4th grade science reading series. It teaches your child about rocks and soil formation.
Have Yourself a Deadly Little Christmas (A Greatest Hits Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Greatest Hits Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
It’s Christmas Eve, and huddled around the fireplace with pet Dodo in her lap, Missi Bombay tells the story about the time she and her cousins, Gin, Liv, Paris, and Cy carried out a holiday assignment on the family’s private island—Agatha Christie style.
Christmas Canapés & Sabotage
Series: Culinary Competition Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Amy Ridley is excited to be participating in the Holiday Celebrations Competition to kick off her Christmas season in Kellerton, Michigan. Local cooks are set to compete for prizes then serve their best party dishes to holiday revelers. Amy has her eye on a special prize, but she has a difficult time concentrating on creating a perfect party buffet when a plague of problems begins to whirl around.
Motion for Mistletoe (a Jamie Winters Mysteries holiday short story)
Series: Jamie Winters Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Jamie Winters' elderly neighbor Jack disappears a week before Christmas, Jamie pairs up with her landlord's fearless teenaged niece to find him. Only the more they look into his disappearance, the more they begin to believe Jack is not the man they thought he was...and he bears a suspiciously striking resemblance to jolly old Santa Claus.
A Christmas Ghost & Zero Regrets
Series: Dead by the Numbers Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
While Gianna Mancini longs for a cozy family Christmas back home, this year her cousin, Claudia, is getting married, and Gianna is the maid of honor. Having to spend the holiday in another state may have Gianna a bit blue, but when Claudia runs off the night before her nuptials, Gianna is determined to find her.
A (Gingerbread) Diorama of Death
Series: Helen Binney Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015 by Gemma Halliday. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
How could something as sweet and wholesome as a gingerbread-house contest lead to a murder investigation? Just include the ex-first-lady of Massachusetts, Helen Binney, on the judging panel and require a unanimous decision for the prizes. The other judges are dampening Helen's Christmas spirit, and she's beginning to think that someone involved in the contest is a killer targeting her friends.
Suspicion- (A Private Detective Mystery Series of crime mystery novels Book 6)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jennifer is accused of murdering her estranged husband, Michael. She is a friend of Alex French's, a seasoned private investigator. The day Michael was gunned down, Jennifer was hanging out in a bar, she had a drink and could not remember anything else for the rest of the day. When Jennifer came to, she was in an apartment she has never seen before holding on to a small handgun, and Michael's
Pervious Pickle
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Pervious pickle, being a career criminal, devised a plan so devious he thought it was fool proof in every way. Everything seemed to fall into place as he put his plan into action. He would have succeeded in his endeavour had it not been for Inspector Cheesecake. This short story takes you through a criminal mind that hatched a brainy idea that couldn't possibly fail.
The Brain Farm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Truth is often stranger than fiction. A suburban hit and run should be an open and shut case for our intrepid duo. However Kroupa and Hendrych soon realise that things are far more complicated than they look and once again they find themselves plunged into the underbelly of the city. One clue leads to the next, each turn becoming more twisted and dangerous, until finally all is bared, literally!
The Deadly Dinner #1 - The Beginning
Series: Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Series. Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015 by Yap Kee Chong. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catch a quick glimpse of Book 1 of the Skyvalley Cozy Mystery Ghost Trilogy Series:- It’s Emmy and Daniel’s first wedding anniversary and they’re having dinner at Sky Cornerstone, one of the best restaurants in town. In the middle of dinner, everyone in the restaurant is shocked by a scream coming from the powder room: A woman has died and people are left in shock because no one has any idea how.
Zero to Sixty (A Jason Thornhill Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Professional thief Jason Thornhill and his crew are back. This time their target is a Montreal drug lord's four hundred thousand dollar Lamborghini. There's a nice payoff waiting for them if they can pull it off. The only things standing in their way are two dim-witted henchmen, a bored rookie cop, a trio of backwoods scavengers, and an army of state troopers. Fasten your seatbelt...
Cinema Detectives: Crime Wave
Series: Cinema Detectives. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
An ideal community seems to have survived for many years in Birmingham's Five Ways district. But now there is a subtle threat to the inhabitants of Laburnum House. Rosa Pleck and Ken Prime, the Cinema Detectives, investigate!
Justice For All
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A young woman is defiled. After appealing to the law, a group of friends take matters into their own hands and demand retribution. A perfect plan falls apart and their lives are shattered. One member of the group seeks justice for all.
Send in the Clowns (A Jason Thornhill Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
THE BIG BANG THEORY meets OCEAN'S ELEVEN Jason and friends may be on to a major score. A crooked attorney's warehouse full of stolen merchandise is an attractive target, but no job is as easy as it looks. The wisecracking, pop culture-obsessed crew will need to scramble if they want get away with the swag. And stay out of jail. Send in the Clowns is a short story. Approximate length: 9000 words
Sherlock Holmes and The Angel's Trumpet
Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Holmes and Watson become involved in the very early days of flying when guests of the wife of a French flyer fall ill at a society tea party. A fearful crash landing, an injured pilot and a sketchbook full of secrets gives Holmes the ideal opportunity to investigate further. Watson is reminded of his Army days in India and Holmes has his suspicions but he must act quickly to prevent a scandal.
Sherlock Holmes and The Second Key
Price: $2.20 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: British English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A grieving widow seeks the help of Holmes and Watson after an explosion at Liverpool Street Station. Holmes uses the wonders of Edwardian medicine to help him defuse a second bomb which he suspects to be the work of Julia Moriarty. Holmes uses his skills to entice Moriarty from her lair... but with tragic results. The British Nation is saved from embarrassment by Holmes...but at what cost?
The Murders at Hobson’s Coal Hole and The Prospect of Whitby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,050. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
The third in the series of previously unpublished cases of Sherlock Holmes, related by John H. Watson, MD. The only known manuscripts in this collection are rough drafts without provenance in the library of Oliver St Gaudy, who has revised and otherwise prepared them for publication. Whether they are authentic is for the reader to decide.
Havana Nocturne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Intrigue Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With US relations with Cuba, you can relive the past with this mystery/espionage story set in Cuba right after the Cuban Missile Crisis.