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The Japanese Bath: A Short Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Alec and Jill return to Sydney from a stint working in Japan. They are delighted to find a house containing a real Japanese-style bath with silky-smooth water. However, a heavy rainstorm causes havoc, revealing the bath's dark secret.
François, léonard et les autres
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,850. Language: French. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
En 2074 les lycéens apprennent ou révisent l’histoire de France via des jeux vidéos, mais les faits qui y sont rapportés sont-ils toujours historiquement avérés ?
Kitchen Witch
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,650. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When self-styled witch Eudora Pembroke is found dead in her house after ingesting a poisonous plant, everybody suspects a tragic accident. After all, Eudora was elderly and might have mistaken the poisonous plant for a benign herb. But Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd is sceptical. Would a skilled herbalist like Eudora Pembroke make such a beginner's mistake? And who had a motive to poison her?
Mystery1
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
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Money Talks
Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He never gave a second thought to the old Lincoln gathering dust in the corner, until a couple of gentlemen from south of the border walk in with a wad of cash money.
Boot Scoot: A Dawna Shepherd Short Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Dawna Shepherd’s celebrating Christmas in her home town when a bounty hunter pursues her college student brother home from Lubbock. Certain that Fugitive Team Leader O’Brien won’t give up, all Dawna's crime-fighter instincts are screaming that he'll ruin this holiday for someone she loves. Can law-abiding Dawna find a way to save Christmas?
Murder by the Light of the Moon: The Midnight Massacres
Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This is the continuation of the FBI Serial Killer expert Agent Margaret Crawford. A horrific murder of a group of High Society people attending a charity Gala throws her into the mist of a brutal and apparently senseless killing spree. The introduction of a nosy reporter turned novelist adds to her frustrations. Join us as we pursue the brutal and wild set of homicides.
Secret Agent Twins 1: Training Begins
Price: Free! Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Toby and Sam are your typical 11 year old brother and sister, except that they happen to be twins. Join them as their adventure begins with the discovery that their Granddad is not quite what everyone thought he was. Follow them as they try to track down the villain and stop him before he completes his evil plans.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 4
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead and nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet and live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life as a private investigator isn't all big cases, excitement and arch enemies.
The Chesapeake Bay Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: American English. Published: May 1, 2017 by BinnsCagneyPublishing Co. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A dead body is discovered at the Wayfarer’s Inn at Chesapeake Bay. The FBI transfers the victim to New York for analysis.and a murder investigation is opened. When the body goes missing from the Medical Examiner's custody it opens up a world of hurt for the town's Sheriff, Kim Chastain.
It's Written in the Leaves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,950. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Charley McGraw is an architect assigned to help Easton Demolition keep a turn of the century building from being damaged. What she didn't count on was sexy Seth Easton, or that someone is targeting his company and threatening everyone around him. Join Lilly Cunningham and her mobile tea truck the Aquarius Moon, as she lends her skills at reading tea leaves to help solve mysteries.
The Pulp and Mystery Shelf: My Introduction to Genre and Mystery Fiction
Series: The Pulp and Mystery Shelf. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Genre and Mystery writer Shannon Muir, who also administrates the blog THE PULP AND MYSTERY SHELF, gives personal insights on the field, how she became a part of it, and then the first year of launching a blog focused on it. Additionally, the collection includes a mystery short story called "First Deadly Hollywood Break".
Class X
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 8,190. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Elle Carbone team up with Stanley Simmonds to find the missing necklace value a million dollars. What they did not know was that the owner,Norma Watts did not want it found. Norma was dead broke and planned with her girl friend to have the insurance. When the thief was found dead, all leads led to a drug dealer, Nazim Hassan who was a threat to the lead detective.
Haunted Portumna
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
What happened with part of boys from Portumna' Work House? Are the photos about them, killing in bloody rituals? Or maybe not? Do this WITH me, watch the photos, find the answer.
More Journal Entries.. The Wedding!! Private Eye Isabel Raven Montarosa.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: American English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Love & life in this book will make you feel as if you have never loved before. But plot twists will make you think.
Georgie O. Seaman - Sailor Stories
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 20, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
FATHER was a merchant, one of the notables in another town, and a man of fair means. He died while I was yet a child, leaving me much money and lands and farmhouses. Continue reading..
Deadly Breakup
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Zax has just broken up with his girlfriend, who happened to have fallen for a rich man. Only a couple of weeks later, she is found dead in a pool of blood. Now Zax has some questions to answer because all evidence at the scene points out to him as the main suspect. When interviewed he denies anything to do with her death, could he be telling the truth? Or is there a story behind the story?....
The Case of Pilgrim Hugh: Five Strange Detective Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dean Wesley Smith, famous for being one of the most prolific and wide-ranging authors working today, draws on his library of strange detective stories to produce this collection of short stories featuring Pilgrim Hugh, one of the weirdest detectives in modern fiction.
L'école buissonnière
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 6,990. Language: French. Published: April 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Roland, retraité du SPES depuis bientôt une année, donne un cours sur les enquêtes spéciales à de jeunes officiers prometteurs. Pendant cette Master-class un vieil ami, devenu responsable de la morgue de l'école, va lui demander de l'aide pour une enquête concernant un mystérieux cadavre. Roland va donc débuter les investigations avec ses élèves.
The Elizabeth West Mysteries
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Murder most foul comes to the cosy country lanes of a green and pleasant England. Poison darts, death cap mushrooms, footprints and DNA evidence all come together for some in depth detection work and with the help of forensic guru Antonette, Constable Elizabeth West is able to bring a diverse collection of murdering villains to account. Expect the unexpected.