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Sow and Reap
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Screenplays » Drama, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SOW AND REAP is a collection of stories full about prayer, murder, and infidelity. These stories are full of mystery, suspense, and drama with a twist.
The Kidnapping
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jack Lord and Belle were given the job to find, and help a Mrs Landly escape from some kidnapper, that had taken her, and demanded several million dollars for her relies. Belle in her own car supplied with a tracking device, made it possible for Jack Lord to follow the car, and when he had the kidnappers address, he contacted the police, and the kidnappers were taken to long prison term.
Hard Times
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Why are these things always so hard? Johns are dying in Barnstow. It was bound to happen eventually, in a city where legal prostitution is a big part of the tourist industry, but not so many so fast. And of course, if there are dead bodies in Barnstow, Detective Jimmy Delaney isn’t far away. “Hard Times" is a detective story with sci-fi elements, the sixth in the Detective Jimmy Delaney series.
The Secret Society of The Great Pumpkin
Price: Free! Words: 13,230. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
This book is my account of my investigation into The Secret Society of the Great Pumpkin, a frightening annual Corps of Cadets Halloween tradition at Texas A&M University. Active Duty US Marine sergeant instructors assigned to Texas A&M play a cat and mouse game with cadets to stop The Great Pumpkin. If they can ever stop The Great Pumpkin just once, the tradition dies.
Frozen in Cherry Hills
Series: Cozy Cat Caper Mystery. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: American English. Published: October 18, 2016 by Marla Bradeen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Kat Harper's first day at her new job doesn't go as planned when a runaway cat leads her to a dead body outside of her office building. Things only get worse when Sadie Cramer's death is deemed a homicide, and Kat starts running into plenty of people with motive for murder. But Kat better be careful, or her quest to figure out "whodunit" just might turn her into the killer's next victim.
Detective Godfrey On The Case
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
There had been a poisoning at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Trumble. Detective Edna Godfrey from the 16th Precinct had been assigned to investigate. The crime had occurred during a dinner party. Detective Godfrey solved the question of who had apparently committed the crime. This story takes you step by step through the investigation. Can you solve the mystery before the answer is revealed?
The Galvanized Life Jacket
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Sam loves his wife and he loves his boat. He especially loves new boating gear. However, when his darling wife presents him with a new, high-tech life jacket, Sam has his doubts. This innovation doesn't seem practical. A personal floatation device made out of galvanized steel? If you love sea stories and satire as much as Sam loves his boat, then set sail with "The Galvanized Life Jacket."
Love at Thanksgiving - Part 1
Series: Love at Thanksgiving, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016 by jaumeviladrosa. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Love at Thanksgiving – A financial thriller, suspenseful, terrifying, and truly entertaining.The first of four parts, Love at Thanksgiving, will keep you guessing and wanting more. An emotional and highly enjoyable read, full of suspense and surprises.
The Scientist's Widow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Ana Santiago has one of those murder cases that she can’t let go. A neuroscientist with promising research. Did his wife do it? Why does she tow around a cooler every day? Is his remains in the cooler? Ana wants answers, but learning the truth may be more than she wants.
Deadly Devil's Food
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Deadly Devil's Food is a Halloween short cozy mystery set in a big box discount superstore's bakery. A quick read written using traditional values of cozy mysteries.
The Last Sentinel
Price: Free! Words: 14,330. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The Indian island of North Sentinel is home to the Sentinelese, one of the world's last uncontacted tribes. On an expedition to the island Dr. Zakir Khan is killed - not with spears and arrows - but with a gun. As investigators attempt to discover who - or what - is inhabiting the island, shocking secrets will be uncovered. Secrets that will rewrite history and endanger the lives of millions.
The Blow of Fate
Series: KRITON ELLIS. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Inspector Kriton Ellis is the fictional protagonist of a series of short mystery stories. Sienna, the daughter of the founder of Kennedy Worldwide Holdings, Inc is found dead in her house. The prime suspect is Edgar Mills, a real estate agent was the last person to see her alive. He confessed that she was alive when he left her house and protested his innocence in the strongest terms...
Devil's In The Details
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Grok had been a scout in the Border Wars for nearly twenty years. Twenty years of selling his bow and sending winged death to countless foes. Old and tired of the killing; a sheriff’s position in a sleepy country town seemed like just the thing. But the monster that Grok must defeat will require all his cunning and strength to defeat. He will win, or die trying. Running is a game for the young.
Animal Detective: Henry the Bobcat’s Disappearance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2016 by Pam Paulson. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Follow Detective Frank in another episode of Animal Detective. Henry The Bobcat was taken from the San Diego Zoo last night! Walk through all the exhibits questioning each of the zookeepers about there whereabouts, find clues and hunches along the way from surprise witnesses and slowly discover who took him and why! Follow along as Detective Frank solves yet another case Read This Book Today!
The Woman on Pier 29
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2016 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
In 1845 New York City, a dead woman’s body is discovered in the waters of the East River. Sgt. Daniel Kilmurray’s investigation take him from the briny piers of the lower East Side to the spectacular opulence of the Park Hotel, from seedy tenement basement bars to unsavory boarding houses where the most despicable of crimes are committed, during a time when modern policing is in its infancy.
The Unknown Goddess
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,890. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A Victorian murder mystery among the tombs of Egypt. The year is 1871, a world of discovery and invention. Electricity, electric lights, fast airship travel... it is not quite the Victorian England of history books! Join proper English gentleman and antiquarian, Josiah Samson, and his surprisingly able assistant, Bea, on their first adventure! Murder, suspense, ancient secrets revealed...
Pariez sur la bonne étoile
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales. Price: Free! Words: 7,430. Language: French. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Quand un milliardaire meurt alors qu'il était encore loin de sa date de péremption il s'agit indéniablement d'une affaire spéciale. Armelle et Kevin se retrouvent chargés de comprendre comment Olivier de Monteuil a pu décéder. L'affaire se complique lorsqu'ils découvrent qu'une partie de son corps a été soumise à l’impesanteur peu de temps avant sa mort, comme s'il avait voyagé dans l'espace...
The Lander Clan, book one of two
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Leonora Hodge invited an old friend, tarot card reader Pamela Lander, for a coffee, she started a serious of event she had never thought possible. Pamela's siblings, Sylvester, Sonia and Sofia have some magical abilities. They can all see what one of them are looking at, and they can also hear what one of them hear and two of them like to use their abilities, to steal others property.
Sherlock Holmes Re-told In Twenty-First Century Easy-English : The Speckled Band
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
Sherlock Holmes re-told in twenty-first century Easy-English : The Speckled Band is the fifth of the Easy-English Classics series from international best-selling author Mark Williams.
Gillian Flynn's Dark Places | Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is a summary of the novel Dark Places, Gillian Flynn’s 2009 bestselling novel. It is a crime thriller containing a peculiar protagonist and dreadful situations. Though some readers may not appreciate the novel’s dark perspective or the characters’ unusual behaviors, others will enjoy the alternative viewpoints it depicts. Some will even be happy with the subversion of the rules.