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A Hyena on the Run 2
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Brooke Delilah Gillespie, known mainly and formidably by her official monikers, Samantha Komodo and "Cheezi D"; formerly known by her past pen names of Jennifer Gisselbrecht, and Mwezi Desoto, is a female African wild dog (choosing to reincarnate into an Asiatic Lioness) and an American author/rapper/lyricist.
The Time Stopping People III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,170. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance
Calise Thomas looks through a crowded room. What she isn't expecting to find is Chris. He offers to take her home, but she doesn't leave his side so easily. She insists on joining him and his elite team at their special training grounds in the deep woods of Ohio. Without hesitation, she goes along with Chris to the farthest end of the state. Right away, she meets his mysterious posse.
The Lost Treasure Map 2017 (Novelette II)
Series: The Lost Treasure Map 2017. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 18,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2017 by CosmicBlueCB. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An action detective SF horror thriller sequel of a New York private eye’s exploration of an immense ancient haunted mansion, after finding a treasure map, and his encounters with strange hauntings, which he uncovers the source of in a lost chamber, and Dracula‘s lost tomb, and later its true origins, and a celestial time traveler, which they activate at a secret NASA and SETI research facility!
Murder on the Cosplay Express: A Kent Bronwyn Mystery
Series: Kent Bronwyn. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,640. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
A famous mystery author has spent the weekend at a comic book convention. While riding the train back to Los Angeles, he finds himself caught up in a murder investigation where every suspect is wearing a costume and isn't who they claim to be. The first in the Kent Bronwyn mystery series, this story pays homage to the great comic book conventions of Southern California.
Highway to Hell
Series: Cat of Many Colors. Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a sequel to STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN. Please read that story first. Haunted by nightmares, Becky returns to the old house where she makes an unpleasant discovery.
The Games People Play
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A stroll in the forest with a friend and a dog turns into a lot more. The British police force is called in to unravel twenty years of unconnected murders. But then, are they really unconnected?
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Shadow
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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.
Tabloid: Episode Two - A Fifth Of Freedom
Series: Tabloid, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,850. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Investigative journalist, Billy Edmonds reluctantly follows the trial of mob boss John Ciacci, which lays the ground work for what could be her comeback story.
Heartville's Diner
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Café, Eatery or Bistro... On the whole these brightly lit, welcoming signs serve as samples of sometimes age-old delectable processes kept secret, to keep hungry selective patrons going back for more...
Coastline
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
After the telecoms-, energy- and food investment sectors, the rapidly growing global security world, is by far, for serious investors with a large risk appetite, coming in vogue, reminiscent of the frantic gold rushes of yesteryear. This sector has taken on the characteristics of a growing mutating kicking and screaming tentacled organism...
Homecoming
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Liam returns home to the US from ten years in Paris, hoping to reunite with his estranged father, however, after settling down he notices the house is not only absent of his father, but all traces of him as well, which prompts him to believe that something isn't right with home.
Grace Steele: The Prequel
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
This is a short story that introduces amateur detective and blogger Grace Steele and her world to readers.
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's Finest Supernatural Detective: The Brag of Gold
Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Tristan Merryweather, Cheltenham's finest detective of all things supernatural, is in a spot of bother. Without a hint of any paranormal going-ons for months, he finds himself without stimulation, reason to celebrate, or his trusty housekeeper. So when a champion horse breeder recruits him to solve the mystery of a phantom horse, Tristan has no choice but to leap at the opportunity.
Stone Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stone and Karlsson. Partners in crime, who only rob the Mob. Their last job went wrong. Eyeball-witness wrong. They argue over fault in the back of a bar. Smith and Wesson on the table between them. Only one of them would live to see the dawn. "Stone Dead" a crime short story featuring fast talk and brutal action in a thrilling criminal underground setting. From Stefon Mears.
Tabloid: A Crime Stories Weekly Serial (Episode 1: Hell Up In Harlem)
Series: Tabloid, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
She found herself scraping the dregs of a tabloid writing third-rate stories that fell below the fold, passed page fifty and almost always next to a Bubba Gump Shrimp coupon. However, all that changed after she investigated the murder of a girl found floating in the Harlem River.
Accidentally on Purpose
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
T. Jesse Flannery is a small-time crook. Or at least he used to be. Nothing ever seems to go right for him, somehow. Then a buddy, or anyway a guy who's sort of a buddy, tells him about a train that really needs to get itself stolen. Well, why not? I mean, unless it's going to be a problem with his girlfriend. A fun story with no moral stance or other redeeming social value whatsoever.
A Basket Full of Bargains
Series: Life On Victoria Square, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,260. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by L.L. Bartlett. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Iris Drake is an odd duck who knows everyone at Artisans Alley arts-and-crafts arcade, but nobody knows her. When she walks into Gilda’s Gourmet Basket on Victoria Square, she’s a stranger there, too—but not for long. Yet she hasn’t to come to Gilda to buy her wares—she’s there to sell some of her own. All goes well until Iris’s secret is exposed.
Jigsaw Jill VS The Solver
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
She is back again. Jigsaw Jill with the L.A. Hollywood Homicide Squad and the murders that only she can solve. Who is the best at getting to the solution, Her or The Solver. Also who is the new hunk of a detective that joins the squad?
Seventh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017 by WDM Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detective Gus Collier has seen a lot of corpses, but he’s never had one open its eyes, grab his wrist, and speak to him. But that’s exactly what happens when he’s called to investigate a murder on the morning of his twenty-eighth birthday. Twenty-eight. Seven quadrupled. Gus is the seventh son of a seventh son, but he’s always considered it just an accident of birth--until today.
Bedtime Story For A Killer
Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
I'm a detective and sometime writer. Several years ago, my wife had been brutally murdered by the worst kind of deviant one can imagine. The police had little to go on until the killer wrote a taunting message that gave his name in disguised form. A kid from high school showed me how to use anagrams to solve the case. I felt compelled to write a bedtime story for the murderer. This is it!