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The Trap
Price: $1.45 USD. Words: 8,730. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Kriton Ellis is the protagonist of a series of short mystery stories. In this story, an anonymous sender is willing to trap different people in order to prove that money is above personal principles and values. Is the murderer of Albert Robinson, the famous art dealer, one of them? If there was only one truth our life would be very monotonous… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41ZcgVPzJNE
The Exciting Adventures of Life in General
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
A brief foray turns disastrous for LA detective Ollie Reed.
The Indigo Mantis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,970. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by Book Smugglers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A crime-fighting praying mantis avenges her father's murder in E. Catherine Tobler's The Indigo Mantis
Panhandle Freight
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016 by James Reasoner. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A bitter winter storm was blowing fiercely when Lucas Hallam rode up to the isolated railroad station. It wasn’t a fit night for man or beast to be out, but Hallam found himself joined by a number of other pilgrims waiting for a train – and one of them just might be a killer. But the big man has a secret of his own... Finalist for the Peacemaker Award in the category of Best Short Fiction in 2012.
Final Game: Smith Investigation Series 2 Book 5
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. This would be the last book of the series, and Rob story ends.
Mental Game: Smith Investigation Series 2 Book 4
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,230. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
---About Rob Walsh or "Robin"--- The year is 2014. Rob Walsh is a 49 years old retired Chief Petty Officer and private investigator. She is a rising star as a PI. Following a certain incident with her client, she has decided to resign and spend her time writing books. ---Plot--- This case is about proving a husband's treachery when committing his wealthy wife to a mental asylum.
Tricky Game: Smith Investigation Series 2 Book 3
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,300. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
An old buddy of Smith's, lawyer for many wealthy families, employs the firm to find a lost heir of one of his clients. Without the youngest daughter, Eleanor, the large estate he is in charge of managing cannot be released to the other heirs. The lawyer expressly asks for Rob, as he knows her for as long as he's known Smith.
Hidden Game: Smith Investigation Series 2 Book 2
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,930. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Robin's book is in finally ready. If only she can find the time to edit before passing it to her editor. With only one week before the deadline, she runs into a young man in Smith Investigations. Realizing Rob's reputation, he immediately asks for her help in locating her missing sister.
New Game: Smith Investigation Series 2 Book 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,310. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Rob is focusing more on her writing and she is in away for he weekend to interview an Applied Mathematics expert and is away. When she gets there to meet the expert, she learns that he has disappeared for a few days. Suspicious of something might happened to him. Rob calls Smith Investigations and the team starts a search. What new game awaits Rob in her investigation?
The Melungeon Witch's Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When a single, pregnant woman is attacked, Melungeon healer Cephea Collins comes to her defense and her aid. After all, Cephea herself knows a thing or two about being an outcast in society. As Sheriff Daniel Praeger's ex-wife makes a last-ditch attempt to drive Daniel and Cephea apart, Cephea begins to wonder if there will be a happy ending for anyone.
The Melungeon Witch's Gold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
A mysterious stranger is found with a bag of gold—and shot with a poisoned arrow. When a man and woman arrive in town with claims the gold was stolen, Sheriff Daniel Praeger must uncover the truth while Melungeon healer Cephea Collins tends to the wounded and unconscious victim. Will the growing feelings between Daniel and Cephea help solve the puzzle or drive them further apart?
The Melungeon Witch's Ghost
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When Sheriff Daniel Praeger's three-year-old son finds a "sleeping man" in the woods, Daniel realizes the man has been murdered—and was himself accused of murdering his own wife a year ago. With the dead man's uncooperative family and Daniel's ex turning up the heat, can Daniel keep his son and Cephea safe while sorting out his own conflicted emotions?
Return of the Melungeon Witch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
Melungeon healer Cephea Collins finds herself falling for Sheriff Daniel Praeger, but those feelings are put to the test when he asks her help on a case involving the murder of his ex-girlfriend's brother. As the ex makes it clear she wants to rekindle her relationship with Daniel, Cephea learns that love can be as deadly as any of the poultices and poisons she uses in her craft.
The Melungeon Witch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
When a girl is found murdered in a small Appalachian town after meeting with mysterious Melungeon healer Cephea Collins, suspicion falls on Cephea. It's up to Sheriff Daniel Praeger to uncover the truth, but his investigation may dig a little too close to home when he finds himself falling for the main suspect, and his beliefs about science and witchcraft are turned upside down.
WMD Redux Weapons Missing Detection
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story Fiction: WMD planted in a foreign country to justify invasion go missing. One person knows their location. His value is tied to public reaction. Time is running out!
Quick Guide: Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner
Series: A Quick Guide ยท Study Gudes: English Literature. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The book is generally categorized under different genres. It is said to be a part-Gothic and part-psychological mystery. Some scholars consider it by turns part-meta-fiction, part-satire, and part-case study of totalitarian thought.
You Be the Dick
Price: Free! Words: 1,800. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
You are a rookie detective, one your grizzled veteran partner is not taking an immediate shine to. But he's walking you through your first case, like a children's primer, and it's up to you to keep your ears open, eyes wide, and mouth shut! Maybe, if you're worth the time the department's put into you, you'll solve the case. But no one's taking bets.
Afterlife with Father: Father Raises the Dead
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Halloween, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Father's one rule for pets was that they were to be kept outside, a rule my sister Alison broke with consistency. Father had many peculiarities, which made life in the Night household fun and exciting. But one frightening Halloween surpassed them all, as the beloved cat we had just buried came back from the dead!
Blood Red
Price: Free! Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2016 by Swyers Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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This short story introduces Iowa detective Callie Worth as she solves a bloody mystery in small-town Macy, Iowa. All is not as it seems but perseverance and a couple of K-9s help get the job done.
Pet Shop Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 590. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jen is a pet store owner. She comes in one day and finds a snake missing. Did the ex- pet store co-owner steal the snake?