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Tender Echoes
Price: Free! Words: 21,940. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Three years ago, Lexi Donovan’s natural gift on the keyboard elevated her from teenage orphan from the street to a self-sufficient, independent, young woman. Acting on her strong moral code places her in a killer’s cross hairs when she anonymously helps police in a murder investigation. A fast-paced mystery thriller.
Bad Love
You set the price! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Based on a true story. The exorcism of a djinn from a chaste wifey turns up some dark family secrets.
Agent Clifton : new beginnings
Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: British English. Published: June 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Agent clifton has a mission. Criminals stole from a bank and he is chasing them across england and ireland.
Lost Girl Diary
Price: Free! Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
Four passports of four vanished girls. The one who found them is missing too. A dead man's diary may contain the vital key. A search begins in Australia and across the world
Jack in a Box
Price: Free! Words: 77,810. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
PI Charlie Hampton dodges bullets trying to clear his client, Jack, of a murder rap. But might shady Jack be in jail for just cause? Enter the Triad bosses, intent on tracking down a lost heroin shipment, also the thief that nabbed it and murdered their man. Jack is going down and will Charlie go down with him? Not if he can help it. It's murder, madness and mayhem but also a lot of fun.
The Rise of The Fallen Empire
Price: Free! Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a group of curious Archaeological students receive a text specified with co-ordinates, they immediately begin their own quest by following the trail, ultimately leading them into a trap; they stumble upon, what they think, is an age old buried scripture, but it doesn't stop there. Now they must dig deep to unravel the mystery, which would shake the entire Archaeological community of Baltimore
Steerage
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A short tale from Lucus Anthony Ren, the spring of 1928, drifting through that water which the ‘Princess Salima' calmly makes headway, her last voyage, where a women returns from her cabin below into the sunny afternoon, only to find the the ship empty, its crew vanished, until 40 years later they returned, with a message dark, full of fear, and mystery, not our own tempo, of what we may become.
The Haunting of Rachel Harroway: Book 0
Price: Free! Words: 32,960. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Rachel draws corpses for a living. Consequently, her and her husband’s move to a creepy mansion deep in the Appalachian Mountains seemed like a dream come true. However, when intrusive neighbors, odd occurrence, and the secrets of the Hadley House begin to reveal their sinister nature, Rachel discovers what was once an inspiration to her art could mean the end of her sanity… and her life.
Jack's Story
You set the price! Words: 1,920. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A little intro to Jack the Ripper.
Shootout with the Twin Killers
Price: Free! Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
This is the concluding story of Agent Margaret Crawford and her pursuit of the Twin Killer. Once again he has struck after a break of five years. This time his choice of victims is slightly different. Can she and her husband solve the twisted path of clues to the identity of this slayer of innocents?
How Green Was My Lovely Big Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
It was a classic pea-souper, thick with the stink of the Tyne and as sticky as an athlete's armpit. I wanted to go home, relax, tune into Channel 69 and open a beer, but something caught my eye through the gloom. Ordinarily, I'd have told Pussy Hideaway to go and lose herself, but I was behind with the rent...
Dreamwalkers Book One - The Intruder. A Markland Garraway Paranormal Mystery Thriller
Price: Free! Words: 76,190. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The whole world knows who DI Markland Garraway is - the detective who proved without doubt that life continues after death. Now he's back. Although retired from the police force he finds himself reluctantly drawn into another supernatural mystery, which once again appears to defy all logical explanation.
The Return of the Twin Killer
Price: Free! Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The escape of a desperate career criminal invades Agent Margaret Crawford life in the most damaging way. Once again a serial killer is loosed upon the public with only the skills of F.B.I.’s top profiler to stop the flow of blood that spreads across the country. Straddle your “Hog” and twist the throttle against the stop as your roar once again into the night.
Empty Place
Price: Free! Words: 77,930. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
'Brazen English Hussy - killed her Aussie Outback Lover. Fed his body to Crocodiles,' the newspapers scream. She sits in jail,on trial for murder of a man who almost no one knows. She will not tell what happened on that fateful day. She must hide the truth, keep the secret buried. Information is hidden, can they find it? The search, gets closer. She must stop them.
Small Town Scandal: A Queer and Cozy Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017 by Rainbow Crush. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
When the inimitable Miss Agatha Vanderjagt receives a blackmail letter alongside copies of scandalous photographs from her youth, trans guy Chris is the only person she can turn to for help. Will Chris and Agatha be able to figure out who’s extorting the elderly woman… or will a dangerous blackmailer find them first? Find out today in Small Town Scandal, a queer and cozy mystery!
Coincidence. Right Place Wrong Time
Price: Free! Words: 29,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Having served in the Royal Navy, Police force, and currently working for MI5. Dave Slater finds himself found guilty of murder. A crime he did not commit. A couple of years later and after his release from prison, he is once again accused of committing another murder. Is it a Coincidence or just bad luck? Being in the Right Place at the Wrong Time.
Deadly Little Mermaids
Series: Low Campbell Adventures. Price: Free! Words: 64,330. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Low Campbell, ex-cop, private detective, and mermaid, has been offered a job that she can't turn down, protecting the city's oldest and most powerful vampire, from an even older and more powerful vampire, a man known simply as the Count. As powerful as the Count is, he's never had to face a queen of the sea.
Witch Myth: Wildfire- The Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 40,140. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2017 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Gwenlyn Bennet has lived peacefully as an honorary member of the notorious Summers coven for ten years, but she’s never known a blood relative until she wakes up with the ghost of her twin sister hovering above her bed. When the coven falls mysteriously ill, Gwenlyn embarks on a quest for a cure with the dubious help of her dead sister.
Markers
Price: Free! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What happens when we stop reading? Lucas Anthony Ren sends us into that area without boundaries where understanding who is writing, isn't the question. Rather, what comes next. After it stops.
"The Landlord."
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
What in the world does a millionaire, real estate Millennial of New York City have to do with an ancient superstition from the Middle East? And why is that ancient tale intruding on Trevor Mesa’s life and one of his long-time tenants?