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The Nursery by Russ Anderson, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Horror » Crime
While investigating the disappearance of a girl, P.I. Arnold Cheek finds himself caught in a web of confusion and deceit, where his own actions and thoughts can’t even be trusted, and the everyday horrors of his life and his world are nothing compared to the horrors he’ll find in the Nursery.
The Used Virgin: An Argolicus Mystery by Zara Altair
Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After Rome, before the Middle Ages, Italy belonged to the Ostrogoths. A corrupt governor. A young girl. An old man. Argolicus unravels the threads when he discovers his friend has been accused of raping a virgin.
The Children of the Wolf by Karl Tutt
Price: Free! Words: 21,670. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Children of the Wolf is another chilling tale from the pen of Karl Tutt. The master of mystery and murder has created Priss Maybry, a tough detective, and a villain who trades in human flesh. A girl is missing. He father is frantic . . . and dangerous. It might be too late.
Murder At The Job! by David Jensen
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aggression breeds Aggression. So when Samuel simply doesn't fit in at the company, the bullying starts. But Samuel has a form of revenge that nobody could even begin to imagine. Till one day, it simply goes just a little too far.
The Deadly Turn Of The Doorknob by Prabha Rao
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There is a looming threat to you, just behind the door. Do not answer the door. Roxie, Mrs.M and Pastor Jim died soon after opening the door. Think twice before opening that door. Answering the door could bring you face to face with death!
Invitation to Die (The Killing Game--Book 1) by Julian Starr
Price: Free! Words: 69,940. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Two women have gone missing in two weeks: the first, found dead, was slashed and dumped in a back alley in Boston. The second was discovered by a child in a Swan Boat Ride. As fear intensifies, Hunter, the head of the FBI Behavioral Unit, calls his star criminal profiler, Tracy Wrenn, to help on the case.
The Dolocher by European P. Douglas
Price: Free! Words: 63,860. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Mystery Thriller Horror Novel. In 1788 the infamous Thomas Olocher is finally caught and sentenced to death for a heinous string of violent murders in Dublin. Women would soon walk the streets again without fear. But on the night before his execution, Olocher takes his own life, unleashing an even darker monster to lurk the streets in his stead. Witnesses can hardly describe the large black crea
Sun on the Rocks - The Emotion Scale by Somers Isle & Loveshade
Series: Sun on the Rocks, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Clarity Nice attends a personal development course at Herbaline, a company reputed for its aggressive sales methods and a secretive hierarchical structure. Befriending Herbaline emotician Coley Manglove, Clarity gets hired to work on the company's secret project, an emotion scale used to elicit sales and label Herbaline employees conforming or rebellious, unrightfully deciding promotion prospects.
Butterfly Stomp by Michael Warren Lucas
Price: Free! Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016 by Tilted Windmill Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
50% John McClane 50% Robin Hood 100% trouble Reeling from the death of her lover and partner, freelance “exfiltration specialist” Billie Carrie Salton breaks into a high-tech, high-security biotechnology firm to steal their sickle cell anemia cure and broadcast it to the world. In, out, announce. Easy. Except Salton’s life never works that smoothly...
Crime Fiction: Private Eye Thriller by B.A. Savage
Price: Free! Words: 35,480. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(8 RED HOT MYSTERIES STORIES + 3 More MYSTERIES = 11 or 601 words over 430 pages Limited Time) Make way for 8 IRRESISTIBLE, Private Eye Thrillers… This 8 BOOK BOXED SET Randall Stone Bundle brings you plenty of murders, robbery, kidnapping and everything in between! The perfect boxed set for anyone who enjoys crime thrillers, mystery books and, of course, murder mysteries
Trouble Magnet by DelSheree Gladden
Series: Eliza Carlisle Mystery. Price: Free! Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Eliza Carlisle has the unwanted talent of attracting trouble, in all its forms. That couldn’t be truer than when she moves into the most bizarre apartment building on the planet. Weekly required dinners with the landlord and assigned chores are bad enough, but the rules don’t end there. Top most on the list of requirements is NO physical violence against the others residents.
Mediatores by Борис Гречин
Price: Free! Words: 84,890. Language: Russian. Published: March 12, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Рядовой директор средней школы внезапно обнаруживает у себя редкое психическое заболевание. Для его излечения он обращается к таинственному религиозному братству, которое, возможно, существует только в его воображении и нигде больше…
The Vault by Mike Bozart
Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In 2008 in east Charlotte, a man walks out of his house in the early evening hours and is never seen again. Then, eight years later, almost to the day, clues to his final resting place are accidentally discovered by a storm water crew working near a creek. A very bizarre suicide. Another one in the psecret psociety pshort pstory pseries. Based on a true story. Approx. 1300 words.
A Richard L. Wren Mystery-Adventure Sampler by Richard Wren
Price: Free! Words: 36,270. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A sampler of the mystery adventure novels of Richard L. Wren, including two never before published stories and excerpts from his four (thus far) published books.
Стеклянный ключ by Виктория Угрюмова
Price: Free! Words: 131,830. Language: Russian. Published: March 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » General
Если бы майор Варчук из «убойного» отдела знал, куда заведет его рутинное расследование убийства… Если бы молодой бизнесмен Андрей Трояновский догадывался, к чему приведет его внезапная любовь к непостижимой, необычной и очень несовременной женщине… Если бы убийца подозревал, что его жертва жива… Если бы злоумышленники знали, чем закончится для них охота за чужими фамильными сокровищами…
Beastly House (A Cupid/Archer Mystery Book 1) by Joni Green
Series: The Cupid/Archer Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
On the lavish estate of mogul Bernard Leigh, there lurks a secret. It is the Roaring Twenties, the Jazz Age. The war is over, and Leigh House, once a lavish, private home, is now a sanitarium for the wealthy. Florian Valentine Flix, a veteran of World War One, is one of the patients at this health-oriented resort. He has signed himself into this place by feigning illness. But why?
The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions) by Morgen Bailey
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.
Mysterious Blood Relatives (Part III of Obscure Blood) by Christopher Leonidas
Price: Free! Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Lawman Octa is supposed to hunt down criminals to face justice. Instead, he has embarked on a quest to take justice into his own hands by finding and killing his own brother, Juan. Ever since Juan murdered Octa’s wife and disappeared, Octa has been in the grips of a deadly obsession with revenge.
One She Saw...A Blind Man: Ms Araminta Cozy Mystery Series Book 1 by Deborah Diaz
Price: Free! Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Betty Johnson. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
About the book: "Once She Saw...A Blind Man" is the first installment of the Ms Araminta Cozy Mystery series written by rising author Deborah Diaz. The story revolves around the protagonist Miss Araminta and the surprising turn of events that take place after she witnessed a theft. Beautifully written, "Once She Saw...A Blind Man" is filled with moments of joy, happiness, sadness and despair.