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La mort servie sur un plateau
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: French. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
L'équipe du SPES doit cette fois découvrir comment une pseudo vedette de série web est décédée. Il sera question de play-boy et sex-symbol sur le retour, de groopies de base et d'une grande découverte faite par Roland sur le compte de son collègue Kevin. Une vraie équipe serait-elle en train de naitre ?
Una giornata davvero movimentata
Price: Free! Words: 940. Language: Italian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Racconto della serie "11 Piccole ombre" C’è un mondo intorno a noi, impalpabile, il più delle volte invisibile, che ci avvolge e ci avviluppa in una sorta di eterea nebbia. Ne abbiamo coscienza solo in rare occasioni o in posti particolari, ma sappiamo che esiste, anche se non riusciamo a spiegarcelo. Undici racconti aprono un piccolo spiraglio sul lato oscuro della nostra esistenza...
The Napoleon Connection
Series: The Jewel Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 48,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
FREE PROMOTION FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2014! This first installment in The Jewel Trilogy has young, accomplished art historian Michael Bennington heading down to New Orleans to search for the whereabouts of a priceless artifact curiously missing from the city's historical museum, a roller-coaster ride through the city's quirky modern-day and historical past...
A Life of Death: 10
Series: A Life of Death, Book 10. Price: Free! Words: 15,670. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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Detective Drummond finds his way into ancient Egypt, speaking with ghosts. Unresolved murders are not bound by time or location. However, there is a cost. Additional information makes Drummond question his suspicions about Greg Rayson. In the process of investigating the serial killer, Alex’s high school friend comes to a decision. For Alex, something seems off; his suspicions lead closer to home.
Murder Under Construction
Series: Two Sisters and a Journalist, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Jo Ravens is thirty-two, divorced, and stuck in a rut. When she crashes her bike in a construction site, she lands on a girl with a knife in her chest. Jo enlists her sister and their journalist friend to help solve the girl's murder. Things become creepy for Jo when the murdered girl appears in her dreams and offers unusual clues to her death. Murder Under Construction is a humorous mystery.
Car Noir
Price: Free! Words: 10,740. Language: American English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Former Denver homicide cop Michael Ferris hunts for the murderer of a car salesman. Sequel to Upside Down. The Michael Ferris mysteries feature fictional Colorado characters with liberal viewpoints, the conversations are food for thought, not necessarily the author's true beliefs. The story is set in 2013. The 1/1/2014 publish date commemorates Colorado's historic milestone.
Extreme Unction: A Lupa Schwartz Mystery
Series: The Lupa Schwartz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00 from 1 review)
When an autopsy finds traces of the banned insecticide Chlordane in the anointing oil on the corpse of a local big-wig, Pittsburgh police bring Lupa Schwartz, an outspoken non-believer, into an investigation focused on a well-liked local clergyman. Worried that the police are planning to use him as a political fall-guy...
The ABCs, Part 3
Series: The ABCs. Price: Free! Words: 4,510. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Part 3 of a serial. Jackson heads to the largest elementary school in town, the next stop on his mission to recover the stolen alphabet cards. With Miss Takahashi counting on him, will he finally find what he seeks?
Blackberry Crumble
Price: Free! Words: 9,680. Language: British English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Blackberry Crumble' is a long short story about a haunted phone, a desperate café owner and her son, and a ruthless woman who will stop at nothing to get what she wants.
Sidecar Settlement
Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bruce Tucker’s a 38-year-old Australian fridge mechanic who’s lived in South America for eight years. Bruce travels by motorcycle and sidecar. Ryan Pearson is a graduate travel journalist and photographer who's come into the travel path of Bruce. Ryan's a fish out of water in South America and he's very keen to create a story. In Iguazu Falls Bruce offers Ryan the story of a lifetime.
Crush
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Sam Lambert starts out as Terry Kelly’s boss in a local supermarket stacking shelves. The pair become friends over a ten-year period: ‘as close as brothers’. But Terry has a secret which goes beyond close friends. This secret later teaches the friends a lesson about human nature’s darker side and shows what happens when sex, money, ‘brothers’ and friends are all thrown into the mix.
Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
Series: Benny Cahill, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Benny Cahill is a private eye. His job is to help little guys with big problems. However, Benny always gets served a large portion of hurt for his troubles. Things don't turn out any different when Benny is hired by a crooked jockey who never heard of the phrase: "Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth".
The Ticket
You set the price! Words: 110,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Flora assumed that her retirement life has been well planned, predictable and safe. A decision by her husband, a stolen lottery ticket, and the intervention of a homeless man and an East Indian lottery ticket seller would change these plans. From Toronto to North Bay, Flora and her new friends chase two ticket thieves with a complicated life of their own.
A Life of Death: 9
Series: A Life of Death, Book 9. Price: Free! Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Struggling to hold onto his suspicions of Irene Harris, Alex heads to the DC Metropolitan Police Department. There, his suspicions are finally put to rest, and Alex is forced to start his search again. Turning back to the evidence from past ritual murders, Jamie and Alex make an appointment to speak with Egyptologists in George Washington University’s Archeology department.
Wads 2-Hard Boiled-Detective Fiction
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
This time the timid schmuck is the target. The Whisper's favorite girl becomes uneasy about what's being said during the constant visits. She turns to the one man she's convinced can help her. His price is the same. His results just as messy.
The ABCs, Part 2
Series: The ABCs. Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Part 2 of a serial. Moriarty Jackson heads to Kuroyama Junior High School and prepares to take on the toughest class in town in his pursuit of the stolen alphabet cards.
The Book
Price: Free! Words: 11,730. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Book (Adult Language) (Free) It’s 1957 in Kokomo, Indiana. Adam Blake’s father-in-law has been kidnapped from New York City, where he resides. Can Adam raise half a million dollars the kidnappers are demanding? Or will the kidnappers kill the rare books dealer if he fails? Only time and The Book will tell. By Kimberly K. Thompson
Quaife's last Theorem
Price: Free! Words: 120,920. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00 from 1 review)
Quaife's last Theorem is a tale of murder, mystery and mathematics. It features beer drinking, songs, laughter. tears, Earth-shattering revelations, shootings, blood and a little bit of gore ... and the occasional bit of mathematics.
The Stepford Student
Series: Mike Adams. Price: Free! Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When his best friend David abandons their weekly poker game, only to return reeking of swamp water and talking about changing careers, it is up to Mike Adams to find out what happened to him.
Le père Léon...
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 6,970. Language: French. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Le père Noël aurait-il décidé de venir chercher des cadeaux plutôt que d'en distribuer ? C'est à cette question difficile que les deux inspecteurs du SPES vont devoir répondre en ce mois de décembre 2072.