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Nachtmerrie in het Park
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Price: Free! Words: 12,380. Language: Dutch. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Een meisje van 17 achtervolgt door een gruwelijke nachtmerrie, gebrandmerkt voor het leven. Een verscheurd gezin; de moeder met ziekelijke gewoontes, een verwend broertje en de vader met macabere interesses. Een raadselachtige advertentie met een duister geheim, een jongen en een kistje met een geheimzinnige inhoud. De huiveringwekkende prijs: een leven voor een leven …
Médium saignant - Épisode 1
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Price: Free! Words: 9,080. Language: Canadian French. Published: January 6, 2015 by Lecteur en série. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Benoit Sylvestre est bien malgré lui mêlé à une série de meurtres sanglants ayant pour point commun une carte de tarot laissée sur chaque scène de crime. Alors que le lieutenant Francoeur l’accuse d’être l’auteur de ces atrocités, le professeur Lavillette, un expert en sciences occultes, soutient la thèse qu’il sera la cible finale de cette longue suite d’assassinats, commandés par une secte de...
The Castro '76
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Price: Free! Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
San Francisco 1976: While Israel Wren looks after his friend Harvey Milk's apartment he is astonished to find a movie star nervously smoking cigarettes in the front room. After hearing the man's story Israel becomes involved in tracking down a serial killer who sketches his victims before he murders them.
The Agitated Elocutionist: A Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mystery
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Series: Lizzie Borden, Girl Detective Mini-Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,830. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Mrs. Arbuthnot, the Agitated Elocutionist of Fall River, reports the disappearance of her coveted Star of Swansea, Lizzie Borden the Girl Detective enters into a maze of secrets, lies and tongue twisters. Together with her loyal cousin Sarah Borden, Lizzie explores Victorian New England's dark side. You have met Lizzie Borden before, but never like this!
Executive Affairs
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Executive Affairs contains two Sedona O'Hala short stories, Executive Affairs and Executive Gardening. These shorts are based on the characters in Maria's popular Sedona O'Hala humorous mystery series. Executive Lunch is the first novel in the series. Sedona must solve a few crimes while fighting her way up the corporate ladder; mostly she dangles from her fingertips just trying to survive.
Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter (Cade Crowley, Demon Hunter Series #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Demons are dangerous things. They inflame your insecurities, turn your weaknesses against you, and whisper their thoughts into your ears in the darkness. The Vatican wants them locked up, or banished back to Hell. Short on priests and long on money, they’ve had to resort to paying bounties to keep things under control. That means looking outside of the faithful, to mercenaries like Cade Crowley.
Ella & Jasper Shorts
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
When Ella marries Joe Westin, she inherits a father-in-law who gets her into more trouble than the bad guys. As a former thief turned government agent, Ella thinks she’s up for any assignment that comes her way, but Jasper Westin just might be more than she can handle. Set in the 1820s, these three quick reads offer a fun glimpse into Ella’s family life. Ernest Effort Missing Monkey Close Quarters
To Hell in a Hot Tub, A Tess Darling Mini-Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tess Darling is a ballsy blonde TV producer, who solves media murders with the help of hunky (but hapless) cameraman Miller. Sent to Greece to film a steamy dating show, they end up in a Jacuzzi with three hot girls - and one picky guy. When a dark, muscle-bound stranger joins the party, passions boil over into murder. Are they stuck with a lady-killer? Tess is just the broad to find out...
Chinese Puzzle
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Series: No Sin Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 134,350. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
An action-filled, extensively researched murder mystery set in Shanghai during the sultry August of 1928. Chinese Puzzle is the first book in the No Sin mystery series.
Stealing Christmas (A Nancy Kerr and Tommy McIntyre Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When three Santas walk into a bank on Christmas Eve, everybody's smiling. But, the smiles soon fade when the Santas pull out shotguns from their sacks. Nancy Kerr's one of the customers trapped inside. She's the kind of woman who carries a Taser instead of lipstick. Now she has just one goal: to make sure everybody gets out alive.
Flowers in Blood (Volume I)
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You set the price! Words: 5,320. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Sometimes some memories of the past should not be revived… Three childhood friends separated by fate meet again when Cassimiro, a forensic psychiatrist, disappears without a trace. They penetrate the underworld of the streets of Recife, and following a trail of blood and violence, until summer where lust, vice and seduction can lead the human being.
Before The Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Short Short, Mystery.
The Rozar Park Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short story mystery set in middle Georgia involving a man apparently killed by a falling tree at a local park, a strange animal's footprints, bizarre Craigslist postings, and an exciting ending! Written by a former US Marshal with over 23 years experience in the area.
Как привыкнуть к Рождеству? (Kak Privyknut k Rozhdestvu? -- in Russian)
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Price: Free! Words: 17,870. Language: Russian. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
«Как привыкнуть к Рождеству?» – сборник из двух рассказов и одной повести таллинского автора Андрея Деменкова, написанных им в период с 1987 по 1998 гг. Все они были в свое время опубликованы в эстонской периодике. Эти истории рассказывают о людях, оказавшихся в тяжелой жизненной ситуации. Выход из нее крайне сложен и нетривиален.
Thriller Almanac
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Price: Free! Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Discover a new favorite author in this FREE collection featuring samples from exciting mystery/thriller books! Includes excerpts from David Morrell’s The Protector; Glen Apseloff’s Lethal Cure; Diane Fanning’s The Trophy Exchange; J.E. Fishman’s The Dark Pool; G.D. Gearino’s Counting Coup; James Hankins’ Jack of Spades; Kathleen Taylor’s Funeral Food; and Steve Winshel’s A Twisted Path.
Personal Shopper (A Belinda & Bennett Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A short story featuring characters from The Belinda & Bennett Mysteries. In this short, Jonas gets some help with his wardrobe. Includes a sample of Overkill, coming January 2015!
The Message
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Price: Free! Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Olivia Radford-Wickham is a prominent surgeon with searing career ambition. Her husband Tom, in stark contrast, is one of life's drifters, currently parading as an author. His one dedication is caring for their six year-old son. Kieron was born with neurological abnormalities, and has special needs. After a blazing row between Olivia and Tom, a phone call changes their lives forever.
The Stolen Da Vinci Manuscripts
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Price: Free! Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Archaeology Professor Arcadia Jones returns in the latest action packed mystery novella from Joshua Elliot James. You can hide Manuscripts for centuries but not forever. Someone got murdered and someone has stolen the newly discovered lost manuscripts from Leonardo da Vinci. Arcadia found them back, only to lose them again through betrayal of a man she once loved. Murder happens again before she
Nightfire! (The Corvette Nightfire Prequel)
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Series: The Z Redemption Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014 by Daniel Wetta. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The sins of the grandfather determine the destiny of Corvette Nightfire! Discover in "Nightfire!" the moving and disturbing fate of Día and Luna, the Tarahumara Indians who were Corvette's grandparents! Written in the fast-paced style of The Z Redemption trilogy novels, this romantic thriller fleshes out the events 50 years ago that put into play the fate of Corvette and his passion for Valentina!
Eden Can Wait, Episode 2
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Price: Free! Words: 11,060. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Episode 2: Welcome to the Hotel California The decision made in Episode 1 leads Ryan to the strangest place he has ever been to--and makes him question his choice. It could be heaven, it could be hell, or it could be anything in-between.