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Parole in sospeso
Price: Free! Words: 1,810. Language: Italian. Published: September 23, 2013. 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...
A Life of Death: 6
Series: A Life of Death, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Taking a stand for those who can’t speak for themselves, Alex comes to the rescue of his loved ones. But is he too late? Can he live with the unfair price demanded? Is there even a choice? Life’s lessons are made clear, but more mysteries present themselves.
The Golden Visit
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Lance Hudson and his wife, Melanie, are survivors of a devastating car accident that shattered their world six months ago. While Lance emerged relatively unscathed, Melanie was not so fortunate. Desperate and willing to do anything to aid in his wife’s recovery, Lance has made the difficult decision to transfer Melanie to Bright Horizons, a clinic renowned for its unorthodox treatments.
The Purging Of Ruen - Abridged
Series: The Velvet Paw of Asquith Novels, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 42,030. Language: Australian English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
An insane and bitter cat schemes to save her beloved city by destroying it.
Bright Night Past Yesterday: Book One of Forever Tomorrow, Volume One of The Book of Tomorrows
Series: The Book of Tomorrows. Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In 2190, a New America celebrates its first centennial, marking the time when a wandering rogue turned into a Prophet Warrior rebuilt the battle-scarred country on principles he found in the pages of The Book of Tomorrows, but a hereditary link to a young couple reveals a dark conspiracy that forces them on a fateful journey through the past to save their future tomorrow.
Bond of Sisters
Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this Blyssfully Abnormal Short Story, a group vacation takes a fatal turn when an afternoon boat trip claims the life of Ann's husband Charles
Black
Series: Black, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,480. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Artemus Black. Perennially down-on-his-luck Hollywood PI whose Bogie fixation is as dated as his wardrobe. With an assistant who mocks him relentlessly, an obese cat that loathes him, a romantic life that's deader than Elvis, money problems, booze, nicotine, and anger management issues, how much worse can it get? When he takes a supposedly easy case, he quickly finds out. A noir detective mystery.
Le début de la fin, et lycée de Versailles
Series: Service Parisien des Enquêtes Spéciales, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: French. Published: September 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Premier épisode des aventures de la toute petite équipe du Service Parisien des Enquêtes spéciales.
A Life of Death: 5
Series: A Life of Death, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alcohol claims another life close to home. Alex and Paige set out to discover the truth, but who would believe a troubled teenager who claims to have visions? The search for proof and the identity of the culprit may lead to unexpected answers.
SpeakEasy
Price: Free! Words: 72,800. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It’s a chick-lit mystery with some history, written collaboratively by over 20 local authors as part of the community novel project of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. In modern-day Kansas, Ronni Long interviews 108 year old Julia, who doubts all the adventures of her long life should be revisited. As the mystery unfolds, Julia’s secrets and Ronni’s lies put both women in danger.
Miz Scarlet and the Vanishing Visitor (A Scarlet Wilson Mystery)
Series: A Scarlet Wilson Mystery, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 40,210. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
A terrified teenager chased by a homicidal maniac...uncut diamonds from a jewelry heist...Miz Scarlet has her hands full trying to keep Jenny Mulroney out of more trouble. The teenager is less than honest, holding back critical details of the crimes she witnessed on the Jersey Shore. Stashed away in the Four Acorns Inn in CT, Miz Scarlet and boyfriend Kenny must solve the mystery to save Jenny.
The Horse in the Corner
Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Clark Zeller is murdered in a jewelry store robbery, Sheriff Jeff McQuede believes this crime is no simple theft. Zeller has been running against Morris Burton for the U.S. Senate, and the two were involved in an ugly campaign. Did Burton have Zeller killed in a mock robbery? Or was Zeller gunned down because of a betrayal connected with one of his many underhanded schemes?
Death By A HoneyBee
Price: Free! Words: 64,700. Language: American English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Josiah Reynolds was once a celebrity with wealth, social position, and a famous husband. Now all of that is gone. She finds her circumstances drastically altered. Retired, Josiah is now a beekeeper trying to stay financially afloat by selling honey at the local Farmers’ Market. She finds her world turned upside down when a man is found dead in her beeyard.
A Life of Death: 4
Series: A Life of Death, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 13,880. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
A cemetery can be far more comforting than just a resting place for the dead, especially for reclusive teenagers. With the prospect of romance, Alex and Paige visit a Civil War battlefield for their school research paper, but ghosts find Alex wherever he goes. Will their fledgling romance survive? And how many times can a person die?
A Life of Death: 3
Series: A Life of Death, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 11,810. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by Books of the Dead Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Skeletons from the past are haunting more than just Alex—esteemed adults within the community and even teachers. Alex is confronted with the true tests of life, but can he find the courage to stand up for those in need, including his stepfamily? There is more at stake than bruised ribs and broken bones, and Alex may have to pay the price.
“The Gentle Conspiracy”
Price: Free! Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Evan Temple was elected President of the United States several months earlier. He has a lot on his plate—the economy, a war with Iran, keeping social cohesion. But one of the last things President Temple expected was an ultimatum that a secret society had warned him about before he became president...before they made him president!
The Mystery of the Two-Sided Thief
You set the price! Words: 9,140. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Meet Sophia and Emily, two young detectives who are determined on solving a case that involves a thief leaving strange clues. Will they succeed? Or, will Mr. Bumblebee, the town policeman beat them to it?
Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction By: D.e.e.L
Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another timid schmuck walks in with a problem. Usually these situations get ignored, "Get lost" I would tell them. But this guy has a wad of cash and rent needs to be paid...
Red Wolf
Series: The Red Wolf Chronicles, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 87,950. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Boone is a lone wolf and bounty hunter living day to day and paycheck to paycheck. He lives for the money and the chase. It was all he has. He just wants to catch his prey, the most heinous of rapists, serial killers, etc., collect the reward and be home before the next full moon. Teaming up with his biggest competition, a female bounty hunter with her own secrets, his world is turned upside down.
Cerulean Skies
Series: Detective Rein Connery, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 75,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cerulean Skies is a back-to-nature story set in Detroit, Lansing, and Michigan's Upper Peninsula. It is a tale of second chances, friendships, and first loves we will never forget.