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The Pit Stop by Carmen DeSousa
Price: Free! Words: 12,600. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(5.00 from 2 reviews)
THE PIT STOP (This Stop Could be Life or Death) is a ten-thousand-word mini mystery with a ghostly edge. When what seems like a normal pit stop turns to more than just gas and food, a lost couple finds themselves searching for the truth of a twenty-year-old mystery that may cost them their life.
The Glass Slipper by Максимилиан Дюбуа
You set the price! Words: 26,360. Language: Russian. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
В сопровождении своего верного слуги и соратника Марселя граф де Грюйер отправляется в Маусбаден, излюбленное место отдыха мышиной аристократии. Там он на свою беду знакомится с княгиней Мышкиной, прошлое которой овеяно тайной.
Courting Murder by Bill Hopkins
Price: Free! Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
When Judge Rosswell Carew makes the gruesome discovery of two corpses on a river bank in the Missouri Ozarks, he's plunged into a storm of deadly secrets that threaten both him and his fiancee, Tina Parkmore. Unsatisfied with the way the authorities are conducting the investigation, Rosswell, who's always nurtured a secret desire to be a detective, teams up with an ex-con, Ollie Groton, to solve t
Diabla Makes an Entrance by Karl Tutt
Price: Free! Words: 24,950. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths(5.00 from 1 review)
She's no blessed Madonna. You won't find her in church. If you want warm and fuzzy and politically correct, forget Diabla. She's the she-devil, the female cop you want when the case is dangerous and your ass is on the line. She's Dee Rabow, sexy, tough, sometimes violent. She's the one who's got your back.
The Haunted End Zone by Timothy Paterson
Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Carl Douglas had finally made it to his senior year of high school. He was the best kicker on the football team. The team had a chance to start winning games, if he could just figure out some way to get rid of the curse that had plagued the football field for twenty-five years.
Slow Fall by Edgar Williams
Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
The Poisoned Ground by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Series: The Peers of Beinan, 5. Price: Free! Words: 10,140. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
CORPORATE GREED. CORRUPTION. PLAGUE. All was well for the southern city of Nanli -- until a mysterious plague filled the city with fear and agony. Duty bound to discover the cause, Lady Abbess Cara races against time to find a cure only to be caught up in a dangerous conspiracy that may claim her life and the lives of billions for generations to come.
Vandal Eyes by Sean Sandulak
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
You've seen them everywhere. Those little plastic googly eyes that turn everyday objects into adorable faces. Maybe you've seen them stuck to a poster, turning a regular photograph into an amusing parody of itself, but all this time, I bet you never suspected the sinister history of this simple folk art stable. Now the true story can be told. It's a tale of friendship, crafting supplies…and murder
Spirit's Revenge by Tom P. Alberti
You set the price! Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(3.00 from 1 review)
Frank Boyer receives an email from his nephew that he will commit suicide and will return in spirit to avenge the man that destroyed his career. Frank Boyer then visits that man, but is too late, and discovers the truth about his nephew.
Whodunit? by Joy Bassetti-Kruger
Price: Free! Words: 3,560. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Whodunit is an amusing detective story about how a parrot helps to solve the Barlow murder, as well as the stolen diamond necklace case. Cookie does this by learning to say, -Barlow did it, Barlow did it, Cookie wants a biscuit. And as you'll discover she is right up to a point, but not entirely right, as someone else also had a hand in the murder.
Touched by Death - Part 1 of 2 by Dale Mayer
Series: Death. Price: Free! Words: 43,730. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Anthropologist Jade Hansen returns to Haiti to face the demons of her past and finds herself back in the path of danger...and falling in love with a man who's in the middle of it all.
Played to Death: A Scott Drayco Mystery by BV Lawson
Series: Scott Drayco, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
When crime consultant Scott Drayco is bequeathed a rundown Opera House in a down-on-its-luck seaside village, his hopes for a quick sale are dashed after a client is murdered in the Opera House—the letter “G” mockingly carved into his chest. Drayco must untangle a web of jealousy and betrayal reaching into the darkest days of history before tensions in town explode and he becomes the next victim.
Maelstrom: The Downing of Eagle21 by Richard
You set the price! Words: 29,520. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(3.50 from 4 reviews)
INTERPOL Switzerland: 30year veteran Chief Inspector runs into much more intrigue than he expected trying to solve the high profile crash of the VIP flight Eagle21, that threatens his belief's and his team of investigators lives.
The Bullcatcher by Stephen Johnson
Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A Detective Jack Miller Short Story A bushfire has swept through the Coomalie Shire in the Northern Territory leaving a path of destruction. Working round the clock, Detective Jack Miller and Forensics Technician Kate Bowen investigate any deaths that have occured in a race against time to save vital evidence.
Codename: Spring-Heeled Jack by Uberto Ceretoli
Price: Free! Words: 14,180. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2014 by DunwichEdizioni. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Una creatura terrorizza le notti londinesi, assalendo e deturpando inermi fanciulle. Non si tratta di un mostro ma di un ingegnoso atleta con un forte sdoppiamento della personalità. Un pazzo che oggi, 17 ottobre 1886, è fuggito dalla cella dove era rinchiuso.
The Case of the Missing Bubble Gum Card by R Weir
Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
PI Jarvis Mann, whose business thrived on the mundane. One day on his office steps a young man coaxing with the simple word “Please” convinces him to help find a missing valuable Ernie Banks Rookie Bubble Gum Card. With humor he drives the Denver streets, until a clue leads to a surprising discovery, a young man’s personal pain and his friends selfish act, teach Jarvis a lesson in life.
Old Friends by Angus McLean
Series: Chase Investigations, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,360. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Tough Auckland private eye Dan Crowley faces off against a gang of murderous thugs when he is called on to help out his old mate, Mike Manning. Dan and his resourceful wife Molly investigate to clear Mike's name and cross swords with an old nemesis while they do so.
Simple Case by V. S. Kemanis
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Plunge into a day in the life of rookie prosecutor Dana Hargrove, central character in the legal mystery novels "Thursday’s List" and "Homicide Chart." This is the story that introduced her to the world!
Remains to be Seen by Danielle de Valera
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Short story, 12 pages approx. Undercover narcotics agents Michael O'Neill and Baby Johnson, still suffering PTSD from the Vietnam War, quit the Australian Bureau of Narcotics and move to the far north coast of New South Wales. Johnson hopes to renew his relationship with Star. O'Neill thinks settling down with long-time girlfriend Azure might be the solution - but that remains to be seen.