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Captivation by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 248,100. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
A girl goes on a holiday and meets a charming man with a dark secret who forever changes her life. He has passports of four vanished girls. Where have they gone? She escapes and tries to resume her life. But the past returns to claim her. Now arrested and in jail she feels her mind is coming apart, captivated her lover's crocodile spirit. A helicopter pilot could help but he has vanished too!
There Is No Other You by James Harrison
Price: Free! Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Austin works for a funeral home, transporting the newly departed, much to the chagrin of his long-suffering girlfriend. When one of the bodies goes missing, he finds himself drawn into a sinister mystery that ultimately touches on larger issues of love, loss and mortality. Readers who like suspense, dark humor, and emotionally moving narratives will find much to enjoy here..
Wet by Wolf Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 9,330. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Scrawny little Ariel eventually came second as she duelled gravity and dropped to her knees, and with her small hands clutching her stomach, she surrendered and drowned in the stinging hope that she kept sufficient pressure on her gaping wound. attempted countering her pain by forcing a skewish smile...
Midnight Crew by Wolf Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It was a world much like ours, parallel, but not in a hazy Sci-Fi kind of way... Brian had come to know how the eeriness of sundown in the forgotten part of the east-end of town, smeared itself thick and sticky with indifference to his career.
Page 99 by Wolf Sherman
Price: Free! Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No one can say with absolute conviction, that there really isn't anything sinister, temporarily muted, and melted into the growing long shadows around midnight.
The Painting Murders by J.S. Donovan
Price: Free! Words: 39,390. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth(5.00 from 1 review)
After blacking out and painting a stranger who died days later, newlywed artist Ellie Batter finds herself at the heart of a mystery that will have her questioning everything she knows. In pursuit of truth behind her blackouts and creation of the sinister painting, Ellie becomes the next target of a skilled killer hunting artists throughout the trendy city of Northampton, Massachusetts.
Murder on the Western Front by Evelyn Weiss
Price: Free! Words: 114,910. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A real-life Hell - the Western Front, 1915. Death is everywhere. In the confusion of combat, young American volunteer nurse Agnes Frocester witnesses something utterly unexpected... a murder. While an innocent man faces the firing squad, Agnes's investigations take her into the bohemian heart of Paris and across the battlefields of Europe - into the most deadly places on earth.
Heroes of Destiny by John M. Davis
You set the price! Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Dalton James is Cleveland's finest private detective, but a chance encounter is about to add vampire hunting to his resume. In meeting a woman from his future, Dalton begins to understand that the world around us is not as it seems. There are many unspeakable horrors to be taken care of.
Waiting to Heal by Phillip N Hancock, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 41,400. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The unaccepted suicide conclusion by the police, on her husbands death, forces a widow to obtain outside help. Her quest was two fold. She wanted to restore her husbands good name, which would validate his life insurance policy, and she wanted to bring those responsible for his death to justice.
World In-Between ~ Looking for the Way Out by Olya Amanova
Price: Free! Words: 28,080. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Some mistakes are like ghosts that continue to hunt you down interfering into the present, and sabotaging the future. The very minute you think you are in charge of the voyage, your vessel collisions with an enormous iceberg from your past. Trying to find the way out may take you a lifetime. Learning to live with your most feared persecutors rather than trying to combat them is the only solution.
A Threat ~ Unknown Enemy by Olya Amanova
Price: Free! Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
No one can know everything and the one who claims wisdom as his property is a full. Price for such mistake can be dearer than death.
You're Better Off Dead by Andre' Mwansa
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A young female adult is found hanging naked and dead in her bathroom. Everything at the crime scene points out to suicide but when her father is interviewed, he dinies calling it a suicide and says that his daughter was murdered, could he be right?
Athletic Supporter: Frank Pooler #1 by Henri Duffy
Price: Free! Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
After his wife passed away unexpectedly college president Frank Pooler went into retirement leading a solitary life. Two phone calls changed that life style abruptly. He becomes the interim president for a small chaotic college. Pooler finds himself immersed in several conflicts including the investigation into his predecessor's death. His actions in those conflicts bring unexpected outcomes.
Le Poulpe - Vati French cancan by Frédéric Amiel
Price: Free! Words: 38,060. Language: French. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Depuis des mois, la droite catholique et réactionnaire bat le pavé dans une opposition hystérique au mariage homosexuel. La mascarade prend un tour sordide quand un jeune homme est tabassé à mort au cœur du Marais. Le Poulpe, prenant sa respiration et son courage à deux mains, plonge alors dans la bile fangeuse des quartiers ouest de la capitale...
Thank you Allah - Purpose by Khaleel Jooste
Price: Free! Words: 51,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Omar doesn’t say anything. He respects her assessment. She was right about him having a message. That he agrees with. As an orphan, he has many things he wants to say. The world was once big and scary, when he was all alone, that was when he was younger, but since St Jude’s he’s found a home, some purpose. He wants people to know that there are good people out there who do care about others.
Holes in the Sky (Zeb Hanks: Small Town Sheriff Big Time Trouble Book 2) by Mark Reps
Price: Free! Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Western
A priest is killed in an apparent suicide in a rocking chair on the highway at the foot of Mount Graham. Meanwhile, Sheriff Zeb Hanks and Jake Dablo investigate potentially unscrupulous land deals occurring on the mountain. The team team must unravel the complex weave of sacred holy places, land rights, and the ever increasing body count which means big time trouble for the small town sheriff.
Trapped by Graham Wilson
Price: Free! Words: 164,270. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2017 by Beyond Beyond Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
She thought she had escaped the nightmare but cannot do so. She thought she had broken the connection with the man who had captivated her but finds it is not so. Part of him possesses her body and another has invaded her mind. Now she is taken back to that place as a prisoner. She sits inside a cage looking out, watching the world pass her by. One cage - bars that enclose her, the other cage
Missing Person: The Beginning by James Hunt
Price: Free! Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2017 by Roger Hayden. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The small town of Deville, Washington holds a population of less than ten thousand people. In addition to its annual fall cider festival, it also boasts one of the lowest crime rates in the state. It’s an idyllic little town, where people escape the big city to enjoy nature. For Chase Grant, it was a fresh start, a new beginning. But when the family down the street disappears, Grant is forced to c