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Mysterios Bood Relatives: Hard-boiled and Noir-esque
Price: Free! Words: 19,090. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This mystery/thriller plot will make your blood run cold.
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Price: Free! Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Proofreader and researcher-for-hire Lee Kaporis put on a shirt that wasn’t his, and it sends him around looking for a girl with a nose ring that probably doesn’t want to be found. There’s more to the story than returning a piece of jewelry she may or may not have pawned though, and he might have gotten in over his head.
Never in an Empty Room
Price: Free! Words: 4,560. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Within every small town lives a city of ghosts. In this tale, the author takes artistic liberty in reconstructing a ghost story based on his family's history and the mythology surrounding the Big House, a mansion in disrepair purchased by the family's matriarch during the Great Depression.
Bore of the Barrel. Book 2 in the Ty Connell 'Novella Series.' A Mystery/Suspense Thriller by Michael C. Hughes. Beware the Barrel That Bears Down on You!
Price: Free! Words: 18,730. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It started as a nothing case. Connell certainly didn’t think it would end as terribly as it did. And the take down that had started it all had been routine -- as take downs go. That is until Peters from Forensics called. Then it became truly dark. And for Connell only two things were clear: he had to find the source, and ... someone’s gonna pay!
Bienvenue chez Natalie Fontaine
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: Canadian French. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Que feriez-vous si vous receviez un message de votre STAR de chanson adorée? Comment réagira Denis face à sa chanteuse préférée? Réussira-t-il à tenir le choc? Car on ne rencontre pas tous les jours quelqu'un comme Natalie Fontaine...
East Ave (A Charles Splints Case)
Price: Free! Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
A note is left at the door by quick footsteps containing an address. Splints follows it to learn there's more than just crime bosses and thieves in Brooksend, but the supernatural as well.
Momma Lupe, Book 1 in the Ty Connell 'Novella Series.' A Mystery/Suspense Thriller by Michael C. Hughes. Cooking or killing -- Momma Had Her Funny Ways.
Series: The Ty Connell 'Novella' Series by Michael C. Hughes (3 books). Price: Free! Words: 17,430. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When “Thin Vinnie” Momesso gets whacked it looks like just another mob hit on one of their own. But the case quickly turns darker. Behind it is a woman. But what kind of woman can order a pro hit on a made mob guy? Momma Lupe can. As Connell starts to dig in, he begins to learn how truly evil and cold-blooded this mystery figure really is. He vows to bring Momma crashing down. Someone’s gonna pay!
Under a Blood Moon
Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
Two best friends play treasure hunter on the night of a lunar eclipse, a night of make-believe which will change their small town forever.
Portela or Sacavém perhaps (free flash fiction story)
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In December 2015, I started a monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in no more than 500 words. The piece published here is exactly 500 words and is about two brothers on a fishing trip in Lisbon with a secret that can't remain unshared for ever.
My Wedding without a Paithani
Price: Free! Words: 6,150. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
'Rasika weds Aniruddh', is the most awaited wedding of the season. With the D-Day just two months away, Rasika's family leaves no stone unturned for her wedding preparations. However, due to certain self inflicted bizarre events, Rasika is caught up in a situation without an option to retreat. Her life takes a complete u-turn. Will Rasika and Aniruddh, the famous college sweethearts get married?
The Vandal's Shadow
Price: Free! Words: 14,560. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When an unknown substance on a public sundial is thought to be evidence of foul play, Detective Wyatt Kask is called in by the police to help determine the nature of the crime. Over the course of the night, Kask and the Sheriff of Wellington are pulled into a bizarre labyrinth of industrial espionage.
In nomine Patri
Price: Free! Words: 13,440. Language: Spanish. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Historia corta de misterio y suspense Ideal para disfrutar entre lecturas largas Invierno de 1487 d. C. En un monasterio, en los pirineos, un monje presencia un milagro... o un acto del diablo. Una cerda se pone de pie, camina hacia él y, después de mucho sufrimiento, da vida a un bebé humano. Al minuto de dar a luz, cae al barro y desaparece sin dejar rastro.
Death at Winter's Dawn
Series: Pine Bluff Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Theo DuPont hates cold Missouri mornings in late October, and he hates Mondays that start with a murder but that is exactly what he gets on his first day as head homicide detective with the Pine County Sheriff's Department when a local real estate tycoon is found brutally murdered on the steps of a home he had intended to purchase.
His Father's Eyes
Series: Pine Bluff Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 6,070. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sheriff Tony Corbett came from a long line of law men but it hasn't ever really appealed to him. Tony gets a call from the deputy sheriff when skeletal remains are found behind a home that once belonged to a judge and former governor. The home happens to be where his mother was last seen 30 years ago. Evidence arises which causes Tony to doubt the confession by the convicted murderer.
Marie's Quest for Love & Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 13,400. Language: American English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Private Eye has found love and happiness. Now, her daughter is finding it.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Ashton comes across a 1975 Smith Corona Electra in the storage room which his mother uses for her bestselling books. Little does he know that there is spirit inhabiting it, informing him about the gruesome murders the poet Gertrude D. Mackabellow commit...in poetry form.
Two Tocks before Midnight
Price: Free! Words: 10,100. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Strange Affair of October 24th, 1859 When a flurry of forgeries appear in museums and among collectors, the members of the Agora, a society dedicated to the betterent of man, take it upon themselves to stop the rogues.
Mr. Nobody
Price: Free! Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Meet, Harvey Valentine. A tough as nails, top-notch, Private Dick that doesn’t take sh#t! Based on the Harvey Valentine Novels. Each adventure is fast moving, hard-hitting, and punches you right in the chops with excitement!
Dead Reckoning: A Sam Hill Hard-Boiled Short # 13
Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
SAM HILL is a wise-cracking hard-boiled private investigator told in the first person by outstanding author of crime fiction, R. Archer. The author is a noted, best-selling author of Kindle Short Reads.
The Case Of The Safe
Price: Free! Words: 2,530. Language: American English. Published: January 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Jack Murdock is an unusual county sheriff's detective who investigates a convenience store theft.