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The Ghosts' High Noon
Series: Isobel Spice Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 6,740. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
In this delightful short story, enterprising actress and amateur sleuth Isobel Spice faces down a theater ghost to learn the truth behind an actor’s mysterious death during a performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s gothic operetta "Ruddigore."
Linea (Serbian Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 8,100. Language: Serbian. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Adrijanova devojka je lepa kao anđeo. Plaža na kojoj se kupaju je pravo čudo prirode – talasi dva mora se tu susreću. Tu je i mini golf kod Simona i Megi, u debelom hladu pod krošnjama mangovog drveća. Vikendom se ide u šumu, na vodopad. Ukratko, Adrijanov život je savršen. Samo jedna stvar se ne uklapa u ovo savršenstvo – Simonova tajna.
The Timeout
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
When Sara met Jake Campbell, he was robbing her bank. A moment's flirtation drew the two of them together, but neither acted on that spark until they ran into one another at a sun-soaked beach retreat. Neither of them could know that an afternoon together would set their worlds spinning in different orbits.
Hamlet On A Budget
Price: Free! Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A short story from the Hamlet Mystery series. When Wilson Daggot, a dubious handyman and general layabout, finds a suitcase full of money he's delighted, but Sam MacNeil, still perpetually trapped in his hometown, can only see trouble coming from this and it isn't long before murder makes another visit to the quirky town of Hamlet.
Which Was Which
Price: Free! Words: 4,630. Language: Australian English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The murder was savage and the evidence overwhelming, and yet the man accused of the crime, was hundreds of miles away at the time. So why was the sleeve of his jacket covered in blood?
Mystery at the Cabin
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Something strange is happening at the cabin. Twelve-year-old Sandy is determined to track down the source, with or without the help of her sister, Jacqueline. This book includes a sneak preview of the children's novel, A Pony for the Fair.
Water Hammer
Price: Free! Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A 1,200-word short story about a most unusual, overheard conversation in a San Francisco bar. An insidious method of revenge.
Ransom, P.I. (Volume One - Dead Eyes)
Price: Free! Words: 12,540. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015 by Port Vendre Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Paris, 1945. Foreigner and struggling Private Investigator Daniel Ransom takes a missing persons case that seems like any other. Before long, however, things begin to look a bit more serious, a bit more…sinister. Can Daniel crack the case and find the missing person before it’s too late?
A Shocking Experience
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
July 28th, 1999 was a year to never forget. A two year deputy sheriff working the mid-shift comes face to face with death. The threat he faces is not from any criminal on the street. His arch enemy this night is Mother Nature. You don't want to mess with Mother Nature!
Robin Lockslay: Episode One: The Honey Trap
Price: Free! Words: 7,000. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
Robin Hood as you've never seen her ... a modern day thief with a heart of gold. Episode One of Ten.
The Detective Games - #1: Trial by Firefight
Series: The Detective Games. Price: Free! Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
How could a single criminal case lead to many more around the world, all seemingly perpetrated by the same man? The world's best detectives have been gathered for such a time as this... but will they be a match for Titus? Or will they become puppets in his grand plan? The Detective Games #1: Trial by Firefight is a quirky thrill ride that is part mystery / thriller, part action / adventure.
Seasons of Deception
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
The short story "Seasons of Deception" introduces Beatrice Scott, the sleuth who appears in Kate McLachlan's mystery novel "Ten Little Lesbians." In "Seasons of Deception," Beatrice investigates the quick decline of her elderly gay neighbor after a suspicious woman moves in with him. Leigh, her lover, is unable to help, which is a mystery in itself.
La Variable Aléatoire (Tome 1: Après le bip)
Price: Free! Words: 7,990. Language: French. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
Dillon Sharif est le plus grand détective au monde spécialisé dans les ensembles de données. D'ailleurs, c'est aussi le charmant petit-fils des milliardaires fondateurs de AllDat Corporation, propriétaires légaux de toutes les informations mondiales.
Vigilia di Ferragosto
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: Italian. Published: July 4, 2015 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Un’ultima incombenza per il commissario, nelle ore che precedono la partenza per le tanto sospirate ferie estive. Eppure quella confessione tardiva lo trattiene al suo posto...
The Keeper: Episode 3
Series: The Keeper, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 4, 2015 by K.I. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s an envelope addressed to her. In this envelope is a letter and a key. But a key to what? Alexa uncovers the secrets of her family’s past in this contemporary adventure 10 part serial
Cairo
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Kabir -- a private eye -- is grappling with a conundrum. His wife has left him only three days after the wedding. A client asks him to track down a missing cat called Luna. When Kabir sets out in the cat's pursuit, he hits upon a startling revelation about life and love.
Her Bodyguard: A Liathland Mystery
Price: Free! Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Princess Kirsty trusts her bodyguard, Callum Macdonald, with her heart and her life. But the tiny principality of Liathland, which is situated on the border between England and Scotland, is under threat from greedy and malicious outside forces. Someone is prepared to betray Liathland. But who and why? A novelette.
The Sapphire Chronicles - Broken Lair
Price: Free! Words: 17,490. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the Sapphire Chronicles, a spy yearning to leave a life of espionage behind, is drawn back in.
The Keeper: Episode 2
Series: The Keeper, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2015 by K.I. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It’s an envelope addressed to her. In this envelope is a letter and a key. But a key to what? Alexa uncovers the secrets of her family’s past in this contemporary adventure 10 part serial.
The Keeper: Episode 1
Series: The Keeper, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 23, 2015 by K.I. Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
It’s an envelope addressed to her. In this envelope is a letter and a key. But a key to what? Alexa uncovers the secrets of her family’s past in this contemporary adventure 10 part serial.