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Hearts and Minds
Price: Free! Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Tempest Bay lies at the end of the earth: a New Zealand coastal town savaged by storms and a deep, weird strain of altered perception. People come here to go mad, sometimes. But for Eva Lamprey it's where freedom and revolution begin.  Hearts and Minds is the first Project Tempest mini-book. For people in a noisy busy world, it's designed to be experienced in less than fifteen minutes.
Magic City
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A story about the stupidity of criminals and how flukes are sometimes how police solve murders.
Murder and Teamwork
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The story is based on my experiences and articles on the news. Dave [me] is dead a couple of years, and there are four murders on the comarca that are somehow connected to my cancer cure. It, as from the day it was discovered, is being suppressed. They can't stop me. I'm dead - so they are now killing off people who know about it? It has to stop!
Short Stories: Murder Mayhem & Romance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2019 by Jasami Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
A series of short stories to intrigue you make you wonder, laugh, and maybe even cry. Fast-paced short stories for reading on the run, just a taste of a myriad of charismatic characters. There is Murder, there is Mayhem, and of course a little Romance. Which story will be your favourite?
Una Predicción Fatal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,910. Language: Spanish. Published: October 12, 2019 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Una mañana cualquiera, María ha estado muy inquieta, pues un famoso astrólogo predijo que los de su signo, Piscis, podrían sufrir un accidente mortal. Más tarde, mientras hace el amor con su novio… ¡cae al vacío y muere! Él es acusado de homicidio y enfrenta la pena de muerte. Solamente un milagro podría salvarlo.
The Woman In The Beach House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Mrs Smith vowed to use any means possible to avenge her son’s untimely and shameful death. This is the sequel to ‘The Man On The Bench’.
Khonsu and the Nightshift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,560. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
In this sci-fi detective novelette, Corporal Kyle Corson works the nightshift as an energy cop. He's also a maverick who follows his own rules. After others have failed, he's assigned to track down huge energy losses from the city utility. To accomplish the job, he uses unusual tools, including a spirit he sends underground.
Steinway: Play your Cards
Price: Free! Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
Rudy Steinway, senior citizen, still practices criminal law in San Diego to keep his thoughts away from unpleasant things. On a ride along with a San Diego Police Officer, Rudy kills a cartel man to save the officer's life. People around him start to die. And then . . . . This is the introduction and first three chapters.
The sisters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: British English. Published: September 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Two sisters, who couldn’t be different or are they?
The Shotgun's Wedding: A Cozy Mini-Mystery
Series: Karma's Revenge. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Gun smoke fills the air with a runaway bride, a clever psychologist, dangerous shenanigans, and another in-law... in law. It's a cozy mini-mystery rematch with Detective Dedra Kare. But can the Clue Queen chase down the truth before the smoke clears from The Shotgun's Wedding? *This eBook functions as a stand alone mystery both inside or outside the Karma's Revenge series.
Murphy's Law
Price: Free! Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Angela Wiggins is on her way to a new life with the man she loves. But Murphy's law, which states that whatever can go wrong will go wrong, has other ideas.
The Company of Thieves: Episode Nine: The John Wayne Ideal
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,970. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Sarah and Jack meet again and the truth about each of them is finally revealed. Afterwards, without telling Jack, Sarah returns home to confront her father. Jack realises where she’s going and goes after her, afraid she will not come out of it alive. Back at the castle, it is Jack who is taken prisoner. The final mystery is uncovered.
The Game Warden
Price: Free! Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2019 by Paper Angel Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Fish and Game Warden is not just Kelli Cavanaugh’s job — it’s her passion. But now, she finds herself fighting not only for the watershed she swore to protect, but for her very life.
The Company of Thieves: Episode Eight: Into This Domestic Setting
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Back home, Jack discovers just how trapped he really his. Meanwhile, in London, Sarah's past is revealed to her.
The Company of Thieves: Episode Seven: Memories Are Made of This
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Jack takes an enforced sea journey. He's tortured and interrogated by both the good guys and the bad guys.
Vampire: Is it the End?
Price: Free! Words: 1,880. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
The world is at the mercy of Vampires. No, that's not it. The Vampires don't harm anyone. But one Vampire suddenly Does. It is up to the locals (vampires) to deal with the problem, or else ... well you know the Humans ...
Good Cop, Bad Cop
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
I was Warden at the Correctional Facility. Mr. Deperon was scheduled to die the next day by lethal injection. A problem had arisen. The convict claimed he had lost five years of life. The last thing he remembered was only the previous day. Two of my correctional officers were on both sides of the fence. One said he needed a break; the other said no. What was the evidence? Who would prevail?
Fotherington-Tomas and Blue Murder on the Orient Express
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: British English. Published: September 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A journey on the Orient Express. What could possibly go wrong? When Fotherington-Tomas and Maxwell board the world-famous train, little do they suspect that murder most foul is on the cards. Why was Archduke Augustus slain in front of his lover? Who was responsible and why is a fat, little detective, with a finely groomed moustache, strealing the show from our hero?
Tarot Cards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Short Story - Fiction A former competitive synchronized swimmer decided to become a writer. She lives alone with her hairy cat. A visit to a psychic ended up in a mystery murder.
The Company of Thieves: Episode six: Lost Horizon
Series: The Company of Thieves. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Back at his hotel with no sign of Sarah, Jack begins to worry. He takes a walk around London to figure out his next move. When Sarah does turn up, and Jack learns the kind of trouble she is in, he already knows he is going to help her.