Books tagged: cozy crime short story

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The Used Virgin: Argolicus Mystery (Argolicus Mysteries Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 9,180. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Medieval, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
After Rome, before the Middle Ages, Italy belonged to the Ostrogoths. A corrupt governor. A young girl. An old man. Argolicus unravels the threads when he discovers his friend has been accused of raping a virgin.
Water Under The Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sandra Moody has had it. The water keeps rising and there's nothing she can do about it. If the rain doesn't stop, her idyllic summer cabin will be swallowed up by a backlog of runoff and sludge. If not for the mysterious disappearance of her favorite neighbor, she'd be one step away from locking the door and tossing the key.
Back in the Saddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Mimi LaFleur, septuagenarian party animal, never met a cliché or a man she didn’t like. In this short story, she headlines a conference in Ojai with her uptight, young assistant, Lizzie. Mimi’s built a reputation as a crime-solving grandma on TV, but a compromising photo has found its way into the hands of bestselling author Kayleigh. When Kayleigh’s body is discovered, Mimi’s in hot water.
Temporarily Away
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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When a friend's mail is returned marked "temporarily away," Henrietta Harcourt asks the local sheriff to investigate; he finds the man's mummified remains in his remote cabin. With the death dismissed as natural causes, a suspicious Henrietta prods the sheriff to look at someone with motive, means, and opportunity. Suddenly "natural causes" begins to look as unlikely as "temporarily away."
In the Real World
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Marlena has played it safe her whole life, so when she falls hard for a man she meets on an anonymous chat site, she’s careful to cover her computer tracks after each session and not send any information that can be tracked back to her. But her husband suspects anyway. Now it’s time for Marlena to do something bold for once in her life, to meet her lover in the real world.