Books tagged: crime fiction short story

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Mystery Disappearance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Daisy arrived home that afternoon, she knew something was amiss. She usually went to the Farmers’ Market on Saturday afternoons. She always took Ethan with her, but today he had insisted that he remain.
Water Hammer
Price: Free! Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00)
A 1,200-word short story about a most unusual, overheard conversation in a San Francisco bar. An insidious method of revenge.
Convicted Innocent
Series: The Bobby and The Priest, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,860. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50)
Three men disappear: one is on trial for murder, one is the copper who arrested him, and the last is a man caught between them. Set in London in 1887, "Convicted Innocent" follows the struggles of two friends kidnapped by a serial killer and their fight for survival. It is a tale of good versus evil; of fear and despair versus hope; and of ordinary men choosing the extraordinary.
The Painting in the Crate. A Pounds & Sterling Short Story
Series: Pounds & Sterling, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
This short story is the first in the "Pounds & Sterling" series. A famous art history professor had been murdered. His doctoral student, art historian Samantha Pounds, takes up her own investigations. Soon she finds a useful clue, and presents it to medical examiner Dr. Oliver Sterling. Together they solve the case, in which international smugglers and foreign trading companies are involved.
Broken
Price: Free! Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00)
Still reeling from the loss of his own family, DS Briggs must race against time to save a boy from his abusive father.
Old Mr Bitterman: Criminally Insane
Price: Free! Words: 4,450. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67)
A day in the life of a septuagenarian serial killer at odds with the modern world. If you like your psychopathic murderers a little long in the tooth this could be right up your street.
Maceration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.00)
When a famous winemaker is found gruesomely mutilated in a picturesque Adelaide Hills winery Inspector Maxine Lake is called to investigate. In 'Maceration' we meet Maxine Lake for the first time as she uses charm and an uncanny third sense to solve the first of 'The Adelaide Mysteries'. An Australian Midsomer!
Better Late
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nick’s going to score a new 4x4 for his “exporter”, but as he watches it park in a nearly-deserted lot, driven by a hot woman, he figures he’ll use his smooth charm to score more than just the car. Except this broad’s making him work for it...