Books tagged: crime short stories

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Happily Never After
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,020. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The first in a series of anthologies of crime stories written by attendees of Crime & Publishment, a yearly crime-writing workshops based in Gretna Green, Scotland. Volume one features twenty-two stories based on the theme of ‘marriage’ with all authors' profits from volume one go to ‘Hearing Dogs for Deaf People’.
The Ruthless Killer
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Timmy thought it was odd that Carrie’s Father didn’t want anyone to know about the Sunday driving lesson. He churned it over and over in his head, Mister. Cross’s reasoning for the secrecy.....
Just for Fun
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,310. Language: British English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00)
'Just for Fun' is an anthology of short stories, some fiction, some faction, some autobiographical, but always interesting. The book is a mix of humour, pathos and a little bathos. The author called the book “Just for Fun’ for two reasons. Firstly because that is the lead story and secondly because writing is fun—lots of fun and hopes that the reader has fun reading the book.
Death Wishes: A Collection of Short Murder Mystery Tales
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A Collection of Short Murder Mystery Tales, twisty and intriguing where each perpetrator invokes a little more sympathy than they should...
8 Funny Detective Stories with Maynard Soloman, Gal-Damn Detective
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,660. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
8 Funny Detective Stories represents Maynard Soloman's first eight cases of mystery, malarkey and misadventure. Each combines the slapstick fun of The Pink Panther with the sharp wit of The Onion, if both lived in an RV watching nothing but old Westerns. Fans of Carl Hiaasen's crime fiction humor, Elmore Leonard's bumbling bad guys or snappy current events satire will enjoy these quick reads.
Deadlier Than The Male
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Crime Short Stories - A man drowned in a locked bathroom; a serial killer where every murder looked like an accident; a carefully planned illusion; a perfect robbery with a tiny flaw; two slightly less than perfect alibis and two women scorned – are all part of a collection of lightweight but entertaining mysteries about a mixed race female detective much deadlier than the male of the species.
Star Turn and Other Stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00)
Star Turn and other stories is a collection of crime stories from the author of The Chameleon Factor, shortlisted for the UK's Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger Award in 2010. Star Turn: 'Kim had a high nasal twang that bordered on irritating, if it hadn’t come wrapped in such a delicious package: short blonde hair; cool green eyes; the too-wide, too-full mouth with the ever-ready smile.'
A Whole Lot of Quick Crime
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,600. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All the stories from Quick Crime and More Quick Crime, filled with robbers, swindlers, murderers, art thieves, stalkers, and firebugs...and the people who catch them. Includes “Smile for the Camera,” “Confidence,” “Playing Hero,” “Dragged Upstairs,” “Better Late,” “Cabin Take-Out,” “In the Real World,” “Money Maker,” What’s in a Name?” and “Untouchable."
Quick Crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The world may be full of criminals, but in Chelsea Graydon’s stories they always get caught, often by their intended victims! Contains "Smile for the Camera", "Confidence", "Playing Hero", "Dragged Upstairs", and "Better Late." Five satisfying, quick tales of crime and justice from a rising voice in gentle mysteries.
The Female of the Species
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
15 Short Stories involving the Psychic, mixed-race female detective from Witchmoor Edge in Yorkshire. These are the short stories that gave rise to the novels - the woman who turns up alive when her husband's in jail for murdering her; the disappearing proceeds of armed robbery; the murder that turned out to be suicide and the suicide that turned out to be murder ... brain teasers all.