Books tagged: crime short story

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A Mysterious Man
Series: Simple Shorties. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two thieves find a mysterious man spying upon them and decide to kill him but they are in for a big surprise.
Yes to Maybe
Price: Free! Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Tim, your place is going to be robbed tonight,” said the voice on the phone. This is how Tim’s day starts. The repayment of his debt to a local “Organized Business” leader has been set into motion. Assigned to the task is 16 year old Desmond Reid, and Tim decides he can prevent the looting of his bar. Will Desmond be able to pull off the job, or will Tim be able to hold onto his assets?
Riding with Heaven
Price: $1.55 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Oh. My. God.” Evan gasped and sat up straighter in his seat as Maddy steered her trusty Subaru wagon into the near-empty gas station lot just outside Denver city limits. “I have just seen Heaven, and he wears distressed Levi’s and mirrored Oakleys.”.....
Thief of Angonia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
He had a perfect Plan A and a perfect execution of that plan. He also had Plan B. What would be the use of Plan C?
Death is the New Sleep
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Able Muse Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Hollis Seamon’s story, “Death Is the New Sleep,” won the 2009 Al Blanchard Award. This is a crime story with a twist.
Land of the Flowers
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 7,890. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Florida is in danger of being loved to death, but monsters still lurk there. When controversial politician Joseph Swain is found dead in an alligator's jaws, the swamp is full of people who wanted him dead. Garrett Levy is just an environmental bureaucrat, but he knows the swamp and he knows he has to find Swain's killer. LAND OF THE FLOWERS is a short story by awardwinning author Mary Anna Evans.
Last Straw: A Harry Cork Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When Wisaka police discover a body in a horse barn, Deputy Chief Harry Cork knows it’s not murder. So why and how did the ex-Marine die?
Close Suspect (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A jeweller is brutally murdered in his home. Steve Gallagher a dedicated detective is assigned to investigate the murder. Steve realises that the victim was a regular in the pub he drinks in. As Steve begins to search for clues, he pieces together a story that suggests the suspect is closer to home than anyone realises. However, he needs evidence to prove his theory. This story is 4434 long.
A Bad Night for a Desperate Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Dark Elms Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The last time Bentley Smith dated, the phrase “freshman in college” described him. Twenty years later, he feels that no woman would find ever him interesting. Then he’s set up with a beautiful woman. A date too good to be true . . .
Lost And Found
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Lee is drafted in to find a missing child. Could there be a connection to his previous case? Time is running out ...