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Garbage Day: A Novella
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Life is a routine for Frank McDonald. But when he discovers his garbage wasn't taken and the school bus didn't come by to pick up his kids, he finds his daily routine has been thrown for a loop. And that is just the beginning . . .
The Dummy Case
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 113,430. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Chicago P.I. Joe Ganzer tracks down a deadbeat magician who ends up dead! (A beguiling mystery of magic, illusion, and murder)
Till Hell Freezes Over
Series: A Dr. Erica Merrill Mystery, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2015 by BWL Publishing Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
There is one set of tracks leading to and from the snow-bound cabin of Eugene Pettijohn, dead of a gunshot wound, who was known to be alive after the snow began to fall. These tracks were made by Herb Schultz, an unpopular deadbeat neighbor who discovered the body. Shultz is arrested but Dr. Erica Merrill, a young veterinarian trying to establish a practice in her hometown...
Living Among Wasps
Series: Indolent shot at reconciliation: Mysteries solved by convict Albert. Price: Free! Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
(3.00 from 1 review)
Amanda sends her husband downstairs to pick up goods from her sister's car. In the few minutes of her husband's absence, Amanda is murdered. The ongoing investigation is presented to Albert, formerly an internationally recognized assassin from Latvia, now serving life in prison, in hope that his past experiences could bring a fresh light on the baffling case.
221b: The Curious Case of the Drugged Dog and the Jammed Window
Series: 221B. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
People from all over the world have been sending letters to Sherlock Homes at 221b Baker Street almost since the stories were first published. Today, the job of replying to these letters has fallen on a whip-smart young office temp called Emily. Before long, Emily realises that some of these strange letters contain real mysteries. Luckily, she’s just the person to solve them.
Stopover and Other Stories for a Rainy Night
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,600. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A private detective is on a personal errand of revenge when he makes the mistake of stopping at an abandoned diner; Arnold Knight is sure he's spotted a crime in the neighborhood through binoculars, to the annoyance of his sister and the police; two men are stuck in an elevator and one decides to tell a scary story, too convincingly--just some of the noir and cozy mystery short stories herein.
The Rules of the Game
Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A short story in which, through analysis of a man's idea for a mystery novel, certain rules are set in regards to the creation of locked room murders. Largely inspired by "Knox's Ten Commandments" and "Van Dine's Twenty Rules for Writing Detective Stories".
The Problem of the Straton Murder
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
During a discussion regarding whether or not a detective's seemingly cold and detached nature is necessary in solving a crime, a strange case from the past is brought back to light: a case which on first glance seemed to be simple and obvious instead turned out to be rather unique and complex in its own right and showed that, ultimately, the road to Hell is truly paved with good intentions...
Craven Place
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
An invitation to a crumbling cottage in the lonely wilds. The legend of the witch who haunts it still. A disappearance from a locked room and the rising, ancient power that may be culprit. The hag has waited long for visitors, and guests are encouraged to extend their stay. For whatever remains of their lives. Welcome… to Craven Place.
The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,940. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Bernie Rhodenbarr, light-hearted and light-fingered bookseller, is featured in ten novels. This is one of four short stories in which he stars. He's on the job in Memphis, enlisted by a supermarket tabloid to obtain photos of Elvis's off-limits bedroom on the second floor of Graceland. A locked-room mystery with the Bernie Rhodenbarr touch...