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The Magician's Legacy - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #7
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,640. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
True mystery fans know that the best kind to try and figure out is the "locked-room" variety, and with this book author Gene Grossman has created what has been called the best locked-room mystery of the century - because the locked room is an unpenetrable safe room that must be opened by a crew with blowtorches. You'll be scratching your head trying to figure this one out.
The Final Case - Peter Sharp Legal Mystery #9
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,370. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2009 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Peter attends a cocktail party at which, Suzi and the other guests are shocked by a loud noise coming from their host’s study. When they all go to investigate, they find their host dead of a gunshot wound to his head. The gun is in his hand, and several witnesses in the hallway state that no person entered or exited the room. Suzi thinks it's murder - and wants to prove it. See if she succeeds.
The Play of Light and Shadow & Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The crime was impossible, but it happened. The gallery was locked and under constant observation, but the valuable painting was stolen, and later the prime suspect was murdered. A private detective and a professor turned bartender team up to solve who did it and how. Can you spot and interpret the clues and solve it first? Plus an article about how the novelette came to be written.
Inspector Zhang Gets His Wish (A Free Short Story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,070. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Inspector Zhang loves mysteries, but as a Detective Inspector with the Singapore Police Force he knows that mysteries are few and far between. There are relatively few crimes in the city state and those that are committed are usually solved quickly. But that all changes when Inspector Zhang is called to a top Singapore hotel where a guest has been found murdered in a locked room.
Inspector Zhang and the Dead Thai Gangster (a short story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The inscrutable Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is Bangkok-bound on a passenger jet when a passenger is found dead in the first class cabin. But who killed him, and why? It's up to Inspector Zhang and his assistant, Sergeant Lee, to solve the case.
Inspector Zhang and the Falling Woman (a short story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is horrified when a woman falls to her death in front of him one evening. But what seems to be a simple case of suicide soon becomes a much more complicated affair and one that will test his detective skills to the limit.
Inspector Zhang and the Disappearing Drugs (a short story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Zhang of the SIngapore Police Force is called in to investigate when a consignment of narcotics vanishes from under the eyes of a team of Drugs Squad detectives. It's a locked room mystery that puts Inspector Zhang's detective skills to the test.
The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“The Burglar Who Smelled Smoke” features Bernie Rhodenbarr, the lighthearted and lightfingered hero of ten mystery novels. I suppose it’s inevitable that a burglar should star in a classic locked-room mystery story. Bernie’s in another as well, “The Burglar Who Dropped In On Elvis.”
Inspector Zhang and the Perfect Alibi (a short story)
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Series: Inspector Zhang Short Stories, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Inspector Zhang of the Singapore Police Force is called in to what appears to be an open and shut case. A young woman has been killed during a burglary. The fingerprints on the murder weapon point to a well-known house-breaker. But the burglar has a cast-iron alibi because at the time of the murder he was in police custody.
Jake's Monthly- Locked-Room Mystery Anthology
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You set the price! Words: 17,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
This is the seventh volume in the ongoing project "Jake's Monthly". All throughout March, authors sent in seemingly-impossible mystery stories, from the contemporary to the western. This is the result.