Books tagged: mystery short story

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G-Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Deaver says of “G-Men,” “If you liked E.L. Doctorow’s Ragtime or the writing of Caleb Carr (The Alienist), you’ll enjoy this [story]. Part police procedural, part political thriller, this clever tale features real life characters interacting with fictional ones.” Nominated for the Sidewise Award for Best Alternate History.
Scrawny Pete
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Crime reporter Atkins discovered Scrawny Pete at the scene of a murder-suicide. The hard-bitten reporter took to the cat, and the cat took to him. Together they traveled through the city on the police beat, until the day they came across another crime, one that Scrawny Pete understood. Includes complete bonus story, "The Secret Lives of Cats."
Clicking Sticks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the girl next door... the girl haunting your dreams for years... comes to you for help, you know things may change. Just maybe you might get a dream to come true. But sometimes dreams share a dark side with death. A mystery story by bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith.
Erect
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 590. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A quick humorous story that illustrates the essential difference between men and women. (No, not THAT one!)
The Case of the Vanishing Boy: A Spade/Paladin Conundrum
Series: Spade/Paladin Conundrums. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Secret Master of Fandom and Private Detective Spade gets a strange request: a tiny woman with pointed ears asks him to help her with a case at FleshCon, a California science fiction convention. The tiny woman turns out to be the infamous Paladin, whom Spade thought was only a rumor. And she needs his help finding a teenage boy whom she says vanishes whenever she approaches him.
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...
Easy Time
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hoochie has a zapper in his skull far more effective than any electronic ankle cuff and will be serving his time in the basement of the widow of the man he killed. What his delectable jailor has planned for him is both more benign and more horrible than anything he could have imagined. Definitely NOT easy time.
Smile for the Camera
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On Eva’s first day working as a teller at the bank, she loses her umbrella, is terrorized by the bank manager, makes a friend, and...solves a bank robbery?
The Grocery Zoo Story
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Baxter meets a talking dog in a grocery store, he’s sure it’s evidence that the produce has been spiked with LSD. But then the dog tells him how it got there and it’s strangely compelling...until it’s all just TOO DAMN MUCH!
Your Cheatin' Heart: A Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mystery
Series: Tiffany Waters Paranormal Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Following a cheating husband and his tarty blonde, PI Tiffany Waters witnesses the explosion of the lover’s motel. The police find only one body: the husband. Now Tiffany must save her husband from a mystery man demanding her photos of the lovers’ meeting. But how can two copies of the same photo be different? How can the blonde in the photo blink? “Your Cheatin’ Heart” is 7,693 words.