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Lasagna and Successes
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this noir short story a woman discovers a terrible secret, and chooses to solve her problems with lasagna.
Agent Hilch: Troll Trouble
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,380. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Hilch responds to what he thinks is a simple case of foolish citizens becoming troll food, but things get complicated once he explores the crime scene. With no sign of the trolls in question he has to use every tool at his disposal (and some that aren't) to solve the case. With a no-nonsense approach, and little regard for rules and protocol Hilch goes after the culprits in style.
The Stitcher - (A Politically Incorrect Pulp Noir Short Story)
Series: Detective Vic Vicious Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,300. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Shelter Wood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Set in an alternate earth in the year 2050, Detective Vic Vicious is brought out of cryogenic prison to solve a string of brutal homicides torturing Los Angeles. When a woman is found on her back in a dark alley with her nether regions stitched together, it takes a man like Detective Vic to solve the case. Or will the case solve him?
Crash, Part 3 of Ashor's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Corporate assassins and betrayal at the edge of known space . . . “Crash”, the third installment of John M. Berg’s “Ashor’s Tale” takes us into the finale of Ashor Dunai’s fight against the system he was born into and condemned by. Hunted and alone, Dunai learns that he has new and deadly enemies. And when Big Corporate Heroes disrupt his plans, Dunai intends to make them pay.
Turning Point Part 1 of Ashor's Tale
Price: Free! Words: 15,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Corporate assassins and betrayal on the edge of known space . . As a Contract Termination Specialist on the mining colony, "Roach", Ashor Dunai had put more people into the dirt than he cared to count. Now, after one mistake too many, he's about to learn what life is like at the other end of the gun. "Turning Point" is the first installment of John M. Berg's "Ashor's Tale".
Scattergun—A Reckoning in Two Acts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Scattergun is the first short work in a series examining the dark side of the human condition, set in the aberrant world of a synaesthetic Texas ranger, Lamar McNelly. Book One: Riding shotgun in the mind of a wandering killer, stalking the plains of the rural west, until a violent confrontation in a Colorado rail yard pits the cerebral McNelly against the mammalian brain of an outlaw.
Stand Up Johnny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In this country noir short story by a recent Derringer Award Winner, a troubled young man returns home to find deceit, heartache, and murder in the arms of an old flame. The story first appeared in Plots With Guns, and is also available in the larger collection, Daggyland #1, by the same author.
I've Heard the Mermaid Sing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
It's 1929 and Albert Sternheimer, a yegg (jewel thief) from St Louis, is travelling on the RMS Aquitania with a case of stolen jewels, but unknown to him there's someone else on board with an interest in him and the contents of his case.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Beginnings
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Saga 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,890. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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I'm the youngest private investigator most people have ever come across. I've been in hospital more times than I have been in a class room. I was playing with guns when I was four years old; I knew how to drive cars at seven. I've spent most of my life running around the toughest and meanest streets this city has to offer and they haven't killed me yet. My name is Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 2
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead and nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet and live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life as a private investigator isn't all big cases, excitement and arch enemies. Follow the day to day musings and activities of Nicolette Mace taken from her online blog.
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