Books tagged: short crime fiction

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Census Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Thomas’ life falls into the same pattern every day. He wakes up, deals with his dominating girlfriend, and immediately gets drunk. His routine is interrupted by a young woman who is conducting a census, who Thomas realizes could quite easily fall into his trap.
Murder At The Job!
Price: Free! Words: 2,720. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Aggression breeds Aggression. So when Samuel simply doesn't fit in at the company, the bullying starts. But Samuel has a form of revenge that nobody could even begin to imagine. Till one day, it simply goes just a little too far.
More Crooked Paths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
More tales of crime and mystery, those who walk crooked paths and pay the price. People on the spot, when things have taken a bad turn. A young woman facing a deadly challenge. A man who walks into the wrong bar with the wrong attitude. A boxer who refuses to quit. A DA with a grudge. A rich man who finds his motives questioned by the police. These are the stories of the darker side of life.
A Trip With Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In order to sweeten the state of affairs surrounding his marriage, Dan has planned a life-altering trip for he and his wife. Destiny Parker should have taken flight sooner.
Roses are Red
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,540. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Here is an amusing, but deadly tale involving a "little old lady" and her garden and wine. Bring in an obnoxious child and you have the makings for a very intriguing murder mystery. This is a short story with the twists and turns that Elizabeth's books are noted for.
Jewel Box
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An eight-year-old girl who has just watched as her sister was kidnapped... A nurse who holds the lives of a mother and child in her hands... A makeup artist who has just found a murdered starlet on a movie set... Find these characters and more in this book-length collection of short works by Mary Anna Evans, author of the Faye Longchamp mysteries.
Hunted Heiress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Rich heiress is kidnapped for no apparent reason. Her plane crashes into dense forested area where it just happens that a police detective is taking a much needed rest from his undercover operations. He guides her back to civilization and safety. Her ordeal is over, or is it.
Crimewave 11: Ghosts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,950. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Eleventh of the roughly biennial collection of short crime fiction stories. Its 14 stories include Nina Allan's first ever crime story. Quoting reviewer Gayle Surrette's verdict in Gumshoe "... read through the stories for each is a gem of tight writing and will pull you into a world you'll pray you'll never enter in any other way but via fiction." www.gumshoereview.com/php/Review-id.php?id=2628
False Shadows: Eight Scott Drayco Mystery Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,130. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Scott Drayco had everything going: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist. After a violent act scarred him, he turned to an FBI career and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases others won't touch. From a suspected serial killer who plays mind games with Drayco, to murder and revenge at 20,000 feet, these 8 stories delve into dark mysteries of the human soul.
Vengeance is Blind: Three Scott Drayco Short Mysteries
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
From three-time Derringer Award finalist BV Lawson come three tales featuring Scott Drayco, a man who had everything going for him: handsome, brilliant, a talented classical pianist in the prime of his youth. After violence scarred him physically and emotionally, he turned to an FBI career for ten years and now freelances as a crime consultant, taking on cases other people don't want to touch.