Books tagged: short crime fiction

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Quick Crime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The world may be full of criminals, but in Chelsea Graydon’s stories they always get caught, often by their intended victims! Contains "Smile for the Camera", "Confidence", "Playing Hero", "Dragged Upstairs", and "Better Late." Five satisfying, quick tales of crime and justice from a rising voice in gentle mysteries.
Shooter on Campus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The shooter looked through the scope. Where are you? He had already killed 23 people. She must be out there somewhere. One shooter and one daring cop will face off in a struggle to save or end the lives of dozens of helpless students. It’s a brutal battle of dangerous actions and violent results.
TECH WARS: The Collection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literature » War, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
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This e-book contains 5 stories. The Tank series cover the antics of a group of cyborg contractors who aim to make a profit from the world’s never ending war. Synthesis is a short about humanity’s fight against an unknown alien force and the actions of one man/machine in that war. Finally, Iraq 2050 looks at what the world could be like if the Iraq war escalated into a world war.
5 Twists
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
Five flash stories with a touch of mystery, some hard-boiled, some fluffy, all with a twist.
Deadly Decisions: 5 Tales of Crime and Suspense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Tales about dark choices people make when their backs are against a wall: a sheriff's deputy and a nun hold the fate of a meth dealer; a former violinist takes fate into his own, scarred hands; a forensic linguist obsessed with solving the puzzle of a missing Moravian deed; a homeless man killed by a hit-and-run finds advocates in a minister and his cat; a hitman who just wants to be left alone.
The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,950. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
Unveiling Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,680. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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Families silenced by secrets, lost heirlooms and a ruthless killer. Suzy's bridegroom’s secret is revealed on her wedding day but being discovered in her wedding dress with a knife in her hand makes the day worse. She learns her bridegroom found a ring worth millions of pounds but someone else wants it too. As the body count rises can Suzy unscramble the secrets or will she too meet a grisly end?
Vengeance is Blind: Three Scott Drayco Short Mysteries
You set the price! Words: 9,390. 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.
False Shadows: Eight Scott Drayco Mystery Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,060. 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.
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