Books tagged: short mysteries

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Perfect Crime
Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time. She commits the Perfect Crime -- and starts an exciting life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off her dead husband's generous life insurance policy. Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .
Gloria
Price: Free! Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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I’m dying, well that’s what I’ve been told. How has my life come to this: death, betrayal, friendship, love? Yes, love. I know it’s there somewhere, but I’m struggling to make sense of things. How can I, Oliver Beaton-Court, be here in this cabin, looking at my dead wife and holding an axe… Maybe Tom can give me the answers I need, or maybe there are no answers…
In Blood and Soul
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
The only voice Naveena heard in her head was that of her dying mother pleading with her to take care of her little sister. Meme was all she had and lived for. So when fate took her only family from Naveena, she decided to bring her where she should be; home and close to her. A decision that she would live to regret.....
The Calling
Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A Man picks up the phone and dials 911. The Operator picks up, and the game begins.
Deadly Decisions: 5 Tales of Crime and Suspense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,480. 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.
Paradise, Passion, Murder: 10 Tales of Mystery from Hawaii
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,390. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016 by readaloud. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery
This collection of ten mysteries brings out the beauty of the islands, the passion of the tropics, and, yes, murder. Stories by Terry Ambrose, JoAnn Bassett, Gail Baugniet, Frankie Bow, Lorna Collins (editor), Kay Hadashi, Laurie Hanan, Jill Marie Landis, AJ Llewellyn, Toby Neal, and CW Schutter. All proceeds benefit Read Aloud America and promote literacy in Hawaii.