Books tagged: short mystery

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Nine Kinds of Trouble
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 23,600. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2010 by NukeWorks Publishing. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A collection of short mysteries ranging from mystery light to dark and disturbed. If you like your murder with a side dish of humor, this collection is for you.
Waiter, There's a Clue in My Soup! Five Short Mysteries
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Price: Free! Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Five light mystery short stories: from puzzles like "Waiter, There's a Clue in My Soup!", "The Hoosegow Strangler," and "Trail of the Lonesome Stickpin," to suspense in "Alibi" and "The Promise." These stories were previously published in magazines like Handheld Crime and Futures Mysterious Anthology. Several of these stories were nominated for a Derringer Award or put forward for an Edgar.
Ashley Alert
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
From "Matters Familiar." A small girl, suffocating in the growing culture of fear around her, struggles to take the high ground.
Creepier by the Dozen: Twelve Twisted Tales
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,220. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Twelve short stories in the "Twilight Zone" tradition by a father, son and daughter team of writers.
Unexpected Hero
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Bob just wanted to escape his life for a few minutes. He didn't realize that he would be taking a chance on losing it.
In Blood and Soul
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,800. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: 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.....
Secrets & Lies
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The ten stories in this collection revolve around secrets, lies—and crime. Kristine Kathryn Rusch, called one of the best short story writers of her generation, has compiled ten of her best mystery stories into one volume. Here you’ll find cats who watch corpses decompose, a futuristic detective who lies for a living, and half a dozen others whose lives get touched by a mystery.
Short Stories of Earl Staggs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A collection of published stories by Derringer Award winning author Earl Staggs. A mixture of Mystery, Crime and Humorous stories to satisfy readers who like variety.
A Most Helpful Text
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Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Journalist Madeline Ferrero's ability to spot patterns in online text leads her on a chase: to find the ‘Helpful Gremlin’ who’s been predicting disasters in the Chicago area without fail for over a decade. The hunt takes an unexpected twist when she starts getting texts from the mysterious Gremlin. But are they thinly veiled threats from someone with the talent to predict the future?
Quarantine on the Black Nile
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,630. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Eco-tourist Jonah Brooks stumbles into a nightmare as he’s snared in an East African quarantine zone. Black Nile hemorrhagic virus rampages through the Malindi rain forest like a feral beast. It burns through the human population with a terrifying kill rate; and everyone in the medical group sent to study it lies dead in their camp. It’s not quite the tour package that Jonah signed up for.