Books tagged: short mystery story

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Thelma
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Price: Free! Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
On the night following the deadly Kendal rail disaster in which two hundred persons lost their lives, cab-driver, Kenneth Salmon is running the road. Passengers, however, are scarce. Therefore, Kenneth's earning up to this point is meager. He is desperately in need of a few fares to increase the night's earning. Will desperation causes him to pick up the wrong passenger?
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.
The Bamboo Mirror - An Anthology of Short Mysteries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,120. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Asian
Mystery-suspense-thriller writer, Faith Mortimer warmly welcomes you to her anthology of short mystery stories, "The Bamboo Mirror". In three of the stories the reader is introduced to sleuth, Diana Rivers who features in Faith's mystery thriller series of full-length novels. In "The Bamboo Mirror" each story has a unique setting, is sometimes psychological and always with a twist in the ending.
Underleaf
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,750. Language: British English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A house with a disturbing secret, jealousy which turns deadly, heartbreak in more ways than one, and people who aren’t quite what they seem make up a few of the stories within this collection. Turn the pages and discover that there is more to each tale as you venture Underleaf...
The Guinea Ghost
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On the weather-beaten Yorkshire moors of the north of England, a young woman believes she has seen the ghost of her former servant. Is Phoebe really tormented by the spirit of her maidservant Molly? Are the visions purely symptoms of a depressed soul, or are they signs the oppressive atmosphere of the family farm hides dark secrets?
Lost And Found (Storage Ghosts)
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Series: Storage Ghosts, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short paranormal story about storage locker ghosts. In this story Grace meets Clive. Clive has lost something but he doesn’t know what, he only knows that it’s extremely important that he finds it. Clive is in such distress that Grace feels that she has to help him. This leads her to discover a heartbreaking story of lost love.
Tick Tock
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Series: Storage Ghosts, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A short paranormal story about storage locker ghosts. At a storage locker auction Grace sees the ghosts of Lynne and Tom Opendale. They were friends of her parents. Grace asks how she can help them. Tom replies that it’s Grace that needs the help – they are going to lead her to the person who murdered them, and who also murdered her parents.