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25 Most Recent Mystery/Suspense Short Stories

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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby by Katie Gabrielle
Janet wins first prize in a contest and has the famous Hercule Poirot attend her science fair. Only after the science fair the real detective work begins and Janet seeks the help of Poirot to solve this case...a work in progress.....
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Hercule Poirot and The Case of the Missing Ruby Part Four by Katie Gabrielle
A few clues revealed in this episode. Rough draft first edit...work in progress...I am still working on this part. ..
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby (Final Chapter) by Katie Gabrielle
Hercule Poirot and Janet nab the Ruby thieves and solve the case of the Missing Ruby with a bit of humor and a surprise finale!! ..
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby Part 10 by Katie Gabrielle
Hercule Poirot and Janet try to solve this case..
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Hercule Poirot and The Case of the Missing Ruby Part 11 by Katie Gabrielle
A twist in the mystery...you think its solved?? think again!!..
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby Part 2 by Katie Gabrielle
Janet calls upon the famous Hercule Poirot to help her solve the case of the missing ruby! a work in progress..
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Hercule Poirot and The Case of the Missing Ruby Part 3 by Katie Gabrielle
Hercule Poirot and Janet put the pieces of the puzzle together to try to solve this mystery!!..
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby Part 5 by Katie Gabrielle
First Draft...Comments appreciated and welcome. ..
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby Part 6 by Katie Gabrielle
First edit--Poirot and Janet find a few more clues that lead them closer to finding the real ruby ! ..
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby Part 7 by Katie Gabrielle
Poirot and Janet are hot on the trail of the Ruby of the Spanish Princess with a few twists along the way. A few more clues uncovered...first edit.....
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Missing Ruby Part 8 by Katie Gabrielle
Poirot and Janet confront Jimmy on the way to find the Ruby of the Spanish Princess and a few more clues are revealed. First edit. feedback welcome...
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Hercule Poirot and the Case of the MIssing Ruby Part 9 by Katie Gabrielle
Hercule Poirot and Janet have located the missing Ruby of the Spanish Princess with a few more twists in this mystery... first edit...feedback welcome..
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His Final Bow by Steve Jensen
Sherlock Holmes meets the exiled king of decadence in this homage to Holmes and Wilde.....
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Hitch Bitch by Ronald Hull
Picking up hitch hikers is risky enough, when they are beautiful, well.....
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Hollywood's Burning by Alan Cook
It's 1961 Los Angeles and people are dying by the ocean--and then there are the photographs and the fire. Although this is a work of fiction, the fire was real...
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Homicidal Micky Mouse by Lilly H
This is about a young girl who is being interigated about an assisted suicide in the insane asylem she lives in. Which in the interview to prove her innosence tells of the murder she got away with...
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer - Chapter Seven by David Schwinghammer
Will wakes up in the hospital; Ned prepares to take the bulldozer to the Dakotas to sell at auction. ..
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer --- Chapter One by David Schwinghammer
When Ned Tuttle gets a letter from his ex-wife asking for money, he decides to steal a bulldozer, hoping she'll change her mind about him and want to get back together. Comments appreciated...
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Eight by David Schwinghammer
Deputy Will Kneebone finds where Ned hid the Caterpillar. Ned and Peggy June head to North Dakota to try to sell it to an old friend of Ned's. ..
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Five by David Schwinghammer
Ned and Peggy June steal the Caterpillar...
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HONEST THIEF, TENDER MURDERER, CHAPTER FOUR by David Schwinghammer
Sonny and Will try to get the goods on the sheriff and Art Voigt who they suspect as being behind drug trafficking in White Tail County. ..
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Nine by David Schwinghammer
Will has enough evidence to arrest Ned for stealing "Baby," the Caterpillar he once drove. ..
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Six by David Schwinghammer
Loretta is back in Minnesota and wants Ned to talk to his son Blake. Meanwhile, Ned Kneebone has a gun fight with the Bradshaw boy. ..
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Three by David Schwinghammer
Ned and Peggy June case the job...
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Honest Thief, Tender Murderer, Chapter Two by David Schwinghammer
Ned Tuttle plans to steal a bulldozer to help out his ex-wife who needs money. ..
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Honey Sweet by Lyndsey Nelson
Something to make you think... with a twist of the unknown...
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Honey's Murder by Alan Cook
When Sylvia's granddaughter asks her about an old notebook with newspaper clippings, it takes her back to her reporter days in the free-for-all sixties...
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Hope and Strength by William Manchee
My first short story featuring Detective Bingo Besch of the Dallas Police Department...
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Hot Days, Cold Nights by Alan Cook
Originally published in the Jeffery Deaver anthology, "A Hot and Sultry Night for Crime."..
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Hound Of The Heath by Paul Mc Cann
Sometimes builders have had to stop work for different reasons . This is one of those stories ...
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Hounded by Cherie Reich
Toby Hound is not only a private investigator, but he is also a were-hound. When the lovely and mysterious Catherine "Cat" Reynolds comes to his office, Toby is intrigued. The woman is certain her sister is missing, and Toby believes that she may be on to something when he discovers that four other ..
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How can a dead man kidnap someone? by Tracy Evans
This is the question everyone asks when reading Fatal Kidnapping...
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How Whale Song has inspired me... by Cheryl Kaye Tardif
Usually people ask me what inspired me to write each novel. Where did I get the idea, the characters, the plot, the setting? How did it all come together? Well, with Whale Song, I can easily answer those questions. And I will.....
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How Whale Song inspired artist Aynsley Nisbet and changed her life by Cheryl Kaye Tardif
I first heard of Aynsley Nisbet when an acquaintance of hers came up to me during the 2008 CAA CanWrite! Conference in Edmonton, Alberta. I had no idea that my novel Whale Song had profoundly changed her life...
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Hungry by James Vaughn
Thanksgiving?..
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I Am Dead by S. Bynum
Thoughts of a ghost...
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Read excerpt from I Dated A Serial Killer. I Dated A Serial Killer. by Morgan MacDonald
How I found out I had dated a serial killer...
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I'll Get It One Way Or Another by Lucille Robinson
Collecting can be a hazardous activity, especially when jealousy is involved...
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Ice Gold Land by Deep Rajvansh
A childern group reached in Ice Gold land which was too beautiful but they were in a great trouble at the place...
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Ice lll: Breaking Up is Hard to do by Richard Kallao
original..
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If I Were You by Kalai Selvi Arivalagan
The usual routine life can sometime get interrupted even by small incidents that will look normal but bring along with it adventure and more pain. ..
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Hunted Strangers by Chris Thursfield
Eighteen year old Alex and Lucy are the best of friends. As their three month trip around the United States draws closer, neither one can contain their excitement. However, something bad in brewing across the pond and Alex and Lucy are about to step right into it. Are the two over their heads this t..
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Imperct Illusion by Maralee Lowder
Is there ever such a thing as a well planned murder?..
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In A Flash by Matt Smith
Jake awakes to a fight in the middle of the night.....
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In All His Glory; Scroll One; The Vampire (Part One) by John Howard Reid
Here is part one of the opening chapter of my historical novel, "In All His Glory", set in Ancient Egypt. The book, of course, is based on the real people and real events recorded in the Bible, but rather than taking Solomon's side, as the prejudiced Bible writers do, I tell the story from the point..
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In The Company Of Good Spirits by Peter Adotey Addo
I am going to tell you some wonderful and intriguing story you will find hard to believe. .I assure you, it is a true story and you can check it up if you have the time , the nerve and the inclination to do so. Let me war..
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in the dark by Steve Patterson
damn, it was dark and cold..
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In the Shadows Chapters Four Through Nine by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“This is real isn’t it? This isn’t a bad dream I am going to wake from.” ..
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In the Shadows: Chapter One ( A Christian Mystery Rough Draft) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
“I didn’t find Religion Andrea, I found Christ, I opened up my heart and acknowledged that his blood paid the price for my sins.” ..
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In The Shadows: Chapter Two ( A Christian Mystery) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Stalked, what an ugly word. With success often comes pain. Someone told me that once, I don’t remember who but I remember the words. ..
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Image in the Tapestry
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Stolen money that's never been found and a forgotten family secret are the ingredents for this award winning mystery...  
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