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Charlie Martz and Other Stories

by Elmore Leonard William Morrow (June 16, 2015)

A collection of fifteen stories, eleven of which have never been previously published, from the early career of bestselling American master Elmore Leonard.

Over his long and illustrious career, Elmore Leonard...


Killer Getaway

by Amy Korman Witness Impulse (March 10, 2015)

With a storm brewing in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, the Killer WASPs head south to Palm Beach, Florida. And what could be better than fabulous friends, Lilly Pulitzer beachwear, frozen cocktails, and high-society...


The Maharani's Pearls

by Charles Todd Witness Impulse (July 01, 2014)

Living with her family in India, young Bess Crawford's curiosity about this exotic country sometimes leads her into trouble.

One day she slips away from the cantonment to visit the famous seer in a nearby village....


Small Plates

by Katherine Hall Page William Morrow (May 27, 2014)

Agatha Award winner Katherine Hall Page presents a book of short stories featuring her famed heroine Faith Fairchild.

For years, Katherine Hall Page has delighted readers with her Faith Fairchild series, each...


Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories

by Agatha Christie William Morrow Paperbacks (November 05, 2013)

Miss Marple: The Complete Short Stories gathers together in one magnificent volume all of Agatha Christie’s short stories featuring her beloved intrepid investigator, Miss Marple. It’s an unparalleled...


The Good Girl's Guide to Murder

by Susan Mcbride Witness Impulse (December 17, 2013)

In the second installment of Susan McBride’s Debutante Dropout mystery series, Dallas heiress Andrea Kendricks must expose a high-society assassin … before she becomes the killer’s next target.

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A Cat Was Involved

by Spencer Quinn Atria Books (August 14, 2012)

Spencer Quinn’s first original e-short story reveals how everyone’s favorite detective duo—Chet the Dog and P.I. Bernie Little—came to meet before their first big case in Dog On It.

As fans know, Chet...


The Lone Star Lonely Hearts Club

by Susan Mcbride Witness Impulse (December 17, 2013)

Andy Kendricks is back in the third sassy and irresistible installment in Susan McBride's Debutante Dropout series … and this time she's teaming up with her high-society mama to catch a killer who's targeting...


Blue Blood

by Susan Mcbride Witness Impulse (December 17, 2013)

Mixing a dash of Dallas society, a pinch of Janet Evanovich, and murder in the land of big hair, Blue Blood is the first installment in award-winning author Susan McBride's sassy Debutante Dropout mystery series....


Cold Comfort

by Charles Todd William Morrow Impulse (November 19, 2013)

A brand-new Ian Rutledge e-original novella from Charles Todd, including a special excerpt from the next Rutledge novel, Hunting Shadows, available this January.

It’s 1915, and the Great War is barely six months...


The Price of Love and Other Stories

by Peter Robinson William Morrow (September 29, 2009)

The award-winning author of the New York Times bestselling Inspector Alan Banks novels, Peter Robinson dazzles with his first collection of short fiction, The Price of Love and Other Stories. Marked by the piercing...


Elements of Kill

by Christopher Lane Avon (November 01, 2011)

A mysterious ritual murder at a remote Alaskan oil rig brings an Inupiat Eskimo police detective back to the land of his People to catch a killer, and save his own hide.

Police Detective Ray Attla, an Inupiat...


Season of Death

by Christopher Lane Avon (November 01, 2011)

Inupiat police officer Ray Attla joins two of his police buddies for a three-day caribou hunt in the Alaskan Bush country. But when gear and supplies are lost, the trio fishes for food and pulls in the remains...


Manx Gold

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 26, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.

Two cousins, Fenella Mylecharane and Juan Faraker, are engaged. When their eccentric uncle dies, they eagerly return to the...


The Lonely God

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 26, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.

Frank Oliver returns to England after years of overseas service only to realize he no longer knows anyone there. On visiting...


The House of Dreams

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 19, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.

John Seagrove, a young city clerk, awakens early one morning in his London bedsit, desperately clinging to a dream that has...


While the Light Lasts

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 19, 2013)

An Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.

In the excruciating heat of the African sun, George Crozier is traveling with his new wife, Deidre. They have not...


The Edge

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 12, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Harlequin Tea Set and Other Stories.

Claire Halliwell lives a quiet country life with her dogs. A conscientious and popular parish worker, she takes everything...


Next to a Dog

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 12, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Widow Joyce Lambert is poor and out of work. So fond is she of her little half-blind aging terrier, Terry—a gift from her late...


Magnolia Blossom

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 12, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Theodora Darrell is running away with her lover—and her husband's business associate—Vincent Easton, when she learns that her...


Swan Song

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 05, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Famed soprano Paula Nazorkoff is invited to give a private performance at Rustonbury Castle. She accepts, since the castle is close...


The Golden Ball

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 05, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

George Dundas has been disowned by his wealthy uncle for refusing to work hard. As he contemplates his fate, socialite Mary Montresor...


A Fruitful Sunday

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 05, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Edward Palgrove has saved up to buy a small car, which he and his fiancée, Dorothy Pratt, are both proud of. But neither one is...


The Girl in the Train

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (November 05, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

George Rowland, a bored playboy, disowned for the seventh time by his wealthy uncle, is on the train to London. When a beautiful...


The Regatta Mystery (Parker Pyne Version)

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 29, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories.

Diamond merchant Isaac Pointz and his guests come ashore at Dartmouth to enjoy the fair after the yacht races. Over dinner, young...


Problem at Pollensa Bay

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 29, 2013)

An Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories.

Parker Pyne is on holiday at the Hotel Pino D’Oro on the island of Mallorca. Unfortunately also staying at the hotel...


The Oracle at Delphi

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 29, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

Parker Pyne is traveling incognito under the name of Mr. Thompson. In Delphi, he learns that someone calling himself Parker Pyne is being...


The Pearl of Price

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 29, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

A party of tourists is traveling from Amman to a camp in Petra. The group includes an American magnate and his daughter Carol. When Carol...


Have You Got Everything You Want?

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 22, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

Elsie Jeffries, married for eighteen months to successful businessman Edward Jeffries, meets Parker Pyne by chance on the Simplon-Orient Express....


The Case of the Rich Woman

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 22, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

Mrs. Abner Rymer needs help from Parker Pyne. She may be a rich widow, but she’s been shunned by her friends and is very lonely. After Pyne...


The Case of the City Clerk

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 22, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

Plans for England’s new submarine have been stolen from the aspiring Prime Minister. Hercule Poirot is summoned to crack the case, but none...


The Case of the Discontented Husband

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 22, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

Reginald Wade goes to Parker Pyne when he learns that his wife has decided to leave him for another man. Reggie’s only hope is that his...


The Case of the Distressed Lady

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 22, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Parker Pine Investigates.

Daphne St. John enlists Parker Pyne’s aid. She must return a valuable diamond she stole to pay off gambling debts. Now, repenting her rash...


The Face of Helen

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 08, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

At Covent Garden for a performance of Cavalleria Rusticana and Pagliacci, Mr. Satterthwaite spots Mr. Quin during the intermission. After the...


The Voice in the Dark

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 08, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

Mr. Satterthwaite’s old friend Lady Barbara Stanleigh asks him to investigate her daughter Margery’s claim that the family seat is haunted....


The Man from the Sea

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 08, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

Mr. Satterthwaite has moved to a Mediterranean island, where he encounters Anthony Cosden just as Cosden is about to leap to his death. Apparently...


The Soul of the Croupier

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 01, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

On his annual trip to Monte Carlo, Mr. Satterthwaite finds himself in the company of Mr. Quin, who is caught up in a mysterious love triangle....


The Sign in the Sky

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 01, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

Mr. Satterthwaite attends the trial of young Martin Wylde, accused of murder. Shortly after the guilty verdict is returned, Satterthwaite runs...


At the "Bells and Motley"

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (October 01, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Mysterious Mr. Quin.

When Mr. Satterthwaite’s chauffeured car breaks down in isolated Kirklington Mallet, he seeks refuge at the local inn. There he finds only...


The Listerdale Mystery

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 24, 2013)

A classic Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

After Mr St Vincent’s death, his family are plunged into poverty. Living in reduced circumstances their lives change...


The Dressmaker's Doll

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 24, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.

Alicia Coombe manages her very smart dressmaking business with the help of her young assistant, Sybil. One day, a...


Sing a Song of Sixpence

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 24, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.

Retired Scotland Yard detective Sir Edward Palliser is called upon by Magdalen Vaughan to help solve the murder of...


Accident

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 24, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.

Visiting the country, retired Inspector Evans meets Mrs. Marrowdene. Could she be the same woman he once suspected...


In a Glass Darkly

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 17, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Regatta Mystery and Other Stories.

The narrator is startled by a vision in his mirror: He sees a man with a scarred neck strangling a beautiful blonde. He later...


Three Blind Mice

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 17, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology Three Blind Mice and Other Stories.

The patrons and residents of the newly opened guesthouse Monkswell Manor find themselves trapped by a snowstorm and threatened by...


The Strange Case of Sir Arthur Carmichael

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 17, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

When Sir Arthur Carmichael, the young and healthy heir to a large estate, starts behaving strangely, psychiatrist Edward Carstairs...


The Lamp

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Thirty years ago, a house was inhabited by a man and his young son. One day the man traveled to London, was recognized as a criminal,...


The Gipsy

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

Dickie Carpenter has a phobia of gipsies stemming from a terrifying childhood encounter. When his fears come back to haunt him, should...


The Fourth Man

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

Previously published in the print anthology The Witness for the Prosecution and Other Stories.

A cleric, a lawyer, and a psychiatrist find themselves together on a train bound for Newcastle. There is a fourth...


The Hound of Death

by Agatha Christie Witness Impulse (September 03, 2013)

An Agatha Christie short story from the collection The Golden Ball and Other Stories.

A young Englishman visiting Cornwall finds himself delving into the legend of a Belgian nun who is living as a refugee in...