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Sub-genres: Cozy Mystery, General Mystery, Historical Mystery, Noir/Hard-Boiled, Police Procedural
sub-genres of mystery focus on investigating events.  Depending on the sub-genre, this can be solving a crime or murder, finding missing persons, finding missing stuff, or solving a grand historical conspiracy.
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  1. A Ticklish Thriller

    By Ajbt2001, in Fiction. 11/10/2021 (Updated: 12/01/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, General Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Comedy Modern, Drama, Contemporary Romance, Action Fiction, Cozy Mystery
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • suspense
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • love

    Meet twenty-two year old Mikey. Librarian, and part owner of Barefoot Books & Coffee Lounge. Throw in a sexy cop, some fun and loving family members, a budding tickle loving killer, and hopefully you've got an enjoyable story.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 22,394 Words
    • 1,971 Views
    • 43 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  2. Tuct Side

    By Westley D., in Fiction. 03/28/2021 (Updated: 11/29/2021)

    Genres: General Fiction, Mystery, Romance
    Sub-genres: Drama, General Romance, General Mystery
    • bisexual
    • gay
    • coming of age
    • dark
    • crime
    • sports
    • abuse
    • high school

    Tuct Side is a standalone narrative detailing the secrets and happenings surrounding the titular infamous town located in the lower regions of Idaho. The events are told through the perspective of renowned basketball player, filmmaker, and photographer Flori Westford Kuttner, incorporating personal accounts, interviews, and recorded data relating to the appalling affairs.

    Viewer discretion is advised.

    Trigger warnings will be mentioned in the beginning of each chapter.

    • 36 Chapters
    • 71,117 Words
    • 14,678 Views
    • 77 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  3. On Fire Premium

    By Cia, in Fiction. 09/06/2020 (Updated: 11/29/2021)

    Genres: Mystery, Romance
    Sub-genres: General Mystery, Contemporary Romance
    • adult
    • north america
    • suspense
    • firefighting
    • modern

    Website designer Scottie Ness is taking a well-deserved vacation from the grindstone, and he plans to spend it in the solitude of Washington’s Gifford Pinchot National Forest around Mt. Adams. He’s prepared for everything—except the lightning storm that traps him in a wildfire. Or meeting Jax Quintero, an abrasive firefighter whose bulky uniform couldn't hide a jawline chiseled from stone and intense eyes that burned him with scorn. Or was that the flames surrounding them?

    Maybe Scottie should have gone to Hawaii on vacation instead.

    • 63 Chapters
    • 168,568 Words
    • 19,929 Views
    • 538 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  4. Empty, Open, Dusty, Dead 4. Fort Weyr - Eighth Pass

    By Mawgrim, in Dragonriders of Pern. 11/25/2021 (Updated: 11/25/2021)

    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Mystery
    Sub-genres: Adventure, General Mystery, Dragon Fantasy
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • alternate earth
    • serious
    • future

    Shortly after the end of the Eighth Pass, five of the six Weyrs on Pern are found empty. Zalna, a junior weyrwoman at Benden Weyr, tries to discover what might have caused all the other weyrfolk and dragons to disappear and where they could have gone.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 5,017 Words
    • 399 Views
    • 11 Comments
    • Teen
    • In Process
  5. The Man with Butterscotch Hair

    By Cole Matthews, in Fall - A Winding Path. 11/18/2021 (Updated: 11/18/2021)

    Genres: Mystery, Thriller/Suspense
    Sub-genres: Suspense, General Mystery
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • suburban
    • north america
    • serious
    • modern

    What if you were a witness to a crime, but didn't know it? Once the crime is solved, does what you know matter? If you put a period at the end of the sentence, does that give you a final answer?

    • 1 Chapters
    • 3,360 Words
    • 951 Views
    • 21 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  6. Tristan's High School Life 5. TJ's Journey

    By AquariusGuy, in FanFiction. 03/01/2021 (Updated: 11/07/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, Comedy, General Fiction, Mystery, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Comedy Modern, Drama, General Mystery, Romantic Paranormal
    • teen
    • sorcery
    • future

    Tristan Campbell is not your ordinary high school boy. He comes from a family where males can produce children, telepathic powers exist, teleportation and other strange things can occur. This is Tristan's Life.

    • 55 Chapters
    • 77,521 Words
    • 50,297 Views
    • 691 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  7. I Got You

    By Dabeagle, in Fiction. 10/30/2021 (Updated: 10/30/2021)

    Genres: Comedy, General Fiction, Mystery
    Sub-genres: Comedy Modern, Drama, General Mystery
    • teen
    • gay
    • no sex
    • coming out
    • modern
    • high school

    Sean starts getting texts from someone who isn't out, but needs someone to talk to. Despite some initial thoughts about his friends pranking him, he decides to help this person virtually though a series of text messages.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 9,508 Words
    • 1,445 Views
    • 19 Comments
    • Teen
    • Complete
  8. The Second Circlet: The Old Places 2. The Thinning Veil The Snowflake and The Ember

    By MrM, in Fiction. 03/06/2016 (Updated: 10/15/2021)

    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Mystery, Romance, Thriller/Suspense, Paranormal, Historical
    Sub-genres: Suspense, Adventure, Drama, General Fantasy, Non-Contemporary, General Romance, General Mystery, Romantic Paranormal
    • mature adult
    • angels
    • death-defying
    • fighting
    • philosophy
    • religion

    Moira O'Brien is an archaeologist studying the ancient history of Ireland. Her particular interest is in the dolmens of the stoneranges called the Burrens in Western Ireland. But she discovers something beyond her understanding. Something that could mean the end of the world. Something that will challenge all she knows, all she believes, and all she holds dear. Now...she has help from her two Caretakers.

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    • 8 Chapters
    • 34,188 Words
    • 7,355 Views
    • 7 Comments
    • Teen
    • Temporary Hold
  9. For Everything You Were 2. For Everything Series

    By James Matthews, in Fiction. 09/30/2021 (Updated: 10/14/2021)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Mystery, Romance
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama, General Romance, General Mystery
    • young adult
    • europe
    • suspense
    • serious
    • psychology

    The 2014 Sequel to For Everything You Are.

    Jake Stands alone at his window thinking about past events, meanwhile a package is on it's way to him. Pandora's box might be in that package leading Jake to travel deeper into the rabbit hole to discover the truth. Has Everything been a lie? Or does the one he loves really care about him?

    • 17 Chapters
    • 62,103 Words
    • 15,383 Views
    • 190 Comments
    • Mature
    • Complete
  10. Recycle

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 09/25/2021 (Updated: 10/08/2021)

    Genres: Mystery
    Sub-genres: General Mystery
    • college
    • suburban
    • north america
    • serious
    • crime
    • police
    • modern

    In a small Western Massachusetts former mill town, now part of a larger college circuit, people -- largely students -- keep getting approached.

    They don't bring it on themselves -- or do they?

    Police detective Elena Petrakis leads the investigation, while her standbys, Chief Owen Neland, Senior Detective Don Burris, Lt. Ike Omari, and Sgts. Jae Ryu and Rob Perez offer support.

    • 14 Chapters
    • 15,863 Words
    • 5,801 Views
    • 41 Comments
    • Everyone
    • Complete
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