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Sub-genres: Caper, Cozy Mystery, Detective, Historical Mystery, Light 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. On Fire Premium

    By Cia, in Fiction. 09/06/2020 (Updated: 12/05/2022)

    Genres: Mystery, Romance
    Sub-genres: Light 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.

    • 111 Chapters
    • 292,541 Words
    • 38,011 Views
    • 975 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  2. Fix It

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 11/11/2022 (Updated: 12/02/2022)

    Genres: Mystery
    Sub-genres: Detective
    • workplace
    • suburban
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • police
    • modern

    The Waldron police -- Chief Owen Neland, Lt. Ike Omari, Detectives Elena Petrakis and Don Burris, and Sgts. Jae Ryu and Rob Perez -- are on another case. But this time, it's their own

    • 4 Chapters
    • 5,454 Words
    • 2,169 Views
    • 10 Comments
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  3. The Brotherhood: Awakening Book II 2. The Brotherhood

    By The Writer X, in Fiction. 09/25/2022 (Updated: 12/01/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy, Action/Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: General Fantasy, General Romance, Soft Sci-Fi, Light Mystery, Romantic Fantasy, Action Fiction, High/Epic Fantasy
    • young adult
    • with wings
    • gay
    • college
    • anal
    • oral
    • love
    • friendship

    Jacob continues his journey to form new bonds with his brothers while struggling to find his place after awakening to a brand new world. Will newfound friendships be broken? Will his first real love be lost? Those are the heart-wrenching questions Jacob must face with the ever-present fear of losing himself to light and shadow.

    • 3 Chapters
    • 22,331 Words
    • 2,979 Views
    • 19 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  4. Love Is Everything

    By Ajbt2001, in Fiction. 10/24/2022 (Updated: 11/15/2022)

    Genres: Comedy, General Fiction, Mystery
    Sub-genres: Comedy Modern, Drama, Light Mystery
    • mature adult
    • adult
    • gay
    • north america
    • light-hearted
    • serious
    • love
    • brothers

    A family's Christmas gathering gets enhanced by some shared fun and love.

    • 7 Chapters
    • 9,213 Words
    • 4,624 Views
    • 39 Comments
    • Mature
    • In Process
  5. The Kid On The Bike

    By RichEisbrouch, in Fiction. 07/29/2022 (Updated: 11/04/2022)

    Genres: Mystery
    Sub-genres: Detective
    • suburban
    • north america
    • crime
    • police
    • modern
    • politics

    In a small Western Massachusetts former mill town, now part of a larger college circuit, a Chinese-American high school student is suspected of selling drugs simply because he's recently moved from New York City.

    The students know about it. The principal knows. The teachers and staff members have heard about it, too.

    When one of the school's security guards learns too much, she calls the Waldron police, and Detective Elena Petrakis leads the investigation.

    Backing her -- as in Recycle -- are Chief Owen Neland, Senior Detective Don Burris, Lt. Ike Omari, and Sgts. Jae Ryu and Rob Perez, who offer advice and support.

    • 15 Chapters
    • 22,118 Words
    • 10,467 Views
    • 56 Comments
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  6. The Fraternity House

    By Bill W, in Fiction. 10/18/2022 (Updated: 10/18/2022)

    Genres: Mystery, Science Fiction
    Sub-genres: Light Mystery, Science Fantasy
    • college
    • university
    • urban
    • north america
    • dark
    • modern
    • halloween

    Daniel Jamison belongs to Delta Gamma Phi fraternity and they’re planning to hold a party on Halloween night. Unfortunately, things don’t go as planned, and you’ll have to read this short story it you want to discover what went wrong.

    • 1 Chapters
    • 4,377 Words
    • 1,330 Views
    • 20 Comments
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  7. The Third Clue: A Pacha'ka Adventure 1. Booniverse

    By Geron Kees, in Fiction. 09/24/2022 (Updated: 09/29/2022)

    Genres: Action/Adventure, General Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, Paranormal
    Sub-genres: Adventure, Drama, Soft Sci-Fi, Light Mystery, Paranormal Mystery
    • young adult
    • aliens
    • magic
    • gay
    • space
    • modern

    A story set in the Charlie Boone universe.

    When not being a part of Charlie’s own adventures, Pacha, Mike, Bobby, and Kontus are off on quests of their own. The scholarly Pacha’ka is a wonder at deciphering the clues that lead to the hidden remains of long-vanished galactic civilizations. Mike, Bobby, and their Trichani friend, Kontus, love being a part of those explorations.

    This time, the four are on the trail of a lost place of the ancient Hartonin. They set out to follow those clues, and quickly find themselves off on a totally unexpected chase across time, involving the most interesting artifact they have encountered yet!

    • 6 Chapters
    • 36,037 Words
    • 3,918 Views
    • 197 Comments
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  8. Bellini

    By Cole Matthews, in 2022 - Anniversary. 09/29/2022 (Updated: 09/29/2022)

    Genres: Mystery
    Sub-genres: Cozy Mystery
    • mature adult
    • north america
    • suspense
    • modern

    Howard and Betsy have a problem. They can't find a stash of money, and need help finding it. Who can help them?

    • 1 Chapters
    • 3,568 Words
    • 968 Views
    • 15 Comments
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  9. Youngblood 4. Babylon City Chronicles

    By metajinx, in Fiction. 08/11/2022 (Updated: 09/25/2022)

    Genres: Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
    Sub-genres: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Detective
    • demons
    • were-creatures
    • witchcraft
    • vampire
    • gay
    • urban
    • suspense
    • dark

    Hunters don't live long in a world full of myths and monsters. But Gideon, rookie vampire Hunter and hopeless good boy, really did expect to live a few years--and survive a few missions--before he meets his end. At least he expects to die when he accidentally lets loose a feral vampire in the city of Babylon, but somehow, that doesn't happen.

    When his mentor, Aschure, starts to act weird, though, Gideon realizes that whatever is going on is not yet over. And that life as a Hunter can take a real turn for the worse.

    • 8 Chapters
    • 41,683 Words
    • 3,921 Views
    • 1 Comments
    • Mature
    • Temporary Hold
  10. Carême in Brighton — a mystery novel 1. Novels

    By AC Benus, in Fiction. 04/06/2022 (Updated: 08/17/2022)

    Genres: Mystery, Romance, Thriller/Suspense, Literary Fiction
    Sub-genres: Regency Romance, Historical Literary, Historical Mystery, Historical Thriller, Psychological Thriller, Espionage
    • suspense
    • celebrity
    • philosophy
    • psychology
    • love
    • politics

    Times of environmental disaster, political upheaval and endless wars . . . . 1816 is relevant to the world we find ourselves navigating today. Antonin Carême, the world’s greatest celebrity chef — with his rockstar salary and good looks — heads to an open-ended engagement at the Prince Regent’s seaside home. What, though, are his true motivations for going? What about all the deaths and attempted killings unfolding at the Pavilion while he’s there? Who is this mysterious doctor who draws him into the investigations?

    • 21 Chapters
    • 105,157 Words
    • 19,671 Views
    • 462 Comments
    • Mature
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