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Fiction Fix cover "Fiction Fix" is a collection of 48 short stories and over 200 micro fiction stories by Alexis Kypridemos. The stories cover a variety of genres, including crime, sci fi, and absurd humor. The collection was last updated in February 2015 with the addition of new short story, "Deal Breaker."

First published as a collection in March 2014, the stories in Fiction Fix were originally published individually and in smaller collections as of May 2012. The micro fiction stories were published on this website between September 2013 and April 2014.


Updated: Ferbruary 2015
First published: March 30, 2014
Publisher: Smashwords
Pages: 240
Words: 60,000
ISBN: 9781311424747

Contents:

Deal Breaker short story cover Deal Breaker
When an insurance salesman visits Harlan to sell him a life insurance policy, he thinks he's just gotten lucky; what easier mark than a small, quiet middle aged man? What the salesman doesn't know is that Harlan is a dangerous sociopath.

First published: February 24, 2015
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00U0IR1R2

Honor Among Thieves short story cover Honor Among Thieves
Two robbers discover that robbing a bank isn't as easy as it looks.

First published: July 22, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476296944

Survival of the Fittest short story cover Survival of the Fittest
Caveman Socrates Leatherrock has to deal with his tax problems.

First published: June 2, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476236599

A Horrible Secret short story cover A Horrible Secret
Psychologist Dr. Manic has a way with people. The wrong way.

First published: August 8, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476444260

Bagel short story cover Bagel
All Mack wants is one crummy bagel, but a purse snatcher gets in his way.

First published: July 13, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476385754

Black's Anatomy short story cover Black's Anatomy
The operating room proves to not be the best place for romance.

First published: August 14, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476229720

Pandora short story cover Pandora
Derk tries to convince a nosey customs man that some trunks are best left unopened.

First published: May 20, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476316772

Whodunit short story cover Whodunit
Detectives Tuggs and Croquet use their unique approach on a corpse at a crime scene.

First published: January 10, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00AZHJVS0
ISBN: 9781301515196

Leo short story cover Leo
The story of what really happened to Leonidas and his 300 men that fateful day in Hot Gates, 480 BC.

First published: June 29, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476014715

One Too Many short story cover One Too Many
While waiting for a confidential informant, Detective David "Davie" Croquet has an unpleasant experience with his favorite beverage.

First published: February 2, 2013 on Amazon
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00B9UXCDW
ISBN: 9781301706990

Cop Car short story cover Cop Car
Detectives Tuggs and Croquet's high-tech, specially equipped unmarked car proves to be more liability than asset.

First published: January 9, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00AYS0CGU
ISBN: 9781301502523

Hole in One short story cover Hole in One
Detectives Dick Tuggs and Davie Croquet pose as the staff of an exclusive golf club in order to bring down corrupt millionaires Miles Sanderson and Willard Mullberg.

First published: December 8, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00AL147B6
ISBN: 9781301789948

Occupational Hazard short story cover Occupational Hazard
Detective Richard "Dick" Tuggs finds that the job is beginning to get to his partner, David "Davie" Croquet in "Occupational Hazard
".
First published: January 26, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00B6HEVD8
ISBN: 9781301818990

Chinese Whispers short story cover Chinese Whispers
Detectives Dick Tuggs and Davie Croquet discover the challenges of interviewing a Chinese suspect.

First published: February 3, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00BAD9F70
ISBN: 9781301859405

Silly Buggers short story cover Silly Buggers
Detectives Tuggs and Croquet encounter technical difficulties while bugging a suspect's phone line.

First published: February 22, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00BJMGOIK
ISBN: 9781301633319

Silent but Deadly short story cover Silent but Deadly
Detectives Dick Tuggs and Davie Croquet get ambushed when they attempt a sneak attack on their prime suspect, Larry Fuhrer.
First published: March 2, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00BNVOYU2
ISBN: 9781301757176

The Ledge short story cover The Ledge
Sitting on a ledge, Leon tries to decide whether he should take the plunge.
First published: May 30, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476319223

The Pourne Identity short story cover The Pourne Identity
Secret agent extraordinaire Jacob Pourne awakes with no memory of who he is on a dark beach where a shadowy opponent awaits him.
First published: August 30, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476395661

Invasion short story cover Invasion
Space shuttle engineer Silas comes against a fearsome, furry beast which is more than he thinks it is.
First published: November 6, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A2TU0AO
ISBN: 9781301357581

Bullseye short story cover Bullseye
In a race against time, Detectives Tuggs and Croquet use alternative interrogation techniques to get a confession from a murder suspect.
First published: November 8, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A3XI9XO
ISBN: 9781301367221

The Terror of The French Resistance short story cover The Terror of The French Resistance
Colonel Vasoline had planned his ambush on the Germans to the last detail. But he had no way of expecting... "The Terror of the French Resistance!"
First published: September 5, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476354415

Cop Killer short story cover Cop Killer
During their pursuit of a bank robber, Detectives Tuggs' and Muerte's partnership comes to an abrupt end.
First published: January 31, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00B8QRKMG
ISBN: 9781301023844

Jumper short story cover Jumper
Detectives Tuggs and Croquet respond to a suicide threat with their unique approach.
First published: March 17, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00BVHVF7S
ISBN: 9781301473694

Munchies short story cover Munchies
Getting a bite to eat becomes an adventure for dim witted teenagers Jimmy and Leon.
First published: March 8, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00BR1BI7U
ISBN: 9781301401086

Safari to Egaleo short story cover Safari to Egaleo
Leon goes to visit his friend Jimmy in Egaleo, but things don't turn out as planned.
First published: June 10, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476053417

Intrusion short story cover Intrusion
Space ship engineer Silas encounters an uninvited guest in the ship's toilet bowl.
First published: November 8, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A3XI9XO
ISBN: 9781301367221

Tipster short story cover Tipster
Detectives Tuggs and Croquet receive an anonymous tip in a strange location.
First published: January 13, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00B0LWRRW
ISBN: 9781301909414

Crescendo short story cover Crescendo
The orchestra conductor is not amused when cymbalist Stuart Thrasher outdoes himself.
First published: August 22, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476011776

Up to Speed Up to Speed
The General and his aide, Faulkner, manage Operation Flyswatter, the elimination of a rogue Special Forces officer.
First published: November 16, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A8LA2RW
ISBN: 9781301832644

Cortex short story cover Cortex
Orpheus tries to persuade Leo to join him in the fight against the Cortex.
First published: June 19, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476352770

The License short story cover The License
Driving student Ellie finds herself lost in a fog-ridden part of town as a result of her driving teacher Chris' negligence. When Ellie stops to ask for directions out of there, strange people begin to emerge from the fog...
First published: February 13, 2013
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00BF8TIYA
ISBN: 9781301284023

Time Warp short story cover Time Warp
Captain Aardvark's space ship gets caught in a time warp. Now she must fight for her life as her engineer, Silas, has turned into an axe wielding Celt warrior with a nasty attitude.
First published: November 14, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A79UBNK
ISBN: 9781301865710

Manual Override short story cover Manual Override
Space ship engineer Silas faces the ultimate terror... a low gravity toilet.
First published: November 10, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A4VRELI
ISBN: 9781301298013

Semper Hi short story cover Semper Hi
General's aide Faulkner is demoted to the position he dreads most in the armed forces, Marine cadet.
First published: July 8, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476124032

Shop Till You Drop short story cover Shop Till You Drop
House servant Wilson competes with his rival, Frederick, at the supermarket to get the shopping done first. Whoever brings home the shopping first will be chosen by their boss, the elderly Mrs. Hutchins, to accompany her on her annual cruise to the Caribbean.
First published: June 15, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476353814

Woof short story cover Woof
Rock 'n' roller Granny Harriette is tasked with taking care of her grandson's dog, a basset hound called Lucky. Things start well but soon take an odd turn when Lucky begins to grow uncontrollably.
First published: September 30, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B009JTG5BQ
ISBN: 9781301932887

Enterprise short story cover Enterprise
Captain Aardvark and her crew of engineer Silas and their extraterrestrial friend Zorg go into business on Mars.
First published: November 12, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A6FCO0I
ISBN: 9781301175482

The Visitor short story cover The Visitor
Leon is called to help his hippie friend Jimmy dispose of a corpse. This becomes harder than Leon anticipated when the corpse proves to be less dead than either of them thought.
First published: September 17, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B009C8NE3Q
ISBN: 9781301001057

No Way Out short story cover No Way Out
Country boy Mack is lured to the big city of Athens under false pretenses by his conniving cousin Ruby. Soon Mack finds himself trapped in a dead end job and a tiny apartment with no air conditioning. In the sweltering Athenian heat, Mack starts to question whether cousin Ruby needs to stay alive.
First published: September 9, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00984VC2Y
ISBN: 9781301829170

In Transit short story cover In Transit
Turner struggles to find a way to catch up with the bus that left the station without him but with his precious briefcase.
First published: June 24, 2012
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781476049601

Whacko short story cover Whacko
Sergeant Ramirez of the Whacko, New Mexico police department is charged with informing preacher Bill Lunie and his devout Billians about a sprinkler system-related fine. When Lunie refuses to pay the fine, the police surround his church.
First published: November 19, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A9VGWX4
ISBN: 9781301711840

Hug a Tree short story cover Hug a Tree
Ellie Costas is forced by her mother into doing a beach cleanup with the ecological organization Hug a Tree. When Ellie makes a joke about a global warming, the organization's authoritarian leader, Frau Bittch, has Ellie sent for "re-education..."
First published: November 19, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A9VQBIU
ISBN: 9781301332908

Record Breaker short story cover Record Breaker
Javelin judge Kirk Mallet thought he was disappointed at how the Olympics were going, until the time came to judge his own event.
First published: November 19, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A9VC6WK
ISBN: 9781301913190

Onwards and Upwards short story cover Onwards and Upwards
Despite their best efforts, the Greek mission to Everest gets lost.
First published: November 19, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A9VCCQK
ISBN: 9781301162406

The Tribunal short story cover The Tribunal
Dan Smothers is on trial for crimes against humanity at the Hague. The trial proceeds normally until Smothers loses control over his "clutch." Chaos ensues.
First published: November 19, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A9V7G8O
ISBN: 9781301260126

Work Is Its Own Reward short story cover Work Is Its Own Reward
Anton the ant thinks he's got it all figured out, until he meets his untimely demise.
First published: November 19, 2012
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00A9VC648
ISBN: 9781301763900

Live Hard short story cover Live Hard
Detectives Richard "Dick" Tuggs and David "Davie" Croquet go beyond the law to rescue the police Chief, who's been abducted by cocaine overlord Lucas Cabron.
First published: June 10, 2013
Publisher: Smashwords
ISBN: 9781301006069

Offside short story cover Offside
The Greek national soccer team qualifies for the World Cup. Comedy ensues.
First published: June 11, 2014
Publisher: Amazon
ASIN: B00KX4MBMI

Plus more than 200 bonus micro fiction stories, first published on this site between September 6, 2013 and April 22, 2014.

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