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Thriller Almanac
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Price: Free! Words: 80,410. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Discover a new favorite author in this FREE collection featuring samples from exciting mystery/thriller books! Includes excerpts from David Morrell’s The Protector; Glen Apseloff’s Lethal Cure; Diane Fanning’s The Trophy Exchange; J.E. Fishman’s The Dark Pool; G.D. Gearino’s Counting Coup; James Hankins’ Jack of Spades; Kathleen Taylor’s Funeral Food; and Steve Winshel’s A Twisted Path.
The Message
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Price: Free! Words: 62,280. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The Message is a psychological thriller. A surgeon and her husband are having relationship difficulties, and their six year-old son is part of the problem. He was born with neurological abnormalities, and has special needs. After a blazing row, a single phone call changes their lives forever. The police become utterly bemused, as the unfolding events defy belief.
Black Roses: Book one in the Jessica Hart series
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Series: The Jessica Hart series. You set the price! Words: 87,140. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A crazed killer is stalking Jessica, wanting something she doesn't have. Jessica needs to find the answers to her problems, before time runs out.
Indomitable Thirst (Ever-Presence)
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Series: Ever-Presence, Book 6. Price: Free! Words: 132,680. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Vanessa Howell goes to Dartmouth College, she knew that things were going to be different. Little did she know that she was going to get caught in the middle of something dangerous. When Vanessa's roommate, Sarah, goes missing, she discovers that her life is on the line as well. To find the kidnappers, Vanessa must seek help from Victor Malorne, who holds more secrets than the case itself.
Dos gatos y el misterio del Mercado de la Cebada
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Price: Free! Words: 59,070. Language: Spanish. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
La acción arranca en una pollería en Madrid donde Consuelo descubre una cara misteriosa en el suelo de su tienda. Con su humor negro y agudo ingenio intenta desvelar el fenómeno y se adentra en uno de los misterios sin resolver más extraordinarios de la historia española contemporánea. ¿Pero realmente debe descubrir el secreto? ¿Está llevándola su búsqueda hacia una dirección peligrosa?
Wasted (Advance Reader Copy)
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Price: Free! Words: 99,480. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In Wasted, Berkeley reporter Brian Hunter investigates the “recycling wars,” finds the body of his friend Doug crushed in an aluminum bale, and hunts down the murderer, all the while trying to win the heart of Barb, Doug’s former lover, who is now a suspect in his murder. Let me know what you think — johnbyrnebarry [at] gmail.com.
Masks
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Price: Free! Words: 122,960. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Before his murder, meek, retiring Edwin Raines secretly wove a complicated tapestry of false identities and unexplained activities that even his widow and his close friend, magazine publisher Danny Skerett are at a loss to understand
Mark Rollins' New Career and the Women's Health Club
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Series: Mark Rollins adventure mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 50,720. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Against the backdrop of daily life in his fitness club for socially elite, wealthy women of Nashville, Tennessee, Mark Rollins investigates the disappearance of a club member's investment banker husband. The mystery reaches far beyond Nashville's city limits and puts Rollins and team in the gun sites of an organized criminal enterprise.
Discarded
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Price: Free! Words: 63,880. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
a television news anchor is stalked by a psycho and disappears. police think it is a publicity stunt and don't investigate. is it?
The Atlantis Keystone
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Price: Free! Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Erik Stenbock, the heir to a medieval castle in Sweden, is unwillingly dragged into a search for the missing half of an ancient Egyptian stone tablet. The tablet is thought to be a possible key to the decipherment of Linear A, the script of a mysterious bronze age civilization. Erik is soon engulfed in an adventure and finds himself submersed in an ancient truth - with shocking repercussions...
Bumstead's Well
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Series: Bumstead's well, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 84,670. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple dare between friends. Spend 24 hours alone at the bottom of an abandoned well. What could possibly go wrong? But the 24 hours soon pass and Vincent's friends fail to return for him. With little food or water, he is doomed.
The 2084 Precept
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Price: Free! Words: 175,290. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What would you do if you by chance met a businessman in a London coffee shop who made you a ridiculous offer of €500,000 merely for you to participate in a maximum of twelve interviews over a three-month period? Would you assume the offer to be that of a deranged person, fraudster or joker? And, irrespective of that, for €100,000 in advance and non-returnable, would you attend an initial meeting?
Not Exactly Allies
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Series: MI5 1/2, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 128,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Triple-O Five and company are up against murderous moles, communist madmen, wacky mental health experts, and the hazards of family life, in this freshly edited third book in the MI5 1/2 series.
Ruin's Wasteful Entrance
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Series: Marius Besshaven, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 76,360. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
House of Atreus, meet the House of Frost. The rambling estate in the wooded hills of southern Ohio hides secrets. Murder begetting murder. Wickedness leading to more wickedness. It’s a story as old as time itself. Cast into this world after the death of his parents, young Marius Besshaven seeks the truth about his mother’s past and about his own identity. Will he find ruin? Resolution? Or death?
The Footnotes
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Price: Free! Words: 86,620. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Francis "Bud" Galden wants as little responsibility as possible, but when a high-ranking North Korean defector becomes his charge, he's thrown into a world of kidnappings and betrayals, explosions and assassinations. From the Gulf Coast of Florida to the shores and cities of the Korean Peninsula, Galden is forced to navigate a dangerous world of gangsters, governments, and professional killers.
The Missing Man
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Price: Free! Words: 58,720. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For the longest time, nobody even realized that Richard Barnes had joined the ranks of the 2,000 people who go missing each day in the United States. Jack Pelham is assigned to cover the story of the missing man - and he does until he is no longer writing the story, he becomes the story - right up to the point of he himself becoming the missing man.
Just Cause Wrong Target
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Price: Free! Words: 101,960. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 1 review)
In this second book of the series, TA returns to the Philippines to clarify what happened 12 months previous when he became a pawn in a national armed uprising. After meeting his saviour on his earlier misadventure, he journeys south. There, mistaken for a rich businessman, he is kidnapped. The businessman is intent on recovering gold buried by his grandfather during the Japanese occupation.
Crooked House
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Price: Free! Words: 64,890. Language: Australian English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Volume 1 in the Bush Capital Series. Canberra political reporter Paul Ryder gets the sack again, this time for sleeping with the wrong woman. He’s forced to become the national political correspondent for a tiny Tasmanian paper with a dwindling circulation. Only a huge story will save his career. Too bad he lives in the world’s most boring city. All seems lost, until murder comes to town...
Mark, There's a Beagle in My Bedroom!
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Price: Free! Words: 74,910. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Wannabe secret agents and gumshoes rejoice! By now everyone knows that the Government doesn’t really spy on its own citizens, right? And even if they had the audacity to orchestrate such a devious scheme, what stealthy means would they employ to get the job done? Join Bruce 5 on a pun-filled adventure into espionage and conspiracy theories galore.
The Losers Reward
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Price: Free! Words: 52,640. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: February 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
A gripping mystery crime novel - the mine faces a serious challenge - submit to ruthless intentions or ... . Jake De Villiers, a commodity trader, negotiates the sale of copper ore from a mine located in the northern part of South Africa to interests in a far Eastern Country. The greed factor erupts and the lives of a number of people are turned upside down.