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They're Calling for You
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Price: Free! Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Razorline Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Henry and Carol couldn't be more different. He's a scientist; she's a hippy poet. But a chance combination between the two results in the whole world instinctually knowing who they are. As they race for shelter, the implications of what has happened becomes violently apparent.
The Case of the Death Dealer
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Alexander Steele meets with his friends for help in the Case of the Death Dealer. Time is running out for Steele to prevent the shipment of fast killing drugs from hitting the streets of Philly.
The Setup: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Courtroom
When a star running back is gunned down by a cop with a questionable history, the city of L.A. is on the verge of a racial explosion. Enter a lawyer who comes to the cop's defense . . . but a desire for justice has nothing to do with it.
Easy Money: A Short Story
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Price: Free! Words: 8,310. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"Wryly done with a sardonic hand, Pamela Samuels Young's Easy Money reminds us that greed can blind the best and worst of us to our own foibles." – Gary Phillips, author of Monkology Two crooked lawyers who’ve stumbled upon a simple way to make some quick cash, soon find that the easy money, comes at a price.
Yellow Eyes
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Series: The Guardian Saga Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
(2.00 from 1 review)
Katrina is awakened by a bump in the night. What follows is a horrific set of events that leave Katrina grieving and on the run. Safety is a thing of the past because with each step she takes her pursuers are inches behind her, breathing down her neck. Friends and foes are suspect and death is stalking her ever so closely. Will recent events set her free or bring her even closer to death.
7 Days (The Victor Sexton Series) (CatEye)
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Series: Victor Sexton, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Lady Leo Publishing. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
After sixteen years of military service to his country, Lieutenant Colonel Victor Sexton of thr Army Criminal Invetsigation Division (CID) is looking forward to retiring in seven days, but when an army nurse is found murdered in the officer's quarters, time is against him to find the killer.
Lucifer Travels-Book #1 in the suspense, mystery thriller
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
A riveting tale of fate and faith as a whirlwind of events lands, 73 year old Louisiana native, Daniel freeman in a hospital bed; and then, in a confessional, telling his life story to a young local priest. As the priest and Daniel delve into his old trespasses, it becomes more apparent that the priest and Daniel’s life have been mysteriously connected by these exact events.
The Lucky Cat - Black Cat Vol. 1 - A Salem Massachusetts Mini Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Kathy Taylor had weathered eight rough years as a black female police officer in Boston - but enough was enough. She turned in her badge, moved up north, and set up shop as a private investigator in historic Salem, Massachusetts. Now she's surrounded by wiccans and herbalists, by crystal shops and psychic pizza-deliverymen. And her first client has just stepped in the door.
The Adventures of Fortune McCall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,250. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
From Sovereign City roars yet another Hero! Derrick Ferguson's THE ADVENTURES OF FORTUNE MCCALL brings a seafaring gambling ship owner and adventurer to the shores of Sovereign and flings him and his circle of companions feet first into Murder, Mystery, and Madness! Four stories of Fortune and his team are featured here, all penned by Ferguson, the man behind Fortune McCall!
In The Cut
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Price: Free! Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012 by K Elliott. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Urban life
After Manus is released from prison, he soon discovers that he has a seven-year-old son. While struggling to get his feet planted deep in the dope game, he becomes attached to the little boy. Being affiliated with other hustlers and robbers eventually jeopardizes his life as well as the child's.
Check Mate
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
LIFE IS LIKE CHESS. MAKE YOUR MOVES WITH CAUTION. North State University has just hired their newest professor, Dionne Harper. She and her unemployed husband move south to the small town. COMPLICATIONS ABOUND They quickly find out, things aren't always what they seem to be. Dionne is forced to decide who to trust. Her colleagues - or her husband? CHOOSE WRONG & THE RESULTS COULD BE DEADLY
Blackout
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Novel. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Alexander Steele is a retired African American private detective turned night club owner living in Philadelphia. Hoping to put the detective life behind him and move on with his longtime girlfriend Shakia. When Alex's friend brings him an encrypted travel drive with info on the blackout that was created 3 months before the recent Canadian blackout; Alex finds himself drawn into a madman's game.
The Case of the Deadly Ring: An Alexander Steele Investigation
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Street savvy, private investigator Alexander Steele wants to put his P.I days behind him. Steele wants to focus on running his exclusive night spot called Inner Sanctum. Over the years his grit, tenacity and eye for detail has kept him at the top of his game. The Philly detective has solved dangerous cases from Montreal to Mexico but a new challenge is on the horizon.
The Bar
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Series: The Birthright, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,230. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
With Dawna’s court date against the sex traffickers approaching, her younger sister, Emily, has a chip on her shoulder as high as Mt. Rose. When Dawna moved to Reno, she left Emily all alone to face the gossip of their small hometown. Suddenly Emily is thrust into a bigger problem when she finds Loyalton’s most popular cheerleader on the floor of the school bathroom semi-conscious.
The Legacy of Death: An Alexander Steele Investigation
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Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Alexander Steele and the Legacy of Death Steele gets drawn into a 20 year old cold case when he buys the abandon building next door to his private club. When gold coins connected to a double murder from two decades ago begin to surface the body count also rises. Legacy of Death is the 3rd short story in the Alexander Steele Death Series.
Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales)
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 46,670. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
The interweaving, experimental short tales in Recurrence Plot (and Other Time Travel Tales) present characters whose experiences challenge the notion that time flows in only one direction. If you want to understand what is happening at any given point in time, you cannot only look to the past for clues. You must consider the future.
The Blood Line: Behind The Shield
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,770. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013 by KingDominion Publishers, LLC. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Special Agent-in-Charge Krishon Watts and her team of special agents at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Detroit Field Office are on edge after various attacks on the New York Stock Exchange is tracked back to the City of Detroit. It is up to them to stop the mastermind known only as 'The Voice' before it's too late...
Caged
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 108,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Written by a best selling and award winning writer, this novel involves the animal rights movement, break-ins of major research institutions by the animal liberation front, one of the FBI’s special task forces that investigates domestic terrorism, a murder and its mystery, an animal psychic and a tragic suicide. It rips, from the beginning to its satisfying, very! surprise ending.
Menacing Eyes
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Series: The Guardian Saga Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,140. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If you look over your shoulder, you might notice the target on your back! Katrina Castillo is oblivious to the danger she is currently in. She's a graduate student working at State University trying to get her life back together after a recent tragic death. An attempted mugging brings Michael White, an enigmatic stranger, into her life. As danger draws near, will she be able to tell who to trust?
Cross-Eyed: Part One
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,530. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective
Can Lexi Delarosa protect Russell Cross and her heart?