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Deadly Benefits
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,550. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 12 reviews)
A young mother dies in the intensive care unit and the medical center goes into a defensive tailspin. Fingers point to a fatal medication error by moonlighting pharmacist, Heli Harri. But Heli bites back and begins a chase for the truth that becomes a surefire prescription for hidden danger and unexpected romance, while behind the white drape of medicine, a chilling murder almost goes undetected.
Fractured Facade
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Fractured Facade, a novel written as memoir, is the tale of a father's death, a daughter's life, and a sociopath's vendetta.
Cimarron
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Series: Denver Cereal, Volume 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,450. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Cook Street Publishing cookstreetpublishing@gmail.com. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It’s pay the piper time in Denver Cereal as the trauma and strife of the last few months must be reckoned with. Everyone faces the repercussions of their actions to fight their way through the problems to become a family. And just in time! Jacob finds the children’s remains under the Castle and a murder mystery begins to unfold. Come along for the sweet and crunchy ride that is Denver Cereal.
Noble Intentions: Season One
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Series: Noble Intentions, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 128,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jack Noble. Assassin for hire. Former Marine and government agent. He makes no mistakes. He passes no judgement. He feels no remorse. So why the hell does he stop to help a lost child on a busy sidewalk moments before he's to complete a deal with one of the east coast's top crime bosses? This simple decision places Jack in unfamiliar territory. He has become the hunted.
Rare Earth
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,940. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Technological
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"A brilliant sci-fi thriller right down to the last nano-particle...So far, the best read I have had in 2012." - TBR topbookreviewers.com "...the suspense, high-tech intrigue and writing style of the author is very Crichton-like. A great page-turner with fascinating information about the "rare earth" gold rush our planet, and universe, are beginning to witness." - The Word is Out
Dancing the Maypole
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,650. Language: British English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Taller than most men, Isabel de Bourbon has rejected numerous proposals of marriage. There is only one honourable man big enough to be her flesh and blood hero. A private scribbler of romances, Isabel has been penning the adventures of Pierre, a literary doppelganger of Peter Smirke, Viscount Adderbury.
On the Road to Heaven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,900. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010 by Zarahemla Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a style reminiscent of Jack Kerouac, Coke Newell's groundbreaking autobiographical novel traces an LSD-to-LDS pilgrimage across two continents. From Colorado's 1970s hippie heyday to the coca fields of Colombia, it's a journey through Thoreau ascetics, Ram Dass Taoism, and Edward Abbey monkey-wrenching to the mission fields of one of the world's most conservative contemporary religions.
Systems
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
(5.00 from 1 review)
In a future world that has largely overcome the problems of the 20th century, a woman discovers she has ties to a British psychopath and a Brooklyn-born hacker, neither of whom she has ever met. The three are actually the surviving subjects of an artificial reincarnation experiment, and the victims of a conspiracy with ancient origins.
A World of Trouble
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Series: The Jack Shepherd International Crime Novels, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Needham is Asia's most stylish and atmospheric writer of crime fiction." – THE SINGAPORE STRAITS TIMES.... "Jake Needham is Michael Connelly with steamed rice." – THE BANGKOK POST.... Thailand is hurtling closer and closer to a bloody civil war. And as unlikely as it may sound, Jack Shepherd is probably the only person on earth who can stop it.
What Beauty
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,280. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A story of art, obsession and ego. Minus Orth walks dogs for a living & sculpts for his life. He’s creating a unique sculpture cycle: Mythical Gods in Their Twilight. He has a girlfriend who’s itching to get married. His friend owns artistic success that’s inspiring and a thorn. Then Minus sees Karen Kosek, a 60s & 70s culture critic, who is now a bag lady. Or is she? This mystery he must unravel.
Frank's Last Call
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,400. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Spence Kennedy starts work at a busy seaside ambulance station, and under the guidance of Frank, a paramedic coming up to retirement, works his way through a succession of incidents, comic and tragic. Based on the real-life blog ‘Siren Voices’, 'Frank’s Last Call' puts the reader in the driving seat of an ambulance, and offers an uncompromising tour of duty around a contemporary UK town.
Roaring Zeros
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,130. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
America is racked by a deep recession and political strife. Jason Carver is a recent college grad struggling to get by amid the chaos and his personal frustrations. Suddenly, a nation on edge over corporate bailouts and rising poverty is rocked when its first Latino president is attacked by a shadowy group of extremists. Fed up, Jason decides to fight back and save his generation's future
Hellrise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 139,050. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
(5.00 from 1 review)
HELL RISE - The sequel to Time Snap. Hell is not what it used to be, as the Fallen Host radically change how they manage Human souls. One of Lucifer’s leading Angels wants Moriah back in Hell and will stop at nothing to either bring her back, or destroy her.
z2
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,250. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Alex once walked away from a rare ability to warp time. Now, he needs to relearn the skill quickly. To protect his daughter he must stop the school he teaches at from turning the clock backwards to an era of white supremacy. An old friend needs Alex to solve an ancient mystery. Both are possible, but only if Alex can learn to control his temporal talents before he runs out of time.
Cross and Poppy: A Village Tale
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Series: Village Tales. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 119,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Woolfonts are the prettiest and most placid villages in England. There's the duke, who's more than the comedian he likes to play at being; retired celebrities; real ale; and an all-conquering local XI. All they want is a new Rector. And they get him. No one anticipates that crime, love, and sacrifice shall play out, between the sun of the Summer fete and the poppies of Remembrance Sunday.
A Surgeon's Heart: The Calling
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Series: A Surgeon's Heart, Book 1. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 192,770. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Surgeon's Heart:The Calling is an endearing medical theme romance, featuring Jack Roberts, a well-respected pediatric heart surgeon and leader of his profession. When his compassion and dedication to his young patients are challenged by an ever changing health care environment, Jack remains steadfast in following the calling of his heart.
The Bull At The Gate: Book 2
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Series: Torc of Moonlight, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,420. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Book 2: 'Torc of Moonlight' trilogy. Nick has moved to York, a mediaeval city where Viking re-enactments thrill the tourists. When a colleague vanishes the police start asking awkward questions about Alice. But York was once a Roman colonia that garrisoned the Ninth Legion and the Sixth Victrix, and the stains of older, sacrificial, deaths lay buried deep in modern cellars, desperate for escape.
c3
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Series: 46. Ascending. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 140,160. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A Texan teenager discovers a frightening world in which young girls are sold when she studies abroad in Darjeeling. As she learns of an underworld she never dreamed existed, an ancient group called c3 offers to train her to use her innate skills for out of body travel to save her friends. She accepts their challenge to show those guilty of unspeakable crimes just how powerful a young woman can be.
Deadly Medicine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,750. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Helen, an industrial spy, is the epitome of evolutionary perfection. She has stunning looks, a sharp intellect, and just about every gene in her body is selfish. She has concluded that Darwin’s theory gives humans carte blanche to behave as their natures drive them. She has been told to protect a secret, one which Ben Willams is seeking to uncover. If you like pageturners, you'll love this.
Beyond Southern Africa, A Story of the Fight for Freedom
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,700. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Two young men—one Southern African, the other African American—go from humble beginnings to the center of Africa’s fight against colonialism, but one of them is being tracked by a killer.