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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 4 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.
Good Fences Make Good (A Dan Wilder Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Twit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wilder, like any good crook, is just trying to fence some loot. Diamonds, to be exact. But now, come to find out, his fence says there's a syndicate he's gotta deal with, which means less of a cut for him. But there's just one problem: Dan Wilder likes to keep what's his.
Faceless
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Siphewe Fasala idolised his father, but everything changed for Siphewe the day he died. Turning to a life of crime was his way of showing that he did not care.
Premise of Murder
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Series: A Jake Hawthorne Murder Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When an old mobster is arrested in the sleepy town of Weeping Valley, NY, for a murder that took place twelve years ago, eager reporter Jake Hawthorne decides to investigate. After a bit of snooping, he discovers that all is not as it seems. In order to save his job and his life, Jake must uncover the truth to either exonerate or incriminate a dangerous man who might just get away with murder.
Taming the Shrew
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,080. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(5.00 from 1 review)
Regency Romance. The wealthy Miss Juliana Browne has a number of problems; she’s twenty-five, her hair is red, she’s on the shelf. Her only known admirer is Hervey De Vere, a freckled orange-haired fortune hunter who looks eighteen. After three years of continuous snubs, he’s still chasing her with endless offers of gallantry and proposals of marriage.
Double Take (A Dan Wilder Short Story)
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Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Twit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wilder's in town casing a bank, when he gets pretty busted up by three thugs. Before he knows it, he's being dragged through an abandoned house and having his mitts stuck all over every surface you can imagine: door frames, light switches, cabinets. Turns out, the thugs want a fall guy for some job. But Wilder doesn't take the fall for anybody.
The Stages
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,960. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Daniel Peters, an American living in Copenhagen, becomes the main suspect in a murder investigation. To clear his name and to get back to the orderly life he so dearly prizes, Daniel must cooperate with homicide detective Ingrid Bendtner. But it’s not easy for Daniel. As a forty-three year old with Asperger’s Syndrome, even the slightest deviation from his regular schedule unnerves him.
The Finisher
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)
The Floor
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jerry's parents had fought for as long as he could remember. One night, when his video games could no longer drown out their shouts and screams, the trembling boy decided to confront them.
Car Wrecks of the Great Central Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
At any age, in any age, we could all fall by the highway of life. Charlie and Angel are two such teenagers, who break the monotony of their foster home life by breaking into houses. When a burglary goes wrong, they escape in a stolen van along the Great Central Road. What follows, just as they are beginning find somewhere to belong, is murder and a ruthless international crime syndicate.
Undeniable
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Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Warning: This is not a typical love story. This is an all-consuming, soul-crushing, tear-your-heart-into-pieces story. It’s intense, gritty and raw, dark and disturbing, and it doesn’t happen overnight. This is an epic love story that knows no boundaries and has no time limits. It grows and develops—with hurt, sacrifice, and heartache—over the span of a lifetime. This is Eva and Deuce’s story.
Buried In Benidorm
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,470. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-priest and newly minted agnostic Max Castillo ekes out a living as a private investigator from his houseboat in Benidorm, Spain. He's finally got a little free time ... until a big-shot turns up dead at a local golf course. Now, his former employer is calling in an old debt, and Max is neck-deep in gangsters, grifters and girls with grudges.
Take Her and Run
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Desperate to protect a young girl from further abuse at the had of her father, Ungelica takes her and flees the province. They embark on a journey across Canada with only a vague idea of where they might end up. Bittersweet memories and regrets haunt Ungelica along with fear of discovery as she tries to make new, happier memories for her precious little girl.
Idiot's Mask
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
‘Idiot’ is the street name of a thief who has been drafted into a revolutionary army fighting a war between worlds. When he is put in charge of a beautiful hostage during a brutal battle he is forced to question his loyalties, and the consequences of that choice will steer the fate of two planets...and reveal an even deeper mystery.
Speak for the Dead
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Series: Streets of Crawfield, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,960. Language: Australian English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
A girl, alone... In a bad part of town... She has taken it upon herself to remind those who break the law that their actions have consequences. She is not the only one, and there are people who intend to remind her what her actions mean. What price will they ask, and will it be too high to pay?
Deliverer
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Price: Free! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jeff Truman inherited the big house, the bank accounts, and the life of crime. When a rival gang-leader sets a high bounty on Truman's head, he finds himself crossing lines that he never intended to cross.
The Hired Wife
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
Dying Wishes
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A hit using a car crash? Not the original plan, but who cares? It worked, didn´t it?
Across The Plains
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You set the price! Words: 3,030. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
A politician goes missing at a dinner. He's quickly swept into a dark web of kidnapping and violence as he attempts to escape with his life intact.