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The Price Of Justice
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A lifelong friendship is put to the test. How far would you go to protect your closest ally?
The Man With No Face
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The anonymous killer carves a path all over the country leaving a series of mysterious ‘accidents’ in his wake, but unbeknownst to him someone is on his trail. The predator himself is being tracked. 'The Man With No Face' is a classic mystery story from one of the masters of the genre.
It Takes a Thief
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,740. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Playing outside, a young boy, Jack, witnesses a brutal murder. A man is beaten in the head with a sledge-hammer and then run over. He faints and is soon discovered near the victim. Robbie Duncan, a private detective, realizes that Jack is a key witness. Can Robbie find the killer before they can get to Jack? Should he enlist the help of the police, or someone more sinister…?
A Killer By Default
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
He trembled as he watched the blood flow from his deeply embedded knife. "Guilty! Guilty! Guilty!" The words screamed furiously in his tormented mind. "Enough of this! I've got to dump this crazy bitch and get away. I've got to get away from all this blood!" He laughed as he realized this was exciting. "Got to get away clean. Drive slow and smile.
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
A Trip With Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In order to sweeten the state of affairs surrounding his marriage, Dan has planned a life-altering trip for he and his wife. Destiny Parker should have taken flight sooner.
Nun with a Gun
Series: The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli, Book 2 ยท The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 23 reviews)
Inspector Martinelli decides to take a vacation after his encounters with the vampires in the Vatican. He leaves Rome and flies to Munich in Bavaria, always hoping to meet a ‘Knight of Christ’ and maybe a few ‘Royal’ vampires. His hatred of vampires has sent him on a quest to kill as many as he can but things don’t turn out the way he planned.
Mafia Math (growing up Sicilian)
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by RandyTatano. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
If you're good at math and your last name ends in a vowel, you've got a future in this Italian neighborhood.
Uncle Lester: Betrayal, Rape, and Revenge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lester Clark remembers the first girl he raped. They were out on a date. She started resisting him, calling him a “creep.” That flipped a switch in Lester’s head. She never reported him.Neither did the next nine to follow. Now, his niece Doris is a spirited girl who won’t give in to him. Will she be just another screw, or will she screw him?
Dinner with the Cannibal Sisters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From New York Times bestselling and award-winning novelist Douglas Clegg comes a dark novelette (112 pages in print) of a young man on a search for the truth behind the legend of the famous Windrow sisters.
First Steps : Madrid Writers' Club Anthology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Each of the ten stories are written to depict a main character travelling, either in flight or on a journey of self-discovery. This collection takes the reader from Cuba to the Arctic to fantastical worlds, where animals talk and seals reveal their true nature. Airports and airplanes share pages with rowing boats, subways and horse-drawn carriages.
Devilry
Series: The Richard Carter Novels, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A young deer hunter spots something in the pre-dawn. He finds two bodies. As Richard Carter investigates, the motive seems clear—at first. A few days later, however, a landowner comes upon a horror that could have come from the Spanish inquisition. This murder was senseless, sadistic—pure devilry.
Toxic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Compelling and authentic, Toxic is a tense and fast paced crime thriller inspired by the Bhopal disaster.
A mistake of youth
Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(2.00 from 1 review)
Futura is pregnant for the second time, and to Patrick it seems that their world is perfect, but news from the past might upset everything. Patrick is indeed contacted by one ex girlfriend, Arlene, who confesses having an almost-teenage daughter who might be his. He has no courage to disclose this to his wife. But there are also other news heralding pain. Futura and Patrick have been for years...
Voice of Reason
Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Savvy land manager, Jean Benchley, gives a voice to the people of a struggling city. Her hunches about the CEO of Bankstron Glass gets too close for comfort in this brief flash fiction story.
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
Last Call
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
You never know when it'll be your last day on Earth. On a day that started like any other, Taylor never imagined the devastating end it would bring.
The Dinner Guest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.
Thirty Years to Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Thirty years ago Jimmy Donnelly was sent to prison. Now he's free again and eager to finally avenge himself on Detective Charles Maryham, the man who put him behind bars. And then there's Maryham's beautiful wife Carla, the subject of many of Jimmy's wet dreams back in prison. But thirty years is a long time. And sometimes, it's too late for vengeance. This is a short story of 3700 words.
The Borderline
Price: Free! Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Billy Only intended to go for a walk downtown, look at the lights and the pretty girls, kill some time. It seemed the safest thing in the world. He bent to take a look in the window of the car, two dead men, he had thought, but the driver was not dead, he raised his gun and leveled it on him. 24 hours later as he dug the hole in the desert hard pan he was wondering how it had all gone so wrong.