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Family Obligations
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
At age sixteen, George inadvertently kills a mob rival. Wanting a fresh start, he elopes with the love of his life, Kelly, but she soon abandons him. Twenty years later – when he has become a mob boss – she reappears. But does she still love him, or is she helping his enemies set him up as revenge for the mafia killing?
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.
Bad Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Three major league baseball men grapple in a near-future world where past and present merge, betrayal and love are intertwined, and dark secrets inevitably rise to the surface.
Murder Most Foul
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When two dismembered and unidentifiable torsos wash up on a local riverbank, nurse Jackie Reeves, believes the killer is a man from her past with a history of mental problems. She contacts FBI Special Agent Walker Harmon, who arrives to the sleepy town of Pleasant Valley, and met with a reception of lies and threats from local police and citizens.
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.
Tödliches Verlangen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,730. Language: German. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Ein Sylt-Krimi der den Leser in eine andere Welt entführt, die ihm die Arroganz und Blasiertheit von Menschen aufzeigt.
Service Before Self
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Tirgearr Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Toby Grant has landed his dream job as a service tech for Handy Dandy Services. Things don’t go well from day one, when he's teamed up with Ryan Burnell, a twenty year veteran of the company. Toby quickly learns the hardships of being Ryan’s partner, and finds himself in one uncomfortable situation after another. Toby learns the true meaning of the company’s motto—“Service Before Self.”
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
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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.
Tutte le cose che ho fatto
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: Italian. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Tutte le persone hanno un segreto, un demone che si portano dentro, che corrode l’anima e che modifica il loro modo di agire, di pensare, persino di vestirsi e truccarsi. Tutti abbiamo un segreto. Il mio però è un serpente strisciante, silenzioso, di cui tutto il mondo ha paura. È una malattia orribile, che ti rende prima debole e poi ti lascia freddo nel letto d’ospedale, un mostro contagioso...
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.
Stalemate
Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by SilverWood Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In the summer of 1930, fifty-two year old Walter Bruce is told he has a terminal disease. If he continues to live the way he does he will be dead in a year...
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: $5.99 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.
Watching the World Fall
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Days before college football's National Title game, Ben Gerrard, a divorced architect and father (of the star quarterback) orchestrates the kidnapping of legendary linebacker/opponent MacReynolds Galtier. In this roiling page turner, Gerrard must navigate a minefield of deception, truth, unexpected love, dashed hopes and hidden dangers. Who is he? Who is Galtier? The clock is ticking.
A mistake of youth
Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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...
La città verticale
Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Sullo sfondo di una città del Mezzogiorno segnata dal degrado e dalla violenza, in un quartiere dominato dalle bande criminali, nel quale l’onnipresente potere malavitoso si è incarnato nella figura di un boss crudele e spietato e dove ognuno lotta ferocemente per conquistare il suo posto al sole fuggendo dai bassifondi della vita, dall’ombra dell’anonimato e della sconfitta, un prete...
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.