Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime

The Belialish Incident
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Vince Bocca, a Boston restaurateur and formerly a part-time white collar crime sleuth, is thrown back into the game when a bank president asks him to find the more than two million dollars a senior bank employee, Mark Overdale, embezzled.
Принцесса, которая любила дождь
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 199,790. Language: Russian. Published: April 15, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Вампиры и оборотни делят мировое господство, а люди – суть статисты, пища. Это правила игры, потому сетовать на жестокость произведения не приходится. Роман жесток, запредельно и бесчеловечно, ибо действуют – не люди. Он кровав до потери чувствительности читателем. Но это не безразличие к крови из клубничного морса на экране. Это адаптация к жестокости солдата в армии. Сначала сплошной шок. Потом
Carniville
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Death is coming to Carniville, a small Florida apartment complex that is home to a tight-knit community of carnival workers and human oddities. When one of the residents is murdered and the authorities aren't much interested in looking past the obvious suspect, the victim's husband, Blake Stanwick begins conducting his own investigation with the help of his misfit friends.
A Good Death
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Helen Davis deftly weaves the 1980's readjustment of British social boundaries into her novel as she transports the reader from coming of age student life in England, through adventure, death and life changing experiences in Peru, to a disastrous attempt at rediscovering lost youth and innocence, nearly thirty years too late.
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)
Jungle Junction
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Jungle Junction - Ray Wilson's talent for the political thriller is terrific: his handle on this fascinating account of skulduggery at high levels is sophisticated and informed. It's all entirely plausible and the action sequences are wonderful, very filmic. Patrick McGrath.
Odd Man Outlaw
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When his former college roommate is arrested for aiding and abetting a known fugitive, Cid Goodman sets about the task of reconstructing Eddie Water’s story, from his time as a dedicated college student to the moment he is arrested, in an attempt to alter public perception. But as the case unfolds, and fantasy intersects with reality, the line between guilt and innocence blurs.
Suspicion of Murder
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Series: A Jake Hawthorne Murder Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It is Christmastime in Weeping Valley, New York. Weeping Willow senior writer Jake Hawthorne is unable to get into the holiday spirit, however, due to a grisly bus accident that he nearly is a part of. Something about the accident calls his name and after a bit of investigating, he begins to suspect that maybe it wasn’t an accident at all. Maybe it was murder.
Snoop
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bob's rule of investigating: Never take the paranormal at face value. Daisy Luck is a SNOOP - Sanctioned Nationalized Officer Of the Paranormal. Her latest case involving a vampire and a gremlin has her private eye senses in a spin. Throw in yummy Detective Maroney and her life couldn't get more complicated - or could it?
Carl of the Bells
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Always on the hunt for a way to make a quick buck, Joe's good buddy Carl thinks this year he's hit on a winner. Most of Carl's schemes don't pan out. This one looks like it just might, and that rubs Joe's conscience the wrong way. The only problem with having a conscience—it might tell you what's wrong, but it sure doesn't tell you how to fix it.
The Brooklyn Iceman
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Brooklyn Iceman spans the 20th century from 1915 until the 1980's. The novel follows Vincenzo Castella, who becomes an iceman in Brooklyn as a teenager and moves on from there into a position of leadership among the icemen. He drifts into relationships with criminal groups and is finally confronted with the harsh reality that he has, in fact, become a reluctant criminal himself.
Thief
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
As Coral slides into a mansion stuffed with historical artifacts for another heist, she has no clue what awaits on the other side of the door. She escapes with the stolen goods only to find that her father has been killed in retaliation; his charred remains found in her childhood home. Now she must come out of the shadows and find out who did this.
His Perilous Throne
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A young man is wrongly imprisoned for the manslaughter of his kindly employer. Michael has mild learning difficulties and was raised in a children's home. Unable to explain to the court that the death was an accident, he is incarcerated with a sadistic killer, who forces him to become his butler and becomes progressively deluded that he is a member of the aristocracy. Revenge lurks in the shaddows
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.
Project Lullaby
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Two women had the misfortune of growing up in an extremely disturbing training program that taught them how to be assassins and have since then learned to cope in the outside world. While one longs to forget what was forever embedded on their souls, the other stubbornly seeks revenge and justice.
Banksters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
It’s a profitable time to be a bastard, one of the most profitable in history. Mark Dane intends to take full advantage of that and be the bastard at the top- if he can make his way past his fellow predators, through a concrete jungle of murder, sex, greed, and revenge.
Long, Slow Suicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eli Goshen loves his wife. He has for over fifty years. He’s always taken care of her, but when she takes an unexpected gambling trip to Reno and fails to return, he has no choice but to hire a private detective to find her. A detective who’s been around gambling all her life. A detective who knows how fast a big win can turn into the biggest loss of all.
The Undergraduate
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Carl Lawrence had achieved the most important thing in his life, to become an undergraduate at the most prestigious University in the world. Now he was here he found it was not how he had expected it to be. He was struggling to cope and before he knew it he was wrestling with the greatest question of all; Life or Death?
The Vicar
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Reverend Adam Rankin the new Vicar made his way through the suburban streets introducing himself to his latest congregation. However is he what he seems?
Hunger in Blue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Matthew Reynolds worked for years to become the perfect cop, and he's finally ready for his first night on the streets. He never went to the police academy. He knew he wouldn't qualify. He's not about to let a little thing like that stop him. He'll do anything to protect and serve. Anything at all. He has no other choice.