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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?
Black Monday (The White Powder Fund)
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Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 43,800. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A stock broker losing millions on Black Monday is fired, only to reemerge with an "agricultural" stock to launder drug money that's working out well. Until outside investors hearing of high returns from the farmlands, he secretly converted to coca fields are begging to get in and that is how the White Powder Fund Cartel is born.
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: $0.99 USD. 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.
The Wedding
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Nervous but beautiful bride Kassia looked into Mikesh’s big brown eyes as she recited her vows. Was she doing the right thing? Was She?
The Gambler
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Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
James Wiggins, notorious gambler had nowhere else to turn. Nick the Flick was out for blood, his blood. Could his wife be his salvation?
Self Defense
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When Miriam's son tries to defend himself against schoolyard bullies, he's victimized a second time by a school system that punishes the victim as well as the bully. Miriam must overcome the trauma of her own past in order to help her son learn to be strong. For bullies exist in every walk of life, and she's tired of being a victim.
The Miles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Only a forked thatch of pavement separates men like Poulan from your doorstep-- any doorstep. Miles of road, miles of byway, miles of interstate. Poulan devours the miles. Within every man lurks a monster, within every monster lurks a man. Fate rides on the millions of miles that pass under a man's rig, and the secret loss that propels Poulan over the horizon.
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.
Maggie Rising: Adventures of a Part-Time Psychic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Meet Maggie, a 17-year-old senior who works part-time as a psychic reader, but just for fun. There’s no true psychic ability, is there? When Maggie befriends a ghost and is arrested for her new friend’s murder, the two girls—one dead and the other in jail—have to solve an ugly crime and persuade the police to believe them. And Maggie thought calculus would be tough!