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Reunion at University Avenue
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Series: Mike Adams, 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Sixteen years after he left college, Mike Adams wrote a best-selling satire that is now set to become a movie. Not everyone liked what he wrote. As people get hurt and eerie messages are left behind, Mike finds himself targeted. Now, he must ask: What did he write that enraged this attacker? Who in his past would do this? And is any of this related to a secretive group known only as The Circle?
Reform by Belt
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,630. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Four in ten offenders return to prison within three years of their release despite a huge increase in reform spending. The annual cost of a prisoner in maximum security is $50,000. The USA spends $60 billion a year on corrections, yet recidivism remains high. Some States have plans for managing all but the worst violators. This story is about some of the serious violators.
The Perfect Job
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Mervyn Walker. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Flash fiction
"The Perfect Job". On paper, he's the perfect candidate for the job, but who will guard the guards? Approx 1,100 words. Followed by "Left Luggage", a tale of husbands, lovers and mistresses told in 140 words.
Blood Drama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
In the crossover thriller "Blood Drama," a graduate student is taken hostage in a bank robbery gone awry, and he has to survive while the FBI does all it can to find him.
Ironic Infidelity (A Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When David finds out his wife Janis is having an affair he is heartbroken.He loves his wife, but the ultimate betrayal she has committed with her lover is too much for David to bear. The only solution he can see to get revenge is murder his wife’s lover. However, David’s brutal plan isn’t as straightforward as he thinks. This short story is 3723 words long.
Stain of Blood
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
Families and their distinctive identities are forged from many forces and influences regardless of the culture from which they emerge. It is the people that populate families that intrigue their histories. The Fullenwieder’s were not aristocratic, famous, notorious, or in any other way outwardly noteworthy, yet a chronicle of their history could only be described as remarkable.
The Bettor's Club
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A rich playboy gets mixed-up with a depraved gambling club that bets on whether complete strangers live or die and soon finds himself in over his head with debt. In order to save himself he's forced to commit a series of horrible crimes.
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
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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.
Everything Sucks #7, Win
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Price: Free! Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Kate wasn't your typical Oklahoma farm girl. She was ambitious, brilliant, and deadly. A born predator with a sweet, bashful smile.
Arms and the Lady
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,130. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Junior editor Ainslie ‘Lee' James is intrigued about meeting the author of the impressive novel she is working on, and when Mike Mainwaring walks into her office there is immediately a spark between them.
Tread Softly
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"You don't attract trouble. You go looking for it." Beatrice is supposed to be on holiday. But before long, she's up to her neck in corruption, murder and Rioja. 'Thrilling new crime fiction from a seriously good author' - Annemarie Neary, author of A Parachute in the Lime Tree.
The Ducati Girl - Toxic Connection
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Series: The Ducati Girl, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
On September 20th, 1994 an Italian journalist and her camera operator were ambushed and assassinated during daylight in the streets of Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia. Just hours before she was shot with a bullet in the head, the young journalist made a phone call to her boss in Rome asking permission to stay an extra day on her assignment because she was about to uncover something sensational.
Eternity (The Calnis Chronicles #2.2) (The Calnis Chronicles of the Tarimain #1: Emergence)
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Series: The Calnis Chronicles of the Tarimain, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » Paranormal
Having escaped an ambush, Luke must discover who, or what, is controlling the police. But is he willing to put his recently discovered immortality on the line for his new allies? 
The second Chronicle in the Tarimain series.
The Outcry
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Price: Free! Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
What would you do if you had an important decision to make, even if it meant you might loose everything you built your life on? Lukas Baily has only one chance to make things work the choice he makes will determine the outcome of his future.
Guest of Honor
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Price: Free! Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Megan Dust, after recently losing her parents, hitches a ride with Bart Simms, a Minneapolis attorney. Along the way, they meet up with a local farming family, and in exploring their backwoods home, Megan uncovers a secret that leads to a bloody trail of a crazed killer.
Prima che cominci il giorno
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Series: Purple Red, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,290. Language: Italian. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
L’incontro tra Vittorio(uno vecchio scrittore famoso) e Kevin ( un giovane e promettente scrittore) avviene di mattina presto. Per le strade di Roma alla ricerca di una vita passata. Il film che non si può fare per mancanza di fondi. Brigitte, un amore mai dimenticato. Passioni, amori, tradimenti, corruzione sotto il cielo di Roma.
Goodness in Her Being
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
To begin with a child is murdered. Afterwards a mix of prayer and poetry designed to illustrate discomforts within a Catholic belief system. The writing may be considered disjointed and fragmented as metaphor of this system. The writing is not to be taken seriously; rather, it is simply an imaginative possibility.
Missy and the Man
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Five-year-old Missy really wants to see her neighbor's new kittens. He's not a very nice man, but she's sure she can sneak into his garage where the kittens live and he'll never even know she was there. Only some men will go to any length to hide their secrets, especially from a little girl whose parents don't know where she went.
Sugar Town
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Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Leicht verdientes Geld
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 1,400. Language: German. Published: February 18, 2013 by Turnshare Ltd.- Publisher. Category: Essay » Business
Er war es gewöhnt seine Handelsgeschäfte am Telefon abzuwickeln. Als ihn ein Fremder telefonisch zu einer Wette aufforderte, hielt er mit, denn wer nicht wagt der nicht gewinnt.