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Project Lullaby
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, 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.
A Vampire in the Vatican 'Brotherhood of the Sword'
Series: The Unusual Cases of Inspector Martinelli, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Clover Digital Media. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 34 reviews)
Luciano Martinelli is fifty-two years old and an Inspector in the Vatican City Police. It’s been an easy life for him until one day he investigates five murders, all taking place inside the Vatican. This starts his journey into a world of evil and deceit, of pagan rituals and murder.
Banksters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.00 from 1 review)
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,730. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 920. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,690. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 890. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, 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 Night Friends
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Inspired by a real-life crime that shocked New York City in the late 1990s, "The Night Friends" unfolds in the shadowy netherworld of Central Park after dark. After a chance encounter, a lonely, troubled man becomes friendly with three misfit teenagers who see the park as their refuge—until a series of fraught misunderstandings leads to a nightmarish final scene of hallucinatory intensity.
The Miles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013 by Rapid-Dynamix Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, 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.
Maggie Rising: Adventures of a Part-Time Psychic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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!
Reunion at University Avenue
Series: Mike Adams, 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,630. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, 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.
Blood Drama
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, 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)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, 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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, 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
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, 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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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.