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Uncle Lester: Betrayal, Rape, and Revenge
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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.
Paper Girl
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,110. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Grace O'Brien is a 30-year-old Dublin journalist who already feels like Prince Charming has evaded her all these years. She craves the prince, the perfect scoop and her name in lights, but when she finally gets her wish and finds herself on the biggest story in Ireland...a grisly murder of a young actress...and a body in a suitcase...Grace gets more than she bargained for.
Stalemate
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Price: $7.49 USD. Words: 104,260. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2015 by SilverWood Books. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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
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Series: The Richard Carter Novels, Book 7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,260. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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.
Revenge School
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Pay stared at a bruise closing the eye of the man across the table. He’s so timid. “Revenge School clients must be seriously violated. We don’t do little stuff. We aren’t free. Your cost is 10k.” “$10,000,” Richard blinked. “If we succeed we repay you out of funds we take from your enemy.” “So, it costs me nothing?” “Revenge won’t cost you a dime. It won’t make you a dime. It’ll make you a man."
Toxic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Compelling and authentic, Toxic is a tense and fast paced crime thriller inspired by the Bhopal disaster.
Watching the World Fall
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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
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Price: Free! Words: 80,630. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $6.79 USD. Words: 45,660. Language: Italian. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
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...
Justifiable Homicide
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Price: Free! Words: 4,740. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story about one woman's abduction and her desperate struggle to keep herself alive at all costs. It contains disturbing adult themes, strong language, and explicit violence. Reader discretion is advised.
Voice of Reason
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Price: Free! Words: 700. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2014. Category: 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.
Shark and Ice
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Shark Johannsen appears to be a wealthy playboy who charter-fishes in the Florida Keys on his fabulous, custom-built, sixty-foot charter boat Playboy. His first mate is Juan Franco. Shark and Juan are actually agents of a secret federal agency known as SIFUSS, Secret Investigations for US Security. No one has ever seen the faces of the director or deputy director.
Rabbits & Wild Dogs
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014 by FrostProof808. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Marco and the author chase down Joey Bones, ostensibly to teach him a lesson. Joey's been trash talkin' Marco, a boss, and threatening to shoot him. The threat doesn't bother Marco, but being called a rat? Now that bothers him.
Focused on Murder
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 141,560. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When nature photographer Julia Ballard stumbles upon clues to a long-unsolved double-murder her wilderness adventure turns to intrigue and then to terror. Is a conservation and environmentalist group as benign as it first seems? Enjoy a colorful story that transports the reader through the scenic Colorado Rockies, and experience the warm bond between Julia and her dog Maxie.
Last Call
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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You never know when it'll be your last day on Earth. On a day that started like any other, Taylor never imagined the devastating end it would bring.
The Dinner Guest
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Price: Free! Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
An abused mountain woman has the local sheriff over for dinner to discuss her missing husband. Unbeknownst to the Sheriff, someone else is in the room.
Thirty Years to Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Thirty years ago Jimmy Donnelly was sent to prison. Now he's free again and eager to finally avenge himself on Detective Charles Maryham, the man who put him behind bars. And then there's Maryham's beautiful wife Carla, the subject of many of Jimmy's wet dreams back in prison. But thirty years is a long time. And sometimes, it's too late for vengeance. This is a short story of 3700 words.
The Borderline
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Price: Free! Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Billy Only intended to go for a walk downtown, look at the lights and the pretty girls, kill some time. It seemed the safest thing in the world. He bent to take a look in the window of the car, two dead men, he had thought, but the driver was not dead, he raised his gun and leveled it on him. 24 hours later as he dug the hole in the desert hard pan he was wondering how it had all gone so wrong.