Books tagged: caper

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Lightning Rider
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,420. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Twenty-six year-old Jessie Scout had endured a life steeped in pain. She had come to Las Vegas, a city of risk, not to gamble. But to collect. This short work won Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Three Bullets To Queensland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Before Ike Decker can realize his dream someone will die. Ike Decker, a loss recovery agent, for the armored car industry, is a desperate man. He has a dream and the only thing in his way to realizing it is Paco Sanchez and $1.2 million in stolen cash. Three Bullets To Queensland is another compelling short story from DANGEROUS WOMEN & DESPERATE MEN, the crime anthology by Rick Mofina.
Nutmegger
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,250. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jed Hopkins hopes to spend his summer in Litchfield, Conn., writing a novel, but instead he gets involved with two neighbors who run a Robin Hood–esque nonprofit, stealing from weekenders' gardens and sell the vegetables at the farmer's market. “Nutmegger”—which means someone from Connecticut—is breezy and clever, a garden party of a book.
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed, a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance.
Road Rules
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The road trip to hell starts with a stolen Cadillac. Stan is a hard-luck repo man. Mike has been fired for losing a holy relic. Sharon has been fired for losing the very car Stan is hired to take to Florida. Unbeknownst to all of them, the relic that cost Mike his job is in the trunk of the car that cost Sharon hers.
Craig's List and Inner Tubes: A Bank Robbery
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A short story inspired by true events.
The Adventure of the Greenbriar Ghost
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Sherlock Holmes has investigated some strange cases in his celebrated career, but none stranger than when a woman claims that she has received vital clues to an unsolved murder from the ghost of her own murdered daughter. Based on an actual 19th century legal case, join Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson as they journey to America to solve the Adventure of the Greenbriar Ghost!
The One Percent Solution
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,040. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this comic caper novel the inept Perrine brothers steal a valuable painting only to have it stolen from them by the man who anonymously hired them to steal it. The brothers don’t take this well so their challenge now is to make their efforts pay off for them and to punish him.
Lotta Losers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Politely bumbling Maddie Dullboy signs papers to win the Lotta contest - only to learn those are a contract that will bankrupt her family. Finding little sympathy for signing unread papers, she must learn to use the terms and fine print of the contract to become too much trouble for the users to use. She becomes more cautious in the process - or maybe not.
Dashing Through the Snow
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,050. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
The shine is still on Lily Carstair’s new P.I. license when she gets a case that will make her career. When ex-lover Smith Cameron is also hired, it puts a hitch in her stride, but she moves on. And when Smith offers a partnership (both on the case and in bed), Lily accepts his terms with eyes wide open. Is it her fault that when all is said and done, he suddenly wants to change the terms?