Books tagged: caper

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Overdue Item
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: Australian English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(5.00)
Julia Schmidt reckons the suburban library where she works is the most boring place on earth. Then an old hobo dies in an armchair. Everyone thinks he died of natural causes. But they are wrong, and Paula is soon playing cat-and-mouse with a killer while trying to recover a priceless library book. An Australian comic crime novel with an endearing amateur sleuth.
Detective, Comics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 120,280. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Alec Smart Comic Mystery #3. “Fans of Donald E. Westlake will love this wild comic caper!” –ComiCaper. When a kid comic book magnate hires small town detective Smart to find a stolen Batman book, the dysfunctional duo embarks on an odyssey involving comic book conventions, crooked dealers, crazed parents, infidelity, multi-story falls, and a life-sized game of Pac-Man played out in the streets.
Blackstone Cold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Lyon Lynch lives in Pheonixburg in the dystopian Kingdom of Dux where he meets his life-long friend and partner in crime, Eric Nueve, whom he calls Skid for some unknown reason. The tale tells of how unattended children become as they posses everything but affection, so Lyon seeks affection elsewhere - the dumptown of Pheonixburg, East Bromwich.
Old, Fat, Punks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Comedy, social and political satire, and frustration all meet in this story of a 'revolutionary caper' in a style somewhere between The Comic Strip Presents and Guy Ritchie.
The Kona Shuffle
Series: The Noelani Lee Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,900. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On the Big Island of Hawai'i, the hottest rocks aren't all at the volcano.
Kitsune Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The first installment in the Aether Drive serial will dive right into the fight as the brash Kitsune Valentine attempts to dethrone a god. Unfortunately, her first step is to steal a human body, and the former occupant is less than thrilled. Between the two of them, they will have to face down power hungry mages, a Desert of infinite proportions, and, worst of all, a sixteen year old's party!
Executive Dirt
Series: Sedona O'Hala Mysteries. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sedona happily turns down Steve Huntington’s latest undercover project when Mark gets her a fantastic job testing advanced cell phones. But if the dead body of her co-worker is any indication, the new job may not prove to be any safer than Huntington’s covert assignments. Can she somehow endure family interferences and stay alive long enough to solve the case?
Capital Partners: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Mystery, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The story is about two women at a posh ski resort who discover their husbands are caught in a Ponzi scheme. They take matters into their own hands in order to survive. It was originally published in the Writes of Spring Anthology, Nodin Press, 2012, edited by Pat Frovarp and Gary Shulze. "A fine story..." Publishers Weekly
Welcome to Gray City
Series: Gray City Blues. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.50)
Everyone in Gray City has something to offer... or something to hide. Murder. Blackmail. Scams. Detective Jake Montana has to sort through it to find out who’s killing off the local athletes. The investigation takes a turn toward the humorous side as he interviews some of the colorful locals, then it's all-out comedy at the end! Contains a few four-letter words.
Grift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00)
Grift follows a crew of orphaned teenage con artists living in Las Vegas. Piper, the main character, masquerades as a prostitute to con rich men. Unlike the others, she must split her time between hustling and raising her younger sister Sophie. Disaster strikes when Sophie gets kidnapped by the Las Vegas mafia, and the crew must rally to piece together the ransom money before the clock runs out.