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Murder in the Devil's Cauldron
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,790. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
What if you witnessed a murder and no one believed you except the killer? What if you had proof of the murder, but didn’t know it? And what would you do to bring the killer to justice and save your best friend's life? The Devil's Cauldron is a natural formation on the Enchantment River that swallows half the river. Whatever goes in, never comes out.
The Wrinkly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mike Lewis wants 'out'. Out of his meaningless career, his shallow relationships, the big city rat race. On a whim, he signs a contract for a house in an idyllic retirement community in Florida that promises a peaceful life of golf and hobbies. Only later does he read the small print: he has to be over 60 to join the enclave. Trouble is, he's only 39. Welcome to the start of a whole new life...
Last Call [a short story]
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
For hard drinker and con man Jake, last call means his last shot to find a woman willing and desperate enough to take him in for the night. Only tonight his luck runs out, and Jake finds himself out in the cold with nowhere to go. What starts out as a search for someplace warm to pass the night quickly turns into a chance for Jake to be a hero and finally put the ghosts of his past to rest.
Among Women
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,320. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Imagine New Orleans at the end of 1984. Now imagine a storyteller writing the stories of the women among whom she lives while in jail, a modern Scheherazade, weaving stories that will startle and amaze, and may help her find her way.
Bubba Goes for Broke
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011 by Pentucket Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
If a dim-witted, sex-crazed crook falls in love, does he get any dumber? You can bet a boob-jobbed Hooters waitress he does. And when she wants to become a televangelist with a little something extra, guess who's going to pay? Meet Bubba Winslow. A hilarious sex comedy and crime caper by e-book bestselling author David Bawdy.
The James Charade
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Series: Burton James Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Join Burton James, one of Chicago's most eligible bachelors, as he masterminds an intricate plot to con a con man.
A Simple Misunderstanding
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Paul O’Shaughnessy is an American con man on the run from the FBI, hiding out in Bogotá, the Colombian capital. He’s running his latest scam from a bar stool in the lounge at the Hotel Tequendama, and when he finally gets a fish on his line, he reels in a pocketful of hot emeralds, and a lot more trouble than he bargained for.
Strictly Small Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,420. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2011 by RudeJack Reads. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
There are opportunities here, but when a petty thief and a low level con man stumble into them, they realize they are out of their league. Should they go up against a vicious gang and the gang's big score? Or work the opposite end of the spectrum by conning some of the Hollywood rich? Some people should stay Strictly Small Time.
The Palaver Tree
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Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 130,090. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Just when she needs it, Ellie believes fate has stepped in to give her a new sense of purpose in life. She leaves behind her comfortable existence to teach in Africa. But first impressions can be misleading. Soon there are more questions than answers. Lies and deceit begin to surface and the trail leads all the way back to the sleepy village that Ellie had come from.
The Watermelon Drop
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012 by Fiero Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The low level con ain’t an easy way to earn a living, but a grifter does what he’s gotta do. And Curtis’s latest, a classic watermelon drop that plays on the stupidity of rich Japanese tourists…well, it’s just satisfying somehow. Until his latest mark -- pretty, embarrassed, and not too bright -- suggests a way to step up his game.