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The Hired Wife
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,330. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
Etched In Bone
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 133,360. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Etched In Bone After being acquitted of eight grisly murders by reason of insanity, Hanford Wells was committed to the Hickory Hollow Forensic Psychiatric Center, from which he soon escaped. When dental records proved that the battered body discovered in the woods was that of his missing patient, forensic psychiatrist, Llewellyn Price, breathed a sigh of relief. But too soon.
Red Rum Murders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 196,300. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2009. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
An interracial affair, brooding jealousies, and unrequited love collide in moments of madness, as a secret is threatening to be exposed. A father dies and passes on to his son his legacy. But with old memories come old rivalries. For Smoot Mathews, the funeral director, rivalry will go too far. His nemesis Razor swears vengeance for his ratting on him for critically beating a storeowner.
The Psychic Boy Detective
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Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Dawn Reilly knew her twelve year old son, Sean, was an average, normal New York boy, but never once did she suspect him to be a psychic. Sean begins having psychic visions of murdered people whose killers are on the loose. Sean sees troubling and graphic visions, faces and evidence about the murders, and discloses all the evidence to the authorities. Suddenly Sean is kidnapped and in danger.
Better Off Dead In Paradise
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Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 82,610. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Better Off Dead In Paradise is the sequel to Better Off Dead, which told the story of Frank Granstino, a younglife insurance salesman who got trapped the Mafia into writing life insurance policies on people who ended up dying mysteriously. Frank almost killed was saved by the FBI. Now in thise sequel the Mob catches up to Frank in the Cayman Islands, and the chase begins. Action packed thriller!
Doll's Eyes
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,920. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Twenty years ago, thirteen year old JT Trainer was about to be killed by loan sharks for the life insurance money which would pay off his father’s gambling debts. JT’s only friend, sixteen year old Hannah McGuire, discovered the plan and managed to get JT on a bus out of town before luring the killers in the opposite direction. Now a murder cop, JT is still looking for Hannah.
Stolen Angel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 105,540. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When Peter Howard stumbled across a kidnaped little girl in the middle of nowhere he intended to merely follow her home and then call the police, but then the man who was holding Lisa captive pulled a gun. The next thing Peter knew Lisa was in his car, her captor was lying on the ground, bleeding, and Peter was driving off madly into the night. Somehow, Peter promised, he would get her home.
A Death In Beverly Hills
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 137,550. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
NEW EDITION -- Revised Sept. 2014 When the wife and four-year-old stepdaughter of fading movie star Tom Travis disappeared, a massive, fruitless, search was launched. Soon after the body of Travis's wife was discovered in a shallow grave only a few miles from where he had been riding his dune buggy on the day she vanished Travis finds himself on trial for capital murder. But did he do it?
Easy Target
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 140,260. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
NYPD Lieutenant Greg Webster retired to teach at a small Kansas college but before even a year had passed his wife was killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident. Greg suspected nothing sinister but one of his students thought Carolyn's accident might be the latest in a series of murders. Apparently, the serial killer wanted a tougher opponent than the campus cops. Big mistake.
Crime Stories Volume 1 - The Mob
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Series: 6 Crime-Mystery Stories, Vol. 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
All three stories take place in mid-sixties NYC. The principal character is Eddie Montefusco, a gun dealer to the Abruzzi Crime Family. "Piece Work" was originally published in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine in November 2004. Length 5,370 words. "Willie Bats" was originally published in AHMM in March 2005. Length 4,300 words. "A Shot In Time" has not been previously published.