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Crime Stories Volume 2
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Series: 6 Crime-Mystery Stories, Vol. 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Total Length approx. 12,750 words #1. "Off Season" takes place in a placid Caribbean island where nothing much ever happens until a stranger comes to town. #2. is "Road Shrines" -- the impromptu collections of flowers and candles marking the places were innocents were killed by animals who walk like men. #3 In "Right As Rain" a detective tries to deal with a murder he just can't let go of.
Tough Guys: The homicide cases of Turner Hahn and Frank Morales
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Thirteen short stories featuring the cases of homicide detectives Turner Hahn and Frank Morales. Noir fiction harking back to the days of Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer.
French Connections: Art Heist on The Riviera
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This true crime story about an art heist on the French Riviera and the sting operation mounted by the legendary head of the FBI's Art Crime Unit, Robert Wittman, gives the reader a rare glimpse inside the world of art theft as the story jumps from France to Florida to Barcelona. You couldn't make it up.
Ruthless in Seattle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 159,600. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
What happens when ghosts of the past are not only your friends, but also your avengers? "The murdered do haunt their murderers, I believe. I know that ghosts have wandered on earth. Be with me always—take any form—drive me mad! Only do not leave me in this abyss, where I cannot find you!" - Emily Bronte, 'Wuthering Heights'
A Game of Blood
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,100. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A series of kidnappings leads detective Mitch Grogan to the home of the wealthy but eccentric Darius Hawthorne. What he discovers unleashes a chain of events that not only threatens his life, but also his sanity. Grogan finds himself caught up in a deadly game with a three hundred year old vampire looking for a worthy adversary to relieve his boredom. But what does the vampire really want?
Crooked Angels
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,910. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
“There is a bridge between life and death and only those most worthy may crossover here.” – Keeper of Souls, Book of Purgatory Seattle, mid-1990s Julia Coles came to Seattle to marry a man she met on the Internet—so goes the official report. But instead of jumping into wedded bliss, she took a dive off the Aurora Bridge. The cops put it all down as a lovesick suicide—cops aren't romantic at all.
Good Enough: A Shay James Mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 39,420. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Shay is a teenage foster child who wants nothing more than to belong and she believes she has found her place at a run down stable. Her sense of belonging is threatened when the stable-owner is hurt by a mysterious attacker and in the aftermath decides to sell his horses if the criminal isn't found. Shay and her two best friends determine to find the criminal - at the cost of their own safety.
Presumed Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 93,470. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Andrea Wilton and Brian Strait, from Shuster Detective Agency, take on another case to find a missing person. This second book in the series introduces DJ Wiebe, a biker who rides with The Sons Riders, a Christian biker ministry. Another biker, a member of The Demons Raiders, is missing and presumed dead. DJ, his friend, hires Shuster Detective Agency to find him.
The Crimson-Eyed Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Do you like to decipher clues? When Jared is compelled to buy a silver dragon statue with eyes that glow like precious rubies he initiates a chain of events that catapults him and his friends Griffin,Chase,and Amber into an adventure solving the mystery of the dragon. They embark on an innocent quest, but the secrets that unfold lead them into unimaginable danger.
Curtains
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2010 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Eleven tales of crime, misdemeanors, killers, and cold-hearted lovers from bestselling author Scott Nicholson. Includes award winner "Dog Person" as well as "Watermelon," "Dead Air," and other stories collected from Cemetery Dance, Crimewave, and other publications. Includes bonus stories from J.A. Konrath and Simon Wood.