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The Monkey Heist
Series: Life is (almost) beautiful!, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Urban
A piercing gastritis, a cat to take to the vet, and a screaming monkey perched on a plum tree in my garden... and it was only ten o’ clock!
Grift
Price: Free! 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
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.
People Like Us (Part I)
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It should have been easy, Nicolas Keszthelyi knew. The nuns at Notre-Dame-de-Pitié had no idea that their collection of religious bric-a-brac contained a lost masterpiece worth millions. Anyone could have walked away with it. Certainly an unscrupulous dealer like Keszthelyi - with a network of shady contacts and an amoral devotion to beauty - should have had no trouble at all...
The Jade Corpse Caper
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Horror » Undead
Gangster girl Calla O’Gurk braves zombies, mummies and three-headed dogs to swipe an ancient jade statuette from the home of Chicago industrialist Fulminius Squale. Now all she has to do is deliver it to an old lady in New Orleans and her job is done. What could possibly go wrong?
NightBird Calling
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On the run from their biological father, burdened with a reluctant passenger, and facing seemingly insurmountable odds, four cloned posthuman brothers set out to rob a deep space installation owned by the Nesters, former humans who have transferred their minds onto bio-gaseous computers. Their bio-dad's agents are closing in, and their Nester target may prove to be more than they bargained for.
Broken People
Series: Broken People, 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
For one week only, an impenetrable castle is open to the public, and Dale Armstrong has come to Bratislava to rob it. When he finds his partner’s arms mangled, he desperately searches for a way to fix him before time runs out. The Nightingale Circus has the spare parts and the expertise to fix prosthetics, so the Golden Lady sends Dale their way. Anything is possible in a world of Broken People.
Partners in Crime
Series: Shattered Empire. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 21,070. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
The Premier Imperial Bank of Houshou is the financial institute of choice for the rich and the crooked of the Empire, with a two thousand year history and vaults and computers thought to be impenetrable. However, the bank has not counted on Ethan Summerton and Holly di Marco, ex-aristocrat and ex-mercenary, finding a way to breach its security system and redirect the money to the Rebellion.
The Shepherd
Series: The Aionach Saga, Book 0. Price: Free! Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
In the heat-blasted wastelands of a post-apocalyptic world, Toler Glaive makes his living as hired muscle, guarding trade caravans against the storms, mutants, monsters, and nomad tribes who harry them every step of the way. When he and his crew discover smuggled goods inside a merchant's cargo vessel, Toler will risk everything to come out ahead - including his future with the woman he loves.
Driftmetal II
Series: Driftmetal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,930. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Muller Jakes is on the run - from just about everyone. He's drawn a new airship and its crew into his life of crime and mischief, and as they flee across the skyward realm in search of their missing captain, they'll encounter dangers beyond anything they're prepared to face. The epic adventure in the expansive cyberpunk/steampunk world of Esperon continues in this second installment of Driftmetal.
Immaterial Evidence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
To avoid the fury of a local mob boss, Charlie Madison has been hiding out in Little Tokyo. But when an old friend lures Madison back into the city to hunt down an invisible criminal--if he can--federal agents swoop onto the scene. Embroiled in an unimaginable mystery, one private eye must rely on his wits to solve a case where the evidence is immaterial, and the odds are stacked against him.