Books tagged: homicide

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Fate Fatale
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 136,840. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Occult
When an act of fate changes your life, who’s to say it was random? Working in the department of It Was Meant To Be is Madam Wheels. All of her assigned cases are important, some are paramount, and on great occasion some are of dire consequence; Kevin Reed and Holly VonFuren are a case of the latter.
A Deadly Development
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,920. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Kansas City's top mayoral aide is found dead in Mayor Jane Hughes' office. Hughes valued the talents of her aide John Vithous. But others found him to be deceitful, dishonest and even cruel. His gruesome murder will not be easy to solve, for so many had good reason to kill him. Sergeant Tom Burke must find the killer, and fast. But Burke finds there are too many suspects, and very litle time.
When The Hangman Weeps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,210. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Only in childhood can a bicycle be a trusty steed and plastic guns and paper caps be as deadly as Colt .45's. But for a group of cowboy playing boys in a small Northern California town, fantasy becomes reality when they find themselves in the 1870's, on the dangerous streets of a Gold rush town. The boys must use all of their wits to stay alive and find their way back to their time.
Not You!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Screenplays » Crime
An envious young Administrative Assistant takes extreme measures to eliminate an attractive successful Advertising Executive in order to take her place.
Jack of Spades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A twisted serial killer is on the loose. He wears the mask of Galaxo, Starboy Avenger, a popular cartoon alien. He even speaks in the character's silly cartoonish voice. He does so while committing unspeakable acts on his victims. And it's up to Det. John Spader to find the man beneath the mask and stop the killing.
Death Comes Uninvited
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,210. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Death Comes Uninvited completes award-winning author Ken Lang's three book Homicide Series which captures true crime murder cases he investigated while working as a homicide detective near Baltimore, MD. Lang immerses the reader into the scene of a variety of murder investigations revealing the violent pace in which these detectives work.
A Murder For Christmas
Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Christmas and the Sanford Third Age Club are living it up at the Regency Hotel. But on a snowy Christmas morning, there’s murder afoot, and it’s up to Joe, Sheila and Brenda to find the killer. For the Yorkshire sleuths, it’s a taxing mystery, marinated in a yuletide party atmosphere.
Redemption – A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ben Hawkins blames his father for a psychologically abusive childhood and for triggering his mother’s suicide. The two men have been estranged for years. But when Ben is falsely accused of murder, he has no other option than to turn to his father, a retired homicide detective, for help. As Ben languishes in jail, the noose growing tighter, his father desperately searches for the real killer.
Cape May Court House: A Death in the Night
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,040. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal, Nonfiction » Law » Evidence
In his latest, Schiller, who has previously written bestsellers on the JonBenet Ramsey and O.J. Simpson cases (American Tragedy, etc.), offers a no-frills narrative: no character development, no background and no resolution. It's a just-the-facts account that, nevertheless, keeps the pages turning. The question of whether or not a crime has actually been committed drives the narrative.
Selvage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,130. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
A bank scam, a series of accidents that end as murders, and police too ready to accept simple explanations for deaths push freelance writer Brooke Beldon and systems programmer Paul Counts ever deeper into a tangled conspiracy. She struggles to clear her brother’s name. Paul, a sucker for a blue-eyed blonde, initially wants to help her, but also ends the chief suspect in murder.