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When The Stars Walk Backwards
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 253,410. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Military pilot Mac Brennan wanted a quiet, peaceful retirement, so he joined a deep space colony, forgotten for 20 years. They promised him lavender grass, clear blue skies, and untold miles of wild, untouched nature. What he found were the destroyed ruins of the original colony, an outdated AI full of riddles, and a young man with no memory of what happened, and an unspeakable fear of night.
EAST VILLAGE NOIR
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Price: Free! Words: 6,770. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Finding a runaway teenager in New York City is easy. The hard part is finding the one your looking for." Private eye Payton Sherwood is hired by the parents of a runaway girl, and while searching for her through the shadowy sidestreets of the East Village, he comes across a connection to a murdered autograph expert. Short story originally published in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, July 1997.
See Tom Run
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,080. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Tom Grayson returns home from an errand to discover that his family has mysteriously disappeared. Prior to this discovery, he has been tormented with guilt by a secret that only he and a former lover share. In a desperate search to find his missing family, Tom embarks on a journey that can only be described as surreal as he becomes an unwitting detective with a mission: to set the record straight.
In the Name of Islam
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Held captive at an isolated farmhouse, Dr. Morgan Reese is forced at gunpoint to perform surgery on an Afghan calling himself the Holy Imam. Reese soon suspects that the Imam is a threat to national security. Thus begins the deadly battle of wits between the two antagonists. Caught in the crossfire is the Imam’s nurse, Miriam, a devout, nonviolent Moslem.
Rory's Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009 by New Dawning Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Do the Spirits Speak to You? Nineteen-year-old Rory Fisher is all but orphaned and alone in the world. Her only remaining loved one is her Yavapai grandfather, a once proud Indian, who is stricken with a diseased mind and confined to a nursing home in Twin Falls, Idaho. In a rare moment of clarity, the old Yavapai suddenly informs his granddaughter that the Spirits have spoken to him and the mes
The Final Victim
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In rural Michigan, a famed athlete undergoes a routine operation. Six weeks later he is dead, victim of a bizarre form of cancer. In Los Angeles, a radio announcer dies of the same cause. Coincidence? Dr. Greg Dostoyov, the athlete's surgeon, and biologist Kate Adams do not think so. Suspenseful story of medical intrigue.
Hunting for Tamara
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,660. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Masked gunmen massacre a prominent Iraqi family in Baghdad. Dr. Liam Casey, a trusted family friend who had served in Iraq, is recruited by U.S. Army Intelligence to find Tamara Najib, the lone survivor. Following a bizarre trail of clues left by a dead soldier, he finds himself plunged into a web of terror. There are those who are intent on keeping the truth hidden.
Keeper of the Seal
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 201,520. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2009. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
The southern Kharan desert was his to command but only as the leader of an outlaw band, raiding the caravans of Sulan Gaghan with impunity to the chagrin the grand malek of Akkaba. Taur has little to look forward to until Fate intervened, propelling him into leading an insurrection against the Sulan.
Perfect Crime
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Price: Free! Words: 9,360. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A San Francisco wife plots to murder her philandering husband by being in two places at one time. She commits the Perfect Crime -- and starts an exciting life with a sexy new boyfriend, living off her dead husband's generous life insurance policy. Until her doorbell rings one night . . . .
Nightmare: A Novel of the Silent Empire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,800. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2009 by Book View Cafe. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future, Dreamers known as "Silent" are able to look into other people's dreams and communicate with other Silent across the galaxy. Hijacked into slavery, Kendi Weaver has resigned himself to a life of servitude. Then the discovery of his innate Silence changes everything. He is rescued and taken to the planet Bellerophon--where a brutal Silent killer has chosen Kendi for his next victim.