Books tagged: suspense

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Slaughter on Maple Street
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,920. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Officially Marsha Rieker and five others were murdered by a crazy. As Kyle, her brother, wraps her affairs, he discovers why she died: she had information the CIA does not want released. When an attempt is made on his life, he suspects they believe he now has it. Badly in need of help, he gathers a team of competent professionals who have fought beside him in Special Forces.
Altered Beginnings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,680. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Leigh Lawson returned home only to learn everyone thought she was dead. Now, the police want her to go undercover, to bring the local drug supplier to conviction. It may be Leigh’s only chance to redeem herself with her family and friends. The only problem is that she needs to figure out how to stay alive in the process…
Predetermined Endings
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 by Whimsical Publications. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Angelica Chappell’s story made huge headlines when she discovered a new pharmaceutical drug called Krytonix that effectively slows the spread of cancer cells. Unfortunately, it also attracted the attention of a serial killer. Too bad for her stalker, William worked undercover as a trained hit-man for the mob. Will he find her killer and hand him over, or will he search and destroy?
Less than a Shadow
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
As hot as today's headlines. Turkey, the front line of democracy in the Middle East, is about to suffer a devastating terrorist attack. Jason Ender stands alone on the rim of chaos with orders to prevent it, whatever the price.
Holidays Can Be Murder: A Charlie Parker Christmas Mystery
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Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
It's a New Mexico Christmas. The lights are strung, the luminarias are set along the sidewalks. A hint of snow is in the air and goodies are abundant. Charlie's mother-in-law is coming for a visit, and the preparations are nearly done. But when murder comes to the neighborhood, Charlie's holiday plans suddenly take a turn for the dark. Bonus: Two New Mexico holiday recipes included!
Blowback
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,680. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Thugs burst into Dr. Wade Turklen's home, brutally assaulting his wife and two teenage daughters. He is shot and left for dead. Was his family the victims of a random attack or was he the target, and his family killed only to cover that fact? Fueled by hatred and bent on revenge, he sets out on a mission that may very well destroy the very essence of whom he believes himself to be.
Process of Elimination
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 104,530. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an intruder surprises Elena Winslow, quick thinking enables her to outwit her attacker, Miles Smith. Months later, Elena is attacked again. Though the police arrest Miles, Elena is unsettled. So when the phone rings and a mysterious caller utters the chilling words: "The man that attacked you is not Miles Smith," Elena begins to realize she's in deeper trouble than she first imagined.
Writing Killer Suspense
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
You're reading. Your heart is slamming against your ribcage, your fingertips are moist and you turn another page. If you’ve ever felt this way reading a book then the writer has done a great job at creating suspense. This doesn’t happen by accident. Simon Wood, a longtime contributor to Writer's Digest, discusses the techniques for building suspense and creating thrills.
Take the Shot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,400. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When the body of the latest victim of a serial rapist is accidentally discovered, Lisa Anders knows she is also slated to die, for she can identify the killer. Should she flee? Abandon her hopes for a successful career? Or stay and tough it out? With ex-cop Todd Hallster at her side, Lisa reluctantly decides to stay. Immediately she realizes she may have made the greatest mistake of her life.
River of Judgement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 107,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ambition hangs in the balance following a boardroom coup. Finn Jackson is caught in a game of cat-and-mouse, trying to hold on to all he has worked so hard to achieve. Intrigue and suspense ensue as he battles to keep his head above water, even the distraction of beautiful women cannot tempt him from his end-goal, indeed they are the reason he needs to keep going. Will honesty and grit be enough?