Books tagged: suspense

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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 111,430. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Horror » Occult
Young Mark Arsenault is haunted by a flickering, ghostly figure, and by a bestial presence lurking beneath his skin. As he comes of age, he learns they are far stranger than he could have dared guess; their fates entangled with the fabric of reality itself. Pursued by government agents, Mark struggles to understand his true nature...
Martyr's Creek
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When your worst enemy makes you the executor of his estate, you don't expect an easy time. What James Pandolph discovers in settling Tom Powys' considerable estate is nothing compared to what is required settling the passions of his life. This includes neo-conservative politics at the highest level and the bodies that have fallen at every step along the way.
The Papyrus Document
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,210. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
When a noted Pakistani archeologist discovers an ancient hand-scribed document, he is murdered. With the help of a forensic pathologist, his son seeks to complete his father's work. But their death becomes more imminent with each step taken, for the content of the document may destroy the foundations of both the Muslim and Christian world.
Something's Not Right
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Are our dreams private affairs, or public property? Suburbia - the loneliest place on the planet? Will prime numbers eventually beat us into submission? Is there a downside to tourism? These five short stories don't promise answers, just possibilities. The answers, dear reader, are up to you.
The Shut Mouth Society
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,710. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a collector acquires an Abraham Lincoln document, he asks detective Greg Evarts and UCLA professor Patricia Baldwin to authenticate it. They discover a Civil War secret that could upset the balance of power in North America. Now they must unravel a 150-year-old mystery before it's too late.
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009 by Elk Mountain Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
"That light at the end of the end of the tunnel? That's a train." The punch line ricocheted around inside Cal's head, fading in and out through a blood-red mist of pain. "That’s a train" he croaked, licking thick parched lips, his tongue swollen and dry as old shoe leather, and looking up at the small circle of moonlight sweeping across the mouth of the pit, high above.
The Fallen Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It began with a gesture of kindness but soon I was at odds with my creepy new neighbor. When I began to suspect him of something more sinister things got ugly.
The Strange Loyalist-----Inspired by True Events
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 46,310. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
This book is inspired by true events and based upon real people. places and events. Mike Zander is a loyalist. Scars of loyalty seared themselves into his soul; scars that force him to remember them when he only wishes to forget; he left them many years ago, but still, they follow him. How long will they continue to pester the present and fiddle with his future?
Secrets of El Tovar Canyon
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009 by Foremost Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When an unscrupulous antiquities dealer hires an archeologist to uncover the origin of an ancient tablet, he sets off a bizarre chain of events: Ten-thousand-year-old mummies are found in a cave in the Grand Canyon. A golden statue is discovered in the Sphinx’s paw. What's the secret linking Arizona and Egypt? The U.S. Dept. of Defense believes the answer may well put the entire world at risk.
Common Bond, Tangled Hearts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2009 by Vanilla Heart Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Layne Gillette’s world is turned upside down when a man she has never met shows up to lay claim as the father of her 6-year old son. When Layne’s abusive “ex-husband” shows up, they are torn apart by danger, kidnapping and lies.