Darren G. Burton

Biography

I have been a writer for nearly 30 years. I've written numerous full length works of fiction and non-fiction, as well as many short stories and anthologies.

darrenburton77@gmail.com

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Books

Real Life Dramas: Boxed Set Collection
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 181,720. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This digital boxed set contains all 3 volumes of the popular Real Life Dramas series. With 23 gripping stories spanning more than 600 pages, the reader is guaranteed many hours of reading pleasure.
Night Realm: Boxed Set
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 171,030. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This special edition boxed set includes both great novels in the Night Realm series at a bargain price! Night Realm Night Realm 2: Scarlett Dawn
Real Life Dramas: Volume Three
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Series: Real Life Dramas, #3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
There are no more enthralling stories than those that are true….Real life scenarios of danger, suspense and intrigue that involve real people. Real Life Dramas: Volume Three is a collection of seven accounts experienced by people in real life situations. These accounts have been dramatized in story form. Stories of triumph, survival, greed and tragedy. Read them if you dare…
Fire and Ice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
When four friends go to the snow for a snowboarding adventure, their trip of a lifetime turns into one of horror and tragedy. Out partying in a popular night club, there is an explosion and the club quickly becomes a deadly inferno. Find out who survives in this gripping short story?
Road to Nowhere
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,040. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Justin is traveling through the Australian outback when his car breaks down. With very little food and water, and no way to call for help, he must dig deep if he's going to stay alive in this harsh and unforgiving environment. Follow Justin's fight for survival in this gripping short story?
Flood
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Chaotic Behavior in Systems
When a major weather event affects a small seaside town, it isn't long before everyone and everything is under threat; not only from flooding, but from raging rivers, gale force winds and deadly tornadoes. Who will survive in this gripping novelette?
Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
With an emotional chasm forming between them and his wife's off behaviour, Robert starts to suspect that Belinda might be having an affair. He enlists the services of a private investigator to keep tabs on her, but what the PI discovers is far more sinister than a casual tryst between secret lovers. All is revealed in this short story of broken trust and betrayal.
Hold Up
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When Amanda routinely goes to the bank to make a deposit, she has no idea of the drama that is about to unfold. Two robbers enter the premises and order everyone down on the ground while a bag is filled with cash. Police quickly swoop on the scene. The thieves see no choice but to take hostages and make their escape, where a police chase ensues, culminating in a bloody gun battle.
Clawed
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,220. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Three friends go camping in the wilderness and pitch their tents beside a lake. That night they are brutally attacked by a brown bear and only two of them survive. The next day the two remaining men trek through the forest to get back to their car, but they are being stalked all the way. The bear has a thirst for human blood now. It wants more and it will stop at nothing to get it.
Broken
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Brendan is driving through the night to an isolated beach, where he plans to try out his new surfboard at daybreak. Surprised by several mountain goats in the middle of the road, he loses control of his car and plunges down a cliff, coming to rest on a rocky beach. With a broken leg, no food or water and no chance of rescue, Brendan must draw on all his inner strength just to stay alive.
Night Realm 2: Scarlett Dawn
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Series: Night Realm, #2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
This sequel to Night Realm continues the story of private detective, Ryan Fox. He's loving life, has plenty of work, more money, and he is now dating the beautiful Selena Thorne. Thinking the evil world of vampires is now far behind him, life couldn't be better for Ryan. That is, until he receives a call from German scientist, Dr Marlon Becker.
Tales of the Paranormal
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,300. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Tales of the Paranormal is a collection of novelettes and short stories. The stories involves tales of extrasensory perception and superhuman gifts, sadistic vampires, mysterious ghosts from the past and bloodthirsty werewolves. If you enjoy a good scare and edge-of-your-seat action, then this is the book for you!
Bloodlust
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,170. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Six hikers are trekking through the wilderness and make camp. Mark is awoken in the middle of the night and sees a wolf stalking them. When it attacks and kills one of the campers, Mark shoots the beast six times with his gun, but fails to kill it. The campers then realize that they're not dealing with any ordinary wolf. This is a short story of approximately 5160 words.
Night Realm
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Series: Night Realm, #1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,730. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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Night Realm is a Paranormal Detective novel set on Australia's Gold Coast. It is the story of private detective, Ryan Fox. When he meets the beautiful Selena Thorne, Ryan’s life takes a detour into a dark world he thought only existed in folklore and in the minds of movie producers.
Black Night
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Warning: There are no sensitive new age vampires in this story, only evil ones. When five friends venture into the wilderness to spend the weekend in a log cabin in the snow, they have nothing but partying and fun on their minds. However, the fun soon turns into complete horror after night falls. Something is lurking out there in the woods; stalking them, terrorizing them and picking them off.
Whispers from the Grave
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,040. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When seventeen year old April suffers some personal problems, her parents send her to the country to stay with her aunt and uncle in their very old house. No sooner does April arrive when a young man from the afterlife makes contact with her. Step by step he guides April in solving a 100 year old mystery, giving redemption to his spirit, and in the process, helping April to restore her own sanity.
Extrasensory
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Chris is out in the hills taking photos of the cityscape when he spies a strange green light in the night sky. He manages to snap off some hurried photos as the light moves erratically towards him. Something very bizarre happens to him as the object moves overhead. A pinprick of light enters his right eye and does something to his brain. This is a novelette of approximately 16,500 words.
Love Poems and Sentiments from the Heart
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Love Poems and Sentiments from the Heart is a collection of poetry and affirmations about love; whether it be new love, lost love, being in love or the hope of love. If you are thinking of ways to convey your love to another, you may very well find inspiration in this heart-felt collection. May your heart be filled with warmth and your spirit uplifted as you read through this book of sentiments.
I Want To Have Sex With You
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
I Want To Have Sex With You is a light-hearted and humorous look into some of the words and actions men portray in order to simply get laid. It's a well-known fact that men constantly have sex on the brain and everything in life seems to lead to wanting sex. This novelty book takes a look at some typical scenarios where males are hoping to get sex and get it now.
Real Life Dramas: Volume Two
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Series: Real Life Dramas, #2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,600. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
There are no more spellbinding and engaging stories than those that are true….Real life scenarios, encounters and dramas that involve real people. Real Life Dramas: Volume Two is a collection of seven factual accounts experienced by real people in real life situations. These accounts have been related to the author in detail, who has then dramatized these actual events in story form.
Shadows From The Past
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When Kate's crazed and jilted ex boyfriend tracks her down after months apart, he starts stalking her. Fearing for her safety and not receiving adequate help from the police, Kate hires the services of private detective David Slade to protect her. Together they formulate a plan to solve her problem once and for all.
Crash
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Jason is returning home to London from a business trip in Crete. An hour and a half into the flight and both jet engines flame out for no apparent reason. The captain diverts the aircraft to the nearest airport for an emergency landing. However, the flight doesn't make it and crashes in a remote mountain wilderness somewhere near Slovenia.
Treasure Trove
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Ever since he was a boy Richie has dreamed of finding sunken Spanish treasure. While on a scuba diving holiday in the Florida Keys with his long-term girlfriend Natasha, his dream becomes a reality when the pair unearth a gold doubloon at the bottom of a reef. What they find on the sea floor goes far beyond their wildest fantasies. But will the treasure be theirs to keep?
Eye Of The Storm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Michael and Wade are amateur storm chasers. When Hurricane Roman, a Category 5 storm, bears down on a city on the east coast, they find a great vantage point from which to film the severe tropical storm in an abandoned apartment building right on the beach. As the storm escalates and batters the city, their fear is matched only by their growing excitement.
Blizzard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Kane gets lost on a trek in the wilderness, he seeks shelter in a small cave when a blizzard blankets the area. The snow storm keeps him trapped for days, with nothing to eat but pine nuts, and a fire to keep him warm. When the storm releases its grip, he embarks on the long journey back, surviving a wolf attack, fighting constant hunger and the freezing cold.
The Mysterious Cave
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Two young couples camp out near a cave that is supposedly haunted, or so the rumors and urban legends go. When midnight arrives the four venture into the cave to explore its beautiful and enigmatic underground world, hoping to see or hear some sign that it truly is occupied by ghosts and ghouls from tortured lives past. No one ever expected their adventure to end so mysteriously and tragically.
Hunted
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When Ryan's car breaks down late at night in the middle of nowhere, he is picked up by a tow truck driver. Instead of taking him to the nearest town at the late hour, Ted drives Ryan back to his isolated property to spend the night. When morning dawns the plans for Ryan change. They drive him deeper into the forest, setting him loose and announcing they are going to hunt him down like an animal.
Outplayed
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
While Jake is out enjoying a night at a local club, he teems up with Tori to play some pool. The pair hit it off and at first there appears to be heaps of chemistry between them. But then a strange group of guys show up and the mood instantly darkens. Tori suddenly changes, and not for the better. Jake leaves the club and starts the long walk home in the rain. However, he nevers gets there.
Blackout
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,060. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
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After being hypnotized at a hypnosis show, Kathleen's life suddenly goes into turmoil. Waking up alone in the forest after a night out, naked and covered in someone else's blood, Kathleen must discover the truth to what's going on before it happens again. Find out the secret to her plight in this short story.
Virtual Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In this short story aimed at younger readers, brother and sister Josh and Sonya are playing their favorite computer game. When lightning strikes the house they find themselves plunged into the game's virtual realm, only now it's all for real. In order to escape and return to the normal lives, they must first defeat the Dungeon Master.
How To Catch A Man: And Keep Him For Good
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
Much has been written about how to attract a man. This book goes one step further by offering advice on how to attract him and keep him. Women will learn the power of the Attraction Factor, how to capture a man’s attention and ultimately his heart. And once they have him, they will also know how to keep him attracted to, loyal and devoted to them. Catch him and keep him.
Shut the Fuck Up!: Every Man’s Key to Happiness
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
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This is a novelty book that takes a humorous look at what drives men nuts when it comes to women and what they say to men. Chauvinistic?..........Probably! Controversial?..........Yes! True?..........You be the judge!
Mauled
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A group of guys are out surfing at dusk, prime shark feeding time. They are all spooked when they hear something splash in water nearby. Next thing Steve is savagely pulled from his board and dragged under the water, where he must fight within an inch of his life to stay alive.
Murder At Midnight
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
David Bale is a taxi driver in the city and he's having a quiet night. That is, until Michael gets into his cab. When he drops Michael off to meet a man at a local park, something happens that will turn David's life upside down. Everything spins out of control on the ensuing thrill ride.
Firestorm
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As a forest fire rages around them, a young couple stay behind in an attempt to save their house. They soon realize they are fighting a losing battle and decide to flee. But the fire has them surrounded and won't let them out of its deadly trap.
Captive
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
After working late one night, Ruby misses her bus home. Taking a shortcut through town down a dark alleyway, she is abducted and taken to a remote location where she is held captive by her kidnapper. Ruby must find a way to escape before she becomes a serial killer's next victim.
Nowhere Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,320. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Two friends are on the final leg of their round the world journey when a sudden storm sinks their boat. Shipwrecked on a deserted tropical island the pair fight for survival and the dwindling hope of rescue.
Bad Moon Rising
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
Four teenagers, a brother and sister and two friends, are camping in the forest. Something lurks out there in the darkness. When Caitlin disappears in the middle of the night, the search is on to find her. Did some creature take her away in the darkness? Or is it something far more sinister?
The Other Side Of Darkness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Blake Symonds died and had an outer body experience. Follow the bizarre and somewhat surreal journey he travelled in his near death experience.
A Collection of Dating and Relationship Articles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
This is a collection of articles aimed at both men and women giving tips and advice on dating and relationships.
Dating and Mating: The Power of Attraction
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Series: Dating and Mating, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
What is the power of attraction between men and women? How can we develop it and emanate more of it? Dating and Mating: The Power of Attraction helps you develop your powers of attraction through learning what attraction is, how to make yourself more attractive, practising the art of successful flirting and developing your body language skills.
Dating and Mating: The Power of Flirting
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Series: Dating and Mating, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
Whether you are male or female, flirting plays a major role in attracting and dating the opposite sex. Do you know how to flirt successfully? What signals are you sending out? Can you interpret and understand the flirtatious behaviour of another person? Do you know what it's telling you?
Dating and Mating: Attract the Opposite Sex
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Series: Dating and Mating, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,690. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
There is nothing more compelling than the power of attraction between men and women. But what is attraction and how can we radiate more of it? Dating and Mating: Attract the Opposite Sex unlocks your powers of attraction and personal magnetism. Whether male or female, learn how to increase your sex appeal and master the art of magnifying your attraction factor.
Dating and Mating: Reading the Body Language Signals
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Series: Dating and Mating, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
Whether you are male or female, body language is everything when it comes to attracting and dating the opposite sex. What body language signals are you sending out? Can you interpret the body language of another person and understand what it's telling you? Is he interested in you? Is she inviting you to hit on her?
When It's Over: How To Mend That Broken Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Most of us have been through it, or are going through it right now. None of us like it. It can be a very frustrating, confusing and painful experience. The break up of an intimate relationship. When It's Over: How To Mend That Broken Heart addresses some of the most important concerns when a relationship ends.
How To Keep Your Man: And Keep Him For Good
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,690. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Women's sexuality
Much has been written about how to attract a man. But once you have your man, how do you keep him? What will make him loyal, happy, contended and always with you? How To Keep Your Man is your guide book to absolute happiness with your partner and relationship bliss. It is a must read for all women who desire a fulfilling and everlasting relationship.
Turn Me On: How To Attract A Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
What is the Attraction Factor and what is its secret? What draws a man to a woman and what repels him? How can a woman become so irresistible that men will be lining up to meet her? Turn Me On: How To Attract A Man is a book that has all the answers to these questions and more. Learn how to become a highly desirable woman; how to capture his attention, his hormones, and ultimately his heart.
Real Life Dramas - Volume One
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Series: Real Life Dramas, #1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
There are no more gripping and engaging stories than those that are true....Real life encounters, situations and dramas that involve real people. Real Life Dramas is a collection of nine factual accounts experienced by real people in authentic situations. Read them if you dare...
Power Play
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,340. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A ship sinks in a storm off the east coast of Australia, unleashing its deadly cargo into the sea. American tourists, Gene and Sheridan McCabe, are scuba diving in the area the next day when Gene is brutally attacked and killed. Dissatisfied when the incident is written off as a shark attack, Sheridan enlists the services of government secret agents and private mercenary, Ben Logan.
Silhouette
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,250. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Private detective and bodyguard, Ashlar Roman, is commissioned to protect Miss Universe contestant, Silhouette Havana, after an attempt on her life is made. With egos clashing from the moment they meet, the pair are thrust into a deadly world of betrayal and survival, where they learn some people are willing to win at any cost.
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