Alex Ankrom

Biography

Alex J Ankrom was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He earned two degrees from Boston University: a BA in Political Science & Philosophy and an MFA in Creative Writing. He also has an MFA in Screenwriting from The American Film Institute. He has been a semifinalist in the Final Draft Big Break Contest and the Nicholl Fellowship. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Books

Falling On The Sword: A Gabriel Carter Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,920. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
After a seemingly open and shut case involving a domestic violence scene gone wrong becomes political and personal, Philadelphia Homicide Detectives Gabriel Carter and Susan Locke must question their loyalties and ethics in order to make sure justice is served.
Thirst & Perks: A Lurking In The Shadows Novella
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Series: Lurking In The Shadows. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,310. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
(4.00)
Reese Parker, a former Philadelphia Homicide Detective turned Private Investigator, is hired by a mysterious man to find a young woman as a serial killer has been leaving bloodless bodies around the city. This case takes him on a dark path through the city introducing him to predators lurking in the shadows that may have been responsible for his sister's disappearance seven years ago.
Proud Americans
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
The story of two brothers. One who went to war, and the other who stayed home. Chris Reinhart spent his childhood protecting his little brother from bullies, but when Brian joins the Marines, Chris learns that he has to let his brother go and find himself, even if that means letting him go to war. Sacrifice isn't just paid by the soldiers on the battlefield.
And All That Could Have Been
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,390. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
"How'd you get to be so lucky Ernest White?" To observers Ernest White had the perfect life. He teaches at the local high school. He coaches the basketball team. He has a beautiful wife and two amazing kids. If only they knew that perfect life was built on one horrible sin he committed when he was just a kid. Can Ernest survive when his sin comes back to haunt him?
Hard Times: A Gabriel Carter Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In the course of an interrogation, Gabriel Carter, a homicide detective, whose life has been spiraling out of control, and a fourteen year-old junkie named Dylan, whose life has finally hit bottom, discover they have more in common than either of them could imagine. For two people that have seen more than their fair share of Hard Times, this night isn't what they want, but maybe what they need.
The Mercy Seat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.33)
Open three small boxes. That's all Dwight Clanton needs to do in order to find salvation. Open them, and he will learn why he finds himself chained to a chair, sitting across from his captor. Can Dwight Clanton survive The Mercy Seat, or will he find himself in a darker nightmare?

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