Crooked Cat publishing

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Crooked Cat Publishing is a new, independent publisher based in the UK. We accept submissions in several genres. We're looking for high quality fiction from new and established authors. Please check www.crookedcatpublishing.com for details.

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The House at Zaronza
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,990. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Rachel Swift travels to Corsica to discover more about her forebears. She comes across a series of passionate love letters and delves into their history. The story unfolds of a secret romance at the start of the 20th century between a village schoolteacher and Maria, the daughter of a bourgeois family. Maria’s parents have other plans for her future, though, and she sees her dreams crumble.
Nice Girls Don't
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,040. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Who knows what secrets lie hidden in your family’s past? Southern England, 1982 At 25, single, and under threat of redundancy from her job in a local library, Emily feels as though her life is going nowhere – until the day when Carl comes into the library asking for books about tracing family history. Can Emily finally lay the ghosts of the past to rest and look forward to a brighter future?
Neither Here Nor There
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Esty's life was laid out for her from birth. She would marry one of a handful of young men suggested to her and settle down to raise a large family in a tiny space within the closed community of her parents, near to and yet far from the modern world. But Esty has decided to risk all by escaping while she still can. Will she make it to the other side?
The Haunting of Melmerby Manor
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,650. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
A haunted manor house and an angry, violent spirit. It’s all in a night’s work for paranormal investigator, Lady Concepta Rand-Epping and her friends, Pete Brennan and Kevin Keeley. But when the nerve-jangling events at Melmerby Manor turn up 25,000 pirate video discs, matters become even more complicated.
The Slowest Cut
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,580. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Belfast's Torment. When a woman's body is found in the grounds of a school, it leads Marc Craig and his team into a darker world than they've ever been in before. How is her death linked to a young couple? What's the significance of a red kite? And how does a young French girl fit into the picture? The only bright spot on the team's horizon is that one of them is celebrating good news.
The Mermaid Stair
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120,700. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
A scrap of parchment with a mysterious sigil... A message in a forgotten language... A mermaid paradise of waterfalls and dreams... And Ben Harper’s life is about to get complicated—again. The Mermaid Stair is the third in the Harper Errant series of adventures.
Sudden Vengeance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,730. Language: British English. Published: May 19, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When justice fails, a vigilante steps forward In the broken Britain of today, faith in the police is faltering. Justice and fairness are flouted. Victims are not seen as hurt people but simply as statistics. A vigilante soon emerges and delivers rough justice. He – or she – is called the Black Knight. Will the Black Knight eventually cross the line and kill?
Blinsby
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: British English. Published: May 5, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Boys & Men
"It is, after all, a very very good school" Set during a fictional retelling of the 1980s, in a parallel version of rural England, Blinsby is in turns comedy, conspiracy thriller, Kafkaesque nightmare, and a surreal, evocative portrait of childhood nostalgia. When Class 5's inquisitive new boy, Jack, disappears without trace, 10-year-old Erasmus suspects a cover up that reaches right to the top.
The Haunting of Highdown Hall
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,870. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Psychic Surveys: Book 1 The Haunting of Highdown Hall 'Good morning, Psychic Surveys. How can I help?' The latest in a long line of psychically-gifted females, Ruby Davis can see through the veil that separates this world and the next, helping grounded souls to move towards the light - or 'home' as Ruby calls it. Not just a job for Ruby, it's a crusade and one she wants to bring to the High Street
The Carbon Trail
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 99,260. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Espionage. Murder. Love. Jeff Mitchell has a headache and he doesn't know why. But then, he doesn't know much about his life at all. Only one word means something: carbon. 100% of diamonds and 20% of the human body. What does it have to do with the agents tailing him in New York? Or the threats against his life? Who is the exotic brunette who would kill to protect him?
The House on Schellberg Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,390. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
WHERE IS HOME? Renate Edler loves to visit her grandmother in the house on Schellberg Street. She often meets up with her friend Hani Gödde who lives nearby. This year, though, it is not to be. Renate finds out a terrible secret about her family. She has to leave behind her home and her friends and become somebody she never thought she could be. The house on Schellberg Street needs to stay strong.
Death in Distribution
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,420. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
They do like to be beside the seaside. With The Lazy Luncheonette under threat of redevelopment, Joe, Sheila and Brenda take time off for the STAC Easter outing to Blackpool, fun capital of the North of England. But after a scrape with a drunken lorry driver on the motorway, Joe finds himself embroiled in a double murder at a parcel distribution depot where everything is done by the book.
After Whorl: Donning Double Cloaks (#3 - Celtic Fervour series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,970. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Pursued by Rome AD73 Northern Britannia After King Venutius’ defeat, Brennus of Garrigill – known as Bran – maintains a spy network monitoring Roman activity in Brigantia. Relative peace reigns till AD 78 when Roman Governor Agricola marches his legions to the far north. Brennus is always one step ahead of the Roman Army as he seeks the Caledon Celt who will lead all tribes in battle against Rome.
The Last Chameleon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,460. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Dead Drop. Less than two years after the assassination of her husband, Caroline Dupré joins Vanguard–an ultra-secret organization set up after the Cold War to counter the rise in non-conventional global threats.
Igboland
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
A NEW LIFE THOUSANDS OF MILES FROM HOME Lydia and Clem Davie arrive in an Igbo village in Nigeria in July 1967 just as civil war breaks out, but Lydia has trouble adjusting to life in West Africa: a place so unfamiliar and far away from everything she truly understands.
The Ghostly Father
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,900. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Medieval
Romeo & Juliet - was this what really happened? When Juliet Roberts is asked to make sense of an ancient Italian manuscript, she little suspects that she will find herself propelled into the midst of one of the greatest love stories of all time. But this is only the beginning. As more hidden secrets come to light, Juliet discovers more about her famous namesake.
The Broken Shore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,590. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Belfast's Retreat. An art gallery on Belfast's prosperous Lisburn Road and a body found on a beautiful Northern Irish beach. What can possibly link them? Marc Craig and his team follow a trail of lies and secrets, only to discover that no-one is beyond reproach. The Broken Shore. Book Five in the Craig Modern Thriller Series.
If You Only Knew
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
If You Only Knew is a contemporary romantic comedy of brilliant proportions!! Do you have the courage to feel the fear but fall in love anyway?
Alchemy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,860. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
A world without war? Professor Sawhele Fielding stumbles across an invention that would change the world; something so monumental, it could spell the end of environmental disaster and conflict. With the help of her father, she begins to set into motion the biggest upheaval the planet has seen. But in a changed world, dark forces are threatening the fragile peace.
Mind Noise
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,140. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
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A gift or a curse? Mikey is in for a surprise as he finds out about the power he possesses. Who is the old man who can hear the thoughts of others and communicate by thought alone? And should the boy trust him?
Call It Pretending
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Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: British English. Published: December 15, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A series of murders with nothing to connect the victims except the manner of death and a note left at each crime scene. Detective Inspector Paolo Storey has just six weeks to find the killer. Without clues or even a hint of motive, he feels as if he’s tracking a ghost. But the murderer isn’t a ghost.
After Whorl: Bran Reborn (#2 - Celtic Fervour series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,370. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
RAVAGED BY WAR ...AD 71. After the battle at Whorl, Brennus of Garrigill is irrevocably changed. Returning to Marske, Ineda finds her grandmother dead, though Brennus is not. Snared by a Roman patrol, they are marched to Witton where he is forced to labour for the Roman IX Legion.
Christmas Crackers
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Merry Murders! It's Yuletide again and faced with a demanding writer, Joe, Sheila and Brenda must deliver tales of murder and mayhem. Who slaughtered Santa? Who committed a felony on a ferry, topped a teller and killed a copper? Did Lee really go gunning for a gumshoe? In the background there is the Novel of the Year award and Joe is faced with finding another brutal killer.
Diamonds & Dust
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,120. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
When a horrific murder takes place on a dark night in 1860's London, it changes two women for ever. New light is cast upon past lives they thought they knew so well, and suddenly their futures become intertwined. If Wilkie Collins, Charles Dickens and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle all washed up on a desert island, they might have come up with something like this.
Spanish Eye
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,020. Language: British English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Through the eyes of Leon Cazador, half-English, half-Spanish private investigator, we experience the human condition in many guises. This collection covers twenty two cases, some insightful, some humorous, and some tragic. The tales evoke tears and laughter, pleasure at the downfall of criminals, and anger at arrogant evil-doers. Leon Cazador fights injustice in all its forms.
Leap of Faith
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: British English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Legends, Myths, Fables / Arthurian
TAKE THE LEAP Merlin is a good-looking woman and madly in love with Arthur, but that’s only the start of the story. Tertia, Unita and Marlene know what they want to be... detectives with a difference. Bored with the lack of opportunity in 5th century Camelot, they start up the Temporal Detective Agency and use the great Merlin’s Time Portal to relocate from Camelot to the 21st century.
Deep Deception
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,680. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Kill Zone A highly contentious international conference on climate change triggers a wave of assassinations, but the killing of one particular political activist throws human rights worker Caroline Dupré unwittingly into the center of a deadly conspiracy. Before long, she is in a race against time, struggling for her life against killers hired by one of the world's most powerful men.
Zeus of Ithome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,900. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Three Hundred Years of Slavery. Greece, 373 BC. For three centuries, the Messenian people have been brutally subjugated by their Spartan neighbours and forced to work the land as helot slaves. Diocles, a seventeen-year-old helot, has known no other life but servitude. After an encounter with Spartan assassins, he is forced to flee, leaving behind his family and his love, Elpis.
The Deep Secret
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,410. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A handwritten manuscript arrives at Felix Croft's apartment on the island of Tenerife, where he fled his nightmare memories of The Handshaker. Written by master hypnotist, The Great Zepelli, it details the history of The Deep Secret, that mythical method of sending victims into a deep and instantaneous trance without uttering a word.
Friendship Cemetery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,700. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Columbus, Mississippi, is a city with secrets. Ghosts, both real and imagined, share the town with a cast of eccentric characters.
Chapters of Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,220. Language: British English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Following a premonition before reading Clare’s tarot cards, Jo takes a risk and decides to go into business with her. Eventually, they open the doors to Clare’s dream: Merrilies, a bookshop situated in a small English Cotswold town. Soon, Merrilies becomes the home from home for some of the locals. This diverse group of people, brought together by their love of reading, forge lasting friendships.
Costa del Murder
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
A heart attack or not heart attack? No one is sure, but everyone agrees on one thing. Joe needs a relaxing break in the sun. Where better than Spain’s Costa del Sol? And so to Apartmentos Ingles, where Joe, Sheila and Brenda meet the permanent residents of Little England. But all is far from content in this community of expats. It’s MURDER in the Medditerranean.
Someday Never Comes
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Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series, Book 2. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 83,890. Language: British English. Published: August 14, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Help me, Mama... Detective Inspector Paolo Storey is determined to shut down the syndicate flooding Bradchester’s streets with young prostitutes.   When a child is murdered, Paolo becomes aware of a sinister network of abusers spread across Europe, and spanning all levels of society. Someday Never Comes is the second in the gritty crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey.
Kaleidoscope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,630. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Step Outside... Peter Tobey lives an idyllic existence of energy drinks, mindless television sitcoms, phobia-induced hypersensitivity – and shopping. Into his world comes Kaleidoscope, a sinister, addictive sitcom that turns bright, happy shoppers into lethargic drones.
Blood of the Dragon Trees
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,130. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Laura Reid likes her new job on Tenerife, teaching the Spanish twins Maria and Ricardo Chávez. She certainly doesn’t want to get involved with Andrew Kirby and his pal, Jalbala Emcheta, who work for CITES, tracking down illegal traders in endangered species. Yet she’s undeniably drawn to Andrew, which is complicated, as she’s also attracted to Felipe, the brother of her widower host, Don Alonso.
Isle of Larus
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,570. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The calm before the storm. The four guardians of the Isle of Larus have been enjoying quiet and comfortable lives, with nothing more than the occasional shipwreck to trouble them – but all that is about to change.
The Quiet Life of Marta G. Ziegler
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,020. Language: British English. Published: July 16, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Art
I am Marta G. Ziegler.  Some people spend their whole lives pretending to be something they are not, but I am not going to do that. I am Marta G. Ziegler, a Londoner, and I am going to travel the world. A powerful tale of a a deaf little girl who paints a vivid picture of what she sees around her. An inspiring story of daring to dream the impossible...
Izzy's Cold Feet
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,150. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
One bride to be, three ex-boyfriends. Izzy is engaged to Greg, who is everything a girl could want. In the week leading up to her wedding day, Izzy is forced to ask herself who she loves the most. And, given the choice, who would she want to spend her life with?
An Accidental King
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,950. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
79 AD. As he approaches the end of his life, Tiberius Claudius Cogidubnus, the native-born but loyally pro-Roman client king of Britain, looks back on the thirty-six years of his reign.
Expected
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Red Alert. Sam Sweet is terrified of giving birth. Only, she doesn’t dare tell anyone. Especially her grandchild-obsessed mother, or her fiancé, Simon - top surgeon by day, mind-game expert by night. Sam is going to have to find her voice if she ever wants to be herself, fall in love, and follow her dreams. Alas, the wedding date is set...
The Summer Wedding Murder
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Til Death Us Do Part It was supposed to be a relaxing weekend off, attending a wedding in the Lake District, but it soon becomes a nightmare for Joe Murray. Questions, questions, questions. And Joe is short of time to find the answers. It’s MURDER amongst the white lace and bouquets.
Blackbrooke II: The Guardian
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Series: The Blackbrooke Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,480. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Liberty’s fight continues. After she had discovered the truth behind ‘walk outs’ in her hometown of Blackbrooke and was forced to sacrifice her best friend, Liberty Connor thought she was finally free.  But her nightmare was only just beginning.
The Waiting Room
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,650. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Belfast's sinister secret. When powerful people gather, it opens the door for evil to grow. International money believing in its own immunity. An innocent victim, trying to escape control at home. D.C.I. Marc Craig follows a trail of death and corruption to the heart of Lough Erne. The Waiting Room. Book four in the Belfast Murder Thriller Series.
A Departure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,030. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Michael's life is good. He's in love and about to leave home for university. Things couldn't be better. Then a natural disaster hits Britain.
Tomorrow's Anecdote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Just another day in the newsroom? Hardly. October 1987. Clare Forester is an overworked and under-appreciated features subeditor on a provincial paper in Somerset. She spends her time cheerfully ranting about her teenage daughter, her spiteful mother, the Thatcher government, new technology, grubby journalists, her charming ex - and just about anything else that crosses her path.
The House of Wood
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
It sits out there on the hilltop. Dark. Foreboding. The locals steer clear of it. The House of Wood.
The Visitor
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,100. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Belfast is in danger. Murder in a closed Belfast world where evil goes undetected; where caring people have uncaring intentions. People should be safe in this place. They shouldn’t die unexpectedly. D.C.I. Marc Craig and his team hunt across Belfast for a psychotic killer who targets the vulnerable and leaves their children to pay. The Visitor. The third in the D.C.I. Craig detective series.
The Chocolate Egg Murders
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,190. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
It’s Somerset for the Sanford 3rd Age Club and, at a busy charity weekend in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare, Joe, Sheila and Brenda are looking forward to a relaxing time. But along with the chocolate for the Great Egg Hunt, someone has hidden a body, and even before the rain stops, the STAC are in the thick of it.
Breath of Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,930. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Thirty years of Kenya's recent history unfold through the lives of Caroline, a privileged woman from the highlands, and Charles Ondiek, a farm labourer with dreams of an Oxford education.

 Charles’s love for Teresa, daughter of a hated farmer, leads to a drama of terror fuelled by Mau Mau oath administrator, Mwangi. Against the backdrop of Kenya’s beautiful desert, the curse is finally broken.
How Do You Spell Love?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,290. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Make a wish. Kat can’t help wishing there was more to life than this. What happened to her dream job? What happened with Nathan? Summer is wondering where her life is going too... battling the developers of a controversial housing estate and working out why boyfriend Rob is increasingly distant.
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Insectipids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
It’s only a fly… Often ridiculed for being different was normal for young James Allen. He was used to it – until he found himself on the receiving end of a happy-slapping incident. This turned out to be the spur he needed to change his life and, in doing so, for him to make a difference to the rest of the world. “It’s only a fly.” Four simple words that could mean far worse...
Not With A Whimper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Spain in the early 1970s is a strange place. Franco isn't quite dead, but decades under a Fascist dictatorship have taken their toll. Whilst the locals fret about the future, greedy developers circle like vultures. Then a British agent dies in a shooting, and Alan Christian is sent to investigate. He arrives in Rota, southern Spain, and site of the US Navy nuclear submarine base.
Crooked Cats' Tales
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Price: Free! Words: 56,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
As a publisher of predominantly full-length fiction, we always wanted to create a collection of short stories by our talented Crooked Cat authors – so here it is! You will find twenty tantalising tasters from Crooked Cats from the UK and the US. Murder. Love. Adventure. Gossip. Growing up. Scheming. Friendship – Crooked Cats’ Tales has it all!
Since You've Been Gone
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Together Forever... until the day Abigail dumped Hal, after he left for university, back in 1983. Hal was so devastated that he went home less and less until, in the end, he didn't go home at all. And he never got over her, even after he married the wealthy Julienne. Their marriage was doomed from the start; it was just a case of who caved in first.
Ruin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,480. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
What would you do with £33,000,000? Buy a stately home? Become a celebrity? Give it away? These questions suddenly become real to the O'Leary family when daughter Maxine wins the lottery. It seems that all their worries are behind them, and their dreams can finally come true.

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