Crooked Cat Publishing

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Crooked Cat Publishing is a new, independent publisher based in the UK. We are looking for high-quality fiction from new and established authors. Please see www.crookedcatpublishing.com for our submission guidelines.

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Savage Payback
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,090. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A series of coordinated lethal bomb attacks on a dozen jewelry stores in London’s West End drag former SAS officer, Jack Calder, and his specialist security firm into a deadly mesh of murder and international drug running. A black ops explosives expert, an ex-colleague turned renegade mercenary, emerges from the past to join forces with a powerful drug baron. A Jack Calder novel
Highland Arms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,000. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Catriona MacKenzie is banished to her godmother’s manor in the remote Scottish Highlands. While her family ponders her fate, Catriona’s insatiable curiosity leads her straight into trouble–and into the arms of a notorious Highlander. Rory Cameron works as a smuggler to raise money for a Jacobite rebellion–until Catriona uncovers a plot against him. Now, Rory is faced with a difficult decision.
The STAC Christmas Collection (STAC Boxset #1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,110. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
This Christmas Collection brings together three titles from the STAC 3rd Age Mystery novels for the first time. A Murder For Christmas is the fourth in the series, Murder at the Murder Mystery Weekend is the fifth, and Christmas Crackers is the tenth.
Jessamine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,740. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
“The dead of night, Jess, I wish they’d leave me alone.” Jessamin Wade’s husband is dead – a death she feels responsible for. She keeps him ‘alive’ in her imagination – talking to him, laughing with him, remembering. She thinks she will ‘hear’ him better if she goes somewhere quieter, away from the hustle and bustle of Brighton. Her destination is Glenelk in the Highlands, a forbidding place!
Catalyst
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Catalyst, a person that precipitates events. That's Catherine Vibrissae. Orphan. Chemist. Model. Avenging Cat. She seeks revenge against Loup Malefice, the man responsible for the takeover of her father's company. An accomplished climber, Cat is not averse to breaking and entering to confound her enemies. Her quest for vengeance is implacable. First in The Avenging Cat series.
Omphalos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,080. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Ancient
SIX EPOCHS, TEN LIVES INTERSECTING. 2013: Al Cohen, an American in search of his European heritage. 1944-1946: Friedrich Werner, an officer of the Wehrmacht and later prisoner of war. 1799: Suzanne de Beaubigny, a royalist refugee from revolutionary France. 1517: Richard Mabon, a Catholic priest on pilgrimage. 1160: Raoul de Paisnel, a knight with a dark secret. 4000 BC: Egrasté, a sorceress.
The Prague Papers
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Series: The Tana Standish Spy Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: British English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Tana Standish is a spy - and she’s psychic. Orphaned in the Warsaw ghetto during the Second World War, she was adopted by a naval officer and his wife. Now she works for the British Secret Intelligence Service. Czechoslovakia’s people are still kicking against the Soviet invasion. Tana is called in to restore morale and repair the underground network. But there’s a traitor at work.
The Careless Word
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,150. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When something from Belfast’s troubled past happens again in 2014, everyone fears the worst and Marc Craig’s team is called. They find a place of contemplation and a distant country linked in an unexpected way. One which no-one could have foretold. The team gains a new member, and in the background preparations continue for a momentous event, but everything depends on the case being solved.
Looking For A Reason
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Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: British English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Looking for a Reason is the fourth in the gripping crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey. They won't talk... Someone is subjecting men to systematic rape and torture before being released, but who? More to the point - why? Detective Inspector Paolo Storey has many questions. Can he uncover the answers in time to save someone close to him? It isn't easy Looking for a Reason.
Blackbrooke III: King of Queens
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Series: The Blackbrooke Trilogy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: British English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
“I’ll find him, and I’ll kill him.” Liberty Connor is back in Blackbrooke, and this time there’s no escape. The gates are closed, and the town has descended into chaos without its precious Rules. Liberty must put an end to a plan to finish the town and kill everyone but her one time love, Cassius Godwin, is the ominous figure behind the war – the King of Queens. She's running out of time...
I Lift Up My Eyes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Life has a habit of kicking you in the teeth. Ann is trapped in a situation she cannot escape, and she yearns for freedom. She needs to go for a walk on the hills where her ailing husband Robert cannot come. The stress of a failed business has caused Robert to end up dependent on her. They are drifting apart. As Robert begs her to stay, Ann wonders if there is a chance of happiness after all?
True Haven
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Young seamstress Miss Claramina Dart of overpopulated Mudwells is unfairly arrested and thrown into a workhouse far away in the city of True Haven. She befriends Barley, another orphan, and they plan to escape, but the city is not what it seems.
A Killing in the Family
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Series: Sanford Third Age Club Mystery. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: British English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
It’s the height of summer, the days are long and hot and there’s not a cloud in the sky. But these are dark days for the relocated The Lazy Luncheonette. And then along comes Sir Douglas Ballantyne, a billionaire threatened with murder, and he wants Joe to investigate. Arriving at the Ballantyne residence, all is not happy families. Then the old man is attacked. IT'S MURDER IN THE FAMILY
Pill Wars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: British English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
The government has rushed through drug trials to release Pacifex, a powerful anti-depressant. Inventor Torin Oakwood is a hero! Jessica Fleming is thrilled to start her new job at Oakwood Industries. Yet, as she arrives, Torin Oakwood flees from the army sent to arrest him. Chased by government agents and anti-government activists, she must find Oakwood. Can her first day at work get any worse?
Independent Jenny
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
"I slept with someone else." Those five words changed everything. After her husband Ross drops a bombshell, Jenny's emotions go hay-wire. Things are made even more complex when his brother Aiden makes a confession of his own... A holiday escape with her friend Hayley seems the perfect way to figure out what - and who - she wants. But Hayley has a hidden motive.
Project Me
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: British English. Published: September 7, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
When her husband of 30 years trades her in for a more current model, Maggie resolves to live the quiet life. The safe life. The single life. But waking up one morning with the office geek and a hangover makes her think again - maybe there is life after marriage. Cue the conception of Project Me. If only there was someone she could ask for help. Emergency! Code Red, woman down, send back up!
Trouble with Swords (#2 in The Temporal Detective Agency series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,490. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
When Arthur's sword Excalibur is stolen, the Temporal Detective Agency is called in to protect not only Arthur and Merlin, but to stop a very clever and cruel person from destroying Camelot. To make things worse, this time the TDA has no idea who they're fighting. Marlene's plan takes Tertia and Unita to Rome, Egypt and even to a meeting with Shakespeare, before confronting their enemy...
Tracy's Celebrity Hot Mail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,420. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Tracy's back! Ousted from the office, Tracy teams up with über-iffy agent, Shayne Slider, for an assault on the bottom end of the celebrity market. Tracy's quest to become a C-list celebrity takes her from in-store promotions at her local supermarket to a classy but amoral celebrity event near Harrogate. Fruitier than a ten gallon fruit shoot. That's Tracy!
The Coercion Key
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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 7. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Belfast's Suicide When a series of suicides occurs within a short period of time, and every one is committed by a person with everything to live for, Marc Craig's suspicions begin to rise. On investigating, Craig's team enters a world that links cyber reality with real lives, where respectable façades unravel to reveal hidden identities. The Coercion Key. Book Seven in the Craig Crime Series
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.
Insectipids
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,730. Language: British English. Published: July 21, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. 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...
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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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 6. 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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Series: The Harper Errant Trilogy. 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 » Literature » Coming of age
"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 » Plays & Screenplays » 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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Series: The Craig Modern Thriller Series, Book 5. 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
Keeping secrets is asking for trouble. Faith’s not looking for love. Not anymore. She’s focussed on running her busy coffee shop. Zane, the new co-owner of the Carrdale Extreme Sports Centre, has put everything into his business. He doesn’t have the time, or the heart, for relationships.
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 (#1 in The Temporal Detective Agency series)
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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.
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The Calgary Chessman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
On a windswept beach on the Isle of Mull, Cas Longmore is walking away loneliness when she unearths a mystery in the sand. To Cas, torn between Scotland and her New Zealand home, the object seems as odd and out-of-place as herself. Intrigued, she begins to search for its origins, thinking it will bring a brief respite from isolation.
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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