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The Spirit of Resistance
Series: Jefferson's Road, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A plot to spark a 2nd American Revolution begins with an assassination attempt on the President Elect.
The Art of the Hustle
Price: Free! Words: 90,560. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Edward Mullen's debut novel, The Art of the Hustle, available in print and ebook. A true underdog tale is told in The Art of the Hustle. Self-made billionaire, Trevor Morrison, recounts his life from being a poor kid from a small town to creating one of the largest companies in the world, all before his 30th birthday.
Wheels in the Sky
Price: Free! Words: 61,150. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The American President announces plans for a space station that will orbit the Earth with a crew of ten-thousand, the true beginning of humanity as a spacefaring race. But his plans draw out the hopes and fears of the nation, sparking controversy and dispute. It is up to a reclusive writer and his trusted investigator to get to the bottom of the story, before America threatens to tear itself apart
The Death Clock - a short story
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.13 from 8 reviews)
Andie didn’t know what to make of the numbers. She started seeing them when she got on the bus that morning. She didn't know what they meant...until she saw them run out...
Effected Intent
Price: Free! Words: 97,810. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
Effected Intent is a bioterrorism meets cyber thriller with an unlikely protagonist at the center of the story.
3:34 a.m. (Henry Bins 4)
Series: 3 a.m. series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,470. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Two weeks after Henry's abduction and he is still burning with questions: had his mother really tortured him with a synthetic nightmare? Was he really one of the CIA Sleep Control Program's first experiments? What was on the flash drive that the President had supposedly given him? But most importantly, if his mother had caused his condition, could she reverse it?
Gun Shy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,640. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A once-ambitious young cop turned disillusioned private detective, Sid Siddiqui would rather kill time in his favorite Houston strip club than just about anything else. As a favor for an old friend on the police department, Sid takes on a thorny “domestic” case. His target: an active-duty cop. But what was supposed to be a simple divorce case leads to a tangled web of fraud, guns, and money.
The Keepers of the Rose
Price: Free! Words: 113,880. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nestled off the coast of a charming little town in Nova Scotia, Oak Island is home to the longest running treasure hunt in modern times. The secrets hidden on the small island have been thwarting treasure seekers for over two hundred years. When treasure hunter Rock Tilton gets a call to come to the island, he is pulled into a world of secrets and murder surrounding the coming events in 2012.
The Forest
Series: Andrassy út, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 55,400. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A man travels to the mysterious world of post communist Budapest and falls in love with a beautiful young waitress. He rapidly becomes the center of two conflicting love triangles but his repeated visits only deepen his sense of confusion. Death in Venice for Gen. X, The Forest is a sumptuous novella that does for modern Budapest what Hemmingway and Fitzgerald did for Paris in the twenties.
Scattered Fates - a novel on the second partition of India
Price: Free! Words: 70,600. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Alternative history
(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An alternate history novel, which unwraps in the backdrop of violent anti-Hindi agitations that rocked the State of Tamil Nadu (India) 50 years ago, narrated over two time frames – 1965 and 2005. It is the story of a son's search for the truth about his father's disappearance and the political intrigue that led to India's second partition into South & North, intertwined with the history of Korea
Behind The Voice
Price: Free! Words: 20,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Cordelia's world is turned inside out when she finds herself trapped in an elevator at the mercy of a presence who swears he's there to protect her. Forcing herself to trust a supernatural force against a life threatening situation, she must convince herself he actually exists, because he is the key to her survival.
Plan B
Price: Free! Words: 2,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 15, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.00 from 1 review)
It is a bizarre story of unholy union of two persons of uneven age, uneven economic background and uneven society. But is it the end the story? Or the old lady had a plan B?
Two Bits Four Bits
Price: Free! Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
Buddy Griffin, retired homicide detective, returns to his hometown of Elmore, Texas and becomes embroiled in a murder investigation when his high school sweetheart finds her husband, the president of the local bank, shot dead in their swimming pool. Buddy soon uncovers an extortion plot, a missing female bank teller and a safe deposit box box full of dirty money linked to the local mob.
The Rule Of The People
Series: The Conspiracy Trilogy, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 103,310. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The battle for control of the South China Sea intensifies as Russia and America squeeze China from north and south, their own internal threats not yet resolved. Set immediately after The Trust Of The People, the repercussions of the past move rapidly between Beijing, Moscow and Washington, with Anderson and Markova drawn ever deeper into the complex schemes affecting the Kremlin and U.S. Congress.
Jackboot (A McConnell Novel Book 1)
Price: Free! Words: 98,210. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When the justice system fails those you love, you make your own justice. How? Plan. Prepare. Execute. Ordinary American John McConnell embarks on a dark, vigilante journey, lighting it up with judicial gunfire to reveal a powerful, deep state conspiracy bent on controlling the world with perpetual war.
Sagarika
Price: Free! Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Her status was not be more than a glorified maid in her husband's home. She was thrown out from her home after death of her husband. Then she had to work as a maid in a rich household. Finally she was sold to a brothel due to conflict of interest within the rich family.
MyZombieJounal by Ivan and Ian Desabrais
Price: Free! Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
What if zombies were real and they are everywhere? The year is 2014. We never saw it coming. Zombies are everywhere. Everybody I knew is gone.
One Fall
Price: Free! Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
With one kick, Joey Hamilton has sent the world of professional wrestling into chaos. In his first World Title match, on national television, Joey botched a simple maneuver, turning a scripted wrestling match into a nightmarish reality. With a unique look behind the scenes at America's most violent dramatic art, One Fall shows the world of professional wrestling in its rawest form.
The Hunt for Sunan
Price: Free! Words: 63,920. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Yanus recently immigrated to the US. He amused his colleagues with his fascination with UFO's. When he vanishes on a business trip to Louisiana Daniel and Nadine must find their co-worker while running for their own lives. Was there more to his UFO obsession than just curiosity? Was he leaving clues for Daniel and Nadine? Did Yanus bring more with him than the desire for freedom and prosperity?
Le voleur de larmes
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dans un monde où les émotions disparaissent, le commerce des larmes et des émotions qu'elles contiennent est devenu une industrie florissante. En marge de cette industrie et de ses larmes d'élevage, un marché parallèle offre des larmes sauvages prélevées à l'insu de leurs propriétaires pour une consommation très privée. Baldassario, le voleur de larmes, est un virtuose dans ce domaine.