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Demented
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,650. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Burndoch had a good reputation as a retirement home looking after residents suffering from dementia with great care. But the new owner had something else in mind.
Trudge: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse
Series: Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,140. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
Cade Grayson finds himself separated from his wife and daughter during a viral outbreak; between them are 3000 miles and millions of infected. Cade must form alliances and rely on his military training to run the gauntlet of undead, as well as the living. Edited by Monique Happy Monique Happy Editorial Services
Close to Home
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
With their vacation coming to an end, Clyde and his family are nearly home. Deciding to take a scenic shortcut would turn out to be much more than just a mistake. Summoned by three men living in shacks in the woods to help a sick woman, Clyde uses all his skills as a doctor but fails to save her. Blamed for her death, Clyde and his family are about to find out that sometimes justice is macabre.
It's Happened Countless Times Before
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by LogosMythos Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
When Orrell, a self-centered risk-taker, regains consciousness after an explosion rips through the Urban Players Lounge in Las Vegas, a stranger leads him to safety. But while escaping, Orrell begins to suspect something is much worse than he was led to believe, and that he is in fact in grave danger...
The Dreamer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,260. Language: American English. Published: May 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe is looking forward to his senior year in college when he is kidnapped and taken from the United States. His life will forever be different.
Survival
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,140. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Fleeing an abusive husband, Hayley returns to her childhood home, an old farmhouse with an ugly past. Alone and penniless, she fights memories of her brother's death and of the boy she loved and never forgot. Even the land itself—hostile, thorny, unforgiving—seems against her. Then she realizes someone else is on the land, someone who doesn't belong, with secrets to protect and murder on his mind.
MBA - Moron$ Ba$tard$ and A$$hole$
Price: Free! Words: 71,070. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
MBA is a rollicking comic novel of business treachery featuring duct tape, classic rock, golf, cars, nudity, business principles and family values. It is a fun read with a message (sort of). MBA is offered in both original and mild versions (PG - profanity lite). This is the original version.
Penetration
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,310. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Penetration is about ordinary, but damaged people playing the tough hand Life has dealt them. It is the story of a sexual encounter gone wrong. A fraudster, a rapist, a slut, a try-hard, an ambitious cop are some of the characters whose lives implode as small decisions are inexorably shaped by their past experiences where sex was not an instrument of love, but a weapon of destruction.
The Last Resort
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,650. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ashley Carter prides herself on her street smarts. That's what's gotten her this far in life. But when she meets a handsome stranger in a roadside diner who invites her to his resort in the mountains, she ignores her instincts and goes. Seeking poetic inspiration, she soon discovers that she's found something far more sinister. In an effort to escape, she realizes that sometimes justice is macabre
Enemies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Joe Navarro’s first foray into fiction gives insight into the world of counterintelligence and espionage on an international stage. This is a short story inspired by an actual FBI case that shocked the intelligence community and the White House and still has national security ramifications years later. "Enemies" explores the internal and external threats of this nation and makes you think what if.
As Long As We Both Shall Live
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,760. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Liz Dalton's world was coming apart but she refused to surrender. This short work was named a finalist for Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Three Bullets To Queensland
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,270. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before Ike Decker can realize his dream someone will die. Ike Decker, a loss recovery agent, for the armored car industry, is a desperate man. He has a dream and the only thing in his way to realizing it is Paco Sanchez and $1.2 million in stolen cash. Three Bullets To Queensland is another compelling short story from DANGEROUS WOMEN & DESPERATE MEN, the crime anthology by Rick Mofina.
Blood Red Rings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After 24 years of putting his life on the line, Officer Frank Harper sees it all tick down to one defining moment in this soul-wrenching short story.
Lightning Rider
Price: Free! Words: 9,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Twenty-six year-old Jessie Scout had endured a life steeped in pain. She had come to Las Vegas, a city of risk, not to gamble. But to collect. This short work won Canada's top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.
Four D
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Four D consists of four chapters: “Four Rooms”, “The Principle of Luidgi”, “Space”, and “Guest”. Four interconnected stories question happiness, death, ability to make right choice during challenging times. These tense mysterious stories with incredibly engaging plots will not leave any reader feeling indifferent. “…enigmatic stories…puzzling and eerie…”—Kirkus Indie Reviews
The French Quarter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After a horrible run-in with a hitchhiker, Anthony finds himself in a minor car accident. When the officer arrives, things get weird. When a duffel bag of heads is discovered in the backseat, things get down right strange. Arrested and charged with multiple murders, Anthony fights for his rights, begging for justice. Then, at the last moment, he realizes that sometimes justice is macabre.
Shock Rock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
After breaking up with his girlfriend, rock star Ace Haven drives his beloved Shelby Mustang across the country to meet up with his band and continue their tour. Stopping off in a small town, Ace soon discovers that being a rock star isn't always a good thing. With his ego inflating and his car disabled, Ace overlooks the rules of the town. Too late, he realizes that sometimes justice is macabre.
The Contraption
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,750. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
The residents of Freiberg, Germany, are going insane. Stored away in the basement of an old asylum, they await in catatonic silence. Their families pray for a cure or even a cause. Doctor Hans Joachim must use his grandfather’s infamous invention, The Contraption, to see into their tormented minds.
Legacy of the Caliph
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,980. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011 by Imprimata Publishers. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
This high-paced thriller takes readers from the ancient land of the Pharaohs on a harrowing journey across Europe, from mountain passes in the Swiss Alps to the busy streets of Paris. A tranquil cruise on the Nile for Gavin Blake and his gregarious wife Jessica, is transformed into a desperate struggle to stay alive in an adventure that will change their lives forever.
Burn, Baby, Burn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,860. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Marcus was special. He'd always known it. Even at the age of six when he'd decided to kill his father. His privileged background should have produced a doctor, an academic, perhaps a diplomat. Instead, he killed people for fun. Donna O'Prey is the most junior member of a small private security firm. A routine search for a missing teenage girl escalates into something very dangerous indeed.

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