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The Death of a Cruciverbalist by Martin Livings
Series: The Refuge Collection, Vol.1 Tale 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2015 by Steve Dillon. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A keen crossword puzzler is puzzled even more by disturbing news about the crossword's creator. A tale for the armchair sleuth and anyone who is following the goings on in the strange little town of Refuge. Writer/Artist proceeds to charity. Story (C) Copyright Martin Livings 2015, art by Will Jacques.
Playthings by Michelle Birbeck
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Finding someone to play with is difficult enough when killing them can mean going to jail. But that doesn't stop this serial killing duo. They've been killing together for years, selecting victims and covering each others' backs. But now one of them has broken the rules, leaving the other wanting for blood.
Silhouettes by Stevie Mach
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
There is a CIA Agent, undercover in Scotland. A disturbed individual, who regards the Agent as an alien. A few Cybernats, A couple of CID police officers, and the novel takes place over a short period of time during the current political situation in Scotland, in the run up to the referendum for independence. Murder, politics, humour and intrigue, and near-future sci-fi are all contained within.
Xibalba Unleashed by JZ Murdock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
A research expedition to an ancient Mayan cave in Belize leads to dire events being released back out into the world after over a thousand years.
Gumdrop City by JZ Murdock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Gumdrop City is a True Crime story, fictionalized. More or less how the end scene comes to be, is true, although in reality the police were involved. The "room" is true though the rest of the house was fictionalized. This is one of my cover artist's favorite of all of my stories. This story is also included in, Anthology of Evil.
Death Trap by Zia Black
Series: Zia Black's Death Trap Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,630. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012 by All-Seeing Books. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Don't Run. Don't Hide. Just Die...The Death Trap trilogy starts with Death Trap, a twisted European thriller with a dash of crime. Wren Ives' holiday is over. She's in a packed train 400 feet below sea level with no end in sight. A cloaked figure lurks outside, the third rail is live, and air is running low. Someone wants them dead, but why?
Crypsis by LM Foster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
The confession of Detective Simon Pesco was dictated not to human being, but to a machine. Was it the stress of the unsolved crime involving his wife that made this police veteran finally snap? Or could the unnatural story he recites about sex crimes and betrayals have a kernel of truth in it? Read Crypsis, the complete transcription of Pesco’s eerie confession, and decide for yourself.
Rats by Jack Heath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
Detective Bromham is a good cop in a bad city, sent alone to investigate a homicide. When he reaches an abandoned apartment block, he finds that this is no ordinary murder... This bone-chilling tale was shortlisted for Best YA Short Story at the 2013 Aurealis Awards.
The Power of Positive Visual Thinking by Doug Brunell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
Keep telling yourself how important you are. Keep visualizing who and what you want to be. Envision your destiny. Become who you are meant to be. Embrace all that is great about you. Become the killer you know lurks inside you. From the author of "Nothing Men" and "Candy."
Fortified Dreams by Hadena James
Series: Dreams & Reality. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A network of organized serial killers exists; Aislinn Cain and the SCTU have found evidence of it. Yet, they have very few leads. Until the serial killers go on the offensive and Aislinn Cain wakes up to find herself living her worst fears. The Fortress is now in the hands of the inmates. Aislinn need the help of her fan club and her family on the inside to survive taking it back.
The Path to Darkness Volume 4 Three Tales of the Macabre by R.M. Putnam
Series: The Path to Darkness, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The Path to Darkness Volume 4 Three Tales of the Macabre: To read on a rainy day… when the sky is dark and a downpour crashes against the earth. Magic and mayhem cross paths with customers of Voodoo Doughnut. Serial killers, thieves and serious magic will have you transfixed as you turn each page. Revised July 2013 - Edited By Adrienne Koch for your reading pleasure.
The Backwoods by Edward Lee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013 by Necro Publications. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Looking for evil is one thing. Finding is another. When Patricia White re-visits her backwoods home, an atrocious secret from her past isn’t the only thing that begins to haunt her. Creepy, erotic, and relentless, THE BACKWOODS delivers up a new kind of horror in a foreboding terrain of reclusive hillfolk, demented murder mysteries, and soul-searing horror.
Marigolds For A Vampire (Novella) by C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,900. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Jeremiah Smithfield, a vampire hunter who spent a lifetime driving the vampires into extinction, returns home to attend the funeral of his former partner. The angry widow tries to kill him with a machete. A homicide detective is investigating a vampiric serial killer. A mysterious girl in white reveals a family secret. He struggles with the living and undead to preserve his dying legacy.
Next of Kin by Dan Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Elijah Sexton was a god of the ancient world. Now he drives a hearse in a Midwest town and avoids the world as much as he can, drinking dead memories while his mind drifts toward oblivion. When the memories he drains reveal the presence of another fallen god, Elijah is drawn back into a war between humans and monsters--that threatens a woman he doesn't dare to love.
The Paesors by Roger Penrose
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime(5.00 from 1 review)
The Good Reverend Roger just wanted a vacation in exotic lands. He certainly never expected having trouble coming home, and when he goes to an underworld figure for help, things get a little out of hand. A short story about horror and mayhem in New Zealand.
Dark Shelter by Terry Hayman
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2016 by Fiero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
A young woman wakes up to find herself in a basement, strapped to a cot by her professor. Has he saved her from the end of the world like he says? Or is it just the end of her world?
Ramonne: The Return of the Vampire of Siam by Jim Newport
Series: Vampire of Siam, Book 2. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The Vampire of Siam is back — with a vengeance Martin Larue’s blood-soaked encounter with a 175 year-old vampire has left him a changed man. For twelve months he donned the orange robes of the monk and studied the teachings of Buddha. His transcendent nirvana is shattered by a police lieutenant who seeks his help in tracking down a killer — a killer who drains the blood of his victims.
Explosive Dreams by Hadena James
Series: Dreams & Reality, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,830. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
Bright midways, rides with loud music and flashing lights, barkers trying to get people to spend money on rigged games; the normal sounds of county fairs everywhere until an explosion rips through the tinny music of the carnival rides. Now the screams are not squeals of delight but the terrified shrieks of the dying. When a member of the SCTU falls, how far will Aislinn go to get justice?
Unfeeling by J. D. Brink
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Horror » Crime
The man they call Shovel is a neutral instrument. He’s buried more than his fair share of men. And built his boss, August Alexander, a criminal empire. But when August suddenly becomes obsessed with a tiny wooden doll, even Shovel can't remain neutral for long. Or escape the doll's spell. A crime-noir tale with a horror twist.
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