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Annabel Poe
Price: Free! Words: 54,160. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2021. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A neurotic middle-aged woman named Annabel Poe is charged with murder. It seems that she has no defense to the charges that have been brought against her, but in the end, after relentlessly tormenting the judge, she springs a trap that takes everyone by surprise.
The Trial of Eugene Bishop
Price: Free! Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The shooting of Derek Kramer, a thirty-two-year-old white man, leads to the arrest of Eugene Bishop, a black undercover cop. After initialing denying any involvement in Derek’s death, Eugene changes his story and claims that he shot Derek in self defense. But the evidence at the scene doesn’t seem to support his claim of self-defense, and he is charged with first degree murder.
Frames
You set the price! Words: 52,230. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Four enthralling, emotional short stories capture diverse characters who are stuck, desperately searching either for a new beginning or for an end to their misery. Opportunity presents itself under the unexpected guise of theft, murder and suicide intertwined with love, friendship and generosity.
Dead Souls: An American Poem
You set the price! Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
More than 170 years after Nikolai Gogol’s classic “Dead Souls,” Pavel Ivanovich Tchitchikov returns to capitalize on his political scam … in modern-day America.
Cry for You; Cry for Me; Cry for Them!!
Price: Free! Words: 33,860. Language: American English. Published: August 15, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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This book is a fictional mystery novel written by Chase Edwards. He tells this story similar to someone observing a soap opera. This is because he wanted to make the suspense seem more dramatic and a tad delayed. Since all of the main characters cry at times, Chase wanted the title to indicate that. Three or four attempts to kill a main character are revealed throughout this story.
A Journey Of Sacrifice: It Is Beginning
Price: Free! Words: 45,290. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A manuscript is discovered which highlights that a sorcerer will crumble the Empires of the world. Believing this to be true, Prince Antipas investigates and hears of a boy named Yeshua, rumoured to possess special gifts. The Prince hunts the boy down to be killed, to eliminate any chance of any sorcerer surviving. Yeshua ends up on a journey of sacrifice of identity and existential discovery.
More Spirit Than Animal
Price: Free! Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
When Peter Rhodes, ex soldier and idealist urges us to bring our hidden selves out into the light, he is unprepared for the tragic consequences of standing alone in an unprincipled world.
Shaunessy and a Literary Death; Book 2 of 2
Series: Shaunessy, Police Detective. Price: Free! Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Veteran NYC Police Detective Tom Shaunessy is now more or less at home in his new home. In his second major case there, a significant author residing in his Vista de la Feria, New Mexico is found dead. The Medical Examiner quickly rules it a suicide, officially ending the investigation. Shaunessy has as much respect for officialdom as he does deference to slipshod, "scientific expertise."
Shaunessy and a Literary Death; Book 1 of 2
Series: Shaunessy, Police Detective. Price: Free! Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Veteran NYC Police Detective Tom Shaunessy is now more or less at home in his new home. In his second major case there, a significant author residing in his Vista de la Feria, New Mexico is found dead. The Medical Examiner quickly rules it a suicide, officially ending the investigation. Shaunessy has as much respect for officialdom as he does deference to slipshod, "scientific expertise."
The Truth Is In The Water
Price: Free! Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
A free offering from the author of The Three Lives of Richie O'Malley. The Truth is in the Water is a study in friendship, guilt, fear, addiction, revenge... and in the end, a shaky peace.
Argonautika
Price: Free! Words: 23,340. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2020 by Etheridge Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Saul Davis, fresh out of prison, wants to rebuild his karma. But this scam artist has found himself working as a psychic consultant for LAPD detectives. When a gold-painted woman is found murdered at a luxury home, the police look to Saul for answers. It's a ritual murder, but signifying what? Is this Saul's chance to redeem himself, or will he fall into his old hustling ways?
Liberation's Garden
Price: Free! Words: 122,450. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
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Miles is lost in a world he doesn't believe in. Paralyzed by the enormity of our situation and resigned to a life of inaction. Then a brief moment sparks his exploration into the folds of the Great Mystery. He learns what it means to live in a good way, how to carry abundance in his heart while shedding the illusion of scarcity, and through the journey becomes an active participant in his own life
Muslim Mars
Price: Free! Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
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It is the year 2054, and a peace deal has been reached with the Arab and Turkish armies that occupy southern Europe. In the agreement is one point that goes beyond Earth: Europe must open its colony on Mars to Muslim immigrants. As hundreds of Muslims arrive at Europe’s Mars science colony, one man tries desperately to prevent conflict between the Muslim settlers and the European colonists.
The Chronicles of the Jinn and Their Charges
Price: Free! Words: 421,660. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Take a journey into the land of Kebsuda, and meet the Cobolds as they embark on Adventures to unite their lands. Meet the Jinn Maelendil as he assists his Charges Milo and Amira to fulfill a destiny.
Dissus 2030
Price: Free! Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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After years of uncontrolled immigration, the US is taken over by foreign Muslims. Ralph Modesto, a “rich white devil” and operator of burner #5 at Humbletown’s “Jimmy Hoffa Memorial Crematorium” franchise receives an e-mail from local authorities charging him with an unspecified act of terrorism, forbidding him to convey this to anyone. Expecting a certain end, he has a few things to do prior.
Broken Toys
You set the price! Words: 160,120. Language: American English. Published: September 25, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The son of hidden powers in America, Theo Mezler did the unthinkable: married a woman not born into the life of wealth and privilege his secret heritage provided him. Given orders by The Powers That Be, he must bring his wife into the fold or face certain destruction in the public eye. Nothing must stand in his way; not the FBI, not family ties, or his wife's protests. Only survival matters.
Burst
Price: Free! Words: 30,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » General
An angry young couple from the Millennial generation befriend an aging survivor from milder baby boom times. Notes are leisurely compared until a botched drug deal involves them all in an unwanted adventure.
Shaunessy Goes West in Winter
Series: Shaunessy, Police Detective. Price: Free! Words: 46,590. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A mystery wherein a widowed NYC police detective leaves to escape the ugliness. He hopes to spend the remainder of his working years giving out traffic tickets in New Mexico, only to be greeted by a body, unearthed at a construction site.
Illustrated Desert Under the Elms
Price: Free! Words: 152,690. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Urban
Partially noir vision of a suburbanized southwest rural hamlet, which is attached to a big, bad city. The differing outlooks are seen through the divergent viewpoints of its current residents and their neighbors.
Family Practice
Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Viet Nam war is raging. Its decadent immorality is affecting the US mainland. This book follows a mystery wherein the semi-destitute private eye knows less than everyone else. His employers use him as a dupe; he unknowingly sent into extremely dangerous waters. In accordance with the theme, there is heavy sexual content, including some BDSM. Does our anti-hero represent the American public?