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Local Rag Hero
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,960. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2018 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Nick arrives in Oakbury after a reporter's job but mishaps on the bus and later dash his hopes. He endures hoaxes, burning pub, explosive sausage and being shot, while balancing relationships with colleagues. A masked gunman shakes the town and threatens Nick's life. Will he survive long enough to discover who's behind the cartoon masks?
Burn - (Wolf's - Five Short Story Collection No. 4)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,960. Language: British English. Published: June 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Index Tommy - Pyromania WHEN HELL FREEZES OVER - Virology While Sam Was Sleeping - Artificial intelligence Death Wish - Political Only Good Men Deserve Yesterday - Time travel
Destroyed by Malice
Price: $1.49 $1.19 USD. (20% off until Sep. 12!) Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this dark and satirical novel, the world’s most famous novelist, Barker Drule, is gunned down by an unknown assailant. Some may find the mockery to be a little bit too intense and claim it is all an exaggeration. However, Barker Drule isn’t meant to represent any specific person; rather, he represents the whole conglomeration of ills and idiocies that have driven books of merit into oblivion.
The Dead Woman
Series: Sin City, 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Tim Kelly's waiting for a weapons shipment and instead gets a truck full of Mexican immigrants. When one of them, a young woman, tries to steal his money, he decides to use her as leverage to get his shipment back. Only Lupe is being chased by a ruthless cartel, and they'll kill to keep the secrets she's stolen.
Firing Gunter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: British English. Published: May 21, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
There is an abode where living and laughing and love, are stirred with dreams, where "was" and "is" and "will be", had, like a lemon - the bitter - squeezed out, and poured into such a place. Some people would just love to make a place such as that, home.
Sin City
Series: Sin City, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 122,760. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
There are parts of Sin City the neon lights don't reach, and only the desperate and dangerous venture into the city's seedy backstreets, where gangsters rule, the floating poker games never stop, and people disappear without a trace. Ruby Gordon is desperate. She has nowhere else to go when her brother opens his home to her. He runs an off-the-books juke joint, and she is fasc
Piece of Work
Series: Sin City, 0.5. Price: Free! Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Coming of age
Meet gang leader Tim Kelly, who's latest ideas pits him against the Chicago Outfit in 1965 Las Vegas. Prequel to the Sin City series.
Sonata: Melodies of Murder
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
“The severed head lay peacefully in a pool of blood on the cold cement slab below, without a trace of the torture and torment it left behind… The haunting visage wore a serene smile and the wide-open brown eyes showed no sign of pain or struggle.”
Lilac Cadillac
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Synopsis Have you ever found yourself in a conversation where someone throws 'Family is everything' around, like it's cheap confetti? It had been many long years after, and the tightly-knit film-making family of Moorcrofts would listen in on conversations like these, and not react, correct, elaborate, or judge. Maybe because they made a pact to keep life 'after' Sue's birthday to themselves...
Baklava Part 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Alternative history
Synopsis Against the eternal clock - counting down for us, we live and work, and bake and play, and serve a higher purpose - all part of someone's recipe. Maybe. And like a renowned recipe, it's all about attention to detail - from attentive preparation, right through to a particular flair for a spectacular presentation.
The Witness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is a short story. This is also the first of the Issues Series: Responsibility. Jimmy Johnston is put in a place where he has to decide what is right and wrong in a very bad situation. Should he tell someone, or try to keep it to himself. And could he live with himself if he didn't?
Fraud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Chioma took a deep breath and inserted her card into the chip reader. After a moment of awkward silence she took it out and looked up anxiously. "Declined." Fraud is a story about a young woman who discovers an illegal charge on her credit card and her resolve to find the person responsible.
Lightning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Business, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Scrawny little Ariel eventually came second as she had duelled gravity, and as if in slow motion, dropped to her knees; and with her small hands clutching her stomach, she surrendered and drowned in the stinging hope that she kept sufficient pressure on her stitched wound.
Villains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: Simple English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Inspirational
With each “unexpected” disaster approaching,the secret man emerged around unexpectedly. Was he coming to help ,rescuing or devastating?Was he God or a demon? Could he achieve his goals alone?
The Librarian
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: British English. Published: December 11, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
...She felt around in her handbag for the smart silver pen and felt how the cold steel slowly absorbed the heat from her liverspotted and wrinkled old hand...
Death in the Garden
You set the price! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Benjamin Ians Flash Fiction. To Miranda, her garden means everything; the pinnacle of her happiness, of her love and fulfilment. She looks back over her life, its amours and death to the future.
3 Marginal Stories by Travis Scholl
Price: $1,000.00 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Inspirational
Three short tales of variance from thriller to philosophic. Conclude as you will and want, as these stories are made for every reader. Each with its own strength, their potential is endless for all.
In the Shadow of Dreams
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 56,780. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2017 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A disgruntled bank manager has come up with a plan to get rid of his wife without a hint of scandal, steal his bank’s money, and marry the sexy teller with whom he is having an affair. It is a perfect plan. All it needs is the help of a crooked lawyer, a professional thief and a sex pervert. The only problem is, each of them has a plan of his own.
Hard Luck: Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Hard Luck is an evocative collection of seventeen stories that glimpses into the lives of the often broken and downtrodden people in small-town southern Indiana. Some residents escape while others are consumed by their drug-fueled, crime-ridden environments. The stories within spring in and out of the gritty country noir genre and often land in steamy piles of contemporary and dirty realism.
The Mud
Price: $3.40 USD. Words: 25,360. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2017 by BMS Books Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Mud is a crime novel set in one of the most beautiful beach settlements in the world. Emily Lewis prefers the mysterious harbour-side to the beach where the Pacific Ocean heaves sparkling wave on to golden sand. The discovery of her mother with a knife in her back leads to her the secret of her life becoming exposed. How do Emily and those around her cope? Who is the criminal?

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