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Noble Intentions (Jack Noble #4)
Series: Noble Intentions, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,650. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Jack Noble. Assassin for hire. Former Marine and government agent. He makes no mistakes. He passes no judgement. He feels no remorse. So why the hell does he stop to help a lost child on a busy sidewalk moments before he's to complete a deal with one of the east coast's top crime bosses? This simple decision places Jack in unfamiliar territory. He has become the hunted.
Taming the Shrew
Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Regency Romance. The wealthy Miss Juliana Browne has a number of problems; she’s twenty-five, her hair is red, she’s on the shelf. Her only known admirer is Hervey De Vere, a freckled orange-haired fortune hunter who looks eighteen. After three years of continuous snubs, he’s still chasing her with endless offers of gallantry and proposals of marriage.
Sugar Town
Price: Free! Words: 218,750. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A family is decimated in the aftermath of a terrible crime and no voice is raised in protest. Can a town that prides itself on its sense of community survive without the promise of justice? In Sugar Town, a teen-aged girl, an epileptic boy, an alcoholic murderer and a spirit-seeking outsider, drawn together by a curiously enabling piece of space debris, show the way to redemption.
Spacecraft
Price: Free! Words: 77,330. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is not a book -it’s a scam. It’s the story of Nick, a seventeen year old weed-smoking, acid-eating, suburban nihilist dropout who accidentally stumbles across an idea that is truly revolutionary. In this text you will find arguments against art, money, sobriety, religion, education, and the rule of law.
Undeniable
Series: Undeniable, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,800. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.25 from 8 reviews)
Warning: This is not a typical love story. This is an all-consuming, soul-crushing, tear-your-heart-into-pieces story. It’s intense, gritty and raw, dark and disturbing, and it doesn’t happen overnight. This is an epic love story that knows no boundaries and has no time limits. It grows and develops—with hurt, sacrifice, and heartache—over the span of a lifetime. This is Eva and Deuce’s story.
Buried In Benidorm
Price: Free! Words: 58,080. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-priest and newly minted agnostic Max Castillo ekes out a living as a private investigator from his houseboat in Benidorm, Spain. He's finally got a little free time ... until a big-shot turns up dead at a local golf course. Now, his former employer is calling in an old debt, and Max is neck-deep in gangsters, grifters and girls with grudges.
The Hired Wife
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,730. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(3.75 from 4 reviews)
A Regency Romance. Marshall Godfrey the 8th Viscount Raynham needs a wife, but all efforts to acquire one through normal channels have failed. Time has run out. His twin sisters are being launched into society, but he can only hear sounds close by. He plans to hire a woman to hover at his shoulder and repeat into his ear what people are saying, but he can’t take a secretary into polite society.
Double Take (A Dan Wilder Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Twit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wilder's in town casing a bank, when he gets pretty busted up by three thugs. Before he knows it, he's being dragged through an abandoned house and having his mitts stuck all over every surface you can imagine: door frames, light switches, cabinets. Turns out, the thugs want a fall guy for some job. But Wilder doesn't take the fall for anybody.
Good Fences Make Good (A Dan Wilder Short Story)
Price: Free! Words: 6,120. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Twit Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Wilder, like any good crook, is just trying to fence some loot. Diamonds, to be exact. But now, come to find out, his fence says there's a syndicate he's gotta deal with, which means less of a cut for him. But there's just one problem: Dan Wilder likes to keep what's his.
End of Eternity
Series: End of Eternity. Price: Free! Words: 41,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by ThunderWords Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Carmen Winters was shocked when she discovered that her husband had killed himself in their home. Obsessed with finding out what really happened, she seeks out her sister Helen for information. A kind doctor named Owen takes an interest in Carmen's well-being, and she finds herself slowly recovering from near insanity. She does not expect her world to come crashing down in unthinkable disaster...
Gruaja e fotografit (Albanian Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 9,740. Language: Albanian. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Çdo qytezë ka historitë e veta. E, në çdo qytezë, sado e vogël që të jetë një histori, është e sìgurt se do i hyjë në xhep dikujt, ose disave.
15 Civic Square
Series: Live-Fiction. Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
15 Civic Square uses the setting of the fictitious National Civic Bank to delve into the challenges and complexity of modern life at a time when "money" is constantly in the news.
Murder at Naughton Pharms
Price: Free! Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
"Murder at Naughton Pharms" is a crime story with humorous edges. It starts out with the everyday zaniness at a drug research facility in Fargo, North Dakota. When our hero Kelly gets a complaint about an old guy asleep in one of the women's barracks, it turns out to be the company COO, and that's just the start.
How Not To Commit Murder
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Career conman Reuben Littlejohn is determined to go straight this time after his release from prison, with the help of his new wife. But he hadn't counted on stumbling across a plot to kill his parole officer Lucy, with whom he is madly in lust. Or being blackmailed into becoming an accomplice to her murder. Can he save his own life as well as Lucy's - without his wife finding out?
Dying Wishes
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
A hit using a car crash? Not the original plan, but who cares? It worked, didn´t it?
The Finisher
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Florian Featherstonehaugh is a hired assassin—the kind of bloke you don’t want to cross on a good day. On a bad day . . . well, he’s a professional, but even a professional has a breaking point. Will the Department of Motor Vehicles be his? (Flash fiction action thriller sort of thing — 1,000 words, about 4 pages)
Borderline: Collected Short Stories
Series: 99 Cent Reads. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,830. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014 by independAntwriters Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Billy Only intended to go for a walk downtown, look at the lights and the pretty girls, kill some time. It seemed the safest thing in the world. He bent to take a look in the window of the car, two dead men, he had thought, but the driver was not dead, he raised his gun and leveled it on him. 24 hours later as he dug the hole in the desert hard pan he was wondering how it had all gone so wrong.
Shoals Court: The Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,500. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The novel version of the on-line soap finds a suburban neighborhood beset by murder and organized crime while police and a visiting attorney try to piece the sparse evidence together and catch the villains. Meanwhile, residents contend with growing families, old flames, new crushes, serious illnesses, marriages gone violently sour, and pesky gulls.
Reunion at University Avenue
Series: Mike Adams, 1. Price: Free! Words: 53,800. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Sixteen years after he left college, Mike Adams wrote a best-selling satire that is now set to become a movie. Not everyone liked what he wrote. As people get hurt and eerie messages are left behind, Mike finds himself targeted. Now, he must ask: What did he write that enraged this attacker? Who in his past would do this? And is any of this related to a secretive group known only as The Circle?
The Gambler
Price: Free! Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
James Wiggins, notorious gambler had nowhere else to turn. Nick the Flick was out for blood, his blood. Could his wife be his salvation?

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