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Noble Intentions: Season One
Series: Noble Intentions, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 128,320. 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.
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.
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.
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 1 review)
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.
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.
Malocclusion, tales of misdemeanor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tempting little wrongs, moral dilemmas, subconscious desires. Blinded by self-deception, even the best of us are led astray. In these fourteen stories, you'll encounter familiar misdemeanants from every walk of life and their unwitting—or complicit—victims.
Guest of Honor
Price: Free! Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Megan Dust, after recently losing her parents, hitches a ride with Bart Simms, a Minneapolis attorney. Along the way, they meet up with a local farming family, and in exploring their backwoods home, Megan uncovers a secret that leads to a bloody trail of a crazed killer.
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)
The Floor
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
Jerry's parents had fought for as long as he could remember. One night, when his video games could no longer drown out their shouts and screams, the trembling boy decided to confront them.
Last Call
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
You never know when it'll be your last day on Earth. On a day that started like any other, Taylor never imagined the devastating end it would bring.
Enoch's Folly
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
“You know what the old timers say about Comely? They say the Devil is afraid of him.” Aldous Comely; entrepreneur, philanthropist, bon vivant, crime lord. He has his finger on every conceivable pulse, but his grip is starting to slip. Chance encounters and unexpected friendships force him to remember what it's like to be a human being - at the worst possible time: An old enemy is back in town.
Car Wrecks of the Great Central Road
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
At any age, in any age, we could all fall by the highway of life. Charlie and Angel are two such teenagers, who break the monotony of their foster home life by breaking into houses. When a burglary goes wrong, they escape in a stolen van along the Great Central Road. What follows, just as they are beginning find somewhere to belong, is murder and a ruthless international crime syndicate.
Heritage of Deceit
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 9,470. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
While surfing the Internet at work, Lloyd believes he's found a relic from an old genocide. If he's right, the artefact would be worth a ton of money, and it will give lots of people closure when they find out what really happened to their families.
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.
Take Her and Run
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 34,350. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Desperate to protect a young girl from further abuse at the had of her father, Ungelica takes her and flees the province. They embark on a journey across Canada with only a vague idea of where they might end up. Bittersweet memories and regrets haunt Ungelica along with fear of discovery as she tries to make new, happier memories for her precious little girl.
Idiot's Mask
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,600. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
‘Idiot’ is the street name of a thief who has been drafted into a revolutionary army fighting a war between worlds. When he is put in charge of a beautiful hostage during a brutal battle he is forced to question his loyalties, and the consequences of that choice will steer the fate of two planets...and reveal an even deeper mystery.
Speak for the Dead
Series: Streets of Crawfield, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,960. Language: Australian English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
A girl, alone... In a bad part of town... She has taken it upon herself to remind those who break the law that their actions have consequences. She is not the only one, and there are people who intend to remind her what her actions mean. What price will they ask, and will it be too high to pay?
Banksters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,400. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
It’s a profitable time to be a bastard, one of the most profitable in history. Mark Dane intends to take full advantage of that and be the bastard at the top- if he can make his way past his fellow predators, through a concrete jungle of murder, sex, greed, and revenge.
Deliverer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 1 review)
Jeff Truman inherited the big house, the bank accounts, and the life of crime. When a rival gang-leader sets a high bounty on Truman's head, he finds himself crossing lines that he never intended to cross.