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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: 123,570. 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: 10,980. 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: 122,460. 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: 6,040. 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: $0.99 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: 2,560. 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: 9,410. 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.
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: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,380. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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 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?
Tommy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,690. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » General
Fire And Ice Some say the world will end in fire Some say in ice From what I've tasted of desire  I hold with those who favor fire. - Robert Frost Synopsis Pyromania - From pyro- "fire" + mania "madness, frenzy." The propensity which leads an insane person to accomplish his purpose by burning, has been considered to merit particular notice, and to constitute a variety of monomania.
Isitolo Esasingasebhange
Price: $3.33 USD. Words: 18,240. Language: Zulu. Published: September 8, 2017 by Via Afrika. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Leli yinoveli elimaqondana nezehlo zezigilamkhuba, zona eziganga nomainini. Maningi amanoveli abhalwe nguMolefe: Ikhiwane elihle, Osibindigidi Bongqondongqondo kanye namanye neminye iminxa, kubandakanya nomdlalo osihloko sithi: Ngiwafunge Amabomvu.
Murder in Knoxville
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,120. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2017 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Sam Jenkins is the new police chief in town and everyone wonders, will Prospect, Tennessee ever be the same?
The Scene Stealers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2017 by Local Hero Press, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
When a young artist's painting is stolen by a professional artist and put up for sale, her theater friends step up with their plan to perpetrate a heist and steal it back. Better hope they don't get caught, because high school is hard enough without facing hard time.
Viaje Lírico por España I
Price: Free! Words: 9,760. Language: Spanish. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Screenplays » Documentary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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