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Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime

I Want Him Dead Straight
Price: $4.58 USD. Words: 82,290. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Lauren’s latest party sets up her hairdresser friends with Olivia’s visitors and sexual sparks fly. Amidst an explicit tale of physical attraction and exploitation, murder exposes the seamier side of local society while creating a dream opportunity for one of Mirror Images young stylists. Adult content.
Forsaken Land
Series: Sheriff Randall King. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sheriff Randall King is feeling the repercussions of losing his younger sister and of a deadly shootout, both of which happened one year earlier. But as always. the sheriff is ready and waiting with readied guns for whatever trouble comes his way. (Country Noir, Crime, Grit Lit, Neo Western)
Do No Harm (The Murder Lawyer Series, #3)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Cara Weber is a loving mother and a respected surgeon at Mercy Hospital. From the moment her daughter was born, she promised to always protect. Did that promise include murder? The third story in The Murder Lawyer Series, Do No Harm will leave you wondering how far you would you go to protect your child? A story that pulls you into a world where justice isn’t always found in the courtroom.
Sam The Chandelier Man (The Murder Lawyer Series, #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
One bullet. One mistake. One dead teenage boy and everything changed. In the second episode of The Murder Lawyer Series, Luna Goldwyn defends Sam Le, a Vietnamese small business owner accused of the most horrible crime - a child's murder. Sam and his family say it was a horrible accident but was it?
When Luck Dies (The Murder Lawyer Series, #1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Legal
Tammy killed her husband. She shot him between the eyes with his Timber Classic Marlin. The bastard deserved it, she confessed. Did he? It’s defense attorney Luna Goldwyn’s job to convince a jury he did, and that Tammy killed a sleeping man in self-defense. There’s just one problem. Luna’s never defended a client in a murder trial. Will she be able to keep her client off death row?
Blackwell Ops: Jack Tilden
Series: Blackwell Ops, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,280. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2019 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Blackwell Ops is a special, very secretive organization. Its operatives conduct specialized surgical strikes on persons and organizations around the world. Jack Tilden is one of those operatives. This is part of his story, as told to the author. Only the more sensitive parts of Mr. Tilden's story are fictionalized. Everything else is true.
Victim
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2018 by Rouge Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Victim, is a short story focusing on a handful of people who get on a plane together. With only one thing in common, they form unlikely bonds and come together in an unusual way. Hang on to your seats, and come along with undercover officer James Parkinson as he follows a suspected scammer.
Chicken Liver Blues: Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,890. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Chicken Liver Blues is an inimitable collection of twelve stories that at times barrels and swerves down rural backroads kicking up gravel and dust in its wake, and other moments it’s a calm late night country cruise that soaks up the stars, the moon, and the heavens while contemplating the meaning of life.
Can't Hold A Real Job
Price: Free! Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Urban
Two desperate temp agency workers struggle to make rent in San Francisco. Their economic desperation drives them to specialize in working with clients who need short-term white-collar criminals to carry out their schemes. The perks are substantial, but the risks are high. Not only are the criminals being followed by federal agents, but the federal agents are being followed too.
Family Ways
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,490. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Bernard has a problem, he's barely four-years-old and his family is a dead loss. His mother, Donna, has a certain idea of what constitutes a job and his granddad
Mobster Tales 2
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,320. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018 by StoneThread Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In this rollicking, gat-filled collection of eleven short stories, you get to see both sides. The mobsters and the cops. The perps and the victims. The guilty, the innocent and the merely complicit. These guys create and dispose of bodies, brag and complain and finagle a way out where no way out existed before. Come along for a wild ride!
The Fraudster
Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A fired-for-unscrupulous-behavior bank employee decides to start a church in Atlanta. Money soon rolls in. Life is good. What could possibly go wrong? Approx. 1600 words. Probable rating: PG-13 (some foul language).
Blaze of Glory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Bobby Earl is a local criminal looking to pull off one last job and go down in history just like a western outlaw from yesteryear. Although his partner is reluctant and thinks the job is a bad idea, Bobby Earl is steadfast to go down in a blaze of glory no matter the cost.
Private Security
Price: Free! Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Private Security is a short work of fiction combining elements of criminality, retribution, and social discourse detailing the latent effects of liberalism and the potential radicalization of the police, military, and security personnel as the shepherds of society and the protectors of the flock.
Cranked
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
Joe Spray is a small-time drug dealer who's caught in the middle of a fiery love triangle. When he is forced to choose between his two love interests, he quickly finds himself conspiring to commit murder on the other woman. (Crime, Transgressive) Cranked is also included in the book HARD LUCK: Stories by Jeremy Perry.
The Society of Misfit Stories Presents: The Crosstown Kid
Series: The Society of Misfit Stories Presents.... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2018 by Bards and Sages Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
A small-town cop’s attempt to help a local kid uncovers a tale of police corruption and clandestine gang activity that may cost even more officers their lives. Estimated word count: 11,800 words
Elmore Leonard - Series Reading Order - with Summaries & Checklist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
ELMORE LEONARD BOOKS CHECKLIST IN SERIES ORDER WITH SUMMARIES Includes Summaries of: Chili Palmer Series and all the other great novels by Elmore Leonard - Checklist of all ELMORE LEONARD Books with Summaries Don’t miss a single ELMORE LEONARD book and read them all in the best order. This little book includes story summaries, checklist
Bad Decisions
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
My collection of flash fiction pieces, Bad Decisions, follow three different people faced with making Bad Decisions, whether they be to cope with the marriage of their daughter, to get back at a lousy ex-boyfriend, or simply to make a lot of money.
The Wind Blows Where It Will
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
This is the fifth in the author's Appalachian series, where Tim Sloan's sojourn in the rural mountain area continues in unexpected ways.
Weekend At Bonnie's
You set the price! Words: 3,220. Language: American English. Published: June 30, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Bonnie is ambushed in her bedroom by an intruder looking for her boyfriend. Bonnie doesn't HAVE a boyfriend, however, and her captor isn't allowing her to tell him he's in the wrong apartment.

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