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No Sympathy For The Wicked
By Joseph Albert King
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014 by Visionary Press Collaborative. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
There’s a reason they call Las Vegas “Sin City”. There’s a reason tourists are reassured “what happens here, stays here.” Dark places and shadows are the natural counterpart to bright lights and boundless sunshine. Las Vegas has plenty of both.
The Belialish Incident
By D.B. Crawford
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Vince Bocca, a Boston restaurateur and formerly a part-time white collar crime sleuth, is thrown back into the game when a bank president asks him to find the more than two million dollars a senior bank employee, Mark Overdale, embezzled.
Принцесса, которая любила дождь
By Эмилия Ри
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 199,720. Language: Russian. Published: April 15, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Вампиры и оборотни делят мировое господство, а люди – суть статисты, пища. Это правила игры, потому сетовать на жестокость произведения не приходится. Роман жесток, запредельно и бесчеловечно, ибо действуют – не люди. Он кровав до потери чувствительности читателем. Но это не безразличие к крови из клубничного морса на экране. Это адаптация к жестокости солдата в армии. Сначала сплошной шок. Потом
Carniville
By J.R. McLemore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,380. Language: American English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Death is coming to Carniville, a small Florida apartment complex that is home to a tight-knit community of carnival workers and human oddities. When one of the residents is murdered and the authorities aren't much interested in looking past the obvious suspect, the victim's husband, Blake Stanwick begins conducting his own investigation with the help of his misfit friends.
A Good Death
By Helen Davis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,480. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by ThunderPoint Publishing Ltd.. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Helen Davis deftly weaves the 1980's readjustment of British social boundaries into her novel as she transports the reader from coming of age student life in England, through adventure, death and life changing experiences in Peru, to a disastrous attempt at rediscovering lost youth and innocence, nearly thirty years too late.
The Finisher
By T. W. King
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(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)
Jungle Junction
By Ray Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,460. Language: British English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Jungle Junction - Ray Wilson's talent for the political thriller is terrific: his handle on this fascinating account of skulduggery at high levels is sophisticated and informed. It's all entirely plausible and the action sequences are wonderful, very filmic. Patrick McGrath.
Odd Man Outlaw
By K.M. Zahrt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by WordCrafts Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When his former college roommate is arrested for aiding and abetting a known fugitive, Cid Goodman sets about the task of reconstructing Eddie Water’s story, from his time as a dedicated college student to the moment he is arrested, in an attempt to alter public perception. But as the case unfolds, and fantasy intersects with reality, the line between guilt and innocence blurs.
The King of Macau
By Jake Needham
Series: The Jack Shepherd International Crime Novels, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,310. Language: American English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
JACK SHEPHERD IS THE kind of lawyer people call a troubleshooter. He's your go-to guy when you have a problem too ugly to tell anyone else about. That's why one of the world’s largest casino operators has hired Shepherd to stop a massive money laundering operation targeting their casino in Macau, a tiny place on the South China Coast that is the largest gambling city on earth.
A Charming Magic
By Tonya Kappes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,240. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Magic is floating all around Whispering Falls. There is a new flower shop, Magical Moments, and an upcoming wedding that has the town on cloud nine. Arabella Paxton has her eyes on Oscar Park. June Heal is on a mission to figure out why things in the village are dying, including her relationship with Oscar. When a resident is poisoned by a June Heal potion, June has to clear her name.
Suspicion of Murder
By Parker J. Eckman
Series: A Jake Hawthorne Murder Mystery, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
It is Christmastime in Weeping Valley, New York. Weeping Willow senior writer Jake Hawthorne is unable to get into the holiday spirit, however, due to a grisly bus accident that he nearly is a part of. Something about the accident calls his name and after a bit of investigating, he begins to suspect that maybe it wasn’t an accident at all. Maybe it was murder.
Arrest Me
By Jean Louise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,770. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Two cops-- partners. They see it all: the good, the bad, and the stupid. Not to mention the fact that they're human beings, with lives and loves of their own. This is their story. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ This novelette is 'slice-of-life' fiction, comprised of various vignettes in the lives of these characters. The stories are told in two different narrative forms.
Snoop
By Eleni Konstantine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013 by Musa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Bob's rule of investigating: Never take the paranormal at face value. Daisy Luck is a SNOOP - Sanctioned Nationalized Officer Of the Paranormal. Her latest case involving a vampire and a gremlin has her private eye senses in a spin. Throw in yummy Detective Maroney and her life couldn't get more complicated - or could it?
Black Monday (The White Powder Fund)
By Don Swann II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,070. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
After a stock broker losses big on Black Monday, he opens a brokerage firm that quietly launders money. Until word gets out about a new “agricultural” stock paying big returns & greedy, legitimate investors (unaware of the true purpose) want in. With millions at stake, he secretly buys & converts dormant farmland to cocaine production & begins the "White Powder Fund".
Carl of the Bells
By Annie Reed
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
Always on the hunt for a way to make a quick buck, Joe's good buddy Carl thinks this year he's hit on a winner. Most of Carl's schemes don't pan out. This one looks like it just might, and that rubs Joe's conscience the wrong way. The only problem with having a conscience—it might tell you what's wrong, but it sure doesn't tell you how to fix it.
The Brooklyn Iceman
By Anthony DiPello
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 138,450. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The Brooklyn Iceman spans the 20th century from 1915 until the 1980's. The novel follows Vincenzo Castella, who becomes an iceman in Brooklyn as a teenager and moves on from there into a position of leadership among the icemen. He drifts into relationships with criminal groups and is finally confronted with the harsh reality that he has, in fact, become a reluctant criminal himself.
Thief
By Aaron Grunn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,620. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Eiso Publishing. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
As Coral slides into a mansion stuffed with historical artifacts for another heist, she has no clue what awaits on the other side of the door. She escapes with the stolen goods only to find that her father has been killed in retaliation; his charred remains found in her childhood home. Now she must come out of the shadows and find out who did this.
His Perilous Throne
By Mark Swain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A young man is wrongly imprisoned for the manslaughter of his kindly employer. Michael has mild learning difficulties and was raised in a children's home. Unable to explain to the court that the death was an accident, he is incarcerated with a sadistic killer, who forces him to become his butler and becomes progressively deluded that he is a member of the aristocracy. Revenge lurks in the shaddows
Deliverer
By Tamara Hart Heiner
Price: Free! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
(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.
Project Lullaby
By T.L. Onyx
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Two women had the misfortune of growing up in an extremely disturbing training program that taught them how to be assassins and have since then learned to cope in the outside world. While one longs to forget what was forever embedded on their souls, the other stubbornly seeks revenge and justice.