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Scribbler Tales Volume Two
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,310. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Volume Two includes: Broken Promises, Deception, Endgame, Malice and The Portrait.
Scribbler Tales Volume Five
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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Volume five includes: Bloodlust, Illusion, Manhunt, Pandemic, Revenge
Scar Tissue
Series: Mr. Finn. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Underground private investigator, Finn Harding, returns in this fast-paced, gripping crime thriller. When Finn discovers an acquaintance, Dr. Daryl Jennings, is entangled in a fentanyl smuggling operation, he negotiates a deal with the head of an Indianapolis criminal organization to earn the doctor’s freedom. But freedom doesn’t come cheap.
Best Served Cold, Revenge a la Carte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
No matter what taste short mystery fiction readers might have, each will find something to their liking in this bakers' dozen by Sylvia Nickels. Revenge in many forms, as concocted by the characters, is featured in most of the stories. Sometimes the fierce thirst for revenge must ignore the saying, '...revenge is a dish best served cold.'
The Detail Man
Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
I sell drugs. So did Bay Reed. The difference between Bay and me: I know how to keep secrets...
An Affair With Danger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,210. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
After corporate lawyer Will McPherson is held up in an armed robbery, he meets the perpetrator's feisty girlfriend Frankie Slater in court and is instantly smitten. But Frankie has her own problems, not least of which is her violent boyfriend Eddie. And he soon becomes Will's problem as well. If you like your romance with a liberal dose of grit and suspense, this novella is for you.
Point Blank (a Short Tale of Macabre Family Faults)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
IF YOU CAN'T STAND THE PRESSURE... ASK YOUR MOTHER TO STOP POINTING THE GUN AT YOUR HEAD. Suddenly, it's write or die for Steven, thanks to the pressure of his own mother indenting his tender skull with the muzzle of the pistol held in her hand. Not to mention that his recently departed Father lying on the floor beside him should supply enough motivation.
Our Lady of the Burning Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Two stories of crime, chance and coincidence. Liam has to raise twenty thousand dollars to pay back the mob and decides to rob a church. But fate has other ideas. Dennis has robbed a bank and found the perfect hiding place for the loot, a deserted factory. But his plans are thwarted by homeless Harry… 4900 words or 18 print pages altogether
Queen Of Anarchy Book 1:Venomous Vengeance of Viper
Price: Free! Words: 18,540. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
It's the night before Halloween and Viper, leader of Viper's Vermin, has been presented with the biggest score of the year by Bad Wolf of the Lunar Legends. When the job proves too horrible to actually pull off Viper in kidnapped and threatened with rape, death, and the destruction of her gang who are being forced into pulling off the gig anyway. This is the first story of Queen Of Anarchy.
The Librarian - A Short Strory
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
She was 68 and yesterday was her birthday. A quiet one with no candles and cake and singing. Respected by her staff, loved by her visitors and admired by her employer. Maybe secretly feared even. Strange that one would mention fear and employer in a library atmosphere though...
Scribbler Tales Volumes One - Five
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Volume One Desperate Measures; Forbidden Lore; Forever Lost; The Hourglass; Sail with Me Volume Two Broken Promises; Deception; Endgame; Malice; The Portrait Volume Three Hidden Lies; Nightmare; Payback; The Night Stalker; Turning Point Volume Four Abducted; Cunning; Enamored; Reckless; Safeguard Volume Five Bloodlust; Illusion; Manhunt; Pandemic; Revenge
Frank Winston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two elderly ex-cons look for a ways to make a quick buck, and find trouble they never expected.
Willowbrook Saga: Through the Generations
Series: Willowbrook Saga Collection, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 215,420. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Follow the women influenced by the cultural of a fictional small town with dark mysteries and secrets from pioneer days, down to World War II through the 1960s and 1970s and starting to come to a head in the 1990s. This book brings together the previously published BY THE WILLOW BROOK, BEYOND THE WILLOW BROOK, EVERYTHING CHANGES, and DOWN TO THE ROOTS as a single collection, plus bonus material.
Kill Me Quick!
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 21,500. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When Mark Hammond returns home to Seatown, he bounces from one misdeed to the next among a litany of dubious old acquaintances. From dead bikers to dodgy drug deals, from one downbeat bar to another, from strippers to gangsters and back again: it’s almost as if he never left. And if only he can shake off everybody who wants to hurt him, maybe he can stay there. No place like home, eh?
The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,400. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
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A short story. Detective Jim Willis, now old and near retirement, can't forget about an old case, and the day he came face to face with a monster.
Carolyne Mayville, Secretly Psychic, Detective
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Caroline Mayville, a sixty year old retired schoolteacher, lives a very traditional village life. She tends her garden, walks her dog and volunteers at the local fete. But all of that is about to change.
If He Hollers, Let Him Go
Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
If He Hollers, Let Him Go is a gritty, truer-than-fiction account of a woman whose brutal assault and healing journey catapult her into prison as a program counselor. In that unlikely role, Elise Abrams begins to suspect that her assailant is much closer than she knew. She must now redefine her own brand of justice when his chance at a new life is under her control.
Family
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2015 by FrostProof808. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
There are families, and there are families, and family members come in all kinds. Some are good to talk with, some to hang out with, and some will kill you. The characters in this story use strong language.
Bust
You set the price! Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Write what you know, they say, but was this fictional story just a little too close to the truth? An accountant enters a short story competition with unexpected consequences. File under Fiction ... or maybe not? "Bust" is a short story within a short story by the prize winning author of "Resolution".
Found The Lost Ones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
An alien species find their lost descendants only to be horrified by their changes. Two humans along for the ride help out.