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Scribbler Tales Volumes One - Five
Price: $3.99 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 ยท Willowbrook Saga. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 215,430. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
The personal mysteries of four women over multiple generations converge until working together to reveal their individual hidden truths collectively brings a twisted town to its knees. This book collects the two prequels, along with the first two books in THE WILLOWBROOK SAGA, originally released as individual e-books into a single volume.
The Interview Room
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: American English. Published: November 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 $2.39 USD. (40% off until May 26!) Words: 65,300. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Space travel had advanced to allow the ahmans to search for their lost brethren. The aliens almost destroyed their world 2000 years ago when they escape to their moons and nearby planet for survival. Some either missed their trajectory or flew out of their solar system to parts unknown.
Waiter, There is a Fly in My Soup!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by VintagEreads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Truly, there is no other meal quite like breakfast, especially when served by a bright-eyed waiter who regards your private delectation of the offerings to be a thing as preordained and sacrosanct as a fly-free meal. But fellow breakfasters may sometimes disregard the premises of civilisation and culture - a battle of the wits might ensue.
Paradise Road
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In a fast-moving novel, "Paradise Road" brings a raw and brutal world of big-time gambling. Don Porter is out to beat Las Vegas at its own game--putting his money, his woman, and his life on the line. It is the winner of the Mark Twain Journal Award for "significant contribution to American Literature."
Enoch's Folly
Price: Free! Words: 112,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“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.
Spiked Tea
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Matthew is getting tired of waiting for the cancer to finally claim his eccentric aunt Annemarie. So he decides to help nature take its course… by adding some morphine to Annemarie's beloved tea. Beth is fond of the milk jug that is a family heirloom, but her boyfriend Ryan disagrees. Two short tales of family heirlooms, inheritances, tea and murder of 4400 words altogether.
The Last Words of a Good Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Dez and Silas live contrasting lives. Through circumstance both achieve living deaths of contrasting natures.
Confession
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
In a lonely little apartment a man makes a weapon he believes will rid the world of sin. Only, the results are not what he expects. Confession is a short story of around 2300 words. Plus bonus story: Hell of a Ride.
Family Obligations
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 68,990. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
At age sixteen, George inadvertently kills a mob rival. Wanting a fresh start, he elopes with the love of his life, Kelly, but she soon abandons him. Twenty years later – when he has become a mob boss – she reappears. But does she still love him, or is she helping his enemies set him up as revenge for the mafia killing?
The Neighbor
Price: Free! Words: 1,930. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Fine Form Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ray's neighbors, Suze and Danny-Boy, experience a calamitous series of events.
Bad Blood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,750. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Tessellate Media. Categories: Fiction » Sports, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Three major league baseball men grapple in a near-future world where past and present merge, betrayal and love are intertwined, and dark secrets inevitably rise to the surface.
Murder at Naughton Pharms
Price: Free! Words: 64,990. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
"Murder at Naughton Pharms" is a crime story with humorous edges. It starts out with the everyday zaniness at a drug research facility in Fargo, North Dakota. When our hero Kelly gets a complaint about an old guy asleep in one of the women's barracks, it turns out to be the company COO, and that's just the start.
A Trip With Destiny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
In order to sweeten the state of affairs surrounding his marriage, Dan has planned a life-altering trip for he and his wife. Destiny Parker should have taken flight sooner.