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Deadly Stillwater by Roger Stelljes
Series: McRyan Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 107,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.73 from 11 reviews)
NYT & USA Today bestselling author, Roger Stelljes delivers an action packed and pulse pounding thriller. An abduction is just the beginning in a case of betrayal and revenge that will ultimately strike at the soul of the St. Paul Police Department. McRyan Mystery Series new release - FATALLY BOUND.
Hostile Witness, A Josie Bates Thriller by Rebecca Forster
Series: The Witness Series, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,930. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General(4.44 from 25 reviews)
When sixteen-year-old Hannah Sheraton is arrested for the murder of her stepgrandfather, a California Supreme Court justice, her distraught mother turns to once infamous defense attorney, Josie Bates. Now a small town lawyer in Hermosa Beach, Josie wants nothing to do with the case since the gruesome evidence points to Hannah's guilt. When the girl is charged as an adult, Josie can't turn her back
Uprising by Justin Kemppainen
Price: Free! Words: 134,080. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.43 from 21 reviews)
The Citizens of Haven have finally realized their dream; separation. They have ascended. A new layer has been placed upon the city, sealing anyone they deem unfit down below. In the dark slums beneath the city, something has been set in motion that will usher in a change. Something that will rattle the city of Haven to its core and forever alter the lives of everyone within.
The Witch's Ladder (Paranormal Detective Mystery series, book 1) by Dana E. Donovan
Series: Detective Marcella Witch’s Series, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,630. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural(4.50 from 14 reviews)
Book 1 in the Detective Marcella mysteries: A group of individuals proficient in the psychic academia of clairvoyance, mental telepathy and bilocation, working to understand life’s most unusual secrets soon realize that even their abilities of mind over matter can't save them from the blade of the surgeon stalker.
The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 136,240. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Bantam 1988 ”A financial thriller right out of the headlines.” Adam Smith A high-finance, high-tech thriller of Wall Street, murder, currency manipulation. A mysterious Japanese industrialist begins a massive 'hedging' in the US markets. Two weeks later, in Japan’s Inland Sea, divers working for him recover the Imperial Sword, given to Japan's first Emperor by the Sun Goddess. Can a lone
Free to Die by Bob McElwain
Price: Free! Words: 63,810. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 by Foremost Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.45 from 11 reviews)
Brad Ashton fled three years ago to avoid a conviction for murder. Now he's back. And his hope for freedom appears to be within reach. Unfortunately there are those who have no interest in his legal status; they only want him dead or on the run once more...
Project Cyclops by Thomas Hoover
Price: Free! Words: 140,420. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Bantam 1992 The Aegean, ex-agent Michael Vance pilots the Odyssey II, a handmade replica. A Russian gunship with Arab terrorists takes a tiny island where a U.S. corporation has a laser space facility. The renegades convert the launch vehicle into a ballistic missile that can deliver their stolen nuclear warhead to any city in the U.S. Can Vance stop them? Idea points: Aerospace, Ulysses,
The Caves of Etretat: Part One of Four by Matt Chatelain
Series: The Caves of Etretat, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 106,260. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical(5.00 from 4 reviews)
New version Sep 1, 2017. Canadian bookstore owner Paul Sirenne heads to the town of Etretat, France, on the trail of a hundred year old mystery hidden in the pages of 'The Hollow Needle', by Maurice Leblanc. Together with Leblanc's great-granddaughter, Sirenne unearths puzzles, codes and historical mysteries, exposing a secret war for control of a cave fortress in Etretat's chalk cliffs.
The Fey by Claudia Hall Christian
Series: Alex the Fey thrillers, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 104,360. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2011 by Cook Street Publishing firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Romance » Suspense(4.83 from 12 reviews)
In The Fey, we meet Alexandra Hargreaves, the last surviving member of the Fey Special Forces Team, as she moves on from her loss. Haunted by the past and terrorized in the present, Alex must reach past pain, through memory and beyond the grave to find her self, and her future.
The Hitler File EXCERPTS by Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 57,690. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General(3.00 from 2 reviews)
What was in Hitler's personal file kept by the Nazi Party's own intelligence agency, the SD? Israel Sarid Roth, only son of two survivors of the Holocaust is about to find out, as a routine assignment in Jerusalem plunges him into the center of a deadly nightmare.
Season Of The Harvest (Harvest Trilogy, Book 1) by Michael R. Hicks
Price: Free! Words: 145,290. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.67 from 6 reviews)
FBI Special Agent Jack Dawson investigates the gruesome murder of his best friend, who had been pursuing a group of eco-terrorists. The group’s leader is a beautiful geneticist who claims that a major international conglomerate developing genetically engineered crops is plotting a sinister transformation of our world that will lead humanity to extinction.
A Death In Beverly Hills by David Grace
Price: Free! Words: 137,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(4.75 from 4 reviews)
NEW EDITION -- Revised Sept. 2014 When the wife and four-year-old stepdaughter of fading movie star Tom Travis disappeared, a massive, fruitless, search was launched. Soon after the body of Travis's wife was discovered in a shallow grave only a few miles from where he had been riding his dune buggy on the day she vanished Travis finds himself on trial for capital murder. But did he do it?
48 Hours - A City of London Thriller by J Jackson Bentley
Price: Free! Words: 102,770. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011 by Fidus Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
“If you don’t pay me £250,000.00 in the next 48 Hours you will die”. The text on Josh Hammond’s BlackBerry was blunt and chilling. Surely it must be a joke, but when Josh is attacked in broad daylight and people around him start to die, he knows this is deadly serious. Can Josh raise the money, can his attractive new bodyguard protect him, who is blackmailing him? Why?
The Creative Sponge by Andy Marlow
Price: Free! Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Thomas Wilson is missing. When last seen, he was being taken away by a representative of the mysterious TGN organisation, his identity erased. Kathy Turner, his best friend, has gone insane searching for him. Or has reality distorted itself around her? This philosophical thriller brings their destinies together on a journey deep into the nature of identity, reality and existence itself.
Tangled by Uc Amalu, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 82,120. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.00 from 1 review)
When the mutilated body of a young woman is discovered, shockwaves surge through the sleepy little town of Showsdale. A second body, bearing the same trademark as the first shows a serial killer is on the loose-with a perverse fetish of women; pregnant women. Detectives Marnotti and Payne tackle the case of their lives.
Murder At Zero Hour by Paul Westwood
Price: Free! Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense(4.50 from 6 reviews)
1916. William Grant, an American, joins the British Army during the Great War. He is posted to France, where he witnesses the horrors of war on the front line. During a dangerous night patrol, a captain is murdered, leading to a series of unanswered questions. With only his wits, Grant must solve the mystery while keeping his own skin intact. Will he be a victim of war or just another victim?
Gingerbread Man by Maggie Shayne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.73 from 11 reviews)
Publisher’s Weekly Raves: “A moving mix of high suspense and romance, this haunting Halloween thriller will propel readers to bolt their doors at night.” “A gripping story of small town secrets. The suspense will keep you guessing. The characters will steal your heart.” –New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa Gardner
Night of the Assassin by Russell Blake
Series: Assassin, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.50 from 4 reviews)
The prequel to King of Swords, Night of the Assassin charts the early life of El Rey, the super-assassin who specializes in impossible-to-execute sanctions on behalf of his brutal narco-trafficking cartel clients. Night of the Assassin is a glimpse into the making of the monster, and is an intense, no-flinching, gritty epic that will leave even the most jaded thriller fan gasping.