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Cold Stairs
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Winner of an Honorable Mention Virginia Tech Literary Award, this story takes place in Eastern Kentucky and is based on what might have been a true ghost story. I consider this to be my best finished piece, and I look forward to your feedback. Enjoy!
Redemption – A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(3.00 from 1 review)
Ben Hawkins blames his father for a psychologically abusive childhood and for triggering his mother’s suicide. The two men have been estranged for years. But when Ben is falsely accused of murder, he has no other option than to turn to his father, a retired homicide detective, for help. As Ben languishes in jail, the noose growing tighter, his father desperately searches for the real killer.
Cellar Door
Price: Free! Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Carl finds a dead body while exploring an abandoned house a few days after Halloween. Convinced he is being haunted by an evil spirit he brings his skeptical roommate along to check it out.
Incident at Walter's Creek
Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 12 reviews)
What really happened on that remote Tennessee farmstead on a chilly fall night in 1828? Sixteen years later, Zacharias Neil, Andrew Jackson Thomkins, and Zack’s little brother, Aaron, are determined to find out. An eerie tale of paranormal terror. Warning for mild language and strong dialect.
Face Fear: Russel's a Glory Seeker
Price: Free! Words: 930. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.20 from 5 reviews)
A Hawaiian helicopter tour gone awry...
Once in a Blue Moon
Price: Free! Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Once in a Blue Moon is a spy novel in the vein of Ian Fleming's James Bond series, delivering edge-of-your-seat suspense and intrigue of the highest order. With high-speed chases on both land and water, the silent infiltration of a heavily guarded embassy, and insidious, deadly enemies, Once in a Blue Moon is a spy-thriller that will engage readers of all kinds.
Wish List
Price: Free! Words: 8,720. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Every wish has a price. This short story is also available in "Infinite Dimensions," a new anthology by Derek Powell.
When the Siren Calls - Prequel
Price: Free! Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 11 reviews)
Seductive, deceptive, rapacious : Restless and neglected Isobel is suffocating in a stagnant marriage. Suave and charismatic Jay is out for the main chance. When they meet both sense opportunity. She pursues him to Tuscany where her imaginings of a cinematic love affair crash into a nightmare of desire, deception, and betrayal. A tense emotional drama, full of intrigue and suspense
King of Lions
Price: Free! Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
When Keaton—a champion of the swordsman's circuit—falls in love with a promising up-and-comer in the female "Fox" division, he begins training her in hopes she will survive her upcoming fights. Keaton's own training falls by the wayside, and with a title defense against a murderous new contender hanging over his head, he must make the choice between his crown, his love, or his life.
The Accidental Rebel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Dawn Treader Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.19 from 21 reviews)
Stacey Tanner flees a stalking psychopathic ex-boyfriend and confronts all of her worst fears in one fateful evening.
The Tear Thief
Price: Free! Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
In a world where emotions are disappearing, selling the tears containing these emotions has become a thriving industry. Alongside this enterprise and its harvested tears, a black market offers wild tears culled from unsuspecting donors for very personal use. Baldassario, the tear thief, is a virtuoso in this field. The greatest challenge of his career brings with it a most unexpected journey.
The Piano Book
Price: Free! Words: 4,290. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A curious 10-year old school boy visits the house of a reclusive neighbor to play his piano. What he discovers is the ultimate reason why this neighbor does not like visitors.
Turbulence 3: Red-Eye Dawn (gay romance)
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by JCP Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Paul Cronin overnights in an empty Bermuda, with former First Officer Marlin’s notes to keep him company.
Dragon Town
Series: Dragon City, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
Argus Kirkham, now 39, is once again dragged unwillingly into an inexplicable situation. Sapphire Karadjian returns to the story as an investigate journalist assigned to a new mystery, a volcanic sinkhole which has swallowed an entire football stadium, and from which a very strange and nameless young girl has emerged, hair and clothes on fire, with a message for Argus. #3 of the Dragon City series
BREAKFAST is SEVERED
Series: 9 Meals From Anarchy. Price: Free! Words: 5,610. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(5.00 from 24 reviews)
The short story 'Breakfast is Severed' follows a man through a changing world after the life he knows is torn from him. America is in upheaval in the wake of a global food shortage. He learns how quickly desperation can tear away the fabric of society. Come follow David Cameron as he tries to find his way in this new hell.
Last Dance of a Black Widow
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.50 from 6 reviews)
Meet Abbey Whistler. She's just died at the age of eighty and waits in her hospital room to be taken to the afterlife. But she quickly learns that crimes committed while alive actually do have repercussions when you die. Last Dance of a Black Widow is a sobering 3,000 word short story that explores the death of a life lived poorly.
Split
Series: The Eternal War (Shorts). Price: Free! Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
Erika kills vampires, but not in the usual manner. Her way leaves a body behind, the demon cleansed from the vessel it tried to control. Mitch is a Hunter and Erika's trainer. However, Mitch is ever the traditionalist and focuses more on the physical training and not Erika's unique ability. Adonis has no qualms about training Erika to use her ability. As long as she uses it to achieve his goals.
In The Park
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Fantasy » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Ali was sitting in a park and seeing people come and go through one gate and the other. That was a big park and many kids were playing in it. Ali was a young man with 30 years of age. He was working in a garments company and that was weekend due to which he was free to spend his time in the desired manner. It was near the after noon time and he was planning to have lunch.
Blink
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.38 from 8 reviews)
Meet dentist Brian Mallory. He's always considered himself a grounded man. A rational man. A reasonable man. But what he finds in the mouth of nineteen year old Amy Gladwell one afternoon during a routine cleaning makes him begin to question his own sanity. It's amazing how quickly everything can change in a a blink of an eye.
And There Were No Cars on the Road
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(3.80 from 5 reviews)
He goes out on a late night drive in the wintry woods to relax and free his mind, but after he becomes stranded his mind is anything but free...