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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...
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.
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.
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
Split
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.
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.
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...
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.
The Room: A Tale of Murder in the Social Networking Age
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
An incapacitated student gets more than he bargained for when curiosity leads him to join an online self help community. At first the members of The Room welcome him with open arms, but things take a turn for the deadly when one of them confesses to a murder...
From Above - A Novella
Price: Free! Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011 by Breakneck Media. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
In the future, the Earth is surrounded by a half-mile thick layer of space junk, some of it trash, some of it giant advertising billboards, some of it space-winni vacationers. But Priest, a sexist narcotics detective for The Authority is more interested in the terrorist group whose strange new weapon took a pot shot at his city and atomized everything inside its target area—including his arm.
The Window
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.76 from 17 reviews)
The room was simple. The window small. The view just ordinary... until you look closer. You cannot look away as the view becomes one of horror. It changes for each person who gazes into its depths. What would you see? This is a 600 word short story.