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And There Were No Cars on the Road by Mark Petersen
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...
From Above - A Novella by Jeremy Robinson
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.
Noble Intentions: Episode 1 by L.T. Ryan
Price: Free! Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Adventure » Action(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Jack Noble. Assassin for hire. Thief. Spy. Described by his associates as a man who has no feelings, passes no judgement, and feels no remorse. So why the hell did he stop to help a lost child moments before he was to meet with one of the top crime bosses on the East coast? A simple decision that now places Jack in unfamiliar territory where he has become the hunted.
Afvoer by Edward Hendriks
Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: Dutch. Published: December 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Als Janne moe en teleurgesteld in het leven in bad ligt, ontdekt ze een wormgat in de tijd. Via het doucheputje kan ze reizen naar de badkamers uit haar verleden. Het is de droom van elke vrouw van middelbare leeftijd. Een bad waarvan je jaren jonger wordt. Maar risico's zijn er ook.
Dreams Die Fast by P X Duke
Series: Dreams Die, #1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,850. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
Frank Ross is headed home after spending a long winter on the Baja. When his motorcycle breaks down, he’s trapped in an old ghost town on the west side of the Salton Sea. A woman takes pity on Frank and invites him over for a home-cooked meal. Before he knows it, Frank is knee-deep in cartel drugs with a woman itching to pull the trigger on the gun she’s pointing at his back.
Cold Weather by Nauman Ashraf
Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Tina was moving with her umbrella on her head. The weather was cold and it was evening time. It was raining heavily and strong wind was blowing. Tina was coming back home from shopping in the market. When she stepped out of the home in the afternoon then the weather was not so bad.
Cinema Detectives: Man at the Top by Chris Reynolds
Series: Birmingham's Finest: The Cinema Detectives. Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
When Inspector Newton from the Fraud Squad comes to arrest Ken, only Rosa's quick thinking saves the day. Then, on the run, Rosa and Ken infiltrate an unusual charity warehouse owned by a dubious organisation who hold strange “parties” on the roof... A super comic strip mystery from the Cinema Detectives!
De bankiersvrouw by Wendy Schuchmann
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: Dutch. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Eline heeft een afschuwelijk jaar achter de rug. Haar man Frederick is vermoord door de Dood Alle Bankiers Alliantie en zij weet niet meer hoe ze zonder hem verder moet. Eenzaam en depressief vertrekt ze naar Salou, in de hoop dat deze meer optimistische omgeving het leven in haar terug kan brengen. Het onmogelijke gebeurt: ze ontmoet de zorgzame Erwin. Maar wie is hij eigenlijk?
Geographicide by Gareth Lewis
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The world's greatest assassin was hired to kill a country. His clients are unhappy with the results. A 2,000 word short story.
Paying for College by Kenneth Szulczyk
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A short story where a young student becomes desperate. He has two weeks to pay his student account or the university will withdraw him from class. Consequently, the student does the unthinkable. The story has a little psychology from the student rationalizing his guilt from his misdeed.
The Valet of Darkshire Manor by Linda Boltman
Price: Free! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller(5.00 from 1 review)
The advertisement simply stated, “Wanted–valet for large household. Must love animals.” Desperate for a job, Edwin Thorpe responded and was immediately accepted. A train ticket arrived within a week for the evening departure to Darkshire the following Friday with no further instructions. Now he stood at the train depot, small satchel in hand, about to be greeted by two very strange men.
Pugni chiusi by Francesco Fabrocile
Price: Free! Words: 6,780. Language: Italian. Published: June 8, 2013 by ZeugmaPad. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Brian è al suo ultimo combattimento: se vince potrà finalmente scappare da New City e lasciarsi alle spalle tutto quello che ha sofferto. Ma qualcosa va terribilmente storto.
Le voleur de larmes by Alain Bezançon
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: French. Published: September 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Dans un monde où les émotions disparaissent, le commerce des larmes et des émotions qu'elles contiennent est devenu une industrie florissante. En marge de cette industrie et de ses larmes d'élevage, un marché parallèle offre des larmes sauvages prélevées à l'insu de leurs propriétaires pour une consommation très privée. Baldassario, le voleur de larmes, est un virtuose dans ce domaine.
Call Me by Alain Bezançon
Price: Free! Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Milos is a Vibration Jockey of the Feelers underground scene. In transit in Paris he leafs through a magazine and is instantly captivated by a photo of Eva and the impossible message she left for him. Clever advertising, bad taste hoax or call of destiny, Milos is determined to discover the mysterious Eva.
A Grave Too Small by Sheila Jecks
Price: Free! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller(3.50 from 4 reviews)
The shadows in the damp churchyard clutched at the weary little girl, She was so tired of waiting. But she knew she mustn't give up. Few people looked at her now, and when they did, they turned and hurried away. "I have to find someone to listen to me, please God," she prayed. "Please God, please God..."
The Magic Bag by GlennAndSasha Gabriel
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General(4.90 from 10 reviews)
A successful and wealthy doctor hides a secret he's kept for years. He's loved by all... even his special patients. This is a 600 word short story.
Breakfast In Paris by Graeme Cameron
Price: Free! Words: 970. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories(4.50 from 6 reviews)
At a sidewalk café on a bustling Parisian avenue, a man awaits a rendezvous with the woman of his dreams. But as anticipation turns to dread, is he about to wake with a start?
The Darkline Protocol by John R. Phythyon, Jr
Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage(4.00 from 2 reviews)
What begins as a simple reconnaissance mission turns into a harrowing chase across the preternatural nighttime skies of Mensch. Wolf Dasher finds the hunter has become the hunted when a trap to flush out a double agent is turned on him. "The Darkline Protocol" is a fantasy-thriller mashup story that introduces Wolf -- the hero of John R. Phythyon Jr.'s debut novel, State of Grace.