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Crushed
Series: The Fredrickson Winery Novels, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,920. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011 by Lapdog Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
In the 2nd Fredrickson Winery novel, it’s crush time and everyone is working feverishly to get the grapes in and ensure a great vintage. No one expects murder and kidnapping to be part of the harvest season, but when Margaret’s son goes missing in the dark of early morning picking, there are more than enough suspects to choose from.
Independence Day, Book Two: Tangled Webs
Series: Independence Day, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Closely knit, deeply religious and with a population of just over 500, Haven Park, Wyoming appeared to be a small town just like any other. Then, on the night of July 4, 1966, everything changed forever. Gripped with the horrifying realization there was a killer in their midst, Haven Park reels from one murder after another, at the diabolical hands of one of their own.
The Strange Case of James Kirkland Pilley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A Lovecraftian style tale of the horrors that surround the simple draining of a park pond and the modern day research that leads back to the Civil War and the discovery of an undead zone.
Dead Copy
You set the price! Words: 118,260. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Sassy, sexy Cauley MacKinnon is dying to escape the obituary beat and become a reporter for the Austin Sentinel. She gets her chance when smokin' hot FBI Agent Tom Logan asks her to pen a fake obit for a federal witness. Soon Cauley and her search and rescue dog finds herself up to her eyelashes in dead bodies, on the run from a corrupt sheriff and worried that the next obituary could be her own.
Desk Fatigue
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A collection of short stories I have compiled. This is a WORK IN PROGRESS, so come back often as I will update this collection with more additions from time to time. Visit my page on Amazon for more of my works, available only on Kindle.
Two Billion Reasons to Kill???
Series: Burton James Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,660. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Burton James is at it again. Joining forces with his college pal, Captain Patrick Murphy of the Chicago PD, the pair put their heads together to discover who murdered a Chicago area tycoon on the Fourth of July. The motive was obviously money...or was it???
Jeremy the Germ, Planetary Crime Fighter
Price: Free! Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When Police Officer Perry Salter first meets crime victim Jeremy, the young man has a rare, debilitating form of autism. Later, Officer Salter confronts evidence of two hideous crimes. His cop instincts say Jeremy is innocent while the evidence and the community say Jeremy is guilty. Salter struggles to find truth and justice despite the very real risk of damaging his rising his career.
A House Without
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,920. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Granddaughter Samantha Baker agrees to sell old family homestead in Saskatchewan, AB. Sam's friend Kriste interacts with ghost and dies at house. Joel then comes to help Sam, romance blooms. Neighbors say ghosts and money are still in house. Sam learns history of house from her Grandmother. Sam discovers where two baby's are buried and money is found. House is torn down.
Rubicon Ranch: Riley's Story
Price: Free! Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A little girl’s body has been found in the wilderness near the desert community of Rubicon Ranch. Was it an accident? Or . . . murder! But who would want to kill a child? Everyone in this upscale housing development is hiding something.
Fairytale Confidential
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 87,900. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Andy Clarke is a kid from the wrong side of town. Except this town is where they used to make folktales. After years of decline they're finally making a new one and Andy gets his big break. Then an actor is murdered. Unwittingly Andy and his friend Beau are drawn into the corrupt underbelly of the folktale world. Everybody has something to hide and it leads all the way to the top.
Clearwater Kiss Off
Series: Clearwater, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,610. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Their injuries have taken a toll but life goes on for Joe and Mia. Lola, the child Samantha was trying to adopt has been kidnapped and Joe turns to brother Frank for help. His scheme to recover Lola puts Frank into a jam with the dark side. Joe and Max are under the gun and Billy Ray finds himself in big trouble again. The bad guys come for Mrs Thornberry's head. Just another crazy day in paradise
I, Crime Writer
Price: Free! Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
I'm a short story writer - only 5 foot 4. This book features crime tales. I write minimalist Flash Fiction; a perfect dip-in volume - fast reads for a fast world. You'll also find a few Mini-Novels - 1500 word tales so full they think they're bigger. So, meet con men, killers, detectives & thieves. Now take my hand. Follow me. Then give it back.
Predestination And Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A compilation of three stories about the circumstances that carve our destinies. The forces that act beyond human comprehension- some working in our favor while others against us.
Black Coal
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
When the family cat, Kiwi, thinks that his family is in trouble, he sheds his cover and becomes what he has truly been all along. Agent Black Coal, a member of the Neighborhood Cat Guard.
Atonement
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A man sits on a bench in front of his old school remembering the place where one particular day changed his life and those of many others dramatically years earlier.
The Mystery of the Elusive Fitness Instructor
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Worn out from investigating the murder of her boss, Cynthia Hegarty opens a detective agency in the City. But she gets more than she bargained for - a customer! Join Cynthia as she investigates the mysterious non-appearance of a very fit fitness instructor. This is a short story.
The Photographer (Book #1 D.I. Marsh series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
D.I. Angela Marsh is a hard hitting, no nonsense detective that is targeted by a serial psychopathic killer. The murderer displays the victims as pieces of art and offers to stop the killings if the detective agrees to trade places with the next target. D.I. Marsh has also to face her demons from her past as it comes to light that the killer is someone she knows. But who?
Who Killed Bob?
Series: The Dr. Jacobs Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Bob is dead. He appears to have died in his study, alone and with the doors locked. On his desk are a pen and a photograph of his family - which are usually there. What are not usually there, are the ice pick, claw hammer, kitchen knife and bottle of prussic acid which have been arranged on his desk. A lot of questions need to be answered. The main one is WHO KILLED BOB?
Welcome to the Neighbourhood
Price: Free! Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
Wilma needs a vacation. She is overworked and her life is not very exciting. She books a weekend away at a Hotel in a little Town called Iniquity Falls after stumbling upon an advert on the internet. The town seems tranquil, quiet and serine. The little town and it's people seem perfect - a little too perfect.
The Mercy Seat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Open three small boxes. That's all Dwight Clanton needs to do in order to find salvation. Open them, and he will learn why he finds himself chained to a chair, sitting across from his captor. Can Dwight Clanton survive The Mercy Seat, or will he find himself in a darker nightmare?