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Come, Time
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Price: Free! Words: 53,830. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Samuel Dean lives an isolated, peaceful existence; he is alone and happy to be so. One night two officers from MI5 call and request his help. Suspecting a lie, he volunteers his time and is soon smashed into a world of murder, terrorism and international conspiracy. Propelled from his solitude he uncovers a sinister group of the world’s elite who plan a dark future for all those beneath them.
Murphy's Law
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Price: Free! Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
It started at a smoky bar, a conversation with a beautiful woman, a night in her bed. Private Detective Murphy McEvoy can’t believe his luck. But for some, when things go too well, there is a reckoning, a balancing of the cosmic scales, and Murphy is one of those people.
Bad Luck Cadet
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Price: Free! Words: 32,790. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(4.89 from 9 reviews)
A broken hip and a mid-life crisis landed Suzie Ivy in the police academy. The Bad Luck Cadet is Gunnery Sergeant Hartman, from Full Metal Jacket, training both Thelma and Louise wrapped up in one five foot three inch package. The test of wills begins, but who will survive?
Filthy Night
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Price: Free! Words: 73,390. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.40 from 5 reviews)
“He looked down at the dead man’s blood seeping across the carpet, and decided it wasn’t time for cocktails.” A stormy night: Paul Brightland needs a specialist to find the men who attacked his daughter. St Cloud needs Brightland’s money and a chance to forget his troubles. But soon, as he is dragged into London's underworld, he will discover his troubles are only just beginning...
A Bridge of Letters
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Price: Free! Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An estranged father and son, who have kept in touch for years through an exchange of letters, unexpectedly meet in Hong Kong. A near fatal meeting .... but suddenly they are thrown together in a desperate attempt to get back to England. Their background, their reunion and their escape make fascinating reading.
A Witness Above (Frank Pavlicek series #1)
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Series: Frank Pavlicek, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 71,450. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Former homicide detective Frank Pavlicek is hunting with his red-tailed hawk when he finds it. A teenage boy’s body–barely concealed behind a pile of brush in a part of the forest Frank recently visited with his daughter, Nicole-with evidence linking to her. Days later, Nicole is in jail for murder. His past is coming back to haunt him. And his reputation–and life–are on the line…
Primevil
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You set the price! Words: 82,790. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The wife of a renowned anthropologist, is drawn into the disappearance of the famous Dr. Whitehead who was to announce the discovery of a lifetime and then is murdered on board their cruise ship. When a mysterious illness creeps through the passengers, Mia abandons the cruise ship with her husband seeking a supposed sanctuary and instead is delivered back into a world of unbelievable horror.
Hide and Seek
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Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jake finds eight year old Gracie asleep in the snow outside his cabin...in the middle of a blizzard. Who is she and how did she get there? As her innocent hide and seek story begins to come to light, a horrific scene from her past begins to unravel. This is not the complete work, just a small snippet...enjoy
Love Thy Neighbor
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Price: Free! Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
You are invited to the party of the year - The Annual Halloween Blowout, but is it what it seems? A fun Halloween Short
Twice in a Blue Moon
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Price: Free! Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The quiet existence of a sleepy country riding school is shattered when one of the staff is brutally attacked and another abducted. A secret history, lies and deceit leads to a terrifying revenge and a race against time that leads from gangland London to the wilds of Dartmoor in this fast paced crime thriller.
Unfamous
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Price: Free! Words: 65,680. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
When celebrity sidekick Stacey Blyth gets her memoirs serialised, everyone’s intrigued. The scrawny blonde says she's the heir to an immense oil fortune - but a sceptical tabloid hack who thought she was Stacey’s biographer remains sceptical. Her remembrances of their time together, spent piecing together Ms Blyth’s murky past, don’t exactly tally with the excerpts in the papers...
Pieces of Me
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Price: Free! Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Author proceeds from this book will go to 2 charities. Msizi Africa and Come Ride with me. Detective Inspector Ian Carragher leads a simple life. He loves unhealthy food, drinking, football and his wife. However he can barely look after himself, so when a series of gruesome murders occurs across London he has to find the culprit. However he finds out more about himself.
The Good Knight (A Gareth and Gwen Medieval Mystery)
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Series: Gareth & Gwen Medieval Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 78,840. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Intrigue and rivalry among princes casts a shadow on the court of the king of north Wales. When a royal groom is murdered on the way to his wedding, the bride’s brother tasks his two best detectives with bringing the killer to justice. Other books in the series include The Bard's Daughter, The Uninvited Guest, The Fourth Horseman, The Fallen Princess, and The Unlikely Spy.
The Dead Beat, Volume 1
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Series: The Dead Beat, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 24,960. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(5.00 from 1 review)
Death is not an alibi. The dead really aren't that different from the rest of us. Some work honest jobs and pay rent on their host bodies every month, right on time. But some of them refuse to play by the rules. Police Exorcist Arphallo Sirus and his murdered partner, Sam Trent, hunt down the ghosts that break the laws of the living and the dead. The Dead Beat is an occult noir serial.
Green Desert (Accidental Spy Prequel)
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Series: Accidental Spy, Prequel. Price: Free! Words: 36,320. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Five Stars: "This story will rock your world." Meet Jade Snow, kick-ass international journalist, turned stay-at-home mom (Stepford USA), turned spy extraordinaire (Gold Train). Set in Iraq, this novelette is her riveting experience before the start of the Accidental Spy Series. International Kindle Bestseller! Includes triple bonus: comprehensive Accidental Spy sampler!
GPSimone
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Price: Free! Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
What if your car navigation system had a mind of its own? What if you were in danger and only your GPS could save you?
Six from Greeley
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Price: Free! Words: 32,020. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Western
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Greeley, Texas--a frontier town with a bad attitude and a reputation to match. Who lived in such a wicked place? Several compelling answers spring to life in this short story collection spanning more than a century of life, love and lust in the west Texas dust. This revised edition includes a sample chapter from Josh Langston's new novel, "Resurrection Blues," a tale of a town that doesn't exist.
Falling
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Price: Free! Words: 78,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(2.00 from 1 review)
A dark tale of murder, revenge, destruction and witchcraft. An anti-hero for an ultra-modern, ultra-stylised world. A fight to the death where it's hard to see the difference between good and evil. And a final battle for redemption.
All Things Return
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Price: Free! Words: 66,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.00 from 3 reviews)
All Things Return is the story of two young men who, though separated by twenty-five years, hundreds of miles, and the fear of certain death if found by a vengeful criminal cartel, strive to overcome almost insurmountable obstacles and reclaim the father/son relationship denied to them for so long.
Listening
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
They met in the springtime... A short story about a short marriage between two people which ends badly for one of them.