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Confession from a Murderer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Bruce Conway while looking at his television decided that it must be a way to do crimes without getting caught. He made a book, and wrote down everything the police used with their forensic ability to arrest the crocks. He decided if I follow my book, and cover each step I should be able to make a crime without getting caught. Bruce tried two burglaries and two homicides, and didn't get caught.
Arsenic and Old Lace
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales From The Dead Volume 6. Price: Free! Words: 600. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Mary Bell and her husband Henry lived in a cottage nestled in the woods during the late 1800’s. They were a very happy couple until the day they lost their only child Mabel to tuberculosis. It really hit them both hard which turned their whole world upside down. Henry started drinking pretty heavily and paying less attention to his wife’s needs.
Big Love in Little Egypt: The True Crimes of Lawrence Hight and Elsie Sweetin
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #10. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The tongues of Ina, Illinois, were already wagging about the friendship between the Reverend Lawrence Hight, the local circuit-riding Methodist preacher, and the pretty young housewife Elsie Sweetin when their spouses turned up dead from similar sudden illnesses just a couple of months apart in the summer of 1924. Was it food poisoning as the doctors first said? Or something more sinister?
Paris Green
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,770. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When college student Kitty Chan is found dead in the basement of the Victoria and Albert Museum, dressed in a Victorian ball gown, the cause of death is quickly established. Kitty died of arsenic poisoning. But who gave her the deadly dose and why? Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd investigates and quickly realises that there is more to this case than meets the eye. Warning: some rude words.
The Arsenic Affair: The True Crime of Belle Wardlow and Harry Cowdry
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,950. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
When farmer Lorel Wardlow died from an acute case of quinsy, the country doctor who took care of him signed off on the death certificate without an autopsy. The little town of Kyle was soon buzzing with gossip about his widow and her behavior with the farmhand Harry Cowdry, who helped take care of his boss in his last days. When the coroner got wind of the scandal, he started the investigation.
Rat Attack
Series: Fur Patrol, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 970. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A rhyming verse story. Book two in the Fur Patrol series. Sherman von Vermin plans to take over where his twin brother Herman left off.It is up to Fur Patrol to ensure this doesn't happen.
Sherlock Holmes and The Lymington Affair
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,610. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Watson's interest in sailing prompts Holmes to instruct him in its finer points. However, Holmes falls desperately ill and poisoning on a grand scale is suspected. As Holmes recovers, Watson visits his aunt and exposes the true extent of the horror. Holmes's deductions and a reminder of Watson's embarassing exposure in the 'The Bishop's Tiepin' case leads Holmes to propose an unexpected solution.
Living with The Dead
Series: 31 Horrifying Tales from the Dead Volume 4, Book 8. Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General
Henry loved his family so much he just couldn't bear to put them in the cold ground when they died knowing that would be the last time he would ever get to see and feel their warm embrace. Henry never told his wife Jane his true feelings about if her or their kids passed on what would happen to them, so he kept his secret bottled up inside.
Black Widow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Family violence
Black Widow is a 10,000 word true crime short about Betty Neumar and her five deceased husbands and the death of her only biological son. Was Betty Neumar unlucky with men? Or does a sinister thread run through this woman’s life.
Bashed (A Sheffield and Black Mystery)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: American English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Detectives Vivienne Sheffield and Dylan Black are dispatched to the local university where John Randolph, a seemingly happy, healthy college sophomore, has been found dead in his dorm room. When the autopsy results are in, Randolph’s death turns out to be something out of an Agatha Christie novel: arsenic poisoning. Unexpected twists and turns keep the detectives guessing until the very end.