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How To Steal a Truck Full of Nickels
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Small time hustler Reuben Nash hijacks a truck from the Denver Mint driven by his unsuspecting older brother Rico to resolve a long standing debt to a small time crime boss. Unfortunately for them, they end up stealing less money than they promised to pay out, so they decide on a long shot plan to cash in their stolen coin and escape to Mexico to start their lives over.
Old, Fat, Punks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Comedy, social and political satire, and frustration all meet in this story of a 'revolutionary caper' in a style somewhere between The Comic Strip Presents and Guy Ritchie.
Kitsune Tales
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,920. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
The first installment in the Aether Drive serial will dive right into the fight as the brash Kitsune Valentine attempts to dethrone a god. Unfortunately, her first step is to steal a human body, and the former occupant is less than thrilled. Between the two of them, they will have to face down power hungry mages, a Desert of infinite proportions, and, worst of all, a sixteen year old's party!
Executive Dirt
Series: Sedona O'Hala Mysteries. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,360. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sedona happily turns down Steve Huntington’s latest undercover project when Mark gets her a fantastic job testing advanced cell phones. But if the dead body of her co-worker is any indication, the new job may not prove to be any safer than Huntington’s covert assignments. Can she somehow endure family interferences and stay alive long enough to solve the case?
Capital Partners: A Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Screenplays » Mystery, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The story is about two women at a posh ski resort who discover their husbands are caught in a Ponzi scheme. They take matters into their own hands in order to survive. It was originally published in the Writes of Spring Anthology, Nodin Press, 2012, edited by Pat Frovarp and Gary Shulze. "A fine story..." Publishers Weekly
Welcome to Gray City
Series: Gray City Blues. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(4.50)
Everyone in Gray City has something to offer... or something to hide. Murder. Blackmail. Scams. Detective Jake Montana has to sort through it to find out who’s killing off the local athletes. The investigation takes a turn toward the humorous side as he interviews some of the colorful locals, then it's all-out comedy at the end! Contains a few four-letter words.
Grift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
(3.00)
Grift follows a crew of orphaned teenage con artists living in Las Vegas. Piper, the main character, masquerades as a prostitute to con rich men. Unlike the others, she must split her time between hustling and raising her younger sister Sophie. Disaster strikes when Sophie gets kidnapped by the Las Vegas mafia, and the crew must rally to piece together the ransom money before the clock runs out.
The Hard Karma Shuffle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
One-named aging flower child Paladin is a fugitive from the 60's and now a fugitive from the law as he's suspected of the murder of a low-rent lawyer. He draws on the subculture of Portland, Oregon to stay one step ahead of the cops and close in on the real murderers.
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.
Funny Money
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,660. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Small-time con man Sylvester Pernell expects to live the winter off minor scams he plans for the train trip to Miami but that doesn’t go well. When he must make several train trips carrying suitcases of cash for a mobster, some counterfeit but he doesn’t know it, with others determined to steal those bags he must use his smooth talk, cleverness, originality, and chutzpah to survive and succeed.