Books tagged: contraband

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Flee Markets
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Samantha Sanger has a chance encounter with a slightly disreputable merchant and learns that the limits to what you can be sold go beyond cold hard cash. Purveyors of controlled artifacts must choose their customers carefully. "Flee Markets" is a speculative short fiction, and is also available in the collection “Still Even More Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND.”
Open This Box!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Jim and Carmen, a couple, taking the Trans-Siberian Express train from China to Germany, meet a tragic German businessman in a Shanghai bar and are warned of the pernicious border guards en-route who confiscate food and valuables. On the train Jim devises a cunning plan to avoid the problem but is humiliated in the process.
North of the Pier - A Murder Mystery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,130. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Skylar Tirnov is found hung in his slick LA night club with money and a huge diamond in his pocket. Detective Marcello Prado and former CSI Connie Cane work with the CIA and foreign services to follow clues that take them to Alaska and eastern Russia. A trail of contraband diamond and gold leads back to the US. They are plagued by false identities, betrayal and danger before the crime is solved.
Complicit Witness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Top 5 Paid Seller on Amazon Crime List As the 1970's melt into the 80's, Staten Island is loaded with gangsters and wannabes and is where a smuggler stays one heart pounding step ahead of the law until he's forced to choose between life behind bars or certain death for betraying his ruthless boss.
Letters From A Student In Communist Poland
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Letters, Fiction » Literary collections » European / General
The mid-1980s was shortly before freedom arrived in the USSR and its European satellites. In 1984/85 I corresponded with a Polish student from Nysa, who studied in Katowice. My friend, Miroslawa, struggled with a lack of freedoms. She could not travel to the U.K., as she desired. Before Polish independence, "Mirka" filled her life with music and various items that she bought on the black market.