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Strings
Price: Free! Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by Intelligent Life Books. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A courageous sacrifice for a noble cause? Or a craven suicide pact as part of a massive conspiracy? This is the story of one man, one life with every detail pre-planned, and one perfect example of absolute power corrupting absolutely. And it'll make you think twice the next time you step into the voting booth...
The Positronic Pretty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
"No questions asked." Captain Rick Cave should have walked away when a rogue scientist and his lovely assistant requested a ride on his interstellar transport, the HotNumber. However, common sense takes a flying leap when a lovely gal is involved. Now, he's in for one hell of a ride. "The Positronic Pretty" is an action-packed space opera adventure.
The Darkside of Down Home: Seven Secret Tales
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,720. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Horror » Crime
At times comforting and humorous and at other horrifying, The Darkside of Down Home is a collection of seven dark stories that will stir your imagination and keep you thinking long after they are over. Each of these tales is unique and compelling.
A Study in Conjecture
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 120,390. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
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Written when I was very young, haha enjoy;D
Without A Trial 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The stakes are raised in this sequel to Without A Trial when Todd Williams must rescue his wife and the entire city of Edinboro from a new police commissioner who has sinister plans of his own.
Lovely, Dark, and Deep
Series: Stefan Kopriva Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,530. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A city councilman is dead of an apparent suicide. Ex-cop Stefan Kopriva finds himself drawn into the case, serving an unlikely client. Once involved, he discovers that things are not as they seem. Kopriva is quickly embroiled in dirty city politics. Along the way, he encounters pimps, prostitutes, gangsters, contractors, and the police as he tries to get to the bottom of what happened, and why.
Tough Love
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 76,390. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012 by Rob Preece. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Reporter Zoe Anderson was looking for a story when she investigated the local prison "tough love" program--she certainly wasn't looking for a man. But convict Tom Mayoux makes a definite impression... on her and on her kid brother who's been in trouble lately. Still, when a local mob chief decides Zoe is the way to put leverage on Tom... and to investigate his competitors, life gets complicated.
The Diamond Goose - a suspense short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
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Lester Auger finally found a way to purchase the car of his dreams. He should be careful what he wants …
The Men's Club
Series: Ben Hood Thrillers, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,950. Language: Australian English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
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All Ben Hood wanted was a quiet holiday by the sea. He didn’t want to spend time protecting beautiful women, repeatedly getting into fights or analysing bizarre death scenes. He didn’t want to be stalked and shot at by a hit man. Ben therefore, picked a remote coastal town in Australia where none of these things could possibly happen. Guess what?
Northstar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In NORTHSTAR, the fate of Northstar Dam is threatened by environmentalists; the fate of fiery Shannon Caine is threatened by corrupt politician Adam Van Tress. Engineer Thomas Martel gets embroiled in this mayhem while a crusty old geologist tries to stop his world from coming down around him. Set in Truckee in the Sierra Nevada, NORTHSTAR is a bumpy ride in the black '65 Mustang of Shannon Cain.