Books tagged: crime stories

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Reunions Can Be Murder: The Seventh Charlie Parker Mystery
Series: The Charlie Parker Mysteries, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Literature » Western
Charlie isn't thrilled when a forceful female attorney comes into the office demanding that RJP Investigations locate her missing father in time for an upcoming family reunion. Willie McBride had told people that he was going prospecting for gold in the mountains of southern New Mexico, and now Charlie suspects foul play. She's determined to find him, dead or alive. "A good bet!" –Booklist
A Woman's Touch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This collection of 11 short stories places women at the heart of murder and misdemeanors--they may be committing the crime, solving it, or in some cases both. These shorts are by both established and new authors, including: Libby Fischer Hellmann, Miles Archer, M.M. De Voe, JoAnne Lucas, Tracie McBride, Denise Dietz,Courtney L. Mroch, Karen Burgess, and Marianne Crone.
Dangerous Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Psychopath Frank Moore has found his look-alike, a close-enough double: John Kirk. He switches their identities and fingerprints in government databases. An act that will send the innocent John Kirk through 48-hours of betrayal, violence, and murder—while Frank Moore will learn the meaning of "The best laid plans…"
What's in a Name?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,810. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What's in a Name? is a quirky comedy following the lives of Robin Banks and I Steel. Their lives are monitored by Dr Ingrid Wright who records what the hapless pair get up to. Will their lives ever get back on the straight and narrow? Attempted robbery, kidnap and a bank heist make this a hilarious comedy with a surprise ending.
Five Mystery Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 40,990. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Kristine Kathryn Rusch, famous for her range as a writer, shows her amazing diversity in this collection of short mystery stories. From the examination of a crime scene in “The Moorhead House” to “Pudgygate,” a cat cozy. Rusch introduces her beloved Spade in “Stomping Mad,” shows off her political and historical background in “G-Men,” and touches the heart with “Scrawny Pete.”
Joint Effort
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,040. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Urban
This story is about a group of high school kids who become one of the largest producers of pot in British Columbia. How the group started, how they cleaned their cash, how they moved their product, and how they later built their underground bunkers for pot production, is retold from the account of one of the members. This ebook contains course language.
Angling Toward Paradise and 2 More Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Here are three new crime stories by Robert S. Levinson, the award-winning author who is a regular contributor to Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine and Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine. His Hitchock short, “The Quick Brown Fox,” was a Derringer Award winner, while he was cited three consecutive years in the annual EQMM Readers Award poll. His stories are featured in "year's best" anthologies.
Thin Ice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,650. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Mystery, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hardboiled hilarity or gritty noir, suspense or sibling subterfuge, capers or cons, or even an especially abnormal pair of paranormal shoes, anything can happen when you venture onto Thin Ice. New England's most acclaimed crime writers, along with exciting new voices, weave twenty-five tales from the dark side. Includes Edgar, Agatha and Derringer-nominated stories, and Al Blanchard Award Winner.
Adventures of Augie Fowler
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Four short stories that bring to center stage Augie Fowler, the significant sidekick in the Derringer Award-winning author’s “Affairs” series. Here it’s a younger Augie, connecting to Hollywood stars and a show business that no longer exists in adventures that originally appeared in Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine.
The Ending We Deserve
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 80,760. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Fired pro football team recruiter Hank Holloway stumbles into one of the church world’s best kept secrets and becomes a “choir rustler,” battling for soloists against rustlers who violate one or more of the Ten Commandments in this seriocomic thriller that climaxes at “Sing, You Synods,” a nationwide singing competition that’s more Hitchcock than Hallelujah.