Books tagged: crime story

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Number One: The Funeral Photographer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,710. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2017 by Proglen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
The Funeral Photographer is the first in a new series of Colin Cotterill short stories featuring his female news reporter and detective, Jimm Juree. Fans of Jimm know her from the four novels where, with the help of the members of her strange family, she usually solves the crime. Move over Miss Marple, Jimm Juree does it for the 21st Century.
To Live Without a Spirit
Price: $9.85 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Holism
The murders of eleven children occurred over an eight month period in 1980 and 1981. Some of the victims were abducted from the streets in which I played. The murderer responsible for these crimes, Clifford Olsen, lived on my block at the time that the murders took place. As a young girl, my childhood mind was unable to rationalize what I knew to be true. The world in which I lived was not safe.
White Nigger: The Struggles and Triumphs Growing up Bi-Racial in America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » Social Science » Minority Studies
From high school dropout and convicted drug dealer, to successful entertainment industry executive, eventual law school graduate, and college professor, this is an explosively emotional inspirational journey exploring the ups & downs of growing up bi-racial in America. 
Money Talks
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
He never gave a second thought to the old Lincoln gathering dust in the corner, until a couple of gentlemen from south of the border walk in with a wad of cash money.
Bogeyman: He Was Every Parent's Nightmare
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: American English. Published: April 9, 2017 by WildBlue Press. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
For years he stalked elementary schools and playgrounds looking for young girls from low-income neighborhoods to abduct, rape and murder. They were "throwaway kids" to him, hardly missed, soon forgotten. He was every parent’s worst nightmare. The bogeyman they warned their children about, who lurked in the shadows outside of bedroom windows.
The Devil's Day Off
Price: $4.88 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2016 by SynergEbooks. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Anthologies » General
As Harry makes his way to work one day, he falls down an elevator shaft, accidentally kills his boss, and has a soggy hot dog lunch in the park with the Devil. On the worst rainy day anyone has ever seen, all the characters interact… and the Devil shows up to watch.
Storey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,160. Language: British English. Published: October 8, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Coming home after several years working in London, Paul Storey is intent on discovering what to do with the rest of his life. Unfortunately, he finds himself gravitating to a group of liars, thieves and conmen, and the past he's trying to avoid thinking about becomes both a liability and an advantage as he becomes involved in crimes both ancient and modern.
The Maestro & Other Stories (three free flash fictions)
Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
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In December 2015, I started a free monthly competition challenging my blog visitors to provide me with prompts for me to choose my favourite and write their story in around 500 words. The three pieces published here are the winning prompts from the Jan / Feb 2016 competition, as well as those that came second and third. The prompts submitted can be found at the end of each story.
The Edwards Branch Tunnel Legend
Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Alternative history
The legend of a mid-'70s jewelry heist in east Charlotte is recounted. An 1100-word short story. Part of the psecret psociety pseries.
Meeting Twice
Price: Free! Words: 3,930. Language: British English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A short story: one young man turns to crime, but later has an encounter that will forever change the course of his life.