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Family Practice
Price: Free! Words: 55,070. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Viet Nam war is raging. Its decadent immorality is affecting the US mainland. This book follows a mystery wherein the semi-destitute private eye knows less than everyone else. His employers use him as a dupe; he unknowingly sent into extremely dangerous waters. In accordance with the theme, there is heavy sexual content, including some BDSM. Does our anti-hero represent the American public?
The Extortioners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,850. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017 by thelittlefrench@zoho.com. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The story evoked in “The Extortioners” is a bitter satire where the narrative discourse is conducted to show the deterioration of a country and its people, caused by bad policies driven by their rulers.
Fraternity of Fractures
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Phoenix and Justin Sunder are master cat burglars and best friends until Dylan Panicosky enters their circle of hedonism and crime. Set in the blighted city of St. Louis in the ‘80s, Fraternity of Fractures is a love triangle played out in an urban setting full of nocturnal decadence and danger, with all the players fractured in their own way.
Death Is a Cabaret: A Parody
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2016. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A lyrical parody of five songs from the movie/play Cabaret with a preface. Vanity of life as a cabaret is noted. Darkness and light in the matter of hedonism and healthy living contrasted for pondering and wonder.
A New Divide Prologue: Arrival in Eden
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
When the sadistic ruler of a militaristic nation attempts to establish sovereign control over humanity a solar rebellion ignites revolving around an athlete who discovers he is next step in human evolution. A prologue to a New Divide The Great Expedition coming soon... I promise....
Hell Hath No Fury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 169,020. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Revenge is sweet—bitter sweet. When Lady Lyndon-Fury snubs Daily O'Lindon on the station platform one soft day in 1885 she has no idea of the whirlwind she is sowing. For Daisy, bent on a minor revenge, becomes embroiled in a tit-for-tat that ends in the destruction of one family and a bitter-sweet triumph for another.
Survivors
Series: The Survivors Trilogy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 70,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.81 from 21 reviews)
This is the first of three novels which challenge the interpretations of prophecy given by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins, in the Left Behind series. A string of appendices at the back of the book come from articles McKay wrote before he penned “ Survivors”. With the help of friends in Los Angeles, London, and Sydney, more than a million copies of this title have been sold to the general public...
Decadence
Price: Free! Words: 2,440. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Mia sorella Miyabi era scomparsa dopo una delle tante liti con mio padre. Sono uscito di casa correndo per strada in canottiera e slip, era buio pesto, dopo qualche centinaio di metri mi sono fermato accanto ad un lampione. Avevo l’affanno, mi guardavo intorno alla ricerca di Miyabi, ma non c’era nessuno, solo cartacce, lattine e altra spazzatura.Ho abbassato gli occhi e ho visto i miei piedi nudi
Dirty: A Hardboiled Nightmare
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sy Mooney is not a cop, anymore. He does dirty work for cash. His latest job: find the hooker blackmailing a rich maniac. With the odds stacked against him, Sy will need every weapon in his arsenal to get out of this with his carcass intact. Thrill master C. C. Blake spins a brutal yarn about bad guys and badder ones. Echoing Raymond Chandler and James Ellroy, "Dirty" is a hardboiled nightmare.
Five Crimes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013 by Twice Told Tales II. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Master storyteller, C. C. Blake, invites you to the perfect heist: five forays into crime and suspense, mystery and the macabre for one low price! Cops and crooks, parents and children, lovers and psychotics . . . These stories share ugly secrets and terrifying adversaries, pitching normal people into extraordinary circumstances where courage and ingenuity are the only tools for survival.