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People Like Us (Part I)
Price: Free! Words: 41,920. Language: British English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
It should have been easy, Nicolas Keszthelyi knew. The nuns at Notre-Dame-de-Pitié had no idea that their collection of religious bric-a-brac contained a lost masterpiece worth millions. Anyone could have walked away with it. Certainly an unscrupulous dealer like Keszthelyi - with a network of shady contacts and an amoral devotion to beauty - should have had no trouble at all...
Grift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,930. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
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Grift follows a crew of orphaned teenage con artists living in Las Vegas. Piper, the main character, masquerades as a prostitute to con rich men. Unlike the others, she must split her time between hustling and raising her younger sister Sophie. Disaster strikes when Sophie gets kidnapped by the Las Vegas mafia, and the crew must rally to piece together the ransom money before the clock runs out.
Crusade For Vengeance
Series: Dark Vengeance, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Valerie must continue her quest to get vengeance for her family. Joined by Hanna and Deni, she must face the survivors of her family and her Company. All the while, in the darkened corners of the Pantheon, a name is being whispered as a beacon of hope for the Manuals - Battleborn.
Driftmetal
Series: Driftmetal, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
In a shattered world of airships and windborne cities, Captain Muller Jakes' crew betrays him when his plot to steal a fortune in gravstone goes awry. A lost city, a deadly sabotage, and a series of narrow escapes will force him to choose between his freedom and the lives of thousands. A high-flying adventure full of gadgetry, treachery and intrigue; a pleasing blend of steampunk and cyberpunk.
A Bullet for Father Christmas
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When two men dressed up as Father Christmas rob a London jewellery store and one of them ends up dead on the floor, shot by his own accomplice, it’s certainly one of the more unusual cases for Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd and her team. But as Helen begins to investigate, it turns out that the case is even more bizarre than she suspected. 9300 words or approx. 30 print pages
Sweet Young Things: A Sweet Young Things Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Fala wants revenge. Revenge against Preston for ruining her life. Revenge for ruining so many other lives in the process Preston thought she was just a sweet young thing. But Fala is not sweet. And Preston needs to learn that—the hard way.
Courier Duty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Courier duty is not really one of spy extraordinaire Carrie Ragnarok's top ten assignments. Ferrying an object from point A to point B – that's stressful, but not very exciting. Not even if the object in question is Shape No. 8, a very ugly and very expensive sculpture by an obscure Bulgarian artist worth 2.8 millions dollars. But an unexpected mugging can spice up even the dullest courier job...
Bank Job
Series: Helen Shepherd Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
At first, the bank robbery doesn't seem very mysterious. After all, the CCTV footage shows a masked robber threatening bank clerk Jim Carling with a gun before disabling the cameras. However, the robber knew a bit too much about the bank, so Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd quickly suspects an insider. But who of the five bank employees is the insider? And what happened to Jim Carling?
Asset Protection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,820. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Carla uses her thieving past for good. Hired by retailers to test the effectiveness of their security systems, she makes a good living, despite her felony conviction. But when she runs into the detective who busted her years ago, and finds out he, too, works in the loss prevention business, she does some digging. What she finds could dredge up her past and threaten her future.
The Eyes Have It: A Science Fiction Story
Series: A Molly Nomad Caper. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Only a crazy person would go up against the security of the Chak’hala to steal the Eye of the Moon. Or only the cursed sister-in-law of a crazy person, which is how Molly feels after hearing the hair-brained scheme from her brother-in-law, Mickey. But the promise of a nice payday overrides Molly’s usual caution. Until the caper goes awry & the Eye turns out to be more than she bargained for.