Books tagged: intrigue

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Silicon Slummin'...and Just Gettin' By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,680. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Mary Jo Melendez is back. The protagonist of Muddlin’ Through takes a security job in the Silicon Valley after bouncing across the U.S. through temp jobs. Her future isn’t all bright, though, as she discovers she has a stalker. She hires a PI for surveillance and protection who becomes a new love interest. Will this ex-USN Master-at-Arms survive this time?
The Swineherdess
You set the price! Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
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After months of planning and preparation, Inga is ready to complete her quest to rescue Dresden from a cruel king. The Swineherdess is a short story set in medieval Europe. It contains some violence, mild gore, suggestive language, reference to rape, and period expletives. Recommended for readers over 12.
The House of Wine and Roses
Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: British English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Literature » Literary
In a country fast falling into civil war, Ibn Roza tries to maintain a small island of peace and poetry. He balances factions to make civilisation possible. But has he made a precious paradise, or an irrelevant backwater? and more importantly, can he survive? In this short story there are roses and there's blood; there's poetry and there's violence. There may be a few surprises, too.
Dead Letter
Price: Free! Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
An sorcerer is lost, boiling in a cauldron of lies. Novice Kettna is commissioned to solve a string of robberies, but is haunted by a forbidden secret. Murder, blackmail and espionage drive her investigation into the shadows of danger where she must confront Bloody Agnus, the queen of the criminal underworld. Can a mage with failing magic discover the truth to find her lost love and save the city?
Czechmate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,710. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016 by vinspirepublishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Religion, Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Nicole, a teenage missionary in Prague, teams up with Jakub, a streetwise Romani, to search for the evidence to clear her parents of espionage charges only to find that she must face an army alone.
Half Trace
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016 by Acrux Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Half Trace is a gripping, speculative tour-de-force of intrigue, action and apocalyptic milieu that delivers the ultimate battle of physical and psychic forces, all woven with delightful words, characters, and ideas that borrow from crypto-zoology, ancient indigenous lore, and the joy of a wild imagination.
Call Down the Mighty Waters
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 164,940. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Ten years have passed since the Battle of Arnaulden Keep, and Carvel is under attack by covert forces intent on her destruction. A coordinated strike’s fury and power point to a single conclusion: one of Torvia’s sorcerers is behind it. As the investigation continues, each successive revelation leads to an inevitable possibility: the most likely suspect is Andrin Sethuel.
The Lords of Valdeon - Heart Of The Warrior Book One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,790. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The epic tale of two men begins. The first - a man of honor trying desperately to turn his country from civil war. The other - a boy struggling to discover his destiny before agents of evil find him first. Coveted by two ancient enemies of a long forgotten age, the continent of Andara holds the key to victory in an endless struggle for dominance.
Glyphmaster
Series: Glyphpunk, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,630. Language: British English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
War is averted, the Society's power diminished, but peace has yet to reach the shores of the Scarred Sea. As unrest spreads, there remain a few finishing touches to making the world as Thjorn wishes it to be. But the hallucination of his dead friend won't let him be, and others have their own ideas how things should be. The final plays are made, as pawns and players alike are moved into place.
A Life Before
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,850. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A young girl has nightmares about a violent assault. A dozen residents of a luxury condominium complex die of lung cancer. A lawyer grieves over the brutal murder of his young wife. Environmental tests are altered by a crooked construction crew. And a paralegal is almost killed in a car crash. Could a stranger's memories breathe new life into a long-closed cold case? A thriller throughout.