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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,080. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
This story appears in the short story collection, What Leads A Man To Murder. She bears a scar that mars her breast. And her soul. Adalet sees only one way to overcome the ruins of her life. Entangled in a deadly game of lies, she stakes every last shred of herself on winning. And the odds are not in her favor. If you love a story full of twists and suspense, take a ride with Adalet.
Death by Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,480. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This fast moving mystery poses an unusual plot involving a well developed cast, most of whom are scrambling to hit the jack pot by tapping the fortunes of the very rich using a "perfectly legal" scheme. Things go terribly wrong and become increasingly complicated as it falls in the lap of Detective Ryan Hamlin to sort out every clue and discover the murderer of the latest wealthy mark.
Blue In Love
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Screenplays » Short
A man with a congenial bone disease is being tried for the murder of the love of his life. Can one truly know someone or is ones personality multilayered encasing a new you at every level. As detective Andrew dives into the character on this frail man what he will unearth leave him shocked.
The Inheritance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,970. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Uncle Jack announces that he has left the bulk of his Estate to Megan, his adopted daughter in his Will. Three attempts are made on his life and Megan is framed as the suspect. Tom who is in love with her, sets out to prove her innocence.
The Genealogy of Herman Webster Mudgett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Herman Webster Mudgett (1861-1896) was from Gilmanton, New Hampshire. His roots are in rural New England. Aside from Mudgett, his relatives had the surnames Page and Price. My e-book looks Herman Mudgett's ancestry from the family's origins in Exeter and Norfolk in England. I have included ancestral information about the mass murderer's wives, his son and daughter, and one of his accomplices.
Ironic Infidelity (A Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
When David finds out his wife Janis is having an affair he is heartbroken.He loves his wife, but the ultimate betrayal she has committed with her lover is too much for David to bear. The only solution he can see to get revenge is murder his wife’s lover. However, David’s brutal plan isn’t as straightforward as he thinks. This short story is 3723 words long.
The Light of Darkness: Dialogues in Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013 by Narroway Press. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Inspirational
"Of the wonders I yet have heard, / it seems to me most strange that men should fear; / seeing that death, a necessary end, / will come when it will come." William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act II, Scene II.
God's Will Be Death
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,580. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by Aguilar Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Cognitive scientist John Paulus, inspired by a Spanish short story, practices magical conjurations in order to bring about the death of his wife, Claire. After Claire dies in a house fire set by someone else, Paulus is convicted of murder. Paulus’s pact with the devil, as told through tabloid releases, provides a black-humour framework to this otherwise stark tale of a miscarriage of justice.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 102,100. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Susan Egner. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Corky Allen settled into a new life as a single parent and newspaper reporter. Covering a story about the proliferation of pornography in her suburban town spurred Corky to question the choices women make, trading their souls for love and security. Her journalistic quest uncovers an abusive marriage, a religious cult entrapping women, even murder. Would finding the truth rest on Corky’s shoulders?
Murder: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A short Story about how emotional abandonment leads to murder. Jim, a stay at home writer, becomes disenchanted with his workaholic spouse, Sally, and falls hard for the wife of Sally's boss. Sally looks for love at work and she and Jim begin plotting their way out of a loveless marriage. But their murderous intentions don't work out quite the way they plan and the result is not pretty.