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Blood Betrayal
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Blood Betrayal is a big city mafia crime story that cuts to the bone. It feels all too real because it is. Mafia Don Nick Scarponi is back from prison and orchestrating the bloodiest reign of mob killings in Philadelphia history. The visually gritty story that leaps off the page and grabs you by the throat is crafted by someone who knows the art of cinematic pacing—acclaimed Director Robert Child.
And Then I Woke Up Dead
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,540. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Muzak knew about zombies – he'd seen them on the streets, doing the menial jobs they'd been created for, jobs no living person wanted to do. He just never expected to find himself shuffling along as one of the walking dead, anti-freeze coursing through his veins. To be honest, he'd had higher expectations of the after-life – at the very least, a better wardrobe. (A short novel.)
Pinkerton Dwarf, P.I. - Case File 001: Renault
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2012 by Camden Park Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
When the tall, red-haired woman walked into Grady's Bar and Grill on that dark and stormy night, newly-licensed private investigator, Pinkerton Dwarf knew at a glance that she wasn't the date he was waiting for. He didn't know that Monica Renault would turn out to be his first official client, or that his date had gone awry before it even began. (a "Suburbia" short story by Elizabeth Ann Pierce)
The Legacy of Death: An Alexander Steele Investigation
Series: Alexander Steele Mysteries, Short story. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » Mystery & detective, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Alexander Steele and the Legacy of Death Steele gets drawn into a 20 year old cold case when he buys the abandon building next door to his private club. When gold coins connected to a double murder from two decades ago begin to surface the body count also rises. Legacy of Death is the 3rd short story in the Alexander Steele Death Series.
Titanic Sites in Philadelphia and Vicinity
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Titanic disaster continues to fascinate us even after 100 years. This book discusses sites in and around Philadelphia that are related to the ship and its passengers.
The Last Stage
Price: Free! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Romance » Western
(4.60)
The high-wheeled mud wagon stood before the Yuma House behind two spans of mules. John Dudley stepped into the bright moonlight and handed his valise to the driver who tossed it unceremoniously into the carrying rack. Dudley was leaving to catch a steamer in San Diego bound for New York and, ultimately, to the woman he was to marry. But there was a complication...and her name was Margo.
On Jack Thayer's Watch
Series: Tales of the Haunted Titanic, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
In this Tale of the Haunted Titanic, a mystery surrounds the funeral of one of the survivors, and the only clue is provided by one of the victims. A ghostly tale of time, memory and the razor's edge. Commemorating the 100th observance of the sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Crown of Creation: 2046 - Two Nations, One Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(4.25)
It is 2046, 20 years after the Second Civil War. A skier is killed in Telluride, Colorado, now part of the Republic of Franklin. Adam Henry, a Denver detective, investigates. His quest for the killer brings him back East where he encounters the elusive terrorist organization, the Crown of Creation. Who killed the skier, and why? And how has America changed?
Agents of Change
Price: Free! Words: 85,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
(4.00)
Calvin, a young corporate manager, acquires the abilities of shapeshifting and telekinesis after joining an agency charged with spreading the world's good karma. After he's framed for murder, Calvin must elude the authorities while also defending the world against the machinations of the agency's wayward sister organization.
Edge of a Dream
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,220. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.00)
Escaping with only their lives, a young immigrant couple flees Sarajevo, their war-torn city. With hope for a new and better life, they arrive in America with their infant daughter. But while the wife struggles for survival, her husband, lured away by dreams of easy money, falls into a world of crime and violence.