Books tagged: plot twist

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Earth: The Future is History
Series: Humanity. Price: Free! Words: 13,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
(4.50)
When an accomplished explorer is recruited to find the truth behind a mysterious area, he inadvertently stumbles in the middle of a hundreds of years old plan that would make an entire race extinct. A dark and deeply corrupt Earth, all but destroyed by millennia of human ignorance, is already on borrowed time. Having exhausted all other possibilities, our final chance for survival...
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.
Ignoble Deeds--A Short Story of the Paranormal
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
In the future, ghosts can be contained within the newly-discovered Paliakis fields. When an entrepreneur uses this phenomenon to create the worlds first 'spook zoo', Lila is at the head of the line to visit. And she has a more personal reason to be there than most.
NightBird Calling
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
On the run from their biological father, burdened with a reluctant passenger, and facing seemingly insurmountable odds, four cloned posthuman brothers set out to rob a deep space installation owned by the Nesters, former humans who have transferred their minds onto bio-gaseous computers. Their bio-dad's agents are closing in, and their Nester target may prove to be more than they bargained for.
PleshaCore
Series: Merchant Corps Histories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Awakened on a pleasure planet in a new body of the wrong gender, Captain Jacobs is tasked with answering a seemingly mundane question...And then strangers claiming to be the real Captain Jacobs start trying to kill him. PleshaCore is a science fiction quest-for-identity story wrapped in thriller/action trappings. It is a standalone novel set late in the Merchant Corps Histories universe.
Watching the Watcher
Series: The Posthuman Cycle. Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
(4.67)
A frantic call from a space lane traffic controller is fielded by a helpline representative. Out in the main asteroid belt, stationed on a sophisticated three-kilometer long space habitat, why does the caller find himself utterly alone? Why can't he remember his time away from work? Why does he never leave his cubestation? And why does the helpline rep keep fielding exactly this type of call?
Dear Martha
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A week in the life of Cameron, an ordinary man with a dark secret.
A Countdown to Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Susan Miles is nosy. When she’s not keeping tabs on her neighbors at her New York City apartment building, she’s badgering the doormen for more information. With a tip from Jose, her favorite doorman, Susan is unwittingly drawn into a sinister murder plot that leaves one resident dead.
Deliberate Deceit
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 129,680. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Richard North has worked his way up the CIA’s career ladder and he believes his nomination as the agency’s next Director is a done deal. When the President shocks Beltway insiders by nominating an outsider, North gets both mad and even, revealing his long-held, carefully hidden sociopathic tendencies in a complex web of deceit that targets anyone standing in the way of his quest for power.
Water Under The Bridge
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Sandra Moody has had it. The water keeps rising and there's nothing she can do about it. If the rain doesn't stop, her idyllic summer cabin will be swallowed up by a backlog of runoff and sludge. If not for the mysterious disappearance of her favorite neighbor, she'd be one step away from locking the door and tossing the key.