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Angel or Devil? and other short stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: British English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Anthologies, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Four short stories of life and death, ranging from the depths of painful drama to the lighthearted humour of everyday life. Is it ever right to take a life? Can a broken heart ever recover? How much courage does it take to commit suicide? How smart is Sir Richard Peabrain?
Killer a la Carte
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012 by doirepress. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
James Livingstone Gall, food critic, connoisseur and serial killer, is used to having the final word. But then he meets Claudia Catalano,the sexy and conniving hotel heiress, and everything changes. It's the story of two people whose lives are linked by a past strewn with lust, betrayal and murder. Together they dine in the best restaurants, sharing fine wine with dinner and death with dessert.
Chorus of the Dead
Series: Marshall House Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 75,650. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Victorian
1867 - Morgue surgeon at one of London's most prestigious hospitals, Dr. Peter Ainsley is familiar with the smells of the dead and the dying but when the brilliant, young doctor is summoned to a small English town in the north his ability to keep his patients at a cold, comfortable distance is put to the test.
The Kiddush Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,280. Language: American English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50)
A great new mystery series! A great bat mitzvah, a dead grandmother, a rabbi with a family problem, a gathering storm of synagogue politics, and Cantor Shoshana Goldberg would much rather mind her own business but finds herself right in the middle of it. Welcome to the new Cantor Shoshana Goldberg mysteries. The Kiddush Murder is only the beginning! You don't have to be Jewish to love it!
The Jungle Plant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Literature » Literary
From Jessica, this tale’s eccentric teller: “Only once in a great while, like maybe every couple years, it would decide to make a flower, a blue and yellow thing I admit was kind of pretty. But you never knew when it was going to happen, and most of the time it didn’t, and most of the time that plant was just plain ugly. Anyway that stupid thing was what Winnie spent half her life worrying about.
Some Thing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(5.00)
A tongue-in-cheek tale about a man who drank the water, another man and his bazooka, and a lady with a loaded gun. Brought together in a showdown between paranoia and reality, three once-ordinary lives will never be the same. This horror fable is based on an actual environmental hazard along the Mexican border and the potential for disaster.
A Borgia Daughter Dies
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,290. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
(5.00)
The saga of the Borgias and the lives of Leonardo da Vinci and the young Machiavelli form the accurate historical background of this murder mystery, set in the opulence of Renaissance Rome and Milan. Machiavelli's illegitimate daughter and his bewitching ex-mistress will solve three murders with help from da Vinci and Lucrezia Borgia--including the murder of Lucrezia's real-life half sister.
Unwanted Wives
Series: Old Cases, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Carlyle Harris and Robert Buchanan had several things in common. Both worked in the medical field, with Harris a medical student and Buchanan a practicing physician. Both lived in New York City in the early 1890s. And both had wives they didn't want. 5,000 words
'Til Death
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Meredith's marriage is falling apart, but that's not her biggest problem. She's being plagued by a small creature. It haunts her during the long lonely hours and taunts when her husband turns away. When Meredith reaches the breaking point, there's only one thing to do.
A Dish Best Served
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Horror » Crime
If you can’t say something nice… A self-aggrandizing intergalactic food critic runs afoul of a prideful chef, and gets an unexpected lesson in alien cuisine, living, and manners. If you enjoy a tale with the flavor of Edgar Alan Poe's "The Cask of Amontillado," give “A Dish Best Served” a read. "A Dish Best Served" is also in the collection “Things I Could Get OUT OF MY MIND."