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Aconite
Series: The Cafe Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,130. Language: American English. Published: November 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Yura Helsinny is the average twenty-something. After her mother died, she became the guardian to the only family she had left, her younger sister, Paloma. Now Paloma has been taken. And she soon realizes that the world as she knew it will never be the same again. Perhaps it had never been as she'd known it...
The Good, the Bad, and the Bet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The day before Thanksgiving in 1971, a lone man wearing black sunglasses hijacked a NW Orient Airlines 727 bound for Seattle. His demand: $200,000.00 and four parachutes. He ended up with a place in history marked by more questions than answers. What really happened to the infamous DB Cooper? No one knows. Well... No one but me... because before he became DB Cooper, I became his wife.
Served Cold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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Ali brought his family to Australia to escape the horrors of the Iraq civil war. He’d worked hard to pay his own way in his new homeland. What he didn’t expect was to have his family kidnapped. What the police didn’t expect was a bizarre ransom demand to be played out on national television. And what the television networks didn’t expect were to be pawns in a twisted game of revenge.
Modern Pirates
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Today’s pirates are ruthless gangs of agile seagoing robbers who attack ships with assault rifles and antitank missiles.
Rich or poor, a lottery winner's adventure
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
Growing up in poverty, but within a very loving family. The life of Ryan Stevens turns around after his lottery win. His life is great for a short time, and he couldn't be happier until one morning when he discovers his parents have disappeared. A phone call from the kidnapper sends Ryan, and his college friends, on an adventure to find his parents and get them back safely.
Ransom Holiday
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,050. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Mary Keane and family are on a nice, pleasant, two week vacation in colorful Colorado. Little does she know what is to befall her and why. She is wheelchair bound. How can she possibly save her family and herself?
Holy Hostages!
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When the inept Clarkson gang take a convent full of nuns hostage for ransom they face the challenges of diocesan bureaucracy, an angry mob intent on lynching them, and Mother Thelma (their biggest problem, but also at times an ally) to survive and profit from this. The gang planned many things out in advance but of course events don’t follow their plans and they must work it all out on the fly.
The Justified Trilogy & Warning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,930. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
[On Sale] The three short-stories of the Justice family, with the additional short-story of Aaron Adamson have been combined into one book: Necessary Means, Opposing Force, Preemptive Strike and Warning. What happens when good people are targeted by those who want to do them harm?-or force them into subservience? Sometimes being passive isn't proper, and action is required.
Summer Hayes & The Idol of Neuworth
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,730. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
When teenaged adventurer Summer Hayes finds the Idol of Neuworth, an antique gold sculpture that has been lost for many years, she gets more than she bargained for. Just days after her discovery, her parents are kidnapped and held hostage. To make matters worse, the kidnappers rivals are also after the Idol and will stop at nothing to get it. Will Summer Hayes be able to save her parents in time?
Necessary Means
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Part 1 of the Justified Trilogy Daemon Justice is preparing for a vacation with his wife and daughter; however, they are kidnapped right out of the yard. Daemon pursues the kidnappers; the exit is blocked by a truck after the kidnappers escape. The truck driver is with the kidnappers and Daemon uses force to counter the force of the kidnappers to prevent harm from further befalling his family.