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Served Cold
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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.
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.
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...
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,670. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Western
Brett Mckay, a cowboy drifter, saves a rich Texan saloon owner from a stage coach hold up. As a way of payment she gives him the job of delivering a ransom to the governor of a border Mexican province, the ransom, is to save her former partner, a gun runner, from being hanged. On the way Brett clashes with Juano, a Mexican bandit controlling the border, who learns of the ransom and seeks....
Now You See Her
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,960. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
A novel of gripping psychological suspense. A mother and daughter...a lonely stretch of road...a detour into terror. When their car breaks down, Amy Byrnes goes for help, leaving her teenage daughter Jane, who is on crutches, in the car. But Amy returns to find that her worst nightmare has come true—for Jane is gone.
The Shuttered Room Screenplay
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 16,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Thriller, Plays » European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
A screenplay adaptation of the bestselling thriller, the Shuttered Room. Little do they know their captive holds a deadly secret. Jess is taken hostage and locked in an upstairs room by 3 thugs. In a bid to escape, she cuts a hole in the floor with a cutlery knife from where she spies upon them. Specially formatted for ereaders, includes character list and guide to reading the screenplay.
State of Threat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Arizona needs water to live. What if it rained, the lakes filled, and the rain continued. What if one man was determined to destroy the Phoenix Metro area and held out for a half billion dollars. What if?
Seraphim and Bear
Series: The Jim Colling Adventure Series, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,980. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In this sixth novel of the Jim Colling series, Colling finds himself in unfamiliar terrain, undertaking the rescue of a family member being held for ransom by Communist insurgents. Employing his talent for audacious deception to make his way deep into the domain of Soviet State Security, he begins to realize that he might have overplayed his hand, and that this could be his final mission.
American Dream - Book 2
Price: Free! Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jon hits rock bottom after getting discharged from the Marine Corps, but Tara pulls him out of it and inspires him to quit drinking. But Jon struggles. An attempted relapse lands him a lucrative cage fighting opportunity, and everything's peachy -- until he wakes up under a blanket of dirt. Betrayal breeds revenge in American Dream (Book 2). Jon's roller coaster ride continues...
The Final Ending
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Space pirates? Dragons? A princess? True love? Who writes this stuff? Faced with a seemingly immutable fate written by a hard-hearted author, what would you do? John Charming wants desperately to rescue his true love, but the creator of his particular story expects John to just sit back and accept his destiny. John has other plans. "The Final Ending?" is a short, speculative fiction.