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Ransom X
Price: Free! Words: 148,390. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Martin Legacy was a top field interrogator before his life was shattered by a random crime. He withdrew to a basement post in the FBI, developing a mythic reputation as a brilliant malcontent. An agent brings him an active case. An abduction ring is preying on women, using them in adult films, ransomed for the price of pornography. They just took the daughter of an old friend, the head of the FBI.
Taken For A Ride
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,260. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Richard Boyd and Charles Coulson plan to kidnap the President of the German Federal Bank from his hotel in Basel, Switzerland. All they have to do is separate Dr. Franz Rudolph from his guards, evade police in several countries, convince the Germans to pay a ransom, cover their tracks, and disappear...
The Queen's Blade IV - Sacred Knight of the Veil
Series: The Queen's Blade, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,510. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Fifteen years have passed since Blade vanished, and plotting Cotti princes threaten the peace of the three kingdoms again. Only the Queen’s Blade can save the child Queen, but he must take up the office he scorns and become a sacred Knight of the Veil. However, a bargain with Shamsara sends him into the desert on a seemingly impossible quest that will bring him a mighty reward... if he succeeds.
Foreverglades II: No Time To Rest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2011 by Grey Cat Press. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a tearful tale of a missing daughter at Spring Break sends Jon J. Johnston on a Wild Goose chase, he can't complain... not at a thousand bucks a day. But when the boyfriend goes missing, too, the gritty PI ramps up the action. Two kidnappings in two days? On his turf? Someone is messing with the wrong Private Eye.
The Joker's Play
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by Shalako Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Western, Fiction » Romance » Western
Marshal Clay Best is forced to take a beautiful widow as a partner in order to rescue a kidnapping victim. "Non-stop action in a Texas setting described so well you can feel the heat. Major and Jerry Mitchell bring this novel alive. You don't want to put the book down...a real page turner." Phil Mills, Jr., author of "Where A Good Wind Blows."
Dirty Pool
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,590. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Albuquerque private eye Bubba Mabry is pitted against his archrival in a race for ransom in Dirty Pool, fifth in the Lefty Award-nominated series. Soon, Bubba finds himself up to his neck in Texans, skinheads, cops and bad vibes. Worse, his addled father suddenly reappears in his life after thirty years, getting in the way at every turn. "Flat-out entertainment" -Harlan Coben
Wild Hearts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,790. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Beautiful Tabby Lamont is given in marriage to the wealthy old man who takes her out of an Edinburgh orphange. Suddenly, her future is filled with dangerous intrigue when she is kidnapped on her wedding night by Paris Cockburn, a Scottish Border Lord called The Rogue.
One Promise Too Many
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,850. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
For his first case, Detective Roger Stark has 42 hours to find a kidnapped child, but his adversary plays by a different set of rules and continually raises the stakes until someone has to pay the price.
Held for Ransom
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 143,310. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
The President of Claritiva Software is kidnapped. FBI Agent Cliff Knowles is the first to respond when the crime is reported. But the report is suspicious in many ways and the front office is skeptical the kidnapping is real. Knowles must fight his own bureaucracy while trying to rescue the victim and catch the kidnappers. The author draws heavily on his 25-year FBI career in this thrilling novel.
Desperate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A kidnapping ends in a brutal murder, and the ransom money has disappeared. The kidnapper is acquitted due to lack of evidence, but he's not done. He has kidnapped the fiancee of Jake Skinner, who he thinks has the money. But Jake doesn't have it. Over the course of a night, Jake and his friend Adam Keane must track down the missing ransom money, or the woman he loves will die.