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Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes, Nonfiction » History » Family history
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This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.
Winter Hunt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,330. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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In a bleak winter. a young girl and a cashiered army officer are sought by a fearsome criminal gang. The author, a historian, takes readers into sordid inns, dank prisons, workhouses and squalid tenements and introduces them to the many colourful characters who people this adventure tale: law-breakers and law-makers, quack doctors, actors and that coolest of killers, the monstrous Teddy Kellett.
Dangerous Waters
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
On a stormy night on the Oregon Coast failed writer Bert Sump craves a drink at his favorite casino. Instead he walks into the middle of a robbery. When the storm knocks out the power the police are occupied elsewhere and the crooks plan to kill all witnesses. With the odds falling fast, Bert must find a way to survive or today will be his last.
The Pension Plan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,890. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
75 yrs old. Korean War Vet. Retired. Suffers from Arthritis. Widower: Wife Ruby, deceased after fighting cancer for 10years. Treatments and doctor bills took all their finances. Had to take out a second mortgage. Retirement package was invested in company bonds that went belly up, now tries to get by on Social Security. Drives 10 year old pickup truck. Balding on top, brown eyes. Still
Boomerang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
After completing a job a hit man slips into a bar to blend in until the heat subsides. Here he meets a small time stick up artist who invites him on a job. Seeing his opportunity the hit man agrees. When things spiral out of control he must make a choice, his survival depends on being right. Some days a guy can't get a break...
The Watcher of Wayburn Street
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by 53rd Street Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mr. Kenniphaas watches Wayburn Street from his favorite seat in his favorite coffee shop. Each day he watches the world outside the window change. Stores he has known for thrity years close. Crime has come to Wayburn Street. But he does nothing. He just watches. Until today. Today Mr. Kenniphaas' world and the world of Wayburn Street will intersect. And today both worlds will change.
North by Northeast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,280. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2011 by Criterion House. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Romance and intrigue aboard the American Orient Express travelling through the Antebellum South between New Orleans and Washington D.C.
To Sleep Gently
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
When career criminal Jack Dempster gets caught and put away for five years in prison, he finds time to seriously reconsider his chosen line of work. Before he can make any serious decision, some old acquaintances track him down with a proposal. They want him to go to Santa Fe, New Mexico. With the help of an inside man, he's to lead a small group of professionals on a daring robbery.
Fast Food Eddy: Big Money
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011 by Lunatic Ink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Adventure » General
With his store going down the tubes, Eddy’s got serious problems. The lazy delivery boy turned stressed out boss will have to knock out the competition if he wants the prize and the profits. Destruction, mayhem and good old fashion pranks is the name of the game as Eddy rampages throughout town ruining the lives of many for his own personal gain. “A stellar short worthy of note.”
Craig's List and Inner Tubes: A Bank Robbery
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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A short story inspired by true events.