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Crooked Cat Publishing is an independent publisher. We are looking for high-quality fiction from new and established authors. Please see www.crookedcatbooks.com for further details and our submission guidelines.

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New Blood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,480. Language: British English. Published: November 3, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Sophia Nelson returns to her home town in Yorkshire, England to begin a new job as tour guide at Heaton Abbey House. There, she meets the reclusive Thomas, Baron Heaton, a workaholic. Despite having a rule never to become involved with her boss, Sophia can’t deny how she finds him incredibly attractive. When she overhears the secret surrounding his parentage, she is torn. How long can she stay?
Dead Dogs & Splintered Hearts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,680. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age, Fiction » Urban
"Brilliant" – Buzzfeed "Enlightening...entertaining...fascinating" – LitReactor “Read everything with his name on” – Tony Parsons “A little bit of Fellini/Fitzgerald in feeling” – Oliver Stone In these 24 short stories, author Tom Ward invites you inside a world at times heartbreaking, occasionally violent, and often perverse.
Roadkill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
What would you do if you were driving along a country lane one night and discovered a man lying dead in the road? Jack and Cookie Garrity do something nobody – certainly not the killer – could have expected. Then the pair are witnesses to a second crime, and a link is made that puts them squarely in the frame.
Lies, Mistakes and Misunderstandings
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It’s 1931. Nothing much has gone right for Jack since he graduated last year. His career has failed to take off, his fiancée has ditched him for someone with better prospects and now he’s received an invitation to their wedding. He dreads going to the wedding alone, surrounded by his high-achieving friends, so when he meets a beautiful girl who offers to accompany him he jumps at the chance.
The Sunnit-on-Sea Snuffit Club
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,260. Language: British English. Published: June 7, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
DCI Sam Harvey's mental stability is questioned when he fails to arrest his wife and daughter’s killer. Retired from the police force on ill-health grounds, he relocates to Sunnit-on-Sea where he joins the local bowling club and becomes a member of The Snuffit Club. Ten years later, members of the club begin to be murdered. Is a serial killer on the loose at the Sunnit-on-Sea Snuffit Club?
The Helland Reckoning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,540. Language: British English. Published: June 3, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
After a bitter divorce, Katie Tremain heads for a new life with her twin daughters, Sarah and Tegan. The desolation of Bodmin Moor, and a small village called Helland, seems an idyllic place for Katie. But it’s a village with long-buried secrets. Then Sarah goes missing, and a stranger appears, claiming he wants to help. Who is he? Delve into a world between the living and the dead.
The Secret of Lakeham Abbey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,850. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
1948 When Percy Sullivan’s family take over Lakeham Abbey for the summer, it was a chance to get away from battered post-war London and be cossetted by the capable and pretty housekeeper, Anne Pargeter. They soon learn that the Abbey conceals a dark secret; one that someone was willing to kill to hide. When Anne is convicted of murder, Percy is determined to do all he can to save his friend.
44 Gilmore Street
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,570. Language: British English. Published: May 8, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Sometimes the threat is human… Specialists in domestic spiritual clearance, Psychic Surveys are busy, but two cases are proving trying: 44 Gilmore Street, home to a particularly violent spirit, and the reincarnation case of Elisha Grey – the latter a case Ruby was reluctant to take on. When Gilmore Street attracts press attention, matters quickly deteriorate, and Ruby is close to breaking point.
Vichyssoise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,540. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
1942 Karin Schmidt, a former German citizen working for the British government, has disappeared during a spying mission in south-west France. Reporter David Klein is tasked with her search, which he gladly undertakes, despite the risks. In 1939, Karin had helped a Jewish family escape from Germany – and rescued him from Kletschkau prison. He owes her his life. But will he be in time to save her?
How Many Wrongs make a Mr Right?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
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Meet Melissa... Incurably Romantic. Mildly Amoral. Terminally Single. A story about frog-kissing, bed-hopping, sliding off your lily-pad with embarrassment...and croaking with joy.
Bethel Manor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Bethel Manor, an inspirational romance, takes place during the Victorian era with engaging characters such as the wealthy Fredrick Shaw and his feisty daughter, Clare. Enjoy the rugged countryside as James Winthrop Blackwell travels across England. Revel in the setting, Bethel Manor, a place of magnificence and style where servants know secrets and the owner is a man of propriety and integrity. 
What the Clocks Know
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,810. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Twenty-six-year-old Margot sets out on a journey of self-discovery – she dumps her New York boyfriend, and crashes at her friend’s flat in London. Rather than find herself, though, she only feels more lost. An unsettling energy affects her from the moment she enters the old Victorian residence, and she spirals into depression. She suspects her dark emotions belong to Charlotte. But who is she?
Returning Eden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,890. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Eden Hollow is being hunted. A dark secret from her past has followed her to the remote island of Cantillon, where she is due to start college. A grotesquely beautiful tale of love, friendship and transformation.
Lamplight
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,600. Language: British English. Published: February 25, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
1912 David Klein is eighteen when he runs away from the poverty and orthodoxy of his Jewish home in England, for the bright lights and opportunities of New York. From the anguish of nearly drowning at sea, the story moves between New York, Birmingham and later Breslau in Germany where, when working as a war reporter, he meets Karin. Together, they live through the terror of Nazi Germany in 1938.
Walking on Wild Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,040. Language: British English. Published: February 10, 2016 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
There is magic in the heart of the wind. Her name is Sushila Mackenzie. She is a damaged soul, running away to the peaceful refuge of her childhood home, as far away from life as she can get. She seeks sanctuary on a remote Scottish island, but the man she meets there will change her forever – and the difference he makes in her world is one she could never have imagined.
Only a Hero Will Do
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: British English. Published: December 18, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Regency
Marriage to a cruel dandy is not how Hetty Avebury envisions spending the rest of her life. Determined to avoid the match, she raises funds the only way she knows how – by gambling. When her plans go astray, she finds herself on board a man-of-war under the care of its high handed physician. But Hetty soon realizes that Doctor Withington is not quite the stuffed shirt she had first imagined...
Messandrierre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Sacrificing his job, Jacques Forêt has only a matter of weeks to solve a series of mysterious disappearances as a Gendarme in the rural French village of Messandrierre. But, as the number of missing persons rises, his difficult boss puts obstacles in his way. When a new Investigating Magistrate is appointed, he becomes the go-to local policeman for the case. Will he find the perpetrators in time?
Green Eyed Girl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,240. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
The long-awaited sequel to the bestselling Black Eyed Boy A year after driving away to begin their new life together as travelling gypsies, things are less than perfect for Emily and Dylan. Though Emily has accepted the dark secret of the black-eyed clan, she can't find the courage to make the transition herself. Her life is turned upside down when she finds herself in danger. Will it be too late?
Eve – A Christmas Ghost Story: A Psychic Surveys Prequel
Series: Psychic Surveys. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
In 1899, in a North Yorkshire market town, a tragedy occurred: 59 people died at the market hall whilst celebrating Christmas Eve, many of them children. One hundred years on and the spirits of the deceased are restless still, ‘haunting’ the community. The past taints everything. Psychic investigators Theo Lawson and Ness Patterson are called in to help, but become caught up in a fierce battle.
Kindred Spirits: Tower of London
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: British English. Published: October 27, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural, Fiction » Historical » Medieval
A King, three Queens, a handful of nobles and a host of former courtiers… In the Tower of London, the dead outnumber the living, with Tudor Queens Anne Boleyn and Katherine Howard rubbing shoulders with one man who has made his way back from his place of death to discover the truth about the disappearance of his famous nephews. Amidst the chaos of daily life, King Richard III takes control.
3rd Degree Murder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: British English. Published: October 23, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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3rd Degree Murder – a university intrigue. A prestigious Vice-Chancellor receives two formal complaints about Professor Axel Sloan just before he is due to retire. Whilst studying for her PhD, Maliha suffers a horrifying rape at university. How will she be able to cope? At the same time, Jenny suffers anti-semitic remarks. Others are also embroiled in the intrigue. So, who killed Axel Sloan?
Rebellious Cargo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Regency
Spring 1803. Jane Charlesworth, daughter of a code breaker, is the only person deemed capable of deciphering a vital government document. But when a naval frigate is sent to enlist her services, Jane is horrified. Captain Adam Marston is livid when his ship is diverted to collect a reluctant bluestocking whose insolent manner hold nothing but contempt for him. Soon, duty and desire collide...
Five Guns Blazing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,580. Language: British English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
"Never had she imagined she would be brought so low, and all for the love of a very bad man." 1710. Convict’s daughter, Laetitia Beedham, is set on an epic journey from the streets of London, through transportation to Barbados and plantation life, into the clutches of notorious pirates John ‘Calico Jack’ Rackham, Mary Read and the treacherous Anne Bonny. Who will win her loyalty and her heart?
Dirty Weekend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,460. Language: British English. Published: August 4, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Western
1966. Four seventeen and eighteen year-olds from South London – Carol-Anne, Jeanette, Terry, and Mark – head to Brighton, intent on a weekend of seaside fun. Dancing, drinking, and sex are high on the agenda, and not necessarily in that order. The world is changing fast and freedom is all very well, but brings with it endless complications. Especially as each of the teenagers has a secret...
The Love Shack
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,980. Language: British English. Published: July 27, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Welcome to The Love Shack! When Daisy Dorson stomps into The Love Shack dating agency to complain about how useless they are, she ends up getting much more than she bargained for. An unexpected offer, the people she meets along the way, and the course of events that follow, turn her life upside down. The Love Shack – a fun, feel-good read, with quirky characters, and plenty of romance...
The Book of Lismore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,610. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
While visiting the beautiful Hebridean island of Lismore, Cas and Sam stumble upon a new chapter of the island’s past. Once again, they are confronted by the ghosts of the distant past, and ancient tragedy combines with present danger as each is faced with a fresh challenge.
Trace Your Roots
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,680. Language: British English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Discover your ancestors. Grow your family tree. Full of effective tips and advice on tracing your family's history, from gathering background information and deciphering old documents, to discovering and consulting less well-known records and reading between the lines when tackling civil resources. Trace your Roots is an invaluable, easy-to-use guide for every budding genealogist.
The Adventures of Katie Button
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: British English. Published: June 10, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
What happens when your dreams collide with reality? Katie Button doesn’t believe in soulmates. When charismatic Jack Masterson asks her out on a date, despite him being her new boss alongside his aloof brother, James, she agrees. But her romantic dreams are becoming more frequent. And, worryingly, they feel real. Until she realises the man in her dreams is James. But Katie doesn't even like James!
The Unkindest Cut of All
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,140. Language: British English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth
Beware the Ides of March... Brian Wilmer is God’s gift to amateur dramatics – and he knows it. So when the Castlemarsh Players take the ambitious decision to stage Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, there is only one man who can play the title role – even though Brian’s posturing ‘prima donna’ attitude has, over the years, won him few friends and many foes. But tragedy is waiting in the wings.
Take Me Now
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,390. Language: British English. Published: June 4, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Patience isn’t Nairn Malcolm’s strong point when he finds himself mysteriously under attack. He needs a general factotum — someone with exceptionally varied skills. He doesn’t expect the only candidate to be so competent...or so attractive! Aela Cameron’s range of talents is perfect for Nairn’s current predicament. Dangerous situations don't faze her. But can she resist her new boss?
The Truth About Ellen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,330. Language: British English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
It’s every girl’s dream to date a pop star... When Ellen starts dating Tom, a member of the band she adored as a teenager, she can’t believe how lucky she is. She neglects to mention she's a fan because that just wouldn’t be cool, would it? Ellen also keeps quiet about how she once spent an evening with Tom’s ex-bandmate/ex-best friend Jasper. Tom doesn't need to know about that. Until one day...
Daniel Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,310. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The ring of the emperor Diocletian was lost long ago. However, a modern-day Russian oligarch is willing to pay whatever it takes to find and own it. He has hired an expert, Daniel Taylor, to track it down in Rome. Meanwhile, another Englishman, another man, a very different Daniel Taylor, has arrived to enjoy a holiday in the Eternal City. Their identities are mistaken in the quest for the ring.
Remarkable Things
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,750. Language: British English. Published: May 7, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy
When Gus Albourne finds himself as sole heir of his Aunt Augusta’s cottage, he has more than just a property on his hands. Why him? As he searches for the truth, the cottage reveals its secrets and Gus realises he’s looking at his own life story. Millie Hope is searching for her missing daughter, Karen. Friendship between Gus and Millie deepens into something more. But can the past be re-written?
Rise To Me
Series: Psychic Surveys, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,840. Language: British English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
“This isn’t a ghost we’re dealing with. If only it were that simple…” Eighteen years ago, when psychic Ruby Davis was a child, her mother – also a psychic – suffered a nervous breakdown. Ruby was never told why. “It won’t help you to know,” the only answer ever given. When you can see the light, you can see the darkness too. And sometimes the darkness can see you. The Psychic Surveys Series.
Howard Carter Saves The World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,460. Language: American English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
HOWARD CARTER SAVES THE WORLD is a romp through the sacred cow pastures of pop culture and a humorous celebration of all the things that used to make science fiction and fantasy fun. If Enders Game had been written by Douglas Adams, it might’ve looked something like this. Howard Carter knows that Frozen Funtime Pops are the secret to cold fusion and that time travel is not only possible.
The History Suite
Series: The Craig Crime Series, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,860. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Belfast’s Aging. When a health worker is found murdered, everything points to a random attack. But when Marc Craig’s team investigates, motives of greed and payback are revealed. As the legacy of a faraway conflict plays out, a member of Craig's team finds the case echoing uncomfortably with his life, and another suffers a brutal wake up call. The History Suite. Never underestimate experience.
Black Eyed Boy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Emily is fifteen. She feels like a ghost in her own home as her parents seem increasingly lost in their own worlds, and only has her best friend, Billy, for company. Then Emily meets Dylan, the mysterious and gorgeous new stranger in town. With his unusual eyes and irresistible charm, she is soon smitten. But with Billy’s growing jealousy and devastating family tragedies, can they last?
Monogamy Twist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,860. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Luke Salieri inherits an English estate from a woman he's never heard of, it’s a mystery he wants to see resolved. But there’s a catch: he needs a woman to meet his needs, but just how far will he have to go to persuade her? The job of researching Greywood Hall is enticing, but can Rhia Ashton see herself living with gorgeous Luke Salieri for a whole year and then walk away?
The Highland Lass
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2015 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Eilidh Campbell returns to her Scottish roots with one burning ambition: to discover the identity of her real father. But her mother’s past in Inverclyde is a mystery with family secrets and a book of Robert Burns’ poems with a hidden letter. Staying with her friend, Kirsty, Eilidh begins to fall in love with Lewis Grant. Together they trace the story of Highland Mary and Robert Burns...
Jessamine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,740. Language: British English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
“The dead of night, Jess, I wish they’d leave me alone.” Jessamin Wade’s husband is dead – a death she feels responsible for. She keeps him ‘alive’ in her imagination – talking to him, laughing with him, remembering. She thinks she will ‘hear’ him better if she goes somewhere quieter, away from the hustle and bustle of Brighton. Her destination is Glenelk in the Highlands, a forbidding place!
Omphalos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,080. Language: British English. Published: December 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Ancient, Fiction » Historical » General
SIX EPOCHS, TEN LIVES INTERSECTING. 2013: Al Cohen, an American in search of his European heritage. 1944-1946: Friedrich Werner, an officer of the Wehrmacht and later prisoner of war. 1799: Suzanne de Beaubigny, a royalist refugee from revolutionary France. 1517: Richard Mabon, a Catholic priest on pilgrimage. 1160: Raoul de Paisnel, a knight with a dark secret. 4000 BC: Egrasté, a sorceress.
The Careless Word
Series: The Craig Crime Series, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,150. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When something from Belfast’s troubled past happens again in 2014, everyone fears the worst and Marc Craig’s team is called. They find a place of contemplation and a distant country linked in an unexpected way. One which no-one could have foretold. The team gains a new member, and in the background preparations continue for a momentous event, but everything depends on the case being solved.
I Lift Up My Eyes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,020. Language: British English. Published: October 6, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
A raw story of hope and love, which addresses real life emotions and hits compromise head on. “Do I do the right thing, or do I live while I still can?” Ann is faced with a dilemma as she grapples with her sense of duty towards her ailing husband, Robert. She finds calm while walking in the hills of Sussex, but wrestles with her conscience when she enjoys the company of a stranger, Duncan.
True Haven
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,050. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Young seamstress Miss Claramina Dart of overpopulated Mudwells is unfairly arrested and thrown into a workhouse far away in the city of True Haven. She befriends Barley, another orphan, and they plan to escape, but the city is not what it seems.
Pill Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 92,070. Language: British English. Published: September 20, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The government has rushed through drug trials to release Pacifex, a powerful anti-depressant. Inventor Torin Oakwood is a hero! Jessica Fleming is thrilled to start her new job at Oakwood Industries. Yet, as she arrives, Torin Oakwood flees from the army sent to arrest him. Chased by government agents and anti-government activists, she must find Oakwood. Can her first day at work get any worse?
Independent Jenny
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,140. Language: British English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
"I slept with someone else." Those five words changed everything. After her husband Ross drops a bombshell, Jenny's emotions go hay-wire. Things are made even more complex when his brother Aiden makes a confession of his own... A holiday escape with her friend Hayley seems the perfect way to figure out what - and who - she wants. But Hayley has a hidden motive.
A Beautiful Game
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,720. Language: British English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Robbie MacFarlane is a disappointment to his father. Named after the top striker of Hearts Football Club, his dad calls him their lucky mascot, but Robbie has two left feet and secretly spends his time in the world of books. His dad says books are for girls. A Beautiful Game is an honest, deeply moving coming-of-age story that will spirit you back to the days of school bullies and first dates.
The Calgary Chessman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,540. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
On a windswept beach on the Isle of Mull, Cas Longmore is walking away loneliness when she unearths a mystery in the sand. To Cas, torn between Scotland and her New Zealand home, the object seems as odd and out-of-place as herself. Intrigued, she begins to search for its origins, thinking it will bring a brief respite from isolation.
The Coercion Key
Series: The Craig Crime Series, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,250. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Belfast's Suicide When a series of suicides occurs within a short period of time, and every one is committed by a person with everything to live for, Marc Craig's suspicions begin to rise. On investigating, Craig's team enters a world that links cyber reality with real lives, where respectable façades unravel to reveal hidden identities. The Coercion Key. Book Seven in the Craig Crime Series
The House at Zaronza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,960. Language: British English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Crooked Cat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Fiction » Historical » General
Rachel Swift travels to Corsica to discover more about her forebears. She comes across a series of passionate love letters and delves into their history. The story unfolds of a secret romance at the start of the 20th century between a village schoolteacher and Maria, the daughter of a bourgeois family. Maria’s parents have other plans for her future, though, and she sees her dreams crumble.
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Not With A Whimper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,890. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Spain in the early 1970s is a strange place. Franco isn't quite dead, but decades under a Fascist dictatorship have taken their toll. Whilst the locals fret about the future, greedy developers circle like vultures. Then a British agent dies in a shooting, and Alan Christian is sent to investigate. He arrives in Rota, southern Spain, and site of the US Navy nuclear submarine base.

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