Dark Road Publishing

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Dark Road Publishing

Your path to mystery, mayhem and murder.

Join us as we embark together on our journey down the dark road.

Our authors include:

David DeLee

David Miller

David Westover

For more information, check us out at www.darkroadpub.com or e-mail us at darkroadpub@live.com

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Finding Jessie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2018 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Christmas. That special time of year when help can come from the most improbable of places. That's a good thing, too, because what Grace needs to find Jessie before time runs out, may just be a Christmas miracle.
If Not for Bad Luck
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2017 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Meet Jacob Rowe. If not for bad luck, he’d have no luck at all. He’s just lost his job. His car’s been repossessed. And his girlfriend just dumped him. All he wants to do is hang out in Stoddard Cemetery and drown his sorrows in cheap whiskey. So naturally, that’s when he sees a friggin’ ghost. Too bad seeing a ghost is only the start of his troubles.
Bling, Bling
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
The Last House on the Left
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The last house on the left down the desolate road has been there for generations. The Hendricks’ house it’s called by the people of the small, tightly knit community of Holderfield. But what secrets does it hold?
Serious Consequences
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,060. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Pushed too far by a rebellious teenage daughter, what’s a father to do
Grand Jury
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A deputy district attorney confronts a witness over her testimony in a grand jury hearing.
Whose Greater Good?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
"You have to play by the rules. I get that," Dawson told the U.S. Marshal. "But, I don't."
A Union Against All Odds
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,620. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Diter-atelur and a Thysanrinae walk into a bar…a gin-joint at the ass-end of the universe. Can their young love bring peace to a decades old conflict, or will it fan the flames of war? This story originally appeared in the 2006 DAW Books anthology COSMIC COCKTAILS
Officer Down
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 1 review)
Living a mediocre life and facing the possibility of a cheating spouse, what's a fifteen-year police vet to do? Find out in this short story about a police officer on the edge and desperate to do something about it, with deadly consequences.
Runners
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A Collection of Grace deHaviland Short Stories A thrilling Introduction to the Grace deHaviland Bounty Hunter Series “Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Family Matters
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Fatal Tryst
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
Futile Effort
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine
First Impressions
Series: Grace deHaviland Short Stories, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010 by Dark Road Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
“Former cop, Grace deHaviland is one tough cookie... fresh and appealing. She is the kind of woman every woman wants to be. Tough, savvy, and unafraid, Grace is a strong character to follow." -- Suspense Magazine

Series

Grace deHaviland Short Stories
Operating out of Columbus, Ohio Grace deHaviland became a bounty hunter after losing her job as a sheriff's deputy. Now, often teamed with her best friend, Suzie Jensen, Grace dedicates her life to tracking down those the legal system lets go.

First Impressions

Price: $0.99 USD.

Futile Effort

Price: $1.99 USD.

Fatal Tryst

Price: $1.99 USD.

Family Matters

Price: $1.99 USD.

Bling, Bling

Price: $3.99 USD.

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  • After on March 29, 2011
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    A beautifully "drawn" story in which a woman contemplates the afterlife. Ms. Reed demonstrates a wonderful ability to "paint" with words. After is sad, sweet, endearing and hopeful, all in one. Very nicely crafted.