Ed Gorman

Books

Zone Soldiers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,040. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Turned into two armed camps by the accidental release of a deadly virus, the United States has become: the Federation, where the Normals live; and the Zone, a forbidden territory housing the mutated members of humanity known as Undesirables. Now, sixty-three years after disaster first struck, the terrorist mutant rights organization known as the Front is striking back.
The Fugitive Stars
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,630. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2019 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A research biochemist receives a package from a fellow scientist containing profiles on six people suffering from an unknown disease, plus tissue samples for study. Both scientists are found dead shortly thereafter, and all trace of the files and samples have vanished…. A mission to study an unusual comet passing through our solar system brings back something more deadly than usual space debris.
The Forsaken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,010. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2017 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Occult, Fiction » Horror » General
There was ANNA—the town's bad girl, mistreated and abused, who made the ultimate sacrifice to get her revenge … THE FORSAKEN The FORTUNE TELLER—whom the town ridiculed, but not for long … THE FORSAKEN PATRICK—the handsome, fifteen-year-old boy whose nightmare started with a strange birthmark and a message from beyond the grave … THE FORSAKEN
Several Deaths Later
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,600. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The popular game show "Celebrity Circle" is something of a graveyard for show-biz mediocrities, so Tobin, the five-foot-five movie critic with the fiery hair and the equally fiery temper, is less than thrilled to accept a guest stint as the show films a week's worth of broadcasts aboard an ocean liner. But Tobin's career has hit the skids since he solved his TV partner's murder.
Runner in the Dark
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
It's been five years since David Gerard got out—sprung from the courtroom in a hail of bullets that left nine dead, and left his brother Roy in jail under sentence of death. Now, Roy faces electrocution, unless David can pull the plug.
Run to Midnight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
ONE MORNING KATE EVANS OPENED HER DOOR TO A DYING FRIEND … … AND INVITED TERROR INTO HER LIFE. His last breath held the secret of his murder. Just one word: “key.” Kate thought she understood. It was the key to a safe deposit box. The key to a scandal. The key to blackmail … But Kate understood too much. Kidnapped at gunpoint, Kate must face the most terrifying ordeal of her life.
Famous Blue Raincoat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,080. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ed Gorman's mystery short stories have a flavor found nowhere else among contemporary writers. His tales have an amazing breadth of style and plot—classical detection, private eye stories, biter-bit tales in which criminous schemes turn back on the perpetrator, and straight crime stories.
Cold Blue Midnight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,940. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In Indiana the condemned die at midnight. Killers like Peter Tapley, a twisted man who lived in his mother's shadow and took his hatred out on trusting young women. Six years after Tapley's execution, his ex-wife Jill is trying to live down his crimes. But somewhere in the chilly night someone won't let her forget. Someone who still blames her for her husband's hideous deeds.
New, Improved Murder - A Jack Dwyer Novel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,900. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jack Dwyer is a former cop who got the acting bug after being cast in a local public safety commercial. He started acting lessons, quit his job, and applied for his private investigator’s license (in very nearly that order). He also took a security guard job to keep the wolves away. The novel opens with Dwyer on a riverside park murder site. He was called there by a panicked former girlfriend.
Rough Cut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,440. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
When advertising executive Michael Ketchum falls in love with Cindy Traynor, the prime suspect in the murder of his business partner, he may be setting himself up as the murderer's next victim
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 Babysitter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Screaming and violent, little Jenny had never behaved as such — until The Babysitter. As the teenager entered the house, the grandmother was aware of her striking, disturbing beauty — a disturbing beauty that hides an ancient curse.
Moonchasers & Other stories
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
When two teenage boys befriend and escaped bank robber--because the robber reminds the boys of their idol, Robert Mitchum--the boys set in motion a chilling chain of events that will teach them about trust, brutality, and courage. A book also packed with other memorable stories by an extremely talented storyteller.
The Girl in the Attic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Written with Patricia Lee Macomber At first, thirteen-year-old Jamie wasn't sure what had awakened her. Then she heard it again. A telephone ringing. Slowly, she crept up the attic stairs. She had to answer the phone. She had to listen to the voice that whispered through the receiver. And then, she had to do its horrifying bidding...
Harlot's Moon - Book Three of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,440. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A Catholic priest has been found half-naked and dead in a seedy motel room, with his tongue cut out. Ex-FBI profiler Robert Payne has been called in to investigate by his childhood friend Steve Gray, now a monsignor. With a fund-raising drive coming up, Steve wants to squelch a scandal. But all the signs point to unholy doings in the tightly knit parish.
Blood Moon - Book One in the Robert Payne Mystery Series
Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,380. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Former FBI agent and psychological profiler Robert Payne is on the trail of a serial killer..A 12 year old girl has been murdered and mutilated, and the detective assigned to the case wound up dead. Now Nora Conners, the girl's wealthy murder, has hired Payne to solve the murder and bring closure.
Hawk Moon - Book Two of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Two beautiful Indian women are found dead with their noses cut off - an old Indian practice to punish infidelity - in this suspenseful second mystery by best-selling author Ed Gorman. The mutilation murders stun the quiet Iowa town of Cedar Rapids and call for the special skills of criminal psychologist Robert Payne, who uses clues from the crime scene to piece together a psychological portrait of
A Cry of Shadows - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Dwyer is hired to deal with "some problems" caused by residents of a homeless shelter located near a chic, downtown restaurant. Before Dwyer can even act on his orders from one restaurant owner, he is fired by a second. Jack Dwyer remains one of the easiest mystery protagonists to like, and a very "real" character in this very entertaining addition to the Jack Dwyer series.
Showdown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,000. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Western
Tom Prine figured that a stint as deputy in a backwash town like Claybank would give him a nice rest. Until, in the space of just a few days, arson, kidnapping and murder turn Claybank into a dangerous place Prine no longer recognizes. A lot of old secrets are being revealed and at their core is a single nagging question - is anybody in town who they pretend to be?
The Autumn Dead - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,030. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Ex-cop, security guard and sometime actor Jack Dwyer feels a familiar buzz when, after fifteen years, he sees Karen Lane, his old high school flame. But things are going so well with his girlfriend Donna, that he's pretty sure Karen is not what he needs right now. Still, he agrees to retrieve a suitcase for her which she'd left with her last lover, Glendon Evans, a psychiatrist. Then, Karen dies.
Murder in the Wings - A Jack Dwyer Series Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Jack Dwyers, ex-cop turned amateur actor, is delighted when his agent lands him a role in a local production of Long Day's Journey Into Night. The real drama starts, however, when Michael Reeves -- the play's angry, bullying director -- is found murdered, and Dwyer's friend Stephen Wade -- a sweet has-been of an actor -- is charged with the crime. Dwyer knows that Wade has been set up. But why?
The End of it All
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,800. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Roger Daye, a stockbroker whose wife suddenly left him, has changed his appearance in hopes of changing his life for the better. His longing for Amy, a childhood flame, is rekindled when he sees her at a dance in his old hometown. However, his attention is soon drawn to another attractive woman -- and that woman is Amy's daughter. Jealousy and revenge come to the forefront in this dark tale as
Shadow Games
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,500. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Cobey Daniels had it all. He was rich, he was young, and he was the hottest star in the country. Then there was that messy business with the teenage girl...and it all went to hell for Cobey. But that was a few years ago. Now Cobey's pulled his life together again, they're letting him out of the hospital, and he's ready for his big comeback. But the past is still out there, waiting for him.
Voodoo Moon - Book Four of the Robert Payne Mystery Series
Series: The Robert Payne Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Psychological profiler Robert Payne is drawn into a circle of intrigue and murder and he investigates the murder of man's girlfriend, whom he claims was killed by an arsonist who burned down an asylum long ago, and disappeared. With TV Psychics and the local police, Payne must unravel the past to solve the case in the present.

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