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Passions Subtler Than Those

by K M Lawrence

Trapped in a mysterious complex, forced to repeatedly act out a strange play for an unseen audience, a prisoner describes his daily routine. Passions Subtler Than Those by K M Lawrence is licensed under a Creative...

murder

by David Halliday

Before there was the Simpson trial, before there was Judge Judy, there was murder. Murder is a book that unwinds like a movie with each poem a scene. We open with an introduction to the killer followed by the...

Prey on the Prowl ( A Crime Novel )

by BS Murthy

Madhu and his mistress Mala were poisoned and Pravar the latter’s brother tries to implicate Radha the former’s spouse in the double murder. While Radha befriends Detective Dhruva, Kavya, wife of Ranjit,...

Crime Stories Hell-of-a-Ween

by Alex Whitfield

See if you can figure out the who,what, and why before the second chapter.

The Betrayed

by Roger Busby

How far would you go for a promotion? How important are your dreams and aspirations above others? What are you willing to sacrifice or more importantly who are you willing to sacrifice to get what you want?...

Wherefore Love's Shadow

by Kurt Ulmer

A dramatic thriller novel propelled forward by mystery, suspense and violence interspersed, necessarily so, with romance and erotica. He was looking for love in all the wrong places. He wasn’t asking for the...

February 29

by RoseMary McDaniel a.k.a. Amy Hayle

A mysterious gravestone in a ruined churchyard of a child with the same February 29 birthdate as teenage Abby made her obsessed with the history of the little girl named Amy Sue, and led Abby and her reluctant...

The Hammer

by Roger Busby

There may be no such thing as a free lunch, but here’s a free lunchtime read to whet your appetite. Whether you prefer pie or salad, lunch with The Hammer will leave you satisfied. In another bite-size crime...

Corporate Intent #3: Missing Company? (Abridged)

by Hallett German

Terry and Rose get engaged and attend a conference. But on their return, they learn that their company has completely disappeared! Can Judy and the DCRI team once again unravel the truth? As the story unfolds,...

Planning Armageddon

by George McNeur

What would it take to make you commit bio-terrorism on a global scale? When Josh and Tom's wives discover there are people 'out there' planning to ensure the 2012 Doomsday prophecies are fulfilled, they decide...

Back(stabbed) In Brooklyn

by Lenox Parker

Howard Kessler has lived the fast life of a Hollywood star and his time in the spotlight has been sustained and well-deserved. A kid from Brooklyn with no education and no positive role-models, Howard’s fame,...

Married 2 Struggle

by Varrsity

LATRELL-- Being a star athlete comes with a price, especially when the people in his life are trying to set him up for failure. Dealing with issues that no teenager should have to encounter, how can he balance...

Crime Stories Devil-Ma

by Alex Whitfield

Another installment from Crime Stories is here to make your mind unravel. You know the drill find the answers. This Crime Story has been updated to make it better hope you enjoy.

The Falling Man

by Patrick Quinlan

“This is the stuff… Violent, pacy, stylish and funny.” - The Daily Mirror (This is a sample of a longer work.) It's Christmas Eve in Brooklyn and sexy real estate exec Dot Racine is dead. Once upon a time,...

24 Hour Lottery Ticket

by Gayle Tiller

Dianne Canton is a lawyer whose life is in dire straits. She's lost her apartment and car. Dianne is living in her rundown office in downtown San Jose. When Emma Watkins knocks on her door, Dianne thinks she...

The Calm White Brow

by Eille Somersby

When four war-weary people met at Keal Hall, early in 1946, it was to compare notes about an adventure they had unwittingly shared. At dinner one evening, William Ashby and Bertram Lennox-Brock were beguiled...

Crime Stories Band Troubles

by Alex Whitfield

Thank-you for the great response here's more.

Gary H., not quite the real thing

by Kurt Ulmer

Gary H. had a lovely wife, a good business and everything looked fine. Then why make calls from a public phone, every weekday at 10.05 AM? He had a perfectly good telephone at home and an iphone as well. Gary,...

The Three Dollar Phoenix

by Walt Sautter

Could it have happened? Or did it really happen? Answer these questions for yourself after you’ve read "The Three Dollar Phoenix". Doctor Ed Bennett meets with an old college buddy and his life is changes...

The Favour Men: Initiation

by Firas Janabi

Initiation is the first of the The Favour Men Shorts; a series of short stories dedicated to telling the story of Charlie, Jake and Harry, who they are, why they do what they do and where they're going. Initiation...