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Detective James Baron became an outlaw after asking the wrong questions. After four years of running on land, he finds a new opportunity in becoming a pirate. The old man at the ship's helm tells tales of a sea of mysteries; the Terminus. Intrigued and left without any other… Read More
After the disappearance of his wife and daughter ten years to the date, the retired detective is handed the one thing he's been searching for, the location of Reginald Tavish the man who stole his family from him. Read More
Mr. Moore was a kind, and cheery chap, always smiling. Until one day, he was found dead, dead as dirt. Never again would he shine his kindness on his people. When Jack starts his investigations, he dives into a world of danger! Read More

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A young homicide detective by the name of Adrianna Winer is kidnapped by a violent criminal, Céleste Polisson, who is quite on the borderline of being antisocial. Although, the average kidnap and murder to be expected turns strange when Adrianna finds the killer to be selectively mute, her playing… Read More

Book / Romance

May 05, 2018

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Maia's an 18 year old in NYC. A natural detective, she's got a reputation for being the best illegal PI in the city, willing to do whatever she needs to get paid, no matter what the law is. Follow her on a journey through blackmail, sex and the occasional… Read More
An investigation leads to being only a step away from death for our intrepid detective.. Read More
When a private detective is hired to investigate four job applicants, he learns about the Meemap; a device popular amongst the young which allows them to reconfigure their personalities on two occasions per day, enabling them to achieve goals and take risks without fear or doubt. But will the… Read More

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Eric McEvoy is an Irish homicide detective with dark secrets and a horrible past. A call from his partner forces him into reliving an event from his childhood. An event that shaped him into the law-bringing man he is today. A serial killer who gives himself the name "Crimson Killer"… Read More
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The first in a series of stories comprising the completed book THE REV CHESTERTON MYSTERIES Read More
Part one of ten - The Saul Cross Diaries Saul Cross is a journalist on the hunt for a scoop. With his apprentice, Carmen, they journey through the underworld of 1950's LA to discover who is really responsible for the recent spate of murders that has left certain societies… Read More

Book / Mystery and Crime

March 27, 2018

Reads: 59

Shelves: 1

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This story is about a special investigator who is reborn with a red eye. Read More
A short story with a big twist Read More
A two chapter short story, about 5,000 words, seems to be touched by dime-novel detective vibe and island ghost legends. It is a murder mystery that might have gotten side-tracked, just a little. Read More

Reads: 74

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

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Two gun shots ring out. A detective who happens to be nearby. A crime scene that doesn't add up. Read More
Detroit 1994, detective Erin Cole and Ed Lane are on the hunt for the illusive Evil Eye Killer. Both detectives have to fight both the killer and also their demons. Erin is out to prove herself and needs this case to get back in the good books of the… Read More

Book / Horror

January 31, 2018

Reads: 12

Shelves: 1

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Seasoned Detective Weiss has been on the Newton Police Force for more than two decades and thought he had seen and heard everything. He was about to be proven wrong. When every lead runs dry and more victims are found, Detective Weiss is forced to go beyond the usual… Read More
A body upstairs and a distraught husband. What's a detective to do? Read More

Short Story / Horror

January 08, 2018

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"They pulled all his teeth out!” Terry Roberts, chief of tribal police rubbed his chin as he stood on the Arizona desert in the afternoon heat. “That must’ve hurt. He had to be sedated or they held him down somehow, but I can’t find any tracks, not a scuff,… Read More
Amelia Ecclestone is a private detective in Victorian London. In this story The Honourable Sebastian Dudley has proposed marriage to an Actress and given her a family heirloom, when he is already engaged. Amelia helps rescue him from his folly. Read More

Book / Mystery and Crime

December 26, 2017

Reads: 98

Shelves: 2

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A retired FBI agent who specialized in surveillance, Charles Esperanza, turned into a small town detective has reoccurring dreams that relieve a justice wrongly served; one he took part in from tip to stern and lives with its daily reminder for the next five years. The hollowed emptiness is… Read More
Detective Sully already has an investigation and his colleagues giving him stress. Who could be at the door now? Read More

Short Story / Horror

December 17, 2017

Reads: 606

Shelves: 2

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A detective thinks he might be dead. Read More
A in progress story about a talented medical genius who is invited to brake his ordinary routine in order to go to a medical gathering where something out of the ordinary happens which changes his life for the better and the worse Read More
Was it real? Or was it just a game? Read More

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my first novel, please support Read More
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