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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
Kerrigan is a man haunted by his past, a man that has grown weary of his life. A chance meeting with an old man offers him a chance of redemption for past sins, but at what cost? Read More

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When Mr. Savio suspects his wife is cheating on him, he hires struggling detective Chihiro Sheridan to trail her. Chihiro soon discovers that Mrs. Savio is actually trying to hack a bank system to rob them blind and frame her husband for it. Read More
In Gomes, terminally ill detective Fox Gomes pieced together a vicious murder at a comic book shop. Now, take a step back in time as he investigates reports of an infant stolen from its crib and replaced by a 'changeling', a sickly baby stricken with a terrible disease. A superstitious… Read More

Poem / Humor

July 26, 2020

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It's my dog's birthday this week, so naturally I wrote him a poem. Read More

Tags: humor, dog, detective

Jay G is sent to the Netherlands to work on a case. Read More
"I must admit my first instinct had been to slam the door shut again. " Debbie Levenson enjoys her newly gained independence after all her children have left the house. She would finally be quite by herself and have the time to dedicate herself to bringing her home up to… Read More
Detective Pringle is South Africa's most decorated narcotics investigator. His latest stake out is a local video store, which is doing more then just renting movies. Is this a small operation or is there more to this video store... Read More

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Anna Willis witnesses her mother’s death and may be the only person who saw the killer's face… Detective Chief Inspector Robert Ashworth is the first on the case with his rookie partner Detective Sergeant Addison Scott. Robert makes it clear that he isn't happy with his new partner, but can… Read More

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When someone close to one of the detectives is assaulted, they are determined to catch the perpetrator and put him behind bars. But when personal issues arise, the case becomes more difficult to solve than they expected. Read More
It takes team work to flush out prey, in this science fiction detective short story. Read More
' Dreams can become reality' It may be a life-changing statement for many people. The protagonist of this story, Richmond Thawne is a happy-go-lucky person who believes in this statement. Until one day, when he is found guilty for a murder; which he saw in his dreams. Could this be… Read More
He watched from the shadows. For months, I've felt his gaze following me. I didn't know who he was yet, I knew what he wanted. Today is my thirtieth birthday. I offered to close up the café. But my kindness and soft heart may very well be the cause of… Read More
Sam Rivers is facing his most dangerous case yet as he must defeat the frost giant with no memories. Read More
Alexander Noctua arrives in Stuttgart, where a series of gruesome murders threatens not only to disrupt the peace within the city, but also unveil dark secrets many might best want hidden 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
When a spate of homicides is linked to an old English nativity song Lieutenant Maxwell of the Phoneix PD is hot on the trail Read More
horror/thriller 15 years ago Barnett Webb’s wife goes missing but things dramatically change when his son discovers some incredible new evidence. Barnett is drawn to a dark world that he may never come back from... but does he want to? Read More
Mick Pierce lives a twilight existence that most ordinary people could not even imagine, his only function now in life is to do the bidding of the awful creature that calls itself "The Companion". Pierce has become a killing machine for this unearthly creature, and he has only his past… Read More
I may have posted this story years ago, but I can't find it to post the rewrite, so here it is. --- It's a story based on a lawn detective's explanation regarding dying grass and cause and affect. Read More

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Cover image: pixabay.com. Read More

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So this dame walks into my office, and... Read More

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The People Who Don’t Exist Read More
New York, 1940. Detective John Farrow is a man who loves mysteries. When Delbert Harding dies in his Mansion, he begins to investigate the murder. As more deaths happen, he runs out of time to solve the death, and arrest the killer. The new mystery thriller novel by Robert Helliger,… Read More
Costello realizes now that he has been played like a puppet, someone out there appears to be two steps ahead of him at every turn. His suspicions leads him to believe that the people involved, are part of the department he works for. The final installment of Puppet Masters. Read More
The body count rises yet again and Costello finds himself very much attached to the strings of the puppeteer. Part 3 of the Puppet Masters mini series. Read More
Costello eventually finds out who the crooked man is, but he is too late. Conan tells a disturbing story before ending his life, but this story leaves more questions than answers. Part 2 of Puppet Masters. Read More
A butchered girl in a dark alleyway was nothing new to Costello, but something about this one brought a bad feeling over him. A frightened hooker tells him to look for the crooked man, and he feels he is being sent down a very dark path. Read More
Episode 17 in the paranormal detective series "Beyond Darkness". Read More

Book / Romance

August 12, 2019

The School of Advanced Nurturing is a world completely isolated from society. And it's not your ordinary school. Join the students as they progressively settle into this chaotic competition of hierarchy. Caste World is a story of friends, enemies, traitors, and more. Read More
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