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Book 6 in the Craig Crime Series, set in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Available in paperback and e-book...  
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Only Yesterdays
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This book is the fruition of a 1960 promise I made to my father to do his side of this family tragedy in book form. Having produced it in book form, It is now in ebook fo..  
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25 Most Recent Crime Short Stories

'My Sister Stole My Identity!': My Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman finds out that she is being scammed by her older sister. I am NOT the perpetrator. I repeat: I am NOT the perpetrator! LOL Just thought of the name as I was getting ready to write this story! LOL..
'My Sister Stole My Identity!': My Story. (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman is being harassed by collection agencies because her sister ran up bills on her credit card using her sister's name...
'She Asked For It. ...': My Story (By M) (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A teenage girl is accosted by a gang of youths and is raped. Image of approaching storm clouds (c) 2009, by Karla Dorman...
'She Asked For It. ...': My Story. (By M) (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"M" is too ashamed to show her face. Image (c) 2010, by Karla Dorman...
'Thou Shalt Not Steal. ...' by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A girl sits in a jail cell for stealing some CDs and small electronic equipment from Wal Mart; naturally, her mother is devastated. This is their story, as told by the mother of the young girl...
19 year old Boston Bomber by Ron Lemco
Just a quick synopsis on my thinking about the stupid kid...
A Badge of Dishonor & Betrayal by Jacob Smith, Sr.
This book is now available for sale on and the author's email
A Blue Lipped Hamburglar by Jerry Robards
I found early in my police career that the truth is stranger than anything I could drema up. This was a true case I worked...
A Child Sits and Waits.... chapter 7 by Linda Murray
A little girl is so confused and needs help in the worsed way...
A Child Sits and Waits...... Chapter Two by Linda Murray
Chapter Two..
A Child Sits and Waits...... The Mother by Linda Murray
A Child Sits and Waits....and thinks! copyright(c) 2003..
A Child Sits and Waits........ Chapter Three by Linda Murray
Some adult content has been removed. copyright(C) 2003..
A Child Sits and Waits.......Prelude by Linda Murray
A Child Sits and Waits......Chapter 4...The Teacher by Linda Murray
A teacher is one adult that the little girl could have gone to for help. This is her account of what happened when she tried. copyright(c) 2003..
A Child Sits and Waits...Chapter 5/6 by Linda Murray
Chapters5/6 are too sexually graphic for Authors Den...
A Christmas Story by Wayne Zurl
Two patrol officers work a four-to-twelve shift on Christmas night 1974...
A confession letter from a killer, exerpt from SURVIVING THE DEATH PENALTY by Diana Harrington
This is an exerpt from SURVIVING THE DEATH PENALTY ........... This is one of Donald Ray Wallace Jr.'s letters to me. This is one in a series of letters sent to me while Donald Ray Wallace Jr. was on death row. This letter of confession was written in 1992, ..
A Friend In Need In IM Form (Natalie and Missy Sensitve Subject with S/T by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
Missys Friend Natalies Faces one of the darkest moments in her life and Missy tries to be here for her.....
A Helping Hand by L C Evans
Fiction. Dorothy decides to become a homemade widow...
A Man Named Johnny Divine by Donald Yates
Johnny kept the boys in the hood in order, or did he? ..
A Murder at the Mall by Beverly Mahone
When kids kill, who's really to blame?..
A review ... by Norma Herrera
A review from Mr. Mike Farrell ..
A Sister's Victory by Joe Davis
We Trusted You Engledew..
A South African Surprise – Up Close and Personal with a Loaded Gun by Anthony Southby
A frightening near death experience when I was held up at gun point by a gang of dangerous hijackers. ..
A Spousal Homicide by Ruth Welburn
Rebecca plans to divorce her husband but fears that he may murder her. She confides in her mother-in-law...
A tear For Daddy by Richard Kallao
Ace by Carolyn Baxter poet
The Lower eastside in NY. the place where Bodega's and the Corner ‘’Cuchiefrito’’ Joint has Baptized many a generation with its Greasy Fried Culture, Turning a Blind eye to Death .Mopping up Blood from outside the storefront ,with not so much as a wimper or a moan. Always lit up like Christmas.Stea..
Angel, The Beginning by D.M.W. Sager
An older man begins a tumultuous relationship with a hell bent younger woman..
Angel-Girl. (Part Twenty-Three) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
"It's like reliving the horrors of September 11, 2001, all over again, excepting on a much smaller scale..." Sage McDermott of Colorado is feeling a sense of anger and helplessness, as are a lot of Americans, in light of the tragedy in Texas at Fort Hood Army Base, where a gunman killed 13..
Anh's Journals (Part Two) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Anh reflects on the horrors of yesterday and other things...
Running Into Terror. ... (Part One) (Tragedy At The Boston Marathon) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A man is injured in a bomb blast at the finish of the Boston Marathon but manages to survive. This is his story...
Saphires Hope Part 1 (A Young Girls Journey to Healing the Scars of Abuse) by Michelle Kidwell Power In The Pen
This is a fictional account, of the all to real insanity of Child Abuse...
scam by Chisom Ilechukwu
A story line of facebook scam..
Scams by Julie Harned
Scams of individuals and business. The business one is an on going court battle to get back some money that they didn't earn...
Read excerpt from At The Sparrow  Part 2&1 At The Sparrow Part 2&1 by Bruce Nickerson
At The Sparrow, is a series of stories on the lives and circumstances of the inhabitants in a crime zone in a small community, in California's Central Valley. All subjects in my stories are real and known to me personally, through an exhaustive undercover research project. Some are living and some ..
Back cover by Miller Caldwell
This is the back cover of Betrayed in the Nith, about to be published. What do you think? I welcome any comments ..
Banana Boat People by Paul Mc Cann
A young girl abandoned by her tribe wins back her good name ...
Bang Bang not on my Street by Richard Kallao
Barbarian of the Local Sort by Randall Barfield
(Talk about a hole where one's soul is supposed to be...)..
Barbie Doll by Wendy Laing
A hard-boiled fiction style short story about a 'Barbie Doll' victim. Why was this woman killed?..
Bear Illegal by BJ Bourg
When a husband and wife go camping, will bears be the only danger they face?..
Beaten by John Rymell
It's payback time for Vera's beatings...
Behind The Bedroom Door. ...: My Story. (Part One) by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A girl who had been molested by her very own father is forced to deal with the memories...
Bill's Journal: The Billings Family Murders: Unanswered Questions. by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Bill is still trying to figure out why a couple who only wanted to give a better life to hurting children was found in their home, brutally slain. As many as eight people may have been connected to the crime. He wonders about the future of the sixteen children, what might happen to them. (Most of..
Blind Date by Harlan Goldberg
A man spills his secrets on a blind date, but finds that his date is more than he expected...
Boarding School sometimes... by: Linda Law by Linda Law
Another story in this childs life that begs to be told. charcoal by: Linda Law..
Bonk's Bar, Chapter 1 by Daniel Putkowski
Tommy Bonk, college student and casual piano player, never wanted his old man's bar. He wanted an education, a high-paying career, and out of his lower-class neighborhood. And then his brother John, a sergeant in the Marine Corps, is killed. His father goes on a two week bender, leaving Tommy the o..
Bump the Bastard! by mike morell
Fatman Jeremy gets bumped off outside a restaurant. Turns out his wife had hired the hitman. Blackmailed by the hitman, she tries to kill him. The bomb job bungles and the truth comes out...
Burn by Richard Kallao
original you dont need to be a super hero to be a hero ...
Can You Dig It? by Garrett Peck
A mystery fan is disturbed while reading the last chapter of his latest book by a neighbor wanting to borrow his shovel in the dead of night. It appears in the Cemetery Dance Publications anthology Shivers 2 edited by Richard Chizmar, set to debut at the Horrorfind Weekend, August 2003. This story..
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Crime Stories
1. Til Death Us Do Part
2. Multiple Choice
3. The Honor System for Parolees
4. Coarse Code Communication
5. FBI Interstate Interdiction
6. Dodgy Tackle
7. The Chain Store Solution
8. Crime Linger Chapter 2
9. 'Thou Shalt Not Steal. ...'
10. Dr. Gilmore's Wife, her death by Gary Ludw
11. Tin Cans
12. CRIME LINGERS Chapter 3
14. Will He Even Remember?: The School Shootin
15. Behind The Bedroom Door. ...: My Story. (P
16. Four Tickets to Paradise
17. Hater.
18. Running Into Terror. ... (Part One) (Trage

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A Limited Justice
by Catriona King

A fast moving crime thriller with an unusual ending. The first of five so far in the DCI Craig crime series...  
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The Coercion Key
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