Devious Minds: short stories packed with suspense (Paperback)
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When you hear the word “criminal”, what comes to mind? A cold-blooded killer? A professional burglar? Perhaps someone peddling drugs? People who indulge in illegal activities everyday. But sometimes it’s just regular Joes like you and me. Men and women who do honest work, staying within the limits of the law, until one day they can’t take it anymore and they commit a crime. But what is it that makes them crack? Was there something devious always lurking under the surface, waiting to emerge? Devious Minds is a collection of crime stories, including police procedurals, psychological thrillers, and more that will suck you into a world of mystery and suspense. Fasten your seat belt and enjoy the ride!
Back on duty in Wichita, Detective Conley is called in to investigate a fatal stabbing. The woman who was with the victim is in shock and doesn’t remember much. She claims she is innocent, but is she?
Howling winds. A serial killer on the loose. Ryan and Ashley are just trying to enjoy a relaxing weekend at home when a stranger turns up at their door. He needs their help, but will their generosity cost them?
Fool Me Twice
When a car salesman is found dead, Detective Lansbury suspects a couple of homeless men. He soon discovers other contenders. The grieving wife had motive and opportunity. The victim’s boss has skeletons he would rather keep buried. As Lansbury digs deeper, the investigation leads him to a thirteen-year-old cold case — and a shocking conclusion.
Her Last Chance
Trapped in an abusive marriage, Sarah savors the days when her husband isn’t around. Detective Hopper shows up on one such day, suggesting that Adam is missing, or worse — he’s dead. When he accuses her of foul play, she sees her hopes of freedom slipping away. Will she spend her life behind bars? And what really happened to Adam?
When a young woman is shot dead, Detective Conley is back doing what he does best - figuring out whodunit. Is it the grieving boyfriend? Or the couple whose love seems too perfect? Dodging sweet temptations while inching closer to the killer, he faces his toughest challenge yet - how to avoid becoming the next victim!
Woman In Red
Damsel in distress or conniving temptress? Loner Jason Brock can’t make up his mind when a gorgeous woman approaches him for help. Soon he’s driving her home, but how will the night end?
Jason is a troubled soul. Maria entered his life three months ago and transformed him, but now she's gone. Things take a turn for the worse when Detective Abrams shows up at his door with a question - where's Maria? As she probes deeper, one thing is clear - things aren't always what they seem.
Don’t Talk To Strangers
"I could kill your wife for you."
The unexpected offer shocks Aaron, for it's something he has only seen in the movies. He declines, and soon the encounter is a distant memory. But when his wife turns up dead three months later, Aaron's the prime suspect, and finding that stranger is the only way to prove his innocence.
When Kevin checks in at the Rustic Inn, he's looking forward to a peaceful week of edits on his latest novel. But a wrong turn on the path to temptation lands him in trouble. A woman is found murdered on the premises, and he's the prime suspect. But is he the only one who wanted her dead?
Pal Detective Agency
Growing up in 1980s India, Ankit Pal was mesmerized by PI Karamchand’s exploits on TV. Years later, he has turned his childhood dream into reality becoming a PI. But this life doesn’t turn out as expected until a woman implores him to find her missing husband. Soon enough the case gets complicated — and dangerous — and raises some questions. Who can he trust? More importantly, will he find the missing man in time?