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At first glance, the robbery in a small bank branch doesn't seem overly mysterious. After all, the CCTV footage clearly shows a masked robber threatening bank clerk Jim Carling with a gun before disabling the cameras.
However, the robber knew a bit too much about the inner workings of the bank, so Detective Inspector Helen Shepherd quickly suspects that the robber had inside help. But who of the five bank employees is the insider? And what happened to Jim Carling after the robber took him hostage?

This is a crime novelette of 9300 words or approx. 30 print pages altogether.

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Gordon Havers thought that he was the last man on Earth " after a virus killed off everybody else. So he lived on much as he had before the pandemic that wiped out humanity, eeking out a living as a trapper in the Canadian Rockies. But one day, there is a knock on the door of Gordon's log cabin. And when he opens the door, he finds an attractive young woman on his doorstep to his infinite surprise. So perhaps Gordon isn't the last living human being after all And maybe there is still a future for the human race. There's only one problem. Joanna Creed isn't human

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Once Lola Laverne was the toast of Europe, singer, dancer and mistress to kings and millionaires. But those days are long over, and now Lola is rotting in a cell in Silver Dollar City, a mining town in the Old West, sentenced to hang for killing the man who tried to rape her. Men have always been Lola's downfall. But could this really be the end for Lola Laverne Will she perform her last dance at the end of the hangman's rope Or does fate have other ideas for Lola And will she finally realize the true nature of her desires

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France in the year of the Lord 1516 Born a nobleman but long since reduced to the dishonourable profession of executioner, Geoffrey de Bressac is the most skilled headman in all of France. But when he is called to the town of Charentes to put a traitor and assassin to death, a shock awaits him. For the traitor and assassin Geoffrey is supposed to execute is a woman, beautiful and young Angeline de Golon. Geoffrey has long since hardened his heart against the plight of the men and women he is forced to put to death. But Angeline manages to stir feelings in him that he thought dead. What is more, she insists that she is innocent of the crime of which she has been accused. Geoffrey does not want to behead an innocent woman But how can he save Angeline, when she is to die at sunrise

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Spain during the Napoleonic Wars Captain Jonathan Farnsworth of the Rifle Brigade only wanted to meet with some Spanish allies and spend a few stolen hours with Comandante Teresa, rebel leader and the woman he loved. But instead Jonathan stepped into a scene of pure horror, when he found the village burning and its people slaughtered. Teresa was not among the dead. However, she had been captured by the Napoleon's troops and was now the prisoner of the notorious French colonel known only as El Carnicero, the butcher. And tomorrow, Teresa would be executed on the garrotte as a rebel This is a novelette of 7600 words or approx. 24 pages and was originally published under the title El Carnicero. Warning There is some fairly graphic violence in this novelette, so sensitive readers should tread carefully.

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En route from Spain to the New World, the ship carrying Dona Rosaria is attacked by English pirates under the command of Sir Nicholas Harcourt, the infamous Black Falcon. Rosaria fears the worst, when she is taken prisoner, but Sir Nicholas proves himself surprisingly courteous " until he places a noose around Rosaria's neck and threatens to hang her, should her wealthy uncle fail to pay a ransom in exchange for Rosaria's life and virtue. Sir Nicholas Harcourt has a reputation of being the most merciless pirate to prowl the Spanish Main. But his beautiful prisoner Dona Rosaria both manages to touch his heart and stir the fire of passion in his chest. Nicholas is resolved to have her by any means. However, he has also sworn to hang her on the deck of his ship, should her notoriously stingy uncle refuse to pay the ransom. Can Rosaria resist her growing attraction to a man she knows is a pirate and a heretic And would Sir Nicholas really hang the woman who has captured his heart . . .

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Three tales of broken hearts and love gone wrong Matt was the great love of Lydia's young life. But how can she possible survive, knowing that he loves another, that redheaded bitch Jeannie They got their happy ending, the white wedding, the house, the suburban life together. But every morning when he leaves for work, she secretly hopes he won't come back. Three years ago, AJ and Diane were a couple. It didn't work out and Diane grew a hard shell around her wounded heart and adopted a new tough personality to survive. But when she runs into AJ at a wedding party, the past comes crashing back all at once.

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A Romance of the Counterculture West Germany, 1982 HansDieter and Katrin, both active in the peace and environment movement, meet at a protest march against a new nuclear power station and manage to fall for each other, while fleeing police truncheons, tear gas and water cannons. Navigating the intricacies of romantic and sexual relationships is tricky in an era where the personal is political, heterosexual penetrative sex is tantamount to rape and he who sleeps twice with the same woman is already part of the establishment. But hormones will not be denied and so HansDieter and Katrin embark on the adventure that is love in the times of the macrobiotic msli. Warning This story contains descriptions of sexual activity using both bad nuclear war metaphors and the sort of words some people might consider crude.

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Drunken and rude passengers aboard a plane are a nightmare. But it's even worse when you happen to be the unlucky person seated right next to a rude drunkard. And once the rude drunkard starts to harass you, it's easy to lose your temper. Particularly if that rude drunkard is not even remotely your type This is a short story of 2400 words or approximately 7 print pages. This story may also be found in the collection Flights of Madness.

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Waiting for your boyfriend to finally come home from work can be hell, especially if it's your anniversary and you suspect he forgot – again. But does the ringing of the doorbell promise roses and sex and the long overdue proposal or something far more sinister? A foundling, a newborn, abandoned and left to die. But tonight, he will have his revenge on the parents who deserted him. Tonight, they will pay, at the very place where the story once began, at Lovers' Ridge… This is a bumper edition containing two short crime stories of 3200 words altogether. Both stories are also available as part of the collection.

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The peaceful life of sisters Naira and Margarid is shattered when their Armenian village is raided and their family slaughtered. Sold into slavery, the sisters are separated. Naira eventually ends up in the harem of the mighty Sultan Abdul Selim, ruler of the vast Ottoman Empire. Here, even the slightest hint of disobedience is punished with utmost severity, as the sadistic head eunuch assures her. And indeed the torments that await a disobedient slave in the Sultan's harem are manifold. But with her sister in mortal danger, Naira is willing to face even death and worse to regain her freedom and save Margarid's life. This is a novelette of 11000 words or approx. 34 print pages. Warning: There is quite a bit of violence and cruelty in this story, so sensitive readers should tread carefully.

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Charles William Finchley made his fortune selling novelty products of questionable value via ads in the backpages of pulp magazines.
Finchley is well on his way to becoming a millionaire, until his unscrupulous business practices put him in the crosshairs of the Silencer, a pulp hero come to life to fight crime in the streets of Depression era New York.
And the Silencer is not at all pleased that Finchley uses the crimefighter's good name to peddle worthless junk…

This is a short story of 6000 words or approx. 18 print pages.

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New York City, 1936: The Radcliffe, a luxury apartment building on Central Park West, is terrorised by a string of burglaries. The police suspect an insider, but there is no hard evidence, because the burglar comes and goes like a ghost. At first glance, it seems like a simple enough job for Richard Blakemore, the masked crimefighter known only as the Silencer. Stake out the Radcliffe, nab the burglar and be back in time for dinner with Constance, his beautiful fiancée. But even small-­time criminals can fight back. And such a fight can quickly get out of hand, once Richard steps into the elevator of doom…   This is a novelette of 7600 words or approx. 22 print pages.

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Alex got to keep the minivan, but lost the family he bought it for, his wife Helen and little daughter Sandy. But though Alex has long fallen out of love with Helen, if he was ever in love with her in the first place, he would never give up his daughter. And sometimes, murder is a cheaper solution than divorce… This is a short story of 2600 words. This story is also available as part of the collection Murder in the Family.

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Payback Time You don't want to owe a favour to the mafia, especially not when the boss himself comes to collect. But what could a simple hairdresser like Joe Martin possibly have to offer to the mob? Gone A travelling salesman vanishes, leaving behind a wife, two children, countless lonely housewives and his hat floating in a stream. But what really happened to Jack Bryce? This is a bumper edition containing two short crime stories of 2300 words altogether. Both stories are also available as part of the collection Murder in the Family.

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Jack Slater ist die mieseste Sorte von Kriminellem, ein Dieb, der sich auf Friedhöfen herumtreibt, um alte Damen um ihre Handtaschen zu erleichtern. Aber als Jack die Handtasche von Eudora Pennington klaut, bekommt er eine gehörige Überraschung... Dies ist ein Kurzkrimi von 3400 Worten, was etwa 14 Buchseiten entspricht. Diese Geschichte gibt es auch auf English unter dem Titel Loot.

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Shortly after moving to Century Courts Apartments, banker Marc Taylor finds himself unable to sleep. At first, he quite enjoys the additional time his chronic insomnia gives him. But as the weeks wear on, Marc craves nothing more than sleep. However, neither his doctor nor his therapist are able to help him. Even worse, his bizarre nocturnal habits are alarming the neighbours. And in those long sleepless nights, Marc gradually begins to suspect that his new neighbours are hatching a nefarious plan to get rid of him. Paranoia is a well known consequence of chronic insomnia. But that Marc is paranoid doesn't necessarily mean that his neighbours aren't really out to get him. Or does it? This is a novelette of 8800 words or approx. 25 print pages.

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Peter Simmons is everybody's favourite neighbour, always willing and eager to help. But he's also a man of roaming hands, a man who won't take "no" for an answer, a man who takes whatever he wants, whether it's cookies from a jar or the sweet as honey single Mom who moved in next door. But sometimes, getting caught with a hand in the wrong cookie jar can be deadly… This is a short story of 2400 words. This story is also available as part of the collection Murder in the Family.

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Courier duty is not really one of spy extraordinaire Carrie Ragnarok's top ten assignments. Ferrying an object from point A to point B – that's stressful, but not very exciting. Not even if the object in question is Shape No. 8, a hideously ugly and extremely expensive sculpture by obscure Bulgarian artist Vassily Bagdanorowsky worth 2.­8 millions dollars. But an unexpected mugging can spice up even the dullest courier job… This is a short story of 3200 words or approx. 10 print pages.

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