Russ Crossley

Fire in Their Hearts

Fire in Their Hearts

Vancouver. 1886. Within 24 hours a deadly fire will sweep the town.

When mysterious gambler, Tyler Scott saves Victoria Ann McNichol's life together they find themselves thrust into a world of the unknown, a world of love, passion, and intrigue neither expected.

The two lovers worlds collide when the frontier explodes in violence, betrayal, and murder forcing Victoria and Tyler to join forces against incredible odds.

They will either survive to their happy ending, or die trying.

A new romance by Russ Crossley, author of Zomopolis, Antique Virgin and My Zombie Prince, and Rita Schulz co-author of Ladies of the Jolly Roger.

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A Simple Assignment – by Russ Crossley

A Simple Assignment – by Russ Crossley

In Degenerate City there is only one private dick that hunts the names on the naughty list. Christmas Elf Cheerful Baby Vickers, C.B. Vickers to her enemies and Vickers to friends and coworkers, cleans up the streets to safeguard the integrity of the lists.

When a new case draws her into murder and conspiracy Vickers must uncover the truth and bring a killer to justice to complete her investigation.

Teaming with her sometime partner, DPD homicide Lieutenant Jack Spike O’Malley, they must face the thugs and scum of the city to solve this deadly case. They soon discover a scheme that will disrupt North Pole operations for decades to come and change the naughty and nice lists for billions of people around the world.

Will Vickers and O’Malley survive a confrontation with a killer and save the future of North Pole operations in the bargain?

A thrilling noir elfin mystery that will keep you on the edge of your seat as Vickers discovers this case is not a simple assignment.

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The Grand Central Mystery

The Grand Central Mystery

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Series: The Razor and Edge Mysteries, Book 0
Genre: Mystery

Morton Edge, brilliant detective, reader of romance novels, and lover of sugary breakfast cereal has been kidnapped by the Russian mob. His partner, Goth kid, Razor must deliver crucial information on a flash drive to Grand Central Station by the designated hour or Edge will die.

Razor and Edge return in a pulse pounding tale of suspense where life and death hang in the balance.

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Hook Island

Hook Island

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Series: Amanda Dark Paranormal Mysteries, Book 0
Genre: Fantasy

A ghostly encounter scares up a romance. Amanda Dark, paranormal investigator, travels to Hook Island to investigate a family mystery for Phillip Swann descendant of notorious pirate, Captain Henry "Blackblood" Swann.

Phillip asks Amanda to help him clear the family name. She soon discovers she and Phillip share an unexpected connection, and that ghosts are real, but someone plans to stop them.

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Divided Loyalties

Divided Loyalties

As clean up man for The League of Scars former warrior, Lou Tubbs exorcises the leagues demons at the behest of prince. His latest assignment brings him to Solar VII to a meeting. A meeting to kill his oldest friend. Will it be blasters or blades?

A tale of loyalty, and blood oaths where honor is everything.

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Tales From Space

Tales From Space

Robots locked in deadly civil war, explorers faced with impossible secrets, a continent-sized asteroid about to destroy the Earth...these are some of the stories in this volume of fantastic fiction.

Welcome to the 21st century.

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Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy

This collection of five stories reflects my love of science fiction and fantasy about ghosts, aliens, warriors and pirates, danger, and adventure on far away worlds and places of imagination.

You will discover a planet for sale, and doorways to other times and worlds where ordinary people like you and I face the unknown life throws at them.

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Tales of Twisted Crime

Tales of Twisted Crime

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Genres: Collections, Mystery

Five diverse stories of crime and punishment.

A man on a road trip faces a mysterious killer, two oddball detectives meet the parrot of doom, in the not too distant future a group of thieves plan the perfect crime, an unlikely friendship leads to murder, and a serial killer takes an apprentice.

No matter bent, broken or twisted, crime does not pay.

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One Red Shoe

One Red Shoe

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Genre: Fantasy

Thirty years ago, Jack vanquished a giant, but when a giant red shoe drops into Beanstalk Park the Internal Secrets Bureau assigns their best agent to find out why.

In a world where spies work in fairy tales, Operative Maddie Surefoot, travels to a world where giants and ogres wage war on humanity.

In this thrilling romantic adventure Maddie discovers true love, and the stakes are high.

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Blaster Squad #5 Rise of the Empire

Blaster Squad #5 Rise of the Empire

Blaster Squad soon find themselves under attack from all sides. Someone is determined to kill them and Nick suspects the mysterious figure known as the Master is behind the attacks.

They discover the Master is plotting to overthrow the galaxy and rule as Emperor throwing civilization into a new dark age ruled by terror and fear.

Nick Justice and Blaster Squad are determined to stop the Master’s evil plans or die trying.

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A Bad Day in Lunden Texas

A Bad Day in Lunden Texas

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Genre: Romance

What if Romeo and Juliet took place in Texas in 1875? That's what Sheriff Will Spear soon discovers when a range war erupts between two former civil war colonels in Lunden Texas.

A tale of love interrupted by two families bent on destroying each other, and two lovers eager to test the forbidden fruit.

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Moonrise Diner

Moonrise Diner

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Series: Amanda Dark Paranormal Mysteries, Book 0
Genre: Mystery

For fans of the series this will be the darkest, most gut-wrenching mystery Amanda has faced yet. Following the clues she is forced to deal with not only her uncle's past but a dark secret that threatens her sanity and her growing relationship with Phillip.

An Amanda Dark mystery you won't want to miss! More

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Dragon Rising

Dragon Rising

Assigned Special Operations Agent: Jesse Splint

Capability: Athletic, deadly in all forms of combat, armed and unarmed. Has one hundred thirty two recorded kills.

Code name: Dragon

Mission: Discover source of zombie infection and neutralize threat before infection spreads. Use of deadly force with extreme prejudice authorized.

Probability of success: less than 10%

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Tales of Bizarre Detectives

Tales of Bizarre Detectives

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Genres: Collections, Fantasy

A collection of six stories are tales involving werewolves, wizards, zombies, giants, even time travel, and alternate worlds.

The detectives themselves are spies, time travel agents, big city newspaper reporters, some aren't even human.

Join these crime solving sleuths on their bizarre adventures in strange lands.

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Writers Tools – The Synopsis

Writers Tools – The Synopsis

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Genres: Non-Fiction, Novels

Every writer eager to supplement their indie publishing with traditional publishing must learn to write a clear, concise synopsis if they wish to sell their manuscript. A well realized synopsis is a sales tool, see how a pro does it.

Multi-genre writer, Russ Crossley, offers his suggestions and provides examples of synposis' he has written that sold books.

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More Tales of Mystery and  Suspense

More Tales of Mystery and Suspense

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Genres: Collections, Mystery

In this collection are five stories of mystery and suspense.

Detectives, both private and police, solving crimes. Love, corruption, and greed abound in mystery fiction. Included are stories that demonstrate how these volatile aspects of the human psyche fight to make us stray onto the dark side of our nature and too often bring out the worst aspects of otherwise good people.

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