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Find the Best Criminal stories through a handpicked selection of sample chapters and reviews! Each story is available exclusively on Galatea, an immersive reading platform available on iOS and Android.

The Emma Series

Emma Taylor has just left university and is ready to make something of herself. She’s tired of being a virgin, and even more tired of being considered a pushover. Diablo is feared by everyone who knows him, and as a top-level gangster, he’s used to getting what he wants. It turns out, what he wants is Emma. Will Diablo change her, or will she change him?

Age Rating: 18+ (Assault, Drug Use/Overdose, Kidnapping, Miscarriage, Rape, Violence Against Women)

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Mafia Entanglement

Shay is a beautiful young woman who works in a high-end night club with her best friend. Zane is a ruthless mafia leader with a terrifying reputation who always gets what he wants. When Zane sets his sights on Shay, she tries to avoid him at all costs. Will she see past his dangerous reputation and consider giving him a chance—even if it means her life will never be the same?

Age Rating: 18+ (Drug Use/Overdose, Extreme Violence/Gore, Homophobia, Kidnapping, Miscarriage, Rape, Sexual Assault/Abuse, Stalker, Torture, Violence Against Women, Violent Death)

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Bantering With Murder

Hired gun Julia Banter is accustomed to working alone and outside the law, but a series of suspicious murders find her forming an alliance with police detective Corey Van Baine. As the bodies begin to pile up and large sums of money go missing, Banter and Corey race to find out who’s the mole and who’s the murderer…and who’s destined for a happily ever after.

Age Rating: 18+

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A String of Murder

Whenever Laura, a young antique appraiser, handles an object, she sees strings: the heightened emotional episodes that people leave behind. Laura’s best friend, Carol, is dating Travis Dyner, a respected sportscaster. When Laura bumps into him, she sees the strings of twenty-three murdered women on his knife. Laura must get the police to believe in her psychic abilities before Carol, or even herself, becomes his next victim.

Age Rating: 18+

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The Mentor

Luke Fox’s life is a mess. He’s got four unsolved murder cases keeping him up at night and a boss riding him for results. When an old retired cop offers him some unsolicited advice that seems too good to be true, Luke might learn the hard way to be careful what he wishes for.

Age Rating: 18+

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The Coastal Killings

An elusive killer on the loose in San Diego is targeting young single women who live alone. When the crime scenes are found to be too clean, police begin to wonder if maybe one of their own could be responsible for these coastal killings.

Age Rating: 18+

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Seal Team One

After spending his school years protecting his best friend’s adopted sister from bullies, William leaves to join the armed forces. Ten years later, he comes home to find that Colette has grown even more beautiful, and that their feelings for each other have blossomed into something more than friendship. But Colette has a dark past that she’s kept from Will: she escaped a child-trafficking ring right before she was adopted, and it appears that her old pimp isn’t done with her…

Age Rating: 18+ (Sexual Abuse/Rape/Violence/Kidnapping)

Warning: this book contains material that may be considered upsetting or disturbing. Reader discretion is advised.

Note: This story is the author’s original version and does not have sound.

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Point of No Return

Selfless, sensible Elizabeth has always played it safe. When she visits her cousin in Greece and finds her entangled in a mysterious new romance, it’s only natural that she has concerns. That is, until she meets Luca Costas. The dangerously handsome gangster-turned-playboy becomes obsessed with the English rose, and does everything in his power to keep her by his side. Will this paradise become a prison for Elizabeth? Or will her growing affection for Luca be enough to overcome his violent past?

Age Rating: 18+

Note: This story is the author’s original version and does not have sound.

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Her Possessive Guard

When Kara’s roommate says her cousin is crashing on their couch for a few nights, Kara doesn’t think much of it. Until he shows up and they set each others’ worlds on fire.

Age Rating: 18+

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