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Don't Bleed on Me (Mike Faraday P.I.) #6
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mad President Trygon is Mike Faraday’s principal opponent in his sixth adventure, in which the laconic Californian private eye is pitted against a state within a state. The story moves at a rattling pace to match the machine-gun and tank finale, which surpasses spectacle in Mike’s previous cases. April Dawn is the new girl, but Stella is against firmly in control of the office.
The Ties That Bind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hazard Smith has fallen on hard times. His detective business is dry as a bone and his secretary has left due to non-payment. Just when he thinks things can't get any worse a dame walks into his office. She turns out to be the fifteen year old daughter her never new about. She wants to follow in Hazard's footsteps, something he's not about to let happen, until her stepfather is murdered.
Last Words
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1975, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams New York’s ERs looking for the story that will revive his faltering career. While investigating the death of a society kid up to no good, he tries to protect a homeless man on the hit list of three goons and soon finds his own life in danger. If he doesn’t wrap this story up soon, he’ll be back on the obits page--as a headline, not a byline.
The Strange Girl
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: British English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Private Investigator Sam Dyke is hired to find a man who’s been released from prison and subsequently gone missing. But the ex-con is an ex-cop who might have been imprisoned for a crime that he didn’t commit.
Italian Connection
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Series: People Trafficking, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Karen Harris, commander of Unit T, had come to the streets of London, in an effort to curb the activities of an Italian cartel engaged in prostitution and abduction across Europe and beyond, with an operation that pushes her and her friend, Sherry Malloy, to the limit..
A Cincinnati Cold Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Unable to get his old position back, ex-detective Jimmy Warren is forced to open an office as a private investigator. His first case, a young woman who had gone missing five years before, twists and turns until it seems like everyone he knows is involved. And out to get him.
Blood Runs Deep in the Gutter
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Series: Chambers-Riggs Detective Stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
1938. New York City. A woman hires The Chambers-Riggs Detective Agency to tail her husband, Simon Weiss, a comic strip artist and creator of The Adventures of Bucky Mars. They accept the job but soon realize that there's a lot more to Simon Weiss than what they see in the funny pages. A simple tail job pins Jack Chambers and Madison Riggs as pawns in a sinister game of deception and violence.
The Sweatergeist
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Meet Archie Bleecker, the fingerless detective. He earns his keep by solving New York’s most irrelevant cases. When a rich man hires him to investigate the case of a sweater that won’t stay put, Bleecker’s got more than mystery on his hands. Part ghost story, part private eye yarn, this short story first appeared in Alfred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine.
Original Parts
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Price: Free! Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Homicide detectives Nate Leeman and Penny Segel investigate the murders of several people who were killed for their artificial body parts. They suspect the killer is selling the stolen body parts on the black market. Det. Leeman objects to the use of artificial body parts in humans, and his beliefs jeopardize his job and his safety during the investigation.
Diabla meets Abaddon
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Price: Free! Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Diabla is tough. She thinks she's seen everything, but that doesn't include Abaddon. He's on a mission from God, and that mission includes murder. Two women are dead, defiled beyong imagination. If she's not careful, she'll be the third. She Ricky set out on an investigation that disgusts them as it unfolds. Unfortunately, they're the only ones who have a clear shot at bringing a psycho to justic
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
El fantasma de las Torres
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Extraños hechos vienen ocurriendo en el Palacio, hasta el punto que algunos de los que trabajan allí han empezado a hablar humorísticamente del fantasma de las Torres.
Easy Prey
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Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
When Cristina is hired to find a teenage heiress she stumbles blindly through Lleida's underworld in which death, beatings and prostitution are the norm. Along the way she sheds her naivety and learns one very important new skill - how to stay alive.
Greetings from Key West
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Allie manages to talk Jim into a vacation in the Keys, where trouble finds them once again when they cross paths with a woman and her little girl being harassed by the locals. It’s not long before Zelda’s tracking abilities are called upon to restore things as they should be.
Past Pretense
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Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
P.I. Patricia Delaney is tempted to turn down Gigi Lafferty's odd request to investigate her own past. And by the time she recognizes her old pal, Gigi has vanished, a body has turned up, and an amoral killer and her own painful past stand in the way of her solving the troubling case.
Hunting Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young woman is dead. An innocent man is going to pay. Mike Jaeger is a Vancouver P.I., from a family of hunters. But this hunt will lead Mike down a twisted trail that brings him face-to-face with someone who could crack open all his family’s secrets. And along the way he is confronted again and again with the urgent temptations of lust and violence. For Mike Jaeger is drowning.
Murder Takes Patience
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Series: Friendship & Honor, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nikki Fusco finally has the life he wants. He's through with his past and has settled down with his wife and children. But when a case that Frankie’s working in New York goes terribly wrong, Nikki gets a call—the kind of call he never wanted to get.
Nasty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Courtney Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Adultery pays. Murder doesn't. That is P.I. Nate 'Nasty' Jepson's motto, and he normally makes his living snapping pictures of cheating spouses. When a stranger is brutally shot in the passenger seat of his car, he finds himself in the middle of a gang war between battling triads, as well as a suspect in the murder. Nate must step far outside his comfort zone to clear himself and live to catch ano
Our First Murder Together (A Nichols & Nichols Mystery)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An upscale, 30-something couple in suburban Atlanta acts as a private-eye team to solve mysteries together.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.