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Butchered Dreams
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Series: Dreams & Reality. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Butcher is on a rampage. He's working his away across the state of Missouri, in a reign of terror, righting the wrongs he believes have been committed against his family and himself. In his wake, he leaves a blood bath; a string of mutilated victims that seem to have no pattern. For Aislinn, it's personal. She'll have to battle her own demons to bring him in.
Looking For A Reason
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Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: British English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Looking for a Reason is the fourth in the gripping crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey. They won't talk... Someone is subjecting men to systematic rape and torture before being released, but who? More to the point - why? Detective Inspector Paolo Storey has many questions. Can he uncover the answers in time to save someone close to him? It isn't easy Looking for a Reason.
Duplicate Effort: A Retrieval Artist Novel
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Series: Retrieval Artist Universe, Book 7. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“If there’s any such thing as a sci-fi CSI, the Retrieval Artist novels set the tone.” The Edge Boston. Flint can no longer take on the entire universe. He violated the rules of his Retrieval Artist mentor and now has a lot to lose. But he can’t reverse the events he set in motion—and the crisis he caused might destroy everything—and everyone—he loves.
A Desperate Place for Dying
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,660. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A desperate plea from an old flame entangles Garrison Gage in a high profile case involving a famous and brazenly outspoken lecturer on evolution and atheism, a crazy fundamentalist cult that uses all means necessary to silence its critics, and a brutal local murder of a far more personal nature.
The Depth of Darkness (Mitch Tanner #1)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Detective Mitch Tanner's life hangs in the balance. He clings to the daughter in his care. He agonizes over the disappearance of his son and estranged wife. Twelve months has yet to turn up a solid lead. While investigating the apparent accidental death of Dusty Anne Miller, Mitch and his partner Sam Foster find themselves in the middle of a fiendish plan that strikes too close to home.
The Gray and Guilty Sea
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,040. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by Flying Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
A curmudgeon. A loner. That's how people describe Garrison Gage, and that's when they're being charitable. After his wife's brutal murder, the crippled private investigator retreats to the coastal town of Barnacle Bluffs, Oregon. When the body of a young woman washes up on the beach, his conscience draws him back into his old occupation – forcing him to confront the demons of his own guilt.
Lust, Money & Murder - Book 4, Cattoretti's Return
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Series: Lust, Money & Murder, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The Cat always lands on his feet! After being kicked over a cliff into the Mediterranean Sea, Italian criminal mastermind Giorgio Cattoretti has lost everything...including his left eye. Join Cattoretti on his quest for revenge as he hides out on the island of Cyprus, avoids the Russian mafia, and painstakingly plans the biggest art crime in history. The Cat is back!
To Probe a Beating Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the autumn of 1991, a young girl disappears from a Cleveland Heights, Ohio neighborhood. The only witness is an elderly woman whose description of the possible kidnapper could fit any number of people. As police, friends and family search the immediate area for Annette, she is taken farther away and becomes one of the predator’s early victims.
Death In The Dark (A Sydney Rye Novella, #2)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the fugitive, Joy Humbolt, accepts her new identity as the Private Detective, Sydney Rye, she must learn to control her emotions and her out of control dog, Blue. With the help of an expert trainer Sydney learns to fight with her mind as well as her body. However, when the daughter of a close friend is brutally murdered in the desert Rye turns away from her trainer to seek revenge.
The Legacy of the Assassin
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Series: The Assassin Trilogy, Book 3. Price: $2.25 USD. Words: 62,870. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The final book in the Assassin Trilogy, “The Legacy of the Assassin”, takes crime-fiction fans into the life of Theo Gresco, a man devoid of emotion whose sole purpose is to eliminate another human having been deemed obsolete. However, the assassin, an enemy of the state, now becomes a target of the crime family who employed him. A regrettable mistake; but for who?
Law Can Be Murder: A Trio of Sam McRae Mysteries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 169,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the New York Times Bestselling author Debbi Mack, the first three Sam McRae mysteries for one low price: Identity Crisis, in which murder and mayhem ensue in a case involving identity theft; Least Wanted, a suspenseful tale of juvenile delinquency and white-collar crime; Riptide, in which Sam must wade through secrets, lies, and fraud to defend her best friend from a murder charge.
Jacks are Better
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,150. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
On a Carribean cruise things go awry when a body is discovered, and a large sum of money is missing from the treasury. Later another death occurs...and to discover what happens next...read Jacks Are Better!
War Games
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,600. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The owner of Rutledge Military Academy, Colonel Anthony Rutledge (Ret.), hires private eye Markham at his L.A. office and asks him to drive up to the school. Markham wants to know why the head of a military school needs a private detective, and Rutledge says that somebody is threatening to kill him. Markham finds plenty of suspects who want Rutledge dead, but will he be able to find the perp?
Marsh Island
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Series: The Hirebomber Crime Series, Book 1. Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 79,240. Language: American English. Published: December 12, 2013 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Phil Pfieffer is an ex-Army Ranger turned private investigator who must outrun a psychopathic hit man, henchmen, ferocious sharks and even imprisonment to close the case. "Marsh Island" is Book 1 of "The Hirebomber Crime Series."
Dangerous Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,590. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.53 from 19 reviews)
It's January in the harbor city of San Pedro. A time when the foggy nights have a way of turning dreams into nightmares. Frank Moore is a psychopath with a diabolical plan. One which will drown goodness and grace in a river of blood, and send an innocent John Kirk on the run, through 48-hours of betrayal, violence, and murder.
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.