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Fantasy Noir: Three Stories of Mystery, Murder, & Magic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Step into the hardboiled world of Rick Walker, a private investigator with a penchant for scotch, dames, and magic. With reluctant help from a foul-mouthed demon, a nervous young diviner, and a fiery ex-girlfriend, Rick navigates his way through several cases, only to discover that they are all connected in some way.
Icy Blue Descent
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What appears to be an ordinary matter of a missing person is suddenly magnified, as aviation consultant/P.I. Leicester (pronounced "Lester") plunges into the world of high finance, drug dealers, and murder. He ranges from Mississippi to Miami to islands in the Bahamas, tracking men and women who are pursuing the fast buck in the drug trade, and comes close to an icy blue descent
The Electra File
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,120. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Jay Leicester, P.I., is hired to find a missing sailboat which is eventually found scuttled offshore with the bodies of two individuals associated with the new gaming industry in Biloxi, Mississippi. After another killing, this of a mayoral candidate who openly opposed the gambling industry, much suspicion is directed towards casino officials. Leicester's mandate: Solve the case or die trying.
Sparrow Swift Action (international intrigue)
Series: Escaping Tyranny eXpat ePulps, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Sparrow and Sally are back. Our PT Pulp Heroes must try to save a new set of good people trapped by a twisted world. This is the second book in the Sparrow Swift series. New stories about Sparrow and Sally's adventures will come out every two weeks.
Pier 77
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,810. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
During the 1990s in New York City, there was a battle for the rackets of Manhattan. The deadly war was between the Italian Mafia and the Irish Westies. The Mafia had control until Kevin Gerrard decided to put his life on the line to find peace, only to be foiled by a gorgeous East Side call girl and a friend, who happened to be a Priest.
Insatiable (A Sydney Rye Novel, #3)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,620. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private Detective, Sydney Rye, is living a simple, disciplined life in London. When a dangerous man from her past calls, Rye finds she cannot turn him away. Robert Maxim explains that the daughter of a powerful friend has gone missing and he wants Rye to find her. In exchange he offers her something she had given up hope of ever having; freedom from her past.
Some People Die Quick
Series: The Jay Leicester Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Pristine offshore islands, coastlines ruined by casino hotels, and Gulf of Mexico waters is the setting for intrigue, horror, and quick death. A must read for any aficionado of the Mystery/Thriller genre.
Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run is a character-driven mystery novel in the style of classic noir tales of the 1940's and 50's. Told in the competing narrative voices of the hard-boiled gumshoe Jack Justice and his partner Trixie Dixon, girl detective, Black Jack Justice: Dead Men Run is an enjoyable and lively read.
Ein Koffer voll Blut. Ein Philip Eckstein Thriller
Series: Ein Philip Eckstein Thriller, Book 1. Price: $4.28 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: German. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Philip Eckstein ist Privatdetektiv in Berlin. Nicht die übliche Sorte. Das merkt man schnell. Eines Abends steht diese Blondine in seiner Tür, Amanda. Sie sucht ihren Bruder, sagt sie. Ein harmloser Job, der in eine leichengepflasterte Hetzjagd ausartet – der Jagd nach einem Koffer voll Blut.
The Lovecraft Murders
Series: The Scott Kaven Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,130. Language: American English. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“A love for sex and poetry were the only things my daughter got out of college,” an elderly lady says. “Now, she runs an escort service. One of her girls was murdered last year. Did my daughter have anything to do with it?”
A Stillness Lost - A Val Bosanquet Mystery
Series: The Val Bosanquet Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Val and Dave travel to Guatemala in a last-ditch attempt to trace Rosa Silva, missing for over twenty years. Within twenty-four hours the two men are fugitives, desperate to remain one step ahead of the Guatemalan police, and totally unaware that an old adversary and the ruthless Zeta cartel have them in their sights. Their hunt for Rosa exposes a dark secret, leading to a terrifying showdown.
Bubbles, Roses, and Rump
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,050. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2016 by Flat Sole Studio. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Wendy Winkworth visits her hometown and is hired by a local teacher to find out if his ex-con mother is going to show up and ruin his chances of marrying the love of his life, who is also the richest girl in town. Meanwhile, the sheriff is trailing Wendy, either because he likes her or because he wants to stop her from looking too closely at what’s really going on in town.
Italian Connection
Series: People Trafficking, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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..
Death In The Dark (A Sydney Rye Novella, #2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: 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.
Devolution: A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller
Series: Devolution: A Sam Jameson Espionage and Suspense Thriller Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,930. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Lars Emmerich is right up there with James Patterson, David Baldacci, Nelson DeMille, and Frederick Forsyth." - Gene GeRue, Amazon When an elderly priest suspected of espionage is found murdered, a brilliant, brash, ballsy, and beautiful spy catcher named Samantha Jameson joins the investigation. Her world quickly spins out of control when a shadowy organization kidnaps her lover.
Saving Grace: Jake Hancock Private Investigator series Book Four
Series: Jake Hancock Private Investigator. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Private Investigator Jake Hancock wakes up in a motel, not remembering how he got there. Not only that, he doesn't remember what he's done for the last week. Hancock sets off on a frantic journey to retrace his steps, but what he doesn't know is that his life is about to be irreparably changed because of a waitress called Grace Black.
Prophet: Dragon Chaser
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Jason Prophet is hired by his best friend to guard a beautiful woman from Japan, he not only falls in love, he finds his best friend murdered. When the woman disappears, Prophet swings into action. The clues lead him to Japan where he goes up against the Yakuza, the infamous Japanese mafia. Using only his wits, will he be able to save the woman he loves and revenge his friend's death?
The Dame Was a Tad Polish: An Armadillo Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Dilbert Pinkerton—mutant armadillo and private detective—has collared his first murder mystery since moving to Nevermore Bay and it's a doozy: the victim was found impaled on a flag pole thirty stories high. Enter Lily Pad, the star witness in the case, TV actress and mutant frog. Dill must risk everything to keep her safe until the case comes to a head. Or she might lose hers.
Not Dead Yet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,690. Language: Australian English. Published: February 2, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Sydney private investigator Gary Maddox scratches out a living doing personal injuries surveillance. A mother asks him to find out who killed her drug-dealer son. The son deserved to die. But the mother deserves justice and offers Gary a lot of money. Soon he's battling drug dealers, corrupt cops, hit-men and thugs. They try to rub him out. But he's well-armed, and not dead yet.
Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.

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