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The Accidental Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2010 by Dawn Treader Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.46 from 13 reviews)
Ruthless hitman confronts his destiny in a startling tale of redemption.
Rope Burn
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Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Yael Navas unravels the mystery of the suicide who didn't really kill himself.
The Last Laugh
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Price: Free! Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Detective Dirk Nickel couldn't care less about clowns, but his is a city without laughs where clowns are a dying breed. Then, one day Nickel is framed - branded a 'chuckler' - and the heat is on. Can Nickel uncover who framed him in time, maybe even bring down the city-wide conspiracy against clowns in the bargain... or will the last laugh be on him?
Blood Ties / Final Cut
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Price: Free! Words: 10,350. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Two PI's in one book! Tim Wohlforth presents a Jim Wolf short story, J. Vandersteen a Noah Milano tale. These two tough PI's follow the legacy from Black Mask in their own special way.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 1
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead & nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet & live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life is fast paced, dangerous & filled with more gunfire than a gangster film, but isn't all big cases, excitement & arch enemies. Follow her day to day musings taken from her online blog
All Mixed Up
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Series: All Mixed Up, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 9,480. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A wealthy, jealous and possessive husband takes unusual revenge on his beautiful wife's lover. Detective Senior Sergeant Stanley Morris needs to dig deep to get to the bottom of this one. The complete novella series is available in one hit, as All Mixed up, the complete series, or all eight can be purchased individually. Audio Version Available
Telegraph Hill
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Series: The Dick Londergan Chronicles. Price: Free! Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When old school P.I. Dick Londergan stumbles onto a case that smells of sweet tea and fresh baked cookies, it's Dateline: Danger! because he soon finds its ugly underbelly consists of one part smarm, two parts pain, and a heaping helping of primetime "gotcha!" A short story of approximately 5000 words and the first of the DICK LONDERGAN CHRONICLES.
Baltimore Stories: Volume Two
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Price: Free! Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
A mini-collection of short stories by Nik Korpon, author of Stay God, Old Ghosts and By the Nails of the Warpriest. Some are noir, some are literary, all take place in Baltimore.
Step on A Crack
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Price: Free! Words: 11,430. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s said things come in threes, a run of good luck at cards, a run of bad luck in love. But the penny doesn’t always drop until the third time around. Come the third time, you snap your mental fingers, and tell yourself, I knew that.
Cry Quietly
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Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A desperate man seeking his own destruction meets a woman whose inner darkness dwarfs his own and falls instantly, fatally in love. A short crime story in the classic noir style set in the mysterious city of Nottamun. For those who like their crime fiction hardboiled, violent and bleak.
Blood Will Tell - a short Milo Peretti mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
MILO PERETTI is back in Rome to take over the running of his late uncle’s detective agency. When the body of a businessman is found at an office nearby in Trastevere, the grieving mother refuses to believe her son took his own life. But with the Polizia di Stato preparing to close the case as suicide, will Peretti ever really uncover the truth? And will justice ever be done?
Nick Gamble y el caso del barco ataud
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Price: Free! Words: 15,630. Language: Spanish. Published: May 6, 2012 by PÚLPito. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.00 from 1 review)
Nick Gamble es duro (a veces), alcoholico (siempre) e investigador privado (excepto domingos y festivos). NICK GAMBLE es el sabueso mas perro de la ciudad.
An Object in Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ruth Addems is a soap opera star, and she has a stalker so she is reffered to Rey. But he quickly learns that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once an object is in motion it remains in motion...
Valentine in Paris
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Price: Free! Words: 13,760. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2011 by Wild Wolf Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
A Nick Valentine short story. Disgraced Great War hero, Nick Valentine returns to France for the first time since the war on what should be a routine information gathering assignment in post-war Paris. But things are never that simple. Not for Nick Valentine. Nick Valentine is the flawed hero of the full length novel, Noho. This short story includes an opening excerpt from Noho.
Cold Case--A Jeff Resnick Mystery
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Series: Jeff Resnick Short Stories, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,440. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Psychic Jeff Resnick has no expectations when investigating the disappearance of a four-year-old, until he confronts the mind responsible--a shattering experience for all involved. --"A compelling mystery that will grip you tightly and not let go--even after you've finished reading." ~ Leann Sweeney, nationally best-selling author of the Yellow Rose and Cats In Trouble mysteries
Thrill Kill Jill
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #2. You set the price! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself. Jim Nash #2.
Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction By: D.e.e.L
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Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another timid schmuck walks in with a problem. Usually these situations get ignored, "Get lost" I would tell them. But this guy has a wad of cash and rent needs to be paid...
Murder in D-Minor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A man with an ugly past is asked to do one last task to clear an old blood debt. But you can´t wash away blood with more blood; you can't bury the past, but it may just bury you...
Killing Mum
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,600. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Arranging contract killings was Carlos's business, but he'd never expected that someone might want his mother dead! The anonymous letter had arrived addressed to 'Charlie' and only two people called him by that name. So either his wife had just hired him to whack her mother-in-law, or his mother was looking for help to put an end to her misery. Carlos was hoping he'd find another explanation...
Joe Ganzer Adventures
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Price: Free! Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fortune in Nazi stolen art leaves a London port. Among the treasures, the infamous Maltese Falcon…