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Fatal Storm
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Series: Chase Dagger, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,520. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Full Moon Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Something strange is taking place at the Sebold mansion. When ghost hunters decide to spend a night, one person is missing in the morning. There have been other disappearances and homicides in the past, and the one common denominator has been the weather. Dagger and his entourage spend a night at the mansion to seek answers. But another storm is building on the horizon. Fifth in the series.
Definitions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,390. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
DEA agent Kent Baker, a loose cannon on an extensive leave of abscence, stops to help a beautiful woman being beaten on the edge of an interstate highway. Coming to the rescue of the lady seemed like a good idea except that afterwards people began getting murdered in nasty ways. Baker is forced to find out who is perpetrating the butchery...and way...
A Reason to Live (Marty Singer Mystery #1)
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Series: Marty Singer Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 89,920. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the late nineties, a bad cop killed a good woman and homicide detective Marty Singer watched the murderer walk out of the courtroom a free man. Twelve years later, the victim's daughter is the target and needs Marty's help. With a second shot at the killer--and a first chance at redemption--Marty's just found A Reason to Live.
Finn's Golem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,870. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Equal parts noir detective story and speculative fiction thriller, Finn's Golem is a fast-paced one-two punch from the author of Black Jack Justice and the Tales of the Red Panda adventure series.
Shooting Crows At Dawn
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 128,130. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Election day is near and Sheriff Jubal Dark's failure to solve a two-year-old murder is likely to cost him his job. Now, three escaped killers racing for the border murder a local family. Dark no longer has any time to worry about the election. He's willing to trade his star, and even his life, if that's what it will take to bring these murderers to Texas Justice.
Infiltration
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Price: $4.32 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Why would anyone want to take and hold twenty square miles of territory on the Arizona border, kill every person there, hold it for forty-eight hours, and the leave without an observable trace? The central character, Rand, his senescent aunt, Mary Jo are thrust into the world of homeland terror by a homeland attack and must deal with it, all the time wondering why. Rand discovers the answer.
Dreamcast
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Price: Free! Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In Dreamcast, Travis, an art-student, dreams of his ex-girlfriend’s murder, and the next day discovers the nightmare to be true. In police interview, he confesses the dream and is arrested for exact knowledge of the crime. With the help of a psychologist, he finds that he has paranormal abilities and uses them manipulate the police to trap the real killer.
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.
Club Dues
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
When a despised hedge fund manager is found murdered in his library, Cape Cod's go-to criminal defense lawyer Raymond Hannah is called upon to save the hide of his stockbroker, Thaddeus Sonnet.
Black Jack Justice
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 59,940. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
It was a simple enough case. Sex, betrayal, sex, money, sex, murder and sex. But when a pair of His and Hers private detectives get involved, the sparks start to fly and the blood begins to spill in earnest. With every shot that’s fired, the hole digs a little deeper, and the list of people our sparring shamuses can trust gets shorter and shorter.
Cheated By Death
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Series: The Jeff Resnick Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,050. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In this third of a series, Jeff Resnick faces a new dilemma: someone is stalking his sister-in-law, Brenda, who fears that violence from pro-life supporters will escalate near the women's clinic where she works. Or could the threats against her have come from her abusive ex-husband? Meanwhile, Jeff grapples with meeting his estranged father and the sister he he never knew existed.
Salvation for an Angel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Leonard Flachman. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Her father died in the Korean War. She and her family lived on his army pension. Her mother held the family together with love but when she dies, an alcoholic uncle arrives to claim the children. He inflicts cruelty on them and manipulates the community in believing the children are the cause of his misfortune. Can one survive such a life and not herself turn into an alcoholic? A powerful story.
Scar Tissue
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Series: Lucky Lucas Novels, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ex-con Ray Rhodes’ claim he was framed on weapons and drug charges is only the beginning when former cop Lucky Lucas is reluctantly dragged into an investigation as a family favor. Lucas quickly finds himself mixing with crooked cops, Chinese assassins, and a broken family with a disturbing and dangerous history that leads to blackmail and murder.
Dydeetown World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A novel of the LaNague Federation - Book 4. DYDEETOWN WORLD whips the classic tropes of noir fiction and far-future cyberpunk into a relentlessly paced novel about freedom, friendship, and self-esteem. Beneath its hardboiled voice, its seamy settings, and violent events, are people trying to make a human connection... and changing the world in the process.
Smoke Rings
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Series: The Clarke Lantham Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011 by AWP Books. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
An old girlfriend pulls Clarke Lantham into a New Year's Eve chase for a federal fugitive and the $50,000 price on his head. Book 3 of the Clarke Lantham Mysteries
Watching Marilyn
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,450. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the heatwave summer of 1962 Frank Watson, an investigator with a dubious past in pre-revolutionary Cuba, is hired to plant phone taps in the Hollywood home of Marilyn Monroe. There are rumours Monroe has kept a diary, a red book, detailing her affair with John F. Kennedy, the record of a scandal that could bring down the President.
Mr. Dark Side
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Mr. Dark Side, The Trials and Tribulations of a Hollywood Dick. There's two ways of not taking chances in the private investigator slash personal security gig in Hollywood. You either go around without fire sticks in which you're easy to kill but won't run afoul of any California or County or City laws meant to trap practitioners of the Second Amendment, or go armed.
Obama Care
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Price: Free! Words: 98,350. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Obama Care insurance companies appointed death squads who sentenced millions of Americans to an early grave by refusing to give them medical treatment. Their friends and relatives avenged them. They formed open rebellion against the government and its crony insurance companies. Soon, people were being murdered by the hundreds in their office buildings, malls, stadiums, and universities. Others wer
Vague Remembrances
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Angry men alter many lives on a Sunday evening in a small neighborhood tavern. Justice may prevail in this story, according to the reader’s point of view. A new gun law is suggested in this tale of mystery, romance and action.
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