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Alley of Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a ghost from his past walks into the bank, Leonard Marten, a mild-mannered bank employee trembled with fury. The ghost, a man released early from prison, was convicted five years ago for a heinous crime against Leonard’s wife. Frustrated with the flawed justice system, Leonard seizes this long awaited circumstance to exact his retaliation.
Dead False
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Tessellate Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A mystery for Shakespeare aficionados and a must-read for fans of noir crime fiction. A manuscript worth killing for.
A Dangerous Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
Exit Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
Golems, Goons and Cold Stone Bitches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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One of the most original detective characters ever created returns for his second adventure! Nikki Nelson- Hicks' Jake Istenhegyi, the Accidental Detective, returns for a new adventure in the Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series- GOLEMS, GOONS, AND COLD STONE BITCHES!
Humpty Dumpty: The Killer Wants Us to Put Him Back Together Again
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Price: Free! Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
With a vicious serial killer on the loose, distributing body parts all around the country, the FBI must turn to a disgraced agent and an untested rookie to capture the madman before anyone else is dismembered. Full of the twists and turns you expect from McCray and Hopkin, Humpty Dumpty is a page turning thriller for mystery fans
Baxter's Blues
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Series: The Led Sinclair Series. Price: Free! Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cindy Baxter comes to Led with no money and a future clouded by a serial killer. Her father buried a fortune on his farm before he died in prison. But a serial killer came looking for the loot to bankroll his deadly lifestyle. Cindy Baxter survived her encounter with the serial killer, but needs Led to recover the fortune. Stopping the killer and recovering the fortune will take Led to the edge.
Ask Not For Whom The Panther Prowls
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You set the price! Words: 20,910. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In this short novella, Dr. Sharpe swears to “go straight” and stick to academic pursuits. He is dragged into a series of polite poisonings after a student in his 'Physics for Poets' class dies of an apparent heart attack. Someone is slowly knocking off the undergraduates and the only common feature of the victims seems to be their involvement in an on-line English course. Is it?
Diabla Meets Big Ju Ju
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Price: Free! Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Henri is an eleven year old boy trying to become a man. Ricky and Dee want to help, but Big Ju Ju, a treacherous gang leader stands in their way. While the two PI's try to sort out their love lives, danger, murder, and a hideous disease threaten to schedule a meeting at the graveyard. And attendance is mandatory.
Twisted Sisters 3 - Marina Mystery
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Series: Twisted Sisters, #3. You set the price! Words: 8,220. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A dead body introduces Detective Jim Nash to Coroner Allie Sands. Despite warnings from just about every woman working in the same building with her, Allie throws caution to the winds while helping Jim solve a murder. If you have read Twisted Sisters One and Two and are wondering how Jim and Allie met, this short story explains how they became acquainted.
The Caterpillar King
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Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Caterpillar King blends mystery, magical realism, and science fiction to create a story unlike any other. Pearlstone’s debut novel alternates between the surreal and the mundane, weaving humor and intelligence through each of its three stories. In the end, this is a book that shows us how we are all connected across time and space…by caterpillars.
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!
Maddog 1 The Begining
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Price: Free! Words: 44,930. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Maddog 1 is a fascinating detective story. Involving murder, sex, interwoven with mystery and suspense. It will keep you reading until your eyelids grow heavy. The action takes place on the mean streets of New York City. The main character is New York City’s most violent private investigator Mike Murdock. Mike through his early life experience is enraged against crime.
Criminal Twins: Short Story (Psychological Thriller Book)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
My Twin Brother You see Detective Stone, my twin brother and I have retired as highly successful bankers, money is no problem for us for the rest of our lives. Moreover, my brother has put it in his head, out of the clear blue sky that he wants to take up the life of a criminal.
Tangled Webs
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Series: Chase Investigations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,530. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
War-torn Bosnia comes to downtown Auckland as the past meets the present. The private eyes of Chase Investigations contend with Mike's mysterious past with an organised crime family, secrets are revealed and lives are on the line. Life changing decisions are made and blood is spilled when the past meets the present.
Beat Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Psychic Investigator AJ Rakowski recently helped Chicago Homicide Lt. Jack Daniels solve two cases, a murder and an abduction. But now both perps are walking free, and someone wants AJ out of the picture... permanently. As the bodies pile up, and the mystery unfolds, both women realize these cases are far from closed. In fact, they've only just begun. BEAT DOWN Revenge can be murder...
Scattergun—A Reckoning in Two Acts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Scattergun is the first short work in a series examining the dark side of the human condition, set in the aberrant world of a synaesthetic Texas ranger, Lamar McNelly. Book One: Riding shotgun in the mind of a wandering killer, stalking the plains of the rural west, until a violent confrontation in a Colorado rail yard pits the cerebral McNelly against the mammalian brain of an outlaw.
Lost Paradise
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #4. You set the price! Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jim and Allie end up investigating a double homicide while vacationing on an island resort paradise owned by a venture capitalist Jim once cleared of a murder charge. Fourth in the Jim Nash adventure series.
Crashing Through Mirrors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,190. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bass guitarist Bern Aldershot would rather forget the night he was brutally attacked in a dark Los Angeles parking lot and his treasured '65 Rickenbacker stolen. Figuring he'll forget the trauma with time, Bern avoids the papparazzi by not reporting the crime or saying anything to anyone. But that backfires when three months later depression has him looking down the barrel of his own rifle.
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.