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Thrill Kill Jill
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Price: Free! 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.
Crestfallen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of four short stories, Peter Crestfallen is a San Francisco private investigator who has a penchant for attracting problem clients. He's the kind of gumshoe who’ll always give a hundred percent, even if it’s for a ten percent return.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: The Case of Mrs. Weldon
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Follow Siren through a case she thought would be straight forward - follow a man’s wife and prove she is cheating on him. But Siren soon finds out that all is far from simple and straightforward. There is more than meets the eye to the adulterous Mrs. Weldon & Siren soon finds herself struggling to know which side she is on &, more importantly, how on earth she is going to get paid.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Hunting the Priest Killer
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the priest known as Patrick was found murdered so close to Easter Sunday, Siren swore she would avenge his death and find his killer. Whoever was stupid enough to kill a priest, clearly didn’t know he was Siren’s priest too. Taking on the gangs on the underworld, she won't stop until she has found who was responsible for murdering the only person that never wanted anything from her.
Geaux Tiger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Laissez les bons temps rouler - until somebody gets killed of course. Murder along the bayous of south Louisiana's Cajun Country doesn't always add up. Grab a gator by the tail and follow this fast-paced mystery set in a casual Creole parish. Catch each monthly episode of A Cajun Murder Mystery Series.
The Shepherd
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Laissez les bons temps rouler - Until somebody gets killed of course. Catch each monthly episode of A Cajun Murder Mystery Series. Real-life Police Chief writing raw mystery and thriller crime fiction short stories.
Student Body: A Hope Sze Novella, with Bonus Radio Drama: No Air
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Student Body After facing down three murderers, Dr. Hope Sze comes face-to-face with a sociopath who escapes the criminal justice system. For the first time, in this 10,000-word novella, that sociopath gets to speak. Read Student Body after the novel Terminally Ill, or face the consequences. Bonus radio drama: No Air "Hope Sze is an utterly likeable character." --Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine
Huntig.u
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A discovery of a weird web-site and efforts to figure out who and why created it put a halt to the life of an entire country. Determination to get down to the bottom of this secret brings one of the characters to a remote African country. Lives of many people are at stake; who is going to cast light on the mysterious web-site: a congressman, a police officer, or a little boy?
Rosamund's Diary: Power and Justice
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Price: Free! Words: 81,380. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rosamund O’ Hara, a middle-aged and tenacious woman, is the new lawyer at Hoffman and Associates: a law firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina. On her first day at work, she is handed a controversial federal case: having to represent an alleged bomber. Though, as secrets unfold, O’Hara finds herself in trouble: having to deal with powerful men who would eliminate anyone that stands in their way.
Contrappasso Magazine: Noir Issue: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A special noir-themed issue of Contrappasso Magazine, an independent journal of international writing. This one's a grab bag of essays, interviews, and new and classic poetry focusing on noir in film and fiction.
Bad For Business
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Series: Cyber Detective, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 25,800. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Adrian Shetler has had a stroke of bad luck. The window of his PI office has been broken by the body of a dead woman. Law Enforcement Agents of the orbital city largely ignore the crime and don't start an investigation. This is not acceptable to Adrian and he chooses to take on the case himself. However, the killer is quickly covering their tracks. Can he find them before they escape?
Death of a Swan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 123,080. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
David Charles is now a Detective Sergeant serving in South London in a time when safe crackers did not go in armed which was why, as far as he was concerned, there was a really huge question mark over why Swan had been found dead in front of the open relic of a safe.
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… 
The Celestial Op
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A nod -- and a wink -- to Dashiell Hammett. A nameless operative for the Celestial Detective agency investigates a crime scene.
The Bleak
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Eye Sam Dyke takes on an unpromising case - to find out why an established scientist is falling apart. He soon learns that it's not the pressures of work that are getting to him, but his colleagues and his boss. They have a doomsday plan that is set on producing a calamitous event threatening the lives of hundreds of people. And only Dyke can stop them.
How It All Started (The Sin Room)
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Series: Sin Room, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Unspeakable Danger lurks when an aspiring high school model turns to stripping and gets drawn into the life of a wealthy man with a secret mistress and a psychotic wife. A deftly plotted mystery with an ending that will leave you sucker-punched!
Noble Beginnings: A Jack Noble Thriller (Jack Noble #1)
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Price: Free! Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
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In March of 2002, while the eyes of the world focused on Afghanistan, Jack Noble finds himself on the outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq. A Marine in name only, Jack is on-loan to the CIA. Normally an integral part of the team, he finds that he is nothing more than a security detail in Iraq. Jack and his partner Bear have a run-in with four CIA special agents over the treatment of an Iraqi family.
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.
Antenna Syndrome
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
New York, 2026. In the aftermath of a terrorist A-bomb, private investigator Keith Savage searches for a kidnapped artist, the paraplegic daughter of a crime-busting politician, but tracking her down leads him to a place where her fascination with insects collides with his fears.
The Innocent Thugs - a Mafia Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Silvana, the mistress of the mafia’s big boss, went to Vico pleading for help, but now she is dead. The most evident explanation is suicide, but detective Vico is not convinced. In a corrupted and violent world, where Vico can trust no one, will he be able to solve Silvana’s death? Will he survive in this fight against ruthless criminal organizations?