Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

OMG My Boss Is A Werewolf, I Know, Right?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,670. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Suddenly unemployed, office clerk Jane reluctantly applies for a secretary's job working for shady private investigator Dick Kruger. Soon she's kidnapped by mobster boss Mickey Ferro, whose howling mad gang makes her doubt her sanity. Is she going crazy, or are these guys werewolves? And can her would-be boss rescue her before they eat her?
Deadly Detour (A Short Story)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An intelligence operative's assignment goes dreadfully wrong when a pregnant young woman abducts her at gunpoint. The strange girl takes the operative on a detour that has deadly consequences and bodes well for no one.
Retribution - A Jack Ryan Thriller
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by Sizzler Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Teaming up with author friend, Marc Webb, storyteller Jack Ryan brings you the latest high-octane thriller about a hitman who loses his daughter in a horrific car accident. When the driver of the car gets off scot-free because he is the son of a drug lord, the hitman decides to take matters into his own hands. This story is intended for mature readers only and contains depictions of gratuitous vi
Death Wants Three
Price: Free! Words: 12,500. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This is the sequel to DEATH TIMES TWO. T.K. and Sunny have already solved a couple of murders . . . at least for the most part. But the Mastermind and her henchman are alive and well. They want to make sure that the Ghostcatcher and his intrepid paramour don't leave Norfolk . . . not while they're breathing.
In the Twinkling of a Bronze Eye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The arrival of a gift from its sister city, Foshan in China, to Springton forces Bruce Greenwood, the city’s park ranger to face an unusual situation. The gift, a life size bronze statue, placed near the park’s main entrance stirs the outrage of some city folks.
The Auto Shop Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A gruesome discovery in the trunk of a white sedan in an auto repair shop, draws homicide detectives John Allen and Chris Davidson into a murder mystery. The victim, Susan Baldwin, is the young wife of a middle-aged real estate developer, Steven Baldwin, a respectable member of the city’s business community and a close friend of the police commissioner.
Courage Begins: A Ray Courage Mystery Novella
Price: Free! Words: 18,580. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Former college professor Ray Courage starts a new career as a private investigator and tries to crack an unsolved murder for an insurance company.
Off The Leash - A California Corwin P.I. Mystery Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 9,370. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015 by David VanDyke. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
A murder in San Francisco's Tenderloin District is nothing new, but when ex-cop and private investigator Cal Corwin stumbles across the body of a witness she needs to find a runaway teenager, she find the two cases inextricably entwined - and time is running out. Off the Leash is a short Cal Corwin mystery set against the rich backdrop of the San Francisco Bay Area.
Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Mr Doom plots how to take care of the Psychopathic Social Network: The network which he built. And, now, must destroy. A story of blood, and justice. Mr Doom & the Black: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Housework has never come easily to Mrs Dream. Thankfully, though, other things do . . . Unfortunately she can never speak of them. Because it would mean death. A story of repressed desires and horrific secrets well kept. Mrs Dream & the Honey Pot: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 20 mins.
Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015 by DIB Books. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A scientist: Dr Rain performs experiments. But he knows only one piece of work will stand the test of time: The Gutter. A horrific story of capture, and betrayal. Dr Rain & the Gutter: A Psychopathic Social Network Story. Reading time: 30 mins.
Doppelgänger’s Curse
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,710. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A woman stalked by her double. A detective in over his head. In a city where the cops are on a mobster’s payroll, private investigator Charlie Madison stands in the gap. When a wealthy young socialite asks him to help her catch a threatening stalker, he takes the case. But things aren’t what they seem, and Madison has to act fast before he’s framed for murder. Novelette - Crime Noir / SciFi
Nicolette Mace: the Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Volume 3
Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The day to day life of a private investigator is not all glitz and glamour. "My name is Nicolette Mace, but you might know me as the Raven Siren. I'm a Private Investigator living the 1930s romantic dream in this new and exciting modern age. I keep records of everything that happens; everything I have seen and done. Why? There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio...
Blood Magic
Price: Free! Words: 6,710. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When they found the first body, no one batted an eye. That was par for the course in Skid Row. But something with these deaths was off. They were made to look like something supernatural. But I knew better. My name is Rick Danvers and I'm an undercover detective with Robbery Homicide, and before the night is over, I'm gonna get to the bottom of the Skid Row Suicides.
From the Pen of J. Walt Layne: Hard Up!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Hard Up! A Tale of Champion City, the first story in J. Walt Layne’s From the Pen of…, a man with no name and a monkey on his back roll into Champion City in the wee hours. There's no rest for a man in trouble with the mob. Personal demons and dead bodies revisit a man hard up and down on his luck.
Charles Boeckman Presents: The Coldest Case
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Pulp Author Charles Boeckman gifted the Pulp world with many characters of all types that deserved to live beyond the stories that birthed them. And Author R. P. Steeves has written a tale based on Mr. Boeckman’s work that is the first Pro Se Single Shot in the Boeckman imprint- The Coldest Case!
Gomes & A Murder of Confessions
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A dying detective takes what might be his last case… A man surrounded in mystery investigates the murder of a prominent doctor's wife... Two hardboiled short mysteries from the author of Herbie's Diner!
Heads Up
Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Five years ago, the police department was shattered when a psychotic hit man turned his rage against homicide detectives and their families. Now, the evidence suggests that the same killer has returned.
The Collector
Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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"Urban Fantasy Done Right!" "Like a gritty Sam Spade dropped into a really good X-Files episode" In Badhorn, weird is normal. So when Detective Raymond Montgomery and his partner, Wally, find a grisly murder victim with a monster movie fetish, it's just another day at the office, until they notice a few things are missing from the victim's collection...namely the monsters.
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?