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The Big Exoneration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
In spoof of noir private detective mysteries a middle school boy and his younger sister travel in time between the present and 1939 Los Angeles while investigating a seventy-five year old crime that sent an innocent man to the gas chamber. Their challenge is coercing information from shady characters, uncovering the real murderer, and getting his written confession.
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.
See Dick Run
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 41,870. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A dead son A tortured soul A murder to solve Out of his mind with grief from the tragic death of his young son, Dick Jones is determined to permanently end his misery. He's a second away from putting a bullet in his head when fate or the devil herself intervenes.
After The Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When Sol Gunderson's billy goat, Bebe, turns up dead, someone is out to stop anyone from discovering the truth behind the animal's demise, particularly Bill Travis and his daughter Jessica. Was it toxic chemical waste dumped into Boggy Creek back of Gunderson's goat farm? Was it radioactive materials? And what is the nature of this mysterious fire at the root of it all?
Some Die Hard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SOME DIE HARD is legendary mystery and thriller author Stephen Mertz's first novel, originally published in paperback more than thirty years ago and long out of print. Part hardboiled private eye yarn, part classic novel of detection (with a locked-room mystery unlike any other), SOME DIE HARD is pure entertainment.This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
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.
No Flowers for the General
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 3. Price: $1.43 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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A corpse a night was pretty good going, even by Mike Faraday’s standards, especially as they turned up in ‘the friendliest town in the world’. The life of General Diaz was threatened, and then three turned up from Cuba out of the past. With Stella on the other end of the phone, and Patti Morgan in his arms, Faraday was in his element, as events mounted to the goriest climax he could remember.
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
Altered Identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Troy McCoy, owner of “Caught In The Act Detective Agency”, is a quick-witted private investigator making a decent living and quite content catching cheating spouses in the act. Unknowingly private investigator Troy McCoy is drawn into the world of Juan Morales, leader of the international “Memoria” drug cartel. Morales is obsessed with the theft of the government’s top secret ALTERED IDENTITY.
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.
L.A. Rain
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Three #1 bestselling novels set in the City of Angels: ELVIS HAS NOT LEFT THE BUILDING, ZOMBIE PATROL and THE VAMPIRE WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO.
Murder at the Rendezvous
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Los Angeles, 1934. The LA Angels had a great pennant winning season last year, and this one's shaping up to be an even better one. Hank Miller, P.I. had a bad season, and this one's shaping up to be even worse. One sunny spring morning however Hank gets a letter that leads to a case that leads to a murder and a rendezvous with a dame holding a smoking gun...
First Love's Second Chance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private Investigator William "Billy" Banfield thinks he's left his chance at true love behind him, eleven years ago, in a past he'd rather forget. When his former lover reaches out to him for help, though, he's dragged into a web of love, deceit, betrayal, drugs, and murder. Now he must protect his ex, uncover the shocking truth, and stay alive if he wants a second chance at first love.
Primary Storm: The Special Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In his sixth book in the Lewis Cole series, mystery author Brendan DuBois takes a look at the special kind of madness that descends upon New Hampshire every four years during its presidential primary.
American, Die. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In his newest adventure, sly private dick Philip Eckstein enters the shadowy world of spies and whistleblowers.