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Quinn & The Dead Man's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The family has sent Liam and Nora off to scorching hot Palm Springs until cooler heads in Philadelphia prevail. And Nora's not happy when everyone's favorite insurance investigator agrees to help find a missing heiress. But things are just heating up in the California desert; a dead Russian mobster held secrets and his wretched celebrity kids want at them -- and they want his millions, too.
Quinn Gets the Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Once upon a time, the great Lonny Walters was really somebody, a king of the electric blues guitar. Now, he's lying face down in the mud behind a New Jersey dive bar with two bullets in the back of his head. Quinn's friend Clinton needs answers, but the list of Lonny's enemies just keeps growing.
The Goa Yoga School of Slayers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
All Octavia “V” Ling wants? Inner peace and a piece of the sizzling spy named Dario. Instead, she jets off to Goa, India and lands in the midst of spies! Lies! Yoga! Elephants! Betrayal! So they team up once more: V, the lovesick Canadian civil servant, and Dario, the man of mystery. The Goa Yoga School of Slayers. The hilarious, pulse-pounding sequel to The Italian School for Assassins.
Three Tales About Tanya
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A woman accused of murder tells police that after they hear three tales about her scheming younger sister, Tanya, the law will set her free.
Scratch on the Dark
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 43,220. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zarah Fayne is missing. When Dr. Nathan Crisp asks Mike Faraday to trace his nymphomaniac movie-star wife, the sardonic L.A. private investigator uncovers a million-dollar Hollywood racket in pornographic films. The trail takes him from Jet Studios to Caribou Lake and, as always, bullets fly and murder will out. Fourth in the Mike Faraday series.
Slow Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
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
If James Ellroy decided to try his hand at writing YA, this inventive novel might well be the result. Jake and his sister, Darlene, are new to L.A. This is one of the best mixes of gangsters and kids since Jodie Foster said, “Smear my lipstick” in Alan Parker’s Bugsy Malone.
Thrill Kill Jill
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Series: Twisted Sisters, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. 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.
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.
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.
See Dick Run
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Price: $2.99 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?
No Working Title
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: Australian English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Truth might be deadlier than fiction, but how do you tell them apart? When a cop decides to write a crime story, his life spirals out of control. Yet his hero investigates a corpse, a killer brunette and blackmail through the streets of Brisbane. Fast talking will only take a guy so far and when the line between truth and fiction blur, identifying who's the real hero becomes difficult.
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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.