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Speak Softly My Love
Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
To fall in love is to be young again. To count the cost is to die a little bit inside. In Speak Softly My Love, Inspector Gilles Maintenon goes out for a quart of milk and stumbles across a dead man. The trouble is, when the dead get up and walk away. They have one too many missing-person reports, too many wives, girlfriends and other mysterious blondes.
Rescue From Planet Pleasure
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,620. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Felix Gomez, detective-vampire, jumps into an adventure too big for planet Earth! He’s got to rescue the hyper-sexual vampire Carmen Arellano from the clutches of ruthless warrior aliens who need her to regain their mojo before they die out.
Honeymoon Hotel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,520. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Determined to find out who’s behind the movement to drive local business owners off the beach, Dan Marlowe embarks on a hunt that leads him down a trail riddled with arson and violence. Just as he’s closing in on the truth a sinister figure appears. The more Dan investigates, the more he finds at stake, and every way he turns, he ends up back at the same dark, dangerous place—the Honeymoon Hotel.
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.
The Secret Sharers
Series: Sam Dyke Investigations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,520. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Private Investigator Sam Dyke takes on a new client who asks for a straightforward job - he wants Dyke to follow him. But Dyke soon learns that this is a ruse to get him involved in a struggle between his client and the secret services of both Britain and the US, who are about to sign multi-million dollar contracts with a private security firm which has its own agenda ...
The Vampire on the Train: A Spinoza Story (Short Story)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A vampire on a train. What could possibly go wrong? Spinoza is a private investigator who specializes in finding the missing. He’s good at what he does. Damn good. But he’s also got a secret past that haunts him. In the short story, THE VAMPIRE ON THE TRAIN, Spinoza takes on a different kind of investigation when he’s hired to ride a train with a vampire whose dreams predict the future...
Skyjacker (A Private Investigator Series of crime mystery novels, Book 7 )
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,670. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Thomas Higgins goes to Hollow Hills to get money from his friend. One week later, he died after begin struck by a car. His wife hires French to go to Hollow Hills and look for his friend, Dennis Moore. Two hours after French arrives in the small, town; he finds evidence to proving it wasn’t an accident but cold-blooded murder instead.
Paradise Lost (A Joe Collins Mystery)
Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Former cop Joe Collins goes after those serial killers who are a threat to society. Along with former partner Doris Linacre, he sets out to stop another bad guy, this time someone behind a series of missing women and kids -- gone, no trace left behind.
The Butterfly Tattoo (A Joe Collins Mystery)
Series: Joe Collins Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
As a cop, Joe Collins knew there were bad people out there -- serial killers -- monsters that needed to be caught … and eliminated. His vigilante brand of justice makes for exciting reading in this new mystery series that will etch itself into your imagination like a tattoo.
Suspicion- A Private Investigator Series of crime mystery novels Book 6
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,240. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jennifer is accused of murdering her estranged husband, Michael. She is a friend of Alex French's, a seasoned private investigator. The day Michael was gunned down, Jennifer was hanging out in a bar, she had a drink and could not remember anything else for the rest of the day. When Jennifer came to, she was in an apartment she has never seen before holding on to a small handgun, and Michael's
Seven
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Koans and killings, mayhem and metaphysics, the DoubleNickel Detective stories serve up the usual mix of characters, clues and conundrums. The main character is a brown paper sack, a mutt of mixed ancestry: his father Japanese, his mother Irish. He is sardonic. He drinks. Not your gentleman sleuth, but a private eye who lines up with the hard-boiled boys.
Rich Man, Dead Man - 2nd book in the Tanner & Thibodaux Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
A rich man, his dead son, two private detectives who believe in justice and an underworld that grants any request of a wealthy murdering businessman. But when Tanner and Thibodaux learn the murderers darkest personal secrets, they can't allow him to go unpunished.
Homicide in Black & White - Book One of the Tanner & Thibodaux Series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,380. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Tanner and Thibodaux turn the justice system upside down to ensure that the death of a young girl in a small town doesn't go unpunished. Their adversary? One of the wealthiest men in central Texas.
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 Last Will and Testament of Ernie Politics
Price: Free! Words: 71,430. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Ernie Politics, a homeless conspiracy theorist, has been murdered. The LAPD is no help, so Ray Cobb vows to find out who killed his friend. His quest for vigilante justice pulls him deep into a dangerous Los Angeles underworld of homeless elite, filthy hustlers, and strange allies. Ray quickly learns that when you live on the streets, the only person you can trust is yourself.
Marlow: Midnight Blues
Series: Key West Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,090. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Willie Walker was a famous saxophonist in the Jazz world. He had played all around the world. But now he was retiring to Key West to open up a Jazz Club at the End of the Road. But people around him start dying and Willie gets the idea that somebody doesn’t want his club to open. But in order to keep Willie alive, Marlow has to uncover those secrets or they might end up singing the Midnight Blues.
Marlow: The Neon Goodbye
Series: Key West Mysteries, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,830. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Marlow should have known that leaving the past behind is never easy. Because trouble seems to follow in his footsteps. Faces from the past turn up on Key West, and when one of them turns up dead, Marlow is faced with the most difficult case of his new life. He has to solve his own shooting, the one that ended his career on the NYPD. But the hardest part is that he has to solve it from Key West....
A Killing Kiss
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A Merciless Killer. A Beautiful Widow. When a mob boss is murdered, his innocent wife and child are caught up in a war of succession and a tangle of secrets and lies. Who killed the old boss? And how do they hope to gain from the death and destruction unleashed? It will take all of Smitty’s talents to keep Menten's family safe. But then, Smitty is an exceptionally talented hitman...
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.
Chandler: Circle City Shakedown
Series: Circle City Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Phillip Chandler used to be Chicago cop, but after a run in with corrupt officials left him jobless and disgusted, he moved south to Indianapolis, Indiana, and opened up shop as a private eye. While he has an office in a seedy part of Downtown Indy, Chandler spends a good deal of his time between Babes and The Slippery Noodle. So it comes as no surprise a stripper needs help......