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Nasty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,910. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Courtney Literary. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Adultery pays. Murder doesn't. That is P.I. Nate 'Nasty' Jepson's motto, and he normally makes his living snapping pictures of cheating spouses. When a stranger is brutally shot in the passenger seat of his car, he finds himself in the middle of a gang war between battling triads, as well as a suspect in the murder. Nate must step far outside his comfort zone to clear himself and live to catch ano
Our First Murder Together (A Nichols & Nichols Mystery)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
An upscale, 30-something couple in suburban Atlanta acts as a private-eye team to solve mysteries together.
The Disintegration of Dragons, Part 1: A Death in Vastervik
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The Golem War is over. One year to the date of final victory over the automaton armies of an evil wizard sect, the kingdom states of the Third Continent gather in the human kingdom of Vastervik to party. The guests of honor are all of the known surviving members of the 19th Legion (popularly known as the Dragon Legion), the military unit that ended the Golem War.
Die Now, Live Later
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 5. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tough private investigator Mike Faraday is about to expose a racket in the macabre setting of the freezer cemeteries of California, whose motto is Die Now, Live Later. Mike couldn’t resist Merna Freeman’s appeal for help — but the sardonic ex-Nazi concentration camp criminal Dr Krug has other plans for him . . .
The Big Bend
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Series: Terry Rankin, Book 1. Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 105,870. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Terry Rankin, sole proprietor of Rankin Personal Security Services in Orlando, Florida, accepts a private meeting with a potential client. Sheila Adamson is looking for a bodyguard to protect her from her abusive husband, but Rankin refuses to take the job until she begins divorce proceedings. Moments later, Mrs. Adamson is dead and Rankin is buried beneath the rubble of his house.
Crystal World
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Series: Interworld, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,310. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Magalone can’t be found on any star chart. Even those who have heard of it don’t believe in it. Tom Dunjer, Chief of Security Plus, is a believer – enlisted by the insane Dr. Sass in the fight to save Magalone. Getting there won’t be easy. Getting back might be near impossible – especially once Dunjer learns what their Destabilizer is capable of… first hand.
Specterworld
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Series: Interworld, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
First there was a break-in at the Tool Works Plant, followed by a breakdown of security mechs and a general break-up of the beleaguered burg’s complacent conformity. And now the Mayor is gone – dissolved along with the top two levels of City Hall. For Chief of Security Plus, Tom Dunjer, the key to Happy City’s unhappiness can be found in the Specterworld – a phantom stratum from a bygone time.
Outerworld
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Series: Interworld, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
They framed Dunjer as professionally as if he’d been a Picasso original – the dead gang boss, the looted safe – and the evidence that could clear him was long gone, into the enemy states of the Outerworld.
Interworld
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Series: Interworld, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Grimoire Books. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Tom Dunjer, Chief of Security Plus, didn't even know what Linzeteum was. But someone had broken into his vaults, floored his robots and disappeared the stuff. Dunjer's only chance was to find the Linzeteum before word got out that he'd lost it. But this meant venturing into Interworld, a journey that turned into a nightmare odyssey and sent him ripping through very the fabric of the universe.
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.
Deadly Stakes in Brooklyn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s the late 1980’s in Brooklyn, NY. Jason Reddy and Jessica Munroe team up as a pair of tough, wisecracking private investigators to solve a case involving sex, politics, blackmail, and murder, with the help of their sometime-associate Boris Radovich, a tough Russian bear of a limo driver and former engineer with time spent in Siberia. A story with wit and sass as well as terrific fight scenes.
Rough Riders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rough Riders is the sequel to Charlie Stella’s first novel, Eddie’s World. Ten years have passed and the action has moved from the streets of New York to the prairie state of North Dakota. What happens when a multiple murderer, the mob, a former cop, and the FBI mix it up in the frozen heartland?
Wild to Possess / A Taste for Sin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,940. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two vintage noir thrillers from the late 1950s and early 1960s.
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
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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.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,250. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.