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Detective's Shadow
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 163,060. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rachael is a troubled woman who has no memory of her childhood. Kerr is a secretive private investigator who wants to forget his past. Thrown together they form an unlikely partnership and he helps her to face the fears that haunt her. But as she starts unravelling the mystery surrounding Kerr it becomes harder for him to maintain the barriers he has put up to guard himself against his own demons
Gary Phillips' Hollis P.I.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,440. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Gary Phillips’ Nate Hollis leaps from the comic page to his first complete prose collection. Authors Juliet Blackwell, Bobby Nash, Aaron Philip Clark, and Derrick Ferguson join Phillips to create six double barreled tales of mystery and action. The streets are mean, but they don’t hold a stick of dynamite to Hollis, P.I. From creator Gary Phillips and Pro Se Productions.
To Probe a Beating Heart
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 103,950. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the autumn of 1991, a young girl disappears from a Cleveland Heights, Ohio neighborhood. The only witness is an elderly woman whose description of the possible kidnapper could fit any number of people. As police, friends and family search the immediate area for Annette, she is taken farther away and becomes one of the predator’s early victims.
Dark Union: A Mike Angel Mystery
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Series: Mike Angel Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,480. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After Mike witnesses a barefoot bank robber who got away in a hail of bullets, an iron-fisted longshoreman union boss hires Mike to find the killer of his granddaughter, a loose-morals woman who slept with both sides of a labor war. A second murder confuses his case. Even though directed not to pry into union affairs, lead takes Mike there and in danger.
The Last Orchard in America
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,710. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014 by Todd Dills. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SUE LONGTREE IS TOO YOUNG TO BE A MATRIARCH, but when she moves to run down the story behind her brother's suicide, she stands looking down on a family in shambles. The suicide's hardly a whodunit, as the private dick that Longtree hires, the hero of writer Michael Peck's first novel, Harry Jome, sees it. Or is it? The answer may lie in the pages of a hardboiled noir as much as in Longtree history
Humpty Dumpty: The killer wants us to put him back together again
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Price: Free! Words: 96,850. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
With a vicious serial killer on the loose, distributing body parts all around the country, the FBI must turn to a disgraced agent and an untested rookie to capture the madman before anyone else is dismembered. Full of the twists and turns you expect from McCray and Hopkin, Humpty Dumpty is a page turning thriller for mystery fans
Baxter's Blues
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Series: The Led Sinclair Series. Price: Free! Words: 99,490. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Cindy Baxter comes to Led with no money and a future clouded by a serial killer. Her father buried a fortune on his farm before he died in prison. But a serial killer came looking for the loot to bankroll his deadly lifestyle. Cindy Baxter survived her encounter with the serial killer, but needs Led to recover the fortune. Stopping the killer and recovering the fortune will take Led to the edge.
Toxicity
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,600. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014 by Post Mortem Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
If Tarantino and the Coen Brothers ever teamed up to make a film, Toxicity might be the end result. Imagine the surreal universes of Philip K. Dick smashing into the gritty realities of Elmore Leonard, and you might have an idea of what type of book you’re about to get yourself into. Toxicity is violent, repulsive, charming, and completely ridiculous. It’s a dark comedy for those without a soul.
Butchered Dreams
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Series: Dreams & Reality. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
The Butcher is on a rampage. He's working his away across the state of Missouri, in a reign of terror, righting the wrongs he believes have been committed against his family and himself. In his wake, he leaves a blood bath; a string of mutilated victims that seem to have no pattern. For Aislinn, it's personal. She'll have to battle her own demons to bring him in.
Revenge is a Dish Best Served
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Series: A Matt Murphy Mystery. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Two years ago, on a dark and quiet empty New York street, two NYPD detectives approached a neighborhood bar and were gunned down by unknown assailants. The shooting was a set-up arranged by two dirty Vice cops. One officer died. The other survived. His name was Abe Goldman and that night he had two very good things in his corner: Luck, and his best friend. Matt Murphy.
Muerte en el Ministerio
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,580. Language: Spanish. Published: November 11, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
“Muerte en el Ministerio” se desenvuelve en torno a un caso criminal: la muerte violenta de un alto cargo en su despacho oficial.
Law Can Be Murder: A Trio of Sam McRae Mysteries
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 169,340. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the New York Times Bestselling author Debbi Mack, the first three Sam McRae mysteries for one low price: Identity Crisis, in which murder and mayhem ensue in a case involving identity theft; Least Wanted, a suspenseful tale of juvenile delinquency and white-collar crime; Riptide, in which Sam must wade through secrets, lies, and fraud to defend her best friend from a murder charge.
The Caterpillar King
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Price: Free! Words: 50,060. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The Caterpillar King blends mystery, magical realism, and science fiction to create a story unlike any other. Pearlstone’s debut novel alternates between the surreal and the mundane, weaving humor and intelligence through each of its three stories. In the end, this is a book that shows us how we are all connected across time and space…by caterpillars.
Architect of His Own Destruction
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Series: The Maintenon Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,230. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Aldrich Tobias, the man the critics love to hate, sits in La Prison Santé, awaiting the guillotine. The President of the Republic has asked Detective-Sergeant Gilles Maintenon to take another look into the case. According to Aldrich Tobias, ‘The artist is mad—always mad.” Maintenon is about to find out what that really means.
Looking For A Reason
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Series: The D.I. Paolo Storey Crime Series. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 84,630. Language: British English. Published: October 27, 2014 by Crooked Cat publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Looking for a Reason is the fourth in the gripping crime series featuring Detective Inspector Paolo Storey. They won't talk... Someone is subjecting men to systematic rape and torture before being released, but who? More to the point - why? Detective Inspector Paolo Storey has many questions. Can he uncover the answers in time to save someone close to him? It isn't easy Looking for a Reason.
Jacks are Better
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,150. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
On a Carribean cruise things go awry when a body is discovered, and a large sum of money is missing from the treasury. Later another death occurs...and to discover what happens next...read Jacks Are Better!
Rizos de oscuridad
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,480. Language: Spanish. Published: October 19, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nada hace pensar que el inspector de policía Ricardo Alborch albergue otro tipo de vida que la puramente vegetal.
Lucky 7 Artz
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Series: Lucky Artz Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 51,690. Language: American English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Lucky 7 Artz, seventh child of immigrant parents, is a sharp-dressing private detective working in the big city while balancing the demands of a big, complicated family. In this first novel Lucky finds out the uncomfortable truth about the tragic death of a sister.
Darryl's Reunion
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 79,730. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Darryl's Reunion is the story of a young boy, killed in his first year of high school. His murder goes unsolved for nineteen years. The interest of the town's newest detective is drawn because it is an unsolved murder and peaked when he finds out the victim's intended graduating class from the local high school is holding it's fifteenth year reunion.
The Siegel Dispositions
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Series: A Steve Stilwell Mystery. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,350. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The first assignment Ex-Navy JAG Steve Stilwell faces in his new law practice is to update the will of Prof. Felix Siegel, who wishes to leave a part of his estate to his wartime friends and the rest to his adopted daughter. After Siegel’s untimely and violent death, Steve seeks to distribute legacies that seem to bring nothing but death and misfortune. Book 1 in a new mystery/suspense series.