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The Ties That Bind
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hazard Smith has fallen on hard times. His detective business is dry as a bone and his secretary has left due to non-payment. Just when he thinks things can't get any worse a dame walks into his office. She turns out to be the fifteen year old daughter her never new about. She wants to follow in Hazard's footsteps, something he's not about to let happen, until her stepfather is murdered.
Last Words
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In 1975, newsman Coleridge Taylor roams New York’s ERs looking for the story that will revive his faltering career. While investigating the death of a society kid up to no good, he tries to protect a homeless man on the hit list of three goons and soon finds his own life in danger. If he doesn’t wrap this story up soon, he’ll be back on the obits page--as a headline, not a byline.
The Strange Girl
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: British English. Published: September 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Private Investigator Sam Dyke is hired to find a man who’s been released from prison and subsequently gone missing. But the ex-con is an ex-cop who might have been imprisoned for a crime that he didn’t commit.
Italian Connection
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Series: People Trafficking, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,590. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ragged Cover Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Karen Harris, commander of Unit T, had come to the streets of London, in an effort to curb the activities of an Italian cartel engaged in prostitution and abduction across Europe and beyond, with an operation that pushes her and her friend, Sherry Malloy, to the limit..
A Cincinnati Cold Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,550. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Unable to get his old position back, ex-detective Jimmy Warren is forced to open an office as a private investigator. His first case, a young woman who had gone missing five years before, twists and turns until it seems like everyone he knows is involved. And out to get him.
Blood Runs Deep in the Gutter
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Series: Chambers-Riggs Detective Stories, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,040. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
1938. New York City. A woman hires The Chambers-Riggs Detective Agency to tail her husband, Simon Weiss, a comic strip artist and creator of The Adventures of Bucky Mars. They accept the job but soon realize that there's a lot more to Simon Weiss than what they see in the funny pages. A simple tail job pins Jack Chambers and Madison Riggs as pawns in a sinister game of deception and violence.
The Torch Singer, Book Two: An Almost Perfect Ending
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,900. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Swan's Nest Canada. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
B-Singer Sonya Saint-Amant is at the height of her career after a glittering, triumphant appearance at Ciro’s, the clubhouse for the stars in 1950s Hollywood. But in 1954 music is undergoing a revolution. With her looks and popularity fading, Sonya believes she has come up with the perfect plan to save her career . . . if only she can deal with the vortex of politics, sex, blackmail, and murder...
El fantasma de las Torres
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,460. Language: Spanish. Published: September 7, 2014 by Editorial Amarante. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Extraños hechos vienen ocurriendo en el Palacio, hasta el punto que algunos de los que trabajan allí han empezado a hablar humorísticamente del fantasma de las Torres.
Past Pretense
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Series: Patricia Delaney "eGumshoe" Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
P.I. Patricia Delaney is tempted to turn down Gigi Lafferty's odd request to investigate her own past. And by the time she recognizes her old pal, Gigi has vanished, a body has turned up, and an amoral killer and her own painful past stand in the way of her solving the troubling case.
Hunting Night
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,190. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young woman is dead. An innocent man is going to pay. Mike Jaeger is a Vancouver P.I., from a family of hunters. But this hunt will lead Mike down a twisted trail that brings him face-to-face with someone who could crack open all his family’s secrets. And along the way he is confronted again and again with the urgent temptations of lust and violence. For Mike Jaeger is drowning.
Murder Takes Patience
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Series: Friendship & Honor, Book 3. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nikki Fusco finally has the life he wants. He's through with his past and has settled down with his wife and children. But when a case that Frankie’s working in New York goes terribly wrong, Nikki gets a call—the kind of call he never wanted to get.
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.
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: $3.00 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.
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.
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.