Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

Calling Dead: A Cold Poker Gang Mystery
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 39,800. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The retired Las Vegas detectives in the Cold Poker Gang work hard to solve cold cases. Sometimes, those cases bring back personal nightmares. Deciding to tackle one of the coldest cold cases in the files, retired detectives Lott, Rogers, and Andor uncover far more than simple murder, and possibly the worst serial killer ever. A twisted mystery that will keep you reading to the last page.
Deja vu, italian style
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,530. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015 by Pegasus Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In Palermo, Sicily, author Tony Morelli recognizes a childhood friend, Todd Kenilworth, who had committed suicide while on a trip to Italy. Tony searches for the truth about Todd after a car bombing puts his girlfriend Pauline in danger. The mission leads him and the reader throughout a picturesque tour of Italy spiked with romance, espionage, peril, death, and a spine-tingling conclusion.
Steel City Cold
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,660. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2015 by Comet Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Deadbeat alcoholic lawyer Henry Quinn thinks he might have a shot at redemption when the widow of his high school friend Pete asks him to find out why Pete got himself murdered by a drug dealer in one of Pittsburgh's hollowed-out post-industrial neighborhoods.
The Remake: As Time Goes By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,290. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Tough-guy private detective R.J. Brooks is back in New York City after solving the hardest case of his career, the murder of screen legend Belle Fontaine - his mother. His famous parents left him little but a few memories and one of the best-loved movies of all time - As Time Goes By. They costarred in the classic film, an almost sacred tribute to their lives and love for each other...
Play It Again
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,540. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Out of print for over a decade, this terrific mystery from the son of acclaimed actors Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall returns in ebook format for a new generation of readers. R.J. Brooks left Tinseltown behind long ago to become a "matrimonial detective" in New York City. Before long, he finds himself facing ghosts from his past when his celebrated mother is murdered in Manhattan.
Redbone
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 35,700. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
You can only take so much from a man before he has nothing left to lose... Calvin G. Redbone is a simple man with a simple routine. Until his best friend winds up dead. Until he realizes that nothing's as simple as it appears on the surface, maybe not even Calvin G. Redbone himself. As he unravels the truth about his friend’s life and death the question becomes: what’s Calvin going to do about it?
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.
The Secret Sharers
Series: Sam Dyke Investigations. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,990. 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 ...
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.
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.
Wicked She Was Born
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,470. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Three Oklahoma detectives are baffled as they try and solve the murder of 101-year-old Mrs. Blackburn, a resident at the Rockford Terrace Nursing Home. They are taken on more twists and turns than a tornado. Truths will be uncovered about relationships while the detectives find unexpected clues in an obscure little town located in the Arkansas Mountains. Will the truth be found here?
Rich Man, Dead Man - 2nd book in the Tanner & Thibodaux Series
Series: Tanner & Thibodaux. 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
Series: Tanner & Thibodaux. 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.
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...
Dirt: A Crime Novel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,130. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Before body cams, cell phones, velcro, mobile data computers and night vision- cops still chased women and bad guys. They loved and hated. They passed judgement. They tried to do the right thing, but sometimes ended up doing the wrong thing. It's a job that is supposed to be black and white, but it's not. It eats you alive from the inside out. Police Noir at it's brutal, bloody best.