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They Called Her The Gungirl (Lucien Caye short story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
September, 1947. A young brunette with dark brown eyes stands shivering in the rain, a pretty blonde poses in a bikini. There is also a desperate boyfriend and a murdered doctor – all drawing New Orleans Private Eye Lucien Caye into a case that may end with the first woman in Louisiana to be executed in the electric chair.
Ring-A-Ring O'Roses (Rose Red Rhymes #1): A Crime Thriller Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,790. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
From SAFFINA DESFORGES, international best-selling British author of Sugar & Spice, Anca's Story and the Rose Red crime thriller series (Snow White, Rapunzel), comes ROSE RED RHYMES, a collection of crime thriller short stories featuring the Rose Red cast, based on traditional nursery rhymes.
Murder on a Honeymoon
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Series: Jack Warden, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jack Warden was looking forward to his wedding and honeymoon on what he thought was a quiet Caribbean Island. When he arrives he finds that the Priest who was going to officiate at the marriage has been kidnapped and suddenly he is in the middle of a full gang war.
Still Bleeding (A Jack Nightingale Short Story)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,550. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
A short story by the bestselling author of the Jack Nightingale series. Supernatural detective Nightingale is called in to investigate a case of stigmata. A young girl is bleeding from her hands and feet and claims to be talking to the Virgin Mary. But Nightingale soon realises that all is not as it seems - and the girl is in mortal danger.
Babysitting Money: A Lt. Jack Daniels/Gavin English Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Gavin English is searching for an unfaithful woman's wedding ring—and not out of the goodness of his heart. He's doing it for the fifty thousand dollar check she gave him. Luckily, ex-police Lieutenant Jack Daniels knows her way around Chicago, and she's agreed to babysit the out-of-towner. Somewhere between the crackhouse and the low-rent donut shop, Jack's peaceful babysitting gig turns deadly.
Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth
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Series: Benny Cahill, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: American English. Published: December 16, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Benny Cahill is a private eye. His job is to help little guys with big problems. However, Benny always gets served a large portion of hurt for his troubles. Things don't turn out any different when Benny is hired by a crooked jockey who never heard of the phrase: "Don't Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth".
Wads 2-Hard Boiled-Detective Fiction
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Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 1,460. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
This time the timid schmuck is the target. The Whisper's favorite girl becomes uneasy about what's being said during the constant visits. She turns to the one man she's convinced can help her. His price is the same. His results just as messy.
Assassinio al "3x2"
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Series: Delitti di provincia, Book 6. Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 18,280. Language: Italian. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Estate. Caldo afoso. Giacomo Pucci, maresciallo in pensione, si trova al supermercato da solo, dato che la moglie è in pellegrinaggio e l’assistente si trova in vacanza. E mentre curiosa tra gli scaffali alla ricerca affannosa di prodotti utili e inutili, non lontano da lui accade l’imprevedibile… Una nuova tragicomica inchiesta dell’investigatore – pensionato più simpatico d’Italia.
Home-A Charles "The Solver" Splints Case
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Series: Charles "The Solver" Splints. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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Splints is sucked into yet another case and this time it may be a bit more than he can handle. He needs to come up with a plan and he needs to come up with it FAST!
The Right Idea
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Series: Detective Jimmy Delaney, Book 3. Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When Jimmy left the force and became a private eye, he expected to be living the life of Riley. A few months later, and the dust still hasn't had time to settle from the Preiss and Simms murders, but Jimmy's ongoing divorce swallowed his imagined riches. What would Jimmy do without the city's thriving blackmail industry? "The Right Idea" is a detective story with sci-fi elements.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
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In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
Stain: Dead & Gone
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: British English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Stain is your stereotypical washed-up cop. He's good for nothing, surfing a life of indolence and drunkenness on past glories until he can get to retirement. Then, weirdly, he gets given a serious and important case and may have to reassess his life and career.
Banton: Killer Confidence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
These events take place before Banton: The Crime of Cavalere. Banton lives a life of luxury with the wealth left to him by his deceased parents. He lives with a butler by the name of Jenkins and has a girlfriend by the name of Mary Ann. In his spare time he works as a detective of sorts.
Case Number One
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. A coat hanger. An electrical socket. A dead body. What did a pair of jaded detectives fail to spot? A spell-binding tale of jealousy, ruthlessness and crime-solving genius. Case Number One: a Bradshaw short story.
Taking Care of the Neighbours
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Series: Bradshaw. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,880. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. Three dead bodies. A pair of rookie officers. One crime-solving genius. But can they find the killer? A puzzling story of pent-up anger and fury at last unleashed. Taking Care of the Neighbours: a Bradshaw short story.
Naughty and Nice
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,400. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dan Shamble, Zombie P.I. finds himself tackling a bizarre Christmas case when Santa Claus himself becomes a client, hiring Dan to recover some very precious stolen North Pole property. If you like werewolves, vampires, evil elves, zombies, as well as a lot of belly laughs, curl up with this story and some eggnog.
Holiday Fear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Christmas! It's the most wonderful time of the year.Don't tell that to Detectives Bob Johnson and Robert Wilson who are investigating three brutal murders in as many weeks.
Mice
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Series: Dave Callaghan, Paranormal Detective, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The third story in the Dave Callaghan supernatural detective series (for the first two stories see "Phantom Lover"). “Where the hell are they coming from?” When Frankie asked a question, it always sounded like he was placing the blame on someone—me, in this case. Instead of answering, I squashed the white mouse that had just climbed out of his coffee cup.
The Night Before Christmas (Rose Red Rhymes #2)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
A DCI Cass 'Red' Rose CHRISTMAS SHORT THRILLER Life is never straight-forward where Red is concerned. When a police officer from her own station, dressed as Santa, has to be arrested in the toy store where Red is due to meet Grandma and Ruby, it seems to Red like she's never off duty. And that's before the drunks on the next floor start smashing the place up!
The Soul and the Screen (A Miki Radicci Short)
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Series: Miki Radicci, 3.5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Emancipated from her grifter parents, famous artist Miki Radicci lives an isolated life with her surrogate family of misfits and freaks. What the world doesn’t know is that Miki is a psychic who experiences other’s pain and death when near them. Sparked by her ability, Miki hunts down predators and killers, speaking for the victims and somehow righting the wrong inside herself.