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Heads Up
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Price: Free! Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Five years ago, the police department was shattered when a psychotic hit man turned his rage against homicide detectives and their families. Now, the evidence suggests that the same killer has returned.
The Collector
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Price: Free! Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"Urban Fantasy Done Right!" "Like a gritty Sam Spade dropped into a really good X-Files episode" In Badhorn, weird is normal. So when Detective Raymond Montgomery and his partner, Wally, find a grisly murder victim with a monster movie fetish, it's just another day at the office, until they notice a few things are missing from the victim's collection...namely the monsters.
Dead Rednecks #3: Dead Rednecks on a Friday Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hoss Qualls doesn't take it kindly when a couple of thugs lean on his little brother Howard – it seems Howard's investigations are hitting too close to home for someone. Can Hoss solve the case despite the interference of his old enemies in the sheriff's department... and the help of his bumbling brother?
Dead Rednecks #2: Dead Rednecks in the Holler
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Hoss Qualls returns to his hometown after learning that his cousin Bucky has been shot dead in the woods, along with an old enemy from Hoss's criminal past. He's determined to get to the bottom of it – if his family doesn't drive him crazy first.
All Great Neptune's Ocean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Western Trail Blazer. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Charles Weaver's investigative reporting got too close to mobster Albert Rossi, the gang leader ordered him killed. Weaver survived, but lost everything -including the love of his life. Now he plans to repay Rossi in kind -by destroying the one good, decent thing in the mobster's life, his daughter. But he may destroy his own soul in the process...
No Picnic
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jim is back in Mexico to come to the aid of a former flame that just happens to be handy with a knife. This time, he’s starting out with a boatload of trouble already on board. Two women who won’t allow him to say no to their demands insist on coming along for the ride. It’s a foregone conclusion that this trip will definitely not be going well for Jim. Jim Nash Adventure #7.
Girl of Great Price
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In a city run by a powerful mobster, nobody wants to play the hero. Private investigator Charlie Madison just wants to pay the rent. When a little girl goes missing and no ransom demand is made, Madison takes the case. Time isn't on his side. After 48 hours, it's unlikely an abducted child will be found in one piece. But Madison's a champion of lost causes, and he'll be damned before he gives up.
Alley of Betrayal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When a ghost from his past walks into the bank, Leonard Marten, a mild-mannered bank employee trembled with fury. The ghost, a man released early from prison, was convicted five years ago for a heinous crime against Leonard’s wife. Frustrated with the flawed justice system, Leonard seizes this long awaited circumstance to exact his retaliation.
A Dangerous Shelter
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Late for work again, Lou Calvino receives an ominous warning from his boss, Jack Walensky, chief editor of the Westridge Tribune. Walensky gives Lou an ultimatum, find a hard-hitting story or his twenty-five-year career as an investigative journalist is history. To Lou, his life is already over.
Exit Plan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,260. Language: American English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Steven Langford, a twenty-two year-old American, lives a bohemian lifestyle with a promiscuous Thai teenage girl, Isaree. When Isaree quits her trivial job in Bangkok to return to her hometown, Steven, not willing to risk losing her, decides to go with her. There trouble arises when he meets, Andrew, a fellow farang who is overtly cold toward him.
Golems, Goons and Cold Stone Bitches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
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One of the most original detective characters ever created returns for his second adventure! Nikki Nelson- Hicks' Jake Istenhegyi, the Accidental Detective, returns for a new adventure in the Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series- GOLEMS, GOONS, AND COLD STONE BITCHES!
Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Crime
For Mr Elbow, his work is his play, and his play his work. Luckily—for most—play doesn’t involve cooking human beings alive. That’s what makes Mr Elbow so unique. And so deadly. A story of possession, and farce. Mr Elbow & the Sunshine Machine: A Short Story.
Miss Shamus
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Price: $1.97 USD. Words: 18,010. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Police Detective Jenny Shamus once again hunts the dangerous, cunning, cold heartless, fearless, murdering, escaped psychopath Billy Wordell who is dead set on revenge against all who helped capture him the first time. But Detective Shamus has plenty of tricks too and vows to get Wordell off the streets for good this time! Drama, suspense, mystery, twists, turns, murder, passion, evil, courage...
Twisted Sisters 3 - Marina Mystery
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Series: Twisted Sisters, #3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A dead body introduces Detective Jim Nash to Coroner Allie Sands. Despite warnings from just about every woman working in the same building with her, Allie throws caution to the winds while helping Jim solve a murder. If you have read Twisted Sisters One and Two and are wondering how Jim and Allie met, this short story explains how they became acquainted.
Lamping the Lunk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Bradshaw: loner, outcast, mastermind. The City calls to Bradshaw. It always has. And now it holds him in its clutches. Will he ever escape again? A story of dark pasts and darker futures. Lamping the Lunk: A Bradshaw Short Story.
Criminal Twins: Short Story (Psychological Thriller Book)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
My Twin Brother You see Detective Stone, my twin brother and I have retired as highly successful bankers, money is no problem for us for the rest of our lives. Moreover, my brother has put it in his head, out of the clear blue sky that he wants to take up the life of a criminal.
Clint Faraday Book 16: The Time Factor Collector's edition
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A man calls to report trouble with neighbors, Clint included. The police go to take a statement and find him dead. There was a time factor involved. He called after he was dead.
Beat Down
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Psychic Investigator AJ Rakowski recently helped Chicago Homicide Lt. Jack Daniels solve two cases, a murder and an abduction. But now both perps are walking free, and someone wants AJ out of the picture... permanently. As the bodies pile up, and the mystery unfolds, both women realize these cases are far from closed. In fact, they've only just begun. BEAT DOWN Revenge can be murder...
Scattergun—A Reckoning in Two Acts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Scattergun is the first short work in a series examining the dark side of the human condition, set in the aberrant world of a synaesthetic Texas ranger, Lamar McNelly. Book One: Riding shotgun in the mind of a wandering killer, stalking the plains of the rural west, until a violent confrontation in a Colorado rail yard pits the cerebral McNelly against the mammalian brain of an outlaw.
Lost Paradise
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, #4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jim and Allie end up investigating a double homicide while vacationing on an island resort paradise owned by a venture capitalist Jim once cleared of a murder charge. Fourth in the Jim Nash adventure series.