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Murder at the Rendezvous
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Los Angeles, 1934. The LA Angels had a great pennant winning season last year, and this one's shaping up to be an even better one. Hank Miller, P.I. had a bad season, and this one's shaping up to be even worse. One sunny spring morning however Hank gets a letter that leads to a case that leads to a murder and a rendezvous with a dame holding a smoking gun...
A Bullet From Dominic
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Series: Blood Flows South, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Na famigghia può esse distrutta solo dall’interno—A family can only be broken from the inside. ~ Dominic Mangini
First Love's Second Chance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,170. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Private Investigator William "Billy" Banfield thinks he's left his chance at true love behind him, eleven years ago, in a past he'd rather forget. When his former lover reaches out to him for help, though, he's dragged into a web of love, deceit, betrayal, drugs, and murder. Now he must protect his ex, uncover the shocking truth, and stay alive if he wants a second chance at first love.
World Beat
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,180. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Set in Zaire and the Republic of Congo, The World Beat evokes modern Africa with a realism that few writers achieve. At loose ends, series hero Roberts takes an assignment from Lloyds of London to deliver ransom for Elyse Revelle, a Belgian mining company doctor who has been kidnapped, presumably be separatists or terrorists.
Snake Eyes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,950. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Someone is maiming the horses of rancher Jules Reynard and Mitch Roberts is hired to put a stop to the mayhem. But the blind Reynard is also a nightclub owner with a dangerous and beautiful young wife. Snake Eyes is a recipient of the Best Paper Back Novel, Private Eye Writers of America.
Samedi's Knapsack
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The hypnotic and gritty ninth Mitch Roberts Crime Novel. After a long stay abroad and a love affair that fell apart, Mitch Roberts is headed home. But Roberts has no chance to return to an uneventful life. A beautiful flight attendant suggests he meet her for a drink at her favorite bar in Miami.
Rude Boys
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,200. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While living in London, Roberts does “off the books” work for a lawyer named Hillary Root. When Root’s half-brother is murdered in a London hospital bed, Roberts must travel to Kingston, Jamaica to find the murderer.
A Penny for the Old Guy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,860. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
While in London attending a veterans convention, Roberts visits his war-time romance Amanda. When Amanda’s young son is drowned in the River Cam in Cambridge, Roberts goes to work. But, surprisingly, the mystery takes Roberts to Amsterdam where political intrigue complicates the case.
Muscle and Blood
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A car bomb kills the woman Roberts has been hired to protect against threats. The trail of clues leads Roberts to Reno and a casino and brothel run by gangsters who have left a trail of murder that leads back to Wichita.
Hot Summer, Cold Murder
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Wichita private detective Mitch Roberts is asked by a distraught father to find his son. The search leads Roberts into a dead-end of drug dealing and crooked cops, not to mention the dangerous Carlotta Granger, daughter of a police captain.
Disheveled City
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
One cold winter a woman is found dead on her kitchen floor. Unfortunately, detective Mitch Roberts had once had a brief affair with the woman and becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation.
Cold Cash
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When a young unmarried mom finds her baby kidnapped, Roberts uncovers a dangerous illegal adoption ring run by one of Wichita’s notorious gang figures.
Bonepile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,020. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A young girl in a small town wants Mitch Roberts to free her brother on death row.
The Merch
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,040. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In the genteel heart of Charleston, SC, a secret buried for forty-four years, is resurrected with dire implications for all concerned.The Merch is a taut, viscerally acute mystery set in 1970, when the Holy City known to modern day tourists and romantics was the best kept secret in America and The Merchant Seaman’s Club was the hottest nightclub on the east coast.
Primary Storm: The Special Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,930. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In his sixth book in the Lewis Cole series, mystery author Brendan DuBois takes a look at the special kind of madness that descends upon New Hampshire every four years during its presidential primary.
American, Die. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,440. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
In his newest adventure, sly private dick Philip Eckstein enters the shadowy world of spies and whistleblowers.
Contrappasso Magazine: Noir Issue: International Writing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,510. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A special noir-themed issue of Contrappasso Magazine, an independent journal of international writing. This one's a grab bag of essays, interviews, and new and classic poetry focusing on noir in film and fiction.
New Year Island
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 199,110. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Ten strangers... marooned on an island for society's amusement. As they're picked off one by one, they realize that they have something in common -- they've each already survived atrocities. But can they live through this twisted mind game? "A twisty, engaging thriller featuring well-developed characters." -- Kirkus Reviews
The Puppet Master
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 119,400. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Noir of the Future In an alternate time line, technology has advanced civilization where within a few years the world is several centuries ahead. Even though advanced, crime still happens, only now criminals have new ways to cover their tracks. Private eye Martti Seppanen tracks crooks in a Los Angeles that noir detectives would hardly recognize.
Blood on Hampton Beach
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,200. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When Dan Marlowe stumbles across the body of Hampton Beach’s premier landlord, he unexpectedly finds himself facing death from a cast of suspects who don’t have any qualms about using him for pistol-whipping practice or inviting him to a cookout where he could end up the toasted marshmallow. Dan must find the woman’s killer—and fast. Before a Hampton police detective hangs her murder on Dan.