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Wild to Possess / A Taste for Sin
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,940. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two vintage noir thrillers from the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Scratch on the Dark
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 4. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 43,220. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zarah Fayne is missing. When Dr. Nathan Crisp asks Mike Faraday to trace his nymphomaniac movie-star wife, the sardonic L.A. private investigator uncovers a million-dollar Hollywood racket in pornographic films. The trail takes him from Jet Studios to Caribou Lake and, as always, bullets fly and murder will out. Fourth in the Mike Faraday series.
Slow Fall
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Price: Free! Words: 65,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Slow Fall is a mystery in The Wekiwa County series. An ex-Miami cop returns to rural Florida to bury his father, an apparent suicide. Troubled by the circumstances of his father's death, he is drawn into a maelstrom of intrigue involving sleazy televangelists, drug runners, and corruption. A secret past connects the threads in a startling climax of greed, ambition, incest and death.
Ozark River
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Black Rose Writing sales@blackrosewriting.com. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A local family man disappears. Jim Edmonds, a veteran detective of the Ozark River Police Department, is assigned to the case. While under pressure from local political figures to solve the case, Detective Edmonds must keep the public's trust in the police department, for the stability of the town and for his own career.
The Big Exoneration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,400. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
If James Ellroy decided to try his hand at writing YA, this inventive novel might well be the result. Jake and his sister, Darlene, are new to L.A. This is one of the best mixes of gangsters and kids since Jodie Foster said, “Smear my lipstick” in Alan Parker’s Bugsy Malone.
Go Go Gato
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Series: An Eli Sharpe Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2014 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When “Go Go” Gato, a young Cuban baseball player, goes missing mid-season, his agent hires PI Eli Sharpe to investigate. Eli, an ex-player himself, delves into Go Go’s secret life, which includes a drug problem, a rich society girlfriend, and a druggie single-mom fiancée. Eli is determined to locate the young man before one of the nasty people in his life--or his own bad habits--do him in.
The Darkness Within
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Jonathan Colby is no one’s idea of a hero. Unfit, overweight, weak. A nobody who never wanted to be somebody. But Colby is very valuable to some very bad people. And his beautiful wife and baby son make him a vulnerable target. With those he loves in terrible danger Colby must do exactly as he’s told. Whatever the cost. But everyone has a breaking point. And everyone has darkness inside them...
Thrill Kill Jill
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Series: Jim Nash Adventure, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 8,490. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Retired detective Jim Nash is headed for a much-needed vacation with the two favorite women in his life. When he pulls off the highway into a rest stop, his girlfriend disappears without leaving a trace. Left to his own devices when the local PD refuses to let him file a missing persons report, Nash pulls out all the stops in his attempt to find the missing woman all by himself. Jim Nash #2.
Crestfallen
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: American English. Published: July 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
In this collection of four short stories, Peter Crestfallen is a San Francisco private investigator who has a penchant for attracting problem clients. He's the kind of gumshoe who’ll always give a hundred percent, even if it’s for a ten percent return.
Geaux Tiger
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,180. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Laissez les bons temps rouler - until somebody gets killed of course. Murder along the bayous of south Louisiana's Cajun Country doesn't always add up. Grab a gator by the tail and follow this fast-paced mystery set in a casual Creole parish. Catch each monthly episode of A Cajun Murder Mystery Series.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: The Case of Mrs. Weldon
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,270. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Follow Siren through a case she thought would be straight forward - follow a man’s wife and prove she is cheating on him. But Siren soon finds out that all is far from simple and straightforward. There is more than meets the eye to the adulterous Mrs. Weldon & Siren soon finds herself struggling to know which side she is on &, more importantly, how on earth she is going to get paid.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld: Hunting the Priest Killer
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Case Files 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
When the priest known as Patrick was found murdered so close to Easter Sunday, Siren swore she would avenge his death and find his killer. Whoever was stupid enough to kill a priest, clearly didn’t know he was Siren’s priest too. Taking on the gangs on the underworld, she won't stop until she has found who was responsible for murdering the only person that never wanted anything from her.
REDEYE: Coffee with a Shot
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,060. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
John Fiction considers himself to be an average guy who is down on his luck just trying to get through daily drudgery of the unemployment market. When a murder happens on the doorstep of his usual hang out at the local coffee shop, the police keep a close eye on him. Excitement suddenly appears as the mystery unfolds with very serious cops and some not-so-serious comrades.
Bawling Sugar Soul (Tenebrous Chronicles/Miki Radicci Book 5)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,360. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Trash Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Miki Radicci has helped bring a few killers to justice and made a few enemies the last few months. But which one has it out to frame her for murder.
After The Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,020. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
When Sol Gunderson's billy goat, Bebe, turns up dead, someone is out to stop anyone from discovering the truth behind the animal's demise, particularly Bill Travis and his daughter Jessica. Was it toxic chemical waste dumped into Boggy Creek back of Gunderson's goat farm? Was it radioactive materials? And what is the nature of this mysterious fire at the root of it all?
No Working Title
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,480. Language: Australian English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
Truth might be deadlier than fiction, but how do you tell them apart? When a cop decides to write a crime story, his life spirals out of control. Yet his hero investigates a corpse, a killer brunette and blackmail through the streets of Brisbane. Fast talking will only take a guy so far and when the line between truth and fiction blur, identifying who's the real hero becomes difficult.
Some Die Hard
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,550. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014 by James Reasoner. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
SOME DIE HARD is legendary mystery and thriller author Stephen Mertz's first novel, originally published in paperback more than thirty years ago and long out of print. Part hardboiled private eye yarn, part classic novel of detection (with a locked-room mystery unlike any other), SOME DIE HARD is pure entertainment.This edition includes a new afterword by the author.
The Wicked Flee (Marty Singer Mystery #5)
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Series: Marty Singer Mysteries, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A late-night knock on his door pulls retired DC homicide detective Marty Singer out of a sound sleep and drops him into a desperate hunt to find Lucy Rhee, the kidnapped sister of his friend, Chuck Rhee. With no clues, no leads, and almost no hope, they've only got guts and instinct to discover where The Wicked Flee…and save Lucy before she’s gone forever.
Deader by the Lake
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Price: $4.29 USD. Words: 169,030. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
How do you solve a murder nobody wants solved and catch a killer nobody wants caught? When a woman with explosive secrets is murdered, ex-TV reporter Reno McCarthy is out for justice and he won't back off - even if it means a showdown with a brutal manipulator intent on turning Chicago into a branch office of the Russian mob. It's summer, It's supposed to be cooler by the lake. Not this summer.
Private Eye Mysteries: Dead in the Rose City\Murder in Honolulu
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Eye Bestselling Mysteries 2-Book Bundle contains two full length private detective novels: Dead in the Rose City and Murder in Honolulu, plus a bonus short story, The Wrong End of a Gun.