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Quinn & The Dead Man's Daughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,530. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The family has sent Liam and Nora off to scorching hot Palm Springs until cooler heads in Philadelphia prevail. And Nora's not happy when everyone's favorite insurance investigator agrees to help find a missing heiress. But things are just heating up in the California desert; a dead Russian mobster held secrets and his wretched celebrity kids want at them -- and they want his millions, too.
Quinn Gets the Blues
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,940. Language: American English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Once upon a time, the great Lonny Walters was really somebody, a king of the electric blues guitar. Now, he's lying face down in the mud behind a New Jersey dive bar with two bullets in the back of his head. Quinn's friend Clinton needs answers, but the list of Lonny's enemies just keeps growing.
The Goa Yoga School of Slayers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,290. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014 by Olo Books. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
All Octavia “V” Ling wants? Inner peace and a piece of the sizzling spy named Dario. Instead, she jets off to Goa, India and lands in the midst of spies! Lies! Yoga! Elephants! Betrayal! So they team up once more: V, the lovesick Canadian civil servant, and Dario, the man of mystery. The Goa Yoga School of Slayers. The hilarious, pulse-pounding sequel to The Italian School for Assassins.
Three Tales About Tanya
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A woman accused of murder tells police that after they hear three tales about her scheming younger sister, Tanya, the law will set her free.
Deadly Stakes in Brooklyn
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It’s the late 1980’s in Brooklyn, NY. Jason Reddy and Jessica Munroe team up as a pair of tough, wisecracking private investigators to solve a case involving sex, politics, blackmail, and murder, with the help of their sometime-associate Boris Radovich, a tough Russian bear of a limo driver and former engineer with time spent in Siberia. A story with wit and sass as well as terrific fight scenes.
Rough Riders
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,180. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by Stark House Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Rough Riders is the sequel to Charlie Stella’s first novel, Eddie’s World. Ten years have passed and the action has moved from the streets of New York to the prairie state of North Dakota. What happens when a multiple murderer, the mob, a former cop, and the FBI mix it up in the frozen heartland?
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.
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: 78,250. 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: $4.50 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...
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.
Night Driver
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 105,490. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(5.00 from 1 review)
Shakespeare-quoting cabbie and ex-DEA agent Nate Alexander may be “mad north-northwest,” but when his best friend is murdered in the southwest city of Tucson, he knows a police cover-up when he smells one. With the fate of his friend’s widow and infant son hanging in the balance, Nate’s wild pursuit of the truth leads from Tucson’s gritty backstreets to a wealthy fraternity hiding a dark secret.
No Flowers for the General
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Series: Mike Faraday P.I., Book 3. Price: $1.43 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
A corpse a night was pretty good going, even by Mike Faraday’s standards, especially as they turned up in ‘the friendliest town in the world’. The life of General Diaz was threatened, and then three turned up from Cuba out of the past. With Stella on the other end of the phone, and Patti Morgan in his arms, Faraday was in his element, as events mounted to the goriest climax he could remember.
Flying Blind: A Crag Banyon Mystery
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Series: Crag Banyon Mysteries, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Crag Banyon is a two-fisted P.I. with a heart of gold and a liver of stainless steel. In his newest case, a caped hero and an evil archvillain put Banyon in a tights spot.
Altered Identity
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Troy McCoy, owner of “Caught In The Act Detective Agency”, is a quick-witted private investigator making a decent living and quite content catching cheating spouses in the act. Unknowingly private investigator Troy McCoy is drawn into the world of Juan Morales, leader of the international “Memoria” drug cartel. Morales is obsessed with the theft of the government’s top secret ALTERED IDENTITY.
Too Dangerous
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 123,570. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Write Words Inc.. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Captain Easton's last assignment, as an assessment specialist in Her Majesty’s British Intelligence Service, was a bloody nightmare. Along with the embarrassing body count, and just short of a national scandal in bringing down a military ring of deadly smugglers, his nervous superiors sent him home and only wished he didn’t make any more trouble.