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Joe Ganzer Adventures
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Price: Free! Words: 11,740. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A fortune in Nazi stolen art leaves a London port. Among the treasures, the infamous Maltese Falcon… 
The Celestial Op
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Price: Free! Words: 470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A nod -- and a wink -- to Dashiell Hammett. A nameless operative for the Celestial Detective agency investigates a crime scene.
Cry Quietly
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Price: Free! Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A desperate man seeking his own destruction meets a woman whose inner darkness dwarfs his own and falls instantly, fatally in love. A short crime story in the classic noir style set in the mysterious city of Nottamun. For those who like their crime fiction hardboiled, violent and bleak.
Murder in D-Minor
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Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
A man with an ugly past is asked to do one last task to clear an old blood debt. But you can´t wash away blood with more blood; you can't bury the past, but it may just bury you...
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.
The Last Laugh (A Crime Thriller Short)
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Price: Free! Words: 990. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013 by Plasma Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
This thriller puts you in the mind of a detective whose wife has committed the ultimate betrayal.
Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction By: D.e.e.L
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Series: Wads - Hard Boiled - Detective Fiction, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 1 review)
Another timid schmuck walks in with a problem. Usually these situations get ignored, "Get lost" I would tell them. But this guy has a wad of cash and rent needs to be paid...
Not Forgiven, Not Forgotten
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Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ozark private eye Walt Records returns a client's retainer since her husband is not cheating on her. Walt Records is a nice guy like that. Or so he says. Local merchants, drug dealers, a preacher, and an insurance scam threaten the wellbeing of the small Ozark town Records tries to protect. Through the unexpected help from his lover, Records faces off against crook and crime in this novelet.
Blood Will Tell - a short Milo Peretti mystery
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Price: Free! Words: 16,110. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
MILO PERETTI is back in Rome to take over the running of his late uncle’s detective agency. When the body of a businessman is found at an office nearby in Trastevere, the grieving mother refuses to believe her son took his own life. But with the Polizia di Stato preparing to close the case as suicide, will Peretti ever really uncover the truth? And will justice ever be done?
Espíritos Afogados
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Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 12, 2013 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
Um escritor aceita um trabalho em uma ilha remota no Oceano Atlântico, onde encontra uma mulher misteriosa que pede sua ajuda. Mas logo ele descobre que ela está presa no passado e pode estar tentando atraí-lo para que junte-se a ela sob as ondas, para sempre. Um conto de 5.300 palavras.
Une Solide Constitution
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Price: Free! Words: 3,940. Language: French. Published: May 11, 2013 by Haunted Computer Books. Category: Fiction » Horror » Ghost
L’amour d’un homme pour sa femme l’empêche de la quitter, même après sa mort. Comme Rendall lui manque, son esprit reste fort – jusqu’à ce qu’il réalise que l’amour éternel pourrait bien être l’amour le plus égoïste de tous. Une histoire de fantasy paranormale écrite par Scott Nicholson, l’auteur bestseller international des Amants de la Brume et d’autres livres.
Wild Retribution
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Price: Free! Words: 5,620. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
A harrowing short story of child abduction and violent rough justice in the United Kingdom County of Essex.
Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren - Filling the Afterlife from the Underworld Volume 1
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Series: Nicolette Mace: The Raven Siren, Special 1. Price: Free! Words: 6,220. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Nicolette Mace is a private investigator out of necessity, not choice. With her family dead & nowhere else to turn she had to learn to stand on her own two feet & live the only way her father ever taught her to. Life is fast paced, dangerous & filled with more gunfire than a gangster film, but isn't all big cases, excitement & arch enemies. Follow her day to day musings taken from her online blog
The Painted Killer
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Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A sex-crazed psychedelic slasher targets women and girls. He's got a knife. It's 1969 in middle America and nothing is the same anymore. Detective Al Gaetano and his team must find the killer before he strikes again. Their only clues are a few flakes of paint from his body and a modus operandi. A dark and funny novella.
No Hero (Myles Morgan Undercover)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
NO HERO is a short story about the crime that led to an underachieving actor becoming an undercover cop. A struggling actor, Myles Morgan, gets a part in a small production of The Hound of the Baskerville. But the production isn't what it seems. And nobody is who they appear to be. NO HERO is a free introduction to the Myles Morgan Undercover mysteries.
Ybor Noir - A Frank Geddy Short
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Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(3.00 from 1 review)
Finalist for the 2012 “Creative Loafing” Short Fiction Contest (3000 words or less), "Editor's Choice" and "Reader's Choice" awards.~~"As I read this story the voices in my head were interchanging between Humphrey Bogart (Casablanca), Clint Eastwood (Dirty Harry), Elliot Ness (The Untouchables) & Dick Tracy (As Himself). This is a great little read, PI Frank Geddy has a new fan."
Rope Burn
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Price: Free! Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(3.00 from 1 review)
Yael Navas unravels the mystery of the suicide who didn't really kill himself.
Predestination And Other Stories
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Price: Free! Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A compilation of three stories about the circumstances that carve our destinies. The forces that act beyond human comprehension- some working in our favor while others against us.
An Object in Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Ruth Addems is a soap opera star, and she has a stalker so she is reffered to Rey. But he quickly learns that things aren't always as they appear. In the world of Hollywood everyone has secrets and most stories are the stuff that nightmares are made of. Rey learns that once an object is in motion it remains in motion...