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The Shrinking Nuts Case
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 92,950. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
In this full length spoofy novel Jake Simon, a crude old-school private-eye that usually does divorce or lost dog work, describes a weird case. He doesn't believe in trolls, elves, magic or marriage, but that begins to change when he wakes up two-foot-six and not six-foot-two. He has a smart sexy partner and a super-rich client, but the client is missing and Jake is the number-one suspect.
Double Play
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
After Brett, a hot baseball prospect, and his wife are killed in a car crash, an attorney hires Clay Hart to look into the accident. The attorney believes he's seen Brett's wife, Emma, alive and well, since the accident. And as Clay tries to figure out what happened to Emma, he discovers that Brett was mixed up with Ramsey, a notorious local gambler who runs underground card games in the area.
I Am No One: A Quentin Black Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014 by White Sun Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Jake Traynor just pulled his last con, only this time, he stole from the wrong guy, a psycho named Mr. Luce. Mr. Luce is a killer, Jake discovers, and when he finds out Jake stole from him, he wants him to pay, in more way than one. To make things worse, the guy who started this whole mess, a totally different kind of psycho by the name of Quentin Black.
The Case of the Sinister Senator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
In ancient Rome, hard-boiled detective Nero Lupus meets the dame of his dreams. But Lupus knows better than most, it only takes one short chariot ride to turn a dream into a nightmare...
The Folksinger 2013
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,320. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
NaNoWriMo 2013 book. Last updated 2013-11-29 12:28:30
Goal reached!
Vlad Hugg is the new teen sensation. He has won over young people all over England with his New Folk-style and his rebellious singer-songwriter stance. Melia's cousin Liv has been hired to write his biography, and the two women have to spend time with the kid. Melia has her own reasons: she has been ordered to watch him. His family comes from Ukraine. Could he be a spy, working for the communists?
Secret Garden Festival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
It's mayhem and murder in Salford UK, summer of 2012. We were expecting flowers, trees and gentle breezes, but instead we had bombs, kidnapping, people smuggling and gangsters. Worse, Liv has found out her father is dying from a fatal disease. Can her friend Melia help, find her ex-husband, the daughter she never knew about, and protect her from the University? Amelia Hartliss is struggling.
Dangerous Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,550. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.50 from 18 reviews)
It's January in the harbor city of San Pedro. A time when the foggy nights have a way of turning dreams into nightmares. Frank Moore is a psychopath with a diabolical plan. One which will drown goodness and grace in a river of blood, and send an innocent John Kirk on the run, through 48-hours of betrayal, violence, and murder.
Lordes Crossing
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Like most folks, you probably want to know my story. Thing is, it’s not a crock of shit. It’s the godawful truth and it all began forty-seven years ago when my wife Ruthie gave birth to our son Christian. Ironic that his name was Christian, because what I’m about to tell you has nothing Christian in it. It scares me to tell it and after you hear it you’ll be scared too.
Dead Set - Fortune P.I. #1
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013 by Piccadilly Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Dead Set is the first in the Fortune P.I. novels. Los Angeles P.I. Chester Fortune is working for Marvyn P. Tranter after his fellow P.I. Ross Paine is attacked. Someone has killed Tranter’s wife and stolen collectable medals and he wants them back and his wife’s killer brought to justice. Fortune’s got his work cut out to solve the case before he becomes the next victim…
A Suitcase Full Of Blood. A Philip Eckstein Thriller
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Series: A Philip Eckstein Thriller, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,930. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Philip Eckstein is a private detective in Berlin. Not the usual sort, as you will notice quickly. One evening he finds this cool blonde, Amanda, standing in his doorway. She claims to have lost her brother and needs Eckstein to find him. A seemingly simple job which ends in a wild chase full of dead bodies and the hunt for a suitcase full of blood.
The Bleak
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Series: Sam Dyke Investigations, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,780. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private Eye Sam Dyke takes on an unpromising case - to find out why an established scientist is falling apart. He soon learns that it's not the pressures of work that are getting to him, but his colleagues and his boss. They have a doomsday plan that is set on producing a calamitous event threatening the lives of hundreds of people. And only Dyke can stop them.
The Spiral Tattoo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,550. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011 by Sky Warrior Book Publishing. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Law comes in two sizes: six inches and eight feet. Elanore, the eight-foot tall troll, and Gurt, the six-inch tall (don't you dare call me a fairy) Eleinu, both guardsmen in the city of Delvenport, tackle their most baffling case yet. When they find a dead waitress, naked except for an intricate tattoo in a spiral across her body, they're launched into an adventure ...
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 Week In Hell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Welcome to Champion City. A megatropolis it isn’t. But you couldn’t arrive at that conclusion by looking at the police blotter. Most everyone in the city would tell you that a day in Champion is like… A WEEK IN HELL!
Lowlifes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
San Francisco Detective Larry Hayes thinks he's hit bottom when he wakes up in an alley after a bad trip with no memory of the last four hours. This is only the beginning of his problems. Two blocks away, Hayes' informant, a homeless man named Noble Jon, lies dead, beaten and stabbed. The eerie pangs of guilt seep into Hayes. Is he Jon's killer? The mounting evidence says so.
Snatched!: A Kate and Craig Suspense Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The daughter of a Texas mayor is kidnapped. Enter Private Investigators Kate McHaney and Craig Dawson. Their job-Find the kidnappers and get the girl home safely. But murder happens. Twice. And bullets fly, both at and from the tumultuous partnership of McHaney and Dawson.
Long, Slow Suicide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013 by Thunder Valley Press. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Eli Goshen loves his wife. He has for over fifty years. He’s always taken care of her, but when she takes an unexpected gambling trip to Reno and fails to return, he has no choice but to hire a private detective to find her. A detective who’s been around gambling all her life. A detective who knows how fast a big win can turn into the biggest loss of all.
Dydeetown World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A novel of the LaNague Federation - Book 4. DYDEETOWN WORLD whips the classic tropes of noir fiction and far-future cyberpunk into a relentlessly paced novel about freedom, friendship, and self-esteem. Beneath its hardboiled voice, its seamy settings, and violent events, are people trying to make a human connection... and changing the world in the process.
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.
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?