Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled

Savage Crossing
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2015 by Whimsical Publications. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
When a young mother is brutally murdered in front of her newborn baby, and a policeman slain in the subsequent pursuit, Detective Isabella Garcia disobeys orders and leaves Miami behind as she sets sail on board an old wooden yacht called the Dirty Nellie in pursuit of the killer. The tension and body count mounts until the killer is finally revealed in this heart-stopping, international thriller.
The End of Summer
Series: The Detective Bill Ross Crime Series. You set the price! Words: 69,040. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A woman is found lying on a recliner by the pool in a vacant home in Austin, Texas. She is spectacularly beautiful. She is dead. Can Scottish detective Bill Ross track down a sadistic serial killer before he strikes again?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,010. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Adventure » Action
This author's best crime novel to date. Disgusted with our self serving politicians, Stryker decides someone must take a stand. The corruption must be fixed by someone who will not be bought. Together, he and his assistant, sexy, wild, and tough, Sara O'Shea, set out to to clean up the mess, no matter what it takes. Even if it means doing it one dead body at a time.
Chase The Rabbit-The Gretch Bayonne Action Adventure Series #1
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,240. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
From the barrooms of New York City, to the movie studios of Hollywood, Steven M. Thomas has crafted a tale of intrigue that captures the early 1930’s as freelance writer Gretch “Bay” Bayonne attempts to unravel the mystery of why a dedicated family man would abandon his life for no apparent reason. Along the way he encounters movies stars, Nazis, and newspaper tycoons, and barters a banana for a m
Blood Spiral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,710. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2015 by Tell-Tale Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Private investigator Mitchell King fights to shield a female astronaut from a sexual harassment when he’s asked to persuade the stalker to quit. Mitch then becomes personally involved with the sexy murder witness whom he’s hired to protect. The investigations take Mitch from the refined engineering of space exploration to the squalor of biker bars and heroin dens.
Taken For Granted
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Max can’t get seem to get a break. His two best friends are dead. He’s broke, homeless, and stealing cars to earn money. Someone is bribing Jefferson. Linus is investigating a homicide. Al's new money laundering scheme is working to perfection. Then Al’s partner wants him to kill someone who has has become a problem. Who knew trying to kill one man could unravel so many lives?
That She is Made of Truth
Series: Jesse Donovan. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Cozy, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The day his dream career ends, Jesse Donovan reconnects with an old flame. All he has to do to live happily ever after is abandon everything he’s ever believed in.
The Dame Was a Tad Polish: An Armadillo Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,980. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
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Dilbert Pinkerton—mutant armadillo and private detective—has collared his first murder mystery since moving to Nevermore Bay and it's a doozy: the victim was found impaled on a flag pole thirty stories high. Enter Lily Pad, the star witness in the case, TV actress and mutant frog. Dill must risk everything to keep her safe until the case comes to a head. Or she might lose hers.
Felony Flats/The City that Worked
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 167,620. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
The tragedy and comedy of life is examined through the eyes of Sport, an ex marine who tries not to judge the other fine citizens of Felony Flats as they struggle to survive and find happiness. He finds wisdom in the most unsuspected places as he does a little of this and a little of that, one step ahead of the police.
When the Music's Over
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime
Dragged out of retirement for the sake of his old gangland accomplices, Wynn McDonald is charged with tracking down a nightclub manager turned killer. But before he can extract vengeance he’ll need to turn over every stone along the way, and not everybody’s going to be happy with the truths that come crawling out. A classic crime story of music, drugs and nightclubs in Britain's second city.
Jake Istenhegyi: The Accidental Detective, Vol. 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
When Jake Istenhegyi answers a quirky classified ad—TREASURE HUNTERS WANTED—he falls into a search for a mystic relic lost during the Battle of New Orleans. But first Jake must deal with a surprise visit, clear his name for murder, and face an old enemy deep in the dark bayou. Featuring a new digest novel as well as the first two Accidental Detective stories.
Black In White: A Quentin Black Paranormal Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Psychologist Miri Fox has an uncanny sense about people. When police think they've nailed the "Wedding Killer," she agrees to check the guy out, but the suspect, Quentin R. Black, isn't at all what she expects. When he confronts Miri about the nature of her peculiar "insight,” she is drawn into Black's bizarre world and a game of cat and mouse with a deadly killer, who just might be Black himself.
Out for Blond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Tess Carver was victim to a brutal, ritualistic murder. Strange symbols were cut into her body, which was found in a ring of trees under a dark sky. The police seem to have the case wrapped up. They’ve imprisoned Gunner Bray, head of the Clayton Society—called a cult by some. But the Clayton Society has come to blond private detective Ivy Stern for help. They want her to find the real killer.
The Long Cold (LaStanza New Orleans Police Novels)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,380. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Thirty years ago, fourteen year old Lenore San Luna was murdered. Unsolved, her case was long forgotten until her cousin Gina Badalamente, daughter of the boss of the New Orleans Mafia, approaches the one man La Cosa Nostra may tolerate to look into this case – former NOPD homicide detective Dino LaStanza.
The Adventures of John Hasard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,710. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The stories of John Hasard, P.I. are a throwback to classic pulp detective stories. Nasty men, beautiful dames, and eccentric sidekicks people the city and the stories that Hasard lives within. So, pour yourself a drink on the rocks, tilt your fedora, light one if you got it and perch yourself on the edge of your seat for a classic two-fisted read.
Skin and Blond
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,460. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Blond detective Ivy Stern tackles a missing persons case that turns to murder. There’s no evidence that the victim has been killed, but she’s gone, leaving everything behind from her cell phone to her credit cards. Everything except her bed sheets. And that’s not even mentioning the victim’s cheating ex-boyfriend, her drug habit, and her ties to the Irish mob. (Detailed synopsis in sample.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 101,280. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2015 by Christopher Meeks. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
"Kaballah" focuses on a murder and brings three men who grew up together in a tough Pittsburgh neighborhood: a football hero destroyed by false hopes and drugs, a rabbi who now doubts his abilities, and a policeman eaten up by fear and envy. The rabbi uses the Kabbalah, a mystical interpretation of the Scriptures, to help provide answers.
Once Upon A Wish : Book One
Price: Free! Words: 20,250. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2015 by Trellis Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
Two illegal immigrants from Mexico struggle to earn a living in California until they become hit men. When they accidentally kill a beautiful young woman during a hit, their lives spiral downward into guilt, fear and loneliness in this character study of male alienation.
How to Rob a Bank
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
Inspector Gilles Maintenon has finally run up against an original mind—someone who’s very good at wasting his time. Their killer, using simple human psychology, has come up with a brilliant plan. Gilles would dearly love to meet the mind that conceived of that plan. He intends to do just that.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,600. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015 by Insync Holdings. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Van H. Avram, PI, stumbles from case to case, getting by on his good looks and appeal to desperate dames. But when a missing-person case dumps the body of a skinny blond thing on his doorstep, he finds himself plummeting into the clutches of an underworld intent on sacrifice.