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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.
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
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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: $7.99 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...
Thrill Kill Jill
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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.
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.
See Dick Run
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,870. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A dead son A tortured soul A murder to solve Out of his mind with grief from the tragic death of his young son, Dick Jones is determined to permanently end his misery. He's a second away from putting a bullet in his head when fate or the devil herself intervenes.